Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Fuster, Valentin; Topol, Eric J.; Nabel, Elizabeth G.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 96
Written by the world’s foremost authorities, this volume provides comprehensive coverage of current approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of atherothrombosis and its coronary and noncoronary complications.
Coverage begins with a review of risk factors and prevention, emphasizing lipid abnormalities, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, and obesity. Subsequent sections examine the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, markers and imaging, acute coronary syndromes, chronic stable angina, and noncoronary atherothrombosis. Clinical presentations, medical management, and the latest interventional strategies are included.