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Lipid disorders

Author: Andrew M Tonkin
Publisher: Oxford : Clinical, 2009.
Series: Therapeutic strategies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the causes and consequences of lipid disorders, and the treatments available. Special chapters are dedicated to the associations between lipid disorders and other conditions, for example cerebrovascular disease and heart failure, as well as the wider applications for lipid-lowering agents in the management of co-morbidities. The book concludes with a review of novel lipid-modifying agents,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew M Tonkin
ISBN: 9781846920349 1846920345 9781846926013 1846926017
OCLC Number: 421776965
Description: ix, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A global view of cardiovascular risk factors, CK Chow, A Patel --
LDL cholesterol as a therapeutic target, J Armitage, L Bowman --
HDL cholesterol as a therapeutic target, P Barter, K-A Rye --
Apolipoprotein B in the therapy of atherogenic dyslipoproteinaemias, A Sniderman --
Management of coronary heart disease patients, KK Ray, CP Cannon --
Stroke and transient ischaemic attack prevention, P Amarenco, PC Lavallee, M Mazighi, J Labreuche --
Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome, A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet, AM Tonkin --
Hypertension, R Grimm --
Treatment of familial hypercholesterolaemia, R Huijgen, HJ Avis, BA Hutten, MN Vissers, JJP Kastelein --
Lipid lowering in chronic kidney disease, V Perkovic, M Jardine, M Gallagher, A Cass --
Statins and heart failure, J Kjekshus --
Absolute risk assessment in the general population, L Chen, AM Tonkin --
Pleiotropic effects of statins and other possible indications, J Davignon, H Wassef --
The role of imaging endpoints in clinical trials, SJ Nicholls --
Biomarkers in cardiovascular disease, S Blankenberg, R Schnabel --
Novel lipid-modifying agents, EA Stein, K Kostner, D Sullivan --
Translating the evidence base into improved outcomes, AM Tonkin.
Series Title: Therapeutic strategies.
Other Titles: Therapeutic strategies in lipid disorders
Responsibility: edited by Andrew M. Tonkin ; foreword by Eugene Braunwald.

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A guide to dyslipidaemias which assists cardiologists, and primary care physicians in their daily task of making an assessment of the patient and then formulating a management programme for various  Read more...

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