Preventive Cardiology

Insights Into the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-521-7 (Print) 978-1-59745-096-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. New Paradigms in the Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      The Unstable Plaque

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      Pages 19-28

      Endothelial Function and Insights for Prevention

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      Pages 29-45

      Inflammation and Infection in Coronary Artery Disease

  3. Risk Factors And Their Management in Coronary Artery Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

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      Pages 49-80

      Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 81-92

      High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 93-112

      Management of Hypertension

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      Pages 113-143

      Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperinsulinemia, and Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 145-160

      Exercise in the Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 161-178

      Obesity and Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 179-195

      Tobacco as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor

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      Pages 197-215

      The Implications of Mental Stress for Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 217-235

      Women and Coronary Artery Disease

  4. Strategies for Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Pages 239-264

      Subclinical Atherosclerosis

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      Pages 265-283

      Exercise Testing and Risk Assessment

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      Pages 285-307

      Aspirin and Antiplatelet Agents in the Prevention of Complications of Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 309-324

      Pharmacoeconomics of Cardiovascular Medicine

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      Pages 325-338

      Innovative Models for the Delivery Preventive Cardiovascular Care

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 339-346