Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis

Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-178-3 (Print) 978-1-60327-179-0 (Online)

Table of contents (55 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

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      Pages 87-87

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      Preventive Cardiology: The SHAPE of the Future

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      Pages 13-38

      From Vulnerable Plaque to Vulnerable Patient

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      Pages 39-51

      Pathology of Vulnerability Caused by High-Risk (Vulnerable) Arteries and Plaques

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      Pages 53-66

      Pathophysiology of Vulnerability Caused by Thrombogenic (Vulnerable) Blood

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      Pages 67-76

      Vulnerability Caused by Arrhythmogenic Vulnerable Myocardium

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      Pages 77-85

      Approach to Atherosclerosis as a Disease: Primary Prevention Based on the Detection and Treatment of Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis

  2. Methods for the Detection of Subclinical Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-105

      History of the Evolution of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and the Predictive Value of Traditional Risk-Factor-Based Risk Assessment

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      Pages 107-118

      Comprehensive Lipid Profiling Beyond LDL

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      Pages 119-133

      New Blood Biomarkers of Inflammation and Atherosclerosis

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      Pages 135-149

      Genomics and Proteomics: The Role of Contemporary Biomolecular Analysis in Advancing the Knowledge of Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 151-167

      Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Mechanisms and Measurements

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      Pages 169-178

      Family History: An Index of Genetic and Environmental Predisposition to Coronary Artery Disease

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      Pages 179-194

      Endothelial Activation Markers in Sub-clinical Atherosclerosis: Insights from Mechanism-Based Paradigms

  3. Non Invasive, Non Imaging, Assessment of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-210

      Exercise Stress Testing in Asymptomatic Individuals and Its Relation to Subclinical Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 211-223

      The Ankle Brachial Index

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      Pages 225-235

      Arterial Elasticity/Stiffness

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      Pages 237-245

      Assessment of Endothelial Function in Clinical Practice

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      Pages 247-263

      Digital (Fingertip) Thermal Monitoring of Vascular Function: A Novel, Noninvasive, Nonimaging Test to Improve Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Monitoring of Response to Treatments

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      Pages 265-275

      Assessment of Macro- and Microvascular Function and Reactivity

  4. Non Invasive Structural Imaging of Subclinical Atherosclerosis

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      Pages 277-277

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      Pages 279-284

      Coronary Artery Calcium Imaging

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