1st Edition

Atrial Fibrillation in Practice




ISBN 9781853154843
Published April 16, 2002 by CRC Press
78 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a clear, concise, management-orientated approach to atrial fibrillation. It also provides a useful and practical guide to the issues relating to this common cardiac problem, to improve the care and treatment of these patients.

Table of Contents

1. Epidemiology and importance 2. Aetiology 3. Pathophysiology and electrophysiology 4. Clinical features 5. Investigations 6. Non-drug management 7. Drug management 8. Management strategies 9. Antithrombotic therapy

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Biography

Gregory YH Lip MD FRCP (Lond Edin Glasg) DFM FESC FACC is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director of the Haemostasis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Unit, University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham. His research interests range from clinical (atrial fibrillation, hypertension, heart failure, ethnicity and vascular disease, etc) to the laboratory (thrombogenesis, atherogenesis and vascular biology in cardiovascular disease and stroke). He has published extensively on the clinical epidemiology and pathophysiology of thrombogenesis in atrial fibrillation, and the use of antithrombotic therapy.