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Coronary Atherosclerosis
Current Management and Treatment




ISBN 9780367576691
Published June 29, 2020 by CRC Press
452 Pages

 
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Book Description

The prevalence of coronary artery disease is increasing due to rising rates of obesity and the fact that a greater number of people are living longer. Coronary Atherosclerosis: Current Management and Treatment addresses this leading cause of death worldwide.



Atherosclerosis has a broad range of disease manifestations depending on the degree of the stenosis and the functional status of the coronary plaque. This volume, written by a leading international team of editors, addresses the pathophysiology of the disease, established and novel diagnostic approaches (both invasive and non-invasive), treatment methodologies (including treatment algorithms), and differing perspectives on treatment, including future therapies and long-term outcomes. The inclusion of personal perspectives from experts, full-color images and ancillary video files make this a key resource.



Key topics include:









  • Pharmacology of coronary artery disease (CAD)


  • Up-to-date evidence on pathophysiology


  • Invasive and non-invasive imaging


  • Current evidence for risk stratification


  • Clinical decisionmaking






Coronary Atherosclerosis: Current Management and Treatment provides a state-of-the-art review of current knowledge to aid specialists, general physicians, and cardiologists in training, in the diagnosis, risk stratification, and management of patients with diverse presentations of coronary atherosclerosis.

Table of Contents

The Pathophysiology of Coronary Atherosclerosis. Diagnostic Approach to Coronary Atherosclerosis: Non Invasive Approach. Diagnostic Approach to Coronary Atherosclerosis: Invasive Approach. Treatment methodology of coronary artery disease. Treatment approach to coronary artery disease: Diverse perspectives.

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Editor(s)

Biography

Chourmouzios Arampatzis, MD, PhD,FESC, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece



Eugene P. McFadden MB, BCh, BAO, DCH, MRCP(UK), FRCPI, FESC, FACC, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Interventional Cardiologist, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland



Lampros K. Michalis MD, Professor in Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece



Renu Virmani, M.D, President and Medical Director, CVPath Institute, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA



Patrick W. Serruys MD, Head of the Interventional Dept., Heartcenter Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands