Hyperlipidaemia 3Ed: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Hyperlipidaemia 3Ed

Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Edition

By Paul Durrington

CRC Press

416 pages

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pub: 2007-07-27
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The third edition of this well-received text provides a state-of-the-art treatise on modern clinical practice relating to hyperlipidaemia and lipoprotein disorders, conditions responsible for a huge amount of morbidity and mortality in Western countries and, increasingly, the developing world. The clinical evidence underlying the treatment of

Table of Contents

Lipids and their metabolism Lipoproteins and their metabolism Serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in health and in disease Familial hypercholesterolaemia Common hyperlipidaemia: familial combined hyperlipidaemia, hyperapobetalipoproteinaemia and polygenic hypercholesterolaemia Hypertriglyceridaemia Type III hyperlipoproteinaemia Diet Lipid-modifying therapy National and international recommendations for the management of hyperlipidaemia Secondary hyperlipidaemia Genetics of lipoprotein disorders and coronary atheroma

About the Author

Paul N Durrington BSc, MD, FRCPath, FRCP, FMedSci, FAHA is Professor of Medicine, University of Manchester, and Honorary Consultant Physician, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism