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Risk Factors in Coronary Artery Disease

1st Edition

Edited by P. K. Shah

CRC Press

240 pages | 24 B/W Illus.

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Description

Promoting developments in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of coronary artery disease, this reference furnishes the latest information on new and emerging risk factors for atherothrombotic vascular disorders-analyzing lipid-related and psychosocial risk factors, the genetic aspects of disease, the potential role of infection and inflammation, metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance, and elevated blood levels of homocysteine and hemostatic factors.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Lipid-Related Risk Factors. Hemorrheology. Homocysteine. Infection and Inflammation. Psychosocial Stress. Genetic Risk Assessment for CAD. Oxidant Stress and Antioxidants. Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance. Hemostatic Factors

About the Authors/Editor

Shah\, P. K.

About the Series

Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology