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Thrombosis and Thromboembolism

1st Edition

Edited by Samuel Z. Goldhaber, Paul M. Ridker

CRC Press

394 pages

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Written and edited by world-renowned leaders in the field!

Presents new directions for the prevention and treatment of arterial and venous cardiovascular thrombotic and thromboembolic diseases.

Updates contemporary thinking regarding low-molecular-weight-heparins (LMWH), platelet receptor antagonists, and direct thrombin inhibitors to manage acute coronary syndromes.

Evaluates contemporary strategies for anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy to improve early clinical outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention.

Offering diagnostic and management strategies to reduce morbidity and mortality from acute coronary syndromes and acute pulmonary embolism, Thrombosis and Thromboembolism is a superb reference for cardiologists, internists, primary care physicians, vascular medicine specialists, vascular surgeons, hematologists, pulmonologists and critical care physicians, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiac care nurses, and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.



…provide[s] readers with a comprehensive understanding of the subject.


An updated book on the most recent advances in arterial and venous thrombotic and thromboembolic disease"….


…a state-of-the-art book on thromboembolic disease….a mini-encyclopedia of where we should be in current clinical practice and maps out the future directions in the management of thromboembolic disease.



"-Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis

Table of Contents


Samuel Z. Goldhaber and Paul M Ridker


Inflammation and Arterial Thrombosis

David A. Morrow and Paul M Ridker

Homocysteine and Vascular Disease Risk

Peter W. F. Wilson

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Mark A. Crowther and Jeffrey S. Ginsberg

The Epidemiology of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease

Francine Grodstein and Meir J. Stampfer

Clinical Pharmacology: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Low-Molecular-Weight Heparins and Direct Thrombin Inhibitors in Acute Coronary Syndromes

Robert P. Giugliano

Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibition in Acute Coronary Syndromes

Christopher P. Cannon

Aspirin, Ticlopidine, and Clopidogrel

Mark A. Creager

Clinical Accomplishments of ACE Inhibition Therapy: With and Without Aspirin

Marc A. Pfeffer

Diagnostic Laboratory and Catheter Interventions: Arterial

Detection of Peripheral Arterial Occlusion in the Vascular Laboratory

Marie Gerhard-Herman

Antithrombotic Therapy During Coronary Intervention

Jeffrey J. Popma and Arman T. Askari

Percutaneous Interventions for Obstructive Atherosclerotic Peripheral Arterial Disease

Joseph M. Garasic and Andrew C. Eisenhauer

Venous Thromboembolism

Venous Thromboembolism: Clinical Impact and Multifactorial Etiology

Samuel Z. Goldhaber

Integrated Diagnostic Approach to Venous Thromboembolism

Henri Bounameaux

The Management of Massive Pulmonary Embolism

Jeremy P. Feldman and Samuel Z. Goldhaber

Thrombolysis in Pulmonary Embolism

Samuel Z. Goldhaber

Optimal Duration of Anticoagulation Following Venous Thromboembolism Among Patients With and Without Inherited Thrombophilia

Gavin J. Blake and Paul M Ridker

The Expanded Role of an Interdisciplinary Anticoagulation Service

Kanella V. Tsilimingras and Kristen Hallisey

Catheter and Surgical Interventions: Venous

Interventional Venous Angiography

Gordon Haugland, Stephen Bravo, and Michael F. Meyerovitz

Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis

Mark W. Mewissen

Surgical Embolectomy for Pulmonary Embolism

Lishan Aklog


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Hematology