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Morteza Naghavi's Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and PDF

By Morteza Naghavi

ISBN-10: 1603271783

ISBN-13: 9781603271783

ISBN-10: 162703823X

ISBN-13: 9781627038232

regardless of fresh advances within the analysis and remedy of symptomatic atherosclerosis, to be had conventional screening equipment for early detection and remedy of asymptomatic coronary artery affliction are grossly inadequate and fail to spot the vast majority of sufferers sooner than the onset of a life-threatening occasion. In Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and remedy, Dr. Morteza Naghavi and prime professionals from the Society for center assault Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) current a brand new paradigm for the screening and first prevention of asymptomatic atherosclerosis. The textual content specializes in exact, but underutilized, measures of subclinical atherosclerosis, particularly coronary artery calcium scanning and carotid intima-media thickness dimension. The authors introduce a complete method of deciding on the susceptible sufferers (asymptomatic contributors liable to a close to destiny opposed event). extra chapters speak about destiny instructions in the direction of containing the epidemic of atherosclerotic heart problems utilizing leading edge ideas similar to preemptive interventional remedies (bioabsorbable stents) for stabilization of susceptible atherosclerotic plaques, mass unconditional Polypill treatment for population-based threat relief, and finally vaccination options to avoid the advance of atherosclerosis. up to date and authoritative, Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection, and therapy is a must have for any heart specialist or fundamental care general practitioner who needs to perform glossy preventive cardiology and deal with the expanding variety of asymptomatic atherosclerotic sufferers. Outlines extra actual measures of chance (coronary artery calcium and carotid intima-media thickness) than conventional hazard elements (total ldl cholesterol, cholesterol, HDL ldl cholesterol) provides new multipronged options to help within the early detection and therapy of excessive danger asymptomatic patients

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