This new edition is an integral source of information on Atherosclerosis. It covers topics such as newer coronary risk factors, high-density lipoprotein metabolism, lipid-lowering drugs, endothelium and thrombosis in atherogenesis, and contributing risk factors. With over 500 exceptional photographs, diagrams, and charts, each chapter illustrates an important facet of diagnosing and treating this common and often fatal disease.
Table of Contents
Metabolic Syndrome Overview.- Triglyceride Rich Lipoproteins and apolipoprotein B.- Newer Cardiovascular and Metabolic Risk Factor.- Dietary Management.- Drug Management.- Ethnic Differences.- Diabetes and Vascular Risk.- Gender Differences.