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By Morteza Naghavi

ISBN-10: 1603271783

ISBN-13: 9781603271783

ISBN-10: 162703823X

ISBN-13: 9781627038232

regardless of contemporary advances within the prognosis and therapy of symptomatic atherosclerosis, on hand conventional screening equipment for early detection and therapy of asymptomatic coronary artery ailment are grossly inadequate and fail to spot the vast majority of sufferers ahead of the onset of a life-threatening occasion. In Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and remedy, Dr. Morteza Naghavi and major gurus 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 makes a speciality of actual, but underutilized, measures of subclinical atherosclerosis, significantly coronary artery calcium scanning and carotid intima-media thickness size. The authors introduce a accomplished method of opting for the weak sufferers (asymptomatic contributors susceptible to a close to destiny adversarial event). extra chapters speak about destiny instructions in the direction of containing the epidemic of atherosclerotic heart problems utilizing leading edge ideas reminiscent of preemptive interventional treatments (bioabsorbable stents) for stabilization of weak atherosclerotic plaques, mass unconditional Polypill remedy for population-based chance relief, and eventually vaccination recommendations to avoid the advance of atherosclerosis. updated and authoritative, Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection, and remedy is a must have for any heart specialist or basic 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 possibility (coronary artery calcium and carotid intima-media thickness) than conventional probability elements (total ldl cholesterol, cholesterol, HDL ldl cholesterol) offers new multipronged suggestions to help within the early detection and remedy of excessive probability asymptomatic patients

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