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Current Cardiovascular Therapy

Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris

Editors: Avanzas, Pablo, Kaski, Juan Carlos (Eds.)

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  • Provides a concise overview of chronic stable angina (CSA)
  • Reviews potential treatment strategies for CSA
  • Written by an international authorship of experts in the area
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-17332-0
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About this book

This book is intended for general cardiologists and other physicians involved in the care of patients with chronic stable angina (CSA). The goal of this book is to update clinicians on recent data on the medical management of patients with CSA. Ischemic heart disease remains a major public health problem. Chronic stable angina is the initial manifestation of ischemic heart disease in approximately one half of patients. Stable coronary artery disease is generally characterized by episodes of reversible myocardial demand/supply mismatch, related to ischaemia or hypoxia, which are usually inducible by exercise, emotion or other stress and reproducible—but, which may also be occurring spontaneously. Such episodes of ischaemia/hypoxia are commonly associated with transient chest discomfort (angina pectoris). The aim of the management of CSA is to reduce symptoms and improve prognosis. The management of these patients encompasses lifestyle modification, control of coronary artery disease risk factors, evidence-based pharmacological therapy and patient education. All patients with stable angina should be offered optimal medical treatment, defined as one or two anti-anginal drugs as necessary, plus drugs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Regarding the role of revascularization, randomised trials provide compelling evidence that myocardial revascularisation by coronary artery bypass grafting or by percutaneous coronary intervention improves symptoms of angina relative to continued medical treatment.

About the authors

Dr Pablo Avanzas is a Consultant in Interventional Cardiology at Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias in Oviedo, Spain. Dr Juan Carlos Kaski is Head of the Cardiovascular Sciences Research Centre at St George's University of London (UK) and President of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy.

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“This comprehensive book discusses the various medical therapies available to manage angina pectoris. … The book is aimed at a wide range of clinicians including medical students, interns, residents, general cardiologists, and interventional cardiologists. … This book would be a valuable addition to the library of any cardiologist or aspiring cardiologist interested in the medical management of angina.” (Arthur Menezes, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2015)


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook £35.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-17332-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover £44.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-17331-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris
Editors
  • Pablo Avanzas
  • Juan Carlos Kaski
Series Title
Current Cardiovascular Therapy
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-17332-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-17332-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-17331-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 278
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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