Coronary Heart Disease in Women

Prevention - Diagnosis - Therapy

Authors: von der Lohe, Elisabeth

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Take advantage of new insights into prevention, diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease in women - to the benefit of your patients. Designed to optimize your daily practice, this book gives lucid, up-to-date answers to numerous questions:

- What are the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy?

- What are the major risk factors for coronary heart disease in women?

- What are the most appropriate diagnostic tests in women?

- Which is the better treatment option for the woman with myocardial infarction - lysis or primary angioplasty?

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"This book gives a basic complete review of coronary artery disease (CAD) … . it is useful for students, residents and primary care physicians. … The best feature of the book is the concise, current and complete review of CAD management which makes it very useful for students and residents. The other nice feature is a complete review of the HRT trials and studies. Assessment: Overall, the book provides a good review of CAD management for men and women … ." (Thriveni Sanagala, www.doody.com, February, 2004)

"The text aims to cover broad areas related to coronary heart disease. … The book is generally well set out and benefits from the summaries at the end of each chapter. There are several graphical illustrations that break up the text satisfactorily. Each chapter is well referenced, providing the opportunity to examine, the subject more comprehensively. In summary, this is an interesting book ... . It would appeal to cardiologists with a particular interest in gender-specific differences in ischaemic heart disease." (Interventional Cardiology Monitor, Vol. 10 (4), 2003)

"The book is easy to read and studies all aspects of coronary heart disease … . For each chapter, an overview of the actual knowledge is clearly presented and discussed with special emphasis on gender specificity. Keynotes are highlighted and a summarizing paragraph concludes each chapter. … I would recommend the reading of this book to all cardiologists who are interested in an accurate synthesis of the most recent data about an emerging subject: coronary artery disease in women." (Agnès Pasquet, Acta Cardiologica, Vol. 59 (3), 2004)


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coronary Heart Disease in Women
Book Subtitle
Prevention - Diagnosis - Therapy
Authors
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-55553-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-55553-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-00128-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 210
Number of Illustrations
47 b/w illustrations
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