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Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, 2nd Edition


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Clinical Lipidology, a companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, is designed to guide you through the ever-changing therapeutic management of patients with high cholesterol levels. From basic science to pathogenesis of atherothrombotic disease, to risk assessment and the latest therapy options, this medical reference book offers unparalleled coverage and expert guidance on lipidology in a straightforward, accessible, and user-friendly style.

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New to This Edition

    • Access options and evidence-based solutions for every type of patient scenario, as well as the latest clinical guidelines and clinically relevant evidence on risk assessment, special patient populations, and therapy, including recently approved and experimental therapies.
    • Remain at the forefront of the cardiology field with up-to-date chapters on treatment guidelines; diet, exercise, and weight loss; pharmacologic therapies such as statins, omega-3 fatty acids, and combination therapy; evolving targets of therapy such as PCSK9 inhibition, CETP inhibition, and inflammation
    • Prepare for special patient populations such as children and adolescents; women and the elderly; transplant recipients; HIV patients; and those with chronic renal disease, familial hypercholesterolemia, other severe hypercholesterolemias, diabetes, or other metabolic syndromes.
    • Take advantage of a format that follows that of the well-known and internationally recognized Braunwald’s Heart Disease.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase.

Key Features

    • Get authoritative guidance from some of the foremost experts in the field.
    • Easily access key content with help from treatment algorithms.

Published Reviews

    "This book upholds the high standards that would be expected of a companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease. It is easy to read, yet provides an in-depth understanding of lipid disorders...This book is directed at medical students, midlevel providers, physicians in training, and practicing clinicians who require a thorough understanding of dyslipidemia. It would be a welcome addition to the library of anyone focused on preventive medicine and the treatment of patients with dyslipidemia." - Doody's *** 

Author Information

    By Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, Professor of Medicine, Genetics and Physiology, Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research, Chief, Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor of College of Medicine; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas

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Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 568 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-28786-9
  • Copyright: 2015