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Lipids and vascular disease : current issues / edited by D. John Betteridge.

Publication:
London : Martin Dunitz, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 262 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Lipids -- Metabolism -- Disorders.
Blood-vessels -- Diseases.
Medical subjects:
Hyperlipidemias -- complications.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- etiology.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- prevention & control.
Lipid Metabolism.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Postprandial lipaemia
Ch. 2. HDL: are there any benefits in raising it?
Ch. 3. The PPAR system and regulation of lipoprotein metabolism
Ch. 4. Genetics: determinants of lipid and lipoprotein concentrations
Ch. 5. Lipoproteins in the brain: a new frontier?
Ch. 6. Familial hypercholesterolaemia
Ch. 7. Fibrinogen: an independent coronary heart disease risk factor
Ch. 8. Elevated plasma homocysteine: a modifiable risk factor?
Ch. 9. Chronic infection and coronary heart disease: potential for new therapies?
Ch. 10. Lipids and non-coronary vascular disease
Ch. 11. Implications of high lipid levels in the hypertensive patient
Ch. 12. Lipids in heart transplant patients
Ch. 13. Diabetes, lipids and coronary heart disease: what have we learnt from lipid-lowering trials?
Ch. 14. Lowering cardiovascular risk by cholesterol reduction: evidence from observational studies and randomized trials
Ch. 15. Women and coronary heart disease: lipid risk factors
Ch. 16. An
update on the statins
Ch. 17. Is there still a place for the fibrates?
Ch. 18. New guidelines for the prevention of coronary heart disease.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Frances Houston Medical Book Fund.
Contributor:
Betteridge, John.
Frances Houston Medical Book Fund.
ISBN:
1853176273
OCLC:
43186451