Coronary artery disease

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Coronary artery disease

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Atherosclerosis: pathophysiology - Development of atherosclerotic plaques - Epidemiology - Assessment of atherosclerotic risk - Risk factors for coronary artery disease - Hypertension - Treatment of high blood pressure - Combining antihypertensive drugs - Lipid management in atherosclerosis - Lipid-lowering therapy - When to treat lipids - Diabetes and atherosclerosis - The metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance - Metabolic syndrome: management - Angina pectoris - Acute coronary syndromes - ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) - STEMI: diagnosis - STEMI: general measures - STEMI: reperfusion therapy (thrombolysis) - STEMI: reperfusion by primary PCI - Surgery for acute STEMI - STEMI: additional measures - Right ventricular infarction - STEMI: predischarge risk stratification - STEMI: complications - Ventricular septal defect post-MI - Acute mitral regurgitation post-MI - Pseudoaneurysm and free-wall rupture - Cocaine-induced MI - Ventricular tachyarrhythmias post-MI - Atrial tachyarrhythmias post-MI - Bradyarrhythmias and indications for pacing - Bradyarrhythmias post-MI - Hypotension and shock post-MI - Cardiogenic shock - Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)/unstable angina (UA) - NSTEMI/UA: diagnosis - NSTEMI/UA: risk stratification - NSTEMI/UA: late risk stratification - NSTEMI/UA: medical management - NSTEMI/UA: invasive versus non-invasive strategies - NSTEMI/UA: discharge and secondary prevention - Genetics of coronary artery disease: introduction - Monogenic causes of coronary artery disease - Genes conferring increased risk of coronary artery disease (polygenic CAD) - Genetic testing for coronary artery disease -

Chapter.  23064 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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