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Manual of Lipid Disorders: Reducing the Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

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Since the first edition of Manual of Lipid Disorders was published, much has been learned about reducing risk for CHD. This newly revised second edition of Manual of Lipid Disorders is an important tool for reducing morbidity and mortality by diagnosing and treating lipid disorders.. "You'll find brief reviews of the synthesis, assembly, and transport of lipoproteins; current information about atherogenesis; and key clinical trial results.

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Overview

Since the first edition of Manual of Lipid Disorders was published, much has been learned about reducing risk for CHD. This newly revised second edition of Manual of Lipid Disorders is an important tool for reducing morbidity and mortality by diagnosing and treating lipid disorders.. "You'll find brief reviews of the synthesis, assembly, and transport of lipoproteins; current information about atherogenesis; and key clinical trial results.

"...newly revised to include the 1998 Framingham Heart Study risk equation and the key points of the sixth report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evalua- tion, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780683306767
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 3/1/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 402

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
I Fundamentals of Lipid Metabolism
1 Plasma Lipoproteins: Structure, Nomenclature, and Occurrence 2
2 Intracellular Lipid Synthesis and Lipoprotein Assembly 11
3 Remodeling of Lipoproteins in the Plasma Compartment 21
4 Lipoprotein Catabolism 40
References 52
II Atherosclerosis
5 Atherosclerosis: Overview and Histologic Classification of Lesions 56
6 Evolution of Lesions 67
7 Atherosclerosis and Myocardial Infarction: A Sea Change in Concept 84
8 Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis Beyond Low-Density Lipoprotein 97
9 Other Hypotheses, Allograft Coronary Heart Disease, and Restenosis 120
10 Lesion Regression and Stabilization 134
References 151
III Risk Control
11 Observational Epidemiology and Risk Factors 160
12 Major Lipid-Lowering Trials Assessing Clinical Events 192
13 National Cholesterol Education Program Algorithm for Risk Control in Adults 207
14 Considerations in the Clinical Evaluation of Dyslipidemia 225
References 241
IV Therapeutic Interventions
15 Dietary Modification 248
16 Other Lifestyle Changes and Major Modifiable Risk Factors 260
17 Lipid-Regulating Drugs and Low-Density Lipoprotein Apheresis 292
References 324
V Plasma Lipid Control and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Considerations in Population Subsets
18 Women 331
19 The Elderly and Youths 345
20 U.S. Ethnic Minorities 360
21 Adults with Diabetes Mellitus and Patients with Concomitant Dyslipidemia and Hypertension 371
References 380
Index 385
Chart 1 Lipid Conversions, with NCEP Initial Clinical Action Limits in Adults 401
Chart 2 Cutpoints in Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines 402
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