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Title Women & heart disease / edited by Nanette Kass Wenger and Peter Collins
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 640 pages) : illustrations
Contents Epidemiology of coronary heart disease in women -- Cardiovascular disease risk factors in women -- The A, B, C, D, and E of diabetes and heart disease in women -- Lipid abnormalities: recognition and management -- Other risk interventions: smoking -- Other risk interventions: obesity -- Other risk interventions: exercise -- Serum homocysteine and coronary heart disease -- Novel risk factors: C-reactive protein -- Diagnostic procedures: exercise testing/exercise and pharmacologic radionuclide procedures -- Diagnostic procedures: stress echocardiography -- The role of CMR and PET in women -- Diagnostic procedures: electron beam tomography and multislice computed tomography -- Stable angina pectoris (recognition and management) -- Cardiac syndrome X -- Silent ischemia in women -- Acute coronary syndromes -- thrombolysis, angioplasty -- Acute coronary syndromes -- Percutaneous coronary interventions in women -- Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery -- Cardiac rehabilitation for women -- Cardiac disease and cardiac surgery in pregnancy -- Hypertension in pregnancy -- Peripartum cardiomyopathy -- Sex hormones and normal cardiovascular physiology in women -- Menopausal hormone therapy -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Diastolic dysfunction -- Heart failure in women -- Cardiac transplantation -- Hypertension -- Women and congenital heart disease -- Acquired valvular heart disease -- Severe pulmonary hypertension -- Anorectic drugs and their cardiopulmonary effects -- Women, their hearts and their strokes -- Arrhythmia and arrhythmia management -- Perpheral arterial disease in women -- Gender and cardiovascular medications -- Social stress, strain, and heart disease in women -- Depression and heart disease -- Clinical trial evidence for women's cardiovascular health: what we know and what we must learn -- Education of women about cardiovascular health
Summary Fully update, this new edition covers all aspects of cardiovascular disease and not just coronary heart disease. It is requisite reading for all those physicians who have a particular interest in women and heart disease
Notes Revised edition of: Women and heart disease. 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Heart diseases in women.
Heart Diseases.
Women's Health.
Form Electronic book
Author Collins, P. (Peter)
Wenger, Nanette Kass.
ISBN 0203640349 (electronic bk.)
1435626249 (electronic bk.)
9780203640340 (electronic bk.)
9781435626249 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Women and heart disease
OTHER TI Women and heart disease