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Title Cardioprotection / edited by Derek J. Hausenloy, Derek Yellon
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 126 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford cardiology library
Oxford cardiology library.
Contents An introduction to cardioprotection / Derek Hausenloy & Derek Yellon -- Primary prevention of coronary heart disease / Richard Hobbs -- Percutaneous coronary intervention and thrombolysis in AMI and other ACS / Frans Visser & Maarten Simoons -- Anti-platelet and anti-thrombotic therapy post-AMI / Dana Dawson & Keith Fox -- Coronary no-reflow and microvascular obstruction / Derek Hausenloy & Derek Yellon -- Optimal medical therapy post-AMI / Lionel Opie -- Cardioprotection during cardiac surgery / John Pepper -- Endogenous mechanisms of cardioprotection / James Downey & Michael Cohen -- Adjunctive reperfusion therapy post-AMI / Thorsten Reffelmann & Robert Kloner -- Stem cell therapy post-AMI / Philippe Menasché -- Novel cardioprotective strategies / Derek Hausenloy & Derek Yellon
Summary Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide with 3.8 million men and 3.4 million women dying each year. Cardioprotection refers to the prevention of CHD and the clinical improvement in patients suffering from cardiovascular problems. This book focuses on the role of cardioprotection in surgery and the use of pharmacological therapies such as ACE-inhibitors, statins and beta-blockers in order to reduce the myocardial injury sustained by the patient and thesignificant risk of morbidity and mortality. It includes new cardioprotective strategies aimed at improving the clin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Coronary artery bypass -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Coronary heart disease -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Acute Coronary Syndrome -- prevention & control.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- prevention & control.
Coronary Artery Bypass -- methods.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Hausenloy, Derek J.
Yellon, Derek M.
ISBN 0191575488 (electronic bk.)
9780191575488 (electronic bk.)