Exploring the entire range of recent advances, Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease covers all aspects of atherosclerotic disease, including chronic manifestations, bypass surgery, stroke prevention and methods to lower blood pressure. Professor Tonkin brings together a team of internationally-recognized experts to discuss sound clinical practices, based on scientific research and publications. They examine conventional and novel risk factors, acute coronary syndromes, and chronic manifestations of disease. The book provides a broad perspective on the disease process as it affects the patients doctors see every day and outlines current therapeutic strategies.

chapter 3|14 pages

. Lipds and lipid-modifying therapy

chapter 5|26 pages

Diabetes and the Heart

chapter 9|10 pages

Medical Management of Angina Pectoris

chapter 11|14 pages

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

chapter 12|10 pages

The Contemporary Management of Heart Failure

chapter 13|14 pages

Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias

chapter 14|10 pages

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention

chapter 15|10 pages

Future Challenges