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Coronary Artery Disease Women

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What All Physicians Need to Know

Pamela Charney, MD, FACP

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Complete Home Medical Guide Coronary Artery Disease in Women provides the information physicians must have to successfully diagnose and manage this life-threatening condition. This book discusses the clinically important aspects of coronary artery disease with a focus on gender, age, and race. Coronary Artery Disease in Women is a pioneering work in the field of women's health and a valuable reference for the primary care physician. Part of ACP Women's Health Series.

  • 615 pages, 1999, softcover
  • Product #330300570
  • ISBN 10: 0-943126-68-1
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-493126-68-5

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction: The Natural History of Coronary Artery Disease in Women: Epidemiology, Coronary Risk Factors, and Clinical Characteristics

Prevention

2. Smoking

3. Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

4. Lipids: Natural History and Management

5. Nutrition and Lipids

6. Hypertension

7. Obesity and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Young Women

8. Exercise as Primary and Secondary Prevention

9. Aspirin, Antioxidants, and Alcohol

10. Hormone Replacement Therapy: Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease

11. Hormone Replacement Therapy: Practical Prescribing

Diagnosis

12. Differential Diagnosis of Chest Pain

13. Noninvasive Testing Techniques: Prognosis and Diagnosis

14. Influence of Gender on the Referral of Patients to and from Coronary Angiography

Management

15. Angina Pectoris

16. Acute Coronary Syndromes

17. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Is It Worth the Risk?

18. Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

19. Congestive Heart Failure

20. Psychosocial Issues

21. Pharmacologic Secondary Prevention

Conclusion

22. Future Directions

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