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Practical Approach to Diagnosis & Management of Lipid Disorders

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    ISBN: 9780763755843

Stephen J. Nicholls, Pia Lundman,

Practical Approach to Diagnosis & Management of Lipid Disorders is a useful guide designed to assist physicians in making an accurate assessment and developing a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with lipid disorders.  This concise and informative manual covers key topics such as regulation of lipids and their role in atherosclerosis, clinical approach to evaluation, therapeutic approaches, management of specific patient populations, and the role of imaging modalities.

Table of Contents:

Part  A  Regulation of Lipids and Their Role in Atherosclerosis
  Chapter  1  Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis
  Chapter  2  Metabolism of Lipids
  Chapter  3  Genetic Lipid Abnormalities
Part  B  Clinical Approach to Evaluation of Patients with Lipid Disorders
  Chapter  4  Use of Lipids in Risk Assessment
  Chapter  5  Evaluation of Secondary Causes of Dyslipidemia
  Chapter  6  Emerging Risk Markers
Part  C  Therapeutic Approach to Lipid Disorders
  Chapter  7  Approaches to Lipid Modification
  Chapter  8  LDL Cholesterol
  Chapter  9  HDL Cholesterol
  Chapter  10  Triglycerides
Part  D  Management of Specific Patient Populations
  Chapter  11  Diabetes Mellitus
  Chapter  12  Chronic Kidney Disease
  Chapter  13  Lipid Disorders in the Setting of HIV
  Chapter  14  Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
  Chapter  15  Heart Failure and Transplantation
Part  E  Role of Imaging Modalities
  Chapter  16  Imaging

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