Current Advances in Cardiovascular Risk (2 Volume Set)


Sandeep Ajoy Saha (Editor)
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA

Series: Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED010000

The primary focus of this book is to provide readers with a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the recent advances in the understanding of cardiovascular risk, especially in selected, vulnerable patient populations. Chapters contained in this book are written by invited authors from all over the world, who are well-known experts and opinion leaders in their respective fields in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk. In each chapter, emphasis has been placed on reviewing the current understanding of the patho-physiological mechanisms that affect cardiovascular risk, and on critical appraisal of the clinical evidence that guides clinical management of cardiovascular risk in these patients. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Editor’s Foreword and Acknowledgments
(Sandeep A. Saha)

Chapter 1. Inflammation and coronary atherosclerosis
(Fangming Guo, Xiaohuan Wang, Guangping Li, Baohuan Chen, Juexin Fan, Li Wang, Xiuqin Song)

Chapter 2. Epidemiology of hypertension
(Eduardo Pimenta, Suzanne Oparil)

Chapter 3. Hypertension: recent advances in pathogenesis, diagnosis and management
(Domenico G. Della Rocca, Carl J. Pepine)

Chapter 4. Residual risk- the next frontier in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
(Sandeep A. Saha)

Chapter 5. Obesity – risk factor, paradox, and impact of weight loss in cardiovascular diseases
(Surya M. Artham, Carl J. Lavie, Richard V. Milani, Hector O. Ventura)

Chapter 6. The role of dietary assessment in cardiovascular disease risk models
(Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, Christina-Maria Kastorini)

Chapter 7. Ethanol intake and coronary heart disease: a review of the current evidence
(Eliot A. Brinton)

Chapter 8. The role of work-related psychosocial factors on the risk of cardiovascular disease
(Jungsun Park, Yangho Kim)

Chapter 9. The role of resistance training in the management of cardiovascular risk in older adults: perspectives from a 4-month intervention study
(Flávia Wanderley, André Moreira, Oksana Sokhatska, Carmo Palmares, Joana Carvalho)

Chapter 10. Chronic infections and cardiovascular risk- a review of the current evidence
(Xiaohuan Wang, Fangming Guo, Baohuan Chen, Xiuqin Song, Juexin Fan)

Chapter 11. Management of cardiovascular risk in patients with the metabolic syndrome
(André J. Scheen, Jenny De Flines, Nathalie Esser, Nicolas Paquot)

Chapter 12. Management of cardiovascular risk in women
(Andrew Kobylivker, Jacqueline Green, Nanette K. Wenger)

Chapter 13. Management of cardiovascular risk in the elderly
(Michael W. Rich)

Table of Contents – Current Advances in Cardiovascular Risk- Vol. 2

Editor’s Foreword and Acknowledgements
(Sandeep A. Saha)

Chapter 14. Cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
(Kleopatra Alexiadou, Nicholas Tentolouris)

Chapter 15. Cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic kidney disease
(Radica Z. Alicic, Katherine R. Tuttle)

Chapter 16. Cardiovascular risks in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: an update
(Manfredi Rizzo, Enrico Carmina)

Chapter 17. Cardiovascular risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: pathophysiology, epidemiology and management
(Miranda M. Lim, Indira Gurubhagavatula)

Chapter 18. Cardiovascular risk management in rheumatoid arthritis and other types of inflammatory arthritis: current insights and gaps?
(Michael T. Nurmohamed)

Chapter 19. Psoriasis and cardiovascular disease
(Enrico Vizzardi, Ivano Bonadei, Barbara Piovanelli, Riccardo Rovetta, Filippo Quinzani, Antonio d’Aloia, Antonio Curnis, Livio Dei Cas)

Chapter 20. Management of cardiovascular risk in patients with periodontal disease
(Filippo Graziani, Maurizio Tonetti)

Chapter 21. Depression and coronary artery disease
(Gita Ramamurthy, Mantosh Dewan)

Chapter 22. Cardiovascular risk factors and their management in bipolar disorder and schizophrenic spectrum illness
(James L. Megna, Mariela Rojas, Shilpa Sachdeva, Robert Nastasi, Umar A. Siddiqui, Thomas L. Schwartz, Roger S. McIntyre)

Chapter 23. Management of cardiovascular risk in African-American patients
(Tochukwu M. Okwuosa, Kim A. Williams)

Chapter 24. Unique challenges in the management of cardiovascular disease in Asian Americans
(Ariel T. Holland, Latha P. Palaniappan)
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Chapter 25. Heart failure in ethnic minority patients – focus on risk factors, clinical presentation and therapeutic considerations
(Gordon W. Moe)


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