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Hyperlipidaemia: Diagnosis and Management Paul N. Durrington

Hyperlipidaemia: Diagnosis and Management

Paul N. Durrington

Published January 1st 1989
ISBN : 9780723609155
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308 pages
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This new edition of Hyperlipidaemia is thoroughly updated and provides a comprehensive account of the clinical and therapeutic aspects of the subject in the context of its pathophysiology and epidemiology.* Hyperlipidaemia, the medical term for tooMoreThis new edition of Hyperlipidaemia is thoroughly updated and provides a comprehensive account of the clinical and therapeutic aspects of the subject in the context of its pathophysiology and epidemiology.* Hyperlipidaemia, the medical term for too much fat in the blood, is a major problem to world health. There are several different kinds of fat or lipid - the most common is cholesterol and over 20% of the population have higher than normal cholesterollevels. This can lead to premature death or disability from atherosclerosis and heart attacks. The subject is thus an important one. * The second edition of this book, published 6 years after the successful 1st edition is thoroughly updated to cover thenew developments in scientific knowledge and in clinical management . * Major changes in this new edition include: *New synopsis on the genetics of hyperlipidaemia *Critical review of published guidelines for management of hyperlipidaemia *Fully revised section on drugs *New section on how lipoproteins participate in the artherscelerotic process * detailed discussion on the current controversies re. clinical trials and recent meta-analyses * new info. on the pharmacology of drugs, diet and secondary * update on lipoprotein physiology biochemistry, pathophysiology and epidemiology of lipids.