Multiple Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Disease: Vascular and Organ Protection - Vascular and Organ Protection (Medical Science Symposia v. 8)

Multiple Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Disease: Vascular and Organ Protection - Vascular and Organ Protection (Medical Science Symposia v. 8)

By: A. M. Gotto (editor), Claude Lenfant (editor), Alberico L. Catapano (editor), Rodolfo Paoletti (editor)Hardback

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Patients with two or more risk factors have a very high risk of developing cardiovascular disease. It follows that the strategy for the intervention of multiple risk factors is in fact of paramount relevance in detecting patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease requiring therapeutic intervention. The text also discusses risk factors from the point of view of biochemists and pharmacologists by addressing the mechanisms underlying the onset of hypertension, hyperlipoproteinaemia, hypercoagulability and the possibility of therapeutic intervention.

Contents

I: Multiple Risk Factors in Population. 1. Lipid Risk Factors and the Regression of Atherosclerosis; A. M. Gotto Jr. 2. Multiple Risk Factors: What is Next? M. Higgins, C. Lenfant 3. Multiple Risk Factors in Northern Italy; G. A. Feruglio, D. Vanuzzo, G. Cesana, M. Ferrario on behalf of the MONICA- Friuli and MONICA-Brianza Study Groups. 4. Long-Term Associations between Hemostatic Variables and Ischemic Heart Disease; T. W. Meade. 5. Cardiovascular Gene Therapy: Possibilities and Realities; V. J. Dzau, R. Morishita, G. H. Gibbons. 6. Triglycerides and Coronary Heart Disease: An Update; M. H. Criqui. II: Lipids and Lipoproteins. 7. Factors Controlling Lipoprotein Metabolism; E. Sehayek, S. Eisenberg. 8. Apolipoproteins in the Treatment of Vascular and Nonvascular Disease; C. R. Sirtori. 9. Explorations of Postprandial Lipids in a Case of Homozygous APO B45.2; B. Jacotot, A. Piolot, M. Ayraut-Jarrier, N. Lemort, C. Martin, S. Braschi, F. Yen, B. Bihain. 10. Apolipoprotein E Binding and Hepatic Lipase-Mediated Catabolism Make Alternate Pathways in the Metabolism of Intermediate Lipoprotein Particles: Observation in Patients with Hepatic Lipase Deficiency; A. Yamamoto, Y. Ikeda, Z. Tsutsumi, A. Mori, A. Takagi, M. Tsushima. III: Critical Aspects of Vascular Protection of New Dihydropyridine Calcium Antagonists. 11. New Aspects of the Pharmacology of Dihydropyridine Calcium Antagonists; T. Godfraind, O. Feron, N. Morel, S. Salomone, M. Wibo. 12. Membrane Interaction of Lipophilic Dihydropyridines as New Mechanisms for Vascular Protection; G. Gaviraghi, D. Trist. 13. Mechanisms of Free Radical Oxidations and Vascular Damage: Protective Effect of Dihydropyridines; F. Ursini. 14. Lipophilic Dihydropyridines: New Opportunities for Prevention of Atherosclerosis; R. Paoletti. 15. Clinical Trial Design and Noninvasive Atherosclerosis Endpoints for Studying Lipophilic Dihydropyridines; M. G. Bond, M. Mercuri, R. Arens, F. Gianfrate for the ELSA Collaborative Research Group. IV: N-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Risk Factors. 16. The Biological Roles of n-e Fatty Acids: Metabolic and Nutritional Aspects; C. Galli. 17. Effect of Supplementation with Moderate Doses of n-3 Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters to Hypertriglyceridemic Patients on Lipid and Hemostatic Variables; E. Tremoli, S. Colli, P. Maderna, S. Eligini, E. Stragliotto, P. Rise, F. Pazzucconi, C. R. Sirtori, C. Galli. 18. Long-Lasting Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation Following a Relatively Short-Course Administration of n-3 Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters; A. M. Cerbone, T. Cusano, E. Tremoli, C. Galli, F. Cirillo, A. Coppola, E. Stragliotto, A. Amoriello, V. Marottoli, G. Vecchione, G. Di Minno. V: Diabetes. 19. Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; K. G. M. M. Alberti. 20. Glucose as a Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis; R. Bucala, A. Cerami.

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  • ISBN13: 9780792335030
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 456
  • ID: 9780792335030
  • ISBN10: 0792335031

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