Compiled by an internationally respected team of editors, this book reviews the literature published in 2001 in the field of Dyslipidaemia. The work is organized into five sections. Lipid Disorders provides an overview of the huge annual output of published material on familial hypercholesterolaemia, hypertriglyceridaemia and hyperlipidaemia, and other disorders of lipid metabolism. The second section reviews the recently published results of major Lipid-lowering Trials, and assesses the efficacy of the drugs, their cost-effectiveness, and their effect on other risk factors. Section three is dedicated exclusively to Diabetic Dyslipidaemia, and provides a comprehensive summary of the latest research on macrovascular disease, the various lipid sub-fractions, and each of the principal classes of therapeutic agent, including statins, fibrates, nicotinic acid, etc. The wide-ranging fourth section presents expert commentaries on recent research on Lipids and Atherosclerosis. The final section on Current and Future Trends is contributed by Professor Gil Thompson
The Year in Dyslipidaemia 2002 presents the physician with an update on the latest research findings, and assesses their significance for clinical practice. As such, it will inform the work of all those concerned with the management of this disorder, and help them to identify more effective strategies for patient care.
Publisher: Clinical Publishing,an imprint of Atlas Medical Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 380
Weight: 898 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm