Practical Approach to Diagnosis & Management of Lipid Disorders

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-11-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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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

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Regulation of Lipids and Their Role in Atherosclerosisp. 1
Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosisp. 3
Metabolism of Lipidsp. 9
Genetic Lipid Abnormalitiesp. 15
Clinical Approach to Evaluation of Patients with Lipid Disordersp. 19
Use of Lipids in Risk Assessmentp. 21
Evaluation of Secondary Causes of Dyslipidemiap. 27
Emerging Risk Markersp. 33
Therapeutic Approach to Lipid Disordersp. 41
Approaches to Lipid Modificationp. 43
LDL Cholesterolp. 51
HDL Cholesterolp. 71
Triglyceridesp. 83
Management of Specific Patient Populationsp. 91
Diabetes Mellitusp. 93
Chronic Kidney Diseasep. 101
Lipid Disorders in the Setting of HIVp. 109
Obesity and Metabolic Syndromep. 115
Heart Failure and Transplantationp. 121
Role of Imaging Modalitiesp. 127
Imagingp. 129
Indexp. 139
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