Update in Preventive Cardiology, An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America

Edited by Douglas S. Jacoby, MD, FACC, FNLA
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In this issue of Medical Clinics of North America, guest editor Dr. Douglas S. Jacoby brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Update in Preventive Cardiology. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as how to manage patients with elevated triglycerides, and when to refer; biomarkers and advanced lipid testing; cardiovascular genetics; noninvasive imaging for the asymptomatic patient; selecting the best oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy for women; racial disparities in preventive cardiology; and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 15 relevant, practice-oriented topics including the heart healthy diet; the most evidence-based exercise strategies for men and women; pre-diabetes, obesity, and pharmacologic interventions to lower cardiovascular risk; who should be evaluated for secondary hypertension; what is the optimal LDL; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on preventive cardiology, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323849128
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Douglas S. Jacoby, MD, FACC, FNLA, Louis R Dinon, MD Teaching Chair of Clinical Cardiology Chief of the Division of Cardiology, Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Director, Penn Medicine Center for Preventive Cardiology and Lipid Management, UPHS Director, Clinical Informatics for Cardiovascular Medicine, UPHS
Table of Content Heart-Healthy Diets and the Cardiometabolic Jackpot
The Role of Physical Activity and Exercise in Preventive Cardiology
Update in Hypertension
Evaluation and Management of Secondary Hypertension
What is the Optimal Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol?
Triglycerides: How to Manage Patients with Elevated Triglycerides and When to Refer?
Cardiovascular Genetics: The Role of Genetics in Predicting Risk
Genetic Lipid Disorders Associated with Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Molecular Basis to Clinical Diagnosis and Epidemiologic Burden
Cardio-Rheumatology: Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Inflammatory Disorders
Women's Cardiovascular Health: Selecting the Best Contraception
Noninvasive Imaging for the Asymptomatic Patient: How to Use Imaging to Guide Treatment Goals?
Drug Interactions: What Are Important Drug Interactions for the Most Commonly Used Medications in Preventive Cardiology?
Race and Modifiable Factors Influencing Cardiovascular Disease
Publication Date 03-03-2022
Pages 240
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