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Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Edited by Ksenija Pesek

Klinička bolnica Merkur, Croatia

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still one of the leading causes of death in the world. The book Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease is a contribution to the application of new knowledge in the area of cardiovascular diseases. The book comprises six chapters divided in three subsections, starting with the General Considerations of Cardiovascular Disease, through Diagnostic Techniques, and Specific Therapy.

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Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular DiseaseEdited by Ksenija Pesek

Published: October 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/711

ISBN: 978-953-307-695-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6514-9

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

15852 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Importance of Risk Factors Analysis in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

By Ksenija Pešek, Tomislav Pešek and Siniša Roginić


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2. Myocardial Infarction and Angina Pectoris in the History of Medicine on the Polish Soil

By Janusz H. Skalski


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3. Role of Modifier Genes in Idiopathic Cardiomyopathies

By Madhu Khullar, Bindu Hooda and Ajay Bahl


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4. Identification of Vulnerable Plaques with Optical Coherence Tomography

By Takashi Kubo and Takashi Akasaka


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5. Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly

By Milton Alcaíno and Denisse Lama


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6. Refractory Angina Pectoris: Focus on Cell Therapy

By Giulio Pompilio, Marco Gennari, Elisa Gambini, Beatrice Bassetti and Maurizio C. Capogrossi


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