Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Coronary Artery Diseases

Co-editor:

Nataliia Sydorova

Ukrainian Military Medical Academy, Ukraine

This book has "wide geography" both literally and figuratively. First of all, this book brings together contributions from around the world, both from post-industrial countries and developing world. This is natural, because coronary artery disease is becoming pandemic worldwide. CAD is the single most frequent cause of death in developed countries, causes about 1 in every 5 deaths. Mortality from cardiovascular disease is predicted to reach 23.4 million in 2030. Moreover, in the developing world, cardiovascular disease tends to affect people at a younger age and thus could negatively affect the workforce and economic productivity. The morbidity, mortality, and socioeconomic importance of CAD make its diagnosis and management fundamental for all practicing physicians. On another hand, the book widely represents "geography" of CAD itself, i.e. many various aspects of its pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment are touched in this book. This book does not pretend on complete and integral description of the Coronary artery disease. Rather, it contains selected issues on this complex multifactorial disease. Nevertheless, we hope that readers will find Coronary Artery Disease useful for clinical practice and further research.

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Coronary Artery DiseasesEdited by Illya Chaikovsky

Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2493

ISBN: 978-953-51-0238-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6880-5

Copyright year: 2012

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31656 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations

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1. Coronary Artery Disease and Oxidative Stress

By Mara S. Benfato, Tássia M. Medeiros and Tiago B. Salomon

1385

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2. Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Risk in a South European Population: A Case-Control Study

By Maria Isabel Mendonça, Roberto Palma Reis and António Brehm

1618

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3. Magnetocardiography in Unshielded Setting: Heart Electrical Image Based on 2-D and 3-D Data in Comparison with Perfusion Image Based on PET Results – Clinical Cases

By Illya Chaikovsky, Michael Primin, Igor Nedayvoda and Mykola Budnyk

1151

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4. Quantitative Functional Assessment of Ischemic Patients by Cardiopulmonary Exercise and Recovery Indices

By Eliezer Klainman, Alex Yarmolovsky and Gershon Fink

1193

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5. LBBB: The ECG Patterns and Cardiac Function in Patients With and Without Coronary Artery Disease

By Marwan Badri, William Kornberg, James F. Burke, Peter R. Kowey and Li Zhang

2335

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6. Characterization of Repolarization Alternans in the Coronary Artery Disease

By Laura Burattini and Roberto Burattini

810

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7. Relatioship Between Serum 7-Ketocholesterol Concentrations and Coronary Artery Disease

By Takashi Hitsumoto and Kohji Shirai

1418

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8. Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein, Statin Therapy and Carotid Stenosis

By Elias Skopelitis, Dimitrios Levisianou, Theodore Gialernios and Sofoklis Kougialis

1582

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9. Evaluation of Anti-Ischemic Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease: A Review

By Marwan S.M. Al-Nimer

3019

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10. Coronary Arterial Drug-Eluting Stent: From Structure to Clinical

By Tim Wu and Stephen McCarthy

5412

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11. Pursuing Candidate Stem Cells for Optimal Cardiac Regeneration in Patients Suffered from Acute Coronary Syndrome

By Mohaddeseh Behjati

1216

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12. Impact of Thyroid Dysfunction on Natural Course of Coronary Artery Disease

By Nataliia N. Sydorova

1962

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13. Coronary Artery Disease and Systemic Vasculitis: Case Report and Review

By Damianos Eleftheriadis and Nikolaos Eleftheriadis

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14. Occupational Stress and Coronary Artery Disease

By Sheng Wang and Dou Chang

1862

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15. Specific Features of Target Organ Damage in Patients with Arterial Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease

By Corina Şerban, Ruxandra Christodorescu, Alexandru Caraba, Germaine Săvoiu, Carmen Cristescu and Simona Drăgan

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