With contributions from over 20 leading experts in the field, the Atlas of Atherosclerosis, 2nd Edition, provides the reader with the most comprehensive detailed and visual exposition of all aspects of atherosclerosis. This new edition is an integral source of information covering topics such as newer coronary risk factors, high-density lipoprotein metabolism, lipid-lowering drugs, endothelium and thrombosis in atherogenesis, and contributing risk factors.
With over 500 exceptional photographs, diagrams, and charts, each chapter illustrates an important facet of diagnosing and treating this common and often fatal disease. Plus, consideration is given to the cost-effectiveness of a variety of treatments, acknowledging the significant amount of resources needed to manage and control this disease. Full-reference lists complete this concise and extensive guide, allowing the clinician to fully comprehend pertinent information in the field.