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Contemporary Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Special Populations™
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Contemporary Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Special Populations™

Despite recent advances in diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease, risk factors for CVD are still underrecognized in many special populations. Increased awareness is needed to better prevent, diagnose and manage CVD in women, Hispanics, African Americans, and other special populations in which CVD is a leading cause of death. 354 pages.

Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD

Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD

Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Care Unit
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
                     and Medical Center, Sacramento

Philip R. Liebson, MD

Philip R. Liebson, MD

Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine 
Associate Director, Section of Cardiology 
McMullan-Eybel Chair of Excellence in Cardiology 
                    Rush University Medical Center Chicago, Illinois

JoAnne M. Foody, MD, FACC, FAHA

JoAnne M. Foody, MD, FACC, FAHA

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School,
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner
Hospitals, Boston, Massachusetts

C. Tissa Kappagoda, MD

C. Tissa Kappagoda, MD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Director, Coronary Heart Disease Reversal Program, and Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation,
                    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Scope of the Problem
Chapter 2: Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Chapter 3: Risk Factors in Special Populations
Chapter 4: Hypertension
Chapter 5: Diagnosis and Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
Chapter 6: Stroke
Chapter 7: Heart Failure
Chapter 8: Congenital Heart Defects
Chapter 9: Metabolic Factors and Coronary Heart Disease
Chapter 10: Heart Disease in the Elderly
Chapter 11: Cardiovascular Disease in Children
Chapter 12: Acculturation and Coronary Heart Disease
Appendix A: 2008 AHA Report on Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics
Appendix B: Guidelines Related to Special Populations