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Author Kaski, Juan Carlos, author.

Title Essentials in stable angina pectoris / Juan Carlos Kaski
Published Switzerland : Springer, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 163 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Chapter 1: Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris: History and Epidemiology; Introduction; History; Epidemiology: Age and Gender Differences; References; Chapter 2: Stable Angina Pectoris: Definition, Clinical Presentation and Pathophysiologic Mechanisms; Characteristics of Stable Angina Pain: Typical and Atypical Angina Pectoris and Non-cardiac Chest Pain; Pathophysiology of Angina and Different Types of Stable Angina Pectoris; Reduced Myocardial Oxygen Supply due to Coronary Artery Stenosis; Fixed Coronary Obstructions Caused by Atheromatous Plaques
How to Assess the Haemodynamic Effect of a Coronary Stenosis The Role of Collateral Circulation; Dynamic Coronary Obstructions in the Epicardial Artery and the Microcirculation; Increased Myocardial Oxygen Demand: The Role of Increased Heart Rate as a Trigger of Ischaemia and a Marker of Clinical Outcome; Combined Pathogenic Mechanisms; Metabolic and Functional Consequences of Transient Myocardial Ischemia; Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction Leading to Microvascular Angina; Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris: Forms of Clinical Presentation; References
Chapter 3: Angina due to Obstructive Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease: Diagnosis and Patient Risk Stratification Introduction; Diagnosis; Clinical History; Initial Basic Clinical Investigations; Baseline Echocardiogram and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CMRI); Diagnostic Tests for Myocardial Ischaemia and/or Coronary Artery Disease; Stress Imaging for the Detection of Myocardial Ischaemia; Anatomical Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease; Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA); Conventional Invasive Angiography
Patient Risk Stratification as Part of the Diagnostic ProcessReferences; Chapter 4: Microvascular Angina: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment; Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis; Diagnostic Techniques (Fig. 4.2); Prognosis; Treatment of Microvascular Angina; Management of Pain Perception Abnormalities in MVA; Pharmacological Treatment of Pain in MVA; Non-pharmacological Treatment; Other Supportive Measures; References; Chapter 5: Angina in Women; Introduction; Epidemiology; Prevalence; Financial Burden of Angina Pectoris in Women; Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Women
Differences in Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis Diagnostic Tests; Treatment and Clinical Outcomes; References; Chapter 6: Management of Angina; Introduction; Objectives of Treatment; General Principles of Treatment; Management of Typical Angina Pectoris Caused by Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease; Risk Factor Management and Lifestyle Changes; Weight Management; Diet; Lipid Management; Smoking; Physical Activity; Arterial Hypertension; Diabetes; Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD); Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT); Preventative Pharmacological Measures with an Impact on Outcome
Summary This book discusses the management of stable angina pectoris, with a focus on pharmacotherapy. Traditional angina triggered by obstructive coronary artery disease is tackled in the book, along with specific discussions of non-atherosclerotic forms of angina pectoris, such as microvascular angina. Several aspects of microvascular angina are presented in this work, including its clinical presentation and prognosis, and the diagnostic tests used in clinical practice and management. Presented within this monographic work are current treatments as recommended by international guidelines, but also introduced are new concepts regarding unmet needs in the management of patients with chronic stable angina whether triggered by coronary artery disease or by coronary microvascular dysfunction. The ultimate aim of Essentials in Stable Angina Pectoris is to assist the managing physician to identify the different forms of angina pectoris that may come to their attention, all of which pose important diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. This work also includes clinical diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms, thus bringing this topic closer to the practicing cardiologist
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 24, 2016)
Subject Angina pectoris.
Coronary heart disease.
Angina, Stable -- diagnosis
Angina, Stable -- therapy
Myocardial Ischemia
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Coronary heart disease
Angina pectoris
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319411804