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Therapeutic Lipidology

  • Michael H. Davidson
  • Peter P. Toth
  • Kevin C. Maki
  • Antonio M. GottoJr
  • An up-to-date, comprehensive reference on lipidology

  • Provides a focused and intensive source for the identification and management of dyslipidemias

  • Covers dyslipidemia management in obesity, cardiovascular disease, women, and children


Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Brian G. Choi, Juan J. Badimon, Pedro R. Moreno, Valentin Fuster
    Pages 1-22
  3. Marina Cuchel, Atif Qasim, Daniel J. Rader
    Pages 23-35
  4. Natalie Khuseyinova, Wolfgang Koenig
    Pages 69-112
  5. Michael H. Davidson
    Pages 121-148
  6. Anjli Maroo, W.H. Wilson Tang
    Pages 149-158
  7. Peter P. Toth
    Pages 159-199
  8. Reginald Labossiere, Ira J Goldberg
    Pages 201-220
  9. Michael B. Boffa, Santica M. Marcovina, Marlys L. Koschinsky
    Pages 241-266
  10. Patrick M. Moriarty, Cheryl A. Gibson, Klaus Flechsenhar
    Pages 267-289
  11. Thomas Dayspring
    Pages 291-319
  12. William C. Cromwell, James D. Otvos
    Pages 321-347
  13. Emma A. Meagher
    Pages 349-368
  14. Micah J. Eimer, Neil J. Stone
    Pages 369-387
  15. Atul R. Chugh, Samir N. Patel, Venkataraman Rajaram, Rachel Neems, Matt Feinstein, Marshall Goldin et al.
    Pages 389-408
  16. Stephen R. Daniels
    Pages 409-423

About this book


Since the creation of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology, many clinicians have wanted an up-to-date, comprehensive reference on lipidology. Now, for the first time, clinicians can find such a reference in Therapeutic Lipidology. This volume will provide practicing clinicians with a focused and intensive but useable source of information on the identification and management of dyslipidemias. Among the topics discussed in this groundbreaking text are lipoprotein metabolism, pharmacological therapy for cardiovascular disease, thiazolidinediones on serum lipoproteins, hypertriglyceridemia, dyslipidemia and obesity, dyslipidemia in children, and much more.

The pace of scientific and clinical advances in lipidology is astounding. This reference will serve as a lifelong stimulus to the reader to continue to learn about the ever changing and fascinating field of therapeutic lipidology. Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Therapeutic Lipidology will empower readers to improve and extend the lives of the patients they so conscientiously serve.


Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Lipidology apolipoprotein blood cell cardiovascular insulin resistance lipid disorders lipoprotein pathophysiology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael H. Davidson
    • 1
  • Peter P. Toth
    • 2
    • 3
  • Kevin C. Maki
    • 4
  • Antonio M. GottoJr
    • 5
  1. 1.Director of Preventive CardiologyRush University Medical Center Radiant ResearchChicago
  2. 2.Director of Preventive Cardiology, Sterling Rock Falls Clinic Chief of Medicine CGH Medical Center Clinical Associate ProfessorUniversity of Illinois College of MedicinePeoria
  3. 3.Southern Illinois University School of MedicineSpringfield
  4. 4.Chief Science Officer,Provident Clinical ResearchBloomington
  5. 5.Weill Cornell Medical CollegeNew York

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals


From the reviews:

"This text focuses on the science of lipidology and the management of lipid disorders. Therapeutic Lipidology is intended for practicing clinicians who manage patients with dyslipidemias. … The book is well written … and geared toward advanced-level practitioners. … Overall, the material is very up-to-date and timely. … This is an excellent text for clinicians desiring a current reference on lipid metabolism and the pathophysiology of lipid disorders. … Academic medical centers should also consider purchase of this text for this same reason." (James J Nawarskas, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Vol. 42, September, 2008)