Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting

  • Peter P. Toth
  • Christopher P. Cannon

Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

  3. Coronary Artery Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Joshua M. Kosowsky, Calvin Huang
      Pages 187-193
    3. Ali Mahajerin, Eli V. Gelfand
      Pages 195-225
    4. Eric R. Bates, Brahmajee K. Nallamothu
      Pages 227-241
    5. Eric A. Heller, George D. Dangas
      Pages 243-261
    6. Ramanan Umakanthan, Nataliya V. Solenkova, Marzia Leacche, John G. Byrne, Rashid M. Ahmad
      Pages 263-279
    7. William E. Kraus
      Pages 281-294
  4. Peripheral Forms of Venous and Arterial Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
    2. Andreas Kastrup
      Pages 297-309
    3. Jay Giri, Emile R. Mohler III
      Pages 311-323

About this book


Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting provides an authoritative, detailed discussion of cardiovascular disease balanced with practical utility. Disease states are explained with emphasis on risk factors, risk estimation, and established cardiac disease. The book also delves into the co-morbid conditions which surround cardiovascular disease, including peripheral vascular disease, chronic kidney disease, depression, and erectile dysfunction, with the goal of improving quality of life for affected individuals. An abundance of algorithms, case studies, and recommendations on evidence-based best practices facilitate rapid learning. A key resource for the busy practitioner, this book is designed to give the reader the skills to confidently perform assessments, initiate and maintain efficacious therapy, and know when a referral to a cardiologist is advisable.


Acute Coronary Syndromes Cardiac Cardiac Arrhythmias Chest Pain Depression Diabetes Dyslipidemia Heart Failure Hypertension Kidney Disease Metabolic Syndrome Myocardial Ischemia Peripheral Arterial Disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter P. Toth
    • 1
  • Christopher P. Cannon
    • 2
  1. 1.Sterling Rock Falls ClinicSterlingUSA
  2. 2.Brigham & Women's Hospital, Cardiovascular DivisionHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-962-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-963-5
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