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Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting

  • Peter P. Toth
  • Christopher P. Cannon


  • Provides an authoritative discussion of cardiovascular disease intended for primary care residents, fellows, and physicians

  • Based on current guidelines and the latest information derived from clinical trials

  • Presents contributions from nationally and internationally acknowledged experts in their respective fields

  • Includes algorithms, case studies, recommendations on evidence-based practice, and summary boxes in each chapter


Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Table of contents

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kevin C. Maki, Mary R. Dicklin, Kristin M. Nieman
      Pages 3-20
    3. Daniel Duprez
      Pages 21-38
    4. Peter P. Toth
      Pages 39-69
    5. Stephen J. Nicholls
      Pages 87-98
    6. Alicia J. Jenkins, Emma Scott, Jordan Fulcher, Gary Kilov, Andrzej S. Januszewski
      Pages 113-177
  3. Coronary Artery Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Thorsten M. Leucker, Steven R. Jones, Seth S. Martin
      Pages 219-225
    3. Jeremy Robbins, Eli V. Gelfand
      Pages 233-259
    4. Eric R. Bates, Brahmajee K. Nallamothu
      Pages 261-271
    5. Michela Faggioni, Eric A. Heller, George D. Dangas
      Pages 273-290
    6. Ahmed A. Kolkailah, Fernando Ramirez Del Val, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Sary F. Aranki
      Pages 291-310
    7. Robert W. McGarrah, William E. Kraus
      Pages 311-322
  4. Peripheral Forms of Venous and Arterial Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Andreas Kastrup
      Pages 325-335

About this book


The thoroughly updated second edition of this key textbook provides an authoritative discussion of cardiovascular disease for the practicing primary care clinician. It examines a variety of disease states with emphasis on risk factors, risk estimation, and established cardiac disease. The book also explores the co-morbid conditions that surround cardiovascular disease. It includes key points, algorithms, case studies, recommendations on evidence-based practice, and summary boxes. A key resource for the busy practitioner, the Second Edition of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting is designed to give residents, fellows, and primary care physicians the skills to confidently perform assessments, initiate and maintain efficacious therapy, and know when a referral to a cardiologist is advisable.


cardiovascular disease cardiovascular risk factors cardiovascular risk estimation co-morbid conditions coronary artery disease venous and arterial disease cardiac disease cardiac imaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter P. Toth
    • 1
  • Christopher P. Cannon
    • 2
  1. 1.Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular DiseaseJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Cardiovascular DivisionHarvard Medical School Brigham & Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

About the editors

Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

University of Illinois School of Medicine

Peoria, IL

Director of Preventive Cardiology

CGH Medical Center

Sterling, IL 

Christopher P. Cannon, MD

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Cardiovascular Division

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA  

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting
  • Editors Peter P. Toth
    Christopher P. Cannon
  • Series Title Contemporary Cardiology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Contemporary Cardiology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-97621-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-97622-8
  • Series ISSN 2196-8969
  • Series E-ISSN 2196-8977
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XV, 536
  • Number of Illustrations 58 b/w illustrations, 87 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Primary Care Medicine
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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