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Hypertension (Oxford American Cardiology Library) (2012) (PDF) George Bakris

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  Basic Information: Year: 2012 Page Number: 192 File Type: PDF File Size: 0.73 MB Authors/ Editiors: George Bakris Description: Over 75 million American adults suffer from hypertension, the leading risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular disease. Individuals who are normotensive at age 55 have a 90% lifetime risk for developing high blood pressure. Despite increased awareness in the past decades, about a third of adults with hypertension are not aware of their condition. With the growing prevalence of obesity, hypertension will...

Interventional Cardiology: Essential Clinician’s Guide 1st Edition (Oxford American Cardiology Library) (2011) (PDF) Debabrata Mukherjee

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  Basic Information: Year: 2011 Page Number: 160 File Type: PDF File Size: 3.22 MB Authors/ Editiors: Debabrata Mukherjee Description: Interventional cardiology refers to catheter-based treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This dynamic new field is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. In the United States, more than a million percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) are performed annually; moreover, the number of procedures performed will likely continue to increase. The field of interventional cardiology has evolved dramatically over the past decade with the...

Heart Failure: A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Management (Oxford American Cardiology Library) (2013) (PDF) Stuart Katz

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  Basic Information: Year: 2013 Page Number: 128 File Type: PDF File Size: 0.54 MB Authors/ Editiors: Stuart Katz Description: Clinical practice consensus guidelines for management of heart failure are available from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology, Heart Failure Society of America, Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and European Society of Cardiology. The guidelines from these organizations, based on evidence from clinical trials and expert agreement, are largely concordant and provide useful information for practitioners. Yet, the organization of the guidelines may...