Cardioprotection by Derek Hausenloy

Cardioprotection

EditorDerek Hausenloy, Derek Yellon

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Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide with 3.8 million men and 3.4 million women dying each year. Cardioprotection refers to the prevention of CHD and the clinical improvement in patients suffering from cardiovascular problems. This book focuses on the role ofcardioprotection in surgery and the use of pharmacological therapies such as ACE-inhibitors, statins and beta-blockers in order to reduce the myocardial injury sustained by the patient and the significant risk of morbidity and mortality. It includes new cardioprotective strategies aimed at improvingthe clinical outcomes of patients in these settings, as well as current well-established methods for reducing myocardial injury in acute coronary syndrome patients.

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Dr. Derek Hausenloy and Derek Yellon are both Clinical Research Fellows at Hatter Cardiovascular Institute at the University College London Hospital, UK.
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Title:CardioprotectionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.01 inPublished:September 21, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019954476X

ISBN - 13:9780199544769

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1. Derek Hausenloy and Derek Yellon: An introduction to cardioprotection2. Richard Hobbs: Primary prevention of coronary heart disease3. Frans Visser and Maarten Simoons: Percutaneous coronary intervention and thrombolysis in AMI and other ACS4. Dana Dawson and Keith Fox: Anti-platelet and anti-thrombotic therapy post-AMI5. Derek Hausenloy and Derek Yellon: Coronary no-reflow and microvascular obstruction6. Lionel Opie: Optimal Medical Therapy Post-AMI7. John Pepper: Cardioprotection during cardiac surgery8. James Downey and Michael Cohen: Endogenous mechanisms of cardioprotection9. Thorsten Reffelmann and Robert Kloner: Adjunctive reperfusion therapy post-AMI10. Philippe Menasche: Stem cell therapy post-AMI11. Derek Hausenloy and Derek Yellon: Novel cardioprotective strategies