6 edition of Coronary Disease in Women (Contemporary Cardiology) found in the catalog.
by Humana Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Leslee J. Shaw (Editor), Rita F. Redberg (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||448|
Women face inequalities in heart attack care. Stark inequalities in awareness, diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks are needlessly killing women in the UK. The BHF wants to end the perception that heart attack is a male disease, and is encouraging women to empower themselves by understanding their heart attack risk and the symptoms. Content: This multiauthored text comprises 26 chapters that are grouped into 3 broad categories: About a third of the book is an overview of the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in women; almost half the book focuses on the diagnosis and management of CAD in women; and the remainder of the book deals with economic and policy issues related to women's health (such as the role of women.
E Coronary Heart Disease. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common and deadly disease of women. An American woman's lifetime risk of developing CHD is 32%, and it kills , each year (62). Women are more likely than men to die within one year after a heart attack (38% versus 25%) and have higher rates of disability. Coronary heart disease also known as CHD or coronary artery disease, is when the coronary arteries narrow – the coronary arteries supply oxygen and blood to the ry heart disease .
the current epidemic of coronary disease in women. There is excellent emphasis on preventive care and the need for integrating the subspecialties in the cardio-. The following are key points to remember from this update on the difference in presentation and outcomes of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) between men and women: Despite declines in cardiovascular disease (CVD) over recent decades, an increased mortality rate has been observed among younger women (55 years of age).
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Novel studies have demonstrated that cardiovascular disease, and more specifically coronary artery disease presentations in women, are different than those in men. In addition, pathology and pathophysiology of the disease present significant gender differences, which leads to difficulties concerning diagnosis, treatment and outcome of the Cited by: 7.
An authoritative guide to clinical management of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease. Using an evidence-based approach, the authors apply the latest epidemiological findings and diagnostic tools to the evaluation of stable chest pain and acute ischemic syndromes in women, and detail the therapeutic effectiveness of various treatments in women, such as coronary 5/5(1).
Coronary artery disease is a serious condition caused by a buildup of plaque in your arteries. Learn more about coronary artery disease causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and. In Coronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Treatment, leading authorities and clinical experts review the data concerning coronary disease in women and provide a clinical management approach to the care of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease.
An authoritative guide to clinical management of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease. Using an evidence-based approach, the authors apply the latest epidemiological findings and diagnostic tools to the evaluation of stable chest pain and acute ischemic syndromes in women, and.
Coronary artery disease is the most common underlying cause of cardiovascular disability and death. Men are affected about four times as frequently as women; before the age of 40 the ratio is eight to one. An authoritative guide to clinical management of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease.
Using an evidence-based approach, the authors apply the latest epidemiological findings and diagnostic tools to the evaluation of stable chest pain and acute ischemic syndromes in women, and detail the therapeutic effectiveness of various treatments in women, such as coronary.
This book provides a comprehensive and contemporary review of available evidence in the management of the current epidemic of coronary disease in women. There is excellent emphasis on preventive care and the need for integrating the subspecialties in the cardiovascular treatment of the female patient.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the major cause of death in most developed countries and in many developing countries. The clinical complications of CHD lead to substantial disability and are a main source of the rising cost of health care.
this is defined as a waist-to-hip ratio of >1 in men and > in women. Life expectancy is greatest. Ambrose J, Najafi A. Strategies for the prevention of coronary artery disease complications- Can we do better.
Am J Med. May 2. pii: S(18) doi: / [Epub ahead of print] Duda-Pyszny D, Trzeciak P, Gąsior M. Coronary artery disease in women.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease. Cardiovascular Disease in Women PSAP-VII • Cardiology Sex-related effects result from true biologic differ-ences such as structural and functional differences in the coronary systems of men and women.
Table summa-rizes the numerous anatomic and physiologic differences between male and female cardiovascular systems. In con. Translational Research in Coronary Artery Disease: Pathophysiology to Treatment covers the entire spectrum of basic science, genetics, drug treatment, and interventions for coronary artery disease.
With an emphasis on vascular biology, this reference fully explains the fundamental aspects of coronary artery disease pathophysiology. by Carolyn Thomas ♥ @HeartSisters.
William Bestermann, in reviewing his own 40+ year career as a physician, now concludes that, in all of medicine, “ there is no better example of the disconnect between what we know and what we do than in the case of women with coronary artery disease.
” I’m a woman who has survived a widowmaker heart attack, and now lives with coronary. In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease. The most common cause of heart disease in both men and women is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself.
This is called coronary artery disease, and it. Hospitalized and awaiting treatment, I digested the page book cover to cover. "Coronary Heart Disease" provides a lucid explanation of diagnosis and treatment aimed at a lay audience. While I might use a big book for coverage of a specific topic, for a coherent, readable, up to date synopsis, this compact book is the companion I bring s: 4.
The Framingham Heart Study initially described the pattern of presentation in women in the s, and demonstrated that females generally develop angina as the initial presentation of ischaemic heart disease and are less likely to present with an acute MI compared with men. 5,6 In acute coronary syndrome, women also present more commonly with.
Get this from a library. Coronary disease in women: evidence-based diagnosis and treatment. [Leslee J Shaw; Rita F Redberg;] -- Provides a clinical management approach to the care of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease using an evidence-based approach.
The authors provide special management issues with women. Cardiovascular disease, including coronary heart disease (CHD), is the most common cause of death and disability in women in the United States.
Although there has been a reduction in the death rate from CHD sinceit accounted for 22 percent of all-cause mortality in women in [ 3 ]. To reverse heart disease, he says, means becoming a vegetarian. You'll fill your plate with fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, soy products, nonfat dairy, and egg whites, and you'll.
Framingham Score and NCEP III guidelines underestimate risk in women. Does not account for Obesity, inactivity, Hypertriglyceridemia, Family History; Reduced non-invasive stress Test Sensitivity in women. Women often have single vessel disease; Women more often fail to reach a maximal stress test (>5 Mets are required).Coronary heart disease is different for women than men because of hormonal and anatomical differences.
Hormonal changes affect a woman’s risk for coronary heart disease. Before menopause, the hormone estrogen provides women with some protection against coronary artery disease.Coronary heart disease risk in women Some people think that CHD only affects men, but it affects women as well.
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