Handbook of Lipidology is a practical guide to the basics of, clinical approach
to, and therapeutic options for different lipid disorders.
The book is divided into twenty one chapters, covering different aspects of lipid disorders, ranging from dyslipidaemia and atherosclerosis, to obesity and hyperlipidaedmia. The first chapter covers the history of dyslipidaemia research, followed by a chapter on epidemiology of lipid disorders. Other chapters cover topics such as lifestyle modifications for the management of dyslipidaemia, diet, weight loss, and kidney disease.
Enhanced by full colour images and information tables throughout, Handbook of Lipidology is an ideal reference guide for busy clinicians and postgraduates.
• Practical guide to the management of lipid disorders
• Includes history, molecular biology, medication and management of various disorders
• Images and illustrations throughout
1. History of the Dyslipidemia Research 2. Epidemiology of Lipid Disorders 3. Biochemical Basis of Dyslipidemia 4. Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis 5. HDL Metabolism, Mutation and Targeting 6. Clinical Approach to Lipid Disorders 7. Lipoprotein (a) and Atherosclerosis 8. Guideline for the Management of Dyslipidemias 9. Diet in Dyslipidemia 10. Lifestyle Modifications for the Management of Dyslipidemia 11. Obesity, Weight Loss and Lipid Disorders 12. Statins in Dyslipidemia 13. Bile Acid Sequestrants 14. Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors 15. Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia 16. Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents 17. Dyslipidemia in Diabetes Mellitus 18. Lipids and Kidney Disease 19. Evolving Targets and Therapeutic Agents for Dyslipidemia 20. Fibrates in Dyslipidemia Index
Tapan Ghose MD DNB (Med) DNB (Cardio) FNB MNAMS FCSI FIMSA FACC FSCAI
Director and Head, Department of Cardiology, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, Haryana, India