TY - CHAP A1 - Umashankar Lakshmanadoss ED1 - Umashankar Lakshmanadoss Y1 - 2012-02-29 PY - 2012 T1 - Overview of Coronary Artery Disease N2 - The first edition of this book will provide a comprehensive overview of ischemic heart disease, including epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, complications and prognosis. Also discussed are current treatment options, protocols and diagnostic procedures, as well as the latest advances in the field. The book will serve as a cutting-edge point of reference for the basic or clinical researcher, and any clinician involved in the diagnosis and management of ischemic heart disease. This book is essentially designed to fill the vital gap existing between these practices, to provide a textbook that is substantial and readable, compact and reasonably comprehensive, and to provide an excellent blend of "basics to bedside and beyond" in the field of ischemic heart disease. The book also covers the future novel treatment strategies, focusing on the basic scientific and clinical aspects of the diagnosis and management of ischemic heart disease. BT - Novel Strategies in Ischemic Heart Disease SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/39147 DO - 10.5772/39147 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-12 ER -