Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease
Copyright © 2009 American Heart Association
Editor(s): Stephen D. Wiviott
Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405176262
Online ISBN: 9781444303339
Series Editor(s): Elliott Antman
About this Book
This book in the new American Heart Association Clinical Series, explores and explains state-of-the-art use of antiplatelet agents and draws on the expertise of global leaders in antiplatelet therapy. Skillfully organized for fast reference, the book is divided into five parts:
- Concepts in Platelet Physiology, Function, and Measurement
- Pharmacology of Oral Antiplatelet Agents
- Pharmacology of Intravenous Antiplatelet Agents
- Clinical Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Cardiovascular Disease
- Special Circumstances.
Each chapter in the clinical section contains an overview of guidelines, plus specifics on medical and interventional uses.
Clinical cardiologists, platelet biologists, and a wide range of practicing and prospective clinicians in allied fields will find this text an exceptional source of current information.