Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

Malcolm K. Robinson

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
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Published1st January 2010
ISBN9781574448634
Price£137.50
Print ISBN9781574448634
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PublisherInforma Healthcare
Pages474
LanguageEnglish
Subjects:Medicine
BIC:M
123Library ID:1105
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Table of Contents

Preface10
Contents12
Contributors18
1 Overview of the Obesity Epidemic and Its Relationship to Cardiovascular Disease22
2 Obesity and Hypertension54
3 Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Body Fat Distribution, and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease72
4 Obesity, Lipids, and Cardiovascular Disease96
5 Vascular Dysfunction and Obesity114
6 Obesity and Inflammatory and Thrombotic Factors142
7 Obstructive Sleep Apnea164
8 Molecular Genetics of Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases198
9 Risk Assessment and Treatment Standards of Obesity and Overweight in Relation to Cardiovascular Disease246
10 The Roles of Dietary Fats in Reducing Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Overweight and Obese Individuals278
11 Dietary Intervention and Monitoring of Obese Patients with Cardiovascular Disease302
12 Lifestyle Modification in the Obese Patient with Cardiovascular Disease322
13 Use of Antiobesity Medications in Overweight Patients with Cardiovascular Disease: Implications of Drug Selectionand Patient Monitoring344
14 Bariatric Surgery and Reduction of Cardiovascular Risk Factors368
15 Management of Perioperative Cardiac Risk in the Bariatric Patient386
16 Obesity and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease402
17 Heart Failure and Obesity: The Risk of Development and the Treatment of Heart Failure in Obese Patients424
18 Acknowledging and Reversing the Toxic Environment450
Index468