Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases : Genetics, Epidemiology and Prevention

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Coronary disease, hypertension, stroke, rheumatic fever, and congenital heart disease are among the cardiovascular diseases that have interacting genetic and environmental causes. The authors provide an assessment of the multifactorial causes of these and other cardiovascular diseases, emphasizing genetics, epidemiology, and prevention. This integration of approaches aims to broaden the book's appeal to include human geneticists, cardiovascular specialists, and epidemiologists.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 198 pages
  • 160.5 x 243.6 x 17.3mm | 458.14g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones, line drawings and tables
  • 0195060326
  • 9780195060324

Table of contents

Atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease; Hypertension; Rheumatic fever; Congenital heart disease: genetics; Congenital heart disease: environmental factors; Cardiovascular disease: single gene disorders; Cardiovascular disease: other syndromes and disorders; Congenital heart disease: chromosomal anomalies; Cardiomyopathies and dysrhythmias; What will the future bring?show more