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Acute Coronary Syndrome with Comorbidities

A Therapeutic Challenge

Gurunath Parale

154 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a term used to describe a range of conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart, one such condition is a heart attack. Comorbidity refers to the presence of more than one disorder in the same person.

This book is a practical guide to ACS with comorbidities for cardiologists and trainees.

Beginning with a general overview of ACS, each of the following chapters discusses the presentation of ACS with another disorder, including stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer HIV and more.

Each topic describes history, clinical features, diagnosis and management of the various conditions, as well as a selection of photographs, diagrams and tables.

Key points

  • Practical guide to acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with comorbidities
  • Covers many different comorbidities from stroke and chronic kidney disease, to cancer, HIV and much more
  • Each topic presented in a step by step manner from history and clinical features to diagnosis and management
  • Features clinical photographs, diagrams and tables to assist learning
Author Bio

Gurunath Parale MD DM FACC FCSI FICP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Ashwini Rural Medical College; Chief Cardiologist, Ashwini Cooperative Hospital, Solapur, Maharashtra, India