Description

Edited by one of the world's leading interventional cardiologists and educators, this new book is created with an eye on giving the reader a solid, practical and clinically-focused understanding of this important class of drugs, from basic science to a clear-headed discussion of complex topics such as combination therapies, drug-drug interactions, and platelet resistance. Written by an international who's-who of experts in the field, Antiplatelet Therapy also includes an entire section covering the use of antiplatelet drugs in PCIs, including percutaneous valve repair, which makes this text particularly essential to Interventional Cardiologists.


Key Features:-

  • Begins with a concise but thorough discussion of platelet biology and pathophysiology
  • Thoroughly covers platelet function testing, including new, novel techniques.
  • Clarifies current best-practices regarding the use of antiplatelet agents in both chronic and acute
  • Reviews of all types of antiplatelet agents – from aspirin to recently approved drugs

More Details about Antiplatelet in Cardiovascular Disease

General Information  
Author(s)Waksman
PublisherJohn Wiley
Edition1
ISBN9781118275757
Pages327
BindingHard Bound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2014