ISBN 9780721604084,Clinical Trials in Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

Clinical Trials in Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease



Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780721604084

ISBN-10 0721604080


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)

Medical genetics

This new edition covers important new trials in cardiology therapies and prevention of cardiovascular problems. The world authorities on pharmacologic clinical trials write about the trials, the outcomes and importance for clinical practice.
This book gives the general cardiologist insight into the development of new therapies in cardiology as well as the process of how trials were used for those therapies. In addition to providing a manual for how to establish trials, trials for treatment and prevention are covered.

Evidence-based research to guide clinical practice.
Coverage of treatment trials including Glycoprotein IIb/IIa receptor inhibitors, aspirin, drug therapies for arrhythmias, and pacing.
Expanded section on prevention of cardiac disease
Covers both prevention and treatment.

Data and Safety Monitoring Boards in Randomized Trials
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy