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Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics for the Cardiologist

Choong-Chin Liew (Hrsg.), Victor J. Dzau (Hrsg.)

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Naturwissenschaften, Medizin, Informatik, Technik / Medizin


Until recently, a modest knowledge of genetics was more thanadequate for the daily practice of clinical cardiology, butadvances in genetics and genomics are changing cardiovascularmedicine in fundamental ways. The identification of the geneticbasis of several forms of dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes,cardiomyopathies, and vascular diseases signalled the newimportance of genetics in clinical medicine. In this timely volume, Drs. Dzau and Liew - both pioneersin the area - help cardiologists understand: * how cardiovascular genetics may remodel the waycardiovascular medicine is practiced * what material has immediate relevance to the practicingclinician * how to incorporate genetics and genomics in your practiceto ensure up-to-date patient care The book opens with introductory chapters, then discusses: * cardiovascular single gene disorders * cardiovascular polygenic disorders * therapies and applications Outstanding contributors write on their areas of expertise,making Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics for theCardiologist both authoritative and comprehensive. If you wantto gain a better appreciation of how genetics and genomics arealready shaping current practice and may potentially revolutionizecardiology, look no further than this dependable reference.


Doodys Review
"An excellent guide for developing, reviewing, or updating a keenunderstanding of genetics and its future in medicine. The bookshould find wide readership."



Medical Science, Medizin, Kardiovaskuläre Erkrankungen, Cardiovascular Disease