Case Studies in Lipid Management

Case Studies in Lipid Management

by D. John Betteridge (Editor)


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John Betteridge, Professor of Medicine at the Middlesex Hospital in London is one of the world's leading lipidologists and diabetologists.

Professor Betteridge has bought together a definitive collection of 35 study cases written by opinion leaders in the field of lipid management. Each case is a highly informative study based on each contributor's own personal experiences within the discipline of l ipids. 'Case Studies in Lipid Management' presents topics of current interest ranging from diet to the latest pharmaceutical therapies.

It will provide a practically and useful resource for common clinical situations and is an essential text for practitioners in the field and those in related professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841844770
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/06/2006
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors     ix
Preface     xiii
Multiple risk factors
Moderate-risk patient with hypercholesterolemia: a pharmacy (P) model for decreasing LDL-cholesterol to reduce coronary heart disease risk   Penny M Kris-Etherton   Thomas A Pearson     1
Targeting multiple lipid risk factors with combination lipid-lowering therapy to reduce cardiovascular risk   Dean G Karalis     7
A lady with multiple risk factors for coronary heart disease   Madhu Singh   David Nash     11
Patients with coronary heart disease
Coronary heart disease in a premenopausal woman   Graham Jackson     15
Case study: women and cardiovascular risk   James A Underberg     19
A patient with diabetes and coronary heart disease   Mikko Syvanne     23
Lipid-modifying therapy in a person with diabetes and an acute coronary syndrome   Andrew M Tonkin   Lei Chen     29
Severe dyslipidemias
A patient with the clinical phenotype of severe familial hypercholesterolemia   Anton FH Stalenhoef     35
A case of successful treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia   Anders G Olsson     39
LDL apheresis therapy during pregnancy   Linda C Hemphill     43
A case of xanthomatous neuropathy   Gilbert Thompson     47
Unusually severe dominant hypercholesterolemia   Rossi Naoumova     51
A case of extreme triglyceridemia   Richard L Dunbar     55
A patient with acute severe abdominal pain and generalized eruptive xanthomata   Haralampos J Milionis   Moses S Elisaf     59
Severe hypertriglyceridemia due to familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency in pregnancy   John R Burnett   Gerald F Watts     65
Combined hyperlipidemia
Managing combined hyperlipoproteinemia in a man with the metabolic syndrome   Paul Nestel     73
Lipid therapy for dyslipidemia in the presence of the metabolic syndrome   Sander J Robins     79
Familial combined hyperlipidemia: The case of triglycerides   Manuel Castro Cabezas   Ton J Rabelink     85
Management of combined hyperlipidemia   Philip J Barter     95
Fat in the liver: a feature of insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and atherosclerosis?   Dirk Muller-Wieland     99
Mixed lipemia with striking physical signs   D John Betteridge     105
A case for measuring apoprotein B   Beth Psaila   D John Betteridge     109
Secondary dyslipidemia
A hypercholesterolemic patient with hypothyroidism and something else   Rafael Carmena   Jose T Real     113
Dry skin and cardiovascular health   Ioanna Gouni-Berthold   Wilhelm Krone     117
Ethanol-induced combined hyperlipidemia   Juhani Kahri   Marja Riitta-Taskinen     123
A patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus   Kathryn CB Tan     127
A modicum of suspicion: diabetic kidney disease and dyslipidemia   Merlin C Thomas   Per-Henrik Groop     131
A patient with peripheral arterial disease and metabolic syndrome   Evangelos A Zacharis   Emmanuel S Ganotakis     143
A postmenopausal woman with marked hypertriglyceridemia   Savitha Subramanian   Alan Chait     147
Therapeutic issues
Combination therapy of hyperlipidemia   Henry N Ginsberg     153
Use of combination therapy in a patient with complex dyslipidemia   Peter P Toth   Michael H Davidson     159
Triple therapy in the treatment of hyperlipidemia   Anthony S Wierzbicki     165
Grasping the nettle: the impact of lifestyle change in metabolic syndrome   Maria Adiseshiah   D John Betteridge     171
A patient with dyslipidemia, coronary heart disease, and a history of statin intolerance   Evangelos N Liberopoulos   Dimitri P Mikhailidis     175
Statin intolerance in a patient following a kidney transplant   D John Betteridge     179

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