Preventing cardiovascular disease by lifestyle and therapeutic intervention is a broad topic, about which an enormous amount of research has been conducted and published. This chapter shall focus largely on the primary prevention of atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis. Although frequently confused, these are in reality distinct disorders, differing in their underlying pathophysiology. As such preventative therapeutic strategies are likely to differ.
|Title of host publication||Arterial disorders|
|Subtitle of host publication||Definition, clinical manifestations, mechanisms and therapeutic approaches|
|Editors||Adel Berbari, Giuseppe Mancia|
|Place of Publication||Cham|
|Publisher||Springer, Springer Nature|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2015|