Table of Contents Volume 1 Number 4

Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) Volume 1 Number 4

Introduction 
Author: Amsterdam, Ezra A.

Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease 
Authors: Estel, Christopher; Conti, C. Richard

Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease 
Authors: Eapen, Danny J.; Schultz, William M.; Heinl, Robert E.; Ghasemzadeh, Nima; Varghese, Tina; Kurian, Diana E.; Mathai, Christina E.; Sandesara, Pratik; Kindya, Bryan R.; Allard-Ratick, Marc P.; Bhatia, Neal K.; Isiadinso, Ijeoma; Sperling, Laurence

Smoking and Passive Smoking 
Author: Luepker, Russell V.

ACC/AHA Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Cholesterol Management: Implications of New Therapeutic Agents 
Author: Wong, Nathan D.

Management of Hypertension: JNC 8 and Beyond 
Authors: Amsterdam, Ezra A.; Venugopal, Sandhya; Bui, Jonathan; Thevakumar, Balasingam; Thinda, Angela; Virk, Sabrina; Bommer, William J.; Khullar, Aman; Singh, Gagan

Psychosocial Risk Factors and Cardiovascular Disease: Epidemiology, Screening, and Treatment Considerations 
Author: Rozanski, Alan

The Gut Microbiota and Atherosclerosis: The State of the Art and Novel Perspectives 
Authors: Rosa, Giulio La; Biasucci, Luigi Marzio

Inflammasomes and Atherosclerosis 
Authors: Vallurupalli, S.; Dai, Yao; Mehta, J. L.

Outcome Trials in the Therapeutic Management of Hypertension in East Asians 
Authors: Wang, Ji-Guang; Li, Yan

What Do We Mean by “Preventive Medicine”? 
Author: Conti, C. Richard

The 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines on Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes: Implications for Statin Use and Dose vs. Target 
Author: Smith, Sidney C.

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