Overview of Pharmacological Treatment for Patients with Coronary Heart Disease: From Theory to Practice

Jesús Álvarez-García, Alessandro Sionis

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    Abstract

    © 2015 Sociedad Española de Cardiología. This article provides a brief review of the scientific evidence underpinning the pharmacological treatment of chronic stable coronary heart disease, of the extent to which cardiologists in the field follow European guidelines and of the degree of patients' adherence to physicians' recommendations. Finally, the article also discusses the clinical and economic implications of noncompliance with medical treatment and proposes some measures aimed at correcting these failings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)7-11
    JournalRevista Espanola de Cardiologia Suplementos
    Volume15
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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