This volume is a state-of-the art resource on the recent advances and clinical management of NSAIDs and aspirin. The text provides a thorough overview of NSAIDS and aspirin, reviewing such topics as pharmacology and mechanisms, clinical effects, and the safety and efficacy of these drugs. It also focuses on the effect of the drugs on the cardiovascular system and in the prevention of GI cancer. Practical recommendations for a safe prescription of NSAIDs are also included.
Written by experts in the field, NSAIDs and Aspirin: Recent Advances and Implications for Clinical Management is a comprehensive text of great value to gastroenterologists, rheumatologists, cardiologists, oncologists, orthopedists, trauma and internal medicine specialists.
Prof. Angel Lanas graduated in medicine from the University of Zaragoza, in Zaragoza, Spain, in 1979. He completed postgraduate training in internal medicine at Zaragoza’s University Hospital and was awarded his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Zaragoza in 1984. Prof. Lanas took a position as a research fellow at the same university before working as a gastroenterologist staff member at various Spanish hospitals between 1986 and 1999. From 1989 to 1991, Prof. Lanas also joined the Department of Gastroenterology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in Birmingham, Alabama, as a visiting professor. He returned to Spain in 1992 as an associate professor of medicine at the University of Zaragoza. In 1999 he became clinical chief of gastroenterology at the University Hospital and in 2006 professor of medicine at the University of Zaragoza. Since 1987, Prof. Lanas has been the recipient of multiple research grants from various Spanish funding bodies. He has also received grants from private foundations and companies for research mainly focused on the adverse effects of various drugs, especially nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, on the gastrointestinal tract. He is affiliated with multiple national and international gastroenterological associations and is or has been a member of different executive committees for various international studies.
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