In a time of unprecedented health crisis, where the words cases, molecular testing and quarantine dominate the news, dangerous usual suspects continue to circulate among us! They act more undisturbed than ever, causing heart attacks and strokes. They openly threaten lives!
Pressure, Cholesterol, Smoking, Diabetes Mellitus, Atrial Fibrillation are the most important usual suspects that threaten our heart and blood vessels. Although they often leave traces, their timely detection is a life's risk, given that cardiovascular disease remains the first cause of death in our country.
En Plo publications, attempting to contribute to public awareness, present the book "Usual Suspects of the Heart and Vasculars". Eight doctor-writers, through understandable texts and with a "weapon" of 42 unique sketches by the internationally awarded Michalis Kountouris, help the reader to discover and neutralize these threats.
At the end of each section, representative patient questions answered by physicians and easy-to-understand infographics summarize each chapter, making its pages even easier to read.
A book for those who have a risk factor or want to protect the health of their own people, as the best treatment for cardiovascular diseases is prevention!
An innovative publication, in which medicine interacts with the general public, with art as a channel of communication.
Authors: Pericles Yovas (coordinator), Taniela Riga, Stelios Tzeis, Paraskevi Savvari, Ourania Papazachou, Evangelos Lymberopoulos, Spyros Garzonis, Christian Schmied
Journalistic Editor: Nektaria Karakosta