Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management by Reinhold MunkerModern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management by Reinhold Munker

Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management

EditorReinhold Munker, Erhard Hiller, Jonathan Glass

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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Reinhold Munker and his distinguished colleagues have updated and expanded Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management, now in its second edition, to reflect the major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of blood disorders. Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management, Second Edition describes the latest clinical and scientific developments, including molecular studies used to diagnose a variety of hematological disorders and guide their treatment. Targeted and molecular therapies are discussed in detail, including kinase inhibitors in myeloproliferative disorders and humanized monoclonal antibodies. The use of peripheral blood and umbilical cord blood stem cells for transplantation is described, as well as the rationale and indications for non-myeloablative transplantation, emphasizing the preferability of immunotherapy over cytotoxic chemotherapy.Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management, Second Edition brings together facts, concepts, and protocols important for the practice of hematology. In 23 chapters, all major blood diseases are covered, as well as rare diseases that are of scientific interest. The first two chapters introduce the reader to the scientific basis of blood disorders. As in the previous edition, each chapter is illustrated by tables, figures, and a selection of color plates. Experts in pediatric hematology, myeloma, blood transfusion, hemoglobinopathies, pharmacology, and infectious diseases have expanded the scope of Modern Hematology.Comprehensive and informative, Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical Management, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for medical students, hematology trainees, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians in other specialties treating patients with benign and malignant blood disorders.
Title:Modern Hematology: Biology and Clinical ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161737640X

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Table of Contents

Contents ForewordPreface1. Basic Biology of Hemopoiesis Reinhold Munker2. Molecular Biology and Cytokines Reinhold Munker and Amanda Sun3. Supportive Care in Hematology John Hiemenz and Reinhold Munker4. Transplantation of Stem Cells from Bone Marrow, Blood and the Umbilical Cord Ronald Paquette and Reinhold Munker5. Anemias: General Considerations, Microcytic, and Megaloblastic Anemias Reinhold Munker6. Hemolytic Anemias Reinhold Munker, Ali Mansouri, Snehalata C. Gupte, and Vishwas Sakhalkar7. Leukocytosis, Leukopenia, and Other Changes of the Myeloid Series Reinhold Munker8. The Myeloproliferative Syndromes Ronald Paquette, Erhard Hiller, and Reinhold Munker9. Acute Myelogenous Leukemias Reinhold Munker10. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemias Reinhold Munker and Vishwas Sakhalkar11. Myelodysplastic Syndromes Ronald Paquette and Reinhold Munker12. Aplastic Anemias Ronald Paquette and Reinhold Munker13. Lymphocytosis, Lymphopenia, Lymphadenopathy, and Splenomegaly Reinhold Munker14. Hodgkin's Lymphoma Erhard Hiller and Reinhold Munker15. The Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas Reinhold Munker, Jay Marion, Gang Ye, and Martin H. Dreyling16. Multiple Myeloma and Related Paraproteinemias Jonathan Glass and Reinhold Munker17. Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies Vishwas Sakhalkar and Reinhold Munker18. Infections Relevant to Hematology Reinhold Munker19. Basic Principles of Hemostasis Erhard Hiller20. Bleeding Disorders Erhard Hiller21. Thrombophilia, Thromboembolic Disease, and Antithrombotic Therapy Erhard Hiller 22. Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology Grace Tenorio, Snehalata C. Gupte, and Reinhold Munker23. Storage Disorders in Hematology Reinhold MunkerAppendices 1) Glossary of Cytostatic Drugs and Targeted Therapies p2) CD Nomenclature for Human Leukocyte Antigens p3) Normal Laboratory Values p4) Program Requirements for Fellowship Education in Hematology p5) Databases in Hematology p

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From the reviews of the second edition:"This book works as a stand-alone text for its intended purpose of providing a practical approach for diagnosis and management. . Modern Hematology . is well-designed to accompany structured lectures, practical laboratories, and demonstrations for hematology courses for medical students, medical technologists, and others in related fields. This textbook does the job well. It also is well suited to serve as a basic reference and a means of identifying where to obtain more comprehensive or specialized information." (James R. Egner, Journal of the American Medical Association, December, 2007)