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Title Williams hematology / [edited by] Kenneth Kaushansky, Marshall A. Lichtman, Josef T. Prchal, Marcel Levi, Oliver W. Press, Linda J. Burns, Michael A. Caligiuri
Edition Ninth edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents Part I: Clinical evaluation of the patient. Initial approach to the patient: history and physical examination -- Examination of the marrow -- Consultative hematology -- Part II: The organization of the lymphohematopoietic tissues. Structure of the marrow and the hematopoietic microenvironment -- The organization and structure of lymphoid tissues -- Part III: Epochal hematology. Hematology of the fetus and newborn -- Hematology during pregnancy -- Hematology in older persons -- Part IV: Molecular and cellular hematology. Genetic principles and molecular biology -- Genomics -- Cytogenetics and genetic abnormalities -- Metabolism of hematologic neoplastic cells -- Signal transduction pathways -- Hematopoietic stem cells, progenitors, and cytokines -- The inflammatory response -- Dendritic cells and adaptive immunity -- Part V: Therapeutic principles. Principles of antithrombotic therapy -- Immune cell therapy -- Therapeutic apheresis: indications, efficacy, and complications -- Regenerative medicine: multipotential cell therapy for tissue repair -- Part VI: The erythrocyte. Structure and composition of the erythrocyte -- Erythropoiesis -- Erythrocyte turnover -- Clinical manifestations and classification of erythrocyte disorders -- Aplastic anemia: acquired and inherited -- Pure red cell aplasia -- Anemia of chronic disease -- Erythropoietic effects of endocrine disorders -- The congenital dyserythropoietic anemias -- Iron deficiency and overload -- Anemia resulting from other nutritional deficiencies -- Anemia associated with marrow infiltration -- Erythrocyte membrane disorders -- Erythrocyte enzyme disorders -- The thalassemias: disorders of globin synthesis -- Fragmentation hemolytic anemia -- Erythrocyte disorders as a result of chemical and physical agents -- Hemolytic anemia resulting from infections with microorganisms -- Hemolytic anemia resulting from immune injury -- Alloimmune hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn -- Hypersplenism and hyposplenism -- Primary and secondary erythrocytoses
Notes Preceded by Williams hematology / editors, Kenneth Kaushansky [and others]. 8th ed. c2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (AccessMedicine, viewed on July 28, 2015)
Subject Blood -- Diseases.
Hematologic Diseases.
Hematology -- methods.
Genre/Form Elektronische boeken.
Handboeken (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Burns, Linda J., editor
Caligiuri, Michael A., editor
Kaushansky, Kenneth, editor
Levi, Marcel, editor
Lichtman, Marshall A., editor
Prchal, Josef T., editor
Press, Oliver William, editor
Williams, William J. (William Joseph), 1926-2016.
ISBN (alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Hematology