This book reviews the main topics in thromboprophylaxis around
orthopedic surgery, from a general scope of the problems with the
disease highlighting them in orthopedics to the new specific
protocols involving, for example, new oral anticoagulants. The
prevalence of the venous thromboembolism in each procedure (from
“easy” to “hard” surgeries, with different rates of related
thrombosis) and the risk factors to bear in mind in each one
This book will offer a comprehensive guide to disorders of
thrombosis and haemostasis in pregnancy. It will highlight the
latest developments and controversial issues. The multidisciplinary
approach will provide authoritative clinical advice on
state-of-the-art management. The disorders to be covered are highly
pertinent to successful pregnancy outcome, and many may be
associated with significant maternal and/or fetal morbidity, and
even mortality.... more...
A real boon for medical practitioners from a number of
disciplines, this is a practice-oriented manual of medical
oncology and hematology for day-to-day use in caring for
patients’ hematologic and neoplastic diseases. It is founded on
the longstanding experience of a large specialized university
department accustomed to having to provide reliable advice in a
broad range of circumstances. The authors have chosen not to give
Soft tissue tumors are a large and heterogeneous group of tumors
and pseudotumors with a spectrum of behavior from benign to
frankly malignant. This Atlas of Soft Tissue Tumor
Pathology provides an overview of reactive, pseudoneoplastic,
benign and intermediate neoplasms, sarcomas and related
conditions arising in subcutaneous and deep soft tissues.
Emphasis is placed on microscopic appearances with correlation
with gross... more...
This volume provides a comprehensive overview of critical care of
the pediatric immunocompromised hematology-oncology patient. The
text focuses on unique aspects of the pediatric immunocompromised
patient that predisposes the child to significant illness, and
presents critical care management strategies specific to the
patient population. In addition to chapters on oncology, primary
immune deficiency, immunocompromised hematology, and... more...
The use of Epo in medical practice is increasing constantly. It has
revolutionized how we think of blood transfusion in medicine and
surgery. Moreover, it has become widely known to scientists,
physicians, biotech and pharmaceutical executives and the general
public. Additionally, the past ten years have seen important
advances in our knowledge and understanding of its action both
within and outside of the hematopoietic system.
Until now, there has... more...
As haemophilia is a life-long condition, continuing supervision by
a group of medical personnel is required. In many countries this is
provided by comprehensive care haemophilia centres where staff of
all specialities concerned with treatment- haematologists,
paediatricians, nurses, physiotherapists, orthopaedic surgeons -
have specialized knowledge.
This new book is a definitive resource on the current aspects and
issues around haemophilia.... more...
...includes new information on molecular biology, bone marrow stem
cell transplantation, markers for thrombosis, and new learning aids
including chapter objectives, more case studies, color plates,
chapter review questions, etc.
Emerging technologies in target identification, drug discovery,
molecular markers, and imaging are rapidly changing the face of
cancer. This book provides a foundation of knowledge in targeted
cancer therapeutics. The treatment of cancer is increasingly
being individualized, based on an understanding of underlying
biologic mechanisms. Poised to change the landscape in oncology,
this volume provides a state-of-the-art overview. It will... more...
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present.
The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with
the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act
anew. Abraham Lincoln, 1862 When I came across this quote, it made
me recall my first participation at an international meeting on
bone marrow transplantation, at a time when this was the only term
that was used to describe the field. During a particular... more...