Concise Guide to Hematology is highly practical, user-friendly, and will be invaluable to all residents, fellows, and trainees working with hematology patients. Designed to highlight the important basic concepts and diseases throughout the spectrum of hematology, the book has a clear and accessible format and includes simple line figures, algorithms, and key points thoughout. Each chapter begins with an overview and then main concepts are outlined for each disorder and topic covered.
Edited by two leading figures in the rapidly evolving field of hematology, this attractively-produced and concise book is an essential guide and ready resource for all those undertaking rotations and examinations in the discipline.
Table of Contents
- List of Contributors
- Introduction to Hematology, Alvin H. Schmaier
- Hematopoiesis, Yuan Lin and Stanton L. Gerson
- Red Blood Cell Biochemistry and Physiology, Kevin T. McDonagh
- Anemia: Clinical Approach, Peter W. Marks
- Iron Defi ciency, Alice Ma
- Vitamin-B12 (Cobalamin) and Folate Defi ciency, As´ok C. Antony
- Congenital Hemolytic Anemias, Archana M. Agarwal and Josef T. Prchal
- Acquired Hemolytic Anemias, Scott D. Gitlin
- Overview of Hemostasis, Alvin H. Schmaier
- Approach to the Bleeding Patient, Alvin H. Schmaier
- Congenital Bleeding Disorders, Anjali A. Sharathkumar and Steven W. Pipe
- Acquired Bleeding Disorders, Howard A. Liebman
- Platelet Function in Hemostasis and Inherited Disorders of Platelet Number and Function, A. Koneti Rao and David W. Essex
- Acquired Thrombocytopenia, Theodore E. Warkentin and Andrew E. Warkentin
- Thrombosis and Anticoagulation, Alvin H. Schmaier
- Myeloid Cell Physiology and Disorders, Alvin H. Schmaier, Lilli M. Petruzzelli, Niels Borregaard and Laurence A. Boxer
- Bone Marrow Structure and Diagnostic Testing, Howard J. Meyerson and Hillard M. Lazarus
- Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Gabriela Motyckova and Richard M. Stone
- Acute Leukemia, Tsila Zuckerman and Jacob M. Rowe
- Classifi cation of Lymphoma, Yi-Hua Chen and Amy Chadburn
- Clinical Evaluation and Management of Lymphoma, Makiko Ban-Hoefen, Jonathan W. Friedberg and Richard I. Fisher
- Plasma Cell Disorders, Sumit Madan and Philip R. Greipp
- Pediatric Hematology, Sanjay P. Ahuja
- Blood Banking, Lawrence Tim Goodnough
- Transfusion Therapy, Beth H. Shaz and Christopher D. Hillyer
- Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Hillard M. Lazarus
- Atlas of Hematology Slides, Alvin H. Schmaier
Dr Alvin H. Schmaier is the Robert W. Kellermeyer Professor of Hematology and Oncology and Chief of Hematology and Oncology at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. He is formally a Professor at Temple University and the University of Michigan. At both institutions he was Director of the Coagulation Laboratory and at the University of Michigan he was course Director of the Hematology sequence from 1999-2005. His research area is in the field of hemostasis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. He was an Associate Editor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and serves as an Advisor to the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. He is the President of Thromgen, Inc, an early-stage cardiovascular pharmacology company. He is the author of 114 peer-reviewed papers, 70 review articles, 13 editorials, 1 book and 8 patents.
Dr Hillard Lazarus is a tenured full Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and the Director of the Stem Cell Transplant Program at the Ireland Cancer Center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Dr Lazarus was the Chair of the Stem Cell Transplant Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) from the time it was established in the mid-1980s. Dr Lazarus has been identified as an Outstanding Physician in national and local surveys. He has over 250 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 43 book chapters and 50 review articles. He is Co-Editor of the journal Bone Marrow Transplantation and also is an editor of three textbooks in the field of blood and bone marrow transplantation, hematologic malignancies, and supportive care for cancer patients.