This book summarizes our current knowledge of MDS, from very basic aspects to the clinical management. It provides guidance to the diagnosis, an understanding of disease mechanisms, and a discussion of treatment strategies.
Hematologists, oncologists, pathologists, internists
- Hemopoietic Stem Cells
- Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Table of contents
Clinical Presentation.- Differential Diagnosis.- Etiology and Epidemiology.- Molecular Biology of Myelodysplasia.- Classification an Staging of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Cytogenetic Diagnosis of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Children.- Management of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Supportive Care.- Hematopoietic Growth Factors.- Biologically Based Treatment.- Hemopoietic Cell Transplantation.- Second Malignancies.