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Antiphospholipid Syndrome Handbook

  • M. A. Khamashta
  • Maria L.  Bertolaccini
  • Oier Ateka-Barrutia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 1-2
  3. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 3-4
  4. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 5-14
  5. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 15-16
  6. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 17-17
  7. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 19-20
  8. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 21-61
  9. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 63-64
  10. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 65-68
  11. Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 69-77
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 79-93

About this book

Introduction

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Handbook presents the major clinical features of antiphospholid syndrome, or Hughes’ Syndrome,  discussing diagnosis, treatment and management of the illness, in a handy short practical book. 

Bringing together the various areas of specialization that may encounter antiphospholipid syndrome, a section on clinical features focuses on various organs in turn, explaining how antiphospholipid syndrome may be manifested in the organ in question.  Furthermore, guidance on antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy and pediatric antiphospholipid syndrome is included.

This reader-friendly, quick pocket-reference is a useful guide to clinicians from general and internal medicine disciplines, and in particular to specialists in rheumatology, hematology, cardiovascular medicine, neurology, nephrology, dermatology, chest medicine and obstetrics.

Munther A. Khamashta, MD, FRCP, PhD is Senior Lecturer, Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ School of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician, , Rayne Institute, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK.  He is a world leader in antiphospholipid syndrome, having worked in the field for over 20 years.

Maria L. Bertolaccini, MD, PhD is Lecturer based at Lupus Research Unit, The Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK and is the Managing Editor of the Lupus Journal.

Oier Ateka-Barrutia, MD is based at the Hospital de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.  He has also worked alongside Dr Khamashta and Dr Bertolaccini as an overseas clinical fellow at the Lupus Research Unit, The Rayne Institute, St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK.

Keywords

APS Antiphospholipid Syndrome Hughes Syndrome Internal medicine Sticky Blood Syndrome cardiovascular transplantation

Authors and affiliations

  • M. A. Khamashta
    • 1
  • Maria L.  Bertolaccini
    • 2
  • Oier Ateka-Barrutia
    • 3
  1. 1.Rayne InstituteSt. Thomas' HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Rayne InstituteSt. Thomas' HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.MungiaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-735-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84628-522-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-735-0
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