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Vasculitis in Clinical Practice

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  • This book will contain comprehensive coverage of the vasculitides with schematic diagrams, tables and illustrations

  • Each chapter will introduce key and salient points of each condition discussed, together with a brief description of current management techniques

  • This book will present updated and modern material but will retain the 1st edition's approach to the diseases and treatments

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Definitions

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 3-6
    3. Classification and Epidemiology

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 7-13
    4. General Presentation of the Vasculitides

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 15-23
    5. General Principles of Treatment

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 25-36
  3. Features of Individual Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37
    2. Giant Cell Arteritis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 39-51
    3. Takayasu Arteritis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 53-62
    4. Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis – GPA (Wegeners)

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 63-78
    5. Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis – EGPA (Churg–Strauss Syndrome)

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 79-90
    6. Microscopic Polyangiitis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 91-102
    7. Polyarteritis Nodosa

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 103-115
    8. Kawasaki Disease

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 117-126
    9. IgA Vasculitis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 127-137
    10. Behçet’s Disease

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 139-152
    11. Cryoglobulinemic Vasculitis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 153-158
    12. Vasculitis Mimics

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 159-171
    13. Secondary Vasculitis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 173-184
    14. Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System Vasculitis

      • Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar
      Pages 185-190

About this book

In this second edition, the authors discuss the newly discovered entity of IgG4 related diseases, look in greater detail at the role of biologic treatment in ANCA associated vasculitis, and have revised the nomenclature in each chapter to reflect international consensus. The addition of illustrations as well as online video content helps the reader manage patients with these potentially devastating conditions.

Vasculitis in Clinical Practice, Second Edition, is a useful and concise volume that will help physicians in training, primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in quickly and easily recognizing the key and salient points of each condition.

Keywords

  • Arteritis
  • New treatment approaches
  • Rheumatology
  • Systemic Vasculitides
  • Vasculitis Therapy

Authors and Affiliations

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Rheumatology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich, United Kingdom

    Richard A. Watts

  • Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Professor, Department of Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, United Kingdom

    David G. I. Scott

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, United Kingdom

    Chetan Mukhtyar

About the authors

Richard A. Watts is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health and Policy Practice and a Consultant Rheumatologist at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, in the UK.

David G.I. Scott is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, and an Honorary Professor at the University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, in the UK.

Chetan Mukhtyar is a consultant rheumatologist  at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. His other roles include Honorary Senior Lecturer at Norwich Medical School, Regional BSR chair for East of England, Secretary of East Anglia Rheumatology Society, Rheumatology rep on MRCP Part 2 Exam Board.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Vasculitis in Clinical Practice

  • Authors: Richard A. Watts, David G. I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14871-7

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing AG, Cham 2015

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-14870-0

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-14871-7

  • Edition Number: 2

  • Number of Pages: XX, 220

  • Number of Illustrations: 11 b/w illustrations, 34 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Allergology

Buying options

eBook
USD 89.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-14871-7
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 119.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)