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Radiology of Thalassemia

  • Constantin Papavasiliou
  • Theophanis Cambouris
  • Phaedon Fessas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ph. Fessas
      Pages 3-6
  3. Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. P. N. Scutellari, F. Franceschini, C. Orzincolo
      Pages 50-61
    3. E. H. Hassanein, M. I. Gharib
      Pages 62-69
    4. A. Papanicolaou, N. C. Gourtsoyiannis
      Pages 86-95
    5. S. Trakadas, G. Pouliades, A. Gouliamos, L. Vlahos, J. Pappas, A. Aesopos et al.
      Pages 113-117
  4. Management and Prevention

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 153-154

About this book

Introduction

Estimates reveal that there are some 200 million heterozygous carriers of abnormal hemoglobins genes worldwide, and tens of thousands of severely affected patients. Effective application of imaging techniques is essential to combat the continuing development of the disease and to ensure risk-free follow-up of the chronically ill. This is the first book to offer complete coverage of such radiologic applications with both conventional and the most modern imaging modalities. Interventional radiology, marrow transplantation, prenatal diagnosis by ultrasonography, and radiotherapy for bone marrow heterotopia are also featured.

Keywords

bone bone marrow diagnosis genes interventional radiology prenatal diagnosis radiology radiotherapy transplantation ultrasonography

Editors and affiliations

  • Constantin Papavasiliou
    • 1
  • Theophanis Cambouris
    • 1
  • Phaedon Fessas
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Athens, School of Medicine, Areteion HospitalAthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Athens, School of MedicineAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-72587-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72589-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72587-6
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