Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes abnormal blood clots. It is now recognized as a major cause of common conditions, including stroke, heart attack, miscarriage, epilepsy and memory loss and as such is gaining recognition in all branches of medicine, from obstetrics to cardiology, from psychiatry to orthopedics. Antiphospholipid Syndrome in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, 2nd Edition, provides an overview of our current understanding of this major disease. It includes the latest information on the new pathogenetic mechanisms involved as well as clinical manifestations in both "the thrombotic" and "non-thrombotic" manifestations of this important disease.
- Brings the reader up to date and allows easy access to individual topics in one place
- Written by a respected panel of distinguished physician-scientists actively involved in the field of Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Includes Box summaries at the end of each chapter highlight important topics
- Gives Up-to-date basic knowledge as well as modern approach to diagnosis and therapy
- Provides a Comprehensive review of this major disease
- Includes information on treatment options available
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|Size: ||4.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Elsevier Science|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007553617 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|