Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 3857752
  • Book
  • 484 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1 of 5

Many advances have been made in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis since the publication of the second edition of this book. This thoroughly revised third edition of Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis encompasses the major progress in the understanding of the genetics and molecular biology, new drugs and treatment regimens available, and updated content on direct oral anticoagulants, acquired inhibitors of coagulation, and thrombotic microangiopathies. 

Designed as a practical, succinct guide, for quick reference by clinicians with everyday questions, this title guides the reader through the range of approaches available for diagnosis, management, or prevention of hemorrhagic and thrombotic diseases or disorders. 

The initial chapters of this book cover the basics of haemostasis including key principles, laboratory tests, molecular genetic tests, platelet function tests and how to evaluate the bleeding patient. The chapters then address the practice of clinical haemostasis and thrombosis, focusing on diseases and disorders including hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease, inherited coagulation defects, platelet defects, venous thromboembolism, arterial thrombosis and anticoagulation. The latter chapters cover the interface of hematology with other clinical specialities such as surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, intensive care, cardiology, hepatology, renal medicine, oncology and transfusion medicine.

This book:

  • Provides essential practical management for all those working in the field of hemostasis and thrombosis
  • Includes new chapters on direct oral anticoagulants and, acquired inhibitors of coagulation
  • Covers in a clear and succinct format, the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of thrombotic and haemostatic disorders
  • Follows templated chapter formats for rapid referral, including key points and summary boxes, and further reading
  • Highlights controversial issues and provides advice for everyday questions encountered in the clinic

This practical guide is an invaluable resource for all trainee and practicing hematologists and provides all the information necessary to understand the clotting mechanisms, as well as how to prevent, diagnose, and treat bleeding and clotting disorders.

Praise for earlier editions

"I would heartily recommend this attractively presented book to every coagulation laboratory and every haematologist."
Royal College of Pathologists, 1 April 2011

READ MORE
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
2 of 5

List of Contributors ix

1 Basic Principles Underlying Coagulation 1Dougald M. Monroe

2 Laboratory Tests of Hemostasis 12Steve Kitchen and Michael Makris

3 Molecular Diagnostic Approaches to Hemostasis 27Paula James and David Lillicrap

4 Tests of Platelet Function 42Marie Lordkipanidzé, Gillian C. Lowe and Paul Harrison

5 Evaluation of the Bleeding Patient 63Alice Ma and Marshall Mazepa

6 Hemophilia A and B 79Rhona M. Maclean and Michael Makris

7 Von Willebrand disease 94Giancarlo Castaman, Alberto Tosetto and Francesco Rodeghiero

8 The Rarer Inherited Coagulation Disorders 113Paula H.B. Bolton –Maggs, Jonathan Wilde and Gillian N. Pike

9 Acquired Inhibitors of Coagulation 124Riitta Lassila and Elina Armstrong

10 Quantitative Platelet Disorders 134Riten Kumar and Walter H.A. Kahr

11 Qualitative Platelet Disorders 160Eti A. Femia Gian Marco Podda and Marco Cattaneo

12 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 172Raj S. Kasthuri and Nigel S. Key

13 Thrombotic Microangiopathies 183Marie Scully and David Kavanagh

14 Venous Thromboembolism 195Sarah Takach Lapner, Lori–Ann Linkins and Clive Kearon

15 Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Thrombosis and Hemorrhage 210Brandi Reeves and Stephan Moll

16 Arterial Thrombosis 229R. Campbell Tait and Catherine N. Bagot

17 Anticoagulation: Heparins and Vitamin K Antagonists 240Gualtiero Palareti and Benilde Cosmi

18 The Direct Oral Anticoagulants 253David A. Garcia, Mark A. Crowther and Walter Ageno

19 Antiphospholipid Syndrome 269Henry G. Watson and Mark Crowther

20 Cardiovascular Medicine 282Sreekanth Vemulapalli and Richard C. Becker

21 Cardiothoracic Surgery 299Denise O Shaughnessy and Ravi Gill

22 Neurology 314Michael Wang, Natalie Aucutt–Walter, Valerie L. Jewells and David Y. Huang

23 Hepatology 329Lara N. Roberts, Raj K. Patel and Roopen Arya

24 Nephrology 340Vimal K. Derebail and Thomas L. Ortel

25 Oncology 355Anna Falanga and Marina Marchetti

26 Obstetrics, Contraception, and Estrogen Replacement 379Amy Webster and Sue Pavord

27 Pediatrics 393Mary E. Bauman, Aisha Bruce and M. Patricia Massicotte

28 Intensive and Critical Care 414Beverley J. Hunt

29 Transfusion 433Adrian Copplestone

Appendix 1 Reference Ranges 444Steve Kitchen and Michael Makris

Index 452

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
3 of 5

Loading
LOADING...

4 of 5
Nigel S. Key
Michael Makris
David Lillicrap
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
5 of 5
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Adroll
adroll