Hematology and Coagulation: A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification and Clinical Practice, Second Edition, takes a practical and easy-to-read approach to understanding hematology and coagulation at an appropriate level for both board preparation and refresher courses. The book bridges the gap between large textbooks and medical technology books written for laboratory technicians, providing the sufficient background in genetics, toxicology and immunology that residents and medical students need to know in order to become successful physicians. Readers will use this quick reference to understand how tests are performed and how to interpret results.
This clear and easy-to-read presentation of core topics and detailed case studies illustrates the application of hematopathology on patient care.
- Provides a newly updated source that's in accordance with World Health Organization guidelines on the diagnosis of hematological malignancies
- Succinctly covers all important clinical information found in larger textbooks in an easy-to-understand manner
- Highlights essential concepts in hematopathology in such a way that pathology fellows and clinicians can understand methods without being specialists in the field
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1. Complete Blood Count and Peripheral Smear Examination 2. Bone Marrow Examination and Interpretation 3. Red Blood Cell Disorders 4. Hemoglobinopathies and Thalassemias 5. Benign White Blood Cell and Platelet Disorders 6. Myeloid Neoplasms 7. Monoclonal Gammopathy and Its Detection 8. Application of Flow Cytometry in the Diagnosis of Hematological Disorders 9. Cytogenetic Abnormalities and Hematologic Neoplasms 10. Benign Lymph Nodes 11. B Cell Lymphomas 12. T Cell and Natural Killer Cell Lymphomas 13. Hodgkin Lymphoma 14. Lymphoproliferative Disorders Associated with Immune Deficiencies and Histiocytic and Dendritic Cell Neoplasms 15. Essentials of Coagulation 16. Thrombophilias and Their Detection
Amer Wahed is a graduate of Medicine, training initially in Internal Medicine at Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, England. He subsequently trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School. After working for several years in a private setting, he joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center. Currently he is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry and Immunology at Memorial-Hermann Hospital at the Texas Medical Center. He is also the Associate Director of the Pathology Residency Program at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School. Dr. Wahed has a strong interest in teaching and is actively involved in the education of medical students, graduate students, residents, and fellows. He has been recognized for his teaching contributions through awards from his department, as well as the Office of the Dean. He is also active in mentoring pathology residents in research and has published multiple papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Amitava Dasgupta received his PhD degree in Chemistry from Stanford University and his fellowship training in Clinical Chemistry from the Laboratory Medicine Department of the University of Washington School of Medicine at Seattle. He is a tenured Full Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center located at the Texas Medical Center at Houston. Dr. Dasgupta has published 210 scientific papers, written many invited review articles, and has edited, co-edited or written 15 books. He is on the Editorial Board of five major medical journals including American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Clinica Chimica Acta and Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.