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Illustrated Handbook of Rheumatic and Musculo-Skeletal Diseases

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 1-22
  3. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 23-44
  4. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 45-76
  5. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 77-91
  6. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 93-119
  7. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 121-140
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    Pages 141-166
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    Pages 167-194
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    Pages 195-217
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    Pages 219-237
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    Pages 239-259
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    Pages 261-275
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    Pages 277-289
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    Pages 291-300
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    Pages 301-342
  17. Eleftherios Pelechas, Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, Paraskevi V. Voulgari, Alexandros A. Drosos
    Pages 343-367
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 369-379

About this book

Introduction

This book comprehensively reviews clinical aspects and features of rheumatic and musculo-skeletal diseases in an integrated and easy to read format. It enables the reader to become confident in identifying common and unusual disease symptoms and be able to apply a variety of diagnostic modalities and evaluate potential treatment options.  Every disease covered has a variety of clinically relevant images detailing  both typical and rare signs and symptoms. Each image is accompanied by a detailed description covering relevant epidemiological data, diagnostic modalities and treatment options.

 

The Illustrated Handbook of Rheumatic and Musculo-Skeletal Diseases provides a comprehensive and clinically relevant guide for the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of rheumatic and allied diseases. It is a valuable resource for the trainee and practising rheumatologist, general practitioner, orthopaedic specialist, and dermatologist.  

Keywords

Inflammatory arthritides Seronegative arthritides Degenerative arthropathies Osteonecrosis Complex regional pain syndromes Vasculitides Sjögren’s syndrome

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Rheumatology Clinic - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  2. 2.Rheumatology Clinic - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  3. 3.Rheumatology Clinic - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  4. 4.Rheumatology Clinic - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece

About the authors

Eleftherios Pelechas, MD received his MSc in Healthcare Management and PhD in Epidemiology. He is a certified member of ICMART in Medical Acupuncture. He has worked in different hospitals in the United Kingdom. He is currently working as a Fellow in Rheumatology at the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece. He is serving as an editorial board member and a reviewer of several medical journals and has authored research articles, book chapters and books. He has also participated in several national and international congresses as well as in several research studies. Dr. Pelechas is a member of the General Medical Council (GMC - UK), Medical Association of Ioannina (Greece), Hellenic Association of Rheumatologists. His research interests include: Epidemiology of the rheumatic diseases, autoimmune rheumatic diseases.

Evripidis Kaltsonoudis, MD received his PhD in Rheumatology. Currently, he is currently working as a Consultant in Rheumatology at the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece. He has participated in several national and international congresses with many distinctions, as well as several research studies. He has authored many articles with an interest to newer therapeutic targets in autoimmune diseases and a particular interest in neurological adverse events after anti-TNF therapy. Dr. Kaltsonoudis is a member of the Medical Association of Ioannina (Greece), Hellenic Association of Rheumatologists. Research interest: autoimmune and auto-inflammatory diseases.

Paraskevi V. Voulgari, MD is a Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the Rheumatology Clinic in the Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. She received her medical degree and her PhD from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina, Greece. Professor Voulgari had been trained in Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Italy (Prof. Grassi). She has authored over 180 articles in scientific journals. Her work has received more than 3881 citations and the current h-index is 32 (ISI), 36 (Scopus). Her research interests include epidemiological and clinical studies of autoimmune rheumatic diseases.

Alexandros A. Drosos, MD is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine/Rheumatology and former Head of the Rheumatology Clinic in the Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. He received his medical degree from the University of Bari, Italy and his PhD from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina Greece. He worked as a fellow in the Rheumatology Unit of UMDS, Guy's Hospital, London, UK and as a Guest Researcher at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Neuromuscular Diseases Section (NINDS), Bethesda, MD, USA. He has been an invited speaker and chairman in numerous international conferences and he has organized many scientific meetings. He is a reviewer in more than 50 international journals. He has authored over 400 publications. His work has been cited x12500 and has an h-index of 54.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Illustrated Handbook of Rheumatic and Musculo-Skeletal Diseases
  • Authors Eleftherios Pelechas
    Evripidis Kaltsonoudis
    Paraskevi V. Voulgari
    Alexandros A. Drosos
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03664-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-03663-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-03664-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXI, 379
  • Number of Illustrations 59 b/w illustrations, 345 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Rheumatology
    Orthopedics
    Imaging / Radiology
    Immunology
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Reviews

“This is an excellent hand­book on rheumatic and mus­culoskeletal diseases that covers in detail epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, classifica­tion, signs and symptoms, definitive and differential diagnosis, modalities and patient management. … this book will help to consolidate any areas of clinical practice or learning objectives that require a more comprehen­sive learning approach. This book is a step by step guide to all aspects of dis­ease manifestations of rheumatic and musculoskele­tal diseases that is well laid out and an easy resource to use.” (Lisa Field, RAD Magazine, September, 2019)