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Rheumatology in Questions

Benefits

  • Written by experts in the field

  • Contains self-assessment exercises

  • Utilises original patient photos

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. An Introductory Approach to Autoimmune Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 3-20
    3. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 21-36
  3. Autoimmune Rheumatic (Connective Tissue) Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 39-57
    3. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 59-70
    4. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 71-77
    5. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 79-87
    6. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 89-96
    7. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 97-107
    8. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 109-113
  4. Rheumatic Disorders and Manifestations in Various Organs, Systems and Disciplines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 117-124
    3. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 125-130
    4. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 131-139
    5. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 141-150
  5. Treatment and Management of Rheumatic Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Evangelia Zampeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
      Pages 153-175
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 177-187

About this book

Introduction

This book covers all fields in rheumatology and aims to help readers comprehend, familiarize and evaluate their knowledge of the subject area. It contains short questions and concise answers on definitions, pathogenetic aspects, clinical and laboratory manifestations, differential diagnosis and the management of all rheumatic diseases.

The book also provides questions and answers on major aspects of basic immunology, valuable for understanding underlying immunological mechanisms of autoimmune rheumatic diseases. Illustrations and images help present information in a clear and schematic way.

Keywords

Rheumatology in Questions Connective Tissue Diseases Rheumatic Diseases Systemic Autoimmune Disorders Autoinflammatory Syndromes Soft Tissue Disorders Bone and Cartilage Disorders Rheumatic Manifestations of other Systemic Diseases Self-assessment

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of MedicineNational University of Athens and Athens AcademyAthensGreece
  2. 2.Institute for Autoimmune Systemic and Neurological DisordersAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of Pathophysiology, School of MedicineNational University of AthensAthensGreece

About the authors

Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, MD, FACP, FRCP is a Professor and Head of the Department of Pathophysiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece. He has contributed to current understanding of the clinical aspects, pathogenesis and therapy of autoimmune rheumatic disorders. He is considered a world authority on Sjögren's syndrome (autoimmune epithelitis). His scientific work is extensively cited and he has been presented with numerous national and international awards.

Evangelia Zampeli, MD, PhD, obtained her medical degree in 2003 from the University of Pécs, Hungary, before obtaining a PhD in immunopharmacology from the University of Athens. She has worked as a research fellow in the field of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and is a member of the ATACC-RA consortium. She has written extensively about autoimmune disease issues and has been published 31 times in peer reviewed journals.

Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos, MD, PhD, has been Professor of Medicine and Immunology at the University of Athens School of Medicine since 2011. He has been a Faculty member in this department since 1994 and in this time has contributed research to the study of clinical presentation, epidemiology and pathogenic aspects of systemic autoimmune connective tissue diseases. He has written extensively on these topics and has published 126 peers review journal articles.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Rheumatology in Questions
  • Authors Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos
    Evangelia Zampeli
    Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71604-6
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-71603-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-10083-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-71604-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 187
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 85 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Rheumatology
    Immunology
    Pathology
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