Nonmalignant Hematology

Expert Clinical Review: Questions and Answers

  • Syed A. Abutalib
  • Jean M. Connors
  • Margaret V. Ragni

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Red Blood Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gordon D. McLaren, Roman L. Kleynberg, Gregory J. Anderson
      Pages 13-22
    3. Peter V. Tishler
      Pages 23-28
    4. Elena Cassinerio, Giovanna Graziadei, Maria Domenica Cappellini
      Pages 29-37
    5. Sherif M. Badawy, Alexis A. Thompson
      Pages 39-51
    6. Enrico Maria Novelli
      Pages 63-73
    7. Michael Winstead, Elliott Vichinsky
      Pages 75-87
    8. Robert T. Means Jr.
      Pages 97-102
    9. Sally P. Stabler
      Pages 113-123
    10. Eric J. Werner, Anthony D. Villella
      Pages 125-135
    11. Maria Theresa Krauth, Klaus Lechner
      Pages 137-152
  3. Platelets and Coagulation System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Scott F. Huntington, Mark H. O’Hara, Joel S. Bennett
      Pages 171-183
    3. Natthapol Songdej, A. Koneti Rao
      Pages 185-197

About this book


This book, in Q&A format, addresses a wide range of clinically relevant topics and issues in Nonmalignant Hematology, or “Benign Hematology,” with a view to offering a robust, engaging tool that will assist every hematologist and oncologist (pediatric and adult equally) in making decisions during day-to-day practice. The entire spectrum of the specialty is covered in more than 60 exceptional chapters written by acknowledged authorities in the field. The content is organized into well-designed broad sections on red cell disorders, platelet and coagulation disorders, coagulopathy in systemic diseases, thromboembolic disease and its management (including surgical), immune system and related disorders, hemostasis and thrombosis during pregnancy and in the newborn and elderly, and Transfusion Medicine. A key aspect of the book is the opportunity it affords expert physicians to express well-reasoned opinions regarding complex issues in Nonmalignant Hematology. Readers will find that it provides a practical and immediately applicable compendium of answers to often complex and vexing questions. It will appeal to residents, fellows, house officers and more experienced practitioners around the globe.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Syed A. Abutalib
    • 1
  • Jean M. Connors
    • 2
  • Margaret V. Ragni
    • 3
  1. 1.Cancer Treatment Centers of AmericaDepartment of Hematology and Bone Marrow TransplantionZionUSA
  2. 2.Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBrigham and Women's HospitalBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of MedicineUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30350-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30352-9
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