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Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways
     

Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways

by Graham Hughes, Munther A Khamashta
 

Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways is a handy and easy-to-read guide to the main features of Hughes syndrome. There has been worldwide interest in this 'new' syndrome (first described in 1983). A clotting tendency which can potentially affect any organ in the body, it is: *responsible for 1 in 5 recurrent miscarriages (now successfully treated with

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Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways is a handy and easy-to-read guide to the main features of Hughes syndrome. There has been worldwide interest in this 'new' syndrome (first described in 1983). A clotting tendency which can potentially affect any organ in the body, it is: *responsible for 1 in 5 recurrent miscarriages (now successfully treated with aspirin and heparin) *responsible for 1 in 5 young (under 45) strokes *a major cause of early heart attacks *responsible for 1 in 5 deep vein thromboses *an important cause of migraine. Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways is a valuable resource for professionals with an interest in the subject, as well as general practitioners and patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781447151609
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
07/31/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
94
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.01(d)

Meet the Author

Graham Hughes, MD, FRCP The London Lupus Centre London Bridge Hospital, London UK

Munther Khamashta, MD, FRCP, PhD Graham Hughes Lupus Research Laboratory King's College London, UK

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