Scleroderma: From Pathogenesis to Comprehensive Management

Scleroderma: From Pathogenesis to Comprehensive Management

by John Varga
     
 

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This essential resource presents the most up-to-date information on scleroderma. A clear and concise synthesis of current concepts in pathogenesis and modern approaches to management, this book is comprised of the authoritative work of international experts. With an integrated multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive care, this book is easily accessible for

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This essential resource presents the most up-to-date information on scleroderma. A clear and concise synthesis of current concepts in pathogenesis and modern approaches to management, this book is comprised of the authoritative work of international experts. With an integrated multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive care, this book is easily accessible for health care professionals in many fields. It is a valuable resource for rheumatologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, nephrologists and all those involved in the care of scleroderma patients.

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Reviewer: Saba Beg, MD (Washington University Medical Center)
Description: This is a very comprehensive summary of the various aspects of scleroderma, one of the most complex and challenging autoimmune disorders to diagnose and treat.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide the historical background of scleroderma, its pathogenesis, advances in research, diagnosis, and treatment.
Audience: This is a valuable resource not only for practicing rheumatologists, but also for any physicians who treat scleroderma patients, including gastroenterologists, nephrologists, primary care doctors, and residents.
Features: This book provides an excellent account of recent advances in the basic biology and genetics, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of scleroderma. The chapters describing the basic immunology and pathogenesis are well written and informative. A good number of illustrations and graphs make the subject more interesting and easier to comprehend.
Assessment: The book manages to be easy to understand while presenting a detailed discussion of the complex and challenging disease of scleroderma. It is a great resource for rheumatologists and other physicians who face the challenge of diagnosing and treating scleroderma patients. The authors have done an incredible job summarizing all the recent research and advances in this area.
Reviewer: Saba Beg, MD (Washington University Medical Center)
Description: This is a very comprehensive summary of the various aspects of scleroderma, one of the most complex and challenging autoimmune disorders to diagnose and treat.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide the historical background of scleroderma, its pathogenesis, advances in research, diagnosis, and treatment.
Audience: This is a valuable resource not only for practicing rheumatologists, but also for any physicians who treat scleroderma patients, including gastroenterologists, nephrologists, primary care doctors, and residents.
Features: This book provides an excellent account of recent advances in the basic biology and genetics, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of scleroderma. The chapters describing the basic immunology and pathogenesis are well written and informative. A good number of illustrations and graphs make the subject more interesting and easier to comprehend.
Assessment: The book manages to be easy to understand while presenting a detailed discussion of the complex and challenging disease of scleroderma. It is a great resource for rheumatologists and other physicians who face the challenge of diagnosing and treating scleroderma patients. The authors have done an incredible job summarizing all the recent research and advances in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461490272
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
12/02/2013
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
689
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.06(d)

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