Williams Manual of Hematology, Eighth Edition / Edition 8

Williams Manual of Hematology, Eighth Edition / Edition 8

by Marshall Lichtman

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ISBN-10: 007162242X

ISBN-13: 9780071622424

Pub. Date: 05/10/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A convenient full-color reference distilled from the world’s leading hematology text – perfect when you need answers in the office, clinic, or on hospital rounds.

Williams Manual of Hematology, 8e is a concise and easy-to-navigate compilation of the pathogenic, diagnostic, and therapeutic essentials of blood cell and coagulation


A convenient full-color reference distilled from the world’s leading hematology text – perfect when you need answers in the office, clinic, or on hospital rounds.

Williams Manual of Hematology, 8e is a concise and easy-to-navigate compilation of the pathogenic, diagnostic, and therapeutic essentials of blood cell and coagulation protein disorders. Referenced to the classic Williams Hematology, 8e, this handy, easily transported reference has been carefully edited to deliver only the most clinical point-of-care facts.

Covering both common and uncommon blood disorders, this complete guide includes sections on:

  • Disorders of red cells
  • Disorders of granulocytes
  • Disorders of monocytes and macrophages
  • The clonal myeloid disorders
  • The polyclonal lymphoid diseases
  • The clonal lymphoid and plasma cell diseases
  • Disorders of platelets and hemostasis
  • Disorders of coagulation proteins
  • Transfusion and hemapheresis

Now in full color for the first time, Williams Manual of Hematology, 8e is the fastest and most convenient way to access the unmatched clinical authority of Williams Hematology, 8e.

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Table of Contents

Williams Hematology
1 Approach to the patient
2 Examination of the blood
3 Examination of the marrow
4 The marrow and hematopoietic microenvironment
5 The lymphoid tissues
6 Hematology of the newborn
7 Hematology during pregnancy
8 Hematology in the aged
9 Genetic principles and molecular biology
10 Cytogenetics and gene rearrangement
11 Apoptosis
12 Cell cycle regulation
13 Signal transduction pathways
14 The cluster of differentiation (CD) antigens
15 Hematopoietic stem cells, progenitor cells, and cytokines
16 The inflammatory response
17 The innate immune system
18 The adaptive immune system and dendritic cells
19 Pharmacology and toxicity of antineoplastic drugs
20 Treatment of infections in the immunocompromised host
21 Principles of antithrombotic therapy
22 Principles of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
23 Principles of immune cell therapy
24 Principles of vaccine therapy
25 Principles of therapeutic apheresis
26 Principles of gene transfer for therapy
27 Pain management
28 Morphology of the erythron
29 Composition of the erythrocyte
30 Production of erythrocytes
31 Destruction of erythrocytes
32 Clinical manifestations and classification of erythrocyte disorders
33 Aplastic anemia
34 Pure red cell aplasia
35 Anemia of chronic renal disease
36 Anemia of endocrine disorders
37 The congenital dyserythropoietic anemias
38 Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
39 Disorders of folic acid and cobalamin metabolism: the megaloblastic anemiwith marrow infiltration
43 Anemia of chronic disease
44 Disorders of the red cell membrane: hereditary spherocytosis, elliptocytosis, and related disorders
45 Disorders of red cells resulting from enzyme abnormalities
46 Disorders of globin synthesis: the thalassemias
47 Disorders of hemoglobin structure: sickle cell anemia and related abnormalities
48 Methemoglobinemia and other causes of cyanosis
49 Hemolytic anemia resulting from physical injury to red cells
50 Hemolytic anemia due to chemical and physical agents
51 Hemolytic anemia due to infections with microorganisms
52 Hemolytic anemia due to immune injury
53 Alloimmune hemolytic disease of the newborn
54 Acute blood loss anemia
55 Hypersplenism and hyposplenism
56 Primary and secondary polycythemia (Erythrocytosis)
57 The hematologic aspects of porphyria
58 Hereditary and acquired sideroblastic anemias
59 Morphology of neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils
60 Composition of neutrophils
61 Production, distribution, and fate of neutrophils
62 Eosinophils and their disorders
63 Basophils and mast cells, and their disorders
64 Classification and clinical manifestations of neutrophil disorders
65 Neutropenia and neutrophilia
66 Disorders of neutrophil function
67 Morphology of monocytes and macrophages
68 Biochemistry and function of monocytes and macrophages
69 Production, distribution, and fate of monocytes and macrophages
70 Classification and clinical manifestations of disorders of monocytes and macrophages
71 Monocytosis and monocyto lymphocytes and plasma cells
75 Composition and biochemistry of lymphocytes and plasma cells
76 Lymphopoiesis
77 Functions of B lymphocytes and plasma cells in immunoglobin
78 Functions of T lymphocytes: T-cell receptors for antigen
79 Functions of natural killer cells
80 Classification and clinical manifestations of lymphocytosis and plasma cell disorders
81 Lymphocytosis and lymphocytopenia
82 Immunodeficiency diseases
83 Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
84 Mononucleosis syndromes
85 Classification and clinical manifestations of the clonal myeloid disorders
86 Myelodysplastic disorders (Clonal cytopenias and oligoblastic leukemia)
87 Acute myelogenous leukemia
88 Chronic myelogenous leukemia and related disorders
89 Idiopathic myelofibrosis (agnogenic myeloid metaplasia)
90 Classification of malignant lymphoid disorders
91 Acute lymphocytic leukemia
92 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related diseases
93 Hairy cell leukemia
94 Large granular lymphocytic leukemia
95 Pathology of malignant lymphomas
96 The non-Hodgkin lymphomas
97 Hodgkin lymphoma
98 Plasma cell neoplasms: General considerations
99 Essential monoclonal gammopathies
100 Plasma cell myeloma
101 Amyloidosis
102 Macroglobulinemia
103 Heavy-chain disease
104 Megakaryopoiesis and thrombopoiesis
105 Platelet morphology, biochemistry and function
106 Molecular biololgy and biochemistry of the coagulation factors and pathways of hemostasis
107 Control of coagulation reactions
108 Vascular function in hem hemostasis
110 Thrombocytopenia
111 Thrombocytosis and essential thrombocythemia
112 Hereditary qualitative platelet disorders
113 Acquired qualitative platelet disorders
114 The vascular purpuras
115 Hemophilia A and hemophilia B
116 Inherited deficiencies of coagulation factors II, V, VII, XI and XIIIa
117 Hereditary abnormalities of fibrinogen
118 von Willebrand disease
119 Antibody-mediated coagulation factor deficiencies
120 Hemostatic dysfunction related to liver diseases and liver transplantation
121 Disseminated intravascular coagulation
122 Hereditary thrombophilias
123 The antiphospholipid syndrome
124 Antibody-mediated thrombotic disorders: thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura and heparin induced thrombocytopenia
125 Venous thrombosis
126 Arterial thrombosis
127 Fibrinolysis and thrombolysis
128 Erythrocyte antigens and antibodies
129 Human leukocyte and platelet antigens
130 Blood procurement and screening
131 Preservation and clinical use of erythrocytes and whole blood
132 Preservation and clinical use of platelets

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