Genetic Disorders of the Indian Subcontinent

Genetic Disorders of the Indian Subcontinent

by Dhavendra Kumar (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048162628
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/08/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Professor Sir David J. Weatherall. Preface; D. Kumar. List of Contributors. Section A: Human Genetics and the Indian Subcontinent. 1. The Indian subcontinent and human genetics: An introduction; D. Kumar. 2. Ethnic and cultural diversity; P. Gill, J. Jhutti-Johal, A. Gumber. 3. Genomic and gene diversity; S.S. Papiha, S.S. Mastana. 4. Epidemiology of genetic diseases; I.C. Verma, D. Kumar. 5. Immunogenetic basis of variation and disease susceptibility; N. Mehra, G. Kaur, R. Jaini. 6. Consanguinity: cultural, religious and social aspects; R. Hussain. Section B: Selected Genetic Disorders. 7. Congenital developmental anomalies; D. Kumar. 8. Malformation syndromes in India; S.R. Phadke. 9. Down syndrome in India; R. Raman. 10. Inherited metabolic diseases among South Asians in the UK; M. Clear, A. Chakrapani. 11. Management of inherited metabolic diseases in India; B.N. Apte. 12. Indian childhood cirrhosis and other metabolic liver diseases; A. Bavdekar, S. Tanner. 13. Thalassaemias and other haemoglobinopathies; J. Old. 14. Disorders of haemostasis and thrombosis; L. Parapia. 15. Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase [G-6PD] and other inherited red cell defects; R.F. Hinchliffe, A. Vora. 16. Genetic neurological and psychiatric diseases; D. Kumar, M. Patton, A. Kumar. 17. Inherited skeletal dysplasias and collagen diseases; S.S Madan, J.A. Fernandes, D. Kumar. 18. Deafness and related syndromes; M.J. Parker, I.D. Young, T.P. Hutchin. 19. Genetic diseases of the Eye in India; G. Kumarmanackeval. 20. The genetics of cancer: the Indian subcontinent perspective; D. Kumar. 21. Diabetes mellitus and related disorders; D. Kumar, C.B Sanjeevi, V. Radha, V. Mohan. 22. Coronary heart disease and related diseases; J. Dhawan. 23. Diseases of the Kidney: the clinical spectrum and genetics; M. Patton. 24. The Genetics of Malaria and the Indian subcontinent; D.J. Roberts, A. Pain. Section C: Indian Subcontinent and Genetic Services. 25. Genetic disorders and Medical Genetics in India; I.C. Verma. 26. Genetic disorders and Medical Genetics in Sri Lanka; D. de Silva. 27. Genetic counselling for families from the Indian subcontinent; D. Kumar. 28. Ethical issues in clinical genetics and the Indian subcontinent; M. Parker. Glossary. Index.

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