Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis

Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis

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4th Edition - July 20, 2018
  • Authors: Craig Kitchens, Barbara Konkle, Craig Kessler
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323462020
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323477857

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With authoritative coverage of rare and common hemostatic disorders, Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 4th Edition, keeps you both up to date with all that’s new in this fast-moving field as well as reviewing background and development and citing pertinent classical literature. Broad differential diagnoses are provided, underscoring the editors’ position that correct treatment begins with correct diagnosis. This trusted resource by Drs. Craig S. Kitchens, Craig M. Kessler, Barbara A. Konkle, Michael B. Streiff, and David A. Garcia is designed for rapid reference and critical decision making at the point of care.

Key Features

  • Emphasizes real-world problems and solutions, with quick access to concise descriptions of each condition, associated symptoms, laboratory findings, differential diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Features a user-friendly design, full-color format, abundant laboratory protocols, and at-a-glance tables and charts throughout.

Table of Contents




    PART 1: Hemorrhagic Processes

    1. Consultative Process

    2. An Approach to the Bleeding Patient: Correlation of Clinical Symptoms and Signs with Laboratory Testing

    3. Hemophilia A and B

    4. Less Common Congenital Disorders of Hemostasis

    5. Acquired Coagulation Disorders Due to Inhibitors

    6. von Willebrand Disease

    7. General Aspects of Thrombocytopenia, Platelet Transfusions, and Thrombopoietic Growth Factors

    8. Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia

    9. Congenital and Acquired Disorders of Platelet Function and Number

    10. Purpura and Other Hematovascular Disorders

    11. HHT

    12. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    13. The Cross-Talk of Inflammation and Coagulation in Infectious Disease and Their Roles in Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    PART 2: Thrombotic Processes

    14. Thrombophilia: Clinical and Laboratory Assessment and Management

    15. Pediatric Aspects of Thrombophilia

    16. Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

    17. Venous Thromboses at Unusual Sites

    18. The Post Thrombotic Syndrome

    19. Thrombocytosis: Essential Thrombocytemia and Reactive Causes

    20. Antiphospholipid Syndrome

    21. Antiplatelet Treatment in Cardiovascular Medicine

    22. Non-Arteriosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease

    23. Thrombosis and Cancer

    24. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    25. Hemostatic Disorders of Complement Activation (PNH and aHUS) - New Chapter

    26. Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

    PART 3: Therapeutic Agents

    27. Antithrombotic Agents

    28. Blood Component and Pharmacological Agents

    29. Therapeutic Apheresis – Applications for Hemorrhagic & Thrombotic Disorders

    30. Vena Caval Filters

    PART 4: Issues Specific to Women

    31. Thrombotic Risk of Contraceptives and other Hormnal Therapies

    32. Bleeding and the Management of Hemorrhagic Disorders in Pregnancy

    33. Thrombophilia in Pregnancy

    PART 5: Special Issues

    34. Surgery and Hemostasis

    35. Anticoagulation in the Perioperative Period

    36. Understanding and Managing the Coagulopathy of Liver Disease

    37. Outpatient Anticoagulant Therapy38. Hematologic Interventions for Acute Central Nervous System Disease

    39. Pending: Atrial Septal Abnormalties and Cryptogenic Stroke

    40. Hemorrhage Control and Thrombosis Following Severe Injury

    41. Hemostatic Aspects of Sickle Cell Disease


Product details

  • No. of pages: 888
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: July 20, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323462020
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323477857

About the Authors

Craig Kitchens

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Medicine, University of Florida; Consultant, Malcom Randall Veterans Administration Medical Center, Gainsville Florida; Consultant, Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute, Fort Myers, Florida

Barbara Konkle

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Clinical and Translational Research, Puget Sound Blood Center; Professor of Medicine/Hematology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Craig Kessler

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Director, Coagulation Laboratory, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC