Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis

2nd Edition

Authors: Craig Kitchens Barbara Konkle Craig Kessler
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416024019
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 31st July 2007
Page Count: 800


Effectively and efficiently diagnose and manage today's full range of clotting and bleeding disorders using clinical case studies that demonstrate real-world problems and solutions! For each condition examined, you'll review concise descriptions of its associated symptoms, along with laboratory findings, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment - all the clinical guidance you need - at your fingertips. It's the ideal real-life reference tool for busy physicians!

Key Features

  • A reader-friendly design, coupled with nearly 385 illustrations and at-a-glance tables - many new to this edition - equip you to quickly locate the guidance you need.
  • Abundant laboratory protocols enable you to select and interpret lab tests more easily.

Table of Contents

Part I: General Information

CHAPTER 1: The Consultative Process, Craig S. Kitchens, MD

CHAPTER 2: A Systematic Approach to the Bleeding Patient: Correlation of Clinical Symptoms and Signs with Laboratory Testing, Craig Kessler, MD, Nushmia Khokhar, MD, Minetta Liu, MD

CHAPTER 3: Endothelium William C. Aird, MD

Part II: Hemorrhagic Processes

CHAPTER 4: Hemophilia A and B, Lisa N. Boggio, MS, MD, Craig M. Kessler, MD

CHAPTER 5: Less Common Congenital Disorders of Hemostasis, Harold R. Roberts, MD, Miguel A. Escobar, MD

CHAPTER 6: Non-hemophilic inhibitors of coagulation, Bruce Ewenstein, MD, PhD

CHAPTER 7: von Willebrand Disease, Margaret E. Rick, MD

CHAPTER 8: General aspects of thrombocytopenia, platelet transfusions and platelet growth factors, David Kuter, MD

CHAPTER 9: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, James N. George, MD, Kiarash Kojouri, MD

CHAPTER 10:Congenital and Acquired Disorders of Platelet Function and Number, Shawn Jobe, MD, PhD, Jorge Di Paola, MD

CHAPTER 11: Purpura and Other Hematovascular Disoders, Marc Zumberg, MD, Craig S. Kitchens, MD

CHAPTER 12: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Carrie LaBelle, MD, Craig S. Kitchens, MD

CHAPTER 13: The cross-talk of inflammation and coagulation in infectious disease and their value in disseminated intravascular coagulation, Eefje Jong, MD, Eric C.M. van Gorp, MD, Marcel Levi, MD, Hugo ten Cate, MD

Part III: Thrombotic Processes

CHAPTER 14: Thrombophilia: Clinical and Laboratory Assessment and Management, John A. Heit, MD

CHAPTER 15: Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, Samuel Z. Gol


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About the Author

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