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Congenital and Acquired Bone Marrow Failure

  • Edited By: Mahmoud Deeb Aljurf, Eliane Gluckman, Carlo Dufour
  • ISBN: 9780128041529
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: January 12, 2017
  • Format: Hardback – 274 pages
  • Language: English


Congenital and Acquired Bone Marrow Failure is a comprehensive guide to congenital and acquired bone marrow failure in adult and pediatric patients. Chapters are divided into two sections, acquired aplastic anemia and inherited bone marrow failure syndromes. Content ranges from the basic, to the translational, and from the epidemiology of acquired aplastic anemia and telomere biology, to the management, treatment, and supportive care of pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.

Contributors are world leading experts in the field of bone marrow failure. The book is required reading for residents, fellows, clinicians, and researchers across hematology, oncology, pathology, bone marrow transplantation, pediatrics, and internal medicine.

Key Features
  • Provides an overview of all congenital and acquired bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Focuses on the molecular pathogenesis, clinical manifestation and diagnosis, laboratory features, and treatment of each disease within the syndromes
  • Features the area of supportive care which is a topic of great interest to infectious disease physicians and those involved in transfusion services
Table of Contents
  1. Epidemiology of Acquired Bone Marrow Failure
  2. Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  3. Diagnosis of Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  4. Acquired Overlap Bone Marrow Failure Disorders
  5. Supportive Care in Aplastic Anemia
  6. Immunosuppressive Treatment for Aplastic Anemia
  7. Identical Sibling Donor Transplantation
  8. Unrelated Donor Transplantation
  9. Cord Blood Transplantation
  10. Haploidentical Transplantation
  11. Management of Acquired Aplastic Anemia in Children
  12. Treatment of Elderly Patients with Aplastic Anemia
  13. Emerging New Therapies for Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disorders
  14. Bone Marrow Failure in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  15. Telomere Biology and Disease
  16. Fanconi Anemia 17. Ribosomopathies and the quality control of ribosome assembly
  17. Dyskeratosis Congenita
  18. Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia
  19. Severe Congenital Neutropenias and Other Rare Inherited Disorders with Marrow Failure Disorders
  20. Aplastic Anemia and Myelodyspastic Syndrome in Pediatic Age
Editors Biography

M.D. Aljurf

Adult Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Oncology Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

E. Gluckman

Eurocord, Saint Louis Hospital, Paris, France

C. Dufour

Hematology Unit
G. Gaslini Children’s Hospital, Genova, Italy

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Weight 1.110 kg

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