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Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease Interdisciplinary Management

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ISBN-10: 0521884233

ISBN-13: 9780521884235

Edition: 2009

Authors: Georgia B. Vogelsang, Steven Z. Pavletic

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List price: $322.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/20/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 436
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Gerald Berk is currently Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon. His first book, Alternative Tracks: The Constitution of American Industrial Order, 1870-1916 (1994) was awarded the American Political Science Association's J. David Greenstone Award for Best Book in Politics and History. He is the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Hagley Museum and Library, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. His work has been published in Studies in American Political Development, Politics and Society, the Journal of Policy History, and Social Science History.Georgia B. Vogelsang, MD, is…    

Steven Z. Pavletic, MD, is the head of the Graft versus Host and Autoimmunity Unit in the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland.

General Principles
Pathophysiology of acute GVHD
Pathophysiology of chronic GVHD Kirk Schultz
Animal models of chronic GVHD
Incidence and trends
Clinical manifestations and natural history
Risk factors and predictive models G_rg8n
Biomarkers in prediction and monitoring Ernst
Clinical Management
Diagnosis and staging
Chronic GVHD pharmacology and commonly used drugs
Prevention of chronic GVHD Andrea
Front line treatment of chronic GVHD
Salvage treatment of chronic GVHD
Response measurement
General principles in ancillary and supportive care
Organ Site or System Specific Manifestations
Gastrointestinal (including nutritional support)
Hematologic Corey Cutler
Neurologic Harry Openshaw
Musculoskeletal Li
Metabolic and endocrine effects
Other manifestations
Psycho-social issues Loretta
Secondary and late effects
Quality of life assessments
Special Considerations in Chronic GVHD
Clinical trials design
Unique clinical situations
Pediatric chronic GVHD
Coordination and continuity of interdisciplinary practice
Patient and family education, advocacy, and support groups
Future directions