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Anemia of Chronic Disease
edited by Gunter Weiss

Anemia of Chronic Disease summarizes the most current research on the anemia of chronic disease and identifies effective diagnostic strategies.

Features:

  • Gives a broad overview of currently available treatment methods and their advantages/disadvantages in regards to ACD
  • Offers a critical discussion of well-established and emerging diagnostic tests in ACD diagnosis
  • Studies the role of new regulator molecules in ACD
  • Provides a timely overview of relevant information on iron metabolism, the function of erythropoietin, and the immunopathology of inflammation
  • Surveys controversies in ACD therapy

Contents

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease: The Enigma and the Challenge
  • Basic Regulation of Iron Metabolism
  • Erythropoietin and Erythropoiesis
  • The Systemic Inflammatory Response
  • Pathophysiology
  • Disturbance of Iron Homeostasis: Iron Limited Erythropoiesis
  • Inhibition of Erythroid Progenitor Cell Proliferation
  • Blunted Response to Erythropoetin/Insufficient Erythropoeitin Synthesis
  • Erythrophagocytosis, Decreased Erythrocyte Survival
  • New Regulator Molecules in ACD
  • ACD-Rational: Is Anemia Part of the Body's Physiological Response To Inflammation
  • Iron Withholding as a Defense Strategy
  • Iron and Immunity
  • Diagnosis of ACD
  • Clinical Approach to the Patient with ACD
  • Usefulness of Old and New Diagnostic Tests in ACD
  • Therapy
  • Introduction of ACD Therapy
  • Human Recombinant Erythropoeitin Iron
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Future Approaches: Iron and Erythropoietin
  • Controversies in ACD Therapy
  • Putative Positive Effects of ACD Correction
  • Putative Negative Effects of ACD Correction in Malignant and Infectious Diseases
  • Specific Conditions of ACD
  • ACD in Hematolgical Disorders and Cancer
  • Anemia in Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery
  • ACD in Systemic Infections Including HIV
  • ACD in Rheumatic and Autoimmune Disorders
  • Anemia in Intensive Care Patients
  • ACD as Part of Chronic Renal Disease
  • ACD in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Anemia of Chronic Disease
edited by Gunter Weiss
2005 776 pages $248.95 + shipping
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