Sarcoidosis

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By Robert Phillip Baughman and Dominique Valeyre, MD
A Clinician's Guide
ISBN
9780323544290
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Publication Date
13-12-2018
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Get a quick, expert overview of the etiology, diagnosis, and management of pulmonary and extra pulmonary sarcoidosis with this concise, practical resource. Drs. Robert B. Baughman and Dominique Valeyre fully cover the recent advances in various aspects of this disease, including new genetic studies and new diagnostic techniques. It's an ideal resource for pulmonologists and respiratory medicine specialists, as well as primary care physicians and pulmonary/respiratory care nurses.


Key Features
  • Provides a comprehensive discussion of the various facets of sarcoidosis, including common manifestations of the lung, skin, and eyes, as well as other important aspects such as cardiac and neurologic disease.
  • Covers newer diagnostic techniques for the lungs and elsewhere in the body, each discussed in detail and compared to older diagnostic techniques.
  • Discusses treatment options including anti-inflammatory drugs, and management of other aspects of the disease, such as pulmonary hypertension, fatigue, and small fiber neuropathy.
  • Consolidates today's available information and experience in this important area into one convenient resource.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323544290
Table of Content

Section 1: Epidemiology and Causes

1. Epidemiology

2. Environmental/Infectious Cause

3. Immunologic Manifestation

4. Genetics of Sarcoidosis

5. Models of Granulomatous Disease

6. Pathology of Granuloma

Section 2: Diagnosis

7. Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis

8. Role of Bronchoscopy

9. Cardiac Sarcoidosis

10. Neurosarcoidosis

11. Cutaneous Sarcoidosis

12. Ocular Sarcoidosis

13. Other Visceral Organs

14. Parasarcoidosis

Section 3: Monitoring

15. Evaluation of Pulmonary Disease

16. Roentgenogram, CT, and MRI

17. Nuclear imaging

18. Quality of life

19. Biomarkers

Section 4: Treatment and Complications

20. Anti-inflammatory treatment

21. Fatigue and small fiber neuropathy

22. Calcium, vitamin D, Bones

23. Other treatments

24. Pulmonary hypertension

25. Mortality

Author Information By Robert Phillip Baughman, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA and Dominique Valeyre, MD
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Pages 326
Publication Date 13-12-2018
Stock Status Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery
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