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Medicine - Internal Medicine | Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Deeg, H.J., Bowen, D.T., Gore, S.D., Haferlach, T., Le Beau, M.M., Niemeyer, C.

2006, XII, 139 p.


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This book summarizes our current knowledge of MDS, from very basic aspects to the clinical management. It provides guidance to the diagnosis, an understanding of disease mechanisms, and a discussion of treatment strategies.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cytogenetics - Hemopoietic Stem Cells - Myelodysplastic Syndromes - Pathophysiology - Staging - classification - epidemiology - growth factor

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Pathology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Clinical Presentation.- Differential Diagnosis.- Etiology and Epidemiology of MDS.- Molecular Biology of Myelodysplasia.- Classification and Staging of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Cytogenetic Diagnosis of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Children.- Management of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Introductory Concepts.- Supportive Care.- Hematopoietic Growth Factors.- Biologically Based Treatment.- Hemopoietic Cell Transplantation.- Second Malignancies.

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