Ramos-Casals, Manuel, Stone, John H., Moutsopoulos, Haralampos M. (Eds.)
2012, XX, 633 p. 94 illus., 67 illus. in color.
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A multisystemic overview of the clinical manifestations of SS, covering all medical specialties in separate, specific chapters for each organ involved assists the reader to rapidly and easily locate the symptoms that a patient with SS may present
A description of the latest diagnostic techniques, patient-reported outcome questionnaires and immunological studies will prove essential for making an early diagnosis and correctly interpreting diagnostic tests, histopathological studies and antibodies
The inclusion of a specific section centered on prognosis and outcomes of SS patients identifies the main factors associated with a poor quality of life and the prognostic factors associated with development of cancer and death
Will provide an exhaustive therapeutic update, specifically focused on new agents and experimental techniques, which will inform the reader of recent advances in the therapeutic management of SS, with special emphasis on possible future agents and the provision of therapeutic guidelines for managing the main clinical situations
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The inclusion of diagnostic/therapeutic algorithms illustrates the text with clinical photographs of the main organs involved and helps the reader to make guided diagnostic and therapeutic decisions through decision-based algorithms.