Sarcoidosis: A Clinician's Guide

Sarcoidosis: A Clinician's Guide

By: Robert P. Baughman (author), Dominique Valeyre (author)Paperback

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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. 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.

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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

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  • ISBN13: 9780323544290
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780323544290
  • ISBN10: 0323544290

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