The World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series brings pulmonary specialists fully up to date with the latest developments in different branches of respiratory medicine. Volume 2, Number 2 focuses on Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases, which are diseases affecting the whole body rather than a single organ or body part.
Beginning with an introduction to systemic diseases and pulmonary manifestations, the following chapters examine how respiratory problems relate to, and assist in the diagnosis and management of various underlying conditions including cardiovascular diseases, renal disorders and gastrointestinal diseases.
Previous volumes in this series published in 2012 and 2013 and covered pneumonias and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) respectively.
Presents latest advances in diagnosis and treatment of systemic diseases through pulmonary manifestations
Covers interstitial lung diseases and pulmonary vasculitis in depth
Includes more than 60 images, illustrations and tables
Previous volumes covered pneumonias and COPD
Surinder K Jindal MD FCCP Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India Shankar S Patil MD FRCP FAMS DSc (Gul) Dsc (NTR) DSc (RGUHS) Dean, Academy of Respiratory Medicine, Education Advisor, Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Editorial Abbreviations Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases Approach to Systemic Manifestations of Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug-induced Pulmonary Disease Lungs in Cardiovascular Diseases Lung in Systemic Vasculitis Pulmonary-renal Syndrome Lungs in Systemic Sclerosis Pulmonary Involvement in Parasitic Diseases Pleuropulmonary Complications of Pancreatitis Lungs in Neuromuscular Diseases Menstrual Cycle-Related Respiratory Disorders Pulmonary Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Diseases Pulmonary Manifestation of Liver Diseases