primary objective of this book is to provide the specialists involved in the
clinical management and experimental research in hematological diseases with
comprehensive and concise information on some important theoretical and
practical developments in the biology, clinical assessment, and treatment of
patients, as well as on some molecular and pathogenetic mechanisms and the
respective translation into novel therapies.
Author(s): Margarita Guenova and Gueorgui Balatzenko
The lecture note is intended for use by
laboratory technologist both during their training and in their work places.
There are study questions at the end of each chapter for the reader to evaluate his
understanding of the contents. In addition, important terms are defined in the
glossary section at the end of the text.
Author(s): Yared Alemu,
Alemayehu Atomsa and Zewdneh Sahlemariam
Blood Groups and Red Cell
Antigens is a guide to the differences in our blood types that complicate blood
transfusions and pregnancy. It note covers the following topics: Blood and the
cells, Blood group antigens, Hemolytic disease of the newborn, Blood
transfusions and the immune system, ABO blood group, Hh blood group, Rh blood
group, Kell blood group, Duffy blood group, Kidd blood group, Diego blood group,
MNS blood group.
This article covers the following topics:
Overview of Myeloproliferative Disorders, Essential Thrombocythemia, Reactive
Thrombocytosis, Primary Myelofibrosis, Polycythemia Vera, Secondary
This article covers the following topics: Decreased
Erythropoiesis, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Sideroblastic Anemias, Anemia of
Chronic Disease, Hypoproliferative Anemias, Aplastic Anemia,
Myelophthisic Anemia, Megaloblastic Macrocytic Anemias and
Myelodysplasia and Iron-Transport Deficiency Anemia.
This article covers the following topics: Overview of Vascular
Bleeding Disorders, Autoerythrocyte Sensitization, Dysproteinemias Causing
Vascular Purpura, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Purpura Simplex and
This article covers the following topics: Overview of
Myeloproliferative Disorders, Essential Thrombocythemia, Reactive Thrombocytosis
(Secondary Thrombocythemia), Primary Myelofibrosis, Polycythemia Vera and
This article covers the following topics: Introduction to Overview
of Cancer, Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cancer, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer
Screening, Clinical Sequelae of Cancer, Metastatic Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
Origin and Paraneoplastic Syndromes.
This note contains 800 hematological slides depicting various
blood disorders and malignancies. The Image Atlas represents some twenty years
of work by Jean Shafer, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Rochester School
of Medicine. Topics covered includes: Blood, Bone Marrow, Buffy Coat Preparation
Diseases, Macrophage Mast Cell, Megakaryocyte, Nucleated Red Blood Cell (NRBC),
Plasma Cell, Platelets, Megathrombocyte and White Blood Cell (WBC).