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  • 105 tables
  • Page extent: 468 pages
  • Size: 246 x 189 mm
  • Weight: 1.176 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 618.92/01
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: RJ269.5 .N46 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Neonatal hematology

Library of Congress Record


 (ISBN-13: 9780521780704 | ISBN-10: 0521780705)

Written by practising physicians specializing in pediatric hematology, neonatology, immunology, pediatric infectious disease and transfusion medicine, this is a practical guide to the pathogenesis, recognition and management of hematologic problems in the neonate. The focus is on clinical issues encountered by pediatric specialists, and there are chapters devoted to disorders of leukocytes, platelets, procoagulant and anticoagulant proteins, and disorders of red blood cells. Neonatal transfusion, malignant disorders in the newborn, neonatal hemoglobinopathy screening, harvesting and storage of umbilical cord stem cells are also covered, and practical approaches to diagnosis and treatment given.

• Written by practising clinicians from the pediatric specialties in hematology, neonatology, immunology, infectious disease and transfusion medicine • Covers the common and rare disorders, as well as umbilical cord blood harvesting and transplantation, neonatal hemoglobinopathy screening and transfusion into the new-born • Provides a practical approach to diagnosis, treatment and management


Foreword J. Lawrence Naiman; Preface; Dedication; 1. Neonatal hematology: a historical overview Howard Pearson; 2. Disorders of the feto–maternal unit Eric Werner; 3. Erythropoiesis, red cells and the approach to anemia Pedro de Alarcon, Cris Johnson and Eric J. Werner; 4. Anemia of prematurity and indications for erythropoietin therapy Pamela J. Kling; 5. Hypoplastic anemias Gary Kupfer; 6. Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn Peter Waldron and William Cashore; 7. Neonatal hemolysis Bertil Glader and Geoffrey Allen; 8. Neonatal screening for hemoglobinopathies Peter Lane; 9. Polycythemia and hyperviscosity in the newborn Ted. S. Rosenkrantz and William Oh; 10. Newborn platelet disorders Pedro de Alarcon; 11. Neutrophil function and disorders of neutrophils in the newborn E. Stephen Buescher; 12. Immunodeficiency diseases of the neonate John W. Sleasman and Matt Saxonhouse; 13. Hemostatic abnormalities Manuela Albisetti, Paul Monagle and Maureen Andrew; 14. Transfusion practices Jayashree Ramasethu and Naomi L. C. Luban;15. Umbilical-cord stem-cell transplantation Joanne Kurtzburg; 16. Neonatal oncology Alan Gamis and Thomas Lampkin; 17. Normal values and laboratory methods Eric Werner and Pedro DeAlarcon; Index.


J. Lawrence Naiman, Howard Pearson, Eric Werner, Pedro de Alarcon, Cris Johnson, Pamela J. Kling, Gary Kupfer, Peter Waldron, William Cashore, Bertil Glader, Geoffrey Allen, Peter Lane, Ted. S. Rosenkrantz, William Oh, E. Stephen Buescher, John W. Sleasman, Matt Saxonhouse, Manuela Albisetti, Paul Monagle, Maureen Andrew, Jayashree Ramasethu, Naomi L. C. Luban, Joanne Kurtzburg, Alan Gamis, Thomas Lampkin

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