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Title Plasma cell neoplasms : a morphologic, cytogenetic and immunophenotypic approach / Michael A. Linden, Robert W. McKenna, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Protein studies -- Electrophoresis and immunofixation -- Serum free light chain analysis -- Morphology and immunohistochemistry of normal and neoplastic plasma cells -- Classification of plasma cell neoplasms -- Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance -- Plasma cell myeloma -- Plasmacytoma? solitary and extraosseus -- Monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition diseases -- Cytogenetics -- Flow cytometry -- Integration of laboratory and clinical data into synoptic report -- Approaches to treatment, including stem cell transplant -- Conclusions -- References
Summary This volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review on the field of diagnostic hematopathology as it is applied to patients with plasma cell neoplasms. The book places particular emphasis on immunophenotypic data? immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry? as well as cytogenetics, and discusses how these ancillary data can predict prognosis and chemotherapeutic response. It also provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts. Written by experts in their fields, Plasma Cell Neoplasms serves as a very useful resource for physicians and researchers interested in plasma cell myeloma diagnosis, therapy, and research
Analysis pathologie
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 11, 2015)
Subject Monoclonal gammopathies.
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Monoclonal gammopathies.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Linden, Michael A., editor
McKenna, Robert W., editior
ISBN 9783319109183