Table of Contents

Haemopoiesis.
Erythropoiesis and general aspects of anaemia.
Hypochromic anaemias.
Iron overload.
Megaloblastic anaemias and other macrocytic anaemias.
Haemolytic anaemias.
Genetic disorders of haemoglobin.
The white cells 1: granulocytes, monocytes and their benign disorders.
The white cells 2: lymphocytes and their benign disorders.
The spleen.
The aetiology and genetics of haematological malignancies.
Management of haematological malignancy.
Acute myeloid leukaemias.
Chronic myeloid leukaemia.
The non-leukaemia myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Myelodysplasia.
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
The chronic lymphoid leukaemias.
Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Multiple myeloma and related disorders.
Aplastic anaemia and bone marrow failure.
Stem cell transplantation.
Platelets, blood coagulation and haemostasis.
Bleeding disorders caused by vascular and platelet abnormalities.
Coagulation disorders.
Thrombosis and antithrombotic therapy.
Haematological changes in systemic disease.
Blood transfusion.
Pregnancy and neonatal haematology.
Appendices. This work is a standard textbook of haemotology for medical students. It will provide students with an account of the essential features of clinical and laboratory haemotology, with selected reading lists and colour diagrams.
This work is a standard textbook of haemotology for medical students. It will provide students with an account of the essential features of clinical and laboratory haemotology, with selected reading lists and colour diagrams.