Description of Practical Management of Systemic Sclerosis in Clinical Practice
This book provides a practical guide for managing a variety of problems encountered by the clinician in managing patients with systemic sclerosis. Chapters take a problem-orientated approach to help the reader cut through potential barriers that can arise when working with different medical specialities. Management strategies for a broad range of conditions, including pericardial and pleural effusion, sicca syndrome, calcinosis and watermelon stomach, are presented.
Practical Management of Systemic Sclerosis in Clinical Practice describes a range of problems and clinical items encountered by a variety of medical professionals who encounter these patients. It is a valuable resource for rheumatologists, immunologists, specialist nurses and primary care professionals.
About the Author
Marco Matucci-Cerinic is Professor of Rheumatology at the Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine of the University of Florence. Dr Matucci-Cerinic has published more than 900 peer review manuscripts widely in the field of rheumatology, particularly on the pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of scleroderma, on spondyloarthritis and on osteoarthtritis.
Christopher P. Denton studied medicine at Guy’s Hospital in London and obtained a PhD from University College London and trained in connective tissue diseases in London. Following a Wellcome Trust Advanced Fellowship in molecular genetics at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA he was an Arthritis Research UK Senior Research Fellow 2000-2010.