The recent advances in the application of growth factors in clinical practice has revolutionized the management of many conditions, particularly in the areas of oncology, haematology, transplantation and AIDS. This book provides a practical guide to the use of one of the key growth factors, G-CSF. Rather than just reviewing the current literature, the book provides recommended treatment protocols, including dosage regiments, from international researchers in this field. In this way, the book should enable clinicians to make full use of this therapy. One of the most exciting new developments in oncology and haematology has been the introduction ot haemopoietic growth factors to clinical practice. Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF), with its ability to protect against neutropenia by enhancing white blood cell proliferation, together with its anti-tumour and anti-infective properties, has come to the forefront in the following area: oncology, haematology, transplantation, AIDS. Dealing with the individual conditions in turn, the book is a complete guide to the clinical use of GM-CSF, and provides practical advice on administration , dosage-regimens and expected efficacy of the drug.
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Descripción Blackwell Publishing. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 6405290