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Anemia

This book provides an up- to- date summary of many advances in our understanding of anemia, including its causes and pathogenesis, methods of diagnosis, and the morbidity and mortality associated with it. Special attention is paid to the anemia of chronic disease. Nutritional causes of anemia, especially in developing countries, are discussed. Also presented are anemias related to pregnancy, the fetus and the newborn infant. Two common infections that cause anemia in developing countries, malaria and trypanosomiasis are discussed. The genetic diseases sickle cell disease and thalassemia are reviewed as are Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria, Fanconi anemia and some anemias caused by toxins. Thus this book provides a wide coverage of anemia which should be useful to those involved in many fields of anemia from basic researchers to epidemiologists to clinical practitioners.

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AnemiaEdited by Donald Silverberg

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1055

ISBN: 978-953-51-0138-3

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1. Morbidity and Mortality in Anemia

By Fawzia Ahmed Habib, Intessar Sultan and Shaista Salman

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2. Erythrocyte: Programmed Cell Death

By Daniela Vittori, Daiana Vota and Alcira Nesse

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3. Phosphatidylserine Shedding from RBCs – A Mechanism of Membrane Modulation and Damage Control

By Eitan Fibach

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4. Anemia Caused by Oxidative Stress

By Yoshihito Iuchi

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5. Iron and Nitric Oxide in Anemia of Chronic Disease (ACD)

By Oluyomi Stephen Adeyemi, Adenike Faoziyat Sulaiman and Musbau Adewumi Akanji

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6. Diagnostic Evaluation of Anaemia

By Vikrant Kale and Abdur Rahmaan Aftab

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7. How Can Cancer-Associated Anemia Be Moderated with Nutritional Factors and How Do Beta Vulgaris L. Ssp. Esculenta Var. Rubra Modify the Transmethylation Reaction in Erythrocytes in Cancerous Patients?

By Anna Blázovics, Péter Nyirády, Imre Romics, Miklós Szűcs, András Horváth, Ágnes Szilvás, Edit Székely, Klára Szentmihályi, Gabriella Bekő and Éva Sárdi

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8. Anaemia in Developing Countries: Burden and Prospects of Prevention and Control

By Kayode O. Osungbade and Adeolu O. Oladunjoye

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9. Nutritional Anaemia

By Alhossain A. Khallafallah and Muhajir Mohamed

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10. Nutritional Anemia in Developing Countries

By Frank T. Wieringa, Jacques Berger and Marjoleine A. Dijkhuizen

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11. Risk Factors for Anemia in Preschool Children in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Dia Sanou and Ismael Ngnie-Teta

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12. Acceptance and Effect of Ferrous Fumarate Containing Micronutrient Sprinkles on Anemia, Iron Deficiency and Anthropometrics in Honduran Children

By Teresa M. Kemmer, Preston S. Omer, Vinod K. Gidvani-Diaz and Miguel Coello

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13. Supplementation and Change of Nutritional Habits for the Prevention and Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Gaza Children: A Case Study

By Michele Magoni, Ghassam Zaqout, Omar Ahmmed Mady, Reema Ibraheem Al Haj Abed and Davide Amurri

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14. Management of Anaemia in Pregnancy

By Ezechi Oliver and Kalejaiye Olufunto

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15. Clinical Management of Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn and Fetus

By Sebastian Illanes and Rafael Jensen

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16. The Pathogenesis of Anaemia in African Animal Trypanosomosis

By Savino Biryomumaisho and E. Katunguka-Rwakishaya

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17. The Mechanisms of Anaemia in Trypanosomosis: A Review

By Albert Mbaya, Hussein Kumshe and Chukwunyere Okwudiri Nwosu

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18. Severe Malaria Anaemia in Children

By Ayodotun Olutola and Olugbenga Mokuolu

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19. The Effect of Retinol Supplement on Blood Cytokine Concentrations in Children with Non-Severe Malaria Vivax

By Viviana Taylor, Rosa Uscátegui, Adriana Correa, Amanda Maestre and Jaime Carmona

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20. Elevated System Energy Expenditure in Sickle Cell Anemia

By Chidi G. Osuagwu

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21. Molecular Basis of Thalassemia

By Michela Grosso, Raffaele Sessa, Stella Puzone, Maria Rosaria Storino and Paola Izzo

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22. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

By Antonio M. Risitano

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23. Anemia in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

By Karina Portillo Carroz and Josep Morera

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24. An Emerging Face of Fanconi Anemia: Cancer

By Sevgi Gözdaşoğlu

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25. The Molecular Connection Between Aluminum Toxicity, Anemia, Inflammation and Obesity: Therapeutic Cues

By Adam Bignucolo, Joseph Lemire, Christopher Auger, Zachary Castonguay, Varun Appanna and Vasu D. Appanna

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26. Hemolysis and Anemia Induced by Dapsone Hydroxylamine

By Gabriella Donà, Eugenio Ragazzi, Giulio Clari and Luciana Bordin

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