Pankaj Abrol

SGT Medical College Hospital & Research Institute

Dr. Pankaj Abrol, a distinguished Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist, is Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatrics in SGT Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Gurgaon, India. Erstwhile Senior Professor at PGIMS Rohtak, he established the Pediatric Cancer Unit and was also in charge of Thalassemia & Hemophilia Day care centers. Dr. Pankaj Abrol is the national resource person for Thalassemia, Hemophilia and Pediatric Oncology. He has many research publications published in national and international journals and has written many chapters in textbooks. He has also been awarded a fellowship (FIAP) by Indian Academy of Pediatrics for extraordinary work. Dr. Abrol is member of national and international bodies like IAP, ICON & SIOP. He has worked closely with associations such as India Pediatric Oncology Initiative and has provided free chemotherapy to his oncology patients by working closely with some voluntary organizations.

2books edited

3chapters authored

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The book "Thrombocytopenia" certainly raises some important issues in its pathogenesis and management. The authors have done a lot of hard work to write state-of-the-art chapters. Each and every chapter is peer-reviewed, evidence-based, and remarkably excellent. Some of the causes of thrombocytopenia are well explained in textbooks, but the topics included in this book are not usually so well described. The chapters are written in such a manner so as to stimulate and keep the reader well-informed. Such an approach is certainly beneficial when aiming to motivate discussion, interaction, innovation, and research. Chapters like "Interferon-Induced Thrombotic Microangiopathy" have been included with the aim to help in understanding the immune pathogenesis of thrombocytopenia. Others have also been selected to keep an eye on the future.

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