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Hughes Syndrome

Patients" Guide

by Graham Hughes

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Allergies,
  • Haematology,
  • Medical Hematology,
  • Vascular Disease,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Immunology,
  • Medical / Rheumatology,
  • internal medicine,
  • metabolic diseases,
  • neurology,
  • obstetrics/perinatology,
  • rheumatology,
  • Hematology,
  • Cardiology,
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8974207M
    ISBN 101852334576
    ISBN 109781852334574

    Hughes–Stovin syndrome is a rare autoimmune disorder of unknown cause that is characterized by the combination of multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms and deep vein is named after the two British physicians, John Patterson Hughes and Peter George Ingle Stovin, who first described it in It is a rare variant of Behçet's disease, which entails more general problems with the Specialty: Immunology.


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Hughes Syndrome by Graham Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The syndrome, now known worldwide as Hughes Syndrome, or the anti-phospholipid syndrome, is common - being responsible for example, for up to 1 in 5 cases of young stroke. More important, it is treatable. This book provides the first in-depth description of the syndrome for patients/5(9).

Understanding Hughes Syndrome is a wonderful book, well written, informative and very useful for someone like myself who was diagnosed with Hughes Syndrome in and was very worried as I felt so ill and didn't know why Hughes Syndrome book what was wrong or didn't know if my symptoms were a part of having Hughes Syndrome/5(9).

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), sometimes known as Hughes syndrome, is a disorder of the immune system that causes an increased risk of blood clots. This means people with APS are at greater risk of developing conditions such as: deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that usually develops in the leg.

arterial thrombosis (a clot Hughes Syndrome book an artery. Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: Cory B Pittman, MD (Washington University Medical Center) Description: This is a comprehensive review of the Hughes (anti-phospholipid antibody) syndrome, written and edited by experts in the fields of rheumatology, obstetrics, hematology, and pathology.

The book provides a thorough discussion of the basic science, clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of Price: $ Antiphospholipid (AN-te-fos-fo-LIP-id) antibody syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder.

Autoimmune disorders occur if the body's immune system makes antibodies that attack and damage tissues or cells. Antibodies are a type of protein. They usually help defend the body against infections. In APS, however, the body makes antibodies that.

The book is written by Professor Graham Hughes, whom the condition was named after (it is also known more clinically as anti-phospholipid syndrome, because of the antibodies whose presence in the. In Graham Hughes described a syndrome in which the blood has a tendency to clot.

Hughes syndrome is at the root of diverse conditions such as stroke, leg vein thrombosis and recurrent Syndrome addresses the complete range of features produced by this common disorder, which is.

Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) has no cure. However, medicines can help prevent complications. The goals of treatment are to prevent blood clots from forming and keep existing clots from getting larger.

You may have APS and another autoimmune disorder, such as lupus. If so, it's important to control that condition as well. Get this from a library. Hughes syndrome: a patient's guide.

[Graham R V Hughes] -- As with any delicate machine, the human body can be profoundly affected by its supply of vital running materials. Thus, the tendency for the blood to clot excessively has the potential to cut off the. Hughes syndrome is thickening of the circulating blood caused by an abnormal immune system.

Complications include heart attack, stroke and recurrent miscarriage. Treatment includes medications to thin the blood and prevent platelets from clumping together. Hughes syndrome, or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS), is an autoimmune condition. Hughes' syndrome An autoimmune condition caused by an antibody to phospholipid, a major constituent of cell plasma membranes, or an antibody to cardiolipin.

It features Hughes Syndrome book thromboses causing strokes, heart attacks and other arterial obstruction effects, or recurrent fetal loss during pregnancy. This second edition is a result from Hughes Syndrome book worldwide surge of interest in antiphospholipid syndrome. This disease, also known as Hughes Syndrome, affects all organs of the body including the placenta, and therefore touches all areas of publications have shown that APS causes miscarriage.

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), also known as antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and sometimes Hughes syndrome, is a disorder characterized by elevated levels of multiple different antibodies (proteins produced by the body to fight off foreign substances) that are associated with both arterial and venous thrombosis (clots in the arteries and veins).

Hughes' Syndrome- A Patient’s Guide, Second Edition, will see many of the illustrations updated as well as an increase in the number of figures within the chapters, to help the reader understand and treat this gh labelled a 'patient's guide', the text and presentation is aimed at a wide spectrum of health care professionals.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: 1. Hughes syndrome: history / Munther A. Khamashta Antiphospholipid (Hughes) syndrome: an overview / David P. D'Cruz Epidemiology of antiphospholipid syndrome / Michelle Petri Hemocytopenias in antiphospholipid syndrome / Carlomaurizio Monteeucco and Roberto.

About this book. Introduction. The second edition of Hughes Syndrome: Antiphospholipid Syndrome addresses the complete range of conditions produced by this common disorder which is also known as APS or "sticky blood" syndrome.

APS is one of the main causes of strokes (40%), leg deep vein thrombosis, and recurrent miscarriages in women. Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways is a handy and easy-to-read guide to the main features of Hughes syndrome.

There has been worldwide interest in this 'new' syndrome (first described in ). A clotting tendency which can potentially affect any organ in the body, it is:Brand: Springer London. Hughes Syndrome: The Antiphospholipid Syndrome, A Guide for Students provides an in-depth analysis into the main effects of Hughes Syndrome.

InDr Graham Hughes, and his team in London, described a syndrome and subsequently developed simple blood tests to Brand: Springer London. In antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), the immune system produces abnormal antibodies that make the blood "stickier" than normal. This means people with APS are more likely to develop blood clots in their veins and arteries, which can cause serious or life-threatening health problems.

These include. Hughes’ syndrome, also known as antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), was first recognised in by Graham Hughes and his team at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. It is also known as ‘sticky blood’. Hughes’ syndrome is an anti-inflammatory autoimmune disorder in which the blood has a tendency to clot too quickly.

This book contains information on an increasingly common autoimmune disorder. Also called "sticky blood" and Hughes Syndrome, APS makes one's blood clot too easily, creating high risk of stroke, thrombosis, and premature heart attack. It is also implicated in many other health problems Brand: Turner Publishing Company.

The revised second edition addresses the complete range of conditions produced by this common disorder also known as APS or "sticky blood" syndrome.

APS is one of the main causes of strokes (40%), leg deep vein thrombosis, and recurrent miscarriages in women. It is an important risk factor for thrombosis in women taking the oral contraceptive effects of this syndrome were Reviews: 1.

Understanding Hughes Syndrome: case studies for patients is written by Graham R.V. Hughes, MD, FRCP, a world-renowned expert in the field of rheumatology, and as the name suggests discoverer of Hughes or Antiphospholipid Syndrome.

Hughes is also the Head of The London Lupus Centre, Founder and Editor of the international journal Lupus, and life /5(10). Hughes syndrome is named after Dr Graham Hughes, who along with his team in London, was the first to describe the condition in Also known as ‘sticky blood', it is an autoimmune disorder, in which there is a danger of thrombosis (clotting).

Those affected are at risk from vein thrombosis. The Hughes Syndrome Foundation's (HSF) mission is to provide information and education on Hughes Syndrome and support research for it. HSF offers understanding and support to sufferers of Hughes Syndrome which is known medically as antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).

APS is a rare immunological disorder characterized by recurring blood clots. A very encouraging book from Kent and Barbara Hughes. It details their own wrestling with what success in ministry looks like and how they found answers through scripture and prayer.

Success in ministry is not primarily measured by numbers, but rather by faithfulness, loving, serving, believing, prayer and holiness/5.

Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome is a welcome addition to a number of books written in recent years attempting to combat an unbiblical view of ministry that currently has its foothold in the church at large.

There are four main sections to the book. The first chapter of the first section is "Disappointed Dreams."5/5(1). Support Hughes Syndrome/APS.

2K likes. Please help raise awareness of APS by passing my face book link around to others, many are still misdiagnosed please share to help give the info needed.5/5. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is characterized by thrombosis and/or pregnancy complications in the presence of persistent antiphospholipid antibodies (APLA) This syndrome was first described in as the association of arterial and venous thrombosis with antibodies directed against phospholipids.

(1). Hughes' Syndrome A Patient's Guide to the Antiphospholipid Syndrome Dr Graham Hughes Preface. In and during the following two years, the Lupus Research Unit at St Thomas published a number of papers showing that certain blood proteins (antiphospholipid antibodies) were associated with a syndrome of clotting (thrombosis), recurrent miscarriages and brain disease.

The Antiphospholipid (Hughes) Syndrome Home \ Information for Medical Professionals \ Diagnosis & Treatment \ Diagnosis of Lupus \ Associated Illnesses \ The Antiphospholipid (Hughes) Syndrome This site is intended for healthcare professionals as a useful source of information on the diagnosis, treatment and support of patients with lupus and.

Hughes Syndrome, also known medically as the antiphospholipid syndrome, is an autoimmune disorder in which there is a tendency to excessive blood clotting. Hughes Syndrome can present many clinical. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood clotting disorder that can cause strokes, heart attacks and DVTs.

In pregnancy, it is a leading cause of miscarriage, stillbirth and pre-eclampsia. Read More». Antiphospholipid syndrome – also known as Hughes syndrome – is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks phospholipids. Antiphospholipid syndrome is a disorder characterized by an increased tendency to form abnormal blood clots (thromboses) that can block blood vessels.

This clotting tendency is known as thrombophilia. In antiphospholipid syndrome, the thromboses can develop in nearly any blood vessel in the body, but most frequently occur in the vessels of the lower limbs.

The antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), also known as Hughes syndrome, is an autoimmune condition characterized by recurrent arterial or venous thrombosis and/or pregnancy morbidity in the presence of persistently positive circulating antiphospholipid antibodies, (i.e., anticardiolipin antibody or lupus anticoagulant).

1, 2 Multiple organ systems may be affected, and a broad spectrum of clinical Cited by: 9. What is Hughes syndrome.

Hughes syndrome, also known as antiphospholipid syndrome or ‘sticky blood’ is a disorder characterized by blood clotting, both in the arteries and veins. What causes Hughes Syndrome. Hughes syndrome is caused by the presence of antibodies in the blood, called antiphospholipid antibodies.

These antibodies make the immune system work too hard, [ ]. Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Resources General Patient Resources. APS Foundation of America, Inc. Founded in Junethe APS Foundation of America, Inc.

is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, support, research, patient services and public awareness of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome in an effective and ethical manner.

Some Of The Common Facts About Antiphospholipid Syndrome or Hughes Syndrome Are: This is an autoimmune dysfunction, which has the ability to affect potentially any organ in the body.

People with Antiphospholipid Syndrome usually have numerous antibodies to phospholipids in blood. Around 96% of people have no idea what Hughes Syndrome is. Worryingly, it’s not just the public who are in the dark – it seems certain doctors are failing to diagnose it quickly enough too.

Hughes syndrome is suspected at birth based on the clinical aspects of acromegaloid facial features, thickened lips, arched eyebrows, blepharophimosis, bulbous nose, overgrowth of the intraoral mucosa with exaggerated rugae and frenula, thickened upper lids, narrowing palpebral fissures (blepharophimosis), bulbous nose, and large and doughy hands without clubbing.A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Control Number: the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS: Hughes Syndrome) has grown, the clinical ramifications of this major thrombotic in Hughes syndrome.

52 Fig. A File Size: 3MB. Hughes Syndrome: Patients' Guide As with any delicate machine, the human body can be profoundly affected by its supply of vital running materials. Medical books Hughes Syndrome.

Thus, the tendency for the blood to clot excessively has the potential .