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100 Question & Answers About Vascular Anomalies

Author(s): Francine Blei, MD, MBA, Professor, Pediatrics and Surgery, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, Medical Director, Vascular Anomalies Program, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Center for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders, NYU Medical Center, New York, New York
Carlita Anglin, MSIS, Family Health Librarian, NYU Langone Medical Center, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763766597
  • Paperback    146 pages      © 2011
Price: $21.95 US List
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Since vascular anomalies as a whole are rare disorders, finding comprehensive, reliable information about them can be difficult. If you or a loved one is suffering from a vascular anomaly, 100 Questions & Answers About Vascular Anomalies provides the guidance and advice you need. Co-written by a world-recognized physician who has dedicated her career to patients with vascular anomalies and a medical librarian and vascular anomaly patient, this book gives you authoritative answers to the most often asked questions by patients and families. 100 Questions & Answers About Vascular Anomalies offers answers regarding resources for networking, disease-specific foundations, psychosocial issues, and much more. This is an invaluable guide for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of a vascular anomaly.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Vascular Malformations
Part  3  Facts about Hemangiomas
Part  4  Lymphatic Malformations
Part  5  Living with Vascular Anomalies

Francine Blei, MD, MBA-Professor, Pediatrics and Surgery, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, Medical Director, Vascular Anomalies Program, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Center for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders, NYU Medical Center, New York, New York

Francine Blei, MD, MBA, Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery (Plastic) at NYU Langone Medical Center and the NYU School of Medicine is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She is Medical Director of the Vascular Anomalies Program of the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders as well as the Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. She has published over 60 manuscripts (mostly vascular-anomalies-related), including several chapters in major medical textbooks, and has given numerous presentations nationally and internationally. She is Associate Editor of the journal Lymphatic Research and Biology, is on the Medical Advisory Board of The National Organization of Vascular Anomalies, and the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies. She holds a BA from Duke University, MD from Sackler School of Medicine (Tel Aviv, Israel), and MBA from the Stern School of Business of New York University.

Carlita Anglin, MSIS-Family Health Librarian, NYU Langone Medical Center, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York

Carlita Anglin, MSIS, is a Family Health Librarian at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at the NYU Langone Medical Center.  In her role as a consumer health librarian, Ms. Anglin assists patients and family members find reliable health information to support their healthcare decision making in both the outpatient and hospital environment.  As part of an integrative health team, Ms. Anglin collaborates with multi-disciplinary professionals in planning and implementing various supportive services.  She is a New York State certified teacher and Library Media Specialist, as well as a faculty member of the Ehrman Medical Library at NYU Langone Medical Center.  Ms. Anglin earned a BA from the University of North Texas and a Master's degree in Information Studies from The University of Texas at Austin.  She is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Mongolia from 1998-2000.

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