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Loyola neurologist is co-editor of three-volume, 1,480-page clinical guide

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Medical Center neurologist José Biller, MD, is co-editor of a three-volume, 1,480-page comprehensive guide to clinical neurology.

Neurologic Aspects of Systemic Disease is part of the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series.

His co-editor is José M. Ferro, MD, professor and chair, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

The 112-chapter guide provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of the neurologic aspects of systemic disease. Each chapter focuses on the neurologic aspects related to a specific disease presentation.

Part 1 includes coverage of cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal and rheumatologic/musculoskeletal diseases.

Part 2 covers gastrointestinal/hepatobiliary, endocrinologic and metabolic diseases and nutritional, environmental and hematologic disorders.

Part 3 details oncologic disorders, organ transplantation, infectious diseases, tropical neurology, pregnancy, neuroanesthesia and other diseases and disorders.

Neurologic Aspects of Systemic Disease is published by Elsevier and will be available in February 2014.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

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