Monday, December 16, 2013

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.

About Loyola University Health System

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), located on a 61-acre campus in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH), on a 36-acre campus in Melrose Park, and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. At the heart of LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital that houses the Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, a burn center, a children's hospital, Loyola Outpatient Center, and Loyola Oral Health Center. The campus also is home to Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. The GMH campus includes a 254-licensed-bed community hospital, a Professional Office Building with 150 private practice clinics, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. It serves people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with 93 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities — that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.