Immunotherapy for Immune-Related Diseases
This text covers immunotherapy for immune-related diseases. Topics covered include the historical perspective and cancers.
- Hardback | 420 pages
- 15 Jan 2002
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Table of contents
Part 1 Historical perspective: diagnostic conditions, patient selection, skin testing, patterns of pollination; immunologic changes - mediators, cellular effects, histamine releasing factors; standardized allergen extracts and techniques, dosage, duration of therapy; immunotherapy for pollens; immunotherapy for moulds; immunotherapy with mite allergens; immunotherapy with animal danders; insect allergens - venoms, hymenoptera; modified allergens; administration of immunotherapy - methods, problems, techniques; adverse effects and fatalities; immunotherapy for rhinitis - pregnancy; immunotherapy for asthma; other indications; new concepts and indications; immunotherapy for other diseases. Part 2 Cancer, melanoma: multiple sclerosis; diabetes mellitus; autoimmune diseases.