Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Third Edition has been updated from a very successful book previously offered from another publisher. Accepted as a classic reference in the area of SLE, the previous two editions cover the basic and clinical aspects of the disease. This Third Edition includes new chapters and expanded coverage of central nervous system disease and lupus, renal function, lupus and pregnancy, and experimental therapies. It presents comprehensive, current coverage of basic models of etiology and pathogenesis, and includes a complete catalog of autoantibodies produced, clinical manifestations, and therapeutic approaches.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1200 pages
  • 221 x 286.3 x 53.1mm | 3,030.66g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • b&w illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 012433900X
  • 9780124339002

Table of contents

G. Hughes, Foreword. Y. Shoenfeld, Concepts of Autoimmunity. G. Tsokos, Overview of Cellular Immune Function in SLE. D.A. Segovia, Etiologic Hypotheses for SLE. J. Reveille, Genetic Susceptibility and Class II/Constitutive Genes/Family Studies. J. Atkinson, Genetic Susceptibility and Class III Genes. V. Agnello, Complement Deficiency and Lupus. R. Lahita, Gender and Age and SLE. A. Theofilopoulous, Murine Models of SLE and Pathogenesis. R. Halliwell, Canine SLE. B. Diamond, Anti-DNA Antibodies. M. Reichlin, Antibodies to Cytoplasmic Antigens. R. Rubin, Antihistone Antibodies. M. Fritzler, Antibodies to Non-Histone Agents. J. Winfield, Antilymphocyte Antibodies. M. Mannik, Immune Complexes. W. Reeves, The Importance of Autoantibodies in Cell Function. M. Urowitz, Antinuclear Antibody Negative Lupus. R. Lahita, The Clinical Aspects of SLE in Adults. J. Buyon, Neonatal Lupus. L. Szer, Clinical Presentation of Lupus in Children. L. Shapeero, Imaging of SLE. M. Liang, Monitoring Patients and SLE. M. Teodorescu, Laboratory Evaluation of SLE. M. Lockshin, Pregnancy and SLE. D. Gladman, Epidemiology of SLE. G. Sharp, Overlap Syndromes: MCTD and Sjogrens. P. Moore, Central Nervous System Lupus. M. Moran, Psychiatric Aspects of Lupus. S. Denburg, Cognitive Dysfunction and SLE. R. Sontheimer, SLE and the Skin. J. Balow, SLE and the Kidney. M. Petri, SLE and the Cardiovascular System: The Heart. G. Hoffman, SLE and the Cardiovascular System: Vascular Effects. E.C. Lawrence, SLE and the Lung. L. Mayer, Non-Hepatic Gastrointestinal Manifestations of SLE. I. MacKay, Hepatic Disease and Lupus. J. Laurence, Cellular Hematology of SLE. J. Zuckerman, Articular Manifestations of Lupus. T. Koike, Immunology of Phospholipid Antibodies. R. Asherson, The Antiphospholipid Syndromes. S. Shapiro, Coagulation Problems and SLE. J. Merrill, Secondary Phospholipid Syndrome: Treatment and Pathogenesis. B. Richardson, Pathogenesis of Drug Induced Lupus. E. Hess, Drug Related Lupus: Clinical Aspects. R. Kimberly, Steroid Use In Lupus. J. Klippel, Immunosuppresive Therapy: Antimalarial and Cytotoxic Agents. R. Van Vollenhoven, Unproven and Experimental Therapy of Lupus.
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