The Autoimmune Diseases

Hardcover | December 23, 2013

byIan R. MackayEditorNoel R Rose

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Since publication of the 4th Edition of The Autoimmune Diseases in 2006, the understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying autoimmunity and autoimmune disease has significantly deepened and broadened. This fully revised 5th Edition incorporates new material and combines common themes underlying inductive and effector mechanisms and therapies that relate generally to the autoimmune disorders. It discusses the biological basis of disease at genetic, molecular, cellular, and epidemiologic levels and includes expanded coverage of autoinflammatory disease and autoimmune responses to tumors. Gives a thorough and an important overview on the entire field, framing individual disease chapters with information that compares and contrasts each disorder and therapy Provides thorough, up-to-date information on specific diseases, along with clinical applications, in an easily found reference for clinicians and researchers interested in certain diseases Keeps readers abreast of current trends and emerging areas in the field Ensures that content is not only up-to-date, but applicable and relevant

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Since publication of the 4th Edition of The Autoimmune Diseases in 2006, the understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying autoimmunity and autoimmune disease has significantly deepened and broadened. This fully revised 5th Edition incorporates new material and combines common themes underlying inductive and effector mechanisms and...

Noel Rose was born in Stamford, Connecticut. He attended Yale University for his undergraduate education followed by the University of Pennsylvania for a Ph.D. and State University of New York at Buffalo for an MD. He was a member of the faculty of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine for a period of 20 years,...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1304 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:December 23, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123849292

ISBN - 13:9780123849298

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Table of Contents

Part I. Immunologic Basis of Autoimmunity

Part II A.Immune Cells and Immune Responses

Part II B. Non-Antigen-Specific Recognition

Part III. Initiation of Autoimmunity

Part IV. Facilitation of Autoimmunity

Part V. Experimental Models of Autoimmunity

Part VI. Multisystem Autoimmune Diseases

Part VII. Endocrine System

Part VIII. Blood Disorders

Part IX. Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Part X. Gastrointestinal System

Part XI. Skin Diseases

Part XII. Nephropathies and Reproductive System

Part XIII. Cardiovascular System and Lungs

Part XIV. Unclassified Expressions of Autoimmunity

Part XV. Diagnosis, Prevention and Therapy

Editorial Reviews

"...This thoughtfully updated new edition takes into consideration important developments in basic and clinical science...This book will be a valuable resource..."
- Martha M. Eibl, M.D. for NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE (Jan 2006)