The Kidney in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Other | December 1, 2007

byMason, Justin C, Justin C Mason

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This volume brings together an international group of clinicians and clinical scientists to contribute to a state-of the-art review of the underlying pathogenic mechanisms, methods of clinical assessment, classification and diagnosis of renal disease, combined with a detailed overview of treatment strategies. An essential reference source for all those involved with the care of patients with renal involvement in systemic autoimmune disease, and for those contributing to research into the underlying pathogenic mechanisms in these disorders.

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This volume brings together an international group of clinicians and clinical scientists to contribute to a state-of the-art review of the underlying pathogenic mechanisms, methods of clinical assessment, classification and diagnosis of renal disease, combined with a detailed overview of treatment strategies. An essential reference so...

Format:OtherDimensions:432 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2007Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:008055704X

ISBN - 13:9780080557045

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Table of Contents

Pathogenic Mechanisms
Pathogenesis of renal disease - autoimmunity
Pathogenesis of renal disease - complement
Pathogenesis of renal disease - cytokines & other soluble factors
Pathogenesis of renal disease - cellular mechanisms
Pathogenesis of renal disease - renal cell response to injury
Renal toxicity of drugs used in systemic AI disease
The vasculitides
AASV - mechanisms
AASV - clinical features and treatment
Large and medium vessel vasculitis - mechanisms
Large and medium vessel vasculitis - clinical features & Rx
Anti-GBM - mechanisms, clinical features and treatment
Cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis
HSP
HUS/TTP
The connective tissue diseases
SLE - mechanisms
SLE - renal involvement
SLE - treatment
APS
Sjögrens syndrome
Systemic sclerosis
Amyloidosis
Miscellaneous (Inflammatory arthritis, sarcoid, Behcets)