The Spondylarthritides by Andrei CalinThe Spondylarthritides by Andrei Calin

The Spondylarthritides

EditorAndrei Calin, Joel D. Taurog

Hardcover | February 1, 1998

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This book provides extensive clinical descriptions of the spondylarthritides, as well as reviews of the clinical features of these diseases. Written by an international team comprised of leading authorities in the field, the book will be of considerable interest to clinicians and researcherswho treat or investigate these specif, and related, inflammatory disorders.
Andrei Calin is at Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath. Joel Taurog is at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center.
Title:The SpondylarthritidesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:366 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.98 inPublished:February 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019262749X

ISBN - 13:9780192627490


Table of Contents

Terminology introduction, diagnostic criteria and overviewA worldwide overview: The epidemiology of HLA-B27 and associated spondylarthritidesAnkylosing spondylitisClinical aspectsReative arthritis and Reiter's syndrome - the clinical spectrumEnteric infections and arthritis: Clinical aspectsChlamydia-induced arthritisPsoriatic arthritis and spondylitis: A clinical approachThe eye in spondylarthritisEnteric infections and arthritis: Bacteriological aspectsHLA-B27, ankylosing spondylitis, an the spondyloarthropathiesMechanisms of arthritis associatied with chronic intestinal inflammationsAnimal models of the spondyloarthropathiesDisease and outcome indices/instruments for the spondyloarthropathiesAnkylosing spondyltis - the patients point of viewHLA-B27 subtypes, disease susceptability and peptide binding specificityReferencesIndex

Editorial Reviews

"... a complete and easily readable compilation of the current state of knowledge about spondylarthritides. ... will be valuable to rheumatologists working with both adults and children, and to trainees in internal medicine, rheumatology and pediatrics. It is also a source book for those withan interest in other diseases where there may be an interplay of environmental and genetic factors." Clinical and Investigative Medicine (June 1999)