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Editors: Maria E. Petrov
Book Description:
Autoimmune diseases arise from an overactive immune response of the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body. In other words, the body actually attacks its own cells. The immune system mistakes some part of the body as a pathogen and attacks it. The treatment of autoimmune diseases is typically with immunosuppression—medication which decreases the immune response. This book presents current research in the study of autoimmune disorders with a focus on autoimmune liver diseases; Graves hyperthyroidism; system lupus erythematosus; Behcet's disease; and Sjogren's syndrome.
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Chapter 1 - Autoimmune Liver Diseases pp. 1-34
Authors / Editors: (Ghulam Abbas, Keith D. Lindor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota)

Chapter 2 - Immunopathological Events in an Experimental Autoimmune Kidney Disease and How Those Events Can Be Terminated to Regain Tolerance to Self pp. 35-66
Authors / Editors: (Arpad Zsigmond Barabas, Chad Douglas Cole, Donald Mackay Weir, Rene Lafreniere Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and others)

Chapter 3 - Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Autoimmune Diseases: Time for a Reappraisal pp. 67-94
Authors / Editors: (Alberto M. Marmont, Division of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation Center, Istituto G. Gaslini, Genova, Italy)

Chapter 4 - Thyroid Arterial Embolization for the Treatment of Graves’ Hyperthyroidism pp. 95-142
Authors / Editors: (Bulang Gao, Medical Imaging Center, First Affiliated Hospital, Kunming Medical College, Kunming, China, and others)

Chapter 5 - New Targets and Approaches to Autoimmune-Induced Salivary Hypofunction pp. 143-166
Authors / Editors: (Douglas Dickinson, Kalu Ogbureke, Scott De Rossi, Stephen Hsu, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA)

Chapter 6 - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Definition, Pathogenesis and Treatment pp. 167-190
Authors / Editors: (Mariana Postal, Simone Appenzeller, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil)

Chapter 7 - Diagnosis and Pathogenesis of Neuropsychiatric Syndromes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (NPSLE) pp. 191-204
Authors / Editors: (Hiroshi Okamoto, Minami-Otsuka Institute of Technology, Minami-Otsuka Clinic, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 8 - Cytomegalovirus-Induced Autoimmunity pp. 205-228
Authors / Editors: (Stefania Varani, Maria Paola Landini, Cecilia Söderberg-Nauclér, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and others)
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Chapter 9 - Behçet's Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment pp. 229-248
Authors / Editors: (Mariana Postal, Simone Appenzeller, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil)

Chapter 10 - Immunomodulators as Therapeutic Strategies for Managing Multiple Sclerosis pp. 249-266
Authors / Editors: (E.W. Brenu, L. Tajouri, D.R. Staines, S. Marshall-Gradisnik, Faculty of Health Science and Medicine, Population Health and Neuroimmunology Unit, Bond University, Robina, Queensland, Australia, and others)

Chapter 11 - Premenstrual Syndrome: A Disease with an Autoimmune Component? pp. 267-280
Authors / Editors: (Miranda A. Farage, Kenneth W. Miller, Funmi Ajayi, William J. Ledger, The Procter & Gamble Company, Winton Hill Business Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and others)

Chapter 12 - The Primary Target Antigenic Site in Heymann Nephritis is the Renal Proximal Convoluted Tubules’ Brush Border Associated Zone of Cells pp. 281-292
Authors / Editors: (Arpad Zsigmond Barabas, Chad Douglas Cole, Donald Mackay Weir, Rene Lafreniere, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and others)

Chapter 13 - Dysregulation of Autoimmunity Caused by Silica Exposure: Fas-Mediated Apoptosis in T Lymphocytes Derived from Silicosis Patients pp. 293-302
Authors / Editors: (Hiroaki Hayashi, Yasumitsu Nishimura, Fuminori Hyodo, Megumi Maeda, Naoko Kumagai, Yoshie Miura, Masayasu Kusaka, Kozo Uragami, Takemi Otsuki, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan, and others)
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Chapter 14 - Unusual Renal Localization of Vasculitis in Sjögren’s Syndrome: A Clinical Case Report pp. 303-308
Authors / Editors: (Anna Bazso, Peter Szodoray, Csaba Kiss, Peter Degrell, Gyula Poor, Emese Kiss, National Institute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy, Budapest, Hungary, and others)

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      Immunology and Immune System Disorders
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 1st quarter
   Pages: 326.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-552-8
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