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Editors: Gerond V. Lake-Bakaar (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA)
Book Description:
Rituximab (MabThera®, Rituxan®) is a chimaeric murine/human antibody targeted against the surface antigen CD20 that is expressed on normal and malignant human mature B cells, but not stem cells or plasma cells. It is potentially the proverbial magic bullet for diseases associated with B cell disorders as well as a probe for elucidating the role of B cells in health and disease. This book explores the full spectrum of activity of Rituximab in man. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Introduction

Introduction to Rituximab: The magic B cell Bullet
(Gerond Lake-Bakaar, Liver Tumor Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,Boston, MA)

Chapter 1. RITUXIMAB: Pharmacology, Clinical Indications and Health Benefits
(Miriam Méndez, Mariano Provencio MD, Medical Oncology Department, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 2. Rituximab: update on pharmacology and clinical applications
(Marcelo Derbli Schafranski, Alexandre Bueno Merlini, Anne Caroline Hungaro, Jissa Jeanete Luciano and Mariana Sandri Schumacher, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa (UEPG), Ponta Grossa, Paraná, Brazil)

Chapter 3. Rituximab in the treatment of Hematological Malignancies
(William M Townsend and Anthony H Goldstone FRCP. Department of Haematology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom)

Chapter 4. The Use of Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis
(Lee MA, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK)

Chapter 5. Rituximab induced Late-onset Neutropenia
(Colm Keane, Jamie P. Nourse, Maher K. Gandhi, Clinical Immunohaematology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia and others)

Chapter 6. Rituximab-like radiolabelled antibodies for the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas
(Francesco Cicone and Francesco Scopinaro, Nuclear Medicine, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Department of Translational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy)

Chapter 7. The role of B cells in Hepatitis C infection: Lessons from rituximab B cell depletion treatment
(Zania Stamataki, Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow, Centre for Liver Research, School of Immunity and Infection, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Vincent Drive, Edgbaston)

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   Series:
      Pharmacology - Research, Safety Testing and Regulation
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-547-3
   Status: AN
  
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