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Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vasculitis

Edited by Luis M. Amezcua-Guerra, ISBN 978-953-307-786-4, 378 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published November 09, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1767
Edited Volume

This book represents the culmination of the efforts of a group of outstanding experts in vasculitis from all over the world, who have endeavored to draw themselves into this volume by keeping both the text and the accompanying figures and tables lucid and memorable. The book provides practical information about the screening approach to vasculitis by laboratory analysis, histopathology and advanced image techniques, current standard treatment along with new and more specific interventions including biologic agents, reparative surgery and experimental therapies, as well as miscellaneous issues such as the extra temporal manifestations of "temporal arteritis" or the diffuse alveolar hemorrhage syndrome. The editor and each of the authors invite you to share this journey by one of the most exciting fields of the medicine, the world of Vasculitis.