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  • Inflammatory Diseases - Immunopathology, Clinical and Pharmacological Bases
    Inflammatory Diseases - Immunopathology, Clinical and Pharmacological Bases
    Editor Mahin Khatami
    ISBN 978-953-307-911-0
    396 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 48683 times.
    This book is a collection of comprehensive reviews contributed by experts in the diverse fields of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases, with emphasis on current pharmacological and diagnostic options. Interested professionals are also encouraged ...
  • Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
    Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
    Editor Timothy Radstake
    ISBN 978-953-307-869-4
    206 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14331 times.
    Systemic sclerosis (SSc), or often referred to as Scleroderma (tight skin), is characterized by an exaggerated formation of collagen fibers in the skin, which leads to fibrosis. Accumulating evidence now points toward three pathological hallmarks tha ...
  • A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    Editor Joseph A. Pruitt
    ISBN 978-953-307-821-2
    106 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13264 times.
    Myasthenia gravis is presently an incurable antibody-mediated autoimmune disorder characterized by generalized voluntary skeletal muscle weakness. The cause of the weakness is a defect at the neuromuscular junction level, in which autoimmune antibodi ...
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment
    Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment
    Editor Andrew B. Lemmey
    ISBN 978-953-307-850-2
    366 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31712 times.
    The purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date, interesting, and thought-provoking perspectives on various aspects of research into current and potential treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This book features 17 chapters, with contributions ...
  • Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
    Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
    Editor Andrew Harrsion
    ISBN 978-953-307-846-5
    274 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22308 times.
    This book offers a range of perspectives on pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of different rheumatic diseases, with a particular focus on some of the interesting aspects of Sjögren's syndrome. It contains detailed and thorough reviews by ...
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis - Etiology, Consequences and Co-Morbidities
    Rheumatoid Arthritis - Etiology, Consequences and Co-Morbidities
    Editor Andrew B. Lemmey
    ISBN 978-953-307-847-2
    304 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22603 times.
    The purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date, interesting, and thought-provoking perspectives on various aspects of research into current and potential treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This book features 16 chapters, with contributions ...
  • New Insights into Fibromyalgia
    New Insights into Fibromyalgia
    Editor William S. Wilke
    ISBN 978-953-307-407-8
    216 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26230 times.
    Given the potential problems that can obscure any scientific enterprise, inconsistent results across studies are bound to occur. How are we to decide what is true? Let's turn to philosophy for a reasonable answer. The mathematician-philosopher Bertr ...
  • Challenges in Rheumatology
    Challenges in Rheumatology
    Editor Miroslav Harjacek
    ISBN 978-953-307-848-9
    190 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 21608 times.
    Rheumatology is a subspecialty of medicine that focuses on the biology, cause, diagnosis and the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal and other systemic diseases. The field of rheumatology is expanding rapidly and several very exciting developme ...