Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology

Edited by Andrew Harrison

University of Otago, New Zealand

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 international experts, with a diverse range of academic backgrounds. It will also serve as a useful source of information for anyone with a passive interest in rheumatology, from the genetic and molecular level, through to the psychological impact of pain and disability.

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Insights and Perspectives in RheumatologyEdited by Andrew Harrison

Published: January 13th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1302

ISBN: 978-953-307-846-5

Copyright year: 2012

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34285 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations

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1. Natural and Pathologic Autoantibodies

By Péter Németh and Diána Simon

1241

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2. Adipokines and Systemic Rheumatic Diseases: Linking Inflammation, Immunity and Metabolism

By Morena Scotece, Javier Conde, Veronica Lopez, Rodolfo Gómez, Francisca Lago, Juan J Gómez Reino and Oreste Gualillo

1721

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3. Gene Expression Profiling in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Cornelis L. Verweij and Saskia Vosslamber

1888

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4. Vitamin D and Autoimmune Disease

By Ayah M. Boudal and Suzan M. Attar

2443

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5. Osteoporosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Alessandro Geraci

3291

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6. Infectious Complications of Anti-Tumour Necrosis Factor-α Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Ioannis D. Xynos and Nikolaos V. Sipsas

1299

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7. Pamidronate Treatment in Charcot Neuro-Osteoarthropathy: Change in Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover and Radiographic Outcome After Treatment

By Ivonne Vázquez, Mireia Moreno and Marta Larrosa

1497

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8. Diagnostic and Prognostic Features of Sjögren’s Syndrome

By Muhammad S. Soyfoo and Elie Cogan

8599

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9. Oral Aspects of Sjögren’s Syndrome

By Sertan Ergun

2895

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10. Mechanisms of Salivary Gland Secretory Dysfunction in Sjögren’s Syndrome

By Kaleb M. Pauley, Byung Ha Lee, Adrienne E. Gauna and Seunghee Cha

2033

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11. Sjögren’s Syndrome: The Proteomic Approaches

By Laura Giusti, Chiara Baldini, Laura Bazzichi, Stefano Bombardieri and Antonio Lucacchini

1772

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12. The Pathogenetic Link Between Stress and Rheumatic Diseases

By O. Malysheva and C.G.O. Baerwald

1287

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13. Pain in Rheumatic Diseases

By Susette Unger and Christoph Baerwald

2768

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14. Transition of Care in Rheumatology: Managing the Rheumatic Patient from Childhood to Adulthood

By Philomine van Pelt and Nico Wulffraat

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