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Inflammatory Mechanisms in Allergic Diseases : Clinical Allergy and Immunology - Burton Zweiman

Inflammatory Mechanisms in Allergic Diseases

Clinical Allergy and Immunology

By: Burton Zweiman (Editor), Lawrence B. Schwartz (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 18th September 2001
ISBN: 9780824705404
Number Of Pages: 616

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Contains patterns of allergic reactivity for disorders such as asthma, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, and anaphylaxis
Written by leading experts in the field, Inflammatory Mechanisms in Allergic Diseases covers
non-anaphylactic drug disorders
synthesis and formation of IgE antibodies
new treatments using allergenic peptides, immunostimulatory oligonucleotides, and pharmacogenomics
recent advances targeting effector mechanisms
hypersensitivity reactions to drugs
and more
With over 3100 references, tables, drawings, and micrographs, Inflammatory Mechanisms in Allergic Diseases is an essential reference for allergists, pulmonologists, immunologists, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, internists, pediatricians, family practitioners, and medical students in these disciplines.

Series Introductionp. iii
Prefacep. v
Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Components in the Allergic Inflammatory Response
Mast Cells and Basophilsp. 3
Eosinophilsp. 43
Neutrophilsp. 77
Lymphocytesp. 97
Leukocyte-Blood Vessel Interactionsp. 125
Extracellular Matrixp. 143
The Regulation of IgE Synthesisp. 179
Effector Roles of IgE Antibodies: Targeting Allergen to the High-Affinity IgE Receptor for FceRI-Dependent Signaling and Antigen Presentationp. 197
Lipid Inflammatory Mediators: Leukotrienes, Prostaglandins, Platelet-Activating Factorp. 233
Cytokines in Allergic Inflammationp. 255
Allergic Inflammatory Mechanisms in Clinical Disorders
Mechanisms of Allergic Rhinitisp. 275
Nasal Polyps and Sinusitisp. 295
Allergic Eye Disordersp. 311
Asthmap. 325
Atopic Dermatitisp. 355
Urticariap. 381
Anaphylaxis and Inflammationp. 401
Nonanaphylactic Drug Disordersp. 411
Vasculitisp. 435
Allergic Bronchopulmoary Aspergillosis, Allergic Fungal Sinusitis, and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitisp. 449
Emerging Concepts in the Modulation of Allergic Inflammation
Pharmacological Approachesp. 469
Synthetic and Genetically Engineered Allergen Derivatives for Specific Immunotherapy of Type I Allergy
Anti-IgE Antibody Therapyp. 519
Allergen Injection Immunotherapyp. 533
DNA Immunomodulation of Asthmap. 551
Overall Summary/Conclusions
Mechanisms of Allergic Disease and the Implications for Therapeutic Interventionsp. 565
Indexp. 571
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ISBN: 9780824705404
ISBN-10: 0824705408
Series: Clinical Allergy and Immunology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 616
Published: 18th September 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.27
Edition Number: 1

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