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Autoimmune Disease and Inflammatory Disorders

Herb Sewell.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Rheumatology. 11302 words.

Chapter 8 discusses autoimmune disease and inflammatory disorders, including organ-specific autoimmunity, systemic autoimmunity, paraneoplastic syndromes and ...

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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Basic Immunology

Herb Sewell.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Preclinical Medicine. 70079 words.

By the 1970s, immunology emerged as a fully grown science, with extensive branches in immunochemistry, cellular immunology, immunobiology, immunogenetics, clinical immunology ...

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Cancer and The Immune Response

Mark Aloysius, Leslie Walker and Oleg Eremin.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Surgical Oncology. 28020 words.

Chapter 4 discusses the variable degree of immune response to cancer in the host, new and rapidly expanding knowledge about the complex interactions between the innate and ...

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Essential Immunology for Surgeons

Edited by Oleg Eremin and Herb Sewell.

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Preclinical Medicine; Histopathology; Transplant Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Rheumatology; Clinical Skills. 546 pages.

This resource provides a concise, up-to-date, and readable account of immunology in general and its translation into key areas of clinical practice. It provides the necessary foundation for...

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General Principle of Immunosuppression

Deanna Blisard.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Immunology. 3272 words.

Post-transplant immunosuppression almost always includes a combination of drugs and approaches based on a patient's individual situation, organ transplanted, and current developments in the...

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ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

Edited by Ali Al-Khafaji.

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Immunology; Nursing Skills; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills. 304 pages.

ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients provides a concise resource for intensivists, surgeons, and nurses caring for abdominal organ transplant patients before and after surgery....

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Immunosuppression for pancreas transplantation

Jens Brockmann and Peter Friend.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Immunology. 12722 words.

Chapter 9 discussesI imunosuppression for pancreas transplantation, including side effects and cardiovascular complications of immunosuppressive drugs, graft thrombosis, and immunological...

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Nutrition and Immunity

Steven D. Heys, Manuel Garcia-Caballero and Klaus W.J. Wahle.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery. 15589 words.

Chapter 6 discusses nutrition and immunity, and covers protein-energy malnutrition, obesity and the immune system, pro- and pre-biotics, micronutrients, amino and fatty ...

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Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

Edited by Nadey S. Hakim, Robert J. Stratta, Derek Gray, Peter Friend and Alan Colman.

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Surgical Skills; Immunology; Histopathology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 544 pages.

This resource reflects recent advances in the field of pancreas transplantation, especially the increasing number of islet transplantations and the growing interest in stem cell research...

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