Hemophilia Care in the New Millennium / Edition 1

Hemophilia Care in the New Millennium / Edition 1

by Dougald M. Monroe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306465213

ISBN-13: 9780306465215

Pub. Date: 09/27/2004

Publisher: Springer US

These are the proceedings of the international symposium to honor Dr. Harold R. Roberts, held in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in April of 1999.
The volume covers prions and viral transmissions, unexplained aspects of hemophilia and hemostasis, novel approaches to therapy, and inhibitor development in hemophilia patients.

Overview

These are the proceedings of the international symposium to honor Dr. Harold R. Roberts, held in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in April of 1999.
The volume covers prions and viral transmissions, unexplained aspects of hemophilia and hemostasis, novel approaches to therapy, and inhibitor development in hemophilia patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306465215
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/27/2004
Series:
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, #489
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. I: Infectious Disease Risk. 1. The Transfusion-Transmitted Viruses in Blood Transfusion; N.L.C. Luban, R.F. Jubran. II: Unexplained Aspects of Hemophilia and Hemostasis. 2. Are Patients with Glanzmann Thrombasthenia and the Bernard-Soulier Syndrome Protected Against Atherosclerosis? A.T. Nurden, et al. 3. Factor V: Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde; M. Kalafatis, K.G. Mann. III: Novel Approaches to Therapy. 4. Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B: AAV-Mediated Transfer of the Gene for Coagulation Factor IX to Human Muscle; P.J. Larson, K.A. High. 5. Use of Prophylaxis to Prevent Complications of Hemophilia; P.M. Mannucci, et al. 6. Factor VIII Inhibitors; P. Lollar, et al. 7. Use of High Dose Factor VIIa in Hemophilia Patients; U. Hedner. IV: Inhibitor Development in Hemophilia Patients. 8. The Incidence of Inhibitors in Hemophilia A and the Induction of Immune Tolerance; E. Briët, M. Peters. 9. Mechanisms of B-Cell Tolerance; M.G. Jacquemin, et al. 10. Mechanisms of Unresponsiveness: T- en B-Cell Mediated Mechanisms of Anergy; R. Greenwood, J. Frelinger. 11. CD4+ T Cells Specific for Factor VIII as a Target for Specific Suppression of Inhibitor Production; M.T. Reding, et al. 12. CD40L Pathway Blockade as an Approach to Immunotherapy; L.C. Burkly. V: Abstracts. Contributors. Index.

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