Cellular Mechanisms in Airways Inflammation

Cellular Mechanisms in Airways Inflammation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783764358525
Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel
Publication date: 04/24/2002
Series: Progress in Inflammation Research
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface. Peter K. Jeffery: Pathological spectrum of airway inflammation. Gianni Marone, Anna Ciccarelli,
Giuseppe Spadaro and Anna Maria Onorati: Role of basophils in airways inflammation. Paolo Gresele and Roberta Vezza: Platelets. Moira Whyte:
Neutrophils. Anthony J. Coyle, Jose Carlos Gutierrez-Ramos: Eosinophils in asthma. Ian A. Akers, Robin J. McAnulty and Geoffrey J. Laurent:
Fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. Elaine Lee and Stephen A. Kilfeather:
Airway macrophages and dendritic cells. Anne Burke-Gaffney and Paul G.
Hellewell: Contribution of endothelial cells to airway inflammation.
Jagdish Laxman Devalia, Jia Hua Wang and Robert James Davies: Airway epithelial cells. Alastair G. Stewart, Darren J. Fernandes, Valentina Kalafatis, Aurora Messina, Claire E. Ravenhall, Ross Vlahos and Kai-Feng Xu: Airway smooth muscle cells. K. H. Banner, D. Spina and C. P. Page:
Drugs that reduce airways inflammation. D. M. Kemeny and B. J. ÒConnor:
T cells in the lung. Index.

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