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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Immunoneurology / Edition 1

Immunoneurology / Edition 1

by Michel Chofflon, Lawrence SteinmanMichel Chofflon


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A considerable amount of information has been gathered in the field of immunoneurology over recent years. This knowledge about modifications in the pathways of neuroimmune diseases has enabled the development of new therapies.
In this volume leading experts present the state of the art in the field, covering all aspects from basic science to the development of better therapies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642647413
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/11/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Immunopathology of the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.- Immunological findings in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.- Guillain-Barré syndrome: clinical and immunological aspects.- Systemic lupus erythematosus: immunopathogenesis of neurologic dysfunction.- Antigen-specific therapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.- Are current immunological concepts of multiple sclerosis reflected by the immunopathology of its lesions?.- Multiple sclerosis: a unique immunopathological syndrome of the central nervous system.- Stress proteins: their role in the normal central nervous system and in disease states, especially multiple sclerosis.- Experimental immunotherapies for multiple sclerosis.- The immune response to infectious diseases of the central nervous system: a tenuous balance.- Immune control of the brain.- Superantigens in demyelinating disease.- Pathophysiology of the blood-brain barrier.- Peripheral neuropathy in polyarteritis nodosa.- Neurological paraneoplastic syndromes.- Autoimmune responses in peripheral nerve.- Mechanism of action of interferon-? in multiple sclerosis.

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