ISBN-10:
1560534990
ISBN-13:
9781560534990
Pub. Date:
09/02/2002
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Liver Immunology

Liver Immunology

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Overview

In LIVER IMMUNOLOGY, the editors bring together experts in a variety of disciplines including immunologists, virologists and hepatologists to discuss the theme of liver disease from basic science through the treatment of patients. There is a heavy emphasis on understanding the best use of pharmaceuticals, the role and place of liver transplantation, and information on emerging drug treatments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560534990
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/02/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

BASIC IMMUNOLOGY
Lymphocyte Repertoire of the Liver
Intrahepatic T Cells
Role and Function of Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells
Intrahepatic Immune Responses in Bacterial and Parasitic Infections
Intrahepatic NKT Cells in Mice and Humans
Intrahepatic Dendritic Cells
Mechanisms of Intrahepatic Tolerance
Cytokines and Liver Diseases
Mechanisms of Acute Liver Failure
Antinuclear Antibodies in Liver Diseases
T cells, NKT Cells and NK Cells in an Experimental Model of Autoimmune Hepatitis

BACTERIAL AND VIRAL INFECTIONS
Immunopathogenesis and Treatment of Hepatitis B Infection
Immunopathogenesis and Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection
Models of Autoimmune Liver Disease
Liver Diseases
AUTOIMMUNE LIVER DISEASES
Genetics of Autoimmune Liver Disease
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Autoimmune Hepatitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Overlap Syndromes
Drug Induced Immune Mediated Liver Diseases

TRANSPLANTATION
Immunological Tolerance to Organ Transplants, Including Xenografts
Pharmacokinetics of Immunosuppressive Drugs
Diagnosis and Management of Rejection
Microchimerism and Liver Transplantation
Autoimmunity After Liver Transplantation

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