Immunosuppressives: Advancements, Applications and Analyses

Margaret Griffin (Editor)

Series: Immunology and Immune System Disorders
BISAC: MED044000




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This book provides new research on immunosuppressives. Chapter One focuses on practical issues concerning immunosuppression in nephrology. Chapter Two discusses the global significance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, the clinical scenarios in which immunosuppresive therapy may reactivate HBV, and different management strategies to prevent HBV reactivation. Chapter Three reviews the effect of immunosuppressive therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in response to routine vaccinations, and provides a general framework to the approach of vaccinations to these patients.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


Chapter 1. Immunosuppressive Therapy in Nephrology
Jean Jeanov Filipov and Emil P. Dimitrov (Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, University Hospital “Alexandrovska”, Sofia, Bulgaria and Clinical Center of Nephrology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Chapter 2. Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation during Immunosuppressive Therapy
Wai-Kay Seto and Man-Fung Yuen (Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China)

Chatter 3. Routine Vaccinations in the setting of Immunosuppressive Therapies for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Priyam V. Tripathi, Nimisha K. Parekh and Douglas L. Nguyen (Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA)


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