Lupus: Symptoms, Treatment and Potential Complications

Thiago Devesa Marquez (Editor)
Davi Urgeiro Neto (Editor)

Series: Immunology and Immune System Disorders, Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED044000

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Lupus is one of many disorders of the immune system known as autoimmune diseases, wherein the immune system attacks parts of the patient’s body, leading to inflammation and injury in body tissues. This book presents current research in the study of the symptoms, treatment and potential complications of lupus. Topics include autoantibody-producing B cells and B cell therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus; neuropsychiatric and hematologic manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus; pulmonary hypertension in systemic lupus erythematosus; dual roles for antibodies in lupus nephritis; and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus with intravenous immunoglobulins. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Preface

Lupus Erythematosus: A Comprehensive Review
(Ana Maria Abreu Velez, Michael S. Howard, Georgia Dermatopathology Associates, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

Autoantibody-Producing B Cells and B Cell Therapy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:
Possible New Targets of Novel Subsets of RP105-Negative B Cells
(Syuichi Koarada, Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan)

Neuropsychiatric Manifestations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
(Aline Tamires Lapa, Mariana Postal, Fernando Augusto Peres, Simone Appenzeller
Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Cidade Universitária, Campinas SP, Brazil)

Treatment in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
(Mariana Postal, Simone Appenzeller, Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Cidade Universitária, Campinas SP, Brazil)

Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
(Kam Newman, Ihab El-Hemaidi, Mojtaba Akhtari, Department of Internal Medicine, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, New York, USA, and others)

Interleukin-21 in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Pathogenic Relevance and Therapeutic Applications
(Hélène Dumortier, Fanny Monneaux, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France)

Metabolic Syndrome and Inflammatory Cytokines in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
(Nailú Angélica Sinicato, Jozélio Freire de Carvalho, Simone Appenzeller, Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Cidade Universitária, Campinas SP, Brazil)

Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
(Javier A. Cavallasca, Cecilia A. Costa, Maria del Rosario Maliandi, Jorge L. Musuruana, Section of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases, Hospital J. B. Iturraspe, Section of Rheumatology. Sanatorio Garay, Santa Fe, Argentina)

Dual Roles for Antibodies in Lupus Nephritis
(Marilyn Diaz, Somatic Hypermutation Group, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA)

Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Intravenous Immunoglobulins: Case Studies
(J. Rovensky, A. Tuchynova, E. Strakova, K. Köhler, S. Blazickova, National Institute of Rheumatic Diseases, Piestany, Slovakia, and others)

APRV (Airway Pressure-Release Ventilation) as Supportive Management for Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
(Yoshio Ozaki, Shosaku Nomura, First Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Fumizono-cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan)
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