Most recent volume
Surgery in Systemic Autoimmune Disease describes the state-of-the-art of the use of surgery in treating the most common systemic autoimmune diseases (SADS). The volume consists of an introductory chapter concerning the impact of surgery on SADs, follow by eight chapters describing the use of surgery in the treatment of specific diseases in various areas (cardiology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, neurology. Etc.) and the possible difficulties and complications. The final five chapters deal with the possible complications arising during the course of biological and non-biological treatment, and provide recommendation concerning their management. International in scope, the list of more than 20 contributors from Europa and America reads like a who’s who of clinical researchers in the field.