Volume 40-4. Preclinical Rheumatic Disease, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics

1st Edition

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Description

The ability to intervene at the earliest phases in the pathogenesis of a chronic rheumatic disease caused by auto-inflammatory, autoimmune, or tissue injury mechanisms has th epotential to prevent disease manifestations and consequences, limited loss of quality of life, comorbidity, and costs to society. This issue is dedicated to exploring the stages of rheumatic disease, biologic mechanisms contributing to the pathogenesis along with possible ways to study and screen for persons at risk with the ultimate goal of finding ways to prevent these devastating diseases.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323320436
Print ISBN:
9780323320245

About the author

Vivian Bykerk

Affiliations and Expertise

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY