Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437718690, 9781455700639

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics, Volume 36-1

1st Edition

Authors: Ellen Ginzler
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437718690
eBook ISBN: 9781455700639
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 31st March 2010

Description

This issue brings the rheumatologist on the current thinking on treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, with an eye to the future.  Topics covered include B cell biology and related therapies; glutamate receptor biology and its clinical significance in neuropsychiatric SLE; platelet C4d and vascular complications; biomarkers in lupus nephritis; endothelial function and its implications for cardiovascular and renal disease in SLE; changing worldwide epidemiology of SLE and its relationship to environmental, ethnic, and other sociodemographic factors; work loss, disability, quality of life, and compliance in SLE; pediatric lupus; metabolic syndrome and related endocrine abnormalities; the significance of interferon and the consequences of anti-interferon in SLE; and cutaneous lupus and the CLASI instrument. 


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455700639
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437718690

About the Authors

Ellen Ginzler Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn NY