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Arthritis and allied conditions : a textbook of rheumatology.
Koopman, William J.
Fourteenth edition / edited by William J. Koopman.
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Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2001]

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2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
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Previous ed.: 1997.
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RC933 .A64 2001 V.1 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Referred to as the "Bible of Rheumatology," this two-volume reference has an established reputation as the definitive source of rheumatologic information. The Fourteenth Edition offers new contributors and 5 new chapters, 11 restructured chapters, and significant updates to other chapters. Other features include expanded coverage of lupus and a new chapter devoted to its treatment; new chapters titled Genetic Basis of the Rheumatic Diseases, Non-HLA Genes, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Arthritis in the Elderly, and Paget's Disease; and additional illustrations, most in full color. This clinical text is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference for practitioners.

Table of Contents

Section I Introduction to the Study of the Rheumatic Diseases
1 Epidemiology of the Rheumatic DiseasesD.T. Felson
2 Differential Diagnosis of the Rheumatic Diseases: Analysis of Signs and SymptomsD.J. McCarty
3 Clinical Evaluation in the Rheumatic DiseasesN. Bellamy
4 Analysis of Synovial FluidTed Mikuls
5 ArthroscopyK.C. Kalunian
6 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the JointsH.K. Genant
Section-II Scientific Basis for the Study of the Rheumatic Diseases
7 Structure and Function of JointsPaul Wooley
8 Synovial PhysiologyP. A. Simkin
9 Collagen Structure & FunctionRichard Mayne
10 Structure, Function and Metabolism of Cartilage ProteoglycansAnne Woods
11 Cartilage Structure and FunctionA.Robin Poole
12 Structure and Function of SynoviocytesSteffen Gay
13 Immunoglobulins & Their GenesH.W. Schroeder
14 Structure and Function of Monocytes/Macrophages and Other Antigen Presenting CellsMary K. Crow
15 Structure & Function of LymphocytesRobert H. Carter
16 Structure & Function of NeutrophilsBruce N. Cronstein
17 Mast Cells and Eosinophils in the Rheumatic DiseasesAllen P. Kaplan
18 Platelets in the Rheumatic DiseasesM.N. Saleh
19 Cytokines and their ReceptorsCem Gabay
20 Cell Adhesion Molecules in the Rheumatic DiseasesD.C. Bullard
21 Molecular Biology of the Complement SystemJ.E. Volanakis
22 Acute-Phase Proteins in the Rheumatic DiseasesJ.E. Volanakis
23 Eicosanoids and Related CompoundsC.N. Serhan22
24 Nitric Oxide and Related CompoundsG. S. Gilkeson
25 Characteristics of Immune Complexes and the Principles of Immune Complex DiseasesR.P. Kimberly
26 Apoptosis and Autoimmune DiseaseJ. D. Mountz
27 Structure, Function, and Genetics of the HLA Complex in Rheumatic DiseaseJane Buckner and Gerry Nepom
28 Genetic Basis of the Rheumatic DiseasesJohn B. Harley
29 Arthritis and Autoimmunity in AnimalsPhil Cohen
30 Infectious Agents in Chronic Rheumatic DiseasesR. D. Inman
Section III Therapeutic Approaches in the Rheumatic Diseases
31 Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory DrugsJohn Sundy
32 Methotrexate & Lefunomide: Use in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Rheumatic DiseasesGraciela Alarcon
33 .Combination Drug TherapyH. J. Williams
34 Glucocorticoids, DimitriosBoumpas
35 Arthrocentesis: Technique and Therapeutic OptionsGerald Moore
36 Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation, LynellW. Klassen
37 Gene Therapy: Potential Applications in Arthritis, UlfMuller-Ladner
38 Rehabilitation in the Rheumatic DiseasesRowland W. Chang
39 Cytokine Inhibitors: Tumor Necrosis Factor and Interleukin-1Joan Bathon
40 Potential Biological TherapiesJoseph Shanahan and Larry Moreland
41 Immunomodulatory Agents (cyclosporine, FK506, mycophenolate, azathioprine, cyclophosphamide)Grant Cannon
42 Traditional DMARDs (Gold, Sulfasalazine, D-penicillamine, Antimalarials)W. Winn Chatham
43 Alternative TherapiesDaniel Clegg