Edition: Second Edition
Date: September 2001
Written by the foremost experts in the field, the Second Edition of this highly acclaimed text remains the only comprehensive reference on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of immunologic renal diseases. The first half of the book reviews basic mechanisms of immunology and inflammation; the second half presents clinical chapters on disease entities. These disease-oriented chapters examine pathogenesis and pathophysiology and provide detailed diagnostic and management information. This edition reviews recent developments relating to immunologic renal disease, particularly in genetic diagnosis and transgenic models of disease. The updated clinical chapters include the most current information regarding diagnosis and therapy.