This comprehensive reference emphasizes the dynamic events that occur in the maintenance and repair of blood vessels in health and abnormalities that may result from dysregulation of inflammatory and immune responses in disease. The editors have assembled authors and topics that bring new concepts about cell and molecular biology to the clinician t

chapter 2|16 pages

Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecules

chapter 3|8 pages

Extracellular Matrix

chapter 4|20 pages

Autoantibodies in Vasculitis

chapter 5|12 pages

T Cells in Vascular Disease

chapter 6|14 pages

Neutrophils in Vasculitis

chapter 7|14 pages

Oxygen Metabolites and Vascular Damage

chapter 8|16 pages

Cytokines and Vascular Inflammation

chapter 9|14 pages

Fc Receptors in Vascular Diseases

chapter 11|14 pages

Infectious Aspects of Atherosclerosis

chapter 12|20 pages

Cellular Immune Responses in Atherosclerosis

chapter 14|16 pages

Animal Models of Vasculitis

chapter 15|16 pages

Historical Perspectives

chapter 16|14 pages

Epidemiology of Vasculitis

chapter 20|26 pages

Angiography of Vasculitis

chapter 21|16 pages

Kawasaki Disease

chapter 22|14 pages

Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

chapter |12 pages

Color Plates

chapter 23|16 pages

Microscopic Polyangiitis: Pathogenesis

chapter 24|10 pages

Microscopic Polyangiitis: Clinical Aspects

chapter 25|16 pages

Wegener's Granulomatosis: Pathogenesis

chapter 26|18 pages

Wegener's Granulomatosis: Clinical Aspects

chapter 27|14 pages

Churg-Strauss Syndrome: Clinical Aspects

chapter 28|12 pages

Giant Cell Arteritis: Pathogenesis

chapter 29|18 pages

Giant Cell Arteritis: Clinical Aspects

chapter 30|12 pages

Takayasu's Arteritis: Pathogenesis

chapter 31|12 pages

Takayasu's Arteritis: Clinical Aspects

chapter 32|6 pages

Takayasu's Arteritis: Surgical Treatment

chapter 33|18 pages

Behcet's Disease

chapter 34|20 pages

Cogan's Syndrome

chapter 35|18 pages

Vasculitis of the Central Nervous System

chapter 38|12 pages

Virus-Associated Vasculitides: Pathogenesis

chapter 41|10 pages

Vasculitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

chapter 42|22 pages

Systemic Sclerosis with Vascular Emphasis

chapter 43|12 pages

Sjogren's Syndrome

chapter 44|16 pages

Vasculitis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

chapter 46|20 pages

Relapsing Polychondritis

chapter 47|12 pages

Systemic Vasculitis in Sarcoidosis

chapter 48|20 pages

Vasculitis and Malignancy

chapter 49|20 pages

Drug-Induced Vasculitis

chapter 51|14 pages

Dyslipidemia in Rheumatic Disorders