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Kawasaki Disease

Current Understanding of the Mechanism and Evidence-Based Treatment

Editors: Saji, B.T., Newburger, J.W., Burns, J.C., Takahashi, M. (Eds.)

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  • ​Covers all essential information for clinicians, including basic science and practical treatment
  • Discusses the latest advances using anti-cytokine therapies
  • Compiled by an international team of experts
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About this book

This book provides the most up-to-date information on the clinical research into and medical management of Kawasaki Disease, and opens the door for new pathological insights. Its nearly 50 sections cover basic research, genetic backgrounds, bacterial and biological evidence, and medical treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin, steroids, and recent anti-cytokine approaches. It offers an invaluable resource for general pediatricians, pediatric and adult cardiologists, pediatric cardiac surgeons, infectious disease specialists, pediatric rheumatologists, epidemiologists, and basic researchers in these disciplines.

About the authors

Dr. Ben Tsutomu Saji, First Department of Pediatrics, Toho University Omori Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan. 

Dr. Jane W. Newburger, Harvard Medical School, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, USA

Dr. Jane C. Burns, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children’s Hospital, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, USA

Dr. Masato Takahashi, Heart Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, USA

Table of contents (46 chapters)

Table of contents (46 chapters)
  • The History of Kawasaki Disease: A Personal Perspective

    Pages 3-9

    Melish, Marian E.

  • Histopathology of Coronary Arteritis in Acute Kawasaki Disease and Murine Systemic Vasculitis Induced by Candida Albicans Cell Wall Polysaccharide

    Pages 11-16

    Oharaseki, Toshiaki (et al.)

  • Histopathological Characteristics of Noncardiac Organs in Kawasaki Disease

    Pages 17-22

    Takahashi, Kei (et al.)

  • Identification of Novel Kawasaki Disease Susceptibility Genes by Genome-Wide Association Studies

    Pages 23-29

    Onouchi, Yoshihiro

  • Immunological Abnormalities and Use of Biomarkers and Cytokines to Predict the Severity of Kawasaki Disease

    Pages 31-37

    Abe, Jun

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-4-431-56039-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-4-431-56037-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-4-431-56761-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Kawasaki Disease
Book Subtitle
Current Understanding of the Mechanism and Evidence-Based Treatment
Editors
  • Ben Tsutomu Saji
  • Jane W Newburger
  • Jane C. Burns
  • Masato Takahashi
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Japan
Copyright Holder
Springer Japan
eBook ISBN
978-4-431-56039-5
DOI
10.1007/978-4-431-56039-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-4-431-56037-1
Softcover ISBN
978-4-431-56761-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 552
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations, 38 illustrations in colour
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