Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Immunology
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- Publication date:February 2011
Originally published in 1994, this volume analyzes scientific and clinical advances in gastrointestinal and liver immunology. An international team of authorities summarizes basic scientific advances in the area of the gut immune system and the immune abnormalities relevant to gastrointestinal and liver disease. It includes the latest developments in relation to organ transplantation of the liver and gut, HIV infection of the gut and the recently discovered disease H. pylori gastritis. Disorders of autoimmunity are also focused upon as well as immunodeficiency. A feature of the volume is to highlight the relevance of such scientific advances to the clinical management of patients with immune gut and liver disorders. The volume will be of interest to all scientists interested in mucosal immunology, for clinical immunologists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists, transplant surgeons and paediatricians.