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Title Extracorporeal Photopheresis : Cellular Photoimmunotherapy / edited by Hildegard Greinix and Robert Knobler
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xii, 215 pages) : illustrations
Contents Frontmatter -- Preface -- Content -- Authors Index -- Section 1: History of Extracorporeal Photopheresis -- Section 2: Technical Aspects -- Section 3: Mechanisms of Action of ECP -- Section 4: Extracorporeal Photopheresis in Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease -- Section 5: Extracorporeal Photopheresis in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease -- Section 6: ECP for the Prevention of Graft-versus-Host Disease -- Section 7: ECP in Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma -- Section 8: ECP in Scleroderma and Other Skin Diseases -- Section 9: ECP in Crohn's Disease -- Section 10: Extracorporeal Photopheresis after Solid Organ/Tissue Transplantation -- Section 11: ECP in Diabetes Mellitus -- Section 12: Side Effects of Extracorporeal Photopheresis -- Section 13: Summary
Summary Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) is the first FDA approved cellular photoimmunotherapy for cancer and has demonstrated efficacy in T-cell mediated disorders including prevention and treatment of acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease, organ transplant rejection, scleroderma, Crohn's disease and diabetes mellitus. Due to its exceptional safety profile ECP has gained wide international acceptance through the efforts of leading clinical investigators. Exciting preclinical data and clinical observations provide insight into the mechanisms of action of ECP and are the basis for further clini
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Photochemotherapy.
Cancer -- Treatment.
Graft vs Host Disease -- therapy
Immunotherapy -- methods
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous -- therapy
Photopheresis -- methods
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Cancer -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Greinix, Hildegard T
Knobler, Robert
LC no. 2012538036
ISBN 9783110276138