Angioedema Congress Book

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Georg Thieme Verlag, Dec 16, 2009 - Medical - 56 pages
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Angioedemas are characterized by the sudden onset of swelling in the deep dermis and subcutis. Their causes include allergic reactions, autoimmune mechanisms, infections and non-allergic/pseudo-allergic hypersensititvity reactions. Angioedemas often occur concomitantly with urticaria. The following topics are discussed in the present book: - Treatment of Allergic Angioedemas - Emergency Therapy for Angioedemas - Clinical Manifestation and Therapy for Hereditary Angioedemas - Treatment of Hereditary Angioedemas in Children - Acute Phase Proteins in Kinin-Induced Angioedema - Bradykinin and the Kallikrein-Kinin System - Drugs Affecting the Kallikrein-Kinin System - RAAS Blockers and Bradykinin Metabolism - Therapeutic Effects of ACE Inhibitors
 

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Contents

Angioedema Congress Book 2 Emergency Therapy for Angioedemaof the Upper Airway
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Angioedema Congress Book 3 Hereditary AngioedemaClinical Manifestation and Therapy
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Angioedema Congress Book 4 Special Aspects of the Treatmentof Hereditary Angioedema in Children
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Angioedema Congress Book 5 Acute Phase Proteins in KininInduced Angioedema
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Angioedema Congress Book 6 Bradykinin and the KallikreinKinin SystemKallikreins Bradykinin and Vascular Signal Transduction
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Angioedema Congress Book 7 Drugs Affecting the KallikreinKinin System
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Angioedema Congress Book 8 RAAS Blocker and Bradykinin MetabolismThe Role of Bradykinin for Clinical Efficacy
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Angioedema Congress Book 9 A New Look at the Therapeutic Effects of ACE InhibitorsACE as Signal Transduction Molecule
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Angioedema Congress Book 10 Current and Future Treatment Optionsfor Hereditary Angioedema
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Angioedema Congress Book Index
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