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Author International Symposium on Tonsils and Mucosal Barriers of Upper Airways (7th : 2010 : Asahikawa-shi, Japan)

Title Recent advances in tonsils and mucosal barriers of the upper airways : proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Tonsils and Mucosal Barriers of the Upper Airways, July 7-9, 2010, Asahikawa, Japan / volume editor, Yasuaki Harabuchi ; co-editors, Tatsuya Hayashi, Akihiro Katada
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology, 0065-3071 ; v. 72
Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology ; v. 72
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Symposium Organization; Lectures; Clinical Manifestations and Pathogenesis of Tonsillar Focal Diseases: IgA Nephropathy and Palmoplantar Pustulosis; Abstract; References; Moving Towards a New Era in the Research of Tonsils and Mucosal Barriers; Abstract; Topics in Microbiology of Upper Airways; Novel Scoring System for the Management of Acute Pharyngo-Tonsillitis [24]; Tonsillar Focal Infections: An Autoimmune Disease Related to Tonsils; Conclusions; References; Immune Functions of Nasopharyngeal Lymphoid Tissue; Abstract; Activation of B Cells in Germinal Centers
Craniofacial Mucosal Immune System: Importance of Its Unique Organogenesis and Function in the Development of a Mucosal VaccineAbstract; Mucosal Immune System; Evidences for the Presence of Craniofacial Mucosal Immune System; Uniqueness in the Development of Craniofacial Mucosal Immune System; Craniofacial Immune System and Vaccine Development: A New Type of Mucosal Vaccine; References; Tonsillectomy with Steroid Pulse: A Curative Therapy for IgA Nephropathy; Abstract; Effects of Tonsillectomy with Steroid Pulse Therapy in IgA Nephropathy
Cyclophosphamide in Combination with CorticosteroidCyclosporin; Azathioprine; Mycophenolate Mofetil; Conclusion on Choice of Immunomodulatory Therapy; Acknowledgment; References; Indication Criteria for Tonsillectomy in IgA Nephropathy Patients; Abstract; Materials and Methods; Results and Discussion; Conclusions; References; Periodontal and ENT Therapy in the Treatment of Pediatric Henoch-Schönlein Purpura and IgA Nephropathy; Abstract; Patients; Conclusion; References; Tonsillectomy Combined with Steroid Pulse Therapy Induces Clinical Remission of IgA Nephropathy; Abstract; References
Induction of Secretory Immunity in TonsilsDissemination of Activated Tonsillar B Cells; Effect of Adenotonsillectomy on Immunity; Nasal Vaccination; References; Elicitation of Mucosal Immunity by Proteins of Streptococcus pneumoniae; Abstract; References; Mucosal Immune Barrier and Antigen-Presenting System in Human Nasal Epithelial Cells; Abstract; Tight Junctions in Human Nasal Mucosa; Antigen Sampling or Uptake in Nasal Mucosa; Epithelial Cells as a Source of Pro-Allergic Cytokine; Conclusion; References
Optimal Timing of Tonsillectomy with Steroid Pulse TherapyReferences; Clinical Effects of Tonsillectomy for IgA Nephropathy; Recent Advances in IgA Nephropathy -- The Glomerulopodocytic-TubularCommunication; Abstract; Mechanisms for Tubulointerstitial Injury inIgAN; Podocytes in the Glomerulo- Tubular Axis; Podocyte in IgAN; A Glomerulotubular Cross- Talk in IgAN via Humoral Factors; Renal Expression of Ang II Subtype-1 Receptorand Ang II Subtype-2 Receptor; Acknowledgment; References; Immunomodulatory Agents against IgA Nephropathy; Abstract; Corticosteroids
Summary A comprehensive review by leading international experts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Palatine Tonsil.
Immunity, Mucosal.
Respiratory Tract Infections -- drug therapy.
Immunity -- Congresses.
Respiratory infections -- Congresses.
Tonsils -- Congresses.
Tonsils -- Diseases -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Harabuchi, Yasuaki.
Hayashi, Tatsuya, 1961-
Katada, Akihiro.
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 3805597231 (electronic bk.)
9783805597234 (electronic bk.)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)