Complement and Kidney Disease


ISBN: 978-3-7643-7166-1 (Print) 978-3-7643-7428-0 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    The complement system in renal diseases

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-35

    Complement in renal transplantation

  4. Chapter

    Pages 37-47

    C1q and the glomerulonephritides: therapeutic approaches for the treatment of complement-mediated kidney diseases

  5. Chapter

    Pages 49-63

    Complement deficient mice as model systems for kidney diseases

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-83

    Non-Shiga toxin-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-109

    Role of complement and Factor H in hemolytic uremic syndrome

  8. Chapter

    Pages 111-127

    Genetic testing in atypical HUS and the role of membrane cofactor protein (MCP; CD46) and Factor I

  9. Chapter

    Pages 129-148

    Towards a new classification of hemolytic uremic syndrome

  10. Chapter

    Pages 149-163

    Therapeutic strategies for atypical and recurrent hemolytic uremic syndromes (HUS)

  11. Chapter

    Pages 165-197

    Complement defects in children which result in kidney diseases: diagnosis and therapy

  12. Chapter

    Pages 199-221

    The role of complement in membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

  13. Chapter

    Pages 223-231

    The experience of a patient advocacy group

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 233-238