2012

HCV Infection and Cryoglobulinemia

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ISBN: 978-88-470-1704-7 (Print) 978-88-470-1705-4 (Online)

Table of contents (45 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Hepatitis C Virus Infection and the Role of the Immune System

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      Pages 9-9

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      Introductory Remarks

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      Pages 11-19

      Natural History, Pathogenesis, and Prevention of HCV Infection

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      Pages 21-36

      Immune Control of HCV Infection

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      Pages 37-41

      B Cell Activation: General to HCV-Specific Considerations

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      Pages 43-51

      Organ-Specific Autoimmunity in HCV-Positive Patients

  3. Cellular Compartments of HCV Infection (and Replication)

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      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-62

      HCV and Blood Cells: How Can We Distinguish Infection from Association?

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      Pages 63-68

      Mechanisms of Cell Entry of Hepatitis C Virus

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      Pages 69-75

      HCV Infection of Hematopoietic and Immune Cell Subsets

  4. Cryoglobulinemia and the Complement System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-83

      Cryoglobulinemia and Chronic HCV Infection: An Evolving Story

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      Pages 85-89

      The Complement System in Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 91-96

      The Pivotal Role of C1qR in Mixed Cryoglobulinemia

  5. Structural and Genetic Features, Cytokines and Chemokines in Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-105

      Mixed Cryoglobulinemia (MC) Cross-Reactive Idiotypes (CRI): Structural and Clinical Significance

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      Pages 107-111

      Molecular Insights into the Disease Mechanisms of Type II Mixed Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 113-117

      The Role of VCAM-1 in the Pathogenesis of Hepatitis-C-Associated Mixed Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis

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      Pages 119-126

      Up-Regulation of B-Lymphocyte Stimulator (BLyS) in Patients with Mixed Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 127-135

      Role of B-Cell-Attracting Chemokine-1 in HCV-Related Cryoglobulinemic Vasculitis

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      Pages 137-141

      Serum α-Chemokine CXCL10 and β-Chemokine CCL2 Levels in HCV-Positive Cryoglobulinemia

  6. Clinical Manifestations of Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-153

      Experimental Models of Mixed Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 155-162

      The Expanding Spectrum of Clinical Features in HCV-Related Mixed Cryoglobulinemia

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      Pages 163-167

      Classification of Cryoglobulinemic Vasculitis

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