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Principles of Osteoimmunology

Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

  • Peter¬†Pietschmann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Martina Rauner, Lorenz C. Hofbauer
    Pages 1-30
  3. Andreas Heindl, Martin Schepelmann, Robert Nica, Rupert Ecker, Peter Pietschmann, Alexander K. Seewald et al.
    Pages 31-57
  4. Georg Schett
    Pages 59-71
  5. Ursula Azizi-Semrad, Peter Pietschmann, Martin Willheim
    Pages 73-107
  6. Katharina Kerschan-Schindl, Gerold Ebenbichler
    Pages 109-124
  7. Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch, Verena Schwetz
    Pages 125-148
  8. Douglas H. N. White, Roland Kocijan
    Pages 181-215
  9. Maria Winzer, Martina Rauner, Lorenz C. Hofbauer
    Pages 239-255
  10. Jessica Furst, Elizabeth Shane
    Pages 257-288
  11. Kristina Bertl, Peter Pietschmann, Andreas Stavropoulos
    Pages 289-321
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 323-328

About this book


This fully updated and extended second edition provides a comprehensive overview on the basic concepts of the rapidly developing field of osteoimmunology and also offers in-depth insights into the molecular mechanisms of bone diseases. Clinical data is presented and put into context with the latest research findings. This second edition in addition discusses the latest topics in transplantation immunology. The book addresses scientists and physicians working in immunology, pathophysiology and osteology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Peter¬†Pietschmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy ResearchCenter for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of ViennaViennaAustria

About the editors

Assoc.-Prof. Peter Pietschmann, MD
Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research
Medical University of Vienna, Austria

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