The Role of Immune Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Disease

  • Heinz-Peter Schultheiss
  • Peter Schwimmbeck
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. The Immunology of Myocarditis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A. N. Theofilopoulos
      Pages 3-16
    3. N. Chapman, S. Tracy, A. Ramsingh, J. Romero, K. Curry, B. Shapiro et al.
      Pages 27-34
    4. S. A. Huber, B. B. Hamrell, K. U. Knowlton
      Pages 35-43
    5. P. Schwimmbeck, C. Badorff, K. Schulze, H.-P. Schultheiss
      Pages 65-76
    6. G. Wallukat, H.-P. Luther, J. Müller, A. Wollenberger
      Pages 77-84
    7. H.-P. Schultheiss, K. Schulze, P. Schwimmbeck, A. Dörner
      Pages 85-100
    8. U. Kühl, M. Noutsias, H.-P. Schultheiss
      Pages 101-121
  3. Immunological Mediators in Inflammation of the Heart

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. K. A. Youker, N. Frangogiannis, M. Lindsey, C. W. Smith, M. L. Entman
      Pages 125-137
    3. U. Müller-Werdan, R. Witthaut, K. Werdan
      Pages 145-156
  4. Immunological Mediators in Arteriosclerosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. C. H. Wheeler, A. D. Collins, M. J. Dunn, S. J. Crisp, M. H. Yacoub, M. L. Rose
      Pages 159-173
    3. A. C. van der Wal, O. J. de Boer, A. E. Becker
      Pages 205-212
    4. P. R. Moreno, J. T. Fallon
      Pages 213-229
    5. R. T. Lee, P. Libby
      Pages 238-246
    6. E. Speir, R. Modali, E. S. Huang, S. E. Epstein
      Pages 247-258
  5. Therapeutic Approaches for Immune — Mediated Cardiovascular Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. R. J. Winquist, J. B. Madwed, P. P. Frei, P. C. Harrison, S. W. Kerr, R. Rothlein
      Pages 261-269
    3. U. Kühl, H.-P. Schultheiss
      Pages 282-290
    4. M. K. Baig, A. S. Coonar, J. H. Goldman, W. J. McKenna
      Pages 291-296
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 313-319

About these proceedings


This book offers a unique description of different immunological aspects of myocardial disease. With contributions from numerous leading experts, the volume reflects state-of-the art knowledge in the field. The topics covered include classical aspects of inflammation in myocardial disease such as myocarditis and transplant rejection as well as arteriosclerosis. The latest therapeutic approaches to treatment are presented, making the book appeal to both scientists and clinical cardiologists.


Antigen T cell autoimmunity bacteria cardiovascular cytokine diseases genetics heart inflammation pathogenesis proteins transplantation vascular disease virus

Editors and affiliations

  • Heinz-Peter Schultheiss
    • 1
  • Peter Schwimmbeck
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Kardiologie/PulmologieUniversitätsklinikum Benjamin Franklin der Freien Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-61358-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-60463-8
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