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  • Quintessence Publishing Deutschland
Henry O. Trowbridge / Robert C. Emling


A Review of the Process

5th Edition 1997
Paperback, 248 Seiten, 96 Abbildungen
Sprache: Englisch
Kategorie: Oralchirurgie

Artikelnr.: 27881
ISBN 978-0-86715-310-1
QP Deutschland

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The fifth edition of this popular textbook includes a new clinical section and additional illustrations. The authors create a refreshing self-study approach using direct langua and helpful metaphors. Self tests are strategically placed f the board examinations, or as a refresher for busy practitioners who want to stay abreast of this rapidly advancing field. Clearly written, with numerous illustration and tables.


Part I: Acute Inflammatory Process

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Abbreviations
  • Vascular Response to Injury
  • Quick Review
  • The vascular events
  • Exudation, transudation, and edema
  • The lymphatic system
  • Postscript

Chemical Mediators of the Vascular Response

  • Histamine
  • Serotonin
  • Plasma proteases
  • The kinin system
  • The fibrinolytic system
  • Advice from some old friends
  • The complement system
  • Eicosanoids
  • Platelet activating factor
  • Nitric oxide
  • Neuropeptides
  • Other mediators
  • Pain associated with acute inflammation

The Blood Leukocytes

  • The cells involved
  • The individual leukocytes
  • The mononuclear-phagocytic system

Systemic Manifestations of Inflammation

Part II: Immunity
The Immune System

  • The opponents
  • The defenders
  • Antigen-presenting cells
  • The system
  • Immunoglobulins
  • General battle plan
  • Duration of antibody response

Hypersensitivity Reactions

  • Type I - immediate-type hypersensitivity
  • Type II - Immune cytotoxic reactions
  • Type III - Immune complex hypersensitivity
  • Type IV - Delayed-type hypersensitivity
  • Immunologic tolerance
  • Immunodeficiency

Chronic Inflammatory Processes

  • General considerations
  • Causes of chronic inflammation
  • Factors contributing to chronicity
  • Maintenance of chronicity
  • Other cells involved
  • Tissue damage
  • Chemical mediators
  • Essential elements
  • Granulomatous inflammation
  • Control of inflammation

Part III: Repair of Host Tissues

  • Resolution vs repair
  • Regeneration
  • Fibrous repair
  • Cell-matrix interaction
  • Cell-cell interaction
  • The role cells play in wound healing
  • What is organization?
  • Epithelialization
  • Strength of healing wounds
  • Remodelling of wounds
  • Local and systematic factors influencing healing

Part IV: Application of Basic Principles
Clinical Connections

  • Inflammation of the tooth pulp (pulpitis)
  • Inflammatory lesions of the periapical tissues
  • Acute pyogenic osteomyelitis of the jaws
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of the jaws
  • Cellulitis
  • Periodontal disease
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Answers to Self-Test and Charts


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Cover, Trowbridge/Emling: Inflammation (Fifth Edition)