This book systematically reviews and discusses recent studies and articles on the immulogy of female genital tract tissue. The scope is broad, encompassing innate immune responses, adaptive (humoral and cell-mediated) immunity, the immulogy of menstruation, the immulogy of viral and bacterial infections, the immulogy of rmal and abrmal pregnancy, and immulogical infertility. Throughout, tables and illustrations are judiciously used to facilitate understanding. Immulogy of the Female Genital Tract will serve as an invaluable source of up-to-date information for all with an interest in this subject.
Professor Ernst Rainer Weissenbacher is Director of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics at Grosshadern Clinic, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. He is also President of the European Society for Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Professor Weissenbacher is recognized as a leading authority in the field and has written several books as well as many journal articles. He has a particular interest in the care of high-risk pregnancies and the treatment of infections of the female genital tract, and has also been a strong proponent of use of the Gardasil vaccine to combat cervical cancer.
Ernst Rainer Weissenbacher, Ioannis Mylonas, Monika Wirth, Steven S. Witkin, William J. Ledger
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
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Clinical Medicine: Professional
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Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
7 black & white illustrations, 19 colour illustrations, 35 black & white tables, biography