ISBN-13: 978-4431560371

Kawasaki Disease: Current Understanding of the Mechanism and Evidence-Based Treatment 1st ed. 2017 Edition

by Ben Tsutomu Saji (Editor), Jane W. Newburger (Editor), Jane C. Burns (Editor), Masato Takahashi (Editor)

This book provides the most up-to-date information on the clinical research into and medical management of Kawasaki Disease, and opens the door for new pathological insights. Its nearly 50 sections cover basic research, genetic backgrounds, bacterial and biological evidence, and medical treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin, steroids, and recent anti-cytokine approaches. It offers an invaluable resource for general pediatricians, pediatric and adult cardiologists, pediatric cardiac surgeons, infectious disease specialists, pediatric rheumatologists, epidemiologists, and basic researchers in these disciplines.