Chapter 24. Autoimmune Myocarditis: Treatment with Anti-T-Cell Antibodies

  1. Ronald Ross Watson1,2 and
  2. Douglas F. Larson3
  1. Zofia T. Bilińska and
  2. Witold Rużyłło

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch24

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

How to Cite

Bilińska, Z. T. and Rużyłło, W. (2008) Autoimmune Myocarditis: Treatment with Anti-T-Cell Antibodies, in Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease (eds R. R. Watson and D. F. Larson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona; and Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

  3. 3

    Sarver Heart Center College of Medicine The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155687

Online ISBN: 9780470692325

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Keywords:

  • autoimmune mycocarditis;
  • antibodies;
  • lymphoid organs;
  • corticosteroids;
  • cell therapy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anti-T-cell antibodies: mechanism of action

  • The use of anti-T-cell antibodies in experimental myocarditis

  • The use of anti-T-cell antibodies in human myocarditis

  • References