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Immunology of Silicones

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Silica, Silicon and Silicones...Unraveling the Mystery
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    Chapter 2 Silicone Degradation Reactions
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    Chapter 3 Chemical, Physical and Mechanical Analysis of Explanted Breast Implants
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    Chapter 4 Silicon and Silicone Levels in Patients with Silicone Implants
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    Chapter 5 Detection of Silicone Migration and Biodegradation with NMR
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    Chapter 6 Serum Silicon Levels are Elevated in Women with Silicone Gel Implants
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    Chapter 7 The Development of an ELISA Method for the Detection of “Antibodies” to Silicone
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    Chapter 8 The Adsorption of Proteins on a Polydimethylsiloxane Elastomer (PEP) and Their Antigenic Behavior
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    Chapter 9 Aspecific Immunoglobulin Binding to Hydrophobic Surfaces
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    Chapter 10 Cytotoxicity and Membrane Damage in vitro by Inclusion Complexes Between γ-Cyclodextrin and Siloxanes
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    Chapter 11 Induction of Type II Collagen Arthritis in the DA Rat Using Silicone Gel as Adjuvant
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    Chapter 12 The Adjuvancy of Silicones: Dependency on Compartmentalization
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    Chapter 13 The Adjuvant Effect of Silicone Gel and Silicone Elastomer Particles in Rats
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    Chapter 14 Silicone Gel and Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane Potentiate Antibody Production to Bovine Serum Albumin in Mice
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    Chapter 15 Fibrogenic and Other Biological Effects of Silica
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    Chapter 16 Macrophages in Host Defense Mechanisms
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    Chapter 17 Structure and Function of Natural Antibodies
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    Chapter 18 Antibodies to Cholesterol: Biological Implications of Antibodies to Lipids
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    Chapter 19 Silicone-Induced T Cell Proliferation in Mice
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    Chapter 20 Silicone-induced Modulation of Natural Killer Cell Activity
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    Chapter 21 HLA Typing in Women With and Without Silicone Gel-filled Breast Implants
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    Chapter 22 T Cell-Mediated Immune Response to Silica in Silicone Breast Implant Patients
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    Chapter 23 Immunohistopathology and T Cell Receptor Gene Expression in Capsules Surrounding Silicone Breast Implants
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    Chapter 24 Macrophage-Silicone Interactions in Women with Breast Prostheses
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    Chapter 25 Microscopic Techniques and Histologic Findings in Silicone Mammary Implant Capsules and Regional Paranodal Tissues
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    Chapter 26 Antinuclear Antibodies in Apparently Healthy Women with Breast Implants
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    Chapter 27 Silicone Binding Immunoglobulins in Human Sera
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    Chapter 28 Autoantibodies in Patients with Silicone Implants
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    Chapter 29 Clinical and Laboratory Features of Patients with Scleroderma and Silicone Implants
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    Chapter 30 Re-Evaluation of Autoantibodies and Clinical Overview of Silicone-Related Disorders
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    Chapter 31 Development of Scleroderma-like Syndrome in Tsk/+ Mice Is Not Enhanced by Silicone Administration
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    Chapter 32 Comparative Epitope Mapping of Antibodies to Collagen in Women with Silicone Breast Implants, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis
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    Chapter 33 The Prevalence of Autoantibodies in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Patients with Breast Implants and Patients with Fibromyalgia
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    Chapter 34 Monocyte/Macrophage Infiltrates in the Salivary Glands of Women with Silicone Breast Implants
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    Chapter 35 Novel Anti-Silicone Surface-Associated Antigen Antibodies (Anti-SSAA(x)) May Help Differentiate Symptomatic Patients with Silicone Breast Implants from Patients with Classical Rheumatological Disease
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    Chapter 36 Laboratory Studies in Breast Implant Patients: ANA Positivity, Gammaglobulin Levels, and Other Autoantibodies
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    Chapter 37 Is the Risk of Multiple Myeloma Increased in Patients with Silicone Implants?
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    Chapter 38 Multiple Myeloma in Women with Silicone Breast Implants. Serum Immunoglobulin and Interleukin-6 Studies in Women at Risk
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    Chapter 39 Silicone Gel Implants and Monoclonal Gammopathies: Three Cases of Multiple Myeloma and the Prevalence of Multiple Myeloma and Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
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    Chapter 40 Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
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    Chapter 41 The National Cancer Institute Silicone Implant/Multiple Myeloma Registry
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    Chapter 42 The Epidemiology of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unknown Significance: A Review
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    Chapter 43 Plasmacytoma Development in Mice Injected with Silicone Gels
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    Chapter 44 The Association of Augmentation Mammoplasty with Connective Tissue Disease, Including Systematic Sclerosis (Scleroderma): A Meta-Analysis
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    Chapter 45 The Prevalence of Breast Implants Among Women in the United States
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    Chapter 46 Epidemiology of Autoimmune and Immunological Diseases in Association with Silicone Implants: Is There an Excess of Clinical Disease or Antibody Response in Population-based or Other “Controlled” Studies?
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Chapter title
Laboratory Studies in Breast Implant Patients: ANA Positivity, Gammaglobulin Levels, and Other Autoantibodies
Chapter number 36
Book title
Immunology of Silicones
Published by
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, July 1996
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-85226-8_36
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-285228-2, 978-3-64-285226-8

R. I. Lewy, E. Ezrailson

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Unknown 4 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 2 50%
Professor 1 25%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 50%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 25%
Computer Science 1 25%