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The aetiology of the chronic inflammatory bowel diseases -- Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis -- is still enigmatic. The therapeutic approach has therefore traditionally focused on anti-inflammatory principles, including corticosteroids and aminosalicylates. Since a significant proportion of patients is steroid-dependent or refractory and because of the problematic side-effects of long-term systemic steroids, active immunosuppression has gained acceptance in the field. The classical immunosuppressants azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine have long been evidence-based in IBD, but underused. Recently, methotrexate and cyclosporine have also been proven to be effective in certain situations. Newer drugs like tacrolimus, mycophenolate and others may be similarly useful but their potential is still unclear. Finally, the immune modifiers including IL-10 and TNF-antibodies have been successfully subjected to controlled trials. Other experimental drugs discussed in this book are on the horizon. This volume is the Proceedings of Falk Symposium 119 held in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany, October 3--4, 2000, and covers systematically the field of immunosuppression in inflammatory bowel diseases. It is hoped that it will further the prudent use of these drugs in the proper clinical situations by increasing our understanding of both the mechanisms of action and the clinical benefit to the patient. 255pp.N.B.Slight fade mark to base of d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387678
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Inventory #14693
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Czaykowski, Bogdan; LaSelva, Samuel V.
This collection of essays evolved from a colloquium held at the University of British Columbia in 1995 to honour the eminent political scientist and aphorist W.J. Stankiewicz. A theorist and consultant on political decisions, Stankiewicz has been noted for his ability to bring the classical concepts of political science into the decision-making rooms of everyday political action. He has written on concepts such as democracy, ideology, liberalism, equality and justice, authority and sovereignty, violence and social change, property and happiness. Among the distinguished Canadian and American contributors are Alan Cairns, Jean Bethke Elshtain, George Feaver, Barry Cooper, Anthony Parel, Arpad Kadarkay and Ian Ross. The contributors, some of whom were Stankiewicz's students, have not only explored and extended the central ideas of Stankiewicz's thought; they have also applied them to today's political situations. The volume concludes with two of Professor Stankiewicz's hitherto unpublished essays (on natural law and ecology, and truth in politics). 407pp.
Ronsdale Press, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0921870515
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Inventory #16025
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Countryman, L. William
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners creased. Inscribed by author on title page. 290pp
SCM Press, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 033400327X
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Inventory #26135
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.20 approx. - € 6.36 approx.)
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Various
This book attempts to capture vignettes of contemporary heritage of Indian painting and profile the artist's personal journey.316pp.N.B.Small tear to base of d/j spine.
Vadehra Art Gallery, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 818773700X
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Inventory #18076
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 54.00 approx. - € 47.70 approx.)
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Bennet, Bo
Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success. Each day of this course will, through practical application, increase your odds that one line of wisdom can change your life more than volumes of books. 726pp. N.B. Slight mark to front board.
Archieboy Holdings, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Second Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0974723010
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Inventory #27495
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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