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  • "BipolArt" 2012, Springer
    Written with disarming honesty by a long-term sufferer of bipolar disorder, with more than half a century's experience of intervention and treatment, this highly personal volume traces the effectiveness of a therapy modality for mental illness that has gained much ground in the past two decades: art. The author began to use art, and in particular doodling, from 1998 as a way of externalizing his feelings. Its expressiveness, accessibility and energy-efficiency was ideally suited to the catatonia he experienced during the bouts of depression that are a feature of bipolar disorder, while as the low moods lifted and his energy surged, he completed more ambitious and elaborate works. As well as being highly eclectic, Wheatley's assembled oeuvre has afforded him both insights and therapeutic intervention into his condition, once deemed highly debilitating and taboo, but much more socially accepted now that well known sufferers such as Stephen Fry have recounted their experiences of the condition. After an opening account of how the images were generated, the volume reproduces a 'gallery' of selected work, and then offers an extended epilogue analyzing the art's connections with the disorder as well as the author's assessment of how each attempt at visual self-expression was, for him, a therapeutic intervention. Wheatley, a cell biologist who has enjoyed a full career in cancer research, has had no formal training in art, yet his haunting pictures, many of them resembling life forms, are brought to life by his perceptive, self-aware commentary. This book will be of interest to psychologists and psychiatrists among the wider medical profession as well as people suffering from any form of bipolar disorder whatever the severity.
  • "Extra-ordinary" ergonomics 2006, CRCnetBASE
  • This book is the first significant contribution to thoroughly examine the potential hazards associated with snakes of the former family, Colubridae. This family contained >65% of living snake species (approximately 3,000 taxa) and has recently been split into multiple families. Many of these snakes produce oral secretions that contain toxins and other biologically-active substances. A large variety of these snakes figure in the pet industry, yet little documented information or formal study of their potential medical importance has been published. Therefore, although the possible medical importance of many of these species has been subjected to speculation since the mid-nineteenth century, there is a limited amount of useful descriptive information regarding the real hazard (or lack thereof) of snakes belonging to this diverse, artificial family. There is a need for "one-stop shopping" offering information regarding their possible toxicity and clinical relevance as well as recommendations for medical management of their bites. This book is the first synthesis of this information and includes evidence-based risk assessment, hazard rankings and specific recommendations regarding important species, many common in captivity. Fills a gap in the toxinological, medical and herpetological literature by providing a comprehensive review of this entire assemblage of snakes, with particular attention given to their capacity, real or rumored, to cause harm to humans A patient-centered, evidence-based approach is applied to analyzing documented case reports of bites inflicted by approximately 100 species. Clinical management of medically significant bites from non-front-fanged colubroids is methodically reviewed, and specific recommendations are provided.
  • 'Regimental Practice' by John Buchanan, M.D. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    In 1746, Dr. John Buchanan, a recently retired medical officer in the British Army, produced a manuscript, 'Regimental Practice, or a Short History of Diseases common to His Majesties own Royal Regiment of Horse Guards when abroad (Commonly called the Blews).' Revised almost until the time of Buchananan's death in 1767, it was primarily based on the author's observations while surgeon to a cavalry regiment serving in Flanders 1742-1745 during the War of the Austrian Succession. It is presented here as an annotated modern edition of the text.
  • Free-Living Protozoa with Endosymbiotic Methanogens / Tom Fenchel and Bland J. Finlay -- Anaerobic Ciliates and Their Methanogenic Endosymbionts / Johannes H. P. Hackstein -- Symbiotic Methanogens and Rumen Ciliates / Kazunari Ushida -- The Methanogenic and Eubacterial Endosymbionts of Trimyema / Naoya Shinzato and Yoichi Kamagata -- Termite Gut Flagellates and Their Methanogenic and Eubacterial Symbionts / Yuichi Hongoh and Moriya Ohkuma -- Methanogens in the Digestive Tract of Termites / Andreas Brune -- Methanogenic Archaea in Humans and Other Vertebrates / Everly Conway de Macario and Alberto J. L. Macario -- Methanogens in the Gastro-Intestinal Tract of Animals / Johannes H. P. Hackstein and Theo A. van Alen -- Syntrophy in Methanogenic Degradation / Petra Worm, Nicolai Müller, Caroline M. Plugge, Alfons J. M. Stams and Bernhard Schink -- Hydrogenosomes / Johannes H. P. Hackstein and Aloysius G. M. Tielens -- Evolution of Prokaryote-Animal Symbiosis from a Genomics Perspective / Rosario Gil, Amparo Latorre and Andrés Moya.
  • Prof. Mark Reimers covers the best ways to design and interpret microarray gene expression experiments, including experiment design, pre-processing, exploratory analysis, normalization and statistical testing.
  • General and colorectal -- Upper gastrointestinal -- Breast and endocrine -- Vascular -- Urology -- Orthopaedic -- Ear, nose, and throat -- Neurosurgery -- Anaesthesia -- Postoperative complications.
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    Pioneering surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley performed his first human heart transplant in 1968 and astounded the world in 1969 when he was the first surgeon to successfully implant a totally artificial heart in a human being. Over the course of his career, Cooley and his associates have performed thousands of open heart operations and have been forerunners in implementing new surgical procedures. Of all his achievements, however, Cooley is most proud of the Texas Heart Institute, which he founded in 1962 with a mission to use education, research, and improved patient care to decrease the devastating effects of cardiovascular disease. In his new memoir, 100,000 Hearts, Cooley tells about his childhood in Houston and his experiences as a basketball scholarship recipient at the University of Texas. After medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and Johns Hopkins, Cooley served in the Army Medical Corps. While at Johns Hopkins, Cooley assisted in a groundbreaking operation to correct an infant's congenital heart defect, which inspired him to specialize in heart surgery. Cooley's detailed descriptions of what it was like to be in the operating room at crucial points in medical history offer a fascinating perspective on how far medical science has progressed in just a few decades. Dr. Denton Cooley and the Texas Heart Institute are responsible for much of that progress.
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    How to interpret ECGs -- Baseline data -- Morphologic changes in P, QRS, ST, and T -- 150 practice ECGs -- Interpretation and comments.
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  • About this book -- Working in Office -- Common tasks in Office -- Viewing and editing text in Word -- Formatting in Word -- Working with special content in Word -- Working in Excel -- Analyzing and presenting data in Excel -- Creating a PowerPoint presentation -- Presenting a PowerPoint slide show -- Working with messages in Outlook -- Organizing with Outlook -- Creating a publication in Publisher -- Working in Access -- Exchanging information among Office programs -- Customizing and securing Office.
  • 2007 Microsoft Office System step by step. 2nd ed. 2008, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
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    V 1. 2013 essential med notes clinical handbook; V. 2. Clinical handbook, 2013 essential med notes; V. 3. Stat notes, 2013 essential med notes.
  • Nursing Process Guidelines -- Patient Safety and Medication Administration -- Pharmacologic Classes -- Alphabetical Listing of Drugs by Generic Name.
  • 25 years of p53 research 2005, Springer
  • 2D PAGE v. 1-2, 2008., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2008 Springer Protocols
    Isolation of mitochondria from plant cell culture / Etienne H. Meyer and A. Harvey Millar -- Isolation and preparation of choroplasts from Arabidopsis thaliana plants / Sybille E. Kubis, Kathryn S. Lilley, and Paul Jarvis -- Isolation of plant cell wall proteins / Elisabeth Jamet ... [et al.] -- Isolation and fractionation of the endoplasmic reticulum from castor bean (Ricinius communis) endosperm for proteomic analyses / William J. Simon, Daniel J. Maltman, and Antoni R. Slabas -- Cell wall fractionation for yeast and fungal proteomics / Aida Pitarch, Césa Nombela, and Concha Gil -- Sample preparation procedure for cellular fungi / Alois Harder -- Isolation and enrichment of secreted proteins from filamentous fungi / Martha L. Medina and Wilson A. Frnacisco -- Isolation and solubilization of cellular membrane proteins from bacteria / Kheir Zuobi-Hasona and L. Jeannine Brady -- Isolation and solubilization of gram-positive bacterial cell wall-associated proteins / Jason N. Cole, Steven P. Djordjevic, and Mark J. Walker -- Cell fractionation of parasitic protozoa / Wanderley de Souza, José Andrés-Morgado-Diaz, and Narcisa L. Cunha-e-SilvaVolume 2. Application of fluorescence dye saturation labeling for differential proteome analysis of 1,000 microdissected cells from pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma precursoe lesions / Barbara Sitek ... [et al.] -- Albumin and immunoglobulin depletion of human plasma / Rosalind e. Jenkins ... [et al.] -- Multi-component immunoaffinity subtraction and reversed-phase chromatography of human serum / James Martosella and Nina Zolotarjova -- Immunoaffinity fractionation of plasma proteins by chicken IgY antibodies / Lei Huang and Xiangming Fang -- Proteomics of cerebrospinal fluid methods for sample processing / John E. Hale ... [et al.] -- Sample preparation of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid / Baptiste Leroy, Paul Falmagne, and Ruddy Wattiez -- Preparation of nasal secretions for peoteome analysis / Begona Casado, Paolo Iadarola, and Lewis K. Pannell -- Preparation of urine samples for proteomic analysis / Rembert Pieper -- Isolation of cytoplasmatic proteins from cultures cells for two-dimensional gel electrophoresis / Ying Wang, Jen-Fu Chiu, and Qing-Yu He -- Sample preparation of culture medium from Madin-Darby Canine Kidney cells / Daniel Ambort, Daniel Lottaz, and Erwin Sterchi -- Sample preparation for mass spectrometry analysis of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue proteomic analysis of formalin-fixed tissue / Nicolas A. Stewart and Timothy D. Veenstra -- Metalloproteomics in the molecular study of cell physiology and disease / Hermann-Josef Thierse, Stefanie Helm, and Patrick Pankert -- Protein extraction from green plant tissue / Ragnar Flengsrud -- The terminator a device for high-throughput extraction of plant material / B. M. van den Berg --Volume 1. Mechanical/physical methods of cell disruption and tissue homogenization / Stanley Goldberg -- Bacteria and yeast cell disruption using lytic enzymes / Oriana Salazar -- Sample solublization buffers for two-dimensional electrophoresis / Walter Weiss and Angelika Görg -- Quantitation of protein in samples prepared for 2-D electrophoresis / Tom Berkelman -- Removal of interfering substances in samples prepared for two-dimensional (2-D) electrophoresis / Tom Berkelman -- Protein concentration by hydrophilic interaction chromatography combined with solid phase extraction / Ulrich Schneider -- Difference gel electrophoresis based on lys/cys tagging / Reiner Westermeier and Burghardt Scheibe -- Isotope-coded two-dimensional maps: tagging with deuterated acrylamide and 2-vinylpyridine / Pier Giorgio Righetti, Roberto Sebastiano, and Attilio Citterio.
  • "This book is based upon cutting-edge research conducted in the authors lab (Cellular Bioengineering), which over the past decade has developed a number of sophisticated techniques to facilitate use of 3D cell based assays or biosensors. This book uses data from peer-reviewed publications to conclusively justify use of 3D cell cultures in cell-based biosensors (assays) for (HTS). The majority of assays performed in accelerated drug discovery processes are biochemical in nature, but there is a growing demand for live cell-based assays. Unlike biochemical ones, cellular assays are functional approximations of in vivo biological conditions and can provide more biologically relevant information"--Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction -- The Basics for Excision and Flattening -- Embedding and Sectioning -- Dividing Tumors and Topographical Orientation -- Communication with the Lab -- The Aftermath or How to Excise Until Clear Margins -- Variations for Special Locations and Large, Deep Penetrating Tumors -- How to Perform 3D Histology on Different Types of Tumors -- Terminology and Facts.
  • 5-minute clinical consult 2007, 2009-14., Ovid
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  • "This new addition to The 5-Minute Consult Series is a clinically oriented quick consult reference for sports medicine. For the first time, common sports-related problems faced by primary care practitioners are thoroughly and concisely presented in the famous fast-access 5-Minute Consult format.Chapters on musculoskeletal problems cover basics; diagnosis; acute treatment, including on-field management; long-term treatment, including rehabilitation and referrals; and commonly asked questions. Other chapters address the special populations of children, adolescents, females, geriatric athletes, and disabled athletes and general medical problems in athletic individuals. Appendices include clinical care algorithms, a guide to the preparticipation examination, and patient education handouts"--Provided by publisher.
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    Sect. 1: Preventive medicine -- Preventing diabetes: the diabetes prevention program -- A comparison of different dieting strategies -- Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: the physician's health study and the women's health study -- Postmenopausal hormone therapy: the women's health initiative -- The European randomized study of screening for prostate cancer (ERSPC) -- The cochrane review of screening mammography -- The human papillomavirus vaccine: the future II trial -- Sect. 2: Internal medicine -- Arrhythmia suppression following myocardial infarction: the CASt trial -- Choosing first-line therapy for hypertension: the ALLHAT trial -- Statins in healthy patients with an elevated c-reactive protein: the JUPITER trial -- Rate control versus rhythm control for atrial fibrillation: the AFFIRM trial -- Lenient versus strict heart rate control for atrial fibrillation: the RACC II trial. -- Beta blockers for systolic heart failure: the MERIT-HF trial -- Initial treatment of stable coronary artery disease: the COURAGE trial -- Treating elevated blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: the United Kingdom prospective diabetes study (UKPDS) -- Intensive versus conservative blood sugar for patients with type 2 diabetes: the ACCORD trial -- The African American heart failure trial (A-HeFT) -- Early versus delayed antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV: the NA-ACCORD study -- Early versus late initiation of dialysis: the IDEAL trial -- Early goal-directed therapy in sepsis -- Red cell transfusion in critically ill patients: the TRICC trial -- Pulmonary artery catheters in critically ill patients -- Step-up versus step-down therapy for dyspepsia: the DIAMOND trial -- Opioids for chronic noncancer pain -- Sect. 3: Surgery -- Perioperative beta blockers in noncardiac surgery: the POISE trial -- Cardiac stents versus coronary artery bypass surgery for severe coronary artery disease: the SYNTAX trial -- Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: the ACST trial -- A trial of arthroscopic knee surgery -- Surgery versus rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: the MRC spine stabilization trial -- Mastectomy versus lumpectomy for invasive breast cancer: the B-06 trial -- Long-term impact of bariatric surgery: the Swedish obese subjects study -- Sect. 4: Obstetrics -- The Canadian multicenter post-term pregnancy trial (CMPPT) -- Antepartum glucocorticoids in premature labor -- Sect. 5: Pediatrics -- Treatment of acute otitis media in children -- A trial of early ear tube placement in children with persistent otitis media -- Inhaled corticosteroids for mild persistent asthma: the START trial -- The multimodal treatment study of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (MTA) -- Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and autism -- Sect. 6: Radiology -- Magnetic resonance imaging for low back pain -- Screening for coronary artery disease in asymptomatic patients with diabetes: the DIAD study -- Diagnosing acute pulmonary embolism: the Christopher study -- Identifying children with low-risk head injuries who do not require computed tomography -- Sect. 7: Neurology and psychiatry -- Thrombolysis 3 to 4.5 hours after an acute ischemic stroke: the ECASS III trial -- Initial treatment of depression -- Behavioral versus pharmacological treatment for insomnia in the elderly -- Sect. 8: Systems-based practice -- The group health medical home demonstration -- A program to improve care coordination at hospital discharge: project RED -- Reducing catheter-related blood stream infections in the intensive care unit: the keystone ICU project -- Early palliative care in non-small-cell lung cancer -- Directly observed therapy for the treatment of tuberculosis in Baltimore.
  • Introduction /M. Alma Rodriguez --History of MD Anderson's tumor registry /Sarah H. Taylor --Statistical methods /Geoffrey G. Giacco, Sarah H. Taylor and Kenneth R. Hess --Breast cancer /Aman U. Buzdar ... [et al.] --Prostate cancer /Deborah A. Kuban ... [et al.] --Non-small cell lung cancer /Ritsuko Komaki, Anne S. Tsao, and Reza J. Mehran --Small cell lung cancer /Frank V. Fossella --Colon cancer /Cathy Eng, Patrick Lynch, and John Skibber --Ovarian cancer /Robert L. Coleman and David M. Gershenson --Cervical cancer /Patricia J. Eifel and Charles Levenback --Endometrial cancer /Thomas Burke ... [et al.] --Pancreatic cancer (exocrine) /Jason Fleming ... [et al.] --Kidney cancer /Scott E. Delacroix Jr. ... [et al.] --Bladder cancer /Robert S. Svatek ... [et al.] --Cutaneous melanoma /Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Geoffrey G. Giacco, and Jeffrey E. Lee --Liver cancer /Evan S. Glazer and Steven A. Curley --Esophageal cancer /Linus Ho ... [et al.] --Gastric cancer /Alexandria T. Phan and Paul F. Mansfield --Acute myeloid leukemia /Emil J. Freireich --Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma /Apostolia-Maria Tsimberidou and Michael J. Keating --Hodgkin lymphoma /Michelle Fanale ... [et al.] --Non-hodgkin indolent B-cell lymphoma /Sattva S. Neelapu --Non-hodgkin aggressive B-cell lymphoma /M. Alma Rodriguez --Multiple myeloma /Donna Weber and Raymond Alexanian --Head and neck cancer /Ehab Hanna ... [et al.] --Thyroid cancer /Steven I. Sherman, Nancy Perrier, and Gary L. Clayman --Soft tissue sarcomas /Vinod Ravi, Raphael Pollock, and Shreyaskumar R. Patel --Sarcomas of bone /Valerae Lewis.
  • Getting started as a Grant writer -- Finding and securing a Grant-writing position -- Expertise -- Research -- Managing relationships -- Writing -- Organizing information -- Queries and short proposals -- Proposals for projects, programs, or bricks and mortar -- Proposals for endowment support -- Federal Grants -- Managing Grant awards.
  • 99mTc-Sestamibi 2012, Springer
  • The aim of this new edition is to present information about neurological disorders in a structured and succinct way, following a "trickle down" principle: beginning with overviews and then moving on to specific disease categories. The latter address clinical features (i.e., information accessed by history-taking and physical examination), investigations, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Cross-references to the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database have been given where relevant. --Preface excerpt.
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  • AACR Education book HighWire, 2005-
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    Applying educational theory in practice / David M. Kaufman -- Course design / John Bligh and Julie Brice -- Collaborative learning / Diana Wood -- Evaluation / Jillian Morrison -- Teaching large groups / Peter Cantillon -- Teaching small groups / David Jaques -- Feedback in medical education : skills for improving learner performance / Joan Sargeant and Karen Mann -- Learning and teaching in the clinical environment / John Spencer -- Written assessment / Lambert W.T. Schuwirth and Cees P.M. van der Vleuten -- Skill-based assessment / Val Wass -- Work-based assessment / John Norcini and Eric Holmboe -- Direct obvservation tools for workplace-based assessment / Peter Cantillon and Diana Wood -- Learning environment / Jill Thistlethwaite -- Creating teaching materials / Jean Ker and Anne Hesketh -- Learning and teaching professionalism / Sylvia R. Cruess and Richard L. Cruess -- Making it all happen : faculty development for busy teachers / Yvonne Steinert -- Supporting students in difficulty / Dason Evans and Jo Brown.
  • ABCs of group visits 2013, Springer
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    Topographical aspects of behavior -- Observing behavior: when, where, and how much? -- Knowing your ABCs -- Learning by association: respondent conditioning -- Learning by consequences: operant conditioning -- Operant conditioning: stimulus control -- Learning by relational framing: language and cognition -- Applying your ABCs -- Functional knowledge -- Dialogue toward change -- Principles and practices -- Principles of treatment: one -- Principles of treatment: two.
  • Covers novel, state-of-the-art strategies in engineering and clinical analysis. Explores approaches for analyzing abdominal imaging, including lung, mediastinum, pleura, liver, kidney and gallbladder. Offers present and future applications as applied to the abdomen and thoracic imaging with the most world-renowned scientists in these fields.
  • Abdominal imaging 2013, Springer
    In this book a team of leading experts come together to provide a comprehensive overview of modern imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with detailed sections on both gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging. Each chapter has an identical structure and focuses on a particular organ or organ system, allowing the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Indications for a variety of imaging techniques and examination protocols are clearly described, and the imaging features of normal anatomy and pathologic entities are depicted in an abundance of high-quality images. Care is taken to consider all recent technical developments and new indications, and the diagnostic performance of different imaging modalities is carefully compared. It is anticipated that this book will come to be regarded as the standard work of reference on abdominal and pelvic radiology.
  • Abdominal imaging. 1st ed. 2010, ClinicalKey
    Plain Radiography of the Abdomen -- Fluoroscopic Study of the Abdomen and Fluoroscopic Contrast Media -- Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation : A Condensed View -- Abdominal Ultrasound Imaging -- Harmonic Imaging -- Doppler Ultrasound Imaging -- Four-Dimensional Ultrasound Imaging -- Contrast Media and Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Evaluation -- Principles of CT Physics -- Instrumentation and Radiation Safety -- Recent Advances -- CT Contrast Media and Principles of Contrast Enhancement -- CT Contrast Media and Principles of Contrast Enhancement -- Principles of MRI Physics -- MRI Instrumentation and Safety -- MRI Pulse Sequences -- MRI Artifacts -- Contrast Media and Contrast-Enhanced MRI -- MR Angiography -- Advanced MRI Applications -- PET/CT Technique and Instrumentation -- Pearls and Pitfalls in PET and PET/CT Interpretation -- PET and PET/CT Clinical Applications -- Principles of 3D Postprocessing -- Advanced Applications in Postprocessing -- Ureteral and Kidney Stones -- Acute Appendicitis -- Hollow Viscus Perforation -- Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- Conventional Imaging of the Stomach and Duodenum -- CT of the Stomach and Duodenum -- Anatomic Variants of the Stomach and Duodenum -- Benign Mucosal Diseases of the Stomach -- Malignant Mucosal Diseases of the Stomach -- Gastric Stromal Tumors -- Gastric Outlet Obstruction -- Abnormal Positions of the Stomach -- Gastric Function Imaging Techniques -- Clinical Applications of Gastric Function Imaging -- Conventional Imaging of the Small Bowel -- CT of the Small Bowel --Ultrasound Imaging of the Small Bowel -- MRI of the Small Bowel -- Nuclear Medicine Techniques for the Small Bowel -- Small Bowel Obstruction -- Acute Small Bowel Ischemia -- Chronic Small Bowel Ischemia -- Benign Neoplasms and Wall Thickening of the Small Bowel -- Malignant Neoplasms and Wall Thickening of the Small Bowel -- Small Bowel Anomalies and Variants -- Conventional Imaging of the Colon and Rectum -- CT of the Colon and Rectum -- CT Colonography -- Normal Anatomy and Variants of the Colon -- Inflammatory and Infectious Colonic Lesions -- Colonic Vascular Lesions -- Colon Cancer and Screening Strategies -- Imaging of the Postoperative Bowel -- Ultrasonography of the Liver -- CT of the Liver -- MRI of the Liver : From Sequences to Protocol -- Nuclear Imaging of the Liver -- Benign Focal Lesions -- Malignant Focal Lesions -- Fatty Liver Disease -- Cirrhosis -- Hepataic Iron Overload -- Hepatic Storage Disorders -- Hepatitis -- Hepatic Veno-occlusive Diseases -- Cholestatic Hepatic Disorders -- Hepatic Variants -- Imaging of the Pancreas -- Pancreas Normal Variants -- Solid Pancreatic Masses -- Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas -- Imaging of Acute Pancreatitis -- Imaging of Chronic Pancreatitis -- Miscellaneous Pancreatitis -- Miscellaneous Pancreatitis -- Imaging Techniques for the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts -- Gallbladder and Bile Ducts Variants and Anomalies -- Dilated Bile Ducts -- Tumors of the Gallbladder -- Intrahepatic Bile Duct Tumors -- Extrahepatic Bile Duct Tumors -- Diffuse Gallbladder Wall Thickening -- Gallbladder and Bile Duct Functional Imaging -- Focal Splenic Lesions --Diffuse Splenic Lesions -- Lymph Node Imaging Techniques -- Clinical Role of Lymph Node Imaging -- Conventional Imaging of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract -- CT of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract -- MRI of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract -- Nuclear Imaging of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract -- Benign Focal Renal Lesions -- Malignant Focal Renal Lesions -- Cystic Renal Lesions -- Diffuse Renal Parenchymal Diseases -- Renal Parenchymal Infections -- Renal Vascular Diseases -- Miscellaneous Diffuse Renal Diseases -- Urinary Tract Obstruction -- Benign Ureteral Strictures -- Malignant Ureteral Strictures -- Benign Bladder Lesions -- Malignant Bladder Lesions -- Urinary Tract Anomalies and Variants -- Imaging of Adrenal Glands -- Enlarged Adrenal Glands -- Adrenal Masses -- Imaging of the Prostate and Seminal Vesicles -- Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy -- Benign Focal Prostate Lesions -- Malignant Focal Prostate Lesions -- Seminal Vesicle Lesions -- Imaging of the Penis -- Erectile Dysfunction -- Penile Trauma and Miscellaneous Penile Lesions -- Imaging of the Scrotum -- Benign Testicular Lesions -- Malignant Testicular Lesions -- Imaging of the Urethra -- Imaging of Disorders of the Female Urethra -- Imaging of Disorders of the Male Urethra -- Anatomy of Peritoneum and Retroperitoneum -- Peritoneal Fluid Collections -- Peritonitis and Peritoneal Abscess -- Neoplastic Conditions of the Mesentery and Omentum -- Neoplastic Conditions of the Mesentery and Omentum -- Normal Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall -- Non-neoplastic Conditions of the Abdominal Wall -- Neoplastic Conditions of the Abdominal Wall -- Abdominal Wall Hernias.
  • Provides transplant professionals with a step-wise approach to abdominal organ retrieval and bench surgery, illustrating complex anatomical situations and providing practice points and decision algorithms. A go-to reference for transplant surgeons, trainees and fellows, as well as for other professionals involved in abdominal organ transplantation.
  • Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections focusing on basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and pathology of the abdomen, and employment of ultrasound of the abdomen in surgical practice. A final section is dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. The first section provides an introduction to the principles of ultrasonography focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment, and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods and image interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations, images, and video. The second section focuses on ultrasound anatomy of the abdomen. Each chapter demonstrates the normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (abdominal wall, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, retroperitoneum, vascular) with illustrations and images. The current status and technique of endoscopic ultrasound of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracks is addressed in this section. The third section provides a state-of-the-art review of the status of each major application of abdominal ultrasound in surgery. Topics range from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. This section provides a comprehensive review of the employment of interventional, intraoperative, laparoscopic, transabdominal and endoscopic ultrasound. The fourth and last section addresses the practice aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice. Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons will serve as a very useful resource and guide for surgeons and students with little to some experience in ultrasound, including practicing surgeons, surgical fellows, and surgical residents.
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    Part I. Science of Clinical Oncology -- Section A. Biology and Cancer -- 1. Molecular Tools in Cancer Research -- 2. Intracellular Signaling -- 3. The Cellular Microenvironment and Metastases -- 4. Control of the Cell Cycle -- 5. Pathophysiology of Cancer Cell Death -- 6. Cancer Immunology -- 7. Stem Cells, Cell Differentiation, and Cancer -- 8. Vascular and Interstitial Biology of Tumors -- Section B. Genesis of Cancer -- 9. Environmental Factors -- 10. DNA Damage Response Pathways and Cancer -- 11. Viruses and Human Cancer -- 12. Genetic Factors: Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes -- 13. Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations in Cancer -- 14. Immunodeficiency and Cancer -- Section C. Diagnosing Cancer -- 15. Flow Cytometry in Oncologic Diagnosis -- 16. WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies -- 17. Pathology, Biomarkers, and Molecular Diagnostics -- 18. Imaging -- Section D. Preventing and Treating Cancer -- 19. Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in Clinical Trials -- 20. Structures Supporting Cancer Clinical Trials -- 21. Oncology and Health Care Policy -- 22. Discovery and Characterization of Cancer Genetic Susceptibility Alleles -- 23. Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Early Detection -- 24. Nicotine Dependence: Current Treatments and Future Directions -- 25. Surgical Interventions in Cancer -- 26. Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access -- 27. Basics of Radiation Therapy -- 28. Therapeutic Targeting of Cancer Cells: Era of Molecularly Targeted Agents -- 29. Cancer Pharmacology -- 30. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- 31. Gene Therapy in Oncology -- 32. Therapeutic Antibodies and Immunologic Conjugates -- 33. Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Part II. Problems Common to Cancer and its Therapy -- Section A. Hematologic Problems and Infections -- 34. Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncology -- 35. Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism -- 36. Infection in the Patient with Cancer -- Section B. Metabolic and Paraneoplastic Syndromes -- 37. Hypercalcemia -- 38. Tumor Lysis Syndrome -- 39. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes -- 40. Cancer-Related Pain -- 41. Cancer Cachexia -- 42. Nausea and Vomiting -- 43. Oral Complications -- 44. Dermatologic Toxicities of Anticancer Therapy -- 45. Fatigue -- 46. Caring for Patients at the End of Life --Section C. Local Effects of Cancer and Its Metastasis -- 47. Acute Abdomen, Bowel/Biliary Obstruction, and Fistula -- 48. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome -- 49. Spinal Cord Compression -- 50. Brain Metastases and Neoplastic Meningitis -- 51. Bone Metastases -- 52. Lung Metastases -- 53. Liver Metastases -- 54. Malignant Effusions -- Section D. Complications of Therapy -- 55. Rehabilitation of Individuals with Cancer -- 56. Survivorship -- 57. Neurologic Complications -- 58. Pulmonary Complications of Anticancer Treatment -- 59. Cardiac Effects of Cancer Therapy -- 60. Reproductive Complications -- 61. Endocrine Complications -- 62. Second Malignant Neoplasms -- Section E. Special Populations -- 63. Cancer in the Elderly: Biology, Prevention, and Treatment -- 64. Special Issues in Pregnancy -- 65. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Cancer -- Part III. Specific Malignancies -- 66. Cancer of the Central Nervous System -- 67. Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures -- 68. Cancer of the Head and Neck -- 69. Melanoma -- 70. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas -- 71. Cancer of the Endocrine System -- 72. Cancer of the Lung: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer -- 73. Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum -- 74. Cancer of the Esophagus -- 75. Cancer of the Stomach and Gastroesophageal Junction -- 76. Cancer of the Small Bowel -- 77. Colorectal Cancer -- 78. Cancer of the Rectum -- 79. Cancer of the Anal Canal -- 80. Liver and Bile Duct Cancer -- 81. Carcinoma of the Pancreas -- 82. Cancer of the Kidney -- 83. Bladder Cancer -- 84. Prostate Cancer -- 85. Cancer of the Penis -- 86. Testicular Cancer -- 87. Cancers of the Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina -- 88. Uterine Cancer -- 89. Cancers Arising in the Ovary -- 90. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- 91. Cancer of the Breast -- 92. Sarcomas of Bone -- 93. Sarcomas of Soft Tissue -- 94. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary -- 95. Pediatric Solid Tumors -- 96. Childhood Leukemia -- 97. Childhood Lymphoma -- 98. Acute Leukemias in Adults -- 99. Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- 100. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms -- 101. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia -- 102. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia -- 103. Hairy Cell Leukemia -- 104. Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders -- 105. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 106. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 107. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma -- 108. Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma.
  • The new edition of this leading volume in the Secrets Series® offers the very latest overview of surgical practice. A two-color page layout, question-and-answer approach, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in surgery gives you the perfect concise board review or handy clinical reference, while updated coverage throughout equips you with all of the most current and essential knowledge in the field. Valuable pearls, tips, and memory aids make this the perfect resource for a fast surgical review or reference. Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Includes pearls, tips, and memory aids, making it perfect as a handy surgical review for board exams or clinical reference. Covers all of today's most common surgical procedures and techniques. Presents a "Controversies" section in many chapters that highlights the pros and cons of selected procedures and approaches. Features a compact trim size for enhanced portability.
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  • A Brief Introduction to the History of the β-Amyloid Protein (Aβ) of Alzheimer's Disease / David Small and Colin Barrow -- The Aβcentric Pathway of Alzheimer's Disease / Victor Villemagne, Roberto Cappai, Kevin Barnham, Robert Cherny, Carlos Opazo, Kathy Novakovic, Christopher Rowe and Colin Masters -- The Function of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Family / Roberto Cappai, B. Elise Needham and Giuseppe Ciccotosto -- The Involvement of Aβ in the Neuroinflammatory Response / Piet Eikelenboom, Willem van Gool, Annemieke Rozemuller, Wiep Scheper, Rob Veerhuis and Jeroen Hoozemans -- Amyloid β-Peptide(1-42), Oxidative Stress, and Alzheimer's Disease / D. Butterfield -- Amyloid Toxicity, Synaptic Dysfunction, and the Biochemistry of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease / Judy Ng, Marie-Isabel Aguilar and David Small -- Aβ Variants and Their Impact on Amyloid Formation and Alzheimer's Disease Progression / Laszlo Otvos -- Copper Coordination by β-Amyloid and the Neuropathology of Alzheimer's Disease / Cyril Curtain and Kevin Barnham -- Cholesterol and Alzheimer's Disease / Joanna Cordy and Benjamin Wolozin -- Amyloid β-Peptide and Central Cholinergic Neurons: Involvement in Normal Brain Function and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology / Satyabrata Karn, Z. Wei, David MacTavish, Doreen Kabogo, Mee-Sook Song and Jack Jhamandas -- Physiologic and Neurotoxic Properties of Aβ Peptides / Gillian Gregory, Claire Shepherd and Glenda Halliday -- Impact of β-Amyloid on the Tau Pathology in Tau Transgenic Mouse and Tissue Culture Models / Jürgen Götz, Della David and Lars Ittner -- Glial Cells and Aβ Peptides in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis / Gilbert Siu, Peter Clifford, Mary Kosciuk, Venkat Venkataraman and Robert Nagele -- The Role of Presenilins in Aβ-Induced Cell Death in Alzheimer's Disease / Maria Ankarcrona -- Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease / Josef Karkos -- Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease / Dwight German.
  • Secular trend of timing of puberty / Delemarre-Van de Waal, H.A. -- Fetal nutrition and timing of puberty / van Weissenbruch, M.M. ... [et al.] -- Adrenal function of low-birthweight children / Ong, K. -- Puberty and fertility in congenital adrenal hyperplasia / Otten, B.J. ... [et al.] -- Molecular genetics of isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and Kallmann syndrome / Karges, B., de Roux, N. -- Hypothalamic hamartoma: a paradigm/model for studying the onset of puberty / Jung, H., Parent, A.-S., Ojeda, S.R. -- Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue treatment for precocious puberty: twenty years of experience / Heger, S., Sippell, W.G., Partsch, C.-J.Very long-term follow-up of girls with early and late menarche / Johansson, T.; Ritz, N.E.M. -- Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence: new insights in pathophysiology and treatment / Homburg, A. -- Reversing sex steroid deficiency and optimizing skeletal development in the adolescent with gonadal failure / Vanderschueren, D., Vandenput, L., Boonen, S. -- Present and future options for the preservation of fertility in female adolescents with cancer / Beerendonk, C.M.; Braat, D.M.
  • About life 2007, Springer
    Ingredients of the simplest cells (prokaryotes and the sizes of their contents) -- Bigger cells (eukaryotic cells and their contents) -- Hives of industry (a survey of intermediary metabolism) -- Delights of transport (how the cell's contents are moved around) -- As if standing still (cellular homeostasis and regulatory processes) -- Internal state and gene expression (transcription and its control) -- Sustaining and changing the internal state (the interrelationship between gene expression and the cell's current composition and functional state) -- Responding to the environment (signal processing, gene expression and internal state) -- The living state (a characterization of 'life') -- Stability and change in DNA (how genes can be altered) -- The spice of life (diversity, natural selection and symbiosis) -- Curriculum vitae (an outline history of life on Earth) -- The origin of life (some major ideas and unanswered questions) -- Other worlds (the possibility of extraterrestrial life) -- Intelligent behavior and brains (the biological meaning of "intelligence") -- Human evolution (human intelligence and the question of human uniqueness) -- Cells, brains and computers: towards a characterisation of mind.
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    Angiography of lower extremity peripheral vascular disease / Geoffrey A. Gardiner Jr., Steven C. Wagner -- Femoropopliteal revascularization / Eric C. Martin -- Infrapopliteal revascularization / Marcy B. Jagust, Thomas A. Sos -- Evaluation and endovascular therapy for renal artery stenosis / Alan H. Matsumoto ... [et al.] -- Endovascular interventions for acute and chronic mesenteric ischemia / Daniel A. Leung ... [et al.] -- Endovascular stent grafts for treatment of thoracic aortic diseases / David S. Wang, Michael D. Dake -- Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms / Richard A. Baum, Roy K. Greenberg -- Percutaneous coronary intervention and related techniques / Sameer Rohatgi, Howard C. Herrmann, John W. Hirshfeld, Jr -- Arteriographic diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding / Stanley Baum -- Interventional therapies for hepatic malignancy / Michael J. Pentecost -- Benign biliary obstruction / Roy L. Gordon -- Malignant obstruction of the hepatobiliary system / Anthony C. Venbrux ... [et al.] -- Liver transplantation: associated interventions / Robert K. Kerlan, Jr., Jeanne M. LaBerge -- Percutaneous management of portal hypertension / Ziv J. Haskal -- Percutaneous gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy / Daniel B. Brown, Daniel Picus -- Interventional radiology of the lacrimal system / Ho-Young Song, Deok Hee Lee, Sung-Gwon Kang -- Esophageal stent placement / Ho-Young Song, Hyun Ki Yoon, Kyu-Bo Sung -- Colonic stenting / Manuel Maynar ... [et al.] --Percutaneous management of biliary calculi / Aalpen A. Patel, S. William Stavropoulos, Constantin Cope -- Percutaneous cholecystostomy / S. William Stavropoulos, Aalpen A. Patel, Constantin Cope -- Nephroureteral obstruction / Parvati Ramchandani -- Renal calculus disease / Parvati Ramchandani -- Lower genitourinary tract / Flavio Castaûeda -- Interventions in urinary diversions / Parvati Ramchandani -- Renal cysts and urinomas / Michael Darcy -- Perspectives of varicocele management / Richard Shlansky-Goldberg, Jeffery Arthur Solomon -- Uterine fibroid embolization / James B. Spies -- Obstetrical hemorrhage / Filip Banovac -- Pelvic venous incompetence: pelvic congestion syndrome / Anthony C. Venbrux -- Revascularization in the central nervous system / Robert W. Hurst -- Endovascular therapy of cerebral arteriovenous malformations / Tony P. Smith -- Intracranial aneurysm therapy / Michael J. Alexander -- Neuroendovascular therapy of intracranial, extra-axial lesions / Jason Allen, Tibor Bescke, Peter Kim Nelson -- Transcatheter bronchial artery embolization for inflammation (hemoptysis) / Matthew A. Mauro, Charles T. Burke, Paul F. Jaques -- Thoracic abscesses and malignant pleural effusions / Debra A. Gervais, Giles W. Boland, Steven L. Dawson -- Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations / Jeffrey S. Pollak, Robert I. White, Jr -- Management of chylothorax / Constantin Cope --Preintervention assessment, intraprocedure management, postintervention care / Klemens H. Barth -- The emergency treatment of reaction to contrast material / Rebecca A. Barnett -- Interventional pain procedures for cancer pain / Phillip Phan, Allen W. Burton -- Intradiskal electrothermal therapy (IDET) and its role in spinal pain management / Jeffrey A. Saal -- Vascular ultrasound / Edward G. Grant -- Multidetector-row computed tomographic angiography technique and clinical applications / Jeffrey C. Hellinger, Geoffrey D. Rubin -- Magnetic resonance angiography / Frank J. Thornton, Thomas M. Grist -- Basic surgical techniques for the interventional radiologist / Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Edward Y. Woo -- Catheters, methods, and injectors for superselective catheterization / S. William Stavropoulos, Dheeraj Rajan, Constantin Cope -- Agents for small vessel/tissue embolization and transcatheter tissue ablation: current status and the future / Aalpen A. Patel, Michael C. Soulen -- Mechanical embolic agents / Herb Lustberg, Jeffrey S. Pollak -- Balloon angioplasty catheters / Gary J. Becker -- Vascular stents / Elliot Levy -- Principles of selective thrombolysis / Anne Roberts -- Thrombolysis: clinical applications / Anne Roberts -- Percutaneous image-guided biopsy / Jeffrey S. Moulton ... [et al.] -- Percutaneous aortoiliac intervention in vascular disease / Janice M. Newsome, Kenneth S. Rholl --Tracheobronchial balloon dilatation and stent placement / Ji Hoon Shin, Gi-Young Ko, Ho-Young Song -- Interventional therapy of pulmonary embolism / Renan Uflacker -- Arteriography and transcatheter treatment of extremity trauma / Michael D. Katz, Sue E. Hanks -- Angiographic management of hemorrhage in pelvic fractures / John A. Kaufman, Arthur C. Waltman -- Transcatheter arterial embolization in the management of splenic trauma / Brian Stainken -- Arteriography and endovascular management of renal trauma / Sue E. Hanks, Michael D. Katz -- Embolotherapy of hepatic trauma / Michael D. Katz, Sue E. Hanks -- Pediatric interventional angiography / Josee Dubois, Laurent Garel, J.A. Gordon Culham -- Percutaneous treatment of abdominal abscesses / Debra A. Gervais, Steven L. Dawson -- Percutaneous drainage of pelvic abscesses and fluid collections / Debra A. Gervais, Steven L. Dawson -- Interventional radiology of venous insufficiency / Robert J. Min -- Percutaneous vertebroplasty / Mary E. Jensen, Avery J. Evans -- Venous thrombolysis and stenting / Paul C. Lakin, Sean M. Carr -- Venous access / Matthew A. Mauro, Susan M. Weeks -- Vena cava filters / Gregory M. Soares, Timothy P. Murphy -- Percutaneous vascular and nonvascular foreign body retrieval / Christoph A. Binkert, Frederick S. Keller, Josef Rösch -- Hemangiomas and vascular malformations / Robert J. Rosen, Francine Blei -- Recanalization of dialysis fistulas / Anne Roberts.
  • Academia to biotechnology 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Academic medicine 2006, Springer
    Deciding on an academic career. -- About an academic career. -- What you need to know about the academic medical center. -- Finding the academic job you want. -- Basic academic skills: clinical practice, teaching, and scholarship. -- Advanced academic skills: doing research, getting grants, and writing for publication. -- Administrative skills. -- Academic medicine success skills. -- How to manage your career and your life. -- Planning for the future. -- Appendix 1: Glossary. -- Appendix 2: Collected academic medical aphorisms. -- Appendix 3: Allopathic medical schools in the United States. -- Appendix 4: Osteopathic medical schools in the United States. -- Appendix 5: Medical schools in Canada.
  • Attaining professional success and finding personal happiness in academic medicine is not an easy path, yet both are critical if the future is to be brighter through better science, better clinical care, better training, better responsiveness to communities, and better stewardship and leadership in the health professions. This concise, easy to read title consists of "mini" chapters intended as a resource to assist early- and middle-career physicians, clinicians, and scientists in understanding the unique mission of academic medicine and building creative, effective, and inspiring careers in a challenging field.
  • "Beyond simulation and algorithm development, many developers increasingly use MATLAB even for product deployment in computationally heavy fields. This often demands that MATLAB codes run faster by leveraging the distributed parallelism of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). While MATLAB successfully provides high-level functions as a simulation tool for rapid prototyping, the underlying details and knowledge needed for utilizing GPUs make MATLAB users hesitate to step into it. Accelerating MATLAB with GPUs offers a primer on bridging this gap. Starting with the basics, setting up MATLAB for CUDA (in Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) and profiling, it then guides users through advanced topics such as CUDA libraries. The authors share their experience developing algorithms using MATLAB, C++ and GPUs for huge datasets, modifying MATLAB codes to better utilize the computational power of GPUs, and integrating them into commercial software products. Throughout the book, they demonstrate many example codes that can be used as templates of C-MEX and CUDA codes for readers' projects. Download example codes from the publisher's website: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780124080805/ Shows how to accelerate MATLAB codes through the GPU for parallel processing, with minimal hardware knowledge -- Explains the related background on hardware, architecture and programming for ease of use -- Provides simple worked examples of MATLAB and CUDA C codes as well as templates that can be reused in real-world projects."--Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction: Proteins analysis using mass spectrometry. -- Molecular scanner development: toward clinical molecular scanner for proteome research: parallel protein chemical processing before and during western-blot. -- Quantitation during electroblotting step: enhanced protein recovery after electrotransfer using square wave alternating voltage. -- Signal traitment and virtual imaging (1/2): a molecular scanner to highly automated research and to display proteome images. -- Signal traitment and virtual imaging (2/2): visualization and analysis of molecular scanner peptide mass spectra. -- Improvement in the peptide mass fingerprint protein identification (1/2): hydrogen/deuterium exchange for higher specificity of protein identification by peptide mass fingerprinting. -- Improvement in the peptide mass fingerprint protein identification (2/2): MALDI-MS/MS with high resolution and sensitivity for identification and characterization of proteins. -- Proteomic and mass spectrometry: some aspects and recent developments. -- Conclusions and perspectives.
  • This book is the first major work that addresses a core question in biomedical research: the question of acceptable risk. The acceptable level of risks is regulated by the requirement of proportionality in biomedical research law, which state that the risk and burden to the participant must be in proportion to potential benefits to the participant, society or science. This investigation addresses research on healthy volunteers, children, vulnerable subjects, and includes placebo controlled clinical trials.
  • Access 2003 bible. 1st ed. 2004, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
  • Access cookbook. 2nd ed. 2004, ProQuest Safari
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  • Access hacks 2005, ProQuest Safari
  • A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.
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    Opening --Access --Copyright --Associations --Economics --Cooperative --Development --Public --Politics - Rights --Reading --indexing --History --Appendixes. A. Ten flavors of open access -- B. Scholarly association budgets -- C. Journal management economics -- D. An Open access cooperative.
  • A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.
  • Clinical cases selected from the LANGE Case Files series, edited by Eugene C. Toy, MD.
  • AccessMedicine [mobile] (Online service) McGraw-Hill, Users must create a personal profile in AccessMedicine using a non-mobile browser, and log into AccessMedicine with that username and password on the mobile device (optimized for): iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry Bold.
    The AccessMedicine mobile website includes Harrison's Online, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Picture Galleries from Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care, Diagnostic Tests from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Quick Answers, Diagnosaurus, and Drug monographs.
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  • Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
  • Accidental mind 2007, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "A guide to the strange and often illogical world of neural function, 'The accidental mind' shows how the brain is not an optimized, general-purpose problem-solving machine, but rather a weird agglomeration of ad-hoc solutions that have been piled on through millions of years of evolutionary history. Moreover Linden tells us how the constraints of evolved brain design have ultimately led to almost every transcendent human foible : our long childhoods, our extensive memory capacity, our search for love and long-term relationships, our need to create compelling narrative, and ultimately, the universal cultural impulse to create both religious and scientific explanations. With forays into evolutionary biology, this analysis of mental function answers some of our most common questions about how we've come to be who we are." --book jacket.
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    "The primary aim of this innovative psycho-oncology educational initiative is to improve the delivery of palliative care by psychologists, social workers and spiritual care professionals through an intensive advocacy and leadership training program"--Website.
  • The global AIDS transition: a feasible objective for AIDS policy -- Using incentives to prevent HIV infections -- Sustaining and leveraging AIDS treatment -- Appendix A. Alternative approaches to estimating the average cost of antiretroviral treatment -- Appendix B. A meta-analysis of the health benefits of early initiation of antiretroviral therapy -- Appendix C. A model for projecting future AIDS treatment costs.
  • Education matters -- Theoretical insights -- Understanding learners -- Promoting learners -- Educational excellence -- Educational technique -- Obstacles to excellence -- Organizational excellence -- Center of excellence -- Educational leadership.
  • 1. Begin to spark -- 2. Personalize to motivate -- 3. Serve to lead -- 4. Connect to engage -- 5. Fail then account -- 6. Succeed then recognize -- 7. Inject fun to release pressure -- 8. Measure to coach -- 9. Action program spirit to achieve excellence -- 10. Get help to be independent.
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    The production of acid in the stomach -- The regulation of gastric acid secretion -- Pharmacology of acid secretion -- The biology of acid related disease -- Gastric and duodenal ulcer disease -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Helicobacter pylori -- The twenty-first century.
  • ACL handbook 2013, Springer
  • Nearly a million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur each year worldwide, causing long-term problems in the knee joint. This textbook examines the short- and long-term impacts of ACL injuries on the basis of hundreds of published studies. Risk factors for such injuries are explored using data from hypothesis-driven investigations, and possible causes of the higher risk of noncontact ACL injuries in female athletes are analyzed. Neuromuscular training programs shown to reduce the rate of these injuries in female athletes are described in step-by-step detail with the aid of numerous color photographs and video demonstrations. In addition, detailed descriptions are provided for rehabilitation programs to be used after ACL reconstruction in order to reduce the risk of a future injury.
  • ACL-deficient knee 2013, Springer
    "The ACL-Deficient Knee: A Problem Solving Approach, focuses on problem analysis and problem solving, as well as analyzing the possibility of prevention. In each chapter, the biomechanics, anatomy, etc. that are relevant to the topic are reviewed. There are chapters where highly specialized surgical techniques are presented (v. gr. double bundle reconstruction or meniscal transplant), as well as developing areas such as ACL tears in children, where we are finding a growing number of injuries due to the increase of sports at early ages."--publisher's website
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  • Dermatologists commonly treat acne, which affects 40 to 50 million Americans each year and about 85 percent of all patients at some point in their lives. Dermatologists, primary care doctors, and pediatricians see these patients every day in practice. It is important to treat the skin effectively not only to reduce the risk of physical scarring, but also to address the negative psychosocial impact this disease carries. Improving the skin can improve self-confidence, interpersonal relationships, and performance in school or at work. Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology is a practical, full-color guide to the differential diagnosis of acne vulgaris and the treatment of acne-like conditions. It is organized into sections by subtype of condition (e.g., infections, genetic syndromes, medication-caused) and includes a section of variants of acne that may be misdiagnosed. Within the sections, individual chapters discuss each variant of the condition and begin with a helpful bulleted summary of its defining clinical features. Extensive color clinical images appear throughout the book.
  • Acoustical imaging 2007, Springer
  • This point-of-care decision support tool provides access to hundreds of evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis, therapy, prevention, screening and more. Includes AHFS DI Essentials.
  • Acquired brain injury 2007, Springer
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  • 1. Primary care perspective / Douglas B. McKeag and James L. Moeller -- 2. Epidemiology of athletic injuries / Eric D. Zemper and Randall W. Dick -- 3. Exercise physiology and exercise testing / Carl Foster, Matthew J. Faber and John P. Porcari -- 4. Nutrition / Leslie Bonci -- 5. Preparticipation screening / James L. Moeller and Douglas B. McKeag -- 6. Conditioning and training programs for athletes/nonathletes / Sally E. Nogle and Jeffrey S. Monroe -- 7. Exercise as medicine : the role of exercise in treating chronic disease / Eric J. Anish and Chris A. Klenck -- 8. Injury prevention / Michael P. Montico, Joanne Nguyen, Scott W. Eathorne and Martha A. Steele -- 9. Covering athletic competition / Thomas R. Terrell and James L. Moeller -- 10. Management of on-site emergencies / Brent S. E. Rich, Benjamin B. Betteridge and Spencer E. Richards -- 11. Respiratory system / Jeffrey R. Kovan and James L. Moeller -- 12. Gastrointestinal system / Scott A. Paluska -- 13. Cardiovascular system / Vivien Lim, Aravind Rao Kokkirala and Paul D. Thompson -- 14. Head injuries / Margot Putukian -- 15. Peripheral neuropathy / Philip D. Zaneteas -- 16. Genitourinary system / Kevin B. Gebke -- 17. Dermatologic conditions in athletes / Delmas J. Bolin -- 18. Acute infections / Christopher A. McGrew -- 19. Hematology / Thomas H. Trojian and Diana L. Heiman -- 20. Endocrine / Thomas H. Trojian -- 21. Environment / Thomas H. Trojian --22. Challenged athletes / Katherine L. Dec -- 23. Common sports-related injuries and illnesses : generic conditions / Douglas B. McKeag -- 24. Head and neck / Scott H. Grindel -- 25. Shoulder and upper extremity / David J. Petron and Umar Khan -- 26. Elbow / Roger L. McCoy II and C. Edward Clark III -- 27. Wrist, hand, and finger injuries / Wade A. Lillegard -- 28. Chest and abdominal wall / Sami F. Rifat -- 29. Thoracic and lumbar spine / Scott W. Eathorne -- 30. Pelvis, hip, and upper leg / David M. Peck -- 31. Knee injuries / E. James Swenson, Jr. -- 32. Lower leg and ankle / Neeru Jayanthi -- 33. Foot and toes / Katherine L. Dec -- 34. Imaging in sports medicine / Jonathan A. Staser and Kenneth A. Buckwalter -- 35. Rehabilitation / Michael D. Jackson -- 36. Sport psychology / Christopher M. Carr -- 37. Drug use / Richard T. Ferro -- 38. Building a sports medicine practice and network / Christopher Madden -- 39. Patient and community education on physical fitness / Eric D. Zemper.
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  • Actin-based motility 2010, Springer
    Part 1. Cellular Aspects -- Elementary Cellular Processes Driven by Actin Assembly: Lamellipodia and Filopodia / J. Victor Small and Klemens Rottner -- Coupling Membrane Dynamics to Actin Polymerization / Shiro Suetsugu and Tadaomi Takenawa -- Endocytic Control of Actin-based Motility / Andrea Disanza, Emanuela Frittoli, Chiara Giuliani, Francesca Milanesi and Andrea Palamidessi, et al. -- Actin in Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis / Marko Kaksonen -- Actin Cytoskeleton and the Dynamics of Immunological Synapse / Viveka Mayya and Michael L. Dustin -- Actin-based Motile Processes in Tumor Cell Invasion / Matthew Oser, Robert Eddy and John Condeelis -- Actin-based Chromosome Movements in Cell Division / Rong Li -- Roles for Actin Dynamics in Cell Movements During Development / Minna Roh-Johnson, Jessica Sullivan-Brown and Bob Goldstein -- Part 2. Molecular Aspects -- Regulation of the Cytoplasmic Actin Monomer Pool in Actin-based Motility / Pekka Lappalainen, Maarit Makkonen and Hongxia Zhao -- From Molecules to Movement: In Vitro Reconstitution of Self-Organized Actin-based Motile Processes / Marie-France Carlier and Dominique Pantaloni -- The WASP-Homology 2 Domain and Cytoskeleton Assembly / Roberto Dominguez -- Formin-Mediated Actin Assembly / David R. Kovar, Andrew J. Bestul, Yujie Li and Bonnie J. Scott -- Visualization of Individual Actin Filament Assembly / Emmanuèle Helfer -- Movement of Cargo in Bacterial Cytoplasm: Bacterial Actin Dynamics Drives Plasmid Segregation / Dyche Mullins -- Part 3. Physical Aspects -- Protrusive Forces Generated by Dendritic Actin Networks During Cell Crawling / Ovijit Chaudhuri and Daniel A. Fletcher -- Mathematical and Physical Modeling of Actin Dynamics in Motile Cells / Anders E. Carlsson and Alex Mogilner -- Force Production by Actin Assembly: Simplified Experimental Systems for a Thorough Modeling / C. Sykes, J. Prost and J.F. Joanny.
  • The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand the interrelationship among body image concerns, the female reproductive cycle, and musculoskeletal anatomy/physiology of females that makes their health risks and concerns unique. Reproductive health is discussed by a prominent researcher in reproduction/endocrinology. An overview of the Female Athlete Triad which is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions (isordered eating, menstrual disturbances and bone loss) is presented in Part II. Physicians and certified professionals in sports medicine discuss the individual components of the triad, relating not only to the athletic female but also to the recreationally active woman throughout the lifespan. In Part III, Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries is addressed by a female orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in treating female athletes. Finally, appropriate exercise and nutritional guidelines for active females are discussed in Parts IV-V of the book by certified professionals and licensed physicians in sports medicine. An invaluable addition to the literature, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition will be of great interest to physicians, allied health care practitioners, medical/other wellness educators, and students who are interested in advancing women's health issues. Sports medicine specialists, family practitioners, gynecologists, team physicians, residents in sports medicine, athletic trainers, health educators, nurses, physicians assistants, physical therapists, sport psychologists, counselors, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine team should also find this title of significant interest.
  • The vibrant soundbridge : design and development / Ball, G.R. -- Cost-effectiveness of implantable middle ear hearing devices / Snik, A. ... [et al.] -- Indications and candidacy for active middle ear implants / Wagner, F. ... [et al.] -- Clinical results with an active middle ear implant in the oval window / Hüttenbrink, K.B., Beutner, D., Zahnert, T. -- Experiments on the coupling of an active middle ear implant to the stapes footplate / Zahnert, T., Bornitz, M., Hüttenbrink, K.B. -- The vibrant soundbridge for conductive and mixed hearing losses : European multicenter study results / Baumgartner, W.-D. ... [et al.] -- Clinical experience with the active middle ear implant vibrant soundbridge in sensorineural hearing loss / Pok, S.M., Schlögel, M., Böheim, K. -- The esteem system : a totally implantable hearing device / Maurer, J., Savvas, E. -- Totally implantable active middle ear implants : ten years' experience at the University of Tübingen / Zenner, H.P., Rodriguez Jorge, J.
  • Acupuncture for Pain Management is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture. Edited by top pain medicine specialists at Harvard and UCLA, and based on their popular annual workshop at the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the book is the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine. Anesthesiologists, pain medicine specialists, primary care physicians, osteopaths, neurologists, psychiatrists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and other health professionals looking to add acupuncture to their repertoire will benefit from the concise and practical approach of the book. Features: Each individual meridian discussed in detail Acupuncture for 25 clinical conditions, including headache, menstrual pain, low back pain, insomnia, and more Aimed at acupuncturists as well as practitioners who want to add acupuncture to their clinical armamentarium.
  • "The Chinese are known to have practiced acupuncture for approximately 2,000 years. Designed specifically for health care practitioners, this book demystifies acupuncture and explains it in anatomical terms. New emphasis is made to differentiate traditional acupuncture in Oriental medicine from scientific acupuncture, which is based entirely on medical sciences. This edition is completely updated and presents the most current research. New material includes information on how to quantify pain and a new way to define acute and chronic pain"--Provided by publisher.
  • Part I. Surgery -- 1. Acute Appendicitis -- 2. Acute Biliary Tract Diseases -- 3. Acute Pancreatitis -- 4. Nontraumatic Gastroduodenal Perforations -- 5. Symptomatic Abdominal Wall Hernias -- 6. Symptomatic Diaphragmatic Hernia -- 7. Intestinal Obstruction -- 8. Acute Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 9. Spleen -- 10. Abdominal Trauma -- 11. Miscellaneous Conditions -- Part II. Gynecology -- 12. Adnexal Torsion -- 13. (Isolated) Torsion of the Fallopian Tube -- 14. Ruptured/Bleeding Ovarian Cysts/Tumors -- 15. Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy -- 16. Spontaneous Uterine Rupture -- 17. Torsion of the Gravid Uterus -- 18. Degenerating Uterine Myomas -- 19. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tubo-ovarian Abscess.
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  • Neglected finger injuries may lead to chronic lesions that often have detrimental consequences for the practice of a ball sport, whether at a recreational level or at the top athlete level. The initial injury management is crucial. Depending on the type and the severity of the lesions, different people may get involved: the players themselves or their entourage, physiotherapists, club doctors, emergency physicians, family doctors, sports doctors or hand surgeons. Treatment is usually conservative: the long fingers require rapid mobilization to prevent stiffness and contrary to that, the thumb requires stability. Surgery may be necessary to reach these goals especially for athletes, because of the demands of their sport. Chronic lesions are also in part related to repeated trauma, requiring specialized long-term multidisciplinary treatment. They can often lead to the end of a sporting career, but also may limit the functionality of the fingers at the time of conversion.
  • This pocket guide is a single-volume source of the most common and important formulas and laboratory values used in the daily practice of acute care and critical care medicine. Information is presented in outline format and as tables, graphics, and algorithms to facilitate quick look up. Acute and Critical Care Formulas and Laboratory Values is designed to help clinicians interpret clinical data, apply formulas, understand laboratory values, and integrate this information with their knowledge of pathophysiology to promote the delivery of evidence-based care. Essential formulas and laboratory values. Multiple ways to derive a value, where appropriate. Non-clinical formulas useful for understanding physiologic concepts or that underlie diagnostic tests or clinical measurement.
  • "Describes the use of hemodiafiltration to inhibit the cytokine storms which cause serious organ damage in patients with septic shock. Moreover, the technical construction of the blood purification system, which includes various machines, devices, membranes, fluids, etc., is explained in detail. Finally, leading experts discuss the concept of continuous renal replacement therapy as the standard care in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury."--Website.
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  • Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Acute Care Setting -- 2. The Medical Record -- Part 2. Body Systems -- 3. Cardiac System --4. Pulmonary System -- 5. Musculoskeletal System -- 6. Nervous System -- 7. Vascular System and Hematology -- 8. Gastrointestinal System -- 9. Genitourinary System -- 10. Endocrine System -- Part 3. Diagnoses -- 11. Oncology -- 12. Burns and Wounds -- 13. Infectious Diseases -- 14. Organ Transplantation -- 15. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances -- 16. Amputation -- 17. Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients Who Complain of Chest Pain -- Part 4. Interventions -- 18. Medical-Surgical Equipment in the Acute Care Setting -- 19. Pharmacologic Agents -- 20. Anesthesia: Perioperative Considerations for the Physical Therapist -- 21. Acute Pain Management -- 22. Postural Drainage -- 23. Functional Tests -- Appendix A. Preferred Practice Patterns.
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  • Acute care surgery 2007, Springer
    Part I. General Principles -- Initial Assessment and Early Resuscitation / Louis H. Alarcon and Andrew B. Peitzman -- The Operating Theater for Acute Care Surgery / Kenneth L. Mattox -- Anesthesia and Acute Care Surgery / Omid Moayed and Richard P. Dutton -- Fundamental Operative Approaches in Acute Care Surgery / David J. Ciesla and Ernest E. Moore -- The Perioperative Management of the Acute Care Surgical Patient / Craig M. Coopersmith and Timothy G. Buchman -- The Hemodynamically Labile Patient: Cardiovascular Adjuncts and Assist Devices / Edward E. Cornwell and Preeti R. John -- Principles and Practice of Nutritional Support for Surgical Patients / Maheswari Senthil, Bobby Rupani, Jondavid H. Jabush and Edwin A. Deitch -- The Intensive Care Unit: The Next-Generation Operating Room / Philip S. Barie, Soumitra R. Eachempati and Jian Shou -- Burns / Basil A. Pruitt and Richard L. Gamelli -- Electrical and Lightning Injuries / Raphael C. Lee -- Soft Tissue Infections / Anthony A. Meyer, Jeffrey E. Abrams, Thomas L. Bosshardt and Claude H. Organ -- The Open Abdomen: Management from Initial Laparotomy to Definitive Closure / Fred A. Luchette, Stathis J. Poulakidas and Thomas J. Esposito -- Acute Care Surgery and the Elderly / Patrick K. Kim, Donald R. Kauder and C. William Schwab -- Acute Care Surgery in the Rural Setting / Dana Christian Lynge, Nicholas W. Morris and John G. Hunter -- Prehospital Care in the Acute Setting / Norman E. McSwain -- Disaster and Mass Casualty Management / Eric R. Frykberg -- Principles of Injury Prevention and Control / M. Margaret Knudson and Larisa S. Speetzen -- Education: Surgical Simulation in Acute Care Surgery / Lenworth M. Jacobs and Karyl J. Burns -- Part II. Organ-Based Approach -- Pharynx and Larynx / Ernest M. Myers -- Head and Neck: Pediatrics / Reza Rahbar and Gerald B. Healy -- Esophagus / George C. Velmahos, Nahid Hamoui, Peter F. Crookes and Demetrios Demetriades -- Central Nervous System / Peter B. Letarte -- Chest Wall / John C. Mayberry and Donald D. Trunkey -- Lungs and Pleura / Riyad Karmy-Jones and J. Wayne Meredith -- Heart / Matthew S. Slater -- Thoracic Aorta / Peter I. Ellman and Irving L. Kron -- Diaphragm / Michel B. Aboutanos, Therèse M. Duane, Ajai K. Malhotra and Rao R. Ivatury -- Abdominal Wall / Jeffrey A. Claridge and Martin A. Croce -- Foregut / Philip E. Donahue-- Small Intestine / Juliet Lee, Todd Ponsky and Jeffrey L. Ponsky -- Liver and Biliary Tract / Spiros P. Hiotis and Hersch L. Pachter -- Pancreas / Juan A. Asensio, Patrizio Petrone and L. D. Britt -- Spleen / L. D. Britt -- Intraabdominal Vasculature / George H. Meier and Hosam F. El Sayed -- Colon and Rectum / Herand Abcarian -- Urogenital Tract / Nejd F. Alsikafi, Sean P. Elliott, Maurice M. Garcia and Jack W. McAninch -- Pelvis / Craig M. Rodner and Bruce D. Browner -- Lower Extremities / Tina A. Maxian and Michael J. Bosse -- Hand and Upper Extremities / David T. Netscher and Idris Gharbaoui -- Peripheral Vasculature / David V. Feliciano -- Part III. Administration, Ethics, and Law -- Understanding the Latest Changes in EMTALA: Our Country's Emergency Care Safety Net / Thomas R. Russell -- Informed Surgical Consent / Linda S. Laibstain and Robert C. Nusbaum -- Advance Directives / David G. Jacobs -- The Nonviable Patient and Organ Procurement / Frederic J. Cole, Jay N. Collins and Leonard J. Weireter -- Ethical Dilemmas and the Law / Ira J. Kodner, Daniel M. Freeman, Robb R. Whinney and Douglas J. E. Schuerer -- Part IV. System and Curriculum Development -- Development of a Regional System for Surgical Emergencies (RSSE) / A. Brent Eastman, David B. Hoyt and J. Wayne Meredith -- Acute Care Surgery: A Proposed Curriculum / L. D. Britt and Michael F. Rotondo -- Emergency General Surgery: The Vanderbilt Model / José J. Diaz, Oscar D. Guillamondegui and John A. Morris -- Part V. The International Communities -- Acute Care Surgery: United Kingdom / Bernard F. Ribeiro, Simon Paterson-Brown, Murat Akyol, Michael Walsh and Andrew Sim, et al. -- Acute Care Surgery: Australia / Thomas Kossmann and Ilan S. Freedman -- Acute Care Surgery: Japan / Kyoichi Takaori and Nobuhiko Tanigawa.
  • Acute coronary syndrome 2008, Springer
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes-a Companion to Braunwald₂s Heart Disease-covers the state-of-the-art scientific and clinical information you need to rapidly evaluate and manage acute coronary syndromes. Dr. Pierre Theroux and his team of expert contributors present advances in diagnostic and imaging techniques such as biomarkers, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and multislice CT; secondary prevention; and new antiplatelet, anti-ischemic, and gene therapies. Tap into the most definitive knowledge available from one of the leading experts in the field and a stellar cast of contributors. Understand the special considerations for the care of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department and the coronary care unit. Effectively handle the treatment of special populations and chronic patients thanks to coverage of these challenges.
  • Acute endocrinology 2008, Springer
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  • Acute ischemic stroke 2006, Springer
  • Acute kidney injury 2007., Karger
  • Acute muscle injuries 2014, Springer
  • Approaching the treatment of AML from a biological perspective : an overview / Farhad Ravandi and Francis Giles -- Aberrant transcription factors in AML / Alan D. Friedman -- Myelodysplasia-related AML / Jane E. Parker -- Therapy-related AML / Lucy A. Godley and Michelle Le Beau -- The DNA damage response, DNA repair, and AML / David P. Steensma -- Altered apoptosis in AML : potential implications for pathogenesis and therapeutic response / Ruben A. Mesa and Scott H. Kaufmann -- Drug resistance transporters in AML / Douglas D. Ross -- Impact of cytogenetics on clinical outcome in AML / David Grimwade -- APL : a classic tale of bench to bedside / Olga Frankfurt ... [et al.] -- Emerging therapeutics for AML / Edward A. Sausville --FLT3 : a prototype receptor tyrosine kinase target in AML / Mark Levis -- Farnesyl transferase inhibitors in the therapy of AML / Jeffrey E. Lancet -- Modulating gene expression as a therapeutic approach in the treatment of AML / Tamer Fandy, Hetty Carraway, and Steven D. Gore -- Differentiation therapy in AML / Tara L. Lin and William Matsui -- Stem cell transplantation for AML / Javier Bolaños-Meade and Richard J. Jones -- Tumor vaccines in leukemia / Ivan Borrello -- Treatment, outcomes, and challenges of newly diagnosed AML in children and adolescents / Robert J. Arceci -- AML in older adults / Richard M. Stone -- Dameshek smiles : molecular clues to the chronic myeloproliferative disorders unmasked / Jason Gotlib -- New designs for clinical trials / Elihu Estey.
  • Acute neuronal injury 2010, Springer
  • This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interventions. Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an accessible, clinically focused guide to assist physicians in the emergency ward or intensive care unit in decisions on diagnosis and therapeutic interventions in all major acute pediatric neurological diseases.
  • APL as a paradigm in biomedical research : a journey toward the cure / P.P. Pandolfi -- Mouse models of acute promyelocytic leukemia / S.C. Kogan -- The PLZF gene of t(11;17)-associated APL / M.J. McConnell and J.D. Licht -- SUMO, the three Rs and cancer / J.-S. Seeler ... [et al.] -- Emerging role for microRNAs in acute promyelocytic leukemia / C. Nervi ... [et al.] -- The theory of APL revisited / P.P. Scaglioni and P.P. Pandolfi -- Treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia by retinoids / P. Fenaux, Z.Z. Wang, and L. Degos -- Arsenic trioxide and acute promyelocytic leukemia : clinical and biological / Z. Chen ... [et al.] -- Front line clinical trials and minimal residual disease monitoring in acute promyelocytic leukemia / F. Lo-Coco and E. Ammatuna -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors in APL and beyond / K. Petrie, N. Prodomou, and A. Zelent -- Monoclonal antibody therapy of APL / P.G. Maslak, J.G. Jurcic, and D.A. Scheinberg -- Targeting APL fusion proteins by peptide interference / A. Melnick -- The design of selective and non-selective combination therapy for acute promyelocytic leukemia / Y. Jing and S. Waxman.
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  • Beta-alanine supplementation in high-intensity exercise / Harris, R.C., Sale, C. -- Arginine and citrulline supplementation in sports and exercise : ergogenic nutrients / Sureda, A., Pons, A. -- Dietary nitrate and O2 consumption during exercise / Jones, A.M., Bailey, S.J., Vanhatalo, A. -- GABA supplementation and growth hormone response / Powers, M. -- Exercise, intestinal barrier dysfunction, and probiotic supplementation / Lamprecht, M., Frauwallner, A. -- Pleuran (glucan from pleurotus ostreatus) : an effective nutritional supplement against upper respiratory tract infections / Majtan, J. -- Bovine colostrum and immune function after exercise / Davison, G. -- Supplementation with mixed fruit and vegetable concentrates in relation to exercise, performance and sport : scientific insight and practical relevance / Lamprecht, M. -- Cherry juice targets antioxidant potential and pain relief / Kuehl, K.S. -- Impact of milk consumption and resistance training on body composition of female athletes -- Josse, A.R., Phillips, S.M. -- Glycerol use in hyperhydration and rehydration : scientific update -- Van Rosendal, S.P., Coombes, J.S. -- Salt and fluid loading : effects on blood volume and exercise performance / Mora-Rodriguez, R., Hamouti, N. -- Milk protein and the restoration of fluid balance after exercise / James, L. -- Chocolate milk : a post-exercise recovery beverage for endurance sports / Pritchett, K., Pritchett, R. -- Role of supplementary l-carnitine in exercise and exercise recovery / Huang, A., Owen, K. -- Supplements and inadvertent doping : how big is the risk to athletes? / Judkins, C., Prock, P.
  • ADAM family of proteases 2005, Springer
    Introduction to the Adam family / Judith White ... [et al.] -- Studies from Adam knockout mice / Keisuke Hoiruchi and Carl P. Blobel -- Adam8/MS2/CD156a / Jörg W. Bartsch ... [et al.] -- Adam9 / Shoichi Ishiura -- Adam10 / Paul Saftig and Dieter Hartmann -- Adam12 / Ulla M. Wewer, Reidar Albrechtsen and Eva Engvall -- Adam13 function in development / Dominique Alfandari -- Adam17 / Joaquin Arribas and Soraya Ruiz-Paz -- Adam19 / Tiebang Kang ... [et al.] -- Adam28 / Anne M. Fourie -- Mammalian Adams with testis-specific or -predominant expression / Chunghee Cho -- Overview of Adamts proteinases and Adamts 2 / Daniel S. Greenspan and Wei-Man Wang -- Adamts-3 and Adamts-14 / Carine Le Goff and Suneel S. Apte -- Adamts-4 and Adamts-5 / Anne-Marie Malfait, Micky Tortorella and Elizabeth Arner -- Adamts-13 / Han-Mou Tsai.
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  • Ch. 1. Approach to the patient with neurologic disease -- Ch. 2. Imaging, electrophysiologic, and laboratory techniques for neurologic diagnosis -- Ch. 3. Motor paralysis -- Ch. 5. Ataxia and disorders of cerebellar function -- Ch. 6. Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics -- Ch. 7. Disorders of stance and gait -- Ch. 10. Headache and other craniofacial pains -- Ch. 11. Pain i n the back, neck, and extreities -- Ch. 12. Disorders of smell and taste -- Ch. 13. Disturbances of vision -- Ch. 14. Disorders of ocular movement and pupillary function -- Ch. 15. Deafness, dizziness, and disorders of equilibrium -- Ch. 16. Epilepsy and other seizure disorders -- Ch. 17. Coma and related disorders of consciousness -- Ch. 18. Faintness and syncope -- Ch. 19. Sleep and its abnormalities -- Ch. 20. Delirium and other acute confusional states.
  • 1. Background -- 2. Conventional statistics -- 3. Statistics used in adaptive clinical trials -- 4. Specific requirements for adaptive trials -- 5. Adaptive randomization and allocation -- 6. Sample size reestimation -- 7. Traditional dosing -- 8. Adaptive dosing -- 9. Interim analysis and adaptive termination of study and study arms -- 10. Adaptive changes in study design and decision rules -- 11. Seamless designs and adaptive clinical trial conduct -- 12. Analysis and interpretation of results.
  • 1. The Inductive Agency of Stress: From Perinatal to Adolescent Induction / Trevor Archer and Richard M. Kostrzewa -- Part I. Introductory Concepts -- 2. Making Sense of Stress: An Evolutionary-Developmental Framework / Marco Del Giudice, Bruce J. Ellis, and Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff -- 3. Prenatal and Maternal Psychosocial Stress in Primates: Adaptive Plasticity or Vulnerability to Pathology? / Dario Maestripieri and Amanda C.E. Klimczuk -- Part II. Adaptive and Maladaptive Consequences of Developmental Stress In Humans -- 4. The Everyday Stress Resilience Hypothesis: Unfolding Resilience from a Perspective of Everyday Stress and Coping / Jennifer A. DiCorcia, Akhila V. Sravish, and Ed Tronick -- 5. Ontogeny of Stress Reactivity in the Human Child: Phenotypic Flexibility, Trade-Offs, and Pathology / Mark V. Flinn, Davide Ponzi, Pablo Nepomnaschy, and Robert Noone -- 6. Consequences of Developmental Stress in Humans: Prenatal Stress / Nadine Skoluda and Urs M. Nater -- 7. Consequences of Developmental Stress in Humans: Adversity Experienced During Childhood and Adolescence / Urs M. Nater and Nadine Skoluda -- Part III. Adaptive and Maladaptive Consequences of Developmental Stress in Animal Models -- 8. Behavioural and Neuroendocrine Consequences of Prenatal Stress in Rat / Sara Morley-Fletcher, Jérôme Mairesse, and Stefania Maccari -- 9. Developmental Consequences of Prenatal Administration of Glucocorticoids in Rodents and Primates / Jonas Hauser -- 10. Early Developmental Trajectories of Brain Development: New Directions in the Search for Early Determinants of Health and Longevity / F. Cirulli and A. Berry -- 11. Adaptive Regulations in Developing Rodents Following Neonatal Challenges / Laurence Coutellier -- 12. Adaptive and Maladaptive Regulations in Response to Environmental Stress in Adolescent Rodents / Simone Macrì and Giovanni Laviola -- 13. Oxidative Stress and Hormetic Responses in the Early Life of Birds / David Costantini.
  • Protocol amendment -- Adaptive randomization -- Adaptive hypotheses -- Adaptive dose-escalation trials -- Adaptive group sequential design -- Statistical tests for adaptive seamless designs -- Adaptive sample size adjustment -- Two-stage adaptive design -- Adaptive treatment switching -- Bayesian approach -- Biomarker adaptive trials -- Target clinical trials -- Sample size and power estimation -- Clinical trial simulation -- Regulatory perspectives : a review of FDA draft guidance.
  • Part One. Why Semantic Interoperability?, p. 1-2 -- Chapter 1. Semantic Interoperability Gives IT Meaning, p. 3-22 -- Chapter 2. Information Infrastructure Issues and Problems, p. 23-38 -- Chapter 3. Promise of Frictionless Information, p. 39-65 -- Part Two. Semantic Interoperability Primer, p. 67-68 -- Chapter 4. Foundations in Data Semantics, p. 69-98 -- Chapter 5. Semantic Conflict Solution Patterns, p. 99-125 -- Chapter 6. Metadata Archetypes, p. 127-144 -- Chapter 7. Ontology Design Patterns, p. 145-194 -- Chapter 8. Multimodal Interoperability Architecture, p. 195-221 -- Chapter 9. Infrastructure and E-Business Patterns, p. 223-255 -- Part Three. Adopting Semantic Technologies, p. 257-258 -- Chapter 10. Capability Case Studies, p. 259-304 -- Chapter 11. Adoption Strategies, p. 305-331 -- Chapter 12. Tomorrow's Adaptive and Dynamic Systems, p. 333-346 -- Appendix A. Vendor Profiles, Tools, and Scorecards, p. 347-374 -- Appendix B. Acronyms and Abbreviations, p. 375-378.
  • "Preface External-beam radiotherapy has long been vexed by the simple fact that patients can (and do) move during the delivery of radiation. The most elegant and forward-looking solution to this reality is to actively adapt the radiation delivery process to the patient's natural movements. Recent advances in imaging and beam delivery technologies have now made this solution a practical reality. The purpose of this book is to present to researchers and clinical practitioners in radiation therapy an overview of the current and prospective state of the art in motion-adaptive radiation therapy. It presents technical reviews of each of the contributing elements of a motion-adaptive system (including target detection and tracking, beam adaptation, and patient realignment), discusses treatment planning issues that arise when the patient and internal target are mobile, describes several integrated motion-adaptive systems that are in clinical use or at advanced stages of development, and concludes with a review of the system control functions that must be an essential part of any therapy device that operates in a near-autonomous manner with limited human interaction. From these chapters, the reader will hopefully gain not only an understanding of the technical aspects and capabilities of motion adaptation but also practical clinical insights into planning and carrying out various types of motion-adaptive radiotherapy treatment"--Provided by publisher.
  • Adaptive Optics for Biological Imaging brings together groundbreaking research on the use of adaptive optics for biological imaging. The book builds on prior work in astronomy and vision science. Featuring contributions by leaders in this emerging field, it takes an interdisciplinary approach that makes the subject accessible to nonspecialists who want to use adaptive optics techniques in their own work in biology and bioengineering.Organized into three parts, the book covers principles, methods, and applications of adaptive optics for biological imaging.
  • Adaptive radiation therapy 2011, CRCnetBASE
  • The Principles of addiction medicine / Duncan Raistrick -- Substitute prescribing : opioid-specific prescribing / Kim Wolff -- Substitute prescribing : buprenorphine maintenance prescribing / Nick Lintzeris -- Treatment of withdrawal symptoms / Joanna Banbery -- Replacement prescribing / Kim Wolff -- Management of comorbidity / Duncan Raistrick -- Toxicologic issues / Kim Wolff -- Medical aspects of drug abuse / Shoshana Zevin and Neal L. Benowitz -- Emergency management of drug abuse / Brett A. Roth, Neal L. Benowitz, and Kent R. Olson.
  • Addiction medicine 2011, Springer
    This book attempts to "bridge the gap between the explosion of neuroscientific and behavioral knowledge in the past three decades and treatment delivery in clinical practice. As such, it should fulfill the role of a comprehensive textbook that integrates addiction medicine from its scientific underpinnings to the treatment of patients in clinical settings"--Preface, p. vii.
  • Addiction neuroethics. 1st ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
    What is addiction neuroethics and why does it matter? -- Brain Imaging in Addiction -- Molecular Neuroscience and Genetics -- Treating Opioid Dependence with Opioids: Exploring the Ethics -- Addiction Neuroscience and Tobacco Control -- Emerging Neurobiological Treatments of Addiction: Ethical and Public Policy Considerations -- Technical, Ethical and Social Issues in the Bioprediction of Addiction Liability and Treatment Response -- Autonomy, Responsibility and the Oscillation of Preference -- Consent and Coercion in Addiction Treatment -- Toward a Lay Descriptive Account of Identity in Addiction Neuroethics -- The Impact of Changes in Neuroscience and Research Ethics on the Intellectual History of Addiction Research -- The Diction of Addiction at the Intersection of Law and Neuroscience -- Social Epistemology: Communicating Neuroscience -- Population Approaches to Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs: Effectiveness, Ethics and Interplay with Addiction Neuroscience -- Legal Regulation of Addictive Substances and Addiction -- Investment and Vested Interests in Neuroscience Research of Addiction: Ethical Research Requires More than Informed Consent -- Private and Public Approaches to Addiction Treatment: Evidence and Beliefs.
  • Addiction Recovery Management: Theory, Research, and Practice is the first book on the recovery management approach to addiction treatment and post-treatment support services. Distinctive in combining theory, research, and practice within the same text, this ground-breaking title includes authors who are the major theoreticians, researchers, systems administrators, clinicians and recovery advocates who have developed the model. State-of-the art and the definitive text on the topic, Addiction Recovery Management: Theory, Research, and Practice is mandatory reading for clinicians and all professionals who work with patients in recovery or who are interested in the field.
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  • "While there is a wealth of published information on addiction medicine, the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medicine with regard to addiction, virtually none of the existing resources were written with the primary care provider in mind. Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care is a handy reference for primary care clinicians who are confronted by patients with these problems daily, and who wish to successfully address these issues in their practice. Focusing on the literature and science relevant to practicing providers, this book covers the range of interventions appropriate for this setting. Topics include assessment, brief counseling interventions, pharmacotherapy, referrals to both specialty care and Alcoholics Anonymous (and other self-help programs), psychiatric comorbidity and other drug use, and other information specific to the needs of the primary care clinician. The vast majority of people with health risks and consequences related to alcohol use receive little to no attention from healthcare, despite the fact that alcohol is a leading cause of early preventable death. This book is a guide to identifying and addressing unhealthy alcohol use in hopes of improving the lives of patients."--publisher's website
  • Adenosine 2013, Springer
    Adenosine and Metabolism--A Brief Historical Note / Bertil B. Fredholm -- Adenosine Metabolism, Adenosine Kinase, and Evolution / Jaoek Park and Radhey S. Gupta -- Adenosine and Energy Metabolism--Relationship to Brain Bioenergetics / Xuesong Chen, Liang Hui and Jonathan D. Geiger -- Adenosine and Autocrine Metabolic Regulation of Neuronal Activity / Masahito Kawamura Jr. and David N. Ruskin -- Physiologic and Metabolic Regulation of Adenosine: Mechanisms / Chris G. Dulla and Susan A. Masino -- The Double-Edged Sword: Gaining Adenosine at the Expense of ATP. How to Balance the Books / Stephanie zur Nedden, Alexander S. Doney and Bruno G. Frenguelli -- Downstream Pathways of Adenosine / Ana M. Sebastião, Sofia Cristóvão-Ferreira and Joaquim A. Ribeiro -- Astrocytic ATP Release / Dustin J. Hines and Philip G. Haydon -- Role of Striatal A2A Receptor Subpopulations in Neurological Disorders / Sergi Ferré, César Quiroz, Marco Orrú, Xavier Guitart and Seema Gulyani, et al. -- Sleep and Adenosine: Human Studies / Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen -- Adenosine and Other Purinergic Products in Circadian Timing / Christine Muheim and Steven A. Brown -- Adenosine in the Immune System / György Hask, Balázs Koscsó́ and Balázs Csóka -- The Bioenergetic Network of Adenosine in Hibernation, Sleep, and Thermoregulation / Kelly L. Drew and Tulasi R. Jinka -- Adenosine and Stroke / Felicita Pedata, Anna Maria Pugliese, Francesca Corti and Alessia Melani -- The Many Roles of Adenosine in Traumatic Brain Injury / Patrick M. Kochanek, Jonathan D. Verrier, Amy K. Wagner and Edwin K. Jackson -- Therapeutic Perspectives of Adenosine Receptor Compounds in Functional Restitution After Spinal Cord Injury / Kwaku D. Nantwi -- Adenosine and Pain / Jana Sawynok -- Symptomatic and Neuroprotective Effects of A2A Receptor Antagonists in Parkinson's Disease / Annalisa Pinna, Nicola Simola, Lucia Frau and Micaela Morelli -- Adenosine Receptors and Alzheimer's Disease / David Blum, Ursula Sandau, Cyril Laurent, Vânia Batalha and Antoine Leboucher, et al. -- Adenosine Receptors in Huntington's Disease / David Blum, Alberto Martire, Sylvie Burnouf, Bernard Sablonnière and Pierre Krystkowiak, et al. -- Adenosine and Multiple Sclerosis / Maria Victoria Sánchez-Gómez, Estibaliz González-Fernández, Rogelio O. Arellano and Carlos Matute -- Adenosinergic Perspectives on Schizophrenia: Opportunity for an Integrative Synthesis / Benjamin K. Yee, Philipp Singer and Detlev Boison -- The Role of Adenosine in the Ventral Striatal Circuits Regulating Behavioral Activation and Effort-Related Decision Making: Importance for Normal and Pathological Aspects of Motivation / John D. Salamone, Merce Correa, Patrick A. Randall, Eric J. Nunes and Marta Pardo, et al. -- Adenosine and Autism: Physiological Symptoms and Metabolic Opportunities / Julia Svedova, Inge-Marie Eigsti and Susan A. Masino -- Stress, Brain Adenosine Signaling, and Fatigue-Related Behavioral Processes / Traci N. Plumb, Sarah R. Sterlace, Kelly A. Cavanaugh and Thomas R. Minor -- Disruption of Adenosine Homeostasis in Epilepsy and Therapeutic Adenosine Augmentation / Detlev Boison -- Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: The Role of Adenosine / Jong M. Rho, Beth Zupec-Kania and Susan A. Masino -- Silk: A Biocompatible and Biodegradable Biopolymer for Therapeutic Adenosine Delivery / Eleanor M. Pritchard, Detlev Boison and David L. Kaplan -- Anatomical Distribution of Nucleoside System in the Human Brain and Implications for Therapy / Zsolt Kovács and Arpád Dobolyi.
  • ADAR proteins : structure and catalytic mechanism /Rena A. Goodman, Mark R. Macbeth and Peter A. Beal --ADAR proteins : double-stranded RNA and Z-DNA binding domains /Pierre Barraud and Frédéric H.-T. Allain --Editing of neurotransmitter receptor and ion channel RNAs in the nervous system /Jennifer L. Hood and Ronald B. Emeson --Modulation of microRNA expression and function by ADARs /Bjorn-Erik Wulff and Kazuko Nishikura --Nuclear editing of mRNA 3'-UTRs /Ling-Ling Chen and Gordon G. Carmichael --Control of ADAR1 editing of hepatitis delta virus RNAs /John L. Casey --Bioinformatic approaches for identification of A-to-I editing sites /Eli Eisenberg --ADARs : viruses and innate immunity /Charles E. Samuel --Role of ADARs in mouse development /Carl R. Walkley, Brian Liddicoat and Jochen C. Hartner --Regulation and functions of ADAR in Drosophila /Simona Paro, Xianghua Li, Mary A. O'Connell and Liam P. Keegan.
  • Adenosine receptors 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • pt. 1. Adenovirus epithelial keratitis -- pt. 2. Thygeson's superficial punctate keratitis.
  • Adenovirus methods and protocols. 2nd ed. v. 1-2, 2006., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2006 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Adenoviruses, ad vectors, quantitation, and animal models -- v. 2. Ad proteins and RNA, lifecycle and host interactions, and phylogenetics.
  • ADHD in adults 2013, Springer
    ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators. They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions - for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management. The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.
  • Poor adherence to therapy is one of the main obstacles to treatment effectiveness in schizophrenia. It is the main determinant of relapse, hospitalization, symptom persistence, and poor psychosocial functioning and outcome. Adherence to treatment is affected by various factors related to the disease characteristics, to the patient him- or herself, to the treatment, and to the therapeutic relationship. Some of these factors are modifiable, and both pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies have been developed for this purpose.This book addresses the different aspects of adherence to treatment in schizophrenia and related disorders in a systematic but easy-to-use manual format. Chapters focus on a full range of issues, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies to enhance adherence and continuity of care, relevant psychological factors, the importance of the patient-doctor relationship, and the need for an alliance with other care-givers. Adherence to Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia will be an invaluable asset for all who are involved in the care of patients with schizophrenia.
  • Definitions of adherence, types of adherence, problems, and adherence rates -- Consequences of nonadherence and correlates of adherence -- Adherence theories: review, critique, and clinical implications -- Measurement issues: assessing adherence and disease and health outcomes -- Strategies for improving adherence to pediatric medical regimens -- Review of adherence intervention studies and top ten ways to advance research on adherence to pediatric medical regimens.
  • Adherens junctions 2012, Springer
    Introduction to adherens junctions: from molecular mechanisms to tissue development and disease -- How AJs evolved -- Evolution of the cadherin-catenin complex -- How cadherins and catenins interact to assemble AJs -- Three-dimensional structure of the cadherin-catenin complex -- Biophysics of cadherin adhesion -- Adherens junction assembly -- How AJs interface with other cellular machinery -- Cytoskeleton and classical cadherin adhesions -- Immunoglobulin superfamily receptors and adherens junctions -- Signaling from the adherens junction -- Adherens junction turnover: regulating adhesion through cadherin endocytosis, degradation, and recycling -- How AJs affect cell behaviour and multicellular development -- Adherens junctions during cell migration -- Adherens junctions and cadherins in Drosophilia development -- Adherens junctions in C. elegans embryonic morphogenesis -- Cadherin function during xenopus gastrulation -- Adherens junctions in mammalian development, homeostasis and disease: lessons from mice -- How AJs affect tissue homeostasis and disease -- Adherens junctions and stem cells -- Adherens junctions and cancer -- Adherens junctions and pathogen entry.
  • Adhesion molecules 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Adhesion molecules are a family of proteins located on the cell surface and are involved in cell-to-cell or cell-extracellular matrix binding. They have a role in maintaining the cellular integrity of tissues and the functional viability of organs. In many diseases the normative features of adhesion molecules are perturbed. Thus, understanding how adhesion molecules behave in health and disease is a key step in the advancement of science and health in general. In the first part of the hook, chapters cover the structure and classification of adhesion molecules, immunohistochemical localization, junctional and inflammatory adhesion molecules and molecular imaging. The other four parts of the book cover adhesion molecules in relation to signalling pathways, gene expression, arginine, stem cells, neutrophil migration, leukocytes, decompression sickness, ischemia reperfusion injury, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, weight loss, hypoxia, kidney disease, smoking, osteoprotegerin, tumors, biointormatics, high-throughput technologies, chemotherapy, hematopoiesis, lipoproteins, fatty acids, atrial fibrillation and heart disease, brain and dementia. The book is an essential book for research scientists, pathologists, molecular biologists, biochemists or cellular biochemists, clinicians, health care professionals, general practitioners as well as those interested in disease in general.
  • Adhesion molecules 2007, Springer
  • Adhesion protein protocols. 2nd ed. 2007, Springer Protocols
  • Adhesion-GPCRs 2010, Springer
    The adhesion GPCRs : gene repertoire, phylogeny, and evolution / Helgi B. Schith, Karl J.V. Nordstrom, and Robert Fredriksson -- Cadherins : developmental roles and future challenges / Caroline J. Formstone -- Latrophilin signalling in tissue polarity and morphogenesis / Tobias Langenhan and Andreas P. Russ -- GPS proteolytic cleavage of adhesion-GPCRs / Hsi-Hsien Lin ... [et al.] -- The latrophilins : "split-personality" receptors / John-Paul Silva and Yuri A. Ushkaryov -- Studies on the very large G protein-coupled-receptor : from initial discovery to determining its role in sensorineural deafness in higher animals / D. Randy McMillan and Perrin C. White -- Adhesion-GPCRs in the CNS / Natalie Strokes and Xianhua Piao -- GPR56 interacts with extracellular matrix and regulates cancer progression / Lei Xu -- Adhesion-GPCRs in tumorigenesis / Gabriela Aust -- Immunity and adhesion-GPCRs / Simon Yona, Hsi-Hsien Lin, and Martin Stacey -- CD97 in leukocyte trafficking / Jorg Hamann ... [et al.] -- The role of CD97 in regulating adaptive T-cell responses / Ian Spendlove and Ruhcha Sutavani -- F4/80 : the macrophage specific adhesion-GPCR and its role in immunoregulation / Hsi-Hsien Lin ... [et al.] -- Signal transduction mediated through adhesion-GPCRs / Norikazu Mizuno and Hiroshi Itoh -- Emerging roles of brain specific angiogenesis inhibitor 1 / Daeho Park and Kodi S. Ravichandran -- Adhesion-GPCRs in the male reproductive tract / Ben Davies and Christiane Kirchhoff.
  • Extracellular matrix -- Cytoskeleton -- Pseudopodia and adhesion structures -- Adhesive interactions of tissue cells with the extracellular matrix -- Cell migration -- Cell responses to chemical heterogeneity of substrata: adhesive islets or paths -- Topographic cell responses -- Intercellular adhesive interactions.
  • Adipokines 2012, CRCnetBASE
    1. Acylation stimulating protein (ASP) as an adipokine / Thea Scantlebury-Manning -- 2. Adiponectin as an adipokine / Zhikui Wei and G. William Wong -- 3. Adipsin as an adipokine / Yu-Feng Zhao and Chen Chen -- 4. Adrenomedullin as a cytokine / Alexis Elias Malavazos and Gianluca Iacobellis -- 5. Angiotensinogen as an adipokine / Miki Nagase and Toshiro Fujita -- 6. Apelin as an adipokine / Despina D. Briana and Ariadne Malamitsi-Puchner -- 7. C1q/TNF-related proteins (CTRPs) as adipokines / Jonathan M. Peterson and G. William Wong -- 8. Fasting-induced adipose factor/angiopoietin-like protein 4 as an adipokine / Sander Kersten -- Interleukins as adipokines / Kirsten Prüfer Stone -- Leptin as an adipokine: important definitions and applications for cancer research / Barbara Stadterman [and others] -- Omentin as an adipokine: role in health and disease / Anne M. Lenz and Frank Diamond -- Plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 (Pai-1) as an adipokine / Francis Agyemang-Yeboah -- Resistin as an adipokine / Zhikui Wei and G. William Wong -- Retinol-binding protein 4 as an adipokine / Elmar Aigner and Christian Datz -- TNF-α as an adipokine / Theron C. Gilliland, Jr. and G. William Wong -- Transforming growth factor as an adipokine / Yutaka Yata and Terumi Takahara -- Vaspin as an adipokine: a link between obesity and metabolic alterations / Peter Kovacs, Matthias Blüher, and Gabriela Aust -- Visfatin as an adipokine / Ariadne Malamitsi-Puchner and Despina D. Briana -- Thermal stress and adipokines expression / Umberto Bernabucci, Patrizia Morera, and Loredana Basiricò -- Central nervous system roles for adiponectin in neuroendocrine and autonomic function / Ted D. Hoyda, Willis K. Samson, and Alastair V. Ferguson -- The astroglial leptin receptors and obesity / Weihong Pan [and others] -- Adipokines and obesity / Alberto O. Chavez and Devjit Tripathy -- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and adipokines / Stergios A. Polyzos, Jannis Kountouras, and Christos Zavos -- Endocrine disruptors, adipokines, and the metabolic syndrome / Eric R. Hugo and Nira Ben-Jonathan -- Adipokines and the heart / Gianluca Iacobellis -- Adipokines as mediators of rheumatic disease / Deborah M. Levy and Earl D. Silverman -- Adipokines and allergy / Giorgio Ciprandi [and others] -- Adipokines and sleep disorders / Kapil Dhawan [and others] -- Adipokines in children and adolescents and implications for disease / HuiLing Lu and Katherine Cianflone -- Role of leptin in immune cell development and innate immunity / Pamela J. Fraker and Afia Naaz -- Visfatin and hypocaloric diets / D.A. de Luis and R. Aller -- Apelin in energy metabolism / Isabelle Castan-Laurell and Philippe Valet -- Adiponectin deficiency / Wayne Bond Lau [and others] -- Adiponectin enhances inflammation in rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts and chondrocytes / Natsuko Kusunoki, Kanako Kitahara, and Shinichi Kawai -- Resistin, imflammation and seminal fluid / Uwe Paasch [and others] -- Resistin in amniotic fluid / Shali Mazaki-Tovi [and others].
  • Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Adipose Tissue -- Isolation of Stem Cells from Human Adipose Tissue: Technique, Problems, and Pearls -- Principles of Liposuction -- Clinical Applications of Liposuction -- Principles of Autologous Fat Transplantation -- Clinical Applications of Autologous Fat Transplantation -- Adipose Stem Cells: From Liposuction to Adipose Tissue Engineering -- Storage of Adipose Stem Cells -- Engineered Scaffolds and Matrices: Tailored Biomaterials for Adipose Stem Cell Engineering -- Fundamentals and Principles of Biomolecules in Adipose Stem Cell Engineering -- Gene Therapy Used for Adipose Stem Cell Engineering -- Stem Cells from Human Adipose Tissue: A New Tool for Pharmacological Studies and for Clinical Applications -- Role of Adipose Stem Cells Therapy in Obesity -- Stem Cell Based Cardioregeneration and Adipose Tissue -- Adipose Stem Cell Engineering: Characterization and Current Application in Neurological Tissue Repair -- Adipose Stem Cell Engineering: Clinical Applications in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery -- Orthopedic Use of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells -- Adipose-Derived Stem Cells: Characterization and Application in Urology -- Adipose Stem Cell Engineering: Characterization and Current Application in Otolaryngology -- Adipose Stem Cell Technologies for Tissue Regeneration in Dentistry -- Adipose Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, and Solid Organ Transplantation and Regeneration -- Industrial Approaches to Adipose Stem Cells Engineering -- Future Research in Adipose Stem Cell Engineering -- Conclusions and Future Directions.
  • The field of adipose tissue biology has been expanding at a very rapid pace in the last few years. Numerous advances have been made since publication of the first edition of this book, in terms of basic adipocyte biology, understanding of the determinants of obesity, distribution of body fat and weight loss, as well as the mechanisms linking excess adiposity to various co-morbidities. Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease, Second Edition contains updated chapters from the previous volume but as the field has evolved, some areas covered in the first edition have been refocused to address the new knowledge. The volume is divided in four sections: the first two deal with basic adipose tissue and adipokine biology, while the last two address the problem of obesity and alterations in adipose tissue function from an epidemiological and clinical standpoint. The chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific information. Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease, Second Edition is a useful resource for physicians interested in adipose tissue biology and basic scientists who want to know more about applied aspects of the field. The book targets endocrinologists, residents and fellows, internists, nutritionists and general practitioners who are exposed to an ever-expanding obese population.
  • Preface: Obesity, Adipose Tissue and Cancer Progression -- Metabolic Perturbations Associated with Adipose Tissue Dysfunction and the Obesity-Cancer Link -- Increased Adiposity and Colorectal Cancer -- Adiposity and Diabetes in Breast and Prostate Cancer -- Increased Adipocity and Endometrial Cancer Risk -- Adipokines: Soluble Factors from Adipose Tissue Implicated in Cancer -- Animal Models to Study the Interplay between Cancer and Obesity -- Unraveling the local influence of tumor-surrounding adipose tissue on tumor progression: cellular and molecular actors involved -- Trafficking of Cells from Adipose Tissue to Tumor Microenvironment -- The Impact of Obesity Intervention on Cancer: Clinical Perspectives -- Index.
  • Adipose tissue biology 2012, Springer
    1. Adipocyte Precursors: Developmental Origins, Self-Renewal, and Plasticity / Christian Dani and Nathalie Billon -- 2. Adipocyte Differentiation / José María Moreno-Navarrete and José Manuel Fernández-Real -- 3. Brown Adipose Tissue / Martin Klingenspor and Tobias Fromme -- 4. White Adipose Tissue / Stephane Gesta and C. Ronald Kahn -- 5. Sex Differences in Body Fat Distribution / Alain Veilleux and André Tchernof -- 6. Macrophages and Inflammation / Elise Dalmas, Joan Tordjman, Michèle Guerre-Millo, and Karine Clément -- 7. Adipocyte Growth and Factors Influencing Adipocyte Life Cycle / Srujana Rayalam and Clifton A. Baile -- 8. The Evolution of Mammalian Adipose Tissue / Caroline M. Pond -- 9. Dietary Determinants of Fat Mass and Body Composition / María A. Zulet, María J. Moreno-Aliaga, and J. Alfredo Martínez -- 10. The Genetic Determinants of Common Obesity-Susceptibility / Ruth J.F. Loos -- 11. Early Origins of Obesity and Developmental Regulation of Adiposity / Shalini Ojha and Helen Budge.
  • Human lipodystrophies : genetic and acquired diseases of adipose tissue / Capeau, J. ... [et al.] -- The emergence of adipocytes / Laharrague, P.; Casteilla, L. -- Adipose tissue and the reproductive axis : biological aspects / Hausman, G.J.; Barb, C.R -- Unraveling the obesity and breast cancer links : a role for cancer-associated adipocytes? / Dirat, B. ... [et al.] -- Early determinants of obesity / Ong, K -- Metabolic syndrome in childhood : causes and effects / Weiss, R. -- Pathophysiology of insulin resistance in small for gestational age subjects : a role for adipose tissue? / Beltrand, J.; Meas, T.; Levy-Marchal, C. -- The neural feedback loop between the brain and adipose tissues / Pénicaud, L.
  • Adipose tissue protocols. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer Protocols
  • Adipose-derived stem cells 2011, Springer Protocols
    Isolation and culture of rhesus adipose-derived stem cells -- Isolation of human adipose-derived stem cells from lipoaspirates -- Isolation of murine adipose-derived stem cells -- In vitro adult rat adipose tissue-derived stromal cell isolation and differentiation -- In vitro adult canine adipose tissue-derived stromal cell growth characteristics -- Adipogenic differentiation of adult equine mesenchymal stromal cells -- Isolation and culture of porcine adipose tissue-derived somatic stem cells -- Automated isolation and processing of adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells -- Methods for the purification and characterization of human adipose-derived stem cells -- Characterization of human adipose-derived stem cells using flow cytometry -- Evaluation of cellular and humoral immune responses to allogeneic adipose-derived stem/stromal cells -- Adipose-derived stromal cells: Cytokine expression and immune cell contaminants -- Gel-based and gel-free proteomic technologies -- Adipogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells -- Three-dimensional culture systems to induce chondrogenesis of adipose-derived stem cells -- Neural differentiation of human adipose tissue-derived stem cells -- Osteogenic differentiation strategies for adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells -- Generation of adipose stromal cell-derived hepatic cells -- Adipose stem cell differentiation into smooth muscle cells -- Endothelial and cardiac regeneration from adipose tissues -- Epithelial differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells -- Screening for epigenetic target genes that enhance reprogramming using lentiviral-delivered shRNA -- Adipogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells on 3D silk scaffolds -- A first approach for the production of human adipose tissue-derived stromal cells for therapeutic use -- Viral transduction of adipose-derived stem cells -- Use of adipose-derived stem cells in high-throughput screening to identify modulators of lipogenesis -- Preservation protocols for human adipose tissue-derived adult stem cells -- Soft tissue reconstruction -- Methods for analyzing microRNA expression and function during osteogenic differentiation of human adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells -- The generation and the manipulation of human multipotent adipose-derived stem cells -- Cell sheet technology for tissue engineering: The self-assembly approach using adipose-derived stromal cells -- Differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells for tendon repair -- Adipose-derived stem cells for skin regeneration -- Adipose-derived stem cells for periodontal tissue regeneration.
  • Drs. Paul L. Kaufman, Albert Alm, Leonard A Levin, Siv F.E. Nilsson, James Ver Hoeve, and Samuel Wu present the 11th Edition of the classic text Adler's Physiology of the Eye, updated to enhance your understanding of ocular function. This full-color, user-friendly edition captures the latest molecular, genetic, and biochemical discoveries and offers you unparalleled knowledge and insight into the physiology of the eye and its structures. A new organization by function, rather than anatomy, helps you make a stronger connection between physiological principles and clinical practice; and more than 1,000 great new full-color illustrations help clarify complex concepts. You can also access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com. Deepen your grasp of the physiological principles that underlie visual acuity, color vision, ocular circulation, the extraocular muscle, and much more.
  • Adobe AIR 1.5 cookbook. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
    Print Material
    AIR basics -- Application settings -- Application windows -- Screens -- HTML content -- PDF support -- Clipboard support -- Drag and drop support -- File system integration -- Embedded SQL database programming -- Encrypted local store -- Application and window native menus -- Taskbar and dock integration -- File types -- Service monitor framework -- Application updates -- AIR application distribution with the broswer API.
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 A to Z. 1st ed. 2006, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
    Foreword-- Introduction-- Accented Edges filter - Automation Tools-- Background color - Burn tool-- Calibrate monitor - Cutout filter-- Darken blend mode - Dust & Scratches filter-- Effects - Eyedropper tool-- Facet filter - Freehand selection-- Gaussian Blur filter - Grow, selection-- Halftone Pattern filter - Hue/Saturation, adjust-- ICC profiles - JPEG2000-- Labels, print - LZW compression-- Magic Eraser tool - Multi-Page PDF to PSD-- Navigator - Note Paper filter-- Ocean Ripple filter - Organizer work space-- Page Setup - Quick Fix Editor-- Radial Blur filter - Rulers-- Sample Size, Eyedropper tool - Swatches palette-- Tags - Type Masks-- Underlining type - Unsharp Mask filter-- Vanishing Point tool - Vivid Light blending mode-- Wall Calendar - Wind filter-- ZigZag filter - Zoom tool.
  • Principles of rehabilitation / Michelina C. Cassella and Kathleen Richards -- Diagnostic Imaging / Vernon M. Chapman and Diego Jaramillo -- Traumatic head injuries / Laura Purcell -- Cervical and thoracic spine injuries / Pierre d' Hemecourt and Jessica Flynn Deede -- Lumbar spine injuries / Merrilee Zetaruk -- Thoracoabdominal injuries / Hamish Kerr, Christine Curtis, and Pierre d' Hemecourt -- Adolescent shoulder injuries / John A. Guido, Jr. and Treg Brown -- Elbow and forearm injuries / Anthony Luke, Margaret Lee, and Marc Safran -- Injuries to the wrist, hand, and fingers / Donald S. Bae -- Pelvic, hip, and thigh injuries / Jason H. Nielson -- Knee injuries / Michelle McTimoney -- Lower leg injuries / Angela D. Smith -- Foot and ankle injuries / Angus M. McBryde, Jr., Mark D. Locke, and John P. Batson.
  • Adolescent medicine 2011, ClinicalKey
    This concise, evidence-based resource covers all of today₂s need-to-know information to quickly and effectively diagnose and manage common adolescent conditions ... in an exceptionally user-friendly format. Because it's so compact, clinically oriented, and easy to read, Adolescent Medicine: The Requisites in Pediatrics is an ideal study tool as well as a convenient reference for practice. Includes detailed discussions on special health issues, common medical problems, sexual and reproductive health, behavioral problems, and the transition to adult health care to help you gain a better understanding of the unique needs of the adolescent patient. Features a logical, consistent chapter format that helps you find the guidance you need quickly. Presents abundant tables, differential diagnoses, lab values/radiologic studies, treatment/therapy recommendations, and guidance on when to refer to a specialist equipping you for every clinical challenge. Discusses controversies concerning the standard of care with the aid of thought-provoking clinical scenarios to help you to determine the best course of action in difficult situations. Provides highlighted boxes that emphasize relevant case studies, key points of each section, and other important information making you aware of considerations that impact today's practice. Uses a wealth of illustrations so you can see details more clearly.
  • 1A Selected Social History of the Stepping-Stone Drugs /Thomas P. Gullotta1 --2A Biological/Genetic Perspective: The Addicted Brain /Thomas H. Kelly, Alessandra N. Kazura, Karen M. Lommel, Shanna Babalonis, Catherine A. Martin15 --3Individual Characteristics and Needs Associated with Substance Misuse of Adolescents and Young Adults in Addiction Treatment /Michael L. Dennis, Michelle K. White, Melissa L. Ives45 --4Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: A Review of Evidence-Based Research /Ken C. Winters, Andria M. Botzet, Tamara Fahnhorst, Randy Stinchfield, Rachel Koskey73 --5Adolescent Outpatient Treatment /Richard Dembo, Randolph D. Muck97 --6Evidence-Based Family Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abuse and Dependence /Shaun I. Calix, Mark A. Fine119 --7Residential Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders: Evidence-Based Approaches and Best Practice Recommendations /Robert W. Plant, Peter Panzarella135 --8Primary Prevention in Adolescent Substance Abuse /Martin Bloom, Thomas P. Gullotta155 --9Religious Involvement and Adolescent Substance Use /Terrence D. Hill, Amy M. Burdette, Michael L. Weiss, Dale D. Chitwood171 --10School Prevention /Zili Sloboda191 --11Community Prevention Handbook on Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Evidence-Based Practices /Elizabeth J. D'Amico, Matthew Chinman, Stefanie A. Stern, Abraham Wandersman213 --Epilogue: The Status of Knowledge Development and the Unknown /Michele Staton-Tindall, Thomas P. Gullotta, William Walton Stoops, Carl G. Leukefeld251.
  • Adoptive immunotherapy 2005, Springer Protocols
    Adenoviral transduction of dendritic cells / Rienk Offringa ... [et al.] -- Generation of autologous peptide- and protein-pulsed dendritic cells for patient-specific immunotherapy / David O'Neill and Nina Bhardwaj -- Phenotypical and functional characterization of clinical-grade dendritic cells / I. Jolanda M. de Vries ... [et al.] -- Dendritic cells in clinical trials for multiple myeloma / Volker L. Reichardt and Peter Brossart -- Identification of tumor-associated autoantigens with SEREX / Özlem Türeci ... [et al.] -- Application of proteomics and protein analysis for biomarker and target finding for immunotherapy / Petra Weingarten ... [et al.] -- Isolation and expansion of tumor-reactive cytotoxic T-cell clones for adoptive immunotherapy / Helga Bernhard ... [et al.].Exploiting dendritic cells for active immunotherapy of cancer and chronic infection / David O'Neill and Nina Bhardwaj -- A mathematical approach for optimizing dendritic cell-based immunotherapy / Gennady Bocharov, Neville J. Ford, and Burkhard Ludewig -- Delivery of tumor antigens to dendritic cells using biodegradable microspheres / Ying Waeckerle-Men, Bruno Gander, and Markus Groettrup -- RNA transfection of dendritic cells / Frank Grünebach, Martin R. Müller, and Peter Brossart -- Isolation and generation of clinical-grade dendritic cells using the CliniMACS system / John D.M. Campbell ... [et al.] -- Generation of clinical grade monocyte-derived dendritic cells using the CliniMACS system / Thomas Putz ... [et al.].Regulatory T cells in antitumor therapy: isolation and functional of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T-cells / Helmut Jonuleit and Edgar Schmitt -- Monoclonal antibody-based strategies in autoimmunity and transplantation / Lucienne Chatenoud -- Producing bispecific and bifunctional antibodies / Dipankar Das and Mavanur R. Suresh -- Antibody/cytokine fusion proteins for the therapy of cancer / Gustavo Helguera and Manuel L. Penichet -- Synthesis and biological evaluation of a paclitaxel immunoconjugate / Ahmad Safavy and Kevin P. Raisch -- Cytotoxic tumor targeting with scFv antibody-modified liposomes / Cornelia Marty and Reto A. Schwendener -- Intravenous immunoglobin treatment for fibrosis, atherosclerosis, and malignant conditions / Ilan Krause and Yehuda Shoenfeld --Tracking adoptively transferred antigen-specific T-cells with peptide/MHC multimers / Norbert Meidenbauer and Andreas Mackensen -- Gene transfer of MHC-restricted receptors / Helmut W.H.G. Kessels, Monika C. Wolkers, and Ton N.M. Schumacher -- Immunotherapy with CTL restricted by nonself MHC / Liquan Gao, Anne-Marie Downs, and Hans J. Stauss -- Designing TCR for cancer immunotherapy / Ralf-Holger Voss, Jürgen Kuball, Matthias Theobald -- Isolation and expansion of tumor-specific CD4+ T-cells by means of cytokine secretion / Christian Becker -- Methods for the ex vivo characterization of human CD8+ T subsets based on gene expression and replicative history analysis / Nathalie Rufer, Patrick Reichenbach, and Pedro Romero --
  • Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Ronco, C., Kellum, J., Bellomo, R., Mehta, R. -- Implementation of novel biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of acute kidney injury : executive summary from the tenth consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / McCullough, P.A., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group -- Diagnosis of acute kidney injury using functional and injury biomarkers : workgroup statements from the tenth Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative Consensus Conference / McCullough, P.A., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Differential diagnosis of AKI in clinical practice by functional and damage biomarkers : workgroup statements from the tenth Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative Consensus Conference / Endre, Z.H., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Use of biomarkers to assess prognosis and guide management of patients with acute kidney injury / Cruz, D.N., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Physiological biomarkers of acute kidney injury : a conceptual approach to improving outcomes / Okusa, M.D., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Pathophysiology of the cardiorenal syndromes : executive summary from the eleventh onsensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / McCullough, P.A., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group.Pathogenesis of cardiorenal syndrome type 1 in acute decompensated heart failure : workgroup statements from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Haase, M., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group -- Pathophysiology of cardiorenal syndrome type 2 in stable chronic heart failure : workgroup statements from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Cruz, D.N., ; for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group -- Cardiorenal syndrome type 3 : pathophysiologic and epidemiologic considerations / Bagshaw, S.M., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative 11 Working Group -- Cardiorenal syndrome type 4 : insights on clinical presentation and pathophysiology from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Tumlin, J.A., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) 11 Consensus Group -- Cardiorenal syndrome type 5 : clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and management strategies from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Mehta, R.L., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) 11 Working Group.
  • Adrenal glands 2005, Springer
  • Adrenal imaging 2009, Springer
    Adrenal embryology and pathology -- Adrenocortical dysfunction -- Adrenal medullary dysfunction -- Adrenals in oncology -- Adrenal surgery -- Imaging adrenal dysfunction -- Imaging of pheochromocytomas -- Adrenal imaging using computed tomography: differentiation of adenomas and metastasis -- MRI of the adrenal glands -- Single photon imaging of the adrenal gland -- PET and PET-CT imaging of adrenal lesions -- Adrenal trauma and intervention -- Evolving functional and advanced image analysis techniques for adrenal lesion characterization.
  • Adrenergic receptors 2006, Springer
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma 2011, Springer
    "This first edition of the textbook “Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Basic Sciences and Clinical Concepts” provides a concise compilation of relevant data advancing our current understanding of this rare cancer. Chapters are dedicated to various aspects of both the basic biology and the clinical science relating to adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC). Expert clinicians introduce the reader to current state-of-the-art clinical care of patients with ACC. As a considerable body of knowledge on ACC has accumulated over the last decades, expert scientists have authored additional sections that serve as a reference source for the experienced researcher as well as an introduction for the trainee in the laboratory or clinic. Clinical topics span the epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of ACC. Scientific topics areas span the pathology and pathophysiology of ACC with a special focus on experimental models of adrenocortical tumors and recent advances in the genetic aspects and signaling pathways in ACC. The content of this book was compiled and edited with the intent of facilitating the translation of knowledge into future diagnostic and therapeutic tools that will ultimately improve patient care."--Publisher's website.
  • A perspective on the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults -- Acute lymphocytic leukemia: clinical features and making the diagnosis -- The biology of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Minimal residual disease in acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Cytogenetics -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: epidemiology -- Prognostic factors in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) -- The generalized care of the patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in middle-age and older adults -- Pharmacology of acute lymphoblastic leukemia therapy -- Assessment of response to treatment -- T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Burkitt lymphoma and leukemia -- Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young adults -- Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Molecular therapies -- Treatment of relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Allogeneic stem cell transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Special challenges: genetic polymorphisms and therapy -- Late consequences of therapy of acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Immunotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Unique subtypes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Diagnostic assessment -- 3. Diagnostic instruments -- 4. Treatment -- 5. Treatment: coaching adults with ADHD -- 6. Setup and organization of a specialist department.
  • Adult hip. 2nd ed. 2007, Ovid
  • Total hip arthroplasty / Sharat K. Kusuma and Jonathan P. Garino -- Total knee arthroplasty / Javad Parvisi, Peter Sharkey, and James A. Sanfilippo -- Ankle arthroplasty / Sudheer Reddy, David I. Pedowitz, and Enyi Okereke -- Shoulder arthroplasty / Joseph A. Abboud, Charles L. Getz, and Gerald R. Williams, Jr. -- Elbow arthroplasty / Bradford Parsons, Sudheer Reddy, and Matthew L. Ramsey --Total joint replacement. Effects of materials and designs on osteolysis / Ian C. Clarke, Thomas Donaldson, and Christopher Jobe ; Greater expectations and greater loads : implications for biomechanics / Edward Ebramzadeh, Sophia N. Sangiorgio, and Ian C. Clarke -- Joint kinematics and biomechanics of the hip and knee / Craig L. Israelite ... [et al.] -- Joint biology / David Glaser -- Biology of bone graft / Gregory F. Carolan, Kingsley R. Chin, and Matthew Werger -- Joint anatomy / Mark I. Froimson, Robert Molloy, and Steve Maschke -- Arthritis / Neil P. Sheth and Charles L. Nelson -- Preoperative assessment / William G. Hamilton and Ehsan Tabaraee --Total wrist arthroplasty / David J. Bozentka and Robert B. Carrigan -- Arthroplasty in the joints of the hand / Pedro K. Beredjiklian, Virak Tan, and Sanjiv Naidu -- Limb salvage techniques in lower extremity segmental bone defects / Harish S. Hosalkar, Kristofer J. Jones, and Richard D. Lackman -- Outcomes assessment / Norman A. Johanson and Douglas L. Cerynik -- Particle disease and implant allergy / Nadim J. Hallab and Joshua J. Jacobs.
  • Adult stem cells 2006, ScienceDirect
    Ectoderm -- Mesoderm -- Endoderm -- Extraembryonic and perinatal stem cells.
  • Basic Biology of Adult Stem Cells -- Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Adult Stem Cell Self-Renewal -- Maintenance of Adult Stem Cells: Role of the Stem Cell Niche -- The Emerging Role of microRNAs in Adult Stem Cells -- Expression and Function of Pluripotency Genes in Adult Stem Cells -- Adult Stem Cell Plasticity Revisited --Characterization of Adult Stem Cells -- Lineage Tracing of Tissue-Specific Stem Cells In Vivo -- Surrogate Measures of Adult Stem Cell Self-Renewal: The Neural Stem Cell Paradigm -- ABC Transporters, Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, and Adult Stem Cells -- Regulation of Life Span and Immortalization -- Regulation of Life Span in Adult Stem Cells -- The Cancer Stem Cell Paradigm.
  • Advance directives 2014, Springer
    This volume gives an overview on the currently debated ethical issues regarding advance directives from an international perspective. It focuses on a wider understanding of the known and widely accepted concept of patient self-determination for future situations. Although advance directives have been widely discussed since the 1980s, the ethical bases of advance directives still remain a matter of heated debates. The book aims to contribute to these controversial debates by integrating fundamental ethical issues on advance directives with practical matters of their implementation. Cultural, national and professional differences in how advance directives are understood by health care professions and by patients, as well as in laws and regulations, are pinpointed.
  • Transthoracic three dimensional echocardiography /Victor Mor-Avi, Roberto Lang --Advanced echocardiography approaches: 3D transesophageal assessment of the mitral valve /Jonathan Passeri, Judy Hung --Two -dimensional and three dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of the right ventricle /Takahiro Shiota --Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in the catheterization laboratory /Rebecca Hahn and Linda Gillam --Intracardiac echocardiography for common interventions on structural heart disease /Anna Bortnick and Frank Silvestry --Strain and strain-rate imaging /Thomas Marwick --Assessing twist and torsion /Sherif Nagueh --Echocardiographic tools for cardiac resynchronization therapy /Veronica Lea Dimaano, Kristian Eskesen, and Theadore Abraham --Contrast perfusion echocardiography /Joan Olson, Feng Xie, and Thomas Porter --Evaluation of coronary blood flow by echo doppler /Nozomi Watanabe --Stress testing for structural heart disease /Catherine Otto and David Owens --Multimodality cardiac imaging --when is echo not enough? /Nuno Cortez Dias, Ana Almeida, and Fausto Pinto.
  • Advanced bacterial genetics 2007, ScienceDirect
    Strain collections and genetic nomenclature / S.R. Maloy ... [et al.] -- Use of antibiotic-resistant transposons for mutagenesis / S.R. Maloy -- In vivo mutagenesis using EZ-Tn5 / J.R. Kirby -- Identification of essential genes in bacteria / D.R. Hillyard ... [et al.] -- Isolation of transposon insertions / S.R. Maloy -- Localized mutagenesis / S.R. Maloy -- Generation of deletions and duplications using transposons as portable regions of homology with emphasis on Mud and Tn10 transposons / K.T. Hughes -- Target-directed proteolysis in vivo / M. Eser ... [et al.] -- Sets of transposon-generated sequence-tagged mutants for structure-function analysis and engineering / B. Traxler ... [et al.] -- Using genomic microarrays to study insertional/transposon mutant libraries / D.N. Baldwin ... [et al.] -- Screening transposon mutant libraries using full-genome oligonucleotide microarrays / K. M. Winterberg ... [et al.] -- Creating recombination-activated genes and sequence-defined mutant libraries using transposons / L. Gallagher ... [et al.] -- Use of operon and gene fusions to study gene regulation in Salmonella / K.T. Hughes ... [et al.] -- Genomic screening for regulatory genes using the T-POP transposon / C. Lee ... [et al.] -- Recombineering: In vivo genetic engineering in E. coli, S. enterica, and beyond / J.A. Sawitzke ... [et al.] -- [lambda]-red genetic engineering in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium / J.E. Karlinsey -- Probing nucleoid structure in bacteria using phage lambda integrase-mediated chromosome rearrangements / N. Garcia-Russell ... [et al.] -- Dissecting nucleic acid-protein interactions using challenge phage / S.R. Maloy ... [et al.] -- Mud-P22 / J.A. Crain ... [et al.] -- Phage metagenomics / V. Casas ... [et al.].
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Medical tests and preliminary information -- 3. Preview of the book -- 4. Fundamentals of diagnostic accuracy -- 5. Regression and medical test accuracy -- 6. Agreement and test accuracy -- 7. Estimating test accuracy with an imperfect reference standard -- 8. Verification bias and test accuracy -- 9. Test accuracy and medical practice -- 10. Accuracy of combined tests -- 11. Bayesian methods of meta-analysis.
  • "The probability for exposure to damaging radiation, toxic chemicals in the environment and adverse biological agents has increased exponentially today. The more frequent and faster travel that we experience today also escalates the risk of contraction and transmission of potentially deadly infections. This has created a very real and escalating risk for injuries and deaths. This is accentuated in the military and medical staff that is more frequently exposed to radiological, chemical, and biological agents in their normal working environment. Understanding the mechanisms whereby these toxic agents inflict damage to our bodies is essential to prepare us for these challenges. Much of the damage is inflicted through the generation of free radicals and non-radical oxidants which then act through oxidative mechanisms to injury the body. This volume will discuss the damage caused by these radiological, chemical, and biological environmental stressors, the mechanisms through which the damage can occur and the novel strategies that can be used to reduce the injury inflicted by these toxic compounds. Using basic and clinical research approaches, the contents of this book discuss new ideas for the development of bioactive products and environmental approaches to lessen or negate the biological damage inflicted by these noxious compounds."--Publisher's website.
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    Vital signs -- Head, ears, nose, and throat (HENT) -- Eye -- Cardiology -- Chest/lungs -- Abdomen -- Neurology -- Finger, thumb, hand, wrist -- Elbow -- Shoulder -- Hip/back -- Knee -- Foot/ankle -- Dermatology -- Obstetrics & gynecology -- Male genitalia.
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  • 1. Factorial Randomized Trials -- Summary -- Introduction -- Randomized clinical trial design strategies with multiple interventions -- Selecting a factorial randomized design -- Conclusion -- 2. Expertise-based randomized trials -- Summary -- Introduction -- Conventional RCT design -- Expertise-based RCT design -- Challenges of expertise-based RCTs -- Independent assessor -- Balanced and consecutive or random contributions to screening pool -- Perceived equivalence between practices -- Conclusion -- 3. Randomization systems and technology -- Summary -- Introduction -- Methods of patient allocation -- Other considerations -- Conclusion -- 4. Blinding and concealment -- Summary -- Introduction -- Concealment -- Blinding -- Conclusion -- 5. Composite outcome in orthopaedics: understanding the concepts -- Summary -- Introduction -- Rationale for use of a composite outcome -- Limitations of using composite outcomes -- Guidelines for creating a "good" composite outcome -- Reporting and interpreting composite outcomes -- Conclusion -- 6. Adjudication of outcomes-systems and approaches -- Summary -- Introduction -- Importance of adjudication -- Process of adjudication -- Existing methods of adjudication -- Web-based adjudication -- Conclusion -- 7. Subgroup analyses -- Summary -- Introduction -- Subgroup analysis defined -- Design of a subgroup analysis -- Reporting -- Interpretation -- Conclusion -- 8. Trial management-advance concepts and systems -- Summary -- Introduction -- Phases of clinical trials -- Common considerations in conducting a clinical trial -- Trial committees -- The search for funding -- Conclusion 9. Case-control studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- Definition of a case-control study -- Conclusion -- 10. Cohort studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- Cohort studies in the hierarchy of evidence -- Types of cohort study designs -- Methods for reducing confounding and assessing causality -- A checklist to evaluate or improve the strength of evidence -- Conclusion --; 11. Survey Design -- Summary -- Introduction -- Identifying a research question -- Survey development -- Survey design -- Using exiting surveys -- survey validataion -- Pilot testing -- Survey administration -- Ethical considerations -- Financial considerations -- Conclusion -- 12. Qualitative studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- What is qualitative research? -- How is qualitative research done? -- Conclusion -- 13. Economic analysis -- Summary -- Introduction -- Theoretical background -- Conducting health economics studies -- Conclusion -- 14. Literature searches -- Summary -- Introduction -- When to conduct a literature search -- How to conduct a literature search -- Study selection -- Assessing methodological quality of studies -- Data extraction and analysis -- Conclusion -- 15. Summary -- Introduction -- the P value does not assess the magnitude of a treatment effect -- The challenge of comparing results across studies -- Types of effect sizes -- Confidence intervals for effect sizes -- Use of effect size in meta-analysis -- Conclusion -- 16. Fixed effects versus random effects -- Summary -- Introduction -- the data pool: fixed effects versus random effects -- Deciding which model to use -- Conclusion -- 17. Heterogeneity -- Summary -- Introduction -- Heterogeneity defined -- Identifying heterogeneity -- Dealing with heterogeneity -- Conclusion -- 18. Uncovering publicatiion bias -- Summary -- Introduction -- Authors and publication bias -- Detecting and adjusting for publication bias -- Minimizing the effect of publication bias -- A possible solution: trial registers -- Conclusion -- 19. Statiecal pooling - programs and systems -- Summary -- Introduction -- Selectin the appropriate programs and systems: factors to consider --Review of programs and systems -- Types of programs and systems -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- 20. Meta-analysis of observational studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- The observational data dilemma -- Conclusion -- 21. Meta-regression -- Summary -- Introduction -- Heterogeneity and meta-regression -- Meta-regression mechanics -- Interpreting a meta-regression -- Limitations of meta-regression -- Conclusion -- 22. Preparing a statistical analysis plan -- Summary -- Introduction -- Data management -- Statistical procedures -- Data safety and monitoring board -- Sample size -- Interim analysis -- Reports to investigators -- Sensitivity analysis -- Tables of presentation and publication -- Software -- Reporting guidelines -- General policies -- Privacy considerations -- Apendices -- What is in the literature about SAP? -- Conclusion --; 24. Survival analysis -- Summary -- Introduction -- Documenting time-to-event (survival) data -- the rationale for time-to-event (survival) analysis -- Methods for survival analysis -- Comparing groups -- Practical considerations in the desin of time-to-event studies -- Conclusion -- 25. Interim analyses in randomized trials -- Summary -- Introduction -- Interim analysis defined -- Design of an interim analysis -- Data monitoring committees -- Consequences of stopping early for benefit -- Conclusion -- 26. Conflicts of interest reporting -- Summary -- Introduction -- Legal implications -- Types of conflict of interest -- Who should disclose conflicts of interest? -- When must conflicts of interest be disclosed? -- Guidelines and recommendations for disclosure -- Why must personal financial interests be disclosed? -- Alternatives to disclosure policies -- Conclusion -- 27. Authorship-modern approaches and reporting -- Summary -- Introduction -- Academic stream -- Educational stream -- Industrial stream -- Popular media stream -- Conclusion -- 28. Randomized trials reporting checklists -- Summary -- Introduction -- Consort statement -- Nonpharmacological trials -- NPT extension to consort statement -- CLEAR NPT -- Conclusion -- 29. Observational studies reporting checklists -- Summary -- Introduction -- Checklist for observational studies: the STROBE statement -- Guide to investigators: how to used the STROBE statement -- The STROBE statement: explanations of checklist items -- Conclusion -- 30. Meta-analysis reporting checklists -- Summary -- Introduction -- Meta-analysis reporting checklists -- Conclusion -- Resources and contacts for surgical research -- Summary -- Introduction -- Mentorship -- Graduate programes -- Online courses -- Textbooks and journals -- Courses and workshops -- Contract research organizations -- Conclusion -- Glossary of terms.
  • In this book, international experts present up-to-date techniques of otoplasty in which they have extensive personal experience. Both new and modified procedures are described with the aid of a wealth of high-quality illustrations. In addition to these detailed descriptions, ear embryology and anatomy, psychological issues, postoperative care, possible risks and complications, and outcomes are extensively covered in order to provide the reader with a state of the art account of all aspects of cosmetic otoplasty.
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  • "A reflection of the intense study of the effects of electromagnetic fields on living tissues that has taken place during the last several decades, this book discusses the theoretical and experimental evidence and considerations the effects of strong electromagnetic fields and/or electric pulses and their importance in medicine and biology. The authors present the basic techniques applied in electroporation and the advanced methods for creation of nanopores, highlighting their basic science and clinical applications. Topics include nano electroporation, classic electroporation, experimental evidence for electroporation of living cells, and electroporation for cancer and wound healing"--Provided by publisher.
  • Advanced endourology 2006, Springer
  • Advanced exercise endocrinology 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Unique properties of endocrine and autonomic messengers -- Activation of non-hormonal signaling during exercise -- Autonomic and hormonal control of the cardiorespiratory system -- Body fluid balance -- Hormones and fuel use in exercise -- Hormonal control of energy expenditure and intake -- Exercise and reproductive hormones -- Hormonal mediation in training adaptations -- Exercise and endocrine rhythms.
  • General concepts -- Cholecystectomy -- Common bile duct explorations and bilioenteric anastomosis -- Laparoscopic liver surgery -- Esophageal surgery -- Gastric surgery -- Appendectomy -- Colorectal procedures -- Small bowel obstruction -- Inguinal hernia repair -- Incisional and ventral hernia repair including component separation -- Splenectomy (total and partial) and splenopancreatectomy -- Adrenalectomy -- Bariatric surgery -- Single-access laparoscopic surgery (SALS) -- Advanced laparoscopic suturing techniques.
  • Since the publication of the first edition of Urethral Reconstructive Surgery, important refinements have been added to the urologic surgical armamentarium. Extensively revised and updated, Advanced Male Urethral and Genital Reconstructive Surgery, Second Edition guides urologists in a practical manner on how to evaluate and manage complex urethral and male genital reconstructive challenges. Chapters have been added on wound healing, synchronous urethral strictures, non-transecting anastomotic urethroplasty (including muscle and vessel sparing), overlapping buccal grafts, male urethral slings, genital skin grafting, Peyronies surgery, priapism, pediatric strictures, and prosthetics. Such chapters greatly strengthen the overall appeal of the book. The volume closes with a new comprehensive appendix of preferred instruments. With broad contributions by international authorities in reconstructiveurologic surgery, Advanced Male Urethral and Genital Reconstructive Surgery, Second Edition is a valuable resource for all urologists, from residents to reconstructive surgeons.
  • Advanced operative dentistry 2011, ScienceDirect
    Management of dental caries / David Ricketts, Graham Chadwick and Andrew Hall -- Periodontal disease / Angela Gilbert -- Endodontic problems in advanced operative dentistry / William Saunders -- Tooth wear / David Bartlett -- Aesthetic problems / David Bartlett -- Occlusion / David Ricketts -- Cores / Carol Tait and David Rickett -- Gold crowns / John Radford, Brian Stevenson -- Gold restorations / Graham Chadwick, John Radford and David Ricketts -- Metal ceramic crowns / Brian Stevenson -- All ceramic crowns / Andrew Hal and Graham Chadwick -- Inlays, onlays, and veneers / David Bartlett and David Ricketts -- Impression materials and techniques / David Ricketts -- Provisional restorations / John Radford and David Ricketts -- Getting the appearance correct / Brian Stevenson -- Complex multiple fixed and combined fixed and removable prosthodontics / David Bartlett and David Ricketts -- When and how to replace missing teeth / David Ricketts -- Minimal preparation (resin retained) bridges / David Ricketts -- Conventional bridges / David Bartlett and David Ricketts.
  • Advanced organic chemistry. 5th ed. pt. A-B, 2007., Springer
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  • Advanced Perl programming. 2nd ed. 2005., ProQuest Safari
  • Advanced pharmaceutics 2004, CRCnetBASE
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    A brief history of advanced practice nursing in the United States / Arlene W. Keeling -- Conceptualizations of advanced practice nursing / Judith A. Spross and Marjorie Thomas Lawson -- A definition of advanced practice nursing / Ann B. Hamric -- Role development of the advanced practice nurse / Karen A. Brykczynski -- Direct clinical practice / Mary Fran Tracy -- Expert coaching and guidance / Judith A. Spross -- Consultation / Anne-Marie Barron and Patricia A. White -- Research / Judith A. DePalma -- Clinical, professional, and systems leadership / Judith A. Spross and Charlene M. Hanson -- Collaboration / Charlene M. Hanson and Judith A. Spross -- Ethical decision making / Ann B. Hamric and Sarah A. Delgado -- The clinical nurse specialist / Patricia S.A. Sparacino and Cathy C. Cartwright -- The primary care nurse practitioner / Ann Reid Anderson and Eileen T. O'Grady -- The acute care nurse practitioner / Marilyn Hravnak ... [et al.] -- The blended role of the clinical nurse specialist and the nurse pracitioner / Patricia M. Hentz and Ann B. Hamric -- The certified nurse-midwife / Cheryl A. Sarton and Maureen A. Kelley -- The certified registered nurse anesthetist / Margaret Faut-Callahan and Michael J. Kremer -- Evolving and innovative opportunities for advanced practice nursing / Jeanne Salyer and Ann B. Hamric -- Business planning and reimbursement mechanisms / Charlene M. Hanson and Sally D. Bennett -- Marketing and contracting considerations / Donna R. Hodnicki -- Understanding regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements / Charlene M. Hanson -- Health policy issues in changing environments / Eileen T. O'Grady and Jean E. Johnson -- Strengthening advanced practice nursing in organizational structures : administrative considerations / Brenda M. Nevidjon and Cynthia J. Simonson -- Outcomes evaluation and performance improvement : an integrative review of research on advanced practice nursing / Gail L. Ingersoll -- Outcomes evaluation and performance improvement : using data and information technology to improve practice / Vicky A. Mahn-DiNicola.
  • Patent and licensing issues in transgenic technology /Karen S. Canady --Global resources : including gene trapped ES cell clones -- is your gene already knocked out /Lluis Montoliu --Designing transgenes for optimal expression /Eduardo Molto, Cristina Vicente-Garcıa, and Lluis Montoliu --Gene targeting vector design for embryonic stem cell modifications /Thomas L. Saunders --Transgenic production benchmarks /Thomas J. Fielder and Lluis Montoliu --Generation of transgenic mice by pronuclear microinjection /Katja Becker and Boris Jerchow --Generation of transgenic rats using microinjection of plasmid DNA or lentiviral vectors /Severine Menoret ... [et al.] --Generation of transgenic animals by use of YACs /Almudena Fernandez, Diego Munoz, and Lluis Montoliu --BAC transgenes, DNA purification, and transgenic mouse production /Michael G. Zeidler, Margaret L. Van Keuren, and Thomas L. Saunders --Generation of transgenic animals with lentiviral vectors /Carlos Lois --Vertebrate transgenesis by transposition /Aron Geurts, Darius Balciunas, and Lajos Mates --Rat spermatogonial stem cell-mediated gene transfer /Karen M. Chapman ... [et al.] --Mouse cloning by nuclear transfer /Sayaka Wakayama, Nguyen Van Thuan, and Teruhiko Wakayama --Gene targeting in embryonic stem cells /Elizabeth D. Hughes and Thomas L. Saunders --Importance of mouse ES cell line selection /Wojtek Auerbach and Anna B. Auerbach --Tetraploid complementation assay /Marina Gertsenstein --Combining ES cells with embryos /Elizabeth Williams ... [et al.] --Derivation of murine ES cell lines /Kristina Nagy and Jennifer Nichols --Rat embryonic stem cell derivation and propagation /Ping Li ... [et al.] --Induced pluripotency : generation of iPS cells from mouse embryonic fibroblasts /Han Li ... [et al.] --Preparation and analysis of DNA for use in transgenic technology /Anna B. Auerbach, Peter J. Romanienko, and Willie H. Mark --Colony management /Karen Brennan --Cryopreservation /B. Pintado and J. Hourcade --Shipment of mice and embryos /Shirley Pease --Pathogen-free mouse rederivation by IVF, natural mating and hysterectomy /J.M. Sztein, R.J. Kastenmayer, and K.A. Perdue --Refinement, reduction, and replacement /Jan Parker-Thornburg.
  • Vol. 1. Novel designed probes for the characterization of oxidative stress in biological fluids, cells, and tissues / Jacob Vaya -- A rapid and selective mass spectrometric method for the identification of nitrated proteins / Angela Amoresano ... [et al.] -- An easy and reliable automated method to estimate oxidative stress in the clinical setting / Cristina Vassalle -- Correlative transmission microscopy : cytochemical localization and immunocytochemical localization in studies of oxidative and nitrosative stress / E. Ann Ellis -- Detection of specifically oxidized apolipoproteins in oxidized HDL / Xiao Suo Wang and Roland Stocker -- High performance liquid chromatography/electron spin resonance/mass spectrometry analyses of lipid-derived radicals / Hideo Iwahashi -- EPR spin-trapping and nano LC MS/MS techniques for DEPMPO/OOH and immunospin-trapping with anti-DMPO antibody in mitochondrial electron transfer system / Yeong-Renn Chen -- Determination of high mitochondrial membrane potential in spermatozoa loaded with the mitochondrial probe 5,5',6,6'-tetrachloro-1,1',3,3'-tetraethylbenzimidazolyl-carbocyanine iodide (JC-1) and for using fluorescence-activated flow cytometry / H. David Guthrie and Glenn R. Welch -- 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-oxyl probes for evaluating oxidative stress on the cell membrane and mitochondria / Hidehiko Nakagawa and Naoki Miyata -- Zymographical techniques for detection of matrix metalloproteinases / Shinichi Iwai ... [et al.] -- The use of in vivo microdialysis techniques to detect extracellular ROS in resting and contracting skeletal muscle / Graeme L. Close and Malcolm J. Jackson -- Cell-free antibody capture method for analysis of detergent-resistant membrane rafts / Anil Bamezai and Colleen Kennedy. Determination of acrolein by high-voltage capillary electrophoresis from oxidized fatty acids / Rafael Medina-Navarro. Cupric ion reducing antioxidant capacity assay for food antioxidants : vitamins, polyphenolics, and flavonoids in food extracts / Reşat Apak ... [et al.] -- Redox property of ribonucleotide reductase small subunit M2 and p53R2 / Xiyong Liu, Lijun Xue, and Yun Yen -- Antioxidant QSAR modeling as exemplified on polyphenols / Bono Lučić, Dragan Amić, and Nenad Trinajstić -- Immunohistochemical staining of cyclooxygenases with monoclonal antibodies / Ghassan M. Saed -- Examining the endogenous antioxidant response through immunofluorescent analysis of Nrf2 in tissue / Kathryn A. Lindl and Kellly L. Jordan-Sciutto -- Determination of oxidized and reduced CoQ10 and CoQ9 in human plasma/serum using HPLC-ECD / Ian N. Acworth, Paul A. Ullucci, and Pul H. Gamache. Paraoxonases (PON1, PON2, PON3) analysis in vitro and in vivo in relation to cardiovascular diseases / Michael Aviram and Mira Rosenblat -- Preparation, characterization, and use of antioxidant-liposomes / Hongsong Yang ... [et al.] -- Antioxidant activity of biotransformed sex hormones facilitated by Bacillus stearothermophilus / Mohammad Afzal, Sameera Al-Awadi, and Sosamma Oommen -- Biolistic mediated production of transgenic oil palm / Ghulam Kadir Ahmad Parveez -- Preparation of a multi-antioxidant formulation / John A. Mulnix and Brook E. Stoddard -- A functional genomics approach to identify and characterize oxidation resistance genes / Michael R. Volkert, Jen-Yeu Wang, and Nathan A. Elliott -- Genome-wide overexpression screen for activators of antioxidant gene transcription / Hendrik Luesch and Yanxia Liu -- Method for conducting microarray study of oxidative stress induced gene expression / Sita Subbaram, Juan A. Melendez, and Sridar V. Chittur -- A systems approach demonstrating sphingolipid-dependent transcription in stress responses / Alan J. Wilder and L. Ashley Cowart -- Bioluminescence : imaging modality for in vitro and in vivo gene expression / Ruxana T. Sadikot and Timothy S. Blackwell -- Reactive oxygen species and upregulation of NADPH oxidases in mechanotransduction of embryonic stem cells / Heinrich Sauer ... [et al.] -- Pooling data when analyzing biomarkers subject to a limit of detection / Leslie Rosenthal and Enrique Schisterman.
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  • Intended as a companion to the Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing volume published in 2009, Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology contains 18 chapters with 4 appendices providing up-to-date coverage of essential topics in this important field and citation to more than 2800 articles and internet resources. The book builds upon the previous two editions of John Butler's internationally acclaimed Forensic DNA Typing textbook with forensic DNA analysts as its primary audience. This book provides the most detailed information written to-date on DNA databases, low-level DNA, validation, and numerous other topics including a new chapter on legal aspects of DNA testing to prepare scientists for expert witness testimony. Over half of the content is new compared to previous editions. A forthcoming companion volume will cover interpretation issues. Contains the latest information - hot-topics and new technologies Well edited, attractively laid out, and makes productive use of its four-color format Author John Butler is ranked as the number one "high-impact author in legal medicine and forensic science, 2001 to 2011" by ScienceWatch.com.
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  • "This volume explores the use of mass spectrometry for biomedical applications. Chapters focus on specific therapeutic areas such as oncology, infectious disease and psychiatry. Additional chapters focus on methodology as well as new technologies and instrumentation. This volume provides readers with a comprehensive and informative manual that will allow them to appreciate mass spectrometry and proteomic research but also to initiate and improve their own work. Thus the book acts as a technical guide but also a conceptual guide to the newest information in this exciting field. Mass spectrometry is the central tool used in proteomic research today and is rapidly becoming indispensable to the biomedical scientist. With the completion of the human genome project and the genomic revolution, the proteomic revolution has followed closely behind. Understanding the human proteome has become critical to basic and clinical biomedical research and holds the promise of providing comprehensive understanding of human physiological processes. In addition, proteomics and mass spectrometry are bringing unprecedented biomarker discovery and are helping to personalize medicine"--Publisher's description.
  • Advances in acute coronary syndrome management / Harvey White -- Etiology and overview / Ralph A.H. Stewart -- Biomarkers in acute coronary syndromes / Harvey D. White -- Clinical risk scores in ACS management : current and future directions / Derek P. Chew & Leong Lee -- Antithrombotic therapies / Paul A. Gurbel & Udaya S. Tantry -- Lipid-lowering therapy / Joel A. Lardizabal & Prakash C. Deedwania -- Antihypertensive therapies / Grégoire Wuerzner, Olivier Muller & Michel Burnier -- Interventional approaches to acute coronary syndromes / Neal S. Kleiman -- Noninvasive imaging in acute coronary syndromes / Govind Srinivasan & Joseph Selvanayagam -- Electrocardiography in acute coronary syndromes / Cheuk-Kit Wong & Harvey D. White -- Current guidelines for acute coronary syndromes / Michel E. Bertrand -- Index.
  • The subject matter of the ADPD conferences is unique in that it deals not only with issues related individually to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, but also with the integration of these and other related diseases. The most up-to-date techniques and research findings are illustrated in this volume.
  • State of the science : background, history, and current threats / Steven M. Presley, Chris B. Pepper, Galen P. Austin, Ronald J. Kendall -- Threats and vulnerabilities associated with biological and chemical terrorism / Steven M. Presley, Galen P. Austin, Phil N. Smith, John White, Ronald J. Kendall -- Predicting and characterizing threat transport / Jeremy W. Leggoe, Chia-bo Chang, Stephen B. Cox, Steven M. Presley, Richard Zartman -- Assessment strategies for environmental protection from chemical and biological threats / Richard Zartman, Chai-Bo Chang, George P. Cobb, Joe Fralick, Steven M. Presley -- Chemical threat agent-induced latent (delayed) neurodegeneration / Jean Strahlendorf and Howard Strahlendorf -- Sensing biological and chemical threat agents / Gopal Coimbatore, Steven M. Presley, Jonathan Boyd, Eric J. Marsland, and George P. Cobb -- Phage display and its application for the detection and therapeutic intervention of biological threat agents / Joe A. Fralick and Prabhjit Chadha-Mohanty -- Personnel protective fabric technologies for chemical countermeasures / Seshadri Ramkumar, Utkarsh Sata, and Munim Hussain -- Pathogenic and toxic effects of select biological threat agents / Jia-Sheng Wang -- Conclusions and research needs for the future / Ronald J. Kendall, Galen P. Austin, Chia-bo Chang, George P. Cobb, Gopal Coimbatore, Stephen B. Cox, Joe A. Fralick, Jeremy W. Leggoe, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S.Ramkumar, Philip N. Smith, Jean C. Strahlendorf, and Richard E. Zartman.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
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  • Advances in bone metastasis management / Piero Picci & Pietro Ruggieri -- Pathways to metastases : how do metastases develop in bone / Jeff Toreson & Robert E. Turcotte -- Metastatic spread to bone : the role of chemotherapy / Stefano Ferrari, Emanuela Palmerini, Andreas F. Mavrogenis & Pietro Ruggieri -- Bone stroma inhibition in prostate cancer / Michael A. Carducci & Daniel Keizman -- Management of bone metastases in breast cancer / Toni Ibrahim & Dino Amadori -- Radiotherapy for bone metastases / Julia Di Giovanni, Janet Nguyen, Marko Popovic & Edward Chow -- Bisphosphonates for bone metastases / Esther Chan & Urban Emmenegger -- Surgical treatment for spinal metastases / Roberto Casadei, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Marco Manfrini & Pietro Ruggieri -- Surgical treatment for pelvic bone metastases / Andreas F Mavrogenis, Eugenio Brunocilla, Giuseppe Bianchi, Nicola Fabbri & Pietro Ruggieri -- Surgical treatment for metastatic pathological fractures / Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Roberto Casadei & Pietro Ruggieri -- Palliative treatments : selective arterial embolization for bone metastases / Giuseppe Rossi, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Piero Picci & Pietro Ruggieri -- Palliative treatments : electrochemotherapy and thermoablation / Giuseppe Bianchi, Laura Campanacci, Eugenio Rimondi & Pietro Ruggieri -- Novel targeted therapies of bone tumors and future directions / Dominique Heymann -- Index.
  • 1. Cancer Stem Cells: A Revisitation of the "Anaplasia" Concept / Roberto Scatena -- 2. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: New Insights / Toru Kondo -- 3. Molecular Biology of Cancer Stem Cells / Oswaldo Keith Okamoto -- 4. Biomarkers of Cancer Stem Cells / Jun Dou and Ning Gu -- 5. Cancer Stem Cells and the Microenvironment / Alfonso Colombatti, Carla Danussi, Eliana Pivetta, and Paola Spessotto -- 6. Leukemia Stem Cells / Steven W. Lane and David A. Williams -- 7. Cancer Stem Cells and the Central Nervous System / Serdar Korur, Maria Maddalena Lino, and Adrian Merlo -- 8. Cancer Stem Cells and Glioblastoma Multiforme: Pathophysiological and Clinical Aspects / Akio Soeda, Mark E. Shaffrey, and Deric M. Park -- 9. Breast Cancer Stem Cells / Nuria Rodríguez Salas, Enrique González González, and Carlos Gamallo Amat -- 10. Colon Cancer Stem Cells / Ugo Testa -- 11. Liver Tumor-Initiating Cells/Cancer Stem Cells: Past Studies, Current Status, and Future Perspectives / Kwan Ho Tang, Stephanie Ma, and Xin-Yuan Guan -- 12. Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells / Erica N. Proctor and Diane M. Simeone -- 13. Cancer Stem Cells and Renal Carcinoma / Benedetta Bussolati and Giovanni Camussi -- 14. Cancer Stem Cells: Proteomic Approaches for New Potential Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers / Patrizia Bottoni, Bruno Giardina, and Roberto Scatena -- 15. Cancer Stem Cells: An Innovative Therapeutic Approach / Roberto Scatena, Patrizia Bottoni, Alessandro Pontoglio, Salvatore Scarà, and Bruno Giardina -- 16. Cancer Stem Cell and ATP-Binding Cassette: Which Role in Chemoresistance? / Andrea Silvestrini, Elisabetta Meucci, Giuseppe Ettore Martorana, Bruno Giardina, and Alvaro Mordente -- 17. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: Biological and Clinical Interrelationships / Cinzia Bagalà and Carlo Barone -- 18. Immunomodulatory Functions of Cancer Stem Cells / Tobias Schatton, Jennifer Y. Lin, and Markus H. Frank.
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common leukemia in the Western world. CLL has a highly varied clinical course. While advances in CLL therapy are noted, many patients still succumb to this illness. Like most progress in medicine, solid advances in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of CLL are rooted in an in-depth understanding of the basic and translational biology of CLL. In this book, CLL experts have contributed state-of-the-art summaries of various important aspects of CLL biology and have discussed the translational implication of such findings. This book, which is directed at physicians and researchers alike, aims to educate broadly and deeply. Intentionally, the many aspects and nuances of CLL clinical care that can only really be appreciated through direct patient care are not covered here, but instead, the book presents basic aspects of CLL that underlie many of the contemporary decisions that are made in CLL research and clinical settings. We hope that this book will critically inform the community and stimulate interest in CLL, which will ultimately translate into better CLL research, prognostication and therapy, with the end goal of providing a better outlook for patients afflicted with this common leukemia.
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  • "Preface This book brings together a wide-ranging set of contributed articles that address emerging practices and future trends in cognitive engineering and neuroergonomics. Both aim to harmoniously integrate human operator and computational system, the former through a tighter cognitive fit and the latter a more effective neural fit with the system. The chapters in this book uncover novel discoveries and communicate new understanding and the most recent advances in the areas of workload and stress, activity theory, human error and risk, and neuroergonomic measures, as well as associated applications.--Provided by publisher.
  • Within our knowledge, the series of the International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics (ICCN) is the only conference series dedicating to cognitive neurodynamics. This volume is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in 2009, which reviews the progress in this field since the 1st ICCN -2007. The topics include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodyn
  • This book contains the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in Japan, June 9-13, 2011. It reviews the progress in this field since the first ICCN in 2007. The participants were treated to an exciting and stimulating conference that left everyone with an enthusiastic vision for the future. The discussed topics in this book include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodynamics - from Physiology to Systems Theory, Neural computing, Emerging Technologies for Brain Computer Interfaces, Neural dynamics of brain disorders.
  • Overview, The IOM Report, and Integrated Marketing Communications -- Introduction: Childhood Obesity: Media, Advertising, Community, and Advocacy -- Progress on Public Policy: The Aftermath of the 2005 Institute of Medicine Report on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth -- Integrated Marketing Communications and Power Imbalance: The Strategic Nature of Marketing to Children and Adolescents by Food and Beverage Companies -- Legal, Ethical, and Policy Implications of Advertising -- The Role of Ethics in Food and Beverage Marketing to Children -- The New First Amendment and Its Implications for Combating Obesity Through Regulation of Advertising -- Self-regulation as a Tool for Promoting Healthier Children's Diets: Can CARU and the CFBAI Do More? -- Monitoring Food Company Marketing to Children to Spotlight Best and Worst Practices -- Measuring the Impact of Advertising Effects -- Children's Exposure to Food and Beverage Advertising on Television: Tracking Calories and Nutritional Content by Company Membership in Self-regulation -- The Role of Advertising on Attitudes and Consumption of Food and Beverage Products -- The Digital Food Marketing Landscape: Challenges for Researchers -- A Multi-Method Study to Understand How Youth Perceive and Evaluate Food and Beverage Advertisements -- A Global Perspective of Food Marketing and the Role of Place -- Adolescents' Response to Food Marketing in Delhi, India -- The Role of Schools in Food and Beverage Marketing: Significance, Challenges, Next Steps -- Outdoor Food and Beverage Advertising: A Saturated Environment -- Exploring Marketing Targeted at Youth in Food Stores -- Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Community Empowerment -- Understanding Community Perspectives: A Step Towards Achieving Food Marketing Equity -- Latino Youth and Obesity: Communication/Media Influence on Marketing -- Targeted Marketing of Junk Food to Ethnic Minority Youth: Fighting Back with Legal Advocacy and Community Engagement -- Communicating About Physical Activity -- Physical Activity, Media, and Marketing: Advances in Communications and Media Marketing -- Communities Leveraging the Assets of a National Social Marketing Campaign: Experiences with VERB[TM]. It's What You Do! -- Development and Release of the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Children and Adolescents -- Thinking Outside the Box: Finding Solutions to Reverse Childhood Obesity -- Voluntary Health Organizations and Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations Play Critical Roles in Making Community Norms More Supportive of Healthier Eating and Increased Physical Activity -- Childhood Obesity and Exergames: Assessments and Experiences from Singapore -- Leveraging Industry Efforts to Fight Childhood Obesity: A Multi-Sectored Approach to Communications.
  • Bioinformatics databases, data mining, and pattern discovery -- Microarray, gene expression analysis, and gene regulatory networks -- Protein classification & structure prediction, and computational structural biology -- Comparative sequence, genome analysis, genome assembly, and genome scale computational methods -- Drug design, drug screening, and related topics -- Computational methods and diagnostic tools in biomedical -- General topics in bioinformatics.
  • This volume is an up-to-date resource on the international state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer. While this devastating disease has been considered mainly a disease of the Western hemisphere, the book moves beyond our conventional understanding and embraces knowledge from around the world. It focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, including genetic screening; improvements and expanded choices in management, such as gene therapy and the optimization of chemotherapeutic agents; and the latest laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Further chapters address histopathologic features of this disease, and related psychosocial and quality of-life-issues. The book is aimed at the wide range of practitioners who care for patients with ovarian cancer and researchers who study the disease: general surgeons, surgical oncologists, gynecological oncologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists, gynecological pathologists, gynecologists, gynecological cancer epidemiologists, gynecological onco-psychologist, genetic counselors, geneticists, and cancer research scientists.
  • Repair of DNA Interstrand Cross-links Produced by Cancer Chemotherapeutic Drugs /Anderson T. Wang, Peter J. McHugh --DNA-PK, a Pharmacological Target in Cancer Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy? /Bernard Salles D.V.M., Ph.D. --Growth Factor Receptor Signaling, DNA Damage Response, and Cancer Cell Susceptibility to Chemotherapy and Relapses /Moulay Alaoui-Jamali, Amine Saad, Gerald Batist --The Relationship Between DNA-Repair Genes, Cellular Radiosensitivity, and the Response of Tumors and Normal Tissues to Radiotherapy /David Murray, Matthew Parliament --Important Roles of ERCC1 in DNA Repair and Targeted Therapy /Jennifer J. Hu, Joseph de la Garza --The Role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in Anticancer Drug Therapy /Andrew Y. Shuen, Jorge S. Reis-Filho --DNA-PK in CLL Chemotherapy /L. Amrein, D. Davidson, R. Aloyz, L. Panasci --Poly(ADP) Ribose Polymerase at the Interface of DNA Damage Signaling and DNA Repair /Jana Krietsch, Michele Rouleau, Michel Lebel --Cellular Protection Against the Antitumor Drug Bleomycin /Dindial Ramotar Ph.D., Mustapha Aouida Ph.D. --ATR as a Therapeutic Target /Fiona K. Middleton, Nicola J. Curtin --Telomeres, Telomerase, and DNA Damage Response in Cancer Therapy /Raina A. Tamakawa, Helen B. Fleisig --RAD51 Is a Key Protein of DNA Repair and Homologous Recombination in Humans /Alexander V. Mazin Ph.D., Olga M. Mazina.
  • Advances in dyslipidemia 2014, Future Med
    Advances in dyslipidemia / Wilbert S. Aronow -- Atherosclerosis : dyslipidemia, inflammation and lipoapoptosis / Fleur M. van der Valk, Dominik M. Schulte, Willem J.M. Mulder & Erik S.G. Stroes -- Familial hypercholesterolemia : bridging and minding the gap in healthcare / Jing Pang, Alistair W. Vickery & Gerald F. Watts -- PCSK9 inhibition : drug development for low-density lipoprotein lowering / Geetha Mukerji, Rawand M. Abdin & Dominic S. Ng -- Novel therapies for dyslipidemia / Anthony S. Wierzbicki -- The highs and lows of high-density lipoprotein / Daniel Soffer & Marisa Schoen -- Do we need to treat patients with heart failure with statins? / Sadip Pant, Guru S. Gurumurthy, Abhishek Deshmukh & Jawahar L. Mehta -- Management of dyslipidemia in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease / Konstantinos Tziomalos, Vasilios G. Athyros & Asterios Karagiannis -- Dyslipidemia : current management and the challenge of residual cardiovascular risk reduction / Aaron Rockoff, Vaijinath S. Kamanna & Moti L. Kashyap -- Index.
  • "To celebrate the Center for Perinatal Biology's 40th Anniversary, an illustrious group gathered at Loma Linda University in February 2013. That gathering of experts and this volume of the proceedings are a tribute to the founder of the Center, Lawrence D. Longo, M.D. These chapters present contributions from individuals who in some way or another were influenced by Dr. Longo. Covering a wide range of topics, and illustrating the diversity of thinking and scientific interests, these proceedings address basic science through to clinical problems in the developmental programming of health and disease"--Publisher's description.
  • Section 1. Understanding the fungi producing important mycotoxins -- Section 2. Media and method development in food mycology -- Section 3. Physiology and ecology of mycotoxigenic fungi -- Section 4. Control of fungi and mycotoxins in foods.
  • Advances in heart failure management / Henry Krum & Thomas von Lueder -- Etiology and overview of heart failure / Yee Weng Wong & G. Michael Felker -- Pathophysiology and clinical manifestation / Thomas G. von Lueder & Dan Atar -- Imaging in heart failure / Sebastian Imre Sarvari & Thor Edvardsen -- Drug therapies for heart failure / Kaushik Guha & Theresa A. McDonagh -- Biomarkers in heart failure / Ashraf Mostafa, Mohamed El-Haddad & Jalal K. Ghali -- Atrial fibrillation in heart failure / Wanwarang Wongcharoen & Shih-Ann Chen -- Device therapy in heart failure / Evaldas Giedrimas & Bradley P. Knight -- Acute heart failure / Wolfgang Krûger -- Pediatric heart failure and adult congenital heart disease / Michael L. O'Byrne & Robert E. Shaddy -- Ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation / Jignesh Patel & Jaime D. Moriguchi -- Gene therapy / Henrike Tscheschner, Patrick Most & Philip Raake -- End-of-life care / Patricia M. Davidson & Phillip J. Newton -- Heart failure guidelines : translation into clinical practice / Nigel T. Lewis, Shanmugakumar Chinnappa, Gerald Partridge & Lip-Bun Tan.
  • Over the past decade, enormous progress has been made in understanding the late events in the HIV replication cycle. This has been made possible by major advances in cell biology, virology, and structural biology. The field continues to move forward rapidly, with important new discoveries being reported on a regular basis. The impact of this progress across a broad spectrum of biomedical research has been substantial. The increase in basic knowledge in the areas of HIV assembly, release, and maturation has been accompanied by new possibilities for therapeutic intervention.The work includes topics relating to basic molecular biology, cell biology, and structural biology of HIV assembly, coupled with more applied ideas of how this basic information can inform the field of antiretroviral research. The book covers all major topics pertaining to the late stages of HIV replication, with leaders in each area recruited to contribute chapters in their areas of expertise . The topics will be sufficiently focused to allow authors the opportunity to cover the latest developments in detail.
  • "This book discusses how human factors and ergonomics principles can be applied to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. The topics will include the design of work environments to improve satisfaction and well-being of patients, healthcare providers, and professionals. The utility of this area of research is to aid the design of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery"-- Provided by publisher.
  • "Based on recent research, this book discusses how to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care through the application of human factors and ergonomics principles. It provides guidance for those involved with the design and application of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery from both a patient and staff perspective. Its huge range of chapters covers everything from the proper design of bed rails to the most efficient design of operating rooms, from the development of quality products to the rating of staff patient interaction. It considers ways to prevent elderly patient falls and ways to make best use of electronic health records. It covers staff interactions with patients as well as staff interaction with computers and medical devices. It also provides way to improve organizational aspects in a healthcare setting, and approaches to modeling and analysis specifically targeting those work aspects unique to healthcare. Explicitly, the book contains the following subject areas: I. Healthcare and Service Delivery. II. Patient Safety. III. Modeling and Analytical Approaches. IV. Human-System Interface: Computers & Medical Devices. V. Organizational Aspects"--Provided by publisher.
  • Vector biology diagnostics and public health pesticides development through the product development partnership route / Janet Hemingway -- Pyrethroid resistance in the African malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae, and potential of alternative insecticides for indoor residual spraying and use on mosquito nets / Mark Rowland and Raphael N'Guessan -- Insecticide resistance in the mosquito Culex pipiens complex : concerns about development of pyrethroid resistance / Osamu Komagata, Shinji Kasai, and Takashi Tomita -- Vector control for prevention of dengue : current status and future strategies / Tessa B. Knox and Thomas W. Scott -- Current status and challenges of Chagas disease control initiatives in the Americas / Jun Nakagawa -- Human head lice : status, control, and resistance / J. Marshall Clark ... et al. -- ABC's of indoor health : allergens, baits, and cockroach mitigation strategies / Coby Schal -- Current status of house dust mites in Japan and prospects for control agents / Tomoyuki Hashimoto --Controlling dengue virus transmission in the field with genetically modified mosquitoes / Ken E. Olson and Alexander W.E. Franz -- Pharmacological mapping of the acetylcholinesterase catalytic gorge in mosquitoes with bis(n)-tacrines / Troy D. Anderson ... et al. -- Olyset net : a long lasting insecticidal net for vector control / Takaaki Itoh ... [et al.] -- Biological efficacy of metofluthrin, a new pyrethroid insecticide, highly effective against mosquitoes / Takao Ishiwatari ... et al. -- An inconvenient truth of pyrethroids-do they have a promising future? / Hitoshi Kawada -- The body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus (Phthiraptera : Pediculidae), genome project : past, present, and opportunities for the futures / Barry R. Pittendrigh ... et al. -- Resistance management of the human head louse using molecular tools / Si Hyeock Lee ... et al. -- Monitoring of kdr-mediated pyrethroid resistance in head louse colonies in Japan / Shinji Kasai ... et al.
  • With an increase in the use of laparoscopic techniques for the treatment of abdominal wall hernias, this comprehensive book provides a detailed description of the most up-to-date techniques used in the laparoscopic repair of inguinal and ventral incisional hernias. Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia takes the reader step-by-step through two laparoscopic techniques used in inguinal hernia correction: Extraperitoneal (TEP) and Transabdominal (TAPP), and guides the reader through the fundamentals of ventral hernia repair. The authors aim to show methods of dealing with rarer hernias and those of atypical location. This book will also inform the reader of the various kinds of meshes used and provides knowledge on how to fix them, as well as the advantages, disadvantages and indications of this type of prosthesis. Written by experts in the field, Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia is a valuable reference tool to surgeons and medical practitioners working in this field.
  • Advances in medical education v. 1-, 2011-, Springer
  • Surgical anatomy of the sacral hiatus for caudal access to the spinal canal -- Radiologic anatomy of the sacral canal -- Imaging in degenerative spine pathology -- Operative management of lumbar disc herniation: the evolution of knowledge and surgical techniques in the last century -- Philosophy and concepts of modern spine surgery -- Minimally invasive treatment for refractory low back pain, targeted by epidural endoscopy with O2/O3 and steroid therapy -- Epidural injections: past, present and future -- Long term intrathecal infusion of opiates for treatment of failed back surgery syndrome -- Modic changes: anatomy, pathophysiology and clinical correlation -- Periduroscopy: general review of clinical features and development of operative models -- The effectiveness of endoscopic epidurolysis in treatment of degenerative chronic low back pain: a prospective analysis and follow-up at 48 months -- Endoscopic approaches to the spinal cord -- Application of pulsed radio frequency to the dorsal horn and dorsal roots -- Automated nucleotomy and nucleolysis with ozone -- Treatment of discogenic low back pain with intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET): 24 months follow-up in 50 consecutive patients -- Percutaneous coblation nucleoplasty in patients with contained lumbar disc prolapse: 1 year follow-up in a prospective case series -- Plasma-mediated disc decompression for contained cervical disc herniation: results through 5 years -- Percutaneous laser discectomy: experience and long term follow-up -- Mechanism of action of oxygen ozone therapy in the treatment of disc herniation and low back pain --Treatment of symptomatic lumbar spinal degenerative pathologies by means of combined conservative biochemical treatments -- Oxygen-ozone therapy for degenerative spine disease in the elderly: a prospective study -- Ozone: the one and only drug -- Vertebral augmentation: 7 years experience -- Kyphoplasty in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCF) procedure description and analysis of the outcomes of 128 patients -- Experience with coflex interspinous implant -- DIAM device for low back pain in degenerative disc disease: 24 months follow-up -- Percutaneous surgical treatment in lumbar spinal stenosis with Aperius-PercLID: indications, surgical technique and results -- Six level cervico-thoracic circumferential reconstruction: report of the second case of the literature -- Percutaneous vertebral augmentation: StabilitiT: a new delivery system for vertebral fractures -- Minimally invasive disc preserving surgery in cervical radiculopathies: the posterior microscopic and endoscopic approach -- The fullendoscopic anterior cervical fusion: a new horizon for selective percutaneous endoscopic cervical decompression -- Leucocyte-platelet haemocomponents for topical use: regenerative potentiality -- Current surgical options for articular cartilage repair -- Facial-hypoglossal nerve end-to-side neurorrhaphy: anatomical study in rats -- Anatomic study in cadaver of the motor branch of the musculocutaneous nerve -- Exposure of the sciatic nerve in the gluteal region without sectioning the gluteus maximus: an anatomical and microsurgical study -- Experimental and clinical employment of end-to-side coaptation: our experience -- Considerations on the treatment of anterior interosseous nerve syndrome -- Percutaneous balloon compression of the gasserain ganglion for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: personal experience of 206 patients.
  • Genome instability, checkpoints, and the cell cycle. Comparison of DNA replication in Xenopus laevis and simian virus 40 / Maren Oehlmann, Cathal Mahon, and Heinz-Peter Nasheuer. A genetic screen implicates miRNA-372 and miRNA-373 as oncogenes in testicular germ cell tumors / P. Mathijs Voorhoeve ... [et al.] An investigation into 53BP1 complex formation / Kevin C. Roche and Noel F. Lowndes. Short abstracts--session I -- Tumor and microenvironment interactions. Tumor promotion by tumor-associated macrophages / Chiara Porta ... [et al.] The AP-2[alpha] transcription factor regulates tumor cell migration and apoptosis / Francesca Orso ... [et al.] Modulatory actions of neuropeptide Y on prostate cancer growth: role of MAP kinase/ERK 1/2 activation / Massimiliano Ruscica ... [et al.] Short abstracts--session II -- Animal models. The Arf tumor suppressor in acute leukemias: insights from mouse models of Bcr-Abl-induced acute lymphoblastic leukemia / Richard T. Williams and Charles J. Sherr. Short abstracts--session III -- Transcription and epigenetics. Short abstracts--session IV -- High-throughput approaches and imaging. Identification and validation of the anaplastic large cell lymphoma signature / Roberto Piva, Elisa Pellegrino, and Giorgio Inghirami. Cell-cycle inhibitor profiling by high-content analysis / Fabio Gasparri, Antonella Ciavolella, and Arturo Galvani. Short abstracts-session V -- Novel pathways and therapeutic targets. Regulation for nuclear targeting of the Abl tyrosine kinase in response to DNA damage / Kiyotsugu Yoshida. Short abstracts--session VI -- Poster abstracts.
  • The different faces of myocardial infarction / Jan Paul Ottervanger -- Epidemiology and classification of myocardial infarction / Michael Connolly & Ian Menown -- Risk factors for prognosis and secondary prevention of myocardial infarction / Daisaku Nakatani & Masatsugu Hori -- Pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction / Panagiota Christia & Nikolaos G. Frangogiannis -- Symptoms and diagnosis of myocardial infarction/ Amber Marie Otten & Jan Paul Ottervanger -- Myocardial infarction imaging / Jagadeesh K. Kalavakunta, Imad Ahmado, Oliver G. Abela & George S. Abela -- Emergency management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction / Elliott Elias, Piera Capranzano & George Dangas -- Long-term care and prevention / Rebecca F. Rosenwasser, Katie Anderson & Benjamin J. Epstein -- Prognosis following myocardial infarction / Brandon K. Itagaki & Somjot S. Brar -- Future directions in the treatment of myocardial infarction / Jerome Roncalli -- Index.
  • Pt. 1. Methodologies to measure cognition in natural medicine trials -- pt. 2. Vitamins and nutrients -- pt. 3. Essential fatty acids and neurocognition -- pt. 4. Herbal medicines, nutraceuticals and neurocognition.
  • Advances in neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification of digestive neuroendocrine neoplasm / Guido Rindi & Frediano Inzani -- Molecular profile and diagnosis / Christos Toumpanakis -- Surgical approach / Rossella Bettini & Massimo Falconi -- Somatostatin analogs / Wouter W. de Herder -- Combinational chemotherapy and radiotherapy / Emilio Bajetta, Emilio Bombardieri, Laura Catena, Monica Valente & Nadia Bianco -- Which therapy for which patient? / Kjell Öberg.
  • Physical implementation of the memristor at industrial scale sparked the interest from various disciplines, ranging from physics, nanotechnology, electrical engineering, neuroscience, to intelligent robotics. As any promising new technology, it has raised hopes and questions; it is an extremely challenging task to live up to the high expectations and to devise revolutionary and feasible future applications for memristive devices. The possibility of gathering prominent scientists in the heart of the Silicon Valley given by the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks held in San Jose, CA, has offered us the unique opportunity of organizing a series of special events on the present status and future perspectives in neuromorphic memristor science. This book presents a selection of the remarkable contributions given by the leaders of the field and it may serve as inspiration and future reference to all researchers that want to explore the extraordinary possibilities given by this revolutionary concept.
  • This book comprises proceedings from the Third International Conference on Advances in Nutrition and Cancer, held in Naples in May 2012. This highly multidisciplinary meeting analyzed nutrition and cancer from different perspectives and on the basis of distinct and up-to-date experimental approaches. Knowledge on the relation between lifestyle, diet, and cancer is explored in a number of contributions, and the role of dietary intervention in cancer patients is discussed. Issues of vital interest to the research community, such as epidemiological and experimental oncology (genetics, epigenetics, and the mechanisms of action of natural compounds in the diet), receive detailed consideration. A further key topic is the emerging molecular technologies (the -omics) that can cast light on the interplay between nutrition and human malignancies. Chapters take the form of reviews that include sections presenting expert opinions. Advances in Nutrition and Cancer will be an invaluable source of topical information for all researchers and clinicians with an interest in this field.
  • Advances in ovarian cancer management / Peter E. Schwartz -- Etiology and overview / Gang Ye, Stefanie Bernaudo & Chun Peng -- Diagnostic imaging in the management of ovarian masses / Amit Mahajan, Indukala Doddamane & Shirley McCarthy -- Initial surgical management of ovarian cancer / Jason Knight & Peter G. Rose -- Initial chemotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer / Katherine M. Moxley & Robert S. Mannel -- Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of advanced ovarian cancer / Peter E. Schwartz -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : its use in epithelial ovarian cancer / Neesha Dhani & Helen Mackay -- Chemotherapeutic management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Marcia Hall -- Emerging chemotherapy agents in ovarian cancer / Daliah Tsoref & Amit M. Oza -- Surgical management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Eelco de Bree -- Angiogenesis in ovarian cancer / Vincent Castonguay & Amit M. Oza -- Antigen-specific immunotherapy for ovarian cancer / Dana M. Roque & Alessandro D. Santin -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors and epithelial ovarian cancer -- Thomas P. McNally, Gillianne G.Y. Lai & Richard T. Penson -- Emerging targeted therapies / Mirko Marabese & Massimo Broggini -- Palliative care in ovarian cancer / Cynthia O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Ercolano & Ruth McCorkle -- Guidelines in ovarian cancer / Domenica Lorusso, Antonella Pietragalla & Giovanni Scambia -- Index.
  • Advances in pancreatic cancer treatment / Helmut Friess & Norbert Hüser -- Pathophysiology of pancreatic cancer / J. Matthias Löhr, Stephan L. Haas & Rainer Heuchel -- Molecular diagnostics in pancreatic cancer / David K. Chang, Sean M. Grimmond & Andrew V. Biankin -- Surgical therapy for pancreatic cancer / Norbert Hüser, Volker Assfalg & Helmut Friess -- Multimodal treatment concepts in pancreatic cancer / Daniel Reim, Alexander Novotny & Helmut Friess -- Consensus guidelines in pancreatic cancer treatment / Wasif Saif -- Drugs in clinical trials & future directions / Zhiqiang Huang & Donald J. Buchsbaum.
  • Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy: A Short History / Paul H. Sugarbaker -- The Natural History of Free Cancer Cells in the Peritoneal Cavity / Yutaka Yonemura, Taiichi Kawamura, Etsurou Bandou, Gorou Tsukiyama and Yoshio Endou, et al. -- Pathological Evaluation and Implications of Serosal Involvement in Gastrointestinal Cancer / Linmarie Ludeman and Neil A. Shepherd -- Principles of Perioperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis / Eelco de Bree and Dimitris D. Tsiftsis -- Experimental and Pharmacokinetic Studies in Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: From Laboratory Bench to Bedside / Eelco de Bree and Dimitris D. Tsiftsis -- Technology for the Delivery of Hyperthermic Intraoperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A Survey of Techniques / Amod A. Sarnaik, Jeffrey J. Sussman, Syed A. Ahmad, Benjamin C. McIntyre and Andrew M. Lowy -- Adjuvant Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A Review / Paul H. Sugarbaker -- Clinical Research Methodology in Peritoneal Surface Oncology: A Difficult Challenge / François-Noël Gilly, Olivier Glehen, Annie C. Beaujard and Eddy Cotte -- Lessons Learnt from Clinical Trials in Peritoneal Surface Oncology: Colorectal Carcinomatosis / Frans A. N. Zoetmulder and Vic J. Verwaa -- Experimental Models and Questions in Basic Science Research for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei / Laura A. Lambert, Donald H. Lambert and Paul Mansfield -- Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Colorectal Origin: Recent Advances and Future Evolution Toward a Curative Treatment / Dominique Elias and Diane Goere -- Pathologic Characterization and Differential Diagnosis of Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma / Nelson G. Ordóñez -- Advances in Clinical Research and Management of Diffuse Peritoneal Mesothelioma / Marcello Deraco, Dario Baratti, Nadia Zaffaroni, Antonello Domenico Cabras and Shigeki Kusamura -- Advances in the Management of Gastric Cancer with Peritoneal Dissemination / Yutaka Yonemura, Taiichi Kawamura, Etsurou Bandou, Gorou Tsukiyama and Masayuki Nemoto, et al. -- Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in the Management of Ovarian Cancer / Maurie Markman.
  • Personalized genomic medicine: is a cancer care revolution achievable? / Dimitrios H. Roukos -- Targeting the individual cancer patient / Georgios Baltogiannis, Christos S. Katsios & Dimitrios H. Roukos -- Biomarkers-guided targeted drugs: new clinical trials design and practice necessity / Ming-Wen An, Sumithra J. Mandrekar & Daniel J. Sargent -- Personalized management for breast cancer / George C. Zografos, Dimosthenis T. Chrysikos, Paraskevi Liakou & Flora Zagouri -- Personalized management for non-small-cell lung cancer / Martin Früh, Florent Baty, Lukas Kern, Martin P. Putora & Martin Brutsche -- Personalized management for colorectal cancer / Ana Custodio & Jaime Feliu -- Successes, challenges and future directions / Stephen J. Clarke.
  • Advances in personalized therapy for lung cancer / Nagahiro Saijo -- Biomarkers in lung cancer / Tobenna Nwizu & Ravi Salgia -- EGF receptor-targeted drugs / Tetsuya Mitsudomi -- Antiangiogenic therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer / Suresh S. Ramalingam & Chandra P. Belani -- DNA-targeted drugs / Judith Meza-Junco & Michael B. Sawyer.
  • Advances in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification / Mauro Papotti -- Molecular imaging & peptide receptor radionuclide therapy / Richard P. Baum, Harshad R. Kulkarni & Dieter Hörsch -- Biotherapy : somatostatin analogs and IFN-[alpha] / Dan Granberg -- Typical and atypical bronchial carcinoid tumors / Michael Beckles, Dalvinder Mandair, Christos Toumpanakis & Martyn Caplin -- Small-cell lung cancer and large-cell neuroendocrine tumors of the lung / David Planchard & Eric Baudin -- Thymic neuroendocrine tumors / Piero Ferolla -- Algorithm for management of bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors / Kjell Öberg -- Index.
  • [1.] Non-genomic Action of Steroid Hormones: More Questions than Answers / Antimo Migliaccio, Gabriella Castoria, Antonio Bilancio, Pia Giovannelli, Marzia Di Donato and Ferdinando Auricchio -- Part I. Breast Cancer -- [2.] Progesterone Signaling to Chromatin in Breast Cancer Cells. Two Initial Cycles of Remodeling / Guillermo P. Vicent, Roser Zaurin, Cecilia Ballaré, A. Silvina Nacht, Roni H. G. Wright, Francois Le Dily, Giancarlo Castellano, Jofre Font-Mateu and Miguel Beato -- [3.] Cooperative Interactions Between c-Src, Estrogen Receptors and Receptor Tyrosine Kinases in Breast Cancer / Sarah J. Parsons, Jessica E. Pritchard, Emily M. Fox and Margaret A. Shupnik -- [4.] Cross Talk Between ER[alpha] and Src Signaling and Its Relevance to ER Status and Hormone Responsiveness / Jun Sun, Wen Zhou, Zafar Nawaz and Joyce M. Slingerland -- [5.] Post-translational Modifications of ER Alpha in Rapid Estrogen's Action / Muriel Le Romancer, Coralie Poulard, Stéphanie Sentis, and Laura Corbo -- [6.] Sex-Steroid Rapid Action and Its Role in Invasiveness and Metastasis of Breast Cancer / Marina Ines Flamini, Angel Matias Sanchez, Xiao-Dong Fu and Tommaso Simoncini -- [7.] Unraveling the Role of GPER in Breast Cancer / Rosamaria Lappano and Marcello Maggiolini -- [8.] Nongenomic Actions of Estrogens and Xenoestrogens Affecting Endocrine Cancer Cells / Cheryl S. Watson, Dragoslava Zivadinovic, Yow-Jiun Jeng, Rebecca A. Alyea, Terumi Midoro-Horiuti, Randall Goldblum and Anannya Banga -- Part II. Prostate Cancer -- [9.] Differential Functions of Stromal and Epithelial Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer Before and After Castration Resistant Stage / S. Lee, K.-P. Lai, S. Yeh and C. Chang -- [10.] Role of Androgens and Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer: Genomic and Non-Genomic Actions / Sara Marchiani, Lara Tamburrino, Monica Muratori, Lorella Bonaccorsi, Gianni Forti and Elisabetta Baldi -- [11.] Mechanisms of Signal Transduction in Prostate Cancer: The Role of PI3-Kinase Pathway in Androgen Action / Laurent Morel and Silvère Baron -- [12.] The IGF-I Axis in Prostate Cancer: The Role of Rapid Steroid Actions / Antonino Belfiore -- Androgen Receptor Pathway in Prostate Cancer: Old Target and New Drugs / Christophe Massard and Karim Fizazi -- Part III. New Tools for Steroid Receptor Analysis and Regulatory Networks -- [13.] Quantitative Visualization of Sex Steroid Receptor Functions: AR and ER[alpha] / Michael J. Bolt, Sean M. Hartig, Adam T. Szafran, Sanjay N. Mediwala, Marco Marcelli and Michael A. Mancini -- [14.] Micropatterned Surfaces as Tools for the Study of the Rapid Non-genomic Actions of Steroid Receptors / Andrew C. B. Cato, Emmanuel Oppong and Sylwia Sekula-Neuner.
  • Cell Adhesions and Signaling: A Tool for Biocompatibility Assessment / Roumen Pankov and Albena Momchilova -- Development of Provisional Extracellular Matrix on Biomaterials Interface: Lessons from In Vitro Cell Culture / George Altankov, Thomas Groth, Elisabeth Engel, Jonas Gustavsson and Marta Pegueroles, et al. -- Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Tissue Engineering and Tissue Regeneration Endothelial Progenitor Cells / Joyce Bischoff -- Dermal Precursors and the Origins of the Wound Fibroblast / Jeffrey M. Davidson -- Cell Based Therapies: What Do We Learn from Periosteal Osteochondrogenesis? / Peter J. Emans, Tim J. M. Welting and Venkatram Prasad Shastri -- Bioreactor Systems in Regenerative Medicine / Ivan Martin, Stefania A. Riboldi and David Wendt -- Biomimetic Approaches to Design of Tissue Engineering Bioreactors / Bojana Obradovic, Milica Radisic and Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic -- The Nature of the Thermal Transition Influences the Shape-Memory Behavior of Polymer Networks / Andreas Lendlein, Marc Behl and Stefan Kamlage -- Nanoengineered Systems for Regenerative Medicine Surface Engineered Polymeric Biomaterials with Improved Bio-Contact Properties / Todorka Vladkova and Natalia Krasteva -- Nanocomposites for Regenerative Medicine / Ryan Hoshi, Antonio R. Webb, Hongjin Qiu and Guillermo A. Ameer -- Role of Spatial Distribution of Matricellular Cues in Controlling Cell Functions / Daniela Guarnieri and Paolo A. Netti -- Materials Surface Effects on Biological Interactions / Josep A. Planell, Melba Navarro, George Altankov, Conrado Aparicio and Elisabeth Engel, et al. -- Chemical and Physical Modifications of Biomaterial Surfaces to Control Adhesion of Cells / Thomas Groth, Zhen-Mei Liu, Marcus Niepel, Dieter Peschel and Kristin Kirchhof, et al. -- Results of Biocompatibility Testing of Novel, Multifunctional Polymeric Implant Materials In-Vitro and In-Vivo / Dorothee Rickert, Rosemarie Fuhrmann, Bernhard Hiebl, Andreas Lendlein and Ralf-Peter Franke -- UFOs, Worms, and Surfboards: What Shapes Teach Us About Cell-Material Interactions / Julie A. Champion and Samir Mitragotri -- Nano-engineered Thin Films for Cell and Tissue-Contacting Applications / Richard F. Haglund -- Injectable Hydrogels: From Basics to Nanotechnological Features and Potential Advances / Biancamaria Baroli -- Polyelectrolyte Complexes as Smart Nanoengineered Systems for Biotechnology and Gene Delivery / Vladimir A. Izumrudov.
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  • Speakers at the symposium / Morita, M. -- Aging of the niche and the microenvironment and its role in stem cell aging / Geiger, H. -- Hematopoietic stem cell aging and cancer / Chen, Y., Ju, Z. -- DNA damage, checkpoint responses, and cell cycle control in aging stem cells / Kleinhans, K.N., Burkhalter, M.D. -- Hematopoietic stem cell aging and fate decision / Illing, A., Morita, Y. -- Stem cell therapy and stress response in pancreas and intestine -- Sperka, T., Omrani, O. -- Niche-stem cell interations and environmental influences / Tang, D. -- Stem cells and metabolism / Missios, P., Guachalla, L. -- Molecular mechanisms of muscle stem cell aging / Baig, A.H., Tümpel, S. -- Neural stem cells in development and aging / Schmidt-Strassburger, U.
  • Advances in stem cell research discusses recent advances in stem cell science, including therapeutic applications. This volume covers such topics as biomanufacturing iPS cells for therapeutic applications, techniques for controlling stem cell fate decisions, as well as current basic research in such areas as germ line stem cells, genomics and proteomics in stem cell research. It is a useful book for biology and clinical scientists, especially young investigators and stem cell biology students who are newly entering the world of stem cells research. The editors hope that the new knowledge and research outlined in this book will help contribute to new therapies for a wide variety of diseases that presently afflict humanity.
  • Part 1. Multiscale biological networks: identification, modeling and analysis -- Modular Analysis of Biological Networks / Hans-Michael Kaltenbach and Jörg Stelling -- Modeling Signaling Networks Using High-throughput Phospho-proteomics / Camille Terfve and Julio Saez-Rodriguez -- An Integrated Bayesian Framework for Identifying Phosphorylation Networks in Stimulated Cells / Tapesh Santra, Boris Kholodenko and Walter Kolch -- Signaling Cascades: Consequences of Varying Substrate and Phosphatase Levels / Elisenda Feliu, Michael Knudsen and Carsten Wiuf -- Heterogeneous Biological Network Visualization System: Case Study in Context of Medical Image Data / Erno Lindfors, Jussi Mattila, Peddinti V. Gopalacharyulu, Antti Pesonen and Jyrki Lötjönen, et al. -- Evolution of the Cognitive Proteome: From Static to Dynamic Network Models / J. Douglas Armstrong and Oksana Sorokina -- Molecular Systems Biology of Sic1 in Yeast Cell Cycle Regulation Through Multiscale Modeling / Matteo Barberis -- Proteome-Wide Screens in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Using the Yeast GFP Collection / Yolanda T. Chong, Michael J. Cox and Brenda Andrews -- Unraveling the Complex Regulatory Relationships Between Metabolism and Signal Transduction in Cancer / Michelle L. Wynn, Sofia D. Merajver and Santiago Schnell -- Part 2. Cellular decision making: adaptation, differentiation and death -- The Cell as a Thermostat: How Much does it Know? / Dennis Bray -- Stem Cell Differentiation as a Renewal-Reward Process: Predictions and Validation in the Colonic Crypt / Kiran Gireesan Vanaja, Andrew P. Feinberg and Andre Levchenko -- A Dynamic Physical Model of Cell Migration, Differentiation and Apoptosis in Caenorhabditis elegans / Antje Beyer, Ralf Eberhard, Nir Piterman, Michael O. Hengartner and Alex Hajnal, et al. -- A Modular Model of the Apoptosis Machinery / E. O. Kutumova, I. N. Kiselev, R. N. Sharipov, I. N. Lavrik and Fedor A. Kolpakov --An Ensemble Approach for Inferring Semi-quantitative Regulatory Dynamics for the Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Using Prior Knowledge / Dominik Lutter, Philipp Bruns and Fabian J. Theis -- Cell Death and Life in Cancer: Mathematical Modeling of Cell Fate Decisions / Andrei Zinovyev, Simon Fourquet, Laurent Tournier, Laurence Calzone and Emmanuel Barillot -- Theoretical Aspects of Cellular Decision-Making and Information-Processing / Tetsuya J. Kobayashi and Atsushi Kamimura -- Zooming in on Yeast Osmoadaptation / Clemens Kühn and Edda Klipp -- Part 3. Spatial and temporal dymensions of intracellular dynamics -- Receptor Dynamics in Signaling / Verena Becker, Jens Timmer and Ursula Klingmüller -- A Systems-Biology Approach to Yeast Actin Cables / Tyler Drake, Eddy Yusuf and Dimitrios Vavylonis -- Modeling Morphodynamic Phenotypes and Dynamic Regimes of Cell Motion / Mihaela Enculescu and Martin Falcke -- Time-Structure of the Yeast Metabolism In vivo / Kalesh Sasidharan, Masaru Tomita, Miguel Aon, David Lloyd and Douglas B. Murray -- Coarse Graining Escherichia coli Chemotaxis: From Multi-flagella Propulsion to Logarithmic Sensing / Tine Curk, Franziska Matthäus, Yifat Brill-Karniely and Jure Dobnikar -- Self-Feedback in Actin Polymerization / Anders E. Carlsson -- Part 4. Computational tools, algorithms and theoretical methods for systems biology -- Global Optimization in Systems Biology: Stochastic Methods and Their Applications / Eva Balsa-Canto, J. R. Banga, J. A. Egea, A. Fernandez-Villaverde and G. M. de Hijas-Liste -- Mathematical Modeling of the Human Energy Metabolism Based on the Selfish Brain Theory / Matthias Chung and Britta Göbel -- Identification of Sensitive Enzymes in the Photosynthetic Carbon Metabolism / Renato Umeton, Giovanni Stracquadanio, Alessio Papini, Jole Costanza and Pietro Liò, et al. -- Formal Methods for Checking the Consistency of Biological Models / Allan Clark, Vashti Galpin, Stephen Gilmore, Maria Luisa Guerriero and Jane Hillston -- Global Parameter Identification of Stochastic Reaction Networks from Single Trajectories / Christian L. Müller, Rajesh Ramaswamy and Ivo F. Sbalzarini -- A Systems Biology View of Adaptation in Sensory Mechanisms / Pablo A. Iglesias -- Leveraging Modeling Approaches: Reaction Networks and Rules / Michael L. Blinov and Ion I. Moraru -- Part 5. Applications of systems biology in medicine, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry --Why and How to Expand the Role of Systems Biology in Pharmaceutical Research and Development / Robert D. Phair -- Multiscale Mechanistic Modeling in Pharmaceutical Research and Development / Lars Kuepfer, Jörg Lippert and Thomas Eissing -- Re-analysis of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia Gene Expression Complements the Kraepelinian Dichotomy / Kui Qian, Antonio Di Lieto, Jukka Corander, Petri Auvinen and Dario Greco -- Bringing Together Models from Bottom-Up and Top-Down Approaches: An Application for Growth of Escherichia coli on Different Carbohydrates / Andeas Kremling -- A Differential Equation Model to Investigate the Dynamics of the Bovine Estrous Cycle / H. M. T. Boer, C. Stötzel, S. Röblitz and H. Woelders -- Reducing Systems Biology to Practice in Pharmaceutical Company Research; Selected Case Studies / N. Benson, L. Cucurull-Sanchez, O. Demin, S. Smirnov and P. van der Graaf -- System-Scale Network Modeling of Cancer Using EPoC / Tobias Abenius, Rebecka Jörnsten, Teresia Kling, Linnéa Schmidt and José Sánchez, et al. -- Early Patient Stratification and Predictive Biomarkers in Drug Discovery and Development / Daphna Laifenfeld, David A. Drubin, Natalie L. Catlett, Jennifer S. Park and Aaron A. Van Hooser, et al. -- Biomedical Atlases: Systematics, Informatics and Analysis / Richard A. Baldock and Albert Burger.
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  • Dawn of a new era in molecular cancer therapeutics -- Obstacles and opportunities in the clinical development of targeted therapeutics -- Tumor models for preclinical development of targeted agents -- Angiogenesis inhibitors: what is the clinical future? -- Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors in cancer therapy -- Cell survival signaling during apoptosis: implications in drug resistance and anti-cancer therapeutic development -- Targeted histone deacetylase inhibition for cancer prevention and therapy -- Inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinase modulators for cancer therapy -- Targeting cyclooxygenase-2 for cancer prevention and treatment -- Antisense approaches in drug discovery and development -- Preclinical development of Alimta (Pemetrexed LY231514), a multitargeted antifolate.
  • Current therapies for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Kimberly A. Smith, Dustin R. Fraidenburg & Jason X.-J. Yuan -- Etiology and prevalence of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Catharina Belge & Marion Delcroix -- Pathology and diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Carlyne D. Cool -- Conventional therapy / Stefania Cicalini & Nicola Petrosillo -- Targeted therapies : prostaglandins / Benton Ashlock & David Poch -- Targeted therapies : endothelin receptor antagonists / Kimberly A. Smith, Dustin R. Fraidenburg & Jason X.-J. Yuan -- Stimulators and activators of soluble guanylate cyclase : potential therapeutic indications / Bobby D. Nossaman, George F. Lasker, Edward A. Pankey, Raj D. Parikh & Philip J. Kadowitz -- Surgical approaches in pulmonary arterial hypertension / Vaidehi Kaza, Jodie Moore, Srinivas Bollineni & Fernando Torres -- Monitoring and prognosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Melanie J. Brewis & Andrew J. Peacock -- Right ventricular failure / Raj Parikh & Philip J. Kadowitz -- Index.
  • Current guidelines for the diagnosis of testosterone deficiency / S. Arver, M. Lehtihet -- Laboratory measurement of testosterone / M.J. Diver -- Advances in testosterone replacement therapy / L.J.G. Gooren -- The role of the CAG repeat androgen receptor polymorphism in andrology / M. Zitzmann -- Late-onset hypogonadism / L.J.G Gooren -- Testosterone in obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes / R.D. Stanworth, T.H. Jones --Testosterone and coronary artery disease / J.E. Nettleship ... [et al.] -- Erectile dysfunction and testosterone deficiency / M. Blute ... [et al.] -- Testosterone, bone, and osteoporosis / S.P. Tuck, R.M. Francis -- Frailty and muscle function : role for testosterone? / U. Srinivas-Shankar, F.C.W. Wu -- Testosterone effects on cognition in health and disease / M.M. Cherrier -- Anabolic applications of androgens for functional limitations associated with aging and chronic illness / S. Bhasin, T.W. Storer -- Testosterone in chronic heart failure / C.J. Malkin, T.H. Jones, K.S. Channer -- Testosterone and prostate safety / A. Morgentaler, C. Schulman.
  • Advances in the management of triple-negative breast cancer / Tiffany A. Traina & Clifford A. Hudis -- Etiology and risk factors / Laura Fejerman & Elad Ziv -- Diagnosis and pathology / Govardhanan Nagaiah & Jame Abraham -- Molecular subtypes and emerging therapeutic opportunities / Anastasia Constantinidou, Robin L. Jones & Jorge S. Reis-Filho -- Molecular profile of triple-negative breast cancer / Leonel F. Hernandez-Aya & Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo -- Role of metabolic rehabilitation-based approach in TNBC : biguanide metformin and more / Lev M. Berstein, Garik A. Dashyan & Vladimir F. Semiglazov -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors in triple-negative breast cancer / Mark Robson -- Targeted therapies: EGFR inhibitors / Farrah M. Datko & Maura N. Dickler -- Targeted therapies : other agents in clinical trials / Brian R. Haney, Nathan M. Shumway & George E. Peoples -- Combined therapies and future directions / Anastasia Pazaiti & Ian S. Fentiman.
  • Advances in animal models of relapse for addiction research / Friedbert Weiss -- Application of chronic extracellular recording method to studies of cocaine self-administration : method and progress / Laura L. Peoples, Alexai V. Kravitz, and Karine Guillem -- Neurochemistry of addiction : monitoring essential neurotransmitters of addiction / Stefan G. Sandberg and Paul A. Garris -- Alcohol craving and relapse prediction : imaging studies / Andreas Heinz ... [et al.] -- Integrating behavioral and molecular approaches in mouse : self-administration studies / Danielle L. Graham and David W. Self -- Neuroeconomics : implications for understanding the neurobiology of addiction / Michael L. Platt ... [et al.].
  • Advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of glioblastoma multiforme / Michael Prados -- Pathogenesis, molecular characteristics and prognostic factors for survival / Keith L. Ligon -- Standard treatment approaches for newly diagnosed glioblastoma / Soon-Tae Lee & Patrick Y. Wen -- Targeted therapeutic strategies for relapsed disease / John F. de Groot & Howard Colman -- Genes, viruses, toxins and vaccines as therapeutic modalities / Tal Shahar, Manish K. Aghi & Zvi Ram -- Drug delivery strategies for glioblastoma / Pin-Yuan Chen, Dali Yin, John Forsayeth & Krystof S. Bankiewicz -- Index.
  • Advances in the treatment of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Michael J. Keating & Constantine Tam -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia : diagnosis and clinical staging / Stephen P. Mulligan & Constantine S. Tam -- Genetics in chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Stephan Stilgenbauer & Thorsten Zenz -- To treat or not to treat / Marco Montillo, Alessandra Tedeschi & Enrica Morra -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia chemotherapy : two decades of progress / Carol Moreno & Emili Montserrat -- Stem cell transplantation / David G. Maloney -- Treatment options for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Marina Motta & Alessandra Ferrajoli -- Prognostic markers in chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Renata Walewska & David Oscier -- Therapeutic agents in development and future direction / Sarah Mougalian & Susan O'Brien -- Index.
  • Advances in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia / Giuseppe Saglio & Carmen Fava -- Diagnosis and classification of the risk / Gabriele Gugliotta, Fausto Castagnetti, Francesca Palandri, Michele Baccarani & Gianantonio Rosti -- Genetics of chronic myeloid leukemia / Giovanna Rege-Cambrin, Emilia Giugliano & Patrizia Scaravaglio -- Molecular monitoring / Martin C. Müller, Christian Dietz & Benjamin Hanfstein -- Current targeted therapy with tyrosine kinase inhibitors / Massimo Breccia & Giuliana Alimena -- Stem cell transplantation and high-dose chemotherapy / Deena Iskander, Jane F. Apperley & Jirí Pavlu -- Treatment options for tyrosine kinase inhibitor-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia / Stephan Joseph Dorkhom, Hady Ghanem & Elias Jabbour -- Prognostic factors and future direction for chronic myeloid leukemia / David Marin & Antonia Rotolo -- Chronic myeloid leukemia : the possibility of a cure / Manuel Sobrinho-Simões, David M. Ross & Junia V. Melo -- Index.
  • Roles of the TNF family in tissue homeostasis and normal development -- Novel aspects of signaling activation by the TNF family: novel aspects of the functions of the TRAFs and cIAPs -- Novel aspects of signaling activation by the TNF: ubiquitin modification of signaling proteins -- Novel aspects of signaling activation by the TNF family: TNF signaling and gene regulatory networks -- Roles of the TNF family in infectious diseases and interrelationship of the TNF family and pattern recognition receptor signaling: roles of the TNF family in infectious diseases -- Roles of the TNF family in infectious diseases and interrelationship of the TNF family and pattern recognition receptor signaling: interrelationship of the TNF family and pattern recognition receptor signaling -- Novel aspects of immune regulation by the TNF family -- Control of lymphocyte function and repertoire by the TNF family -- Advances in applying our knowledge to therapy: mechanisms of pathological and therapeutic effects of the TNF family -- Advances in applying our knowledge to therapy: rational design of new means for therapeutic modulation of function of the TNF family -- Roles of the TNF family in neuronal development, function, and pathology -- Cell death mechanisms controlled by the TNF family -- Contributors to abstracts of talks and posters at the 12th TNF Conference -- Abstracts of talks and posters presented at the 12th TNF Conference.
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    Current status of blood safety / moderator: J.S. Epstein -- Current estimates of transfusion safety worldwide / R.Y. Dodd -- Emerging infectious agents / D.A. Leiby -- New safety technologies I / moderator: H.J. Alter -- Bar code technology improves positive patient identification and transfusion safety / S.G. Sandler, A. Langeberg, L. Donhalek -- How are current blood safety priorities perceived in developed and developing world -- Pathogenesis and transfusion risk of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies / P. Brown -- Hemopure's process demonstrates TSE and viral clearance / A. Laccetti ... [et al.] -- New safety technologies II / moderator: G.M. Fitzpatrick --Movement toward international harmonization / Moderator: C. Smit Sibinga -- Movement toward international harmonisation: activities of the WHO, GCBS and Council of Europe / J. Koistinen -- Panel and open discussion / moderator: J.S. Epstein -- How do industry and government approach product standardization? / A.E. Williams -- Surveillance and management of medical errors: putting data to use / moderator: R.M. Lewis -- Event reporting systems: MERS-TM, surveillance - seeing and using the data below the waterline / H.S. Kaplan -- Surveillance of transfusion errors: putting data to use in the U.K. / M.F. Murphy -- U.S. regulatory efforts to address errors in transfusion / R.M. Lewis --Ordering blood for the wrong patient: getting inside the minds of ordering physicians / M.L. Foss, S.B. Moore -- Evidence-based transfusion practice / moderator: H.G. Klein -- RBC transfusion triggers: the evidence / J.L. Carson -- The evidence base for blood donor selection criteria / V. James -- Panel and open discussion / moderator: M. Brecher -- What drives transfusion practice? / A.E. Williams.Perspectives of paid whole and plasma donation / V. Kretschmer ... [et al.] -- Perspectives on compensated plasma donation / J.M. Bult -- What is the role for the use of incentives, including paid donations? / A.E. Williams -- Donor management in the development world: challenges and solutions / moderator: J.-P. Allain -- Donor management in a teaching hospital blood bank in West Africa / J.-P. Allain, S. Owusu-Ofori, G. Bedu-Addo -- Donor management: Malaysia and the Western Pacific Region / Y. Ayob -- Taking a closer look at blood donation in Latin America / E. Vinelli -- Donor management in South-East Asia Region (SEAR) / Z.S. Bharucha --Universal pre-storage leukoreduction - a defensible use of hospital resources: the Yale-New Haven hospital experience / J.M. Fisk, E.L. Snyder -- Blood substitutes: how close to a solution? / H.G. Klein -- Testing, inactivation, or both? / A.E. Williams -- Issues in donor recruitment and selection / moderator: A.E. Williams -- Donor recruitment and education / N. Mikkelsen -- Initiatives to improve blood donor screening / S. Kleinman, L. Katz -- Iron balance in the red blood cell donor / G.M. Brittenham -- Paid vs. voluntary plasma donation / moderator: P.F. Strengers -- International movement of plasma and plasma contracting / A. Farrugia -- Impact of source plasma standards on recovered plasma / C. Bianco --
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    Treatment of acute mania in bipolar disorder / Terence A. Ketter ... [et al.] -- Treatment of acute depression in bipolar disorder / Gary S. Sachs -- Long-term management of bipolar disorder / Charles L. Bowden and Vivek Singh -- Treatment of rapid-cycling bipolar disorder / David J. Muzina ... [et al.] -- Treatment of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder / Kiki D. Chang, Meghan Howe, and Diana I. Simeonova -- Special considerations for women with bipolar disorder / Natalie L. Rasgon and Laurel N. Zappert.
  • Recent advances in understanding of fundamental immunology have created new insights into the dynamic interactions between tumors and the immune system. This includes new understanding of T- and B-cell interaction, immune inhibitory mechanisms including the biology of T regulatory cells, myeloid suppressor cells, and dendritic cell subsets. Enhanced understanding of mechanisms underlying T-cell anergy such as arginine deprivation, immunosuppressive cytokines, defective innate and interferon response pathways, and NKG2D downregulation have all provided new insight into suppression of anti-tumors.
  • Approaches toward the study of halophilic microorganisms in their natural environments : who are they and what are they doing? / Aharon Oren -- Media and conditions for the growth of halophilic and halolerant bacteria and ardchaea / Mark A. Schneegurt -- Taxonomy of halophilic archaea and bacteria / Antonio Ventosa ... [et al.] -- Halophilic viruses / Shereen Sabet -- Microorganisms in evaporites : review of modern geomicrobiology / Tim K. Lowenstein -- Searching for microbes and DNA in ancient halite / Russell H. Vreeland -- DNA replication and repair in halophiles / Adrienne Kish and Jocelyne DiRuggiero -- Gene transfer mechanisms, population genetics/genimics and the evolution of haloarchaea / R. Thane Papke and Scott Chimileski -- Worth your salt : halophiles in education / Bonnie K. Baxter, Jaimi K. Butler and Betsy Kleba -- Halophiles in the public media / Russell H. Vreeland.
  • Nonapeptides and the evolutionary patterning of sociality / J.L. Goodson -- Sex differences in vasopressin and oxytocin innervation of the brain / G.J. de Vries -- The parvocellular vasopressinergic system and responsiveness of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis during chronic stress / G. Auilera ... [et al.] -- Experimental approaches for the study of oxytocin and vasopressin gene expression in the central nervous system / E.M. Scordalakes, C. Yue and H. Gainer -- Oxytocin knockout mice: a model for studying stress-related and ingestive behaviours / J.A. Amico ... [et al.] -- The role of the vasopressin 1b receptor in aggression and other social behaviours / H.K. Caldwell, S.R. Wersinger and W.S. Young III -- Behavioural studies using temporal and spatial inactivation of the oxytocin receptor / H.-J. Lee ... [et al.] -- New aspects of oxytocin receptor function revealed by knockout mice: sociosexual behavior and control of energy balance / K. Nishimori ... [et al.] -- Regulation of vasopressin release by co-released neurotransmitters: mechanisms of purinergic and adrenergic synergism / C.D. Sladek and Z. Song -- Neuron-glia interactions in the rat supraoptic nucleus / S.H.R. Oliet ... [et al.] -- Dynamic synapses in the hypothalamic-neurohypophyseal system / K.J. Iremonger and J.S. Bains -- Endogenous modulators of synaptic transmission: cannabinoid regulation in the supraoptic nucleus / N.A. McDonald ... [et al.] -- Oxytocin and appetite / G. Leng ... [et al.] -- Neural mechanisms underlying the milk ejection burst and reflex / G.I. Hatton and Y.-F. Wang -- Oxytocin receptor signaling / D. Devost, P. Wrzal and H.H. Zingg -- Neurosteroids are excitatory in supraoptic neurons but inhibitory in the peripheral nervous system: it is all about oxytocin and progesterone receptors / C. Viero and G. Dayanithi -- Oxytocin receptors: ligand binding, signaling and cholesterol dependence / G. Gimpl ... [et al.] -- Opposite effects of oxytocin and vasopressin on the emotional expression of the fear response / D. Viviani and R. Stoop -- Multi-factorial somato-dendritic regulation of phasic spike discharge in vasopressin neurons / C.H. Brown ... [et al.] -- Neurophysiology of supraoptic neurons in C57/BL mice studied in three acute in vitro preparations / R. Sharif-Naeini ... [et al.] -- Effects of oxytocin on GABA signalling in the foetal brain during delivery / R. Khazipov, R. Tyzio and Y. Ben-Ari -- Central vasopressin and oxytocin release: regulation of complex social behaviours / A.H. Veenema and I.D. Neumann -- Interactions between dopamine and oxytocin in the control of sexual behavior / T.A. Baskerville and A.J. Douglas -- Steroidal/neuropeptide interactions in hypothalamus and amygdale related to social anxiety / E. Choleris ... [et al.] -- Functional magnetic resonance imaging and the neurobiology of vasopressin and oxytocin / C.F. Ferris -- Evolution of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor and implications for mammalian social behaviour / G. Heckel and S. Fink -- Oxytocin, vasopressin and sociality / C.S. Carter ... [et al.] -- Neuropeptides and social behaviour: effects of oxytocin and vasopressin in humans / M. Heinrichs and G. Domes -- Chronic stress plasticity in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus / J.P. Herman, J. Flak and R. Jankord -- Keeping oxytocin neurons under control during stress in pregnancy / P.J. Brunton and J.A. Russell -- Rapid synapse-specific regulation of hypothalamic magnocellular neurons by glucocorticoids / S. Di and J.G. Tasker -- Vasopressin in the septum: not important versus casually involved in learning and memory - two faces of the same coin? / M. Engelmann -- Role of the endocannabinoid system in regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis / M.A. Steiner and C.T. Wotjak -- Molecular genetic studies of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor (AVPR1a) and the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) in human behaviour: from autism to altruism with some notes in between / S. Israel ... [et al.] -- Oxytocin and experimental therapeutics in autism spectrum disorders / J.A. Bartz and E. Hollander -- Impact of prosocial neuropeptides on human brain function / A. Meyer-Lindenberg -- Peptide and non-peptide agonists and antagonists for the vasopressin and oxytocin V₁[a], V₁[b], V₂ and OT receptors: research tools and potential therapeutic agents / M. Manning ... [et al.] -- Affinity and efficacy of selective agonists and antagonists for vasopressin and oxytocin receptors: an "easy guide" to receptor pharmacology / B. Chini, M. Manning and G. Guillon -- Prevention of hypoxic brain oedema by the administration of vasopressin receptor antagonist OPC-31260 / A.H. Molnár ... [et al.] -- Characterization of a novel and selective V₁[B] receptor antagonist / M. Craighead ... [et al.] -- Molecular mechanisms of clinical concentrating and diluting disorders / R.W. Schrier -- Action-binding channels / Y. Noda and S. Sasaki -- Opposite potentiality of hypothalamic coexpressed neuropeptides, apelin and vasopressin in maintaining body-fluid homeostasis / C. Llorens-Cortes and F. Moos -- Recent discoveries in vasopressin-regulated aquaporin-2 trafficking / R.A. Fenton and H.B. Moeller -- Pathophysiological role of aquaporin-2 in impaired water excretion / S.-e. Ishikawa ... [et al.] -- Potential utility of aquaporin modulators for therapy of brain disorders / M.C. Papadopoulos and A.S. Verkman.
  • "This book features chapters leading physicians in disease management applying the latest scientific advances linking nutrition to the clinical practice of medicine. Each chapter offers adjuncts to standard care, fewer side-effects, improved risk-reduction or added quality of life"--Provided by publisher.
  • 1. The Management of the Extreme Sports Athlete / Omer Mei-Dan and Michael R. Carmont -- 2. Rock and Ice Climbing / Volker Schöffl -- 3. Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries / Mike Langran -- 4. Skydiving / Anton Westman -- 5. BASE Jumping / Omer Mei-Dan -- 6. Whitewater Canoeing and Rafting / Jonathan P. Folland and Kate Strachan -- 7. Surfing Injuries / Andrew T. Nathanson -- 8. Kite Surfing and Snow Kiting / Mark Tauber and Philipp Moroder -- 9. Windsurfing / Daryl A. Rosenbaum and Bree Simmons -- 10. Sailing and Yachting / Michael R. Carmont -- 11. Mountain Biking Injuries / Michael R. Carmont -- 12. Paragliding / Lior Laver and Omer Mei-Dan -- 13. Mountain, Sky, and Endurance Running / Denise Park and Michael R. Carmont -- 14. Personality Characteristics in Extreme Sports Athletes: Morbidity and Mortality in Mountaineering and BASE Jumping / Erik Monasterio -- 15. Endocrine Aspects and Responses to Extreme Sports / Karen Tordjman, Naama Constantini, and Anthony C. Hackney -- 16. Preventing Injuries in Extreme Sports Athletes / John Nyland and Yee Han Dave Lee -- 17. Rehabilitation of Extreme Sports Injuries / Peter Malliaras, Dylan Morrissey, and Nick Antoniou.
  • Adversarial reasoning 2007, CRCnetBASE
    Featuring approaches that draw from disciplines such as artificial intelligence and cognitive modeling, this book describes technologies and applications that address a broad range of practical problems, including military planning and command, military and foreign intelligence, antiterrorism and domestic security, as well as simulation and training systems. The authors present an overview of each problem and then discuss approaches and applications, combining theoretical rigor with accessibility. This comprehensive volume covers intent and plan recognition, deception discovery, and strategy formulation.
  • "The skin is one of the most frequently involved organs in adverse drug reactions. Occurring with an incidence of 1 to 5 percent for certain types of drugs, cutaneous drug eruptions are mostly benign in nature, and comprise the maculopapular type of eruption and urticaria. However, about one third of them require hospital treatment, leading to a considerable burden for the health care system. In this book, a selected group of experts provide an up-to-date, condensed and clinically relevant overview of the field of cutaneous drug eruptions, ranging from epidemiology and genetic predisposition to available therapeutic measures, including rapid drug desensitization. Reflecting the great progress made in recent years in this field, this publication will be a useful tool for a better understanding, diagnosis and management of cutaneous drug eruptions, not only for general physicians, dermatologists and clinical allergologists, but also for nurses and scientists." -- publisher's site.
  • Adverse drug reactions 2010, Springer
    Pt. 1. Target organ toxicity. -- Drug-induced liver injury / Michael Holt, Cynthia Ju.-- Drug herpersensitivity reactions involving skin / Oliver Hausmann, Benno Schnyder, Werner J. Pichler.-- Adverse drug reactions affecting blood cells / Richard H. Aster.-- Molecular mechanisms of adverse drug reactions in cardiac tissue / Reza Tabrizchi.-- Mechanisms of drug-induced nephrotoxicity / Thomas D. Nolin, Jonathan Himmelfarb.-- Receptor- and reactive intermediate-mediated mechanisms of teratogenesis / Peter G. Wells, Crystal J.J. Lee, Gordon P. McCallum, Julia Perstin, Patricia A. Harper.-- Pt. II. Mediators/Biochemical pathways.-- Role of reactive metabolites in drug-induced hepatotoxicity / A.M. Srivastava, J. L. Maggs, D. J. Antoine, D. P. Williams, D. A. Smith, B. K. Park.-- Role of cytokines in the mechanism of adverse drug reactions / Mary Jane Masson, Lindsay A. Collins, Lance R. Poh.-- Keap1-Nrf2 cellular defense pathway: mechanisms of regulation and role in protection against drug-induced toxicity / Ian M. Copple, Christopher E. Goldring, Neil R. Kitteringham, B. Kevin Park.-- Signal transduction pathways involved in drug-induced liver injury / Derick Han, Mie Shinohara, Maria D. Ybanez, Behnam Saberi, Neil Kaplowitz.-- Mictrochondrial involvement in drug-induced liver injury / Dominique Pessayre, Abdellah Mansouri, Alain Berson, Bernard Fromenty.-- Pt. III. Examples/Models.-- Mechanisms of acetaminophen-induced liver necrosis / Jack A. Hinson, Dean W. Roberts, Laura P. James.-- Drug-induced liver injury in humans: the case of Ximelagtran / M. Keisu, T.B. Andersson.-- Troglitazone / Tsuyoshi Yokoi.-- Neviropine hypersensitivity / M. Popovic, J.M. Shenton, J. Chen, A. Baban, T. Tharmanathan, B. Mannargudi, D. Abdulla, J.P. Uetrecht.-- Mechanisms of adverse drug reactions to biologics / Janet B. Clarke.-- Pt. IV. Risk factors/Screening drug candidates.-- Pharmacogenetics of idiosyncratic adverse drug reactions / Munir Pirmohamed.-- Danger hypothesis applied to idiosyncratic drug reactions / Jinze Li, Jack P. Uetrecht.-- Approaches for minimizing metabolic activation of new drug candidates in drug discovery / Sanjeev Kumar, Kaushik Mitra, Kelem Kassahun, Thomas A. Baillie.
  • A. Engineered nanomaterials: hazard, exposure and safety assessment. Interactions with the human body / Renato Colognato ... [et al.] -- Exposure assessment / Antonio Bergamaschi, Ivo Iavicoli and Kai Savolainen -- Biomonitoring / Enrico bergamaschi and Andrea Magrini -- Critical evaluation of toxicity tests / Maria Dusinska ... [et al.] -- Computational approaches / Vidana Epa, Dave Winkler and Lang Tran -- Regulation and legislation / Maureen R. Gwinn and Birgit Sokull-Klüttgen -- B. Engineered nanomaterials: impact on human health. Respiratory system / Ken Donaldson and Craig Poland -- Cardiovascular system / Jennifer B. Raftis, Nicholas L. Mills and Rodger Duffin -- Neurological system / Sandra Ceccatelli and Giuseppe Bardi -- Immune system / Diana Boraschi and Albert Duschl -- Skin / Nancy A. Monteiro-Riviere and Francesca Larese Filon -- Gastrointestinal tract / Mark A. Jepson -- Reproductive toxicity / Karin Sørig Hougaard and Luisa Campagnolo -- Genotocicity and cancer / Shareen H. Doak, Ying Liu and Chunying Chen -- C. Biomedical applications of engineered nanomaterials. Diagnostic applications / Kalcheng and Zhen Cheng -- Therapeutic applications / Cyrill Bussy ... [et al.] -- Annex: synthesis of engineered nanomaterials / Muhammet S. toprak, Gulaim A. Seisenbaeva and Vadim G. Kessler.
  • Part I. Inspirational Perspectives from History -- -- Introduction -- Ancient times -- Chinese and medieval medicine -- The twentieth century -- Modern masters -- -- Part II. Practical Advice for the Modern-Day Healer -- -- Survival tips for the younger clinician -- Civility -- Lessons learned from private practice -- A doctor's journal -- Heal thyself -- The healer.
  • Ch. 1. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC, the beginning: initial cloning, structure, expression profile, and regulation of expression -- Ch. 2. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC: clinical significance -- Ch. 3. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC: signaling pathways, downstream genes, interacting proteins, and regulation of tumor angiogenesis -- Ch. 4. Pleiotropic roles of AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC in breast cancer -- Ch. 5. Drug resistance mediated by AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC -- Ch. 6. The role of AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC in the pathogenesis of central nervous system disease -- Ch. 7. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC in liver cancer -- Index.
  • Aerosols handbook. 2nd ed. 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Ch. 1. Medical and pharmaceutical aerosols / Stephen R. Marek ... [et al.] -- ch. 2. Breathing zone exposure assessment / Charles E. Rodes and Jonathan W. Thornburg -- ch. 3. Mechanisms of particle deposition / Jacky A. Rosati, Kristin K. Isaacs, and Ted B. Martonen -- ch. 4. Aerosol dose / Lev S. Ruzer, Michael G. Apte, and Richard G. Sextro -- ch. 5. Modeling deposition of inhaled particles / Kristin K. Isaacs, Jacky A. Rosati, and Ted B. Martonen -- ch. 6. Aerosol chemistry and physics / Lara A. Gundel and Hugo Destaillats -- ch. 7. Chemical analyses of particle filter deposits / Judith C. Chow and John. G. Watson -- ch. 8. Health effects of ambient ultrafine particles / Beverly S. Cohen -- ch. 9. Nanoparticle cell penetration / Steven M. Hankin and Craig A. Poland -- ch. 10. High aspect ratio nanomaterials : characterization and toxicology / Steven M. Hankin and Craig A. Poland -- ch. 11. Research and development of a new safe form of drugs / T.G. Tolstikova ... [et al.] -- ch. 12. Bioaerosols / Janet M. Macher ... [et al.] -- ch. 13. Aerosols, global climate, and the human health co-benefits of climate change mitigation / George D. Thurston and Michelle L. Bell -- ch. 14. Health effects of metals in ambient air particulate matter / Morton Lippmann -- ch. 15. Radioactive aerosols / Lev S. Ruzer -- ch. 16. Unattached fraction of radon progeny as an experimental tool in the assessment of the risk of nanoparticles / Lev S. Ruzer -- ch. 17. Filtration and sampling of aerosols by fibrous filters / A.K. Budyka, A.A. Kirsch, and B.I. Ogorodnikov -- ch. 18. Radioactive aerosols of Chernobyl accident / A.K. Budyka and B.I. Ogorodnikov -- ch. 19. Classical nucleation theory : account of dependence of the surface tension on curvature and translation-rotation correction factor / S.V. Vosel ... [et al.] -- ch. 20. Radioactive aerosol standards / Lev S. Ruzer ... [et al.] -- ch. 21. Radon and thoron in the environment : concentrations and lung cancer risk / Naomi H. Harley -- ch. 22. Risk from inhalation of the long-lived radionuclides uranium, thorium, and fallout plutonium in the atmosphere / Isabel M. Fisenne -- ch. 23. Health effects of aerosols : mechanisms and epidemiology / Ira B. Tager.
  • Drs. Hall-Findlay and Evans' new Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast has a purely surgical focus that covers the full scope of breast surgery. Coverage of hot topics includes new implant types, gel implants, fat injections to the breast for aesthetic enhancement, and fat injections for reconstruction. The book is organized into seven sections including reduction, mastopexy, augmentation, and more. Expert, international contributors deliver practical advice on the latest techniques, with a special emphasis on what can go wrong and how to avoid it. This full-color, templated reference comes with case studies and 16 video clips (both on web and on DVD) with approximately three hours of footage demonstrating key procedures. Video coverage includes form-stable high cohesive silicone gel implants, short scar with inferior pedicle, and sub-fascial breast augmentation. Expert Consult access enables you to search full text online and download images. Get practical advice on handling problems that occur in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery Study various operative steps in depth with real-life clinical detail Avoid and/or deal with complications by referencing case examples and analyses with expert international counsel Watch the techniques first-hand with videos online and on the accompanying DVD, and watch experts performing the procedures Search the text's full content electronically, or download images and video for teaching purposes.
  • Skin anatomy -- Light tissue interactions -- Intense pulsed light safety: legal issues -- How to organize the IPL treatment room -- Patient selection -- Skin photorejuvenation -- Hair removal -- IPL treatment for vascular lesions -- Complications.
  • Aesthetic breast surgery 2009, ClinicalKey
    Pre-operative evaluation, preparation and education of the breast augmentation patient -- Breast augmentation: incision selection -- Subpectoral approach for primary breast augmentation -- Saline implants: indications, techniques and precautions -- Silicone implants -- Semi-cohesive gel implants -- Subfascial transaxillary breast augmentation -- Secondary augmentation -- Breast reconstruction and augmentation using pre-expansion and autologous fat transplantation -- Tubular breasts -- Mastopexy: augmentation -- Periareolar/vertical/small horizontal scars -- Circumvertical breast reduction technique -- Vertical breast reduction -- Vertical mammaplasty -- No vertical scar breast reduction/mastopexy -- Breast shaping in the massive weight loss patient -- Complications in breast augmentation: maximizing patient outcomes with some surgical solutions to common problems.
  • Overview of the aesthetic approach -- Combining non-invasive therapies -- Skincare -- Chemical peels -- Lasers and intense light sources -- Photodynamic treatment -- Skin tightening devices -- Botulinum toxin for oculofacial aesthetic rejuvenation -- Facial fillers and volumizers -- Fat transfer -- Dark circles: a combination approach -- Minimally invasive laser lipolysis for facial and neck rejuvenation -- Mesotherapy -- Carbon dioxide therapy: face and body rejuvenation -- Cosmetic dentistry of the perioral area: the odontological point of view -- Importance of aesthetician in a cosmetic practice -- From the inside out: a psychotherapist's views on aesthetic enhancement -- Future of oculofacial rejuvenation: a perspective.
  • Aesthetic plastic surgery 2009, ClinicalKey
    Office practice of plastic surgery -- Clinical photography for the aesthetic patient -- Anesthesia in aesthetic surgery -- Postoperative nausea and vomiting -- Patient safety in aesthetic surgery -- Facelift anatomy, SMAS, retaining ligaments and facial spaces -- Facelift with SMAS technique and FAME -- Facelift with SMAS technique and FAME -- Short scar facelift -- Foundation facelift -- The "High SMAS" facelift technique -- MACS facelift -- The multi-vectored rhytidoplasty -- The male facelift -- Endoscopic mid and lower face rejuvenation -- Endoscopic facial rejuvenation -- Facial rejuvenation in non-Caucasians -- Aesthetic facial microsurgery -- Midface lift -- Deep plane procedures in the neck -- Treatment of the male neck -- Managing submandibular glands -- Non-endoscopic limited incision browlift -- Coronal browlift -- Endoscopic browlift with internal fixation -- Transblepharoplasty browlift -- Suture suspension for face and neck -- Suture suspension for brow and upper face -- Conventional upper and lower blepharoplasty -- Lateral canthal suspension techniques -- Lid-cheek blending: the tear trough deformity -- Tarsal strip canthoplasty -- Blepharoplasty in the East Asian patient -- Treatment of blepharoplasty complications -- Autologous contouring the lower face -- Alloplastic chin augmentation -- Primary closed rhinoplasty -- Primary open rhinoplasty -- Secondary rhinoplasty --Nasal tip grafting with an "anatomic tip graft" and sizers -- Nasal tip grafting with an "anatomic tip graft" and sizers -- Correction of the deviated septum -- The ethnic rhinoplasty -- The Asian rhinoplasty -- Correcting the cleft lip nose -- Primary otoplasty and reconstruction -- Traditional inverted-T breast reduction -- Mastopexy with and without augmentation -- Pitanguy breast reduction -- Medial pedicle vertical mammaplasty -- Periareolar Benelli mastopexy and reduction: The "Round Block" -- Breast implants: background, safety and general considerations -- Breast augmentation -- The dual plane approach to breast augmentation -- Cohesive gel breast augmentation -- Difficult breast augmentations -- Breast reconstruction -- Nipple - areola reconstruction -- Pure aspiration lipoplasty -- Complications and corrections of lipoplasty -- New concepts in fat grafting -- Lipoabdominoplasty: Saldanha's technique -- Lipoabdominoplasty: Advanced techniques and technologies -- Non-surgical ultrasonic lipoplasty -- Ultrasound assisted liposuction -- Abdominoplasty techniques -- Brachioplasty -- Belt lipectomy: Lower body lift -- High lateral tension abdominoplasty -- Gluteal augmentation -- Botox® for face, neck and brow -- Lip augmentation -- Structural fat augmentation of the face and hands -- Hyaluronic acid injectable filler -- Non-hyaluronic acid fillers for facial augmentation -- Laser resurfacing -- Fractional resurfacing -- Total facial alloplastic augmentation -- Chemical peels and dermabrasion.
  • Patient Assessment -- Skin Care Including Chemical Peeling -- Non-surgical Facial Rejuventation with Fillers -- Botulinum Toxin -- Laser Facial Resurfacing and Dermabrasion -- Management of Alopecia -- Forehead Rejuvenation -- Periorbital Rejuvenation -- Facelift with SMAS Flaps -- Neck Rejuvenation -- Primary Rhinoplasty -- Secondary Rhinoplasty -- Genioplasty -- Aesthetic Contouring of the Craniofacial Skeleton -- Augmentation of Facial Structures with Autologous Fat -- Breast Augmentation -- Breast Reduction -- Mastopexy -- Liposculpture -- Abdominoplasty -- Bodylifts and Post Massive Weight Loss Body Contouring -- Surgical Management of Migraine Headaches.
  • History of auricular reconstruction / Weerda, H. -- State-of-the-art autogenous ear reconstruction in cases of microtia / Firmin, F. -- Ear reconstruction with porous polyethylene implants / Berghaus, A. ... [et al.] -- Auricular prostheses / Federspil, P.A. -- Combined aesthetic and functional reconstruction of ear malformations / Kiefer, J., Staudenmaier, R. -- Combined reconstruction of congenital auricular atresia and severe microtia / Siegert, R. -- Ear reconstruction through tissue engineering / Haisch, A. -- Customized tissue engineering for ear reconstruction / Staudenmaier, R. ... [et al.].
  • Affinity chromatography. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer Protocols
    Affinity chromatography : history, perspectives, limitations, and prospects / Ana Cecília A. Roque and Christopher R. Lowe -- Immobilized metal ion affinity chromatography of native proteins / Adam Charlton and Michael Zachariou -- Affinity precipitation of proteins using metal chelates / Ashok Kumar, Igor Yu. Galaev, and Bo Mattiasson -- Immunoaffinity chromatography / Stuart R. Gallant, Vish Koppaka, and Nick Zecherle -- Dye ligand chromatography / Stuart R. Gallant, Vish Koppaka, and Nick Zecherle -- Purification of proteins using displacement chromatography / Nihal Tugcu -- Rationally designed ligands for use in affinity chromatography : an artificial protein L / Ana Cecília A. Roque and Christopher R. Lowe -- Phage display of peptides in ligand selection for use in affinity chromatography / Joanne L. Casey, Andrew M. Coley, and Michael Foley -- Preparation, analysis, and use of an affinity adsorbent for the purification of GST fusion protein / Gareth M. Forde -- Immobilized metal ion affinity chromatography of histidine-tagged fusion proteins / Adam Charlton and Michael Zachariou -- Methods for the purification of HQ-tagged proteins / Becky Godat ... [et al.] -- Amylose affinity chromatography of maltose-binding protein : purification by both native and novel matrix-assisted dialysis refolding methods / Leonard K. Pattenden and Walter G. Thomas -- Methods for detection of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions using HaloTag / Marjeta Urh ... [et al.] -- Site-specific cleavage of fusion proteins / Adam Charlton -- The use of TAGZyme for the efficient removal of N-terminal his-tags / José Arnau ... [et al.] -- Affinity processing of cell-containing feeds using monolithic macroporous hydrogels, cryogels / Igor Yu. Galaev and Bo Mattiasson -- Monolithic bioreactors for macromolecules / Mojca Benčina ... [et al.] -- Plasmid DNA purification via the use of a dual affinity protein / Gareth M. Forde -- Affinity chromatography of phosphorylated proteins / Grigoriy S. Tchaga -- Protein separation using immobilized phospholipid chromatography / Tzong-Hsien Lee and Marie-Isabel Aguilar -- Analysis of proteins in solution using affinity capillary electrophoresis / Niels H.H. Heegaard, Christian Schou, and Jesper Østergaard.
  • This book examines the landmark 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) from the perspective that health policy innovation is translational research directed at improving health. It delineates a new perspective about the creation and potential impact of the ACA and guides the development of health policy that is supported by best evidence that, in turn, transforms into practice, policy, and public benefit. Told by those involved in the creation and implementation of the ACA, the book reviews the history and impact of this ground-breaking legislation and recommends priorities, objectives, and next steps for translational research as the ACA is implemented. Featuring contributions from nationally renowned leaders in healthcare policy, this book adds to the public conversation about the ACA and its role in shaping health policy and contributes to a more realistic, nuanced, and productive understanding of this ground-breaking legislation by physicians, policy makers, and the public. It also provides a framework for next steps in continuing to improve U.S. health policy.
  • The Singapore healthcare system : an overview -- High quality, low cost -- Helping patients pay -- Controlling costs -- Financing -- Design and infrastructure -- Investing in the future through medical education and research -- Facing the future.
  • Aflatoxin and food safety 2005, CRCnetBASE
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  • The HIV/AIDS epidemic is burgeoning among African American men and women. Despite comprising only 13 percent of the population, 50 percent of new HIV diagnoses in 2004 were among African Americans. Among women and men who have sex with men (MSM), African Americans are grossly disproportionately affected by this epidemic, and this trend shows no sign of abating. This book seeks to explore some of the contextual factors that contribute to this disparity as well as ways to intervene to slow the growth of the epidemic in the U.S. This volume will focus on the history and context of HIV/AIDS in African Americans and interventions targeting specific subpopulations including adolescents, heterosexual men and women, men who have sex with men, incarcerated populations, and injection drug users. Context chapters will focus on specific contextual and structural issues related to HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention in African Americans including disparities in incarceration, racism, economic issues and substance abuse. Intervention chapters will focus on best-evidence and promising-evidence based interventions targeting HIV prevention in African Americans. These chapters will address the latest in intervention strategies, program evaluation, cost effectiveness and qualitative research methods and will include risk reduction, risk assessment, and testing and counseling.
  • African biodiversity 2005, Springer
    Complementarity of species distributions as a tool for prioritising conservation actions in Africa : testing the efficiency of using coarse-scale distribution data / J. Fjeldså, H. Tushabe -- Scorpion diversity and distribution in southern Africa : pattern and process / L. Prendini -- Madagascar as a model region for the study of tempo and pattern in adaptive radiations / M. Vences -- Commemorating Martin Eisentraut (1902-1994) - important explorer of tropical African vertebrates / W. Böhme -- Earwigs (Dermaptera:Insects) of Kenya : checklist and species new to Kenya / F. Haas ... [et al.] -- Morphometric differentiation in the East African grasshopper genus Afrophlaebo Jago, 1983 (Orthoptera:Acrididae) / A. Hochkirch -- Katydids and crickets (Orthoptera: Ensifera) of the Kakamega Forest Reserve, western Kenya / J. Holstein ... [et al.] -- Ecology and diversity of canopy associated Ceratocanthidae (Insecta:Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) in an Afrotropical rainforest / A. Ballerio, T. Wagner -- Human influence on the dung fauna in Afrotropical grasslands (Insecta:Coleoptera) / F.-T. Krell ... [et al.] -- Genuine Africans or Tertiary immigrants? : the genus Hydropsyche in the Afrotropical region (Insecta, Trichoptera:Hydropsychidae) / W. Mey -- Fruit-feeding butterfly communities of forest 'islands' in Ghana : survey completeness and correlates of spatial diversity / J.L. Bossart ... [et al.] -- Biogeography, diversity, and ecology of sawflies in the Afromontane region (Insecta: Symphyta) / F. Koch -- Diversity, distribution patterns, and endemism of southern African bees (Hymenoptera:Apoidea) / M. Kuhlmann -- Does grazing influence bee diversity? / C. Mayer -- The pholcid spiders of Africa (Araneae:Pholcidae) : state of knowledge and directions for future research / B.A. Huber -- West African fish diversity : distribution patterns and possible conclusions for conservation strategies / T. Moritz, K.E. Linsenmair -- Distribution and population density of the black-eared Malagasy poison frog, Mantella milotympanum Staniszewski, 1996 (Amphibia:Mantellidae) / D.R. Vieites ... [et al.] -- Amphibian and reptile diversity in the Southern Udzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, south-eastern Tanzania / M. Menegon, S. Salvidio -- Interpreting morphological and molecular data on Indian Ocean giant tortoises / J. Gerlach -- Molecular systematics of African Colubroidea (Squamata:Serpentes) / Z.T. Nagy ... [et al.] --How to digitize large insect collections : preliminary results of the DIG project / K.-H. Lampe, D. Striebing -- Monitoring landcover changes of the Niger inland delta ecosystem (Mali) by means of ENVISAT-MERIS data / R. Seiler, E. Csaplovics, E. Vollmer -- Is geodiversity correlated to biodiversity? : a case study of the relationship between spatial heterogeneity of soil resources and tree diversity in a western Kenyan rainforest / W. Musila ... [et al.] -- Decline of woody species in the Sahel / A. Wezel -- Diversity over time and space in enset landraces (Ensete ventricosum) in Ethiopia / K. Zippel.Phylogeny and biogeography of Malagasy dwarf geckos, Lygodactylus Gray, 1864 : preliminary data from mitochondrial DNA sequences (Squamata:Gekkonidae) / M. Puente, M. Thomas, M. Vences -- Variability in a common species : the Lygodactylus capensis complex from southern and eastern Africa (Reptilia, Gekkonidae) / B. Röll -- Migration within and out of Africa : identifying knowledge gaps by data-mining the Global Register of Migratory Species / K. Riede -- Avifaunal responses to landscape-scale habitat fragmentation in the littoral forests of south-eastern Madagascar / J.E.M. Watson -- Use of satellite telemetry and remote sensing data to identify important habitats of migratory birds (Ciconia ciconia (Linnaeus 1758)) / B. Gerkmann, K. Riede -- Conservation priorities and geographical variation in flycatchers (Aves:Platysteiridae) in the Democratic Republic of Congo / M. Louette -- Rare weavers (Aves:Ploceidae) : are some Ploceus species hybrids? / A.J.F.K. Craig -- Historical determinants of mammal diversity in Africa : evolution of mammalian body mass distribution in Africa and South America during Neogene and Quaternary times / M. Nieto ... [et al.] -- Diversity and abundance of diurnal primates and forest antelopes in relation to habitat quality : a case study from the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania / F. Rovero, A.R. Marshall -- Small mammal diversity and reproduction along a transect in Namibia (BIOTA S 07) / P. Giere, U. Zeller -- Possible karyological affinities of small mammals from north of the Ethiopian Plateau / N. Sh. Bulatova, L.A. Lavrenchenko -- Geographic variation in the West African scaly-tailed squirrel Anomalurus pelii (Schlegel and Müller, 1845) and description of a new subspecies (Rodentia:Anomaluridae) / A.C. Schunke, R. Hutterer -- Middle ear ossicles as a diagnostic trait in African mole-rats (Rodentia:Bathyergidae) / S. Lange ... [et al.] -- Community analysis of Muridae (Mammalia, Rodentia) diversity in Guinea : a special emphasis on Mastomys species and Lassa fever distributions / C. Denys ... [et al.] -- Effects of different land use on the parasite burden and MHC constitution of two rodent species (Gerbillurus paeba, Rhabdomys pumilio) in the southern Kalahari desert / R. Harf, G. Froeschke, S. Sommer -- An assessment of the systematics of the genus Desmomys Thomas, 1910 (Rodentia:Muridae) using mitochondrial DNA sequences / L.A. Lavrenchenko, E. Verheyen -- Integrative taxonomy and phylogenetic systematics of the genets (Carnivora, Viverridae, Genetta) : a new classification of the most speciose carnivoran genus in Africa / P. Gaubert, P.J. Taylor, G. Veron --
  • After Darwin 2013, IngentaConnect
    1. Love and hatred are common to the whole sensitive creation: animal feeling in the century before Darwin -- 2. 'The Book of the Season': the conception and reception of Darwin's Expression -- 3. The backbone shiver: Darwin and the arts -- 4. Becoming an animal: Darwin and the evolution of sympathy -- 5. George Eliot, G.H. Lewes, and Darwin: animals, emotions, and morals -- 6. Between medicine and evolutionary theory: sympathy and other emotional investments in life writings by and about Charles Darwin -- 7. From entangled vision to ethical engagement: Darwin, affect, and contemporary exhibition projects -- 8. Reckoning with the emotions: neurological responses to the theory of evolution, 1870-1930 -- 9. Darwin's changing Expression and the making of the modern state -- 10. Calling the wild: selection, domestication, and species -- 11. The development of emotional life -- Afterword. The emotional and moral lives of animals: what Darwin would have said -- Index.
  • After the genome 2013, ebrary
    Faith in science : professional and public discourse on regenerative medicine / Tristan Keys, Nancy M. P. King, and Anthony Atala -- From Arrowsmith to Atwood : how did we come to disrespect science? / Ronald M. Green -- The "warfare" of science and religion and science's ethical profile / Thomas M. Lessl -- Is there a human nature? : an argument against modern excarnation / Jean Bethke Elshtain -- Crossing frontiers of science : trespassing into a godless space, or, Fulfilling our manifest destiny / Leah Ceccarelli -- The angels and devils of representing Prozac / Tod Chambers -- "Leave your medicine outside" : bioethics, spirituality, and the rhetoric of Appalachian serpent handlers / Bill J. Leonard -- Biovaluable stories and a narrative ethics of reconfigurable bodies / Arthur W. Frank -- Blacks and the language of their biotechnological future / Ezra E. H. Griffith -- Bioethics, economism, and the rhetoric of technological innovation / Howard Brody -- Technologies of the self at the end of life : pastoral power and the rhetoric of advance care planning / Lisa Kernen -- Suffering and the rhetoric of care / Judy Segal.
  • Afterlife of images 2008, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "In 1739 China's emperor authorized the publication of a medical text that included images of children with smallpox to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Those images made their way to Europe, where they were interpreted as indicative of the ill health and medical backwardness of the Chinese. In the mid-nineteenth century, the celebrated Cantonese painter Lam Qua collaborated with the American medical missionary Peter Parker in the creation of portraits of Chinese patients with disfiguring pathologies, rendered both before and after surgery. Europeans saw those portraits as evidence of Western medical prowess. Within China, the visual idiom that the paintings established influenced the development of medical photography. In The Afterlife of Images, Larissa N. Heinrich investigates the creation and circulation of Western medical discourses that linked ideas about disease to Chinese identity beginning in the eighteenth century." "Combining literary studies, the history of science, and visual culture studies, Heinrich analyzes the rhetoric and iconography through which medical missionaries transmitted to the West an image of China as "sick" or "diseased" She also examines the absorption of that image back into China through missionary activity, through the earliest translations of Western medical texts into Chinese, and even through the literature of Chinese nationalism. Heinrich argues that over time "scientific" Western representations of the Chinese body and culture accumulated a host of secondary meanings, taking on an afterlife with lasting consequences for conceptions of Chinese identity in China and beyond its borders."--Jacket.
  • Against their will 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "The sad history of young children, especially institutionalized children, being used as cheap and available test subjects - the raw material for experimentation - started long before the atomic age and went well beyond exposure to radioactive isotopes. Experimental vaccines for hepatitis, measles, polio and other diseases, exploratory therapeutic procedures such as electroshock and lobotomy, and untested pharmaceuticals such as curare and thorazine were all tested on young children in hospitals, orphanages, and mental asylums as if they were some widely accepted intermediary step between chimpanzees and humans. Occasionally, children supplanted the chimps. Bereft of legal status or protectors, institutionalized children were often the test subjects of choice for medical researchers hoping to discover a new vaccine, prove a new theory, or publish an article in a respected medical journal. Many took advantage of the opportunity. One would be hard-pressed to identify a researcher whose professional career was cut short because he incorporated week-old infants, ward-bound juvenile epileptics, or the profoundly retarded in his experiments. In short, involuntary, non-therapeutic, and dangerous experiments on children were far from an unusual or dishonorable endeavor during the last century."--Provided by publisher.
  • Aging as risk factor in eye disease -- Age-related changes of the eyelid -- Aging effects on the optics of the eye -- Aging of the cornea -- The aging of the human lens -- The extracellular matrix of the aged human trabecular meshwork: changes of glucosaminoglycans -- Glial and mobile cells in the iris of the aging human eye -- Age-related diseases of the vitreous -- Age-related changes and/or diseases in the human retina -- Aging of the retinal pigmented epithelium -- The aging of the choroid -- Age-related macular degeneration I: types and future directions -- Age-related macular degeneration II: idiopathic macular holes -- Age-related macular degeneration III: epiretinal membranes -- Macular degeneration: ultrastructural age-related changes -- Non-exudative macular degeneration and management -- Treatment of intraocular pressure in elderly patients -- Aging of the lachrymal [lacrimal] gland -- The world according to blink: blinking and aging -- Age-related changes in the oculomotor system -- Rehabilitation of low vision in aged people -- Many suggestions to protect the eyes in aging people.
  • 1. Genetics of Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Daniel T. Kasuga, Yuhong Chen, and Kang Zhang -- 2. Modifiable Risk Factors of Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Hanna R. Coleman -- 3. Diagnosis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Jonathan Jonisch and Gaurav Shah -- 4. Fundus Imaging of Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Allen Chiang, Andre J. Witkin, Carl D. Regillo, and Allen C. Ho -- 5. Therapy of Nonexudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Annal D. Meleth, Veena R. Raiji, Nupura Krishnadev, and Emily Y. Chew -- 6. Management of Neovascular AMD / Fernando M. Penha and Philip J. Rosenfeld -- 7. Combination Therapy with Ocular Photodynamic Therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Nathan Steinle and Peter K. Kaiser -- 8. The Future of Non-neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Ketan Laud, Sri Krishna Mukkamala, Claudia Brue, and Jason S. Slakter -- 9. The Future of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Chirag P. Shah and Jeffrey S. Heier -- 10. The Economics of Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Gary C. Brown, Melissa M. Brown, Heidi B. Lieske, Philip A. Lieske, and Kathryn Brown.
  • pt. 1.Pathophysiology.Epidemiology of AMD /L. Ho, R. van Leeuwen, P. T. V. M. de Jong, J. R. Vingerling and C. C. W. Klaver --Genetics /L. G. Fritsche, U. Friedrich and B. H. F. Wxeber --Ageing of the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium /M. E. Boulton --The Complement System in AMD /P. Charbel Issa, N. V. Chong and H. P. N. Scholl --Histopathology /A. Lommatzsch, S. Wasmuth, D. Pauleikhoff, F. G. Holz and A. C. Bird --pt. 2.Clinical Manifestations.Early AMD /M. Dietzel, D. Pauleikhoff, F. G. Holz and A. C. Bird --Clinical Manifestations of Choroidal Neovascularization in AMD /R. F. Spaide --Geographic Atrophy /M. Fleckenstein, S. Schmitz-Valckenberg, J. S. Sunness and F. G. Holz --pt. 3.Diagnostics.Fundus Imaging of AMD /R. F. Spaide --Optical Coherence Tomography /S. Wolf --Microperimetry /E. Midena and E. Pilotto --pt. 4.Prophylaxis and Therapy.Nutritional Supplementation in AMD /A. D. Meleth, V. R. Raiji, N. Krishnadev and E. Y. Chew --Laser Photocoagulation and Photodynamic Therapy /G. Soubrane --Anti-VEGF Therapy: Basics and Substances /S. Grisanti, J. Lüke and S. Peters --Anti-VEGF Therapy for AMD: Results and Guidelines /P. Mitchell and S. Foran --Combination Therapies for the Treatment of AMD /M. Barakat, N. Steinle and P. K. Kaiser --Treatment Approaches for Dry AMD /Z. Yehoshua and P. J. Rosenfeld --Surgical Therapy /B. Kirchhof --pt. 5.Rehabilitation.Reading with AMD /S. Trauzettel-Klosinski --Low Vision Aids in AMD /K. Rohrschneider.
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    Histopathology of age-related macular degeneration / Shin J. Kang and Hans E. Grossniklaus -- Immunology of age-related macular degeneration / Karl G. Csaky and Scott W. Cousins -- Genetics of age-related macular degeneration / Jennifer R. Chao, Amani A. Fawzi, and Jennifer I. Lim -- Risk factors for age-related macular degeneration and choroidal neovascularization / Kah-Guan Au Eong ... [et al.] -- Choroidal neovascularization / Frances E. Kane and Peter A. Campochiaro -- Non-exudative age-related macular degeneration / Neelakshi Bhagat and Christina J. Flaxel -- Geographic atrophy / Sharon D. Solomon and Janet S. Sunness -- Exudative (neovascular) age-related macular degeneration / Jennifer I. Lim and Jerry W. Tsong -- Indocyanine green angiography in age-related macular degeneration / Scott C.N. Oliver ... [et al.] -- Optical coherence tomography in the evaluation and management of age-related macular degeneration / David Eichenbaum and Elias Reichel -- Quantitative retinal imaging / Daniel D. Esmaili ... [et al.] -- Fundus autofluorescence in age-related macular degeneration / Rishi P. Singh, Jeffrey Y. Chung, and Peter K. Kaiser --Laser photocoagulation for choroidal neovascularization / Catherine Cukras and Stuart L. Fine -- Photocoagulation of AMD-associated CNV feeder vessels: an optimized approach / Robert W. Flower -- Photodynamic therapy / ATul Jain, Darius M. Mosfeghi, and Mark S. Blumenkranz -- Radiation treatment in age-related macular degeneration / Christina J. Flaxel and Paul T. Finger -- Anti-VEGF drugs and clinical trials / Todd R. Klesert, Jennifer I. Lim, and Phillip J. Rosenfeld -- Laser prophylaxis for age-related macular degeneration / Jason Hsu and Allen C. Ho -- Macular translocation / Kah-Guan Au Eong ... [et al.] -- Age-related macular degeneration : use of adjuncts in surgery and novel surgical approaches / Richard Scartozzi and Lawrence P. Chong -- Clinical consideration for visual rehabilitation / Susan A. Primo -- Retinal prostheses : a possible treatment for end-stage age-related macular degeneration / Thomas M. O'Hearn ... [et al.] -- Retinal pigment epithelial cell transplantation and macular reconstruction for age-related macular degeneration / Lucian V. Del Priore, Henry J. Kaplan, and Tongalp H. Tezel -- Clinical research trials / A. Frances Walonker and Kenneth R. Diddie.
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  • Ageing well 2007, CRCnetBASE
    Nutritional concerns in old age / Lisette C.P.G.M. de Groot and Wija A. van Staveren -- Regular exercise, the best investment for our old age / Marion E.T. McMurdo -- Major eye diseases of later life: cataract and age related macular degeneration / Astrid E. Fletcher -- Reminiscence in everyday talk between older people and their carers: implications for the quality of life of older people in care homes / Fiona Wilson ... [et al.] -- Retention of cognitive function in old age: why initial intelligence is important / Lawrence J. Whalley -- Health inequalities in old age in Britain / Elizabeth Breeze -- Demographic change, family support, and ageing well: developed country perspectives / Emily M.D. Grundy -- Energy efficiency and health of older people / Paul Wilkinson -- Ageing, health, and welfare: an economic perspective / Charles Normand -- Methodological issues in assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve the health of older people / Damian Walker and Cristian Aedo -- Minimum income for healthy living: older people England 2005-2006 / Jerry Morris ... [et al.] -- Responding to increasing human longevity: policy, practice, and research / David Metz.
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    "Over the past twenty years, the biomedical research community has been delivering hundreds of breakthroughs expected to extend human lifespan beyond thresholds imaginable today. However, much of this research has not yet been adopted into clinical practice, nor has it been widely publicized. Just as the Internet and mobile communications were interwoven into our everyday lives over the past two decades, biomedicine will transform our society forever by allowing people to live longer and to continue working and contributing financially to the economy longer, rather than entering into retirement and draining the economy through pensions and senior healthcare. With a refocusing of medical national resources to regenerative medicine, old age will become a concept of the past, breakthroughs in regenerative medicine will continue, and an unprecedented boom to the global economy, with an influx of older able-bodied workers and consumers, will be a reality. A leading expert in aging research, author Alex Zhavoronkov provides a helicopter view on the progress science has already made, from repairing tissue damage to growing functional organs from a single cell, and illuminates the possibilities that the scientific and medical community will soon make into realities. The Ageless Generation is an engaging work that causes us to rethink our ideas of age and ability in the modern world"--Provided by publisher.
  • Aging 2007, Springer
    Longevity -- Body architecture -- Maintenance of the body -- Multiple causes -- The ancient origins of ageing -- Mice and men -- How many genes? -- The evolution of human longevity -- Myths of life extension -- Doctors' dilemma -- The modulation of longevity -- Ageing and the angels -- Longevity, population pressure and warfare -- Dialogue between life and death -- The road discovery -- Resolution of the paradox.
  • Aging 2014, Karger
    The Commitment of human cells to senescence / R. Holliday -- Evolutionary theories of aging can explain why we age / E. Le Bourg -- Control of cell replication during aging / A. Macieira-Coelho -- Cell senescence : role in aging and age-related diseases / J. Campisi, L. Robert, -- Aging of cell membranes : facts and theories / I. Zs.-Nagy -- Oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, and the mitochondria theory of aging / Y. Kong, S.E. Trabucco, H. Zhang -- Aging of connective tissues : experimental facts and theoretical considerations / J. Labat-Robert, L. Robert -- Aging of cell communication : loss of receptor function / L. Robert, T. Fulop -- On the immunological theory of aging / T. Fulop, J.M. Witkowski, G. Pawelec, C. Alan, A. Larbi -- Aging of the brain, dementias, role of infectious proteins : facts and theories / F. Morinet -- Aging as alteration / P.-A. Miquel -- Longevity and its regulation : centenarians and beyond / L. Robert, T. Fulop.
  • Part 1. General Aspects of Aging -- Protein Redox-Regulation Mechanisms in Aging / Ufuk Çakatay -- Nitrosative Stress in Aging - Its Importance and Biological Implications in NF-κB Signaling / Predrag Ljubuncic, Einat Gochman and Abraham Z. Reznick -- Intervention with Multiple Micronutrients Including Dietary and Endogenous Antioxidants for Healthy Aging / Kedar N. Prasad -- Advanced Glycation End Products, RAGE, and Aging / Ravichandran Ramasamy, Loredana G. Bucciarelli, Shi Fang Yan and Ann Marie Schmidt -- Sirtuins and Mammalian Aging / Edward H. Sharman -- Estrogenic Modulation of Longevity by Induction of Antioxidant Enzymes / Jose Viña, Consuelo Borrás, Mari Carmen Gómez-Cabrera, Juan Gambini and Raul López-Grueso, et al. -- Mitochondrial Respiratory Function Decline in Aging and Life-Span Extension by Caloric Restriction / Shi-Bei Wu, Yu-Ting Wu, Chih-Hao Wang, Wan-Yu Lee and Yau-Huei Wei -- Methylglyoxal, Oxidative Stress, and Aging / Miklós Péter Kalapos, Kaushik M. Desai and Lingyun Wu -- Part 2. The Cardiovascular System -- Novel Strategies for Neurovascular Longevity During Aging / Kenneth Maiese, Zhao Zhong Chong, Jinling Hou and Yan Chen Shang -- Oxidative Stress in Vascular Disease / Isabelle Gorenne and Martin R. Bennett -- The Role of Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species Formation for Age-Induced Vascular Dysfunction / Andreas Daiber, Joachim Kienhoefer, Rebecca Zee, Philip Wenzel and Volker Ullrich, et al. -- Aging, Oxidative Stress, and Cardiovascular Disorders / Yi Shi, Giovanni G. Camici and Thomas F. Lüscher --Oxidative Stress, Aging, and Cardiovascular Disease / G. Riccioni, V. Sblendorio and N. D'Orazio -- Antioxidation in Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases - An Effect of Polyphenols / Jun-ichi Suzuki, Mitsuaki Isobe, Ryuichi Morishita and Ryozo Nagai -- Vascular Aging and Oxidative Stress: Hormesis and Adaptive Cellular Pathways / Nathalie Thorin-Trescases and Eric Thorin -- Role of Oxidative Stress in Mediating Elevated Blood Pressure with Aging / Julio Sartori Valinotti, Licy Yanes and Jane F. Reckelhoff -- Part 3. The Nervous System -- Melatonin, Oxidative Stress, and the Aging Brain / Stephen Bondy and Edward H. Sharman -- The SAM Strain of Mice, a Higher Oxidative Stress, Age-Dependent Degenerative Disease, and Senescence Acceleration Model / Yoichi Chiba, Atsuyoshi Shimada and Masanori Hosokawa -- Antioxidants Combined with Behavioral Enrichment Can Slow Brain Aging / Elizabeth Head -- Role of Nitric Oxide in Neurodegeneration and Vulnerability of Neuronal Cells to Nitric Oxide Metabolites and Reactive Oxygen Species / Debomoy K. Lahiri, Chandramallika Ghosh, Jack T. Rogers, Stephen Bondy and Nigel H. Greig -- Free Radical-Mediated Damage to Brain in Alzheimer's Disease: Role of Acrolein and Preclinical Promise of Antioxidant Polyphenols / Charles Ramassamy, Madeleine Arseneault and Dang Thanh Nam -- An Epigenetic Model for Susceptibility to Oxidative DNA Damage in the Aging Brain and Alzheimer's Disease / Nasser H. Zawia and Fernando Cardozo-Pelaez.
  • Aging and heart failure 2014, Springer
    This book synthesizes the major research advances in molecular, biochemical, and translational aspects of aging and heart failure over the last four decades and addresses future directions in management and drug discovery. It presents clinical issues and molecular mechanisms related to heart failure, including the changing demographics in the aging population with heart failure; hypertension and prevention of diastolic heart failure in the aging population; polypharmacy and adverse drug reactions in the aging population with heart failure; changes in the heart that accompany advancing age from humans to molecules; aging-associated alterations in myocardial inflammation and fibrosis; and aging-related changes in mitochondrial function and implications for heart failure therapy. The book succinctly summarizes the large volume of data on these key topics and highlights novel pathways that need to be explored. Featuring contributions from leading clinician-scientists, Aging and Heart Failure: Mechanisms and Management is an authoritative resource on the major clinical issues in heart failure therapy in the elderly for cardiologists, gerontologists, and internists.
  • Aging and lung disease 2012, Springer
  • Aging and the heart 2008, Springer
    Post-genomic view of aging: definition, theories and observations -- Overview of cardiovascular aging -- Molecular and cellular methodologies: a primer -- Molecular and cellular phenotypes of cardiovascular aging -- Aging of the vasculature and related systems -- Aging and the cardiovascular-related systems -- Cardiomyopathy and heart failure in aging -- Atherosclerosis, hypertension and aging -- Metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiometabolic risks in aging -- Gender and cardiovascular diseases in aging -- Cardiac dysrhythmias and channelopathies in aging -- Genetics of life span: lessons from model organisms -- Profiling the aging cardiovascular system: transcriptional, proteomic, SNPs, gene mapping and epigenetics analysis -- Translational research: gene, pharmacogenomics and cell-based therapy in the aging heart -- Nutrition and exercise in cardiovascular aging: metabolic and pharmacological interventions -- Aging and the frontier ahead.
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    Preface / Michael Armacost -- Introduction / Karen Eggleston and Shripad Tuljapurkar -- Population aging and economic growth / David E. Bloom -- How demography shapes individual, social, and economic transitions in Asia / Shripad Tuljapurkar -- Changing intergenerational transfers in aging Japan / Naohiro Ogawa, Amonthep Chawla and Rikiya Matsukura -- Gender, migration, and the well-being of the elderly in rural China / Shuzhuo Li ... [et al.] -- Marriage and the elderly in China / Maria Porter -- Financing health care in a rapidly aging Japan / Naoki Ikegami -- Population aging and the introduction of long-term care insurance in South Korea / Soonman Kwon -- Old-age pension reform in South Korea / Byongho Tchoe -- The diabetes epidemic in the Asia-Pacific / Karen Eggleston ... [et al.] -- Families dealing with dementia : insights from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan / Dolores Gallagher-Thompson ... [et al.] -- Elderly care in Singapore : the state as last resort / Meng-kin Lim.
  • Aging auditory system 2010, Springer
  • Aging hair 2010, Springer
    Gerontobiology of the Hair Follicle / Desmond J. Tobin -- Molecular Basis of Androgenetic Alopecia / Valerie Anne Randall -- Inflammatory Phenomena and Fibrosis in Androgenetic Alopecia / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Post-Menopausal Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia / Steven Kossard -- Female Pattern Hair Loss / M. Javed Mohungoo and Andrew G. Messenger -- Hair Growth Parameters in Pre- and Postmenopausal Women / Paradi Mirmirani, Fangyi Luo, Scott R. Youngquist, Brian K. Fisher and James Li, et al. -- Comparative Histopathology of Androgenetic Alopecia, Diffuse Alopecia, and Senescent Alopecia / David A. Whiting -- Comparative Gene Expression Profiling of Senescent and Androgenetic Alopecia Using Microarray Analysis / Paradi Mirmirani and Pratima Karnik -- The Aging Hair Pigmentary Unit / Desmond J. Tobin -- Oxidative Stress Associated Melanocyte-Loss and Hair Growth Capacity in the Aging Hair Follicle: A Model for Tissue-Specific Aging / Eva M. J. Peters -- Human Hair Follicle Melanocytes as a Proxy Cell Type in Neurodegeneration Research / Nikolaos Papageorgiou, Elisabeth Carpenter and Desmond J. Tobin -- Effect of UV Radiation on Scalp and Hair Growth / Claudine Piérard-Franchimont, Pascale Quatresooz and Gérald E. Piérard -- Hair Photoaging / Won-Soo Lee -- Effect of Tobacco Smoking on Hair / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Age-Related General Problems Affecting the Condition of Hair / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Aging of Scalp and Age-Related Disorders of Scalp / Desmond Gan and Rodney Sinclair -- Care of Aging Hair and Photoprotection / Zoe Diana Draelos -- Possibilities and Limitations for Reversal of Age-Related Hair Loss / Nina Otberg, Isabel Restrepo and Jerry Shapiro -- Possibilities and Limitations for Reversal of Age-Related Pigment Loss / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Evidence-Based Hair Transplantation / Andreas M. Finner -- Future Directions: Gene Polymorphism Diagnostics Relevant to Hair / Justine A. Ellis -- Future Directions : The Known and Unknown Roles of Hair-Follicle Stem Cell Types / Robert M. Hoffman -- Future Directions: Bioengineering the Hair Follicle / Kurt S. Stenn, Ying Zheng and Jen-Chih Hsieh -- Hair After Death / Andrew S. Wilson and Desmond J. Tobin.
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    Depression, erectile dysfunction, and coronary heart disease: an interlinked syndrome in men / Robert S. Tan -- Premature or rapid ejaculation: a neurobiological approach to management / Robert S. Tan and Michael Mistric -- Prostate cancer: controversies and developments in screening and treatments / Robert Yong and Robert S. Tan -- Growth hormone replacement in aging men / Seng-Hin Teoh and Robert S. Tan -- Bioidentical hormone replacement with testosterone in men / Christopher B. Cutter and Robert S. Tan -- Nutraceuticals as preventive medicine in aging men's health / Bruce Biundo and Robert S. Tan.Preventive gerontology in men's health: optimal aging concepts for midlife and beyond / Robert S. Tan and Akira Nishikawa -- Delaying aging for men: longevity lessons from women / Robert S. Tan and Meenu Jacob -- Diagnostic concerns and evaluation of the andropause in aging males / Robert S. Tan -- Laboratory assessments: implications in diagnostics for the andropause / Christina Ho and Robert S. Tan -- Androgens and sexuality in aging men / Kew-Kim Chew and Robert S. Tan -- Depression in aging men: are there unique gender-based therapies? / Claudia A. Orengo, Ginny Fullerton, and Robert S. Tan -- Alzheimer's disease in older men: are there gender-specific etiological issues and treatments? / Robert S. Tan and Ralph N. Martins --The effects of aging, hypogonadism, and nutrition on endurance and strength / Thomas C. Namey -- Osteoporosis in aging men / Michelle Iannuzzi-Sucich and Pamela Taxel -- Effect of androgens on muscle, bone, and hair in men / Melinda Sheffield-Moore ... [et al.] -- Obesity in aging men and the androgen relationship / Robert S. Tan and Shou-Jin Pu -- Arthritis in aging men / Carlos A. Plata and Robert S. Tan -- Cardiovascular heart disease in older men and the role of androgens / Grant C. Fowler, Emma Cid, and Robert S. Tan -- An overview of erectile dysfunction in aging men / Peter Huat-Chye Lim, Perianan Moorthy, and Robert S. Tan --
  • Aging research in yeast 2012, Springer
    Introduction -- Oxidative stresses and ageing -- The role of mitochondria in the aging processes of yeast -- The retrograde response and other pathways of interorganelle communication in yeast replicative aging -- Chronological aging in Saccharomyces cerevisiae -- Aging and the survival of quiescent and non-quiescent cells in yeast stationary-phase cultures -- Maximising the yeast chronological lifespan -- Amino acid homeostasis and chronological longevity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae -- DNA damage and DNA replication stress in yeast models of aging -- Yeast aging and apoptosis -- Cellular homeostasis in fungi: impact on the aging process -- Genome-wide analysis of yeast aging -- Genetic approaches to aging in budding and fission yeasts: new connections and new opportunities -- Evolution of asymmetric damage segregaton: a modelling approach -- Cellular ageing and the actin cyoskeleton.
  • Aging spine 2005, Springer
  • Agricultural medicine 2006, Springer
  • Agrobacterium protocols. 2nd ed. v. 1-2, 2006., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2006 Springer Protocols
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    Society was not prepared in 1981 for the appearance of a new infectious disease, but we have since learned that emerging and reemerging diseases will continue to challenge humanity. This work is the first history of HIV/AIDS written for a general audience that emphasizes the medical response to the epidemic. The author, a medical historian approaches the AIDS virus from philosophical and intellectual perspectives in the history of medical science, discussing the process of scientific discovery, scientific evidence, and how laboratories found the cause of AIDS and developed therapeutic interventions. Furthermore, her book places AIDS as the first infectious disease to be recognized simultaneously worldwide as a single phenomenon. After years of believing that vaccines and antibiotics would keep deadly epidemics away, researchers, doctors, patients, and the public were forced to abandon the arrogant assumption that they had conquered infectious diseases. By presenting a discussion of the history of HIV/AIDS and analyzing how aspects of society advanced or hindered the response to the disease, the book illustrates how medicine identifies and evaluates new infectious diseases quickly and what political and cultural factors limit the medical community's response.
  • AIDS conspiracy 2012, ebrary
    The conspiratorial move against HIV science and its consequences -- AIDS origin conspiracy theories in the United States and South Africa -- Who believes AIDS conspiracy theories and why leadership matters -- Science, politics, and credibility : David Gilbert fights AIDS conspiracy beliefs in US prisons -- Science, conspiracy theory, and the South African AIDS policy tragedy -- Hero scientists, cultropreneurs, living icons, and praise-singers : AIDS denialism as community -- Defending the imprimatur of science : Duesberg and the medical hypotheses saga -- The conspiratorial move and the struggle for evidence-based medicine.
  • AIDS generation 2014, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    30 years and counting -- The men of the AIDS generation -- Enter HIV -- Surviving AIDS -- And then middle age -- Resilience.
  • AIDS pandemic 2005, ScienceDirect
    Virology / Phyllis J. Kanki and Myron E. Essex -- Immunology in the era of HIV/AIDS / Deborah J. Anderson -- Quantitative science / James D. Neaton -- The public health responses to HIV/AIDS: what have we learned? / Mitchell H. Katz -- AIDS and sexually transmitted disease prevention and control / Jeffrey D. Klausner -- HIV treatment meets prevention: antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis / Myron S. Cohen and Mina C. Hosseinipour -- Challenges in developing HIV vaccines / Laurence Peiperl and Susan Buchbinder -- Microbicides / Polly F. Harrison and Trisha L. Lamphear -- AIDS behavioral prevention: unprecedented progress and emerging challenges / Willo Pequegnat -- The evolution of comprehensive AIDS clinical care / Kennth H. Mayer and Sreekanth K. Chaguturu -- The ever-changing face of AIDS: implications for patient care / Jennifer Furin, David Walton and Paul Farmer -- Economics / Samuel A. Bozzette -- Expanding global access to ARVs: the challenges of prices and patents / Michael R. Reich and Priya Bery -- The African experience / Salim S. Abdool Karim -- Asia: health meets human rights / Chris Beyrer, N. Kumarasamy and H.F. Pizer -- How HIV/AIDS changed gay life in America: and what others can learn from our experience / John-Manuel Andriote -- Drug use / Patricia Case and Steffanie A. Strathdee -- Management of HIV/AIDS in correctional settings / Frederick L. Altice and Sandra A. Springer -- Medical ethics and the law / Zita Lazzarini and Jonathan E. Von Kohorn.
  • AIDS therapy. 3rd ed. 2008, ClinicalKey
    AIDS treatments continues to evolve. Now, so does the definitive reference on this complex and challenging subject. "AIDS Therapy, 3rd Edition" not only brings you comprehensive guidance on the latest treatments for HIV/AIDS and the full range of related disorders and syndromes, but also comes with access to updates online--so you can always tap into the most current therapy guidelines. Written by a "who's who" of leading global experts, the new edition of this classic reference is a must for any clinician who manages patients with HIV/AIDS. The most comprehensive coverage available on AIDS treatment equips you to meet any clinical challenge. Contributions from a large cast of noted international authorities put global "best practices" at your fingertips. Advice from some of the most respected experts in the field helps you manage your patients confidently.
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  • General information on cancer staging and end-results reporting -- Head and neck -- Digestive system -- Thorax -- Musculoskeletal sites -- Skin -- Breast -- Gynecologic sites -- Genitourinary sites -- Ophthalmic sites -- Central nervous system -- Lymphoid neoplasms -- Personnel and contributors.
  • Genetics -- Immunology -- Microbiology -- Pharmacology and toxicology -- Principles of epidemiology -- Cornea and conjunctiva -- Refractive surgery -- Uveitis -- Lens -- Retina and vitreous -- Glaucoma -- Oculoplastics -- Ophthalmic pathology -- Neuro-ophthalmology -- Pediatric ophthalmology -- The eye and systemic disease -- Ocular oncology -- Trauma -- Optics -- Low vision -- Ethics and professionalism.
  • Alcohol 2008, Springer Protocols
    Acute models of ethanol exposure to mice / Timothy P. Plackett and Elizabeth J. Kovacs -- A voluntary oral-feeding rat model for pathological alcoholic liver injury / George L. Tipoe ... [et al.] -- Intragastric ethanol infusion model in rodents / Hide Tsukamoto, Hasmik Mkrtchyan, and Alla Dynnyk -- A practical method of chronic ethanol administration in mice / Ruth A. Coleman ... [et al.] -- Analysis of ethanol developmental toxicity in zebrafish / Robert L. Tanguay and Mark J. Reimers -- The avian embryo in fetal alcohol research / Susan M. Smith -- Artificial rearing / Hector D. Dominguez and Jennifer D. Thomas -- Intragastric intubation of alcohol during the perinatal period / Sandra J. Kelly and Charles R. Lawrence --Human monocytes, macrophages, and dendritic cells : alcohol treatment methods / Gyongyi Szabo and Pranoti Mandrekar -- Generation and use of primary rat cultures for studies of the effects of ethanol / Amanda Lindke, Barbara Tremper-Wells, and Michael W. Miller -- Development and properties of HepG2 cells that constitutively express CYP2E1 / Defeng Wu and Arthur I. Cederbaum -- Modeling the impact of alcohol on cortical development in a dish : strategies from mapping neural stem cell fate / Rajesh C. Miranda ... [et al.] -- Acetaldehyde-induced barrier disruption and paracellular permeability in Caco-2 cell monolayer / R.K. Rao -- Alcohol-induced oxidative stress in the liver : in vivo measurements / Gavin E. Arteel -- Isolation of Kupffer cells from rats fed chronic ethanol / Megan R. McMullen, Michele T. Pritchard, and Laura E. Nagy -- Dendritic cells in chronic in vivo ethanol exposure models / Kevin L. Legge and Annette J. Schlueter -- Formation and immunological properties of aldehyde-derived protein adducts following alcohol consumption / Geoffrey M. Thiele, Lynell W. Klassen, and Dean J. Tuma -- Assessment of natural killer (NK) and NKT cells in murine spleens and livers / Michael R. Shey and Zuhair K. Ballas --Polyclonal and antigen-specific responses of T cells and T cell subsets / Betty M. Young ... [et al.] -- B-cell studies in chronic ethanol mice / Shilpi Verma ... [et al.] -- Histological analysis of bone / Urszula T. Iwaniec, Thomas J. Wronski, and Russell T. Turner -- Assessing effects of alcohol consumption on protein synthesis in striated muscles / Thomas C. Vary and Charles H. Lang -- Methods to investigate the effects of chronic ethanol on adipocytes / Becky M. Sebastian ... [et al.] -- Proteomic approaches to identify and characterize alterations to the mitochondrial proteome in alcoholic liver disease / Shannon M. Bailey ... [et al.] -- Alcoholic liver disease and the mitochondrial ribosome : methods of analysis / Alan Cahill and Peter Sykora -- Microarray analysis of ethanol-induced changes in gene expression / Robnet T. Kerns and Michael F. Miles.
  • Alcohol and cancer 2011, Springer
    The World Health Organization has identified chronic alcohol consumption as one of the top ten risk factors for worldwide burden of disease. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has identified alcohol as carcinogenic to humans, including cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract, colon, liver and breast. Alcohol{u2019}s actions may be direct e.g. effects on retinoic acid and one-carbon metabolism, or indirect, through metabolites such as acetaldehyde and reactive oxygen species or through various signaling pathways that influence cell cycle and apoptosis that may contribute to carcinogenesis. This volume reviews the state of the art in alcohol-related cancer research in ten chapters.
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  • Alcohol Use Disorders and the Lung: A Clinical and Pathophysiological Approach is an excellent resource for clinicians who care for individuals affected by alcohol use disorders in diverse settings. Although alcohol abuse alone does not cause acute lung injury, it renders the lung susceptible to dysfunction in response to the inflammatory stresses of sepsis, trauma, and other clinical conditions recognized to cause acute lung injury. In parallel, these same pathophysiological effects of alcohol abuse significantly increase the risk of a wide range of serious lung infections. Many clinicians involved in the primary treatment of alcohol use disorders, such as addiction psychiatrists, will find this text of interest as it will expand their understanding of the health consequences of alcohol use disorders. In parallel, clinicians who specialize in pulmonary and/or critical care medicine will have a unique resource that provides a comprehensive review of the pathophysiology of alcohol-related lung disorders and insights into evolving therapeutic options in these vulnerable individuals. Alcohol Use Disorders and the Lung: A Clinical and Pathophysiological Approach fills a gap in the literature and presents the evolving clinical research that may soon lead to novel therapies that can improve lung health in individuals with alcohol use disorders and co-existing conditions such as HIV infection.
  • Alcohol, drugs and young people Lane Catalog record
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    Policy : the principles of service organization and practice / Paul McArdle and Eilish Gilvarry -- Determinants of substance misuse / Paul McArdle -- Drug use in young people : short-term effects and long-term harms / Dan Lubman, Yvonne Bonomo and Murat Yücel -- Young people, substances and harm / Mandy Abbott, Fariah Khan and Eilish Gilvarry -- Trends in substance use and abuse in young people / Cecilia A. Essau and Peter Wennberg -- Substance use and psychiatric comorbidity in children and adolescents / Michael Farrell -- The effectiveness of universal youth substance abuse prevention programmes / David R. Foxcroft, Debby Allen and Lindsey Coombes -- Prevention of substance abuse : targeted approaches / Paul McArdle -- Treatment : course and outcome / Eilish Gilvarry and Giles Hayden -- Legal and ethical issues in the treatment of children and young people / Sarah Woolrich -- Principles of assessment for adolescents with substance use disorders / Oscar G. Bukstein and Theresa Lutka-Fedor -- Assessment instruments and outcome measurement / Oscar G. Bukstein and Theresa Lutka-Fedor -- Biological markers (drugs) / Kim Wolff -- Assessement and management in the emergency department and the paediatric unit / Joan Robson -- Brief alcohol interventions in young people : evidence and applicability / Malathi Natarajan and Eileen Kaner -- Psychological interventions for young people with substance misuse disorders / Gillian Tober -- Empirical and clinical foundations of family-based interventions for adolescent substance abuse / Howard A. Liddle, Cynthia L. Rowe and Gayle A. Dakof -- Pharmacological treatment of adolescent substance use disorder / E. Jane Marshall and K.A.H. Mirza -- The role of primary care in management of substance use/abuse / Clare Gerada -- Integrated treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders in adolescents / Robert D. Davies and Paula D. Riggs.
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    Why study gender, alcohol and culture? /Richard W. Wilsnack, Sharon C. Wilsnack & Isidore S. Obot --Social consequences of alcohol consumption in Argentina /Myriam I. Munné --Differences in drinking patterns between men and women in Brazil /Florence Kerr-Corrêa ... [et al.] --Alcohol, gender and partner aggression: a study in the greater metropolitan area of Costa Rica /Julio Bejarano-Orozco --Women and alcohol in India /Vivek Benegal ... [et al.] --Alcohol consumption in Mexican women: implications in a syncretic culture /Martha Romero Mendoza ... [et al.] --Thecontexts of alcohol consumption by men and women in Nigeria /Akanidomo J. Ibanga ... [et al.] --Gender and alcohol in Sri Lanka /Siri Hettige & Dharmadasa Paranagama --Gender and the major consequences of alcohol consumption in Uganda /Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye & Rogers Kasirye --Problems from women's and men's drinking in eight developing countries /Robin Room & Klara Hradilova Selin.
  • Part I. Overview and General Nutrition During Alcohol Use -- 1. Alcohol and Nutrition: An Overview / Francisco Santolaria and Emilio González-Reimers -- 2. Genetics of Alcohol Metabolism / Vijay A. Ramchandani -- 3. Laboratory Models Available to Study Alcohol and Nutrition / Nympha B. D'Souza EL-Guindy -- 4. Ethanol-Induced Lipid Peroxidation and Apoptosis in Embryopathy / Robert R. Miller Jr. -- 5. Alcohol Use During Lactation: Effects on the Mother-Infant Dyad / Julie A. Mennella -- Part II. Nutrients and Foods as Modified by Alcohol -- 6. Moderate Alcohol Administration: Oxidative Stress and Nutritional Status / Lorenzo Leggio, Anna Ferrulli, and Giovanni Addolorato -- 7. Alcohol Use and Abuse: Effects on Body Weight and Body Composition / Stefan Gazdzinski and Timothy C. Durazzo -- 8. Alcohol: Nutrition and Health Inequalities / Adrian Bonner and Margherita Grotzkyj-Giorgi -- 9. The Effect of Diet on Protein Modification by Ethanol Metabolites / Simon Worrall -- 10. Vitamin B12 De fi ciency in Alcoholics / Alberto Fragasso -- 11. American Indians/Alaskan Natives and Alcohol: Biology, Nutrition, and Positive Programs / Felina M. Cordova, Michael H. Trujillo, and Roger Dale Walker -- Part III. Nutrient Effects on Alcohol Metabolism -- 12. Metabolism of Ethanol to Acetaldehyde in the Rat Mammary Tissue: Inhibitory Effects of Plant Polyphenols and Folic Acid / Gerardo Daniel Castro and José Albe -- 13. Dietary Zinc Supplementation and Prenatal Ethanol Exposure / Peter Coyle, Brooke Summers-Pearce, Carina J. Cowley, and Allan M. Rofe -- 14. Tocotrienol and Cognitive Dysfunction Induced by Alcohol / Kanwaljit Chopra and Vinod Tiwari -- 15. Soy Products Affecting Alcohol Absorption and Metabolism / Mitsuyoshi Kano and Norihiro Kubota -- 16. Oats Supplementation and Alcohol-Induced Oxidative Tissue Damage / Christopher B. Forsyth, Yueming Tang, Robin M. Voigt, Turan Rai, and Ali Keshavarzian -- 17. Fish Oil n-3 Fatty Acids to Prevent Hippocampus and Cognitive Dysfunction in Experimental Alcoholism / Nataliya A. Babenko -- 18. Alcohol in HIV and Possible Interactions with Antiretroviral Medications / Marianna K. Baum, Sabrina Sales-Martinez, and Adriana Campa -- Part IV. Alcohol Interactions with Foods -- 19. Popular Energy Drinks and Alcohol / Erin C. Duchan -- 20. The Psychological Synergistic Effects of Alcohol and Caffeine / Ambereen Ameer and Ronald Ross Watson -- 21. Alcohol and Smoking: A Correlation of Use in Youth? / Meghan Denning and Ronald Ross Watson -- 22. Are There Physiological Correlations Between Alcohol and Tobacco Use in Adults? / Cynthia Lee and Ronald Ross Watson -- 23. Alcohol, HIV/AIDS, and Liver Disease / Tamsin A. Knox, Logan Jerger, and Alice M. Tang -- Part V. Alcohol and Chronic Diseases -- 24. Nutritional Status, Socioeconomic Factors, Alcohol, and Cataracts / Vaishali Agte and Kirtan V. Tarwadi -- 25. Alcohol Intake and High Blood Pressure / Amy Z. Fan and Yueren Zhou -- 26. Alcohol and Dyslipidemia / Indrajit Chowdhury -- 27. Dietary Antioxidants in Chronic Alcoholic Pancreatitis / Mirosław Jarosz and Ewa Rychlik -- 28. Alcohol Consumption, Lifestyle Factors, and Type 2 Diabetes / Martin D. Stricker, Henk F.J. Hendriks, and Joline W.J. Beulens -- 29. Alcohol, Overweight and Obesity / Sasiwarang Goya Wannamet -- 30. Nutrition: Alcohol and Anorectic and Bulimic Adolescents / Konstantina Magklara -- 31. Viral Infections and Cancer During Alcohol Use / Malgorzata Schlegel-Zawadzka -- Part VI. Cancer as Modified and Induced by Alcohol -- 32. Ethanol and Hepatocarcinogenesis / Helmut K. Seitz and Felix Stickel -- 33. Alcohol, Diet, and Their Interaction in Colorectal and Urinary Tract Tumors / María Marta Andreatta , Aldo R. Eynard, and Alicia Navarro -- 34. Alcohol, Acetaldehyde, and Digestive Tract Cancer / Satu Väkeväinen and Mikko Salaspuro -- 35. Alcohol Intake and Esophageal Cancer: Epidemiologic Evidence / Jill Layton and Jianjun Zhang -- Part VII. Alcohol and Liver Diseases -- 36. A Nutritional Approach to Prevent Alcoholic Liver Disease / Samuel William French -- 37. Nutraceutical Potential of Indigenous Plant Foods and Herbs for Treatment of Alcohol-Related Liver Damage / Vaishali Agte and Upendra Raghunath Gumaste -- 38. Alcohol and Nutrition as Risk Factors for Chronic Liver Disease / Stefano Bellentani, Claudio Tiribelli, and Giorgio Bedogni -- 39. Alcohol-Related Liver Disease: Roles of Insulin Resistance, Lipotoxic Ceramide Accumulation, and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress / Suzanne M. de la Monte -- 40. Nutrition and Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: The Significance of Cholesterol / Munechika Enjoji , Kenichiro Yasutake, Motoyuki Kohjima, and Makoto Nakamuta -- 41. Dietary Fatty Acids and Alcoholic Liver Disease / Takayo Kawakami, Yasuko Murakami, and Misako Okita -- 42. Nutrition in Alcoholic Steatohepatitis / Juan Caballeria, Javier Michelena, and Jose Altamirano -- 43. Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Vitamin A / Gabriela Villaça Chaves and Wilza Arantes.
  • The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 1 of this two-volume work focuses on the general concepts and principles relevant to late effects and on the dynamic interplay of molecular, cytologic and histopathologic events that lead to altered physiologic and metabolic functions and their clinical manifestations. Chapters are also included on legal issues, economic aspects, nursing, psychological issues and quality of life.
  • The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 2 of this two-volume work comprehensively documents potential late effects in all the normal tissue anatomic sites in the human body. The detection, diagnosis, management and prevention of effects are all considered in detail, and prognostic outcomes are discussed. Radiation risk factors and interactions with chemotherapy effects are clearly presented. The text is accompanied by numerous supportive illustrations and tables.
  • Alexia 2014, Springer
    This book is a comprehensive review of the main acquired disorders of reading: hemianopic, pure and central alexia. The authors review the diagnostic criteria for each of the different types of disorder, and the efficacy of the therapeutic studies that have attempted to remediate them. The different theoretical models of adult reading, which largely rest on how the reading system responds to injury, are also discussed and evaluated. Focal brain injury caused by stroke and brain tumors are discussed in depth as are the effects of dementia on reading. This book starts with a chapter on normal reading, followed by chapters on hemianopic alexia, pure alexia and central alexia, each structured in the same way, with: a description of the condition; a historical review of cases to date; psychophysics; consideration of the causative lesions; evidence from functional imaging studies on patients and, most importantly, a review of the evidence base for treating each condition. Finally, there is a chapter on how patient data has informed how we think about reading.
  • Alginates 2009, Springer
  • Algorithms in a nutshell. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Alicyclobacillus 2007, Springer
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  • Allelopathy 2006, Springer
    General -- Methodological aspects -- Physiological aspects of allelopathy -- Ecophysiology and allelopathy -- Ecological aspects of allelopathy -- Allelopathy in different environments -- Applied aspects of allelopathy.
  • Allelopathy 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Allergic disease: pathophysiology and immunopathology -- Approach to the allergic patient -- Diagnostic tests in allergy -- Environmental allergens -- Anaphylaxis -- Insect sting allergy -- The child with asthma -- Asthma in adults: diagnosis and management -- Allergic rhinitis: diagnosis and treatment -- Sinusitis and otitis media -- Diagnosis and treatment of ocular allergy -- Urticaria and angioedema -- Atopic dermatitis -- Contact dermatitis and other contact reactions -- Food allergy and intolerance -- Allergic and allergic-like reactions to drugs and other therapeutic agents -- Antihistamines -- β-adrenergic agonists -- Theophylline -- Antileukotriene agents in the management of asthma -- Cromolyn and nedocromil: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy for asthma and other allergic diseases -- Anticholinergic agents in respiratory diseases -- Glucocorticoid therapy in asthma -- Anti-IgE therapy -- Environmental control of respiratory indoor allergens -- Allergen immunotherapy -- Controversies in allergy and allergy-like diseases -- The patient with 'too many infections'.
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  • Relations between asthma and psychological distress: an old idea revisited -- Brain and asthma: what are the linkages? -- Stress-related programming of autonomic imbalance: role in allergy and asthma -- Role of parasympathetic nerves and muscarinic receptors in allergy and asthma -- Developmental programming of allergic diseases -- Mind-body interrelationship in DNA methylation -- Neurotrophins in chronic allergic airway inflammation and remodeling -- Pathways underlying afferent signaling of bronchopulmonary immune activation to the central nervous system -- Allergen-induced neuromodulation in the respiratory tract -- Role of microbiome in regulating the HPA axisd and its relevance to allergy -- Autonomic regulation of anti-inflammatory activities from salivary glands -- Mast cell-nerve functional unit: a key component of physiologic and pathophysiologic responses -- Neural and behavioral correlates of food allergy -- Neuroendocrine-immune connection regulates chronic inflammatory disease in allergy -- Itch and the brain.
  • Allergy frontiers v. 1-6, 2009-2010., Springer
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    v. 3, 2009 Springer
    v. 4, 2009 Springer
    v. 5, 2010 Springer
    v. 6, 2010 Springer
    v. 1. Epigenetics, allergens and risk factors -- v. 2. Classification and pathomechanisms -- v. 3. Clinical manifestations -- v. 4. Diagnosis and health economics -- v. 5. Therapy and prevention -- v. 6. Future perspectives.
  • Allergy in practice 2005, Springer
  • Allergy methods and protocols 2008, Springer Protocols
    Understanding of the molecular mechanisms of allergy /Meinir Jones --T cell : primary culture from peripheral blood /Monika Raulf-Heimsoth --Production of T-cell lines /Helga Kahlert --Production of human T-cell clones /Adrienne Verhoef --Mapping of human T-cell epitopes of allergens /Thomas ZeilerandTuomas Virtanen --Determining MHC restriction of T-cell responses /Mark Larché -- Short-term culture of CD8 cells and intracellular cytokine staining /Beejal VyasandAlistair Noble --Isolation, flow cytometric analysis, and suppression assay of CD4+ CD25+ T-regulatory cells /Hayley Jeal --Monocyte-derived dendritic cells as antigen-presenting cells in T-cell proliferation and cytokine production /Sun-sang J. Sung --Ultrasensitive ELISA for measurement of human cytokine responses in primary culture /William P. Stefura... [et al.] --Quantification of human chemokine production in TLR-stimulated and antigen-specific recall responses /Monique Stinson... [et al.] --Standardization of allergen extracts /Jørgen Nedergaard LarsenandSten Dreborg --Immunoelectrophoresis for the characterization of allergen extracts /Gitte Nordskov HansenandJørgen Nedergaard Larsen --Conjugation of haptens /Ranulfo LemusandMeryl H. Karol --Monoclonal antibodies /Helga KahlertandOliver Cromwell --Purification of antibodies /Per H. Larsson --Collection of air samples to quantify exposure to airborne allergens /Susan Gordon --Assay of air sample eluates /Anne RenströmandSusan Gordon --The halogen assay : a new technique for measuring airborne allergen /Euan Tovey... [et al.] --Measurement of specific IgG anti-Fel d 1 antibodies /Meinir G. Jones --The facilitated antigen binding (FAB) assay : a protocol to measure allergen-specific inhibitory antibody activity /James N. Francis --Microscopic identification and purity determination of pollen grains /Magdalena Rahl --Biopanning for the characterization of allergen mimotopes /Isabella Pali-SchöllandErika Jensen-Jarolim --Identification of mast cells and mast cell subpopulations /Mark BuckleyandAndrew F. Walls --Purification and characterization of mast cell tryptase and chymase from human tissues /Alan R. McEuenandAndrew F. Walls --Experimental activation of mast cells and their pharmacological modulation /Shaoheng HeandAndrew F. Walls --In situ hybridization /Kayhan T. Nouri-Aria.
  • Allergy. 4th ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
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    The new edition of Allergy, by Drs. Stephen Holgate, Martin Church, David Broide, and Fernando Martinez, uses an enhanced clinical focus to provide the clear, accessible guidance you need to treat allergy patients. A more consistent format throughout features new differential diagnosis and treatment algorithms, updated therapeutic drug information in each chapter, and additional coverage of pediatric allergies. With current discussions of asthma, allergens, pollutants, drug treatment, and more, as well as access to the full text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com, this comprehensive resource is ideal for any non-specialist who treats patients with allergies. Prescribe appropriate therapies and effectively manage patients' allergies using detailed treatment protocols. Identify allergic conditions quickly and easily with algorithms that provide at-a-glance assistance. Explore topics in greater detail using extensive references to key literature.
  • Section 1. Overview of enzymes. Introduction to enzymes ; The limits for life define the limits for enzymes ; Enzyme kinetics ; Properties and evolution of allosteric enzymes ; Kinetics of allosteric enzymes -- Section 2. K-type enzymes. Hemoglobin ; Glycogen phosphorylase ; Phosphofructokinase ; Ribonucleotide reductase ; Hexokinase -- Section 3. V-type enzymes. Introduction to V-type enzymes ; G proteins ; Protein kinases.
  • Aloes 2004, CRCnetBASE
    Aloe vera in thermal and frostbite injuries / Michael K. Obeng J., Gary D. Motykie, Robert L. McCauley and P. Heggers -- Plant saccharides and the prevention of sun-induced skin cancer / Faith M. Strickland and Ronald P. Pelley -- Aloes and the immune system / Ian R. Tizard and Lalitha Ramamoorthy -- Bioactivity of A. arborescens preparations / Akira Yagi -- Aloe biology: the chromosomes of aloe : variation on a theme / Peter Brandham -- Aloe leaf anatomy / David F. Cutler -- Pests of aloes / Monique S.J. Simmonds.The Plants : aloes in habitat / Leonard E. Newton -- Taxonomy of Aloaceae / Gideon F. Smith and Elsie M.A. Steyn -- Aloe constituents : aloe chemistry / Tom Reynolds -- Aloe polysaccharides / Yawei Ni, Kenneth M.Yates and Ian R. Tizard -- Aloe lectins and their activities / Hiroshi Kuzuya, Kan Shimpo and Hidehiko Beppu -- Analytical methodology : the gel analysis of aloe pulp and its derivatives / Yawei Ni and Ian R. Tizard -- Analytical methodology : the exudate / Tom Reynolds -- Industrial processing and quality control of A. barbadensis / Ronald P. Pelley, Todd A. Waller and Faith M. Strickland -- Therapeutic activity of aloes: healing powers of aloes / Nicola Mascolo, Angelo A. Izzo, Francesca Borrelli, Giulia di Carlo, Lidia Sautebin and Francesco Capasso -- Aloe vera in wound healing / Gary D. Motykie and John P. Heggers.
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    The Alphabet of Galen is a critical edition and English translation of a text describing, in alphabetical order, nearly three hundred natural products - including metals, aromatics, animal materials, and herbs - and their medicinal uses. A Latin translation of earlier Greek writings on pharmacy that have not survived, it circulated among collections of 'authorities' on medicine, including Hippocrates, Galen of Pergamun, Soranus, and Ps. Apuleius.This work presents interesting linguistic features, including otherwise unattested Greek and Latin technical terms and unique pharmacological descriptions. Nicholas Everett provides a window onto the medieval translation of ancient science and medieval conceptions of pharmacy. With a comprehensive scholarly apparatus and a contextual introduction, The Alphabet of Galen is a major resource for understanding the richness and diversity of medical history.
  • Overview of efficacy and limitation of standard and targeted therapy for malignant disease using lung cancer as a case study -- Overview of current TCM practice and potential impacts on conventional therapies -- Complementary and alternative medicine for cancer care in India: basic and clinical perspective -- Esophageal cancer -- Gastric cancer -- Colorectal cancer -- Liver cancer -- Pancreatic cancer -- Breast cancer -- Ovarian cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Kidney cancer -- Bladder cancer -- Brain cancer -- Complementary and alternative treatments for the management of cancer-related fatigue -- Complementary and alternative treatments for the management of cancer-related pain -- Challenges conducting clinical trials with herbal products in oncology -- Herbal product-drug interactions from a pharmacological perspective -- Patient-physician relationship: creating an optimal healing environment -- Legal issues in alternative treatment of cancer -- Intellectual property for alternative medicine -- Chemical-biology of natural products from medicinal plants for cancer therapy -- Flavonoids in cancer prevention and therapy: chemistry, pharmacology, mechanisms of action, and perspectives for cancer drug discovery -- Marine natural products and their synthetic derivatives for cancer therapy -- Natural product-like scaffolds for molecular dissection of macromolecular interactions and new therapeutic applications -- Mining natural product-derived molecules against cancer targets: the case of the androgen receptor in prostate cancer.
  • A scientist gone bad : how I went from the bench to the boardroom / Cynthia Robbins-Roth -- Technical writing : making sense out of manuals / Clayton R. Randall (second edition updated by Cynthia Robbins-Roth) -- Science writing : communicating with the masses / Sue Goetinck Ambrose -- Creating a publishing empire : how I gave up academic and became an entrepreneurial editor / Roger Longman -- Business information services : providing the data for industry / Mark D. Dibner -- Becoming a venture capitalist / Deepa Pakianathan -- Investment banking : dreams and reality / Peter Drake (second edition updated by Cynthia Robbins-Roth) -- How I became an analyst : science-based investment advising / Mary Ann Gray -- Entrepreneur and company founder : starting your own company and surviving / Ron Cohen -- Business development : making deals with science / Ronald Pepin -- The growth of a manager : from pure research to policy administration / Philip W. Hammer -- Regulatory affairs : keeping product development on track / Elizabeth D. Moyer -- Patent law careers : protecting the intellectual property of science / Alexandra J. Baran -- Entering biomedical and scientific consulting / Robert Roth -- Sales and marketing : so you want to sell? / Erin Hall Meade -- From doing research to moving research : my life in tech transfer / Paula Szoka -- Corporate communications : helping companies sell their stories / Tony Russo -- Executive search : the hunt for exceptional talent / Bente Hansen -- Consultant to the stars : advising CEOs for fun and profit / Carol Hall -- Biomedical consultant : specializing in technology assessment, strategic planning, and grant writing / Gail Schechter -- Science and public policy : translating between two worlds / David Applegate -- Economic development advisor : building a biotech industry for an entire country / Gina Lento -- Government agencies : directing science in the military / Genevieve Haddad -- Appendix : information resources about alternative careers for scientists / Cynthia Robbins-Roth.
  • Methods and platforms for the quantification of splice variants' expression /Laurent Bracco ... [et al.] --Pre-mRNA missplicing as a cause of human disease /Tatyana Novoyatleva ... [et al.] --Alternative splicing : therapeutic target and tool /Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco --SR proteins as potential targets for therapy /Johann Soret, Mathieu Gabut, Jamal Tazi --Misregulation of tau alternative splicing in neurodegeneration and dementia /Athena Andreadis --Spinal muscular atrophy and therapeutic prospects /Brunhilde Wirth, Lars Brichta, Eric Hahnen --Misregulation of alternative splicing causes pathogenesis in myotonic dystrophy /N. Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, Thomas A. Cooper --Redirecting splicing to address dystrophin mutations : molecular by-pass surgery /Stephen D. Wilton, Susan Fletcher --Altered splicing in prelamin A-associated premature aging phenotypes /Annachiara De Sandre-Giovannoli, Nicolas Levy --Splicing modulation as a modifier of the CFTR function /Malka Nissim-Rafinia, Batsheva Kerem.
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    Based on a careful study of the history of Alzheimer's disease and extensive in-depth interviews with clinicians, scientists, epidemiologists, geneticists, and others, Margaret Lock highlights the limitations and the dissent implicated in this approach. She stresses that one major difficulty is the well-documented absence of behavioral signs of Alzheimer's disease in a significant proportion of elderly individuals, even when Alzheimer neuropathology is present in their brains. This incongruity makes it difficult to distinguish between what counts as normal versus pathological and, further, makes it evident that social and biological processes contribute inseparably to aging. Lock argues that basic research must continue, but it should be complemented by a realistic public health approach available everywhere that will be more effective and more humane than one focused almost exclusively on an increasingly frenzied search for a cure.
  • Alzheimer's disease 2007, Springer
  • Alzheimer's disease 2012, Karger
    The global impact of Alzheimer's disease / M.C. Carrillo, W. Thies, L.J. Bain -- The genetics of Alzheimer's disease / M.C. Schu ... [et al.] -- Current conceptual view of Alzheimer's disease / K. Herrup -- Neuropathological basis of Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease diagnosis / J.A. Schneider ... [et al.] -- Diagnostic tools : fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease / H. Zetterberg, H. Hampel, K. Blennow -- MRI-and PET-based imaging markers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease / S. Teipel ... [et al.] -- Changing diagnostic concepts of Alzheimer's disease / G.M. McKhann, M.S. Albert, R.A. Sperling -- Pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer's disease / L.S. Schneider -- Regulatory requirements on clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease / K. Broich ... [et al.] -- Perspectives on Alzheimer's disease : past, present and future / Z.S. Khachaturian.
  • Contemporary Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia / Erik D. Roberson -- Preparing Synthetic Aβ in Different Aggregation States / W. Blaine Stine, Lisa Jungbauer, Chunjiang Yu, Mary Jo LaDu -- Isolation of Low-n Amyloid β-Protein Oligomers from Cultured Cells, CSF, and Brain / Ganesh M. Shankar, Alfred T. Welzel, Jessica M. McDonald, Dennis J. Selkoe, Dominic M. Walsh -- Detecting Aβ*56 Oligomers in Brain Tissues / Mathew A. Sherman, Sylvain E. Lesné -- Assessing Aβ Aggregation State by Atomic Force Microscopy / Justin Legleiter -- Measuring APP Carboxy-Terminal Fragments / Luke A. Esposito -- Detection of APP Intracellular Domain in Brain Tissue / Sanjay W. Pimplikar, Anupama Suryanarayana -- Cell-Based Assays for Regulators of Tau Biology / Umesh K. Jinwal, Chad A. Dickey -- Split GFP Complementation Assay for Quantitative Measurement of Tau Aggregation In Situ / Wanjoo Chun, Geoffrey S. Waldo, Gail V. Johnson -- Apolipoprotein E Expression and Purification / Yvonne Newhouse, Karl H. Weisgraber -- Aβ Toxicity in Primary Cultured Neurons / Adriana Ferreira, Roxana C. Sinjoanu, Alexandra Nicholson, Sara Kleinschmidt -- Manipulation of Gene Expression in the Central Nervous System with Lentiviral Vectors / Binggui Sun, Li Gan -- Selecting a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease / Jeannie Chin -- Monitoring Spatial Learning and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Mouse Models Using the Morris Water Maze / Kimberly Scearce-Levie -- Step-by-Step In Situ Hybridization Method for Localizing Gene Expression Changes in the Brain / Jorge J. Palop, Erik D. Roberson, Inma Cobos -- Real-Time Visualization of Axonal Transport in Neurons / Yasuko Osakada, Bianxiao Cui -- Quantifying Biomarkers of Cognitive Dysfunction and Neuronal Network Hyperexcitability in Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease: Depletion of Calcium-Dependent Proteins and Inhibitory Hippocampal Remodeling / Jorge J. Palop, Lennart Mucke, Erik D. Roberson -- Epigenetic Changes in the Brain: Measuring Global Histone Modifications / Gavin Rumbaugh, Courtney A. Miller.
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  • Amenorrhea 2010, Springer
    Amenorrhea: A Case-Based Clinical Guide is a comprehensive review of the current knowledge regarding normal female reproductive physiology. Replete with interesting case vignettes and providing diagnostic algorithms and therapeutic strategies for amenorrhea, Amenorrhea: A Case-Based Clinical Guide is divided into three sections. The first section is composed of two chapters that provide a thorough review of basic science and clinical knowledge about the organ systems responsible for normal physiology of the menstrual cycle. The second section includes discussion about menstrual cycle disruption as it relates to hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction, surgical and natural menopause, genetic defects, premature ovarian failure/insufficiency and the effects of caloric excess and restriction. The third section offers an update on the physiological effects of prolonged amenorrhea induced surgically or by hypothalamic dysfunction and also includes an original chapter that focuses solely on the impact of race and ethnicity on the prevalence and diagnosis of amenorrhea. Amenorrhea: A Case-Based Clinical Guide brings together chapters from renowned experts who offer state-of-the-art, clinically useful information in a case-based, reader-friendly fashion. This title will be a welcome addition to the bookshelves of all clinicians who practice in women's health settings.
  • American men & women of science 2007., Gale Virtual Ref Lib
  • Psychiatric evaluation of adults, second edition -- Treatment of patients with delirium -- Treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias of late life -- Treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS -- Treatment of patients with substance use disorders, second edition -- Treatment of patients with schizophrenia, second edition -- Treatment of patients with major depressive disorder, second edition -- Treatment of patients with bipolar disorder, second edition -- Treatment of patients with panic disorder -- Treatment of patients with acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder -- Treatment of patients with eating disorders, third edition -- Treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder -- Assessment and treatment of patients with suicidal behaviors. -- Appendix: Practice guideline development process.
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  • Part I: The basic science of geriatric psychiatry --The myth, history, and science of aging /Dan G. Blazer --Demography and epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in late life /Celia F. Hybels, Dan G. Blazer, and Judith C. Hays --Physiological and clinical considerations of geriatric patient care /Robert M. Kaiser --Neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropathology of aging /Warren D. Taylor, Scott D. Moore, and Steven S. Chin --Chemical messengers /Jason D. Kilts ... [et al.] --Genetics /Robert A. Sweet and Patricia A. Wilkosz --Psychological aspects of normal aging /Ilene C. Siegler ... [et al.] --Social and economic factors related to psychiatric disorders in late life /Linda K. George.Part II: The diagnostic interview in late life --The psychiatric interview of older adults /Dan G. Blazer --Use of the laboratory in the diagnostic workup of older adults /Mugdha Thakur and P. Murali Doraiswamy --Neuropsychological assessment of dementia /Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer and Deborah K. Attix.Part III: Psychiatric disorders in late life --Delirium /Michael A. Fearing and Sharon K. Inouye --Dementia and milder cognitive syndromes /Constantine G. Lyketsos --Movement disorders /Burton Scott --Mood disorders /Dan G. Blazer, David C. Steffens, and Harold G. Koenig --Bipolar disorder in late life /John L. Beyer --Schizophrenia and paranoid disorders /Dilip V. Jeste, Nicole M. Lanouette, and Ipsit V. Vahia --Anxiety disorders /Eric J. Lenze and Julie Loebach Wetherell --Somatoform disorders /Marc E. Agronin --Sexual disorders /Marc E. Agronin --Bereavement /Moria J. Smoski and Larry W. Thompson --Sleep and circadian rhythm disorders /Andrew D. Krystal, Jack D. Edinger, and William K. Wohlgemuth --Alcohol and drug problems /David W. Oslin and Shahrzad Mavandadi --Personality disorders /Thomas E. Oxman --Agitation and suspiciousness /Harold W. Goforth and Lisa P. Gwyther.Part IV: Treatment of psychiatric disorders in late life --Psychopharmacology /Benoit H. Mulsant and Bruce G. Pollock --Electroconvulsive therapy /Richard D. Weiner and Andrew D. Krystal --Nutrition and physical activity /Connie Watkins Bales and Martha Elizabeth Payne --Individual and group psychotherapy /Thomas R. Lynch and Moria J. Smoski --Working with families of older adults /Lisa P. Gwyther and Diane E. Meglin --Clinical psychiatry in the nursing home /Joel E. Streim and Ira R. Katz --The continuum of caring in the long term: movement toward the community /George L. Maddox and Elise J. Bolda.Part V: Special topics --Legal, ethical, and policy issues /William E. Reichman ... [et al.] --The past and future of geriatric psychiatry /Dan G. Blazer and David C. Steffens.
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  • Part 1 : The basis of addictive disorders -- Neurobiology of addiction / George F. Koob -- Genetics of addiction / Joel Gelernter, Henry R. Kranzler -- Epidemiology of addiction / Judith S. Brook, Kerstin Pahl, Elizabeth Rubenstone -- Cross-cultural aspects of addiction / Nady el-Guebaly --Part 2 : The nature of treatment -- Assessment of the patient / Shelly F. Greenfield, Grace Hennessy -- Patient placement criteria / David Mee-Lee, David R. Gastfriend -- Evolution in addiction treatment concepts and methods / A. Thomas McLellan --Part 3 : Specific drugs of abuse -- Alcohol -- Neurobiology of alcohol / Clifford M. Knapp, Domenic A. Ciraulo, Henry R. Kranzler -- Clinical management of alcohol abuse and dependence / Hugh Myrick, Tara Wright -- Stimulants -- Neurobiology of stimulants / Margaret Haney -- Clinical management : cocaine / Thomas R. Kosten, Mehmet Sofuoglu, Tracie J. Gardner -- Clinical management : methamphetamine / Richard A. Rawson, Walter Ling -- Hallucinogens and club drugs -- Neurobiology of hallucinogens / Richard A. Glennon -- Hallucinogens and club drugs / Michael F. Weaver, Sidney H. Schnoll -- Other substances -- Nicotine and tobacco / Tony P. George, Andrea H. Weinberger -- Benzodiazepines and other sedatives and hypnotics / Adam Bisaga -- Treatment of anabolic-androgenic steroid-related disorders / Harrison G. Pope, Jr., Kirk J. Brower -- Opioids -- Neurobiology of opiates and opioids / Mary Jeanne Kreek -- Detoxification of opioids / Soteri Polydorou, Herbert D. Kleber -- Opioid maintenance treatment / Richard S. Schottenfeld -- Buprenorphine maintenance / Eric C. Strain, Michelle R. Lofwall -- Antagonists of opioids / Charles O'Brien, Kyle M. Kampman --Part 4 : Treatment modalities -- Psychodynamics / Hallie A. Lightdale, Avram H. Mack, Richard J. Frances -- Cognitive-behavioral therapies / Kathleen M. Carroll -- Motivational enhancement / Carlo C. DiClemente, Miranda Garay, Leigh Gemmell -- Twelve-step facilitation / Richard K. Ries, Marc Galanter, J. Scott Tonigan -- Contingency management / Stephen T. Higgins, Kenneth Silverman -- Network therapy / Marc Galanter -- Group therapy / David W. Brook -- Family therapy / Timothy J. O'Farrell, William Fals-Stewart --Part 5 : Rehabilitation settings -- Inpatient treatment / Roger D. Weiss, Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Rocco A. Iannucci -- Therapeutic communities / George De Leon -- Community-based treatment / Jonathan I. Ritvo, Harvey L. Causey III -- Alcoholics anonymous and other 12-step programs -- Psychological mechanisms in alcoholics anonymous / J. Scott Tonigan, Gerard J. Connors -- The history of alcoholics anonymous and the experiences of patients / Edgar P. Nace -- Outcome research on 12-step and other self-help programs / Rudolf H. Moos, Christine Timko --Part 6 : Special populations -- Adolescent substance abuse / Yifrah Kaminer -- The mentally ill substance abuser / Stephen Ross -- Women and addiction / Kathleen T. Brady, Sudie E. Back -- Perinatal substance abuse / Loretta P. Finnegan, Stephen R. Kandall -- HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C / Steven L. Batki, Kalpana I. Nathan -- Prescription drug abuse / Wilson M. Compton, Richard Denisco -- Substance use disorders among physicians / J. Wesley Boyd, John R. Knight -- Gay men and lesbians / Robert Paul Cabaj -- Minorities / Joseph Westermeyer, Daniel Dickerson --Part 7 : Special topics -- Testing to identify recent drug use / Robert L. DuPont, Carl M. Selavka -- Medical education / Erik W. Gunderson, Frances R. Levin, Petros Levounis -- Prevention of substance abuse / Richard R. Clayton, Melissa J.H. Segress, Crystal A. Caudill -- Forensic addiction psychiatry / Avram H. Mack, Monica Barros.
  • Amino acid biosynthesis 2007, Springer
  • Ch. 1. The fundamentals of mineral nutrition -- ch. 2. The chemistry of chelation -- ch. 3. The history of nutritional chelates -- ch. 4. The requirements for a nutritionally functional chelate -- ch. 5. The development of analytical methods to prove amino acid chelation -- ch. 6. Absorption of amino acid chelates from the alimentary canal -- ch. 7. The pathways for absorption of an amino acid chelate -- ch. 8. The absorption of amino acid chelates by active transport -- ch. 9. The absorption of amino acid chelates by facilitated diffusion -- ch. 10. The fate of amino acid chelates in the mucosal cell -- ch. 11. The uptake of amino acid chelates into and out of the plasma -- ch. 12. Tissue metabolism of amino acid chelates -- ch. 13. Some metabolic responses of the body to amino acid chelates -- ch. 14. Toxicity of amino acid chelates -- ch. 15. The absorption and metabolism of amino acid chelates.
  • Amino acids 2013, CRCnetBASE
    This up-to-date book presents basic concepts and recent advances in amino acid biochemistry and nutrition, providing comprehensive coverage of developments over the past 45 years. It includes information on absorption, metabolism, and excretion of amino acids while addressing protein quality and requirements. The text discusses metabolic pathways of amino acids in relation to health and disease in various organisms, as well as species differences in metabolism of amino acids. The author also presents a critical analysis of amino acid supplementation to humans and animals.
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    The emergence of electrophysiology as an aid to neurology /Mary A.B. Brazier --Electrophysiologic equipment and electrcial safety /John A. Cadwell and Richard A. Villarreal --Electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography.Electroencephalography: general principles and clinical applications /Michael J. Aminoff --Neonatal and pediatric electroencephalography /Jin S. Hahn --Electroencephalographic artifacts and benign variants /Jeffrey W. Britton --Video-EEG monitoring for epilepsy /John M. Stern and Jerome Engel, Jr. --Invasive clinical neurophysiology in epilepsy and movement disorders /William J. Marks, Jr and Kenneth D. Laxer --Topographic mapping, frequency analysis, and other quantitative techniques in electroencephalography /Marc R. Nuwer and Pedro Coutin-Churchman --Intraoperative electroencephalographic monitoring during carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery /Gregory D. Cascino and Frank W. Sharbrough, III --Magnetoencephalography /William W. Sutherling --Electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and related techniques.Clinical electromyography /Michael J. Aminoff --Quantitative electromyography /Mark B. Bromberg --Nerve conduction studies /Jasper R. Daube and Devon I. Rubin --Microneurography and its potential clinical applications /David Burke --Nerve excitability: a clinical translation /Matthew C. Kiernan and Cindy Shin Yi Lin --Neuromuscular ultrasound as a complement to the electrodiagnostic evaluation /Francis O. Walker and Michael S. Cartwright --Electrophysiologic study of disorders of neuuromuscular transmission /Donald B. Sanders --H-reflex and F-response studies /Morris A. Fisher --The blink reflex and other cranial nerve reflexes /Josep Valls-Sole --Electrophysiologic evaluation of movement disorders /Mark Hallett --Evaluation of the autonomic nervous system /Michael J. Aminoff --Evoked potentials and related techniques.Visual evoked potentials, electroretinography, and other diagnostic approaches to the visual system /Ari J. Green --Visual evoked potentials in infants and children /Eileen E. Birch and Vidhya Subramanian --Brainstem auditory evoked potentials: methodology, interpretation, and clinical application /Alan D. Legatt --Brainstem auditory evoked potentials in infants and children /Terence W. Picton, margot J. Taylor, and Andree Durieux-Smith --Somatosensory evoked potentials /Michael J. Aminoff and Andrew Eisen --Somatosensory evoked potentials in infants and children /Michael J. Aminoff --Diagnostic and therapeutic role of magnetic stimulation in neurologuy /Robert Chen and Nicolae Petrescu --Event-related potentials /Douglas S. Goodin --Intraoperative monitoring by evoked potential techniques /Ronald G. Emerson and David C. Adams --Bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction. electrophysiologic evaluation of sacral function /Simon Podnar and David B. Vodusek --Tests of vestibular function. Vestibular laboratory testing /Joseph M. Furman and Floris L. Wuyts --Electrophysiologic evaluation in special situations. Polysomnographic evaluation fo sleep disroders /Vivien C. Abad and Christian Guilleminault --Electrophysiologic evaluation of patients in the intensive care unit /G. Bryan Young and Charles F. Bolton --Electrophysiologic evaluation of brain death: a critical appraisal /Thomas P. Bleck --Electrophysiologic techniques in the evaluation of patients with suspected neurotoxic disorders /Michael J. Aminoff and James W. Albers.
  • Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine is the standard and classic reference providing comprehensive coverage of the relationship between neurological practice and general medicine. As neurologists are asked to consult on general medical conditions, this reference provides an authoritative tool linking general medical conditions to specific neurological issues and disorders. This is also a valuable tool for the general practitioner seeking to understand the neurological aspects of their medical practice. Completely revised with new chapters covering metastatic disease, bladder disease, psychogenic disorders, dementia, and pre-operative and post-operative care of patients with neurologic disorders, this new edition will again be the go-to reference for both neurologists and general practitioners.
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  • Amyloid and amyloidosis 2005, CRCnetBASE
    Amyloid fibrillogenesis -- AL amyloidosis -- AA amyloidosis -- Familial amyloidosis -- Central nervous system amyloidosis -- Localized amyloidosis -- Therapeutics -- Satellite symposium, Neurochem Inc.
  • Abnormal proteins are known to be associated with various pathologies. Most notably, these include amyloidoses, monoclonal protein deposits associated with plasma cell dyscrasia/multiple myeloma, cryoglobulins and various related organized and non-organized deposits. Amyloid and Related Disorders presents an overview of the most recent developments in this area including clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and differential diagnosis. The rationale for various therapies, including transplantation, is discussed and tissue diagnosis (its pitfalls and strategies for avoiding them) and laboratory support are included. The involvement of all major organ systems including renal/genitourinary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, peripheral nerve/central nervous system, soft tissue and bone marrow pathology is covered. This approach provides a unifying concept of these pathologic processes, which have systemic involvement, and which have, hitherto, not been universally appreciated. Awareness of these diseases among a wider audience of pathologists may increase the rate of their diagnosis as well as that of earlier diagnosis. This volume will be invaluable to specialized and general pathologists as well as cytopathologists; other medical professionals may also benefit from this concise update on the systemic amyloidoses.
  • Amyloid precursor protein 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Amyloid proteins 2004, Springer Protocols
  • Amyloidosis 2010, Springer
    Fibril structure and fibrillogenesis -- Imaging of systemic amyloidosis -- Diagnosis and classification -- Pathogenesis of systemic amyloidoses -- Supportive care for amyloidosis -- Assessing response and prognosis in AL amyloidosis -- Localized amyloidosis -- Amyloid heart disease -- Renal amyloidosis -- Primary systemic amyloid neuropathy -- Conventional treatment of amyloidosis -- High-dose therapy in amyloidosis -- Secondary, AA, amyloidosis -- ATTR: diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment -- Other systemic forms of amyloidosis.
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  • Building on the success of previous editions, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z (Fifth edition) remains the most comprehensive single volume source of relevant aspects of pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment, and the history of anaesthesia and intensive care. Originally prepared as essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar exams, this fully updated edition will also prove as invaluable as ever for all anaesthetists and critical care phys.
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  • Advances on critical care -- Airway -- Trauma -- Obstetrics -- Paediatric anaesthesia -- Cardiac arrest -- Infections, sepsis, organ dysfunction -- Perioperative care -- Quality of care in the ICU.
  • The APICE 2013 yearbook examines recent advances in various aspects of critical care medicine and highlights the importance of effective communication among researchers, scientists, and clinicians. Among the many topics addressed are trauma care organization, the management of patients with cardiovascular, kidney, and lung disorders, issues relating to severe infections and sepsis, and the humanization of end of life care. The overriding goal of the book is to provide guidance and stimulate further thought on how professional performance in critical care medicine can be improved. Triple B translational research, from the bench to the bedside and back again (via the translation of clinical observations into new research questions), will play a major role in this context, and is particularly discussed in the chapter about sepsis and organ dysfunction. There is no doubt that the transfer of far-reaching and dynamic developments in molecular and cellular biology into clinical practice will be a key component in delivering the care required by individual patients.
  • pt. I. Continuing medical education -- 1. Can I Think what I Read? / Philip D. Lumb -- pt. II. Clinical pharmacology -- 2. Pharmacological Manipulation in ICU / Daniel De Backer, Katia Donadello and Sabino Scolletta -- pt. III. Kidney -- 3. Renal Injury / Vladimir Gašparović, Ivan Gornik -- pt. IV. Ventilation: adult and paediatric -- 4. Respiratory Mechanics: Principles, Utility and Advances / Alysson R. Carvalho, Walter A. Zin -- 5. Capnometry/capnography in Prehospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Štefek Grmec, Katia Lah and Štefan Mally -- 6. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation / Irene Cortés Puch, Andrés Esteban -- 7. Ventilatory Strategies in Acute Lung Injury / Edoardo Calderini, Sara Sher and Eleonora Allegritti -- 8. Mechanical Ventilation Beyond the PICU / Giancarlo Ottonello, Alessia Franceschi -- pt. V. Cardiovascular monitoring 9. The Nexfin Monitor--A Totally Non-Invasive Cardiac Output Monitor / Azriel Perel, Wilbert Wesselink and Jos Settels -- 10. Doppler Echocardiography in ICU Patients: Does It Improve Outcome? / Jan Poelaert -- pt. VI. Management of cardiac arrest -- 11. Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest / Tommaso Pellis, Vincenzo Mione and Willy P. Mercante -- 12. Nasopharyngeal Cooling During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Francesco Fumagalli, Giuseppe Ristagno -- 13. Amplitude Spectrum Area as a Predictor of Successful Defibrillation / Giuseppe Ristagno, Yongqin Li, Antonino Gullo and Joe Bisera -- pt. VII. Advances in experimental and clinical research -- 14. Physiopathology and Severity of Post-Resuscitation Myocardial Dysfunction: Effects of Sodium-Hydrogen Exchanger Isoform-1 (NHE-1) Inhibitors and Erythropoietin / Raúl J. Gazmuri, Iyad M. Ayoub and Jeejabai Radhakrishnan -- 15. Experimental Treatment for Preservation of Mechanically Competent Cardiac Activity Following Cardiac Arrest / Iyad M. Ayoub, Jeejabai Radhakrishnan and Raúl J. Gazmuri -- 16. Erythropoietin Facilitates Return of Spontaneous Circulation and Survival in Victims of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest / Štefek Grmec, Matej Strand and Raúl J. Gazmuri -- pt. VIII. Infections, sepsis and organ dysfunctions -- 17. Pathophysiology of Resistance amongst Aerobic Gram-negative Bacilli in Particular Acinetobacter Species / Nia Taylor, Luciano Silvestri and Hendrick K.F. Van Saene -- 18. What Have We Learned from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign? / Jean-Louis Vincent, Katia Donadello and Leonardo Gottin -- 19. Source Control / Gabriele Sganga, Valerio Cozza -- 20. Immunoglobulins in Sepsis / Giorgio Berlot, Claudio M. Vassallo and Nicola Busetto -- pt. IX. Perioperative medicine -- 22. Perioperative Medicine--An Introduction / Antonino Gullo, Chiara M. Celestre, Annalaura Paratore and Fortunato Stimoli -- 23. Neuraxial Analgesia for Caesarean and Vaginal Delivery and Childhood Learning Disabilities / Juraj Sprung, Randall Flick and David Warner -- 24. Off-label Drugs in Perioperative Medicine: Clonidine / Cesare Gregoretti, Paolo Pelosi -- pt. X. Spinal cord stimulation -- 25. Cost Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Management of Severe Angina / Mats Börjesson, Clas Mannheimer -- pt. XI. Neurotrauma -- 26. Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures in Neurotrauma / Marco Zanello, Matteo Vincenzi and Marco Bandini -- pt. XII. Disaster medicine -- 27. Disaster Preparedness / Francesco Della Corte, Pier Luigi Ingrassia -- 28. Medical Emergency Response in Toxicological Mass Casualty / Pier Luigi Ingrassia, Luca Ragazzoni and Francesco Della Corte -- pt. XIII. Quality of care -- 29. Telemedicine to Improve Care in the Critically Ill / Gastón Murias, Bernat Sales Lluis Blanch -- 30. Professionalism, Quality of Care and Pay-for-Performance Services / Antonino Gullo, Cristina Santonocito, Paolo Murabito and Marinella Astuto.
  • Anal and rectal diseases 2012, Springer
    Anal and Rectal Diseases: A Concise Manual provides a succinct reference on the subject for clinicians, including primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, general surgeons, physician's assistants and nurse practitioners. Presented in a consistent structural style that provides both a general summary of individual topics within the field along with additional details to assist those with some background knowledge in the subject area, this handy volume provides information related to the field of anorectal disease in a format that is easily accessible for rapid acquisition of knowledge. Each topic is outlined in a multidisciplinary fashion with the medical, surgical, and pathological aspects clearly detailed in each section. Each section clearly describes the condition with up-to-date management guidelines and precious clinical pearls. The volume features high quality illustrations in the form of elegant hand drawn figures, tables, photographs of physical findings, endoscopic finds and radiographs. The clinical photographs and x-rays will be of great value to gastroenterologists whose specialty is not coloproctology. Chapters on computerized tomographic colography (virtual colonoscopy) and others cover the newer technologies employed for diagnostic purposes in these diseases. Anal and Rectal Diseases: A Concise Manual provides clinicians with a tool for rapid consultation for direct patient care and management.
  • Anal fistula 2014, Springer
    1. Epidemiology, Incidence and Prevalence of Fistula in Ano / Richard L. Nelson and Herand Abcarian -- 2. Applied Anatomy / Russell K. Pearl -- 3. Relationship of Abscess to Fistula / Hernand Abcarian -- 4. Classification and Treatment of Anorectal Infections / Adrian E. Ortega and Kyle G. Cologne -- 5. Clinical Assessment of Anal Fistulas / Herand Abcarian -- 6. Clinical Assessment and Imaging Modalities of Fistula in Ano / Kyle G. Cologne, Juan Antonio Villanueva-Herrero, Enrique Montaño-Torres, and Adrian E. Ortega -- 7. Classification and Management Strategies / Herand Abcarian -- 8. Seton (Loose, Cutting, Chemical) / Varnsi R. Velchuru -- 9. Fistulotomy and Lay Open Technique / Philip Tozer and Robin K.S. Phillips -- 10. Fistulectomy with Primary Sphincter Reconstruction / Alexander Herold -- 11. Fibrin Sealant / Jose R. Cintron -- 12. Biologic Fistula Plugs / Samuel Eisenstein and Alex Jenny Ky -- 13. Synthetic Fistula Plug / Alex Jenny Ky, Michael Polcino, and Alero T. Nanna -- 14. Endorectal Advancement Flap / Christine C. Jensen -- 15. Dermal Advancement Flap / Christine C. Jensen -- 16. Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) / Ariane M. Abcarian -- 17. Video-Assisted Anal Fistula Teatment (VAAFT) / Piercarlo Meinero and Lorenzo Mori -- 18. Stem Cell Application in Fistula Disease / Damian Garcia-Olmo and Hector Guadalajara-Labajo -- 19. Crohn's Disease / James Fleshman and Rachel Tay -- 20. Tuberculosis Fistula / Pravin Jaiprakash Gupta -- 21. Fistula Surgery in the Era of Evidence-Based Medicine / Richard L. Nelson and Hernand Abcarian -- 22. Causes of Operative Failure / Mohammad Ali Abbass and Maher Aref Abbas 23. Recurrence/Persistence After Fistula Teatmcnt: What Next? / Hernand Abcarian.
  • Analgesia 2007, Springer
    Part I. Introduction --Peripheral and central mechanism of pain generation /H.G. Schaible --Part II.Drugs in clinical use --Opioids /C. Zöllner, C. Stein --Antipyretic analgesics: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, selective COX-2 inhibitors, paracetamol and pyrazolionones /B. Hinz, K. Brune --Local anesthetics /R. Yanagidate, G.R. Strichartz --Serotonin receptor ligands: treatments of acute migraine and cluster headache /P.J. Goadsby --Anti-convulsants and anti-depressants /A.H. Dickenson, J. Ghandehari --Part III.Compounds in preclinical development --Neuropeptide and kinin antagonists /R. G. Hill, K.R. Oliver --Glutamate receptor ligands /V. Neugebauer --Adrenergic and cholinergic compounds /R. D. Sanders, M. Maze --Cannabinoids and pain /I.J. Lever, A.S.C. Rice --Part IV.Future targets in analgesia research --Adenosine and ATP receptors /J. Sawynok --Ion channels in analgesia research /J.N. Wood --Protein kinases as potential targets for the treatment of pathological pain /R. R. Ji, Y. Kawasaki, Z. Y. Zhuang, Y.R. Wen, Y.Q. Zhang --Part V.Pain Management beyond pharmacotherapy --Placebo and endogenous mechanisms of analgesia /F. Bededetti --Limitations of pharmacotherapy: behavioral approaches to chronic pain /H. Flor, M. Diers --Subject index.
  • Analysis of clinical trials using SAS 2005, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
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    Analysis of Stratified Data -- Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Endpoints -- Analysis of Safety and Diagnostic Data -- Interim Data Monitoring -- Analysis of Incomplete Data.
  • According to the National Institute of Health, a genome-wide association study is defined as any study of genetic variation across the entire human genome that is designed to identify genetic associations with observable traits (such as blood pressure or weight), or the presence or absence of a disease or condition. Whole genome information, when combined with clinical and other phenotype data, offers the potential for increased understanding of basic biological processes affecting human health, improvement in the prediction of disease and patient care, and ultimately the realization of the promise of personalized medicine. In addition, rapid advances in understanding the patterns of human genetic variation and maturing high-throughput, cost-effective methods for genotyping are providing powerful research tools for identifying genetic variants that contribute to health and disease. This burgeoning science merges the principles of statistics and genetics studies to make sense of the vast amounts of information available with the mapping of genomes. In order to make the most of the information available, statistical tools must be tailored and translated for the analytical issues which are original to large-scale association studies. This book will provide researchers with advanced biological knowledge who are entering the field of genome-wide association studies with the groundwork to apply statistical analysis tools appropriately and effectively. With the use of consistent examples throughout the work, chapters will provide readers with best practice for getting started (design), analyzing, and interpreting data according to their research interests. Frequently used tests will be highlighted and a critical analysis of the advantages and disadvantage complimented by case studies for each will provide readers with the information they need to make the right choice for their research.
  • Food intake and energy metabolism -- Glucose homeostasis -- Optimal glucose homeostasis -- Bistability as a fundamental phenomenon -- Biomolecular network -- P13K-AKT-TOR pathway -- Diseases related to metabolism -- Mathematical modeling of the P13K-AKT-TOR Pathway -- Fundamental decomposition -- Normal phenotype -- Disease phenotypes -- Tao of diseases.
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  • Analysis of lipid oxidation 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • The presence of oriented features in images often conveys important information about the scene or the objects contained; the analysis of oriented patterns is an important task in the general framework of image understanding. As in many other applications of computer vision, the general framework for the understanding of oriented features in images can be divided into low- and high-level analysis. In the context of the study of oriented features, low-level analysis includes the detection of oriented features in images; a measure of the local magnitude and orientation of oriented features over the entire region of analysis in the image is called the orientation field. High-level analysis relates to the discovery of patterns in the orientation field, usually by associating the structure perceived in the orientation field with a geometrical model. This book presents an analysis of several important methods for the detection of oriented features in images, and a discussion of the phase portrait method for high-level analysis of orientation fields. In order to illustrate the concepts developed throughout the book, an application is presented of the phase portrait method to computer-aided detection of architectural distortion in mammograms.
  • Part I: Basic Spike Train Statistics -- 1 Stochastic Models of Spike Trains -- 2 Estimating the Firing Rate -- 3 Analysis and Interpretation of Interval and Count Variability in Neural Spike Trains -- 4 Processing of Phase-Locked Spikes and Periodic Signals -- Part II: Pairwise Comparison of Spike Trains -- 5 Pair-Correlation in the Time and Frequency Domain -- 6 Dependence of Spike-Count Correlations on Spike-Train Statistics and Observation Time Scale -- 7 Spike Metrics -- 8 Gravitational Clustering -- Part III: Multiple-Neuron Spike Patterns -- 9 Spatio-Temporal Patterns -- 10 Unitary Event Analysis -- 11 Information Geometry of Multiple Spike Trains -- 12 Higher-Order Correlations and Cumulants -- Part IV: Population-Based Approaches -- 13 Information Theory and Systems Neuroscience -- 14 Population Coding -- 15 Stochastic Models for Multivariate Neural Point Processes: Collective Dynamics and Neural Decoding -- Part V: Practical Issues -- 16 Simulation of Stochastic Point Processes with Defined Properties -- 17 Generation and Selection of Surrogate Methods for Correlation Analysis -- 18 Bootstrap Tests of Hypotheses -- 19 Generating Random Numbers -- 20 Practically Trivial Parallel Data Processing in a Neuroscience Laboratory -- Index.
  • Pesticides: classification and properties / José L. Tadeo, Consuelo Sánchez-Brunete, Lorena González -- Sample handling of pesticides in food and environmental samples / Esther Turiel, Antonio Martín-Esteban -- Analysis of pesticides by chromatographic techniques coupled with mass spectrometry / Simon Hird -- Immunoassays and biosensors / Jeanette M. Van Emon ... [et al.] -- Quality assurance / Árpád Ambrus -- Determination of pesticides in food of vegetal origin / Frank J. Schenck, Jon W. Wong -- Determination of pesticides in food of animal origin / Antonia Garrido Frenich, Jose Luis Martinez, Adrian Covaci -- Determination of pesticides in soil / Consuelo Sánchez-Brunete, Beatriz Albero, José L. Tadeo -- Determination of pesticides in water / Jay Gan, Svetlana Bondarenko -- Sampling and analysis of pesticides in the atmosphere / Maurice Millet -- Levels of pesticides in food and food safety aspects / Kit Granby ... [et al.] -- Monitoring of pesticides in the environment / Ioannus Konstantinou ... [et al.].
  • Drug incorporation into hair / Robert Kronstrand and Karen Scott -- Passive exposure, decontamination procedures, cutoffs, and bias: pitfalls in the interpretation of hair analysis results for cocaine use / David A. Kidwell and Frederick P. Smith -- Opioids testing in hair / Michel Yegles and Robert Wennig -- Hair analysis for cocaine / Carmen Jurado -- Determination of cannabinoids in human hair / Michael Uhl -- Amphetamine determination in hair / Vincent Cirimele -- Pharmaceuticals in hair / Marjorie Cheze, Marc Deveaux, Gaelle Duffort, Francis Billault, and Gilbert Pepin -- Screening strategies in hair analysis on drugs / Hans Sachs -- Clinical applications of hair analysis / Simona Pichini, Oscar Garcia-Algar, and Rafael de la Torre -- Hair in postmortem toxicology / Robert Kronstrand and Henrik Druid -- Detection of doping agents in human hair / Pascal Kintz -- Applications of hair in drug-facilitated crime evidence / Marion Villain -- Application of hair in driving-license regranting / Manfred R. Moeller, Hans Sachs, and Fritz Pragst -- Alcohol markers in hair / Fritz Pragst and Michel Yegles -- Workplace drug testing using hair samples / Thomas Cairns, Michael Schaffer, and Virginia Hill -- Metals / Jean-Pierre Goulle.
  • Advances in biochemistry now allow us to control living systems in ways that were undreamt of a decade ago. This volume guides researchers and students through the full spectrum of experimental protocols used in biochemistry, plant biology and biotechnology.
  • Microarrays in Gene Expression Studies, p. 1-29 -- Cleaning and Normalization, p. 31-59 -- Some Cluster Analysis Methods, p. 61-97 -- Clustering of Tissue Samples, p. 99-131 -- Screening and Clustering of Genes, p. 133-183 -- Discriminant Analysis, p. 185-220 -- Supervised Classification of Tissue Samples, p. 221-251 -- Linking Microarray Data with Survival Analysis, p. 253-266.
  • Anaphylaxis 2010, Karger
    History and epidemiology -- History and classification of anaphylaxis -- Epidemiology of anaphylaxis -- Mechanisms -- T-cell response to allergens -- Anaphylaxis: mechanisms of mast cell activation -- Kinins, airway obstruction, and anaphylaxis -- Role for basophils in systemic anaphylaxis -- Human cardiac mast cells in anaphylaxis -- Diagnosis and clinical symptomatology -- Mastocytosis -- In vitro diagnosis of anaphylaxis -- Allergens and elicitors -- Insect venoms -- Classification and pathophysiology of radiocontrast media hypersensitivity -- Analgesics -- Anaphylaxis to general anesthetics -- Anaphylactic reactions to local anesthetics -- Treatment and prevention -- Anaphylaxis: acute treatment and management -- Epinephrine (adrenaline) in anaphylaxis.
  • Definition and criteria for the diagnoses of anaphylaxis -- An epidemiological approach to reducing the risk of fatal anaphylaxis -- Pathophysiology and organ damage in anaphylaxis -- Mast cells: effector cells of anaphylaxis -- Basophils in anaphylaxis -- Protease mediators of anaphylaxis -- Aspirin and NSAID reactions: diagnosis, pathophysiology, and management -- IgE-dependent and independent effector mechanisms in human and murine anaphylaxis -- Food-induced anaphylaxis -- Antibiotic-induced anaphylaxis -- Anaphylaxis during radiological procedures and in the peri-operative setting -- Hymenoptera-induced hypersensitivity reactions and anaphylaxis -- Idiopathic anaphylaxis -- Exercise-induced anaphylaxis and food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis -- Mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndromes presenting as anaphylaxis -- Anaphylaxis in mastocytosis -- Flushing and urticarial syndromes presenting as anaphylaxis -- Pharmacologic management of acute anaphylaxis -- Drug desensitizations in the management of allergy and anaphylaxis to chemotherapeutic agents and monoclonal antibodies -- Rapid desensitizations for antibiotic-induced hypersensitivity reactions and anaphylaxis -- Induction of tolerance for food-induced anaphylaxis -- Management of anaphylaxis: relevance of causes and future trends in treatment.
  • General anatomy of the heart in the chest -- Age-related cardiac changes -- Aortic valve -- Mitral valve -- Tricuspid and pulmonary valve -- Cardiomyopathies -- Ischemic heart disease -- Right ventricular diseases -- Diseases of the aorta -- Pericardial diseases -- Prosthetic heart valves -- Infective endocarditis and related conditions -- Neoplasm, cardiac tumor -- Congenital heart disease -- Cardiac source of embolism -- Assessment of diastolic function -- Cardiac involvement by systemic diseases -- Interventional procedures.
  • Development and developmental disorders -- Neuroembryology -- Regional anatomy and related syndromes -- Peripheral nerves -- Plexuses -- Nerve roots and spinal nerves -- Spinal cord -- Brainstem -- Cranial nerves -- Cerebellum -- Thalamus -- Hypothalamus -- Basal ganglia -- Limbic system -- Cerebral cortex -- System-based anatomy and differential diagnosis -- Somatosensory system -- Visual system -- Auditory system -- Ocular motor system -- Motor system -- Autonomic nervous system -- Consciousness -- Fluid-system anatomy and function -- Vascular system -- Cerebrospinal fluid.
  • "This eagerly awaited book offers a unique, comprehensive scientific study of the anatomy of the organ of female sexual pleasure. The authors use macroscopic and microscopic research to guide the reader from the glans, the visible part of the clitoris, where they explore the impressive sensory corpuscles, to the hidden roots of the bulbo-clitoral organ. They show its complexity, its exact location within the external genitalia and its intimate relationship with the urethro-vaginal pyramid. They also remind us that throughout history there has been a failure to understand this organ, and explain that this misunderstanding remains the cause of persistent excisions, criminal mutilating practices that have not yet been eradicated. Using extensive iconography, they demonstrate throughout this book that the bulbo-clitoral organ is an exceptional natural treasure that every woman possesses and that every man should know well."--Publisher's website.
  • Anatomical imaging 2008, Springer
    Head anatomy of male and female Mongolian gazelle - a striking example of sexual dimorphism / R. Frey ... [et al.] -- Anatomical peculiarities of the vocal tract in felids / G.E. Weissengruber ... [et al.] -- The anatomical foundation for multidisciplinary studies of animal limb function : examples from dinosaur and elephant limb imaging studies / J.R. Hutchinson ... [et al.] -- Locomotion-related femoral trabecular architectures in primates - high resolution computed tomographies and their implications for estimations of locomotor preferences of fossil primates / H. Scherf -- Three-dimensional imaging of the manipulating apparatus in the lesser panda and the giant panda / H. Endo ... [et al.] -- Using CT to peer into the past : 3D visualization of the brain and ear regions of birds, crocodiles, and nonavian dinosaurs / L.M. Witmer ... [et al.] -- Evolutionary morphology of the autonomic cardiac nervous system in non-human primates and humans / T. Kawashima and H. Sasaki.
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  • Anatomy of addiction. 1st ed. 2011, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    The astonishing account of the decades-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted. The author discusses the physical and emotional damage caused by the constant use of the then-heralded wonder drug, and of how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it--or because of it.
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  • Existing anatomy ontologies for human, model organisms and plants -- Anatomical ontologies for model organisms : the fungi and animals / Jonathan Bard -- Plant structure ontology (PSO) : a morphological and anatomical ontology of flowering plants / Katica Ilic, ... [et al.] -- Anatomy for clinical terminology / Alan L. Rector -- The foundational model of anatomy ontology / Cornelius Rosse and José L. V. Mejino, Jr. -- Towards a disease ontology / Paul N. Schofield, Björn Rozell, Georgios V. Gkoutos -- Engineering and linking of anatomy ontologies -- Ontology alignment and merging / Patrick Lambrix, He Tan -- COBrA and COBrA-CT : ontology engineering tools / Stuart Aitken, Yin Chen -- XSPAN : a cross-species anatomy network / Albert Burger, Jonathan Bard -- Searching biomedical literature with anatomy ontologies / Thomas Wächter, ... [et al.] -- Anatomy ontologies and spatio-temporal atlases -- Anatomical ontologies : linking names to places in biology / Richard A. Baldock, Albert Burger -- Time in anatomy / Duncan Davidson -- The Edinburgh mouse atlas / Richard Baldock, Duncan Davidson -- The smart atlas : spatial and semantic strategies for multiscale integration of brain data / Maryann E. Martone, ... [et al.] -- Anatomy ontologies : modelling principles -- Modelling principles and methodologies : relations in anatomical ontologies / Fabian Neuhaus, Barry Smith -- Modeling principles and methodologies : spatial representation and reasoning / Thomas Bittner, ... [et al.] -- CARO : the common anatomy reference ontology / Melissa A. Haendel, ... [et al.]
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  • Anatomy. 1st American ed. 2007, ClinicalKey
    Basic Concepts of Anatomy -- The Back -- The Upper Limb -- The Thorax -- The Abdomen -- The Pelvis and Perineum -- The Lower Limb -- The Head and Neck.
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  • Ancestors and antiretrovirals 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "In the years since the end of apartheid, South Africans have enjoyed a progressive constitution, considerable access to social services for the poor and sick, and a booming economy that has made their nation into one of the wealthiest on the continent. At the same time, South Africa experiences extremely unequal income distribution, and its citizens suffer the highest prevalence of HIV in the world. As Archbishop Desmond Tutu has noted, "AIDS is South Africa's new apartheid." In Ancestors and Antiretrovirals, Claire Laurier Decoteau backs up Tutu's assertion with powerful arguments about how this came to pass. Decoteau traces the historical shifts in health policy after apartheid and describes their effects, detailing, in particular, the changing relationship between biomedical and indigenous health care, both at the national and the local level. Decoteau tells this story from the perspective of those living with and dying from AIDS in Johannesburg's squatter camps. At the same time, she exposes the complex and often contradictory ways that the South African government has failed to balance the demands of neoliberal capital with the considerable health needs of its population." -- Publisher's description.
  • Ancient medicine. 2nd ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    1. Sources and scope -- 2. Patterns of disease -- 3. Before Hippocrates -- 4. Hippocrates, the Hippocratic Corpus and the defining of medicine -- 5. Hippocratic theories -- 6. Hippocratic practices -- 7. Religion and medicine in fifth- and fourth-century Greece -- 8. From Plato to Praxagoras -- 9. Alexandria, anatomy and experimentation -- 10. Hellenistic medicine -- 11. Rome and the transplantation of Greek medicine -- 12. The Consequences of empire: pharmacology, surgery and the Roman army -- 13. The Rise of Methodism -- 14. Humoral alternatives -- 15. The Life and career of Galen -- 16. Galenic medicine -- 17. All sorts and conditions of (mainly) men -- 18. Medicine and the religions of the Roman Empire -- 19. Medicine in the Later Roman Empire -- 20. Conclusion.
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  • 'Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine' focuses on the core content of clinical medicine so students are able to understand and apply principles to the care of patients.
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  • The 11th edition of the classic Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, by Drs. William D. James, Timothy G. Berger and Dirk M. Elston, provides the ultimate foundation in dermatology with comprehensive guidance to effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of skin conditions. These highly respected authors balance evidence-based treatment guidelines with advice from their own clinical experience, offering a practical and realistic medical perspective. Updated throughout with the latest dermatologic findings and a new chapter on cosmetic surgical techniques, this title helps you keep current, improve your skills, and prepare for exams. It also includes online access to the complete text, images, and bonus illustrations making this an indispensable, convenient reference for trainees and practicing dermatologists. Rapidly improve your knowledge of skin conditions through a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format. Obtain thorough guidance on clinical presentation and therapy for a full range of common and rare skin diseases.
  • Androgen action and modulation of prostate and prostate cancer growth : an historical perspective / Shutsung Liao ... [et al.] -- Clinical progression to castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Mark Pomerantz and Philip Kantoff -- Differential roles of androgen receptor in prostate development and cancer progression / Shuyuan Yeh ... [et al.] -- Imaging androgen receptor function in vivo / Michael Carey and Lily Wu -- Increased expression of genes converting adrenal androgens to testosterone in castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Steven P. Balk -- Androgen-metabolic genes in prostate cancer predisposition and progression / Juergen K.V. Reichardt and Ann W. Hsing -- Effect of steroid 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors on markers of tumor regression and proliferation in prostate cancer / Lynn N. Thomas and Roger S. Rittmaster -- 5[alpha]-reductase isozymes in castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Mark A. Titus and James L. Mohler -- Improving intermittent androgen-deprivation therapy : OFF cycle and the role of steroid 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors / Shubham Gupta, Daniel Shevrin, and Zhou Wang -- Insights from AR gene mutations / Grant Buchanan ... [et al.] -- Functional motifs of the androgen receptor / Elizabeth M. Wilson -- The role of the androgen receptor polyglutamine tract in prostate cancer : in mice and men / Diane M. Robbins -- The androgen receptor coactivator-binding interface / Eva Estébanez-Perpiñá and Robert J. Fletterick -- Co-regulators and the regulation of androgen receptor action in prostate cancer / Irina U. Agoulnik and Nancy L. Weigel -- Androgen receptor coregulators and their role in prostate cancer / Latif A. Wafa, Robert Snoek, and Paul S. Rennie -- Interaction of the androgen receptor ligand-binding domain with the n-terminal domain and with coactivators / Jan Trapman -- Multitasking and interplay between the androgen receptor domains / F.Claessens, T. Tanner, and A. Haelens -- Chromatin remodeling and androgen receptor-mediated transcription / Li Jia ... [et al.] -- Ligand-independent androgen receptor activity / Scott M. Dehm and Donald J. Tindall -- Role of IL-6 in regulating the androgen receptor / Zoran Culig and Alfred Hobisch -- The role of cyclic AMP in regulating the androgen receptor / Marianne D. Sadar --Cellular and molecular signatures of androgen ablation of prostate cancer / Clifford G. Tepper and Hsing-Jien Kung -- Tissue levels of androgens in castration-recurrent prostate cancer / James L. Mohler and Mark A. Titus -- Unique effects of wnt signaling on prostate cancer cells : modulation of the androgen signaling pathway by interactions of the androgen receptor gene and protein with key components of the canonical wnt signaling pathway / Matthew J. Tanner ... [et al.] -- The role of foxa proteins in the regulation of androgen receptor activity / David J. DeGraff ... [et al.] -- Androgen receptor as a licensing factor for DNA replication / Donald J. Vander Griend and John T. Isaacs -- Androgen-regulated genes in the prostate / Nigel Clegg and Peter S. Nelson -- Mapping the androgen receptor cistrome / Qianben Wang and Myles Brown -- Differential regulation of clusterin isoforms by the androgen receptor Tanya K. Day, Colleen C. Nelson, and Martin E. Gleave -- Androgen regulation of prostate cancer gene fusions / Rou Wang, Scott A. Tomlins, and Arul M. Chinnaiyan -- Androgens and the lipogenic switch in prostate cancer / Johannes V. Swinnen ... [et al.] -- Molecular biology of novel targets identified through study of castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Philip A. Watson and Charles L. Sawyers -- Selenium and androgen receptor in prostate cancer / Nagalakshmi Nadiminty and Allen C. Gao.
  • 1. The Institute of Medicine White Paper on Testosterone: Current Perspective / Craig F. Donatucci -- 2. The Laboratory Diagnosis of Testosterone Deficiency / Akanksha Mehta and Darius A. Paduch -- 3. The Clinical Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency / Gregory C. Mitchell, Ege Can Serefoglu, and Wayne J.G. Hellstrom -- 4. The Use of Patient Reported Outcome Questionnaires in the Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency / Gregory J. Lowe, George C. Bailey, and Tracey L. Krupski -- 5. Testosterone and Its Association with Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease / Giovanni Corona, Giulia Rastrelli, and Mario Maggi -- 6. The Role of Androgens in Prostate Cancer / Frances Alba, Claudio A. Romero, and Run Wang -- 7. Androgen Deficiency in the Adolescent Male / Erin R. McNamara and Sherry S. Ross -- 8. Effects of Androgen Deficiency and Replacement on Male Fertility / Andrew C. Kramer -- 9. HIV and Testosterone in Men / Gina Cambareri, Jane Ashby, David Goldmeier, and Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad -- 10. Treatment Options for Testosterone Replacement Therapy / Mohit Khera -- 11. Alternate Therapies for Testosterone Replacement / Ege Can Serefoglu, Ahmet Gokce, Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, and André T. Guay.
  • A brief history of androgen excess / Ricardo Azziz -- Ovarian and adrenal androgen biosynthesis and metabolism / Walter L. Miller, David H. Geller, and Mitchell Rosen -- Androgens throughout the life of women / C. Richard Parker, Jr. -- Physiological effects of androgens in women / T. Keta Hodgson and Glenn D. Braunstein -- Androgen measurements: methods, interpretation, and limitations / Frank Z. Stanczyk -- Androgen-secreting adrenal and ovarian neoplasms / Michel Pugeat ... [et al.] -- Cushing's syndrome, acromegaly, and androgen excess / Anne-Céline Reyss and Didier Dewailly -- The nonclassic adrenal hyperplasias / Didier Dewailly and Ricardo Azziz -- Pregnancy-related androgen excess / Howard D. McClamrock -- Drug-induced hyperandrogenism / Barbara Neraud and Didier Dewailly -- Severe insulin-resistant hyperandrogenic syndromes / David E. Moller, Antonio Vidal-Puig, and Ricardo Azziz -- Idiopathic hirutism / Enrico Carmina -- Definition and epidemiology of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Ricardo Azziz -- Clinical features of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Walter Futterweit, Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, and Ricardo Azziz -- Biochemical features of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Adam H. Balen -- Ovarian histology, morphology, and ultrasonography in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Sophie Jonard ... [et al.] --Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadtrophic dysfunction in the polycystic ovary syndrome / R. Jeffrey Chang and Rinku V. Mehta -- Ovarian steroidogenic abnormalities in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Denis A. Magoffin -- Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal dysfunction in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Bulent O. Yildiz, Enrico Carmina, and Ricardo Azziz -- The genetic basis of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Mark O. Goodarzi -- Pediatric hyperandrogenism and the polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence / Kathleen M. Hoeger -- Environmental factors in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Marie-France Hivert and Jean-Patrice Baillargeon -- Animal models and fetal programming of the polycystic ovary syndrome / David H. Abbott ... [et al.] -- Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinism in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Paulina A. Essah and John E. Nestler -- The endocrine impact of obesity and body habitus in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Renato Pasquali and Alessandra Gambineri -- Molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Theodore P. Ciaraldi -- Menstrual dysfunction and endometrial neoplasia in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Abdulkadir Wagley and Paul Hardiman -- Beta-cell dysfunction, glucose intolerance, and diabetes in the polycystic ovary syndrome / David A. Ehrmann -- Hypertension and cardiovascular and lipoprotein abnormalities in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Francesco Orio and Stefano Palomba --Reproductive and obstetrical consequences of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Mary C. Johnson and Richard S. Legro -- Psychosocial and quality-of-life consequences of androgen excess and the polycystic ovary syndrome / Onno E. Janssen, Susanne Hahn, and Sigrid Elsenbruch -- Overview of long-term morbidity and economic cost of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Ricardo Azziz -- Clinical and hormonal evaluation of androgen excess / Ricardo Azziz -- Ovarian suppression and treatment of hirsutism / Paolo Moghetti -- Polycystic ovary syndrome and ovulation induction / Bulent O. Yildiz and Ricardo Azziz -- In vitro fertilization for the polycystic ovary syndrome / Hanadi Ba-Akdah ... [et al.] -- Surgical management of the polycystic ovary syndrome / Adam H. Balen -- Use of insulin sensitizers in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Kai I. Cheang and John E. Nestler -- Weight reduction and lifestyle modification in the treatment of androgen excess / Manny Noakes ... [et al.].
  • Recent studies demonstrated a key role of the androgen receptor in the development of castration-recurrent or -resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), which is deadly and in urgent need of more effective therapies. Understanding the functions of androgen-responsive genes and their regulation and deregulation in prostate cancer progression may lead to new approaches to prevent and treat prostate cancer patients. This book provides an up-to-date review of the overall androgen-responsive gene expression program and the regulation, function, and clinical relevance of both protein coding and non-coding androgen-responsive genes. Experts in the field of androgen action and prostate cancer research discussed the importance of DNA elements, chromatin structure, cellular signaling, and cell-cell interactions in the regulation of androgen-responsive genes in the context of prostate cancer progression, including the development of CRPC. This book is intended for individuals interested in cancer endocrinology and medical and healthcare professionals involved in prostate cancer research.
  • Andrology. 3rd ed. 2010, Springer
    1. Scope and goals of andrology / Eberhard Nieschlag -- 2. Physiology of testicular function / Gerhard F. Weinbauer ... [et al.] -- 3. Physiology of sperm maturation and fertilization / Trevor G. Cooper and Ching-Hei Yeung -- 4. Classification of andrological disorders / Frank Tüttelmann and Eberhard Nieschlag -- 5. Anamnesis and physical examination / Eberhard Nieschlag and Hermann M. Behre -- 6. Imaging diagnostics / Hermann M. Behre and Michael Zitzmann -- 7. Endocrine laboratory diagnosis / Manuela Simoni and Eberhard Nieschlag -- 8. Cytogenetic and molecular genetic investigations / Manuela Simoni and Peter Wieacker -- 9. Semen analysis / Trevor G. Cooper -- 10. Sperm quality and function tests / Ching-Hei Yeung and Trevor G. Cooper -- 11. Testicular biopsy and histology / Martin Bergmann and Sabine Kliesch -- 12. Diseases of the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland / Hermann M. Behre ... [et al.] -- 13. Disorders at the testicular level / Eberhard Nieschlag ... [et al.] -- 14. The aging male and late-onset hypogonadism / Claus Rolf, Michael Zitzmann, and Eberhard Nieschlag -- 15. Diseases of the seminal ducts / Hermann M. Behre ... [et al.] -- 16. Disorders of erection, cohabitation, and ejaculation / Hermann van Ahlen and Sabine Kliesch -- 17. Disorders of androgen target organs / Peter F. Wieacker, Hermann M. Behre, and Eberhard Nieschlag --18. Testicular dysfunction in systemic diseases / Gideon A. Sartorius and David J. Handelsman -- 19. Environmental influences on male reproductive health / Martin H. Brinkworth and David J. Handelsman -- 20. Gynecology relevant to andrology / Ulrich A. Knuth -- 21. Testosterone therapy / Eberhard Nieschlag and Hermann M. Behre -- 22. Empirical therapies for idiopathic male infertility / Eberhard Nieschlag and Axel Kamischke -- 23. Assisted reproduction / Christian De Geyter, Maria De Geyter, and Hermann M. Behre -- 24. Cryopreservation of human spermatozoa / Sabine Kliesch ... [et al.] -- 25. Psychology of fertility disorders / Regina Oberpenning, Fritz A. Muthny, and Frank Oberpenning -- 26. Sexual medicine and andrology / Klaus M. Beier -- 27. Male contribution to contraception / Eberhard Nieschlag -- 28. Vasectomy and refertilization / Udo H. Engelmann and Oliver Gralla -- 29. Approaches to hormonal male contraception / Eberhard Nieschlag and Hermann M. Behre -- 30. Pharmacological approaches to male contraception / Trevor G. Cooper and Ching-Hei Yeung -- 31. Ethical aspects of reproductive medicine / Klaus Demmer.
  • Anemia in the elderly 2007, Springer
  • Applied anatomy of the aorta -- Acute aortic syndrome -- Preoperative cardiac evaluation before aortic surgery -- Role of echocardiography in aortic surgery -- Operative techniques in surgery of the proximal thoracic aorta and aortic arch -- Anesthesia for surgery of the ascending aorta and aortic arch -- Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest -- Cerebral monitoring during aortic surgery -- Understanding open repair of the descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta -- Anesthesia for descending aortic surgery -- Spinal cord protection strategies -- Understanding endovascular aortic surgery: Endovascular repair of aortic aneurysmal disease -- Anesthesia for endovascular aortic surgery -- Anesthesia for open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair -- Renal protection strategies -- Comprehansive management of patients with traumatic aortic injury -- Anesthesia for adult congenital aortic surgery -- Atherosclerosis of the aorta and prevention of neurological dysfunction after cardiac surgery -- Postoperative care after aortic surgery.
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    Eye, ear, nose, and throat diseases -- Cardiac diseases -- Congenital heart disease -- Respiratory diseases -- Liver diseases -- Obesity and nutrition disorders -- Renal diseases -- Neurological diseases -- Muscle diseases -- Skin and bone disorders -- Hematologic diseases -- Infectious diseases and biologic weapons -- Diseases of the endocrine system -- Mitochondrial Disease -- Psychiatric and behavioral disorders -- Mineral, vitamin, and herbal supplements -- Trauma and acute care -- Burns -- Pregnancy and obstetric complications -- Geriatric patient -- Pediatric patient.
  • 1. Medical gases: storage and supply -- 2. The Anesthesia machine and workstation -- 3. Anesthesia vaporizers -- 4. Breathing circuits -- 5. Waste anesthetic gases and scavenging systems -- 6. Anesthesia ventilators -- 7. Humidification and filtration - 8. Respiratory gas monitoring -- 9. Monitoring ventilation -- 10. Capnography -- 11. Pulse oximetry -- 12. Blood pressure monitoring -- 13. Electrocardiographic monitoring -- 14. Temperature monitoring -- 15. Monitoring neuromuscular blockade -- 16. Airway equipment -- 17. Pediatric anesthesia systems and equipment -- 18. Infusion pumps -- 19. Noninvasive temporary pacemakers and defibrillators -- 20. Infection prevention: recommendations for practice -- 21. Computing and the Internet in clinical practice -- 22. Perioperative informatics -- 23. Vigilance, alarms, and integrated monitoring systems -- 24. Ergonomics of the anesthesia workspace -- 15. Simulation equipment, techniques, and applications -- 26. Closed-circuit anesthesia -- 27. Anesthesia delivery in the MRI environment -- 28. Anesthesia at high altitude -- 29. Anesthesia in difficult locations and in developing countries -- 30. Hazards of the anesthesia delivery system -- 31. Electrical and fire safety -- 32. Machine checkout and quality assurance -- 33. Risk management and medicolegal aspects of anesthesia equipment -- 34. Standards and regulatory considerations.
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    Myocardial physiology and the interpretation of cardiac catheterization data -- Monitoring -- Anesthesia for myocardial revascularization -- Anesthesia for valvular heart disease -- Congenital heart disease -- Anesthesia for heart, heart-lung, and lung transplantation -- Pericardial disease -- Anesthesia for surgery of the thoracic aorta -- Management of cardiopulmonary bypass -- Mechanical circulatory support -- Myocardial preservation during cardiopulmonary bypass -- Special considerations during cardiac surgery.
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  • This is an up-to-date clinical reference on anesthesia for urological surgery. Advances in urological procedures, the advent of treatment of patients with strong anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications, and the demographics of urology patients (many of whom are young or elderly) present challenges for the anesthesiologist and have necessitated changes in anesthesia practice. Urological anesthesia is not recognized as a subspecialty, and this book, which reflects the expertise of clinicians and researchers from around the United States and Europe, is written for the majority of anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists who will provide anesthesia for these patients. The book includes coverage of these topics: Renal physiology and pharmacology Urologic anesthesia in all age groups, and in both the operating room and outpatient setting Special considerations in the pregnant patient and in renal transplantation Anesthesia for robotic surgery of the prostate In older patients, problems arising from co-morbidities and the risk of drug interactions Appropriate pain management in inpatient and outpatient settings The unique challenges of positioning the patient Medico-legal considerations, including analyses from the closed claims study
  • Propofol ketamine with bispectral index (BIS) monitoring / Barry L. Friedberg -- Preoperative instructions, intraoperative environment / Barry L. Friedberg -- Level-of-consciousness monitoring / Scott D. Kelley -- The dissociative effect and preemptive analgesia / Barry L. Friedberg -- Special needs of cosmetic dental patients / James A. Snyder -- Propofol Ketamine in the UK, Propofol Ketamine beyond cosmetic surgery / Chris Pollock -- Propofol Ketamine beyond cosmetic surgery : implications for military medicine and mass-casualty anesthesia / Joel W. McMasters -- Lidocaine use and toxicity in cosmetic surgery / Adam Frederic Dorin -- Local anesthetic blocks in head and neck surgery / Joseph Niamtu -- Local anesthetics and surgical considerations for body contouring / Roger Wade Pielet -- Intravenous anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / David Barinholtz -- Regional anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / Holly Evans and Susan M. Steele -- General inhalation anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / Meena Desai -- Preanesthetic assessment of the cosmetic surgery patient / Norman Levin -- Psychological aspects of cosmetic surgery / David B. Sarwer, Canice E. Crerand, and Lauren M. Gibbons -- The business of the office-based anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / Marc E. Koch -- The politics of office-based anesthesia / David Barinholtz -- Staying out of trouble : the medicolegal perspective / Ann Lofsky.
  • Anesthesia informatics 2008, Springer
  • Loco-regional anesthesia presents definite advantages in almost all surgical branches, since it couples a perfect anesthesia with a long postoperative analgesia. This discipline is constantly developing thanks to new drugs and new techniques. In the last decade the advent of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia has extended the study from the anatomic room to the virtual but real "in corpore viri" ecographic image thus increasing the success rate of this type of anesthesia. Together with electrostimulation, it has definitely increased the success rate of loco-regional anesthesia. Nonetheless, though supported by new fundamental tools, it is of the utmost importance for anesthesiologists to have a deep knowledge of the brachial plexus and of the topographic anatomy, on which the two first chapters are focused. Featuring a total of 16 chapters and more than 140 color illustrations, the volume provides a detailed coverage of this technique, thus representing a very useful tool for specializing students as well anesthesiologists in their daily clinical practice.
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    Basics of Patient Management -- Pharmacology -- Preparing for Anesthesia -- Patient Monitoring and Procedures -- Perioperative Problems -- Anesthesia and Systemic Disease -- Special Anesthetic Considerations --Regional Anesthesia -- Anesthetic Considerations in Selected Surgical Procedures -- Pain Management.
  • 1. Anesthesia equipment and physics -- 2. Respiratory physiology and critical care medicine -- 3. Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of intravenous drugs -- 4. Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of volatile anesthetics -- 5. Blood products, transfusion, and fluid therapy -- 6. General anesthesia -- 7. Pediatric physiology and anesthesia -- 8. Obstetric physiology and anesthesia -- 9. Neurologic physiology and anesthesia -- 10. Anatomy, regional anesthesia, and pain management -- 11. Cardiovascular physiology and anesthesia.
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  • Neurosurgery -- Ophthalmic surgery -- Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery -- Dental surgery -- Thoracic surgery -- Cardiovascular surgery -- General surgery -- Obstetric/gynecologic surgery -- Urology -- Orthopedic surgery -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery -- Pediatric surgery -- Out-of-operating room procedures -- Office-based anesthesia -- Emergency procedures for the anesthesiologist.
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  • Working Side by Side: The Important Relationship Between Anesthesiologists and Otolaryngologists /Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Satish Govindaraj --Gross and Radiographic Anatomy /Puneet Pawha, Nancy Jiang, Katya Shpilberg --Basic Pharmacology of Anesthetic Agents /Wagdy Sidrak, Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr. --Basic Physiology /Ira Hofer, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Adam I. Levine --Physiologic Monitoring /Jaime B. Hyman, David L. Reich --Oxygen Delivery Systems and the Anesthesia Workstation /James B. Eisenkraft, Robert Williams --Preoperative Assessment and Optimization /Jaime B. Hyman, Andrew B. Leibowitz --Airway Management, Emergencies and the Difficult Airway /Irene P. Osborn, Andrew J. Kleinberger --Adult Sleep Apnea and Related Procedures /Menachem M. Weiner, Fred Y. Lin --Phonomicrosurgery and Office-Based Laryngology /Allan P. Reed, Peak Woo --Otologic Surgery /Cheryl K. Gooden --Facial Plastic Surgery /Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Eunice Park --Functional Nasal and Sinus Surgery /Alan J. Sim, Adam I. Levine, Satish Govindaraj --Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Parotid Surgery /Steven Porter, Andrew Schwartz --Head and Neck Cancer Surgery I: Resection /Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr. --Head and Neck Cancer Surgery II: Reconstruction /Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Brett A. Miles --Neurosurgical Otolaryngology I: Neurotology/Posterior Fossa Surgery /Jess W. Brallier, Eric E. Smouha --Neurosurgical Otolarynology II: Endoscopic Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery /Stacie G. Deiner, Kalmon D. Post, Satish Govindaraj --Tracheotomy /Sharmin Haque, Adam I. Levine, Chan W. Park --Pediatric Otolaryngology /Jonathan S. Gal, Francine S. Yudkowitz --Office-Based Otolaryngology /Laurence M. Hausman --Acute and Chronic Pain Management /Yury Khelemsky --Postoperative Care /Jody Jones, Brigid Flynn --Medico-Legal Considerations and Patient Safety /Elizabeth A. M. Frost.
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    "In recent years our understanding of molecular mechanisms of drug action and interindividual variability in drug response has grown enormously. Meanwhile, the practice of anesthesiology has expanded to the preoperative environment and numerous locations outside the OR. Anesthetic Pharmacology: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, second edition, is an outstanding therapeutic resource in anesthesia and critical care: Section 1 introduces the principles of drug action, Section 2 presents the molecular, cellular and integrated physiology of the target organ/functional system and Section 3 reviews the pharmacology and toxicology of anesthetic drugs. The new Section 4, Therapeutics of Clinical Practice, provides integrated and comparative pharmacology and the practical application of drugs in daily clinical practice. Edited by three highly acclaimed academic anesthetic pharmacologists, with contributions from an international team of experts, and illustrated in full colour, this is a sophisticated, user-friendly resource for all practitioners providing care in the perioperative period"--Provided by publisher.
  • Angiogenesis 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • Angiogenesis 2007, Springer
  • Myocardial angiogenesis: proteins growth factors / Kwang Soo Cha, Robert S. Schwartz, and Timothy D. Henry -- Gene therapy for angiogenesis in the treatment of cardiovascular and peripheral arterial disease / Pinak B. Shah, Kapildeo Lotun, and Douglas W. Losordo -- Therapeutic angiogenesis in peripheral arterial disease: current approaches and future directions / Richard E. Waters and Brian H. Annex -- Bone marrow cell transplantation for myocardial regeneration and therapeutic angiogenesis / Hung-Fat Tse, Pui-Yin Lee, and Chu-Pak Lau -- No-option patients: a growing problem / Roger J. Laham and Donald S. Baim -- Transcriptional regulation of angiogenesis / Peter Oettgen -- Preclinical models and experience to date / Aysegul Yegin and Nicolas A. Chronos -- The coronary microcirculation and angiogenesis / Pierre Voisine ... [et al.] -- Local and regional vascular delivery for therapeutic angiogenesis and myogenesis / Erik T. Price, Alan C. Yeung, and Mehrdad Rezaee -- Imaging angiogenesis: a guide for clinical management and therapeutic trials / Justin D. Pearlman -- Transplantation of embryonic stem cells for myocardial regeneration and angiogenesis / Yong-Fu Xiao, Jiang-Yong Min, and James P. Morgan -- Skeletal myoblast transplantation for cardiac repair / Audrey Rosinberg, Jamal. S. Rana, and Roger J. Laham -- Transmyocardial laser revascularization / Keith A. Horvath.
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  • Angiogenesis inhibition 2010, Springer
    Angiopoietins / Yvonne Reiss -- HIF-1 alpha and cancer therapy / Mei Yee Koh, Tally R. Spivak-Kroizman, Garth Powis -- Chemokines / Andreas Hippe, Bernhard Homey, Anja Meuller-Homey -- Angiogenesis inhibition in cancer therapy / Iris Appelmann ... [et al.] -- Vascular integrins : therapeutic and imaging targets of tumor angiogenesis / Curzio Ruegg, Gian Carlo Alghisi -- PDGF and vessel maturation / Carina Hellberg, Arne Ostman, C.-H. Heldin -- Lymphangiogenesis in cancer : current perspectives / Rudiger Liersch ... [et al.] -- Compounds in clinical phase III and beyond / Torsten Kessler ... [et al.] -- Metronomic chemotherapy : principles and lessons learned from applications in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer / Urban Emmenegger ... [et al.] -- Targeting inflammatory cells to improve anti-VEGF therapies in oncology / Hans-Peter Gerber, Ezogelin Olazoglu, Iqbal S. Gerwal -- Antibody-based vascular tumor targeting / Christoph Schliemann, Dario Neri -- Caveolae and cancer / Kerri A. Massey, Jan E. Schnitzer.
  • This book is a major update of novel targets in angiogenesis modulation, including pro- and anti-angiogenesis. There is in-depth coverage of preclinical and clinical methods and models, investigational status, and clinical applications. The impact of nanotechnology in advancing the applications of pro-and anti-angiogenesis strategies is also highlighted, along with stem cell and biotechnologies in research and development of angiogenesis modulating targets.
  • History of research on angiogenesis -- Immune cells as a source and target of angiogenic and lymphangiogenic factors -- Neuropilins: role in signalling, angiogenesis and disease -- Class 3 semaphorin in angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis -- Angiogenic and antiangiogenic chemokines -- Role of uPA/uPAR in the modulation of angiogenesis -- Neutrophil-derived cytokines involved in physiological and pathological angiogenesis -- Roles of eosinophils in the modulation of angiogenesis -- Regulatory T cells, leptin and angiogenesis -- Angiogenesis as a therapeutic target for obesity and metabolic diseases -- Angiogenesis in multiple myeloma -- Angiogenesis inhibitors in the treatment of prostate cancer -- Therapeutic perspectives in vascular remodeling in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Angiogenesis-- in vitro systems 2008, ScienceDirect
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  • Conceptual Issues -- The Different Facets of Anhedonia and Their Associations with Different Psychopathologies -- Understanding Anhedonia: The Role of Perceived Control -- Circadian Fluctuation of Reward Response and Synchronization to Reward -- Anhedonia in Children and Adolescents -- Musical Anhedonia and Visual Hypoemotionality: Selective Loss of Emotional Experience in Music and Vision -- Projecting Oneself into the Future, an Intervention for Improving Pleasure in Patients with Anhedonia -- Neurobiological Advances -- Translational Models of Dopaminergic Mechanisms for Motivational Deficits in Anhedonic Patients -- Brain Systems for the Pleasure of Food and Other Primary Rewards -- Neurogenetics and Neurobiology of Dopamine in Anhedonia -- The Neuroendocrinology of Anhedonia -- Electrophysiological Signatures of Reward Processing in Anhedonia -- Anhedonia in Mouse Models of Methamphetamine-Induced Drug Seeking Behavior -- Neural Basis of Anhedonia Associated with Stress-Induced Eating Disorders -- Brain Imaging Correlates of Anhedonia.
  • Anhedonia in Psychotic Disorders -- Anhedonia in Schizophrenia: A Brief History and Overview of the Construct -- Measuring Anhedonia in Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders: A Selective Update -- Hedonic Capacity and Related Factors in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder -- Anhedonia as an Indicator of Genetic Vulnerability to Schizophrenia -- Anhedonia in Schizophrenia: A Deficit in Translating Reward Information into Motivated Behavior -- Anhedonia in Mood and Personality Disorders -- Neural Correlates of Anhedonia as a Trait Marker for Depression -- Anhedonia in Trauma Related Disorders: The Good, the Bad, and the Shut-Down -- Anhedonia and Anorexia Nervosa: A Neurocognitive Perspective -- Anhedonia and Negative Symptom Schizotypy -- Anticipatory and Consummatory Anhedonia in Individuals with Schizotypal Traits -- Anhedonia and Risk of Suicide: An Overview -- Anhedonia in Neurological and Physical Disorders -- Anhedonia and Epilepsy -- Anhedonia in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders -- Anhedonia in Heart Disease -- Cerebrovascular Diseases: Post-stroke Depression and Anhedonia.
  • Animal biotechnology 2014, ScienceDirect
    Animal Biotechnology introduces applications of animal biotechnology and implications for human health and welfare. It begins with an introduction to animal cell cultures and genome sequencing analysis and provides readers with a review of available cell and molecular tools. Topics here include the use of transgenic animal models, tissue engineering, nanobiotechnology, and proteomics. The book then delivers in-depth examples of applications in human health and prospects for the future, including cytogenetics and molecular genetics, xenografts, and treatment of HIV and cancers. All this is complemented by a discussion of the ethical and safety considerations in the field. Animal biotechnology is a broad field encompassing the polarities of fundamental and applied research, including molecular modeling, gene manipulation, development of diagnostics and vaccines, and manipulation of tissue. Given the tools that are currently available and the translational potential for these studies, animal biotechnology has become one of the most essential subjects for those studying life sciences. Highlights the latest biomedical applications of genetically modified and cloned animals with a focus on cancer and infectious diseases. Provides firsthand accounts of the use of biotechnology tools, including molecular markers, stem cells, and tissue engineering.
  • Animal cell biotechnology. 2nd ed. 2007, Springer Protocols
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    Opening remarks -- Session I, introduction -- Session II, review of genomics and its applications -- Session III, using animal genomics to understand animal diseases -- Session IV, the search for markers to select for desirable animal traits -- Session V, genomics in the development of new tools to prevent and control animal diseases -- Session VI, a roadmap for advancing animal genomics in animal health.
  • Animal hematotoxicology 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Hemopoiesis, blood cell types, and bone marrow examination -- Erythrocytes, anemias, and polycythemia -- Additional erythrocytic measurements -- Iron, associated proteins, and vitamins -- Leukocytes -- Immunotoxicology -- Hemostasis -- Pre-analytical variables -- Analytical variables and biosafety -- Data processing and interpretation.
  • Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies important animal models and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of each model for the study of human disease. The first section addresses how to locate resources, animal alternatives, animal ethics and related issues, much needed information for researchers across the biological sciences and biomedicine.The next sections of the work offers models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, aging, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, neurological diseases, joint diseases, visual disorders, canc
  • General principles of animal selection and normal physiological values -- Preanesthesia, anesthesia, chemical restraint, and the recognition and treatment of pain and distress -- Normal cardiac function parameters -- Measuring cardiac function -- Measuring vascular function and ventricular/arterial coupling dynamics -- Isolated heart preparations, problems, and pitfalls -- Cardiovascular effects of anesthetics, sedatives, postoperative analgesic agents, and other pharmaceuticals -- Naturally occurring and iatrogenic animal models of valvular, infectious, and arrhythmic cardiovascular disease -- Iatrogenic models of ischemic heart disease -- Iatrogenic, transgenic, and naturally occurring models of cardiomyopathy and heart failure -- Iatrogenic, congenic, and transgenic models of hypertension -- Naturally occurring, iatrogenic and transgenic models of atherosclerotic disease -- Animal models for the study of neurohumeral and central neural control of the cardiovascular system -- Other transgenic animal models used in cardiovascular studies
  • The mouse -- The rat -- The hamster -- The guinea pig -- The rabbit -- The ferret -- The dog -- Primates -- The minipig -- Alternative species / Shayne C. Gad -- Clinical pathology of laboratory animals / Robert L. Hall -- Model selection and scaling / Shayne C. Gad -- Susceptibility factors / Shayne C. Gad -- Laws and regulations governing animal care and use in research / Shayne C. Gad.
  • Animal models of behavioral analysis 2011, Springer Protocols
    Eyeblink Conditioning in Animal Models and Humans / Kevin L. Brown, Diana S. Woodruff-Pak -- Anatomical, Physiological, and Behavioral Analysis of Rodent Vision / Brett G. Jeffrey, Trevor J. McGill, Tammie L. Haley, Catherine W. Morgans, Robert M. Duvoisin -- Correlates and Analysis of Motor Function in Humans and Animal Models of Parkinson's Disease / Alexandra Y. Schang, Beth E. Fisher, Natalie R. Sashkin, Cindy Moore, Lisa B. Dirling, Giselle M. Petzinger, Michael W. Jakowec, Charles K. Meshul -- Spatial Learning and Memory in Animal Models and Humans / Gwendolen E. Haley, Jacob Raber -- Fear Conditioning in Rodents and Humans / Mohammed R. Milad, Sarah Igoe, Scott P. Orr -- Conditioned Place Preference in Rodents and Humans / Devin Mueller, Harriet de Wit -- Social Interactions in the Clinic and the Cage: Toward a More Valid Mouse Model of Autism / Garet P. Lahvis, Lois M. Black -- The Experimental Manipulation of Uncertainty / Dominik R. Bach, Christopher R. Pryce, Erich Seifritz -- Circadian Variation in the Physiology and Behavior of Humans and Nonhuman Primates / Henryk F. Urbanski -- Traumatic Brain Injury in Animal Models and Humans / Hita Adwanikar, Linda Noble-Haeusslein, Harvey S. Levin -- Behavioral Sensitization to Addictive Drugs: Clinical Relevance and Methodological Aspects / Tamara J. Phillips, Raú́l Pastor, Angela C. Scibelli, Cheryl Reed, Ernesto Tarragó́n -- Evaluating Behavioral Outcomes from Ischemic Brain Injury / Paco S. Herson, Julie Palmateer, Patricia D. Hurn, A. Courtney DeVries -- A Comparative Analysis of Cellular Morphological Differentiation Within the Cerebral Cortex Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging / Lindsey A. Leigland, Christopher D. Kroenke.
  • Animal models of dementia 2011, Springer Protocols
    General introduction to animal models of human conditions / Peter Paul De Deyn and Debby Van Dam -- Animal models of dementia : ethical considerations / I. Anna S. Olsson and Peter Sandøe -- The role of rodent models in the drug discovery pipeline for dementia / Debby Van Dam and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Species, strain, and gender issues in the development and validation of animal models of dementia / Annemie Van Dijck, Debby Van Dam, and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Transgenic and gene targeted models of dementia / Ronald A. Conlon -- Transgenic animals and intellectual property concerns / Susan L. Stoddard and James A. Rogers III -- Pathological validation of animal models of dementia / Daniel Pirici, Christine Van Broeckhoven, and Samir Kumar-Singh -- Behavioral validation in animal models of dementia / Debby Van Dam, Annemie Van Dijck, and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Pharmacological validation in animal models of dementia / Hugo Geerts -- Validation of animal models of dementia : neurochemical aspects / Giancarlo Pepeu and Maria Cristina Rosi -- Validation of dementia models employing neuroimaging techniques / Greet Vanhoutte, Adriaan Campo, and Annemie Van der Linden -- Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism for dementia / Maria E. Giannakou and Damian C. Crowther -- Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism for dementia / Tjakko J. Van Ham and Ellen A.A. Nollen -- Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model organism for dementia / Rob Willemsen ... [et al.] -- Spontaneous vertebrate models of Alzheimer dementia : selectively bred strains (SAM strains) / Renã A. Sowell and D. Allan Butterfield -- Lesion-induced vertebrate models of Alzheimer dementia / Adolfo Toledano and Maria Isabel Álvarez -- A[Beta] infusion and related models of Alzheimer dementia / Patricia A. Lawlor and Deborah Young -- APP-based transgenic models : the PDAPP model / Jacob M. Basak and David M. Holtzman -- APP-based transgenic models : the Tg2576 model / Robert M.J. Deacon -- APP-based transgenic models : the APP23 model / Debby Van Dam and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Presenilin-based transgenic models of Alzheimer's dementia / Yuji Yoshiike and Akihiko Takashima -- APOE-based models of "pre-dementia" / Patrick M. Sullivan -- TAU models / Nicolas Sergeant and Luc Buée -- The 3xTg-AD mouse model : reproducing and modulating plaque and tangle pathology / Michael Sy, Masashi Kitazawa, and Frank LaFerla -- Cognitive dysfunction in genetic mouse models of parkinsonism / Sheila M. Fleming, J. David Jentsch, and Marie-Françoise Chesselet -- Mouse models of metachromatic leukodystrophy and adrenoleukodystrophy / Patrick Aubourg, Caroline Sevin, and Nathatie Cartier -- Animal models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Ludo Van Den Bosch -- Animal models of frontotemporal dementia / Hana N. Dawson and Daniel T. Laskowitz -- CADASIL : molecular mechanisms and animal models / Karl J. Fryxell -- Spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) : an animal model of vascular brain disorder / Francesco Amenta and Daniele Tomassoni -- Animal models of normal pressure hydrocephalus / Petra M. Klinge -- Animal models of traumatically-induced dementia / Jennifer E. Slemmer, Mohammad Z. Hossain, and John T. Weber -- Animal models of alcohol-induced dementia / Angela Maria Ribeiro and Silvia R. Castanheira Pereira -- Animal models of metallic dementia / Luigi F. Rodella.
  • Pigs in diabetes research with special focus on type 2 diabetes / M.O. Larsen, B. Rolin -- Psammomys obesus : nutritionally induced insulin resistance, diabetes and beta cell loss / E. Ziv, R. Kalman, and E. Shafrir -- The spontaneously diabetic Torii (SDT) rat with human resembling retinopathy lesions / M. Shinohara, T. Masuyama, A. Kakehashi -- The Cohen diabetic rat / S. Weksler-Zangen, E. Orlinsky, D.H. Zangen -- Kk and KKay mice : models of type 2 diabetes and obesity / S. Taketomi -- Animal models to study obesity and type II diabetes induced by diet / Tamer Coskun ... [et al.].Rat models of type 1 diabetes : genetics, environment, and autoimmunity / J.P. Mordes ... [et al.] -- The NOD mouse and its related strains / H. Taniguchi, S. Makino, H. Ikegami -- Obesity/diabetes in mice with mutations in the leptin or leptin receptor genes / S. Chua Jr., L. Herberg, E.H. Leiter -- The Zucker diabetic fatty (ZDF) rat--lessons from leptin receptor defect diabetic model / R.G. Peterson -- The Goto-Kakizaki diabetic rat evolved by selective breeding / C.J. Ostenson -- The new zealand obese mouse : a polygenic model of obesity, glucose intolerance and the metabolic syndrome / B.C. Fam, S. Andrikopoulos -- The JCR:LA-cp rat : a model of the metabolic syndrome exhibiting micro-and macro-vascular disease / J.C. Russel, S.E. Kelly, S.D. Proctor -- The SHROB (Koletsky) rat as a model for metabolic syndrome / R.J. Koletzky, R.A. Velliquette, P. Ernsberger -- OLETF rats : a model for the metabolic syndrome and diabetic nephropathy in humans / K. Kawano -- Neonatally streptrozotocin-induced (n-STZ) diabetic rats, a family of type 2 diabetes models / B. Portha ... [et al.] -- The Rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) manifests all features of human type 2 diabetes / B. Hansen and Xenia T. Tigno --
  • Animal models of drug addiction 2011, Springer Protocols
    Intracranial self-stimulation /Styliani Vlachou and Athina Markou --Stimulant self-administration /Leigh V. Panlilio --Opiate self-administration /Francesco Leri --Nicotine self-administration / Robert E. Sorge and Paul B.S. Clarke --Alcohol self-administration /Friedbert Weiss --Place conditioning /Christopher L. Cunningham, Peter A. Groblewski, and Charlene M. Voorhees --Sensitization /Jessica A. Loweth and Paul Vezina --Animal models of eating disorders /Stephanie D. Hancock and Mary C. Olmstead --Acquisition of drug self-administration /Marilyn E. Carroll and Richard A. Meisch --Escalation of drug use /Serge H. Ahmed --Environmental modulation of drug taking /Aldo Badiani ... [et al.] --Craving /Jeffrey W. Grimm --Habit formation and compulsion /David Belin ... [et al.] --Impulsivity /Andrea Bari, Trevor W. Robbins, and Jeffrey W. Dalley --Binge drug taking / Herbert E. Covington, III and Klaus A. Miczek --Withdrawal /Alasdair M. Barr, Heidi N. Boyda, and Ric M. Procyshyn --Relapse /Suzanne Erb and Franca Placenza.
  • Animal models of epilepsy 2009, Springer Protocols
    The nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, as an emerging model for investigating epilepsy / Cody J. Locke, Kim A. Caldwell, and Guy A. Caldwell -- The genetics and molecular biology of seizure susceptibility in drosophila / Juan Song and Mark A. Tanouye -- The albino Xenopus laevis tadpole as a novel model of developmental seizures / D. Sesath Hewapathirane and Kurt Haas -- Zebrafish as a simple vertebrate organism for epilepsy research / Scott C. Baraban -- Modeling tuberous sclerosis complex: brain development and hyperexcitability / Devin C. Ess -- BK potassium channel mutations affecting neuronal function and epilepsy / David Petrik, Qing H. Chen, and Robert Brenner -- Mouse models of benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC): mutations in KCNQ (Kv7)genes / Nanda A. Singh ... [et al.] -- Interneuron loss as a cause of seizures: lessons from interneuron-deficient mice / Dorothy Jones-Davis, Maria-Elisa Calcagnotto, and Joy Y. Sebe -- Imaging seizure propagation in vitro / Andrew J. Trevelyan and Rafael Yuste -- Complexity untangled: large-scale realistic computational models in epilepsy / Robert J. Morgan and Ivan Soltesz -- Organotypic hippocampal slice cultures as a model of limbic epileptogenesis / Suzanne B. Bausch -- Seizure analysis and detection in vivo / Javier Echauz, Stephen Wong, and Brian Litt -- Viral vector gene therapy for epilepsy / Stacey B. Foti, Shelley J. Russek, Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, and Thomas J. McCown -- Neural stem cells in experimental mesial temporal lobe epilepsy / Michelle M. Kron and Jack M. Parent.
  • Normal and pathological aging: from animals to humans / Nicole C. Berchtold and Carl W. Cotman -- Nonhuman primate models of cognitive aging / Agnès Lacreuse and James G. Herndon -- Age-related effects on prefrontal cortical systems: translating between rodents, nonhuman primates, and humans / Mark G. Baxter -- Comparison of different cognitive rat models of human aging / Candi LaSarge and Michelle Nicolle -- Mouse models of cognitive aging: behavioral tasks and neural substrates / Michael E. Calhoun -- Impact of Aβ and Tau on cognition in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease / Maya A. Koike ... [et al.] -- Hormonal influences of brain aging and age-related cognitive decline / Danielle K. Lewis and Farida Sohrabji -- Timing deficits in aging and neuropathology / Fuat Balci ... [et al.].
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  • Animal models of pain 2011, Springer Protocols
    Assessment of pain in animals / Wenrui Xie -- Animal models of inflammatory pain / Rui-Xin Zhang and Ke Ren -- Animal models of visceral pain / Karin N. Westlund -- Animal models of pain after peripheral nerve injury / Lintao Qu and Chao Ma -- Animal models of pain after injury to the spinal ganglia and dorsal roots / Xue-Jun Song -- Localized inflammatory irritation of the lumbar ganglia : an animal model of chemogenic low back pain and radiculopathy / Jun-Ming Zhang -- Animal models of central neuropathic pain / Bryan Hains and Louis P. Vera-Portocarrero -- Animal models of cancer pain / Paul W. Wacnik, Cholawat Pacharinsak, and Alvin J. Beitz -- Animal models of diabetic neuropathic pain / Maxim Dobretsov ... [et al.] -- Animal models of HIV-associated painful sensory neuropathy / Sonia K. Bhangoo, Lauren Petty, and Fletcher A. White -- Animal models of postoperative pain / Chaoran Wu ... [et al.].
  • Animal welfare v. 1-, 2007-, Springer
  • Animal welfare 2008, Springer
  • Ankle arthroscopy 2014, Springer
    Ankle injuries are often sport related and pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Over the past 25 years, Niek van Dijk, founder of the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School and author of this book, has developed a new philosophy of ankle arthroscopy. It entails a comprehensive approach which includes various diagnostic strategies and the application of a number of minimally invasive endoscopic techniques. The procedures are based on research programs and long-term outcome studies performed at the Orthopaedic Research Center Amsterdam. Use of these techniques has spread throughout the world; they are now recognized as the state of the art and have been used to treat many leading professional athletes. This diagnostic and operating manual presents the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School approach for a wide variety of ankle and hindfoot problems. Clear step-by-step instructions are provided with the help of numerous high-quality illustrations, most of which are in color. Access to a web-based educational site is also available to readers.
  • Ankle in football 2014, Springer
    This book creates a unique platform that covers main ankle pathologies specifically related with football. Experiences from professional players have been combined with evidence-based medical content from renowned experts in the field to present a comprehensive picture on ankle injuries in football. Worldwide, ankle injuries present a high burden for sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, players, and coaches in and around the football pitch. This book contains updated content for both medical and nonmedical individuals involved with football.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis 2011, Springer
    Overview of ankylosing spondylitis -- Clinical manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis -- Diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis -- Imaging in ankylosing spondylitis -- Management of ankylosing spondylitis -- Socioeconomic aspects of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis and Klebsiella is a comprehensive and informative text on the cause of Ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a condition which affects 20 million people worldwide and is likely caused or initiated by a bowel infection from Klebsiella bacteria. When a patient is infected by Klebsiella bacteria, his or her immune system will make antibodies against all the antigens or molecules found in the microbe. Because some of the bacterial antigens resemble self tissues, the anti-bacterial antibodies will attack not only the bacteria but also the self tissues such as the joints and the cells having the same HLA molecules, which is how the disease AS starts. This is the concept of molecular similarity or "molecular mimicry" which previously has been found to work in two other autoimmune diseases; rheumatic fever and rheumatoid arthritis. The first paper on this subject was published in 1976 and since then over 100 papers on rheumatological topics have been published, from Prof Ebringer's group, at the Division of Life Sciences, King's College in London, UK. The relevant information from these papers is extracted and presented in this book format making it accessible to health professionals, research institutions, pharmaceutical companies and universities and the general public.
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  • The results of the Krickenberg Conference, 17-20 May 2005, an international workshop of 26 international authorities on congenital malformations of the organs of the pelvis and perineum are presented.
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  • Anterior cruciate ligament 2007, ClinicalKey
    Master the very latest clinical and technical information on the full range of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques. Both inside the remarkably user-friendly printed version of this Expert Consult title and on its fully searchable web site, you'll find detailed coverage of hamstring, allograft and bone-tendon-bone (BTB) ACL reconstruction (including single versus double bundle techniques), and hamstring graft harvesting; plus fixation devices, rehabilitation, revision ACLR surgery, and much more! Surgical technique videos on the bonus DVD help you hone and refine your skill set under the expert guidance of the leading authorities in the field. A "dream team" of ACL surgeons provides the advanced guidance you need to overcome the toughest challenges in this area. A comparison of the full range of graft options for ACL reconstruction makes it easier to choose the best approach for each patient. State-of-the-art information on the latest principles and technical considerations helps you avoid complications. ₁How to' principles of post-op rehabilitation and revision ACL surgery optimize patient outcome. The bonus DVD helps you hone and refine your surgical technique under the expert guidance of a "who's who" in ACL surgery. Access to the full contents of the book online enables you to consult it from any computer and perform rapid searches. Also available in an upgradeable premium online version including fully searchable text PLUS timely updates.
  • This practical and instructional guidebook, written by international experts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, covers all challenging aspects of ACL rupture in the acute and chronic setting. It covers the latest, spectacular anatomical findings, treatment of partial ACL tears, various techniques for single- and double-bundle ACL reconstruction, and complex ACL revision surgery. Important surgical steps are clearly described with the help of instructive, high-quality photographs. Important tips, tricks, and pitfalls are highlighted and intra- and postoperative complications, rehabilitation, and prevention of re-rupture are discussed. All authors are prominent and experienced ACL surgeons.
  • Background: Patellofemoral Malalignment Versus Tissue Homeostasis Myths and Truths About Patellofemoral Disease -- In Search of the Etiology of Anterior Knee Pain -- Biological Causes of Anterior Knee Pain -- Pathogenesis of Anterior Knee Pain in the Active Young: Is There a Relation Between the Presence of Patellofemoral Malalignment and Pain? What Have We Learned from Realignment Surgery? -- Unilateral Anterior Knee Pain as a Sign of Knee Asymmetry -- Biomechanical Bases for Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Instability -- Anatomy of Patellar Dislocation -- Evaluation of the Patient with Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Instability -- Influence of Psychological Factors on Pain and Disability in Anterior Knee Pain Patients -- Uncommon Causes of Anterior Knee Pain -- Risk Factors and Prevention of Anterior Knee Pain -- Non-operative Treatment of Athletes with Anterior Knee Pain: Science, Classical, and New Ideas -- Conservative Management of Anterior Knee Pain: The McConnell Program -- Skeletal Malalignment and Anterior Knee Pain: Rationale, Diagnosis, and Management -- Patellar Tendinopathy: Where Does the Pain Come From? -- Biochemical Causes of Patellar Tendinopathy? -- The Pathophysiology of Patellofemoral Arthritis -- Prevention of Anterior Knee Pain After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction -- Anterior Knee Pain with Special Emphasis on the Clinical, Radiographic, Histological, Ultrastructural, and Biochemical Aspects After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Autografts -- Imaging and Musculoskeletal Modeling to Investigate the Mechanical Etiology of Patellofemoral Pain -- Computational Models for Investigating the Patellofemoral Joint: Clinical Relevance.Kinetic Analysis: A Sensitive Outcome Objective Measurement Method in Evaluating Lateral Patellar Instability A Preliminary Study -- Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis in Evaluating Patients with Anterior Knee Pain -- Failure of Patellofemoral Surgery: Analysis of Clinical Cases -- Neuromatous Knee Pain: Evaluation and Management -- Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis of Iatrogenic Medial Patellar Instability: Clinical Relevance -- Ultrasound and Doppler-Guided Arthroscopic Shaving for the Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy/Jumper's Knee: Biological Background and Description of Method -- Arthroscopic Patellar Denervation for Anterior Knee Pain -- Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It -- Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It -- MPFL Reconstruction: Principles and Complications -- Reconstruction of the Lateral Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It -- Reconstruction of the Lateral Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It -- Osteotomies Around the Patellofemoral Joint -- Sulcus Deepening Trochleoplasty -- Rotational Tibial Osteotomy -- Rotational Femoral Osteotomy -- Patella Infera and Patella Alta -- Combined Tibial Tubercle Realignment and MPFL Reconstruction -- Anteromedial Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy (Fulkerson Osteotomy) -- The Patella Thinning Osteotomy: A New Technique for Patellofemoral Arthritis -- Cartilage Restoration in the Patellofemoral Joint -- Autologous Osteochondral Mosaicplasty -- Patellofemoral Allografts -- Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: Pearls and Pitfalls -- The Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: The Great Solution, the Great Problem -- A Philosophy of the Patellofemoral Joint: A Logical Clinical Approach -- Epilogue.
  • Anterior segment 2008, ClinicalKey
    Developmental anomalies of the anterior segment -- Disorders of the tear film -- Conjunctiva -- Episclera and sclera -- Cornea -- Iris and ciliary body.
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  • Anthropology of alternative medicine. English ed. 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Alternative medicine is not a fashionable new trend, but an established cultural strategy as well as a dynamic feature of mainstream contemporary medicine, in which elements of folk traditions are often blended with Western scientific approaches. This is a concise yet wide-ranging exploration of non-biomedical healing. The book addresses a broad range of practices including: substance, energy and information flows (such as helminthic therapy); spirit, consciousness and trance (shamanism, for example); body, movement and the senses (reiki and aromtherapy); as well as classical medical traditions as complements or alternatives to Western biomedicine (such as Ayurveda). The book explores the cultural underpinnings of contemporary healing methods, while assessing current ideas, topics and resources for further study.
  • Part I. History and Scope of Functional Foods Around the World -- Chapter 1. Scope of Conventional and Functional Foods in the U.S.A. / Jack N. Losso -- Chapter 2. Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Natural Health Products in Canada / Kelley Fitzpatrick and Fereidoon Shahidi -- Chapter 3. History and Scope of Functional Foods in Japan / Makoto Shimizu and Asami Kawakami -- Chapter 4. Functional Foods in India: History and Scope / Thomas Paul Devasagayam, Jai C. Tilak, and Rekha Singhal -- Chapter 5. History and Scope of Functional Foods in China / Anthony Y.H. Woo, Y. Zhao, R. Zhang, C. Zhou, and Christopher H.K. Cheng -- Chapter 6. History and Current Status of Functional Foods in Korea / Hyong Joo Lee and Young-Joon Surh -- Chapter 7. Australia and New Zealand / Harjinder Singh, Linda Tapsell, Mike Gidley, Pramod Gopal, and Paul J. Moughan -- Chapter 8. Prophylactic Phenolic Antioxidants in Functional Foods of Tropical Island States of the Mascarene Archipelago (Indian Ocean) / T. Bahorun, V. S. Neergheen, M. A. Soobrattee, V. A. Luximon-Ramma, and O. I. Aruoma -- Chapter 9. Functional Foods in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Countries: History, Scope and Dietary Habits / Fatih Yildiz, Paterna Kotzekidou, Alexandra-Maria Michaelidou, and Giuseppe Nocella -- Chapter 10. Functional Foods in the European Union / Andreu Palou, Paula Oliver, Ana Ma Rodríguez, and Antoni Caimari -- Chapter 11. Functional Foods in the European Union: Main Issues and Impact on the Food Industry / Maurizio Canavari, Alessandra Castellini, Giuseppe Nocella, and Carlo Pirazzoli -- Chapter 12. Functional Foods Legislation in Brazil / Franco M. Lajolo and Eliane Miyazaki Part II. The “Ohmics” Technologies and Functional Foods -- Chapter 13. Principles of Proteomics / Lianji Jin, Lenore Polo Rodicio, and Patrick A. Limbach -- Chapter 14. Toxicogenomics and Systems Toxicology / Michael D. Waters and Jennifer M. Fostel -- Part III. Angiogenesis and Chronic Degenerative Diseases -- Chapter 15. Endothelial Cell Responses to Physiological and Pathophysiological Environments / R.W. Siggins and C.A. Hornick -- Chapter 16. Angiogenic Switch: Roles of Estrogenic Compounds / Sushanta K. Banerjee, Gibanananda Ray, Peter Van Veldhuizen, and Snigdha Banerjee -- Chapter 17. Reactive Oxygen Species and Angiogenesis / Shampa Chatterjee -- Chapter 18. Angiogenesis in Inflammatory Arthritis / Saptarshi Mandal, Smriti Kana kundu-Raychaudhuri, and Siba P. Raychaudhuri -- Chapter 19. Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular Diseases / Robert J. Tomanek -- Chapter 20. Angiogenesis and Anti-Angiogenesis in Brain Tumors / Roland H. Goldbrunner -- Chapter 21. Diabetes and Angiogenesis / Golakoti Trimurtulu, Somepalli Venkateswarlu, and Gottumukkala V. Subbaraju -- Chapter 22. Obesity and Angiogenesis / Debasis Bagchi, Shirley Zafra-Stone, Chandan K. Sen, and Manashi Bagchi -- Part IV. Angiogenesis, Functional, and Medicinal Foods -- Chapter 23. Screening Functional Foods as Inhibitors of Angiogenesis Biomarkers / Jack N. Losso -- Chapter 24. Role of Edible Berry Anthocyanins in Angiogenesis / Manashi Bagchi, Shirley Zafra-Stone, Jack N. Losso, Chandan K. Sen, Sashwati Roy, Soumyadipta Hazra, and Debasis Bagchi -- Chapter 25. Redox Regulation of Angiogenesis: Anti-Angiogenic Properties of Edible Berries and Its Significance -- in a Clinical Setting / Gayle M. Gordillo, Debasis Bagchi, and Chandan K. Sen -- Chapter 26. A Novel Nutrient Mixture Containing Ascorbic Acid, Lysine, Proline, and Green Tea Extract Inhibits Critical Parameters in Angiogenesis / M. Waheed Roomi, V. Ivanov, T. Kalinovsky, A. Niedzwiecki, and M. Rath -- Chapter 27. Angiogenesis and Chinese Medicinal Foods / Anthony Y. H. Woo, Y. Zhao, R. Zhang, C. Zhou, and Christopher H. K. Cheng -- Chapter 28. Disposition and Metabolism of Dietary Flavonoids / Min Jung Kang and Dong-Hyun Kim.
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  • Anti-VEGF 2010, Karger
    Angiostatic and angiogenic factors / De Groot, H. ... [et al.] -- Mechanisms of ocular angiogenesis and its molecular mediators / Siemerink, M.J., Augustin, A.J., Schlingemann, R.O. -- Antivascular endothelial growth factors in age-related macular degeneration / Schmidt-Erfurth, U. ... [et al.] -- Antivascular endothelial growth factor in diabetic retinopathy / Iacono, P., Parodi, M.B., Bandello, F. -- Retinal vein occlusions / Buehl, W., Sacu, S., Schmidt-Erfurth, U. --; Antivascular endothelial growth factor for choroidal neovascularization in pathologic myopia / Parodi, M.B., Iacono, P., Bandello, F. -- Antivascular endothelial growth factors for inflammatory chorioretinal disorders / Parodi, M.B. ... [et al.] -- Antivascular endothelial growth factor treatment in pseudoxanthoma elasticum patients / Verbraak, F.D. -- Antivascular endothelial growth factor in hereditary dystrophies / Parodi, M.B., Iacono, P., Bandello, F. -- Antivascular endothelial growth factor as an approach for macular edema / Buchholz, P., Buchholz, A., Augustin, A.J. -- Angiogenesis and vascular endothelial growth factors in intraocular tumors / Missotten, G.S., Jager, M.J., Schlingemann, R.O. -- Antivascular endothelial growth factors in anterior segment diseases / Scholl, S., Kirchhof, J., Augustin, A.J.
  • Part I: Angiogenesis in cancer -- Strategies to prolong the nonangiogenic dormant state of human cancer / George N. Naumov and Judah Folkman -- Vascular endothelial growth factor: basic biology and clinical implications / Napoleone Ferrara -- Angiogenesis in solid tumors / Rakesh K. Jain and Dan G. Duda -- Pathophysiologic role of VEGF in hematologic malignancies / Klaus Podar ... [et al.] -- Tumor microenvironment and angiogenesis / Cheryl H. Baker and Isaiah J. Fidler -- Part II: Targeting angiogenesis for cancer therapy -- Tyrosine kinase inhibitors of angiogenesis / Janessa J. Laskin and Alan B. Sandler -- Development of antiangiogenic monoclonal antibodies for cancer therapy / Zhenping Zhu and Daniel J. Hicklin -- Targeting fibroblast growth factor / fibroblast growth factor receptor system in angiogenesis / Marco Rusnati and Marco Presta -- Development of the VEGF trap as a novel antiangiogenic treatment currently in clinical trials for cancer and eye diseases, and discovery of the next generation of angiogenesis targets / John S. Rudge ... [et al.] -- Proteinases and their inhibitors in angiogenesis / Yves A. DeClerck, Khalid Bajou, and Walter E. Laug -- Prostaglandins and COX-2: role in antiangiogenic therapy / Kristin Hennenfent, Daniel Morgensztern, and Ramaswamy Govindan -- Integrins, adhesion, and coadhesion inhibitors in angiogenesis / Abebe Akalu and Peter C. Brooks -- Conventional therapeutics with antiangiogenic activity / Christian Hafner, Thomas Vogt, and Albrecht Reichle -- Vascular disrupting agents / David J. Chaplin, Graeme J. Dougherty, and Dietmar W. Siemann -- Vascular and hematopoietic stem cells as targets for antiangiogenic therapy / Carlos Almeida Ramos, Hans-Georg Kopp, and Shahin Rafii -- Genetic strategies for targeting angiogenesis / Anita Tandle, Mijung Kwon, and Steven K. Libutti -- Identification of new targets using expression profiles / Thomas R. Burkard ... [et al.].; Part III: Translating angiogenesis inhibitors to the clinic -- Clinical trial design and regulatory issues / Ramzi N. Dagher and Richard Pazdur -- Surrogate markers for antiangiogenic cancer therapy / Darren W. Davis -- Noninvasive surrogates / Bruno Morgan and Mark A. Horsfield -- Pharmacodynamic markers in tissues / Darren W. Davis -- Blood-based biomarkers for VEGF inhibitors / Amado J. Zurita, Hua-Kang Wu, and John V. Heymach -- Part IV: Treatment of specific cancers with angiogenesis inhibitors -- Antiangiogenic therapy for colorectal cancer / Paulo M. Hoff and Everardo D. Saad -- Combined modality therapy of rectal cancer / Christopher G. Willett and Dan G. Duda -- Antiangiogenic therapy for breast cancer / Pablo M. Bedano ... [et al.] -- Antiangiogenic therapy for lung malignancies / David J. Stewart -- Antiangiogenic therapy for prostate cancer / Leslie K. Walker, Glenn Liu, and George Wilding -- Antiangiogenic therapy for hematologic malignancies / Karen W.L. Yee and Francis J. Giles -- Antiangiogenic therapy for gliomas / Heinrich Elinzano and Howard A. Fine -- Antiangiogenic therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma / Henry B. Koon, Liron Pantanowitz, and Bruce J. Dezube -- Antiangiogenic therapy for melanoma / Keith Dredge and Angus G. Dalgleish -- Sunitinib and renal cell carcinoma / Robert J. Motzer and Sakina Hoosen.
  • 1. Historical introduction -- 2. Modes of action -- 3. The problem of resistance -- 4. Pharmacodynamics of anti-infective agents: target delineation and susceptibility breakpoint selection -- 5. Antimicrobial agents and the kidneys -- 6. Drug interactions involving anti-infective agents -- 7. Antibiotics and the immune system -- 8. General principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy -- 9. Laboratory control of antimicrobial therapy -- 10. Principles of chemop rophylaxis -- 11. Antibiotic policies -- 12. Aminoglycosides and aminocyclitols -- 13. β-Lactam antibiotics : cephalosporins -- 14. β-Lactam antibiotics: penicillins -- 15. Other β-lactam antibiotics -- 16. Chloramphenicol and thiamphenicol -- 17. Diaminopyrimidines -- 18. Fosfomycin and fosmidomycin -- 19. Fusidanes -- 20. Glycopeptides -- 21. Lincosamides -- 22. Macrolides -- 23. Mupirocin -- 24. Nitroimidazoles -- 25. Oxazolidinones -- 26. Quinolones -- 27. Rifamycins -- 28. Streptogramins -- 29. Sulfonamides -- 30. Tetracyclines -- 31. Miscellaneous antibacterial agents -- 32. Antifungal agents -- 33. Antimycobacterial agents -- 34. Anthelmintics -- 35. Antiprotozoal agents -- 36. Antiretroviral agents -- 37. Other antiviral agents -- 38. Sepsis -- 39. Abdominal and other surgical infections -- 40. Infections associated with neutropenia and transplantation -- 41. Infections in intensive care patients -- 42. Infections associated with implanted medical devices -- 43. Antiretroviral therapy for HIV -- 44. Infections of the upper respiratory tract -- 45. Infections of the lower respiratory tract -- 46. Endocarditis -- 47. Infections of the gastrointestinal tract -- 48. Hepatitis -- 49. Skin and soft-tissue infections -- 50. Bacterial infections of the central nervous system -- 51. Viral infections of the central nervous system -- 52. Bone and joint infections -- 53. Infections of the eye -- 54. Urinary tract infections -- 55. Infections in pregnancy -- 56. Sexually transmitted diseases -- 57. Leprosy -- 58. Tuberculosis and other mycobacterial infections -- 59. Superficial and mucocutaneous mycoses -- 60. Systemic fungal infections -- 61. Zoonoses -- 62. Malaria -- 63. Other protozoal infections -- 64. Helminthic infections.
  • Antibiotic resistance 2012, Springer
    Introduction to antibiotic resistance/ Richard Bax, David Griffin -- The origins of antibiotic resistance/ Gerard D. Wright -- Surveillance programmes and antibiotic resistance: worldwide and regional monitoring of antibiotic resistance trends/ Stephen Hawser -- Current and future challenges in the development of antimicrobial agents/ Robert P. Rennie -- The role of the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria in antibiotic resistance: Ajax' shield or Achilles' heel?/ Malcolm G.P. Page -- Prevention of drug resistance by combined drug treatment of tuberculosis/ Denis A. Mitchison -- Nonmultiplying bacteria are profoundly tolerant to antibiotics / Yanmin Hu, Anthony Coates -- Persister cells: molecular mechanisms related to antibiotic tolerance / Kim Lewis -- Antimicrobial textiles / J. Vaun McArthur, R.C. Tuckfield, C. Baker-Austin -- Efflux: how bacteria use pumps to control their microenvironment / E. David G. McIntosh -- Antibiotics in phase II and III clinical trials / Anthony R.M. Coates, Gerry Halls.
  • The breakpoint / Matthew A. Wikler, Paul G. Ambrose -- Antimicrobial susceptibility on solid media / John D. Turnidge, Jan M. Bell -- Susceptibility testing of antimicrobials in liquid media / Daniel Amsterdam -- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria / David W. Hecht -- Antimycobacterial agents: in vitro susceptibility testing and mechanisms of action and resistance / Clark B. Inderlied and Kevin A. Nash -- Antifungal drugs: mechanisms of action, drug resistance, susceptibility testing, and assays of activity in biological fluids / Michael A. Pfaller, Daniel J. Diekema, and Michael G. Rinaldi -- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing for some atypical microorganisms (chlamydia, mycoplasma, rickettsia, ehrlichia, coxiella, and spirochetes) / Jean-Marc Rolain, Didier Raoult -- Applications, significance of, and methods for the measurement of antimicrobial concentrations in human body fluids / Roger D. Klein and Stephen C. Edberg -- Antimicrobial combinations / Satish K. Pillai, Robert C. Moellering, Jr., and George M. Eliopoulos --Genetic and biochemical mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents / Louis B. Rice and Robert A. Bonomo -- Molecular methods for the detection of antibacterial resistance genes / Margareta Ieven -- Molecular mechanisms of action for antimicrobial agents: general principles and mechanisms for selected classes of antibiotics / Charles W. Stratton -- The antivirogram and the modes of action of antiviral agents, HIV, hepatitis, influenza, and cytomegalovirus / Pierre Dellamonica ... [et al.] -- Disinfectants and antiseptics, modes of action, mechanisms of resistance, and testing / Joseph M. Ascenzi, Martin S. Favero -- Evaluation of antimicrobials in experimental animal infections / Terry O' Reilly ... [et al.] -- Extravascular antimicrobial distribution and the respective blood and urine concentrations in humans / David M. Bamberger ... [et al.] -- Epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance: species prevalence, susceptibility profiles, and resistance trends / Thomas R. Fritsche, Helio S. Sader, Ronald N. Jones.
  • Antibodies v. 7, [2002], CRCnetBASE
  • Antibody engineering 2004, Springer Protocols
  • Engineered antibodies currently represent over 30 per cent of biopharmaceuticals in clinical trials and their total worldwide sales continue to increase significantly. The importance of antibody applications is reflected in their increasing clinical and industrial applications as well as in the progression of established and emerging production strategies. This volume provides detailed coverage of the generation, optimization, characterization, production and applications of antibody. It provides the necessary theoretical background and description of methods for the expression of antibody in.
  • Antibody fc 2014, ScienceDirect
    Antibody Fc is the first single text to synthesize the literature on the mechanisms underlying the dramatic variability of antibodies to influence the immune response. The book demonstrates the importance of the Fc domain, including protective mechanisms, effector cell types, genetic data, and variability in Fc domain function. This volume is a critical single-source reference for researchers in vaccine discovery, immunologists, microbiologists, oncologists and protein engineers as well as graduate students in immunology and vaccinology.
  • The concept of delivering 'magic bullets' to treat diseases was first proposed by Paul Erlich in the early 1900's. The realization of this concept for the treatment of cancer occurred in the late 1990's with the approval of monoclonal antibody therapies. The use of monoclonal antibodies conjugated (linked) to potent cytotoxic agents (antibody-drug conjugates, ADCs) for specifically delivering cytotoxics to cancer cells was an obvious extension of antibody-based therapy. ADCs have been under intense investigation for several decades; progress, however, has been limited due to toxicity or lack of improved efficacy compared to unconjugated cytotoxics. More recently, linker technology and target selection have advanced such that several ADCs and immunotoxins are undergoing clinical testing or are approved for use. This important volume gives the latest and most comprehensive information on the topic, describing different types of ADCs and immunotoxins for both hematologic and solid malignancies. Finally, the volume highlights the promise that this technology holds for diverse types of human cancer.
  • "This book covers clinically used anticancer agents that are either natural products or are clearly derived from natural product leads. The second edition includes drugs that are currently in development. In addition, the text emphasizes the applications of synthetic and medicinal chemistry to the preparation of analogs with enhanced activities. Contributors also address the potential of novel drug discovery through the use of genome mining as well as the status of advanced development candidates. For each compound of class of compounds, the text provides information on the history, structure, mechanism of action, development, synthesis, medicinal chemistry, and clinical applications"-- Provided by publisher."The search for new lead compounds is a crucial element of modern pharmaceutical research. Natural products provided the only source of pharmaceuticals for thousands of years, and natural products have made enormous contributions to human health through compounds such as quinine, morphine, aspirin (a natural product analog), digitoxin, and many others. The potential of natural products as anticancer agents was recognized in the 1950's by the U. S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) under the leadership of the late Dr. Jonathan Hartwell, and the NCI has since made major contributions to the discovery of new naturally occurring anticancer agents through its contract and grant support, including an important program of plant and marine collections. Many, although not all, of the compound classes described in the following pages owe their origin in whole or in part to NCI support. In spite of the success of the natural products approach to anticancer drug discovery, as exemplified by the following chapters, in recent years their importance as a source of molecular diversity for drug discovery research and development has been overshadowed by newer chemical approaches currently in favor. These approaches include chemical ones which make heavy use of combinatorial chemistry, and biological ones such as manipulation of biosynthetic pathways of microbial metabolites through combinatorial biosynthetic techniques. It is thus worthwhile to review briefly the major reasons why natural products are so important. First, there is a strong biological and ecological rationale for plants and marine invertebrates to produce novel bioactive secondary metabolites"-- Provided by publisher.
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    Drug development in Europe: the academic perspective / Chris Twelves ... [et al.] -- The phase III clinical cancer trial / Ramzi N. Dagher and Richard Pazdur -- Assessing tumor-related symptoms and health-related quality of life in cancer clinical trials: a regulatory perspective / Judy H. Chiao, Grant Williams, and Donna Griebel -- The role of the oncology drug advisory committee in the FDA review process for oncologic products / Leslie A. Vaccari -- FDA role in cancer drug development and requirements for approval / Susan Flamm Honig.High-volume screening / Michel Pagä -- High-throughput screening in industry / Michael D. Boisclair ... [et al.] -- The NCI human tumor cell line (60-cell) screen: concept, implementation, and applications / Michael R. Boyd -- Human tumor screening / Axel-R. Hanauske, Susan G. Hilsenbeck, and Daniel D. Von Hoff -- Murine L1210 and P388 leukemias / William R. Waud -- In vivo methods for screening and preclinical testing: use of rodent solid tumors for drug discovery / Thomas Corbett ... [et al.] -- Human tumor xenograft models in NCI drug development / Michael C. Alley ... [et al.] -- Specialized in vitro/in vivo procedures employed by the NCI in preclinical drug evaluations / Melinda G. Hollingshead ... [et al.] --Patient-like orthotopic metastatic models of human cancer / Robert M. Hoffman -- Preclinical models for combination therapy / Beverly A. Teicher -- Models for biomarkers and minimal residual tumor / Beverly A. Teicher -- Spontaneously occurring tumors in companion animals as models for drug development / David M. Vail and Douglas H. Thamm -- Nonclinical testing: from theory to practice / Denis Roy and Paul A. Andrews -- Nonclinical testing for oncology drug products / Paul A. Andrews and Denis Roy -- Nonclinical testing for oncology biologic products / Carolyn M. Laurenìot, Denis Roy, and Paul A. Andrews --Working with the national cancer institute / Paul Thambi and Edward A. Sausville -- Phase I trial design and methodology for anticancer drugs / Patrick V. Acevedo, Deborah L. Toppmeyer, and Eric H. Rubin -- Phase II trials: conventional design and novel strategies in the era of targeted therapies / Keith T. Flaherty and Peter J. O'Dwyer --
  • Anticancer genes 2014, Springer
    "This book discusses the emergence of a new class of genes with a specific anticancer activity. These genes, recently defined as "Anticancer Genes", are reviewed in individual chapters on their mode of action, the specific cell death signals they induce, and the status of attempts to translate them into clinical application. Anticancer Genes provides an overview of this nascent field, its genesis, current state, and prospect. It discusses how Anticancer Genes might lead to the identification of a repertoire of signaling pathways directed against cellular alterations that are specific for tumor cells."--Publisher's website.
  • Many pathogens and aberrant malignant cells express unique carbohydrates on their surface representing attractive targets for vaccine design. Considerable progress has recently been made in the identification of novel carbohydrate based vaccines and a large number has reached clinical phase studies. The success of several licensed carbohydrate based vaccines against bacterial pathogens such as Haemophilus influenzae type b, Neisseria meningitidis or Streptococcus pneumoniae demonstrates their great potential. However, the study of anti-carbohydrate antibodies is technically challenging and partly because of low affinities and promiscuous specificity they have not been medically exploited to full potential. The study of antibody specificities and identification of protective carbohydrate epitopes lies at the heart of successful vaccine design. In addition to therapy, antibodies in general serve as diagnostic tools in medical and scientific laboratories. In this setting high affinity and exquisite specificity are important factors for their successful use. ãaAnticarbohydrate Antibodies ãa from molecular basis to clinical applicationãa compiles current knowledge on the immunological recognition of carbohydrates by the adaptive immune system from a molecular perspective providing fundamental insight needed for advancing clinically relevant diagnostics and therapeutic applications. Based on significant progress in the fields of glycoimmunology and structural biology in recent years, the book comprehensively reviews the state-of-the-art in defining the key elements of carbohydrate recognition by antibodies, the molecular mimicry of carbohydrate epitopes as well as the molecular features leading to specific and relaxed binding modes. Backed-up by a combination of modern technologies to elucidate structural details of carbohydrate-antibody interactions, biomedically important carbohydrate antigens from viral, bacterial, parasite, insect and tumor cells have been analyzed in in-depth reviews written by well-known experts in the field. Fundamental knowledge of these molecular mechanisms eventually provides a rational basis to improve efficacy of carbohydrate-based vaccines and to further refine diagnostic tools in detection of pathogens and malignant cells.
  • Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition provides a pocket-sized, systematic description of the most clinically relevant drug interactions that occur between AEDs and also between AEDs and non-AEDs. AEDs are presented alphabetically and by drug class in three sections for easy access: Drug interactions between AEDs; Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AEDs: Interactions affecting AEDs; and Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AEDs: Interactions affected by AEDs. Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition should help physicians make more rational choices when polytherapy regimens are indicated and should be of interest to all who treat patients with epilepsy: neurologists and neurosurgeons, trainees at all levels, general practitioners and epilepsy nurse specialists.
  • Antifungal agents 2005, Springer Protocols
    Susceptibility testing methods of antifungal agents / Erika J. Ernst -- Deoxyribonucleic acid fingerprinting methods for Candida species / Shawn R. Lockhart ... [et al.] -- CARE-2 fingerprinting of Candida albicans isolates / Joachim Morschhäuser, Peter Staib, and Gerwald Köhler -- Targeted gene deletion in Candida albicans wild-type strains by MPAR flipping / Joachim Morschhäuser, Peter Staib, and Gerwald Köhler -- Application of Deoxyribonucleic acid microarray analysis to the study of azole antifungal resistance in Candida albicans / Katherine S. Barker and P. David Rogers -- Application of proteomic analysis to the study of azole antifungal resistance in Candida albicans / Massoumeh Z. Hooshdaran, George M. Hilliard, and P. David Rogers -- Techniques for antifungal susceptibility testing of Candida albicans biofilms / Gordon Ramage and Josʹe Luis Lʹopez-Ribot -- Natural products and antifungal drug discovery / Melissa R. Jacob and Larry A. Walker -- Use of an animal model of disseminated candidiasis in the evaluation of antifungal therapy / David Andes -- Murine model of invasive aspergillosis / Russell E. Lewis and Nathan P. Wiederhold -- Antifungal combinations / Roxana G. Vitale, Javier Afeltra, and Eric Dannaoui -- Post-antifungal effect methods / Roxana G. Vitale -- Evaluation of immunotherapy in invasive candidiasis: antifungal activity and cytokine expression assays / Maria Simitsopoulou and Emmanuel Roilides -- Interaction of histoplasma capsulatum with human macrophages, dendritic cells, and neutrophils / Simon L. Newman -- Immunology of infection caused by cryptococcus neoformans / Floyd L. Wormley, Jr. and John R. Perfect.
  • antimicrobe.org Database
    Includes information on antimicrobial therapy and alternative therapy when the drug of choice cannot be given. The resource delivers information via review articles, capsule summaries, mini-reviews, and a guided PubMed search to pick up post-publication research.
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    v. 1. Mechanisms of drug resistance -- v. 2. Clinical and epidemiological aspects.
  • Paneth cell [alpha]-defensin synthesis and function / A.J. Ouellette -- Immunomodulatory properties of defensins and cathelicidins / D.M.E. Bowdish, D.J. Davidson, and R.E.W. Hancock -- Host antimicrobial defence peptides in human disease / B. Agerberth and G.H. Guðmundsson -- Antimicrobial peptides: an essential component of the skin defensive barrier / M.H. Braff and R.L. Gallo -- Antimicrobial peptides versus invasive infections / M.R. Yeaman and A.S. Bayer -- Antimicrobial peptides in the airway / D.M. Laube ... [et al.] -- Hepcidin: a peptide hormone at the interface of innate immunity and iron metabolism / T. Ganz -- Innate host defense of human vaginal and cervical mucosae / A.M. Cole -- Molecular mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antimicrobial peptides / D. Kraus and A. Peschel -- Bacterial evasion of antimicrobial peptides by biofilm formation / M. Otto.
  • Evolution of Antimicrobial Peptides: A View from the Cystine Chapel -- Innate Immunity in Plants: The Role of Antimicrobial Peptides -- Antimicrobial Peptides Produced by Microorganisms -- LL-37: An Immunomodulatory Antimicrobial Host Defence Peptide -- Wound Repair and Antimicrobial Peptides -- WAPing Out Pathogens and Disease in the Mucosa: Roles for SLPI and Trappin-2 -- Histatins: Multifunctional Salivary Antimicrobial Peptides -- Structure-Function Relationships of Antimicrobial Chemokines -- Mechanisms and Significance of Bacterial Resistance to Human Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides -- Antimicrobial Peptides and Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Cystic Fibrosis and Defective Airway Innate Immunity -- Antimicrobial Peptides in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Host Defense Peptides: Immune Modulation and Antimicrobial Activity In Vivo -- Helping the Host: Induction of Antimicrobial Peptides as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy Against Infections.
  • Community-associated methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus / Miller, L.G. -- Infections with organisms producing extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamase / Paterson, D.L., Doi, Y. -- Fluoroquinolone resistance : challenges for disease control / Parry, C.M. -- Antibiotic resistance and community-acquired pneumonia during an influenza pandemic / Moore, M.R., Whitney, C.G. -- Promoting appropriate antimicrobial drug use in the outpatient setting : what works? / Belongia, E.A., Mangione-Smith, R., Knobloch, M.J. -- Reducing antimicrobial-resistant infections in health care settings : what works? / Rezai, K., Weinstein, R.A. -- Cost of antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings : a critical review / Merz, L.R., Guth, R.M., Fraser, V.J. -- Mass treatment of parasitic disease : implications for the development and spread of anthelmintic resistance / Curcher, T.S. ... [et al.] -- Antifungal drug resistance : clinical importance, in vitro detection and implications for prophylaxis and treatment / Arthington-Skaggs, B.A., Frade, J.P. -- Preparing for HIV drug resistance in the developing world / Bennett, D.E.
  • This report examines, for the first time, the current status of surveillance and information on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at country level worldwide, with particularly attention to antibacterial resistance.
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    Emerging resistance among candida species : trends and treatment considerations for candidemia -- Early appropriate empiric therapy and antimicrobial de-escalation / James M. Hollands ... [et al.] -- Antimicrobial cycling strategies programs / Bernard C. Camins and Victoria J. Fraser -- Antimicrobial stewardship : rationale for and practical considerations of programmatic institutional efforts to optimize antimicrobial use / Robert C Owens, Jr. -- Computer-assisted programs to optimize antimicrobial use / Stanley L. Pestotnik and Jonathan B. Olson -- Practical application of pharmacodynamic principles to optimize therapy and treat resistant organisms : a focus on beta-lactam antibiotics / Thomas P. Lodise, Ben M. Lomaestro, and George L. Drusano -- Shorter course antibiotic therapy (SCAT) : principles, current data, and caveats / Donald E. Craven ... [et al.] -- Impact of guidelines on antimicrobial treatment of respiratory tract infections / Thomas M. File -- The impact of hospital epidemiology on the management and control of antimicrobial resistance : issues and controversies / August J. Valenti -- Combination antimicrobial therapy for gram-negative infections : what is the evidence? / Nasia Safdar and Cybele L. Abad -- Antibiotic resistance : modern principles and management strategies to optimize outpatient use of antibiotics / Sharon B. Meropol and Joshua P. Metlay.The attributable costs of resistant infections in hospital settings: economic theory and application / R. Douglas Scott II and Rebecca R. Roberts -- Benchmarking : its utility in the fight against antibacterial resistance / Sujata M. Bhavnani and Glenn S. Tillotsen -- Antibiotic resistance : opportunity or obstacle for the pharmaceutical industry? / Glenn S. Tillotsen -- Understanding studies of resistant organisms : focus on epidemiological methods / Ebbing Lautenbach -- Staphylococcus aureus : resistance update and treatment options / Pamela A. Moise and George Sakoulas -- Enterococci : resistance update and treatment options / Peter K. Linden -- Streptococcus pneumoniae : resistance update and treatment options / Nicole Akar, William R. Bishai, and Sanjay K. Jain -- Acinetobacter species : resistance update and treatment options / Lisa L. Maragakis and Trish M. Perl -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa : an understanding of resistance issues / Karen Lolans, Maria Virginia Villegas, and John P. Quinn -- Problematic beta-lactamases : an update / Marion S. Helfand and Louis B. Rice -- Clostridium difficile-infection : overview and update with a focus on antimicrobial resistance as a risk factor / Robert C. Owens, Jr., August J. Valenti, and Mark H. Wilcox --
  • Mechanisms of resistance by gram-positive bacteria (streptococci and enterococci) /Javier Aspa Marco ... [et al.] --Emergence of MRSA in the community /Adam L. Cohen, Rachel Gorwitz, and Daniel B. Jernigan --Antimicrobial resistance to sexually transmitted infections /Hillard Weinstock, David Trees, and John Papp --Resistance of gram-negative bacilli to antimicrobials /Patricia A. Bradford and Charles R. Dean --Mycobacterial antimicrobial resistance /Peter D.O. Davies and Richard Cooke --Antimicrobial resistance of anaerobic bacteria /Ellie J.C. Goldstein, Diane M. Citron, and David W. Hecht --Clinical significance and biological basis of HIV drug resistance /Jorge L. Martinez-Cajas, Marco Petrella, and Mark A. Wainberg --Resistance of herpesviruses to antiviral agents /G. Boivin and W.L. Drew --Hepatitis virus resistance /Jean-Michel Pawlotsky --Resistance to antifungal agents /Beth A. Arthington-Skaggs and John H. Rex --An anti-mutant approach for antimicrobial use /Karl Drlica ... [et al.]
  • General issues in antimicrobial resistance -- Global perspectives of antibiotic resistance -- Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance -- Poverty and root causes of resistance in developing countries -- What the future holds for resistance in developing countries -- Introduction of antimicrobial agents in resource-constrained countries: impact on the emergence of resistance -- Human impact of resistance -- Human immunodeficiency virus: resistance to antiretroviral drugs in developing countries -- Drug resistance in malaria in developing countries -- Drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- Antifungal drug resistance in developing countries -- Drug resistance in African trypanosomiasis -- Antimicrobial resistance in enteric pathogens in developing countries -- Bacterial-resistant infections in resource-limited countries -- Prevalence of resistant enterococci in developing countries -- Antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bacteria from developing countries -- Resistance in reservoirs and human commensals -- Antimicrobial use and misuse -- Determinants of antimicrobial use: poorly understood-poorly researched -- Antimicrobial use and resistance in Africa -- Antimicrobial drug resistance in Asia -- Antimicrobial drug resistance in Latin American and the Caribbean -- Hospital infections by antimicrobial-resistant organisms in developing countries -- Cost, policy, and regulation of antimicrobials -- Economic burden of antimicrobial resistance in the developing world -- Strengthening health systems to improve access to antimicrobials and the containment of resistance -- Role of unregulated sale and dispensing of antimicrobial agents on the development of antimicrobial resistance in developing countries -- Counterfeit and substandard anti-infectives in developing countries -- Strategies to contain antimicrobial resistance -- Containment of antimicrobial resistance in developing countries and lessons learned -- Surveillance of antibiotic resistance in developing countries: needs, constraints and realities -- Vaccines: a cost-effective strategy to contain antimicrobial resistance -- Teaching appropriate antibiotic use in developing countries -- Containing global antibiotic resistance: ethical drug promotion in the developing world -- News media reporting of antimicrobial resistance in Latin America and India.
  • Part 1.History of Antiphospholipid Syndrome --1.Overview of the Last 25 Years and 13 International Congresses on Antiphospholipid Antibodies /Eon Nigel Harris and Silvia S. Pierangeli --Part II.Basic Science Aspects of Antiphospholipid Syndrome --2. What is the Oirgin of Antiphospholipid Antibodies? /Rohan Willis, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Silvia S. Pierangeli and Miri Blank --3.What is the Genetics of Antiphospholipid Antibodies/Syndrome? /Thomas L. Ortel, Pier Luigi Meroni, Marta E. Alarcón-Riquelme, Maria O. Borghi and Joan T. Merrill --4.What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Thrombosis? /Rohan Willis, Ian P. Giles, Pojen P. Chen, Chary López-Pedrera and María José Cuadrado, and Silvia S. Pierangeli --5.What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Pregnancy Morbidity? /Vikki M. Abrahams, Maria O. Borghi, Pier Luigi Meroni, Jacob H. Rand, Elena Raschi, Jane E. Salmon, Francesco Tedesco, and Angela Tincani --6.What are the Target Cells and Receptors that are Recognized by Antiphospholipid Antibodies? /Philip G. de Groot, Elena Raschi, Keith R. McCrae, Silvia S. Pierangeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos, and Rolf T. Urbanus --Part 3.13th Iinternational Congress on Antiphospholid Antibodies Task Force Reports --7.Task Force Report on "Criteria" Antiphospholipid Antibody Tests /Robert A. S. Roubey and Silvia S. Pierangeli --8.Task Force Report on "Non-criteria" Antiphospholipid Antibody Tests /Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Olga Amengual, Tatsuya Atsumi, Walter L. Binder, William H. Kutteh, Bas de Laat, [and others] --9.Task Force Report on Obstetric Antiphospholipid Syndrome /D. Ware Branch, Benjamin Leader and Carl A. Laskin --10.Task Force Report on Brain Involvement in Antiphospholipid Syndrome /Joab Chapman, Eyal Muscal and Robin L. Brey --11.Task Force Report on the Management of Thrombosis in Antiphospholipid Syndrome /Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Vittorio Pengo, Maria G. Tektonidou, Ioana Ruiz-Arruza, María José Cuadrado, and Munther A. Khamashta --12.Task Force Report on Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome /Gerard Espinosa, Horacio Berman, Doruk Erkan and Ricard Cervera --13.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Thrombocytopenia /Gabriela Hernández-Molina, Xavier López-Karpovitch, Emilio B. González and Antonio R. Cabral --14.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Nephropathy /Maria G. Tektonidou, Horacio E. Adrogué and Smita Vaidya --15.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Cardiac Valve Disease /Gerard Espinosa, Lucía Fernández de Orueta, Elena Lluch, María Ángeles Polvorosa, Sandra Soro, and Ricard Cervera --16.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Skin /Michal Solomon, Yehuda Shoenfeld and Gisele Zandman-Goddard --17.Task Force Report on Antiphospholipid Syndrome Clinical Research /Doruk Erkan, Silvia S. Pierangeli and Michael D. Lockshin --Part 4.Future of Antiphospholipid Syndrome --18.What are the Potential Future Treatments in Antiphospholipid Syndrome? /Doruk Erkan, Anisur Rahman, Hannah Cohen, Samuel J. Machin and Silvia S. Pierangeli --19.Remembrances of Predictions Past /Michael D. Lockshin --Part 5.Antiphospholipid Syndrome for Patients --20.What Should Patients Know about Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Antiphospholipid Syndrome? /Doruk Erkan, Lindsay Lally and Michael D. Lockshin.
  • History / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Epidemiology / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Antiphospholipid Antibodies / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Classification Criteria for APS / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Mortality, Morbidity, and Damage Associated with aPL / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Differences Between Primary and Secondary APS / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Clinical Features / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- aPL and Transplantation / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Differential Diagnosis / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta -- Management of APS / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Oier Ateka-Barrutia and Munther A. Khamashta.
  • Antiplatelet agents 2012, Springer
    Part 1.Pathophysiology.Platelets: Production, Morphology and Ultrastructure /Jonathan N. Thon and Joseph E. Italiano --Platelet Receptors /Alexandre Kauskot and Marc F. Hoylaerts --Platelet Signaling /Timothy J. Stalker, Debra K. Newman, Peisong Ma, Kenneth M. Wannemacher and Lawrence F. Brass --Platelet Interaction with the Vessel Wall /Philip G. de Groot, Rolf T. Urbanus and Mark Roest --Platelets in Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis /Christian Schulz and Steffen Massberg --Part 2.Pharmacology.Aspirin and Other COX-1 Inhibitors /Carlo Patrono and Bianca Rocca --Thienopyridines and Other ADP-Receptor Antagonists /Isabell Bernlochner and Dirk Sibbing --Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Antagonists /Karen M. Hook and Joel S. Bennett --Targeting Phosphodiesterases in Anti-platelet Therapy /Matthew T. Rondina and Andrew S. Weyrich --PAR-1 Inhibitors: A Novel Class of Antiplatelet Agents for the Treatment of Patients with Atherothrombosis /Sergio Leonardi and Richard C. Becker --Thromboxane Receptors Antagonists and/or Synthase Inhibitors /Giovanni Davì, Francesca Santilli and Natale Vazzana --Inhibitors of the Interaction Between von Willebrand Factor and Platelet GPIb/IX/V /Paolo Gresele and Stefania Momi --Inhibitors of the Interactions Between Collagen and Its Receptors on Platelets /Hans Deckmyn, Simon F. De Meyer, Katleen Broos and Karen Vanhoorelbeke --Intracellular Signaling as a Potential Target for Antiplatelet Therapy /Patrick Andre --Novel Targets for Platelet Inhibition /Kathleen Freson and Chris Van Geet --Variability of Platelet Indices and Function: Acquired and Genetic Factors /Giovanni de Gaetano, Iolanda Santimone, Francesco Gianfagna, Licia Iacoviello and Chiara Cerletti --Small RNAs as Potential Platelet Therapeutics /Leonard C. Edelstein and Paul F. Bray --Pharmacological Modulation of the Inflammatory Actions of Platelets /Richard Amison, Clive Page and Simon Pitchford --Part 3.Therapy.The Role of Laboratory Monitoring in Antiplatelet Therapy /Marco Cattaneo --Antiplatelet Agents in Ischemic Heart Disease /Christopher H. May and A. Michael Lincoff --Antiplatelet Therapy in Cerebrovascular Disorders /Ralph Weber, Johannes Brenck and Hans-Christoph Diener --Antiplatelet Therapy in Peripheral Artery Disease /Francesco Violi, Stefania Basili, Jeffrey S. Berger and William R. Hiatt --Primary Prevention of Ischaemic Cardiovascular Disorders with Antiplatelet Agents /Tom Mead.
  • Antiplatelet Agents: Current and Novel -- Antiplatelet Drug Resistance and Variability in Response: The Role of Antiplatelet Therapy Monitoring -- Anticoagulant Drugs: Current and Novel -- Antithrombotic Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease -- Approaches to the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Venous and Cardiac Thromboembolic Disease.
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  • Mechanisms of antisense drug action, an introduction / Stanley T. Crooke ... [et al.] -- The RNase H mechanism / Walt Lima, Hongjiang Wu, and Stanley T. Crooke -- Small RNA silencing pathways / Alla Sigova and Phillip D. Zamore -- Splice switching oligonucleotides as potential therapeutics / Peter Sazani, Maria A. Graziewicz, and Ryszard Kole -- Basic principles of antisense drug discovery / Susan M. Freier and Andrew T. Watt -- The medicinal chemistry of oligonucleotides / Eric E. Swayze and Balkrishen Bhat -- Basic principles of the pharmacokinetics of antisense oligonucleotide drugs / Arthur A. Levin, Rosie Z. Yu, and Richard S. Geary -- Routes and formulations for delivery of antisense oligonucleotides / Gregory E. Hardee, Lloyd G. Tillman, and Richard S. Geary -- Liposomal formulations for nucleic acid delivery / Ian MacLachlan -- Pharmacological properties of 2'-O-methoxyethyl-modified oligonucleotides / C. Frank Bennett -- Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic properties of phosphorothioate 2'-O-(2-methoxyethyl)-modified antisense oligonucleotides in animals and man / Richard S. Geary ... [et al.] -- Toxicologic properties of 2'-O-methoxyethyl chimeric antisense inhibitors in animals and man / Scott P. Henry ... [et al.] -- An overview of the clinical safety experience of first- and second-generation antisense oligonucleotides / T. Jesse Kwoh -- Manufacturing and analytical processes for 2'-O-(2-methoxyethyl)-modified oligonucleotides / Daniel C. Capaldi and Anthony N. Scozzari -- Utilizing chemistry to harness RNA interference pathways for therapeutics : chemically modified siRNAs and antagomirs / Muthiah Manoharan and Kallanthottathil G. Rajeev.Discovery and development of RNAi therapeutics / Antonin R. deFougerolles and John M. Maraganore -- Optimization of second-generation antisense drugs: going beyond generation 2.0 / Brett P. Monia ... [et al.] -- Modulating gene function with peptide nucleic acids (PNA) / Peter E. Nielsen -- Locked nucleic acid / Troels Koch and Henrik Ørum -- Morpholinos / Patrick L. Iversen -- Potential therapeutic applications of antisense oligonucleotides in ophthalmology / Lisa R. Grillone and Scott P. Henry -- Cardiovascular therapeutic applications / Rosanne M. Crooke, Brenda Baker, and Mark Wedel -- Developing antisense drugs for metabolic diseases: a novel therapeutic approach / Sanjay Bhanot -- Inflammatory diseases / Susan A. Gregory and James G. Karras -- Antisense oligonucleotides for the treatment of cancer / Boris A. Hadaschik and Martin E. Gleave -- Targeting neurological disorders with antisense oligonucleotides / Richard A. Smith and Timothy M. Miller -- Mechanisms and therapeutic applications of immune modulatory oligodeoxynucleotide and oligoribonucleotide ligands for toll-like receptors / Jörg Vollmer and Arthur M. Krieg -- Aptamer opportunities and challenges / Charles Wilson.
  • Antisense therapeutics. 2nd ed. 2005, Springer Protocols
    Antisense therapeutics: a promise waiting to be fulfilled / M. Ian Phillips -- Antisense inhibition: oligonucleotides, ribozymes and siRNAs / Y. Clare Zhang ... [et al.] -- Local application of antisense for prevention of restenosis / Patrick L. Iversen ... [et al.] -- Antisense therapeutics for hypertension: targeting the renin-angiotensin system / M. Ian Phillips and Birgitta Kimura -- Antisense strategies for the treatment of heart failure / Sian E. Harding, Federica del Monte, and Roger J. Hajjar -- Clinical studies of antisense oligonucleotides for cancer therapy / Rosanne M. Orr and F. Andrew Dorr -- Antisense therapy in clinical oncology: preclinical and clinical experiences / Ingo Tamm -- Radionucleide-peptide nucleic acid diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer / Eric Wickstrom ... [et al.] -- Suppression of pancreatic and colon cancer cells by antisense K-ras RNA expression vectors / Kazunori Aoki, Shumpei Ohnami, and Teruhiko Yoshida -- Induction of tumor cell apoptosis and chemosensitization by antisense strategies / Manuel Rieber and Mary Strasberg-Rieber -- Utility of an anti-oncogene ribozymes and antisense oligonucletoides in reversing drug resistance / Tadao Funato -- Transport of antisense across the blood-brain barrier / Laura B. Jaeger and William A. Banks -- Transdermal delivery of antisense oligonucletoides / Rhonda M. Brand and Patrick L. Iversen -- Antisense strategies for redirection of drug metabolism: using paclitaxel as a model / Vikram Arora -- Antisense oligonucletoide treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases / Bruce R. Yacyshyn -- Optimizing electroporation conditions for the intracellular delivery of morpholino antisense oligonucleotides directed against the hepatitis C virus internal ribosome entry site / Ronald Jubin.
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  • Platelets in arterial thrombosis -- Role of coagulation in arterial and venous thrombosis -- Link between inflammation and thrombosis -- Genetics of thrombosis -- Aspirin in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease -- Thienopyridines in stable coronary disease -- Antiplatelet therapies in unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Unfractionated heparin and enoxaparin for the management of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes -- Direct thrombin inhibitors in acute coronary syndromes -- Synthetic factors Xa inhibition in acute coronary syndromes -- Antiplatelet therapies: aspirin, clopidogrel and thienopyridines, and glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors for the management of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Antithrombin therapy for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Fibrinolysis and facilitated PCI -- Antithrombotic therapy in percutaneous coronary intervention -- Antithrombotic therapy in carotid and peripheral intervention -- Monitoring of antithrombotic therapies in interventional cardiology -- Venous thromboembolism -- Fibrinolysis for pulmonary embolism -- Duration of anticoagulant therapy after venous thromboembolism -- Antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation and cardioversion -- Antithrombotic therapy for valvular heart disease -- Antithrombotic therapy in heart failure and cardiomyopathy -- Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia -- Resistance to antiplatelet drugs.
  • History of drug discovery : early evaluation studies and lessons learnt from them / Ahmad, Z., Makaya, N.H. and Grosset, J. -- Tuberculosis treatment trials past and present : old and new challenges / Nunn, N. -- The rifamycins : renewed interest in an old drug class / Burman, W., Dooley, K.E., and Nuermberger, E. -- Isoniazid pharmacokinetics and efficacy in adults and children / Donald, P.R. and Schaaf, H.S. -- Recent developments in the study of pyrazinamide : an update / Mitchison, D.A. and Zhang, Y. -- Experience with phase III clinical trials of antituberculosis drugs and regimens : conclusions and lessons for the future / Jindani, A. -- Tuberculosis recurrence : exogenous or endogenous? / Williams, M. ... [et al.] -- Second-line antituberculosis drugs : current knowledge, recent research findings and controversies / Schaaf, H.S., Seddon, J.A., and Caminero, J.A. -- Acquisition, transmission, and amplification of drug-resistant tuberculosis / Müller, B. ... [et al.] -- The treatment of tuberculosis in children -- Cruz, A.T. and Starke, J.R. -- Issues and challenges in the development of novel tuberculosis drug regimens / Erondu, N. and Ginsberg, A. -- Drug resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis : molecular mechanisms and laboratory susceptibility testing / Bittger, E.C. -- The role of the mouse model in the evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs / Nuermberger, E.L. -- Current issues in tuberculosis pharmacokinetics / Egelund, E.F. and Peloquin, C.A. -- Pharmacological considerations of antitubercular agents in children / Goldman, J.L., Kearns, G.L., and Abdel-Rahman, S.M. -- Interactions between antituberculosis and antiretroviral agents / Mcilleron, H. and Khoo, S.H. -- Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis treatment / Ruslami, R., Van Crevel, R. -- Early bactericidal activity of antituberculosis agents / Maritz, J.Z., Diacon, A.H., and Donald, P.R. -- Assessment of whole-blood bactericidal activity in the evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs / Wallis, R.S. -- Serial sputum colony counting in drug regimens / Sloan, D. and Davies, G. -- The evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs in children / Mcneeley, D.F. ... [et al.] -- A new era in tuberculosis treatment : what does the future hold? / Duncan, K.
  • The modern unhealthy diet and lifestyle in conjunction with pathogens, environmental carcinogens and multiple other risk factors increase humans' susceptibility to different diseases exemplified by elevated levels of cancers, cardiovascular and communicable diseases. Screening of potential drugs from medicinal plants and animals provides a promising strategy for the alleviation of the impact of these diseases. Components with potential medicinal applications include RIPs, RNases, lectins, protease inhibitors and numerous small compounds. These compounds have shown both preventive and therapeutic effects for humans. This book is a compilation of articles written by internationally renowned experts exploring the different uses of medicinal compounds in human therapeutics. Here we provide a comprehensive outlook on both qualitative and quantitative studies focusing on medicinal plants and animals, and establishing a link between laboratory research discovery and clinical applications.
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  • Anus 2014, Springer
    Anus: Treatment and Pathology is the perfect guide for the diagnosis and management of patients with anal canal and pelvic floor disorders. Using annotated diagrams matched to cross-sectional radiology with ultrasound and MRI, this book will not only give the reader a thorough understanding of normal anal canal and pelvic floor anatomy, but will also take the reader through the common benign and malignant conditions which affect the anal canal and pelvis describing in detail their pathophysiology, investigation and management. Anus: Treatment and Pathology is aimed at practicing general surgeons, colorectal surgeons and surgical trainees, which can be used either as a practical reference guide for day to day colorectal surgical practice or for in depth text based learning.
  • Anxiety 2013
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    Allan V. Horwitz, a sociologist of mental illness and mental health, narrates how this condition has been experienced, understood, and treated through the ages - from Hippocrates, through Freud, to today.
  • Theoretical issues -- Epidemiological perspectives on co-occurring anxiety disorder and substance use disorder -- The neurobiology of anxiety: potential for co-morbidity of anxiety and substance use disorders -- Research findings -- Posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder: neuroimaging, neuroendocrine, and psychophysiological findings -- Co-morbidity of social phobia and alcohol use disorders: a review of psychopathology research findings -- Panic spectrum disorders and substance use -- Treatment strategies -- Treatment of co-morbid obsessive-compulsive disorder and substance use disorders -- Treatment for co-morbid posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders -- Treatment of co-occurring alcoholism and social anxiety disorder -- Treating co-morbid panic disorder and substance use disorder -- Cognitive- behavioral treatment of co-morbid panic psychopathology and tobacco use and dependence -- Personality-based approaches to treatment of co-morbid anxiety and substance use disorder -- Medical management of co-morbid anxiety and substance use disorder -- Integration and conclusions -- Anxiety disorder and substance use disorder co-morbidity: common themes and future directions.
  • Anxiety disorders 2013, Karger
    Preface : concerted efforts to improve the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders / J. Angst, D.S. Baldwin -- On the nature of obsessions and compulsions / S. de Haan, E. Rietveld, D. Denys -- The origin of anxiety disorders : an evolutionary approach / L.E.W.G. Willers, N.C. Vulink, D. Denys, D.J. Stein -- Genetic factors in anxiety disorders / K. Domschke, E. Maron -- Neuroimaging in anxiety disorders / M. Fredrikson, V. Faria -- Potential neuroimmunological targets in the treatment of anxiety disorders / R. Hou, Z. Tang, D.S. Baldwin -- Anxiety and cardiovascular disease / S.J.C. Davies, C. Allgulander -- The early phases of anxiety disorders : from prevention to treatment / J. Vázquez-Bourgon, A. Herrán, J.L. Vázquez-Barquero -- Duration of untreated Illness and duration of illness in anxiety disorders : assessment and influence on outcome / A.C. Altamura, G. Camuri, B. Dell'Osso -- Pharmacotherapy of generalized anxiety disorder / C. Allgulander, D.S. Baldwin -- Pharmacological treatment of panic disorder / B. Bandelow, D.S. Baldwin, P. Zwanzger -- Pharmacological treatment of social anxiety disorder / V.G. Masdrakis, D. Turic, D.S. Baldwin -- Pharmacotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder / A. Koller, D.J. Stein -- Evidence-based treatment pathways for translational studies in obsessive-compulsive disorders / N.A. Fineberg, S. Pallanti, S. Reghunandanan.
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    Neurobiology / Vasa and Pine -- Behavioral inhibition / Hirshfeld-Becker, Biederman, and Rosenbaum -- Social development -- Behavioral genetics / Eley and Gregory -- Assessment / Grego and Morris -- Generalized anxiety disorder / Flannery-Schroeder -- Social phobia / Beldel, Morris, and Turner -- Separation anxiety disorder / Silverman and Dick-Niederhauser -- Panic disorder / Ollendick, Birmaher, and Mattis -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder / March, Franklin, Leonard, and Foa -- Posttraumatic stress disorder / McKnight, Compton, and March -- Specific phobias / King, Muris, and Ollendick -- Selective mutism / Freeman, Garcia, Miller, Dow, and Leonard -- Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy / D'Eramo and Francis -- Pharmacotherapy / Stein and Seedat -- Combined medication and psychosocial treatments: an evidence-based medicine approach / Compton, McKnight, and March -- Prevention strategies / Barrett and Turner.
  • Health behaviors and anxiety disorders -- Tobacco use and panic psychopathology: current status and future directions -- Alcohol use and anxiety disorders -- Illicit drug use across the anxiety disorders: prevalence, underlying mechanisms, and treatment -- The promise of exercise interventions for the anxiety disorders -- Anxiety and insomnia: theoretical relationship and future research -- Physical conditions and anxiety disorders -- Anxiety disorders and physical illness comorbidity: an overview -- The relation between puberty and adolescent anxiety: theory and evidence -- Anxiety, anxiety disorders, and the menstrual cycle -- Pain and anxiety disorders -- Asthma in anxiety and its disorders: overview and synthesis -- Cardiovascular disease and anxiety -- HIV and anxiety -- Physical illness and treatment of anxiety disorders: a review.
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  • Aortic aneurysms 2009, Springer
  • Aortic diseases 2009, ClinicalKey
    Aortic physiology and function: anatomic and histologic considerations -- Anatomic variants of the aorta -- Examination and imaging of the aorta -- Acute aortic dissection -- Aortic intramural hematoma -- Late complications of aortic dissection -- Aortic complications of catheterization, surgery, and instrumentation -- Aortic atheromatous disease: plaques, debris, and obstruction -- Aortic atheromatous disease: thrombosis, thromboembolism, and atheroembolism -- Aortic atheromatous disease: ulcers and penetrating aortic ulcers -- Thoracic aortic aneurysms -- Abdominal aortic aneurysms -- Endovascular therapy for thoracic aortic pathology -- Diseases of the aortic root -- Congenital bicuspid aortic valve-associated aortopathy -- Coarctation and atresia of the aorta -- Marfan syndrome -- Traumatic disruption of the aorta -- Tumors of the aorta -- Infectious and mycotic aneurysms -- Noninfectious aortitis: Takayasu's disease -- Noninfectious aortitis: giant cell aortitis, SLE, and other aortitides.
  • Aortic root surgery 2010, Springer
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  • APC proteins 2009, Springer
    APC and [beta]-catenin degradation -- Nuclear APC -- APC in cell migration -- The APC-EB1 interaction -- The role of APC in mitosis and in chromosome instability -- Role of APC and its binding partners in regulating microtubules in mitosis -- The adenomatous polyposis coli tumor -- Suppressor and Wnt signaling in the regulation of apoptosis -- APC and its modifiers in colon cancer -- Tissue-specific tumour suppression by APC -- Extra-colonic manifestations of familial adenomatous polyposis coli.
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    1. Development of apheresis instrumentation -- 2. Applications history -- 3. Physiology of apheresis -- 4. Current instrumentation for apheresis -- 5. Selection and care of apheresis donors -- 6. Automated donations: plasma, red cells, and multicomponent donor procedures -- 7. Apheresis platelet collection, storage, quality assessment, and clinical use -- 8. Provision of apheresis platelet transfusions: patient and producer perspectives -- 9. Matched apheresis platelets -- 10. Bacterial contamination of platelet products -- 11. Granulocyte (neutrophil) transfusion -- 12. Management of the therapeutic apheresis patient -- 13. Therapeutic leukocyte and platelet depletion -- 14. Basic principles of therapeutic blood exchange -- 15. Therapeutic apheresis in neurologic disorders -- 16. Therapeutic plasma exchange in hematologic diseases and dysproteinemias -- 17. Therapeutic plasma exchange for renal and rheumatic diseases -- 18. Apheresis in solid organ transplantation -- 19. Red cell exchange and other therapeutic alterations of red cell mass -- 20. Selective extraction of plasma constituents -- 21. Therapeutic apheresis in pediatric patients -- 22. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: an overview -- 23. Mobilization and collection of peripheral blood hermatopoietic progenitor cells -- 24. Receipt, processing, and infusion of hematopoietic progenitor and therapeutic cells -- 25. Regenerative medicine -- 26. Autologous cellular immunotherapies -- 27. Allogeneic adoptive immunotherapy with apheresis products -- 28. Photopheresis -- 29. Cellular gene therapy -- 30. Regulatory environment for apheresis facilities and personnel -- 31. Principles of quality management for apheresis facilities -- 32. Quality management of apheresis personnel -- Index.
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  • Apoptosis 2009, Springer
  • Apoptosis 2010, CRCnetBASE
  • Apoptosis 2004, Springer
    1. Caspase Regulation at the Molecular Level / Hitto Kaufmann and Martin Fussenegger, p. 1-23 -- 2. The BCL-2 Family / Amelia Petch and Mohamed Al-Rubeai, p. 25-47 -- 3. The IGF-1 Receptor in Cell Survival: Signalling and Regulation / Patrick Kiely, Denise O'Gorman, Anthony Lyons and Rosemary O'Connor, p. 49-92 -- 4. Apoptosis in Hepatocytes / N. Mukwena and Mohamed Al-Rubeai, p. 93-106 -- 5. Programmed Cell Death in Plants During Development and Stress Responses / S. Panter and M. Dickman, p. 107-152 -- 6. A Systems View of Cell Death / Jeffrey Varner and Martin Fussenegger, p. 153-179 -- 7. The Role of Caspases in Apoptosis and Their Inhibition in Mammalian Cell Culture / T. Sauerwald and M. Betenbaugh, p. 181-210 -- 8. Improvement of Industrial Cell Culture Processes by Caspase-9 Dominant Negative and Other Apoptotic Inhibitors / Jana van De Goor, p. 211-221 -- 9. Therapeutic Small Molecule Inhibitors of BCL-2 / Pierre Beauparlant and Gordon Shore, p. 223-237 -- 10. Apoptosis Control Based on Down-Regulating the Inhibitor-of-Apoptosis (IAP) Proteins: Xiap Antisense and Other Approaches / E. Lacasse, p. 239-280 -- 11. Monitoring of Apoptosis / Adiba Ishaque and Mohamed Al-Rubeai, p. 281-306 -- 12. Molecular Imaging of Programmed Cell Death; from Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Applications / Bas Kietselaer, Chris Reutelingsperger and Leonard Hofstra, 307-27.
  • Apoptosis and cancer 2008, Springer Protocols
    Modulation of apoptosis to reverse chemoresistance /Gil Mor,Michele K. Montagna,andAyesha B. Alvero - -Caspase-3 activation is a critical determinant of genotoxic stress-induced apoptosis /Suparna Mazumder,Dragos Plesca,andAlexandru Almasan - -Flow cytometry enumeration of apoptotic cancer cells by apoptotic rate /David Diaz... [et al.] - -Detection of cancer-related proteins in fresh-frozen ovarian cancer samples using laser capture microdissection /Dan-Arin Silasi... [et al.] - -Flow cytometric detection of activated caspase-3 /Richard FoxandMartine Aubert - -The chemofx® assay : an ex vivo chemosensitivity and resistance assay for predicting patient response to cancer chemotherapy /Stacey L. Brower,Jeffrey E. Fensterer,andJason E. Bush --Correlation of caspase activity and in vitro chemo-response in epithelial ovarian cancer cell lines /Ayesha B. Alvero,Michele K. Montagna,andGil Mor - -Assessing expression of apoptotic markers using large cohort tissue microarrays /Elah Pick,Mary M. McCarthy,andHarriet M. Kluger --Mitochondria potential, bax "activation," and programmed cell death /C. Michael KnudsonandNicholas M. Brown --In vitro and in vivo apoptosis detection using membrane permeant fluorescent-labeled inhibitors of caspases /Brian W. Lee... [et al.] - -Caspase activity assays /Andrew L. Niles,Richard A. Moravec,andTerry L. Riss - -Multiplex caspase activity and cytotoxicity assays /Andrew L. Niles,Richard A. Moravec,andTerry L. Riss - -Homogeneous, bioluminescent proteasome assays /Martha A. O'Brien... [et al.] - -A simple method for profiling mirna expression /Jia-Wang WangandJin Q. Cheng - -Apoptotic caspase activation and activity /Jean-Bernard DenaultandGuy S. Salvesen - -Biochemical analysis of the native trail death-inducing signaling complex /Henning WalczakandTobias L. Haas - -Laser microdissection sample preparation for RNA analyses /Christopher J. Vega.
  • Death receptor signaling and its function in the immune system / Fas, S.C. ... [et al.] -- Inherited and acquired death receptor defects in human autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome / Rieux-Laucat, F. -- Tumor necrosis factor ligand-receptor superfamily and arthritis / Hsu, H.-C., Wu, Y., Mountz, J.D. -- Mitochondria, apoptosis and autoimmunity / Pinkoski, M.J., Waterhouse, N.J., Green, D.R. -- Role of Bim and other Bcl-2 family members in autoimmune and degenerative diseases / Hughes, P., Bouillet, P., Strasser, A. -- Mitochondria, cell death, and B cell tolerance / Deming, P.B., Rathmell, J.C. -- Role of complement and other innate immune mechanisms in the removal of apoptotic cells / Ogden, C.A., Elkon, K.B. -- Collectins: opsonins for apoptotic cells and regulators of inflammation / Stuart, L.M., Henson, P.M., Vandivier, R.W. -- MFG-E8-dependent clearance of apoptotic cells, and autoimmunity caused by its failure / Hanayama, R. ... [et al.] -- Clearance of apoptotic cells in human SLE / Gaipl, U.S. ... [et al.] -- Apoptosis and glomerulonephritis / Watson, S. ... [et al.].
  • Apoptosis methods and protocols 2004, Springer Protocols
  • v. 2, 2007 Springer
    BCR-ABL and human cancer / Maria Pérez-Caro and Isidro Sánchez-Garcia -- Angiogenesis and cancer / Yohei Maeshima -- Metastasis: the evasion of apoptosis / Christine E. Horak ... [et al.] -- Carcinogenesis: balance between apoptosis and survival pathways / Dean G. Tang and James P. Kehrer -- Aberrations of DNA damage checkpoints in cancer / Marikki Laiho -- c-Myc, apoptosis, and disordered tissue growth / Michael Khan and Stella Pelengaris -- Role of lysophospholipids in cell growth and survival / Xianjun Fang and Sarah Spiegel -- Alternative use of signaling by the [beta] GBP cytokine in cell growth and cancer control: from surveillance to therapy / Livio Mallucci and Valerie Wells -- Control nodes linking the regulatory networks of the cell cycle and apoptosis / Baltazar D. Aguda, Wee Kheng Yio, and Felicia Ng -- Regulation of NF-[kapa]B function: target for drug development / Daniel Sliva and Rakesh Srivastava -- 5-fluorouracil: molecular mechanisms of cell death / Daniel B. Longley and Patrick G. Johnston -- Apoptosis-inducing cellular vehicles for cancer gene therapy: endothelial and neural progenitors / Gergely Jarmy ... [et al.] -- Apoptosis and cancer therapy / Maurice Reimann and Clemens A. Schmitt -- Coupling apoptosis and cell division control in cancer: the survivin paradigm / Dario C. Altieri -- Clinical significance of histone deacetylase inhibitors in cancer / Sharmila Shankar and Rakesh K. Srivastava.
  • The intrinsic pathway of apoptosis -- The extrinsic pathway of apoptosis -- Evaluating the importance of apoptosis and other determinants of cell death and survival -- Mitotic catastrophe -- Autophagy and autophagic cell death -- Regulation and function of detachment-induced cell death (anoikis) in cancer progression and metastasis -- Structure and function of the telomere -- Overview of senescence -- Contributions of telomerase to tumorigenesis -- The role of telomeres in genomic instability -- Overview of the DNA damage checkpoint: ATM and ATR -- Interactions between myc- and cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in cancer -- Interplay between [gamma]H2AX and 53BP1 pathways in DNA double-strand break repair response -- DNA-dependent protein kinase in repair, apoptosis, telomere maintenance, and chemotherapy -- Resistance/signaling pathways -- Ceramide and multidrug resistance -- Chemo- and radiosensitization through inhibition of PI3K/Akt signaling -- The advancement of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in cancer therapy -- Antimetabolites -- Topoisomerase I poisons and apoptotic topoisomerase I-DNA complexes -- Perturbations of cellular functions by topoisomerase II inhibitors: all roads lead to cell death? -- The significance of poly-targeting in apoptosis induction by alkylating agents and platinum drugs -- Contributions of apoptosis and senescence to cytotoxicity produced by microtubule-stabilizing agents -- Tyrosine kinase inhibitors -- Monoclonal antibodies in lymphomas -- Role of apoptosis in anti-angiogenic cancer therapies -- Photodynamic therapy-induced apoptosis -- Modulation of TRAIL signaling for cancer therapy.
  • Apoptosome 2010, Springer
  • Appetite and food intake 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Food intake : control, regulation, and the illusion of dysregulation / Mark I. Friedman -- The control of food intake and the regulation of body weight in humans / David A. Levitsky -- Appetitive and consummatory aspects of food intake in rodents / Neil E. Rowland and Clare M. Mathes -- Appetite and food intake : a human experimental perspective / Martin R. Yeomans and Emma J. Bertenshaw -- Motivation to eat : neural control and modulation / Dianne Figlewicz Latteman -- Human eating motivation in times of plenty : biological, environmental, and psychosocial influences / Michael R. Lowe, Miriam E. Bocarsly, and Angelo Del Parigi -- Orosensory control of feeding / Thomas R. Scott -- The role of orosensory factors in eating behavior as observed in humans / Didier Chapelot and Jeanine Louis-Sylvestre -- Gastrointestinal factors in appetite and food intake : animal research / Thomas A. Lutz and Nori Geary -- The role of the gastrointestinal tract in satiation, satiety, and food intake : evidence from research in humans / Harry P.F. Peters and David J. Mela --Postabsorptive endocrine factors controlling food intake and regulation of body adiposity : animal research / Mihai Covasa -- Role of postabsorptive endocrine factors in human feeding and regulation of body adiposity / Karen L. Teff and Chirag Kapadia -- Gastrointestinal sensorineural function in the control of food intake / Gary J. Schwartz -- Conscious and unconscious regulation of feeding behaviors in humans : lessons from neuroimaging studies in normal weight and obese subjects / P. Antonio Tataranni and Nicola Pannacciulli -- Macronutrients : complexity of intake control / Pawel K. Olszewski and Allen S. Levine -- Macronutrients, feeding behavior, and weight control in humans / James Stubbs, Stephen Whybrow, and Nik Mazlan Mamat -- Mineral micronutrient status and food intake : studies with animal models / John Beard -- Mineral and food intake : a human perspective / Dorothy Teegarden and Carolyn Gunther.
  • Appetite control 2012, Springer
    The volume Appetite Control provides a comprehensive description of the mechanisms controlling food intake, and thereby energy balance, in the mammalian organism. During the last decade, research in this area has produced a remarkable wealth of information and has characterized the function of numerous peptides, transmitters, and receptors in appetite control. Dysfunction of these circuits leads to obesity, a growing health concern. However, the plethora of mechanistic information is in marked contrasts to an almost complete lack of anti-obesity drugs that meet the safety standards required for the chronic therapy of morbid obesity. Consequently, ongoing research aims to identify additional targets and agents for a pharmacological intervention. Thus, the mechanisms of appetite control as well as all agents interfering with its control are of considerable practical interest.The authors of the volume are distinguished scientists who are leading experts in the field, and who have contributed important, original data to our understanding of the mechanisms of appetite control. They have quite different scientific backgrounds and, together, they represent all relevant disciplines. Thereby, the topics are presented from different points of view, not exclusively from that of pharmacology and neuroendocrinology. Thus, the volume addresses all scientists who are interested in the field of obesity research and the pathophysiology of appetite control.
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    Warm-up questions and exam-taking skills -- The neonate -- Injuries, poisoning, and substance abuse -- Feeding and nutrition -- Fluids, electrolytes, and metabolic disorders -- Growth and development -- Infectious disease -- General pediatrics -- Therapeutics -- Case diagnosis and management -- Practice test.
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  • Introduction -- Application of prodrug chemistry to GLP-1 -- Experimental procedures -- Characterization of prodrugs -- Conclusion -- Appendix I. Schematic synthesis of longer acting prodrugs -- Appendix II: Structure of peptides in Table A.1 -- Appendix III: Structure of peptides in table A.2 -- Appendix IV: Structure of peptides in table A.3 -- Appendix V: Structure of peptides in table A.4 Appendix VI: Structure of peptides in table A.5 -- Appendix VII. Structure of peptides in table A.6 -- Appendix VIII: Acylataion of HO-His7, GLP(8-37) -- Appendix IX: A note on nomenclature.
  • Culling together excerpts from a wide range of writings by Dr. Kewal K. Jain on biotechnology topics as they relate to disorders of the nervous system, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology covers a variety of applications for those working in life sciences and the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly those developing diagnostics and therapeutics for the nervous system. This detailed volume delves into areas such as neurobiotechnology, like neurogenomics and neuroproteomics, molecular diagnostics, various methods of improving systemic administration of drugs for targeted delivery to the nervous system, including the use of nanobiotechnology, biotechnology-based strategies and products for neuroprotection, as well as chapters on neurosurgery and personalized neurology.
  • Biosynthesis of plant natural products and characterization of plant biosynthetic pathways in recombinant microorganisms /Erin K. Marasco, Claudia Schmidt-Dannert --Plant molecular farming: host systems, technology and products /G.B. Sunil Kumar ... [et al.] --Plastid pathways: metabolic engineering via the chloroplast genom /Tracey Ruhlman, Henry Daniell --Metabolic engineering of the alkaloid biosynthesis in plants: functional genomics approaches /Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, Suvi T. Häkkinen, Heiko Rischer --Polyamine biosynthetic pathway: a potential target for enhancing alkaloids production: polyamines in alkaloid production /Esha Bhattacharya, M.V.Rajam --Metabolic engineering in alkaloid biosynthesis: case studies in tyrosine- and putrescine-derived alkaloids: molecular engineering in alkaloid biosynthesis /Fumihiko Sato, Koji Inai, Takashi Hashimoto --Application of metabolic engineering to vanillin biosynthetic pathways in Vanilla planifolia /Daphna Havkin-Frenkel, Faith C. Belanger --Pathway engineering of the plant Vitamin C metabolic network /Argelia Lorence, Craig L. Nessler --Metabolic engineering of terpenoid biosynthesis in plants /Joost Lücker, Harro J. Bouwmeester, Asaph Aharoni --Metabolic engineering of seed oil biosynthetic pathways for human health /Howard G. Damude, Anthony J. Kinney --Metabolic engineering in sugarcane: assisting the transition to a bio-based economy /Robert G. Birch --Single-chain Fv antibody stimulates biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in plants /Waraporn Putalun, Hiroyuki Tamaka, Yukihiro Shoyama --Metabolic engineering of sulfur assimilation in plants : molecular and biochemical analysis of serine acetyltransferase and cysteine synthase /Masaaki Noji, Kazuki Saito --Approaches to quality plant based medicine: significance of chemical profiling /Praveen K. Saxena, Ian B. Cole, Susan J. Murch.
  • Ch. 1. Cancer terminator viruses and approaches for enhancing therapeutic outcomes -- Ch. 2. Adenovirus strategies for tissue-specific targeting -- Ch. 3. Syrian hamster as an animal model to study oncolytic adenoviruses and to evaluate the efficacy of antiviral compounds -- Ch. 4. Design of improved oncolytic adenoviruses -- Ch. 5. The development of transcription-regulated adenoviral vectors with high cancer-selective imaging capabilities -- Ch. 6. Adenovirus-based immunotherapy of cancer, promises to keep -- Ch. 7. Cancer treatment with gene therapy and radiation therapy -- Ch. 8. Oncolytic adenoviruses for cancer immunotherapy, data from mice, hamsters, and humans -- Index.
  • Applied attention theory 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Single channel theory and automaticity theory -- Attention control -- Visual attention control, scanning & information sampling -- Visual search -- Spatial attention and displays -- Resources and effort -- Time sharing and multiple resource theory -- Executive control: attention switching, interruptions, and task-management -- Individual differences in attention -- Cognitive neurosciences and neuroergonomics.
  • History and overview /Johnny L. Matson and Daniene Neal --Applied behavior analysis and its application to autism and autism related disorders /Joel E. Ringdahl, Todd Kopelman, and Terry S. Falcomata --Assessment methods /Frederick Furniss --Intervention and treatment methods for children with autism spectrum disorders /Nozomi Naoi --Differential diagnosis in autism spectrum disorders /Dennis R. Dixon ... [et al.] --Communication /Jeff Sigafoos, Mark F. O'Reilly, and Giulio E. Lancioni --Social skills and autism :understanding and addressing the deficits /Mary Jane Weiss, Robert H. LaRue, and Andrea Newcomer --Rituals and stereotypes /Jeffrey H. Tiger, Karen A. Toussaint, and Megan L. Kliebert --Self-injury /Timothy R. Vollmer, Kimberly N. Sloman, and Andrew L. Samaha --Aggression and noncompliance /James K. Luiselli --Adaptive and self-help skills /Noha F. Minshawi, Iryna Ashby, and Naomi Swievy --Generalization and maintenance /Angela M. Arnold-Saritepe ... [et al.] --Training issues unique to autism spectrum disorders /Linda A. LeBlanc, Nicole Gravina, and James E. Carr --Parent training interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders /Lauren Brookman-Frazee ... [et al.].
  • Applied bioinformatics 2008, Springer
  • Analysis for internal fixation of a fractured bone by means of bone-fixator plate -- Human lumbar vertebral body : analysis of its functionally optimal design -- Human spinal intervertebral disc : optimal structural design characteristics -- Biomechanics of fitness index : optimal walking and jogging modes, and hip joint assessment -- Analysis of spinning ball trajectories of soccer kicks and basketball throws -- Mechanics of baseball pitching and batting -- Biodynamics analysis of women's gymnastics : Yurchenko layout vault.Biomechanics in medical diagnosis in the form of nondimensional physiological indices -- Left ventricular mechanics -- Left ventricular contractility indices -- Vascular biomechanics -- Lung ventilation modeling for lung disease diagnosis -- Lung gas-transfer performance analysis -- Indicators for extubation of mechanically ventilated COPD patients using lung ventilation modeling -- Glucose-insulin dynamics modeling -- Glucose tolerance tests modeling -- Modeling of OGTT blood glucose and insulin responses and diagnostic indices --
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  • Applied Computational Genomics' focuses on an in-depth review of statistical development and application in the area of human genomics including candidate gene mapping, linkage analysis, population-based, genome-wide association, exon sequencing and whole genome sequencing analysis. The authors are extremely experienced in the area of statistical genomics and will give a detailed introduction of the evolution in the field and critical evaluations of the advantages and disadvantages of the statistical models proposed. They will also share their views on a future shift toward translational biology. The book will be of value to human geneticists, medical doctors, health educators, policy makers, and graduate students majoring in biology, biostatistics, and bioinformatics.
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    Epidemiology: a foundation of public health -- Public health surveillance -- Outbreak and cluster investigations -- Systematic reviews in public health -- Epidemiology and risk assessment -- Epidemiologic issues in community intervention -- Outcomes research -- Measuring the quality of health care -- Epidemiology and health policy -- Epidemiology and the law -- Communicating epidemiologic information.
  • "Adding topics useful to medical statisticians, this new edition of a popular intermediate-level reference explores the use of SAS for analyzing medical data. A new chapter on visualizing data includes a detailed account of graphics for investigating data and smoothing techniques. The book also includes new chapters on measurement in medicine, epidemiology/observational studies, meta-analysis, Bayesian methods, and handling missing data. The book maintains its example-based approach, with SAS code and output included throughout and available online"--Provided by publisher.
  • "Preface In Chapter 8 of our previous book (Chen and Peace, 2010), we briefy introduced meta-analysis using R. Since then, we have been encouraged to develop an entire book on meta-analyses using R that would include a wide variety of applications - which is the theme of this book. In this book we provide a thorough presentation of meta-analysis with detailed step-by-step illustrations on their implementation using R. In each chapter, examples of real studies compiled from the literature and scienti c publications are presented. After presenting the data and sufficient background to permit understanding the application, various meta-analysis methods appropriate for analyzing data are identi ed. Then analysis code is developed using appropriate R packages and functions to meta-analyze the data. Analysis code development and results are presented in a stepwise fashion. This stepwise approach should enable readers to follow the logic and gain an understanding of the analysis methods and the R implementation so that they may use R and the steps in this book to analyze their own meta-data. Based on their experience in biostatistical research and teaching biostatistical meta-analysis, the authors understand that there are gaps between developed statistical methods and applications of statistical methods by students and practitioners. This book is intended to ll this gap by illustrating the implementation of statistical mata-analysis methods using R applied to real data following a step-by-step presentation style. With this style, the book is suitable as a text for a course in meta-data analysis at the graduate level (Master's or Doctorate's), particularly for students seeking degrees in statistics or biostatistics"--Provided by publisher.
  • The advances in genomic technologies, such as microarrays and high throughput sequencing, have expanded the realm of possibilities for capturing data and analyzing it using automated computer driven bioinformatics tools. With the completion of the sequencing of genomes of human and several model organisms, a quest for scientific discoveries being fueled by integrative and multidimensional techniques in mathematics and computational sciences. In this volume, leading researchers and experts have provided an overview of significant concepts from biological, mathematical, and computational perspectives. It provides a high level view of fungal genomic data integration and annotation, classification of proteins and identification of vaccine targets, identification of secretome or secreted proteins in fungal genomes, as well as tools for analyzing microarray expression profiles. * Provides a survey of theoretical underpinnings on the technological tools and applications * Discusses the tools utilized for the annotation of fungal genomes and addresses issues related to automated annotation generation in a high throughput biotechnology environment * describing the applications of the concepts and methodologies presented throughout the book.
  • Applied nonparametric statistical methods. 4th ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • 1Introduction /G.O.H. Naumann, Friedrich E. Kruse --2General ophthalmic pathology: principal indications and complications, comparing intra- and extraocular surgery /G.O.H. Naumann, F.E. Kruse --Ch. 3Special anatomy and pathology in surgery of the eyelids, lacrimal system, orbit and conjunctiva /L.M. Holbach --3.1Eyelids /L.M. Heindl, L.M. Holbach --3.2Lacrimal drainage system /L.M. Heindl, A. Jünemann, L.M. Holbach --3.3Orbit /L.M. Holbach, L.M. Heindl, R.F. Guthoff --3.4Conjunctiva and limbus corneae /C. Cursiefen, F.E. Kruse, G.O.H. Naumann --4General pathology for intraocular microsurgery: direct wounds and indirect distant effects /G.O.H. Naumann, Friedrich E. Kruse --5Special anatomy and pathology in intraocular microsurgery --5.1Cornea and limbus /C. Cursiefen, F.E. Kruse, G.O.H. Naumann --5.2Glaucoma surgery /A. Jünemann, G.O.H. Naumann --5.3Iris /G.O.H. Naumann --5.4Ciliary body /G.O.H. Naumann --5.5Lens and zonular fibers /U. Schlötzer-Schrehardt, G.O.H. Naumann --5.6Retina and vitreous /A.M. Joussen, G.O.H. Naumann --5.7Optic nerve and Elschnig's scleral ring /C.Y. Mardin, G.O.H. Naumann6Influence of common generalized diseases on intraocular microsurgery /G.O.H. Naumann, U. Schlötzer-Schrehardt --6.1Diabetes mellitus /G.O.H. Naumann --6.2Arterial hypertension and "vis a tergo" /G.O.H. Naumann -- 6.3Pseudoexfoliation syndrome: pathological manifestations of relevance to intraocular surgery /U. Schlötzer-Schrehardt, G.O.H. Naumann --6.4Other generalized diseases /G.O.H. Naumann.
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  • Omics & microarrays revisited -- The commercial microarrays -- Supports & surface chemistries -- The arraying processes -- Gene expression microarray-based applications -- Protein microarray applications -- Multiplex assays.
  • During the first half of the 20th century, Chagas disease was assumed to be absent from the U.S. and considered an exotic disease, until the first two indigenous cases were discovered, almost simultaneously, in Texas, 1955. Since that time four indigenous cases have been documented in several places in the country. Although the disease is still considered uncommon in the US, this disease is not longer an exclusive Latin American illness. Physicians in the US are often unaware of the characteristics of the diseases, and are likely overlooking locally acquired cases. The influx of an estimated 300,000 Latin American immigrants with the Chagas parasite means that there is an urgent need for physicians and public health officials to become aware. This title critically reviews old and new literature, help to create greater awareness of the disease in the US and helps in the evaluation of certain epidemiological and public health issues. Helps to create greater awareness of Chagas disease in the USA Helps to evaluate epidemiological and public health issues Facilitates accurate and necessary future public health interventions.
  • Introduction to biopharmaceutical conformational analysis : issues and methods -- Comparability of biotechnological/biological products and biological generics -- Application of native electrophoresis for the study of protein conformation -- Affinity chromatography including hydrophobic interaction chromatography in the study of biopolymer conformation -- Size-exclusion chromatography and bimolecular conformation -- Use of analytical ultracentrifugation to study biomolecular conformation -- Use of differential scanning calorimetry to measure conformational change in proteins and other biomacromolecules -- Light scattering and biomacromolecular conformation -- Use of luminescence to measure conformational change in biopharmaceuticals with emphasis on protein and protein drug products -- Near-infrared spectroscopy and macromolecular conformation -- Use of mid-infrared and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy to study conformation of biomacromolecules -- Use of Raman spectroscopy to evaluate biopharmaceutical conformation -- The use of UV-VIS spectrophotometry for the characterization of biopharmaceutical products -- Use of optical rotatory dispersion and circular dichroism to study therapeutic biomacromolecule conformation -- Use of nuclear magnetic resonance for the characterization of biotherapeutic products -- Use of chemical probes for the study of protein conformation -- Use of hydrogen exchange in the study of biopharmaceutical conformation -- Use of chemical modification for the conformational analysis of biopharmaceuticals -- Use of immunology to characterize biopharmaceutical conformation -- Use of limited proteolysis to study the conformation of proteins of biotechnological interest -- Other technologies for the characterization of conformational change in biopharmaceuticals -- Development of an experimental approach for the study of the conformation of a biological therapeutic product.
  • Overview of bioinformatics programming tools and languages; includes working examples.
  • Aquaporins 2009, Springer
  • Arabic manuscripts 2009, ebrary
    The main sequence is comprised of approximately 200 entries dealing with almost all aspects of Arabic manuscript studies (codicology and paleography); includes appendices covering abbreviations, letterforms, såurah-headings, major reference works, and a guide to the description of manuscripts, as well as charts of major historical periods and dynasties.
  • Arabidopsis protocols. 2nd ed. 2006, Springer Protocols
    Applications of chemical-inducible expression systems in functional genomics and biotechnology / Jianru Zuo, Peter D. Hare, and Nam H. Chua -- RNA extraction / Huazhong Shi and Ray Bressan -- Target preparation for DNA microarray hybridization / Tong Zhu, Sherman H. Chang, and Pedro Gil -- Statistical issues in microarray data analysis / Willem A. Rensink and Samuel Hazen -- Preparation and quality assessment of rna from cell-specific samples obtained by laser microdissection / Regine Kleber and Julia Kehr -- Protein isolation and 2-D electrophroetic separation / Bernhard Schlesier and Hans-Peter Mock -- Isolation of nuclear proteins / Tomasz T. Calikowski and Iris Meier -- Puification and fractionation of membranes for proteomic analysis / Anne Marmagne ... [et al.] -- Protein microsequencing / Alberto Paradela and Juan Pablo Albar -- Peptide-based phosphoproteomics with immobilized metal ion chromatography / Thomas S. Nohse and Scott C. Peck -- Metabolite profiling in arabidopsis / Oliver Fiehn -- Hormone profiling in arabidopsis / Axel Müller, Petra Düchting, and Elmer W. Weiler.EMS mutagenesis of arabidopsis / YongSig Kim, Karen S. Schumaker, and Jian-Kang Zhu -- Low-resolution mapping of untagged mutations / M. Rosa Ponce ... [et al.] -- Gene identification and cloning by molecular marker mapping / Georg Jander -- High-throughput TILLING for arabidopsis / Bradley J. Till ... [et al.] -- Genotyping and mapping with high-density oligonucleotides arrays / Justin Borewitz -- Forward genetic screening of insertional mutants / Anja Schneider and Dario Leister -- PCR-based screening for insertional mutants / Anna N. Stepanova and Jose M. Alonso -- Cytogenetic analysis of arabidopsis / Martin Lysak, Paul Fransz, and Ingo Schubert -- Using information from public arabidopsis databases to aid research / Margarita García-Hernandez and Leonore Reiser -- In planta agrobacterium-mediated transformation by vacuum infiltration / Brian W. Tague and Joanna Mantis -- Transient expression assay by agroinfiltration of leaves / Min Woo Lee and Yinong Yang -- Runctional analysis of transcription factors by microparticle bombardment / Ida Ruberti, Giovanna Sessa, and Giorgio Morelli -- Transfection assays with protoplasts containing integrated reporter genes / Shiv Tiwari ... [et al.] -- Chloroplast genetic engineering via organogenesis or somatic embryogenesis / Amit Dhingra and Henry Daniell -- [beta]Glucuronidase as reporter gene: advantages and limitations / Kye-Won Kim ... [et al.] -- Use of fluorescent proteins as reporters / Guido Jach -- Luciferase as reporter genes / Megan M. Southern, Paul E. Brown, and Anthony Hall -- Aqueorin as reporter gene / Christoph. Plieth --Growth of plants and preservation of seeds / Luz Rivero-Lepinckas, Deborah Crist, and Randy Scholl -- Prevention and control of pests and diseases / Jenifer Bush, Georg Jander, and Frederick M. Ausubel -- Growth of other species related to Arabidopsis thaliana / Krithika Yogeeswaran and Mikhail Elia Nasrallah -- Grafting / Katherine Bainbridge ... [et al.] -- Synchronization, transformation, and cryopreservation of suspension-cultured cells -- Margit Menges and James A. H. Murray -- Genetic analysis / Maarten Koorneeff, Carlos Alonso-Blanco, and Piet Stam -- QTL analysis / Carlos Alonso-Blanco, Maarten Koornneef, and Johan W. van Ooijen --
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  • Archaeology of medicine in the Greco-Roman world 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Teaches students and scholars of Greco-Roman medical history how to use and critically assess archaeological materials. Ancient medicine is a subject dominated by textual sources, yet there is a wealth of archaeological remains that can be used to broaden our understanding of medicine in the past. In order to use the information properly, this book explains how to ask questions of an archaeological nature, how to access different types of archaeological materials, and how to overcome problems the researcher might face. It also acts as an introduction to the archaeology of medicine for archaeologists interested in this aspect of their subject. Although the focus is on the Greco-Roman period, the methods and theories explained within the text can be applied to other periods in history."--Dust jacket
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  • Organization of Urgent Medical Aid, Including Mass Casualty and Triage -- Wound Ballistics and Tissue Damage -- Damage Control Orthopaedics -- Crush Injury of the Limbs and Acute Mechanical Muscle-Crush Compartment Syndrome -- Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the Patient with Severe Extremity Trauma -- Hemotransfusion in Combat Trauma -- Diagnostic Imaging in Combat Trauma -- Tissue Debridement -- Primary External Fixation -- Prevention of Infection and Antibiotic Use in the Management of Armed Conflict Injuries to the Extremities -- Vascular Trauma to the Limbs -- Peripheral Nerve Injury -- Tissue Coverage After War Trauma -- Definitive Bone Fixation and Reconstruction: Conversion from Temporary External Fixation to Internal Fixation Methods -- Definitive Skeletal Reconstruction: Conversion to the Ilizarov Method -- War Injuries of the Hand -- Foot Surgery in War Trauma -- Limb Salvage Versus Amputation: The Dilemma -- Amputation in Combat Trauma -- Delayed Union and Nonunions -- Osteomyelitis -- Chronic Pain Subsequent to Armed Conflict Injuries to the Extremities.
  • Arnheim and different approaches to the psychology of art -- Expression, symbolism and visual thinking -- The senses, perceptual objects and their dynamics -- Notorious Gestalt brain model -- Dynamics of pictorial, sculptural and architectural form -- Dynamics of pantomimic form -- Dynamics of musical form -- Dynamics of poetic form -- Art in comparative perspective: children, adults, cultures -- Dynamics of microgenetic artistic development -- Individual artistic development -- Dynamics of differential and psychopathological artistic form -- Dynamics of cultural-perceptual form -- Objective percepts, objective values -- Appendix: life of a psychologist of art.
  • Aromatase inhibitors 2006, Springer
  • In the increasingly globalized twenty-first century, cross-cultural communication and knowledge of culturally informed health practices are critical skills for women's health providers. Around the Globe for Women's Health is a concise, culturally sensitive, and clinically relevant guide that aims to increase health equity through prevention and improved clinical care for women around the world. Case-based chapters highlight clinical issues (such as obstetric fistula, malaria, and postpartum hemorrhage) and barriers to care (the unmet need for family planning, or limited radiotherapy in low-resource countries, for example). Around the Globe for Women's Health is a must-have resource not just for physicians considering working in another country, but all providers seeking to provide better care for diverse populations of women within the United States.
  • Around the patient bed 2014, CRCnetBASE
    "This book presents a systematic human factors-based proactive approach to the improvement of health care work and patient safety. The proposed approach delineates a more direct and powerful alternative to the contemporary dominant focus on error investigation and care providers' accountability. It demonstrates how significant improvements in the quality of care and enhancement of patient safety are contingent on a major shift from efforts and investments driven by a retroactive study of errors, incidents and adverse events, to an emphasis on proactive human factors driven intervention and on the development of corresponding conceptual approaches and methods for its systematic implementation"--Provided by publisher.
  • This volume describes our current understanding of the biological role of visual and non-visual arrestins in different cells and tissues, focusing on the mechanisms of arrestin-mediated regulation of GPCRs and non-receptor signaling proteins in health and disease. The book covers wide range of arrestin functions, emphasizing therapeutic potential of targeting arrestin interactions with individual partners.
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  • Art of deliberating 2012, Springer
    Deliberation and Democracy --Plato Was Not So Far Wrong: Recalling Athenian Democracy --A Reappraisal of the Medieval Approach Will Lead to Excellent Deliberators --Beware of Those Who Think They Possess the Truth! --Let Us Learn How to Deliberate before Deliberating! --Between Ethics and Biomedicine.
  • Art of SQL 2006, ProQuest Safari
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  • Arterial chemoreceptors 2006, Springer
    A tribute to Professor Autar Singh Paintal -- Structure of chemoreceptors -- Developmental aspects of chemoreceptors -- Molecular biology of chemoreceptors -- Biophysics of ionic channels in chemoreceptors -- Central integration and systemic effects of chemoreflex -- Mechanisms of chemoreceptions.
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  • Ankle arthritis: preoperative considerations -- Evaluation of the arthritic ankle and foot -- Ankle arthritis etiology and prevention -- Nonoperative management of ankle arthritis -- Functional assessment of patients with ankle arthritis -- Young arthritic ankle: treatment options -- Ankle arthroscopy -- Tibial osteotomy for ankle arthritis -- Allograft resurfacing of the tibiotalar joint -- Distraction arthroplasty for the treatment of ankle arthritis -- Young arthritic ankle: treatment options in arthrodesis -- Primary ankle replacement -- Challenging primary total ankle arthroplasty -- Use of total ankle arthroplasty in the varus or valgus ankle -- Associated angulatory (tibia and fibula) deformities -- Challenging total ankle arthroplasty: management of associated foot pathology -- Complications of total ankle arthroplasty: avoidance and treatment -- Recurrent varus following total ankle arthroplasty -- Recurrent valgus following total ankle arthroplasty -- Syndesmosis fusion in the agility total ankle arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic fractures: intraoperative and postoperative -- Infection in total ankle arthroplasty -- Infection following total ankle arthroplasty -- Revision total ankle arthroplasty -- Diagnosis and classification of bone defects: the effect on total ankle arthroplasty -- Recognition and salvage of the failed ankle replacement arthroplasty -- Longevity of modern ankle replacement arthroplasty: survivorship and mechanisms of failure -- Revision of total ankle replacement -- Conversion of a failed total ankle replacement to an ankle fusion: indications and technique -- Subtalar arthritis -- Nonoperative treatment -- Arthroscopy of the subtalar joint -- Subtalar fusion -- Arthrodesis with realignment -- Acquired flatfoot -- Adult acquired flatfoot: nonoperative treatment -- Tendon transfers for acquired posterior tibial tendon deficiency -- Treatment of stage 2 posterior tibial tendon dysfunction -- Treatment of the stage 4 flatfoot -- Tarsometatarsal arthritis -- Midfoot arthritis: nonoperative treatment and arthrodesis -- Great toe (metatarsophalangeal joint) arthritis -- Hallux rigidus etiology -- Hallux rigidus: conservative treatment -- Surgical treatment -- Cheilectomy and phalangeal osteotomy -- Interpositional grafting -- Fusion: when and how -- Replacement: unipolar options and rationale -- Replacement: bipolar options and rationale -- Failed great toe arthroplasty -- Surgical management of failed great toe arthroplasty.
  • Diagnosis, evaluation, and conservative treatment of posttraumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis of the wrist /Mathew Blake, Jonathan E. Isaacs --The role of arthroscopic evaluation and debridement in wrist arthritis /Laura E. Gill, A. Bobby Chhabra --Partial and complete denervation of the wrist /David Schnur --Posttraumatic radiocarpal arthritis /Jonathan E. Isaacs, Travis M. Hendry --SLAC and SNAC wrist /Warren Hammert --Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal (STT) arthritis /Jack Ingari --Ulnar impaction syndrome /Sarah Pettrone ... [et al.] --Distal radioulnar joint arthritis /Paul Nassab, Jonathan E. Isaacs --Total wrist arthrodesis and total wrist arthroplasty /Steven D. Maschke, Thomas J. Graham --Rheumatoid and other inflammatory arthritides of the wrist /Marco Rizzo --Surgical treatment of the arthritic wrist : the future /Joshua P. Moss, Peter J. Stern --Distal interphalangeal joint arthritis /James Fletcher --Proximal interphalangeal joint arthritis /Stephen J. Leibovic --Metacarpophalangeal arthritis /John Thaller --Thumb carpometacarpal arthritis /Peter G. Fitzgibbons, Arnold-Peter C. Weiss --The future of treatment for arthritis of the hand /Scott A. Eisenhuth, A. Bobby Chhabra --Arthroscopic treatment of the arthritic elbow /Sara D. Rynders, Chad. R. Manke --Surgical treatment of the elbow : surgical options and indications /Travis M. Hendry, Robert Chadderdon, N. Douglas Boardman III --Ulnohumeral arthroplasty /Dan A. Zlotolow, Michael O'Brien --Resurfacing elbow replacement arthroplasty /Rick Papandrea, Peter Evans --Total elbow arthroplasty /Cay Mierisch, Cassandra Mierisch --Revision total elbow arthroplasty /N. Douglas Boardman III --Interposition arthroplasty of the elbow /César J. Bravo --Elbow arthrodesis /Namory D. Bagayoko, A. Bobby Chhabra --The future : surgical options for the arthritic elbow /R.A. Gallo, A.H. Payatakes, D.G. Sotereanos.
  • Etiology of Hip Arthritis -- Etiology of Hip Arthritis -- Preoperative Planning for Hip Surgery -- Hip Arthroscopy -- Surgical Dislocation of the Adult Hip for Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement -- Periacetabular Osteotomy -- Proximal Femoral Osteotomy -- Salvage Osteotomy -- Arthrodesis -- The Primary Cemented Femoral Stem -- Current Designs of Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Acetabular Component Options in Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Bearing Options in Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty -- Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty -- Total Hip Arthroplasty in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip -- Total Hip Arthroplasty : Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Proximal Femoral Deformity -- Proximal Femoral Deformity -- Proximal Femur Fracture : The Challenging Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Rationale and Expectations -- Mini-Posterior Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Mini Lateral Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty : The Anterolateral Approach (Modified Hardinge) -- Single-Incision Direct Anterior Approach for Total Hip Arthroplasty -- The Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty with Two Incisions -- Treatment Options for Osteonecrosis of the Hip -- Limb-Length Discrepancy after Total Hip Arthroplasty : Avoidance and Treatment -- Neurovascular Injury : Avoidance and Treatment -- Instability after Total Hip Arthroplasty : Issues, Avoidance, and Treatment -- Periprosthetic Fractures around Total Hip Arthroplasty : Evaluation and Management -- Evaluation and Treatment of Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty : Future Problems and Potential Solutions -- Component Removal : Tricks of the Trade -- Diaphyseal Fixation : Providing Durable Femoral Revisions with Extensively Porous Coated Stems -- Cemented Long Stems for Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty : Do's and Don'ts -- Impaction Grafting of the Femur -- Tapered, Fluted Femoral Fixation -- Allograft-Prosthesis Composites -- Megaprosthesis for Severe Femoral Bone Loss : Heavy Metal -- Liner Exchange and Surgical Treatment of Osteolysi -- Hemispheric Press-Fit Components : The Workhorse -- Triflange Acetabular Components : Last Hurrah.
  • Arthroscopic Debridement of the Arthritic Knee : Is There Still a Role? -- Cartilage Repair and Replacement : From Osteochondral Autograft Transfer to Allograft -- Distal Femoral Osteotomy for Genu Valgum -- Principles of Correction for Monocompartmental Arthritis of the Knee -- Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty -- Patellofemoral Arthroplasty -- Surgical Approaches for Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty : Old and New -- Soft Tissue Balancing during Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Sizing and Balancing : Gap Technique versus Measured Resection -- Posterior Cruciate Ligament Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Intraoperative Complications during Total Knee Arthroplasty : How to Get Out of Trouble -- Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Evaluation of the Painful/Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Soft Tissue Issues : Exposure and Coverage -- Surgical Exposure in Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Removal of Well-Fixed Components during Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Balancing the Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty : Restraint with Constraint -- Management of Bone Loss : Structural Grafts in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Addressing Ligament Deficiency in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Adjunctive Fixation in Total Knee Arthroplasty Revision : Stems and Sleeves -- Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Mobile-Bearing Technology -- Patella Revision/Reconstruction -- The Infected Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Patellofemoral Maltracking : Identification and Solutions -- Extensor Mechanism Rupture -- Extensor Mechanism Rupture -- The Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty : Evaluation and Treatment -- Periprosthetic Fractures about Total Knee Replacements : Repair or Revise -- Limb Salvage for Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty : Arthrodesis and Beyond.
  • Arthritis and arthroplasty of shoulder -- Etiology, diagnosis, and non-operative treatment of the arthritic shoulder -- Surgical options in shoulder arthritis -- Debridement, chondroplasty, and soft tissue releases -- Evolution of shoulder arthroplasty -- Partial surface replacements: indications, techniques, and results -- Humeral head resurfacing: indications, technique, and results -- Hemiarthroplasty for arthritis -- Interpositional arthroplasty -- Total shoulder arthroplasty in primary osteoarthritis: technique and results -- Total shoulder arthroplasty: technical considerations -- Soft tissue releases and glenoid exposure -- Glenoid bone loss treated with bone grafts -- Rotator cuff deficient arthritic shoulder -- Rehabilitation after shoulder arthroplasty -- Disease-specific options -- Arthroplasty in rheumatologic conditions: special considerations -- Total shoulder arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty for arthritis: current trends and technical considerations -- Shoulder arthroplasty in post-traumatic arthroplasty: technique and results -- Arthroplasty for arthritis after instability, including post-capsulorrhaphy and chronic dislocations -- Avascular necrosis of the shoulder -- Reverse shoulder arthroplasty: indications, technique, and results -- Reverse shoulder prosthesis for acute and chronic fractures -- Complications and revision -- Complications of conventional shoulder arthroplasty -- Complications and treatment of reverse shoulder prosthesis -- Infection: diagnosis and treatment options -- Soft tissue failure after arthroplasty: rotator cuff and subscapularis -- Glenoid loosening: diagnosis and treatment -- Revision shoulder arthroplasty: technical considerations and outcomes -- Reverse shoulder arthroplasty in revision shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Preoperative Evaluation of the Spine -- Imaging of the Spine -- Pathophysiology of Degenerative Processes of the Spine -- Cervical Disc Degeneration -- Treatment of Axial Neck Pain -- Cervical Radiculopathy -- Cervical Myelopathy -- Posttraumatic Arthritis of the Cervical Spine : Operative and Nonoperative Management -- Posttraumatic Deformities of the Cervical Spine : Operative Management -- Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine -- Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine -- Surgical Management of Thoracic Stenosis with Myelopathy -- Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy for the Treatment of Thoracic Degenerative Disorders -- Microdiscectomy for the Treatment of the Herniated Lumbar Disc -- Far Lateral Lumbar Disc Herniations -- Lumbar Laminectomy for the Treatment of Spinal Stenosis -- Indications for Fusion for Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine -- Instrumentation of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disorders -- Posterior Approach for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disorders : Axial Back Pain -- Anterior Approach for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disorders : Axial Back Pain -- Anteroposterior Approach for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disorders : Axial Back Pain -- Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Disorders of the Spine -- Extreme Lateral Approach for Degenerative Disorders of the Spine -- Management of Postoperative Lumbar Wound Infections --How to Choose the Surgical Approach for the Treatment of De Novo Scoliosis -- Posterior Laminectomy without Fusion for the Treatment of De Novo Scoliosis -- Fusion in Adult Scoliosis -- Sacropelvic Instrumentation for Disorders of the Thoracolumbar Spine -- Osteotomies for Degenerative Disorders of the Thoracolumbar Spine -- Spinal Deformities in Ankylosing Spondylitis : Surgical Management -- Instrumentation in the Osteoporotic Spine -- Nonunion of the Cervical Spine : Anterior and Posterior Treatment -- Junctional Degeneration of the Cervical Spine -- Postlaminectomy Kyphosis : Anterior, Posterior, and Combined Approaches -- Failure of Cervical Spine Instrumentation -- Adjacent-Level Degeneration of the Lumbar Spine after Lumbar Fusion -- Failure of Lumbar Spine Instrumentation -- Evaluation and Management of Postoperative Wound Infections of the Anterior and Posterior Spine -- Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks in the Lumbar Spine -- Vertebroplasty for the Treatment of Vertebral Body Fractures -- Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Vertebral Body Fractures -- Posterior Minimally Invasive Decompressive Techniques for the Cervical Spine -- Posterior Minimally Invasive Decompressive Techniques for the Lumbar Spine -- Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Pedicle Screw Placement -- Posterior Minimal Incision Interbody Fusion Techniques for the Lumbar Spine -- Posterior Motion-Sparing Instrumentation and Interspinous Devices for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine -- Disc Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine -- Facet Joint Replacement for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Spine -- Use of Nucleus Replacement for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine.
  • Sect. I. Introduction to the study of the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. II. Scientific basis for the study of the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. III. Therapeutic approaches in the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. IV. Surgical intervention in the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. V. Rheumatoid arthritis -- Sect. VI. Other inflammatory arthritis syndromes -- Sect. VII. Systemic rheumatic diseases -- Sect. VIII. Vasculitis and related diseases -- Sect. IX. Miscellaneous rheumatic diseases -- Sect. X. Regional disorders of joints and related structures -- Sect. XI. Osteoarthritis -- Sect. XII. Metabolic bone and joint diseases -- Sect. XIII. Infectious arthritis.
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    Imaging techniques and modalities -- Evaluation of the hand film -- Approach to the foot -- Approach to the hip -- Approach to the knee -- Approach to the shoulder -- The sacroiliac joint -- The "phytes" of the spine -- Radiographic changes observed in a specific articular disease -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reactive disease -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Osteoarthritis -- Neuropathic osteoarthropathy -- Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease -- Hydroxyapatite deposition disease -- Miscellaneous deposition diseases -- Collagen vascular diseases (connective tissue diseases) -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Hemophilia -- Mass-like arthropathies.
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  • Arthritis in color 2009, ClinicalKey
    Arthritis in Color helps you understand the recent advances in the use of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound for the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis. Written by three authorities in the field, Michael A. Bruno, MD; Gary E. Gold, MD; and Timothy J. Mosher, MD, and including more than 600 images, 300 in full color, this book gives you access to the current understanding and future directions in this dynamic field. With coverage of everything from the basic to the advanced, you'll have the guidance you need to make the most accurate diagnoses. Provides correlation images that depict the disease process on ultrasound, MRI, and plain radiographs to allow you to confirm a diagnosis quickly and easily. Explores MRI and ultrasound as more effective approaches to diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis due to their superior evaluation of soft tissues, marrow, and cartilage. Features more than 600 digital quality images, 300 in full color, that clearly illustrate the material being presented. Includes examples of pathology with color illustrations to help you arrive at more accurate diagnoses. Covers both basic and advanced concepts for a well-rounded, well-balanced approach suitable for the novice or the expert. Presents the expert guidance of Michael A. Bruno, Gary E. Gold, and Timothy J. Mosher, instructors of the popular annual course at the American Roentgen Ray Society on Advanced Imaging in Arthritis, for a consistent, accessible style.
  • Arthritis research v. 1-2, 2007, Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2007 Springer Protocols
  • Section I. Overview and pathophysiology -- 1. An overview on rheumatologic disorders / S. Kumar and Rajiva Gupta -- 2. Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis / Allen P. Anandarajah -- 3. Biomarkers in osteoarthritis / Muneaki Ishijima, Hisashi Kurosawa, Haruka Kaneko, Kazuo Kaneko -- 4. Rheumatoid arthritis: disease pathophysiology / Ankit Saxena, Smriti K. Raychaudhuri -- 5. Osteoclasts and interleukin-17-producing helper T cells in rheumatoid arthritis / Kazuo Okamoto, Hiroshi Takayanagi -- 6. WNT/β-Catenin signaling modulating osteoarthritis / Maripat Corr -- 7. Psoriatic arthritis: epidemiology, risk factors, and quality of life / Arathi R. Setty -- Section II. Consequences -- 8. Arthritis, obesity, increased cardiovascular risk, and disability / Shampa Chatterjee -- Section III. Antiarthritic drugs -- 9. An Overview: use of traditional antiarthritic drugs and update on drug development / Gabriela Schmajuk, Michael G. Lyon -- 10. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs / Anand Lal, Seeta Sharma -- 11. Biologics: target-specific treatment of systemic and cutaneous autoimmune diseases / Siba P. Raychaudhuri and Smriti K. Raychaudhuri -- 12. Topical applications for pain and arthritic diseases / Norifumi Tanida, Kotaro Maekawa, Masaru Nakanishi -- 13. Hyaluronic acid and arthritis: a review / Michele Abate -- 14. Hyaluronan for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis / Toshiaki Nakano, Yasufumi Takahashi -- Section IV. Natural therapeutic interventions -- 15. Immunomodulatory activities of Japanese traditional medicines in rheumatoid arthritis / Toshiaki Kogure -- 16. An Overview on natural therapeutic interventions / Stanley Naguwa -- 17. Potential health benefits from nutrition and dietary supplements in the prevention of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis / Cathy Creger Rosenbaum -- 18. Antiarthritic potential of glucosamine and chondroitin: an overview / Michael W. Orth, Pooi-See Chan -- 19. An Overview on N-Acetylglucosamine and arthritis / Daiki Kubomura, Uzuka Naoaki, Yoshiharu Matahira -- 20. Hexosamine flux and the efficacy and safety of glucosamine in the treatment of osteoarthritis / Akhtar Afshan Ali, William Salminen, Julian E. Leakey -- 21. Safety and efficacy of a unique undenatured type II collagen in the treatment of arthritis / Ramesh C. Gupta, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Manashi Bagchi, Francis C. Lau, Debasis Bagchi -- 22. Targeting inflammatory pathways by nutraceuticals for prevention and treatment of arthritis / Bokyung Sung, Gautam Sethi, Kwang Seok Ahn, Manoj K. Pandey, Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara, Bharat B. Aggarwal -- 23. Boswellia serrata for arthritis relief: a journey from frankincense to aflapin and 5-Loxin / Alluri Venkata Krishnaraju, Krishanu Sengupta, Golakoti Trimurtulu -- 24. Utilization of marine products in the treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis / Tadakazu Tamai, Ayako Honmura, Hisashi Yoshioka, Tatsuya Konishi, Shisei Kuninaga, Hiroshi Oda, Akinori Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Okada -- 25. Benefits of fish oil for rheumatoid arthritis: a review / Christine Dawczynski, Gerhard Jahreis -- 26. Potential health benefits of n-3 and -6 fatty acids in selected plant seed oils in rheumatoid arthritis / Hiroyuki Takeuchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Debasis Bagchi -- 27. Antiarthritic potential of bromelain from Ananas comosus and its combination / Dilip Ghosh -- 28. Anti-inflammatory properties of Zingiber officinale var. rubra (red ginger extract) / Hiroshi Shimoda -- 29. Benefits of radix Tripterygium wilfordii for rheumatoid arthritis / Xiaojuan He, Shaohua Xu, Miao Jiang, Na Lin, Aiping Lu -- 30. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): a review of its preclinical use in the management of osteoarthritis / Kai Huang, Hai-li-Cai, Chun Zhang, Xiao-wen Zhang, Li-dong Wu, Li-feng Shen, and Qiao-feng Guo -- 31. Antiarthritic potential of green-lipped mussel and other marine-based nutraceuticals / Wendy Pearson, Michael I. Lindinger -- 32. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticatabolic potential of rosmarinic acid and high-rosmarinic acid mint (Mentha Spicata) in osteoarthritis Wendy Pearson, Michael I. Lindinger -- 33. Potential health benefits of orally administered hyaluronan in alleviating knee joint pain / Tomoyuki Kanemitsu, Akira Asari -- 34. Pycnogenol - a nutraceutical for osteoarthritis / Om P. Gulati -- Section V. Orthopedic approach -- 35. Total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis / Shuichi Matsuda, Hiromasa Miura, Yukihide Iwamoto -- Section VI. Nonpharmacologic interventions -- 36. Physical exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: main modality of treatment and possible use for prevention / Hisashi Kurosawa -- 37. Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis / Hi-Joon Park, Hyangsook Lee -- 38. Rehabilitative strategies for arthritis: physical, agents, exercise, and prosthesis therapies / Nobuyuki Kawate, Mitsumasa Yoda, Naomi Yoshioka, Masazumi Mizuma -- 39. Rehabilitation for arthritis: daily life guidelines / Fumihito Kasai, Masazumi Mizuma -- Section VII. Commentary -- 40. Arthritis, aging society, exercise, nutrition, and other precautionary measures / Siba P. Raychaudhuri, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Debasis Bagchi.
  • From cauterization to arthroscopic and endoscopic spine surgery / Parviz Kambin -- Arthroscopic and endoscopic anatomy of the lumbar spine / Parviz Kambin -- Instruments and surgical approaches for minimally invasive spinal surgery via a posterolateral access / Parviz Kambin -- Herniated lumbar disc and lumbar radiculopathy / Parviz Kambin -- Management of discogenic pain and spinal instability using minimally invasive surgical techniques / Parviz Kambin -- Lateral recess stenosis of the lumbar spine foraminoplasty / Parviz Kambin -- The role of the epidural and radicular veins in chronic back pain and radiculopathy / Wesley W. Parke -- Diagnostic and therapeutic percutaneous transpedicular approaches to the spine / Alexander G. Hadjipavlou ... [et al.] -- Selective endoscopic discectomy : twelve years experience / Anthony T. Yeung -- Minimally invasive posterior fusion and internal fixation with ATAVI system / Richard D. Guyer and Terry P. Corbin -- Vertebral augmentation for osteoporotic compression fractures / Isador H. Lieberman and Daisuke Toga -- Principles of transthoracic, transperitoneal, and retroperitoneal endoscopic techniques to the thoracic and lumbar spine / Geoffrey M. McCullen and Hansen A. Yuan -- Use of the laser in minimally invasive spinal surgery and pain management / John C. Chiu and Martin H. Savitz --Minimally invasive techniques in pain management / James Reynolds and Garrett Kine -- Experience with minimally invasive nucleus replacement / Michele Marcolongo ... [et al.] -- Interspinous process implant for the treatment of lateral and central spinal stenosis : operative technique and results / Douglas Wardlaw -- Frameless stereotactic imaging techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery / Alexander R. Vaccaro, Kern Singh, and Laurence N. Fitzhenry -- The rise and the fall of chemonucleolysis / James W. Simmons, Jr. and Robert D. Fraser -- Lumbar microendoscopic discectomy / Trent L. Tredway and Richard Fessler.
  • Arthroscopic Management of DRUJ Instability Following TFCC Ulnar Tears / Andrea Atzei -- Radial Side Tear of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex / Toshiyasu Nakamura -- Arthroscopic Management of Scapholunate Dissociation / Tommy Lindau -- Lunotriquetral and Extrinsic Ligaments Lesions Associated with Distal Radius Fractures / Didier Fontès -- Management of Concomitant Scaphoid Fractures / Christophe Mathoulin -- Perilunate Dislocations and Fracture Dislocations/Radiocarpal Dislocations and Fracture Dislocations / Mark Henry -- The Role of Arthroscopy in Postfracture Stiffness / Riccardo Luchetti -- Treatment of the Associated Ulnar-Sided Problems / Pier Paolo Borelli and Riccardo Luchetti -- Arthroscopic-Assisted Osteotomy for Intraarticular Malunion of the Distal Radius / Francisco del Piñal -- The Role of Arthroscopic Arthrodesis and Minimal Invasive Surgery in the Salvage of the Arthritic Wrist : Midcarpal Joint / Joseph F. Slade -- Arthroscopic Radiocarpal Fusion for Post-Traumatic Radiocarpal Arthrosis / Ho Pak-Cheong.
  • Articular cartilage 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Articular cartilage injuries, which are well known for their inability to heal, often degenerate inexplicably to disastrous impairment. Multitudes of treatments have been devised for this problem, but no satisfactory long-term solutions have been established. However, over the past two decades, the swift growth and development of new knowledge and technologies for cartilage formation, pathology and repair have been exciting and inspirational. Written by world-class experts, this book covers all the latest research and clinical applications related to cartilage tissue engineering. The text explores the role of nanotechnology and also provides extensive references at the end of each chapter. Articular cartilage injuries, which are well known for their inability to heal, often degenerate inexplicably to disastrous impairment. Multitudes of treatments have been devised for this problem, but no satisfactory long-term solutions have been established. However, over the past two decades, the swift growth and development of new knowledge and technologies for cartilage formation, pathology and repair have been exciting and inspirational. Written by world-class experts, this book covers all the latest research and clinical applications related to cartilage tissue engineering. The text explores the role of nanotechnology and also provides extensive references at the end of each chapter.
  • 1. Regeneration of Articular Cartilage of the Knee: Basic Concepts / E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Hortensia De la Corte-García -- 2. Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee: Diagnosis and Treatment / Michael Heim and Israel Dudkiewicz -- 3. Imaging Techniques of Articular Cartilage / Carmen Martín-Hervás -- 4. Refixation of Detached Fragments / Eduardo García-Rey -- 5. Debridement, Joint Lavage and Cartilage Shaving / Alonso Moreno-García -- 6. Drilling, Abrasion and Microfractures / José L. Leal-Helmling and Santiago Bello-Prats -- 7. Osteochondral Transplantation and Mosaicplasty / Julián Fernández-González -- 8. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation / Primitivo Gómez-Cardero, E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán, and Ángel Martínez-Lloreda -- 9. Alignment Osteotomies / E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Hortensia De la Corte-García -- 10. Rehabilitation of Chondral Lesions of the Knee / Hortensia De la Corte-Rodríguez, Juan M. Román-Belmonte, and Hortensia De la Corte-García -- 11. Medical Treatment: Intra-Articular Injections of Hyaluronic Acid / E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Hortensia De la Corte-García.
  • Artificial enzymes 2005, Wiley
    Artificial enzymes / Ronald Breslow -- Vitamin B6 enzyme models / Lei Liu and Ronald Breslow -- Evolution of synthetic polymers with enzyme-like catalytic activities / Irving M. Klotz and Junghun Suh -- Mimicking enzymes with antibodies / Donald Hilvert -- Protein-based artificial enzymes / Ben Duckworth and Mark D. Distefano -- Artificial hydrolytic metalloenzymes / Jik Chin and Hae-Jo Kim -- Artificial restriction enzymes as tools for future molecular biology and biotechnology / Yoji Yamamoto and Makoto Komiyama.
  • Artificial muscles 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • Why do unresponsive patients still matter? / Anthony Fisher -- Are we morally obliged to feed pvs patients till natural death? / Michael Degnan -- Caring for persons in the "persistent vegetative state" and Pope John Paul II's March 20 2004 address on "life-sustaining treatments and the vegetative state" / William E. May -- Food and fluids : human law, human rights and human interests / Jacqueline Laing -- Quality of life and assisted nutrition / Alfonso Gómez-Lobo -- Towards ethical guidelines for the use of artificial nutrition and hydration / Joseph Boyle -- Understanding the ethics of artificially providing food and water / J.L.A. Garcia -- The ethics of Pope John Paul II's allocution on care of the PVS patient : a response to J.L.A. Garcia / Peter J. Cataldo -- Reflections on the papal allocution concerning care for PVS patients / Kevin O'Rourke -- The papal allocution concerning care for PVS patients : a reply to Fr. O'Rourke / Patrick Lee -- Response to Patrick Lee / Kevin O'Rourke -- The morality of tube feeding PVS patients : a critique of the view of Kevin O'Rourke, O.P. / Mark S. Latkovic -- Ten errors regarding end of life issues, and especially artificial nutrition and hydration / Christopher Tollefsen.
  • Artificial organs 2009, Springer
  • Artificial heart valves -- Artificial heart and cardiac assist devices -- Cardiac pacemakers -- Dialysis.
  • Artificial sight 2007, Springer
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  • As pastoralists settle 2005, Springer
    Introduction : the social, health, and economic consequences of pastoral sedentarization in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya / Eric Abella Roth and Elliot Fratkin -- The setting : pastoral sedentarization in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya / Elliot Fratkin and Eric Abella Roth -- Time, terror, and pastoral inertia / John G. Galaty -- Ecological and economic consequences of reduced mobility in pastoral livestock production systems / H. Jürgen Schwarz -- Cursed if you do, cursed if you don't : the contradictory processes of pastoral sedentarization in Northern Kenya / John McPeak and Peter D. Little -- Once nomads settle : assessing the process, motives, and welfare changes of settlements on Mount Marsabit / Wario R. Adano and Karen Witsenburg -- From milk to maize : the transition to agriculture for Rendille and Ariaal pastoralists / Kevin Smith -- Women's changing economic roles with pastoral sedentarization / Elliot Fratkin and Kevin Smith -- The effects of pastoral sedentarization on children's growth and nutrition among Ariaal and Rendille in Northern Kenya / Eric Abella Roth, Martha A. Nathan, and Elliot Fratkin -- Health and morbidity among Rendille pastoralist children / Martha A. Nathan ... [et al.] -- Sedentarization and seasonality : maternal dietary and health consequences in Ariaal and Rendille communities in Northern Kenya / Masako Fujita ... [et al.] -- Development, modernization, and medicalization : influences on the changing nature of female "circumcision" in Rendille society / Bettina Shell-Duncan, Walter Obungu Obiero, and Leunita Auko Muruli -- Female education in a sedentary Ariaal Rendille community / Eric Abella Roth and Elizabeth N. Ngugi.
  • Asbestos 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Ascaris 2013, ScienceDirect
    This book tackles a number of different perspectives concerning the parasitic helminth Ascaris, both in animals and in humans and the disease known as ascariasis. It seeks to identify interesting, exciting and novel aspects, which will interest readers from a broad range of disciplines. Over a quarter of the world's population are infected with the human roundworm, and the equivalent in pigs is equally ubiquitous. Both contribute to insidious and chronic nutritional morbidity, and this has been quantified, in humans, as disability adjusted life years approximating 10.5 million. Ascaris larvae develop in host parenteral tissues, and the resultant pathology has been condemnation. Ascariasis, despite its staggering global prevalence and the sheer numbers of people it infects, remains a classic neglected disease. However, renewed interest in the consequences of early infection with worms from the perspective of immune modulation, co-infections and the development of allergy further enhances the relevance of these parasites. Brings together a wide range of topics and approaches and recent, comprehensive and progressive research concerning the neglected parasite Ascaris Provides a blueprint of how a single parasite entity can stimulate interest in basic biology, clinical science, veterinary science, public health and epidemiology Presents a wealth of new insights given that a book on this parasite has not been published for over 20 years 16 chapters from a range of top authors from around the world.
  • Differential diagnosis of ascites / Appenrodt, B. -- Current treatment strategies : diuretics / Bernardi, M. -- Paracentesis / Sanyal, A.J., Bajaj, J.S., Shaw, J. -- Large volume paracentesis : which plasma expander? / Terg, R.A -- Albumin : not just a plasma expander / Davies, N.A. ... [et al.] -- Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for ascites : which patients will benefit? / Salerno, F., Cazzaniga, M. -- Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis prophylaxis and treatment / Wiest, R., Garcia-Tsao, G. -- Clinical implications of hyponatremia in cirrhosis / Heuman, D.M. -- Vaptans for ascites : chances and risks / Wong, F. -- Cardiorenal syndrome : a new entity? / Moller, S., Krag, A. -- Renal failure in cirrhosis / Gustot, T., Moreau, R. -- Novel definition of hepatorenal syndrome : clinical consequences / Fernandez, J., Arroyo, V. -- Role of infections in hepatorenal syndrome / Wiest, R. -- Tips for HRS / Sauerbruch, T., Appenrodt, B. -- Vasoconstrictor therapy for hepatorenal syndrome / Yeo, C.-M.; Garcia-Tsao, G. -- Terlipressin for hepatorenal syndrome : the US experience / Musana, A.K., Sanyal, A.J. -- Terlipressin for hepatorenal syndrome : predictors of response / Cárdenas, A., Gines, P. -- Safety of terlipressin for hepatorenal syndrome / Krag, A., Moller, S. -- Terlipressin for hepatorenal syndrome : novel strategies and future perspectives / Angeli, P. --Hepatorenal syndrome and liver transplantation / Gonwa, T.A.
  • The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is designed to provide a rapid access pocket reference for residents, fellows, private clinicians, and allied health professionals caring for patients with colorectal surgical diseases. The Manual, abstracted from the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition, is intended to impart succinct, clinically relevant information for daily patient care. The chapters take an evidence-based approach and many provide ASCRS practice parameters. The contents are presented consistently, with concise overviews of the most clinically relevant topics. The disease chapters discuss etiology, anatomic considerations, patient evaluation, lab results, imaging, diagnosis and treatment. The surgical chapters address these same issues, in addition to discussion of minimally invasive versus open techniques, possible complications, and perioperative care. The Manual also includes anatomical and technique drawings, operative photos and algorithms. Concise yet comprehensive, The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is very useful for physicians and researchers dealing with diseases of the colon and rectum.
  • This is the first official textbook of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) (www.fascrs.org) that adheres to the principals of evidence-based practice and utilizes ASCRS practice parameters. Written by top experts in the specialty, each chapter correlates with the core curriculum developed by the Program Director's Association in Colorectal Surgery. Chapters include Anatomy, Physiology, Genetics, Diagnostic Evaluation, and Perioperative Management.
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    Physiology of the newborn -- Nutritional support of the pediatric patient -- Anesthetic considerations -- Renal impairment -- Coagulopathies and sickle cell disease -- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation -- Mechanical ventilation in pediatric surgical disease -- Vascular access -- Surgical infectious disease -- Fetal therapy -- Foreign bodies -- Bites -- Burns -- Early assessment and management of trauma -- Thoracic trauma -- Abdominal and renal trauma -- Pediatric head trauma -- Pediatric orthopedic trauma -- Neurosurgical conditions -- Congenital chest wall deformities -- Tracheal obstruction and repair -- Congenital bronchopulmonary malformations -- Acquired lesions of the lung and pleura -- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and eventration -- Mediastinal tumors -- The esophagus -- Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal malformations -- Thoracoscopy in infants and children -- Gastroesophageal reflux -- Lesions of the stomach -- Duodenal and intestinal atresia and stenosis -- Malrotation -- Meconium disease -- Necrotizing enterocolitis -- Hirschsprung's disease -- Imperforate anus and cloacal malformations -- Fecal incontinence and constipation --Acquired anorectal disorders -- Intussusception -- Alimentary tract duplications -- Meckel's diverticulum -- Inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal cancer -- Appendicitis -- Biliary tract disorders and portal hypertension -- Solid organ and intestinal transplantation -- Lesions of the pancreas -- Splenic conditions -- Congenital abdominal wall defects -- Umbilical and other abdominal wall hernias -- Laparoscopy -- Inguinal hernias and hydroceles -- Undescended testes and testicular tumors -- The acute scrotum -- Developmental and positional anomalies of the kidneys -- Ureteral obstruction and malformations -- Urinary tract infection and vesicoureteral reflux -- Bladder and urethra -- Posterior urethral valves -- Bladder and cloacal exstrophy -- Hypospadias -- Circumcision -- Prune-belly syndrome -- Disorders of sexual differentiation -- Urologic laparoscopy -- Renovascular hypertension -- Principles of adjuvant therapy in childhood cancer -- Renal tumors -- Neuroblastoma -- Lesions of the liver -- Teratomas, dermoids, and other soft tissue tumors -- Lymphomas -- Rhabdomyosarcoma -- Nevus and melanoma -- Vascular anomalies -- Head and neck sinuses and masses -- Pediatric and adolescent gynecology -- Breast diseases -- Endocrine disorders and tumors -- Bariatric surgical procedures in adolescence -- Evidence-based medicine.
  • Acclaimed for its unsurpassed readability and manageable scope, Ashcraft's Pediatric Surgery presents authoritative, practical guidance on treating the entire range of general surgical and urological problems in infants, children, and adolescents. State-of-the-art, expert coverage equips you to implement all the latest approaches and achieve optimal outcomes for all of your patients. Make the most effective use of today's best open and minimally invasive techniques, including single-site umbilical laparoscopic surgery, with guidance from internationally recognized experts in the field. Focus on evidence-based treatments and outcomes to apply today's best practices.
  • Asian functional foods 2005, CRCnetBASE
    1. Functional Foods and Their Impact on Nutrition and Health: Opportunities in the Asia Pacific / Mark L. Wahlqvist and Naiyana Wattanapenpaiboon -- 2. Asian Herbal Products: The Basis for Development of High-Quality Dietary Supplements and New Medicines / Kuo-Hsiung Lee, Hideji Itokawa, and Mutsuo Kozuka -- 3. Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Quality Control of Selected Popular Asian Herbs in the U.S. Market / Mingfu Wang, Qing-Li Wu, James E. Simon, Yi Jin, and Chi-Tang Ho -- 4. Health-Related Fat Replacers Prepared from Grain for Improving Functional and Nutritive Values of Asian Foods / George E. Inglett, Craig J. Carriere, and Saipin Maneepun -- 5. Antiaging Properties of Asian Functional Foods: A Historical Topic Closely Linked to Longevity / Yi Dang -- 6. A New Treatment and Prevention Strategy for Human Papillomaviruses / Karen J. Auborn -- 7. Traditional Functional Foods in Korea / Su-Rae Lee -- 8. Evolution of Korean Dietary Culture and Health Food Concepts / Cherl-Ho Lee and Tai-Wan Kwon -- 9. Asian Fish Sauce as a Source of Nutrition / Chaufah Thongthai and Asbjørn Gildberg -- 10. Nutraceuticals from Seafood and Seafood By-Products / Fereidoon Shahidi -- 11. Functional Foods from Meat Animals / Youling L. Xiong -- 12. Functional Foods from Fruit and Fruit Products / John Shi and James H. Moy -- 13. Functional Foods from Fermented Vegetable Products: Kimchi (Korean Fermented Vegetables) and Functionality / Kun-Young Park and Sook-Hee Rhee -- 14. Antioxidative Function of Seeds and Nuts and Their Traditional Oils in the Orient / Yasuko Fukuda and Mayumi Nagashima -- 15. Antioxidants and Other Functional Extracts from Sugarcane / Kenji Koge, Michael Saska, and Chung Chi Chou -- 16. Functional Foods from Garlic and Onion / Toyohiko Ariga and Taiichiro Seki -- 17. Functional Foods from Date Fruits / Jiwan S. Sidhu and Suad N. Al-Hooti -- 18. Functional Foods and Products from Japanese Green Tea / Teruo Miyazawa and Kiyotaka Nakagawa -- 19. Miso as a Functional Food / W.J. Mullin -- 20. Fermented Soybean Products as Functional Foods: Functional Properties of Doenjang (Fermented Soybean Paste) / Kun-Young Park and Keun-Ok Jung -- 21. Conventional and Emerging Food Processing Technologies for Asian Functional Food Production / Hao Feng and Scott A. Morris.
  • Asian ideas on health promotion and education from historical perspectives of the theory of yojo as an interface of health, self, and society -- Developing the curriculum and instruction model for suicide prevention and life education in Taiwan -- The yogo teacher, the health room, and health education at school in Japan -- New strategy on prevention and control of noncommunicable lifestyle-related diseases focusing on metablic syndrome in Japan -- Sensory awakening as a new approach to health promotion -- Health promotion and education in Thailand in comparison with the Japanese health care system and health informatics -- Development of a robot-assisted activity program for elderly people incorporating reading aloud and arithmetic calculation -- Health promotion for cancer survivors: new paradigm beyond prevention and treatment -- Alternative medicine and health promotion -- Key players in health promotion policy in the Northern part of the Western Pacific -- Community-based participatory research: a promising approach to address social determinants of health -- Toward development of intervention methods for strengthening the sense of coherence: suggestions from Japan -- Social capital and population approach -- Health promotion and healthy city projects in Korea -- A network of healthy cities in Asia and the Pacific: the alliance for healthy cities -- Empowerment in health and community settings -- Health communications -- Cost-benefit of health promotion: will it pay off?: Japan's venture against metabolic syndrome -- Health promotion activity and outcomes in the community -- Japan's current health issues and health promotion in the community setting: focus on public health nurses' activities -- Outcomes of lifestyle improvement programs in the last ten years in Asia -- Health promoting schools in Taiwan: present status and future perspectives -- Workplace health promotion in Korea -- Characteristics of workplace health promotion in Japan -- Tokyo gas health promotion program -- Evidence of physical activity for disease control and health promotion -- Using computer-tailored technology to promote physical activity and healthy eating: a review of the literature and Asian-Pacific evidence -- Dietary lifestyle interventions of energy restriction for weight control and salt reduction for prevention of hypertensive risk in Asian adults -- Building capacity in smoking cessation counseling among health care professionals in China -- Issues of Korean alcohol policy perspectives -- Current status and prevention of obesity -- Waist-to-height ratio is the best anthropometric index for screening the risk of obesity-related disorders -- Health promotion and education based on the features of cardiovascular disease in Asia -- Prevention and psychological intervention in depression and stress-related conditions -- Principles and activities of oral health promotion in Asian countries -- New development in education to prevent sexual transmitted infections, especially HIV/AIDS: actual practice of sexuality health education by means of peer counseling approach -- School-based safety promotion in Japan -- "Safe community" in Asia: safety promotion based on injury prevention.
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  • "During the past several decades, interest in children's psychological disorders has grown steadily within the research community, resulting in a burgeoning knowledge base. The majority of the attention and funding, not surprisingly, has focused on the more prevalent and well-known conditions. Although this raises the odds that young people with more well-known disorders such as ADHD, autism, and learning disorders will receive much-needed professional assessment and intervention, children with less frequently encountered disorders may experience a higher risk of misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment"--Back cover.
  • History, overview, and trends in child and adolescent psychological assessment / Robert W. Heffer, Tammy D. Barry, and Beth H. Garland -- Diagnostic classification systems / Jeremy D. Jewell, Stephen D.A. Hupp, and Andrew M. Pomerantz -- Interview and report writing / Amie E. Grills-Taquechel, Rosanna Polifroni, and Jack M. Fletcher -- Intelligence testing / R.W. Kamphaus, Cecil R. Reynolds, and Katie King Vogel -- Rating scale systems for assessing psychopathology : the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA) and the Behavior Assessment System for Children-2 (BASC-2) / Leslie A. Rescorla -- Neuropsychological disorders of children / WM. Drew Gouvier, Audrey Baumeister, and Kola Ijaola -- Assessment of conduct problems / Nicole R. Powell ... [et al.] -- Evidence-based assessment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) / Paula Sowerby and Gail Tripp -- Assessment of mood disorders in children and adolescents / C. Emily Durbin and Sylia Wilson -- Assessment of bipolar disorder in children / Stephanie Danner, Matthew E. Young, and Mary A. Fristad -- Academic assessment / George H. Noell, Scott P. Ardoin, and Kristin A. Gansle -- Behavioral assessment of self-injury / Timothy R. Vollmer, Kimberly N. Sloman, and Carrie S.W. Borrero -- Autism spectrum disorders and comorbid psychopathology / Jessica A. Boisjoli and Johnny L. Matson -- Assessment of eating disorder symptoms in children and adolescents / Nancy Zucker ... [et al.] -- Pain assessment / Frank Andrasik and Carla Rime -- Assessment of pediatric feeding disorders / Cathleen C. Piazza and Henry S. Roane.
  • Pt. I. Some Theoretical Thoughts on EI -- A Brief Analysis of 20 Years of Emotional Intelligence: An Introduction to Assessing Emotional Intelligence: Theory, Research, and Applications / Con Stough, Donald H. Saklofske and James D. A. Parker -- Psychometrics and the Measurement of Emotional Intelligence / Gilles E. Gignac -- Pt. II. Research on Measures of EI -- An Ability Model of Emotional Intelligence: A Rationale, Description, and Application of the Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) / Peter K. Papadogiannis, Deena Logan and Gill Sitarenios -- Assessing Emotional Intelligence Using the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) and Related Instruments / Laura M. Wood, James D. A. Parker and Kateryna V. Keefer -- Psychometric Properties of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TEIQue) / K. V. Petrides -- The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory: A Measure Designed Specifically for Workplace Applications / Benjamin R. Palmer, Con Stough, Richard Harmer and Gilles Gignac -- The Assessing Emotions Scale / Nicola S. Schutte, John M. Malouff and Navjot Bhullar -- Pt. III. Applying EI Research -- The Importance and Training of Emotional Intelligence at Work / Adrian Furnham -- Performance Based Measures and Practical Validity / John Reid -- The Application of Emotional Intelligence in Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Peter J. Jordan, Jane P. Murray and Sandra A. Lawrence -- Emotional Intelligence and Physical Health / Kateryna V. Keefer, James D. A. Parker and Donald H. Saklofske -- Emotional Intelligence and Clinical Disorders / Karen Hansen, Jenny Lloyd and Con Stough -- The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Education / James D. A. Parker, Donald H. Saklofske, Laura M. Wood and Terri Collin -- Pt. IV. New Directions and Conclusions -- Emotional Intelligence Across Cultures: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations / Gina EkermansEmotional Intelligence in Sport: Theoretical Linkages and Preliminary Empirical Relationships from Basketball / Con Stough, Mathilde Clements, Lena Wallish and Luke Downey -- Understanding the Neurobiology of Emotional Intelligence: A Review / Joanne C. Tarasuik, Joseph Ciorciari and Con Stough -- New Directions and Alternative Approaches to the Measurement of Emotional Intelligence / Benjamin Orchard, Carolyn MacCann, Ralf Schulze, Gerald Matthews, Moshe Zeidner and Richard D. Roberts.
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    Part 1. Status of human resources for health. Level of human resources for health -- Distribution of human resources of health -- Performance of human resources for health -- Cross-cutting problems concerning human resources for health -- Part 2. Policy levers affecting human resources for health. Financing -- Education -- Management -- Policy-making for human resources for health -- Part 3. Health workforce policy development. Assessing the current status of the health workforce -- Developing criteria for prioritizing problems -- Choosing policies to improve the health workforce -- Sequencing the implementation of policies
  • Assessing impairment 2009, Springer
    Defining the evolving concept of impairment /Sam Goldstein and Jack A. Naglieri --Measurement of symptom severity and impairment /Lawrence J. Lewandowski, Benjamin J. Lovett, and Michael Gordon --The role of family and situational problems in understanding and reducing impairment /John W. Eagle --Relationships between adaptive behavior and impairment /Jeffrey Ditterline and Thomas Oakland --Psychometric issues in the assessment of impairment /Jack A. Naglieri --The medical model of impairment /Norma Leclair, Steven Leclair, and Christopher R. Brigham --The DSM model of impairment /Diana K. Joyce and Allison G. Dempsey --Measuring impairment in a legal context : practical considerations in the evaluation of psychiatric and learning disabilities /Benjamin J. Lovett, Michael Gordon, and Lawrence J. Lewandowski --Impairment in children /Gregory A. Fabiano and William E. Pelham Jr. --Impairment in the geriatric population /Holly Tuokko and Lesley Ritchie --Assessing occupational disability following trauma and impairment /Jasen M. Walker and Stacey A. Petersen --Conclusion /Sam Goldstein and Jack A. Naglieri.
  • The book represents a systematic look at nanoparticle risks within the paradigm of risk assessment, consider the limitations of this paradigm in dealing with the extreme uncertainties regarding many aspects of nanoparticle exposure and toxicity, and suggest new methods for assessing and managing risks in this context. It considers the occupational environment where the potential for human exposure is the greatest as well as the issues relevant to occupational exposure assessment (e.g., the exposure metric) and the evidence from toxicological and epidemiological studies. A chapter is devoted to how conventional risk assessment can be carried out for a candidate nanoparticle (e.g., carbon nanotubes), and the limitations that arise from this approach. The authors propose several alternate methods in another chapter including screening assessments and adapting the rich methodological literature on the use of experts for risk assessment. Another chapter deals with non-occupational populations, their susceptibilities, and life-cycle risk assessments. There is a chapter on current risk management and regulatory oversight frameworks and their adequacy. This chapter also includes a discussion of US and EU approaches to risk assessment, as well as corporate approaches.
  • Ocular toxicity is routinely assessed in toxicology studies conducted for regulatory purposes. Ocular anatomy and physiology and the assessment of ocular toxicity itself can be challenging to scientists involved in the safety assessment of pharmaceuticals, pesticides and other agents. Anatomical and physiological differences between species can impact the nature of ocular effects observed following intended or unintended exposure of ocular tissues to xenobiotics. Ocular Toxicity in Laboratory Animals provides a concise reference addressing ocular anatomy and physiology across species that will enhance the design and interpretation of toxicology studies conducted for regulatory purposes. The book provides an overview of routine and advanced techniques that are used to assess ocular toxicity including slit lamp biomicroscopy, indirect ophthalmoscopy, electrophysiology and imaging methods for the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. Additionally, the book defines the regulatory expectations for pharmaceuticals intended to treat ocular diseases and for other non-pharmaceutical regulated chemicals. With contributions from experts in the field, Ocular Toxicity in Laboratory Animals is an authoritative, accessible guide for toxicologists and other scientists involved in conducting toxicology studies for regulatory purposes and/or reviewing data from such studies.
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  • Prologue --pt. 1.Foundations --1.Constructing categories : context and consequences --2.Methodological considerations --pt. 2.Constructs : their definition and use --3.Defining race, ethnicity and related constructs --4.Defining sex, gender, and sexual orientation constructs --5.Race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation in health --pt. 3.Assessing gender, ethnicity, and related constructs --6.Measures of ethnicity, ethnic identification, acculturation, and immigration status --7.Measures of sex, gender, gender role, and sexual orientation --Index.
  • This assessment tool describes in detail how to undertake a first baseline assessment of a national HIS. The assessment process is intended to be both catalytic and synergistic. It should move stakeholders towards a shared and broader vision of a more coherent, integrated, efficient and useful system. The gap between the existing system and this new vision will be an important stimulus for moving to the next stage of planning national HIS reform. Such an assessment process can also be a mechanism for directly engaging stakeholders and for reinforcing broad-based consensus-building.--Publisher's description.
  • Assessing well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction--measuring well-being : collected theory and review works / Ed Diener -- Temporal stability and cross-situational consistency of affective, behavioral, and cognitive responses / Ed Diener and Randy J. Larsen -- Assessing subjective well-being: progress and opportunities / Ed Diener -- The evolving concept of subjective well-being: the multifaceted nature of happiness / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, and Richard E. Lucas -- Review of the satisfactionwith life scale / William Pavot and Ed Diener -- Subjective well-being: the convergence and stability of self-report and non-self-report measures / Ed Sandvik, Ed Diener, and Larry Seidlitz -- Measuring positive emotions / Richard E. Lucas, Ed Diener, and Randy J. Larsen -- Experience sampling: promises and pitfalls, strengths and weaknesses / Christie Napa Scollon, Chu Kim-Prieto, and Ed Diener -- Life-satisfaction is a momentary judgment and a stable personality characteristic: the use of chronically accessible and stable sources / Ulrich Schimmack, Ed Diener, and Shigehiro Oishi -- Happiness is the frequency, not the intensity, of positive versus negative affect / Ed Diener, Ed Sandvik, and William Pavot -- Income's differential influence on judgments of life versus affective well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- New measures of well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- Conclusion: future directions in measuring well-being / Ed Diener.
  • Empirical research has clearly demonstrated that animal abuse in childhood is associated with family violence and violent behavior towards humans in general. Such abuse is accordingly of increasing interest within human services and the criminal justice system. This handbook will serve as an ideal resource for therapists in social work, psychology, psychiatry, and allied fields who work with children who have abused animals. It provides step-by-step guidance on how to assess, develop appropriate treatment plans for, and treat children who commit animal abuse, based on the AniCare model developed by the Animals and Society Institute. Exercises cover the identification and expression of feelings, the development of empathy, self-management skills, and working with parents. Careful consideration is also paid to the effects of witnessing animal abuse. The theoretical framework is eclectic, encompassing cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and attachment theories. A number of illustrative case studies are included, along with excerpts from treatment sessions. Accompanying electronic supplementary material demonstrates role-played assessment and treatment and includes workshop presentations of pedagogic material.
  • Introduction to assessment in the health professions / Steven M. Downing and Rachel Yudkowsky -- Validity and its threats / Steven M. Downing and Thomas M. Haladyna -- Reliability / Rick D. Alexson and Clarence D. Kreiter -- Generalizability theory / Clarence D. Kreiter -- Statistics of testing / Steven M. Downing -- Standard setting / Rachel Yudkowsky, Steven M. Downing, and Ara Tekian -- Written tests : constructed-response and selected-response formats / Steven M. Downing -- Observational assessment / William C. McGahie, John Butter, and Marsha Kaye -- Performance tests / Rachel Yudkowsky -- Simulations in assessment / William C. McGahie and S. Barry Issenberg -- Oral examinations / Ara Tekian and Rachel Yudkowsky -- Assessment portfolios / Ara Tekian and Rachel Yudkowsky.
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    Assessment of addictive behaviors for relapse prevention / Dennis M. Donovan -- Assessment of addictive behaviors in ethnic-minority cultures / Arthur W. Blume, Osvaldo F. Morera, and Berenice Garcia -- Assessment of alcohol problems / Ned L. Cooney, Ronald M. Kadden, Howard R. Steinberg -- Assessment of smoking behavior / William G. Shadel and Saul Shiffman -- Assessment of cocaine abuse and dependence / Kathleen M. Carroll and Samuel A. Ball -- Assessment of amphetamine abuse and dependence / Richard A. Rawson, Ruthlyn Sodano, and Maureen Hillhouse -- Assessment of opioid use / James Westphal, David A. Wasserman, Carmen L. Masson, and James L. Sorensen -- Assessment of cannibus use disorders / Robert S. Stephens and Roger A. Roffman -- Assessment of club drug, hallucinogen, inhalant, and steroid abuse and dependence / Jason R. Kilmer, Rebekka S. Palmer, and Jessica M. Cronce -- Assessment of eating behaviors / R. Lorriane Collins -- Assessment of gambling behaviors / Howard J. Shaffer and Christopher R. Freed -- Assessment of sex offender relapse / Jennifer G. Wheeler, William H. George, and Kari Stephens -- Assessment of sexual risk behaviors / William H. George, Tina M. Zawacki, Jane M. Simoni, Kari A. Stephens, and Kristen P. Lindgren.
  • Public health continues to evolve as professionals work not only to prevent disease and promote well-being but also to reduce health disparities and protect the environment. To a greater extent, policy is intimately linked to this process, a reality that is gaining traction in the public health sector.
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    Depression -- Dementia. Cognitive assessment ; Neuropsychiatric assessments ; Activities of daily living ; Global assessments/quality of life -- Global mental health assessments -- Physical examination -- Delirium -- Caregiver assessments -- Memory functioning -- Other scales.
  • ASSIST 2005, NCI
  • Assisted death in Europe and America SU Catalog, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Advances in medical treatment now enable physicians to prolong life to a previously unknown extent, however in many instances these new techniques mean not the saving of life but prolonging the act of dying. In the eyes of many, medical technology has run out of control and contributes to unnecessary suffering. Hence the demand has arisen that patients should be entitled to choose death when pain and physical and mental deterioration have destroyed the possibility of a dignified and meaningful life and that their doctors should help them to realize this endeavor. At the present time there are seven jurisdictions in the world that, with various restrictions, have legalized the practice of assisted death- physician-assisted suicide and/or voluntary euthanasia- to wit, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemborg, and Switzerland in Europe and the states of Oregon, Washington and Montana in the United States. Four of these regimes have been functioning for many years, and we have from them a substantial body of data as well as much observational research. This book is based on this material. The literature dealing with the moral, legal and social aspects of assisted death is voluminous, but there is also much writing that provides a detailed accounts of the way that these four regimes are working. Many partisans, on both sides of the issue, cite existing data selectively or, at times, willfully distort the empirical evidence in order to strengthen their case. Based on the documentary record and interviews with officials, this book gives the reader a reliable picture of the way assisted death functions and to draw relevant lessons. While accurate factual information cannot settle a moral debate, it nevertheless is a precondition of any well-founded argument. -- from Book Jacket
  • Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, 5th Edition, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith and Edward Karotkin, guides you through the latest innovations in ventilatory assistance, helping you improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns. With a new emphasis on prevention of chronic lung disease and long term neurologic damage, this edition covers basic concepts of pulmonary pathophysiology and offers practical guidance on both basic and advanced ventilation management strategies. Quality improvement strategies such as non-invasive ventilation, early extubation, oxygen targeting and prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage are reviewed. You₂ll also have easy access to the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.com. Access expert coverage of all aspects of neonatal pulmonary care-including complications, nutrition, transport, outcomes, follow-up, and parental education. Sharpen your diagnostic and clinical skills with case studies drawn from actual patients. Find key facts fast with more than 30 quick-reference appendices: normal values, assessment charts, ICU flow charts, procedure steps, and other useful tools. Learn how to best use assisted ventilation equipment and pharmacologic agents to prevent long-term pulmonary and neurologic damage. Benefit from Drs. Goldsmith and Karotkin₂s widely acknowledged expertise in neonatology and pulmonology.
  • Asthma and COPD. 2nd ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
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    Overview of the infection, allergy, and asthma relationship / Dawn C. Newcomb and R. Stokes Peebles Jr. -- Laboratory diagnosis of respiratory infections / Ronald J. Harbeck -- Hygiene hypothesis for allergy and asthma / Andrew H. Liu -- Asthma exacerbation induced by virus and bacteria / Kaharu Samino and Michael J. Walter -- Interaction between allergen and bacteria in chronic asthma / Richard J. Martin -- Viral-allergy interactions / Jonathan D.R. Macintyre, Annemarie Sykes, and Sebastian L. Johnston -- Viral respiratory infections in infancy and chronic asthma / James E. Gern -- Bacterial respiratory infections and asthma / E. Rand Sutherland -- Increased susceptibility to viral infection at the origins of asthma / Fernando D. Martinez -- Pulmonary surfactant, innate immunity, and asthma / Mari Numata and Dennis R. Voelker -- Host defense responses / Hong W. Chu and Favbienne Gally -- Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects of antibiotics : a role in asthma therapy / Druhan Howell and Monica Kraft.
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  • Astrovirus research 2013, Springer
    Since their initial discovery in the 1970's, astroviruses have been recognized as a leading cause of enteritis in infants, the elderly, and immunocompromised people, and were known to be widespread in animals and birds. In recent years, and with the advent of pyrosequencing, there has been a virtual explosion in the number of newly identified astrovirus genotypes. With this has come an increased understanding in astrovirus biology, structure, epidemiology, immunology, and disease pathogenesis including the likelihood of extraintestinal and systemic infections. The advent of new diagnostic tests that detect all of the currently identify human astrovirus strains may prove that these viruses are more prevalent in populations than currently realized.This book will provide state-of-the-art information on our current understanding of astroviruses for researchers, medical and veterinary providers, and diagnosticians as prepared by the leaders in the respective fields. The goal is to bring the reader up to date on the state of knowledge on this constantly evolving and exciting field of virology.
  • Asylum 2007
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    "In his witty and warm history of Worcester State Hospital, founded in 1833 as the first state insane asylum in this nation, Dr. Enoch Callaway reflects not just on the events in this fortress-like place, but also on how those events parallel advances and failures in the field of psychiatry itself. He includes patient/psychiatrist vignettes showing treatment techniques of the period - from farm work to early electric shock therapy and insulin treatments that put schizophrenics in a 90-minute coma. In addition, he offers sharp insight into 'natural' treatments that showed remarkable results, as well as into unexpected recoveries stimulated by tools as simple as a hand mirror. At times, Worcester may seem brutal, at other times its simplicity seems pure and caring. There are marvelous successes, and times when the facility seems no more than a warehouse for the mentally ill. Callaway argues that this history offers lessons about the treatment - and options for better treatment - of the mentally ill in society today."--Book jacket.
  • Asymmetric cell division 2007, Springer
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    General lab organization and procedures -- Laboratory setup and equipment -- Getting started and staying organized -- How to set up an experiment -- Laboratory notebooks -- Presenting yourself and your data -- Making reagents and buffers -- Storage and disposal -- Working without contamination -- Eukaryotic cell culture -- Bacteria -- DNA, RNA, and protein -- Radioactivity -- Centrifugation -- Electrophoresis -- Microscopy.
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  • Ataxic disorders 2012, ScienceDirect
  • Atherosclerosis 2005, Springer
  • Atherosclerosis 2013, Springer
    Atherosclerosis: Clinical Perspectives Through Imaging is aimed at practicing clinicians and relies on didactic tabular and bullet points and a host of fine imagery describing the common features of the imaging of atherosclerosis, enabling the reader to understand more about the advantages and limitations of each modality in investigating athersclosis. Edited by and contributed to by a host of international experts in cardiac imaging, this book is a must read by all who image the heart.
  • Atherosclerosis is a degenerative process affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque growth, and hardening of the walls. It is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The focus of this book is on the management of the atherosclerotic disease. The coverage of this book spans from histological presentation of the various stages of atherosclerotic lesions to the earliest studies in atherosclerosis therapy, from advanced clinical diagnosis to monitoring, follow-up, and home-care of the atherosclerotic patient. The book shows well-established diagnostic techniques covering several medical imaging modalities such as Ultrasounds, IVUS, MRI, Computer Tomography, along with new trends in early and advanced atherosclerosis diagnosis (innovative drugs and tissue characterization procedures). Surgical standards will be presented along with innovative experimental trials for the treatment of the atherosclerotic patient. The book will also cover emerging techniques based on molecular imaging and vibro-acoustics.
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  • Athlete's shoulder. 2nd ed. 2009, ClinicalKey
    The latest edition of this in-depth look at athletic injuries of the shoulder has been updated to feature 16 new chapters, additional illustrations and algorithms, an added focus on arthroscopic treatments, and pearls that highlight key information. Additional contributing authors give you a fresh spin on new and old topics from rehabilitation exercises to special coverage of female athletes, pediatrics, and golfers. This book offers coverage of arthroscopy, total joint replacement, instability, football, tennis, swimming, and gymnastic injuries, rotator cuff injuries, and much, much more! The large range of topics covered in this text ensures that it's a great resource for orthopaedists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and primary care physicians. Presents a multidisciplinary approach to the care of the shoulder, combining contributions from the leaders in the field of orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, and athletic training. Demonstrates which exercises your patients should perform in order to decrease their chance of injury or increase strength following an injury through illustrated exercises for rehabilitation and injury prevention. Illustrates how the shoulder is affected during activity of certain sports with a variety of tables and graphs. Covers a large range of topics including all shoulder injuries to be sufficiently comprehensive for both orthopaedists and physical therapists/athletic trainers.
  • The book provides an in-depth discussion on the human nature concept from different perspectives and from different disciplines, analyzing its use in the doping debate and researching its normative overtones. The relation between natural talent and enhanced abilities is scrutinized within a proper conceptual and theoretical framework: is doping to be seen as a factor of the athlete's dehumanization or is it a tool to fulfill his/her aspirations to go faster, higher and stronger? Which characteristics make sports such a peculiar subject of ethical discussion and what are the, both intrinsic and extrinsic, moral dangers and opportunities involved in athletic enhancement? This volume combines fundamental philosophical anthropological reflection with applied ethics and socio-cultural and empirical approaches. Furthermore it presents guidelines to decision- and policy-makers on local, national and international levels.
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  • Atlas of 3D echocardiography 2013, ClinicalKey
    Historical perspective on three-dimensional echocardiography /Edward Gill, Berthold Klas --Practical integration of 3D echo in the workflow of the echo lab /Lynn Weinert, Lissa Sugeng --3D transesophageal echocardiographic systems /Ivan S. Salgo --Evaluation of the aortic valve by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography /Edward A. Gill --Real time 3D echocardiography highlights : normal valve anatomy and measurements /Ernesto Salcedo and Jennifer Dorosz --Mitral stenosis /Edward A. Gill --Mitral regurgitation, mitral valve repair /Judy Hung and Gary Mak --Prosthetic mitral valve evaluation /Burkhard Mackensen --Tricuspid valve /Alicia A. Bourne and Edward A. Gill --Pulmonary valve in health and disease by 3D echo /Edward A. Gill --Three dimensional echo for volumetric assessment /Carly Jenkins --Evaluation of left ventricular disynchrony by 3D echo /Cliona Kenny --Right ventricular function assessment by 3D echo /Florence Sheehan and Mary-Pierre Waiss --Real-time 3-dimensional echocardiographic guidance of catheter-based cardiac interventions /Nicole M. Bhave and Roberto Lang --Three-dimensional echocardiography in congenital heart disease /Tara Bharucha and Luc Mertens --Real-time 3D echocardiography evaluation of intracardiac masses /Elisa Zaragosa-Macias and Edward A. Gill --Using the cropping tool to show valvular structures, the superior vena cava, atrial septal defect, and an RV pacemaker lead /Alicia Bourne ... [et al.]
  • Section 1. Anatomy -- section 2. Laparoscopic repairs -- section 3. Open repairs -- section 4. Component separation -- section 5. Other abdominal wall procedures -- section 6. Mesh choices.
  • Atlas of abdominoplasty 2008, ClinicalKey
    Highly Commended, Dermatology, BMA Awards 2009 Completely updated throughout--and still the only reference of its kind--the new edition of this well-respected resource offers you a practical guide for the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of a full range of common and uncommon obstetric and gynecologic skin disorders. Expanded coverage--including chapters on vulval vaginal disease help you meet more clinical challenges, while more than 460 illustrations emphasize pathologic and clinical appearances of dermatologic problems, providing essential visual guidance for the most informed diagnoses. Enhanced basic dermatologic information, such as general introductions to treatment, treatment options, and rashes, makes this an excellent guide for dermatologist and non-dermatologists, as well as obstetricians and gynecologists.
  • The Cardiovascular Hybrid Operating Room -- Advanced Computed Tomography Imaging, Workstations, and Planning Tools -- Intravascular Ultrasound Applications for Endoaortic Surgery --Jacques Kpodonu and Stéphan Haulon -- Devices and Accessories in Endoaortic Surgery -- Access Techniques -- Spinal Cord Protection -- Endovascular Applications for Abdominal Aortic Pathologies -- Endovascular Applications for Aortoiliac Pathologies -- Endovascular Applications for Thoracic Aortic Pathologies -- Endovascular Applications for Thoracoabdominal Pathologies -- Endovascular Applications for Arch-Aortic Pathologies -- Complications in Endoaortic Surgery: Endoleaks After Endovascular Repair of the Abdominal Aorta -- Future Technology and Customized Solutions for Endoaortic Surgery.
  • Section I Head and Neck -- ch. 1 Radical Neck Dissection / Jesus E. Medina -- ch. 2 Modified Neck Dissection / Ashok R. Shaha -- ch. 3 Superficial Parotidectomy / Ashok R. Shaha -- ch. 4 Excision of Submandibular Gland and Submandibular Triangle Dissection / Jesus E. Medina -- Section II Thoracic -- ch. 5 Radical Pneumonectomy / Lorenzo Spaggiari -- ch. 6 Resection Of Pulmonary Metastases / Jack A. Roth -- ch. 7 Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy / Ali Mahtabifard -- ch. 8 Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy / Ali Mahtabifard -- ch. 9 Lung Volume Reduction Surgery / Michael K.Y. Hsin -- ch. 10 Chest Wall Resection/Reconstruction / Antonio Briccoli -- Section III Esophagus -- ch. 11 Radical Esophagectomy With Two- Or Three-Field Lymphadenectomy / Herbert Decaluwe -- ch. 12 Transhiatal Esophagectomy Via Laparoscopy And Transmediastinal Endodissection / Riccardo Rosati -- ch. 13 Laparothoracoscopic Esophagectomy / James D. Luketich -- ch. 14 Esophagectomy By Thoracoscopy In Prone Position Followed by Laparoscopy and Cervicotomy / Giovanni Dapri -- ch. 15 Esophageal Reconstruction With Colonic Interposition / Zeno I. Popovici -- ch. 16 Operative Approach To Zenker Diverticulum / Richard L. Scher -- ch. 17 Transthoracic Fundoplication: Belsey Fundoplication / James D. Luketich -- ch. 18 Laparoscopic Approach For Achalasia And Epiphrenic Diverticulum / Riccardo Rosati -- Section IV Stomach/Small Intestine -- ch. 19 Total Gastrectomy With D2 Lymph Node Dissection / Takeo Fukagawa -- ch. 20 Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy With Lymphadenectomy / Norio Shiraishi -- ch. 21 Laparoscopic Vagotomy and Seromyotomy with Antrectomy / Namir Katkhouda -- ch. 22 Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery / Henry Buchwald -- ch. 23 Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding / Giovanni Dapri -- ch. 24 Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Resection With Duodenal Switch / Michel Gagner -- ch. 25 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication / Michel Gagner -- ch. 26 Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair / Namir Katkhouda -- Section V Pancreas -- ch. 27 Pancreaticoduodenectomy with or Without Distal Gastrectomy and Radical Lymphadenectomy / Charles J. Yeo -- ch. 28 Pancreaticoduodenectomy with Superior Mesentericoportal Venous Resection / Sandesh Kumar Sharma -- ch. 29 Distal Subtotal Pancreatectomy with and Without Spleen Preservation / Laureano Fernandez-Cruz -- ch. 30 Total Pancreatectomy / Jacqueline Y. Tracey -- ch. 31 Central Pancreatectomy / Irinel Popescu -- ch. 32 Extended Pancreatectomy with Resection of the Celiac Axis (Appleby Operation) / Irinel Popescu -- ch. 33 Beger and Frey Procedure for Chronic Pancreatitis / Bertram Poch -- ch. 34 Laparoscopic Pancreatic Pseudocyst Drainage / Stephen M. Kavic -- Section VI Spleen -- ch. 35 Laparoscopic Splenectomy / Ara Darzi -- Section VII Hepatobiliary --ch. 36 Right and Left Trisectionectomies / Olivier Scatton -- ch. 37 Resection of the Caudate Lobe / Ho-Seong Han -- ch. 38 Hepatectomy with Inferior Vena Cava Resection and Reconstruction / Alan W. Hemming -- ch. 39 Transverse Hepatectomy / Ferenc Jakab -- ch. 40 Mesohepatectomy / Mark S. Roh -- ch. 41 Liver Segmentectomies / Henri Bismuth -- ch. 42 Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Placement / Anthony J. Froix -- ch. 43 Resection Hilar C. Cholangiocarcinoma with En Bloc Hepatectomy / Henri Bismuth -- ch. 44 Radical Cholecystectomy/Liver Bed Resection With Regional Lymph Node Dissection / Masatoshi Makuuehi -- ch. 45 Laparoscopic Approach To Hepatic Cysts / David A. Geller -- ch. 46 Resection of Congenital Bile Duct Cysts / Jean-Yves Mabrut -- ch. 47 Laparoscopic Left Lateral Hepatic Lobectomy / Catherine Hubert -- ch. 48 Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration / Demetrius E.M. Litwin -- ch. 49 Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Tumors / David A. Geller -- ch. 50 Variceal Decompression: Distal Splenorenal, Portocaval, and Mesocaval Shunts / J. Michael Henderson -- ch. 51 Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Cholecystectomy / Ricardo Zorron -- ch. 52 Insertion of the Denver Peritoneovenous Shunt / Claudio Zanon -- Section VIII Colorectal -- ch. 53 Restorative Proctocolectomy with J-Pouch Ileoanal Anastomosis / Fabrizio Michelassi -- ch. 54 Total Mesorectal Excision with Colonic J-Pouch Coloanal Reconstruction for Rectal Cancer / Richard J. Heald -- ch. 55 Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum / Ferdinand Kockerling -- ch. 56 Total Pelvic Exenteration with Distal Sacrectomy for Fixed Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer / Keisuke Uehara -- ch. 57 Pelvic Exenteration: Total/Anterior/Posterior / Seiji Ishiguro -- ch. 58 Laparoscopic Rectopexy For Rectal Prolapse / K. Thomas Moesta -- ch. 59 Laparoscopic Colon Resection (Right, Left, Sigmoid) / John H. Pemberton -- ch. 60 Surgical Procedures for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy / Lana Bijelic -- Section IX Lymph Node Dissections -- ch. 61 Radical Superficial and Deep Groin Dissection / Theo Wobbes -- ch. 62 Popliteal Lymph Node Dissection / Schlomo Schneebaum -- ch. 63 Radical Axillary Dissection / Eliad Karin -- ch. 64 Composite Axillary and Supraclavicular Lymph Node Dissection / Harald J.J. Hoekstra -- Section X Radical Amputations -- ch. 65 Forequarter Amputation / Vijay P. Khatri -- ch. 66 Hip Disarticulation / Costantino Errani -- Section XI Endocrine Surgery -- ch. 67 Total Thyroidectomy with Central Neck Dissection / Orlo H. Clark -- ch. 68 Revision Parathyroidectomy / Quan-Yang Duh -- ch. 69 Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy (Right And Left) / Mitchell A. Cahan -- ch. 70 Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy / Catharina Ihre Lundgren --ch. 71 Videothoracoscopic Thymectomy / Anthony P.C. Yim -- Section XII Urology -- ch. 72 Radical Nephrectomy With Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy / Mark S. Soloway -- ch. 73 Radical Cystectomy / Donald G. Skinner -- ch. 74 Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Low-Stage Nonseminomatous Testis Cancer / Guenter Janetschek -- ch. 75 Laparoscopic Nephrectomy / Michael Marberger -- Section XIII Gynecology -- ch. 76 Nerve-Sparing Radical Abdominal Hysterectomy with Regional Lymphadenectomy / Antonino Ditto -- ch. 77 Radical Vulvectomy with Groin Dissection / Francesco Hanozet -- ch. 78 Surgical Management of Ovarian Cancer / David M. Gershenson -- Section XIV Breast -- ch. 79 Nipple- and Areola-Sparing Mastectomy / Francesca De Lorenzi -- ch. 80 Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy / Grant W. Carlson -- Section XV Hernia -- ch. 81 Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair / Nathaniel J. Soper -- ch. 82 Preperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Hernia with Giant Prosthesis (Stoppa Repair) / Rene Stoppa -- ch. 83 Laparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Repair of Inguinofemoral Hernia / Nathaniel J. Soper -- Section XVI Soft Tissue/Bone Resection -- ch. 84 Anterior Thigh Tumor Resection / Frederick R. Eilber -- ch. 85 Posterior Thigh Tumor Resection / Vijay P. Khatri -- ch. 86 Resection of Flexor Fossa (Axilla and Groin) Sarcoma / Frederick R. Eilber -- ch. 87 Scapular Resections / Laura Campanacci -- ch. 88 Tikhoff-Linberg Procedure and Modifications for Shoulder Girdle Resections / Martin M. Malawer -- ch. 89 Total and Subtotal Sacrectomy for En Bloc Resections of Primary Tumors of the Sacrum / Ziya L. Gokaslan -- ch. 90 Abdominoinguinal Incision for Resection of Pelvic Tumors / Paul H. Sugarbaker -- ch. 91 External Hemipelvectomy / Jose Carlos Marques de Faria -- ch. 92 Total Internal Hemipelvectomy / Ademar Lopes -- Section XVII Vascular Surgery -- ch. 93 Carotid Endarterectomy/Stent Placement / Bruce L. Gewertz -- ch. 94 Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms / Leo J. Schultze Kool -- ch. 95 Laparoscopic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair / Olivier Goeau-Brissonniere -- ch. 96 Axillofemoral Bypass / Bruce L. Gewertz -- ch. 97 Renal Artery Revascularization / Christopher K. Zarins -- ch. 98 Celiac And Mesenteric Artery Revascularization / Christopher K. Zarins -- ch. 99 Thoracoscopic First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome / Alvin H. Crawford -- ch. 100 Femorodistal (Peroneal/Dorsalis Pedis) Bypass for Occlusive Disease.
  • Applied anatomy -- Optimizing success in aesthetic breast surgery -- Implant basics -- Breast augmentation -- Mastopexy -- Augmentation mastopexy -- Breast reduction -- Management of the tuberous breast -- Management of gynecomastia.
  • Airway anatomy -- Mask ventilation -- Direct laryngoscopy -- The pediatric airway -- Confirmation of endotracheal tube placement -- Retraction blades for direct laryngoscopy -- Pharmacology of airway management -- Definition, incidence, and predictors of the difficult airway -- Decision making in difficult airway management -- Training in airway management -- Examples and illustrations of conditions predisposing the difficult airway management -- Mirrors and mirror blades -- Prisms and prism blades -- Bougies and airway stylets -- Blind nasotracheal intubation -- Blind orotracheal intubation -- Lightwands -- Optical stylets -- Retrograde intubation -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopes -- Rigid fiberoptic scopes -- Esophageal-tracheal combitube -- Laryngeal mask airway -- Intubating laryngeal mask airway -- New supraglottic ventilation devices -- Transtracheal "Jet" ventilation -- Intubation through laryngeal mask airway or intubation laryngeal mask airway with a bougie, lighted stylet, or optical stylet -- Retrograde intubation and flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation through the laryngeal mask airway -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation through the intubating laryngeal mask airway -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation and the esophageal-tracheal combitube -- Transtracheal jet ventilation and flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation -- Cricothyrotomy -- Wire-guided cricothyrotomy.
  • Routine airway medicine -- Difficult airway management: recognition, training and management -- Adjuncts to direct laryngoscopy -- Blind intubation -- Lightwands and optical stylets -- Retrograde techniques -- Fiberoptic techniques -- Emergency ventilation -- Combination techniques -- Emergency surgical airways -- Pediatrics -- Bronchoscopy -- Special situations requiring specialized airway management -- Unique facets of airway management by discipline -- Common patient conditions requiring specialized approach to the airway -- Care after intubation.
  • Atlas of Anatomic Pathology with Imaging - A Correlative Diagnostic Companion is a valuable teaching tool for medical students and residents in several specialities such as pathology, radiology, internal medicine, surgery and neurologic sciences. Its need is all the more urgent given the severe shortcuts in the teaching of anatomic pathology following the decrease in the number of autopsies performed. Many of the images shown in the atlas would not be available without performing autopsies and therefore this atlas is an essential for all those in the field. Atlas of Anatomic Pathology with Imaging - A Correlative Diagnostic Companion is the first to combine gross anatomic pictures of diseases with diagnostic imaging. This unique collection of material consisting of over 2000 illustrations complied by experts from around the world is a valuable diagnostic resource for all medical professionals.
  • The Metabolic Syndrome -- Epidemiology of the Metabolic Syndrome and Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes -- The Metabolic Syndrome and Atherogenesis -- Triglyceride-Rich Lipoproteins -- High-Density Lipoprotein Metabolism -- Newer Coronary Risk Factors -- Dietary Effects on Cardiovascular Risk Factors -- Strategies for Treating Abnormal Lipid Profiles with Drugs -- Ethnic Differences in the Metabolic Syndrome -- Obesity Management -- Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease -- Gender Differences in Coronary Risk Factors and Risk Interventions.
  • Atlas of bone pathology 2013, Springer
    Bone is a living tissue prone to develop a diverse array of inflammatory, metabolic, genetic, reactive, circulatory and neoplastic abnormalities. The Atlas of Bone Pathology describes and selectively illustrates the normal and pathologic conditions that afflict human bone, focusing heavily on tumor and tumor-like conditions of bone and their non-neoplastic mimics. Supplemented with radiographic and special study images, this extraordinary collection of high quality digital images aid continuing efforts to recognize, understand, and accurately interpret the light microscopic findings in bone
  • Atlas of Brain and Spine Oncology Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of pathologic disease variations of cancers of the brain and spine through extensive radiologic images. The focus of the book is on algorithmic strategies for identifying neoplastic pathologies commonly found in brain and spinal tumors through a visual representation of the variety of appearances that each neoplasm takes, within both benign and malignant manifestations.
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  • Aspiration of a breast cyst -- Incision and drainage of an abscess -- Ultrasound-guided percutaneous excisional biopsy -- Stereotactic breast biopsy -- Breast ductoscopy -- Excisional breast biopsy of palpable or nonpalpable lesions -- Needle localization breast biopsy -- Radioisotope occult lesion localization -- Cryoablation-assisted lumpectomy -- Excision followed by radiofrequency ablation -- Axillary sentinel lymph node biopsy -- Mediastinal sentinel lymph node biopsy -- Axillary lymph node dissection -- Axillary reverse mapping -- Simple mastectomy -- Simple extended and modified radical mastectomy -- Oncoplastic approaches to the partial mastectomy for breast conservation therapy -- Breast reconstruction postmastectomy with tissue expanders and alloderm -- Tissue breast reconstruction -- Utility of reduction mammoplasty techniques in oncoplastic surgery -- Chest wall resection -- Forequarter amputation -- Mammosite balloon catheter placement and other brachytherapy delivery devices -- In vivo intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer -- Targeted intraoperative radiation therapy (TARGIT).
  • Incisions for cardiac surgery -- Cannulation techniques for cardiopulmonary bypass -- On-pump coronary artery bypass grafting -- Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting -- Endoscopic and traditional minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass -- Minimally invasive cardiac surgical coronary artery bypass grafting -- Robotic coronary artery bypass grafting -- Postinfarction ventricular septal defect -- Aortic valve replacement -- Aortic root enlargement techniques -- Aortic valve-sparing operations -- Bentall procedure -- Aortic homografts -- Ross procedure -- Repair of the myxomatous degenerated mitral valve -- Minimally invasive mitral valve repracement: partial sternotomy approach -- Percutaneous mitral valve repair techniques -- Tricuspid valve operations -- Type A aortic dissections -- Type B aortic dissections -- Aortic arch aneurysms -- Thoracoabdominal aneurysms -- Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for descending thoracic aortic and aortic arch aneurysms -- Surgery for atrial fibrillation -- Surgery for left ventricular aneurysm and remodeling -- Pulsatile and axial ventricular support -- Heart transplantation -- Heart-lung transplantation.
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    Historical perspective and future directions / Kazuhiro Katada -- Preparation, image acquisition, and post-processing / Udo Hoffman -- Contrast media / Michael L. Steigner and Frank J. Rybicki -- Normal coronary anatomy / Stephan Achenbach -- Assessment of coronary artery disease / Swaminatha V. Gurudevan, Jeffrey M. Schussler, and Matthew J. Budoff -- Follow-up of patients after percutaneous coronary intervention / Chowdury H. Ahsan, David Bush, Takeshi Kondo, and Michael Poon -- Follow-up after coronary bypass graft surgery / Koen Nieman -- Imaging of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques / Edward Shapiro, David Bush, Sadako Motoyama, Renu Virmani, and Jagat Narula -- Coronary calcium / Matthew J. Budoff and Leslee J. Shaw -- Coronary artery anomalies / James Earl -- Congenital heart disease / Jamil Aboulhosn -- Congenital heart disease / Jamil Aboulhosn -- Imaging diseases of the aorta / Eric M. Isselbacher and Suhny Abbara -- Imaging peripheral vasculature including carotids / John S. Lane, III, Paul N. Suding, and Roy M. Fujitani -- Role in cardiac electrophysiology / Jeroen J. Bax, Farhood Saremi, Laurens F. Tops, and Subramaniam C. Krishnan -- Intracardiac, myocardial, and extracardiac abnormalities / Mario J. Garcia -- Myocardial function and viability / Andreas H. Mahnken -- Role in the emergency department / Gilbert Raff -- Incidental findings during coronary CT angiography / Tracy Callister.
  • Cardiac CT : how it works / J. Jeffrey Carr -- Optimizing CT image quality / wm. Guy Weigold -- Contrast medium administration / Dominik Fleischmann -- Systematic analysis of cardiac CT / John A. Rumberger -- Coronary CT angiography : normal anatomy / Ricardo C. Cury and Roberto C. Cury -- Coronary CT angiography : obstructive coronary artery disease / Stephan Achenbach -- Detection of calcified atherosclerosis / Allen J. Taylor -- Coronary CT angiography : the patient with noncalcified plaque / Joanne D. Schuijf and Jeroen J. Bax -- The post-revascularization patient / Matthew J. Budoff -- Advanced vessel analysis / Harvey S. Hecht -- Applications of PET-CT and SPECT-CT / Marcelo F. Di Carli -- The left ventricle / Andreas H. Mahnken -- CT detection of myocardial perfusion, infarction, and viability / Richard T. George, Joao A.C. Lima, and Albert C. Lardo -- The right ventricle / David Bush -- Coronary veins, systemic veins, and atria / Jerold S. Shinbane ... [et al.] -- Aortic disease / Michael A. Bolen and Suhny Abbara -- Valvular heart disease / Hatem Alkadhi -- Prosthetic heart valves / Tracy Q. Callister -- Pericardial disease / Thomas C. Gerber, Birgit Kantor, and Eric E. Williamson -- Adult congenital heart disease / Stephen C. Cook -- Intracardiac masses / Amgad N. Makaryus and Lawrence M. Boxt -- Noncardiac findings identified on cardiovascular CT / Jonathan D. Dodd and Ricardo C. Cury.
  • Normal cardiac anatomy / Saul G. Myerson, and Stefan Neubauer -- Normal vessel anatomy / Housseini M. Ahmed, Ugur Bozlar, Patrick T. Norton, and Klaus D. Hagspiel -- Left ventricular volumes, ejection fraction, mass, and shape / Nathaniel Reichek, and Dipti Gupta -- Measuring regional function / Nael F. Osman, Alexander Jehle, and Frederick H. Epstein -- Size and function of the right ventricle / Albert C. van Rossum, and Simon C. Koestner -- Atria and pulmonary veins / Saman Nazarian, David A. Bluemke, Hugh Calkins, and Henry R. Halperin -- Valvular heart disease / Marcus Y. Chen, and Andrew E. Arai -- Myocardial masses / Jennifer A. Dickerson, and Subha V. Raman -- Pericardial disease / Rajan A. G. Patel, and Christopher M. Kramer -- Dilated cardiomyopathy and myocardial infarction / NikolaosTzemos, Gabriel Vorobiof, adn Ryamond Y. Kwong -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / Andrew S. Flett, and James C. Moon -- Iron cardiomyopathy / John C. Wood, and Nilesh Ghugre -- Myocarditis / Matthias G. Friedrich, and Oliver Strohm -- Simple congenital heart disease / Rebecca S. Beroukhim, and Tal Geva -- Complex congenital heart disease / Mark A. Fogel -- Postoperative evaluation of congenitial heart disease / Karen G. Ordovas, and Charles B. Higgins-- Perfusion stress magnetic resonance / Amedeo Chiribiri, Sven Plein, and Eike Nagel-- Wall motion stress magnetic resonance / William O. Ntim, Rahul Aggarwal, Chirapa Puntawangkoon, and W. Gregory Hundley -- Delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance / Chetan Shenoy, Annamalai Senthilkumar, and Raymond F. Kim -- Peripheral magnetic resonance angiography / Rajiv Agarwal, and Scott D. Flamm -- Diseases of the aorta / Mark A. Lawson -- Renal arteries / Christopher J. Francois, and Thomas M. Grist -- Coronary arteries and bypass grafts / Hajime Sakuma, and Yasutaka Ichikawa -- Coronary anomalies / Shahriar Heidary, and Michael V. McConnell -- Carotid atherosclerotic disease / Chun Yuan, Baocheng Chu, Niranjan Balu, Marina Ferguson, and Thomas S. Hatsukami -- Plaque and wall assessment / Alistair C. Lindsay, Justin M. Lee, Ilias Kylintireas, Matthew D. Robson, and Robin P. Choudhury.
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  • Cavernous sinus -- Osteology of the orbit -- Extraocular muscles -- Orbital nerves -- Arterial supply to the orbit -- Venous and lymphatic systems -- Orbital fat and connective tissue symptoms -- The eyelids and anterior orbit -- The lacrimal systems -- Histologic anatomy of the orbit -- Radiographic correlations.
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  • Oropharnyx and hypopharynx -- Esophagus -- Stomach -- Duodenum and small bowel -- Colon -- Anorectum -- Hepatobiliary tract and pancreas.
  • Uses over 500 dissection photos and illustrations to illustrate all the key structures needed to learn in a gross anatomy course. Covers essential surface, gross, and radiologic anatomy concepts through high-quality photos, digital enhancements, and concise text introductions.
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  • Neurological investigation -- Motor neurone and peripheral nerve diseases -- Myopathies and myasthenia -- Cerebrovascular disease : cerebral infarction -- Cerebral haemorrhage and other cerebrovascular disorders -- Dementia syndromes -- Extra pyramidal disorders -- Intracranial tumours : paraneoplastic (non-metastatic) neurological syndromes -- Spinal tumours and paraneoplastic disorders -- Developmental and familial disorders -- Pain syndromes and trauma -- Infections -- Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating disorders -- Spinal disorders -- Cranial neuropathies -- Neurological aspects of systemic disease -- Epilepsy.
  • Developmental disorders / Suresh Kotagal ... [et al.] -- Genetic diseases of the nervous system / Thomas D. Bird and Suman Jayadev -- Neuroendocrine disorders / Earl A. Zimmerman -- Critical care neurology / Marek A. Mirski ... [et al.] -- Cerebrovascular disease / David M. Greer ... [et al.] -- Dementias / Thomas J. Grabowski Jr. -- Behavioral neurology / Daniel Tranel and Thomas J. Grabowski, Jr. -- Neuro-oncology / Karen L. Fink and Elisabeth J. Rushing -- Movement disorders / Stanley Fahn ... [et al.] -- The epilepsies / Paul C. Van Ness -- Neuromuscular disease / Gil I. Wolfe ... [et al.] -- Infectious diseases of the nervous system / Burk Jubelt -- Neuroimmunology / Michael R. Swenson -- Neurotoxic disorders / Leon Prockop, Charles Brock, and Peter S. Spencer -- Headache / Marc E. Lenaerts.
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    1.Ocular examination /David Spalton, Graham Holder, Susana Morley --2.The eyelids /Eric Barnes, Richard Collin --3.The conjunctiva: diseases and tumours /Frank Larkin, Paul Hunter --4.Infections of the outer eye /Frank Larkin, Paul Hunter --5.Allergic eye diseases, episcleritis and scleritis /Frank Larkin, Paul Hunter --6.The cornea /Stephen Tuft --7.Primary glaucoma /David Garway-Heath, Paul Foster, Roger Hitchings --8.Secondary glaucoma /Keith Barton --9.The uveal tract /Bertil Damato, David Spalton --10.Intraocular inflammation /Miles Stanford, David Spalton --11.The lens /David Spalton --12.Vitreous and vitreoretinal disorders /Thomas Williamson --13.The normal retina, retinal imaging and the interpretation of pathological changes /David Spalton, John Marshall, Victor Chong ---14.The retina: vascular diseases IDavid Spalton, Jaheed Khan, John Shilling, Victor Chong --15.The retina: vascular diseases II /Jaheed Kahn, Victor Chong --16.The retinal degenerations /Jaheed Kahn, Victor Chong --Retinal dystrophies /Michel Michaelides, Anthony Moore --17.The optic disc /Gordon Plant, David Spalton --18.Strabismus /Christopher Hammond, Elizabeth Tomlin --19.Neuro-ophthalmology /Gordon Plant, David Spalton --20.The orbit and lacrimal system /James Uddin, Geoffrey Rose --Further reading --Index.
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  • Sleep in art and literature -- History of sleep medicine and physiology -- The biology of sleep -- Normal sleep -- Sleep restriction -- Pharmacology -- Dreaming -- Impact, presentation, and diagnosis -- Circadian system disorders -- Insomnia -- Neurologic disorders -- Parasomnias -- Sleep breathing disorders -- Vascular disorders -- Other medical disorders -- The menstrual cycle -- Sleep and psychiatric disease -- Diagnostic assessment methods -- Gallery of polysomnographic recordings -- Gallery of patient interview videos -- Gallery of sleep laboratory video findings.
  • Section 1. Headache pain syndromes -- section 2. Facial pain syndromes -- section 3. Neck and brachial plexus pain syndromes -- section 4. Shoulder pain syndromes -- section 5. Elbow pain syndromes -- section 6. Wrist pain syndromes -- section 7. Hand pain syndromes -- section 8. Chest wall pain syndromes -- section 9. Thoracic spine pain syndromes -- section 10. Abdominal and groin pain syndromes -- section 11. Lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint pain syndromes -- section 12. Pelvic pain syndromes -- section 13. Hip and lower extremity pain syndromes -- section 14. Knee and distal lower extremity pain syndromes -- section 15. Ankle pain syndromes -- section 16. Foot pain syndromes.
  • 1. The Conducted Electrical Weapon: Historical Overview of the Technology / Paul C. Nystrom -- 2. Physics of Electrical Injury / Mark W. Kroll and Dorin Panescu -- 3. Conducted Electrical Weapon Deployed Probe Wounds / Donald M. Dawes and Jeffrey D. Ho -- 4. Conducted Electrical Weapon Drive-Stun Wounds / Jeffrey D. Ho and Donald M. Dawes -- 5. Histopathology of Cutaneous Conducted Electrical Weapon Injuries / Michael Graham -- 6. Extended Range Conducted Electrical Weapon Wounds / Donald M. Dawes and Thomas J. Burns -- 7. Factitious Conducted Electrical Weapon Wounds: Injuries and Considerations / William G. Heegaard and Gary M. Vilke -- 8. Legal Aspects of Conducted Electrical Weapon Injuries, Wounds, and Effects / Michael Brave -- 9. Conducted Electrical Weapon Memory: Available Forensic Information / Max Nerheim and Andrew F. Hinz -- 10. Post-event Conducted Electrical Weapon Wire and Probe Analysis / Rick T. Wyant and Thomas J. Burns.
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  • Understanding the Cosmetic Surgery Patient -- Understanding Facial Expression -- Understanding Facial Expression -- Evaluation of the Aging Face -- Imaging -- Anesthesia -- Office-based Sedation and Monitoring -- Topical Skin Care -- Skin Camouflage -- Chemical Peels -- Lasers in the Treatment of Vascular Lesions -- Lasers in the Treatment of Pigmented Lesions -- Lasers in the Treatment of Pigmented Lesions -- Nonablative Rejuvenation -- Nonsurgical Tissue Tightening -- Ablative and Microablative Skin Resurfacing -- Photodynamic Therapy -- Botulinum Type A Toxin Injections for Cosmetic Use and Hyperhidrosis -- Soft Tissue Augmentation -- Autologous Fat Transplantation -- Tumescent Liposuction -- Hair Transplantation -- Scar Management: Keloid, Hypertrophic, Atrophic, and Acne Scars -- Aesthetic Surgical Closure -- Dermabrasion -- Leg Vein Management -- Blepharoplasty -- Suture Suspension Lifts -- Face-lifts.
  • Atlas of Dermatological Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease provides a comprehensive compendium of digestive tract diseases with dermatological manifestations. The work is arranged by digestive symptoms, with sections based on the specific digestive disease etiology. Each section contains paired chapters of text, one on gastrointestinal manifestations and the other on dermatological manifestations. The atlas includes clinical presentations, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic tests/procedures, pathology, and references presented with substantial numbers of images.
  • A dermatologic image and case report database to be used for teaching and diagnosis.
  • [1.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Connective Tissue Diseases / Lesliane E. Castro-Santana, José González Chávez, Jennifer Rullán, and Rachelle E. Seijo-Montes -- [2.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Pulmonary Disease / Jennifer Rullán, Rachelle E. Seijo-Montes, Annie Vaillant, and Néstor P. Sánchez -- [3.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Renal Disease / Lilliam S. Chiqués Colón and Rosbel González Rivera -- [4.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Diseases / María I. Vázquez-Roque and Wilfredo E. De Jesús-Monge -- [5.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Common Endocrine Disease / Inés M. Hernández and Yanira Marrero -- [6.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Malignancy and Paraneoplastic Syndromes / Zelma C. Chiesa-Fuxench, Liliana Ramírez, and Néstor P. Sánchez -- [7.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Infectious Diseases / Elena Montalván Miró and Néstor P. Sánchez -- [8.] Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Disease / Humberto M. Guiot, Carlos G. Sánchez Sergenton, Carlos J. Sánchez Rivera, and Rosbel González Rivera -- [9.] Cutaneous Disorders in the Intensive Care Unit / Tania M. González Santiago and Jacobo M. Orenstein Cardona.
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  • Regulation of Insulin Secretion and Islet Cell Function /Gordon C. Weir, Susan Bonner-Weir and Arun Sharma --Mechanisms of Insulin Action /Morris F. White and Morris F. White --Consequences of Insulin Deficiency /Abbas E. Kitabchi and Mary Beth Murphy --Type 1 Diabetes /Mark A. Atkinson and Jay S. Skyler --Management of Type 1 Diabetes /Irl B. Hirsch and Jay S. Skyler --Childhood Diabetes /Jamie R. Wood and Francine R. Kaufman --Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes /Mazen Alsahli and John E. Gerich --Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus /Jennifer B. Marks --Diabetes and Pregnancy /Lois Jovanovič --Mechanisms of Hyperglycemic Damage in Diabetes /Ferdinando Giacco and Michael Brownlee --Management and Prevention of Diabetic Complications /Sunder Mudaliar and Robert R. Henry --Eye Complications of Diabetes /Lloyd Paul Aiello, Lloyd Paul Aiello, Lloyd Paul Aiello, Lloyd Paul Aiello and Paolo S. Silva, et al. --Diabetes and the Kidney /Robert C. Stanton and Robert C. Stanton --Diabetic Neuropathies /Aaron I. Vinik --Obesity Therapy /Steven R. Smith --Reversal of Diabetes: Islet Cell Transplantation /Antonello Pileggi, Rodolfo Alejandro and Camillo Ricordi --Technology and Diabetes: Insulin Delivery Systems and Glucose Sensing /Bruce W. Bode --Newer Diabetes Medications /Jay S. Skyler.
  • The role of molecular probes and other markers in the diagnosis of malignancy / Tad Wieczorek and Janina A. Longtine -- Radiographic evaluation of cancer / Kitt Shaffer -- Nuclear medicine in oncology / Steven Burrell and Annick van den Abbeele -- Cancer of the head and neck region / Robert Haddad ... [et al.] -- Lung cancer and tumors of the heart and mediastinum / Ravi Salgia, Ramon Blanco and Arthur T. Skarin -- Malignant mesothelioma / Pasi A. Janne, David Wu and Lucian R. Chirieac -- Cancer of the gastrointestinal tract and neuroendocrine tumors / Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, Matthew Kulke and Jerrold R. Turner -- Cancer of the genitourinary tract / William K. Oh ... [et al.] -- Gynecologic tumors and malignancies / Michelle S. Hirsch, Karen J. Krag and Ursula A. Matulonis -- Breast cancer / Wendy Y. Chen, Susana M. Campos and Daniel F. Hayes -- Endocrine neoplasia / Peter M. Sadow, Mark A. Socinski and Francis D. Moore, Jr. -- Sarcomas of soft tissue and bone and gastrointestinal stromal tumors / Susan George ... [et al.] -- Skin cancer / Philip Friedlander ... [et al.] -- Neoplasms of the central nervous system / Elizabeth A. Maher and Ann C. McKee -- Acute and chronic leukemias / Martha Wadleigh, David M. Dorfman and Arthur T. Skarin -- Hodgkin disease and non-Hodgkin lymphomas / Eric Jacobsen, David M. Dorfman and Arthur T. Skarin -- Multiple myeloma and plasma cell dyscrasias / Noopur Raje ... [et al.] -- Solid tumors in childhood / Stephan D. Voss ... [et al.] -- AIDS-associated malignancies / Jeremy S. Abramson and David T. Scadden -- Complications of cancer / Nadine Jackson McCleary and Arthur T. Skarin -- Systemic and mucocutaneous reactions to chemotherapy / Joseph P. Eder and Arthur T. Skarin.
  • Diagnostic Techniques in Gastrointestinal Disease -- Device and Equipment for Endoscopic Therapy -- Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) -- Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) -- Endoscopic Resection for Submucosal Tumors -- Tunnel Endoscopic Surgery.
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  • Normal Sleep Stages --Normal Electroencephalography Variants in Sleep --Nonepileptiform Abnormalities --Epileptiform Abnormalities --Artifacts.
  • Head and facial trauma / David W. Munter, Timothy D. McGuirk -- Opthalmalogic conditions / Frank Birinyi, Thomas F. Mauger -- Fundoscopic findings / David Effron, Beverly C. Forcier, and Richard E. Wyszynski -- Ophthalmic trauma / Dallas E. Peak, Carey D. Chisholm, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Ear, nose, and throat conditions / Edward C. Jauch, Timothy Kaufman, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Mouth / Edwin D. Turner, Edward C. Jauch -- Chest and abdomen / Stephen Corbett, Lawrence Stack, and Kevin Knoop -- Urologic conditions / Jeffrey D. Bondesson -- STDs and anorectal conditions / Diane M. Birnbaumer, Lynn K. Flowers -- Gynecologic and obstetric conditions / Robert G. Buckley, Kevin J. Knoop -- Extremity trauma / Deborah Gutman, Daniel L. Savitt, and Alan B. Storrow -- Extremity conditions / Selim Suner, Daniel L. Savitt -- Cutaneous conditions / Sean P. Collins -- Pediatric conditions / Javier A. Gonzalez del Ray and Richard M. Ruddy -- Child abuse / Robert A. Shapiro and Charles J. Schubert -- Environmental conditions / Ken Zafren, R. Jason Thurman, and Alan B. Storrow -- Toxicologic -- Wounds and soft tissue injuries / Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer and Alexander T. Trott -- Forensic medicine / William S. Smock and Lawrence B. Stack -- HIV conditions / Shane Cline and Michael Krentz -- Tropical medicine -- Airway procedures -- EKG-- Emergency ultrasound / Paul R. Sierzenski, Michael J. Lambert, and Theodore J. Neilson -- Microscopic findings / Diane M. Birnbaumer.
  • "Atlas of Endocrine Pathology provides a comprehensive compendium of photomicrographs of common and uncommon entities in endocrine pathology. The volume includes histologic features of normal features, reactive conditions, hyperplasia, and tumors. The most helpful diagnostic features are illustrated to provide direction and clues to the diagnosis of endocrine tumors. Furthermore, photomicrographs highlight the most pertinent diagnostic features in problematic diagnoses in endocrine pathology. Authored by a nationally and internationally recognized pathologist, Atlas of Endocrine Pathology is an important learning tool for those becoming familiar with the diverse entities encountered in endocrine pathology and a valuable reference for practicing pathologists faced with challenging diagnoses in endocrine pathology."--Publisher's website.
  • Thyroidectomy for nodules or small cancers / Christopher R. McHenry -- Thyroidectomy for locally advanced cancer / Ashok R. Shaha -- Thyroidectomy for large or substernal goiters / Shane Y. Morita and Martha A. Zeiger -- Reoperative thyroid surgery / Jacob Moalem and Wen T. Shen -- Lymph node dissection for thyroid cancer / Miriam N. Lango and John A. Ridge -- Surgical anatomy, intraoperative neural monitoring, and operative management of the RLN and SLN / Gregory W. Randolph -- Bilateral neck exploration for primary hyperparathroidism / Andrew B. Greene, Mira Milas, and Allan E. Siperstein -- Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy / Leigh Delbridge and Todd McMullen -- Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy / Paolo Miccoli, Gabriele Materazzi, and Piero Berti -- Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy : gamma probe guided / Susan C. Pitt and Herbert Chen -- Laparoscopic adrenalectomy : lateral approach / Geoffrey B. Thompson and John R. Porterfield -- Laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy / James Lee -- Open adrenalectomy for cancer / Douglas B. Evans, Jean-Nicholas Vauthey, and Jeffrey E. Lee -- Laparoscopic pancreatic enucleation or resection for neuroendocrine tumor / Andrew A. Gumbs and William B. Inabnet -- Pancreatoduodenectomy for neuroendocrine tumor / Matthew L. White and Gerard M. Doherty.
  • Technical Remarks -- Normal Endometrium -- Metaplastic Changes -- Circulatory Disturbances -- Functional Disturbances -- Iatrogenic Changes -- Endometritis -- Neoplasms -- Gestational Changes.
  • Atlas of endomicroscopy 2008, Springer
    1. Development of endoscopic devices: past, present and future / Norman E. Marcon, Brian C. Wilson, and Ralph S. DaCosta -- 2. Surface analysis with magnifying chromoendoscopy in the colon / David P. Hurlstone -- 3. Development and current technological status of confocal laser endomicroscopy / Peter Delaney, Steven Thomas, and Wendy McLaren -- 4. Examination technique of confocal laser endomicroscopy / Martin Goetz, Kerry Dunbar, and Marcia I. Canto -- 5. The technique of confocal laser endomicroscopy from the perspective of a new user / Marcia I. Canto 6. -- Microarchitecture of the normal gut seen with conventional histology and endomicroscopy / Michael Vieth ... [et al.] -- 7. Endomicroscopy of GI disorders -- 8. Live tissue imaging with conventional confocal microscopy / Marshall H. Montrose and Alastair J.M. Watson -- 9. Functional and molecular imaging with confocal laser endomicroscopy / Martin Goetz ... [et al.] -- 10. Future trends in confocal laser endomicroscopy: improved imaging quality and immunoendoscopy / Raja Atreya and Markus F. Neurath.
  • 1. General considerations -- Tips and tricks -- Endoscopic mediastinal lymph node dissection -- 2. Lobectomies -- Right upper lobe -- Middle lobe -- Right lower lobe -- Left upper lobe -- Left lower lobe -- 3. Segmentectomies -- Right upper lobe: apicoposterior segments -- Right lower lobe: superior segment -- Right lower lobe: basal segments -- Left upper lobe: superior segments -- Left upper lobe: lingula -- Left lower lobe: superior -- Left lower lobe: basal segments.
  • Septoplasty -- Septodermoplasty -- Middle and Inferior Turbinates -- Sphenopalatine Artery Ligation -- Endoscopic and Open Anterior/Posterior Ethmoid Artery Ligation -- Endoscopic Repair of Choanal Atresia -- Maximal Medical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Preoperative Preparation and Positioning -- Maxillary Antrostomy -- Partial and Complete Ethmoidectomy -- Sphenoidotomy -- Frontal Sinusotomy -- Postoperative Debridement -- Balloon Dilatation of the Maxillary, Frontal, and Sphenoid Sinuses -- Revision Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Completion Sphenoethmoidectomy -- Extended Frontal Recess Dissections: Draf IIb and Draf III Approaches -- Modified Medial Maxillectomy for Recalcitrant Maxillary Sinusitis -- Extended Sphenoid Sinus Antrostomy -- Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy -- Endoscopic Orbital Decompression -- Optic Nerve Decompression -- Endoscopic Medial Maxillectomy for Inverted Papilloma -- Pterygopalatine/Pterygomaxillary Space Approaches and Internal Maxillary Artery Ligation -- Approach for Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma -- Endoscopic Craniofacial Resection -- Repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak and Encephalocele of the Cribriform Plate -- Sphenoid Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak and Encephalocele Repair -- Large Skull Base Defect Reconstruction with and without Pedicled Flaps -- Endoscopic Resection of Pituitary Tumors -- Endoscopic Transplanum and Sellar Approach -- The Clivus -- Frontal Sinus Trephination -- Osteoplastic Flaps with and without Obliteration -- Frontal Sinus Fractures.
  • Venous anatomy / Jose Almeida -- Noninvasive diagnosis of venous disorders / Jose Almeida -- Venous pathophysiology / Nico Labropoulos, Rafael Malgor -- Endovenous thermal ablation of saphenous reflux / Jose Almeida -- Endovenous radiofrequency ablation : current data / Jose Almeida -- Endovenous laser ablation : current data / Jose Almeida -- Chemical ablation / Jose Almeida -- Perforating veins / Jose Almeida -- Ambulatory phlebectomy / Jose Almeida -- Endovenous approach to recurrent varicose veins / Jose Almeida -- Spider telangiectasias / Edward Mackay -- Thromboembolic disease / Timothy Liem -- Endovenous placement of IVC filter / Timothy Liem -- Endovenous thrombectomy/thrombolysis / Nicos Labropoulos, Antonios Gasparis, Rafael Malgor -- Post-thrombotic syndrome / Nicos Labropoulos, Antonios Gasparis, Rafael Malgor -- Iliofemoral venous occlusive disease / Jose Almeida -- Pelvic congestion syndrome and ovarian vein reflux / Constantino Pena, James F. Benenati -- Endovenous management of central and upper extremity veins / Constantino Pena -- Venous malformations / Constantino Pena, Vittorio Anatonaci, Barry T. Katzen -- Venous ulcers / Ronald Bush -- Severity scoring & measuring outcomes / Michael Vazquez, Carolyn E. Munschaeu -- Evidence-based summary of guidelines from the American venous forum / Mark H. Meissner.
  • Atlas of epilepsies 2010, Springer
  • Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology provides an image-based resource for those studying normal histology of the upper gastrointestinal tract, as well as the microscopic manifestations of developmental abnormalities, toxic insults, infectious diseases, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, and neoplasia in the esophagus and stomach. Because modern gastrointestinal pathology practice centers on specimens obtained during endoscopic examination, the atlas focuses on biopsy pathology, providing real-world microscopic images and ancillary diagnostic studies for most commonly-encountered abnormalities and diseases affecting these two organs. The book is supplemented with endoscopic and special study images. Authored by nationally and internationally recognized pathologists, Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology is a valuable tool for both pathologists-in-training seeking to make new acquaintances, and practicing surgical pathologists in need of a quick visual reference in recalling old friends in the world of diagnostic gastrointestinal pathology.
  • Dermatopathology often presents considerable difficulty for the dermatologist in training when defining the subtle differences in the appearance of various conditions. This Atlas of Essential Dermatopathology is based on materials developed during dermatopathology teaching signout at the Massachusetts General Hospital and replicates the experience at the microscope. It contains numerous hand drawn sketches and tables plus stunning histological images to describe the appearances of common dermatologic conditions. Each chapter is brief and focuses on the main learning points. Tables of special stains, immunohistochemical markers and a glossary of terms are also included to broaden the reader's experience.The content is based on the most frequently encountered processes in the MGH Dermatopathology Unit; it is not intended to be comprehensive but rather an outline and atlas of the essentials in diagnostic dermatopathology. This book will therefore be an indispensable primer for trainees of all levels - students and residents alike - in dermatology and pathology.
  • Section 1. Dermatology -- section 2. Obstetrics -- section 3. Women's health -- section 4. Ultrasound -- section 5. Urgent/hospital care -- section 6. Gastroenterology procedures -- section 7. Musculoskeletal procedures.
  • Surface Anatomy of the Brain -- Sectional Anatomy of the Fetal Brain -- Sectional Anatomy of the Postnatal Brain.
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