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  • 2008 Springer
    Naomi Kato, Shinji Kamimura, eds.
    Biological aspects of locomotive mechanisms and behaviors of animals while swimming and flying -- Hydrodynamics of swimming and flying -- Biomimetic swimming or flying robots -- Sports science.
  • 2011 CRCnetBASE
    [edited by] Raymond Tong.
  • 2014 Springer
    Lisa A. Eaton, Seth C. Kalichman, editors.
    Three decades into the epidemic, a great deal is known about HIV and its transmission, more people are living with the disease, and the virus is no longer seen as a death sentence. But new people continue to be infected with HIV each year, making prevention strategies that are medically effective and behaviorally engaging as urgent a priority as ever. Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives assembles the latest improvements, barriers to implementation, and possibilities for--and challenges to--future progress. Innovations such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (antiretroviral regimens for the high-risk uninfected) and treatment as prevention (early use of ART to reduce infectiousness of new patients) are examined, as are current findings on ongoing prevention and treatment concerns. Contributors illuminate the complex realities entailing adherence, pointing out technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks as well as opportunities to significantly reduce infection rates.
  • 2010 Springer
    Thomas Jue, editor.
    Protein Structure Prediction / Patrice Koehl -- Molecular Modeling of Biomembranes: A How-to Approach / Allison N. Dickey and Roland Faller -- Introduction to Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / Marcin Brynda -- Theory and Applications of Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy / James B. Ames -- FRET and Its Biological Application as a Molecular Ruler / Jie Zheng -- Introduction to Modern Techniques in Mass Spectrometry / Caroline S. Chu and Carlito B. Lebrilla -- Transmission Electron Microscopy and Computer-Aided Image Processing for 3D Structural Analysis of Macromolecules / Dominik J. Green and R. Holland Cheng -- Raman Spectroscopy of Living Cells / Tyler Weeks and Thomas Huser.
  • 2012 Springer
    Jaroslav Šebestík, Milan Reiniš, Jan Ježek.
    Introduction -- Chemistry and structure of dendrimers. Definition of terms and nomenclature ; Sugar code (glyc code) ; Classes of peptide-, glyco, and glycopeptide dendrimers ; The dendritic state and dendritic effects ; Synthesis of dendrimers : convergent and divergent approaches ; Purification and characterization of dendrimers ; Dendrimeric libraries ; Dendrimers in catalysis -- Dendrimers and their biological and therapeutic applications. Dendrimers and solubility ; Biocompability and toxicity of dendrimers ; Dendrimers in nanoscience and nanotechnology ; Dendrimers in drug delivery ; Dendrimers in gene delivery ; Dendrimers and bacteria ; Dendrimers and viruses ; Dendrimers and parasites ; Cancer ; Diagnostics, lectin detection and cell-cell interactions ; Dendrimers as biosensors and imaging tools ; Dendrimers regulating in intracellular signaling pathways ; Vaccines and immunomodulation ; Dendrimers in neurodegenerative diseases ; Conclusions and perspectives. .
  • 2010 Springer
    Mohammed Shahid ... [et al.], editors.
  • 2012 ebrary
    Edward Klees and H. Robert Horvitz.
    Issues to consider when negotiating a consulting agreement -- What constitutes consulting? -- Scope of services -- Cash compensation -- Shares, stock options, and taxes -- Confidentiality obligations -- IP rights -- Noncompetition -- Time commitment -- Term and termination -- Multiple relationships with one company -- Start-up issues -- Other clauses -- Use of consulting entity.
  • 2006 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Joseph D. Bronzino.
    Sect. I. Physiologic systems. An outline of cardiovascular structure and function -- Endocrine system -- Nervous system -- Vision system -- Auditory system -- Gastrointestinal system -- Respiratory system -- sect. II. Physiological modeling, simulation, and control. Modeling strategies and cardiovascular dynamics -- Compartmental models of physiologic systems -- Cardiovascular models and control -- Respiratory models and control -- Neural networks for physiological control -- Methods and tools for identification of physiologic systems -- Autoregulating windkessel dynamics may cause low frequency oscillations -- External control of movements -- The fast eye movement control system -- A comparative approach to analysis and modeling of cardiovascular function -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: biomedical and biophysical analyses -- sect. III. Bioelectric phenomena. Basic electrophysiology -- Volume conductor theory -- The electrical conductivity of tissues -- Membrane models -- Computaitonal methods and software for bioelectric field problems -- Principles of electrocardiography -- Principles of electromyography -- Principles of electroencephalography -- Biomagnetism -- Electrical stimulation of excitable systems -- sect. IV. Neuroengineering. History and overview of neural engineering -- Electrical stimulation of the central nervous system -- Transcutaneous FES for ambulation: the parastep system -- Comparing electrodes for use as cortical control signals: tiny tines, tiny wires, or tiny cones on wires: which is best? -- Development of a multi-functional 22-channel functional electrical stimulator for paraplegia -- An implantable bionic network of injectable neural prosthetic devices: the future platform for functional electrical stimulation and sensing to restore movement and sensation -- Visual prostheses -- Interfering with the genesis and propagation of epileptic seizures by neuromodulation -- Transcranial magnetic stimulation of deep brain regions -- sect. V. Biomaterials. Metallic biomaterials -- Ceramic biomaterials -- Polymeric biomaterials -- Composite biomaterials -- Biodegradable polymeric biomaterials: an updated overview -- Biologic biomaterials: tissue-derived biomaterials (collagen) -- Soft tissue replacements -- Hard tissue replacements -- Controlling and assessing cell-biomaterial interactions at the micro- and nanoscale: applications in tissue engineering -- sect. VI. Biomechanics. Mechanics of hard tissue -- Musculoskeletal soft tissue mechanics -- Joint-articulating surface motion -- Joint lubrication -- Analysis of gait -- Mechanics of head/neck -- Biomechanics of chest and abdomen impact -- Cardiac biomechanics -- Heart valve dynamics -- Arterial macrocirculatory hemodynamics -- Mechanics of blood vessels -- The venous system -- Mechanics, molecular transport, and regulation in the microcirculation -- Mechanics and deformability of hematocytes -- Mechanics of tissue/lymphatic transport -- Modeling in cellular biomechanics -- Cochlear mechanics -- Vestibular mechanics -- Exercise physiology -- Factors affecting mechanical work in humans -- sect. VII. Rehabilitation engineering. Rehabilitation engineering, science, and technology -- Orthopedic prosthetics and orthotics in rehabilitation -- Wheeled mobility: wheelchairs and personal transportation -- Externally powered and controlled orthoses and prostheses -- Sensory augmentation and substitution -- Augmentative and alternative communication -- Measurement tools and processes in rehabilitation engineering -- Rehabilitation engineering technologies: principles of application -- sect. VIII. Human performance engineering. The elemental resource model for human performance -- Measurement of neuromuscular performance capacities -- Measurement of sensory-motor control performance capacities: tracking tasks -- Measurement of information-processing subsystem performance capacities -- High-level task analysis: cognitive components -- Task analysis and decomposition: physical components -- Human-computer interaction design -- Applications of human performance measurements to clinical trials to determine therapy effectiveness and safety -- Applications of quantitative assessment of human performance in occupational medicine -- Human performance engineering design and analysis tools -- Human performance engineering: challenges and prospects for the future -- sect. IX. Ethics. Beneficence, nonmaleficence, and medical technology -- Ethical issues related to clinical research.
  • pt. A-B, 2004. Springer
    pt. B, 2004 Springer
    edited by Sandra R. [i.e. S.] Eaton, Gareth R. Eaton, and Lawrence J. Berliner.
    Pt. A. Free radicals, metals, medicine, and physiology -- Pt. B. Methodology, instrumentation, and dynamics.
  • 2006
    [edited by] Thomas A. Mappes, David DeGrazia.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2014 Cambridge
    Aly A. Farag.
    Overview of biomedical image analysis -- Overview of two-dimensional signals and systems -- Biomedical imaging modalities -- Random variables -- Random processes -- Basics of random fields -- Probability density estimation by linear models -- Basics of topology and computational geometry -- Geometric features extraction -- Variational approaches and level sets -- Segmentation -- statistical approach -- Segmentation -- variational approach -- Basics of registration -- Variational methods for shape registrations -- Statistical models of shape and appearance.
  • 2005. CRCnetBASE
    Rangaraj M. Rangayyan.
  • 2015 Wiley
    Carlos Reyes-Aldasoro.
    As its title suggests, this innovative book has been written for life scientists needing to analyse their data sets, and programmers, wanting a better understanding of the types of experimental images life scientists investigate on a regular basis. Each chapter presents one self-contained biomedical experiment to be analysed. Part I of the book presents its two basic ingredients: essential concepts of image analysis and Matlab. In Part II, algorithms and techniques are shown as series of 'recipes' or solved examples that show how specific techniques are applied to a biomedical experiments like Western Blots, Histology, Scratch Wound Assays and Fluoresence. Each recipe begins with simple techniques that gradually advance in complexity. Part III presents some advanced techniques for the generation of publication quality figures. The book does not assume any computational or mathematical expertise.
  • 2015 Wiley
    [edited by] Joo Hwee Lim, Sim Heng Ong, Wei Xiong.
    Overview of biomedical image understanding methods / Wei Xiong, Jierong Cheng, Ying Gu, Shimiao Li and Joo Hwee Lim -- Medical image segmentation and its application in cardiac MRI / Dong Wei, Chao Li and Ying Sun -- Retinal vascular measurements with VAMPIRE / Emanuele Trucco, Andrea Giachetti, Lucia Ballerini, Devanjali Relan, Alessandro Cavinato and Tom MacGillivray -- Analyzing cell and tissue morphologies using pattern recognition algorithms / Hwee Kuan Lee, Yan Nei Law, ChaoHui Huang and Choon Kong Yap -- 3D nonrigid image registration by Parzenwindow based normalized mutual information / Rui Xu, YenWei Chen, Shigehiro Morikawa and Yoshimasa Kurumi -- 2D/3D image registration for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair / Shun Miao and Rui Liao -- Motion tracking in medical images / Chuqing Cao, Chao Li and Ying Sun -- Blood smear analysis and malaria infection detection from blood cell images / Wei Xiong, SimHeng Ong, Joo Hwee Lim, Jierong Cheng and Ying Gu -- Liver tumor segmentation using SVM framework and pathology characterization / Jiayin Zhou, Yanling Chi, Weimin Huang, Wei Xiong, Wenyu Chen, Jimin Liu and Sudhakar K. Venkatesh -- Benchmarking lymph node metastasis classification for gastric cancer staging / Su Zhang, Chao Li, Shuheng Zhang, Lifang Pang and Huan Zhang -- The use of knowledge in biomedical image analysis / Florence Cloppet -- Active shape model for contour detection of anatomical structure / Huiqi Li and Qing Nie.
  • 2012 Wiley
    edited by Reiner Salzer.
    Evaluation of spectroscopic images -- Evaluation of tomographic data -- X-ray imaging -- Computed tomography -- Magnetic resonance tomography -- Toward a 3D view of cellular architecture: correlative light microscopy and electron tomography -- Tracer imaging -- Fluorescent imaging -- Infrared and Raman spectroscopic imaging -- Coherent anti-strokes Raman scattering microscopy -- Biomedical sonography -- Acoustic microscopy for biomedical applications.
  • 2007
    Jules J. Berman.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2014 Springer
    Cimino, James J.; Shortliffe, Edward H.
    Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine meets the growing demand of practitioners, researchers, educators, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field and the underlying scientific issues that sit at the intersection of biomedical science, patient care, public health, and information technology (IT). This 4th edition reflects the remarkable changes in both computing and health care that continue to occur and the exploding interest in the role that IT must play in care coordination and the melding of genomics with innovations in clinical practice and treatment. New chapters have been introduced on the health information infrastructure, consumer health informatics, telemedicine, translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, and health IT policy, while the others have all undergone extensive revisions, in many cases with new authors. The organization and philosophy are unchanged, focusing on the science of information and knowledge management and the role of computers and communications in modern biomedical research, health, and health care. Emphasizing the conceptual basis of the field rather than technical details, it provides an introduction and extensive bibliography so that readers can comprehend, assess, and utilize biomedical informatics and health IT. The volume focuses on easy-to-understand examples, a guide to additional literature, chapter summaries, and a comprehensive glossary with concise definitions of recurring terms for self-study or classroom use.
  • 2006 Springer
    Edward H. Shortliffe, editor; James J. Cimino, associate editor.
    Also available: Print – 2006
  • 2010 Springer
    Michael F. Ochs, John T. Casagrande, Ramana V. Davuluri, editors.
  • 2012 Wiley
    edited by Ashutosh Tiwari, Murugan Ramalingam, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Anthony P.F. Turner.
    Application of the collagen as biomaterials / Kwangwoo Nam and Akio Kishida -- Biological and medical significance of nanodimensional and nanocrystalline calcium orthophosphates / Sergey V. Dorozhkin -- Layer-by-layer (LbL) thin film : from conventional to advanced biomedical and bioanalytical applications / Wing Cheung -- Polycaprolactone based nanobiomaterials / Narendra K. Singh and Pralay Maiti -- Bone substitute materials in trauma and orthopedic surgery properties and use in clinic / Esther M.M. Van Lieshout -- Surface functionalized hydrogel nanoparticles / Mehrdad Hamidi, Hajar Ashrafi, and Amir Azadi -- Utility and potential application of nanomaterials in medicine / Ravindra P. Singh [and others] -- Gold nanoparticle-based electrochemical biosensors for medical applications / Ulku Anik -- Impedimetric DNA sensing employing nanomaterials / Manel del Valle and Alessandra Bonanni -- Bionanocomposite matrices in electrochemical biosensors / Ashutosh Tiwari, Atul Tiwari -- Biosilica-nonocomposites-nanobiomaterials for biomedical engineering and sensing applications / Nikos Chaniotakis, Raluca Buiculescu -- Molecularly imprinted nanomaterial-based highly sensitive and selective medical devices / Bhim Bali Prasad and Mahavir Prasad Tiwari -- Immunosensors for diagnosis of cardiac injury / Swapneel R. Deshpande [and others] -- Ground-breaking changes in mimetic and novel nanostructured composites for intelligent-, adaptive-, and in vivo-responsive drug delivery therapies / Dipak K. Sarker -- Progress of nanobiomaterials for theranostic systems / Dipendra Gyawali [and others] -- Intelligent drug delivery systems for cancer therapy / Mousa Jafari [and others] -- The evolution of abdominal wall reconstruction and the role of nonobiotecnology in the development of intelligent abdominal wall mesh / Cherif Boutros, Hany F. Sobhi, and Nader Hanna -- Poly(polyol sebacate)-based elastomeric nanobiomaterials for soft tissue engineering / Qizhi Chen -- Electrospun nanomatrix for tissue regeneration / Debasish Mondal and Ashutosh Tiwari -- Conducting polymer composites for tissue engineering scaffolds / Yashpal Sharma, Ashutosh Tiwari, and Hisatoshi Kobayashi -- Cell patterning technologies for tissue engineering / Azadeh Seidi and Murugan Ramalingam.
  • 2005 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Neelina H. Malsch.
    Converging technologies : nanotechnology and biomedicine / Mihail C. Roco -- Trends in biomedical nanotechnology programs worldwide / Mark Morrison and Ineke Malsch -- Nanotechnology and trends in drug delivery systems with self-assembled carriers / Kenji Yamamoto -- Implants and prostheses / Jeroen J.J.P. van den Beucken, X. Frank Walboomers, and John A. Jansen -- Diagnostics and high throughput screening / Aránzazu del Campo and Ian J. Bruce -- Nano-enabled components and systems for biodefense / Calvin Shipbaugh ... [et al.] -- Social and economic contexts : making choices in the development of biomedical nanotechnology / Ineke Malsch -- Potential risks and remedies / Emmanuelle Schuler.
    Also available: Print – 2005
  • 2011 Springer Protocols
    edited by Sarah J. Hurst.
    Biomedical nanotechnology / Sarah J. Hurst -- Multiplexed detection of oligonucleotides with biobarcoded gold nanoparticle probes / Jae-Seung Lee -- Molecular detection of biomarkers and cells using magnetic nanoparticles and diagnostic magnetic resonance / Jered B. Haun ... [et al.] -- Real-time quantum dot tracking of single proteins / Jerry C. Chang and Sandra J. Rosenthal -- Titanium dioxide nanoparticles in advanced imaging and nanotherapeutics / Tijana Rajh, Nada M. Dimitrijevic, and Elena A. Rozhkova -- Surface modification and biomolecule immobilization on polymer spheres or biosensing applications / Chris R. Taitt ... [et al.] -- Multivalent conjugation of peptides, proteins, and DNA to semiconductor quantum dots / Duane E. Prasuhn, Kimihiro Susumu, and Igor L. Medintz -- Single snO2 nanowire-based microelectrode / Jun Zhou ... [et al.] -- Biosensing using nanoelectromechanical systems / Ashish Yeri and Di Gao -- Nano "Fly Paper" technology for the capture of circulating tumor cells / Shutao Wang, Gwen E. Owens, and Hsian-Rong Tseng -- Polymeric nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy / Young-Eun Koo Lee and Raoul Kopelman -- Hydrogel templates for the fabrication of homogeneous polymer microparticles / Ghanashyam Acharya ... [et al.] -- Antibacterial application of engineered bacteriophage nanomedicines : antibody-targeted, chloramphenicol prodrug loaded bacteriophages for inhibiting the growth of staphylococcus aureus bacteria / Lilach Vaks and Itai Benhar -- Viruses as nanomaterials for drug delivery / Dustin Lockney, Stefan Franzen, and Steven Lommel -- Applications of carbon nanotubes in biomedical studies / Hongwei Liao ... [et al.] -- Electrospun nanofibrous scaffolds for engineering soft connective tissues / Roshan James ... [et al.] -- Peptide amphiphiles and porous biodegradable scaffolds for tissue regeneration in the brain and spinal cord / Rutledge G. Ellis-Behnke and Gerald E. Schneider -- Computational simulations of the interaction of lipid membranes with DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles / One-Sun Lee and George C. Schatz -- Cytotoxic assessment of carbon nanotube interaction with cell cultures / Hanene Ali-Boucetta, Khuloud T. Al-Jamal, and Kostas Kostarelos -- Nanoparticle toxicology : measurements of pulmonary hazard effects following exposures to nanoparticles / Christie M. Sayes, Kenneth L. Reed, and David B. Warheit -- Nanoparticle therapeutics : FDA approval, clinical trials, regulatory pathways, and case study / Aaron C. Eifler and C. Shad Thaxton -- Legislating the laboratory? Promotion and precaution in a nanomaterials company / Robin Phelps and Erik Fisher -- Navigating the patent landscapes for nanotechnology : english gardens or tangled grounds / Douglas J. Sylvester and Diana M. Bowman -- Scientific entrepreneurship in the materials and life science industries / Jose Amado Dinglasan, Darren J. Anderson, and Keith Thomas -- Applying the marketing mix (5 Ps) to bionanotechnology / Michael S. Tomczyk -- Managing the "Known Unknowns" : theranostic cancer nanomedicine and informed consent / Fabrice Jotterand and Archie A. Alexander.
  • 2014 ebrary
    Kevin Bretonnel Cohen, Dina Demner-Fushman.
    Biomedical Natural Language Processing" is a comprehensive tour through the classic and current work in the field. It discusses all subjects from both a rule-based and a machine learning approach, and also describes each subject from the perspective of both biological science and clinical medicine. The intended audience is readers who already have a background in natural language processing, but a clear introduction makes it accessible to readers from the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology, as well. The book is suitable as a reference, as well as a text for advanced courses in biomedical natural language processing and text mining.
  • 2007 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Mike Jenkins.
  • 2016 Springer
    Seward B. Rutkove.
    This comprehensive yet concise book introduces people at all levels of training--undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty--to the basic joys and challenges of biomedical research. By discussing many key research issues, would-be and early-stage academics will not only be better informed about the world of biomedical research, but will learn a basic set of instructions to help jumpstart their careers. Biomedical Research: An Insider's Guide is divided into five sections. The first focuses on decision points regarding whether or not to enter research and if so what type: basic, clinical, or translational. The second section focuses on the practicalities of pursuing medical research, including institutional review boards and animal care committees as well general suggestions regarding idea generation and collaboration. The third section covers a core aspect of research: writing--detailing the evolution of both grants and papers. The fourth section addresses a range of issues, including conferencing to patents to working with industry to obtaining philanthropic support. The final section deals with all-important broader life issues from job choices to being a mentor to thoughts on how to keep the big picture front and center. An invaluable resource that offers insightful, practical advice, Biomedical Research: An Insider's Guide reveals how biomedical research can be both challenging and truly rewarding.
  • 2012 ebrary
    edited by Ray K. Iles, Suzanne M. Docherty, Stephen Butler.
    Chapter 1. Anatomy and physiology of major organ systems -- Chapter 2. Pathophysiology -- Chapter 3. Clinical cell biology and genetics -- Chapter 4. Cellular pathology -- Chapter 5. Clinical chemistry -- Chapter 6. Medical microbiology -- Chapter 7. Clinical immunology -- Chapter 8 Haematology and transfusion science -- Chapter 9. Professional practice and biomedical science.
  • 2014 Atypon
    Joseph V. Tranquillo.
    Biomedical Signals and Systems is meant to accompany a one-semester undergraduate signals and systems course. It may also serve as a quick-start for graduate students or faculty interested in how signals and systems techniques can be applied to living systems. The biological nature of the examples allows for systems thinking to be applied to electrical, mechanical, fluid, chemical, thermal and even optical systems. Each chapter focuses on a topic from classic signals and systems theory: System block diagrams, mathematical models, transforms, stability, feedback, system response, control, time and frequency analysis and filters. Embedded within each chapter are examples from the biological world, ranging from medical devices to cell and molecular biology. While the focus of the book is on the theory of analog signals and systems, many chapters also introduce the corresponding topics in the digital realm. Although some derivations appear, the focus is on the concepts and how to apply them. Throughout the text, systems vocabulary is introduced which will allow the reader to read more advanced literature and communicate with scientist and engineers. Homework and Matlab simulation exercises are presented at the end of each chapter and challenge readers to not only perform calculations and simulations but also to recognize the real-world signals and systems around them.
  • 2008 Springer
    Fernando Bello, P.J. "Eddie" Edwards (eds.).
  • 2010 Atypon
    Phillip Weinfurt.
    Evaluating biomedical technology poses a significant challenge in light of the complexity and rate of introduction in today's healthcare delivery system. Successful evaluation requires an integration of clinical medicine, science, finance, and market analysis. Little guidance, however, exists for those who must conduct comprehensive technology evaluations. The 3Q Method meets these present day needs. The 3Q Method is organized around 3 key questions dealing with 1) clinical and scientific basis, 2) financial fit and 3) strategic and expertise fit. Both healthcare providers (e.g., hospitals) and medical industry providers can use the Method to evaluate medical devices, information systems and work processes from their own perspectives. The book describes the 3Q Method in detail and provides additional suggestions for optimal presentation and report preparation.
  • 2010
    edited by Adele E. Clarke, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Jennifer R. Fishman, Janet K. Shim.
    Biomedicalization : technoscientific transformations of health, illness, and U.S biomedicine / Adele E. Clarke, Janet K. Shim, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, and Jennifer R. Fishman -- Charting (bio)medicine and (bio)medicalization in the United States, 1890/present / Adele E. Clarke, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim -- From the rise of medicine to biomedicalization : U.S. healthscapes and iconography, circa 1890/present / Adele E. Clarke -- Gender and medicalization and biomedicalization theories / Elianne Riska -- Fertility, Inc. : consumption and subjectification in U.S. lesbian reproductive practices / Laura Mamo -- The body as image : an examination of the economic and political dynamics of magnetic resonance imaging and the construction of difference / Kelly Joyce -- The stratified biomedicalization of heart disease : expert and lay perspectives on racial and class inequality / Janet K. Shim -- Marking populations and persons at risk : molecular epidemiology and environmental health / Sara Shostak -- Surrogate markers and surrogate marketing in biomedicine : the regulatory etiology and commercial progression of "ethnic" drug development / Jonathan Kahn -- The making of Viagra : the biomedicalization of sexual dysfunction / Jennifer R. Fishman -- Bypassing blame : bariatric surgery and the case of biomedical failure / Natalie Boero -- Breast cancer risk as disease : biomedicalizing risk / Jennifer Ruth Fosket -- Biopsychiatry and the informatics of diagnosis : governing mentalities / Jackie Orr.
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Lester Packer.
    Also available: Print – 1982
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Lester Packer.
    Also available: Print – 1982
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1983
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1983
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1983
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1986
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1986
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Lester Packer.
    Also available: Print – 1986
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1988
  • 1988 ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1988
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1989
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1989
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1989
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1989
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1990
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Sidney Fleischer, Becca Fleischer.
    Also available: Print – 1990
  • 2007 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Wanjun Wang, Steven A. Soper.
  • 2012 Wiley
    edited by João F. Mano.
    Examples of natural and nature-inspired materials. Biomaterials from marine-origin biopolymers / Tiago H Silva, Ana R C Duarte, Joana Moreira-Silva, João F Mano, Rui L Reis -- Hydrogels from protein engineering / Midori Greenwood-Goodwin, Sarah C Heilshorn -- Collagen-based biomaterials for regenerative medicine / Christophe Helary, Abhay Pandit -- Silk-based biomaterials / Silvia Gomes, Isabel B Leonor, João F Mano, Rui L Reis, David L Kaplan -- Elastin-like macromolecules / Rui R Costa, Laura Martin, João F Mano, Jose C Rodriguez-Cabello -- Biomimetic molecular recognition elements for chemical sensing / Justyn Jaworski -- Surface aspects. Biology lessons for engineering surfaces for controlling cell-material adhesion / Ted T Lee, Andres J Garcia -- Fibronectin fibrillogenesis at the cell-material interface / Marco Cantini, Patricia Rico, Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez -- Nanoscale control of cell behavior on biointerfaces / E Ada Cavalcanti-Adam, Dimitris Missirlis -- Surfaces with extreme wettability ranges for biomedical applications / Wenlong Song, Natalia M Alves, João F Mano -- Bio-inspired reversible adhesives for dry and wet conditions / Aranzazu del Campo, Juan Pedro Fernandez-Blazquez -- Lessons from sea organisms to produce new biomedical adhesives / Elise Hennebert, Pierre Becker, Patrick Flammang -- Hard and mineralized systems. Interfacial forces and interfaces in hard biomaterial mechanics / Devendra K Dubey, Vikas Tomar -- Nacre-inspired biomaterials / Gisela M Luz, João F Mano -- Surfaces inducing biomineralization / Natalia M Alves, Isabel B Leonor, Helena S Azevedo, Rui L Reis, João F Mano -- Bioactive nanocomposites containing silicate phases for bone replacement and regeneration / Melek Erol, Jasmin Hum, Aldo R Boccaccini -- Systems for the delivery of bioactive agents. Biomimetic nanostructured apatitic matrices for drug delivery / Norberto Roveri, Michele Iafisco -- Nanostructures and nanostructured networks for smart drug delivery / Carmen Alvarez-Lorenzo, Ana M Puga, Angel Concheiro -- Progress in dendrimer-based nanocarriers / Joaquim M Oliveira, João F Mano, Rui L Reis -- Lessons from nature in regenerative medicine. Tissue analogs by the assembly of engineered hydrogel blocks / Shilpa Sant, Daniela F Coutinho, Nasser Sadr, Rui L Reis, Ali Khademhosseini -- Injectable -forming scaffolds for tissue engineering / Da Yeon Kim, Jae Ho Kim, Byoung Hyun Min, Moon Suk Kim -- Biomimetic hydrogels for regenerative medicine / Iris Mironi-Harpaz, Olga Kossover, Eran Ivanir, Dror Seliktar -- Bio-inspired 3d environments for cartilage engineering / Jose Luis Gomez Ribelles -- Soft constructs for skin tissue engineering / Simone S Silva, João F Mano, Rui L Reis.
  • 2012 Wiley
    edited by Matteo Santin, Gary Phillips.
    1. History of miomimetic, bioactive and bioresponse biomaterials -- 2. Soft tissue structure and functionality -- 3. Hard tissue structure and functionality -- 4. Biomedical applications of biomimetic polymers: the phosphorylcholine-containing polymers -- 5. Biomimetic, bioresponsive, and bioactive materials: integrating materials with tissue -- 6. Ceramics -- 7. Biofunctional biomaterials of the future.
  • 2006 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen.
  • 2013 Wiley
    edited by Murugan Ramalingam, Xiumei Wang, Guoping Chen, Peter Ma, and Fu-Zhai Cui.
    1. Biomimetic polysaccharides and derivatives for cartilage tissue regeneration -- 2. Biomimetic synthesis of self-assembled mineralized collagen-based composites for bone tissue engineering -- 3. Biomimetic mineralization of hydrogel biomaterials for bone tissue engineering -- 4. Biomimetic nanofibrous scaffolds for bone tissue engineering applications -- 5. Bioactive polymers and nanobiomaterials composites for bone tissue engineering -- 6. Strategy for a biomimetic paradigm in dental and craniofacial tissue engineering -- 7. Strategies to prevent bacterial adhesion on biomaterials -- 8. Nanostructured selenium- a novel biologically-inspired material for antibacterial medical device applications -- 9. Hydroxyapatite-biodegradable polymer nanocomposite microspheres toward injectable cell scaffold -- 10. Biomimetic ECM scaffolds prepared from cultured cells -- 11. Design and synthesis of phoreactive polymers for biomedical applications -- 12. The emerging applications of graphene oxide and graphene in tissue engineering -- 13. Biomimetic preparation and morphology control of mesoporous silica -- 14. Biomimetic materials for engineering stem cells and tissues.
  • 2014 Springer Protocols
    edited by Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, Kursad Turksen, Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
    Derivation and network formation of vascular cells from human pluripotent stem cells -- High-throughput cell aggregate culture for stem cell chondrogenesis -- Microfluidic device to culture 3D in vitro human capillary networks -- Multifunction co-culture model for evaluating cell-cell interactions -- Multiwell plate tools for controlling cellular alignment with grooved topography -- Bioreactor cultivation of anatomically shaped human bone grafts -- Determining the role of matrix compliance in the differentiation of mammary stem cells -- Conjugation of proteins to polymer chains to create multivalent molecules -- An assay to quantify chemotactic properties of degradation products from extracellular matrix -- Biomimetic strategies incorporating enzymes into CaP coatings mimicking the in vivo environment -- Fabrication of biofunctionalized, cell-laden macroporous 3D PEG hydrogels as bone marrow analogs for the cultivation of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells -- Extracellular matrix mimetic peptide scaffolds for neural stem cell culture and differentiation -- The delivery and evaluation of RNAi therapeutics for heterotopic ossification pathologies -- Mimicking bone microenvironment for directing adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells into osteogenic differentiation -- Cultivation of human bone-like tissue from pluripotent stem cell-derived osteogenic progenitors in perfusion bioreactors.
  • 2012
    Wei Huang.
    Nature has been evolving unparalleled molecular designs with extraordinary activity, simplicity, efficiency, and durability. The process of biomimicry takes inspiration from Nature. In this dissertation, I focused on the development of functional analogues of natural peptides and protein polymers for several applications that continue to challenge the biomedical field. Five applications were discussed: The first three sections focus on bioactive peptides that are generally shorter than 50 amino acids. The goal was to preserve the bioactivity of the natural peptides while reducing their natural sensitivity to proteases and fast in vivo clearance. The last two sections focus on developing protein polymer-based hydrogels. The goal was to generate biomimicking scaffolds for tissue regenerations. (i) Poly-N-substituted glycines, or peptoids, provide a biostable scaffold that can display a great diversity of side chains in highly tunable sequences via facile solid-phase synthesis. Current chemotherapeutics in oncology are often limited by side effect profiles and selection for drug resistance. Herein, I present a library of anticancer peptoids that mimic the cationic, amphipathic structural features of host defense peptides and explore their structure-activity relationship, and killing mechanisms. Several peptoids were found with broad cytotoxicity against cancer cells as well as the ability to overcome multidrug resistance. An initial in vivo study with a primary, orthotopic human breast cancer xenotransplantation model demonstrated anticancer efficacy of one of the studied peptoids. (ii) Cell-penetrating peptides have found numerous applications in biology and medicine as molecular transporters. We developed a library of cationic, amphipathic peptoids as a novel class of transporters and investigated the relationships between their structures, cellular uptake efficiency, and the associated cytotoxicity. Both guanidinium heads and bulky, aromatic hydrophobic residues were found to render the cationic, amphipathic constructs more permeable. Moreover, different internalization mechanisms were observed for peptoid transporters with distinct structures. One peptoid was identified as a promising transporter with excellent cellular uptake efficiency and low cytotoxicity. (iii) Bombesin (BBN) peptide can bind with high affinity and specificity to the GRP receptors (GRPR) which are upregulated invasive prostate cancer. BBN(7-14) provides a promising basis for developing radiometallated diagnostic or therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to target GRPR positive prostate cancer. I report a design of a 4-arm PEG-based platform with multivalent BBN(7-14) for targeted delivery to the GRPR positive prostate cancer. The PEG-BBN conjugates displayed comparable tumor uptake as the free BBN while having both a lower liver uptake and higher tumor-to-blood ratio in a biodistribution study. (iv) Regenerative medicine is in need of bioactive extracellular matrix-like scaffolds that can interact with cells and allow tissue regeneration in a well-controlled manner. Via "controlled cloning", matrix metalloproteases (MMP) degradation sites were built into multiple sites along a protein polymer that can be enzymatically crosslinked into a previously established non-bioactive hydrogel systems. The incorporation of MMP degradation sites greatly improved cell infiltration into the hydrogel. (v) Lastly, a novel in situ forming hybrid, biomimetic hydrogel comprising bioactive recombinant protein polymers, hyaluronic acid (HA) and polyethylene glycol (PEG) was developed. In a preliminary study, this hydrogel was found to be biocompatible and bioactive, which opens up future studies with this hydrogel system.
  • 2007 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Shirley Lehnert.
    Basic radiation physics and chemistry -- Basic cell biology and molecular genetics -- Methods of cell and molecular radiobiology -- Ionizing radiation effects to the cytoplasm -- Damage to DNA by ionizing radiation -- Repair of radiation damage to DNA -- Cellular response to DNA damage -- Chromatin structure and radiation sensitivity -- Radiation-induced chromosome damage -- Modulation of radiation response via signal transduction pathways -- Radiation-induced apoptosis -- Early and late responding genes induced by ionizing radiation -- Cell death, cell survival, and adaptation -- Bystander effects and genomic instability -- Tumor radiobiology -- Radiation biology of nonmammalian species: three eukaryotes and a bacterium.
  • 2007
    Jian-Qin Liu, Katsunori Shimohara.
  • 2012 Springer Protocols
    edited by Luca Monticelli, Emppu Salonen.
    Ab Initio, density functional theory, and semi-empirical calculations / Mikael P. Johansson, Ville R.I. Kaila, and Dage Sundholm -- Ab Initio molecular dynamics / Kari Laasonen -- Introduction to QM/MM simulations / Gerrit Groenhof -- Computational enzymology / Alessio Lodola and Adrian J. Mulholland -- QM and QM/MM simulations of proteins / Thomas Steinbrecher and Marcus Elstner -- Classical molecular dynamics in a nutshell / Susanna Hug -- Enhanced sampling algorithms / Ayori Mitsutake, Yoshiharu Mori, and Yuko Okamoto -- Force fields for classical molecular dynamics / Luca Monticelli and D. Peter Tieleman -- Polarizable force fields / Hanne S. Antila and Emppu Salonen -- Electrostatics interactions in classical simulations / G. Andres Cisneros, Volodymyr Babin, and Celeste Sagui -- Introduction to best practices in free energy calculations / Michael R. Shirts and David L. Mobley -- Recipes for free energy calculations in biomolecular systems / Mahmoud Moradi [and others] -- Molecular docking methodologies / Andrea Bortolato [and others] -- Simulation studies of the mechanism of membrane transporters / Giray Enkavi [and others] -- Molecular dynamics simulations of lipid bilayers : simple recipe of how to do it / Hector Martinez-Seara and Tomasz Rog -- Simulations of lipid monolayers / Svetlana Baoukina and D. Peter Tieleman -- Simulating DNA by molecular dynamics : aims, methods, and validation / Nicolas Foloppe, Marc Gueroult, and Brigitte Hartmann -- Simulation of carbohydrates, from molecular docking to dynamics in water / Nicolas Sapay, Alessandra Nurisso, and Anne Imberty -- Systematic methods for structurally consistent coarse-grained models / W.G. Noid -- Martini coarse-grained force field / Xavier Periole and Siewert-Jan Marrink -- Multiscale molecular modeling / Matej Praprotnik and Luigi Delle Site -- Coarse-grained models for protein folding and aggregation / Philippe Derreumaux -- Elastic network models : theoretical and empirical foundations / Yves-Henri Sanejouand -- Introduction to dissipative particle dynamics / Zhong-Yuan Lu and Yong-Lei Wang -- Multiscale molecular dynamics simulations of membrane proteins / Syma Khalid and Peter J. Bond -- Vesicles and vesicle fusion : coarse-grained simulations / Julian C. Shillcock.
  • 2014 ScienceDirect
    edited by Vladimir Uversky, Yuri Lyubchenko.
    Bio-Nanoimaging: Protein Misfolding & Aggregation provides a unique introduction to both novel and established nanoimaging techniques for visualization and characterization of misfolded and aggregated protein species. The book is divided into three sections covering: - Nanotechnology and nanoimaging technology, including cryoelectron microscopy of beta(2)-microglobulin, studying amyloidogensis by FRET; and scanning tunneling microscopy of protein deposits - Polymorphisms of protein misfolded and aggregated species, including fibrillar polymorphism, amyloid-like protofibrils, and insulin olig.
  • 2013 Wiley
    edited by Debasis Bagchi, Manashi Bagchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Fereidoon Shahidi.
    Nanotechnology / Hiroshi Muramatsu, Jun'ichi Wakayama, Kazumi Tsukamoto, Shigeru Sugiyama -- Applications of NMR to Biomolecular Systems of Interactions: An Overview / Shinya Hanashima, Yoshiki Yamaguchi -- Applications in Enhancing bioavailability and Controlling Pathogens. Bioavailability and Delivery of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Using Nanotechnology / Hailong Yu, Qingrong Huang -- Encapsulation of Bioactive Compounds in Micron/Submicron-Sized Dispersions Using Microchannel Emulsification or High-Pressure Homogenization / Marcos A Neves, Isao Kobayashi, Henelyta S Ribeiro, Katerina B Fujiu -- Nanometric-Size Delivery Systems for Bioactive Compounds for the Nutraceutical and Food Industries / Francesco Donsi, Mariarenata Sessa, Giovanna Ferrari -- Nanoemulsion Technology for Delivery of Nutraceuticals and Functional-Food Ingredients / Luz Sanguansri, Christine M Oliver, Fernando Leal-Calderon -- Nanotechnology and Nonpolar Active Compounds in Functional Foods: An Application Note / Philip J Bromley -- Safety, Toxicology and Regulatory Aspects. How Standards Inform the Regulation of Bio-nanotechnology / Martha E Marrapese -- FDA and Nanotech: Baby Steps Lead to Regulatory Uncertainty / Raj Bawa -- Toxicity and Environmental Risks of Nanomaterials: An Update / Paresh C Ray, Anant Kumar Singh, Dulal Senapati, Zhen Fan, Hongtao Yu -- Nanoparticle-Lung Interactions and Their Potential Consequences for Human Health / Craig A Poland, Martin J D Clift -- Future Directions in Bio-Nanotechnology Bio-Nanotechnology: A Journey Back to the Future / Debasis Bagchi, Manashi Bagchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Fereidoon Shahidi.
  • 2009 CRCnetBASE
    edited by David E. Reisner.
  • 2006 Springer
    edited by V. Renugopalakrishnan and Randolph V. Lewis.
  • 2007
    Elisabeth S. Papazoglou, Aravind Parthasarathy.
  • 2007 Springer
    Jos A.E. Spaan ... [et al.], (eds.).
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Rajesh Krishna and Lawrence Yu.
  • 2013
    Sean Damien Gates.
    The work presented herein is concerned with the development of biophysical methodology designed to address pertinent questions regarding the behavior and structure of select pathogenic agents. Two distinct studies are documented: a shock tube analysis of endospore-laden bio-aerosols and a correlated AFM/NanoSIMS study of the structure of vaccinia virus. An experimental method was formulated to analyze the biological and morphological response of endospores to gas dynamic shock waves. A novel laser diagnostic system was implemented to provide time resolved data concerning the structural decomposition of endospores in shock-heated flows. In addition, an ex situ methodology combining viability analysis, flow cytometry and scanning electron microscopy was employed to both assess the biological response of the endospore to the shock event, as well as to provide complementary data regarding the structural state of the treated endospore. This methodology was implemented to model the shock wave induced response of a variety of Bacillus endospores. The results are subsequently synthesized into a theoretical framework to be employed in modeling the interaction of endospore-laden bio-aerosols with blast waves. An analytical method combining atomic force microscopy (AFM) and nanometer-scale secondary ion mass spectrometry (NanoSIMS) was developed to examine the spatial localization and depth distribution of specific biological elements in viral systems. This methodology was implemented to analyze the distribution of 13C labeled fatty acids as well as 15N labeled thymidine in individual nanometer sized vaccinia viral particles. Based upon the 13C and 15N signals, three-dimensional depth-resolved data regarding the architecture and localization of the virion lipid membrane and the nucleoprotein complex was generated. In addition, this methodology was employed to provide direct correlation of architectural and chemical data for isolated sub-viral structures. The technique and results presented herein represent a novel tool for the structural and chemical study of both intact viral particles as well as specifically targeted sub-viral elements.
  • 2013 Springer
    Jonathan D. Dinman, editor.
    When quantum mechanics was first proposed a century ago, nobody could have anticipated how deeply it would affect our lives. Today, we are connected and powered through devices whose existence is predicated on the basic principles of this strange physics. Not even the biological sciences have escaped its reach. As scientists query the deepest mysteries of the living world, the physical scales probed and the types of questions asked are increasingly blurring the lines between biology and physics. The hybrid field of biophysics represents the new frontier of the 21st century. The ribosome has been at the heart of three Nobel Prizes. Understanding its essential nature and how it interacts with other proteins and nucleic acids to control protein synthesis has been one of the central foundations in our understanding of the biology at the molecular level. With the advent of atomic scale structures, methods to visualize and separate individual molecules, and the computational power to model the complex interactions of over a million atoms at once, our understanding of how gene expression is controlled at the level of protein translation is now deeply ensconced in the biophysical realm. This book provides a premier resource to a wide audience, whether it be the general reader seeking a broad view of the field, a clinician interested in the role of protein translation in human disease, the bench researcher looking for state-of-the-art technologies, or computational scientists involved in cutting edge molecular modeling.
  • pt. A-B, 2009. ScienceDirect
    pt. B, 2009 ScienceDirect
    edited by Daniel Herschlag.
    Also available: Print – pt. A-B, 2009.
  • v. 1, 1958.
    John T. Edsall, Jeffries Wyman.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2012 Knovel
    Alan Cooper.
    1. Biological molecules -- 2. Spectroscopy -- 3. Mass spectrometry -- 4. Hydrodynamics -- 5. Thermodynamics and interactions -- 6. Kinetics -- 7. Chromatography and electrophoresis -- 8. Imaging -- 9. Single molecules.
  • 2011 Springer
    Engelbert Buxbaum
  • 2015 ScienceDirect
    edited by Ewa K. Paluch.
  • 2008 ScienceDirect
    edited by John J. Correia, H. William Detrich, III.
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • 2008 ScienceDirect
    edited by John Correia and H. William Detrich, III.
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • v. 1-, 2013- Springer
    Allewell, Norma M.
  • 2013 Springer
    Linda O. Narhi, editor.
    This book can be used to provide insight into this important application of biophysics for those who are planning a career in protein therapeutic development, and for those outside this area who are interested in understanding it better. The initial chapters describe the underlying theory, and strengths and weaknesses of the different techniques commonly used during therapeutic development. The majority of the chapters discuss the applications of these techniques, including case studies, across the product lifecycle from early discovery, where the focus is on identifying targets, and screening for potential drug product candidates, through expression and purification, large scale production, formulation development, lot-to-lot comparability studies, and commercial support including investigations.
  • 2016 Springer
    Mark C. Leake, editors.
    The biophysics of infection / Mark C. Leake -- Single-molecule observation of DNA replication repair pathways in E. coli / Adam J.M. Wollman, Aisha H. Syeda, Peter McGlynn and Mark C. Leake -- Investigating the swimming of microbial pathogens using digital holography / K.L. Thornton, R.C. Findlay, P.B. Walrad and L.G. Wilson -- What is the 'minimum inhibitory concentration' (mic) of pexiganan acting on escherichia coli?--a cautionary case study / Alys K. Jepson, Jana Schwarz-Linek, Lloyd Ryan, Maxim G. Ryadnov and Wilson C.K. Poon -- Evolution of drug resistance in bacteria / B. Waclaw -- Using biophysics to monitor the essential protonmotive force in bacteria / Mei-Ting Chen and Chien-Jung Lo -- The Type I restriction enzymes as barriers to horizontal gene transfer: determination of the DNA target sequences recognised by livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal complexes 133/ST771 and 398 / Kai Chen, Augoustinos S. Stephanou, Gareth A. Roberts, John H. White, Laurie P. Cooper, Patrick J. Houston, Jodi A. Lindsay and David T.F. Dryden -- Biomechanical analysis of infectious biofilms / David Head -- Designing a single-molecule biophysics tool for characterising DNA damage for techniques that kill infectious pathogens through DNA damage effects / Helen Miller, Adam J.M. Wollman and Mark C. Leake -- Bacterial surfaces: front lines in host-pathogen interaction / Jane E. King and Ian S. Roberts -- Biophysical approaches to bacterial gene regulation by riboswitches / Cibran Perez-Gonzalez, Jonathan P. Grondin, Daniel A. Lafontaine and J. Carlos Penedo -- Bugs on a slippery plane / Dmitri O. Pushkin and Martin A. Bees -- Transcription regulation and membrane stress management in enterobacterial pathogens / Nan Zhang, Goran Jovanovic, Christopher McDonald, Oscar Ces, Xiaodong Zhang and Martin Buck -- How biophysics may help us understand the flagellar motor of bacteria which cause infections / Matthew A.B. Baker -- Mechanics of bacterial cells and initial surface colonization / Sebastian Aguayo and Laurent Bozec -- Neutron reflectivity as a tool for physics-based studies of model bacterial membranes / Robert D. Barker, Laura E. McKinley and Simon Titmuss -- Mechanisms of Salmonella typhi host restriction / Stefania Spanò --Insights into biological complexity from simple foundations / L. Albergante, D. Liu, S. Palmer and T.J. Newman -- Force spectroscopy in studying infection / Zhaokun Zhou and Mark C. Leake -- Imaging immunity in lymph nodes: past, present and future / James Butler, Amy Sawtell, Simon Jarrett, Jason Cosgrove, Roger Leigh, Jon Timmis and Mark Coles -- Novel approaches to manipulating bacterial pathogen biofilms: whole-systems design philosophy and steering microbial evolution / Alexandra S. Penn -- Index.
    Also available: Print – 2016
  • 2014 Springer
    John Golbeck, Art van der Est, editors.
    "The volume is intended as an introduction to the physical principles governing the main processes that occur in photosynthesis, with emphasis on the light reactions and electron transport chain. A unique feature of the photosynthetic apparatus is the fact that the molecular structures are known in detail for essentially all of its major components. The availability of this data has allowed their functions to be probed at a very fundamental level to discover the design principles that have guided evolution. Other volumes on photosynthesis have tended to focus on single components or on a specific set of biophysical techniques, and the authors' goal is to provide new researchers with an introduction to the overall field of photosynthesis. The book is divided into sections, each dealing with one of the main physical processes in photosynthetic energy conversion. Each section has several chapters each describing the role that a basic physical property, such as charge or spin, plays in governing the process being discussed. The chapters proceed in an orderly fashion from a quantum mechanical description of early processes on an ultrafast timescale to a classical treatment of electron transfer and catalysis on a biochemical timescale culminating in evolutionary principles on a geological timescale."--Publisher's website.
  • 2013 Springer
    Rick Russell, editor.
    Structured RNAs are everywhere, functioning throughout gene expression with key roles ranging from catalysis to regulation. New functional RNAs are being discovered all the time; in fact, it is now clear that a much greater fraction of eukaryotic genomes is devoted to coding for RNA than protein. Many of these RNAs must traverse complex energy landscapes to find their functional three-dimensional structures. Along the way, they may encounter native and non-native folding intermediates, chaperone proteins, and assemble with partner proteins. This volume, written by experts in the field, discusses the current understanding of the biophysical principles that govern RNA folding, with featured RNAs including the ribosomal RNAs, viral RNAs, and self-splicing introns. In addition to the fundamental features of RNA folding, the central experimental and computational approaches in the field are presented with an emphasis on their individual strengths and limitations, and how they can be combined to be more powerful than any method alone; these approaches include NMR, single molecule fluorescence, site-directed spin labeling, structure mapping, comparative sequence analysis, graph theory, course-grained 3D modeling, and more. This volume will be of interest to professional researchers and advanced students entering the field of RNA folding.
  • 2013 Springer
    edited by Iris Hunger, Vladan Radosavljevic, Goran Belojevic, Lisa D. Rotz.
    The terrorist use of diseases as bioweapons has been one of the major security concerns in recent years, particularly after the anthrax letter attacks in the USA in 2001. This uncertain threat of intentional outbreaks of diseases exists side by side with the constantly changing very real threat from diseases, epidemics and pandemics as recently illustrated by the H1N1 influenza pandemic, SARS, and H5N1 bird influenza events. This publication contains case studies on the public health planning for (un)usual disease outbreaks for 11 large and small countries with a focus on South Eastern Europe. In many countries, military entities traditionally play an important role in emergency response to disease outbreaks. In smaller countries, very little exists, however, in terms of specific biopreparedness efforts (in both the military and civilian area), which is at least partly due to a relatively low bioterrorism threat perception, and serious resource constraints. The uncertainty associated with the bioterrorism threat makes public health preparedness planning for such events politically and financially very difficult. The similarity of responding to bioterrorism events and natural disease outbreaks from a public health point of view suggests the merit of looking at biopreparedness as a part of overall health emergency planning, not as a separate effort.
  • 2015 Springer
    by Juan M Bilbao, Robert E Schmidt.
    Peripheral nerve analysis is a challenging task for pathologists, given the advent of new diagnoses and techniques of analysis and the impact of molecular genetics. This book presents a simple, logical method for constructing a differential diagnosis based on pathology and clinical presentation. It also provides advice on the selection of ancillary molecular, immunohistochemical and genetic techniques to establish a definitive diagnosis. Clear, authoritative guidance is offered on diagnosis of the full range of neuropathies with the aid of a wealth of high-quality color photomicrographs and electron micrographs. The pathologist will benefit greatly from the identification of a variety of artifacts and normal structures occasionally encountered in nerve biopsies that need to be distinguished from specific pathologic alterations. This user-friendly, practical text will be an invaluable aid in achieving the most specific diagnosis possible.
  • 2016 Ovid
    Cyril Fisher, Elizabeth A. Montgomery, Khin Thway.
    Biopsy techniques, diagnostic methods, and reporting -- Benign and intermediate fibrosing lesions -- Cellular benign and intermediate lesions of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts -- Cutaneous spindle cell lesions -- Intra-abdominal spindle cell lesions -- Smooth muscle tumors -- Myofibroma, myopericytic tumors, myoepithelioma, and myofibroblastoma -- Tumors of specialized lower genital tract mesenchyme -- Benign nerve sheath tumors -- Spindle cell sarcomas -- Epithelioid tumors of soft tissue -- Soft tissue lesions with clear or granular cells -- Pleomorphic soft tissue tumors -- Small round cell tumors -- Benign adipose tissue lesions -- Liposarcoma -- Superficial vascular lesions and mimics of vascular lesions -- Deep vascular lesions -- Osteochondroid lesions of soft tissue -- Superficial myxoid lesions -- Deep myxoid lesions -- Plexiform soft tissue tumors -- Soft tissue tumors with giant cells.
  • v. 1-2, 2009 Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2009 Springer Protocols
    edited by Avraham Rasooly and Keith E. Herold.
    V. 1. Optical-based detectors. Pt. I. Optical-based detectors. Surface plasmon resonance and surface plasmon field-enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy for sensitive detection of tumor markers / Yusuke Arima ... [et al.] -- Surface plasmon resonance biosensor for biomolecular interaction analysis based on spatial modulation phase detection / Xiang Ding, Fangfang Liu, and Xinglong Yu -- Array-based spectral SPR biosensor: analysis of mumps virus infection / Jong Seol Yuk and Kwon-Soo Ha -- Optical biosensors based on photonic crystal surface waves / Valery N. Konopsky and Elena V. Alieva -- Surface plasmon resonance biosensing / Marek Piliarik, Hana Vaisocherová, and Jiří Homola -- Label-free detection with the resonant mirror biosensor / Mohammed Zourob ... [et al.] -- Label-free detection with the liquid core optical ring resonator sensing platform / Ian M. White ... [et al.] -- Reflectometric interference spectroscopy / Guenther Proll ... [et al.] -- Phase sensitive interferometry for biosensing applications / Digant P. Davé -- Label-free serodiagnosis on a grating coupler / Thomas Nagel, Eva Ehrentreich-Förster, and Frank F. Bier -- Pt. II. Indirect detectors. CCD camera detection of HIV infection / John R. Day -- Integrating waveguide biosensor / Shuhong Li ... [et al.] -- Detection of fluorescence generated in microfluidic channel using in-fiber grooves and in-fiber microchannel sensors / Rudi Irawan and Swee Chuan Tjin -- Multiplex integrating waveguide sensor: SignalyteTM-II / Shuhong Li ... [et al.] -- CCD based fiber-optic spectrometer detection / Rakesh Kapoor -- V. 2. Electrochemical and mechanical detectors, lateral flow and ligands for biosensors. Pt. I. Mechanical detectors. A set of piezoelectric biosensors using cholinesterases / Carsten Teller ... [et al.] -- Piezoelectric biosensors for aptomer-protein interaction / Sara Tombelli ... [et al.] -- Piezoelectric quartz crystal resonators applied for immunosensing and affinity interaction studies / Petr Skládal -- Biosensors based on cantilevers / Mar Alvarez ... [et al.] -- Piezoelectric-excited millimeter-sized cantilever biosensors / Raj Mutharasan -- Pt. II. Electrochemical detectors. Preparation of screen-printed electrochemical immunosensors for estradiol, and their application in biological fluids / Roy M. Pemberton and John P. Hart -- Electrochemical DNA biosensors: protocols for intercalator-based detection of hybridization in solution and at the surface / Kagan Kerman, Mun'delanji Vestergaard, and Eiichi Tamiya -- Electrochemical biosensor technology: application to pesticide detection / Ilaria Palchetti, Serena Laschi, and Marco Mascini -- Electrochemical detection of DNA hybridization using micro and nanoparticles / María Teresa Castañeda, Salvador Alegret, and Arben Merkuçi -- Electrochemical immunosensing using micro and nanoparticles / Alfredo de la Escosura-Muñiz ... [et al.] -- Methods for the preparation of electrochemical composite biosensors based on gold nanparticles / A. González-Cortés, P. Yáñez-Sedeño, and J.M. Pingarrón -- Pt. III. Lateral flow. Immunochromatographic lateral flow strip tests / Gaiping Zhang, Junqing Guo, Xuannian Wang -- Liposome-enhanced lateral-flow assays for the sandwich-hybridization detection of RNA / Katie A. Edwards and Antje J. Baeumner -- Rapid prototyping of lateral flow assays / Alexander Volkov ... [et al.] -- Lateral flow colloidal gold-based immunoassay for pesticide / Shuo Wang, Can Zhang, and Yan Zhang -- Pt. IV. Ligands. Synthesis of a virus electrode for measurement of prostate specific membrane antigen / Juan E. Diaz ... [et al.] -- Simple luminescence detector for capillary electrophoresis / Antonio Segura-Carretero, Jorge F. Fernández-Sánchez, and Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez -- Optical system design for biosensors based on CCD detection / Douglas A. Christensen and James N. Herron --A simple portable electroluminescence illumination-based CCD detector / Yordan Kostov ... [et al.] -- Fluoroimmunoassays using the NRL array biosensor / Joel P. Golden and Kim E. Sapsford -- Biosensors technologies: acousto-optic tunable filter-based hyperspectral and polarization images for fluorescence and spectroscopic imaging / Neelam Gupta -- Photodiode-based detection system for biosensors / Yordan Kostov -- Photodiode array on-chip biosensor for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 pathogenic bacteria / Joon Myong Song and Ho Taik Kwon -- DNA analysis with a photo-diode array sensor / Hideki Kambara and Guohua Zhou -- Miniaturized and integrated fluorescence detectors for microfluidic capillary electrophoresis devices / Toshihiro Kamei -- Photomultiplier tubes in biosensors / Yafeng Guan -- In vivo bacteriophage display for the discovery of novel peptide-based tumor-targeting agents / Jessica R. Newton and Susan L. Deutscher -- Biopanning of phage displayed peptide libraries for the isolation of cell-specific ligands / Michael J. McGuire, Shunzi Li, and Kathlynn C. Brown -- Biosensor detection systems: engineering stable, high-affinity bioreceptors by yeast surface display / Sarah A. Richman, David M. Kranz, and Jennifer D. Stone -- Antibody affinity optimization using yeast cell surface display / Robert W. Siegel -- Using RNA aptamers and the proximity ligation assay for the detection of cell surface antigens / Supriya S. Pai and Andrew D. Ellington -- In vitro selection of protein-binding DNA aptamers as ligands for biosensing applications / Naveen K. Navani, Wing Ki Mok, and Yingfu Li -- Pt. V. Protein and DNA preparation. Immobilization of biomolecules onto silica and silica-based surfaces for use in planar array biosensors / Lisa C. Shriver-Lake, Paul T. Charles, and Chris R. Taitt -- Rapid DNA amplification using a battery-powered thin-film resistive thermocycler / Keith E. Herold ... [et al.].
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    editors, Victor R. Preedy, Vinood Patel.
    Functional optical imaging-based biosensors / Pablo Iglesias and Jose A. Costoya -- Use of a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensor to characterize zwitterionic coatings on SiO2 for cancer biomarker detection / Norman D. Brault, Shaoyi Jiang, and Qiuming Yu -- Microcantilever-based biosensor array for tumor angiogenic marker detection / Riccardo Castagna and Carlo Ricciardi -- Electrochemical DNA biosensors at the nanoscale / Rosa Letizia Zaffino ... [et al.] -- Aptamer-based biosensors for cancer studies / Ilaria Palchetti and Marco Mascini -- Fluorescent biosensors for cancer cell imaging and diagnostics / May C. Morris -- Electrical and electrochemical immunosensor for cancer study / Seung Yong Lee and Seung Yong Hwang -- Multifunctional nanobiosensors for cancer / Dai-Wen Pang and Er-Qun Song -- Silicon nanowire biosensor for cancer markers / Yang-Kyu Choi and Chang-Hoon Kim -- DNA-electrochemical biosensors and oxidative damage to DNA : application to cancer / Victor Constantin Diculescu and Ana Maria Oliveira Brett -- Asparaginase-based asparagine biosensors and their application to leukemia / Neelam Verma and Kuldeep Kumar -- Breast cancer detection using surface plasmon resonance-based biosensors / Chii-Wann Lin and Chia-Chen Chang -- Detection of miRNA with silicon nanowire biosensors / Guo-Jun Zhang -- Biosensors for BCR-ABL activity and their application to cancer / Yusuke Ohba ... [et al.] -- Optical fiber nanobiosensor for single living cell detections of cancers / Xin Ting Zheng and Chang Ming Li -- Microfluidic biosensors for thyroglobulin detection and application to thyroid cancer / Seokheun Choi and Junseok Chae -- Optical biosensors and applications to drug discovery and development in cancer research / Carlo Bertucci and Angela De Simone -- Single-chain fragment variable recombinant antibodies and their applications in biosensors for cancer diagnosis / Xiangqun Zeng and Ray Mernaugh -- DNA biosensor for rapid detection of anticancer drugs / Sigen Wang and Ruili Wang -- Using UV light to engineer biosensors for cancer detection : the case of prostate specific antigen / Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Antonietta Parracino, and Steffen B. Petersen.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    editors, Victor R. Preedy, Vinood B. Patel.
    "Biosensors have a biological component within them and can be used to detect, monitor or quantify environmental substances. Chapters have an abstract, key facts, applications to other areas of health and disease and a "mini-dictionary" of key terms and summary points. Coverage includes personal toxicity testing, soil and risk assessment, pesticide, insecticides, parasites, nitrate, endocrine disruptors, heavy metals, food contamination, whole cell bioreporters, bacterial biosensors, antibody-based biosensors, enzymatic, amperometric and electrochemical aspects, quorum sensing, DNA-biosensors, cantilever biosensors, bioluminescence and other methods and applications. Contributors are leading authorities and the book is essential reading for environmental scientists, toxicologists, medical doctors, health care professionals, pathologists, biologists, biochemists, chemists and physicists, general practitioners as well as those interested in disease and sciences in general. "-- Provided by publisher.
  • 2014 Wiley
    edited by Ashutosh Tiwari and Anthony P.F. Turner.
    "This book provides detailed review chapters on a range of nanostructures such as nanoparticles, nanowires, nanotubes, nanoribbons, nanorods, nanobelts and nanosheets in the construction of biosensors with set applications of biosensors nanotechnology for biological and chemical analyses, food safety industry, biomedical diagnostics, clinical detection, and environmental monitoring. The authors provide a comprehensive view of cutting-edge research on advanced materials for healthcare technology and applications. The book is written for scientists, researchers, and clinicians from diverse backgrounds across chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, medical science, pharmacy, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2013 Springer
    Jean-Louis Prugnaud, Jean-Hugues Trouvin, editors.
    Biologicals' Characteristics / K. Ho and J.-H. Trouvin -- From the Biosimilar Concept to the Marketing Authorisation / M. Pavlovic and J.-L. Prugnaud -- Immunogenicity / J.-L. Prugnaud -- Substitution and Interchangeability / J.-L. Prugnaud -- G-CSFs: Onco-Hematologist's Point of View / D. Kamioner -- The Oncologist's Point of View / C. Chouaïd -- Biosimilars: Challenges Raised by Biosimilars: Who is Responsible for Cost and Risk Management? / F. Megerlin.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Shein-Chung Chow.
    "This is the first book entirely devoted to the design and analysis for assessment of biosimilarity and drug interchangeability of biosimilars, and test for comparability in manufacturing processes of biologic products. It covers all of the statistical issues that may occur in biosimilar studies under various study designs at various stages of research and development of biologic products"-- Provided by publisher.
  • 2012 Springer
    Erik Mosekilde, Olga Sosnovtseva, Amin Rostami-Hodjegan, editors.
  • 2011 Springer
    Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Nancy S. Landale, editors.
    "Genes and environment. Biology and behavior. Nature and nurture. The terminology may be clear-cut, but the processes themselves are far from simple: unlike the direct cause-and-effect dichotomies of past frameworks, researchers now recognize these family-based connections as multifaceted, transactional, and emergent. [This book] aims at illuminating a multiplicity of approaches and methodologies for studying family dynamics, to match the complex interplay of physiological factors, environmental challenges, and behavioral adaptations that characterize family life and development. Chapters illustrate physical and social influences on parenting, childhood, adolescence, fertility, and family formation, providing analytical frameworks for understanding key areas such as family behavior, health, development, and adaptation to contextual stressors."--Book jacket.
  • 2014 Springer
    Annemarie Surlykke, Paul E. Nachtigall, Richard R. Fay, Arthur N. Popper, editors.
    1. Biosonar of Bats and Toothed Whales: An Overview / Annemarie Surlykke and Paul E. Nachtigall -- 2. Sonar Signals of Bats and Toothed Whales / Brock (M. B.) Fenton, Frants H. Jensen, Elisabeth K. V. Kalko, and Peter L. Tyack -- 3. Production of Biosonar Signals: Structure and Form / Whitlow W. L. Au and Roderick A. Suthers -- 4. Sound Intensities of Biosonar Signals from Bats and Toothed Whales / Magnus Wahlberg and Annemarie Surlykke -- 5. Hearing During Echolocation in Whales and Bats / Paul E. Nachtigall and Gerd Schuller -- 6. Localization and Classification of Targets by Echolocating Bats and Dolphins / James A. Simmons, Dorian Houser, and Laura Kloepper -- 7. On-Animal Methods for Studying Echolocation in Free-Ranging Animals / Mark Johnson -- 8. Analysis of Natural Scenes by Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins / Cynthia F. Moss, Chen Chiu, and Patrick W. Moore -- 9. Echolocation in Air and Water / Peter Teglberg Madsen and Annemarie Surlykke.
  • 2009
    Wayne W. Daniel.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2007
    Ronald N. Forthofer, Eun Sul Lee, Mike Hernandez.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Data and numbers -- Descriptive methods -- Probability and life tables -- Probability distributions -- Study design -- Interval estimation -- Test of hypotheses -- Nonparametric tests -- Analysis of categorical data -- Analysis of survival data -- Analysis of variance -- Linear regression -- Logistic and proportional hazards regression -- Analysis of survey data.
  • 2008
    Geoffrey R. Norman, David L. Streiner.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    The nature of data and statistics -- Analysis of variance -- Regression and correlation -- Nonparametric statistics -- Reprise.
  • 2007
    Jing Shi.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2008 Springer
    Daryl S. Paulson.
  • 2009 Springer
    Francesco Sardanelli, Giovanni Di Leo.
  • v. 1-2, 1973.
    contributors: A. L. Delaunois ... [et al.].
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2010 Springer
    edited by Ramkrishna Sen.
    Also available: Print – 2010
  • 2011 Springer
    Gloria Soberón-Chávez, editor.
    Biosurfactants: A General Overview / Gloria Soberón-Chávez and Raina M. Maier -- Rhamnolipids: Detection, Analysis, Biosynthesis, Genetic Regulation, and Bioengineering of Production / Ahmad Mohammad Abdel-Mawgoud, Rudolf Hausmann, Francois Lépine, Markus M. Müller and Eric Déziel -- Surfactin and Other Lipopeptides from Bacillus spp. / Philippe Jacques -- Serrawettins and Other Surfactants Produced by Serratia / Tohey Matsuyama, Taichiro Tanikawa and Yoji Nakagawa -- Trehalolipids / Zongze Shao -- Mannosylerythritol Lipids: Microbial Production and Their Applications / J. Arutchelvi and M. Doble -- Sophorolipids / Inge N. A. Van Bogaert and Wim Soetaert.
  • 2012
    Fong Tian Wong.
    Polyketide synthases (PKSs) are multi-functional enzymes, which synthesize natural products known as polyketides. These complex molecules have a diverse range of medicinal properties. Biosynthetic engineering of the multi-modular PKSs is attractive due to their modularity and colinearity, which, if understood at the molecular level, could allow for the efficient and predictable regioselective chemical manipulation of polyketides. A minimum combination of a [beta]-ketosynthase (KS), an acyltransferase (AT), and an acyl carrier protein (ACP) is required for the assembly of acyl-CoA precursors into complex polyketide products. This work will focus on AT domains, which are the primary gatekeepers for stepwise incorporation of acyl-CoA building blocks into a growing polyketide chain. In our initial investigations, protein interactions between AT, ACP and flanking AT linkers from a prototypical multimodular 6-deoxyerythronolide B synthase (DEBS) were systematically explored, guided by recent high-resolution structures. Our results indicate that N/C terminal linkers of the modular DEBS AT domain contributed to both efficiency and specificity of transacylation. Representative DEBS AT3 and AT6 domains were also observed to have greater than 10-fold AT specificities for their cognate ACP substrates as compared to other ACPs in the DEBS PKS. In comparison, there is only modest discrimination for its native ACP by the standalone AT from the "AT-less" disorazole synthase (DSZS). These "AT-less" multimodular PKS lack AT domains in their modular assembly, and instead, transacylation is supplied by a trans-acting discrete AT. With its higher transacylation activity for DEBS ACPs compared to their natural ATs (> 40-fold), DSZS AT presents new opportunities for regioselective modification of a polyketide backbone and thus prompting further structural and biochemical investigations. Towards the analysis of DSZS AT, we report crystal structures of trans-acting AT resolved at 1.51 Å, and that of its acetate complex at 1.35 Å resolution. Comprehensive alanine-scanning mutagenesis of its native ACP1 substrate also identified a conserved Asp45 residue on the ACP for AT interactions. This conserved residue is proposed to contribute to the observed AT promiscuity. Supplementing in silico protein docking with these results, a model for DSZS AT and ACP interactions was derived. Working towards high-resolution structural characterization of this interface, we developed a novel strategy for covalently cross-linking and purifying a catalytically relevant DSZS AT-ACP complex. Finally, trans complementation of methylmalonyl CoA specific DEBS modules was also accomplished in vitro with DSZS AT for malonyl CoA incorporation. From our investigations, we have gained new insights into the protein-protein interactions that play a major role in the efficient biosynthesis of structurally complex polyketides. These results also reveal important considerations and opportunities for biosynthetic engineering within the multi-functional assembly lines.
  • v. 1-2, 1977-78.
    George R. Pettit.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2008
    Gail Baura.
  • 2012 Springer
    Mauro Bologna, editor.
    Central Nervous System Tumors / Paolo Aloisi, Francesco Martella, Davide Cerone and Giampiero Porzio -- Head and Neck Tumours / Keith D. Hunter and Robert Bolt -- Thyroid Cancer / Laura D. Locati, Angela Greco, Maria Grazia Borrello, Maria Luisa Carcangiu and Paolo Bossi, et al. -- Targeted Therapies for Non-small-Cell Lung Cancer / Giulio Metro and Lucio Crinò -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas / Roberta Zappasodi and Massimo Di Nicola -- Leukemias / Lia Ginaldi and Massimo De Martinis -- Breast Cancer / Nadia Rucci, Luca Ventura and Anna Teti -- Oesophago-Gastric Cancer / Alex M. Reece-Smith, Simon L. Parsons and Sue A. Watson -- Colorectal Cancer / David N. Church, Rachel Susannah Midgley and David J. Kerr -- Hepatocellular Carcinoma / Yasunori Minami and Masatoshi Kudo -- Biomarkers for Prognosis and Molecularly Targeted Therapy in Renal Cell Carcinoma / Laura S. Schmidt -- Bladder Cancer / Andrea Tubaro, Daniele Santini, Cosimo De Nunzio, Alice Zoccoli and Michele Iuliano -- Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer / Mauro Bologna and Carlo Vicentini -- Ovarian Cancer / Jessica Wangui Oribabor, Allison Ambrosio, Cesar M. Castro and Michael J. Birrer -- Uterine Cancer: The Influence of Genetics and Environment on Cell Cycling Pathways in Cancer / Annekathryn Goodman, Leslie S. Bradford and Leslie A. Garrett -- Biotargets in Sarcomas: The Past, Present, and a Look into the Future / Vivek Subbiah and Razelle Kurzrock -- Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers / Kim H. T. Paraiso, Jobin K. John and Keiran S. M. Smalley -- Molecular Pathology of Cancer Metastasis: Suggestions for Future Therapy / Adriano Angelucci and Edoardo Alesse -- Current and Future Developments in Cancer Therapy Research: miRNAs as New Promising Targets or Tools / Marilena V. Iorio, Patrizia Casalini, Claudia Piovan, Luca Braccioli and Elda Tagliabue.
  • Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2006 Springer
    [edited by] Maria Teresa Giardi, Elena V. Piletska.
    Introduction: the emergence of a new technology / Maria Teresa Giardi -- A brief story of biosensor technology / Marco Mascini -- Photosystem II: composition and structure / Aspasia Spyridaki, Emmanuel Psylinakis, and Demetrios F. Ghanotakis -- Biogenesis and structural dynamics of the photosystem II complex / Josef Komenda ... [et al.] -- Engineering the D1 subunit of photosystem II: application to biosensor technology / Udo Johanningmeier ... [et al.] -- Chloroplast genomics of land plants and algae / Margarita S. Odintsova and Nadezhda P. Yurina -- Comparison of the immobilization techniques for photosystem II / Regis Rouillon ... [et al.] -- Comparison of photosynthetic organisms of the evolution scale for protein biochips / Maria Teresa Giardi, Dania Esposito, and Giuseppe Torzillo -- Signal transduction techniques for photosynthetic proteins / Pinalysa Cosma, Francesco Longobardi, and Angela Agostiano -- Biotechnological and computational approaches for the development of biosensors / Giulio Testone ... [et al.] -- The problem of herbicide water monitoring in Europe / Licia Guzzella and Fiorenzo Pozzoni -- Application of chloroplast D1 protein in biosensors for monitoring photosystem II-inhibiting herbicides / Elena V. Piletska, Sergey A. Piletsky, and Regis Rouillon -- Photosystem II-based biosensors for the detection of photosynthetic herbicides / Maria Teresa Giardi and Emanuela Pace -- Mimicking the plastoquinone-binding pocket of photosystem II using molecularly imprinted polymers / Florent Breton ... [et al.] -- Photosystem II biosensors for heavy metals monitoring / Regis Rouillon ... [et al.] -- Development of biosensors for the detection of hydrogen peroxide / Louisa Giannoudi, Elena V. Piletska, and Sergey A. Piletsky -- Biodevices for space research / Dania Esposito ... [et al.] -- Successes in the development and application of innovative techniques / Eleftherios touloupakis ... [et al.].
  • 2013 Wiley
    Rodney J.Y. Ho, Milo Gibaldi.
    Introduction to biopharmaceuticals -- Distinctions of biologic versus small molecule platforms in drug development -- Financing biologic drug development -- Application of biotechnology in drug discovery and early development -- Large-scale production of recombinant proteins -- Clinical pharmacology, toxicology, and therapeutic dosage & response -- Clinical evaluation and regulatory approval & enforcement of biopharmaceuticals -- Pharmacoeconomics and drug pricing / Garrison -- Antibodies and derivatives -- Hematopoietic growth and coagulation factors -- Cytokines and interferons -- Hormones -- Enzymes -- Vaccines / Hu, Ho -- Other biopharmaceutical products -- Advances in personalized medicine : pharmacogenetics in drug therapy -- Gene and cell therapy -- Pharmacoeconomics, outcome, and health technology assessment research in drug development -- Summary and future prospects.
  • v. 27-, 2003- CRCnetBase
    v. 29, 2005 CRCnetBase
  • v. 4-, 2006- Springer
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Firdos Alam Khan.
    "This book is a comprehensive overview of all the important aspects of medical biotechnology intended for interested, scientifically oriented laypersons, along, who want a relatively low level presentation of important biotechnology medical specialties such as bacteriology, immunology, recombinant DNA, molecular diagnostics, gene therapy, synthetic biology, tissue engineering, bioethics, IP issues, vaccines, and more"-- Provided by publisher.
  • 2011 Springer
    Alfonso Barbarisi (ed.) ; in collaboration with Paolo Bechi, Paolo Innocenti, Carlo Alberto Redi, Francesco Rosso ; foreword by Enrico De Antoni.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    editor, V. K. Gupta ; co-editor, M. Ayyachamy.
    Identification of fungal pathogenicity genes by Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation / Karunakaran Maruthachalam ... [et al.] -- The genetics and molecular biology of carotenoid biosynthesis in mucorales / Catalina Sanz, Mahdi Shahriari, and Arturo P. Eslava -- Induction and repression of carbohydrate degrading enzymes in fungi with special reference to their coding genes / Pauline Walsh, Alan Hernon, and Anthonia O'Donovan -- Involvement of ADH1, IPT1, and PMT genes in Candida albicans pathogenesis / Mahmoud Rouabhia and Mahmoud Ghannoum -- Enhanced resistance to fungal pathogens in plants through selective utilization of useful fungal genes / B.K. Sarma ... [et al.] -- Genes encoding penicillin and cephalosporin biosinthesis in Acremonium chrysogenum : two separate clusters are required for cephalosporin production / Juan-Francisco Martøn, Carlos Garcia-Estrada, and Ricardo V. Ullon -- A review of the fungal B-galactosidase gene and its biotechnological applications / Anne G. Lydon -- Trichoderma genes involved in interactions with fungi and plants / Mala Mukherjee -- Use of luciferases as a tool to analyze fungal physiology in association with gene transcription / David M. Arana and Jess Pla -- Fungal genes and their respective enzymes in industrial food, bio-based, and pharma applications / Marco van den Berg ... [et al.] -- Fungal metacaspases : an overview / Anthonia O'Donovan, Finola E. Cliffe, and Mary C. Shier -- Signaling molecules in the Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi / Mohammad Miransari -- Role of pathogenic genes of Fusarium oxysporum, coding cell wall degrading enzymes during wilt infection in plants / Vijai Kumar Gupta, Maria Tuohy, and A. Manimaran -- Engineering fungal expression systems : recombinant expression of two class I alpha-1, 2-mannosidases from the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans / C. Joshua Eades and William E. Hintz -- PCR-diagnostic of Septoria nodorum berk : aggresivenes in wheat tissue / I.V. Maksimov and A.Sh. Valeev -- Detection of toxigeneic and pathogenic fungi targeting metabolic pathway genes / Venkataramana Mudili ... [et al.] -- Pathogenicity genes in entomopathogenic fungia used as biopesticides / K. Uma Devi ... [et al.].
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    Roger L. Lundblad.
    "Discussing the role of plasma proteins in current biotechnology, this book describes the protein composition of human plasma, the fractionation of plasma to obtain therapeutic proteins, and the analysis of these products. It delineates the path from plasma products to recombinant products, and highlights products from albumin, intravenous immunoglobins, and coagulation. It offers a comprehensive review of current techniques for the analysis of proteins including electrophoresis, chromatography, spectrophotometry, and mass spectrometry as well as updates not published since 1975"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2009 Springer
    edited by I.W. Fong and Kenneth Alibek.
    Anthrax : a disease and a weapon / Kenneth Alibek, Catherine Lobanova and Serguei Popov -- Plague as a biological weapon / David T. Dennis -- Tularemia and bioterrorism / Lisa Hodges and Robert L. Penn -- Melioidosis and Glanders as possible biological weapons / David Allan Brett Dance -- Smallpox as a weapon for bioterrorism / J. Michael Lane -- Hemorrhagic Fever viruses as biological weapons / Allison Groseth ... [et al.] -- Botulism as a potential agent of bioterrorism / Thomas P. Bleck -- Ricin : a possible, noninfectious biological weapon / Maor Maman and Yoav Yehezkelli -- Bioterrorism alert for health care workers / Theodore J. Cieslak, George W. Christopher and Edward M. Eitzen -- The economics of planning and preparing for bioterrorism / Martin I. Meltzer.
  • 2006 AccessMedicine
    Michael R. Grey, Kenneth R. Spaeth.
    Introduction to terrorism and bioterrorism -- A clinical approach to biological, chemical, and nuclear terrorism -- Clinicians' roles in public health preparedness and emergency response -- Environmental terrorism -- Surveillance systems and bioterrorism -- Vulnerable groups: a summary of relevant concerns -- Psychological effects of the BCN threat -- Toxicology and bioterrorism -- Legal and ethical issues -- A brief history of biological weapons -- Introduction to biological agents -- Smallpox (Variola major) -- Viral hemorrhagic fevers -- Anthrax -- Plague (Yersinia pestis) -- Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) -- Introduction to biotoxins -- Botulinum toxin -- Ricin -- Category B and C and additional agents -- Introduction to chemical weapons -- A brief history of chemical weapons -- Pulmonary agents -- Vesicants or blistering agents -- Nerve and incapacitating agents -- Blood agents -- A brief history of nuclear weapons and the atomic age -- An overview of radiation physics and injury -- Introduction to nucelar and radiation weapons -- Radiologic terrorism.
  • 2013 Springer
    Martin Grassberger, Ronald A. Sherman, Olga S. Gileva, Christopher M.H. Kim, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, editors.
    Biotherapy, an introduction / John C.T. Church -- Maggot therapy / Ronald A. Sherman, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, Martin Grassberger and Tarek I. Tantawi -- Hirudotherapy / Olga S. Gileva and Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu -- Apitherapy -- Bee venom therapy / Christopher M.H. Kim -- Apitherapy -- the use of honeybee products / Theodore Cherbuliez -- Ichthyotherapy / Martin Grassberger and Ronald A. Sherman -- Helminth therapy / David E. Elliott, David I. Pritchard, and Joel V. Weinstock -- Phage therapy / Elizabeth M. Kutter, Guram Gvasalia, Zemphira Alavidze and Erin Brewster -- Animal-assisted therapy: benefits and challenges / Mary Cole and Maureen Howard -- Equine-assisted therapy: an overview / Nina Ekholm Fry -- Canine olfactory detection of human disease / Claire Guest.
  • pt. A-D, 2009-11. ScienceDirect
    pt. B, 2009 ScienceDirect
    pt. C, 2011 ScienceDirect
    pt. D, 2011 ScienceDirect
    edited by Michael L. Johnson, Jo M. Holt and Gary K. Ackers.
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Lester Packer.
    Also available: Print – 1995
  • ScienceDirect
    edited by Lester Packer.
    Also available: Print – 1995
  • 2011 Springer
    Robert J. Roselli, Kenneth R. Diller.
    Part I. Fundamentals of How People Learn (HPL) -- Introduction to HPL Methodology -- Part II. Fundamental Concepts in Biotransport -- Fundamental Concepts in Biotransport -- Modeling and Solving Biotransport Problems -- Part III. Biofluid Transport -- Rheology of Biological Fluids -- Macroscopic Approach for Biofluid Transport -- Shell Balance Approach for One Dimensional Biofluid Transport -- General Microscopic Approach for Biofluid Transport -- Part IV. Bioheat Transport -- Heat Transfer Fundamentals -- Macroscopic Approach to Bioheat Transport -- Shell Balance Approach for 1-D Bioheat Transport -- General Microscopic Approach for Bioheat Transport -- Section V. Biological Mass Transport -- Mass Transfer Fundamentals -- Macroscopic Approach to Biomass Transport -- Shell Balance Approach for 1-D Biomass Transport -- General Microscopic Approach for Biomass Transport.
  • 2009 Springer
    edited by Carlos A. Zarate, Jr. and Husseini K. Manji.
  • 2015 Springer
    Kostas N. Fountoulakis.
    This book examines in detail the diagnostic approach to manic depressive (bipolar) illness, with special reference to the borderline zones with unipolar depression and schizoaffective disorder. Among other diagnostic issues considered are mixed episodes (often misdiagnosed by psychiatrists), rapid cycling, and the confusion with personality disorders. Within the context of diagnosis and understanding of the dynamics of bipolar disorder, temperament, character, and personality are all extensively discussed. Neurocognitive deficit and disability are covered, as are elements of evolutionary biology and behavior. With regard to treatment, the major focus is on evidence-based therapy, with reference to the results of randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses; in addition, contemporary guidelines and future trends are examined. Careful consideration is also given to the psychosocial treatment approach and issues relating to societal and economic costs and burdens.
  • 2012 Cambridge
    edited by Gordon Parker.
    Introduction to the second edition -- Bipolar disorder in historical perspective / Edward Shorter -- The bipolar spectrum / James Phelps -- Defining and measuring bipolar II disorder / Gordon Parker -- Bipolar II disorder in context : a review of epidemiology, disability and economic burden / George Hadjipavlou, David J. Bond and Lakshmi N. Yatham -- Comorbid conditions associated with bipolar II disorder / Gordon Parker -- Is bipolar II disorder increasing in prevalence? / Gordon Parker and Kathryn Fletcher -- Personality styles associated with bipolar II disorder / Kathryn Fletcher -- Distinguishing bipolar II disorder from personality-based states of emotional dysregulation / Joel Paris -- The neurobiology of bipolar II disorder / Emre Bora and Christos Pantelis -- The role of antidepressants in managing bipolar II disorder / Joseph F. Goldberg -- Current status of mood stabilisers in the management of bipolar II disorder / George Hadjipavlou, David J. Bond and Lakshmi Yatham -- The use of atypical antipsychotic drugs in bipolar II disorder / Eduard Vieta and Nuria Cruz -- The role of fish oil in managing bipolar II disorder / Anne-Marie Rees and Gordon Parker -- Psychological interventions for bipolar II disorder / Vijaya Manicavasagar and David Gilfillan -- The role of wellbeing plans in managing bipolar II disorder / Margo Orum -- The trajectory of illness experienced by those with bipolar II disorder / Tessa Cleradin -- Clinical models for managing bipolar II disorder : model 1 / Gordon Parker -- Clinical models for managing bipolar II disorder : model 2 / Terence A. Ketter and Po W. Wang -- Management commentary / Darryl Bassett -- Management commentary / Michael Berk -- Management commentary / Sophia Frangou -- Management commentary / Mark Frye -- Management commentary / S. Nassir Ghaemi -- Management commentary / Michael Gitlin and David Miklowitz -- Management commentary / Joseph F. Goldberg -- Management commentary / Guy M. Goodwin -- Management commentary / Andrew A. Nierenberg -- Management commentary / Robert M. Post -- Management commentary / Michael E. Thase -- Management commentary / Eduard Vieta -- Management commentary / Allan H. Young -- Rounding up and tying down / Gordon Parker.
  • 2012 Springer
    Denys N. Wheatley.
    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.
  • 2005- Springer
    series eds. Axel Schmidt, Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, Manfred H. Wolff.
    Infectious diseases remain a substantial drain on human well-being and economies despite the availability of modern drugs. New pathogens emerge and known pathogens change their geographical distribution and their susceptibility to the available drugs. An understanding of the structure and function of infectious disease pathogens is a major scientific challenge with important potential applications. This monograph series provides up-to-date information on the latest developments in infectious disease research. The multi-authored volumes cover basic biology and biochemistry of pathogens as well as applied medical aspects and implications for public health and policy.-- Excerpted from publisher notes.
  • 2013
    Cecilia Van Hollen.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Prologue : into the well and out again -- Birth in the age of AIDS -- India responds to the epidemic -- "The HIV test is like an immunization" : scenes from prenatal HIV counseling -- "I don't need my husband's permission?" : women's views on HIV/AIDS and decisions about prenatal testing -- HIV/AIDS and the gendering of stigma -- To birth or not to birth? : constraints and pragmatics in HIV-positive women's childbearing decisions -- HIV-positive women give birth : deception and determination -- Breast or bottle? : HIV-positive women's responses to global health policy on infant feeding -- Creating a storm : activists' hopes and mothers' fears -- Epilogue : memory boxes.
  • 2009 Springer
    edited by G. Di Giovanni, V. Di Matteo, E. Esposito.
  • [S. J. Ventura].
    Also available: Print – 1995
  • 2011 Springer
    Roland E. Kontermann, editor.
    "The concept of using bispecific antibodies for cancer therapy by retargeting immune effector cells was developed more than 25 years ago. However, initial clinical studies were rather disappointing mainly due to low efficacy, severe side effects and the immunogenicity of the bispecific antibodies. A deeper understanding of effector cell biology and especially developments in the field of antibody engineering has led to the generation of new classes of bispecific antibodies capable of circumventing many of these obstacles. Furthermore, new applications were established for bispecific antibodies, such as pre-targeting strategies in radioimmunotherapy and dual targeting approaches in order to improve binding, selectivity and efficacy. In this book, the different means of generating bispecific antibodies are described, with an emphasis on recombinant formats, and information on the various applications of bispecific antibodies, e.g. in cellular cancer immunotherapy, radioimmunotherapy and pretargeting strategies, but also on emerging applications such as dual targeting strategies, i.e., the simultaneous inhibition of two targets (cytokines, receptors, etc.) are provided. This book is intended for a broad readership in the field of antibody engineering, mainly from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector, but also including academic researchers working in this field."--Publisher's website.
  • 2012 Springer
    Francesco Saverio De Ponte, editor ; foreword by Giorgio Iannetti.
    1. Introduction / Robert E. Marx -- 2. Pharmacology: Mechanism of Action of Bisphosphonates / Angelina De Sarro and Letteria Minutoli -- 3. Use of Bisphosphonates in Oncology / Giuseppe Altavilla, Grazia Marabello, Chiara Tomasello and Vincenzo Pitini -- 4. Use of Bisphosphonates in Hematology / Caterina Musolino and Alessandro Allegra -- 5. Use of Bisphosphonates in Osteoporosis / Angelina De Sarro and Letteria Minutoli -- 6. Biomorphology in BIONJ: Anatomy and Histology / Giuseppina Cutroneo -- 7. Etiopathogenesis and Clinical Aspects of BIONJ / Santino Ferrara, Laura Vuolo, Annamaria Colao and Luigi Califano -- 8. Instrumental Diagnosis / Silvio Mazziotti, Achille Mileto, Michele Gaeta, Giorgio Ascenti, Ignazio Salamone, Carmela Visalli and Alfredo Blandino -- 9. Microbiological Aspects of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw / Stefania Leuci, Marco Friscia and Michele Davide Mignogna -- 10. Prevention and the Role of the Dentist / Giacomo Oteri -- 11. Conservative Treatment: Oxygen-Ozone Therapy / Alessandro Agrillo -- 12. Conservative Treatment: LASER (Biostimulation and Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment) / Paolo Vescovi -- 13. Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment / Claudio Marchetti, Gian Andrea Pelliccioni, Filippo Moretti, Francesco Saverio De Ponte, Giuseppe Lombardo and Carla Nava -- 14. Major Surgery in BIONJ / Luciano Catalfamo, Carla Nava, Giuseppe Lombardo and Francesco Saverio De Ponte -- 15. BRONJ: The Future / Salvatore L. Ruggiero.
  • 2007 Springer
    Reiner Bartl ... [et al.].
  • 2011 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Robert B.J. Dorion.
    History of bitemark evidence / D.R. Senn -- The role of health professionals in diagnosing patterned injuries from birth to death / J.D. McDowell -- Role of the medical examiner, coroner, and pathologist / J.H.Davis -- The team approach in bitemark investigation / V.F. Delattre -- The nature of bitemarks / M.L. Bernstein -- Reconstructive bitemark analysis / M.L. Bernstein -- Photography / G.S. Golden and F.D. Wright -- Practical tips in forensic bitemark photography / L. Gagnon -- Image processing and analysis for evidentiary purposes / W.R. Oliver -- Bitemarks as biological evidence / D. Sweet O.C. -- Bitemark impressions / R.B.J. Dorion -- Microscopy techniques / P.J. Bush -- Nonperishables and perishables / R.B.J. Dorion -- Tissue specimens / R.B.J. Dorion -- Histology and timing of injury / J.H.Davis -- Animal bites / R.R. Souviron -- Carnivore bitemarks / R.B.J. Dorion -- Human bitemarks / R.B.J. Dorion -- Patterns, lesions, and trauma-mimicking bitemarks / R.B.J. Dorion and R.R. Souviron -- Current context of bitemark analysis and research / M.A. Bush and P.J. Bush -- Research, emerging technologies, and recent developments / R.B.J. Dorion -- Experimental bitemarks and histology / M. Houde -- Genotypic comparison of bacterial DNA recovered from bitemarks and teeth / G.R. Tompkins -- The suspect / L.T. Johnson -- Methods of comparison / J.C. Dailey -- Bitemark report / M.L. Bernstein -- Precautionary measures / P.G. Stimson -- Science and the law / R.A. Mincer and H.H. Mincer -- Case law / R.E. Barsley -- Contracting with the expert witness / R.D. Metcalf -- Courtroom aids in bitemark evidence / J.P. Kenney -- Legal liability of an expert witness / H.M. Pitluck -- Wrongful convictions and erroneous bitemark opinions / I.A. Pretty and C.M. Bowers -- Reliability of bitemark analysis / I.A. Pretty -- Resolving issues in bitemark analysis / I.A. Pretty -- ABFO Bitemark analysis guidelines: outline -- ABFO guidelines for investigative and final bitemark reports -- Bitemark checklist: bitemark recipient -- Bitemark checklist: suspected biter -- Sample consent form -- Dental nomenclature.
  • 2008 CRCnetBASE
    John Buckingham.
  • 2003 ebrary
    Susan S. Hunter.
    Also available: Print – 2003
  • 2015
    Damon Tweedy, M.D.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    When Tweedy began medical school, he envisioned a bright future where his segregated, working-class background would become irrelevant. Instead he found himself grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans, and met a professor who bluntly questioned whether he belonged in medical school. In examining the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine, he illustrates the complex social, cultural, and economic factors at the root of most health problems in the black community.
  • 2010 Springer
    edited by Cheryl T. Lee and David P. Wood.
  • 2014 Springer
    Alan J. Wein, Karl-Erik Andersson, Marcus J. Drake, Roger R. Dmochowski, editors.
    Bladder Dysfunction in the Adult: The Basis for Clinical Management succinctly describes all that the healthcare professional needs to know when treating lower urinary tract symptoms. The book describes how to assess and treat every group of patients likely to be affected with bladder problems, and the underlying mechanisms responsible. Women with stress incontinence, men with enlarged prostates, people with neurological disease and the elderly are all discussed in particular detail. For all professionals treating or learning to treat patients with urinary storage or voiding problems, the concise presentation and thorough coverage provides treatment recommendations and clear explanations. Authored by recognized experts in their respective fields, Bladder Dysfunction in the Adult: The Basis for Clinical Management is a comprehensive resource that allows the reader to develop the knowledge, understanding, and confidence to deal with the many clinical challenges of bladder dysfunction.
  • 2013 Springer
    Jørgen Nordling, Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, Joop P. van de Merwe, Pierre Bouchelouche, Mauro Cervigni, Magnus Fall, editors.
    Historical Perspective / Philip M. Hanno M.D., M.P.H. -- Epidemiology / Mirja Ruutu M.D., Ph.D., F.E.B.U., Mikael Leppilahti MD, PhD -- Diagnostic Criteria, Classification and Nomenclature for Bladder Pain Syndrome / Joop P. van de Merwe MD, PhD, Jørgen Nordling MD, Dr.med.Sci, FEBU -- Part I: Pathophysiology -- Clinical Pathophysiology and Molecular Biology of the Urothelium and the GAG Layer / Gianfranco Tajana, Mauro Cervigni -- Mast Cell and Bladder Pain Syndrome / Kirsten Bouchelouche M.D., D.M.Sc., Pierre Bouchelouche M.D. -- Neurophysiology of Pelvic Pain Mechanisms / Jean-Jacques Wyndaele M.D., D.Sci., Ph.D., Silvia Malaguti M.D. -- Syndromes Associated with Bladder Pain Syndrome as Clues to its Pathogenesis / John W. Warren M.D., Joop P. van de Merwe M.D., Ph.D. -- Part II: Clinical Presentations -- Bladder Pain Syndrome: Clinical Presentation / John Hughes M.B.B.S., F.R.C.A., F.F.P.M.R.C.A. -- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Bladder Pain Syndrome / Mauro Cervigni M.D., Franca Natale M.D. -- Psychosocial Risk Factors and Patient Outcomes for Bladder Pain Syndrome / Dean A. Tripp Ph.D., J. Curtis Nickel M.D., F.R.C.S.C. -- Bladder Pain Syndrome and Sexuality / Jennifer Yonaitis Fariello M.S.N., C.R.N.P., Kristene E. Whitmore M.D. -- Part III: Diagnosis -- Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome / John W. Warren M.D., Philip M. Hanno M.D., M.P.H. -- Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of Bladder Pain Syndrome / Jennifer Yonaitis Fariello M.S.N., C.R.N.P., Kristene E. Whitmore M.D. -- Urine Biomarkers and Bladder Pain Syndrome / Pierre Bouchelouche M.D., Kirsten Bouchelouche M.D., DMSc. -- Cystoscopy and Hydrodistension in the Diagnosis of Bladder Pain Syndrome / Andrey Zaytsev M.D., Ph.D., Magnus Fall M.D., Ph.D. -- Biopsy Retrieval, Tissue Handling, Morphology, and Histopathological Characteristics / Christina Kåbjörn-Gustafsson, Ralph Peeker -- Urodynamics in BPS / Paul P. Irwin M.Ch., F.R.C.S.I(Urol), Claus Riedl M.D. -- Complementary and Alternative Medical Treatments of Bladder Pain Syndrome / Z. Chad Baxter M.D., Helen R. Levey D.O., M.P.H. -- Diet and Its Role in Bladder Pain Syndrome and Comorbid Conditions / Justin I. Friedlander, Barbara Shorter, Robert M. Moldwin -- Physiotherapy / Amy Rejba Hoffmann M.S.N., Hina M. Sheth M.S., P.T., O.C.S., M.T.C. -- Oral Therapy for Bladder Pain Syndrome Directed at the Bladder / Philip M. Hanno M.D., M.P.H. -- Pain Treatment in Bladder Pain Syndrome / John Hughes M.B.B.S., F.R.C.A., F.F.P.M.R.C.A., Salma Mohammed M.B.B.S., F.R.C.A. -- Intravesical Therapy / Mauro Cervigni M.D., Arndt van Ophoven M.D., Ph.D. -- Hydrodistention, Transurethral Resection and Other Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome / Magnus Fall M.D., Ph.D., Jørgen Nordling M.D., Dr. Med. Sci., F.E.B.U., Ralph Peeker -- Botulinum Toxin Treatment in Bladder Pain Syndrome / Paul P. Irwin M.Ch., F.R.C.S.I. (Urol), Paulo Dinis Oliveria M.D., Ph.D. -- Neurostimulation for Bladder Pain Syndrome / Dominique El-Khawand M.D., Kristene E. Whitmore -- Bladder Augmentation, Urinary Diversion and Cystectomy in Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome / Jørgen Nordling, Magnus Fall, Ralph Peeker -- Part V: Patient Perspective -- A Patient Perspective / Jane M. Meijlink BA Hons -- Exploratory Research on the Social Costs and Care for Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome / Loredana Nasta, Simone Montagnoli, Maria Avolio.
  • 2011 Springer
    Vinata B. Lokeshwar, Axel S. Merseburger, Stefan H. Hautmann, editors.
  • 2016 Springer
    Anthony M.J. Bull, Jon Clasper, Peter F. Mahoney, editors.
    Part 1. Basic Science and Engineering -- 1. The fundamentals of blast physics -- 2. Biomechanics in blast -- 3. Behaviour of materials -- 4. Blast Loading of Cells -- 5. Biological Tissue Response -- Part 2. Weapon Effects and the Human -- 6. Blast Injury Mechanism -- Section 3. Principles of Investigating and Modelling Blast and Blast Mitigation -- 7. The examination of post-blast scenes -- 8. Clinical Forensic Investigation of the 2005 London Suicide Bombings -- 9. Modelling the blast environment and relating this to clinical injury- Experience from the 7/7 Inquest -- 10. The mortality review panel: a report on the deaths on operations of UK Service personnel 2002-2013 -- 11. Physical Models- Tissue Simulants.-12. Physical Models- Organ models for primary blast -- 13. In Vivo Models of blast injury -- 14. Modelling Blast brain injury -- 15. Military wound ballistics base study: Development of a Skull/Brain Model -- 16. Surrogates of human injury -- 17. Computational methods in continuum mechanics -- 18. Energised fragments: bullets and fragment simulating projectiles -- Part 4. Applications of blast injury research: Solving clinical problems -- 19. Coagulopathy and inflammation: an overview of blast effects -- 20. Foot and Ankle Blast Injuries -- 21. Traumatic Amputation -- 22. Testing and development of mitigation systems for tertiary blast -- 23. Pelvic blast injury -- 24. Behind Armour blunt trauma (BABT) -- 25. Blast Injury to the Spine -- 26. Primary Blast Lung Injury -- 27. Regional effec ts of explosive devices: The neck -- 28. Optimising the anatomical coverage provided by military body Armour systems -- 29. Blast injuries of the Eye -- 30. Hearing damage through blast -- 31. Peripheral Nerve Injuries.
  • 2012 Springer
    Heinz Mehlhorn, Kevin S.W. Tan, Hisao Yoshikawa, editors.
    The stages of blastocystis have been known for 101 years. However, many facts are still disputed, e.g. even the question whether it is a true pathogen or a commensal present in sometimes life-threatening diarrheas.The present book evaluates in chapters contributed by renowned researchers the latest findings on: landmarks in the discovery of blastocystis; epidemiology, transmission and zoonotic potential; morphology of human and animal blastocystis isolates; clinical aspects of blastocystis infections; behavioral decision analysis: what makes us sick?; blastocystis-host interactions; molecular approaches on the systematical position; genetic polymorphism; blastocystis from a statistical point of view; diarrheas due to different agents of disease; zoonotic diseases in comparison. As such, this book provides a broad range of information for people working in this field, for physicians and veterinarians who are confronted with clinical cases, teachers, students and technical staff members in the fields of microbiology, parasitology and diagnostic methods -- P. [4] of cover.
  • 2011 Springer
    Robert J. Kurman, Lora Hedrick Ellenson, and Brigitte M. Ronnett (eds.).
    Also available: Print – 2011
  • 2011 Springer
    Eyal Sheiner, editor.
    Clinical Approach to Pregnancy-Related Bleeding -- Early Pregnancy Loss -- Ectopic Pregnancy -- Vaginal Bleeding and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- Gynecological Cancer During Pregnancy -- Vaginal Bleeding and Preterm Delivery -- Placental Abruption -- Placenta Previa and Placenta Accreta -- Vasa Previa -- Uterine Rupture -- Postpartum Hemorrhage -- Coagulopathy and Pregnancy -- Anesthesia and Intensive Care Management of Bleeding During Pregnancy.
  • Blessed, G.; Stern, Y.
  • Blessed, G.; Stern, Y.
  • 2006
    Richard P. Sloan.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    1. Introduction -- 2. Religion and medicine in history -- 3. From Sputnik to angels: science, subjectivity, and the rise of irrationalism -- 4. Why now? -- 5. Are there really so many studies on religion and health? -- 6. How good is the evidence? -- 7. Is there really a health advantage to the religiously active? -- 8. Attendance at services and mortality -- 9. Why long-distance healing doesn't have a prayer -- 10. Ethical problems -- 11. Is it practical to bring religion into medicine? -- 12. Is there really a demand for bringing religion into medicine? -- 13. Trivializing the transcendent: be careful what you wish for -- 14. Religion and medicine: hope or hype?
  • 2015 Springer
    Dédée F. Murrell, editor.
  • 2011 ScienceDirect
    2011 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Anna Porwit, Jeffrey McCullough, Wendy N. Erber.
    1. Normal blood cells -- 2. Normal bone marrow cells: development and cythology -- 3. Normal bone marrow histology -- 4. Regulation of hematopoiesis -- 5. Pathology of the marrow: general considerations and infections/reactive conditions -- 6. Investigation and classification of anemia -- 7. Abnormalities of the red cell membrane -- 8. Erythroenzyme disorders -- 9. Abnormalities of the structure and synthesis of hemoglobin -- 10. Acquired hemolytic anemia -- 11. Iron deficiency anemia, anemia with chronic disorders and iron overload -- 12. Macrocytic anemia -- 13. Aplastic anemia and pure red cell aplasia -- 14. Sideroblastic anemia -- 15. Congenital dyserythropoietic anemias -- 16. Abnormalities in leukocyte morphology and number -- 17. Disorders of phagocyte function -- 18. Acute myeloid leukemias -- 19. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma and mixed phenotype acute leukemias -- 20. Myelodysplastic syndromes -- 21. Molecular studies in myeloproliferative and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms -- 22. Erythrocytosis and polycythemia -- 23. Essential thrombocythemia and primary myelofibrosis -- 24. Chronic myelogenous leukemia -- 25. Myeloproliferative neoplasms and eosinophilia -- 26. Systemic mastocytosis -- 27. Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms -- 28. The chronic lymphoid leukemias -- 29. Lymphoma -- 30. Abnormalities in immunoglobulin synthesizing cells -- 31. Hemostasis : principles of investigation -- 32. Disorders affecting megakaryocytes and platelets : inherited conditions -- 33. Acquired disorders affecting megakaryocytes and platelets -- 34. Inherited disorders of coagulation -- 35. Acquired bleeding disorders -- 36. Natural anticoagulants and thrombophilia -- 37. Blood groups on red cells, platelets and neutrophils -- 38. Transfusion medicine for pathologists -- 39. Histocompatibility : HLA and other systems.
  • 2015 Springer
    Richard T. Maziarz, Susan Schubach Slater, editors.
  • 2011 Springer
    Richard T. Maziarz, Susan Slater.
    Overview of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- The business of cellular therapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Stem cell sources -- Pre-transplant evaluation -- Conditioning regimens -- Supportive care -- Nutrition -- Infection prophylaxis -- Graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis -- Transfusion medicine -- Antithrombotic guidelines -- Engraftment -- Follow-up care -- Infectious complications -- Acute graft-versus-host disease -- Chronic graft-versus-host disease -- Oral complications -- Gastrointestinal complications -- Pulmonary complications -- Cardiovascular complications -- Acute kidney injury -- Thrombotic microangiopathies -- Graft failure -- Post-transplant relapse -- Palliative care -- Survivorship.
  • 2014 Wiley
    edited by Bipin N. Savani.
    Introduction / Bipin N. Savani -- Overview : transplant data and increasing numbers of long-term survivors / Jakob R. Passweg and Helen Baldomero -- Long-term transplant clinic setup / Andre Tichelli ... [et al.] -- Late effects after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Sairah Ahmed and Yago Nieto -- Late effects after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Sairah Ahmed and Yago Nieto -- Graft-versus-host disease and late effects after hematopoetic stem cell transplantation / Gerard Socie -- Prominent role of allied health professionals (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, others) in long term follow-up after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Catherine E. Lucid -- Screening and prevention guidelines for hematopoietic cell transplant survivors / Navneet S. Majhail and j. Douglas Rizzo -- Secondary malignancies : prevalence, screening, prevention, and management guidelines / Paolo F. Caimi and Hillard M. Lazarus -- Cutaneous chronic graft-versus-host disease / Attilio Olivieri ... [et al.] -- Anti-infective prophylaxis, immunization and prevention of recurrent infectious complications in long-term survivors / John P. Galvin and Jayesh Mehta -- Seasonal virus infections : prevention and management guidelines / Gaurav Trikha and John R. Wingard -- Exposure to family members : infections and recent live vaccinations / Brian G. Engelhardt and James E. Crowe, Jr. -- Late pulmonary complications after allogeneic hematopietic stem cell transplantation : bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) and organizing pneumonia (OP) / Lee Gazourian ... [et al.] -- Post-transplantation bone disease : prevalence, monitoring, prevention and management guidelines / Andre Tichelli and Alicia Rovo -- Ocular complications : prevalence, monitoring, prevention, and management guidelines / Andre Tichelli and Alicia Rovo -- Oral complications in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation survivors : monitoring and management / Andrea L. Utz and Shubhada Jagasia -- Fertility issues, contraception, and pregnancy outcome in long-term survivors / Alicia Rovo ... [et al.] -- Follow-up of children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation : growth and development / Kristina K. Hardy ... [et al.] -- Posttransplant diabetes mellitus : monitoring, prevention, and management guidelines / Prathima Jasti, Shichun Bao, and Shubhada Jagasia -- Thyroid disease : monitoring and mangement guidelines / M. Kathleen Figaro ... [et al.] -- Special issues related to female long-term survivors / Melissa A. Merideth ... [et al.] -- Cardiac and vascular complications in long-term survivors after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Alicia Rovo and Andre Tichelli -- Hyperlipidemia : prevalence, monitoring, management, interactions with immunosuppressive agents and follow-up / Dara L. Eckerle Mize, Shubhada Jagasia, and Jeffrey B. Boord -- Hypertension management in long-term survivors / Imad Abboud -- Gastrointestinal complications of hematopoietic cell transplantation / Preet Bagi ... [et al.] -- Hepatic complications of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Niharika Samala ... [et al.] -- Monitoring and management of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV infection before and after transplantation / Keith Luckett and Stephen Dummer -- Prevention and management of renal complications in long-term survivors / Michael Dickenmann and Joerg P. Halter -- Immunosuppressive agents and monitoring in long-term survivors / Paul Shaughnessy and Helen Leather -- Nutritional assessments and nutritional supplementation for long-term transplant survivors : multivitamins, vitamin D, Calcium, antioxidants, and minerals / Lauren Zatarain ... [et al.] -- Daily routines and guidelines : driving, infection isolation, masks, food/diet, activities, exercise, pets, sun exposures, and others / Angela M. Woods -- Caregivers of long-term survivors / Elizabeth Wulff-Burchfield -- Health-related quality of life in adult and pediatric survivors of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Margaret Bevans and Lori Wiener -- Prevalent psychosocial adjustment issues nd solutions : lifestyle and social challenges / Katrina M. Stokes -- Patient's perspective : concepts of long-term survivor support groups and their roles / Michael W. Brown -- Appendix 1 NMDP/Be the match posttransplant guidelines resources / Darlene Haven -- Appendix 2 Long-term follow-up calendar / Andre Tichelli ... [et al.] -- Appendix 3 Commonly used transplant-related medications in long-term survivors / Melissa Logue.
  • v. 1-<3>, 1977-<1981>
    Tibor J. Greenwalt, Edwin A. Steane, section editors.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2006
    Barbara J. Bain.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Blood sampling and blood film preparation and examination -- Performing a blood count -- Morphology of blood cells -- Detecting erroneous blood counts -- Normal ranges -- Quantitative changes in blood cells -- Important supplementary tests -- Disorders of red cells and platelets -- Disorders of white cells.
  • 2008
    edited by Lodovico Balducci, William Ershler, Giovanni de Gaetano.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2011 Springer
    Abraham Noordergraaf.
    pt. 1. Synoptic reviews of thinking in circulatory physiology -- pt. 2. Circulatory sub-systems -- pt. 3. Impedance defined flow and the closed loop.
  • 2014 Springer
    Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors.
    Part I. Blood Pressure: Basic Concepts of Steady and Pulsatile Arterial Hemodynamics -- 1. Arterial Stiffness, Wave Reflection, Wave Amplification: Basic Concepts, Principles of Measurement and Analysis in Humans / Michael F. O'Rourke, Caroline O'Brien, and Thomas Weber -- 2. Large Arteries, Microcirculation, and Mechanisms of Hypertension / Harry A.J. Struijker-Boudier -- 3. Direct Measurement of Local Arterial Stiffness and Pulse Pressure / Luc M. Van Bortel, Tine De Backer, and Patrick Segers --4. Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and Mechanism of Wave Reflections / Julio A. Chirinos and Patrick Segers -- 5. Determination of Systemic and Regional Arterial Structure and Function / Pierre Boutouyrie, Laurent Macron, Elie Mousseaux, and Stéphane Laurent -- 6. Animal Models for Studies of Arterial Stiffness / Patrick Lacolley, Simon N. Thornton, and Yvonnick Bezie -- 7. Elastin, Calcium and Age-Related Stiffening of the Arterial Wall / Jeffrey Atkinson -- 8. Genetic and Cellular Aspects of Arterial Stiffness / Athanase Benetos, Abraham Aviv, Patrick Lacolley, Michel E. Safar, and Véronique Regnault -- Part II. Blood Pressure and Sodium Balance: Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Risk -- 9. Mechanical Stress and the Arterial Wall / Ernesto L. Schiffrin, Alain Tedgui, and Stephanie Lehoux -- 10. Pulsatile Stress, Arterial Stiffness, and Endothelial Function / Robinson Joannidès, Jérémy Bellien, and Christian Thuillez -- 11. Hypoxia, Arterial Blood Pressure, and Microcirculation / Jean-Jacques Mourad, Jean-Sébastien Silvestre, and Bernard I. Lévy -- 12. The Reality of Aging Viewed from the Arterial Wall / Majd AlGhatrif and Edward G. Lakatta -- 13. Emerging Aspects of Angiotensin Biology and Their Potential Role in the Vasculature / Richard N. Re and Julia L. Cook -- 14. Arterial Stiffness and the Sympathetic Nervous System / Gianfranco Parati and Paolo Salvi -- 15. Oxidative Stress and Hypertension / Jing Wu and David G. Harrison -- 16. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction / Scott L. Hummel -- 17. Structural Alterations in Arterial Stiffness: Role of Arterial Fibrosis / Javier Díez -- 18. Salt and Multiorgan Damage in Hypertension: Vascular Stiffening and Cardiorenal Structural Dysfunction Responses / Edward D. Frohlich -- 19. Preventive Lessons from Hypertension and Myocardial Infarction: Treating Asymptomatic Individuals to Lower the Risk for Subsequent Cardiovascular Events / Marc A. Pfeffer -- Part III. Hypertension: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk and Organ Damage -- 20. Value of Brachial and Central Blood Pressure for Predicting Cardiovascular Events / Stanley S. Franklin, Carmel M. McEniery, John R. Cockcroft, and Ian B. Wilkinson -- 21. Predictive Value of Arterial Stiffness for Cardiovascular Events / Stéphane Laurent, Pierre Boutouyrie, and Francesco Mattace Raso -- 22. Heart Rate, Synchrony and Arterial Hemodynamics / Alberto P. Avolio, Mark Butlin, and Isabella Tan -- 23. Pulse Pressure Amplification and Arterial Stiffness in Middle Age / Alberto P. Avolio, Mark Butlin, and Athanase D. Protogerou -- 24. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Cardiac Remodelling: From Cardiac Hypertrophy to Heart Failure / Mary J. Roman and Richard B. Devereux -- 25. The Relationship Between Aortic Stiffness, Microvascular Disease in the Brain and Cognitive Decline: Insights into the Emerging Epidemic of Alzheimer's Disease / Angelo Scuteri, Jonathan Stone, and Michael F. O'Rourke -- 26. Arterial Stiffness and Risk in Various Cardiovascular Diseases / Charalambos Vlachopoulos, Dimitrios Terentes- Printzios, Kenji Takazawa, and Christodoulos Stefanadis -- 27. Large Artery Remodeling and Chronic Kidney Disease / Marie Briet, Michel Delahousse, Gérard London, Stéphane Laurent, and Pierre Boutouyrie -- 28. Arterial Changes in Renal Transplantation / Sola Aoun Bahous, Serge Korjian, Yazan Daaboul, Jacques Blacher, and Michel E. Safar -- 29. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Coronary Heart Disease / Piotr Jankowski, Jacques Blacher, and Thomas Weber -- Part IV. Clinical Involvement: Role of Age, Sex, Inflammatory and Metabolic Alterations -- 30. Modifications of Blood Pressure Profiles in the Very Old: Role of Frailty and Comorbidities / Athanase Benetos, Sylvie Gautier, and Michel E. Safar -- 31. Arterial Stiffness and Amplification in the Very Old / Athanase Benetos, Ghassan Watfa, Paolo Salvi, and Patrick Lacolley -- 32. Hypertension in Men and Women: Is It Different? / Harold Smulyan and Bruno Pannier -- 33. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Smoking / Isabel Ferreira, Roel J.J. van de Laar, and Coen D.A. Stehouwer -- 34. Glucose, Insulin and Potential Strategies of Vascular Stiffening / Guanghong Jia, Annayya R. Aroor, Gerald A. Meininger, and James R. Sowers -- 35. Arterial Stiffness in Chronic Inflammation / Kaisa M. Mäki-Petäjä, Carmel M. McEniery, Stanley S. Franklin, and Ian B. Wilkinson -- Part V. Stratifications of Cardiovascular Risk and Therapeutic Consequences on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections -- 36. Outcome-Driven Thresholds for Pulse Pressure on Office and Out-of-the-Office Blood Pressure Measurement / Yumei Gu, Lucas S. Aparicio, Yanping Liu, Kei Asayama, Tine W. Hansen, Teemu J. Niiranen, José Boggia, Lutgarde Thijs, and Jan A. Staessen -- 37. Properties of Central Arteries in Populations of Different Ethnicity: Ethnicity and Central Arteries / Augustine Nonso Odili, Yumei Gu, and Jan A. Staessen -- 38. Changing Concepts on the Role of Blood Pressure Reduction in Stroke Prevention with the Focus on β-Blocking Agents / Ji-Guang Wang, Feng-Hua Ding, Li-Hua Li, and Yan Li -- 39. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Antihypertensive Drugs (Part 1) / Hélène Beaussier, Stéphane Laurent, and Pierre Boutouyrie -- 40. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Non-antihypertensive Drugs (Part 2) / Hélène Beaussier, Stéphane Laurent, and Pierre Boutouyrie -- 41. Blood Pressure Variability: Measurements, Influential Factors, Prognosis and Therapy / Yi Zhang, Davide Agnoletti, Alexandra Yannoutsos, Michel E. Safar, and Jacques Blacher -- 42. Nitrate: The Ideal Drug Action for Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Elderly? / Xiong J. Jiang and Michael F. O'Rourke -- 43. De-stiffening Strategy, Sodium Balance, and Blockade of the Renin-Angiotensin System / Athanase D. Protogerou, Michel E. Safar, Gerard E. Plante, and Jacques Blacher -- 44. Long-Term Effects of Calcium Channel Blockers on Central and Peripheral Arteries / Yoshio Matsui and Michael F. O'Rourke -- 45. Exercise Training for the Modification of Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections / Julian W. Sacre and Bronwyn A. Kingwell.
  • 2007 Springer
    edited by William B. White.
    Self-monitoring of blood pressure -- Evaluation of journals, diaries, and indexes of work-site and environmental stress -- Ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure: devices, analysis, and clinical utility -- Validation and reliability of blood pressure monitors -- Circadian rhythmic and environmental determinants of 24-hour blood pressure regulation in normal and hypertensive conditions -- Circadian variation of blood pressure in the population at large -- Importance of heart rate in determining cardiovascular risk -- Sodium, potassium, the sympathetic nervous system, and the renin-angiotensin system: impact on the circadian variability in blood presure -- Prognostic value of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring -- Day/night pattern of myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death: interacting roles of the endogenous circadian system and behavioral triggers -- Seasonal, weekly and circadian variability of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke -- Ambulatory blood pressure in older patients -- Ambulatory blood pressure in children and adolescents -- Ambulatory blood pressure during pregnancy - Ambultory blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease -- Chronobiology and chronopharmacology of hypertension: importance of timing of dosing -- Advances in ambulatory blood pressure monitoring for the evaluation of antihypertensive therapy -- Ambultory blood pressure monitoring in clinical practice.
  • 2016 Springer
    William B. White, editor.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    edited by Robert M. Winslow.
  • edited by Manfred Horstmanshoff, Helen King, and Claus Zittel.
    Physiologia from Galen to Jacob Bording / Vivian Nutton -- Physiological analogies and metaphors in explanations of the Earth and the cosmos / Liba Taub -- The reception of the Hippocratic treatise On glands / Elizabeth Craik -- Between atoms and humours. Lucretius' didactic poetry as a model of integrated and bifocal physiology / Fabio Tutrone -- Losing ground. The disappearance of attraction from the kidneys / Michael R. McVaugh -- The art of the distillation of 'spirits' as a technological model for human physiology. The cases of Marsilio Ficino, Joseph Duchesne and Francis Bacon / Sergius Kodera -- The body is a battlefield. Conflict and control in seventeenth-century physiology and political thought / Sabine Kalff -- Herman Boerhaave's neurology and the unchanging nature of physiology / Rina Knoeff -- The anatomy and physiology of mind. David Hume's vitalistic account / Tamás Demeter -- More than a fading flame. The physiology of old age between speculative analogy and experimental method / Daniel Schäfer -- Suffering bodies, sensible artists. Vitalist medicine and the visualising of corporeal life in Diderot / Tomas Macsotay -- Blood, clotting and the four humours / Hans L. Haak -- An issue of blood. The healing of the woman with the haemorrhage (Mark 5.24b-34; Luke 8.42b-48; Matthew 9.19-22) in early medieval visual culture / Barbara Baert, Liesbet Kusters and Emma Sidgwick -- The nature of the soul and the passage of blood through the lungs. Galen, Ibn al-Nafis, Servetus, İtaki, ʹAṭṭār / Rainer Brömer -- Sperm and blood, form and food. Late medieval medical notions of male and female in the embryology of Membra / Karine van 't Land -- The music of the pulse in Marsilio Ficino's Timaeus commentary / Jacomien Prins -- 'For the life of a creature is in the blood' (Leviticus 17:11). Some considerations on blood as the source of life in sixteenth-century religion and medicine and their interconnections / Catrien Santing -- White blood and red milk. Analogical reasoning in medical practice and experimental physiology (1560-1730) / Barbara Orland -- The "Body without Skin" in the Homeric poems / Valeria Gavrylenko -- Sweat. Learned concepts and popular perceptions, 1500-1800 / Michael Stolberg -- Of the fisherman's net and skin pores. Reframing conceptions of the skin in medicine 1572-1714 / Mieneke te Hennepe -- Vision and vision disorders. Galen's physiology of sight / Véronique Boudon-Millot -- Early modern medical thinking on vision and the camera obscura. V.F. Plempius' Ophthalmographia / Katrien Vanagt -- The Tertium comparationis of the Elementa physiologiae. Johann Gottfried von Herder's conception of "Tears" as mediators between the sublime and the actual bodily physiology / Frank W. Stahnisch -- From doubt to certainty. Aspects of the conceptualisation and interpretation of Galen's natural pneuma / Julius Rocca -- Metabolisms of the soul. The physiology of Bernardino Telesio in Oliva Sabuco's Nueva filosofía de la naturaleza del hombre (1587) / Marlen Bidwell-Steiner -- "Ful of Rapture". Maternal vocality and melancholy in Webster's Duchess of Malfi / Marion A. Wells -- The sleeping musician. Aristotle's vegetative soul and Ralph Cudworth's plastic nature / Diana Stanciu.
  • v. II-IV, 1967.
    by Åke Rieger and Sten-Otto Liljedahl.
    -- Changes in blood volume and plasma proteins after bleeding and immediate substitution with physiologic saline, dog plasma and dog albumin in the splenectomized dog / Å. Rieger -- 3. Changes in blood volume and plasma proteins after bleeding and immediate substitution with Macrodex. Rheomacrodex and Physiogel in the splenectomized dog / Å. Rieger -- 4. Importance of thoracic duct lymph in restitution of plasma volume and plasma proteins after bleeding and immediate substitution in the splenectomized dog / S -- O. Liljedahl and Å. Rieger.
  • 2011 Springer Protocols
    edited by Sukriti Nag.
    Morphology and properties of brain endothelial cells -- Morphology and properties of pericytes -- Morphology and properties of astrocytes -- The blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier: Structure and functional significance -- The blood-retinal barrier: Structure and functional significance -- The blood-nerve barrier: Structure and functional significance -- Detection of multiple proteins in intracerebral vessels by confocal microscopy -- Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and repeated measurements of blood-brain barrier permeability to contrast agents -- Detection of brain pathology by magnetic resonance imaging of iron oxide micro-particles -- Measuring the integrity of the human blood-brain barrier using magnetic resonance imaging -- Assessing blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier permeability in the rat embryo -- Detection of blood-nerve barrier permeability by magnetic resonance imaging -- Isolation of human brain endothelial cells and characterization of lipid raft-associated proteins by mass spectroscopy -- Analysis of mouse brain microvascular endothelium using laser capture microdissection coupled with proteomics -- Molecular and functional characterization of P-glycoprotein in vitro -- Methods to study glycoproteins at the blood-brain barrier using mass spectrometry -- Novel models for studying the blood-brain and blood-eye barriers in drosophila -- Zebrafish model of the blood-brain barrier: Morphological and permeability studies -- Methods to assess pericyte-endothelial cell interactions in a coculture model -- Isolation and properties of an in vitro human outer blood-retinal barrier model -- Isolation and properties of endothelial cells forming the blood-nerve barrier -- Treatment of focal brain ischemia with viral vector-mediated gene transfer -- Blood-brain barrier disruption in the treatment of brain tumors -- Integrated platform for brain imaging and drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier -- Targeting the choroid plexus-CSF-brain nexus using peptides identified by phage display.
  • 2008 CRCnetBASE
    Tom Bevel and Ross M. Gardner.
    1. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Its Function and a Historical Perspective -- 2. Bloodstain Pattern Terminology -- 3. Bloodstain Classification -- 4. A Methodology for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis -- 5. The Medium of Blood -- 6. Anatomical Considerations in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis -- 7. Determining Motion and Directionality -- 8. Determining the Point of Convergence and the Area of Origin -- 9. Evaluating Impact Spatter Bloodstains -- 10. Understanding and Applying Characteristic Patterns of Blood -- 11. Bloodstained Clothing Issues -- 12. Presumptive Testing and Enhancement of Blood / Charlene Marie -- 13. Documenting Bloodstains -- 14. An Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction and Analysis -- 15. Presenting Evidence 16. Experimentation in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis -- 17. Dealing with the Risk of Bloodborne Pathogens -- Appendix A. Weight/Measurement Conversion Table -- Appendix B. Trigonometric Functions and Their Application in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis.
  • 2011
    American Heart Association ; editor, Mary Fran Hazinski ; senior managing editor, S. Lynn Hunter-Wilson ; special contributors, Janet Butler [and others] ; BLS Subcommittee 2010-2011, Robert A. Berg [and others].
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    General concepts -- BLS/CPR basics for adults -- Automated external defibrillator for adults and children 8 years of age and older -- BLS/CPR for children from 1 year of age to puberty -- BLS/CPR for infants -- Automated external defibrillator for infants and for children from 1 to 8 years of age -- CPR with an advanced airway -- Mouth-to-mouth breaths -- Rescue breathing -- Relief of choking -- Appendix -- Recommended reading.
  • 2006
    American Heart Association ; editors: Mary Fran Hazinski, Louis Gonzales, Lindy O'Neill.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    General concepts -- CPR for adults -- CPR for children (1 year of age to puberty) -- Adult and child bag-mask technique and rescue breathing -- 2-rescuer CPR for adults and children -- Automated external defibrillator -- CPR for infants -- Relief of choking -- Special considerations -- The big picture.
  • Hazinski, Mary Fran; Hunter-Wilson, S. Lynn.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2006
    editor, Eric H. Awtry ; authors, Cathy Jeon, Molly G. Ware ; faculty advisor, Joseph Loscalzo.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    History -- Physical examination of the cardiovascular system -- The electrocardiogram -- Stress testing -- Echocardiography -- Cardiac catheterization -- Diagnostic modalities for arrhythmias -- Other imaging modalities -- Coronary artery disease-pathophysiology -- Dyslipidemia -- Chronic stable angina -- Unstable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction -- ST-elevation myocardial infarction -- Complications of myocardial infarction -- Cardiovascular hemodynamics -- Mechanisms of heart failure -- Clinical manifestations and treatment of heart failure -- Myocarditis -- The cardiomyopathies -- Mechanisms of arrhythmogenesis -- Tachyarrhythmias -- Bradyarrhythmias (bradycardia and heart block) -- Syncope -- Sudden cardiac death -- Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators -- Rheumatic fever -- Disorders of the aortic valve -- Disorders of the mitral valve -- Infective endocarditis -- Prosthetic heart valves -- Pericarditis -- Cardiac tamponade -- Constrictive pericarditis -- Hypertension -- Peripheral arterial disorders -- Diseases of the aorta -- Carotid arterial disease -- Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolic disease -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Preoperative cardiac evaluation -- Congenital heart disease -- Pregnancy and cardiovascular disease -- Traumatic heart disease -- Cardiac tumors.
  • 2006
    Frank W. Drislane ... [et al.].
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    The neurologic examination -- Neurologic investigations -- The approach to coma and altered consciousness -- Neuro-ophthalmology -- The approach to weakness -- The sensory system -- Dizziness, vertigo, and syncope -- Ataxia and gait disorders -- Urinary and sexual dysfunction -- Headache and facial pain -- Aphasia and other disorders of higher cortical function -- Dementia -- Sleep disorders -- Vascular disease -- Seizures -- Movement disorders -- Head trauma -- Systemic and metabolic disorders -- Brain tumors -- Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system -- Infections of the nervous system -- Disorders of the spinal cord -- The peripheral nervous system -- Disorders of the neuromuscular junction and skeletal muscle -- Pediatric neurology.
  • 2009
    Frank W. Drislane ... [et al.].
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    The neurologic examination -- Neurologic investigations -- The approach to coma and altered consciousness -- Neuro-ophthalmology -- The approach to weakness -- The sensory system -- Dizziness, vertigo, and syncope -- Ataxia and gait disorders -- Urinary and sexual dysfunction -- Headache and facial pain -- Aphasia and other disorders of higher cortical function -- Dementia -- Sleep disorders -- Vascular disease -- Seizures -- Movement disorders -- Head trauma -- Systemic and metabolic disorders -- Central nervous system tumors -- Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system -- Infections of the nervous system -- Disorders of the spinal cord -- The peripheral nervous system -- Disorders of the neuromuscular junction and skeletal muscle -- Pediatric neurology.
  • 2007
    Tamara Callahan, Aaron B. Caughey.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Pregnancy and prenatal care -- Early pregnancy complications -- Prenatal screening, diagnosis, and treatment -- Normal labor and delivery -- Antepartum hemorrhage -- Complications of labor and delivery -- Fetal complications of pregnancy -- Hypertension and pregnancy -- Diabetes in pregnancy -- Infectious diseases in pregnancy -- Other medical complications of pregnancy -- Postpartum care and complications -- Benign disorders of the lower genital tract -- Benign disorders of the upper genital tract -- Endometriosis and adenomyosis -- Infections of the lower female reproductive tract -- Upper female reproductive tract and systemic infections -- Pelvic relaxation -- Urinary incontinence -- Puberty, the menstrual cycle, and menopause -- Amenorrhea -- Abnormalities of the menstrual cycle -- Hirsutism and virilism -- Contraception and sterilization -- Elective termination of pregnancy -- Infertility and assisted reproduction -- Neoplastic disease of the vulva and vagina -- Cervical neoplasia and cervical cancer -- Endometrial cancer -- Ovarian and fallopian tube tumors -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Benign breast disease and breast cancer.
  • 2009
    Tamara Callahan, Aaron B. Caughey.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2007
    Bradley S. Marino, Katie S. Fine.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Emergency management: evaluation of the critically ill or injured child -- Poisoning, burns, and injury prevention -- Cardiology -- Development -- Dermatology -- Endocrinology -- Fluid, electrolyte, and pH management -- Gastroenterology -- Genetic disorders -- Hematology -- Immunology, allergy, and rheumatology -- Infectious disease -- Neonatology -- Nephrology and urology -- Neurology -- Nutrition -- Oncology -- Ophthalmology -- Orthopedics -- Pulmonology -- Adolescent medicine.
  • 2009
    Bradley S. Marino, Katie S. Fine.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Emergency management : evaluation of the critically ill or injured child -- Poisoning, burns, and injury prevention -- Cardiology -- Development -- Dermatology -- Endocrinology -- Fluid, electrolyte, and pH management -- Gastroenterology -- Genetic disorders -- Hematology -- Immunology, allergy, and rheumatology -- Infectious disease -- Neonatology -- Nephrology and urology -- Neurology -- Nutrition -- Oncology -- Ophthalmology -- Orthopedics -- Pulmonology -- Adolescent medicine.
  • 2007
    Michael J. Murphy, Ronald L. Cowan ; with the assistance of David F. Street ; faculty advisor, Lloyd I. Sederer.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Personality disorders -- Substance-related disorders -- Eating disorders -- Disorders of childhood and adolescence -- Cognitive disorders -- Miscellaneous disorders -- Special clinical settings -- Antipsychotics -- Antidepressants, electroconvulsive therapy, and phototherapy -- Mood stabilizers -- Anxiolytics -- Miscellaneous medications -- Major adverse drug reactions -- Psychological theories -- Legal issues.
  • 2009
    Michael J. Murphy, Ronald L. Cowan ; faculty advisor, Lloyd I. Sederer.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Personality disorders -- Substance-related disorders -- Eating disorders -- Disorders of childhood and adolescence -- Cognitive disorders -- Miscellaneous disorders -- Special clinical settings -- Antipsychotics -- Antidepressants and somatic therapies -- Mood stabilizers -- Anxiolytics -- Miscellaneous medications -- Major adverse drug reactions -- Psychological theory and psychotherapy -- Legal issues.
  • 2007
    Seth J. Karp, James P.G. Morris ; questions and answers provided by Stanley Zaslau.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Surgical techniques -- Vascular surgery -- Breast -- Colon -- Pituitary, adrenal, and multiple endocrine neoplasias -- Esophagus -- Gallbladder -- Heart -- Hernias -- Kidneys and bladder -- Liver -- Lung -- Prostate and male reproductive organs -- Neurosurgery -- Organ transplantation -- Pancreas -- Parathyroid gland -- Skin cancer -- Small intestine -- Stomach and duodenum -- Spleen -- Thyroid gland -- Trauma -- Plastic surgery -- Orthopedic surgery -- Perioperative care.
  • 2008
    Seth J. Karp, James P.G. Morris ; questions and answers provided by Stanley Zaslau.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2012 ScienceDirect
    2012 ClinicalKey
    editor-in-chief, William R. Jarnagin ; associate editors, Jacques Belghiti ... [et al.] ; editor emeritus, Leslie H. Blumgart.
    Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract - edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. At www.expertconsult.com you can not only access the complete contents online, but also an abundance of detailed illustrations and step-by-step procedural video clips from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library that show you how to perform key procedures step by step. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that provides extensive coverage of pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Deepen your understanding of surgical anatomy to help with diagnosis, surgical operation, interventional radiology, and endoscopy.
  • 2010 Springer
    Michael P. Cancro, editor.
  • 2013 Cambridge
    edited by Reinhold Munker, Gerhard C. Hildebrandt, Hillard M Lazarus, Kerry Atkinson.
    Machine generated contents note: Preface; Part I. Basic Science: 1. Hematopoietic cell transplantation: past, present and future Reinhold Munker; 2. Basic science Reinhold Munker and Kerry Atkinson; Part II. Hematologic Malignancies: 3. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for acute myeloid leukemia Reinhold Munker, Gerhard C. Hildebrandt and Kerry Atkinson; 4. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for acute lymphoblastic leukemia Reinhold Munker, Vishwas Sakhalkar, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 5. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for chronic myeloid leukemia and other myeloproliferative syndromes Reinhold Munker, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 6. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for chronic lymphatic leukemia Nebu Verghese Koshy, Reinhold Munker, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 7. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for myelodysplasia Carolina Escobar, Reinhold Munker and Kerry Atkinson; 8. Hematopoietic cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin lymphoma Saurabh Chhabra and Ginna G. Laport; 9. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for Hodgkin lymphoma Reinhold Munker, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 10. Therapeutic decision making in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma Reinhold Munker, Oscar F. Ballester, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 11. Therapeutic decision making in SCT for amyloidosis Reinhold Munker, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; Part III. Solid Tumors: 12. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of testis (NSGCT) Reinhold Munker, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 13. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for renal cell cancer Richard Childs and Reinhold Munker; 14. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for soft tissue sarcomas Reinhold Munker, Vishwas Sakhalkar, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; Part IV. Nonmalignant Disorders: 15. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for severe aplastic anemia Reinhold Munker, Anna Locasciulli and Kerry Atkinson; 16. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for congenital immunodeficiencies Vishwas Sakhalkar, Reinhold Munker and Kerry Atkinson; 17. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for hemoglobinopathies Shalini Shenoy, Reinhold Munker and Kerry Atkinson; 18. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for inborn errors of metabolism and neurodegenerative disorders Robert F. Wynn, Jaap J. Boelens and Muhammad A. Saif; 19. Therapeutic decision making in BMT/SCT for autoimmune disorders Reinhold Munker; 20. Cellular therapy Hans-Jochem Kolb, Kerry Atkinson and Reinhold Munker; Part V. Practical Aspects and Procedures: 21. Practical aspects and procedures, including conditioning protocols and haploidentical transplantation Reinhold Munker, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; 22. Umbilical cord blood as alternative allogeneic graft source: clinical banking and transplant outcomes Mary J. Laughlin and Reinhold Munker; Part VI. Complications: 23. Pathobiology of graft-versus-host disease Pavan Reddy; 24. Diagnosis and treatment of graft-versus-host-disease Daniel R. Couriel; 25. Management and prophylaxis of infections after BMT/SCT Nicholas Barber and Alison G. Freifeld; 26. Organ-related and miscellaneous complications Gerhard C. Hildebrandt, Reinhold Munker, Ullrich Duffner, Daniel Wolff, Michael Stadler, Tina Dietrich, Klemens Angstwurm, Amanda Sun, Binu Nair, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson; Part VII. The BMT/SCT Pharmacopoeia: 27. The BMT/SCT pharmacopoeia Jill Comeau, Reinhold Munker and Kerry Atkinson; Part VIII. HLA-Testing and Laboratory Medicine: 28. HLA-testing and laboratory medicine Nicholas R. DiPaola, Reinhold Munker and Kerry Atkinson; Appendix: guide to the internet and literature databases relevant for bone marrow and stem cell transplantation; Index.
  • 2013 ebrary, Limited to 1 simultaneous users
    Rachel Prentice.
    In Bodies in Formation, anthropologist Rachel Prentice enters surgical suites increasingly packed with new medical technologies to explore how surgeons are made in the early twenty-first century.
  • 2006 Springer
    edited by George C. Denniston ... [et al.].
  • 2009
    Patricia Daniels, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Trisha Gura, Lisa Stein, John Thompson ; foreword by Richard Restak ; epilogue by Stefan Bechtel.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Foreword / Richard Restak -- Beginnings / Patricia Daniels -- Body armor / Lisa Stein -- Structure / Lisa Stein -- Body movers / Susan Tyler Hitchcock -- Circulation / Patricia Daniels -- Vital exchange / Patricia Daniels -- Body fuel / John Thompson -- Body cleansing / John Thompson -- Control center / Patricia Daniels -- Messengers / Trisha Gura -- Reproduction / Trisha Gura -- Protection / John Thompson -- Aging / Patricia Daniels -- Epilogue: The future body / Stefan Bechtel.
  • 2013 Wiley
    Jianqing Wang, Qiong Wang.
    Introduction to Body Area Communications -- Electromagnetic Characteristics of the Human Body -- Electromagnetic Analysis Methods -- Body Area Channel Modeling -- Modulation/Demodulation -- Body Area Communication Performance -- Electromagnetic Compatibility Considerations -- Summary and Future Challenges.
  • 2010 Karger
    volume editors, C.V. Mobbs, P.R. Hof.
    Contribution of adipose tissue to health span and longevity / Huffman, D.M., Barzilai, N. -- Obesity paradox during aging / Chapman, I.M. -- Central control of food intake in aging / Kmiec, Z. -- Changes in food intake and its relationship to weight loss during advanced age / McDonald, R.B., Ruhe, R.C. -- Changes in body composition in response to challenges during aging in rats / Wolden-Hanson, T. -- New haystacks reveal new needles : using Caenorhabditis elegans to identify novel targets for ameliorating body composition changes during human aging / Wolkow, C.A. -- Sarcopenia : prevalence, mechanisms, and functional consequences / Berger, M.J., Doherty, T.J. -- mTOR signaling as a target of amino acid treatment of the age-related sarcopenia / D'Antona, G., Nisoli, E. -- Mitochondrial theory of aging in human age-related sarcopenia / Parise, G., De Lisio, M. -- Exercise as a calorie restriction mimetic : implications for improving healthy aging and longevity / Huffman, D.M. -- Clinical, cellular and molecular phenotypes of aging bone / Syed, F.A. ... [et al.].
  • 2001 Karger
    volume editors, T. Jürimäe, A.P. Hills.
    Also available: Print – 2001
  • 2013 ClinicalKey
    J. Peter Rubin [and others].
    Introduction: Body contouring surgery - a fifty year perspective -- Patient safety in body contouring -- Liposuction of the upper extremities -- Brachioplasty with bicipital groove scar -- Brachioplasty - the double ellipse technique -- Brachioplasty with liposuction resection -- Limited scar brachioplasty -- Fat grafting to the breast -- Ultrasound-assisted breast reduction -- Combined abdominal contouring and mastopexy -- Breast reshaping using autologous tissues after massive weight loss -- Combined abdominoplasty and breast enlargement by autologous tissue transfer or transabdominal implant placement -- Mammaplasty with L-shaped scar -- Breast reshaping after massive weight loss: Autologous tissue techniques -- Breast reshaping after massive weight loss, implant based -- Liposuction of upper back/bra rolls -- Transverse upper body lift -- Upper body lift with lateral excision -- Aesthetic classification of the abdomen -- Anatomy of the abdominal wall and aesthetic classification -- Lipomyosculpture -- Classic abdominoplasty with adhesion tension sutures -- Lipoabdominoplasty with previous flap resection -- Reverse abdominoplasty -- Endoscopic plication techniques for the treatment of abdominal contour -- High lateral tension abdominoplasty -- Fleur-de-lis abdominoplasty including mons contouring -- Panniculectomy in patients with super obesity -- Lipoabdominoplasty -- Umbilicoplasty -- Combining abdominal contouring with hernia repair -- Liposuction of the abdomen and trunk -- Belt lipectomy/circumferential abdominoplasty -- Progressive tension sutures in abdominoplasty -- Transverse medial thigh lift -- Vertical medial thigh lift with liposuction -- Short vertical scar medial thigh lift -- Autologous gluteal augmentation with mid-pedicle superior pole perforator flaps -- Liposuction and circumferential lower truncal dermatolipectomy -- Gluteal contouring and rejuvenation -- Buttock implants -- Buttock contouring with liposuction and fat injection -- Liposuction of the lower extremities and leg reshaping with fat -- Calf and thigh implants -- Lipoplasty - history and principles -- Tumescent local anesthesia for liposuction -- Treatment of liposuction complications -- Fat grafting in body contouring surgery -- Minimal scar breast augmentation using autologous fat grafting -- Principles of new invasive modalities -- Ultrasonic liposuction -- High intensity focused ultrasound and non-invasive body contouring -- Mesotherapy for body contouring and cellulite -- Describing the deformities -- Psychological and nutritional evaluation -- Staging and combining procedures.
  • 2006
    Peter Gill.
  • 2013 Springer
    Felice Eugenio Agrò, editor.
    The administration of intravenous fluids is one of the most common and important therapeutic practices in the treatment of surgical, medical and critically ill patients. The international literature accordingly contains a vast number of works on fluid management, yet there is still confusion as to the best options in the various situations encountered in clinical practice.The purpose of this volume is to help the decision-making process by comparing different solution properties describing their indications, mechanisms of action and side-effects according to physiologic body water distribution, electrolytic and acid-base balance, and to clarify which products available on the market represent the best choice in different circumstances. The book opens by discussing in detail the concepts central to a sound understanding of abnormalities in fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and the effect of intravenous fluid administration. In the second part of the monograph, these concepts are used to explain the advantages and disadvantages of solutions available on the market in different clinical settings. Body Fluid Management: From Physiology to Therapy will serve as an invaluable decision-making guide, including for those who are not experts in the subject.
  • 2013
    John Robb, University of Cambridge, Oliver J.T. Harris, University of Cambridge.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    This book is a long-term history of how the human body has been understood in Europe from the Palaeolithic to the present day, focusing on specific moments of change. Developing a multi-scalar approach to the past, and drawing on the work of an interdisciplinary team of experts, the authors examine how the body has been treated in life, art and death for the last 40,000 years. Key case-study chapters examine Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Classical, Medieval, Early Modern and Modern bodies. What emerges is not merely a history of different understandings of the body, but a history of the different human bodies that have existed. Furthermore, the book argues, these bodies are not merely the product of historical circumstance, but are themselves key elements in shaping the changes that have swept across Europe since the arrival of modern humans.
  • 2015 Springer
    Mieczyslaw Pokorski, editor.
    The dynamics of body metabolism are changed in the disease process and interact with physical activity. The alteration of metabolism and its consequences raise the need for simple and reliable methods for assessment of body composition. The chapters aim to investigate various interacting components converging on metabolic changes in lung and muscle tissues taking into consideration the drug effects. The effects of exercise and nutritional status are dealt with at a great extent.
    Also available: Print – 2015
  • 2007
    Christine Montross.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Preface: mystery -- Bone box -- First cut -- Breath and blood -- Anatomical precedence -- Origins of a corpse -- In pursuit of wonder -- The bodies of strangers -- Toll -- The discomfort of doctoring -- An unsteady balance -- Pelvis -- Dismantled -- Epilogue: good-bye.
  • 2015 CRCnetBASE
    Jeonhee Jang.
    Body reshaping for health and beauty -- A first look at the meridian system in TCM -- Who can benefit from this treatment? -- Body posture and homeostasis -- Six body types -- Anatomical approach type M1, M2, M3 -- Muscle meridian therapy and skin cutaneous therapy -- Treatment methods -- Specific clinical cautions and application.
  • 2016 ClinicalKey
    edited by Jeffery S. Orringer, Jeffrey S. Dover, Murad Alam.
    Improve your technique, treat patients with confidence, and obtain optimal results using today's most advanced body shaping treatments with guidance from Body Shaping: Skin, Fat and Cellulite, a volume in the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series. Renowned cosmetic dermatologists-Drs. Orringer, Alam, and Dover-provide you with procedural how-to's and step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade, equipping you to successfully incorporate the very latest for skin tightening, fat reduction, and sculpting procedures into your busy practice!
  • 2010 Springer
    Scott H. Faro, Feroze B. Mohamed, editors.
    Principles of functional MRI -- fMRI scanning methodologies -- Experimental design and data analysis for fMRI -- Challenges in fMRI and its limitations -- Clinical challenges of fMRI -- Brain mapping for neurosurgery and cognitive neuroscience -- fMRI of memory in aging and dementia -- fMRI of language systems: methods and applications -- fMRI Wada test: prospects for presurgical mapping of language and memory -- Cognitive neuroscience applications -- Neuroanatomical atlas.
  • 2009 Springer
    Felix Bronner, Mary C. Farach-Carson, (eds.).
  • 2006 Springer
    Ulrich Meyer, Hans Peter Wiesmann ; with a contribution by Thomas Meyer.
    Also available: Print – 2006
  • 2010 Springer
    Felix Bronner, Mary C. Farach-Carson, and Helmtrud I. Roach (eds.).
    Genetic and epigenetic aspects of bone development -- Tissue interactions in long bone development -- The epiphyseal growth plate -- Hedgehog signaling in growth plate and bone development -- Role of microRNA in skeleton development -- FGF/FGFR signaling in skeletal dysplasias -- The role of hypoxia-induced factors -- BMP signaling in skeletogenesis -- Wnt signaling in bone development -- Development of the craniofacial complex -- Dentin and bone: similar collagenous mineralized tissues -- Evolution of bone proteins -- Osteogenesis imperfect -- Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive: developmental implications of a novel metamorphogene -- Bone-mineral homeostasis and associated pathologies -- Interrelationship between bone and other tissues: brain-bone axis and bone-adipo axis -- Mechanobiology of bone development and computational simulations.
  • 2006 Thieme Book
    Francis A. Burgener, Martti Kormano, Tomi Pudas.
    The conventional x-ray continues to be a cost-effective, first-line modality for the diagnostic imaging of the bones and joints. In this new edition of this classic, essential help is provided to make preliminary diagnoses of a vast range of conditions effecting the musculoskeletal system. The differential diagnostic information is provided in tables, organized by classes of findings, and illustrated by more than a thousand brilliant radiographs and, where helpful, schematic diagrams.
  • 2015 Wiley
    edited by Werner Zimmerli.
    Microbiology of bone and joint infections -- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antibiotics in bone -- Preclinical models of infection in bone and joint surgery -- Native joint arthritis in children -- Native joint arthritis -- Septic arthritis of axial joints -- Periprosthetic joint infection : general aspects -- Periprosthetic joint infection after total hip and knee arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic joint infection after shoulder arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic joint infection after elbow arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic joint infection after ankle arthroplasty -- Osteomyelitis : classification -- Osteomyelitis in children -- Acute osteomyelitis in adults -- Subacute osteomyelitis : tuberculous and brucellar vertebral osteomyelitis -- Chronic osteomyelitis in adults -- Diabetic foot osteomyelitis -- Osteomyelitis of the jaws -- Implant-associated osteomyelitis of long bones -- Implant-associated vertebral osteomyelitis -- Postoperative sternum osteomyelitis.
  • 2014 Springer
    edited by Hans-Jörg Oestern, Otmar Trentz, Selman Uranues.
    All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on bone and joint injuries orthopedic trauma is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.
  • 1916-
    by Leonard W. Ely and John Francis Cowan.
    Also available: Print – 1916-
    Also available: Print – 1916-
  • 2007 Springer
    Felix Bronner and Mary C. Farach-Carson, (eds.).
  • 2010 ClinicalKey
    edited by Andrew L. Folpe, Carrie Y. Inwards.
    Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology: A Volume in the Diagnostic Pathology Series, by Andrew L. Folpe, MD and Carrie Y. Inwards, MD, packs today's most essential bone and soft tissue pathology know-how into a compact, high-yield format! The book's pragmatic, well-organized approach, complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality illustrations and at-a-glance tables, makes it easy to access the information you need to quickly and accurately identify pathology specimens. Best of all, Expert Consult functionality provides online access to the full text of the book, downloadable illustrations for your personal use, and more. The result is a practical, affordable reference for study and review as well as for everyday clinical practice. Includes access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, downloadable illustrations for your personal use, and more, allowing you to consult the text a quick, convenient manner. Reviews normal histology before examining abnormal findings, enabling you to conveniently compare their characteristics in one place at one time. Covers both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of bone and soft tissue to equip you to meet a wide range of diagnostic challenges. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format to explore each entity's clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnoses, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations ... making it easy to locate specific information on a particular entity. Features abundant boxes and tables throughout that enhance the presentation and accessibility of the material. Offers nearly 1,000 full-color, high-quality illustrations that demonstrate the key features of a wide variety of pathologic lesions to facilitate greater accuracy in identification of specimens.
  • 2012 ClinicalKey
    [editor], Andrew E. Horvai ; radiology editor, Thomas Link.
    "Save time identifying and diagnosing pathology specimens with High Yield Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, edited by Drs. Andrew Horvai and Thomas Link. Part of the High-Yield Pathology Series, this title is designed to help you review the key pathologic features of bone and soft-tissue malformations, recognize the classic look of each disease, and quickly confirm your diagnosis. Its templated format, excellent color photographs, concise bulleted text, and authoritative content will help you accurately identify more than 160 discrete disease entities. Online access to complete text, image bank, and more at www.expertconsult.com makes this an ideal reference for on-the-go pathologists."--Publisher's website.
  • 2015 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Dominique Heymann.
    Epidemiology of primary bone tumors and economical aspects of bone metastases -- Tumor: bone interactions: there is no place like bone -- Stem cell niches in the bone: bone marrow organ and their significance for hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic cancer -- Deregulation of osteoblast differentiation in primary bone cancers -- Contribution of osteoclasts to the bone: tumor niche -- Involvement of osteocytes in cancer bone niche -- Role of mesenchymal stem cells in bone cancer; initiation, propagation and metastasis -- Gap junction in bone remodeling and in primary bone tumors: osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma -- Macrophages and pathophysiology of bone cancers -- Cytokines and bone cancers -- Technical aspects: how do we best prepare bone samples for proper histological analysis? -- Bone remodeling markers and bone cancer -- Cancer stem cells in representative bone tumors: osteosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma and metastases from breast and prostate carcinomas -- Homeobox genes from the Dlx family and bone cancers -- MicroRNA implication in therapeutic resistance and metastatic dissemination of bone-associated tumors -- Hypoxia and angiogenesis: from primary tumor to bone metastasis -- Modeling osteosarcoma: in vitro and in vivo approaches -- Stemness markers of osteosarcoma -- Molecular pathology of osteosarcoma -- Gene and proteomic profiling of osteosarcoma -- Ewing sarcoma family of tumors -- Biology of Ewing sarcoma -- Osteoclast-rich lesions of bone: a clinical and molecular overview -- Markers for bone sarcomas -- Margins and bone tumors: what are we talking about? -- Cytogenetics of bone tumors -- Genetic aspects of bone tumors -- Cytogenetic and molecular genetic alterations in bone tumors -- Genetics of giant cell tumors of bone -- Mammalian models of bone sarcomas -- Zebrafish models for studying bone cancers: mutants, transgenic fish and embryos -- Imaging of bone sarcomas -- New therapeutic targets in Ewing sarcoma: from pre-clinical proof-of-concept to clinical trials -- Therapeutic approaches for bone sarcomas -- Chondrosarcoma of bone: diagnosis and therapy -- Apoptosis and drug resistance in malignant bone tumors -- Giant cell tumors of bone -- EMT process in bone metastasis -- Histopathology of skeletal metastases -- Disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow of cancer patients -- MicroRNA-mediated regulation of bone metastasis formation: from primary tumors to skeleton -- Myeloma and osteoclast relationship -- In vivo models used in studies of bone metastases -- Interventional radiologic techniques in management of bone tumors -- Diagnosis of bone metastases in urological malignancies : an update -- Pre-clinical molecular imaging of "the seed and the soil" in bone metastasis -- Mechanisms and management of bone cancer pain -- Bone cancer: current opinion in palliative care -- Involvement of sympathetic nerves in bone metastasis -- Pain control with palliative radiotherapy in patients with bone metastases -- Cellular and molecular actions of bisphosphonates -- The use of nitrogen-bisphosphonates to capture the potent anti-tumor arsenal of human peripheral blood [gamma delta] T cells for the treatment of bone cancer metastasis -- Systemic treatment of bone metastases in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC): pre-clinical to clinical point of view -- A multi-targeted approach to treating bone metastases -- Bone metastases in prostate cancer: pathophysiology, clinical complications, actual treatment, and future directions -- Bone-targeted agents and skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients with bone metastases -- Bone metastases : current status of bone-targeted treatments -- Bone metastases, clinical trials II: zoledronic acid and denosumab in the prevention of bone metastases.
  • 2010 ScienceDirect
    edited by Dominique Heymann.
    Chapter 1. Epidemiology of Primary Bone Tumors and Economical Aspects of Bone Metastases / Esther I. Hauben, Pancras C.W. Hogendoorn -- Chapter 2. Tumor-Bone Cell Interactions in Bone Metastases / Pierrick G.J. Fournier, Lauren K. Dunn, Gregory A. Clines, Theresa A. Guise -- Chapter 3. Early Bone Metastasis-Associated Molecular and Cellular Events / Philippe Clézardin -- Chapter 4. Regulation of Osteoblast Differentiation and Bone Cancers by Wnt and PTH Signaling Pathways / Julia Billiard, John A. Robinson, Ramesh A. Bhat, Bheem M. Bhat, Richard J. Murrills, Peter V.N. Bodine -- Chapter 5. Osteoclast Differentiation and Function / Luis Filgueira -- Chapter 6. Immunoregulation of Osteoclast Differentiation in Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease / Maria Grano, Giacomina Brunetti, Silvia Colucci -- Chapter 7. Facts and Hypothesis on Osteolytic Lesions Related to Normal and Tumoral Epithelial Dental Cell Differentiation / Blandine Ruhin, Frédéric Lézot, Aymann Bouattour, Sonia Ghoul-Mazgar, Ariane Berdal, Vianney Descroix -- Chapter 8. The Role of the Interleukin-6 Family of Cytokines in Bone Remodeling and Bone Cancer / Frédéric Blanchard, Emmanuelle David, Bénédicte Brounais -- Chapter 9. Proteases and Therapeutic Approaches of Bone Tumors / Velasco C. Ruiz, Y. Fortun, D. Heymann, M. Padrines -- Chapter 10. Bone Remodeling Markers and Bone Cancer / Markus J. Seibel -- Chapter 11. Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic Alterations in Bone Tumors / Suvi Savola, Tom Böhling, Sakari Knuutila -- Chapter 12. Cytogenetics of Bone Tumors / Jiyun Lee, Mallory Martin, Shibo Li -- Chapter 13. Genetic Aspects of Bone Tumors / Shamini Selvarajah, Maria Zielenska, Jeremy A. Squire, Paul C. Park -- Chapter 14. Proteomics of Bone Cancer / Stephanie Byrum, Eric R. Siegel, Sudeepa Bhattacharyya, Larry J. Suva -- Chapter 15. Genomic and Proteomic Profiling of Osteosarcoma / Tsz-Kwong Man, Pulivarthi H. Rao, Ching C. Lau -- Chapter 16. Molecular Pathology of Osteosarcoma / Walter C. Bell, Gene P. Siegal -- Chapter 17. Technical Aspects: How Do We Best Prepare Bone Samples for Proper Histological Analysis? / Daniel Chappard -- Chapter 18. Osteoclast-rich Lesions of Bone: A Clinical and Molecular Overview / Adrienne M. Flanagan, Roberto Tirabosco, Panagiotis D. Gikas -- Chapter 19. Recent Advances in the Biology of Bone Tumors and New Diagnostic Tools / Gonzague de Pinieux, Corinne Bouvier -- Chapter 20. Ewing's Sarcoma Family of Tumors / Joseph D. Khoury -- Chapter 21. The Histopathology of Skeletal Metastases / Ping Tang, David G. Hicks -- Chapter 22. Interventional Radiologic Techniques and their Contribution to the Management of Bone Tumors / Robert G. Jones, Eric J. Heffernan, Faisal Rashid, Peter L. Munk -- Chapter 23. Imaging of Bone Metastases / Nieroshan Rajarubendra, Nathan Lawrentschuk -- Chapter 24. Diagnosis of Skeletal Metastases in Malignant Extraskeletal Cancers / Holger Schirrmeister, Coskun Arslandemir -- Chapter 25. Pain Control with Palliative Radiotherapy in Bone Metastases / Alysa Fairchild, Amanda Hird, Edward Chow -- Chapter 26. Mechanisms and Management of Bone Cancer Pain / Ma'ann C. Sabino, Denis R. Clohisy -- Chapter 27. Malignant Skeletal Pain: Mechanisms and Potential Therapeutic Opportunities / Monica Herrera, Juan Miguel Jimenez-Andrade, Marina Vardanyan, Patrick W. Mantyh -- Chapter 28. Animal Models of Malignant Primary Bone Tumors and Novel Therapeutic Approaches / Julie Rousseau, François Lamoureux, Gaëlle Picarda, François Gouin, Valérie Trichet, Françoise Rédini -- Chapter 29. In vivo Models Used in Studies of Bone Metastases / Ingunn Holen, Michelle A. Lawson -- Chapter 30. Cytokine Gene Therapy in Bone Remodeling / Carl D. Richards, David Smyth -- Chapter 31. Non-surgical Treatment of Chondrosarcoma: Current Concepts and Future Perspectives / Eric L. Staals, Emanuela Palmerini, Stefano Ferrari, Mario Mercuri -- Chapter 32. Mechanistic Role of RANKL in Cancer-induced Bone Diseases and Development of a Targeted Therapy to Inhibit this Pathway / William C. Dougall -- Chapter 33. Chondrosarcoma of Bone: Diagnosis and Therapy / Arne Streitbuerger, Jendrik Hardes, Georg Gosheger -- Chapter 34. Current Status of Immunotherapy for Osteosarcoma and its Future Trends / Kanji Mori, Kosei Ando, Yoshitaka Matsusue, Dominique Heymann -- Chapter 35. Bisphosphonates, Bone Health and the Clinical Biology of Bone Metastases from Breast Cancer / Alexander H.G.Paterson -- Chapter 36. A Multi-targeted Approach to Treating Bone Metastases / Robert D. Loberg, Kenneth J. Pienta -- Chapter 37. Bone Metastases of Prostatic Cancer: Pathophysiology, Clinical Complications, Actual Treatment and Future Directions / Sara De Dosso, Fernanda G. Herrera, Dominik R. Berthold -- Chapter 38. Apoptosis and Drug Resistance in Malignant Bone Tumors / Udo Kontny.
  • 2006 Springer
    Sydney Lou Bonnick, Lori Ann Lewis.
  • 2013 Springer
    Sydney Lou Bonnick, Lori Ann Lewis.
    An introduction to conventions in densitometry -- Densitometry techniques -- Skeletal anatomy in densitometry -- Performing a DXA PA lumbar spine, proximal femur, or forearm DXA study -- Radiation safety in x-ray densitometry -- Quality control procedures -- The importance of precision -- Using absolute risk to predict fracture risk in clinical practice -- An overview of osteoporosis -- Interpretation of bone densitometry data -- Less than perfect scan images -- Pediatric densitometry -- VFA imaging, femoral morphometry, and hip structural analysis -- Body composition analysis.
  • 2010 Springer
    Sydney Lou Bonnick ; foreword by Paul D. Miller.
    Densitometry techniques -- Skeletal anatomy in densitometry -- Statistical overview for the non-statistician densitometrist -- Quality control -- Radiation safety in x-ray densitometry -- Bone density data among technologies and manufacturers -- Selecting patients for bone mass measurements : clinical guidelines -- Selecting patients for bone mass measurements : self-assessment indices -- Diagnosing ostoporosis -- Predicting fracture risk -- Monitoring changes in bone density -- Secondary causes of osteoporosis -- New applications for DXA -- Reporting densitometry --FDA-approved densitometry devices..
  • 2007 Springer
    edited by Aenor J. Sawyer, Laura K. Bachrach, Ellen B. Fung ; with a foreword by Sydney Lou Bonnick.
    Rationale for bone densitometry in childhood and adolescence / Aenor J. Sawyer and Laura K. Bachrach -- Tools for measuring bone in children and adolescents / Kate A. Ward, Zulf Mughal, and Judith E. Adams -- Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry / Nicola J. Crabtree, Mary B. Leonard, and Babette S. Zemel -- Clinical indications for the use of DXA in pediatrics / Laura K. Bachrach ... [et al.] -- Acquisition of DXA in children and adolescents / Nicola J. Crabtree, Kyla Kent, and Babette S. Zemel -- Analysis / Moira Petit ... [et al.] -- Evaluation / Babette S. Zemel and Moira Petit -- Reporting DXA results / Ellen B. Fung ... [et al.] -- Children with special considerations / Laurie J. Moyer-Mileur, Zulf Mughal, and Ellen B. Fung -- Research considerations / Mary B. Leonard and Moira Petit -- Looking to the future of pediatric bone densitometry / Nicholas J. Bishop, Aenor J. Sawyer, and Mary B. Leonard.
  • 2005 ScienceDirect
    edited by Juliet Compston, Elizabeth Shane.
    Bone disease after kidney transplantation / S.L-S Fan and John Cunningham -- Histologic abnormalities of bone before and after kidney transplantation / Marie-Claude Monier-Faugere and Hartmut H. Malluche --Bone disease following kidney-pancreas and pancreas transplantation / Stuart M. Sprague -- Bone disease after liver transplantation / Nuria Guañabens and Ana Monegal -- Bone disease in patients before and after cardiac transplantation / Adi Cohen and Elizabeth Shane -- Bone loss in patients before and after lung transplantation / Emily Stein and Elizabeth Shane -- Transplantation for cystic fibrosis: effect on the skeleton / Robert M. Aris and David A. Ontjes -- Bone disease after bone marrow transplantation / Peter R. Ebeling -- Osteonecrosis and organ transplantation / Neveen A.T. Hamdy -- Pediatric transplant bone disease / Mary B. Leonard and Craig B. Langman -- -- Management of bone disease in candidates for organ transplant / Susan M. Ott -- Management: prevention of bone loss after organ transplantation / Philip Sambrook -- Management: established osteoporosis in organ transplant recipients / Ian R. Reid. Principles of transplantation immunology / Mario C. Deng ... [et al.] -- Bone biology: bone structure and remodeling / Lawrence G. Raisz -- Skeletal effects of glucocorticoids: basic and clinical aspects / Ernesto Canalis -- Transplantation bone disease induced by non-steroid immunosuppressants / Solomon Epstein, Angela M. Inzerillo, and Mone Zaidi -- Molecular effects of calcineurin inhibitors / Adina E. Schneider, Mone Zaidi, and Solomon Epstein -- Bone and the immune system / W. Neale Weitzmann and Roberto Pacifici -- -- Fracture prevalence and incidence in solid organ transplant recipients / Bart L. Clarke and Gudrun Leidig-Bruckner -- Bone histomorphometetry and its application to transplantation bone disease / Juliet Compston -- The role of parathyroid hormone in the evolution of bone loss after organ transplantation / Mishaela R. Rubin and John P. Bilezikian -- The role of hypogonadism in the evolution of bone loss before and after cardiac transplantation / Hans-Ulrich Stempfle -- Pathogenesis of transplantation bone disease: a unifying hypothesis / Richard Eastell, Kim E. Naylor, and Annie M. Cooper --
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  • 2014 Springer
    Gordon L. Klein, editor.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    Steven A. Abrams and Keli M. Hawthorne.
    "This book provides a rational basis for understanding how to ensure adequate bone health in children. It discusses the recommended dietary intakes of calcium and vitamin D in pediatric health as well as appropriate sources of these nutrients. The text presents information on the maintenance and improvement of bone health in children and adolescents. Chapters cover peak bone mass and prevention of bone loss diseases; bone formation; nutritional needs for calcium and vitamin D based on age; additional key nutrients needed for healthy bones; exercise and management of chronic illnesses; genetics and bone health; and future directions towards targeted dietary recommendations"-- Provided by publisher.
  • 2014 Springer Protocols
    edited by Meral Beksac.
    Reporter Gene Technologies for Imaging Cell Fates in Hematopoiesis / Sophie Kusy and Christopher H. Contag -- Flow Cytometry for Hematopoietic Cells / Daniela S. Krause, Michelle E. DeLelys, and Frederic I. Preffer -- Isolation and Characterization of Mesenchymal Stem Cells / Sedat Odabas, A. Eser Elçin, and Y. Murat Elçin -- Methods for Functional Analysis of Stem Cells / Michelle Escobedo-Cousin, J. Alejandro Madrigal, and Aurore Saudemont -- An Overview of HLA Typing for Heamatopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation / Katy Latham, Ann-Margaret Little, and J. Alejandro Madrigal -- HLA Typing with Sequence-Specific Oligonucleotide Primed PCR (PCR-SSO) and Use of the Luminex Technology / Klara Dalva and Meral Beksaç -- Sequence Based Typing of HLA: An Improved Group Specific Full Length Gene Sequencing Approach / Christina E.M. Voorter, Fausto Palusci, and Marcel G.J. Tilanus -- Molecular Typing Methods for Minor Histocompatibility Antigens / Eric Spierings -- Natural Killer Cells and Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptor Polymorphisms: Their Role in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation / Jennifer Schellekens, Katia Gagne, and Steven G.E. Marsh -- Methods of Detection of Immune Reconstitution and T Regulatory Cells by Flow Cytometry / Richard Charles Duggleby and J. Alejandro Madrigal -- Molecular Methods Used for Detection of Minimal Residual Disease Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Myeloid Disorders / Ahmet H. Elmaagacli -- Molecular Methods for Detection of Minimal Residual Disease Following Transplantation in Lymphoid and Plasma Cell Disorders / Paolo Corradini and Cristiana Carniti -- Molecular Methods for Detection of Invasive Fungal Infections and Mycobacteria and Their Clinical Significance in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation / Pinar Yurdakul and Sule Colakoglu -- Post-transplant Monitoring of Chimerism by Lineage-specific Analysis / Sandra Preuner and Thomas Lion -- Urinary Proteomics Employing Capillary Electrophoresis Coupled to Mass Spectrometry in The Monitoring Of Patients After Stem Cell Transplantation / Eva M. Weissinger, William Mullen, and Amaya Albalat.
  • 2007 Springer Protocols
    edited by Meral Beksac.
  • 2006
    David Brown, Kevin Gatter, Yasodha Natkunam, Roger Warnke.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2012 Springer
    Dimitra Anagnostou, Estella Matutes, editors.
    1. New Insights in the Development of Human B Lymphocytes / Bianca Blom -- 2. The Aging Lymphocyte / Hector F. Valenzuela, Rita B. Effros -- 3. The Bone Marrow Microenvironment and Its Impact in Acute and Chronic B Cell Malignancies / Jan A. Burger -- 4. The Expanding Diagnostic Role of Flow Cytometry in Bone Marrow Studies of Patients with Lymphomas and Plasma Cell Disorders / Anna Porwit -- 5. The Application of Molecular Techniques on Bone Marrow Trephines / Falko Fend, Leticia Quintanilla-Martínez -- 6. Residual Disease Assessment and Its Role in Monitoring Lymphoid and Plasma Cell Neoplasms / Konnie M. Hebeda -- 7. Reporting of Bone Marrow Lymphoid Infiltrates / Yi-Hua Chen, LoAnn Peterson -- 8. Janus-Faced Lymphoid Infiltrates / Dimitra Anagnostou -- 9. Singularities in Pediatric Bone Marrow Lymphoid Processes / Sophia L. Yohe, Robert W. McKenna -- 10. Bone Marrow Involvement in Primary Mature B and T Cell Leukemias / Ayoma D. Attygalle -- 11. A Step Forward in the Diagnosis of B-Cell Lymphomas in the Bone Marrow / Ahmet Dogan, Mine Hekimgil -- 12. New Insights in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia / Meletios A. Dimopoulos, Evangelos Terpos -- 13. Bone Marrow in Hodgkin Lymphoma and Mimickers / Stefano A. Pileri, Elena Sabattini -- 14. Misleading Features of Bone Marrow Involvement by Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas / Philippe Gaulard, Sylvia Hoeller -- 15. Systemic Mastocytosis Associated with Lymphoproliferative Disorders (SM-AHNMD) / Hans-Peter Horny, Karl Sotlar, Peter Valent.
  • 2015 Springer
    Lia Angela Moulopoulos, Vassilis Koutoulidis.
    MRI provides the best means of imaging the bone marrow directly and of non-invasively assessing its composition. Normal age-related bone marrow changes, alterations related to red marrow reconversion, and pathological bone marrow processes generally conform to certain patterns that reflect the underlying marrow changes and can be clearly recognized on MR images. In addition to conventional pulse sequences, advanced MRI techniques such as Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI and Diffusion-Weighted Imaging depict marrow changes at the microvascular and cellular level respectively. This book provides radiologists with in-depth information on the MRI appearances of normal, abnormal and treated marrow following a structured, pattern-based approach. MRI findings for various diseases that affect the bone marrow, particularly those of a malignant nature, are presented in detail. MRI pattern recognition not only offers a systematic approach to image interpretation and diagnosis but also has prognostic implications with regard to some disease entities. Each chapter includes a wealth of high-quality images, together with Key Points summarizing the most important information. In addition to radiologists, practitioners with an interest in hematology and oncology will find this textbook-atlas to be a valuable resource for the latest, clinically relevant advances in bone marrow imaging.
  • 2010
    Barbara J. Bain, David M. Clark, Bridget S. Wilkins.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    The normal bone marrow -- Special techniques applicable to bone marrow diagnosis -- Infection and reactive changes -- Acute myeloid leukaemia, mixed phenotype acute leukaemia, the myelodysplastic syndromes, and histiocytic neoplasms -- Myeloproliferative and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms and related conditions -- Lymphoproliferative disorders -- Plasma cell neoplasms -- Disorders of erythropoiesis, granulopoiesis and thrombopoiesis -- Miscellaneous disorders -- Metastatic tumours -- Diseases of bone.
  • 2007 Springer
    contributors, M. Andreeff ... [et al.] ; editors, Katalin Kauser and Andreas-Michael Zeiher.
  • 2009 Springer
    edited by Dimitrios Kardamakis, Vassilios Vassiliou and Edward Chow.
    Focusing on the field of metastatic bone disease, this volume: describes the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the formation of bone metastases, comments on the role of angiogenesis, and, deals with various aspects of imaging modalities applied for the detection and evaluation of bone metastases.
  • 2014 Springer
    Dimitrios Kardamakis, Vassilios Vassiliou, Edward Chow, editors.
    The second edition of this book serves both as an introductory and reference book focusing on the field of metastatic bone disease. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, this volume describes the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the formation of bone metastases, presents the newer advances made in the understanding of the clinical picture and symptoms of patients, analyses the role of bone markers in research and clinical practice and deals with all aspects of imaging modalities applied for the detection and evaluation of bone metastases. Moreover, the use of all available treatment methods, such as radiotherapy, surgery and systemic treatments for the management of patients with metastatic bone disease is discussed in detail. Overall this volume presents a thorough overview of all aspects of metastatic bone disease and provides a comprehensive and concise information resource for researchers, oncologists, orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians dealing with patients with metastatic bone disease.
  • 2005 Springer
    edited by Gurmit Singh, Shafaat A. Rabbani.
    Overview / Sadmeet Singh and Gurmit Singh -- Parathyroid hormone-related peptide and malignancy / David Goltzman -- Vitamin D and vitamin D analogs in cancer / Richard Kremer and Shafaat A. Rabbani -- Role of TGF and IGF in tumor progression and bone metastases / Erin Giles and Gurmit Singh -- Biologic and therapeutic implications of osteomimicry and epithelial/mesenchymal transition in prostate cancer / Wen-Chin Huang, Valerie Odero-Marah, and Leland W.K. Chung -- The roles of immune-cell derived matrix metalloproteinases in tumor growth and metastasis / Kristina A. Szabo and Gurmit Singh -- Contribution of osteopontin to the development of bone metastasis / Alison L. Allan ... [et al.] -- The role of interleukin-11 in osteolytic bone metastasis / Ryan R. Simon ... [et al.] -- Cell adhesion moleculars in tumor metastasis / Sujata Persad ... [et al.] -- Antithrombotics in tumor growth and metastasis / Shaker A. Mousa -- Challenges and strategies in the analysis of multiple events in oncology / Pierre P. Major and Richard J. Cook -- Integrins : novel targets for the treatment of bone metastasis / Graham C. Parry ... [et al.] -- Bone metastasis and pathological fractures : bone tissue engineering as a novel therapy / Laurie A. McDuffee, Nigel Colterjohn, and Gurmit Singh -- Role of photodynamic therapy for bone metastasis / Shane Burch and Albert J.M. Yee -- Docetaxel for metastatic cancer and its role in combination therapies for advanced prostate cancer / Ellen K. Wasan ... [et al.] -- The use of tetracyclines for bone metastasis / Eric Seidlitz, Zeina Saikali, and Gurmit Singh -- Role of bisphosphonates in skeletal metastases / Arif Hussain and Fred Saad -- Radiation treatment of bone metastases / Edward Chow, Jackson Wu, and Elizabeth Toni Barnes.
    Also available: Print – 2005
  • 2006 Springer
    edited by Slobodan Vukicevic, Kuber T. Sampath.
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • 2009 Springer
    Jasvir S. Khurana, editor.
    Bone structure, development and bone biology -- Structure and function of joints -- Biomechanics: part I -- Biomechanics: part II -- Laboratory in orthopedic practice -- Genetics and molecular biology of bone and soft tissue tumors -- Grossing of bone and soft tissue (common specimens and procedures) -- Bone histomorphometry and undecalcified sections -- Radiology of the musculoskeletal system -- Skeletal trauma and common orthopedic problems -- Surgical pathology of bone infections -- Arthropathies -- Surgical pathology of prosthetic materials -- Osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease -- Inherited and dysplastic conditions of the skeleton -- Musculoskeletal neoplasms: an introduction -- Medical management of sarcomas -- Radiation therapy for sarcomas -- Surgical pathology of bone tumors and tumor-like lesions -- Tumors of soft tissue.
  • 2011 Springer
    Pascal Laugier, Guillaume Haïat, editors.
    Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) of bone is a relatively recent research field. The research community is steadily growing, with interdisciplinary branches in acoustics, medical imaging, biomechanics, biomedical engineering, applied mathematics, bone biology and clinical sciences, resulting in significant achievements in new ultrasound technologies to measure bone, as well as models to elucidate the interaction and the propagation of ultrasonic wave in complex bone structures. Hundreds of articles published in specialists journals are accessible from the Web and from electronic libraries. However, no compilation and synthesis of the most recent and significant research exist. The only book on QUS of bone has been published in 1999 at a time when the propagation mechanisms of ultrasound in bone were still largely unknown and the technology was immature. The research community has now reached a critical size, special sessions are organized in major international meetings (e.g., at the World Congress of Biomechanics, the annual meetings of the Acoustical Society of America, International Bone Densitometry Workshop, etc...). Consequently, the time has come for a completely up to date, comprehensive review of the topic. The book will offer the most recent experimental results and theoretical concepts developed so far and is intended for researchers, graduate or undergraduate students, engineers, and clinicians who are involved in the field. The central part of the book covers the physics of ultrasound propagation in bone. Our goal is to give the reader an extensive view of the mathematical and numerical models as an aid to understand the QUS potential and the types of variables that can be determined by QUS in order to characterize bone strength. The propagation of sound in bone is still subject of intensive research. Different models have been proposed (for example, the Biot theory of poroelasticity and the theory of scattering have been used to describe wave.
  • 2012 Springer Protocols
    edited by Miep H. Helfrich, Stuart H. Ralston.
    Primary human osteoblast cultures / Jane P. Dillon [and others] -- Osteoblast isolation from murine calvaria and long bones / Astrid D. Bakker and Jenneke Klein-Nulend -- Rat osteoblast cultures / Isabel R. Orriss, Sarah E.B. Taylor, and Timothy R. Arnett -- Isolation of primary avian osteocytes / Cor M. Semeins, Astrid D. Bakker, and Jenneke Klein-Nulend -- Isolation of mouse osteocytes using cell fractionation for gene expression analysis/ Christine Halleux [and others] -- Studying osteocyte function using the cell lines MLO-Y4 and MLO-A5 / Jennifer Rosser and Lynda F. Bonewald -- Isolation, differentiation, and characterisation of skeletal stem cells from human bone marrow in vitro and in vivo / Rahul S. Tare [and others] -- Rodent osteoclast cultures / Isabel R. Orriss and Timothy R. Arnett -- Isolation and culture of primary chicken osteoclasts / Patricia Collin-Osdoby and Philip Osdoby -- Isolation and purification of rabbit osteoclasts / Fraser P. Coxon, Michael J. Rogers, and Julie C. Crockett -- Generation of human osteoclasts from peripheral blood / Kim Henriksen [and others] -- Osteoclast formation in mouse co-cultures / Cecile Itzstein and Robert J. Van 't Hof -- RANKL-mediated osteoclast formation from murine RAW 264.7 cells / Patricia Collin-Osdoby and Philip Osdoby -- Transfection of osteoclasts and osteoclast precursors / Julie C. Crockett, David J. Mellis, and Adam Taylor -- Analysis of signalling pathways by western blotting and immunoprecipitation / Aymen I. Idris -- Analysis of transcriptional regulation in bone cells / Huilin Jin and Stuart H. Ralston -- Extraction of nucleic acids from bone / Alun Hughes, Tracy L. Stewart, and Val Mann -- Analysis of gene expression in bone by quantitative RT/PCR / Alun Hughes -- Histomorphometry in rodents / Reinhold G. Erben and Martin Glösmann -- Studying gene expression in bone by in situ hybridization / Ina Kramer [and others] -- Immunostaining of skeletal tissues / Tobias B. Kurth and Cosimo De Bari -- Techniques for the study of apoptosis in bone / Sudeh Riahi and Brendon Noble -- Transmission electron microscopy of bone / Vincent Everts [and others] -- Scanning electron microscopy of bone / Alan Boyde -- Fluorescence imaging of osteoclasts using confocal microscopy / Fraser P. Coxon -- Live imaging of bone cell and organ cultures / Sarah L. Dallas and Patricia A. Veno -- Analysis of bone architecture in rodents using microcomputed tomography / Robert J. van 't Hof -- Bone measurements by peripheral quantitative computed tomography in rodents / Jürg A. Gasser and Johannes Willnecker -- Quantitative X-ray imaging of rodent bone by Faxitron / J.H. Duncan Bassett [and others] -- Bioluminescence imaging of bone metastasis in rodents / Thomas J.A. Snoeks [and others] -- Fourier transform infrared imaging of bone / Eleftherios P. Paschalis -- Raman microscopy of bone / Simon R. Goodyear and Richard M. Aspden -- The calvarial injection assay / Robert J. van 't Hof -- Ovariectomy/orchidectomy in rodents / Aymen I. Idris -- Mechanical properties of bone ex vivo / Simon R. Goodyear and Richard M. Aspden -- Mechanical stimulation of bone cells using fluid flow / Carmen Huesa and Astrid D. Bakker -- Using cell and organ culture models to analyze responses of bone cells to mechanical stimulation / Andrew A. Pitsillides and Simon C.F. Rawlinson -- In vivo mechanical loading / Roberto Lopes de Souza and Leanne Saxon.
  • 2013 Springer
    Patrick P. Lin, Shreyaskumar Patel, editors.
    Multidisciplinary approach to the management of sarcomas of bone / Bryan S. Moon -- Bone sarcoma imaging / John E. Madewell ... [et al.] -- Percutaneous image-guided biopsy for diagnosis of bone sarcomas / Kamran Ahrar -- Orthopedic oncologic surgical specimen management and surgical pathology / A. Kevin Raymond and Alexander J. Lazar -- Osteosarcoma / Patrick P. Lin and Shreyaskumar Patel -- Ewing sarcoma / Patrick P. Lin ... [et al.] -- Chondrosarco / Alan W. Yasko, Vinod Ravi, and Ashleigh Guadagnolo -- Rare bone sarcomas / Valerae O. Lewis ... [et al.] -- Skeletal reconstruction after bone sarcoma resection / Christopher P. Cannon and David W. Chang -- Soft tissue reconstruction after bone sarcoma resection / Scott D. Oates -- Bone sarcomas in the growing child / Valerae O. Lewis and David W. Chang -- Perioperative management of patients with bone sarcomas / Janie Rutledge, Mark S. Pilarczyk, and Alan W. Yasko -- Rehabilitation in orthopedic oncology / Benedict Konzen and Christopher P. Cannon -- Follow-up evaluation and surveillance after treatment of bone sarcomas / Colleen M. Costelloe and Patrick P. Lin.
  • 2005 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Jeffrey O. Hollinger ... [et al.].
    Also available: Print – 2005
  • 2012 Springer
    Jim S. Wu, Mary G. Hochman.
    Introduction to Bone Tumors -- How to Evaluate a Bone Lesion -- Imaging Modalities -- Cartilage Tumors -- Osseous Tumors -- Fibrous Tumors -- Miscellaneous Tumors -- Bone Metastases -- Bone Tumor Mimickers -- Cases.

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