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  • I die, but my memory lives on 2005, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "A nonfiction fable about a heartrending tradition spawned by a major health crisis: the invaluable Memory Book Project, which gives those dying of AIDS an opportunity to record their lives in words and pictures for the children they leave behind."--Excerpt from Amazon.com summary.
  • I died for beauty 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "In the vein of A Beautiful Mind, The Man Who Loved Only Numbers, and Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA, this volume tells the poignant story of the brilliant, colorful, controversial mathematician named Dorothy Wrinch. Drawing on her own personal and professional relationship with Wrinch and archives in the United States, Canada, and England, Marjorie Senechal explores the life and work of this provocative, scintillating mind. Senechal portrays a woman who was learned, restless, imperious, exacting, critical, witty, and kind. A young disciple of Bertrand Russell while at Cambridge, the first women to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Wrinch's contributions to mathematical physics, philosophy, probability theory, genetics, protein structure, and crystallography were anything but inconsequential. But Wrinch, a complicated and ultimately tragic figure, is remembered today for her much publicized feud with Linus Pauling over the molecular architecture of proteins. Pauling ultimately won that bitter battle. Yet, Senechal reminds us, some of the giants of mid-century science--including Niels Bohr, Irving Langmuir, D'Arcy Thompson, Harold Urey, and David Harker--took Wrinch's side in the feud. What accounts for her vast if now-forgotten influence? What did these renowned thinkers, in such different fields, hope her model might explain? Senechal presents a sympathetic portrait of the life and work of a luminous but tragically flawed character. At the same time, she illuminates the subtler prejudices Wrinch faced as a feisty woman, profound culture clashes between scientific disciplines, ever-changing notions of symmetry and pattern in science, and the puzzling roles of beauty and truth" -- Provided by publisher."A biography of Dorothy Wrinch" -- Provided by publisher.
  • I domain integrins 2014, Springer
    "The integrin family is composed of 24 members and approximately ten years ago (2003) we published a book devoted to the nine I domain integrin subunits. In this second edition, I am pleased that most of the original authors have been able to contribute to the updated version. I domain containing integrins include collagen receptors and leukocyte receptors. In 2003 the knockout mouse phenotypes for all of the I domain integrins had not yet been published; they are now, and are summarized and discussed in this edition. Interestingly, a recent 10 integrin mutation in dogs has indicated that collagen-binding integrins in the musculoskeletal system might have much more severe phenotypes in larger animals/humans compared to the mild integrin phenotypes observed in collagen-binding integrin deficient mice. This finding is further discussed in the book. In the cancer field, the microenvironment is taking center stage, and here collagen receptors on fibroblasts are predicted to play important roles in paracrine signaling, in regulating tissue stiffness and matrix remodeling. New technologies, new mouse models in combination with analyses of I integrins in larger animals/humans are thus predicted to increase our knowledge about this group of receptors. With this in mind we look forward to another 10 years of research with I domain integrins."--Publisher's wevsite.
  • I know what you're thinking. 1st ed. 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Introduction / Sarah Richmond -- pt. 1. Brain imaging and mindreading : current progress and conceptual questions. The social brain hypothesis : an evolutionary perspective on the neurobiology of social behaviour / Susanne Shultz and R.I.M. Dunbar -- Brain reading / John-Dylan Haynes -- How to read minds / Tim Bayne -- Predicting human behaviour from brain structure / Geraint Rees and Ryota Kanai -- pt. 2. Medical applications of mindreading through brain imaging. When thoughts become actions : neuroimaging in non-responsive patients / Adrian M. Owen -- Where in the brain is pain? : evaluating painful experiences in non-communicative patients / Athena Demertzi and Steven Laureys -- Practicioners' views on neuroimaging : mental health, patient consent, and choice / Emily Borgelt, Daniel Buchman, and Judy Illes -- Brain imaging in clinical psychiatry : why? / Brendan D. Kelly -- Overcoming self-report : possibilities and limitations of brain imaging in psychiatry / David Linden -- pt. 3. Criminal justice and national security : brain imaging in criminal trials and defence. The neurobiology of violence : science and law / Colin Campbell and Nigel Eastman -- Diminished capacity, neuroscience, and just punishment / Stephen J. Morse -- National security, brain imaging, and privacy / Jonathan D. Moreno and Sonya Parashar -- pt. 4. Mindreading as a threat to privacy : evaluating the risks and protecting privacy. Brain imaging and the transparency scenario / Sarah Richmond -- Neuroscience v. privacy? : a democratic perspective / Annabelle Lever -- Regulating brain imaging : questions of privacy, informed consent, and human dignity / Roger Brownsword -- Protecting privacy interests in brain images : the limits of consent / Sarah J.L. Edwards -- Conclusion / Sarah J.L. Edwards and Geraint Rees.
  • Ibuprofen 2012, Springer
    Ibuprofen is one of the most successful drugs used worldwide for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and various inflammatory conditions, even in a low-dose form for over-the-counter (OTC), non-prescription sale. Over the past 40 years, ibuprofen has been proven to be as safe or safer and just as effective as established non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or coxibs. This book reviews the pharmacology, clinical uses and adverse effects of ibuprofen. Its disposition and unique modes of action in relation to clinical effects are discussed as well as various formulations and the impact of food and other variables on its actions and gastro-intestinal safety. The use of combinations of ibuprofen with other drugs (e.g. paracetamol, codeine and caffeine) are critically assessed. There are already some indications of potential therapeutic benefits of the drug combinations in treating certain painful conditions, while still retaining the relative safety benefits of ibuprofen (at least at OTC dosages). The impact of natural products and Chinese Medicines on the safety of ibuprofen is also reviewed. The book is written in a more general style, including explanatory diagrams, for anyone interested in the properties, actions and uses of ibuprofen.
  • ICD-10 2010-, WHO
    Online version includes browsable tabular headings with search capability and instruction manual as well as links to older versions.
  • ICD-9-CM Ovid, Click on ICD-9-CM tab under Tools
    Fulltext Natl Cent Health Stat
    v. 1. Diseases, tabular list -- v. 2. Diseases, alphabetic index.
  • Ichthyoses 2010, Karger
    The various manifestations of ichthyoses are classified either by their appearance or their molecular genetics. This volume focuses on generalized, inherited disorders of cornification, which constitute an ever-enlarging group of monogenic diseases caused by a large number of genes that affect a broad array of cellular functions. The authors' overview reflects their unique perspective that the clinical phenotype in the inherited ichthyoses mirrors a 'best attempt' by a metabolically compromised epidermis to maintain a barrier sufficiently impermeable for survival in a desiccating external environment. The basis for threats to survival is illuminated, and the systemic problems, including growth failure, also reflect a compromised barrier. A new consensus classification of these disorders is provided, and the distinguishing clinical features of each disorder are described. Further, the latest molecular genetic information is succinctly reviewed with up-to-date and comprehensive references. Yet, the major emphases of this volume are on disease pathogenesis and on the identification of key ultrastructural features. This publication will prove an invaluable aid to dermatologists, pediatric dermatologists and pediatricians dealing with patients with inherited ichthyoses. In addition, clinical geneticists and dermatopathologists will find it interesting reading.
  • ICU book. 3rd ed. 2007, Ovid
  • ICU protocols 2012, Springer
    Pt. I. Respiratory system -- pt. II. Cardiovascular system -- pt. III. Nervous system -- pt. IV. Gastrointestinal system -- pt. V. Renal system -- pt. VI. Infectious diseases -- pt. VII. Endocrine and Metabolic system -- pt. VIII. Oncology -- pt. IX. Trauma and burn -- pt. X. Toxicology, envenomation and thermo dysregulation -- pt. XI. Obstetrics -- pt. XII. Perioperative care -- pt. XIII. General issues -- pt. XIV. Pediatrics -- pt. XV. ICU Procedures.
  • Part I: Contrasts in Global Health Care Resource Allocation -- Australia: Where Have We Been? -- Brazil: Where Have We Been? -- Canada: Where Have We Been? -- Germany: Where Have We Been? -- India: Where Have We Been? -- Israel: Where Have We Been? -- Italy: Where Have We Been? -- The Netherlands: Where Have We Been? -- New Zealand: Where Have We Been? -- South Africa: Where Have We Been? -- United Kingdom: Where Have We Been? -- United States-Private Practice: Where Have We Been? -- United States-Academic Medicine: Where Have We Been? -- Australia: Where Are We Going? -- Brazil: Where Are We Going? -- Canada: Where Are We Going? -- Germany: Where Are We Going? -- India: Where Are We Going? -- Italy: Where Are We Going? -- The Netherlands: Where Are We Going? -- New Zealand: Where Are We Going? -- South Africa: Where Are We Going? -- United Kingdom: Where Are We Going? -- United States-Private Practice: Where Are We Going? -- United States-Academic Medicine: Where Are We Going? -- Re fl ections on the Demand for Critical Care in the Global Medical Village -- First Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Second Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Third Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Fourth Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Part II: The Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- The Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- First Critique of the Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- Fixing the Foundation of Critical Care at the End-Stage of Life: Second Critique of the Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- Third Critique of the Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- Part III: Legal and Nursing Viewpoints -- Medical Judgment Versus Capitulation -- Nursing Aspects of Inappropriate Patient Care -- Part IV: Conclusions -- Where Is "Universal" Health Care Headed in the Global Village? -- The New Shape of Intensive Care In the USA -- Health Care in the Year 2050.
  • Adult neurogenesis has been questioned for many years. In the early 1900s, a dogma was established that denied new neuron formation in the adult brain. Adult neural stem cells are undifferentiated cells that are present in the adult brain and are capable of dividing and differentiating into glia and new neurons.
  • ch. 1. Introduction, p. 1-12 -- ch. 2. Background, p. 13-38 -- ch. 3. Models of Linear Systems, p. 39-56 -- ch. 4. Models of Nonlinear Systems, p. 57-101 -- ch. 5. Identification of Linear Systems, p. 103-123 -- ch. 6. Correlation-Based Methods, p. 125-167 -- ch. 7. Explicit Least-Squares Methods, p. 169-206 -- ch. 8. Iterative Least-Squares Methods, p. 207-250.
  • ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral disorder. Moreover, many students receiving special education assistance are reported to have ADHD. This book offers guidance on conducting psycho educational assessments of children with ADHD. It is suitable for school psychologists, and mental health professionals.
  • "As many as one in four children experiences problems with reading. Dyslexia, the most common learning disability leads to well-documented negative effects on school and, ultimately, adult success. Therefore, it is critical that school professionals provide early and effective assessment and intervention. This volume equips practitioners with in-depth understanding of the disorder and a wealth of practical information for meeting student needs." "As the duties of school psychologists and related education professionals become more complex, recognizing and providing services for students with learning disorders has become progressively more demanding. Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Dyslexia at School offers practitioners an accessible and easy-to-read reference that they will use for years to come."--BOOK JACKET.
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide delivers a concise review of our current understanding of disease pathogenesis and provides current evidence in the medical literature regarding its diagnosis and management. Each chapter includes key points and a summary aiming to update clinicians about various issues concerning the diagnosis and management of IPF. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter also provides a summary of ongoing research and identifies the needs for future research in the field. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide is an important new text that provides its readers with a better understanding of the pathobiology and natural history of IPF as it continues to evolve.
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  • IgA nephropathy today 2007, Karger
  • The IGF system: new developments relevant to pediatric practice / Rosenfeld, R.G. -- Clinical relevance of systemic and local IGF-I / Yakar, S. ... [et al.] -- Cartilage disorders: potential therapeutic use of mesenchymal stem cells / Spagnoli, A., Longobardi, L., O'Rear, L. -- Treatment in animal models / Guan, J. ... [et al.] -- Insulin-like growth factor-I and risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease: molecular epidemiology / Sandhu, M.S. -- Quantitative measurement of IGF-I and its use in diagnosing and monitoring treatment of disorders of growth hormone secretion / Clemmons, D.R. -- IGF-I and IGFBP-3 assessment in the management of childhood onset growth hormone deficiency / Cianfarani, S., Liguori, A., Germani, D. -- IGFs and IGFBPs in clinical management of adult growth hormone deficiency / Aimaretti, G. ... [et al.] -- Monitoring of insulin-like growth factors during growth hormone treatment: adulthood growth hormone deficiency / Monson, J.P. -- IGFs and IGFBPs in clinical management: GH insensitivity / Savage, M.O. ... [et al.] -- Childhood and adol[e]scent diabetes / Dunger, D.B., Regan, F.M., Acerini, C.L. -- Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus: is there a therapeutic role for IGF-1? / Moses, A.C. -- Insulin-like growth factors in the treatment of neurological disease / Leinninger, G.M., Feldman, E.L. -- Insulin-like growth factor system in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Wilczak, N., De Keyser, J.
  • IGFs 2010, Springer
  • The knowledge of Th17 cells and other cell populations which secrete IL-17A, and/or IL-22 has expanded tremendously since the publication of the first edition "Th17 Cells: Role in Inflammation and Autoimmune Disease" in 2008. The present volume has been completely revised with the addition of new chapters on the IL-17 receptor family and signaling, and an in-depth review of IL-22 and innate lymphoid cells. The differentiation of naïve T cells into regulatory T cells and Th17 cells as well as the plasticity of Th17 cells is discussed.
  • Ileoscopy 2012, Springer
    Ileoscopy has proven to be very useful for the diagnosis of celiac, inflammatory, and infectious diseases of the small intestine. This endoscopic procedure is one of the most technically challenging steps of diagnostic colonoscopy but it also represents the best documented proof of a complete examination. This book covers all aspects of the endoscopic exploration of the terminal ileum, from the technique itself to the clinical diagnosis and management of the main pathologies that occur in this region of the digestive tract. A wide selection of magnified and non-magnified diagnostic images accompanies the text. Intended as an update on the imaging and management of ileal disease, the book provides an invaluable tool for improving the endoscopist's technique and for enhancing the clinician's knowledge of small-bowel diseases.
  • Illusion of certainty 2007, Springer
  • "Advances in computed tomography have made it possible to detect small lung cancers, which has changed lung cancer surgery from lobectomy to a lesser lobar resection such as a segmentectomy or wedge resection. Although wedge resection is a simple procedure, it has a higher risk of hilar lymph node or surgical margin recurrence than does a lobectomy. On the other hand, segmentectomy is a well-known curative surgery for small lung cancers. It is difficult to perform accurately, however, because of its anatomical complexity, which makes surgeons hesitant to use it. Illustrated Anatomical Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer provides readers a detailed explanation of segmentectomy with numerous easy-to-understand color illustrations showing the precise segmental anatomies for each pattern of the procedure. To better illustrate an accurate anatomical segmentectomy, the text shows details of anatomy during the procedure. Up to 25 patterns can be involved, each of which is shown in approximately 10 illustrations."--publisher's website
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    Mycosis fungoides -- Sézary syndrome -- CD30+ cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders -- Subcutaneous T-cell lymphoma -- Other cutaneous cytotoxic lymphomas -- Small-medium pleomorphic T-cell lymphoma -- Other cutaneous T-cell lymphomas -- Follicle centre cell lymphoma -- Marginal zone lymphoma and cutaneous immunocytoma -- Plasmacytoma -- Large B-cell lymphoma, leg-type -- B-lymphoblastic lymphoma -- B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia -- Other cutaneous B-cell lymphomas -- Blastic NK-cell lymphoma -- Cutaneous Hodgkin lymphoma -- Cutaneous myelogenous leukaemia -- Cutaneous lymphomas in immunosuppressed individuals (post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders, HIV-associated cutaneous lymphomas) -- Pseudolymphomas of the skin.
  • This book serves as a hands-on guide to various poison treatments and offers supplemental public health information. Each two-page unit features concise text on the left complemented by full-color illustrations on the opposing page. The expert author distinguishes harmful toxic substances and catalogues their specific effects on the human body, plants, animals, and the surrounding environment. The handbook also addresses other topics, including biological warfare, modern toxicological methods, and threshold values. Features include: succinct, user-friendly organization so readers can navigate the content with ease; over 600 detailed images and diagrams arranged on 150 full-color plates illustrate exposures and toxicological effects on humans, plants, and animals; well-researched, objective risk analysis on toxic exposures accompanied by relevant images; extensive glossary of key toxicological terms that provide readers with the accurate information they need to avoid dangerous confusion.
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    The normal bone marrow and an approach to bone marrow evaluation of neoplastic and proliferative process -- Granulomatous and histiocytic disorders -- The aplasias -- The hyperplasias -- Other non-neoplastic marrow changes -- Myelodysplastic syndromes -- Acute leukemia -- Chronic myeloproliferative disorders and systemic mastocytosis -- Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disorders -- Chronic lymphoproliferative disorders and malignant lymphoma -- Immunosecretory disorders/plasma cell disorders and lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma -- Metastatic lesions -- Post-therapy bone marrow changes.
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  • I. Endocrine surgery -- II. Breast surgery -- III. Esophageal and gastric surgery -- IV. Small bowel and appendix surgery -- V. Colorectal surgery -- VI. Anorectal surgery -- VII. Hernia surgery -- VIII. Hepatobiliary surgery -- IX. Pancreatic surgery.
  • E-health is closely related with networks and telecommunications when dealing with applications of collecting or transferring medical data from distant locations for performing remote medical collaborations and diagnosis. In this book we provide an overview of the fields of image and signal processing for networked and distributed e-health applications and their supporting technologies. The book is structured in 10 chapters, starting the discussion from the lower end, that of acquisition and processing of biosignals and medical images and ending in complex virtual reality systems and techniques providing more intuitive interaction in a networked medical environment. The book also discusses networked clinical decision support systems and corresponding medical standards, WWW-based applications, medical collaborative platforms, wireless networking, and the concepts of ambient intelligence and pervasive computing in electronic healthcare systems.
  • Image processing and analysis SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • This essential resource covers binary image processing, color images, depth resolution, image interpretation problems, thresholding multiband images, among many other areas of image analysis and processing.
  • "This book provides complete descriptions of the techniques involved in medical image processing, using sufficient descriptions and practical references. Chapters cover topics of deformable registration, segmentation, image reconstruction, and integration of these practices into the radiation therapy environment. The four sections provide an overview of the image segmentation and reconstruction techniques using image processing across all modalities, and applications of these approaches in radiation therapy. The book also addresses the applications of registration, segmentation, and image reconstruction for radiation therapy, including adaptive radiotherapy, monitoring and tracking of treatment delivery, quantifying accuracy, and visualizing results"--Provided by publisher.
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    Introduction to image-guided and adaptive radiotherapy / Martin J. Murphy and Tianfang Li -- Image guided adaptive radiation therapy and practical perspectives / Lei Xing, Louis Lee, and Robert Timmerman -- Errors, margins, localization, and correction / Jan-Jakob Sonke and Marcel van Herk -- Use of implanted fiducial markers in IGRT / Daniel Low and James Balter -- Management of respiratory motion in radiation therapy / Gig S. Mageras and Paul J. Keall -- Image guided stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy / T.D. Solberg, B. Kavanagh, and P.M. Medin -- Three-dimensional conformal brachytherapy : current trends and future promise / Jeffrey F. Williamson and Robert Cormack -- Target definition and localization / Daniel R. Gomez, K.S. Clifford Chao, and Nancy Y. Lee -- PET/CT and biologically conformal radiation therapy / Marco Trovo, Jeffrey Bradley, and Mitchell Machtay --Head and neck cancers / Ping Xia and Quynh-Thu Le -- Lung cancers / Steve Jiang, Loren Mell, and Ajay Sandhu -- Breast cancers / Sua Yoo ... [et al.] -- Liver malignancies / Kristy K Brock and Laura A. Dawson -- Non-hepatic gastrointestinal malignancies / Daniel T. Chang, Devin S. Schellenberg, and Albert C. Koong -- Genitourinary cancers / Lei Dong and Jeff M. Michalski -- Gynecologic malignancies / Loren K. Mell ... [et al.] -- Central nervous system tumors / Yoshiya Yamada ... [et al.] -- Pediatric cancers / Thomas Merchant and Chris Beltran -- Platforms for image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy / Warren Kilby ... [et al.] -- Quality assurance of image-guided adaptive radiation / Douglas J. Moseley ... [et al.] -- Information systems and data management / Sam Brain and Bruce H. Curran -- Image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy billing and reimbursement / Chet Szerlag, Luis Canovas, and Claire Mendenhall.
  • Image-Guided Cancer Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides clinicians with in-depth coverage of the growing, dynamic field of interventional oncology. Combining the knowledge of expert editors and authors into one powerhouse reference, this book looks at tumor ablation, HIFU, embolic therapies, emerging technologies, and radiation therapy throughout the body (liver, bone, breast, gynecologic and prostate cancers, to name just a few), and includes discussion of different imaging modalities. In the words of Peter Mueller, MD, author of the books Foreword: The senior authors are all world renowned experts in interventional oncology, which is another example of the high quality authorship and experience that is brought to this book. The later chapters discuss therapies that are simply not covered in any other source. Everyone who is doing or wants to do ablation therapies and interventional oncology will face a time when they will be asked to use their expertise in less used and less investigated areas. There is nowhere else where the reader can get information on the prostate, breast, and gynecologic areas, and especially pediatrics. This book is an outstanding contribution to the literature and will become a must read for all physicians who are interested in Interventional Oncology.
  • Image-guided IMRT 2006, Springer
  • Procedural similarities / Douglas Fenton and Jeffrey J. Peterson -- Shoulder injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- Elbow injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson and Douglas Fenton, and Leo Czervionke -- A surgeon's perspective / Peter M. Murray -- Wrist and hand injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson and Douglas Fenton, and Leo Czervionke -- Hip injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- A surgeon's perspective / Gavan P. Duffy -- Knee injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- A surgeon's perspective / Cedric J. Ortiguera -- Ankle and foot injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- A surgeon's perspective / James K. DeOrio -- Percutaneous image-guided biopsy and radiofrequency ablation / Jeffrey J. Peterson and Douglas Fenton, and Leo Czervionke -- A surgeon's perspective / Mary I. O'Connor.
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    Procedural similarities / Douglas Fenton and Jeffrey J. Peterson -- Shoulder injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- Elbow injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson and Douglas Fenton, and Leo Czervionke -- A surgeon's perspective / Peter M. Murray -- Wrist and hand injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson and Douglas Fenton, and Leo Czervionke -- Hip injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- A surgeon's perspective / Gavan P. Duffy -- Knee injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- A surgeon's perspective / Cedric J. Ortiguera -- Ankle and foot injections / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- A surgeon's perspective / James K. DeOrio -- Percutaneous image-guided biopsy and radiofrequency ablation / Jeffrey J. Peterson and Douglas Fenton, and Leo Czervionke -- A surgeon's perspective / Mary I. O'Connor.
  • "Preface This book presents key image-guided radiation treatment (IGRT) technologies for external beam radiotherapy and caps a multidecade phase of technology development in the realm of conformal, customized radiation treatment. This development phase has been somewhat brief and vigorous, with new IGRT innovations such as increased image fidelity and adaptive radiotherapy continuing through the present day. IGRT had been in development in earnest since the early 1990s as a desired companion to intensity-modulated radiation treatment (IMRT). It was known at the time that beam-intensity modulation would be proven to enable beamlets of radiation dose to be formed and delivered to give highly conformal treatment to target volumes, while at the same time providing avoidance of even nearby normal structures. IMRT was being developed with pathways that were based on particular technological features of each vendor's designs for their multileaf collimators (MLCs) and linear accelerators, e.g., leaf design (width, height, focus, speed, etc.), dose rate control, error checking, and gantry motion control. In a previous decade, the 1980s into the mid-1990s, three-dimensional conformal radiation treatment (3D-CRT) had been developed such that for the first time, using static pretreatment 3D images from computed tomography (CT), anatomical volumes could be identified and segmented for the target, normal structures, and the external contour. As 3D-CRT and IMRT technologies developed, it was recognized that confirming "correct" treatment geometry for every individual fraction might be important, since daily variations in treatment position and the locations of internal structures would lead to blurring (degradation) of the cumulative dose distribution"--Provided by publisher.
  • Images in urology 2012, Springer
    Introduction -- The Production of Radiological and Histopathological Images -- Kidneys and Ureters -- The Adrenal -- The Retroperitoneum -- The Bladder -- The Prostate -- The Testes and Their Adnexae -- The Penis -- Urodynamics.
  • Imaging and Focal Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer evaluates the scientific evidence for the evolving trend to treat low to intermediate risk, clinically localized prostate cancer in a focally ablative manner with novel gland-preserving, focal therapy methods. Various ablative devices such as high intensity focused ultrasound, irreversible electroporation, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy and laser ablation, among others, are discussed in regard to their strengths and limitations as a therapeutic modality. Emphasis is placed on tumor stage shift towards early stage disease with an increase in unilateral versus bilateral cancers validated by final pathology assessment of large prostatectomy series. Current and new approaches to image cancer foci within the prostate (3-Dimensional contrast-enhanced transrectal ultrasonography, multiparametric magnetic resonance image with spectroscopy, ETC) are presented along with biopsy techniques to map prostate cancer. Patient selection, treatment strategy, outcomes and safety concerns that may provide acceptable cancer control and improved quality of life for patients are all covered in detail. Written by experts in the field and lavishly illustrated with detailed line-art and photographs, Imaging and Focal Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer is a resourceful volume beneficial to practitioners specializing in the treatment and management of prostate cancer.
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    1. Introcution : historiographies of obstetrics -- 2. Diagnostic ultrasound before Thomas Brown -- 3. Ian Donald before ultrasound I : St. Thomas's Hospital and the Royal Air Force -- 4. Ian Donald before ultrasound II : Hammersmith and Glasgow -- 5. A-scope investigations in Glasgow -- 6. The First contact scanner -- 7. The Automatic scanner and the diasonograph -- 8. "Behind the Iron Curtain" : ultrasound and the fetus -- 9. Diffusion, controversy, and commodification -- 10. Ian Donald after ultrasound : contraception and abortion -- 11. Maternity and technology.
  • Section 1. Viruses, microbes, and parasites. Microbial cells analysis by atomic force microscopy / David Alsteens ; Understanding parasite transmission through imaging approaches / Mirko Singer and Freddy Frischknecht ; Multiphoton microscopy applied for real-time intravital imaging of bacterial infections in vivo / Ferdinand X. Choong ... [et al.] ; Analysis of virus entry and cellular membrane dynamics by single particle tracking / Helge Ewers and Mario Schelhaas ; Imaging of live malaria blood stage parasites / Christof Grüring and Tobias Spielmann ; Escherichia coli K1 invasion of human brain microvascular endothelial cells / Lip Nam Loh and Theresa H. Ward -- Section 2. Disease states. Real-time imaging after cerebral ischemia : model systems for visualization of inflammation and neuronal repair / Pierre Cordeau and Jasna Kriz ; In vivo real-time visualization of leukocytes and intracellular hydrogen peroxide levels during a zebrafish acute inflammation assay / Luke Pase, Cameron J. Nowell, and Graham J. Lieschke ; Imaging protein oligomerization in neurodegeneration using bimolecular fluorescence complementation / Federico Herrera, Susana Gonçalves, and Tiago Fleming Outeiro ; 3D/4D functional imaging of tumor-associated proteolysis : impact of microenvironment / Kamiar Moin ... [et al.] -- Section 3. Other techniques. Live cell imaging in live animals with fluorescent proteins / Robert M. Hoffman ; Protein activation dynamics in cells and tumor micro arrays assessed by time resolved Förster resonance energy transfer / Véronique Calleja, Pierre Leboucher, Banafshe ́Larijani ; Imaging stem cell differentiation for cell-based tissue repair / Zhenghong Lee ... [et al.] ; Understanding the initiation of B cell signaling through live cell imaging / Angel M. Davey ... [et al.] ; A quantitative method for measuring phototoxicity of a live cell imaging microscope / Jean-Yves Tinevez ... [et al.] ; High content screening of defined chemical libraries using normal and glioma-derived neural stem cell lines / Davide Danovi ... [et al.] ; High-throughput screening in primary neurons / Punita Sharma ... [et al.] ; Live imaging fluorescent proteins in early mouse embryos / Panagiotis Xenopoulos, Sonja Nowotschin, and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis ; Methods for three-dimensional analysis of dendritic spine dynamics / Enni Bertling ... [et al.] ; Imaging cell competition in Drosophila imaginal discs / Shizue Ohsawa ... [et al.] ; Live cell imaging of the oviduct / Sabine Kölle -- Computational quantification of fluorescent leukocyte numbers in zebrafish embryos / Felix Ellett and Graham J. Lieschke -- Four-dimensional tracking of lymphocyte migration and interactions in lymph nodes by two-photon microscopy / Masahiro Kitano and Takaharu Okada.
  • Monitoring cytoskeletal dynamics in living neurons using fluorescence photoactivation / Anne Gauthier-Kemper ... [et al.] -- Red/far-red fluorescing DNA-specific anthraquinones for nucl:cyto segmentation and viability reporting in cell-based assays / Roy Edward -- Methods to measure actin treadmilling rate in dendritic spines / Mikko Koskinen, Enni Bertling, and Pirta Hotulainen -- Live-cell imaging of clathrin coats / Comert Kural and Tom Kirchhausen -- Imaging the mitotic spindle / Paul S. Maddox ... [et al.] -- Modeling of spatial intracellular signaling events in neurons / Wendy C. Wenderski and Susana R. Neves -- Imaging chromosome dynamics in meiosis in plants / Moira J. Sheehan and Wojciech P. Pawlowski -- Analyzing lysosomes in live cells / Paul R. Pryor -- Detection and quantification of biomolecular association in living cells using single-molecule microscopy / Mario Brameshuber and Gerhard J. Schütz -- Visualizing cardiac ion channel trafficking pathways / James W. Smyth and Robin M. Shaw -- Live cell imaging of the cytoskeleton / Eve G. Stringham ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence single-molecule imaging of actin turnover and regulatory mechanisms / Naoki Watanabe -- Analysis of cell dispersion and migration by video-microscopy / Bonnomet Arnaud ... [et al.] -- Real time qualitative and quantitative GLUT4 translocation assay / Maleppillil Vavachan Vijayakumar and Manoj Kumar Bhat -- Advanced imaging of cellular signaling events / Marek Cebecauer, Jana Humpolíčková, and Jerémie Rossy -- Dynamic imaging of homo-FRET in live cells by fluorescence anisotropy microscopy / Subhasri Ghosh ... [et al.] -- Time-resolved luminescence resonance energy transfer imaging of protein-protein interactions in living cells / Harsha E. Rajapakse and Lawrence W. Miller -- Imaging of corticosteroid receptors in live cells / Mayumi Nishi -- Investigating second messenger signaling in vivo / Rüdiger Rudolf, Mathias Hafner, and Marco Mongillo -- Probes for intracellular RNA imaging in live cells / Philip J. Santangelo ... [et al.] -- Imaging the glycome in living systems / Boyangzi Li, Feiyan Mock, and Peng Wu -- Intracellular magnesium detection by fluorescent Indicators / Valentina Trapani ... [et al.] -- Illuminating mobile zinc with fluorescence : from cuvettes to live cells and tissues / Zhen Huang and Stephen J. Lippard -- Quantitative fluorescent live cell Imaging of intracellular Ca2+ and H+ ions in malaria parasites / Petra Rohrbach.
  • Laser-induced radiation microbeam technology and simultaneous real-time fluorescence imaging in live cells / Stanley W. Botchway ... [et al.] -- A cell biologist's guide to high resolution imaging / Graeme Ball ... [et al.] -- Applications of fluorescence lifetime spectroscopy and imaging to lipid domains in vivo / André E.P. Bastos ... [et al.] -- Detecting and tracking nonfluorescent nanoparticle probes in live cells / Gufeng Wang and Ning Fang -- Fluorescence lifetime microscopy of tumor cell invasion, drug delivery, and cytotoxicity / Gert-Jan Bakker ... [et al.] -- Measuring membrane protein dynamics in neurons using fluorescence recovery after photobleach / Inmaculada M. González-González ... [et al.] -- Fluorescent speckle microscopy in cultured cells / Marin Barisic, António J. Pereira, and Helder Maiato -- Green-to-red photoconvertible mEosFP-aided live imaging in plants / Jaideep Mathur ... [et al.] -- Methods for cell and particle tracking / Erik Meijering, Oleh Dzyubachyk, and Ihor Smal -- Correlative light-electron microscopy : a potent tool for the imaging of rare or unique cellular and tissue events and structures / Alexander A. Mironov and Galina V. Beznoussenko -- Optical techniques for imaging membrane domains in live cells (live-cell palm of protein clustering) / Dylan M. Owen ... [et al.] -- Single live cell topography and activity imaging with the Shear-Force-Based Constant-Distance Scanning Electrochemical Microscope / Albert Schulte, Michaela Nebel, and Wolfgang Schuhmann -- Visualization of TGN-endosome trafficking in mammalian and drosophila cells / Satoshi Kametaka and Satoshi Waguri -- Live cell imaging with chemical specificity using dual frequency CARS microscopy / Iestyn Pope ... [et al.] -- Imaging intracellular protein dynamics by Spinning Disk Confocal microscopy / Samantha Stehbens ... [et al.] -- Visualizing dynamic activities of signaling enzymes using genetically encodable FRET-based biosensors : from designs to applications / Xin Zhou, Katie J. Herbst-Robinson, and Jin Zhang -- Live-cell imaging of Aquaporin-4 supramolecular assembly and diffusion / A.S. Verkman, Andrea Rossi, and Jonathan M. Crane -- Coiled-coil tag-probe labeling methods for live-cell imaging of membrane receptors / Yoshiaki Yano ... [et al.] -- Monitoring protein interactions in living cells with fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy / Yuansheng Sun ... [et al.] -- Open source tools for fluorescent imaging / Nicholas A. Hamilton -- Nanoparticle PEBBLE sensors in live cells / Yong-Eun Koo Lee and Raoul Kopelman.
  • Part 1.Imaging: Radiology --Principles of X-Ray Production and Radiation Protection /Christopher T. L. Wilkinson --How to Perform a Clinical Radiograph and Use a C-Arm /Christopher T. L. Wilkinson --Contrast Agents /Paul M. Taylor --How to Do an IVU /Paul M. Taylor --Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) /Richard Whitehouse --The Physics of Ultrasound /Paul M. Taylor --How to Ultrasound a Suspected Renal Mass /Michael J. Weston --How to Ultrasound a Painful Testis and a Testicular Mass /Michael J. Weston --How to Perform a Transrectal Ultrasound Scan and Prostate Biopsy /Fady Youssef and John B. Anderson --How to Manage a Hydronephrotic Kidney /Michael J. Weston --Principles of Computed Tomography (CT) /Catherine O'Dwyer --How to Do a CT Urogram (CTU) /Paul M. Taylor --How to Do a CT in a Patient with Presumed Upper Tract Trauma /Jonathan Smith --Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) /Jonathan Smith --How to Do an MRI of the Pelvis /Jonathan Smith --Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) /Kieran O'Flynn --Vascular Embolisation Techniques in Urology /Alistair Cowie.Part 2.Imaging: Nuclear Medicine --Radionuclides and Their Uses in Urology /Richard Lawson --Counting and Imaging in Nuclear Medicine /Richard Lawson --Principles of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanning /Heather A. Williams --How to Do a Renogram /Mary Prescott --How to Do a Diuresis Renogram /Mary Prescott --How to Do a DMSA Scan /Jackie James --How to Do a Radioisotope Glomerular Filtration Rate Study /Richard Lawson --How to Do a Bone Scan /Mary Prescott --How to Do a Transplant Renogram /Mary Prescott --Dynamic Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Penile Cancer /Hussain M. Alnajjar and Nicholas A. Watkin --Part 3.Technology: Diagnostic --Urinalysis /David G. Ross --Principles of Urine Microscopy and Microbiological Culture /Chinari P. K. Subudhi --Measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) /Stephen Brown --Metabolic Assessment of Urinary Tract Stones /Adrian D. Joyce --Principles of Pressure Measurement /Ian Pearce --Principles of Measurement of Urinary Flow /Richard Napier-Hemy --How to Carry Out a Videocystometrogram (VCMG) /Alexander Springer, Ian Eardley and Ramnath Subramaniam --The Whitaker Test /Jeremy Oates and Kieran O'Flynn --Sphincter Electromyography (EMG) /Katherine E. Burnett and Christopher D. Betts --Tumour Markers /Richard Khafagy and William Cross --Urine Cytology /William Cross and Richard Khafagy --Histopathological Processing, Staining, and Immuno-histochemistry /Lorna McWilliam.Part 4.Technology: Operative --Principles of Urological Endoscopes /Luke Gordon --Rigid Endoscope Design /Luke Gordon --Light Sources, Light Leads, and Camera Systems /Stuart N. Lloyd and Adrian D. Joyce --Peripherals for Endoscopic Use /Stuart N. Lloyd and Steve Payne --Peripherals for Laparoscopic Use /Andrew Sinclair --Peripherals for Mechanical Stone Manipulation /Karyee Chow --Contact Lithotripters /Steve Payne --Endoscopic Use of Laser Energy /Omar Al Kadhi and Tev Aho --Double J Stents and Nephrostomy /Steve Payne --Urinary Catheters, Design, and Usage /Dave Shackley --Prostatic and Urethral Stents /Ian Eardley --Urological Prosthetics /Duncan J. Summerton and Ian Eardley --Meshes in Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse /Neil Harris --Biological Meshes /Ian Eardley, Giulio Garaffa and David J. Ralph --Principles of Tissue Transfer in Urology /Giulio Garaffa, David J. Ralph and Ian Eardley --Theatre Design and Patient Safety /Pat McHugh and Steve Payne --Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prevention /Pat McHugh --Principles of Decontamination /Geoff J. H. Sjogren and Ralph Beard --Operative Tissue Destruction /Steve Payne --Sutures and Clips /Derek Fawcett --Monopolar Diathermy /Kieran O'Flynn --Bipolar Diathermy /Kieran O'Flynn --Alternatives to Electrosurgery /Adrian D. Joyce --Haemostatic Agents, Sealants, and Adhesives /Ian Eardley --Irrigation Fluids and Their Hazards /Stuart N. Lloyd --Insufflants and Their Hazards /Stephen Bromage and Andrew Sinclair --Laparoscopic Ports /Ben Sherwood and Dan Burke --Setting up a Robot /Ben Sherwood and Dan Burke.Part 5.Technology: Interventional --Neuromodulation by Sacral Nerve Stimulation /Cecile Tawadros, Katherine E. Burnett and Christopher D. Betts --Principles of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) /Richard Napier-Hemy and Steve Payne --How to Carry Out Shockwave Lithotripsy /David G. Ross --Prostatic Hyperthermia /Ian Pearce --Ablative Therapies: High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), Cryotherapy, and Radio-Frequency Ablation (RFA) /Stephen Brown --Principles of Radiotherapy /John P. Logue --Electro-Motive Drug Administration (EMDA) /Vijay Sangar --Part 6.Technology of Renal Failure --Principles of Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) /Colin D. Short --Principles of Peritoneal Dialysis /Philip A. Kalra --Haemodialysis /Rosie Donne --Principles of Renal Transplantation /Neil R. Parrott --Part 7.Assessment of Technology --Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) /Kieran O'Flynn --Health Technology Assessment /Robert Pickard, Michael Drinnan and Luke Vale.
  • Part 1. The Bladder -- The Normal Bladder -- Imaging Modalities Used for Assessment of the Bladder -- Congenital Anomalies of the Bladder -- Intraluminal Abnormalities of the Bladder -- Abnormalities of the Bladder Wall or Mural Abnormalities -- Staging of Bladder Cancer -- Abnormal Bladder Contour or Size -- Functional Abnormalities of the Bladder -- Part 2. The Urethra -- The Normal Urethra -- Congenital Anomalies of the Urethra -- Intraluminal Abnormalities and Filling Defects of the Urethra -- Intrinsic Abnormalities of the Urethral Wall -- Lower Urinary Tract Trauma -- Neoplasms of the Urethra.
  • The scalp and cortex lie like pages of an open book on which the cortex enciphers vast quantities of information and knowledge. They are recorded and analyzed as temporal and spatial patterns in the electroencephalogram and electrocorticogram. This book describes basic tools and concepts needed to measure and decipher the patterns extracted from the EEG and ECoG. This book emphasizes the need for single trial analysis using new methods and paradigms, as well as large, high-density spatial arrays of electrodes for pattern sampling. The deciphered patterns reveal neural mechanisms by which brains process sensory information into percepts and concepts. It describes the brain as a thermodynamic system that uses chemical energy to construct knowledge. The results are intended for use in the search for the neural correlates of intention, attention, perception and learning; in the design of human brain-computer interfaces enabling mental control of machines; and in exploring and explaining the physicochemical foundation of biological intelligence.
  • Angio-TC /Michele Anzidei, Guendalina Menichini and Carlo Catalano --Angio-RM /Michele Anzidei, Guendalina Menichini and Carlo Catalano --Post-processing /Pietro Sedati, Fulvio Zaccagna and Carlo Augusto Mallio --La placca aterosclerotica /Ilaria Iacucci, Luca Saba and Michele Anzidei --Il circolo intracranico /Eytan Raz, Emanuele Tinelli, Francesca Caramia and Ferdinando D'Ambrosio --Arterie carotidi /Beatrice Cavallo Marincola, Eugenio Marotta and Michele Anzidei --Aorta toracica /Nicola Galea, Matteo Mangia and Ilaria Iampieri --Circolo polmonare /Alessandro Napoli, Federica Ciolina and Luca Bertaccini --Circolo coronarico /Marco Francone, Francesco Vullo, Bettina Conti and Giuseppe Cannavale --Aorta addominale /Eugenio Marotta, Maurizio Del Monte and Carlo Catalano --Arterie renali e vasi splancnici /Pietro Sedati, Fulvio Zaccagna and Riccardo Rosati --Arti superiori /Alessandro Napoli, Gaia Cartocci and Pier Luigi Di Paolo --Arti inferiori /Beatrice Cavallo Marincola, Giulia Brachetti and Carlo Catalano --Whole body /Alessandro Napoli, Fulvio Zaccagna, Luisa Di Mare and Flavio Malpassini --Malformazioni artero-venose /Fabrizio Fanelli, Pierleone Lucatelli and Massimiliano Allegritti --Vasculiti /Chiara Zini, Vincenzo Noce and Fabrizio Boni --Sistema venoso /Francesco Fraioli, Goffredo Serra and Matteo Paoletti.
  • Considerations for routine imaging -- Entering the portal: understanding the digital image recorded through a microscope -- Quantitative biological image analysis -- The open microscopy environment: a collaborative data modeling and software development project for biological image informatics -- Design and function of a light-microscopy facility -- Advanced methods and concepts -- Quantitative colocalisation imaging: concepts, measurements, and pitfalls -- Quantitative FRET microscopy of live cells -- Flourescence photobleaching and flourescence correlation spectroscopy: two complementary technologies to study molecular dynamics in living cells -- Single fluorescent molecule tracking in live cells -- From live-cell microscopy to molecular mechanisms: deciphering the functions of kinetochore proteins -- Cutting edge applications & utilities -- Towards imaging the dynamics of protein signalling -- New technologies for imaging and analysis of individual microbial cells -- Imaging parasites in vivo -- Computer-assisted systems for dynamic 3D reconstruction and motion analysis of living cells -- High-throughput/high-content automated image acquisition and analysis -- Cognition network technology: a novel multimodal image analysis technique for automatic identification and quantification of biological image contents -- High-content phenotypic cell-based assays.
  • Imaging Endocrine "Diseases" in the Fetus /F. E. Avni, F. Rypens, M. Cassart --Hypophysis and Hypothalamus /Pierre Bessou, Sylviane Hanquinet --Imaging of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland /Rick R. van Rijn, Hein J. Verberne --Adrenals /Anne M. J. B. Smets, Eline E. Deurloo --Ambiguous Genitalia /Cinzia Orazi, Marco Cappa, Paolo M. S. Schingo --Female Pelvis: Precocious Puberty--Primary Amenorrhea /Laurent Garel --Imaging Endocrine Diseases in Children /K. Rosendahl --Pancreas /Philippe Petit.
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  • This atlas is a detailed guide to the imaging appearances of gliomas following treatment with neurosurgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Normal and pathological findings are displayed in detailed MR images that illustrate the potential modifications due to treatment. Particular emphasis is placed on characteristic appearances on the newer functional MR imaging techniques, including MR spectroscopy, diffusion-weighted imaging, and perfusion imaging. These techniques are revolutionizing neuroradiology by going beyond the demonstration of macroscopic alterations to the depiction of preceding metabolic changes at the cellular and subcellular level, thereby allowing earlier and more specific diagnosis. A key section comprising some 40 clinical cases and more than 500 illustrations offers an invaluable clinical and research tool not only for neuroradiologists but also for neurosurgeons, radiotherapists, and medical oncologists.
  • Imaging in biological research. Part A-B pt. A-B, 2004., ScienceDirect
    pt. B, 2004 ScienceDirect
  • "This book covers the full range of available imaging modalities and optical methods used to help evaluate material and biological behavior. It also highlights a wide range of optical and biological applications. Each chapter in the text describes a specific application and discusses relevant instrumentation, governing physical principles, data processing procedures, as well as advantages and disadvantages of each modality. Following a broad introduction to key topics, the main chapters are divided between in vitro and in vivo applications. The final section focuses on methods for data processing and analysis"--Provided by publisher.
  • This volume addresses a wide range of issues in the field of nuclear medicine imaging, with an emphasis on the latest research findings. Initial chapters set the scene by considering the role of imaging in nuclear medicine from the medical perspective and discussing the implications of novel agents and applications for imaging. The physics at the basis of the most modern imaging systems is described, and the reader is introduced to the latest advances in image reconstruction and noise correction. Various novel concepts are then discussed, including those developed within the framework of the EURATOM FP7 MADEIRA research project on the optimization of imaging procedures in order to permit a reduction in the radiation dose to healthy tissues. Advances in quality control and quality assurance are covered, and the book concludes by listing rules of thumb for imaging that will be of use to both beginners and experienced researchers.
  • Imaging in oncology 2008, Springer
    Anatomic, physiologic and metabolic imaging in neuro-oncology / Sanjeev Chawla, Harish Poptani, and Elias R. Melhem -- Imaging of spinal tumors / Izlem Izbudak ... [et al.] -- PET imaging of brain tumors / Alan J. Fischman -- Extracranial head and neck neoplasms: role of imaging / Myria Petrou and Suresh K. Mukherji -- Imaging of thoracic malignancies / Subba R. Digumarthy and Suzanne L. Aquino -- Imaging of mediastinal tumors / Scott Moore, Hetal Dave-Verma, and Ajay Singh -- Imaging cardiac tumors / Mannudeep K. Kalra and Suhny Abbara -- Diagnostic imaging and image-guided interventions of hepatobiliary malignancies / Unni Udayasankar ... [et al.] -- Recent advances in imaging of pancreatic neoplasms / Chad B. Rabinowitz, Hima B. Prabhakar, and Dushyant V. Sahani -- Imaging of colorectal carcinoma / Jorge A. Soto -- Imaging of primary malignant tumors of peritoneal and retroperitoneal origin / J. Louis Hinshaw and Perry J. Pickhardt -- Imaging of urinary tract tumors / Michael A. Blake and Mannudeep K. Kalra -- Current status of imaging for adrenal malignant involvement / Michael A. Blake and Mannudeep K. Kalra -- Recent advances in imaging of male reproductive tract malignancies / Jurgen J. Fütterer and J. Roan Spermon -- Imaging of malignant skeletal tumors / Jay Pahade, Aarti Sekhar, and Sanjay K. Shetty -- Radiology of soft tissue tumors including melanoma / M.J. Shelly, P.J. MacMahon, and S. Eustace -- Reticuloendothelium malignancy: current role of imaging / Sunit Sebastian and Brian C. Lucey -- Pediatric malignancies: synopsis of current imaging techniques / Sabah Servaes ... [et al.] -- Interventional radiology in oncology / O.J. O'Connor, J. M. Buckley, and M. M. Maher -- Breast tumor imaging / Deirdre Coll
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  • Imaging in Pediatric Pulmonology is a definitive reference to imaging and differential diagnosis for pediatric pulmonology. Diseases and disorders seen in everyday clinical practice are featured, including infections, developmental disorders, airway abnormalities, diffuse lung diseases, focal lung diseases, and lung tumors. Organized to support the clinical thought process, the text begins with a series of clinical algorithms that provide a starting point for formulating a diagnosis. The physician will be able to identify the differentials by symptom complex and accordingly determine what test would be effective and how to proceed. The balance of the book is image-based and presents a comprehensive, multi-modality approach, with an emphasis on plain film and cross-sectional imaging. The imaging sections are correlated with pathology and clinical findings to help readers learn what the modality of choice can enable them to see. Edited by Robert H. Cleveland, MD, Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Diagnostic Radiology at Children's Hospital Boston, the book includes a talented group of associate editors and contributing authors who are noted experts in pathology, pulmonology, and radiology, making Imaging in Pediatric Pulmonology an ideal reference for all physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric pulmonary issues.
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    Technical considerations -- The normal chest -- Basic patterns in lung disease -- Basic HRCT patterns of lung disease -- Infections of the lungs and pleura -- The immunocompromised patient -- Pulmonary vascular diseases and pulmonary edema -- Inhalational lung disease -- Drug- and radiation-induced lung disease -- Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias and immunologic diseases of the lungs -- Idiopathic diffuse lung diseases -- Diseases of the airways -- Neoplasms of the lungs, airways, and pleura -- Mediastinal and aortic disease -- Pleura and pleural disorders -- Congenital anomalies -- Chest trauma.
  • Most ingested foreign bodies pass through the gastrointestinal tract without a problem. However, both ingested and inserted foreign bodies may cause serious complications, such as bowel obstruction or perforation. Foreign body aspiration is common in children, especially those under 3 years of age, and in these cases chest radiography and CT are the main imaging modalities. This textbook provides a thorough overview of the critical role of diagnostic imaging in the assessment of patients with suspected foreign body ingestion, aspiration, or insertion. A wide range of scenarios are covered, from the common problem of foreign body ingestion or aspiration in children and mentally handicapped adults through to drug smuggling by body packing and gunshot wounds. Guidance is offered on diagnostic protocols, and the value of different imaging modalities in different situations is explained. Helpful management tips are also provided. This textbook will prove invaluable for residents in radiology, radiologists, and physicians who are involved on a daily basis, within an emergency department, in the management of patients with suspected ingestion, aspiration, or insertion of foreign bodies.
  • Diagnostic imaging techniques -- Embryology of the female reproductive tract -- Disorders of sex development -- Gynaecological disorders in the neonate and young child -- Structural abnormalities of the female reproductive tract -- Normal growth and puberty -- Delayed precocious puberty -- Menstrual disorders and vaginal discharge -- Gynaecological causes of pelvic pain -- Gynaecological neoplasia -- Breast disorders -- Index.
  • Imaging of kidney cancer 2006, Springer
  • General Part --1Ophthalmologic imaging methods /Wolfgang E. Lieb, Wibke S. Müller-Forell, Werner Wichman --1.1Color Doppler ultrasonography of the eye and orbit /Wolfgang Lieb --1.2Computed tomography /Wibke S. Müller-Forell --1.3Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Werner Wichmann --2Anatomy /Werner Wichmann and Wibke S. Müller-Forell --3Neuro-ophthalmology: a short primer /Urs Schwarz --4Functional magnetic resonance imaging of the human visual system /Spyros S. Kollias --Special part5Optic pathway pathology in children /Eugen Boltshauser and Ernst Martin --6Orbital pathology /Wibke S. Müller-Forell and Susanne Pitz --7Intracranial pathology of the optic pathway /Wibke S. Müller-Forell --Subject index --List of anatomic structures --List of acronyms --List of contributors.
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    Imaging techniques -- Common orthopaedic terminology and general fixation devices -- Spinal instrumentation -- The pelvis and hips -- The femoral shaft -- The knee -- Tibial and fibular shafts -- The foot and ankle -- The shoulder -- Humeral shaft fractures -- The elbow -- The radius and ulna -- Hand and wrist -- Musculoskeletal neoplasms.
  • This practical volume is intended for all radiologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons who are responsible for, or interested in, the diagnosis and care of patients with diseases of the anal and perianal region. After an introductory section focusing on surgical, MRI, and US anatomy, up-to-date clinical and therapeutic information is provided on the full range of perianal inflammatory conditions, with special attention to Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and sexually transmitted diseases. Physical and surgical examination is carefully discussed, with consideration of limitations, results, clinical needs, and the questions likely to be posed of imaging. The subsequent three sections provide detailed information on the different imaging modalities: transanal and transperineal ultrasound, contrast-enhanced MRI, and CT. Techniques, diagnostic accuracy, common and unusual disease patterns, artifacts, and pitfalls are clearly presented.
  • Pulmonary infection: basic concepts -- Bacterial pneumonia -- Pulmonary tuberculosis -- Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease -- Viruses, mycoplasma, and chlamydia -- Fungal and parasitic infection -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- Immunocompromised host.
  • Origin and classification of soft tissue tumors -- Soft tissue tumors in a large referral population: prevalence and distribution of diagnoses by age, sex, and location -- Imaging of soft tissue tumors -- Lipomatous tumors -- Vascular and lymphatic tumors -- Benign fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumors -- Malignant fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumors -- Muscle tumors -- Neurogenic lesions -- Synovial tumors -- Extraskeletal osseous and cartilaginous lesions -- Tumors of uncertain histogenesis -- Masses which may mimic soft tissue tumors -- Compartmental anatomy.
  • Developmental Anatomy -- Normal Variations -- Anomalies -- Anomalies and Normal Variations of the Dens -- Trauma -- Miscellaneous Cervical Spine Problems.
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    "Revised and updated for its Third Edition, this highly acclaimed volume is a definitive guide to the clinical imaging of foot and ankle disorders. The title of this edition has changed from Radiology of the Foot and Ankle to Imaging of the Foot and Ankle to reflect a greater emphasis on multimodality imaging approaches to solve diagnostic challenges, specifically the increased use of ultrasound, MR imaging, CT, and diagnostic interventional techniques. The book features increased coverage of ultrasound, PET, and the diabetic foot and upgraded MR and CT images. New syndromes such as impingement have been added to the chapter on soft tissue trauma and overuse. The fractures and dislocations chapter includes OTA classifications and additional MR and CT scans of complications. Other highlights include up-to-date information on new fixation devices and prostheses and state-of-the-art interventional and vascular techniques including use of MRA. This book provides a comprehensive reference for radiologists, radiologists in training, and clinicians who treat foot and ankle disorders including podiatrists, orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and emergency room physicians"--Provided by publisher.
  • "Modern imaging techniques have allowed researchers to non-invasively peer into the human brain and investigate, among many other things, the acute effects and long-term consequences of drug abuse. Here, we review the most commonly used and some emerging imaging techniques in addiction research, explain how the various techniques generate their characteristic images and describe the rational that researchers use to interpret them. In addition, examples of seminal imaging findings are highlighted that illustrate the contribution of each imaging modality to the expansion in our understanding of the neurobiological bases of drug abuse and addiction, and how they can be parlayed in the future into clinical and therapeutic applications"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Part 1. Acute Pancreatitis -- Pathophysiology of Acute Pancreatitis / Peter Shamamian, Peter Kingman, John Mallen-St. Clair and Dafna Bar-Sagi -- Clinical Aspects of Acute Pancreatitis: Features, Prognosis and Use of Imaging Findings in Therapeutic Decision Making / Richard S. Kwon, Koenraad J. Mortele and Peter A. Banks -- The Role of Ultrasound in Acute Pancreatitis / Costanza Bruno, Salvatore Minniti and Giacomo Schenal -- The Role of Computed Tomography / Emil J. Balthazar -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Acute Pancreatitis / Elizabeth Hecht -- Part 2. Pancreatic Trauma -- Pancreatic Trauma / Alec J. Megibow -- Part 3. Chronic Pancreatitis -- Pathophysiology of Chronic Pancreatitis / Giorgio Cavallini and Luca Frulloni -- Clinical Aspects of Chronic Pancreatitis: Features and Prognosis / Luca Frulloni and Giorgio Cavallini -- The Role of Ultrasound / Mirko D'Onofrio -- The Role of Computed Tomography / Rossella Graziani, Daniela Cenzi, Francesca Franzoso, Daniela Coser and Marinella Neri -- The Role of MR Imaging in Chronic Pancreatitis / Lorenzo Cereser, Maria Antonietta Bali, Myriam Delhaye and Celso Matos -- The Role of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) / Myriam Delhaye -- Part 4. Complications of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis -- Pathology of Chronic Pancreatitis / Giuseppe Zamboni, Paola Capelli and Günter Klöppel -- Clinical Aspect of Complications: Features and Prognoses / Claudio Bassi, Giovanni Butturini, Nora Sartori, Massimo Falconi and Paolo Pederzoli -- Imaging of Pancreatic Pseudocyst / Giovanni Carbognin, Carlo Biasiutti, Chiara Calciolari, Giovanni Foti and Roberto Pozzi Mucelli -- Imaging of Biliary and Vascular Complications / Giancarlo Mansueto, Daniela Cenzi, Giulia Armatura, Riccardo Sante Murano and Alessia Tognolini -- Imaging of Local Extension and Fistulas / Giovanni Carbognin, Chiara Calciolari and Giovanni Foti -- Chronic Pancreatitis vs Pancreatic Tumors / Alessandro Guarise, Niccolò Faccioli, Giovanni Morana and Alec J. Megibow -- The Role of Endoscopy in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis / David L. Diehl -- Surgical and Interventional Perspective in Chronic Pancreatitis / Massimo Falconi, Letizia Boninsegna, Nora Sartori, Claudio Bassi and Paolo Pederzoli.
  • Imaging of the shoulder 2005, Springer
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    Temporal bone imaging technique -- The external auditory canal and pinna -- The middle ear and mastoid -- Temporal bone vascular anatomy, anomalies, and disease, with an emphasis on pulsatile tinnitus -- The inner ear and otodystrophies -- Temporal bone trauma -- Anatomy and development of the facial nerve -- The vestibulocochlear nerve, with an emphasis on the normal and diseased internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle.
  • 1. Diagnostics of pelvicalyceal diverticula -- 2. Diagnostics of ureteral diverticula -- Diagnostic Imaging of urinary bladder diverticula -- 4. Urethral diverticula -- Appendix.
  • Data compiled by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention indicates an alarming and continuing increase in the prevalence of autism. Despite intensive research during the last few decades, autism remains a behavioral defined syndrome wherein diagnostic criteria lack in construct validity. And, contrary to other conditions like diabetes and hypertension, there are no biomarkers for autism. However, new imaging methods are changing the way we think about autism, bringing us closer to a falsifiable definition for the condition, identifying affected individuals earlier in life, and recognizing different subtypes of autism. The imaging modalities discussed in this book emphasize the power of new technology to uncover important clues about the condition with the hope of developing effective interventions. Imaging the Brain in Autism was created to examine autism from a unique perspective that would emphasize results from different imaging technologies. These techniques show brain abnormalities in a significant percentage of patients, abnormalities that translate into aberrant functioning and significant clinical symptomatology. It is our hope that this newfound understanding will make the field work collaborative and provide a path that minimizes technical impediments.
  • Imaging the ICU patient 2014, Springer
    Work in intensive care is dynamic and often requires swift decision-making to achieve the best patient outcome. This book serves as a practical guide for professionals working in this demanding area of medicine. It reviews diagnostic options as well as strengths and weaknesses of imaging techniques in clinical scenarios familiar to most ICU clinicians. The concise format allows rapid access to key information. Imaging the ICU Patient is a true collaboration between critical care and radiology. It demystifies the process of deciding when and how to image the critically ill patient. Using a symptom-orientated approach, it addresses techniques as well as patient safety issues. It is meant to be used by critical care clinicians and radiologists and aims to foster a better appreciation of the concerns both specialties have when imaging critically ill patients.
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    Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first "immortal" human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer and viruses; helped lead to in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions. Yet Henrietta Lacks is buried in an unmarked grave. Her family did not learn of her "immortality" until more than twenty years after her death, when scientists began using her husband and children in research without informed consent. The story of the Lacks family is inextricably connected to the dark history of experimentation on African Americans, the birth of bioethics, and the legal battles over whether we control the stuff we are made of--From publisher description.
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  • Immune infertility 2009, Springer
  • Structure and function of the gut mucosal immune system / Reinhard Pabst and Hermann J. Rothkutter -- Functional aspects of the mucosal immune system / Cathryn Nagler-Anderson -- Recent progress in inflammatory bowel disease genetics / Judy H. Cho -- Microbial and dietary factors in the pathogenesis of chronic, immune-mediated intestinal inflammation / R. Balfour Sartor -- Experimental models of mucosal inflammation / Warren Strober and Ivan J. Fuss -- Overview of role of the immune system in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease / Thomas T. MacDonald and Giovanni Monteleone -- The role of the epithelial barrier in inflammatory bowel disease / Edward E.S. Nieuwenhuis and Richard S. Blumberg -- Involvement of dendritic cells in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease / Francisco Leon ... [et al.] -- Alterations of T lymphocytes in inflammatory bowel diseases / Charles O. Elson, Yingzi Cong and Casey T. Weaver -- The B-cell system in inflammatory bowel disease / Per Brandtzaeg, Hege S. Carlsen and Trond S. Halstensen --Alterations of mesenchymal and endothelial cells in inflammatory bowel diseases / Claudio Fiocchi ... [et al.] -- Role of mast cells and eosinophils in neuroimmune interactions regulating mucosal inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease / Stephan C. Bischoff and Thomas Gebhardt -- Multiparameter analysis of immunogenetic mechanisms in clinical diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease / Jonathan Braun and Stephan R. Targan -- The role of probiotics and antibiotics in regulating mucosal inflammation / Rainer Duchmann -- From immunogenic mechanisms to novel therapeutic approaches in inflammatory bowel disease / Martin H. Holtmann and Markus F. Neurath.
  • These guidelines, compiled by a panel of clinicians and scientists with a high level of expertise, aim to provide readers with the most up-to-date and comprehensive instructions on the treatment and prevention of ocular inflammation. All of the recommendations are explicitly linked to supporting evidence and graded according to the strength of that evidence, and the editors have made every effort to ensure that chapters are of a consistently high methodological quality. The guidelines for each treatment include dose and the frequency and mode of delivery. Significant side-effects of treatment are identified and distinguished from those of the disease in question. Suggestions are presented for the prevention both of the disease itself and of the treatment-related complications. In addition, likely future directions in treatment and prevention are identified. These guidelines will be of great practical value for all clinicians and clinical scientists with an interest in the subject.
  • Immune response 2006, ScienceDirect
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    Elements of the immune system and their roles in defense -- Innate immunity -- Principles of adaptive immunity -- Antibody structure and the generation of B-cell diversity -- Antigen recognition by T lymphocytes -- The development of B lymphocytes -- The development of T lymphocytes -- T cell-mediated immunity -- Immunity mediated by B cells and antibodies -- The body's defenses against infection -- Failures of the body's defenses -- Over-reactions of the immune system -- Disruption of healthy tissue by the immune response -- Vaccination to prevent infectious disease -- Transplantation of tissues and organs -- Cancer and its interactions with the immune system.
  • Which cells control the anti-cancer T cell immune response? -- Antigen presentation -- T cells and cancer cells : components of immune-based anti-cancer therapy -- Anti-cancer vaccines : new approaches -- How and why do we get cancer and can immune-based anti-cancer therapy save us? -- Immunotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of leukemia -- Cancer-induced autoimmunity -- Can we solve the cancer stem cell program and cure cancer using T cell-based immunotherapy? -- Translational immunology and its impact on anti-cancer T cell immunity and the development of immunotherapeutic treatments for cancer -- Dendritic cells, immunotherapy, and the anti-cancer T cell response -- Regulatory T cells, dendritic cells, and the success of immunotherapeutic treatments for cancer -- NK cells and their role in the development of immune-based anti-cancer therapy -- How cancer cells influence the anti-cancer T cell imune response and why this is a problem during the immunotherapeutic treatment of cancer -- The T cell anti-cancer response, T cell regulation, and immunotherapy of neural crest cancers -- The immunological hole : will we fall in?
  • Immune-mediated diseases 2007, Springer
  • Acute neuropathies / Bromberg, M.B. -- Chronic neuropathies : chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy and its variants / Ramchandren, S., Lewis, R.A. -- Nonsystemic vasculitic neuropathy : update on diagnosis, classification, pathogenesis, and treatment / Collins, M.P., Periquet-Collins, I. -- Dysimmune neuropathy / Kwan, J.Y. -- Autoimmune autonomic ganglionopathy / Winston, N., Vernino, S. -- Myasthenia gravis with anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies / Meriggioli, M.N. -- Muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase antibody-positive and seronegative myasthenia gravis / Muppidi, S., Wolfe, G.I. -- Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome / Pourmand, R. -- Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies / Dimachkie, M.M., Barohn, R.J. -- Stiff person syndrome / Duddy, M.E., Baker, M.R.
  • Immune-neuroendocrine circuitry 2003, ScienceDirect
  • A General Description of HSPs, The Molecular Structure of HSP70 and The HSP70 Cycle --The Functions of HSP70 in Normal Cells --HSP70 in Damaged Cells --Mechanisms of Activation and Inactivation of HSP70 Synthesis --HSP70 in the Immune Responses --HSP70 in Carcinogenesis --HSP70 in aging --The role of HSP70 in the protection of: (A) The brain in alzheimer's disease and (B) The heart in cardiac surgery.
  • Module 1. Target diseases -- Module 2. The vaccines -- Module 3. The cold chain -- Module 4. Ensuring safe injections -- Module 5. Planning immunization sessions to reach every infant -- Module 6. Holding an immunization session -- Module 7. Monitoring and using your data -- Module 8. Building community support for immunization.
  • Integrating bioanalytical capability in an environmental analytical laboratory / Jeanette M. Van Emon ... [et al.] -- Directed evolution of ligand-binding proteins / K. Kramer, H. Geue, and B. Hock -- In vitro monoclonal antibody production: academic scale / Frances Weis-Garcia -- Antibodies to heavy metals: isolation, characterization, and incorporation into microplate-based assays and immunosensors / Diane A. Blake ... [et al.] -- Molecular imprinting for small molecules / Z. Cobb and L. I. Andersson -- Aptamer-based bioanalytical methods / Sara Tombelli, Maria Minunni, and Marco Mascini -- Surface imprinting: integration of recognition and transduction / Yanxiu Zhou, Bin Yu, and Kalle Levon -- Phage as biospecific probes / Valery A. Petrenko and Jennifer R. Brigati -- Upconverting phosphors for detection and identification using antibodies / David E. Cooper ... [et al.] -- Mathematical aspects of immunoassays / James F. Brady -- Immunochemical techniques in biological monitoring / Raymond E. Biagini, Cynthia A. F. Strile, and John E. Snawder -- Target and non-targeted approaches for detecting genetically modified organisms / Farid E. Ahmed -- Bioanalytical diagnostic test for measuring prions / Loredana Ingrosso, Maurizio Pocchiari, and Franco Cardone -- Environmental applications of immunoaffinity chromatography / Annette Moser, Mary Anne Nelson, and David S. Hage -- Sol-gel immunoassays and immunoaffinity chromatography / Miriam Altstein and Alisa Bronshtein -- Electrochemical immunoassays and immunosensors / Niina J. Ronkainen-Matsuno, H. Brian Halsall, and William R. Heineman -- Biosensors for environmental monitoring and homeland security / Kanchan A. Joshi, Wilfred Chen, and Ashok Mulchandani -- Bioarrays: current applications and concerns for developing, selecting and using array technology / Joany Jackman -- Microelectrode protein microarrays / Kilian Dill ... [et al.] -- Bioconjugated quantum dots for sensitive and multiplexed immunoassays / Xiaohu Gao ... [et al.] -- Nanotechnology and the future of bioanalytical methods / Lon Porter.
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  • Immunobiology 5. 5th ed. NCBI Bookshelf
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  • Immunochemical protocols. 3rd ed. 2004, Springer Protocols
    Conjugation of antibodies to biotin / James D. Hirsch and Rosaria P. Haugland -- Preparation of colloidal gold probes / David Hughes -- Immunogold probes in light microscopy / David Hughes -- Immunoelectron microscope techniques in plant virus diagnosis / Daphne M. Wright -- Dual-antibody sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay / William Jordan -- Competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay / William Jordan -- Immunoblotting techniques / Barbara Magi and Sabrina Liberatori -- Epitope mapping / Glenn E. Morris -- Generation and testing of immunoaffinity columns / Weilin L. Shelver -- Immunocapture-polymerase chain reaction / Vincent Mulholland --Immunization strategies for antibody production / Robert Burns -- Synthetic peptides as antigens for antibody production / David C. Hancock and Nicola J. O'Reilly -- Production of polyclonal antibodies in rabbits / David C. Hancock and Nicola J. O'Reilly -- Making hybridomas / Robert Burns -- Growing hybridomas / Gary Entrican and Gareth Young -- Phage display vectors for the in vitro generation of human antibody fragments / Michael Hust and Stefan Dübel -- Purification of antibodies and preparation of antibody fragments / Graham D. Kemp -- Conjugation of antibodies to alkaline phosphatase / G. Brian Wisdom -- Conjugation of antibodies to horseradish peroxidase / G. Brian Wisdom -- Conjugation of antibodies to fluorescein or rhodamine / G. Brian Wisdom --Magnetic cell sorting / Maciej Zborowski and Jeffrey J. Chalmers -- Cell enrichment and immunochemical staining / Oscar R. Lara and Jeffrey J. Chalmers.
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  • Immunocytochemistry 2010, Springer
  • Immunoendocrinology 2011, Springer
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  • HLA and autoimmunity : structural basis of immune recognition / Kai W. Wucherpfennig -- Genomic variation and autoimmune disease / Silke Schmidt and Lisa F. Barcellos -- Endocrine diseases : type I diabetes mellitus / Regine Bergholdt, Michael F. McDermott, and Flemming Pociot -- Endocrine diseases : Graves' and Hashimoto's diseases / Yoshiyuki Ban and Yaron Tomer -- Central and peripheral nervous system diseases / Dorothée Chabas, Isabelle Cournu-Rebeix, and Bertrand Fontaine --Immunogenetics of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic sclerosis, and systemic lupus erythematosus / Allison Porter and J. Lee Nelson -- Gastroenterologic and hepatic diseases / Marcela K. Tello-Ruiz, Emily C. Walsh, and John D. Rioux -- Inflammatory myopathies : dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis / Renato Mantegazza and Pia Bernasconi -- Hematologic diseases : autoimmune hemolytic anemia and immune thrombocytopenic purpura / Mattias Olsson ... [et al.] -- Genetics of autoimmune myocarditis / Mehmet L. Guler, Davinna Ligons, and Noel R. Rose.
  • Immunohistochemistry 2010, Springer
  • Immunoinformatics 2007, Springer Protocols
  • Immunoinformatics 2008, Springer
    IMGT-ONTOLOGY, IMGT databases, tools, and web resources for immunoinformatics / Marie-Paule Lefranc -- IMGT standardization for molecular characterization of the T cell receptor/peptide/MHC complexes / Quentin Kaas ... [et al.] -- Structural immunoinformatics / Choba Ranganathan, Joo Chuan Tong, and Tin Wee Tan -- In silico QSAR-based predictions of class I and class II MHC epitopes / Channa K. Hattotuwagama ... [et al.] -- Allergen bioinformatics / Bernett T.K. Lee and Vladimir Brusic -- Immunoinformatics applied to modifying and improving biological therapeutics / Anne S. De Groot ... [et al.] -- Plasticity of dentritic cell transcriptional responses to antigen: functional states of dendritic cells / Paul Kellam and Antonia Kwan -- Understanding the immune system sytem by computer-aided modeling / Massimo Bernaschi and Filippo Castiglione -- Simulation of HIV-1 molecular evolution in response to chemokine coreceptors and antibodies / Jack da Silva -- MUTANT MOUSE: bona fide biosimulator for the functional annotation of gene and genome networks / Yoichi Gondo.
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  • pt. 1. Preamble -- pt. 2. The immune biology of rejection : basic principles -- pt. 3. Circulating patterns associated with chronic and acute immune pathology -- pt. 4. Tissue-specific patterns associated with chronic inflammatory processes -- pt. 5. Signatures associated with acute rejection.
  • Recent years have witnessed numerous advances in stem cell research that have suggested novel strategies for the treatment of the chronic and regenerative diseases that pose a growing challenge to the provision of healthcare in the 21<sup>st</sup> century. Nevertheless, there is little doubt that related disciplines have failed to keep pace with such developments, of which the immunology of transplant rejection is perhaps the most relevant to the nascent field of regenerative medicine. Indeed, given that after decades of research into the mechanisms of organ allograft rejection, we remain wholly dependent on immune suppression to ensure acceptance of foreign tissues, we might legitimately ask whether there is any reason why tissues differentiated from stem cells might not suffer the same fate. This volume seeks to address this issue by drawing on the principles of alloantigen recognition to assess the validity of early convictions that embryonic stem cell-derived tissues may prove invisible to the immune system of the host and the more recent belief that induced pluripotent stem cells, derived in a fully autologous manner, will circumvent the issue of immunogenicity. Having debunked such assumptions and established the magnitude of the immunological barriers to be overcome, this book then draws on the expertise of internationally-recognised laboratories around the world to provide a critical assessment of the likely success of applying strategies such as stem cell banking, silencing of genes that confer immunogenicity, and the induction of transplantation tolerance to overcoming the immunological barriers in the future. Indeed, it is only through reaching a consensus in the field that enduring solutions to such an intractable problem may ultimately emerge.
  • Recent research has revealed the importance of immunological mechanisms and inflammation in delaying damage and/or promoting repair after an acute injury to the central nervous system. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the role of immunological mechanisms and therapies for treating acute neurological injuries such as cerebral ischemia, hemorrhage, and brain and spinal cord trauma. In several sections, the contributing authors provide a review of immunological mechanisms involved in neurological injury and of various translational and clinical research aimed at harnessing those mechanisms for better patient outcomes.
  • Immunological synapse 2010, Springer
    Insights into function of the immunological synapse from studies with supported planar bilayers / M.L. Dustin -- Immunological synapses within context: patterns of cell-cell communication and their application in T-T interactions / J. Doh and M.F. Krummel -- Molecular and cellular dynamics at the early stages of antigen encounter: the B-cell immunological synapse / Y.R. Carrasco -- Inhibitory and regulatory immune synapses / P. Eissmann and D.M. Davis -- The immunological synapse, TCR microclusters, and T cell activation / T. Yokosuka and T. Saito -- Signaling amplification at the immunological synapse / A. Viola, R.L. Contento and B. Molon -- Multiple microclusters: diverse compartments within the immune synapse / S.C. Bunnell -- A conformation-induced oligomerization model for B cell receptor microclustering and signaling / P. Tolar and S.K. Pierce -- Co-receptors and recognition of self at the immunological synapse / N.R. Gascoigne ... [et al.] -- Vesicle traffic to the immunological synapse: a multifunctional process targeted by lymphotropic viruses / A. Alcover and M.I. Thoulouze -- Plasticity of immunological synapses / S. Valitutti and L. Dupre -- APC, T cells, and the immune synapse / P. Reichardt, B. Dornbach and M. Gunzer.
  • Immunological tolerance 2007, Springer Protocols
  • The dissection of CD8 T cells during liver-stage infection / U. Krzych and R.J. Schwenk -- Early interactions between blood-stage Plasmodium parasites and the immune system / B.C. Urban, R. Ing, and M.M. Stevenson -- Longevity of the immune response and memory to blood-stage malaria infection / A.H. Achtman ... [et al.] -- Experimental models of cerebral malaria / C. Engwerda ... [et al.] -- Glycosylphosphatidylinositols in malaria pathogenesis and immunity : potential for therapeutic inhibition and vaccination / C.S. Boutlis ... [et al.] -- The immunology and pathogenesis of malaria during pregnancy / J.G. Beeson and P.E. Duffy.
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  • Immunology for pharmacy 2012, ScienceDirect
    With a new pharmacy-specific approach to immunology, Immunology for Pharmacy prepares pharmacists for practice by providing a complete understanding of the basis of immunology and the consequences of either suppressing or enhancing immune function. It covers key subjects such as prophylaxis and vaccination, antibodies as therapeutic and diagnostic agents, biological modifiers, and the rationale for use and mechanisms of therapeutic agents. Written by experienced author and educator Dennis Flaherty, this book presents topics with a logical, step-by-step approach, explaining concepts and their practical application. A companion Evolve website reinforces your understanding with flashcards and animations. Pharmacy-specific coverage narrows the broad field of immunology to those areas most pertinent and clinically relevant to pharmacy students. 165 full-color illustrations help to illuminate difficult concepts. Factors That Influence the Immune Response chapter covers biological agents including bacteria, viruses, and fungi, and their related toxins and how they relate to the immune system. Three chapters on vaccinations prepare you for this important part of the pharmacist's role by discussing cancer treatment with whole tumor vaccines, cell vaccines, and viral vector vaccines, describing other vaccines such as recombinant vaccines and plant vaccines, and examining how diseases such as diphtheria, whooping cough, and tetanus respond to vaccinations. A summary of drugs used in treating each condition helps you understand typical treatments and their immunological mechanisms, so you can choose proper treatments. Integrated information makes it easier to understand how various parts of the immune system work together, leading to a better understanding of immunology as a whole. A unique focus on practical application and critical thinking shows the interrelationship of concepts and makes it easier to apply theory to practice. Information on AIDS covers the identification and treatment of both strains of HIV as well as AIDS, preparing you for diseases you will see in practice. Unique student-friendly features simplify your study with learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter, bulleted summaries and self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter, and a glossary at the back of the book. Over 60 tables summarize and provide quick reference to important material. A companion Evolve website includes animations and pharmacy terminology flashcards.
  • Immunology guidebook 2004, ScienceDirect
    Molecules, cells, and tissues of immunity -- Antigens, immunogens, vaccines, and immunization -- Cluster of differentiation (CD) antigens -- The HLA dictionary, 2001 -- Nomenclature for factors of the HLA system, 2002 -- Nomenclature for factors of the dog major histocompatibility system (DLA), 2000 -- Antigen presentation -- B cells, immunoglobulin genes, and immunoglobulin structure -- T cells and the thymus -- Cytokines and chemokines -- The complement system -- Type I, II, III, and IV hypersensitivity -- Microbial immunity -- Immunoregulation, tolerance, and therapeutic immunology -- Immunohematology and transfusion medicine -- Immunological diseases and immunopathology -- Immunodeficiencies : congential and acquired -- Transplantation immunology.

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