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  • Often times the symptoms of pericardial disease such as fever, chest pain, and shortness of breath are non-specific, making an accurate diagnosis a challenging task. Now, you can detect and treat pericardial disease in time to save many more patients. This title in the brand-new Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas Series offers you authoritative guidance from a well-known cardiologist and imaging expert about when and how to perform the latest diagnostic imaging tests, interpret the results, and effectively treat the emergency. Detailed discussions of hot topics, full-color illustrations, and a DVD of procedural video clips, animations, and downloadable image libraries help you provide fast, appropriate treatment for each challenging case you face. Offers detailed advice on when and how to screen for the most prevalent but often difficult-to-diagnose pericardial diseases to help you improve care and increase survival rates. Discusses the hottest topics in pericardial disease, including imaging of the pericardium ₅ pericarditis₅ pericardial effusions ₅ pericardial tamponade ₅ pericardial constriction ₅ masses and encasement of the pericardium ₅ pneumopericardium ₅ and more that help you quickly diagnose the non-specific symptoms associated with pericardial disease. Presents 49 fully illustrated case presentations with teaching points that make information easy to understand and digest. Addresses the advantages and limitations of chest radiology, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac CT, MR, angiography, and nuclear cardiology techniques so you can quickly determine the best imaging approach. Includes supporting evidence and current AHA/ACC guidelines for more accurate interpretations of your imaging findings. Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow chapter format that includes topic overview, an outline of imaging/diagnostic options, and case-based examples to make reference easy. Provides more than 400 full-color illustrations for expert visual guidance. Includes a bonus DVD containing 100 hundred videos of techniques and animations that show you what to look for and how to proceed as well as downloadable image libraries for use in electronic presentations.
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    We provide a broad overview of human brain development with associated malformations and injuries that occur in the period between early embryogenesis and delivery. The aim of this review is to summarize current understanding of the molecular and environmental cues that shape the developing brain. For each developmental stage, we give examples of disorders that arise from genetic and/or environmental insults to illustrate critical points of neurological susceptibility.
  • Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women:A Global Perspective on Detection and Treatment. As more is known about postpartum depression, the more it is recognized as a global phenomenon. Yet despite the large numbers, information about this condition as experienced by Spanish speaking women and Latinas has not always been easy to come by. Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women focuses on four diverse Latina populations (Mexico, Chile, Spain, and U.S.) to analyze key similarities and differences within this large and wide-ranging group. This first-of-its-kind reference reviews current research on the topic, including prevalence, screening methods, interventions, and--of particular salience for this population--barriers to care. Findings on psychoeducation, assessment tools, and cognitive-behavioral and other forms of therapy provide important insights into best practices, and continuity of care. And psychosocial, cultural, and linguistic considerations in working with Latinas are described in depth for added clinical usefulness. This landmark volume: Outlines characteristics of Spanish-speaking women and Latinas screened for postpartum depression Introduces the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, English and Spanish versions, and reviews their use with Latina women Compares postpartum depression and health behaviors in Spanish and Latina immigrant mothers Offers streamlined assessment-to-intervention models Provides two in-depth case studies illustrating cultural factors influencing the treatment of Latinas with perinatal depression Presents an instructive firsthand account of postpartum depression. Between its thorough coverage of the issues and its innovative clinical ideas, Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women has a wealth of information of interest to researchers and practitioners in maternal and child health, obstetrics/gynecology, mental health, and women's health.
  • Introduction / Melisa M. Adams -- Reproductive Health Issues / Melisa M. Adams -- Maternal Morbidity / Melisa M. Adams -- Maternal Mortality / Melisa M. Adams -- Infant Morbidity / Melisa M. Adams -- The Continuum of Reproductive Loss from Pregnancy Through Infancy / Melisa M. Adams -- Birth Weight, Gestational Duration, and Fetal Growth / Melisa M. Adams -- Conclusion / Melisa M. Adams.
  • Perinatal patient safety and professional liability issues / Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Integrating cultural beliefs and practices when caring for childbearing women and families / Lynn Clark Callister -- Physiologic changes of pregnancy / Susan Tucker Blackburn -- Antenatal care / Mary Lee Barron -- Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy / Judith H. Poole -- Bleeding in pregnancy / Mary Ellen Burke Sosa -- Preterm labor and birth / Nancy Jo Reedy -- Diabetes in pregnancy / Julie M. Daley -- Cardiac disease in pregnancy / Julie Arafeh -- A pulmonary complications in pregnancy / Suzanne McMurtry Baird and Betsy B. Kennedy -- Multiple gestation / Nancy A. Bowers -- Obesity in pregnancy / Mary Ann Maher -- Maternal fetal transport / Judy Wilson-Griffin -- Labor and birth / Kathleen Rice Simpson and Nancy O'Brien-Abel -- Fetal assessment during labor / Audrey Lyndon, Nancy O'Brien Abel, and Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Pain in labor : nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management / Carol Burke -- Postpartum care / Dotti C. James -- Newborn adaptation to extrauterine life / Debbie Fraser -- Newborn physical assessment / Lyn Vargo -- Newborn nutrition / Jill Janke -- Common neonatal complications / Joan Renaud Smith and Annette Carley.
  • The site includes data and information for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the United States on prenatal care, low birthweight, infant mortality, poverty, health insurance coverage, and other topics related to maternal and child health.
  • A historical perspective on the psychiatry of motherhood / I. Brockington -- Diagnostic classification of perinatal mood disorders / A. Riecher-Rössler, A. Rohde -- Maternal adversity, vulnerability, and disease / S.G. Matthews, M.J. Meaney -- Behavioral perinatology / P.D. Wadhwa -- Maternal depression: an adverse early environment / A.J. Beach ... [et al.] -- Perinatal infanticide and suicide / M.G. Spinelli -- Relevance of gonadal hormones to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders / A. Ahokas ... [et al.] --Pharmacotherapy for psychiatric disorders in pregnancy / L.E. Ross ... [et al.] -- Maternal depression in the postpartum period: impact of breast-feeding on treatment planning / Z.N. Stowe, K. Ragan, D.J. Newport -- The use of interpersonal psychotherapy for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders / S. Stuart, M.W. O'Hara -- Group psychotherapy for depression in early stages of motherhood / M. Hofecker-Fallahpour, A. Riecher-Rössler -- Alternative treatment strategies for perinatal depression and anxiety / M. O'Higgins, V. Glover, M. Corral.
  • Periodontal disease 2012, Karger
    Subgingival biofilm structure / V. Zijnge, T. Ammann -- Microbial diversity and interactions in subgingival biofilm communities / P.I. Diaz -- Innate cellular responses to the periodontal biofilm / M. Benakanakere, D.F. Kinane -- Neutrophils in periodontal inflammation / D.A. Scott, J.L. Krauss -- Antimicrobial peptides in periodontal innate defense / S.-U. Gorr -- Modern approaches to non-surgical biofilm management / D.A. Apatzidou -- Animal models to study host-bacteria interactions involved in periodontitis / D.T. Graves ... [et al.] -- Antimicrobial advances in treating periodontal diseases / A. Mombelli -- Regenerative periodontal therapy / D.W.K. Kao, J.P. Fiorellini -- Paradigm shift in the pharmacological management of periodontal diseases / H. Hasturk, A. Kantarci, T.E. Van Dyke.
  • This book is written by experts in ultrasonography, it follows an evidence-based-medicine approach, exploring the latest ultrasound applications for regional anesthesia and pain relief procedures, as well as diagnostic and critical care medicine. A companion DVD shows you how to perform the techniques discussed in the text.
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  • Perioperative medicine 2011, Springer
    Role of the Medical Consultant -- Preoperative Testing -- Perioperative Medication Management -- Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation -- Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis -- Prevention of Infective Endocarditis (Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis) -- Surgical Site Infection Prophylaxis -- Anesthesiology for the Nonanesthesiologist -- Abdominal Surgery -- Thoracic Surgery -- Vascular Surgery -- Orthopedic Surgery -- Neurosurgery -- Gynecologic Surgery -- Urologic Surgery -- Bariatric Surgery -- Ophthalmic Surgery -- Otolaryngologic Procedures -- Electroconvulsive Therapy -- Cardiac Disease -- Pulmonary Disease -- Endocrine Disease -- Hematologic Disease -- Cancer -- HIV -- Chronic Kidney Disease -- GI Disease -- Rheumatic Disease -- Neurological Disease -- Psychiatric Conditions -- Substance Abuse -- The Pregnant Surgical Patient -- Postoperative Fever -- Postoperative Hypertension/Hypotension -- Postoperative Arrhythmias -- Perioperative Chest Pain/Dyspnea -- Postoperative Pulmonary Complications -- Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism (DVT and PE) -- Postoperative Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid/Base Disorders -- Postoperative Renal Failure -- Anemia and Bleeding -- Postoperative Jaundice -- Postoperative Stroke and Seizures -- Postoperative Delirium -- Pain Management.
  • Patients with a wide range of medical conditions undergo surgeries of varying levels of risk, and the evolving field of consult medicine aims to address the needs of these patients whether pre- or post-surgery. Creating a differential diagnosis, weighing risks and benefits, providing timely treatment--these skills are equally applicable to the internist whether he or she is in an office or in a perioperative setting. The Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook provides useful information, advice and guidelines based on a combination of clinical experience and evidence-based medicine. It covers topics in many major clinical areas (anesthesiology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, endocrinology, and many others ) and puts critical surgery information at a consult physician's fingertips. This book was originally created by the Medicine Consult Service team at the University of Washington Medical Center and has already gained traction as a handy resource in the field. Now fully updated and expanded with new topics (including substance abuse and obesity), this quick reference is sure to be indispensible for residents and consult physicians alike.
  • This resource presents best management approaches for achieving optimal perioperative outcomes. It reviews the potential risks to all major organ systems by examining the incidence and significance of organ dysfunction, assessing the etiology of particular organ dysfunctions, defining the preoperative and intraoperative risk factors and offering perioperative protection strategies to minimize potential complications. A consistent chapter format combined with color-coded algorithms, summary tables and boxes enable you to quickly locate specific guidance.
  • Principles and the normal heart -- Getting started with echocardiography: the twenty standard views -- Principles and physics: principles of ultrasound -- Principles and physics: principles of Doppler ultrasound -- Principles and physics: equations to remember (the Bernoulli equation, velocity-time integrals, and the continuity equation) -- Principles and physics: transducer characteristics -- Principles and physics: imaging artifacts and pitfalls -- Normal anatomy and flow during the complete examination: components of the complete examination -- Normal anatomy and flow during the complete examination: epiaortic imaging -- Normal anatomy and flow during the complete examination: three-dimensional views: replicating the surgeon's view -- Normal anatomy and flow during the complete examination: extracardiac anatomy -- Quantitative and semiquantitative echocardiography: dimensions and flows -- Quantitative and semiquantitative echocardiography: ventricular and valvular physiology -- Understanding how transesophageal echocardiography demonstrates cardiovascular pathology -- Myocardial ischemia and aortic atherosclerosis -- Aortic valve anatomy and embryology -- Mitral valvular disease -- Tricuspid valvular disease -- Pulmonic valvular disease -- Cardiomyopathies -- Aneurysms and dissections -- Endocarditis -- Imaging of cardiac tumors and solid and gaseous materials -- Intracardiac devices, catheters, and cannulas -- Echocardiographic evaluation of pericardial disease -- Adult congenital heart disease -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Recent advances -- Maintaining quality of perioperative echocardiography -- Indications for transesophageal echocardiography -- Complications of transesophageal echocardiography -- Equipment, infection control, and safety -- Oversight and administration -- Training and certification for transesophageal echocardiography -- Medical insurance claims, compliance, and reimbursement for anesthesiology -- Regulatory, legal, and liability issues pertaining to transesophageal echocardiography.
  • A history of transfusion / Bruce Spiess and Richard K. Spence -- The contemporary economics of transfusion / Timothy J. Hannon and Kathy Paulson Gjerde -- Blood supplies now and in the future / Mike Fitzpatrick -- Medical ethics, transfusion and the standard of practice / Kenneth Kipnis -- Oxygen transport monitoring: the basis for developing transfusion triggers / Kevin Ward and Ivo Torres Filho -- Physiology of anemia and red blood cell transfusion / Howard Corwin and Paul C. Høbert -- Physiology of hemostasis / Wayne L. Chandler -- Platelet physiology: cellular and protein interactions / Christine S. Rinder -- Iron metabolism and erythopoiesis / Kenneth R. Bridges -- New concepts in oxygen transport / Aryeh Shander, Tanuja S. Rijhwani, and Carmine Gianatiempo -- Infectious risks of transfusion / Eberhard W. Fiebig and Michael P. Busch --Immunomodulation by transfusion / Neil Blumberg and Joanna M. Heal -- Serious acute transfusion reactions / Ira A. Shulman and Aryeh Shander -- A surgeon's guide to blood banking and transfusion medicine / Kimberly W. Sanford and Susan D. Roseff -- Blood storage / Ian Chin-Yee and Richard K. Spence -- Quality control and hospital blood utilization / Kathy Walsh-Kaminsky -- Preoperative autologous donation / F. Mercuriali, G. Inghilleri, and Richard K. Spence -- Erythropoetin therapy / Lawrence T. Goodnough -- Hemoglobin based oxygen carriers / Gregory M.T. Hare and C. David Mazer -- Perfluorocarbon emulsions: artificial gas transport media / Bruce D. Spiess -- Initial resuscitation of the hemorrhaging patient / Richard P. Dutton -- Transfusion and coagulation therapy in trauma and burns / James K. Wright, Harriet W. Hopf, and Lewis J. Kaplan --Acute gastrointestinal bleeding and transfusion management / Richard Peterson, Patricia Parce, and Richard K. Spence -- Coagulation in trauma: dilution and massive transfusion / Richard K. Spence and Anthony Martinez -- Coagulation product use in the perioperative period / Richard K. Spence and Aryeh Shander -- Coagulation monitoring in the perioperative period / Linda Shore-Lesserson and Bruce D. Spiess -- Surgery in patients with acquired platelet and clotting deficiencies / Richard K. Spence and Andrew Green -- Surgery in patients with congenital clotting deficiencies / Richard K. Spence and Andrew Green -- Perioperative implications of anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy / Jeffrey A. Green -- Pharmacological approaches to prevent or decrease bleeding in surgical patients / Jerrold H. Levy -- Fibrin glue and platelet gel / Bruce Searles and Cody Trowbridge --Anesthesia techniques in blood conservation / Aryeh Shander and Tanuja Rijhwani -- Perioperative red cell salvage and autotransfusion / Jonathan H. Waters -- Intraoperative acute nomovolemic hemodilution / Aryeh Shander and Tanuja S. Rijhwani -- Hypothermia and hemorrhage / Richard P. Dutton -- Surgery in patients with red cell disorders: sickle hemoglobinopathies, polycythemia, and autoimmune hemolytic anemia / Imoigele P. Aisiku -- Surgery in the Jehovah's Witness / Richard K. Spence ... [et al.] -- Coagulation, transfusion, and cardiac surgery / Simon S. Body and David S. Morse -- Blood loss and transfusion alternatives in vascular surgery / Richard K. Spence -- Solid organ transplantation / Nicolas Jabbour, S. Ram Kumar, and Singh Gagandeep -- Blood use in orthopedic surgery / E. Michael Keating and John B. Meding --Blood management in obstetrics and gynecology / Arnold J. Friedman -- Hemorrhage in pediatric patients / Thomas V. Whalen -- Transfusion in oncologic surgery / Patricia A. Ford and Jason Mastoris -- Transfusion and coagulation dysfunction in neurosurgery / Robert S. Graham and J. Chris Zacko -- Transfusion and outcome / Bruce D. Spiess, Richard K. Spence, and Aryeh Shander -- The transfusion decision / Bruce D. Spiess, Richard B. Counts, and Steven A. Gould -- Undertransfusion / Richard K. Spence and Aryeh Shander -- A philosophy of blood management / Aryeh Shander, Richard K. Spence, and Bruce D. Spiess.
  • Normal TEE Views -- Doppler and Hemodynamics -- Ventricles -- Native Valves -- Prosthetic Valves Transcatheter Valves and Valve Repairs -- Aorta -- Congenital Heart Disease -- Variants, Foreign Material, Masses and Endocarditis -- Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplant -- Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Diastolic Dysfunction -- Pericardium.
  • Peripheral and cerebrovascular disease / Vijay Nambi and Deepak L. Bhatt -- Lower extremity intervention / Samir K. Shah and Daniel G. Clair -- Critical limb ischemia / Raghotham Patlola and Craig Walker -- Renal and mesenteric intervention / Ramy A. Badawi and Christopher J. White -- Subclavian and upper extremity interventions / Khung Keong Yeo and John R. Laird -- Carotid and vertebral intervention / Douglas E. Drachman, Nicholas J. Ruggiero II and Kenneth Rosenfield -- Intracranial intervention / Muhammad Shazam Hussain and Rishi Gupta -- Abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms / Aravinda Nanjundappa ... [et al.] -- Venous intervention / Andrew B. McCann and Robert M. Schainfeld.
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  • Evolution of endovascular therapy: diagnostics and therapeutics -- Pathophysiology of vascular disease -- Training and credentialing in vascular and endovascular surgery -- Assessment of vascular patients and indications for therapy -- Anesthesia techniques for endovascular surgery -- Intraprocedural monitoring for endovascular procedures -- Safety considerations for endovascular surgery -- Endovascular intervention suite design -- Angioscopy: instrumentation, techniques, and applications -- Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty from the carotid to the plantar arteries -- Intravascular ultrasound imaging -- Biomaterials: considerations for endovascular devices -- Ancillary endovascular equipment: catheters, guidewires, and procedural considerations -- Balloon angioplasty -- Endovascular intervention for lower extremity deep venous thrombosis -- Remote femoral and iliac artery endarterectomy --Intravascular stents -- Intravascular laser technologies -- Endovascular devices for abdominal aortic aneurysms -- Endovascular devices for thoracic aortic aneurysms -- Critical limb ischemia -- Renal stents -- Inferior vena cava filters: the impact of endovascular technology -- Carotid stenting -- Neuroendovascular interventions -- The current status of hybrid repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms -- Laparoscopic aortic surgery -- Endovenous surgery -- Thoracic outlet syndrome: endoscopic transaxillary first rib approach: 23 years experience (1985-2008) -- Prevention of lesion recurrence in endovascular devices -- Management of the percutaneous puncture site -- Endovascular practice in Asia-Pacific -- Future imaging and guidance for endovascular procedures.
  • The new edition of this practical multimedia resource shows you exactly how to perform successfully a full range of peripheral nerve block techniques. Over four hundred illustrations, the majority of which are in colour, the relevant surface anatomy, the internal anatomy, the ultrasonographic anatomy to vividly depict correct needle placement in real patients.
  • Peripheral nerve disorders 2013, ScienceDirect
    "Disorders of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) are the cause of prominent neurological symptoms including weakness, sensory loss, pain and autonomic dysfunction associated with deficits, morbidity and mortality. These disorders may be primary hereditary or cryptogenic neurologic disorders confined to the PNS or part of the pathology of both the central nervous system and the PNS. Most PNS disorders are secondary to other system disorders and may be responsive to treatment of the primary disease. Important advances have been obtained in several areas including molecular genetics, biochemistry, immunology, morphology and physiology that have enhanced our understanding of the causes and consequences of damage to peripheral nerve. Understanding of both these groups of PNS diseases has greatly expanded over recent years and has led to important advances of treatment both to protect and to repair damages of peripheral nerve. This volume provides an overview of the state-of-the-art of examination, diagnosis and treatment of these very diverse disorders and will be of interest to both the research and clinical neuroscience and neurology communities"--Publisher's description.
  • The Peripheral Nervous System: Anatomy and Function -- Reactions to Injury -- Regeneration and Recovery of Function -- Clinical Aspects of Nerve Injury -- Operating on Peripheral Nerves.
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  • History of peripheral nerve stimulation / Slavin, K.V. -- Central Mechanisms of Peripheral nerve stimulation in headache disorders / Bartsch, T., Goadsby, P.J. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for chronic neurogenic Pain / Al-Jehani, H., Jacques, L. -- Percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation / Al, K.M., Abramova, M.V., Richter, E.O. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of truncal pain / Cairns, K.D., McRoberts W.P., Deer, T. -- Peripheral subcutaneous stimulation for intractable abdominal pain / Barolat, G. -- Subcutaneous occipital region stimulation for intractable headache syndromes / Weiner, R.L. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for occipital neuralgia: surgical leads / Kapural, L., Sable, J. -- Occipital nerve stimulation: technical and surgical aspects of implantation / Trentman, T.L., Zimmerman, R.S., Dodick, D.W. -- Peripheral neuromodulation for migraine headache / Ellens, D.J., Levy, R.M. -- Occipital neuromodulation for refractory headache in the chiari malformation population / Vadivelu, S., Bolognese, P., Milhorat, T.H., Mogilner, A.Y. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation in chronic custer headache / Magis, D., Schoenen, J. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for fibromyalgia / Plazier, M. ... [et al.] -- Hybrid neurostimulator : simultaneous use of spinal cord and peripheral nerve field stimulation to treat low back and leg pain / Lipov, E.G. -- Stimulation of the peripheral nervous system for the painful extremity / McRoberts, W.P., Cairns, K.D., Deer, T. -- Sphenopalatine ganglion interventions: technical aspects and application / Oluigbo, C.O. ... [et al.] -- Spinal nerve root stimulation / Kellner, C.P., Kellner, M.A., Winfree, C.J. -- Technical aspects of peripheral nerve stimulation: hardware and complications / Slavin, K.V. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation: definition / Abejcentn, D., Perez-Cajaraville, J. -- The future of peripheral nerve stimulation / Stanton-Hicks, M. ... [et al.].
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    Basic concepts and glossary of common clinical terms -- Anatomic classification of peripheral nervous system disorders -- Evaluation and management of the patient with peripheral neuropathy -- Electrodiagnostic, imaging, nerve, and skin biopsy investigations in peripheral nerve diseases -- Case presentations illustrating the diagnostic method -- Acute immune-mediated neuropathies -- Chronic immune-mediated neuropathies -- Neuropathies associated with monoclonal gammopathies and cancer -- Infectious and granulomatous neuropathies -- Diabetic and other endocrine neuropathies -- Neuropathies associated with vitamin deficiencies and malabsorption -- Vascular/ischemic neuropathies -- Neuropathies associated with organ failure -- The hereditary neuropathies -- Hereditary metabolic/multisystem disorders with neuropathy -- The toxic neuropathies : principles of general and peripheral neurotoxicology, pharmaceutical agents -- The toxic neuropathies : industrial, occupational, and environmental agents -- Focal neuropathies : nerve injuries, entrapments, and other mononeuropathies -- Plexopathies -- Disorders of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability.
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    Ch. 1Viewing the peripheral fundus --Ch. 2Anatomy of the peripheral fundus --Ch. 3Developmental anomalies, degeneration, and diseases of the peripheral retina and pars plana --Ch. 4Vitreous degeneration related to peripheral retinal breaks and retinal detachment --Ch. 5Peripheral retinal breaks --Ch. 6Retinal detachment --Ch. 7Proliferative vitreoretinopathy --Ch. 8Choroidal detachment .
  • Peripheral vascular disease : basic and clinical perspectives / Erich Minar & Martin Schillinger -- Epidemiology, risk factors & prognosis / Beau M. Hawkins & Michael R. Jaff -- Clinical and noninvasive diagnosis / Wolfgang Mlekusch -- Lifestyle and exercise therapy for peripheral vascular disease / Curt Diehm & Nicolas Diehm -- Medical therapy for peripheral vascular disease / Rudolf Kirchmair & Peter Marschang -- Endovascular therapy for peripheral vascular disease / Martin Schillinger & Erich Minar -- Surgical approaches in peripheral vascular disease / Mehtab Ahmad & Andrew Bradbury -- Index.
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  • Diagnostic Biopsy Procedures -- Cutaneous Surgery -- Hand Surgery -- Foot Surgery -- Hernia Surgery -- Head and Neck Surgery.
  • Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip and Knee is a practical reference for the diagnosis and treatment of total joint infections following hip and knee arthroplasty. In addition to useful chapters presenting common tests and algorithms used for diagnosis, the book gives background on the epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention strategies of periprosthetic joint infection. Additionally, practical clinical information is given, including antibiotic treatment strategies and delivery methods and medical optimization techniques for physicians to follow for patient care and follow-up. Covering a topic that is currently underrepresented in the medical literature, Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip and Knee will be useful to orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and other physicians involved in the care of patients with hip and knee prosthetic implants.
  • Preface / Ronco, C -- The International Vicenza Course on Peritoneal Dialysis, 30 year anniversary / Nolph, KD -- Twenty years of bicarbonate solutions / Feriani, M -- Peritoneal dialysis solution and nutrition / Verger, C -- Alternative dialysis strategies with icodextrin / Panzer, SE; Teitelbaum, I -- Are current peritoneal dialysis solutions adequate for pediatric use? / Verrina, EE ...[et al.] -- Brazillan Peritoneal Dialysis Multicenter Study (BRAZPD), from conception to execturion of a national peritoneal dialysis reality check / Divino-Filho, JC ... [et al.] -- Comparing outcomes of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients, consider the pitfalls / Mehrotra R -- Hypogonadism in males with chronic kidney disease, another cause of resistance to erythropoiesis-stimulating agents? / Stenvinkel P; Barany P -- Getting the right patient on the right renal replacement therapy / Perez Fontan M ... [et al.] -- Doubts on the long-term survival of peritoneal dialysis patients are no longer a medical barrier to home dialysis / Lameire, N ; Van Biesen, W -- How to avoid technique failure in peritoneal dialysis patients? / Lobbedez, T ... [et al.] -- Clinical practice guidelines, an important tool in improving dialysis quality / Lamiere, N; Van Biesen, W -- Remote monitoring for continuous peritoneal dialysis / Rosner, MH; Ronco, C -- e-Health, remote health care models in peritoneal dialysis / Struijk, DG -- Remote monitoring of peritoneal dialysis in special locations / Nayak, A; Antony, S; Nayak, KS -- Dialysis modality choice for the elderly patient with end-stage renal disease / Rosner, MH; Ronco, C -- Anemia management in patients on peritoneal dialysis / Del Vecchio, L; Cavalli, A; Locatelli, F -- Maximizing the erythropoietin response, iron strategies / Prabhu, MV ... [et al] -- Lipid disorders in uremia and dialysis / Bakris, GL -- Statins and lipid-lowering strategies in PD / Heimburger, O -- Statin therapy is associated with decreased small, dense low-density lipoprotein levels in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis / Clementi, A ... [et al.] -- Phosphate control in peritoneal dialysis / Cozzolino, M ... [et al.] -- Role of vitamin D receptor activators in peritoneal dialysis / Bover, J ... [et al.] -- Calcimimetics in peritoneal dialysis patients / Messa P; Castelnovo, C; Scalamogna, A -- Factors affecting loss of residual renal function(s) in dialysis / Raimann, JG; Kitzler, TM; Levin, NW -- Prospective safety study of bardoxolone methyl in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, end-stage renal disease and peritoneal dialysis / Warnock, DG ... [et al.] -- Assessment of fluid status in peritoneal dialysis / Woodrow G; Ronco C -- Fluid transport and homeostasis in peritoneal dialysis / Teixido Planas, J -- Bioimpedance and brain natriuretic peptide in peritoneal dialysis patients / Crepaldi, C ... [et al.] -- Role of peritoneal dialysis as a chronic renal replacement therapy in cardiorenal patients / Pego, C; Rodrigues, A; Ronco, C -- Vascular and arterial calcification in peritoneal dialysis patients, state of the art 2012 / Heymann, EP; Penny, H; Goldsmith, DJA -- Adequacy in peritoneal dialysis / Ryckelynck, J-P ... [et al.] -- Setting up research in peritoneal dialysis -- Continuous flow peritoneal dialysis, update 2012 / Amerling, R; Winchester, JF; Ronco, C -- Combination therapy, five days PD and one day HD-what are the benefits? / Burkart, J -- Peritoneal dialysis access, what's the best approach? / Riella, MC; Chula DC -- Time between peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion and use / Elhassan E; Teitelbaum, I -- Peritoneal diallysis membrane evaluation in clinical practice / Krediet, RT; Struijk -- Bioelectrical impedance analysis in the assessment of hydration status in peritoneal dialysis patients / Haapio, M ... [et al.] -- Today's approaches to prevent peritonitis / Piraino, B -- Transplant outcomes and dialysis modality / Fuquay, R; Teitelbaum, I -- Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in the early diagnosis of peritonitis, the case of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin / Martino, FK ... [et al.] -- Prognostic factors for peritonitis outcome / van Esch, S; Krediet, RT; Struijk, DG -- Improving the care of diabetic patients on peritoneal dialysis / Dalal, P; Misra, M -- How to select among dialysis options / Mooney, A.
  • Perl and LWP 2002, ProQuest Safari
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  • Introduction: Formulation of the problem -- Normal or innocent murmurs -- Cardiac malpositions -- Isolated congenital complete heart block -- Congenital abnormalities of the pericardium -- Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries -- Congenital aortic stenosis: Congenital aortic regurgitation -- Coarctation of the aorta and interrupted aortic arch / Congenital obstruction to left atrial flow: Mitral stenosis, cor triatriatum, pulmonary vein stenosis -- Endocardial fibroelastosis -- Congenital pulmonary stenosis -- Congenital pulmonary valve regurgitation -- Ebstein's anomaly of the tricuspid valve -- Primary pulmonary hypertension -- Atrial septal defect: Simple and complex -- Pulmonary stenosis with interatrial communication -- Ventricular septal defect -- Ventricular septal defect with pulmonary stenosis -- Double outlet ventricle -- Patent ductus arteriosus aortopulmonary window -- Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk -- Congenital coronary arterial fistula -- Congenital aneurysms of the sinuses of valsalva -- Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum -- Tricuspid atresia -- Univentricular heart -- Complete transposition of the great arteries -- Truncus arteriosus -- Congenital anomalies of vena caval connection -- Congenital pulmonary arteriovenous fistula -- Hypoplastic left heart -- Congenital anomalies of the coronary circulation.
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    "Permanent Present Tense tells the incredible story of Henry Gustave Molaison, known only as H. M. until his death in 2008. In 1953, at the age of twenty-seven, Molaison underwent a dangerous "psychosurgical" procedure intended to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The surgery went horribly wrong, and when Molaison awoke he was unable to store new experiences. For the rest of his life, he would be trapped in the moment. But Molaison's tragedy would prove a gift to humanity. The amazing specificity of his impairment shed new light on the functions and structures of the human brain, revolutionizing neuroscience. Today, the case of H. M. stands as one of the most consequential and widely referenced in this fast-expanding field. Renowned neuroscientist Suzanne Corkin worked with Molaison for nearly five decades. In Permanent Present Tense, she tells the full story of his life and legacy, leading her reader to the cutting edge of neuroscience with great clarity, sensitivity, and grace. "--Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction / Leopold Flohé and J. Robin Harris -- Evolution of the peroxiredoxins / Bernard Knoops, Eléonore Loumaye and Valérie Van Der Eecken -- Structural survey of the peroxiredoxins / P. Andrew Karplus and Andrea Hall -- The catalytic mechanism of peroxiredoxins / Leslie B. Poole -- Kinetics of peroxiredoxins and their role in the decomposition of peroxynitrite / Madia Trujillo ... [et al.] -- The peroxiredoxin repair proteins / Thomas J. Jönsson and W. Todd Lowther -- Peroxiredoxins in bacterial antioxidant defense / James M. Dubbs and Skorn Mongkolsuk -- The NADH oxidase-Prx system in Amphibacillus xylanus / Youichi Niimura -- Peroxiredoxin systems in mycobacteria / Timo Jaeger -- Peroxiredoxin systems of protozoal parasites / Marcel Deponte, Stefan Rahlfs and Katja Becker -- The trypanothione system / Luise R. Krauth-Siegel, Marcelo A. Comini and Tanja Schlecker -- Functions of typical 2-Cys peroxiredoxins in yeast / Brian A. Morgan and Elizabeth A. Veal -- The dual function of plant peroxiredoxins in antioxidant defence and redox signaling / Karl-Josef Dietz -- Mitochondrial peroxiredoxins / Zhenbo Cao, J. Gordon Lindsay and Neil W. Isaacs -- Peroxiredoxins in the lung with emphasis on peroxiredoxin VI / Bruno Schremmer ... [et al.] -- Peroxiredoxins in gametogenesis and embryo development / Isabelle Donnay and Bernard Knoops -- Peroxiredoxins in the central nervous system / Fumiyuki Hattori and Shinzo Oikawa -- Stress-induced peroxiredoxins / Tetsuro Ishii and Toru Yanagawa.
  • Introduction -- History of PPAR Discovery -- Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors -- PPAR Ligands -- Tissue Distribution and Versatile Functions of PPARs -- PPARs and Drug Metabolism -- Molecular Aspects of PPAR Actions -- Animal Models in PPAR Research -- Safety of PPAR Agonists -- The Future of PPAR Research.
  • Peroxisomes are a class of ubiquitous and dynamic single membrane-bounded cell organelles, devoid of DNA, with an essentially oxidative type of metabolism. In recent years it has become increasingly clear that peroxisomes are involved in a range of important cellular functions in almost all eukaryotic cells. In higher eukaryotes, including humans, peroxisomes catalyze ether phospholipids biosynthesis, fatty acid alpha-oxidation, glyoxylate detoxification, etc, and in humans peroxisomes are associated with several important genetic diseases.
  • Scientific basis of cancer chemotherapy -- Norton-Simon hypothesis -- Drug resistance -- Principles of chemotherapy -- Clinical trials -- Hematopoietic growth factors -- Biologic response modifiers: principles of biotherapy -- Intraventricular and intrathecal therapy -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy -- Intraarterial chemotherapy -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Oral toxicity -- Dermatologic toxicity -- Extravasation -- Hypersensitivity reactions -- Ocular side effects of cancer therapeutics -- Cardiotoxicity of cancer therapy -- Pulmonary toxicity of chemotherapeutic agents -- Gastrointestinal complications of chemotherapy -- Hepatotoxicity of chemotherapeutic agents -- Chemotherapy-induced renal and electrolyte dysfunction -- Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy -- Vascular toxicity of antineoplastic agents -- Second malignancies after chemotherapy -- Chemotherapy in pregnancy -- Gonadal complications and teratogenicity of cancer therapy -- Central venous access for chemotherapy -- Systemic therapy for advanced melanoma -- Chemotherapy of primary brain tumors -- Chemotherapy for head and neck cancer -- Chemotherapy of lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Gastrointestional cancer -- Endocrine tumors -- Chemotherapy of genitourinary cancer -- Chemotherapy of gynecologic cancers -- Chemotherapy of carcinoma of unknown primary site -- Chemotherapy of bone and soft tissue sarcomas -- Chemotherapy for pediatric solid tumors -- Chemotherapy for childhood leukemia -- Chemotherapy of Hodgkin lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia -- Acute myeloid leukemia -- Myelodysplastic syndromes -- Management of myeloproliferative disorders and chronic myeloid leukemia -- Chemotherapy of multiple myeloma -- Appendics: I: Chemotherapeutic agents -- II: Chemotherapy programs -- III: Common terminology criteria for adverse events (CTCAE) version 4.0.
  • The book revisits the causes of persisting undernutrition in India, but moves away from the usual focus on women and children to a broader view of the entire population. It estimates the economic losses resulting from ignoring undernutrition in the adult working population, and questions the current narrow focus of nutrition interventions, suggesting that a family-based approach may provide quicker results and long-term sustainability. It compares the best and worst performing states in the country to glean learnings from both successes and failures and emphasizes the need to hand over the ownership of nutrition outcomes from the state to the community and family for more sustainable results. The book is organized in three sections: Part 1 details the nutrition status of the population, regional variations in nutrition outcomes, and government response in terms of interventions. Part 2 reviews issues and concerns like gender discrimination, poor child nutrition status, ineffective implementation of government programmes in the field, and the possible impacts of emerging issues like climate change. Part 3 seeks solutions from both international and country experiences.
  • Inverted perspectives: triggering change / Tom Munnecke and Robert M. Kolodner -- A window of opportunity / Robert M. Kolodner -- HealthePeople: person-centered, outcomes-driven, virtual health systems / Gary A. Christopherson -- The value of electronic health records / Blackford Middleton -- Personal outcomes in health care / Thomas L. Garthwaite -- Human factors: changing systems, changing behaviors / Marion J. Ball and Judith V. Douglas -- Laying the foundations: information architecture for HealthePeople / James E. Demetriades -- Critical areas of standardization / Jeffrey S. Blair and Simon Cohn -- The role of terminology in future health information systems / Steven H. Brown, Michael J. Lincoln, and Peter L. Elkin --Modeling for health care / Kenneth S. Rubin, Thomas Beale, and Bernd Blobel -- HealthePeople security architecture / Bernd Blobel and John M. Davis -- Open source health systems / Dipak Katra and David Forslund -- Critical standards convergence / Steven Wagner and J. Michael Fitzmaurice -- A European perspective on the cultural and political context for deploying the electronic health record / Angelo Rossi Mori and Gerard Freriks -- Convergence toward the Pan-Canadian electronic health record / Julie Richards, Shari Dworkin, and Nancy Gill -- HealthConnect: a health information network for all Australians / David Rowlands -- The Veterans Health Administration: quality, value, accountability, and information as transforming strategies / Jonathan B. Perlin and Robert M. Kolodner.
  • The next frontier for user-centered design : making user representations more usable -- The persona lifecycle : a framework for the persona approach -- Phase 1: Family planning (planning a persona effort) -- Phase 2: Conception & gestation (creating personas) -- Phase 3: Birth & maturation (launching and communicating personas) -- Phase 4: Adulthood (using personas) -- Phase 5: Lifetime achievement and retirement (ROI and reuse of personas) -- Contributed chapters: Users, roles and personas / by Larry Constantine -- Storytelling and narrative / by Whitney Quesenbery -- Reality and design maps / by Tamara Adlin & Holly Jamesen -- Marketing versus design personas / by Bob Barlow-Busch -- Why personas work : the psychological evidence / by Jonathan Grudin -- Appendix A: G4K organizational archetype and sample persona -- Appendix B: Example personas from real projects -- Appendix C: Sample image release form.
  • Another view of psychotherapy? / Herbert J. Schlesinger -- Personality in context : reflections on the contributions of David Shapiro / Paul L. Wachtel -- A new developmental foundation for David Shapiro's work on autonomy and character / E. Virginia Demos -- Two configurations of personality development and psychopathology : etiologic and therapeutic implications / Sidney J. Blatt -- Autonomy and schizophrenia : reflections on an ideal / Louis A. Sass -- Reconceptualizing defense, unconscious processes, and self-knowledge : David Shapiro's contribution / Morris N. Eagle -- Defensive styles of thinking to prevent dreaded states of mind / Mardi J. Horowitz -- Self-deceptive speech : a psycholinguistic view / Michael F. Schober and Peter J. Glick -- Neurotic self-deception as a reproductive strategy / Lawrence Josephs -- David Shapiro's characterology and complex systems theory / Craig Piers -- I don't want to want to : intentionality and craving in addiction / Mindy Greenstein -- Activity, passivity, and the subjective experience of hypomania / Andreas Evdokas and Ali Khadivi -- Appendix A : On two fundamental categories of psychopathology / David Shapiro -- Appendix B : Publications by David Shapiro.
  • Personalized management of breast cancer / Travis L. Holloway & Ismail Jatoi -- Diagnosis and biomarkers / Aysegul Sahin & Alexandra Shaye Brown -- Molecular subtypes of breast cancer / Henry O. Ebili, A. Olayiwola Oluwasola & Olufunmilayo I. Olopade -- Surgery and radiotherapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Travis Holloway & Ismail Jatoi -- Hormone-blocking therapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Annie R. Su & Mothaffar F. Rimawi -- EGF receptor inhibitors : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Sean Warsch, Gabriel Tinoco, Stefan Glück, Kiran Avancha & Alberto J. Montero -- Antiangiogenic therapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Sheeba Irshad, Andrew Tutt & Paul Ellis -- Current guidelines of breast cancer management / Cristina Falci, Zora Baretta & Silvio Monfardini -- Management algorithms of breast cancer / Paolo Carli, Loredana Militello, Elena Torrisi, Alessando Tuzi & Andrea Veronesi -- Index.
  • Personalized management of colorectal cancer / Alfredo Falcone & Fotios Loupakis -- Adjuvant treatment of stage II colon cancer : yes or no, what, when and why? / Joleen Hubbard & Daniel J. Sargent -- Adjuvant treatment of stage III colon cancer : where are we and will we ever move forward? / Benoît Rousseau & Christophe Tournigand -- Challenges in the neoadjuvant treatment of rectal cancer / Robert Glynne-Jones -- Molecular markers in radically resected colorectal cancer : from prognosis to prediction / Wu Zhang, Peter M. Wilson, Sebastian Stintzing & Heinz-Josef Lenz -- Liver-limited resectable stage IV : current reality and future perspectives / Dario Ribero & Simone Conci -- Choosing the right biologic agent in the 'continuum-of-care era' : a clinical perspective / Chiara Cremolini & Axel Grothey -- Index.
  • Current therapies for HNC : why is immunotherapy not yet in the forefront? / Theresa L. Whiteside -- Etiology and risk factors / Ana Neumann, Lei Jin & Qingyi Wei -- Molecular diagnostics of head and neck cancer / Diana Bell & Adel K. El-Naggar -- Classification and prevalence / Luiz Paulo Kowalski -- Surgery and radiotherapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Jonas T. Johnson -- Chemotherapy and molecularly targeted therapies for previously untreated SCCHN / Scott A. Kono, Nabil F. Saba & Dong M. Shin -- Chemotherapy and molecularly targeted therapies for recurrent head and neck cancer / Thomas K. Hoffmann & Patrick J. Schuler -- Prognostic biomarkers in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Vasu Divi & Carol Bradford -- Consensus guidelines / Carol M. Lewis & Randal S. Weber -- Index.
  • Personalized management of lung cancer / Ritsuko Komaki -- Molecular subtypes of non-small-cell lung cancer / Thomas E. Stinchcombe -- Screening and risk factors / Claudia I. Henschke, James P. Smith, David F. Yankelevitz & Rowena Yip -- Staging and prognosis / Elizabeth A. David, Daniel R. Gomez, Ritsuko Komaki & Garrett L. Walsh -- Surgical approach : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Boris Sepesi -- Radiotherapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Heath D. Skinner & Ritsuko Komaki -- Adjuvant therapy for non-small-cell lung carcinoma following surgical resection / Steven H. Lin -- Chemotherapy and molecularly targeted agents for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer / Charles Lu -- Use of thoracic radiation therapy for small-cell lung cancer / Steven E. Schild -- Limited-stage small-cell lung cancer : prophylactic cranial irradiation / Cecile Le Pechoux & Hweej Al Mokhles -- Small-cell lung cancer : treatment of extensive-stage disease / Lauren Averett Byers & John V. Heymach -- EGFR inhibitors : patient selections and clinical outcome / Rafael Rosell & Laura Bonanno -- Antiangiogenic therapy for non-small-cell lung cancer : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Suresh S. Ramalingam & Chandra P. Belani -- Considerations of practice guidelines and recommendations / Nan Bi & Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong -- Novel agents in development and future directions / George R. Simon -- Index.
  • Opportunities and challenges in nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics and health / De Caterina, R. -- Genome-wide association studies and diet / Ferguson, L.R. -- Copy number variation, eicosapentaenoic acid and neurological disorders : with particular reference to Huntington's disease and associated CAG repeats and to myalgic encephalomyelitis and viral infection / Puri, B.K.; Manku, M.S. -- Nutrigenetics : a tool to provide personalized nutritional therapy to the obese / Marti, A.; Goyenechea, E.; Martínez, J.A. -- Xenobiotic metabolizing genes, meat-related exposures, and risk of advanced colorectal adenoma / Ferrucci, L.M. ... [et al.] -- Strategies to improve detection of hypertension genes / Hunt, S.C. -- Diet, nutrition and modulation of genomic expression in fetal origins of adult disease / Jackson, A.A.; Burdge, G.; Lillycrop, K. -- Choline : clinical nutrigenetic/nutrigenomic approaches for identification of functions and dietary requirements / Zeisel, S.H. -- Dietary polyphenols, deacetylases and chromatin remodeling in inflammation / Rahman, I., Chung, S. -- Dietary manipulation of histone structure and function / Ho, E., Dashwood, R.H -- Changes in human adipose tissue gene expression during diet-induced weight loss / Svensson, P.-A. ... [et al.] -- Toxicogenomics and studies of genomic effects of dietary components / Thompson, K. -- Dietary methyl deficiency, microRNA expression and susceptibility to liver carcinogenesis / Starlard-Davenport, A. ... [et al.] -- Redox dysregulation and oxidative stress in schizophrenia : nutrigenetics as a challenge in psychiatric disease prevention / Do, K.Q., Conus, P.; Cuenod, M. -- Nutrigenomics and agriculture : a perspective / Spence, J.T. -- Opportunities and challenges in nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics : building industry-academia partnerships / Gillies, P.J. ; Kris-Etherton, P.M. -- Tailoring foods to match people's genes in New Zealand : opportunities for collaboration / Ferguson, L.R. ... [et al.].
  • KM and urban health. Knowledge management for the urban health context / M. Chris Gibbons, Rajeev K. Bali, and Nilmini Wickramasinghe -- Healthcare knowledge management : incorporating the tools technologies strategies and process of KM to effect superior healthcare delivery / Nilmini Wickramasinghe -- Knowledge Management in the urban health context : moving towards tacit-to-tacit knowledge transfer / Rajeev K. Bali, Vikram Baskaran, and Raouf N.G. Naguib -- Incorporating KM principles into urban health contexts. A childhood/adolescent knowledge management system for urban area health programs in the District of Columbia / Michael L. Popovich and Xiaohui Zhang -- Urban health in developing countries / Siddharth Agarwal, Aradhana Srivastava, and Sanjeev Kumar -- A pervasive wireless knowledge management solution to address urban health inequalities with indigenous Australians / Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, and Steve Goldberg -- The development of a framework to evaluate the management of HIV/AIDS programmes in rural and urban South Africa / Rochelle Sassman ... [et al.] -- The potential of serious games for improving health and reducing urban health inequalities / M. Chris Gibbons -- Measures and metrics for KM and urban health. A scalable and viable strategy for managing organization : typology of intervening into complex healthcare environment for enhancing its continual development / Murako Saito -- Amplifying resonance in organizational learning process : knowledge sharing for overcoming cognitive barriers and for assuring positive action / Murako Saito -- Developing new urban health metrics to reduce the know-do gap in public health / Carlos Castillo-Salgado and Michael Christopher Gibbons -- Recommendations on evaluation and development of useful metrics for urban health / Carlos Castillo-Salgado and M. Chris Gibbons -- Making sense of urban health knowledge / Rajeev K. Bali ... [et al.].
  • A brief history of SHAR -- Structures, mechanisms, and energetics in temporal processing -- Human auditory cortex: in search of the flying Dutchman -- From cajal to the connectome: building a neuroanatomical framework for understanding the auditory system -- Recording from hair cells -- Three decades of tinnitus-related research -- The sense of hearing in fishes -- A quarter-century's perspective on a psychoacoustical approach to loudness -- Nonsyndromic deafness: it ain't necessarily so -- Evolving mechanosensory hair cells to hearing organs by altering genes and their expression: the molecular and cellular basis of inner ear and auditory organ evolution and development -- The implications of discharge regularity: my forty-year peek into the vestibular system -- Aging, hearing loss, and speech recognition: stop shouting, i can't understand you -- Cochlear mechanics, otoacoustic emissions, and medical olivocochlear efferents: twenty years of advances and controversies along the areas ripe for new work -- Examining fish in the sea: a European perspective -- The behavioral study of mammalian hearing -- Hearing in insects: the why, when, and how -- The cognitive auditory system: the role of learning in shaping the biology of the auditory system -- Fundamentals of hearing in amniote vertebrates -- Directional hearing in insects and other small animals: the physics of pressure-difference receiving ears -- Distributed cortical representation of sound locations -- Pitch: mechanisms underlying the pitch of pure and complex tones -- Unavoidably delayed: apersonal perspective of twenty years of research on a sound localization cue -- Size matters in hearing: how the auditory system normalizes the sounds of speech and music for source size -- A changing view of the auditory system obtained from the ears of bats -- From cave fish to pile driving: a tail of fish bioacoustics -- Current topics in the study of sound conduction to the inner ear -- From degenerative debris to neuronal tracing: an anterograde view of auditory circuits -- Adventures in bionic hearing -- My dull deaf ears: four millennia of acquired hearing loss -- What's the use of genetics? -- Advances in the understanding of binaural information processing: consideration of the stimulus as processed -- Temporal processing: observations on the psychophysics and modeling of temporal integration and temporal resolution -- Psychoacoustics and auditory perception -- Appendix. The first 49 volumes.
  • Introduction to a conversation /Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss --Human dignity and human worth /Daniel P. Sulmasy --Human dignity and human being /Jeff Malpas --On human dignity: fragments of an exploration /Norelle Lickiss --Two conceptions of dignity : honour and self-determination /Andrew Brennan and Y.S. Lo --Human dignity and charity /Rosalind Hursthouse --Human dignity: functions and meanings /Doron Shultziner --A brief history of human dignity: idea and application /Milton Lewis --A Journey towards understanding: true and false dignity /Christina Mason --The question of human dignity: doubts and loves and a whisper from where the ruined house once stood /Veronica Brady --Human dignity: a borderline heretical response /Stuart Blackler --Giving the past its dignity /Greg Dening --Dignity and indignity /Nicholas Tarling --Human dignity and the law /Sir Guy Green --On the international legal aspects of human dignity /Don Chalmers and Ryuichi Ida --Doing justice to dignity in the criminal law /Julia Davis --Human dignity: the new phase in international law /Michael Tate --Dignity and health /Martin Tattersall --Human dignity : the perspective of a gynaecological oncologist /Neville F. Hacker --The social origins of dignity in medical care at the end of life /Nicholas Cristakis --Dying with dignity : the story reveals its meaning /Jack Coulehan.
  • Overview of healthcare, disease, and disability / Jeffrey Kaye, Tracy Zitzelberger -- Computer science tools and techniques / Martha E. Pollack, Bart Peintner -- Pervasive computing in hospitals / Jakob E. Bardram, Heribert Baldus, Jesus Favela -- Pervasive computing in the home and community / Donald J. Patterson, Henry A. Kautz, Dieter Fox, Lin Liao -- Mobile and personal health and wellness management systems / Elina Mattila, Ilkka Korhonen, Niilo Saranummi --Sensors and wearable technologies for pervasive healthcare / Sungmee Park, Sundaresan Jayaraman -- Assistive technologies / Edmund LoPresti -- Human factors and usability of healthcare systems / Andre Kushniruk, Elizabeth Borycki -- Routes and requirements for realizing pervasive medical devices / Michael P. Craven -- User evaluation in pervasive healthcare / Tim Adlam, Roger Orpwood, Teresa Dunn -- The business of pervasive healthcare / Dadong Wan, Luis E. Taveras.
  • Between rising costs and decreasing accessibility, the present health care picture is fraught with shortcomings--a discouraging scenario for the millions of patients struggling with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. In response, computer technology is emerging as a key factor in the transition from inefficient centralized health systems toward patient-centered, patient-involved care: pervasive healthcare. In straightforward fashion, Pervasive Health Knowledge Management systematically explains how mobile technologies and knowledge management (KM) can streamline health systems by removing time and place limitations, reducing costs, and giving patients a more proactive part in managing their conditions. The book defines the role of KM in pervasive healthcare and analyzes its component processes and technologies. Chapters examine how and why KM works, review KM initiatives within and outside the U.S., and offer extended coverage of possibilities for ubiquitous computing in managing diabetes. Together, they outline a future that meets mounting chronic health concerns with efficient, cost-effective, patient-empowering strategies. Highlights of the coverage: Implicit and explicit knowledge assets in healthcare.Using pervasive technologies to manage knowledge in crisis situations.Smart phone application design and knowledge management for people with dementia.A pervasive technology solution for supporting diabetes self-care.Examining the business and IT aspects of wireless enabled healthcare solutions.Developing an internet-based chronic disease self-management system. Healthcare administrators and researchers in healthcare management, health policy, and health services research will find detailed in Pervasive Health Knowledge Management a visionary approach to many of the most pressing problems in their fields.
  • Biotransformation of Pesticides is an updated, "one-stop" resource for academic, industry and regulatory scientists involved in research and regulatory activities related to pesticide biotransformation and human health. This book provides an in depth look at how pesticides are biotransformed, which is essential to understanding exposure, dose, toxicity and health risks. This essential reference contains the biotransformation of pesticides from uptake to excretion, including toxicokinetics and emphasizes metabolism in non-target species, including experimental animals and humans. Includes four new chapters and expanded material on pesticide biotransformation and disposition, an active area of pesticide toxicology that is becoming increasingly important for human health risk assessment. Offers a practical and portable guide covering the most up-to-date research results on metabolic transformations of pesticides. Provides scientists and regulatory researchers with the information they need to conduct accurate risk assessments and make informed decisions on which exposures to study further in human populations.
  • Pesticide protocols 2005, Springer Protocols
  • PET and SPECT of Neurobiological Systems combines the expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the development of novel probes and techniques for the investigation of neurobiological systems has achieved international recognition. Various aspects of neurotransmission in the brain are discussed, such as visualization and quantification of (more than 20 different) neuroreceptors, neuroinflammatory markers, transporters, and enzymes as well as neurotransmitter synthesis, -amyloid deposition, cerebral blood flow, and the metabolic rate of glucose. The latest results in probe development are also detailed. Most chapters are written jointly by radiochemists and nuclear medicine specialists to ensure a multidisciplinary approach. This state of the art compendium will be valuable to anyone in the field of clinical or preclinical neuroscience, from the radiochemist and radiologist/nuclear medicine specialist to the interested neurobiologist and general practitioner. It is the second volume of a trilogy on PET and SPECT imaging in the neurosciences. Other volumes focus on PET and SPECT in psychiatry and PET and SPECT in "neurology".
  • PET in oncology 2008, Springer
  • PET Physics and Instrumentation / Brad Kemp -- PET Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacy / Mark S. Jacobson, Raymond A. Steichen and Patrick J. Peller -- PET/CT Interpretation / Patrick J. Peller -- Central Nervous System / Jeffrey A. Miller and Terence Z. Wong -- Head and Neck / Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, Ujas Parikh and M. Abou-Zied -- Chest / Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, D. S. Surasi, Gregory Russo and P. J. Peller -- Breast Cancer / Gustavo A. Mercier, Felix-Nicolas Roy and François Ba\0302enard -- Gastrointestinal / Roland Hustinx -- Genitourinary / Jacqueline Brunetti and Patrick J. Peller -- Gynecologic / Patrick J. Peller -- Musculoskeletal / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- Hematology / Rathan M. Subramaniam, Leonne Prompers, A. Agarwal, Ali Guermazi and Felix M. Mottaghy -- Dermatological / David Brandon and Bruce Barron -- Pediatric / Hossein Jadvar, Frederic H. Fahey and Barry L. Shulkin -- Assessment of Response to Therapy / Ali Gholamrezanezhad, Alin Chirindel and Rathan Subramaniam -- Metastatic Disease / Patrick J. Peller -- Radiotherapy Planning / Minh Tam Truong and Rathan M. Subramaniam -- Patients with HIV / Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, Devaki S. Surasi, T. Jackson and T. Cooley -- Pitfalls and Artifacts / Geoffrey Bates Johnson and Christopher Harker Hunt.
  • Importance of Radiotracers Other than FDG in Oncology / Luigi Mansi, Pier Francesco Rambaldi and Vincenzo Cuccurullo -- Considerations About PET Isotopes / Luigi Mansi, Vincenzo Cuccurullo and Pier Francesco Rambaldi -- Choline PET-CT / Mohsen Farsad, Vincenzo Allegri and Paolo Castellucci -- Methionine PET-CT / Cristina Nanni, Valentina Ambrosini and Stefano Fanti -- Fluoride PET-CT / Roland Hustinx and Catherine Beckers -- Tyrosine PET-CT / Mohsen Farsad and Gabriele Pöpperl -- Somatostatin Receptor PET-CT / Valentina Ambrosini, Paolo Castellucci, GianCarlo Montini and Stefano Fanti -- Acetate PET-CT / Mohsen Farsad, Franca Chierichetti and Stefano Fanti -- Thymidine PET-CT / Ken Herrmann and Andreas Buck -- Dopa PET-CT / Adrienne H. Brouwers, Klaas P. Koopmans, Rudi A. J. O. Dierckx and Philip H. Elsinga -- Imaging of Hypoxia with PET-CT / Tove J. Grönroos, Heikki Minn and Rodney J. Hicks -- Angiogenesis PET Using Radiolabeled RGD Peptides / Keon Wook Kang, Jae Min Jeong and Ambros J. Beer -- Hormonal Receptors PET-CT / Erik F. J. de Vries, Andor W. J. M. Glaudemans, Caroline P. Schröder and Geke A. P. Hospers -- HTP PET-CT / Adrienne H. Brouwers, Klaas P. Koopmans, Rudi A. J. O. Dierckx and Philip H. Elsinga.
  • Provides practical, useful information for utilizing this novel imaging techniquefrom different methods for contouring biological target volumes in various anatomic regions to how different experts use this imaging in targeted treatment. This thorough text helps you make concise, accurate treatment choices based on current evidence and expert authority. The result is an helpful tool for everyone on the radiotherapy treatment team in the era of image-guided radiotherapy. Covers the use of PET-CT with radiotherapy treatment planning, offering practical guidance in how different experts use this relatively new technology. Outlines the advantages and disadvantages of different techniques in contouring PET-CT target volumes for radiotherapy. Features case illustrations in using PET-CT in radiotherapy.
  • Provides practical, useful information for utilizing this novel imaging techniquefrom different methods for contouring biological target volumes in various anatomic regions to how different experts use this imaging in targeted treatment. This thorough text helps you make concise, accurate treatment choices based on current evidence and expert authority. The result is an helpful tool for everyone on the radiotherapy treatment team in the era of image-guided radiotherapy. Covers the use of PET-CT with radiotherapy treatment planning, offering practical guidance in how different experts use this relatively new technology. Outlines the advantages and disadvantages of different techniques in contouring PET-CT target volumes for radiotherapy. Features case illustrations in using PET-CT in radiotherapy.
  • PET-CT is increasingly being employed in the diagnosis of both oncological and non-oncological patients, yet nuclear medicine physicians may have only limited practical experience of rare diseases and may experience difficulty in recognizing and interpreting rare findings. This unique atlas documents a large number of clinical cases that will help practitioners to identify findings and diseases that, though rare, are sufficiently frequent to be encountered in routine practice. Two types of cases are presented: patients evaluated for rare diseases and patients evaluated for standard diseases in whom atypical PET findings were detected. Each reported case includes a brief description of the clinical history, representative color PET-CT images obtained using FDG or other tracers, and a short explanation of the disease and findings. This atlas will enable practitioners to make conclusive reports of PET-CT scans that would otherwise have been inconclusive.
  • Provides fundamental information to all clinicians interested in incorporating PET into their clinical practice and who are involved in the diagnosis, initial staging, and restaging of malignancy. Covers basic principles such as patient preparation, imaging interpretation, and reimbursement, to specific applications for oncologic, cardiac, and neurologic disorders.
  • Historical review of Peyronie's disease: de la Peyronie to Devine / Emre Akkus -- Epidemiology of Peyronie's disease / Ates Kadioglu and Oner Sanli -- Experimental models for the study of the cellular and molecular pathophysiology of Peyronie's disease / Nestor F. Gonzalez-Cadavid and Jacob Rajfer -- The clinical implications of basic science research in Peyronie's disease / John P. Mulhall -- Evaluation of the man with Peyronie's disease / Jason M. Greenfield and Laurence A. Levine -- Oral treatment of Peyronie's disease / Claudio Teloken, Tulio Graziottin, and Patrick E. Teloken -- Intralesional treatment of Peyronie's disease / Muammer Kendirci, Landon Trost, and Wayne J. G. Hellstrom -- Topical therapy: iontophoresis and electromotive drug administration / Savino M. Di Stasi ... [et al.] -- Topical therapy for Peyronie's disease: ultrasound, laser, gels/creams/solutions / Paul F. Engelhardt and Claus R. Riedl -- Combination nonsurgical therapy / Vincenzo Mirone -- Extracorporeal shockwave therapy in Peyronie's disease / Ekkehard W. Hauck and Wolfgang Weidner --The Nesbit and plication procedures for Peyronie's disease / David J. Ralph -- Penile plication using the 16-dot technique / Robert C. Dean and Tom F. Lue -- Penile straightening with tunica albuginea plication: TAP procedure / Laurence A. Levine -- Incisional corporoplasty for the correction of Peyronie's disease caused penile curvature / Daniel Yachia -- Peyronie's disease: surgical straightening with tunica plication and tunica transfer / Konstantinos Hatzimouratidis and Dimitrios G. Hatzichristou -- A review of plaque incision with focus on temporalis fascia grafts / Martin Gelbard -- Venous patch graft surgery for Peyronie's disease / Robert C. Dean and Tom F. Lue -- Use of porcine small intestinal submucosal graft in the surgical management of Peyronie's disease / L. Dean Knoll -- Penile straightening with plaque incision or partial excision and human pericardial grafting technique / Laurence A. Levine -- Surgical straightening with tunica incision and grafting technique: single relaxing incision based on geometrical principles / Paulo H. Egydio -- Minimally invasive intracorporal incision of Peyronie's plaque / Anthony J. Bella and Gerald B. Brock -- Surgical straightening with penile prosthesis / Steven K. Wilson and Culley C. Carson, III.
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  • Introduction to experimental design -- Comparison of mean values -- Nonparametric methods -- Regression and correlation -- Multivariate methods -- Factorial design of experiments -- Response-surface methodology -- Model-dependent optimization -- Sequential methods and model-independent optimization -- Experimental designs for mixtures -- Artificial neural networks and experimental design.
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  • Challenges, opportunities, and evolving landscapes in pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine : an industry perspective / Nadine Cohen and Theresa Frangiosa -- Implementation of pharmacogenomic sample collection in clinical trials / Deborah Sokol Ricci and Monique Franc -- Pharmacogenomics : the regulatory environment and labeling implications / Myong-Jin Kim ... [et al.] -- Applications of pharmacogenomics in drug discovery / Duncan McHale -- Applications of pharmacogenomics in clinical trials / Monique Franc -- Pharmacogenomics applications in drug metabolism : from genotyping to drug label-challenges? / Ann K. Daly -- The genetics of adverse drug reactions : promises and problems / Martin Armstrong -- Strategies and resources for marker selection and genotyping in genetic association studies / Nicole Soranzo, Dong-Jing Fu, and Qingqin S. Li -- Study design and statistical issues in pharmacogenetics research : from candidate genes to genome-wide screens / Nicholas J. Schork, Nathalie Malo, and Eric J. Topol -- Holy SNP, Batman! / Reyna Favis -- Predictive biomarker classifiers in the design of pivotal clinical trials / Richard Simon -- Translation of biomarkers into clinical utility / William L. Trepicchio and George Mulligan -- Pharmacogenomic study feasibility assessment and pharmaceutical business decision-making / Monique Franc and Theresa Frangiosa -- Co-development of drugs and pharmacogenomics-based diagnostics in oncology / Jeffrey S. Ross -- Pharmacogenomics applications in epilepsy / Chantal Depondt -- Pharmacogenomics in Alzheimer's disease / Ramón Cacabelos -- Pharmacogenomics applications in psychiatric disorders / Todd Lencz and Anil K. Malhotra -- Pharmacogenomics in HIV disease / Amalio Telenti -- Pharmacogenomics and cardiovascular drugs / Gérard Siest ... [et al.] -- Pharmacogenomic applications in children / Susan F.A. Grant and Hakon Hakonarson -- Pharmacogenomics of rare and monogenic disorders / Paul D. Maher.
  • Pharmacogenomics principles : introduction to personalized medicine / Parvaz Madadi, and Gideon Koren -- Traditional therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenomics : are they complementary? / Christine Snozek, Loralie J. Langman, and Amitava Dasgupta -- Pharmacogenomics aspect of warfarin therapy / Matthew D. Krasowski -- Pharmacogenetics and cancer chemotherapy / Christine L.H. Snozek -- Pharmacogenomic considerations in anesthesia and pain management / Christine Formea, Wayne T. Nicholson -- Pharmacogenomics of immunosuppressants / Nicolas Picard and Pierre Marquet -- Pharmacogenomics of cardiovascular drugs / Linnea M. Baudhuin -- Pharmacogenomics aspect of antiretroviral therapy / Natella Y. Rakhmanina and John N. van den Anker -- Pharmacogenetics of psychoactive drugs / Jorge L. Sepulveda -- Pharmacogenomic aspects of adverse drug-drug interactions / Loralie J. Langman and Christine Snozek -- Microarray technology and other methods in pharmacogenomics testing / Jorge L. Sepulveda -- Pharmacogenetic testing in the clinical laboratory environment / Mark P. Borgman and Mark W. Linder.
  • One tablet or two? : towards the development of pharmacogenomically informed drug dose individualization / Kirchheiner, J. ... [et al.] -- Pharmacogenomics : reflecting on the old and new social, ethical and policy issues in postgenomics medicine / Ozdemir, V. -- Pharmacogenomics and personality : role of CYP2D6 and implications for psychopathology / Peñas-LLedó, E.M.; Dorado, P.; Llerena, A. -- Pharmacogenetics of schizophrenia : bringing 'order to chaos' in the psychopharmacology of schizophrenia? / Buckley, P.F.; Miller, D.D.; Foster, A. -- Pharmacogenomics of depression / Serretti, A.; Drago, A.; Spina, E. -- Pharmacogenomics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Froehlich, T.; Stein, M.A. -- Pharmacogenomics of eating disorders / Monteleone, P.; Maj, M. -- Future of personalized prescription in psychiatry / de Leon, J.
  • Pharmacogenomics methods and protocols 2005, Springer Protocols
  • Ch. 1. Pharmacogenomics principles of alcohol and DOA / Christine L.H. Snozek and Loralie J. Langman -- ch. 2. Alcohol : use and abuse / Amitava Dasgupta -- ch. 3. Slate and trait makers of alcohol abuse / Joshua Bornhorst ... [et al.] -- ch. 4. Introduction to drugs of abuse / Larry Broussard and Catherine Hammett-Stabler -- ch. 5. Pharmacogenomics of amphetamine and related drugs / Steven C. Kazmierczak -- ch. 6. Pharmacogenomics of cocaine / Loralie J. Langman and Christine L.H. Snozek -- ch. 7. Genetic aspect of marijuana metabolism and abuse / Pradip Datta -- ch. 8. Genetic aspect of opiate metabolism and addiction / Jorge L. Sepulveda -- ch. 9. Pharmacogenomics aspects of addiction treatment / F. Gerard Moeller -- ch. 10. Methodologies in pharmacogenetics testing / Jorge L. Sepulveda.
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  • SECTION I. Basic Principles -- Chapter 1. Basic Principles / Ronald D. Schoenwald -- SECTION II. Industrial and Regulatory Applications -- Chapter 2. PK/PD Approach / Honghui Zhou -- Chapter 3. Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Development / Nishit B. Modi -- Chapter 4. Phase I, II, and III FDA Submissions / Mark G. Eller -- Chapter 5. Bioavailability and Bioequivalence / Veneeta Tandon -- SECTION III. Clinical Applications -- Chapter 6. General Approaches to Clinical Pharmacokinetic Monitoring / Ronald A. Herman -- Chapter 7. Aminoglycosides and Other Antibiotics / Michael E. Klepser and Erika J. Ernst -- Chapter 8. Cardiovascular Agents / John M. Dopp and Bradley G. Phillips -- Chapter 9. Psychotropic Agents / Paul J. Perry -- Chapter 10. Theophylline / Bernd Meibohm -- Chapter 11. Anticonvulsant Agents / Gail D. Anderson -- SECTION IV. Research Applications -- Chapter 12. Classical Modeling / David W A. Bourne -- Chapter 13. Noncompartmental Modeling: An Overview / Ronald A. Herman -- Chapter 14. Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Models / James M. Gallo -- Chapter 15. Population Pharmacokinetics / Jeffrey S. Barrett -- Chapter 16. The Linear Systems Approach / Peter Veng-Pedersen -- Index.
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  • Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy is a fast-moving and complex discipline within cardiology in general. New studies, trials and indications are appearing on a regular basis. This series, and this particular title within the series, is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know on a day-to-day basis. The information within is designed to allow readers to learn quickly and with certainty the mode of action, the possible adverse effects, and the management of patients prescribed these drugs.
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  • The double page spreads in this book each cover a discrete topic and broadly correspond to the chapters of the main textbook 'Pharmacology' by Rang et al. Each spread includes at least one summary diagram and a small amount of text plus a 'clinical use' box.
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  • Pharmacology. 4th ed. 2013, ClinicalKey
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  • Although more than 10 new antiepileptic drugs have been developed in the past decade, epilepsy remains resistant to drug therapy in about one-third of patients, many of whom struggle with the disease their entire lives. Managing these patients is a challenge and requires a structured multidisciplinary approach. The book includes chapters on all issues related to pharmacoresistance in epilepsy, and describes recent developments in the pathogenesis and treatment of this disorder. It addresses abnormalities in inhibitory mechanisms, epilepsy-related changes to the immune system, development of pharmacoresistance caused by chronic exposure to antiepileptic drugs, and novel therapeutic strategies for preventing or slowing down the progression of the disease. Clinicians and basic scientists alike will find up-to-date information on the development of pharmacoresistance, as well as reviews of mechanisms associated with epilepsy that may help them consider novel strategies for preventing the development of pharmacoresistance in the first place. The book also features information on new therapeutic strategies for control of epilepsy, such as transcutaneous electrical stimulation and virtual screening of new antiepileptic drugs. Pharmacoresistance in Epilepsy: From Genes and Molecules to Promising Therapies is useful to anyone working in the field, whether they're studying epilepsy in the lab or treating it in a doctor's office.
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  • Definition and classification of pulmonary hypertension / Marc Humbert, David Montani, Oleg V. Evgenov, and Gérald Simonneau -- Pulmonary hypertension: pathophysiology and signaling pathways / Bradley A. Maron and Joseph Loscalzo -- Pulmonary hypertension: pathology / Peter Dorfmüller -- Pulmonary hypertension: biomarkers / Christopher J. Rhodes, John Wharton, and Martin R. Wilkins -- Rodent models of group 1 pulmonary hypertension / John J. Ryan, Glenn Marsboom, and Stephen L. Archer -- General supportive care / Ioana R. Preston -- Calcium-channel blockers in pulmonary arterial hypertension / Marie-Camille Chaumais, Elise Artaud Macari, and Olivier Sitbon -- Prostacyclins / Horst Olschewski -- Endothelin Receptor Antagonists / Martine Clozel, Alessandro Maresta, and Marc Humbert -- Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors / Barbara A. Cockrill and Aaron B. Waxman -- Inhaled nitric oxide for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Steven H. Abman -- Soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators in pulmonary hypertension / Johannes-Peter Stasch and Oleg V. Evgenov -- Therapeutics targeting of dysregulated redox equilibrium and endothelial dysfunction / Michael G. Risbano and Mark T. Gladwin -- Rho-kinase inhibitors / Yoshihiro Fukumoto and Hiroaki Shimokawa -- Serotonin transporter and serotonin receptors / Serge Adnot, Amal Houssaini, Shariq Abid, Elisabeth Marcos, and Valérie Amsellem -- Targeting of platelet-derived growth factor signaling in pulmonary arterial hypertension / Eva Berghausen, Henrik ten Freyhaus, and Stephan Rosenkranz -- Emerging molecular targets for anti-proliferative strategies in pulmonary arterial hypertension / Ly Tu and Christophe Guignabert -- Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive agents in PAH / Jolyane Meloche, Sébastien Renard, Steeve Provencher, and Sébastien Bonnet -- Vasoactive peptides and the pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension: role and potential therapeutic application / Reshma S. Baliga, Raymond J. MacAllister, and Adrian J. Hobbs -- Pulmonary hypertension: novel pathways and emerging therapies inhibitors of cGMP and cAMP metabolism / Yassine Sassi and Jean-Sébastien Hulot -- Pulmonary hypertension: old targets revisited (statins, PPARs, beta-blockers) / Geoffrey Watson, Eduardo Oliver, Lan Zhao, and Martin R. Wilkins -- Pulmonary hypertension: current management and future directions / Lewis J. Rubin.
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  • Principles of catecholamine biosynthesis, metabolism and release /Schulz, C., Eisenhofer, G.; Lehnert, H. (Magdeburg) --Photogenesis of pheochromocytoma /Isobe, K. ... [et al.] --Genetic basis of pheochromocytoma /Gimm, O.; Koch, C.A. ... [et al.] --Clinical presentation (symptoms and signs) of sporadic and familial chromaffin cell tumours (phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas) /Kaltsas, G.A.; Papadogias, D.; Grossman, A.B. (London) --Biochemical diagnosis of pheochromocytoma /Eisenhofer, G. (Bethesda, Md.); Lenders, J.W.M. (Nijmegen); Pacak, K. (Bethesda, Md.) --Diagnostic imaging of pheochromocytoma /Pacak, K.; Eisenhofer, G.; Ilias, I. (Bethesda, Md.) --Preoperative and surgical therapy in sporadic and familial pheochromocytoma /Brauckhoff, M; Gimm, O.; Dralle, H. (Halle) --Somatosatin receptors in pheochromocytoma /de Herder, W.W.; Hofland L.J. (Rotterdam) --Malignant pheochromocytoma /Lehnert, H.; Mundshenk, J. (Magdeburg); Hahn, K. (Munich).
  • Learn the most up-to-date information on materials used in the dental office and laboratory today. Emphasizing practical, clinical use, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of materials, this leading reference helps you stay current in this very important area of dentistry. This new full-color edition also features an extensive collection of new clinical photographs to better illustrate the topics and concepts discussed in each chapter. Organization of chapters and content into four parts (General Classes and Properties of Dental Materials; Auxiliary Dental Materials; Direct Restorative Materials; and Indirect Restorative Materials) presents the material in a logical and effective way for better comprehension and readability. Balance between materials science and manipulation bridges the gap of knowledge between dentists and lab technicians. Major emphasis on biocompatibility serves as a useful guide for clinicians and educators on material safety. Distinguished contributor pool lends credibility and experience to each topic discussed. Critical thinking questions appearing in boxes throughout each chapter stimulate thinking and encourage classroom discussion of key concepts and principles. Key terms presented at the beginning of each chapter helps familiarize readers with key terms so you may better comprehend text material.
  • Philosophical foundations of modern medicine 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    An exploration of the philosophical foundation of modern medicine which explains why such a medicine possesses the characteristics it does and where precisely its strengths as well as its weaknesses lie. Written in plain English, it should be accessible to anyone who is intellectually curious, lay-persons, and medical professionals alike. --From publisher description.
  • Philosophical practice 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Philosophy of medicine 2011, ScienceDirect
    This volume covers a wide range of conceptual, epistemological and methodological issues in the philosophy of science raised by reflection upon medical science and practice. Several chapters examine such general meta-scientific concepts as discovery, reduction, theories and models, causal inference and scientific realism as they apply to medicine or medical science in particular. Some discuss important concepts specific to medicine (diagnosis, health, disease, brain death). A topic such as evidence, for instance, is examined at a variety of levels, from social mechanisms for guiding evidence-based reasoning such as evidence-based medicine, consensus conferences, and clinical trials, to the more abstract analysis of experimentation, inference and uncertainty. Some chapters reflect on particular domains of medicine, including psychiatry, public health, and nursing. The contributions span a broad range of detailed cases from the science and practice of medicine, as well as a broad range of intellectual approaches, from conceptual analysis to detailed examinations of particular scientific papers or historical episodes. Chapters view philosophy of medicine from quite different angles Considers substantive cases from both medical science and practice Chapters from a distinguished array of contributors.
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    Examining stem cell biology from a philosophy of science perspective, this book clarifies the field's central concept, the stem cell, as well as its aims, methods, models, explanations and evidential challenges. The first chapters discuss what stem cells are, how experiments identify them, and why these two issues cannot be completely separated. The basic concepts, methods and structure of the field are set out, as well as key limitations and challenges. The second part of the book shows how rigorous explanations emerge from stem cell experiments, and compares these to other kinds of scientific explanation. Model organisms, the role of genes, and the significance of collaboration are also discussed. The last part of the book considers relations to systems biology and clinical medicine, arguing that both the mathematical models of the former, and ethical principles of the latter, are necessary for stem cell biology to deliver on its promises.
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  • Osteo-renal cross-talk and phosphate metabolism by the FGF23-klotho system / Ohnishi, M., Razzaque, M.S. -- Extracellular phosphate as a signaling molecule / Michigami, T. -- Complex regulation and diverse functions of alpha-klotho / Maeda, R., Imura, A., Nabeshima, Y. -- Klotho and chronic kidney disease / Hu, M.C., Kuro-o, M., Moe, O.W. -- Nuclear receptor LXR : a new partner for sodium-dependent phosphate cotransporters / Caldas, Y., Giral, H., Sorribas, V., Levi, M. -- Phosphate toxicity and vascular mineralization / Razzaque, M.S. -- Vitamin D and type II sodium-dependent phosphate cotransporters / Kido, S., Kaneko, I., Tatsumi, S., Segawa, H., Miyamoto, K. -- Vitamin D in chronic kidney disease / Li, Y.C. -- Parathyroid function in chronic kidney disease : role of FGF23-klotho axis / Koizumi, M., Komaba, H., Fukagawa, M. -- FGF23-induced hypophosphatemia persists in Hyp mice deficient in the WNT coreceptor Lrp6 / Uchihashi, K., Nakatani, T., Goetz, R., Mohammadi M., He, X., Razzaque, M.S. -- Can salivary phosphate levels be an early biomarker to monitor the evolvement of obesity? / Hartman, M.-L., Groppo, F., Ohnishi, M., Goodson, J.M., Hasturk, H., Tavares, M., Yaskell, T., Floros, C., Behbehani, K., Razzaque, M.S.
  • A high-resolution two dimensional gel- and pro-Q DPS-based proteomics workflow for phosphoprotein identification and quantitative profiling / Ganesh K. Agrawal and Jay J. Thelen -- Differential phosphoprotein labelling (DIPPL) using ³²P and ³³P / Aviva M. Tolkovsky and Andreas Wyttenbach -- Identification of oxidative stress-induced tyrosine phosphorylated proteins by immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry / Ma Carmen Duran, Hong-Lin Chan, and John F. Timms -- Enrichment and characterization of phosphopeptides by immobilized metal affinity chromatography (IMAC) and mass spectrometry / Tine E. Thingholm and Ole N. Jensen -- The use of titanium dioxide micro-columns to selectively isolate phosphopeptides from proteolytic digests / Tine E. Thingholm and Martin R. Larsen -- Enrichment and separation of mono- and multiply phosphorylated peptides using sequential elution from IMAC prior to mass spectrometric analysis / Tine E. Thingholm , Ole N. Jensen, and Martin R. Larsen -- Use of stable isotope labeling by amino acids in cell culture (SILAC) for phophotyrosine protein identification and quantitation / Guoan Zhang and Thomas A. Neubert -- Hydrophilic interaction chromatography for fractionation and enrichment of the phosphoproteome / Dean E. McNulty and Roland S. Annan -- SILAC for global phosphoproteomic analysis / Genaro Pimienta, Raghothama Chaerkady, and Akhilesh Pandey -- Quantitative phospho-proteomics based on soluble nanopolymers / Anton Iliuk and W. Andy Tao -- Profiling the tyrosine phosphorylation state using SH2 domains / Kevin Dierck ... [et al.] -- An overview of the qualitative analysis of phosphoproteins by mass spectrometry / Philip R. Gafken -- The analysis of phosphoproteomes by selective labelling and advanced mass spectrometric techniques / Angela Amoresano ... [et al.] -- On-line liquid chromatography electron capture dissociation for the characterization of phosphorylation sites in proteins / Steve M.M. Sweet and Helen J. Cooper -- Quantification of protein phosphorylation by [mu]LC-ICP-MS / Ralf Krüger, Nico Zinn, and Wolf D. Lehmann -- Reverse-phase diagonal chromatography for phosphoproteome research / Kris Gevaert and Joël Vandekerckhove -- Chemical tagging strategies for mass spectrometry-based phospho-proteomics / Alexander Leitner and Wolfgang Lindner -- Antibody array platform to monitor protein tyrosine phosphorylation in mammalian cells / Alicia S. Chung and Y. Eugene Chin -- Protein tyrosine kinase characterization based on fully automated synthesis of (phospho)peptide arrays in microplates / W. Carl Saxinger -- Kinome profiling using peptide arrays in eukaryotic cells / Kaushal Parikh, Maikel P. Peppelenbosch, and Tita Ritsema -- ProMoST : a tool for calculating the pI and molecular mass of phosphorylated and modified proteins on two-dimensional gels / Brian D. Halligan -- Kinase-specific preiction of protein phosphorylation sites / Martin L. Miller and Nikolaj Blom -- Reconstructing regulatory kinase pathways from phosphopeptide data : a bioinformatics approach / Lawrence G. Puente, Robin E.C. Lee, and Lynn A. Megeney.
  • Phosphodiesterase methods and protocols 2005, Springer Protocols
    Purification of PDE6 isozymes from mammalian retina / Dana C. Pentia ... [et al.] -- Cyclic guanosine 5'-monophosphate binding to the regulatory GAF domains of photoreceptor phosphodiesterase / Rick H. Cote -- Renaturation of the catalytic domain of PDE4A expressed in escherichia coli as inclusion bodies / Wito Richter, Thomas Hermsdorf, and Dietrich Dettmer -- Determining the subunit structure of phosphodiesterases using gel filtration and sucrose density gradient centrifugation / Wito Richter -- Crystallization of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases / Hengming Ke, Qing Huai, and Robert X. Xu -- Generation of PDE4 knockout mice by gene targeting / S.-L. Catherine Jin, Anne M. Latour, and Marco Conti -- Immunoprecipitating PDE2 phosphorylated and inactivated by an associated protein kinase / J. Kelley Bentley -- Investigation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 2 mitogen-actived protein kinase phosphorylation and regulation of activity of PDE4 cyclic adenosine monophosphate-specific phosphodiesterases / Elaine V. Hills, Miles D. Houslay, and George S. Baillie --Radiolabeled ligand binding to the catalytic or allosteric sites of PDE5 and PDE11 / James L. Weeks ... [et al.] -- Analysis of dimerization determinants of the PDE6 catalytic subunits / Khakim G. Muradov, Kimberley K. Boyd, and Nikolai O. Artemyev -- Interaction between catalytic and inhibitory subunits of PDE6 / Nikolai O. Artemyev -- Purification, reconstitution on lipid vesciles and assays of PDE6 and its activator G protein, transducin -- Theodore G. Wensel, Feng He, and Justine A. Malinski.Study of cyclic adenosine monophosphate microdomains in cells / Marco Mongillo ... [et al.] -- High-resolution measurements of cyclic adenosine monophosphate signals in 3D microdomains / Jeffrey W. Karpen and Thomas C. Rich -- Cygnets : in vivo characterization of novel cGMP indicators and in vivo imaging of intracellular cGMP / Akira Honda ... [et al.] -- High-throughput screening of phosphodiesterase activity in living cells / Thomas C. Rich and Jeffrey W. Karpen -- Assessment of phosphodiesterase isozyme contribution in cell and tissue extracts / Thèrése Keravis, Rima Thaseldar-Roumié, and Claire Lugnier -- Localization of the cyclic guanosine 3', 5'-monophosphate-hydrolysing phosphodiesterase type 9 in rat brain by nonradioactive in situ hybridization / Wilma C.G. Van Staveren and Marjanne Markerink-Van Ittersum -- Determination of Ca2+/calmodulin-stimulated phosphodiesterase activity in intact cells / Chen Yan -- Adenovirus-mediated overexpression of murine cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase 3B / Faiyaz Ahmad ... [et al.] -- Identification of promoter elements in the 5'-flanking region of the murine cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase 3B gene / Hanguan Liu ... [et al.] --
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  • Phosphoinositides and disease 2012, SpringerLink
    Phosphoinositides (PIs) are minor components of cellular membranes that play critical regulatory roles in several intracellular functions. This book describes the main enzymes regulating the turnover of each of the seven PIs in mammalian cells, some of their intracellular functions and some evidence of their involvement in human diseases. Due to the complex inter-relation between the distinct PIs and the plethora of functions that they can regulate inside a cell, this book is not meant to be a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of PIs signalling but rather an overview on the current state of the field and where it could go from here. Phosphoinositide and inositol phosphates interact with and modulate the recruitment and activation of key regulatory proteins and in doing so control diverse functions including cell growth and proliferation, apoptosis, cytoskeletal dynamics, insulin action, vesicle trafficking and nuclear function. Initially, inositide signaling was limited to the PLC pathway; however, it is now clear that all the seven phosphoinositides and more than 30 different inositol phosphates likely have specific signaling functions. Moreover there is a growing list of proteins that are regulated by inositol signaling. This has raised the question as to how inositol signaling can control diverse processes and yet maintain signaling specificity. Controlling the levels of inositol signaling molecules and their subcellular compartmentalisation is likely to be critical. This meeting will bring together scientists from different backgrounds to discuss how understanding inositol signaling may be used to target complex human diseases that manifest themselves when inositol signaling is deregulated.
  • The Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinases: Don't Call it a Comeback /Shane Minogue and Mark G. Waugh --PIP Kinases from the Cell Membrane to the Nucleus /Mark Schramp, Andrew Hedman, Weimin Li, Xiaojun Tan and Richard Anderson --The Phospholipase C Isozymes and Their Regulation /Aurelie Gresset, John Sondek and T. Kendall Harden --Phosphoinositide 3-Kinases-A Historical Perspective /Alex Toker --PI3Ks-Drug Targets in Inflammation and Cancer /Matthias Wymann --Phosphoinositide 3-Kinases in Health and Disease /Alessandra Ghigo, Fulvio Morello, Alessia Perino and Emilio Hirsch --Phosphoinositide Phosphatases: Just as Important as the Kinases /Jennifer M. Dyson, Clare G. Fedele, Elizabeth M. Davies, Jelena Becanovic and Christina A. Mitchell --The PTEN and Myotubularin Phosphoinositide 3-Phosphatases: Linking Lipid Signalling to Human Disease /Nicholas R. Leslie, Elizabeth M. Davies, David A. Sheffield, Priyanka Tibarewal and Clare G. Fedele, et al.
  • Phosphoinositides play a major role in cellular signaling and membrane organization. During the last three decades we have learned that enzymes turning over phosphoinositides control vital physiological processes and are involved in the initiation and progression of cancer, inflammation, neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, metabolic disease and more. In two volumes, this book elucidates the crucial mechanisms that control the dynamics of phosphoinositide conversion. Starting out from phosphatidylinositol, a chain of lipid kinases collaborates to generate the oncogenic lipid phosphatidylinositol.
  • Phospholipases ScienceDirect
  • Phospholipases generate lipid signaling molecules through their hydrolytic action on phospholipids and are known to regulate function of a variety of cells under normal and diseased conditions. While several physiological, biochemical and molecular techniques have identified key players involved in different disease processes, phospholipases have also emerged as critical players in the pathogenesis of a number of different diseases including cancer and heart disease. In addition, phospholipases are also implicated in such conditions as brain disorder/injury, kidney and immune cell dysfunction. Phospholipases in Health and Disease is a compilation of review articles dedicated to the study of the field with respect to biochemical and molecular mechanisms of normal and abnormal cell function. The wide range of area covered here is of interest to basic research scientists, clinicians and graduate students, who are engaged in studying pathophysiological basis of a variety of diseases. Furthermore, this book highlights the potential of the different phospholipases as therapeutic targets as well as part of prevention strategies. Twenty three articles in this book are organized in four sections that are designed to emphasize the most characterized forms of the phospholipases in mammalian cells. The first section discusses general aspect of phospholipases. Section two covers the role and function of phospholipase A in different pathophysiological conditions. The third section is focussed on phospholipase C which is believed to play a central role in transmembrane signaling. The final section covers phospholipase D which is present in a variety of different cells. The book illustrates that the activation of phospholipases is of fundamental importance in signal transduction affecting cell function. Overall, this book discusses the diverse mechanisms of phospholipase mediated signal transduction in different pathophysiological conditions and raises the possibility of specific forms of phospholipases serving as novel targets for drug development.
  • O2-Sensitive Probes Based on Phosphorescent Metalloporphyrins /Ruslan I. Dmitriev and Dmitri B. Papkovsky --O2 Analysis on a Fluorescence Spectrometer or Plate Reader /Alexander V. Zhdanov, James Hynes, Ruslan I. Dmitriev and Dmitri B. Papkovsky --O2 Imaging in Biological Specimens /Andreas Fercher, Alexander V. Zhdanov and Dmitri B. Papkovsky.
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  • This title in the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES presents up-to-the-minute, practical guidance on the hottest photodynamic therapy techniques shaping today's practice. Succinctly written and lavishly illustrated, it focuses on procedural how-to's and offer step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade--so you can refine and hone your skills ... and expand your surgical repertoire. You'll find current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of PDT--edited by a pioneer in the field, Dr. Mitchel P. Goldman. Implement the newest procedures into your practice immediately and confidently--with the outstanding guidance you'll find in this volume of the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES. Get the best results when performing PDT for skin diseases, skin cancer and HPV, and skin rejuvenation, especially in aging and sun-damaged skin --all in one concise, accessible volume. Visualize techniques clearly with a wealth of color illustrations and photographs that depict cases as they appear in practice. Know the costs for each light source, and get recommendations from the experts on which light source is best for your practice. Ensure the safety of your clients with post-photodynamic therapy care information sheets for patients.
  • Part 1. Propagation of light -- ch. 1. Overview -- ch. 2. Review of optics -- ch. 3. Planar waveguides -- ch. 4. Cylindrical waveguides -- ch. 5. Losses in optical fibers -- ch. 6. Dispersion in optical fibers -- ch. 7. Fiber connections and diagnostics -- ch. 8. Photonic crystal optics -- ch. 9. Nonlinear optics -- Part 2. Generation and Detection of Light -- ch. 10. Review of semiconductor physics -- ch. 11. Light sources -- ch. 12. Light source to waveguide coupling efficiency -- ch. 13. Optical detectors -- ch. 14. Photodiode detectors -- Part 3. Laser light -- ch. 15. Lasers and coherent light -- ch. 16. Optical resonators -- ch. 17. Guassian beam optics -- ch. 18. Stimulated emission and optical gain -- ch. 19. Optical amplifiers -- ch. 20. Laser oscillation -- ch. 21. CW laser characteristics -- ch. 22. Pulsed lasers -- ch. 23. Survey of laser types -- Part 4. Light-based communications -- ch. 24. Optical communications -- Appendix A. Solid angle and the brightness theorem -- Appendix B. Fourier synthesis and the uncertainty relation.
  • Photoshop CS A to Z the essential visual reference guide 2004, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
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  • Photosynthesis research protocols 2004, Springer Protocols
    Assay of photoinhibition of photosystem II and protease activity / Yasusi Yamamoto ... [et al.] -- Thermoluminescence: a technique for probing photosystem II / Prafullachandra V. Sane -- Detection of free radicals and reactive oxygen species / Éva Hideg -- Stabilization of photosynthetic materials / Régis Rouillon, Pierre Euzet, and Robert Carpentier -- Determination of phosphoproteins in higher plant thylakoids / Eva-Mari Aro, Anne Rokka, and Alexander V. Vener -- Identifying photoprotection mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana / Jan Bart Rossel, Abby Cuttriss, and Barry J. Pogson -- A simple method for chloroplast transformation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii / Velupillai M. Ramesh, Scott E. Bingham, and Andrew N. Webber -- The Construction of gene knockouts in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 / Julian J. Eaton-Rye -- Gene inactivation in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 and the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum using in vitro-made DNA constructs and natural transformation / Niels-Ulrik Frigaard, Yumiko Sakuragi, and Donald A. Bryant.Fractionation of thylakoid membranes into grana and stroma thylakoids / Juan Cuello and María José Quiles -- Isolation of photosystem I particles from spinach / Tetsuo Hiyama -- Rapid isolation and purification of photosystem I chlorophyll-binding protein from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii / Velupillai M. Ramesh and Andrew N. Webber -- Isolation of photosystem II-enriched membranes and the oxygen-evolving complex subunit proteins from higher plants / Yasusi Yamamoto, Shinsuke Sakuma, and Jian-Ren Shen -- Isolation of functional photosystem II core particles from the Cyanobacterium synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 / Dmitrii Vavilin -- Isolation of photosystem I reaction center preparation from spinach / Tetsuo Hiyama -- Isolation of photosystem II reaction center complexes from plants -- Michael Seibert, Inmaculada Yruela, and Rafael Picorel -- Isolation of photosystem I reaction center subunit polypeptides from spinach / Tetsuo Hiyama -- Purification and crystallization of the cytochrome b6f complex in oxygenic photosynthesis / Huamin Zhang and William A. Cramer -- Purification of plastocyanin and cytochrome C6 from plants, green algae, and cyanobacteria / José A. Navarro, Manuel Hervás, and Miguel A. De la Rosa --Preparation of native and recombinant light-harvesting chlorophyll-a/b complex / Wolfgang Rühle and Harald Paulsen -- Isolation and characterization of lamellar aggregates of LHCII and LHCII-lipid macro-assemblies with light-inducible structural transitions / Ilian Simidjiev, Zsuzsanna Vácrkonyi, and Gyozo Garab -- Separation, purification and characterization of polypeptide composition of subcomplexes of the main light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b-protein complex of photosystem II / Grzegorz Jackowski -- Isolation of CP43 and CP47 photosystem II proximal antenna complexes from plants / Rafael Picorel, Miguel Alfonso, and Michael Seibert -- The determination and quantification of photosynthetic pigments by reverse phase high-performance liquid chromatography, thin-layer chromatography, and spectroscopy / Tessa Pocock, Marianna Król, and Norman P. A. Huner -- Isolation and identification of chloroplast lipids / Norihiro Sato and Mikio Tsuzuki -- DNA adducts with chlorophyll and chlorophyllin as antimutagenic agents: synthesis, stability, and structural features / Heidar-Ali Tajmir-Riahi, Jean-Francois Neault, and Stravoula Diamantoglou -- Incorporation and analysis of LHCII in model systems / Wieslaw I. Gruszecki -- Photosystem II reconstitution into proteoliposomes: structure-function characterization / Mário Fragata -- Extraction of the functional manganese and calcium from photosystem II / Joel Freeman, Garth Hendry, and Tom Wydrzynski --
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  • Ch. 1. Taxonomy of the genus Phyllanthus / Sheeja T. Tharakan -- ch. 2. Current pharmacopoeial status of Phyllanthus species : P. emblica, P. amarus, and P. fraternus / Raman Mohan Singh and Vivekanandan Kalaiselvan -- ch. 3. Cultivation, economics, and marketing of Phyllanthus species / B.R. Rajeswara Rao -- ch. 4. Phylogenetic analysis of Phyllanthus species / Srinivasu Tadikamalla -- ch. 5. Genetic resources of Phyllanthus in southern India : identification of geographic and genetic hot spots and its implication for conservation / G. Ravikanth [and others] -- ch. 6. Phytochemistry of the genus Phyllanthus / Lutfun Nahar, Satyajit D. Sarker, and Abbas Delazar -- ch. 7. Hyphenated techniques in the study of the genus Phyllanthus / Satyajit D. Sarker, Lutfun Nahar, and Abbas Delazar -- ch. 8. Anti-inflammatory activity of various species of Phyllanthus / K.B. Harikumar and Ramadasan Kuttan -- ch. 9. Hepatoprotective effects of plants in the family Phyllanthaceae / V.V. Asha -- ch. 10. Anticancer studies of Phyllanthus amarus / K.B. Harikumar and Ramadasan Kuttan -- ch. 11. Anticancer activity of Phyllanthus emblica / Jeena Joseph and Ramadasan Kuttan -- ch. 12. The In Vivo and In Vitro proapoptotic and antiangiogenic effects of Phyllanthus urinaria / Jong-Hwei S. Pang [and others] -- ch. 13. Phyllanthus and Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV infections / S.P. Thyagarajan -- ch. 14. Antiviral activities of Phyllanthus orbicularis, an endemic Cuban species / Gloria del Barrio and Francisco Parra -- ch. 15. Diabetes and diabetic complications and Phyllanthus species / Geereddy Bhanuprakash Reddy and Palla Suryanarayana -- ch. 16. Chemoprotective, genotoxic, and antigenotoxic effects of Phyllanthus Sp / Rakesh K. Johri -- ch. 17. Antiaging effects of Phyllanthus species / Vasudevan Mani and Shanmugapriya Thulasimani -- ch. 18. Toxicity studies of Phyllanthus species / K.N.S. Sirajudeen -- ch. 19. Clinical trials involving Phyllanthus species / Mulyarjo Dirjomuljono and Raymond R. Tjandrawinata -- ch. 20. Immunomodulatory activity of Brahma Rasayana, an herbal preparation containing Phyllanthus emblica as the main ingredient / Praveen K. Vayalil, Ramadasan Kuttan, and Girija Kuttan -- ch. 21. Triphala : an Ayurvedic drug formulation / Sandhya T. Das and K.P. Mishra -- ch. 22. Kalpaamruthaa : a successful drug against various ailments / P. Sachdanandam and P. Shanthi.
  • Phylogenetic trees made easy a how-to manual. 2nd ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Phylogenomics 2008, Springer Protocols
    From gene-scale to genome-scale phylogenetics : the data flood in, but the challenges remain / Antonis Rokas and Stylianos Chatzimanolis -- Phylogenomic analysis of chromosome sorting and painting / Roscoe Stanyon and Gary Stone -- FISH for mapping single copy genes / Terje Raudsepp and Bhanu P. Chowdhary -- Construction of radiation hybrid panels / John E. Page and William J. Murphy -- Survey sequencing and radiation hybrid mapping to construct comparative maps / Christophe Hitte ... [et al.] -- Construction of high-resolution comparative maps in mammals using BAC-end sequences / Denis M. Larkin and Harris A. Lewin -- Amniote phylogenomics : testing evolutionary hypotheses with BAC library scanning and targeted clone analysis of large-scale sequences from reptiles / Andrew M. Shedlock, Daniel E. Janes, and Scott V. Edwards -- Comparative physical mapping : universal overgo hybridization probe design and BAC library hybridization / James W. Thomas -- Phylogenomic resources at the UCSC Genome Browser / Kate Rosenbloom ... [et al.] -- Computational tools for the analysis of rearrangements in mammalian genomes / Glenn Tesler and Guillaume Bourque -- Computational reconstruction of ancestral DNA sequences / Mathieu Blanchette ... [et al.] -- Sequencing and phylogenomic analysis of whole mitochondrial genomes of animals / Rafael Zardoya and Mónica Suárez -- Retroposons : genetic footrpints on the evolutionary paths of life / Hidenori Nishihara and Norihiro Okada -- LINE-1 elements : analysis by FISH and nucleotide sequences / Paul D. Waters ... [et al.] -- Identification of cryptic sex chromosomes and isolation of X- and Y-borne genes / Paul D. Waters ... [et al.]
  • Vascular Deficiency --Disuse --Infection --Tumor --Metabolic --Neural --Cold Injury (Frostbite) --Heat Injury (Burns) --Electric Injuries --Compression --Distraction --Stress --Irradiation --Light Waves --Sound Waves --Shock Waves --Atmospheric Pressure --Oxygen --Developmental --Surgical --Unknown.
  • This book explores in depth the relation between physical activity and cancer control, including primary prevention, coping with treatments, recovery after treatments, long-term survivorship, secondary prevention, and survival. The first part of the book presents the most recent research on the impact of physical activity in preventing a range of cancers. In the second part, the association between physical activity and cancer survivorship is addressed. The effects of physical activity on supportive care endpoints (e.g., quality of life, fatigue, physical functioning) and disease endpoints (e.g., biomarkers, recurrence, survival) are carefully analyzed. In addition, the determinants of physical activity in cancer survivors (e.g., medical, social cognitive, environmental) are discussed, and behavior change strategies for increasing physical activity in cancer survivors (e.g., counseling, print materials) are appraised. The final part of the book is devoted to further special topics, including the relation of physical activity to pediatric cancer survivorship and to palliative cancer care.
  • Promotes value of lifelong moderate exercise.
  • Ch. 1. History of physical activity contributions to public health / Amanda E. Paluch ... [et al.] -- Ch. 2. Physiological adaptations to moderate-intensity aerobic exercise / Arthur S. Leon and Scott Brown -- Ch. 3. The unique influence of sedentary behavior on health / Genevieve N. Healy -- Ch. 4. Physical activity in chronic disease prevention / Jared P. Reis and Bethany Barone Gibbs -- Ch. 5. Physical activity and injury prevention / Kenneth E. Powell -- Ch. 6. Physical activity in treatment of chronic conditions / J. Larry Durstine, Keith Burns, and Ryan Cheek -- Ch. 7. Physical activity in growth and development / Fátima Baptista and Kathleen F. Janz -- Ch. 8. Physical activity and healthy adulthood / Kelley K. Pettee Gabriel and Jennifer L. Gay -- Ch. 9. Physical activity and healthy aging / David M. Buchner -- Ch. 10. Physical activity and obesity / Catrine Tudor-Locke -- Ch. 11. Physical activity measurement / Stephen D. Herrmann -- Ch. 12. National guidelines for physical activity / Richard P. Troiano and David M. Buchner -- Ch. 13. Surveillance of physical activity / Janet E. Fulton and Susan A. Carlson -- Ch. 14. Physical activity promotion in underserved communities / Deborah Parra-Medina and Zenong Yin -- Ch. 15. Built environmental supports for walking / Paula Hooper ... [et al.] -- Ch. 16. Physical activity promotion in worksites / Joan Dorn and Cassandra Hoebbel -- Ch. 17. Promotion of physical activity in schools / Dianne Stanton Ward and Christopher Ford -- Ch. 18. Policy for physical activity promotion / Kelly R. Evenson and Semra A. Aytur
  • Epidemiology of overweight/obesity and cancer risk -- Epidemiology of physical activity and cancer risk -- Energetics and cancer: exploring a road less traveled -- Calorie restriction, exercise, and colon cancer prevention: a mechanistic perspective -- Mechanisms linking obesity to cancer risk -- Mechanisms underlying the effects of physical activity on cancer -- Physical activity, weight control, and cancer prognosis.
  • pt. 1. Principles of biophysical inquiry -- pt. 2. Foundations -- pt. 3. Building a model of biomolecular structure -- pt. 4. Function and action biological state space -- pt. 5. Methods for the measuring structure and function -- pt. 6. Physical constants.
  • Ch. 1. Introduction, p. 1-18 -- Ch. 2. Syntheses of Macromolecular Compounds, p. 19-51 -- Ch. 3. Distribution of Molecular Weight, p. 52-66 -- Ch. 4. Macromolecular Thermodynamics, p. 67-95 -- Ch. 5. Chain Configurations, p. 96-126 -- Ch. 6. Liquid Crystals, p. 127-149 -- Ch. 7. Rubber Elasticity, p. 150-164 -- Ch. 8. Viscosity and Viscoelasticity, p. 165-197 -- Ch. 9. Osmotic Pressure, p. 198-222 -- Ch. 10. Diffusion, p. 223-242 -- Ch. 11. Sedimentation, p. 243-266 -- Ch. 12. Optical Rotatory Dispersion and Circular Dichroism, p. 267-283 -- Ch. 13. High-Performance Liquid Chromatography and Electrophoresis, p. 284-319 -- Ch. 14. Light Scattering, p. 320-347 -- Ch. 15. Fourier Series, p. 348-370 -- Ch. 16. Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering, Neutron Scattering, and Laser Light Scattering, p. 371-398 -- Ch. 17. Electronic and Infrared Spectroscopy, p. 399-435 -- Ch. 18. Protein Molecules, p. 436-454 -- Ch. 19. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, p. 455-496 -- Ch. 20. X-Ray Crystallography, p. 497-534.
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  • Chest inspection, palpation, and percussion / Salvatore Mangione -- Lung auscultation / Salvatore Mangione -- The abdomen / Salvatore Mangione -- Male genitalia, hernias, and rectal exam / Salvatore Mangione -- Pelvic examination / Salvatore Mangione -- Lymph nodes / Salvatore Mangione -- Neurologic examination / Enrica Arnaudo and Michael D. Kim -- Bedside diagnosis of coma / Salvatore Mangione -- The musculoskeletal system / Salvatore Mangione -- The extremities / Salvatore Mangione.Top 100 secrets -- General appearance, facies, and body habitus / Salvatore Mangione -- Vital signs / Salvatore Mangione -- The skin / Salvatore Mangione -- Eye examination / Salvatore Mangione -- The ear / Salvatore Mangione -- Nose and mouth / Salvatore Mangione -- Neck examination / Salvatore Mangione -- Thyroid gland / Salvatore Mangione -- Breast examination / Salvatore Mangione -- Cardiovascular physical exam / Salvatore Mangione -- Heart sounds and extra-sounds / Salvatore Mangione -- Cardiac auscultation murmurs / Salvatore Mangione --
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  • "This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitationthis book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation."--Publisher's website.
  • The physiatric history and physical examination -- Examination of the pediatric patient -- Adult neurogenic communication disorders -- Psychological assessment and intervention in rehabilitation -- Gait analysis: technology and clinical applications -- Impairment rating and disability determination -- Neurologic and musculoskeletal imaging studies -- Quality and outcome measures for medical rehabilitation -- Electrodiagnostic medicine I: fundamental principles -- Electrodiagnostic medicine II: clinical evaluation and findings -- Electrodiagnostic medicine III: case studies -- Rehabilitation and prosthetic restoration in upper limb amputation -- Rehabilitation and prosthetic restoration in lower limb amputation -- Upper limb orthotic devices -- Lower limb orthotic devices -- Spinal orthoses -- Wheelchairs and seating systems -- Therapeutic exercise -- Manipulation, traction, and massage -- Physical agent modalities -- Electrical stimulation -- Integrative medicine in rehabilitation -- Computer assistive devices and environmental controls -- Peripheral joint and soft tissue injection techniques -- Spinal injection techniques -- Achieving functional independence -- Rehabilitation of patients with swallowing disorders -- Management of bladder dysfunction -- Neurogenic bowel: dysfunction and rehabilitation -- Spasticity management --Sexuality dysfunction and disability -- Prevention and management of chronic wounds -- Cardiac rehabilitation -- Pulmonary rehabilitation -- Employment of persons with disabilities -- Rheumatic diseases -- Common neck problems -- Musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb -- Musculoskeletal disorders of the lower limb -- Low back pain -- Osteoporosis -- Chronic pain -- Muscle pain syndromes -- Sports medicine -- Occupational rehabilitation -- Motor neuron diseases -- Rehabilitation of patients with neuropathies -- Myopathic disorders -- Traumatic brain injury -- Stroke syndromes -- Degenerative movement disorders of the central nervous system -- Multiple sclerosis -- Cerebral palsy -- Myelominingocele and other spinal dysraphisms -- Spinal cord injury -- Lower limb peripheral vascular disease -- Cancer rehabilitation -- Burn rehabilitation -- Geriatric rehabilitation -- Transplantation of organs: rehabilitation to maximize outcomes -- International physical medicine and rehabilitation.
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  • "Clinical evidence clearly demonstrates that physical therapeutic measures begun as soon as possible after a stroke, often within 24 to 48 hours, greatly increase everyday competence and quality of life. Physical Therapy for the Stroke Patient: Early Stage Rehabilitation covers all the issues that physical therapists must deal with in this critical period: assessment of patients' abilities; care during the acute phase; early mobilization; effects of medication; risk factors; ethical questions; and much more. It provides complete guidelines on how to examine and treat the patient, the dosage" of physical therapy required, and the key differences between early and late stage rehabilitation after stroke. Special Features Information-packed chapter on Optimizing Functional Motor Recovery after Stroke," written by J. Carr and R. Shepherd, pioneers in the field and the first to correlate motor learning and stroke recovery Case studies throughout the book offering direct, hands-on examples of evaluation and treatment methods Nearly 150 color photographs demonstrating step-by-step physical therapy techniques used in actual practice Hundreds of references to the literature that support the evidence-based approach presented in the book For all physical and occupational therapists who must answer the question, How much therapy will help my patient?", this book provides clear, well-informed answers. Not only will it increase your therapeutic skills and confidence, but it will also expand your knowledge of the medical issues and long-term outcomes for the post-stroke patients in your care"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Guide to practice -- Mechanics of movement and evaluation -- Functional anatomy and mechanics -- Throwing injuries -- Examinations and evaluation of the shoulder -- Neurologic considerations -- Interrelationship of the spine, rib cage, and shoulder -- Neural tissue evaluation and treatment -- Sensory integration and neuromuscular control of the shoulder -- Evaluation and treatment of brachial plexus lesions -- Special considerations -- Impingement syndrome and impingement-related instability -- Shoulder instability -- Frozen shoulder -- Etiology and evaluation of rotator cuff pathologic conditions and rehabilitation -- Visceral referred pain to the shoulder -- Treatment approaches -- Manual therapy techniques -- Muscle length testing and electromyographic evidence for manual strength testing and exercises for the shoulder -- Myofascial trigger points of the shoulder -- Strength training concepts -- Surgical considerations -- Rotator cuff repairs -- Surgical approach to shoulder instabilities -- Total shoulder replacements.
  • pt. 1. Getting started as physician-scientist. -- Beginnings -- Is a physician-scientist career right for you? -- Training as a physician-scientist -- pt. 2. Launching your career as a physician-scientist. -- Getting a job -- Appointments, tenure, promotions, and sabbaticals -- Teaching -- Administration -- Research -- pt. 3. Building your career as a physician-scientist. -- Writing -- Publishing -- Grants -- Grantsmanship -- Peer review of grant applications -- Managing your team, time, and money -- Mentorship -- Lectures and presentations -- Relations with industry -- pt. 4. Parting words of advice : putting it all together. -- Balancing research, clinical activities, and family life -- Improving the physician-scientist pathway -- Concluding remarks.
  • Goals for your investment returns -- The magnificence of compound interest -- Arrogance, ego, and greed -- The mark -- It's not much, I can afford to lose it -- Define specific goals -- Thrift -- Invest in what you know -- Make your own investment decisions -- Documents required for financial security -- The importance of relationships -- Paying daily bills -- Your home -- Funding your children's education -- Insurance -- Funding retirement -- Who can you trust -- The malevolence of debt -- The perniciousness of fees -- Tips : real opportunities or useless information -- Areas where caution is essential or that should be completely avoided -- Yes or no -- Dealing with bankers -- Asset allocation and diversification -- How to identify real investment opportunities -- When to buy -- When to sell -- Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds -- Real estate other than your home -- Other types of investments -- Obtaining investment information -- Investment strategies of the pros -- Some miscellaneous tidbits of advice.
  • Introductory Chapters -- Amino acids -- Organic acids -- Vitamins and neurotransmitter -- Energy metabolism -- Organelles -- Selected disorder -- Biochemical phenotypes of questionable clinical significance -- Profiles.
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    Introduction. False dichotomy versus genuine choice : the argument over physician-assisted dying / Margaret P. Battin, Timothy E. Quill -- pt. 1. Perspectives on mercy, nonabandonment, autonomy, and choice -- 1. The quality of mercy / Marcia Angell -- 2. Nonabandonment : a central obligation for physicians / Timothy E. Quill, Christine K. Cassel -- 3. The role of autonomy in choosing physician aid in dying / Thomas Preston, Martin Gunderson, David J. Mayo -- 4. Disability and physician-assisted dying / Andrew I. Batavia -- 5. When suffering patients seek death / Eric J. Cassell -- pt. 2. Clinical, philosophical, and religious issues about the ending of life -- 6.Why do people seek physician-assisted death? / Robert A. Pearlman, Helene Starks -- 7. Doctor-patient communication about physician-assisted suicide / Anthony L. Back -- 8. When hastened death is neither killing nor letting die / Tom L. Beauchamp -- 9. Physician-assisted suicide as a last-resort option at the end of life / Dan W. Brock -- 10. Death : a friend to be welcomed, not an enemy to be defeated / John Shelby Spong -- pt. 3. Open practice in a legally tolerant environment -- 11. The Oregon experience / Linda Ganzini -- 12. The distortion of cases in Oregon / Peter Goodwin -- 13. A model that integrates assisted dying with excellent end-of-life care / Barbara Coombs Lee -- 14. Thirty years' experience with euthanasia in the Netherlands : focusing on the patient as a person / Johannes J.M. van Delden, Jaap J.F. Visser, Els Borst-Eilers -- 15. The death of my father / Herman H. van der Kloot Meijburg -- 16. Assisted death in the Netherlands : physicians at the bedside when help is requested / Gerrit K. Kimsma, Evert van Leeuwen -- pt. 4. Political and legal ferment -- 18. Legal advocacy to improve care and expand options at the end of life / Kathryn L. Tucker -- 19. Physician-assisted suicide : shifting the focus from means to ends / Alan Meisel -- 20. Choice in dying : a political and constitutional context / Sylvia A. Law -- 21. Hastening death : the seven deadly sins of status quo / Charles H. Baron -- Conclusion. Excellent palliative care as the standard, physician-assisted dying as a last resort / Timothy E. Quill, Margaret P. Battin.
  • Physicians at war: the dual-loyalties challenge /Fritz Allhoff --Dual-loyalty and human rights in health professional practice: proposed guidelines and institutional mechanisms /International Dual-Loyalty Working Group --Guidelines to prevent the malevolent use of physicians in war /Michael E. Frisina --Dual disloyalties: law and medical ethics at Guantanamo Bay /Jonathan H. Marks --Toward a framework for military health ethics /Gervase Pearce, Peter Saul --Physician involvement in hostile interrogations /Fritz Allhoff --Indecent medicine revisited: considering physician involvement in torture /Richard Matthews --Torture and the regulation of the health care professions /John Lunstroth --Is medicine a pacifist vocation or should doctors help build bombs? /Michael L. Gross --Thecase against doctor involvement in weapons design and development /Vivienne Nathanson --Armed conflict and value conflict: case studies in biological weapons /Michael J. Selgelid --Ethics and the dual-use dilemma in the life sciences /Seumas Miller, Michael J. Selgelid --Triage priorities and military physicians /Marcus P. Adams --Medical neutrality and political activism: physicians' roles in conflict situations /Justin M. List.
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    Principles of cancer chemotherapy -- Chemotherapeutic and biologic drugs -- Guidelines for chemotherapy and dosing modifications -- Common chemotherapy regimens in clinical practice -- Antiemetic agents for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
  • Increasingly, physicians are leveraging their medical training and expertise to pursue careers in non-traditional arenas. Their goals are diverse: · Explore consulting as a way to improve patient care· Lay the foundation for a career in academic medicine· Provide leadership in healthcare · Strengthen ties between a clinic and the community· Broaden ones experience as a medical student · As a journalist or writer, open a window onto medicine for non-experts Some physicians will pursue another degree, while others may not, in anticipation of moving into public service, business, education, law, or organized medicine. Their common ground is the desire to enhance their professional fulfillment.Drs. Urman and Ehrenfelds book features individual chapters on the wide array of non-traditional careers for physicians, each one written by an outstanding leader in medicine who him- or herself has successfully forged a unique career path. A final chapter brings together fascinating brief profiles case studies of physicians who have distinguished themselves professionally outside of traditional settings. Suitable for readers at any point in their medical career practitioners, fellows, residents, and medical students who want to explore possibilities beyond traditional medical practice, the book also sets out common-sense advice on topics such as work-life balance, mentorship, and the relationship between personality and job satisfaction.
  • Structure of Matter -- Radioactive Decay -- Kinetics of Radioactive Decay -- Statistics of Radiation Counting -- Production of Radionuclides -- Interaction of Radiation with Matter -- Gas-Filled Detectors -- Scintillation and Semiconductor Detectors -- Gamma Cameras -- Performance Parameters of Gamma Cameras -- Digital Computers in Nuclear Medicine -- Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography -- Positron Emission Tomography -- Internal Radiation Dosimetry -- Radiation Biology -- Radiation Regulations and Protection.
  • Physics in mind a quantum view of the brain 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "In Physics in Mind, eminent biophysicist Werner R. Loewenstein seeks answers to these perplexing questions in the mechanisms of physics. Bringing information theory--the idea that all information can be quantified and encoded in bits--to bear on recent advances in the neurosciences, Loewenstein reveals inside the brain a web of immense computational power capable of rendering a coherent representation of the world outside. He guides us on an exhilarating journey along the sensory data stream of the brain--the stream that nurses our cognitions--and we see how the vast amounts of information coming in from the world outside get processed by the web, how its neurons gradually extract meaning from this hodgepodge, and how they arrive at a coherent picture of the world." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
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    What is nuclear medicine? -- Basic atomic and nuclear physics -- Modes of radioactive decay -- Decay of radioactivity -- Radionuclide and radiopharmaceutical production -- Interaction of radiation with matter -- Radiation detectors -- Electronic instrumentation for radiation detection systems -- Nuclear counting statistics -- Pulse-height spectrometry -- Problems in radiation detection and measurement -- Counting systems -- The gamma camera : basic principles -- The gamma camera : performance characteristics -- Image quality in nuclear medicine -- Tomographic reconstruction in nuclear medicine -- Single photon emission computed tomography -- Positron emission tomography -- Hybrid imaging : SPECT/CT and PET/CT -- Digital image processing in nuclear medicine -- Tracer kinetic modeling -- Internal radiation dosimetry -- Radiation safety and health physics.
  • Terminology, the standard human, and scaling -- Statics of the body -- Motion -- Mechanical properties of the body -- Muscles -- Metabolism: energy, heat, work, and power -- Fluid pressure, fluid flow in the body, and motion in fluids -- Cardiovascular system -- Lungs and breathing -- Sound, speech, and hearing -- Light, eyes, and vision -- Electrical and magnetic properties -- Feedback and control -- Appendix A. Symbols and units -- Appendix B. Locator of major anatomical and anthropometric information -- Appendix C. Differential equations -- Appendix D. Similar model systems -- Appendix E. Biophysics of the human body.
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  • Recent Developments in the Molecular Taxonomy of Fungi / Roland W.S. Weber -- Sordaria macrospora, a Model System for Fungal Development / Ulrich Kück, Stefanie Pöggeler, Minou Nowrousian, Nicole Nolting and Ines Engh -- Inteins - Selfish Elements in Fungal Genomes / Skander Elleuche and Stefanie Pöggeler -- Apoptosis in Fungal Development and Ageing / Diana Brust, Andrea Hamann and Heinz D. Osiewacz -- Communication of Fungi on Individual, Species, Kingdom, and Above Kingdom Levels / Ursula Kües and Mónica Navarro-González -- Yeast Killer Toxins: Fundamentals and Applications / Friedhelm Meinhardt and Roland Klassen -- Evolutionary and Ecological Interactions of Mould and Insects / Marko Rohlfs, Monika Trienens, Ulrike Fohgrub and Frank Kempken -- Endophytic Fungi, Occurrence and Metabolites / Daniela Weber -- Fungal Origin of Ergoline Alkaloids Present in Dicotyledonous Plants (Convolvulaceae) / Eckhard Leistner and Ulrike Steiner -- Secondary Metabolites of Basidiomycetes / Anja Schüffler and Timm Anke -- Identification of Fungicide Targets in Pathogenic Fungi / Andrew J. Foster and Eckhard Thines -- Helminth Electron Transport Inhibitors Produced by Fungi / Rokuro Masuma, Kazuro Shiomi and Satoshi Ōmura -- Cyclic Peptides and Depsipeptides from Fungi / Heidrun Anke and Luis Antelo -- Fungal Genome Mining and Activation of Silent Gene Clusters / Axel A. Brakhage, Sebastian Bergmann, Julia Schuemann, Kirstin Scherlach and Volker Schroeckh, et al. -- Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases of Fungi / Katrin Eisfeld -- Biosynthesis of Fungal Polyketides / Julia Schuemann and Christian Hertweck -- Physiological and Molecular Aspects of Ochratoxin A Biosynthesis / Rolf Geisen and Markus Schmidt-Heydt -- Genetic and Metabolic Engineering in Filamentous Fungi / Jochen Schmid, Ulf Stahl and Vera Meyer.
  • Written by internationally recognized leaders in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) research and practice, this exciting new book provides evidence-based, practical, useful information for anyone involved in HBOT. It outlines the physiologic principles that constitute the basis for understanding the clinical implications for treatment and describes recent advances and current research, along with new approaches to therapy. This book is an essential tool for anyone who cares for patients with difficult-to-heal wounds, wounds from radiation therapy, carbon monoxide poisoning, and more. Provides comprehensive coverage of pathophysiology and clinically relevant information so you can master the specialty. Covers the relevance of HBOT in caring for diverse populations including critical care patients, infants and pediatric patients, and divers. Features a section on the technical aspects of HBOT to provide insight into the technology and physics regarding HBO chambers. Presents evidence to support the effectiveness of HBOT as well as the possible side effects. Describes situations where HBOT would be effective through indication-specific chapters on chronic wounds, radiation and crush injuries, decompression sickness, and more.
  • Part I. Overview of Chloride Transporters and Channels -- Part II. Current Methods for Studying Chloride Regulation -- Part III. From Cloning to Structure, Function and Regulation of Chloride Transporters and Channels -- Part IV. Cation-Chloride Cotransporters in Neural Function and Dysfunction -- Part V. Cation-Chloride Cotransport in Choroid Plexus and Blood-Brain Barrier.
  • The scientific advances in the physiology and pathophysiology of adipose tissue over the last two decades have been considerable. Today, the cellular and molecular mechanisms of adipogenesis are well known. In addition, adipose tissue is now recognized as a real endocrine organ that produces hormones such as the leptin acting to regulate food intake and energy balance in the central nervous system, a finding that has completely revolutionized the paradigm of energy homeostasis. Other adipokines have now been described and these molecules are taking on increasing importance in physiology and pathophysiology. Moreover, numerous works have shown that in obesity, but also in cases of lipodystophy, adipose tissue was the site of a local low-grade inflammation that involves immune cells such as macrophages and certain populations of lymphocytes. This new information is an important step in the pathophysiology of both obesity and related metabolic and cardiovascular complications. Finally, it is a unique and original work focusing on adipose tissue, covering biology and pathology by investigating aspects of molecular and cellular biology, general, metabolic, genetic and genomic biochemistry.
  • Measuring endogenous electric fields / Richard Nuccitelli -- Investigation systems to study the biological effects of weak physiological electric fields / Francis X. Hart -- Endogenous bioelectric signals as morphogenetic controls of development, regeneration, and neoplasm / Michael Levin -- Stem cell physiological responses to noninvasive electrical stimulation / Igor Titushkin ... [et al.] -- Electrical signals control corneal epithelial cell physiology and wound repair / Colin D. McCaig -- Physiological electric fields can direct keratinocyte migration and promote healing in chronic wounds / Christine E. Pullar -- Electrical control of angiogenesis / Entong Wang ... [et al.] -- Inflammatory cell electrotaxis / Francis Lin and Christine E. Pullar -- Effects of DC electric fields on migration of cells of the musculoskeletal system / Najmuddin J. Gunja, Clark T. Hung, and J. Chlöe Bulinski -- Neuronal growth cone guidance by physiological DC electric fields / Ann M. Rajnicek -- Can applied voltages be used to produce spinal cord regeneration and recovery in humans? / Richard Ben Borgens -- Bioelectricty of cancer : voltage-gated ion channels and direct-current electric fields / Mustafa B. A. Djamgoz.
  • Maternal Exercise Throughout Gestation and Fetal Development --Effects of Maternal Exercise on Labor and Delivery --Fetal and Postnatal Growth and Development --Effect on Postnatal Health and Beyond --What are the Barriers to and What is OK for an Exercise Study --Conclusions.
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    The gastrointestinal system is responsible for the breakdown and absorption of various foods and liquids needed to sustain life. Other diseases and disorders treated by clinicians in this area include: food allergies, constipation, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, gallstones, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, IBS, lactose intolerance, pancreatic, appendicitis, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, peptic ulcer, stomach ulcer, viral hepatitis, colorectal cancer and liver transplants. Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, 5/e covers the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of the GI Tract while linking the clinical disease or disorder, bridging the gap between clinical and laboratory medicine. The new edition is a highly referenced and useful resource for gastroenterologists, physiologists, internists, professional researchers, and instructors teaching courses for clinical and research students. Discusses the multiple processes governing gastrointestinal functionEach section edited by preeminent scientist in the fieldUpdated, four-color illustrations.
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    High-Yield Facts -- General Principles: Cellular Physiology -- General Principles: Multisystem Processes -- Physiology of the Hematopoietic and Lymphoreticular Systems -- Neurophysiology -- Musculoskeletal Physiology -- Respiratory Physiology -- Cardiovascular Physiology -- Gastrointestinal Physiology -- Renal and Urinary Physiology -- Reproductive Physiology -- Endocrine Physiology.
  • Clear, consistent, and user-friendly, the updated edition of Physiology, by renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo, offers a comprehensive overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels. It presents information in a short, simple, and focused manner, making it an ideal combination textbook and review guide for the USMLE Step 1. You'll grasp all the essential and relevant physiology knowledge you need for absolute success in school and on your exams! Build a strong understanding of the underlying principles of cellular physiology, the autonomic nervous system, and neurophysiology, as well as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive organ systems.\Grasp physiology principles with absolute clarity through step-by-step explanations, easy-to-follow diagrams, and a full-color design, in addition to physiology equations and sample problems integrated throughout the text. Effortlessly study important points and reinforce your understanding of physiology with the help of chapter summaries and review questions. Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including an image bank, 8 animations, "Ask the Author" section, and FAQs.
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    "Preface The aim of this book is to show that many aspects of human physiology lend themselves to numerical analysis. Many ways of monitoring physiological function also rely on an understanding of physics and engineering to appreciate fully how they operate. The book arises out of an undergraduate course in medical biophysics and a postgraduate course in biomedical instrumentation the authors were involved in for many years. Although the emphasis is on numerical analysis only, a basic knowledge of mathematics is assumed and every effort is made to supplement mathematical formulae with qualitative explanations and illustrations to encourage an intuitive grasp on the processes involved. Most of the chapters have a range of numerical tutorial problems with, in most cases, worked solutions. These are based on examination questions at the middle and senior undergraduate level. For some of the material, the computational package MATLABʼ offers a convenient way to gain insight into some of the more advanced mathematical analysis of physiological or of clinical monitoring systems. Suitable MATLAB code is provided where this might aid understanding. I acknowledge the help of colleagues in the preparation of this book. Particular chapters have been authored as follows: Anthony Bartel, Per Line, Peter Cadusch, Joseph Ciorciari, David and Sheila Crewther, John Patterson , Mark Schier, Bruce Thompson. In addition, others have been associated with teaching the course over many years. These include: Peter Alabaster, David Liley, Ric Roberts and David Simpson"--Provided by publisher.
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    Cell physiology -- Neurophysiology -- Cardiovascular physiology -- Respiratory physiology -- Renal and acid-base physiology -- Gastrointestinal physiology -- Endocrine physiology.
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  • Technophysiology, evolution, and aging : towards a new image of aging / Paola S. Timiras -- Are there age-related changes in flavonoid bioavailability? / C-Y. Oliver Chen and Jeffrey B. Blumberg -- Trends in the analysis of phytochemicals : flavonoids and carotenoids / Eunmi Koh and Alyson E. Mitchell -- Anti-inflammatory botanicals : a case study of genetic screens as part of a pharmacogenomic approach / Moul Dey ... [et al.] -- Characteristics and functions of lutein and zeaxanthin within the human retina / Billy R. Hammond, Jr. and Lisa M. Renzi -- Phytochemicals and the aging brain / Stephane Bastianetto and Remi Quirion -- Green tea : skin care and skin diseases / Stephen D. Hsu -- Pomegranate phenolics antioxidant activities protect against cardiovascular diseases / Michael Aviram, Mira Rosenblat, and Bianca Fuhrman -- Customizing dietary recommendations by genotype in the era of genomics / Sina Vakili, Grace Jooyoung Shin, and Marie A. Caudill -- Development of a botanical combination product for allergy symptoms / Marc Lemay ... [et al.] -- Genotype-selective inhibition of IL-1 by botanicals : a nutrigenetics proof of principle / R. Keith Randolph.
  • "An examination of foods, botanicals, and phytochemicals as they relate to the prevention of age-related chronic diseases, this book discusses herbs and spices in cancer prevention; wine, phenolics, and cancer; anthocyanins in cardiovascular health; anti-inflammatories; skin photoprotection; beny phytochemicals; green tea catechins; and cognitive function in the elderly. The book begins with an overview of phytonutrients in human health and disease, and covers chronic disease prevention, bone and joint health, skin health, obesity and metabolism, and brain health. The final chapter describes an analytical technique 'proving very powerful in phytonutrient research in humans"--Provided by publisher.
  • Nutritional genomics / Ruan M. Elliott, James R. Bacon, and Yongping Bao -- Methods to study bioavailability of phytochemicals / Birgit Holst and Gary Williamson -- Characterization of polyphenol metabolites /Andrea J. Day, Joseph A. Rothwell, and Michael R.A. Morgan -- Microarray profiling of gene expression patterns of genistein in tumor cells / Ching Li and Biehuoy Shieh -- Gene regulatory activity of Ginkgo biloba L. / Gerald Rimbach, Rainer Cermak, and Siegfried Wolffram -- Cancer chemoprevention with sulforaphane, a dietary isothiocyanate / Yuesheng Zhang -- Phytochemicals protect against heterocyclic amine-induced DNA adduct formation / Yongping Bao and James R. Bacon -- Organosulfur-garlic compounds and cancer prevention / John Milner -- Polymethylated flavonoids: cancer preventive and therapeutic potentials derived from anti-inflammatory and drug metabolism-modifying properties / Akira Murakami and Hajime Ohigashi -- Biochemical and molecular mechanisms of cancer chemoprevention by tea and tea polyphenols / Jen-Kun Lin -- The role of flavonoids in protection against cataract / Julie Sanderson and W. Russell McLauchlan -- Effects of oltipraz on phase 1 and phase 2 xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes / Sophie Langouet, Fabrice Morel and Andre Guillouzo -- Future perspectives in phytochemical and health research / Yongping Bao and Roger Fenwick.
  • Absorption and metabolism of anthocyanins and other phenolics in human subjects / Ronald L. Prior -- Absorption and metabolism of the dietary phytochemical, quercetin / Gary Williamson -- Pharmacokinetics and bioavailability of green tea catechins / H-H. Sherry Chow -- The importance of in vivo metabolism of polyphenols and their biological action / Stephen Barnes -- Cancer prevention by phytochemicals, modulation of cell cycle / Diane F. Birt -- Cancer chemoprevention by phytopolyphenols including flavanoids and flavonoids through modulating signal transduction pathways / Jen-Kun Lin -- Gene regulation by glucosinolate hydrolysis products / Elizabeth H. Jeffery -- Healthy food vs. phytosterol fortified foods for primary prevention of coronary artery disease / Douglas S. Lewis -- Vascular effects of resveratrol / Joseph M. Wu -- Development of a mixture of dietary carotenoids as cancer chemopreventive agents: C57BL/6J mice as a useful animal model for efficacy studies with carotenoids / Frederick Khachik -- Chemoprevention of colon cancer by curcumin / Bandaru S. Rdddy.
  • Effect of Lifestyle, Aging, and Phytochemicals on the Onset of Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (n-9 Fatty Acids) on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Flaxseed Oil (n-3 Fatty Acids) on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Flavonoids on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Green Tea Catechins on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Curcumin on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Resveratrol on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Ginkgo biloba in Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Garlic Components on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Propolis on Neurological Disorders --Perspective and Direction for Future Research on Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders.
  • Phytoestrogens and health 2002, CRCnetBASE
    Generic Comments on Isoflavones and Other Phytoestrogens -- Chapter 1. Brief Historical Overview of Isoflavone Research / Mark Messina -- Chapter 2. Soy Isoflavones as Functional Ingredients in Women's Health / Clare M. Hasler and Susan Kundrat -- Chapter 3. Isoflavone Supplements: Arguments For and Against Their Use / Mark Messina -- Chapter 4. Industrial Processing and Preparation of Isoflavones / Eric T Gugger -- Food Sources and Composition of Phytoestrogens -- Chapter 5. Human Dietary Sources of Phytoestrogens and Methods of Determination / Chung-Ja C. Jackson and H.P. Vasantha Rupasinghe -- Chapter 6. Tables of Isoflavone, Coumestan, and Lignan Data / Chung-Ja C. Jackson and G. Sarwar Gilani -- Measurement Methodology of Phytoestrogens in Blood and Tissues -- Chapter 7. Analysis of Phytoestrogens in Biological Samples by Mass Spectrometry / Jeevan K. Prasain, Chao-Cheng Wang, and Stephen Barnes -- Chapter 8. Measurement Methodology for Phytoestrogens in Blood and Urine / Mariko Uehara -- Chapter 9. Metabolism and Disposition of Genistein, the Principal Soy Isoflavone / Daniel R. Doerge, Richard H. Luecke, and John F Young -- Digestion, Absorption and Metabolism of Isoflavones -- Chapter 10. Digestion, Absorption and Metabolism of Isoflavones / Roger A. King -- Cellular Mechanism of Action, Including Estrogen Receptors -- Chapter 11. Cellular Mechanisms of Action Including Estrogen Receptors: ER[alpha] and [beta] / Sari Mäkelä and Jan-Åke Gustafsson -- Chapter 12. Effects of Phytoestrogens on Bone Cells: Genomic and Nongenomic Mechanisms / Xiaowei Chen and John J.B. Anderson -- Cardiovascular Effects -- Chapter 13. Epidemiology of Soy Isoflavones and Cardiovascular Disease / M.Z. Vitolins, M.S. Anthony, and G.L. Burke -- Chapter 14. Soy/Isoflavones and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease / Mary S. Anthony -- Chapter 15. Soy Proteins, Isoflavones, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Chronic Disease / David J.A. Jenkins, Cyril WC. Kendall, and Augustine Marchie -- Chapter 16. Lipoprotein Effects of Soybean Phytoestrogens / Sandra R. Teixeira and John W Erdman, Jr. -- Chapter 17. Effects of Free (Aglycone) Phytoestrogens and Metabolites on Cardiovascular Functions and Cancer / Paul Nestel and Alan Husband -- Skeletal Effects -- Chapter 18. Association Between Soy and/or Isoflavones and Bone: Evidence from Epidemiologic Studies / Mary S. Anthony, John J.B. Anderson, and D. Lee Alekel -- Chapter 19. Skeletal Effects of Phytoestrogens in Humans: Bone Mineral Density and Bone Markers / John J.B. Anderson and D. Lee Alekel -- Chapter 20. Skeletal Effects of Phytoestrogens: Rodent Models: Diet / Bahram H. Arjmandi and Brenda J. Smith -- Cancer -- Chapter 21. Phytoestrogens and Cancer: Epidemiologic Evidence / Anna H. Wu -- Chapter 22. Flaxseed Lignans: Health Benefits, Bioavailability, and Safety / Lilian U. Thompson and Wendy E. Ward -- Chapter 23. Phytoestrogens, Estrogens and Risk of Colon Cancer / Maurice R. Bennink and Elizabeth A. Rondini -- Chapter 24. Phytoestrogen Actions in the Breast and Uterus / Charles E. Wood, Stephen Barnes, and J. Mark Cline -- Chapter 25. Induction of Apoptosis by Genistein: Potential Applications in Cancer Prevention and Treatment / Andreas I. Constantinou -- Renal Effects -- Chapter 26. Phytoestrogens: Diabetic Nephropathy / Tammy J. Stephenson and James W Anderson -- Premenopausal Hormone Effects -- Chapter 27. Hormonal Effects of Phytoestrogens in Premenopausal Women / Alison M. Duncan, William R. Phipps, and Mindy S. Kurzer -- Postmenopausal, Potential Alternative to Traditional HRT -- Chapter 28. Phytoestrogens: Effects on Menopausal Symptoms / Fabien S. Dalais -- Chapter 29. Use of Soy Isoflavones as an Alternative to Traditional Hormone Replacement Therapy / Mara Z. Vitolins, Mary S. Anthony, and Gregory L. Burke -- Safety and Potential Toxicity -- Chapter 30. Deleterious Effects of Genistein Follow Exposure During Critical Stages of Development / Retha R. Newbold, Wendy Jefferson, Elizabeth Padilla-Banks, and Bill Bullock -- Chapter 31. Evaluation of Phytoestrogen Safety and Toxicity in Rodent Models That Include Developmental Exposure / Barry Delclos -- Chapter 32. The Health Consequences of Soy Infant Formula, Soy Protein Isolate, and Isoflavones / Thomas M. Badger, Martin J.J. Ronis, Reza Hakkak, and Sohelia Korourian -- Chapter 33. Public Health Implications of Dietary Phytoestrogens / Joel Rotstein, and G. Sarwar Gilani.
  • Phytoremediation methods and reviews 2007, Springer Protocols
  • Pichia protocols. 2nd ed. 2007, Springer Protocols
    Introduction : distinction between Pichia pastoris and other expression systems / James M. Cregg -- Vectors and strains for expression / Joan Lin-Cereghino and Geoff P. Lin-Cereghino -- DNA-mediated transformation / James M. Cregg -- Rational design and optimization of fed-batch and continuous fermentation / Wenhui Zhag, Mehmet Inan, and Michael M. Meagher -- Saturation of the secretory pathway by overexpression of a hookworm (Necator americanus) protein (Na-ASP1) / Mehmet Inan ... [et al.] -- Purification of the N- and C-terminal subdomains of recombinant heavy chain fragment C of botulinum neurotoxin serotype C / Jicai Huang ... [et al.] -- Rapid screening of chromatography resins for the purification of proteins / Sandra E. Ríos, Erin M. Giaccone, and Tillman U. Gerngross -- Characterization of O-linked saccharides on glycoproteins / Roger K. Bretthauer -- Modification of the N-glycosylation pathway to produce homogeneous human-like glycans using glycoswitch plasmids / Wouter Vervecken ... [et al.] -- N-linked glycan characterization of heterologous proteins / Huijan Li ... [et al.] -- Heavy labeling of recombinant proteins / Eric Rodriguez -- Selenomethionine labeling of recombinant proteins / Anna M. Larsson and T. Alwyn Jones -- Selective isotopic labeling of recombinant proteins using amino acid auxotroph strains / James W. Whittaker -- Classical genetics / Ilya Tolstorukov and James M. Cregg -- Identification of pexophagy genes by restriction enzyme-mediated integration / Laura A. Schroder, Benjamin S. Glick, and William A. Dunn, Jr. -- Characterization of protein-protein interactions : application to the understanding of peroxisome biogenesis / Sebastien Leon ... [et al.] -- Localization of proteins and organelles using fluorescence microscopy / Jean-Claude Farre ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence microscopy and thin-section electron microscopy / Benjamin S. Glick.
  • Piezoelectric sensors 2006, Springer
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    A history of the science of pigmentation / Sidney N. Klaus -- Comparative anatomy and physiology of pigment cells in nonmammalian tissues / Joseph T. Bagnara & Jiro Matsumoto -- General biology of mammalian pigmentation / Walter C. Quevedo Jr. & Thomas J. Holstein -- Extracutaneous melanocytes / Raymond E. Boissy & Thomas J. Hornyak -- Regulation of melanoblast migration and differentiation / David M. Parichy, Mark V. Reedy, & Carol A. Erickson -- Melanoblast development and associated disorders / Richard A. Spritz -- Biogenesis of melanosomes / Raymond E. Boissy, Marjan Huizing, & William A. Gahl -- Melanosome trafficking and transfer / Glynis A. Scott -- Melanosome processing in keratinocytes / H. Randolph Byers -- The regulation of melanin formation / Vincent J. Hearing -- The tyrosinase gene family / William S. Oetting & Vijayasaradhi Setaluri -- Molecular regulation of melanin formation: melanosome transporter proteins / Murray H. Brilliant -- Transcriptional regulation of melanocyte function / Kazuhisa Takeda & Shigeki Shibahara -- Enzymology of melanin formation / Francisco Solano & José C. García-Borrón -- Chemistry of melanins / Shosuke Ito & Kazumasa Wakamatsu -- The physical properties of melanins / Tadeusz Sarna & Harold A. Swartz -- Photobiology of melanins / Antony R. Young -- Toxicological aspects of melanin and melanogenesis / Edward J. Land, Christopher A. Ramsden & Patrick A. Riley -- Regulation of pigment type switching by agouti, melanocortin signaling, attractin, and mahoganoid / Gregory S. Barsh -- Human pigmentation: its regulation by ultraviolet light and by endocrine, paracrine and autocrine factors / Zalfa Abdel-Malek & Ana Luisa Kadekaro -- Paracrine interactions of melanocytes in pigmentary disorders / Genji Imokawa -- Growth factor receptors and signal transduction regulating the proliferation and differentiation of melanocytes / Ruth Halaban & Gisela Moellmann -- Aging and senescence of melanocytes / Debdutta Bandyopadhyay & Estela E. Medrano -- The genetics of melanoma / Vanessa C. Gray-Schopfer & Dorothy C. Bennett -- The transformed phenotype of melanocytes / Dong Fang & Meenhard Herlyn --A more precise lexicon for pigmentation, pigmentary disorders, and "chromatic" abnormalities / James J. Nordlund ... [et al.] -- The normal color of human skin / James J. Nordlund & Jean-Paul Ortonne -- Mechanisms that cause abnormal skin color / Jean-Paul Ortonne & James J. Nordlund -- Genetic hypomelanoses: disorders characterized by congenital white spotting-piebaldism, Waardenburg syndrome, and related genetic disorders of melanocyte development-clinical aspects / Richard A. Spritz -- Genetic hypomelanoses: acquired depigmentation -- Genetic hypomelanoses: generalized hypopigmentation -- Genetic hypomelanoses: localized hypopigmentation -- Genetic hypomelanoses: disorders characterized by hypopigmentation of hair -- Metabolic, nutritional and endocrine disorders -- Chemical, pharmacologic and physical agents causing hypomelanoses -- Infectious hypomelanoses / Jean-Philippe Lacour-- Inflammatory hypomelanoses / Jean-Philippe Lacour -- Hypomelanoses associated with melanocytic neoplasia / Lieve Brochez, Barbara Boone, & Jean-Marie Naeyaert -- Miscellaneous hypomelanoses: depigmentation -- Miscellaneous hypomelanoses: hypopigmentation -- Miscellaneous hypomelanoses: extracutaneous loss of pigmentation -- Hypochromia without hypomelanosis / Jean-Philippe Lacour --Genetic epidermal syndromes: disorders characterized by generalized hyperpigmentation -- Genetic epidermal syndromes: disorders characterized by reticulated hyperpigmentation -- Genetic epidermal syndromes with Café-au-Lait macules -- Genetic epidermal pigmentation with lentigines -- Genetic epidermal syndromes: localized hyperpigmentation -- Genetic epidermal syndromes: disorders of aging -- Congenital epidermal hypermelanoses -- Acquired epidermal hypermelanoses -- Hypermelanosis associated with gastrointestinal disorders -- Acquired and congenital dermal hypermelanosis -- Mixed epidermal and dermal hypermelanoses and hyperchromias -- Drug-induced or -related pigmentation -- The melanocyte system of the nails and its disorders -- Pigmentary abnormalities and discolorations of the mucous membranes / John C. Maize, Jr. & John C. Maize, Sr. -- Common benign neoplasms of melanocytes -- Rare benign neoplasms of melanocytes -- Topical treatment of pigmentary disorders / Rebat M. Halder & James J. Nordlund -- Chemophototherapy of pigmentary disorders / Rebat M. Halder & James J. Nordlund -- UVB therapy for pigmentary disorders / Thierry Passeron & Jean-Paul Ortonne -- Sunscreens and cosmetics / James J. Nordlund & Rebat M. Halder -- Surgical treatments of pigmentary disorders / Rebat M. Halder & James J. Nordlund -- Laser treatment of pigmentary disorders / Rebat M. Halder, Lori M. Hobbs, & James J. Nordlund.
  • "Millions of people use Pilates training to improve health and fitness, or regain movement capability following injury or disease. Competent, professional support from physiotherapists, sports teachers and trainers is of vital importance for every client or patient. "Pilates: A teachers' manual“ provides you, as a professional, with fundamental teaching structures and practical guidelines. The concepts which characterized the traditional approach to Pilates are combined with the evolved methods of modern Pilates training, and backed up by current findings in sports science and kinesiology."--Publisher's website.
  • Statistical analysis of pineal tumors based on the data of brain tumor registry of Japan / Shibui, S., Nomura, K. -- Pathology of pineal parenchymal tumors / Sato, K., Kubota, T. -- Occipital transtentorial approach and combined treatments for pineal parenchymal tumors / Tsumanuma, I., Tanaka, R., Fujii, Y. -- Role of stereotactic radiosurgery in the management of pineal parenchymal tumors -- Kano, H. ... [et al.] -- Pathology of intracranial germ cell tumors / Sato, K., Takeuchi, H., Kubota, T. -- Pineal germ cell tumors / Matsutani, M. -- Strategy of combined treatment of germ cell tumors / Sawamura, Y. -- Radiation therapy for intracranial germ cell tumors / Aoyama, H. -- Stereotactic radiosurgery for pineal and related tumors / Mori, Y. ... [et al.] -- Management of central nervous system germinoma : proposal for a modern strategy / Shibamoto, Y. -- Quality of life of extremely long-time germinoma survivors mainly treated with radiotherapy / Sugiyama, K. ... [et al.].
  • "The first half of the book provides historical review, insights into the barriers women physicians face and the authors' roles promoting women in medicine. The second half focuses on authors' interactions with pioneering women in medicine or biographies about influential women physicians and scientists."--Preface.
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  • Pioneers of cardiac surgery. 1st ed. 2008, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    This book is a history of cardiac surgery in the words of the first generation of surgeons. Heart operations today are quite common and relatively low-risk, but in the beginning it was just the opposite. Cardiac operations were reserved for desperately ill patients. The author documents this dramatic transition with profiles of 38 surgeons who were active between 1940 and 1985. The profiles are edited transcripts of interviews videotaped between 1996 and 2004. They tell of the development of new techniques such as the "blue baby operation," the first heart-lung machine, the first artificial heart valve, and the first coronary bypass operation. They also tell the unusual life stories of the surgeons and allude to professional and institutional rivalries. A particularly valuable part of the book is the author's brief history of cardiac surgery, designed to orient the reader for reading the profiles that follow. - Publisher.
  • Why it matters -- Tackling hospital-acquired infections -- Moving closer to the patient -- Reducing medication errors -- Eliminating the wait -- Applying best practices -- Transforming a medical specialty.
  • Pituitary apoplexy 2014, Springer
  • Section 1: overview. The endocrine system / Sylvia L Asa, Shereen Ezzat ; Signs and symptoms of pituitary disease / Eva Fernandez-Rodriguez, Ignacio Bernabeu, Felipe F Casanueva, Eva N Kassi, Gregory A Kaltsas, George P Chrousos, Valerie Golden -- Section 2: disorders. Acromegaly / Shereen Ezzat ; Secondary adrenal insufficiency / Tobias Else, Richard J Auchus ; Adult growth hormone deficiency / T Brooks Vaughan, Kristen Owen Riley, Lewis S Blevins ; Pituitary carcinoma / Sylvia L Asa ; Craniopharyngioma / Jessica K Devin ; Cushing's syndrome / Lewis S Blevins ; Empty sella syndrome / Michael C Oh, Manish K Aghi ; Familial pituitary adenomas / Laura C Hernández-Ramírez, Márta Korbonits ; Follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone secreting tumors / Bahram Khazai, Ronald S Swerdloff, Christina Wang ; Hypopituitarism / Klara J Rosenquist, Ursula B Kaiser ; Clinically nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas / Brandon A Miller, Adriana G Ioachimescu, Nelson M Oyesiku ; Prolactinoma / Luis G Sobrinho ; Rathke's cleft cysts / Seunggu J Han, Arman Jahangiri, Manish K Aghi ; Thyroid hormone deficiency / Whitney W Woodmansee ; Thyroid stimulating hormone secreting tumor / Andrea Lania, Luca Persani, Paolo Beck-Peccoz ; Pituitary disorders - specific issues for women / Maria Fleseriu, Christine G Yedinak, Jessica Brzana, Shirley McCartney ; Hypogonadism and male sexual function / Prasanth N Surampudi, Christina Wang, Ronald S Swerdloff ; Pituitary disorders specific to children / Kathryn Pade, Mitchell E Geffner -- Section 3: diagnosing pituitary disorders. Physical examination / Laurence Katznelson ; Pituitary endocrine function testing / Shereen Ezzat -- Section 4: treatment of pituitary disorders. Medical management of pituitary adenomas / Paolo Cappabianca, Daniel M Prevedello, Michelangelo de Angelis, Andressa Bornschein, Leo F S Ditzel Filho, Domenico Solari, Ricardo L Carrau, Felice Esposito, Danielle de Lara, Luigi M Cavallo, Annamaria Colao ; Surgical management of pituitary disorders / Gautam U Mehta, John A Jane, Ian F Dunn, Tong Yang, Theodore H Schwartz, Huy T Duong, Daniel F Kelly ; Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas / Brian J Williams, Stephen J Monteith, Jason P Sheehan ; Hormone replacement therapy / Joseph A M J L Janssen, Aart Jan van der Lely, Alan D Rogol, Adriana G Ioachimescu -- Section 5: complications that accompany pituitary disease. Complications of pituitary disease / Ludovica F S Grasso, Alessia Cozzolino, Annamaria Colao, Krystallenia I Alexandraki, Gregory A Kaltsas, George P Chrousos, Marco Faustini-Fustini, Giorgio Frank, Paul B Rizzoli, Andrea L Utz, Sashank Prasad -- Section 6: general psychological and psychosocial effects. General psychological and psychosocial effects of pituitary disorders / Valerie Golden -- Section 7: long term: what you and your patients can expect. Living with pituitary disease / Jessica K Devin -- Section 8: research and clinical trials. Research and clinical trials / Brittany P Sumerel, Anthony P Heaney -- Section 9: resources. Fundamentals of pituitary pathology / Sylvia L Asa -- Glossary -- Index.
  • Role of transcranial approaches in the treatment of sellar and suprasellar lesions / Maartens, N.F.; Kaye, A.H -- Extended transsphenoidal approach / Dumont, A.S. ... [et al.] -- Image guidance in pituitary surgery / Asthagiri, A.R.; Laws, E.R. Jr.; Jane, J.A. Jr. -- Endoscopic endonasal cavernous sinus surgery, with special reference to pituitary adenomas / Frank, G.; Pasquini, E. -- Diagnosis and management of pediatric sellar lesions / Jagannathan, J.; Dumont, A.S.; Jane, J.A. Jr. -- The craniopharyngioma / Oskouian, R.J.; Samii, A.; Laws, E.R. Jr. -- Rathke's cleft cysts / Kanter, A.S. ... [et al.] -- Treatment of Cushing's disease : a retrospective clinical study of the latest 100 cases / Hofmann, B.M.; Fahlbusch, R. -- Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas : a review of the literature and our experience / Sheehan, J.P. ... [et al.] -- Neuropathological considerations of pituitary adenomas / Asthagiri, A.; Lopes, M.B.S. -- Anesthetic and critical care management of patients undergoing pituitary surgery / Burton, C.M.; Nemergut, E.C. -- Vascular injury and transsphenoidal surgery / Oskouian, R.J.; Kelly, D.F.; Laws, E.R. Jr.
  • Update on basic and clinical research on pituitary function and disease.
  • Implication of pituitary tropic status on tumor development / I. Donangelo, S. Melmed -- Anterior pituitary cell renewal during the estrous cycle / M. Candolfi ... [et al.] -- Bone morphogenetic protein-4 control of pituitary pathophysiology / D. Giacomini ... [et al.] -- Genesis of prolactinomas: studies using estrogen-treated animals / D.K. Sarkar -- Dopaminergic D2 receptor knockout mouse: an animal model of prolactinoma / C. Cristina ... [et al.] -- Vasoinhibins: a family of n-terminal prolactin fragments that inhibit angiogenesis and vascular function / C. Clapp ... [et al.] -- Molecular mechanisms of pituitary differentiation and regulation: implications for hormone deficiencies and hormone resistance syndromes / J. Drouin -- Long-term follow-up of prolactinomas: should dopamine agonist treatment be life-long? / M. Guitelman -- Ghrelin: from somatotrope secretion to new perspectives in the regulation of peripheral metabolic functions / F. Broglio ... [et al.] -- Regulating of growth hormone sensitivity by sex steroids: implications for therapy / K.K.Y. Ho ... [et al.] -- Acromegaly: molecular expression of somatostatin receptor subtypes and treatment outcome / M.D. Bronstein -- Gene therapy in the neuroendocrine system / C.B. Hereñú ... [et al.] -- Ectopic ACTH syndrome / A.M. Isidori, G.A. Kaltsas, A.B. Grossman -- Estrogens and neuroendocrine hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function / A.F. De Nicola ... [et al.] -- New aspects in the diagnosis and treatment of Cushing disease / M. Labeur ... [et al.].
  • Pituitary. 3rd ed. 2011, ScienceDirect
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    Chapter 1. Pituitary Development / Jacques Drouin -- Chapter 2. Hypothalamic Regulation of Anterior Pituitary Function / Anat Ben-Shlomo, Shlomo Melmed -- Chapter 3. Adrenocorticotropin / Oulu Wang, Joseph A. Majzoub -- Chapter 4. Growth Hormone / Vivien S. Herman-Bonert, Shlomo Melmed -- Chapter 5. Prolactin / Mary P. Gillam, Mark E. Molitch -- Chapter 6. Thyroid-stimulating Hormone / Virginia D. Sarapura, David F. Gordon, Mary H. Samuels -- Chapter 7. Gonadotropin Hormones / Ursula B. Kaiser -- Chapter 8. The Posterior Pituitary / Daniel G. Bichet -- Chapter 9. The Hypothalamus / Glenn D. Braunstein -- Chapter 10. Anterior Pituitary Failure / John D. Carmichael -- Chapter 11. Pituitary Function in Systemic Disorders / Harold E. Carlson -- Chapter 12. The Pituitary Gland in Pregnancy and the Puerperium / Harold E. Carlson -- Chapter 13. Drugs and Pituitary Function / Harold E. Carlson -- Chapter 14. Acromegaly / Shlomo Melmed -- Chapter 15. Prolactinoma / Mary P. Gillam, Mark E. Molitch -- Chapter 16. Cushing's disease / Xavier Bertagna, Laurence Guignat, Marie-Charles Raux-Demay, Brigitte Guilhaume, François Girard -- Chapter 17. Thyrotropin-Secreting Pituitary Tumors / Vanessa Rouach, Yona Greenman -- Chapter 18. Gonadotroph Adenomas / Peter J. Snyder -- Chapter 19. Nonpituitary Tumors of the Sellar Region / Olga Moshkin, Steffen Albrecht, Juan M. Bilbao, Kalman Kovacs -- Chapter 20. Pituitary Imaging / Marcel M. Maya, Barry D. Pressman -- Chapter 21. Pituitary Surgery / Rudolf Fahlbusch, Michael Buchfelder.
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  • 1. Historical aspects of placebo analgesia / Damien Finniss -- 2. Neurochemistry of placebo analgesia : opioids, cannabinoids and cholecystokinin / Fabrizio Benedetti, Elisa Frisaldi -- 3. Placebo analgesia in rodents / Jian-You Guo, Jin-Yan Wang, Fei Luo -- 4. Molecular mechanisms of placebo responses in humans / Marta Pecina, Jon-Kar Zubieta -- 5. How does EEG contribute to our understanding of the placebo response? / Anthony Jones, Christopher Brown, Wael El-Deredy -- 6. Spinal mechanisms of placebo analgesia and nocebo hyperalgesia : descending inhibitory and facilitatory influences / Serge Marchand -- 7. Spinal and supraspinal mechanisms of placebo analgesia / Falk Eippert, Christian Buchel -- 8. Positive and negative emotions and placebo analgesia / Magne Arve Flaten, Per M. Aslaksen, Peter S. Lyby -- 9. Placing placebo in normal brain function with neuroimaging / Martin Ingvar, Predrag Petrovic, Karin Jensen -- 10. Brain predictors of individual differences in placebo responding / Leonie Koban, Luka Ruzic, Tor D. Wager -- 11. Placebo responses, antagonistic responses, and homeostasis / Magne Arve Flaten -- 12. Placebo analgesia, nocebo hyperalgesia, and acupuncture / Jian Kong, Randy L. Gollub -- 13. The relevance of placebo and nocebo mechanisms for analgesic treatments / Ulrike Bingel -- 14. How placebo responses are formed : from bench to bedside / Luana Colloca -- 15. Methodologic aspects of placebo research / Magne Arve Flaten, Karin Meissner, Luana Colloca -- 16. Balanced placebo design, active placebos, and other design features for identifying, minimizing and characterizing the placebo response / Paul Enck, Katja Weimer, Sibylle Klosterhalfen -- 17. Psychological processes that can bias responses to placebo treatment for pain / Ben Colagiuri, Peter F. Lovibond -- 18. Against 'placebo' : the case for changing our language, and for the meaning response / Daniel E. Moerman -- 19. Placebo effects in complementary and alternative medicine : the self-healing response / Harald Walach -- 20. Conceptualizations and magnitudes of placebo analgesia effects across meta-analyses and experimental studies / Lene Vase, Gitte Laue Petersen -- 21. The contribution of desire, expectation, and reduced negative emotions to placebo anti-hyperalgesia in irritable bowel syndrome / Donald D. Price, Lene Vase -- 22. The wound that heals : placebo, pain and surgery / Wayne B. Jonas [and three others] -- 23. What are the best placebo interventions for the treatment of pain? / Karin Meissner, Klaus Linde -- 24. How communication between clinicians and patients may impact pain perception / Arnstein Finset -- 25. Nocebos in daily clinical practice / Bettina K. Doering, Winfried Rief -- 26. The potential of the analgesic placebo effect in clinical practice -- recommendations for pain management / Regine Klinger, Herta Flor -- 27. Placebo and nocebo : ethical challenges and solutions / Luana Colloca, Franklin G. Miller.
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  • History, classification and cultivation of the planctomycetes /Cheryl Jenkins and James T. Staley --Cell compartmentalization and endocytosis in planctomycetes: structure and function in complex bacteria /John A. Fuerst, Richard I. Webb, and Evgeny Sagulenko --Structural aspects of MC proteins of PVC superphylum members /Damien P. Devos --Cell biology of anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing bacteria: unique prokaryotes with an energy-conserving intracellular compartment /Sarah Neumann, Muriel C.F. van Teeseling and Laura van Niftrik --Acidophilic planctomycetes: expanding the horizons of new planctomycete diversity /Svetlana N. Dedysh and Irina S. Kulichevskaya --Toward the development of genetic tools for Planctomycetes /Mareike Jogler and Christian Jogler --Genomics and bioinformatics of the PVC superphylum /Olga K. Kamneva, Daniel H. Haft, Stormy J. Knight, Davide A. Liberles, and Naomi L. Ward --Distribution and evolution of C1 transfer enzymes and evolution of the planctomycetes /Ludmila Chistoserdova --Unusual members of the PVC superphylum: the methanotrophic Verrucomicrobia genus "Methylacidiphilum" /Christine E. Sharp, Huub J.M. Op den Camp, Ivica Tamas, and Peter F. Dunfield --Phyla related to Planctomycetes: members of phylum Chlamydiae and their implications for Planctomycetes cell biology /Claire Bertelli and Gilbert Greub --Planctomycetes: their evolutionary implications for models for origins of eukaryotes and the eukaryote nucleus and endomembranes /John A. Fuerst and Evgeny Sagulenko --Final word: the future of planctomycetology and related studies /John A. Fuerst --Index.
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  • Plant chromosome engineering 2011, Springer Protocols
    Recent advances in plant transformation -- Engineering the plastid genome of nicotiana sylvestris, a diploid model species for plastid genetics -- Homologous recombination in plants : An antireview -- Chromosome painting for plant biotechnology -- Plant B chromosomes -- Telomere truncation in plants -- Engineered plant minichromosomes -- Method for bxb1-mediated site-specific integration in planta -- Targeted mutagenesis in arabidopsis using zinc-finger nucleases -- Vectors and methods for hairpin RNA and artificial microRNA-mediated gene silencing in plants -- Recombinant protein expression in nicotiana -- Chromosome analysis and sorting using flow cytometry -- Super-stretched pachytene chromosomes for plant molecular cytogenetic mapping -- Cytological dissection of the triticeae chromosomes by the gametocidal system -- Development and use of oat-maize chromosome additions and radiation hybrids -- Enhancer trapping in plants -- Chromatin beacons : Global sampling of chromatin physical properties using chromatin charting lines -- Transposable elements as catalysts for chromosome rearrangements.
  • Growth protocols for model plants in developmental biology / Lars Hennig -- Grafting as a research tool / Colin G.N. Turnbull -- Virus-induced gene silencing as a reverse genetics tool to study gene function / Steven Bernacki ... [et al.] -- The CRE/lox system as a tool for developmental studies at the cell and tissue level / Guy Wachsman and Renze Heidstra -- Inducible gene expression systems for plants / Lorenzo Borghi -- Trichome development in Arabidopsis / Joachim F. Uhrig and Martin Hülskamp -- Phenotyping the development of leaf area in Arabidopsis thaliana / Sarah J. Cookson ... [et al.] -- Analyzing shoot apical meristem development / Cristel C. Carles ... [et al.] -- Analyzing floral meristem development / Elisa Fiume ... [et al.] -- Female gametophytic mutants : diagnosis and characterization / Ronny Völz and Rita Gross-Hardt -- Pollen tube development / Mark A. Johnson and Benedikt Kost -- Analysis of root meristem size development / Serena Perilli and Sabrina Sabatini -- Phenotypic characterization of photomorphogenic responses during plant development / Thomas Kretsch -- Kinematic analysis of cell division and expansion / Bart Rymen ... [et al.] -- Flowering time control / Yvonne Möller-Steinbach, Cristina Alexandre, and Lars Hennig -- mRNA detection by whole mount in situ hybridization (WISH) or sectioned tissue in situ hybridization (SISH) in Arabidopsis / Yvonne Stahl and Rüdiger Simon -- Immunolocalization of proteins in plants / Michael Sauer and Jiří Friml -- Detection of small non-coding RNAs / Tamas Dalmay -- Quantitative real time PCR in plant developmental biology / Vivien Exner -- Luciferase and green fluorescent protein reporter genes as tools to determine protein abundance and intracellular dynamics / András Viczián and Stefan Kircher -- Fluorescence-activated cell sorting in plant developmental biology / Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi and Philip N. Benfey -- Laser microdissection of paraffin-embedded plant tissues for transcript profiling / Robert C. Day -- Utilizing bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) to assay protein-protein interaction in plants / Nir Ohad and Shaul Yalovsky -- The split luciferase complementation assay / Naohiro Kato and Jason Jones -- Co-immunoprecipitation and protein blots / Erika Isono and Claus Schwechheimer -- Probing protein-protein interactions with FRET-FLIM / Christoph Bücherl ... [et al.] -- Plant chromatin immunoprecipitation / Corina B.R. Villar and Claudia Köhler -- Immunocytological analysis of chromatin in isolated nuclei / Penka Pavlova ... [et al.] -- Bisulphite sequencing of plant genomic DNA / Ernst Aichinger and Claudia Köhler.
  • Zygotic embryo culture : an overview /Tegan M. Haslam and Edward C. Yeung --In vitro fertilization with rice gametes: production of zygotes and zygote and embryo culture /Takashi Okamoto --Canola zygotic embryo culture /Nicole S. Ramesar-Fortner and Edward C. Yeung --Immature seeds and embryos of Medicago truncatula cultured in vitro /Sergio J. Ochatt --In vitro culture and germination of terrestrial asian orchid seeds /Yung-I. Lee --In vitro culture of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) zygotic embryos /Florent Engelmann, Bernard Malaurie, and Oulo N'Nan --Immature embryo rescue and culture /Xiuli Shen, Fred G. Gmitter, Jr., and Jude W. Grosser --Chickpea hybridization using in vitro techniques /Nalini Mallikarjuna and Fred J. Muehlbauer --Muskmelon embryo rescue techniques using in vitro embryo culture /Hector Gordon Nunez-Palenius, Rafael Ramirez-Malagon, and Neftali Ochoa-Alejo --Phaseolus immature embryo rescue technology /Pascal Geerts ... [et al.] --Wide crossing in lentil through embryo rescue /Richard Fratini and Maria L. Ruiz --Generation of interspecific hybrids of Trifolium using embryo rescue techniques /Ajoy Kumar Roy, Devendra Ram Malaviya and Pankaj Kaushal --Cryopreservation of embryos : an overview /Florent Engelmann --Cryogenic technologies for the long-term storage of Citrus germplasm /Anna De Carlo, Maurizio Lambardi, and Elif Aylin Ozudogru --Cryopreservation of zygotic embryonic axes and somatic embryos of european chestnut /Ana M. Vieitez, M. Carmen San-Jose and Elena Corredoira --Cryopreservation of Ilex immature zygotic embryos /Luis Mroginski ... [et al.] --Use of zygotic embryos as explants for in vitro propagation : an overview /Mohamed Elhiti and Claudio Stasolla --Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in the culture of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) heynh. immature zygotic embryos /Malgorzata D. Gaj -- Pine somatic embryogenesis using zygotic embryos as explants /Gerald S. Pullman and Kylie Bucalo --Micropropagation of Phalaenopsis orchids via protocorms and protocorm-like bodies /Kee Yoeup Paek, Eun Joo Hahn, and So Young Park --Genetic transformation protocols using zygotic embryos as explants : an overview /Muhammad Tahir, Ejaz A. Waraich, and Claudio Stasolla --Genetic transformation using maize immature zygotic embryos /Bronwyn Frame ... [et al.] --Biolistic-mediated transformation protocols for maize and pearl millet using pre-cultured immature zygotic embryos and embryogenic tissue /Martha M. O'Kennedy, Hester C. Stark and Nosisa Dube --Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of cereals using immature embryos /Ashok K. Shrawat and Allen G. Good.
  • Plant embryogenesis 2008, Springer Protocols
    Arabidopsis embryogenesis / Soomin Park and John J. Harada -- Maize embryogenesis / Pilar Fontanet and Carlos M. Vicient -- Spruce embryogenesis / Sara von Arnold and David Clapham -- In vitro fertilization with isolated higher plant gametes / Erhard Kranz, Yoichiro Hoshino, and Takashi Okamoto -- In vitro culture of Arabidopsis embryos / Michael Sauer and Jiří Friml -- Culture and time-lapse tracking of barley microspore-derived embryos / Simone de F. Maraschin ... [et al.] -- Isolation of embryo-specific mutants in Arabidopsis : plant transformation / Nai-You Liu, Zhi-Feng Zhang, and Wei-Cai Yang -- Isolation of embryo-specific mutants in Arabidopsis : genetic and phenotypic analysis / Nai-You Liu, Zhi-Feng Zhang, and Wei-Cai Yang -- Laser-capture microdissection to study global transcriptional changes during plant embryogenesis / Stuart A. Casson, Matthew W.B. Spencer, and Keith Lindsey -- Promoter trapping system to study embryogenesis / Robert Blanvillain and Patrick Gallois -- Visualization of auxin gradients in embryogenesis / Michael Sauer and Jiří Friml -- Intercellular trafficking of macromolecules during embryogenesis / Insoon Kim and Patricia C. Zambryski -- Immunolocalization of proteins in somatic embryos : applications for studies on the cytoskeleton / Andrei P. Smertenko and Patrick J. Hussey -- Detection of programmed cell death in plant embryos / Lada H. Filonova, María F. Suárez, and Peter V. Bozhkov.
  • Plant genomes 2008, Karger
    Paleopolyploidy and its impact on the structure and function of modern plant genomes / A.H. Paterson -- Genomic history and gene family evolution in angiosperms: challenges and opportunities / J. Sampedro, D. Cosgrove -- The evolutionary position of subfunctionalization, downgraded / M. Freeling -- Grass genome structure and evolution / J. Messing, J.L. Bennetzen -- Phylogenetic insights into the pace and pattern of plant genome size evolution / C.E. Grover, J.S. Hawkins, J.F. Wendel -- Plant transposable elements / J.M. Deragon, J.M. Casacuberta, O. Panaud -- Plant sex chromosomes / D. Charlesworth -- Plant centromeres / J.C. Lamb ... [et al.] -- MiRNAs in the plant genome: all things great and small / B.C. Meyers, P.J. Green, C. Lu -- Recent insights into the evolution of genetic diversity of maize / A. Rafalski, S. Tingey -- The rice genome structure as a trail from the past to beyond / T. Sasaki.
  • Plant genomics methods and protocols 2009, Springer Protocols
    Role of model plant species / Richard Flavell -- New technologies for ultra-high throughput genotyping in plants / Nikki Appleby, David Edwards, and Jacqueline Batley -- Genetic maps and the use of synteny / Chris Duran, David Edwards, and Jacqueline Batley -- A simple TAE-based method to generate large insert BAC libraries from plant species / Bu-Jun Shi, J. Perry Gustafson, and Peter Langridge -- Transcript profiling and expression level mapping / Elena Potokina, Arnis Druka, and Michael J. Kearsey -- Methods for functional proteomic analyses / Christof Rampitsch and Natalia V. Bykova -- Stable transformation of plants / Huw D. Jones and Caroline A. Sparks -- Transient transformation of plants / Huw D. Jones, Angela Doherty, and Caroline A. Sparks -- Bridging the gene-to-function knowledge gap through functional genomics / Stephen J. Robinson and Isobel A.P. Parkin -- Heterologous and cell-free protein expression systems / Naser Farrokhi ... [et al.] -- Functional genomics and structural biology in the definition of gene function / Maria Hrmova and Geoffrey B. Fincher -- In situ analysis of gene expression in plants / Sinéad Drea ... [et al.] -- Plant and crop databases / David E. Matthews, Gerard R. Lazo, and Olin D. Anderson -- Plant genome annotation methods / Shu Ouyang ... [et al.] -- Molecular plant breeding : methodology and achievements / Rajeev K. Varshney ... [et l.] -- Practical delivery of genes to the marketplace / David A. Fischhoff and Molly N. Cline -- Ecological genomics of natural plant populations : the Israeli perspective / Eviatar Nevo -- Genome sequencing approaches and successes / Michael Imelfort ... [et al.]
  • Plant hormones methods and protocols 2009, Springer Protocols
    1. Using reverse genetics to develop small knockout collections for specific biological questions / J. Northey and P. McCourt -- 2. Visualizing auxin transport routes in Arabidopsis leaf primordial / Danielle Marcos and Thomas Berleth -- 3. Gene expression analyses for elucidating mechanisms of hormonal action in plants / George W. Bassel and Nicholas J. Provart -- 4. Measurement of plant hormones by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry / Stacey J. Owen and Suzanne R. Abrams -- 5. Measurement of abscisic acid and gibberellins by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry / Masanori Okamoto ... [et al.] -- 6. Pull-down assays for plant hormone research / Stefab Kepinski -- 7. Binding assays for brassinosteroid receptors / Ana Caño-Delgado and Zhi-Yong Wang -- 8. Binding assays for abscisic acid receptors / Fawzi A. Razem and Robert D. Hill -- 9. Cytokinin sensing systems using microorganisms / Masayuki Higuchi, Tatsuo Kakimoto and Takeshi Mizuno -- 10. Hormone-binding assay using living bacteria expressing eukaryotic receptors / Georgy A. Romanov and S.N. Lomin -- 11. Discovery of plant microRNAs and short-interfering RNAs by deep parallel sequencing / Padmanabhan Chellappan and Hailing Jin -- 12. The use of chemical genomics to investigate pathways intersecting auxin-dependent responses and endomembrane trafficking in Arabidopsis thaliana / Lorena Norambuena, Glenn R. Hicks and Natasha V. Raikhel.
  • Plant metabolomics 2006, Springer
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  • Plant proteomics 2007, Springer
  • Plant proteomics methods and protocols 2006, Springer Protocols
    Total protein extraction with TCA-acetone / Valérie Méchin, Catherine Damerval, and Michel Zivy -- Phenol extraction of proteins for proteomic studies of recalcitrant plant tissues / Mireille Faurobert, Esther Pelpoir, and Jamila Chaïb -- Protein extraction from cereal seeds / Gérard Branlard and Emmanuelle Blancel -- Protein extraction from xylem and phloem sap / Julia Kehr and Martijn Rep -- Protein extraction from woody plants / Christophe Plomion and Céline Lalanne -- Isolation of chloroplast proteins from Arabidopsis thaliana for proteome analysis / Klaas J. van Wijk, Jean-Benoit Peltier, and Lisa Giacomelli -- Isolation and subfractionation of plant mitochondria for proteomic analysis / Holger Eubel, Joshua L. Heazlewood, and A. Harvey Millar -- Extraction of nuclear proteins from root meristematic cells / Fernando González-Camacho and Francisco Javier Medina -- Isolation of nuclear proteins / Setsuko Komatsu -- Isolation of cell wall proteins from Medicago sativa stems / Bonnie S. Watson and Lloyd W. Sumner -- Plant plasma membrane protein extraction and solubilization for proteomic analysis / Véronique Santoni -- Detergents and chaotropes for protein solubilization before two-dimensional electrophoresis / Thierry Rabilloud ... [et al.] -- Two-dimensional electrophoresis for plant proteomics / Walter Weiss and Angelika Görg -- Visible and fluorescent staining of two-dimensional gels / François Chevalier, Valérie Rofidal, and Michel Rossignol -- Two-dimensional differential in-gel electrophoresis (DIGE) of leaf and roots of Lycopersicon esculentum / Matthew Keeler ... [et al.] -- Quantitative analysis of 2D gels / Michel Zivy -- Multivariate data analysis of proteome data / Kåre Engkilde, Susanne Jacobsen, and Ib Søndergaard -- Edman sequencing of plant proteins from 2D gels / Setsuko Komatsu -- Peptide mass fingerprinting: identification of proteins by MALDI-TOF / Nicolas Sommerer, Delphine Centeno, and Michel Rossignol -- Protein identification using nano liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry / Luc Negroni -- Two-dimensional nanoflow liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry of proteins extracted from rice leaves and roots / Linda Breci and Paul A. Haynes -- Separation, identification, and profiling of membrane proteins by GFC/IEC/SDS-PAGE and MALDI TOF MS / Wojciech Szponarski ... [et al.] -- The PROTICdb database for 2-DE proteomics / Olivier Langella, Michel Zivy, and Johann Joets -- Identification of phosphorylated proteins / Maria V. Turkina and Alexander V. Vener -- Plant proteomics and glycosylation / Anne-Catherine Fitchette ... [et al.] -- Blue-native gel electrophoresis for the characterization of protein complexes in plants / Jesco Heinemeyer, Dagmar Lewejohann, and Hans-Peter Braun -- Electroelution of intact proteins from SDS-PAGE gels and their subsequent MALDI-TOF MS analysis / Zhentian Lei ... [et al.] -- Generation of plant protein microarrays and investigation of antigen-antibody interactions / Birgit Kersten and Tanja Feilner -- Phosphorylation studies using plant protein microarrays / Tanja Feilner and Birgit Kersten.
  • Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data / Shrinivasrao P. Mane, Thero Modise, Bruno W. Sobral -- Identification of Plant microRNAs Using Expressed Sequence Tag Analysis / Taylor P. Frazier, Baohong Zhang -- Microarray Data Analysis / Saroj K. Mohapatra, Arjun Krishnan -- Setting Up Reverse Transcription Quantitative-PCR Experiments / Madana M. Ambavaram, Andy Pereira -- Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana and Other Plant Species / Andrew Hayward, Meenu Padmanabhan, S. P. Dinesh-Kumar -- Agroinoculation and Agroinfiltration: Simple Tools for Complex Gene Function Analyses / Zarir Vaghchhipawala, Clemencia M. Rojas, Muthappa Senthil-Kumar, Kirankumar S. Mysore -- Full-Length cDNA Overexpressor Gene Hunting System (FOX Hunting System) / Mieko Higuchi, Youichi Kondou, Takanari Ichikawa, Minami Matsui -- Activation Tagging with En/Spm-I /dSpm Transposons in Arabidopsis / Nayelli Marsch-Martínez, Andy Pereira -- Activation Tagging and Insertional Mutagenesis in Barley / Michael A. Ayliffe, Anthony J. Pryor -- Methods for Rice Phenomics Studies / Chyr-Guan Chern, Ming-Jen Fan, Sheng-Chung Huang, Su-May Yu, Fu-Jin Wei, Cheng-Chieh Wu, Arunee Trisiriroj, Ming-Hsing Lai, Shu Chen, Yue-Ie C. Hsing -- Development of an Efficient Inverse PCR Method for Isolating Gene Tags from T-DNA Insertional Mutants in Rice / Sung-Ryul Kim, Jong-Seong Jeon, Gynheung An -- Transposon Insertional Mutagenesis in Rice / Narayana M. Upadhyaya, Qian-Hao Zhu, Ramesh S. Bhat -- Reverse Genetics in Medicago truncatula Using Tnt1 Insertion Mutants / Xiaofei Cheng, Jiangqi Wen, Million Tadege, Pascal Ratet, Kirankumar S. Mysore -- Screening Arabidopsis Genotypes for Drought Stress Resistance / Amal Harb, Andy Pereira -- Protein Tagging for Chromatin Immunoprecipitation from Arabidopsis / Stefan Folter -- Yeast One-Hybrid Screens for Detection of Transcription Factor DNA Interactions / Pieter B. Ouwerkerk, Annemarie H. Meijer -- Plant Metabolomics by GC-MS and Differential Analysis / Joel L. Shuman, Diego F. Cortes, Jenny M. Armenta, Revonda M. Pokrzywa, Pedro Mendes, Vladimir Shulaev -- Gramene Database: A Hub for Comparative Plant Genomics / Pankaj Jaiswal.
  • Plant secondary metabolites 2007, Springer Protocols
  • Multiple dimensions in plant signal transduction : an overview / Jorge J. Casal -- Phenotyping of Arabidopsis mutants for developmental effects of gene deletions / Cordelia Bolle -- Phenotyping of abiotic responses and hormone treatment in Arabidopsis / Cordelia Bolle -- Accurate real-time reverse transcription quantitative PCR / Marco Klatte and Petra Bauer -- Probing spatio-temporal intracellular calcium variations in plants / Axel Mithöfer, Christian Mazars, and Massimo E. Maffei -- Dynamic redox measurements with redox-sensitive GFP in plants by confocal laser scanning microscopy / Andreas J. Meyer and Thorsten Brach -- Imaging reactive oxygen species in vivo / Steven M. Driever ... [et al.] -- Identification of thioredoxin targeted proteins using thioredoxin single cysteine mutant-immobilized resin / Ken Motohashi, Patrick G.N. Romano, and Toru Hisabori -- Determination of in vivo protein phosphorylation in photosynthetic membranes / Julia P. Vainonen, Alexander V. Vener, and Eva-Mari Aro -- Examining protein stability and its relevance for plant growth and development / Claus Schwechheimer ... [et al.] -- Probing circadian rhythms in Chlamydomonas rheinhardtii by functional proteomics / Volker Wagner and Maria Mittag -- Bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) to study protein-protein interactions in living plant cells / Katia Schütze, Klaus Harter, and Christina Chaban -- Fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy of plant proteins / Hideki Muto, Masataka Kinjo, and Kotaro T. Yamamoto -- The determination of protein-protein interactions by the mating-based split-ubiquitin-system (mbSUS) / Christopher Grefen, Petr Obrdlik, and Klaus Harter -- Functional complementation of yeast mutants to study plant signalling pathways / Norbert Mehlmer, Elisabeth Scheikl-Pourkhalil, and Markus Teige -- Phosphatase activities analyzed by in vivo expressions / Alois Schweighofer, Zahra Ayatollahi, and Irute Meskiene -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation experiments to investigate in vivo binding of Arabidopsis transcription factors to target sequences / Benjamin Fode and Christiane Gatz -- Fluorescence-based electrophoretic mobility shift assay in the analysis of DNA-binding proteins / Sebastian Steiner and Thomas Pfannschmidt -- Analysis of plant regulatory DNA sequences by the yeast-one-hybrid assay / Dierk Wanke and Klaus Harter -- Analysis of plant regulatory DNA sequences by transient protoplast assays and computer aided sequence evaluation / Kenneth W. Berendzen, Klaus Harter, and Dierk Wanke -- RNA protein interaction mediating post-transcriptional regulation in the circadian system / Jan C. Schöning and Dorothee Staiger.
  • Plant systems biology 2007, Springer
  • Transposable elements are DNA sequences with the capacity to move within a genome. Although their presence and impact has long been known, the recent genome-wide analysis of many eukaryotic genomes has uncovered their major role in genome dynamics and function. The present book explains how to recognize and study transposable elements, e.g. by using state-of-the-art strategies based on new-generation sequencing. Moreover, the impact of transposable elements on plant genome structure and function is reviewed in detail and illustrated in examples and case studies. The book is intended both for readers familiar with the field and for newcomers. With large-scale sequencing becoming increasingly available, more and more people will come across transposable element sequences in their data, and this volume will hopefully help to convince them that transposable elements are not just "junk" DNA, and may actually be the most interesting and fun part of their data!
  • Plant viral vectors 2014, Springer
    In this volume, the authors provide an excellent overview of how far the plant viral vector field has come. The discipline is no longer exclusively in the domain of academics-there is a small, but growing number of small biotechnology companies that exploit plant viruses as the platform for commercial innovation in crop improvement, industrial product manufacturing, and human and veterinary health care.
  • The use of protoplasts to study innate immune responses / Ping He, Libo Shan, and Jen Sheen -- Marker-exchange mutagenesis and complementation strategies for the gram-negative bacteria Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae / Sang-Won Lee and Pamela C. Ronald -- Whole-genome analysis to identify type III-secreted effectors / Boris A. Vinatzer and Jean T. Greenberg -- In planta expression of oomycete and fungal genes / Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Edgar Huitema, and Sophien Kamoun -- Use of nipponbare bac clones for physical mapping of an R gene locus in rice / Jong-Seong Jeon and Pamela C. Ronald -- Agrobacterium-mediated transformation to create an insertion library in magnaporthe grisea / Sara L.Tucker and Marc J. Orbach -- Identification of components in disease-resistance signaling in arabidopsis by map-based cloning / Yuelin Zhang, Jane Glazebrook, and Xin Li -- Yeast two-hybrid approaches to dissecting the plant defense response / Mawsheng Chern, Todd Richter, and Pamela C. Ronald -- Use of rolling-circle amplification for large-scale yeast two-hybrid analyses / Xiaodong Ding, Yan Zhang, and Wen-Yuan Song -- Preparative denaturing isoelectric focusing for enhancing sensitivity of proteomic studies / Antonio Serna-Sanz, Greg Rairdan, and Scott C. Peck --Use of massively parallel signature sequencing to study genes expressed during the plant defense response / Blake C. Meyers, Christian D. Haudenschild, and Kalyan Vemaraju -- Use of microarray analysis to dissect the plant defense response / Jane Glazebrook -- Use of robust long-serial analysis of gene expression to identify novel fungal and plant genes involved in host-pathogen interactions / Malali Gowda ... [et al.] -- Analysis of gene function in rice through virus-induced gene silencing / Xin Shun Ding, C. Srinivasa Rao, and Richard S. Nelson -- Use of RNA interference to dissect defense-signaling pathways in rice / Chuansheng Mei, Xiangjun Zhou, and Yinong Yang -- Virus-induced gene silencing in plant roots / Isgouhi Kaloshian -- Methods for engineering resistance to plant viruses / Mysore R. Sudarshana, Gourgopal Roy, and Bryce W. Falk -- Development of genetically engineered resistant papaya for papaya ringspot virus in a timely manner: a comprehensive and successful approach / Savarni Tripathi, Jon Suzuki, and Dennis. Gonsalves.
  • Plant vaccines: an immunological perspective / D.C. Hooper -- Display of peptides on the surface of tobacco mosaic virus particles / M.L. Smith ... [et al.] -- Chloroplast-derived vaccine antigens and biopharmaceuticals: expression, folding, assembly and functionality / S. Chebolu and H. Daniell -- Production of antibodies in plants: approaches and perspectives / K. Ko, R. Brodzik and Z. Steplewski -- Plant production of veterinary vaccines and therapeutics / R.W. Hammond and L.G. Nemchinov -- Plant-based oral vaccines: results of human trials / C.O. Tacket.
  • Plants that fight cancer 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Plastic Surgery Secrets-the first Secrets Seriesʼ title in the PLUS format-offers an easy-to-read, information-at-your-fingertips approach to plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. Jeffrey Weinzweig has joined forces with world-renowned plastic surgeons Joseph McCarthy, Julia Terzis, Joseph Upton, Fernando Ortiz-Monasterio, and Luis Vasconez, and others to bring you the expert perspective you need to grasp the nuances of this specialty. This new edition features an additional color that highlights tables, legends, key terms, section and chapter titles, and web references. All this, along with the popular question-and answer approach and list of the "Top 100 Plastic Surgery Secrets," make it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference. Maintains the popular and trusted Secrets Seriesʼ format, using questions and short answers for effective and enjoyable learning. Provides the most current overview and authoritative coverage of all topics thanks to contributions from an impressive list of over 300 experts in the field of plastic surgery and multiple related specialties.
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  • Plastic surgery. 3rd ed. 2013, ClinicalKey
    Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, this title provides you with all the most current knowledge and techniques across your entire field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Edited by Drs. Mathes and Hentz in its last edition, this six-volume plastic surgery reference now features new expert leadership, a new organization, new online features, and a vast collection of new information - delivering all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face. Renowned authorities provide evidence-based guidance to help you make the best clinical decisions, get the best results from each procedure, avoid complications, and exceed your patients' expectations.
  • Ch. 1Introduction: Plasticity in the visual system: from genes to circuits --Pt. IRetinal and thalamic plasticity --Ch. 2Synaptic plasticity and structural remodeling of rod and cone cells --Ch. 3Retinal remodeling: circuitry revisions triggered by photoreceptor degeneration --Ch. 4Retinal plasticity and interactive cellular remodeling in retinal detachment and reattachment --Ch. 5Experience-dependent rewiring of retinal circuitry: involvement of immediate early genes --Ch. 6Attentional activation of cortico-reticulo-thalamic pathways revealed by Fos imaging --Pt. IICortical plasticity --Ch. 7Neuromodulatory transmitters in sensory processing and plasticity in the primary visual cortex --Ch. 8Critical calcium-regulated biochemical and gene expression programs involved in experience-dependent plasticity --Ch. 9The molecular biology of sensory map plasticity in adult mammals --Ch. 10Plasticity of retinotopic maps in visual cortex of cats and monkeys after lesions of the retina or primary visual cortex --Ch. 11Intra-cortical inhibition in the regulation of receptive field properties and neural plasticity in the primary visual cortex --Ch. 12Plasticity in V1 induced by perceptual learning --Ch. 13Investigating higher order cognitive functions in the dorsal (magnocellular) stream of visual processing --Ch. 14Dopamine-dependent associative learning of workload-predicting cues in the temporal lobe of the monkey --Pt. IIITheoretical considerations --Ch. 15Linking visual development and learning to information processing: pre-attentive and attentive brain dynamics --Ch. 16Conclusion: a unified theoretical framework for plasticity in visual circuitry.
  • The polycarbonate products, adhesives, and composite resins used in dentistry may have the potential to release bisphenol-A (BPA). BPA is known to exert effects at very low doses and presents a risk to reproductive, neurological, behavioural, and metabolic development, however, the actual effects induced by dental materials have not been sufficiently covered and critically analyzed. Nevertheless, many practicing dentists will be confused by the occasionally contradictory and often misinterpreted evidence in the literature. This book therefore represents a timely and comprehensive review of our current knowledge of BPA release from dental polymers and the potential presence of endocrinological consequences. After a review of the history and evolution of the issue within the broader biomedical context, the estrogenicity of BPA is explained. The basic chemistry of the polymers used in dentistry is then presented in a simplified and clinically relevant manner. Key chapters in the book carefully evaluate the release of BPA from dental polymets and the estrogenicity of these materials. Currently available evidence on the potential estrogenic action of dental composites, sealants, and adhesives is presented, and the exaggerated conclusions of various methodological protocols are assessed. The entire dental community will find this book to be an invaluable aid to safe practice.
  • Platelet physiology / Martin Quinn -- Platelet integrins and signaling / Karlheinz Peter -- Platelet adhesion / Brian Savage and Zaverio M. Ruggeri -- Structure-function of the platelet cytoskeleton / Elaine L. Bearer -- Platelets and inflammation / Meinrad Gawaz -- Platelet signal-dependent protein synthesis / Stephan Lindemann ... [et al.] -- Phosphoproteomics of human platelets / Katrin Marcus and Helmut E. Meyer -- Platelet function studies / Dermot Cox -- Platelet function under flow / José A. López, Ian del Conde, and Jing-Fei Dong -- Pharmacodynamics of GPIIb-IIIa receptor blockade / Lisa K. Jennings and Melanie M. White -- Prostanoid generation in platelet function: assessment and clinical relevance / Bianca Rocca and Carlo Patrono -- Platelets and prothrombin / Michael Kalafatis ... [et al.] -- Markers of platelet activation and granule secretion / Alan D. Michelson and Mark I. Furman -- Genomic and proteomic analysis of platelets: clinical applications / Andrew Maree and James McRedmond -- Antiplatelet agents / Jacqueline Saw and David J. Moliterno -- Assessing platelet function in clinical trials / Neil Kleiman.
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