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  • Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma represents the first book of its kind to be dedicated solely to UTUC. Its aim is to improve understanding and eventually care of a disease that is greatly understudied and underappreciated, yet commonly dealt with by many medical and urologic oncologists. The volume features new data regarding genetic susceptibility, gene expression studies and causative factors; contemporary concepts and controversies regarding diagnosis and staging of UTUC; prediction tools and their value in treatment decisions within each disease stage andpatient selection and treatment options such as endoscopic management, distal ureterectomy, radical nephroureterectomy and chemotherapy. Up-to-date information regarding boundaries of surgical resection, indication and extent of lymphadenectomy are covered as well as the role of perioperative/neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with high-risk UTUC. Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma will be of great value to all Urologists, Medical Oncologists, and fellows in Urologic Oncology as well as upper level residents in training in Urology and Medical Oncology.
  • UpToDate Mobile Application, UpToDate for iOS, Users must register through the campus network, download the app, and sign in.
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    UpToDate is a web-based, clinical information resource, designed to provide concise, practical answers to clinical questions. The content is updated quarterly. Nearly 3,000 author physicians continually review the literature for material that is well supported by data and would be useful in a clinical setting. If a medical finding is deemed important, it is then added to the relevant topic review(s) after approval by an internal peer review and by the authors. The content is comprehensive, concise, and fully referenced.
  • Urea transporters 2014, Springer
    The mechanisms and physiological functions of urea transport across biological membranes are subjects of long-standing interest. Recent advances in the molecular biology and physiology of urea transport have yielded new insights into how and why urea moves across cell membranes. In the last two decades, seven facilitated urea transporters (UT-A1-6 and UT-B) have been cloned, and their gene organization, protein crystal structure, expression localization and physiological functions in the tissues have been described. In recent years, the studies in urea transporter knockout mouse models suggest that urea transporters may be useful targets for drug discovery of selective inhibitors. The modulation of urea transport activity by pharmacological agents may provide novel treatments for hypertension, congestive heart failure and other fluid-retaining states. However, although urea represents about 40% of all urinary solutes in normal human urine, the handling of this solute in the tissues has been largely neglected in the past, and few clinical or experimental studies now report data about urea. Most recent physiological textbooks include chapters on water and electrolyte physiology but not a single chapter on urea. Our aim in writing this book is to stimulate further research in new directions by providing novel and provocative insights into further mechanisms and the physiological significance of urea metabolism and transport in mammals. The book provides a state-of-the-art report on the latest findings on urea transport and where the field is going. Although some older work is cited, the main focus is on advances made over the past 20 years with regard to the biophysics, genetics, protein structure, molecular biology, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology of urea transport in mammalian cell membranes. These aspects are especially valid, as advances in our understanding of urea transporting mechanisms and physiology promise to yield new insights into biology and medicine.
  • Providing a complete updated roadmap to treating ureteral stones, Ureteral Stone Management: A Practical Approach presents newer topics focusing of the recent improvements in instrumentation and adjunctive equipments, managing radiation to both patient and urologist, as well as reviews of the most recent studies on urologic practices. Ureteral Stone Management: A Practical Approach assists the reader in a logical and step wise pathway for selecting the best treatment options and how to work through complications. This evidence-based text is valuable to all those working in the field of urology.
  • Ureteroscopy: Indications, Instrumentation & Technique provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art review of ureteroscopy and will serve as a valuable resource for urologists throughout the world. The volume provides evidence based outcomes to support the expanding indications for ureteroscopy as well as a strong emphasis on appropriate patient selection. The book also provides detailed recommendations for the step-by-step approach to ureteroscopy from both an instrumentation and techniques perspective. The work is extensively illustrated with endoscopic images and includes a DVD of video clips which further highlight the clinical application of available endoscopic techniques. The text also includes highly practical presentations of complex endourologic case presentations with expert analysis and editorial commentary. Example cases would include common but challenging cases of ureteroscopy for transitional cell cancer, horseshoe kidneys, hutch diverticulum, and pregnancy. Ureteroscopy: Indications, Instrumentation & Technique provides a unique and valuable resource in the field of ureteroscopy and will include basic instructions for those currently in training or those who have yet to adapt intrarenal ureteroscopy into their surgical armamentarium. Advanced ureteroscopic approaches are also covered for those wishing to enrich their current clinical expertise.
  • 1. Introduction / F. Schreiter, G.H. Jordan -- 2. Historical highlights in the development of urethral surgery / K. Bandhauer -- 3. Anatomy and blood supply of the urethra and penis / J.K.M. Quartey -- 4. Fundamentals and principles of tissue transfer / G.H. Jordan, K. Rourke -- 5. Tissue engineering: the future of urethral reconstructive surgery? / K.D. Sievert -- 6. Hypospadia repair: the past and the present - also the future? / R. Hohenfellner -- 7. Urethral reconstruction in women / E.J. McGuire -- 8. A Current overview of the treatment of urethral strictures: etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, classification, and principles of repair / S.M. Schlossberg -- 9. The Acute posterior urethral injury / J. Latini, J.T. Stoffel, L. Zinman -- 10. The endoscopic treatment of post-traumatic membranous urethral strictures / V. Pansadoro, P. Emiliozzi -- 11. Endoscopic realignment of post-traumatic membranous urethral disruption / V. Pansadoro, P. Emiliozzi -- 12. The Role of bouginage, visual urethrotomy, and stents today / H. Sperling, M. Goepel, H. Rübben -- 13. Alternative endourological techniques in the treatment of urethral strictures: review of the current literature / E. Geist, R. Hartung -- 14. Reconstruction of the bulbar and membranous urethra / F. Schreiter, B. Schönberger, R Olianas -- 15. The Sagittal posterior (transcoccygeal transrectal transsphincteric) approach for reconstruction of the posterior urethra / D. Streit -- 16. The Use of flaps in urethral reconstructive surgery / G.H. Jordan, K.F. Rourke -- 17. Reconstruction of the fossa navicularis / G.H. Jordan, K.F. Rourke -- 18. Penile circular fasciocutaneous flaps for complex anterior urethral strictures / K.J. Carney, J.W. McAninch -- 19. Selective use of the perineal artery fasciocutaneous flap (Singapore) in urethral reconstruction / L. Zinman -- 20. Anterior urethral stricture repair and reconstruction in hypospadias cripples / F. Schreiter, B. Schönberger -- 21. The Use of free grafts for urethroplasty / D.E. Andrich, A.R. Mundy -- 22. Repair of bulbar urethra using the Barbagli technique / G. Barbagli, M. Lazzeri -- 23. Indications and limitations of buccal mucosa reconstructive urethral surgery in hypospadias repair / M. Fisch -- 24. Indications and limits for the use of boccal mucosa for urethral reconstruction / D. Kröpfl, A. Verweyen -- 25. Two-stage mesh-graft urethroplasty / F. Schreiter.
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  • Urinary tract 2011, Springer
    The basic anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract, the validity of animal models and other methodological considerations as well as a range of potential therapeutic targets are comprehensively reviewed by leading international experts, making this a unique reference source for basic scientists and research-minded clinicians alike.
  • The causative organisms of Urinary Tract Infection are dynamic in terms of their virulence and resistance patterns, leading to challenges in the prevention and treatment of urinary infection. This is of relevance in both primary and secondary care, and many of the challenges are similar in both developed and developing countries alike. UTI is also associated with considerable cost in terms of morbidity, economic and research expenditure. Written by an exceptional and well-known team of clinical experts, the purpose of Urinary Tract Infections addresses key questions facing physicians about this condition. This book is written primarily for general physicians who wish to have a broad understanding of a number of important issues concerning infection in parts of the urinary tract. Specialists may also find the book useful as a quick reference guide.
  • This book constitutes more than a quarter of urologists, workload in the Western countries and is more than half in the Middle-East and Central Asian countries. The surgical management of stone disease has changed considerably in the last five years and our understanding of mechanism of stone disease has improved with some old concepts discarded and newer theories gaining ground. Covering the entire spectrum of urinary stone disease and with contributions of more than fifty internationally recognised experts, this exhaustive and complex reference work will be invaluable to all urologists, nephrologists and non-medical scientists.
  • Providing a true integration of pathology with clinical management, this volume presents a practical, comprehensive text on benign and malignant disease of the adult bladder. Integrating pathology, surgical management, oncology and molecular study in a site-specific manner to include the urethra, urinary bladder, ureter and renal pelvis, The Urinary Tract: A Comprehensive Guide to Patient Diagnosis and Management is the first text in adult bladder disease to closely interweave multiple clinical disciplines into each chapter. For the majority of chapters, a pathologist and urologist or urologic oncologist are paired to provide the greatest integration of information for each disease process.
  • This book systematically summarizes the ideas and technologies used in urine proteome analysis. It argues that change is the core of biomarker definition since the body uses its homeostatic mechanisms to correct changes in the blood. This means that urine is probably a better source of biomarkers than blood. A roadmap to the urinary biomarker era is proposed, and researchers are reminded of the potential opportunities and risks in their study design. Kidney diseases are emphasized as they produce the most significant changes in urine. This book tries to show researchers and graduate students, who are in or entering the field, "all things considered" rather than "the current affair".
  • Urodynamics. 3rd ed. 2006, Springer
  • Urogenital imaging 2008, Thieme
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  • Historical milestones in female pelvic surgery, gynecology, and female urology -- Anatomy of the lower urinary tract, pelvic floor, and rectum -- Embryology and congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, rectum, and female genital system -- Neurophysiology and pharmacology of the lower urinary tract -- Physiology of the pelvic muscles, vagina, and anorectum -- Female sexual function and dysfunction : assessment and treatment -- Epidemiology and psychosocial impact of female pelvic floor disorders -- Description and classification of lower urinary tract dysfunction and pelvic organ prolapse -- Evaluation of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse : history, physical examination, and office tests -- Urodynamics : indications, techniques, interpretation, and clinical utility -- Video and ambulatory urodynamics -- Endoscopic evaluation of the lower urinary tract -- Radiologic studies of the lower urinary tract and pelvic floor -- Neurophysiologic testing for pelvic floor disorders -- Pathophysiology of urinary incontinence -- Obstetrics and pelvic floor disorders -- Stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse : nonsurgical management -- Retropubic operations for stress urinary incontinence -- Biologic bladder neck sling for stress urinary incontinence -- Synthetic midurethral slings for stress urinary incontinence -- Laparoscopic and robotic surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence -- Urethral injection of bulking agents for intrinsic sphincter deficiency -- Surgical treatment of anterior vaginal wall prolapse -- Surgical treatment of rectocele and perineal defects -- Surgical treatment of vaginal apex prolapse -- Uterine conservation for the surgical treatment of uterovaginal prolapse -- Obliterative procedures for pelvic organ prolapse -- The use of biologic tissue and synthetic mesh in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery -- Avoiding and managing lower urinary tract injuries during pelvic surgery -- Managing mesh and other complications after surgeries for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse -- Fecal incontinence -- Constipation -- Rectovaginal fistula and perineal breakdown -- Rectal prolapse -- Overactive bladder syndrome and nocturia -- Hypersensitivity disorders of the lower urinary tract -- Surgical management of detrusor compliance abnormalities -- Voiding dysfunction and urinary retention -- Lower urinary tract infection -- Urethral diverticula -- Lower urinary tract fistulas -- The effects of gynecologic cancer on lower urinary tract function -- Bladder drainage and urinary protective methods -- Outcomes and quality-of-life measures in pelvic floor research -- The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function recommended by the international continence society -- The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function: report from the standardization subcommittee of the international continence society -- Standardization reports of the international continence society (ICS) -- Classification system of vaginal prostheses and graft complications recommended by the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) and International Continence Society (ICS) -- Sample questionnaires for several recommended outcome measures for women with pelvic floor disorders.
  • Taking the history -- Physical examination -- How to manage the patient after history and examination -- How to conduct urodynamic studies: essentials of a good urodynamic report -- Outcome measures used to assess response -- Conservative therapy of urodynamic stress incontinence -- Step-by-step guide to treatment of overactive bladder (OAB)/Detrusor overactivity -- Anal incontinence and disorders of obstructive defecation -- Surgery for urodynamic stress incontinence -- Management of prolapse -- Recurrent bacterial cystitis in women -- Interstitial cystitis.
  • Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History provides a historical sojourn into the varied manifestations of kidney stone disease. Utilizing historical sources and integrating classic material with new concepts, this new volume provides depth and details on stone disease not found in modern overviews on the topic. This volume serves as a very useful tool for physicians and researchers dealing with kidney stone disease. Written by a renowned expert in the field, Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History is an in depth resource that heightens our medical understanding of this ancient disease and is of great value to urologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists interested in stone disease.
  • Urolithiasis: Basic Science and Clinical Practice is a comprehensive text that assists urologists in defining the best choice of treatment for each case through a balanced presentation of underlying science, diagnostic methods and practical tips, with additional discussions on educational issues, costs and management of resources. This user-friendly practical resource is replete with full-color illustrations and radiographs, covering all aspects of stone disease, and offering perspectives from Europe, the Americas, China, South Asia, Africa, and Australia. Topics include the biochemical and physiological basis of stone formation, treatment options, complications, assessment of techniques and technologies available, and guidelines on the prevention of stone recurrence. Urolithiasis: Basic Science and Clinical Practice is the definitive text on stone disease and is a must read for young consultants starting a new practice, and urologists in residence and training.
  • Urologic pathology. 3rd ed. Lane Catalog record
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    Kidney -- Renal pelvis and ureter -- Urinary bladder -- Urethra -- Testis -- Testicular adnexa -- Prostate -- Seminal vesicles -- Penis -- Scrotum.
  • Urologic robotic surgery 2008, Springer
  • Anatomy of the female urinary tract / John A. Occhino, Christine A. Heisler, and John B. Gebhart -- Imaging of the female urinary tract / Bohyun Kim, John B. Gebhart, and Akira Kawashima -- Cystourethroscopy for the gynecologist / Gamal M. Ghoniem and John B. Gebhart -- Reconstructive procedures performed on the urethra / John B. Gebhart -- Surgical procedures performed on the urinary bladder / Christopher J. Klingele and John B. Gebhart -- Avoiding and managing ureteral injury during pelvic surgery / Emanuel C. Trabuco and John B. Gebhart.
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  • Nonneoplastic disease of the kidney / Stephen M. Bonsib -- Neoplasms of the kidney / Gregory T. MacLennan and Liang Cheng -- Renal pelvis and ureter / Stephen M. Bonsib and Liang Cheng -- Fine needle aspiration of the kidney / Andrew A. Renshaw -- Nonneoplastic disorders of the urinary bladder / Robert H. Young -- Neoplasms of the urinary bladder / Liang Cheng, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Gregory T. MacLennan, Rodolfo Montironi, and David G. Bostwick -- Urine cytology / Deloar Hossain, David Hull, and David G. Bostwick -- Nonneoplastic diseases of the prostate / David G. Bostwick, David Hull, Jun Ma, and Deloar Hossain -- Neoplasms of the prostate / David G. Bostwick, Liang Cheng, and Isabelle Meiers -- Seminal vesicles / David G. Bostwick -- Urethra / Victor E. Reuter -- Nonneoplastic diseases of the testis / Manuel Nistal, Ricardo Paniagua, and Pilar Gonzalez-Peramato -- Neoplasms of the testis / Thomas M. Ulbright and Robert E. Emerson -- Spermatic cord and testicular adnexae / David G. Bostwick -- Penis and scrotum / Jae Y. Ro, Mukul Divatia, Kyu-Rae Kim, Mahul B. Amin, and Alberto G. Ayala -- Adrenal glands / Ernest E. Lack and Edina Paal.
  • Urological cancers 2005, Springer
  • Urological Emergencies: A Practical Approach, Second Edition provides a concise, evidence based review of common urgent and emergent urological conditions in children and adults. Descriptions of the appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic considerations on topics of traumatic, infectious, obstructive, hemorrhagic, iatrogenic, vascular and congenital urological emergencies in adults and children are provided. The text is organized by pathophysiology rather than organ system, allowing the reader to develop approaches to the care of patients with acute urological conditions based on mechanism of disease. Relevant pathophysiological background and epidemiology are reviewed, necessary diagnostic testing recommended, and detailed medical, surgical and endourological management approaches have been provided. All chapters incorporate published guidelines and best practice recommendations from appropriate organizations including the American Urological Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and various International Consultations on Urological Diseases. New or significantly revised chapters in each of the subsections address innovations in trauma care and prevention, new strategies in management of kidney stones, and special care needs of children with acute urological problems. Urological Emergencies: A Practical Approach, Second Edition is of great value to practicing urologists, urology residents, emergency medicine trainees and practitioners, and primary care providers including MD's, PA's, and NP's without immediate access to urological consultation.
  • Presenting Symptoms of Urological Emergencies / Hashim Hashim -- Lower Urinary Tract Emergencies / John Reynard -- Nontraumatic Renal Emergencies / John Reynard -- Other Infective Urological Emergencies / Hashim Hashim -- Traumatic Urological Emergencies / Noel Armenakas -- Scrotal and Genital Emergencies / John Reynard -- Postoperative Emergencies After Urological Surgery / Hashim Hashim -- Ureteric Colic in Pregnancy / Dan Wood -- Management of Urological Neoplastic Conditions Presenting as Emergencies / Dan Wood -- Pediatric Emergencies / Dan Wood -- Common Emergency Urological Procedures / John Reynard.
  • Evidence-Based and Age-Appropriate Preventive Health Evaluations in Men / Raul J. Seballos -- Clinical Testing of Endothelial Function in Erectile Dysfunction / Titte R. Srinivas and Mark S. Segal -- Controversies and Opportunities for PSA Screening / Benjamin Cohen and Eric A. Klein -- A Phenotypic Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Men with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome / Kiranpreet Khurana and Daniel A. Shoskes -- Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Men / Stacey C. Carter, Mya E. Levy and Scott I. Zeitlin -- Evaluation and Medical Management of BPH and LUTS in Men / Bilal Chughtai, Richard Lee, Matthew Hall and Alexis E. Te -- The Surgical Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia / James C. Ulchaker -- Rational Herbal and Complementary Interventions for Prevention and Treatment of Urological Disorders in Men / Mark A. Moyad -- Androgen Decline in the Aging Male: Making Sense of the "Male Menopause" / Daniel A. Shoskes -- Evaluation and Treatment of Peyronie's Disease / Lawrence S. Hakim -- Primary Care Evaluation and Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction / Martin Miner and Jacob Rajfer -- Surgical Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction / Drogo K. Montague -- Managing Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence in the Male / Humphrey Atiemo and J. Quentin Clemens -- Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer / Andrew J. Stephenson -- Management of Urethral Strictures in Men / Richard A. Santucci and Mang L. Chen -- Medical and Surgical Interventions in Male Fertility / Kevin Chandler and Edmund Sabanegh Jr. -- Evaluation and Therapy of Chronic Scrotal Content Pain and Epididymitis / Jonas S. Benson and Laurence A. Levine -- Psychosocial Factors in Painful Urogenital Conditions in Men / Dean A. Tripp and Jessica Ginting.
  • Urological oncology 2008, Springer
  • Urology at a glance 2014, Springer
    Urology at a Glance is a concise, practical guide to diagnostic and therapeutic decision making. The book is divided into two parts. The first focuses on the pathway from symptom to diagnosis and covers the full range of symptoms commonly encountered by the urologist. Any particular symptom can be located within a matter of seconds, and in each case differential diagnosis is explained with the aid of a flow chart. The second part of the book is devoted to the pathway from diagnosis to therapy, with each short chapter devoted to a specific diagnosis. Basic information is provided on the disease in question, along with an outline of state of the art treatment options and possible complications. Again, flow charts are used to help the reader to reach the correct therapeutic decision in different circumstances. Numerous high-definition photographs and illustrations, many of them in color, are also included. The editors and authors are leading urological surgeons and oncologists and internationally recognized authorities in their fields. This book will be a great asset in every urologist?s office and will also prove invaluable for practitioners in related disciplines.
  • The Fifth Edition of Urology in the House Officer Series creates a concise source of clinical information on urology for medical students and residents that can be easily carried for quick reference. Concentrating on the non-surgical aspects of urology, this pocket guide provides the information needed for making a diagnosis and deciding on the proper treatment course. This compact book is separated into two sections, the first, entitled Chief Presentations, covers the most common presenting complaints in the general urology clinic. The second section, entitled, Selected Topics, covers the major areas of urology in greater detail. Covering all diagnostic and treatment approaches for all urologic diseases, this pocket guide is also ideal for family practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and emergency room physicians who wish to quickly review a specific urologic presentation.
  • Nonneoplastic disease of the prostate -- Neoplastic disease of the prostate -- Seminal vesicles -- Nonneoplastic disease of the urinary bladder -- Neoplastic disease of the urinary bladder -- Nonneoplastic disease of the kidney -- Neoplastic disease of the kidney -- Renal pelvis and ureter -- Nonneoplastic disease of the testis -- Neoplastic disease of the testis -- Spermatic cord and testicular adnexa -- Disease of the penis, urethra, and scrotum -- Soft tissue tumors and lymphomas.
  • Urticaria and angioedema 2010, Springer
    History of Urticaria / M. Greaves -- Aetiopathogenesis of Urticaria / Clive E. H. Grattan -- Classification of Urticaria / Torsten Zuberbier -- Impact of Urticaria: QOL and Performance / Ilaria Baiardini, Fulvio Braido and Giorgio Walter Canonica -- Acute Urticaria / Torsten Zuberbier -- Chronic Urticaria / Marcus Maurer -- Dermographic and Delayed Pressure Urticaria / Frances Lawlor -- Heat and Cold Urticaria / Carsten Bindslev-Jensen -- Solar Urticaria / Tatsuya Horikawa, Atsushi Fukunaga and Chikako Nishigori -- Cholinergic Urticaria and Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis / Ruth A. Sabroe -- Contact Urticaria / Jürgen Grabbe -- Urticarial Syndromes and Autoinflammation / Kanade Shinkai and Kieron S. Leslie -- Urticaria Vasculitis / Lluís Puig -- Angioedema / Elena Borzova and Clive E. H. Grattan -- Therapy of Urticaria / Bettina Wedi -- Standard Operating Procedures: A Practical Approach / M. Metz and M Magerl.
  • "Informative, practical, and engaging, this handbook covers how to conduct usability tests of medical devices. Recognizing that the intended readers, including marketers, engineers, and regulatory affairs specialists, are busy and disinclined to read lengthy textbooks, this book has been carefully designed to be concise and visual, allowing readers to read it all in one sitting or jump from one section to another as needed. The book provides a general understanding of usability testing and reviews key concepts. It highlights the challenges of validating that protects against dangerous errors that could lead to patient injury and death"--Provided by publisher.
  • This new volume of Methods in Enzymology continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. This volume covers recent research and methods development for changing the DNA sequence within the genomes of cells and organisms. Focusing on enzymes that generate double-strand breaks in DNA, the chapters describe use of molecular tools to introduce or delete genetic information at specific sites in the genomes of animal, plant and bacterial cells.
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    How to use the medical literature and this book to improve your patient care -- The philosophy of evidence-based medicine -- What is the question? -- Finding the evidence -- Why study results mislead: bias and random error -- Therapy -- Does treatment lower risk? Understanding the results -- Confidence intervals -- Advanced topics in the validity of therapy trials -- Hypothesis testing -- Advanced topics in applying the results of therapy trials -- Harm -- Advanced topics in harm -- The process of diagnosis -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic tests -- Advanced topics in diagnosis -- How to critically appraise an article about prognosis -- Summarizing the evidence -- Advanced topics in systematic reviews -- How to use a patient management recommendation -- Advanced topics in moving from evidence to action.
  • Dces: what are they and their application in health a user's guide -- Discrete choice experiments in a nutshell -- Designing discrete choice experiments for health care -- Practical issues in conducting a discrete choice experiment -- Comments on the design of the choice experiment -- Case studies in valuing health and health care -- Using discrete choice experiments to go beyond clinical outcomes when evaluating clinical practice -- Using discrete choice modeling to investigate breast screening participation -- Preferences for health care programmes: results from a general population discrete choice survey -- Examining the preferences of health care providers: an application to hospital consultants -- Methodological issues -- The price proxy in discrete choice experiments: issues of relevance for future research -- "Irrational" stated preferences: a quantitative and qualitative investigation -- Using stated preference and revealed preference data fusion modelling in health care -- Conclusions -- Concluding thoughts.
  • Mapping the oculomotor system -- Neuronal signalling expression profiles of motoneurons supplying multiply or singly innervated extraocular muscle fibres in monkey -- Histochemical characterisation of trigeminal neurons that innervate monkey extraocular muscles -- Functional anatomy of the extraocular muscles during vergence -- Induced extraocular muscle afferent signals: from pigeons to people -- Monkey primary somatosensory cortex has a proprioceptive representation of eye position -- Acute superior oblique palsy in the monkey: effects of viewing conditions on ocular alignment and modelling of the ocular motor plant -- Dynamic aspects of trochlear nerve palsy -- Ocular motor nerve palsies: implications for diagnosis and mechanisms of repair -- Extraocular proprioception and new treatments for infantile nystagmus syndrome. Neural circuits for triggering saccades in the brainstem -- Brainstem circuits controlling lid-eye coordination in monkey -- Defining the pupillary component of the periocular preganglionic population with in a unitary Edinger-Westphal nucleus -- Frontal eye field signals that may trigger the brainstem saccade generator -- The role of omnipause neurons: why glycine? -- Applying saccade models to account for oscillations -- Dynamics of saccadic oscillations -- Effects of failure of development of crossing brainstem pathways on ocular motor control -- Neuronal evidence for individual eye control in the primate cMRF. Complex spike activity signals the direction and size of dysmetric saccade errors -- Role of the MST-DLPN pathway in smooth pursuit adaptation -- Lesions of the cerebellar nodulus and uvula in monkeys: effect on otolith-ocular reflexes -- Vergence eye movement signals in the cerebellar dorsal vermis -- Oculomotor anatomy and the motor-error problem: the role of the paramedian tract nuclei -- Impulsive testing of semicircular canal function -- Inter-ocular differences of the horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex during impulsive testing -- Control of ocular torsion in the rotational vestibulo-ocular reflexes -- Do humans how velocity-storage in the vertical rVOR? -- Preserved otolith function in patients with cerebellar atrophy and bilateral vestibulopathy -- Three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic eye movements in humans with cerebellar degeneration -- Inferior olive hypertrophy and cerebellar learning are both needed to explain ocular oscillations in oculopalatal tremor -- Impulsive head rotation resets oculopalatal tremor. Human ocular following: evidence that responses to large-field stimuli are limited by local and global inhibitory influences -- Short-latency disparity vergence eye movements -- MSTd neurons during ocular following and smooth pursuit perturbation -- Neural activity in cortical areas MST and FEF in relation to smooth pursuit gain control -- Eye position and cross-sensory learning both contribute to prism adaptation of auditory space -- Hysteresis effects of the subjective visual vertical during continuous quasi-static whole-body roll rotation -- Perception of self motion during and after passive rotation of the body around an earth-vertical axis -- The freezing rotation illusion -- Geometrical considerations on canal-otolith interactions during OVAR and Bayesian modelling -- Listing's plane and the otolith-mediated gravity vector -- A reinterpretation of the purpose of the translational vestibulo-ocular reflex in human subjects -- Dynamics of binocular fixation of targets during fore-aft motion -- Differential coding of head rotation by lateral-vertical canal convergent central vestibular neurons -- Cyclovergence evoked by up-down acceleration along longitudinal axis in humans -- Oblique gaze shifts: head movements reveal new aspects of component coupling -- Head movement control during head-free gaze shifts -- Postural changes during eye-head movements -- Cortical processing in vestibular navigation -- Foot rotation contribution to trunk and gaze stability during whole-body mediated gaze shifts -- Supraspinal locomotor control in quadrupeds and humans -- Private lines of cortical visual information to the nucleus of the optic tract and dorsolateral pontine nucleus -- Gravity perception in cerebellar patients. Brain mechanisms for switching from automatic to controlled eye movements -- The frontal eye field as a prediction map -- Volition and eye movements -- Negative motivational control of saccadic eye movement by the lateral habenula -- Eye movements as a probe of attention -- Using transcranial magnetic stimulation to probe decision-making and memory -- Supplementary eye field contributions to the execution of saccades to remembered target locations -- Multiple memory-guided saccades: movement memory improves the accuracy of memory-guided saccades -- Visual vector inversion during memory antisaccades -- Predictive signals in the pursuit area of the monkey frontal eye fields -- Internally generated smooth eye movement: its dynamic characteristics and role in randomized and predictable pursuit -- Predictive disjunctive pursuit of virtual images perceived to move in depth -- Tracking in 3-D space under natural viewing condition -- Exploring the pulvinar path to visual cortex -- The role of the human pulvinar in visual attention and action. How disturbed visual processing early in live leads to disorders of gaze-holding and smooth pursuit -- Manifest latent nystagmus: a case of sensori-motor switching -- Eye hyperdeviation in mouse cerebellar mutants is comparable to the gravity-dependent component of human downbeat nystagmus -- New insights into the upward vestibulo-oculomotor pathways in the human brainstem -- Mechanisms of vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) cancellation in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA-3) and episodic ataxia type 2 (EA-2) -- Modelling drug modulation of nystagmus -- Aminopyridines for the treatment of cerebellar and ocular motor disorders -- Baclofen, motion sickness susceptibility and the neural basis for velocity storage -- Oculomotor deficits indicate the progression of Huntington's Disease -- Eye movements in visual search indicate impaired saliency processing in Parkinson's disease -- Ocular motor anatomy in a case of interrupted saccades -- Mechanism of interrupted saccades in patients with late-onset Tay-Sachs disease -- Conjugacy of horizontal saccades -- The neuroanatomical basis of slow saccades in spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (Wadia-subtype) -- Selective, circuit-wide sparring of floccular connections in hereditary olivopontine cerebellar atrophy with slow saccades -- A quick look at slow saccades after cardiac surgery -- Eye and head torsion is affected in patients with midbrain lesions -- Horizontal saccadic palsy associated with gliosis of the brainstem midline.
  • Strategies and techniques for bioanalytical assays as part of new drug discovery / Walter A. Korfmacher -- The drug discovery process: from molecules to drugs / Mike S. Lee, Steven E. Klohr -- PK principles and PK/PD applications / Hong Mei, Richard A. Morrison -- Mass spectrometry for in vitro ADME screening / Inhou Chu -- Metabolite identification strategies and procedures / Ragu Ramanathan, S. Nilgün Çömezoǧlu, W. Griffith Humphreys -- Reactive metabolite screening and covalent-binding assays / Gérard Hopfgartner -- Fast metabolite screening in a discovery setting / Xiaoying Xu -- Fast chromatography with UPLC and other techniques / Sam Wainhaus -- Supercritical fluid chromatography-mass spectrometry / Yunsheng Hsieh -- Biomarkers of efficacy and toxicity: discovery and assay / Joanna R. Pols -- Imaging mass spectrometry for small molecules / Fangbiao Li -- MALDI IMS for proteins and biomarkers / Michelle L. Reyzer, Richard M. Caprioli -- Ambient ionization methods and their early applications in ADME studies / Jing-Tao Wu -- Pharmaceutical applications of accelerator mass spectrometry / Lan Gao, Swapan Chowdhury.
  • "R is a general purpose statistical software package used in many fields of research. It is licensed for free, as open-source software. The system has been developed by a large group of people, almost all volunteers"--Preface.
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  • Chapter 1. Introduction to SAS -- Chapter 2. Data management -- Chapter 3. Common statistical procedures -- Chapter 4. Linear regression and ANOVA -- Chapter 5. Regression generalizations and multivariate statistics -- Chapter 6. Graphics -- Chapter 7. Advanced applications.
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