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  • volume editors, Betty Dodet, in collaboration with the Scientific and Technical Department of the OIE, Paris, France ; technical editor, Elisabeth Heseltine.
  • 2014From: CDC
  • Arthur Allen.
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    In this account of vaccination's miraculous, inflammatory past and its uncertain future, journalist Arthur Allen reveals a history both illuminated with hope and shrouded by controversy--from Edward Jenner's discovery of smallpox vaccine in 1796 to Pasteur's vaccines for rabies and cholera, to those that safeguarded the children of the twentieth century, and finally to the tumult currently surrounding vaccination. Faced with threats from anthrax to AIDS, we are a vulnerable population and can no longer depend on vaccines; numerous studies have linked childhood vaccination with various neurological disorders, and our pharmaceutical companies are more attracted to the profits of treatment than to the prevention of disease.--From publisher description.
  • 2006From: Springer
    edited by Charles J. Hackett, Donald A. Harn, Jr.
    Microbial pathogenesis and the discovery of toll-like receptor function / Bruce Beutler -- Dendritic cells: targets for immune modulation by microbes and immunologists / Bali Pulendran ... [et al.] -- Achieving transcriptional specificity in NF-[gamma]B-dependent inflammatory gene expression / Gioacchino Natoli -- Adjuvants and the initiation of t-cell responses / Matthew F. Mescher, Julie M. Curtsinger, and Marc Jenkins -- Mechanism for recognition of CpG DNA / Kiyoshi Takeda, Hiroaki Hemmi, and Shizuo Akira -- CpG ODN as a Th1 immune enhancer for prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines / Arthur M. Kried and Heather L. Davis -- Modified bacterial toxins / Ed C. Lavelle, Olive Leavy, and Kingston H.G. Mills -- Glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchors as natural immunological adjuvants derived from protozoan parasites / Ricardo T. Gazzinelli ... [et al.] -- The immunomodulatory glycan LNFPIII/Lewis X functions as a potent adjuvant for protein antigens / Mitsuhiro Okano ... [et al.] -- Immune and antiviral effects of the synthetic immunomodulator murabutide: molecular basis and clinical potential / George M. Bahr -- Effect of QS-21 on innate and adaptive immune responses / Charlotte Read Kensil ... [et al.] -- Monophosphoryl lipid A and synthetic lipid a mimetics as TLR4-based adjuvants and immunomodulators / Jory Baldridge ... [et al.] -- Microparticles and DNA vaccines / Kimberly Denis-Mize ... [et al.].
  • edited by Manmohan Singh.
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    Development of vaccine adjuvants : a historical perspective / Gary Ott and Gary Van Nest -- Antigen processing and presentation / Subash Sad -- Mechanisms of adjuvant action / Nils Lycke -- Aluminum-containing adjuvants : properties, formulation, and use / Stanley L. Hem and Harm HogenEsch -- MF59 : a safe and potent oil-in-water emulsion adjuvant / Derek T. O'Hagan and Manmohan Singh -- TLR4 agonists as vaccine adjuvants / David A. Johnson and Jory R. Baldridge -- Immunostimulatory CpG oligodeoxynucleotides as vaccine adjuvants / Dennis M. Klinman, Debbie Currie, and Hidekazu Shirota -- Small molecule immunopotentiators as vaccine adjuvants / Fengfeng Xu, Nicholas M. Valiante, and Jeffrey B. Ulmer -- New ISCOMs meet unsettled vaccine demands / Bror Morein ... [et al.] -- Surface-charged poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microparticles as novel antigen delivery systems / Manmohan Singh ... [et al.] -- Liposomal cytokines and liposomes targeted to co-stimulatory molecules as adjuvants for HIV subunit vaccines / Bulent Ozpolat and Lawrence B. Lachman -- Archaeosome vaccine adjuvants for cross-priming CD8+ T-cell immunity / Lakshmi Krishnan and G. Dennis Sprott -- Mucosal adjuvants and delivery systems / Michael Vajdy -- Cytokines as vaccine adjuvants / Nejat K. Egilmez -- Polyphosphazenes as vaccine adjuvants / Alexander K. Andrianov -- Vaccine delivery by transdermal electroporation / Amit Misra -- Nonclinical safety assessment of vaccines and the evaluation of novel adjuvants and delivery systems / Jose A. Lebron ... [et al.] -- Safety evaluation of vaccine adjuvants / Erik B. Lindblad.
  • 2016From: ClinicalKey
    edited by Barry R. Bloom, Paul-Henri Lambert.
  • 2016From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Alejandro Brun.
    Vaccines and vaccination for veterinary viral diseases : a general overview / Alejandro Brun -- Using IC-tagging methodology for production and purification of epitope-loaded protein microspheres for vaccination / Natalia Barreiro- Piñeiro ... [et al.] -- Plant-based vaccine antigen production / Hoang Trong Phan and Udo Conrad -- DNA vaccines : experiences in the swine model / Francesc Accensi, Fernando Rodríguez, and Paula L. Monteagudo -- Novel adjuvants and immunomodulators for veterinary vaccines / Peter M.H. Heegaard, Yongxiang Fang, and Gregers Jungersen -- Polymerase mechanism-based method of viral attenuation / Cheri A. Lee ... [et al.] -- BacMam platform for vaccine antigen delivery / Günther M. Keil ... [et al.] -- Laboratory-scale production of replication-deficient adenovirus vectored vaccines / Susan J. Morris ... [et al.] -- Generation of recombinant modified vaccinia virus ankara encoding VP2, NS1, and VP7 proteins of bluetongue virus / Alejandro Marín- López and Javier Ortego -- Generation of recombinant capripoxvirus vectors for vaccines and gene knockout function studies / Hani Boshra, Jingxin Cao, and Shawn Babiuk -- Recombinant swinepox virus for veterinary vaccine development / Hong-Jie Fan and Hui-Xing Lin -- Generation and selection of Orf virus (ORFV) recombinants / Hanns-Joachim Rziha, Jörg Rohde, and Ralf Amann -- Polycistronic herpesvirus amplicon vectors for veterinary vaccine development / Anita Felicitas Meier, Andrea Sara Laimbacher, and Mathias Ackermann -- Construction and application of newcastle disease virus-based vector vaccines / Paul J. Wichgers Schreur -- Chimeric pestivirus experimental vaccines / Ilona Reimann, Sandra Blome, and Martin Beer -- Analysis of the cellular immune responses to vaccines / Nicholas Svitek ... [et al.].
  • 2010From: Springer
    Andrew W. Artenstein, editor.
    Vaccinology in context : the historical burden of infectious diseases / Andrew W. Artenstein -- Smallpox / Andrew W. Artenstein -- A brief history of microbiology and immunology / Steven M. Opal -- Anthrax / Peter C.B. Turnbull -- Rabies / Hervé Bourhy, Annick Perrot, and Jean-Marc Cavaillon -- Killed vaccines : cholera, typhoid, and plague / Charles C.J. Carpenter and Richard B. Hornick -- Toxoid vaccines / John D. Grabenstein -- Tuberculosis and BCG / Marina Gheorghiu, Micheline Lagranderie, and Anne-Marie Balazuc -- The discovery of viruses and the evolution of vaccinology / Nicholas C. Artenstein and Andrew W. Artenstein -- Yellow fever / Thomas P. Monath -- Influenza / Andrew W. Artenstein -- Polio / David Oshinsky -- Measles, mumps, and rubella / Kathleen M. Gallagher ... [et al.] -- Diseases of military importance / Alan Cross and Phil Russell -- Varicella and zoster / Anne A. Gershon -- Polysaccharide vaccines / Andrew W. Artenstein -- Hepatitis B / Baruch S. Blumberg -- Japanese encephalitis / Scott B. Halstead -- Hepatitis A / Leonard N. Binn and Stanley M. Lemon -- Rotavirus / Penelope H. Dennehy -- Human papillomaviruses / Ian H. Frazer -- The future of vaccine discovery and development / Adel Mahmoud.
  • 2011From: Springer
    Rudolf Valenta, Robert L. Coffman, editors.
    Immunological approaches for tolerance induction in allergy -- Clinical experience with recombinant molecules for allergy vaccination -- Allergen-specific immunotherapy with recombinant allergens -- Vaccine approaches for food allergy -- Intralymphatic immunotherapy: From the rationale to human applications -- Induction of allergen-specific tolerance via mucosal routes -- T cell epitope-based allergy vaccines -- Allergen-specific immunotherapy: Towards combination vaccines for allergic and infectious diseases -- Passive immunization with allergen-specific antibodies -- Cell-based therapy in allergy -- Current strategies for allergen-specific immunotherapy at its centenary.
    Also available: Print – 2011
  • 2009From: ScienceDirect
    edited by Alan D.T. Barrett, Lawrence R. Stanberry.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Richard W. Compans, Walter A. Orenstein, editors.
    Part I. Pandemic Influenza Overview -- Pandemic influenza as a current threat -- Antigenic cross-reactivity among H5N1 Viruses -- -- Part II. Current Approaches for Human and Avian Vaccine Production -- Seasonal influenza vaccines -- Generation and characterization of candidate vaccine viruses for pre-pandemic influenza vaccines -- Live attenuated vaccines for pandemic influenza -- Influenza vaccines for avian species -- Development and application of avian influenza vaccines in China -- -- Part III. Novel Vaccine Approaches -- Designing vaccines for pandemic influenza -- Attenuated influenza virus vaccines with modified NS1 proteins -- DNA Vaccines against Influenza viruses -- Recombinant proteins produced in insect cells -- Influenza neuraminidase as a vaccine antigen -- Recombinant vectors as influenza vaccines -- Influenza virus-like particles as pandemic vaccines -- Pandemic influenza vaccines -- Adjuvants for pandemic influenza vaccines -- -- Part IV. Novel Approaches of Vaccine Delivery -- Transcutaneous immunization with influenza vaccines -- Microneedle-based vaccines -- -- Part V. Vaccine Evaluation, Production and Distribution -- Animal models for evaluation of influenza vaccines -- Immunosenescence and influenza vaccine efficacy -- Vaccines for pandemic influenza: summary of recent clinical trials -- Considerations for licensure of influenza vaccines with pandemic and pre-pandemic indications -- Strategies for broad global access to pandemic influenza -- Prioritization of pandemic influenza vaccine: rationale and strategy for decision-making.
    Also available: Print – 2009
  • [edited by] Stanley A. Plotkin, Walter A. Orenstein, Paul A. Offit.
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    A short history of vaccination / Susan L. Plotkin, Stanley A. Plotkin -- Vaccine immunology / Claire-Anne Siegrist -- The vaccine industry / R. Gordon Douglas, Jerald C. Sadoff, Vijay B. Samant -- Vaccine manufacturing / Phillip L. Gomez, James M. Robinson, Joseph A. Rogalewicz -- Immunologic adjuvants / Frederick R. Vogel, Stanley L. Hem -- Vaccine additives and manufacturing residuals in United States-licenced vaccines / Theresa M. Finn, William Egan -- General immunization practices / William L. Atkinson, Andrew L. Kroger, Larry K. Pickering -- Anthrax vaccines / Philip S. Brachman, Arthur M. Friedlander, John D. Grabenstein -- Cholera vaccines / Carol O. Tacket, David A. Sack -- Diphtheria toxoid / Charles R. Vitek, Melinda Wharton -- Haemophilus influenzae vaccines / Aruna Chandran, James P. Watt, Mathuram Santosham -- Hepatitis A vaccines / Anthony E. Fiore, Stephen M. Feinstone, Beth P. Bell -- Hepatitis B vaccines / Eric E. Mast, John W. Ward -- Human papillomavirus vaccines / John T. Schiller, Ian H. Frazer, Douglas R. Lowy -- Inactivated influenza vaccines / Carolyn B. Bridges ... [et al.] -- Influenza vaccine--live / Robert B. Belshe ... [et al.] -- Japanese encephalitis virus vaccines / Scott B. Halstead, Julie Jacobson -- Measles vaccines / Peter M. Strebel ... [et al.] -- Meningococcal vaccines / Dan M. Granoff, Lee H. Harrison, Ray Borrow -- Mumps vaccines / Stanley A. Plotkin, Steven A. Rubin -- Pertussis vaccines / Kathryn M. Edwards, Michael D. Decker -- Plague vaccines / E. Diane Williamson, Andrew J. Simpson, Richard W. Titball -- Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and pneumococcal common protein vaccines / Steven Black ... [et al.] -- Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines / Lisa A. Jackson, Kathleen M. Neuzil -- Poliovirus vaccine-inactivated / Stanley A. Plotkin, Emmanuel Vidor -- Poliovirus vaccine-live / Roland W. Sutter, Olen M. Kew, Stephen L. Cochi -- Rabies vaccines / Stanley A. Plotkin, Hilary Koprowski, Charles E. Rupprecht -- Rotavirus vaccines / H. Fred Clark ... [et al.] -- Rubella vaccine / Stanley A. Plotkin, Susan E. Reef -- Smallpox and vaccinia / Donald A. Henderson, Luciana L. Borio, John D. Grabenstein -- Tetanus toxoid / Steven G.F. Wassilak ... [et al.] -- Tick-borne encephalitis virus vaccines / P. Noel Barrett, Stanley A. Plotkin, Hartmut J. Ehrlich -- Tuberculosis vaccines / Kim Connelly Smith, Ian M. Orme, Jeffrey R. Starke -- Typhoid fever vaccines / Myron M. Levine -- Varicella vaccine / Anne A. Gershon, Michiaki Takahashi, Jane F. Seward -- Yellow fever vaccine / Thomas P. Monath, Martin S. Cetron, Dirk E. Teuwen -- Zoster vaccine / Myron J. Levin -- Combination vaccines / Michael D. Decker, Kathryn M. Edwards, Hugues H. Bogaerts -- Adenovirus vaccines / Charlotte A. Gaydos, Gregory C. Gray -- Biodefense and special pathogen vaccines / Philip Pittman, Stanley A. Plotkin -- Therapeutic cancer vaccines / Neil L. Berinstein, David Spaner -- Cytomegalovirus vaccines / Stanley A. Plotkin -- Dengue vaccines / Scott B. Halstead, David W. Vaughn -- Diarrheal disease vaccines / James P. Nataro, Eileen M. Barry -- Ebola vaccines / Nancy J. Sullivan, Gary J. Nabel -- Epstein-Barr virus vaccines / Joanne E. Davis, Denis J. Moss -- Hepatitis C virus vaccines / Eva Reali, Michael Houghton, Sergio Abrignani -- Hepatitis E virus vaccines / Robert H. Purcell, Suzanne U. Emerson -- Herpes simplex virus vaccines / Lawrence R. Stanberry -- Human immunodeficiency virus vaccines / Marc P. Girard, Wayne C. Koff -- Lyme disease vaccines / Allen C. Steere -- Malaria vaccines / Filip Dubovsky, Elissa Malkin -- Noninfectious disease vaccines / George R. Siber -- Respiratory syncytial virus and parainfluenza virus vaccines / Ruth A. Karron -- Parasitic disease vaccines / Peter J. Hotez, Jeffrey M. Bethony -- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) vaccines / Bart L. Haagmans, Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus -- Staphylococcus aureus vaccines / Robert S. Daum -- Streptococcus group A vaccines / Karen L. Kotloff -- Streptococcus group B vaccines / C. Mary Healy, Carol J. Baker -- Technologies for making new vaccines / Ronald W. Ellis -- Alternative vaccine delivery methods / Bruce G. Weniger, Mark J. Papania -- The development of gene-based vectors for immunization / Gary J. Nabel --- Vaccination in the immunocompromised host / Per Ljungman -- Vaccination of human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons / William J. Moss, Neal A. Halsey -- Vaccines for international travel / Elizabeth D. Barnett, Phyllis E. Kozarsky, Robert Steffen -- Vaccines for health care workers / David J. Weber, William A. Rutala -- Immunization in the United States / Walter A. Orenstein ... [et al.] -- Immunization in Europe / David M. Salisbury, John S. Spika -- Immunization in the Asia-Pacific region / Theodore F. Tsai, Zhi Yi Xu -- Immunization in developing countries / Stephen C. Hadler ... [et al.] -- Community immunity / Paul E.M. Fine, Kim Mulholland -- Economic analyses of vaccine policies / Mark A. Miller, Alan R. Hinman -- Regulation and testing of vaccines / Norman W. Baylor, Karen Midthun -- Vaccine safety / Paul A. Offit, Robert L. Davis, Deborah Gust -- Legal issues / Geoffrey Evans, Emily Marcus Levine, Elizabeth H. Saindon -- Ethics / Arthur L. Caplan, Jason L. Schwartz.
  • 2012From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Stuart N. Isaacs.
    Working safely with vaccinia virus : laboratory technique and review of published cases of accidental laboratory infections / Stuart N. Isaacs -- In-Fusion® cloning with vaccinia virus DNA polymerase / Chad R. Irwin, Andrew Farmer, David O. Willer, and David H. Evans -- Genetic manipulation of poxviruses using bacterial artificial chromosome recombineering / Matthew G. Cottingham -- Easy and efficient protocols for working with recombinant Vaccinia virus MVA / Melanie Kremer, Asisa Volz, Joost H.C.M. Kreijtz, Robert Fux, Michael H. Lehmann, and Gerd Sutter -- Isolation of recombinant MVA using F13L selection / Juana M. Sánchez-Puig, María M. Lorenzo, and Rafael Blasco -- Screening for vaccinia virus egress inhibitors : separation of IMV, IEV, and EEV / Chelsea M. Byrd and Dennis E. Hruby -- Imaging of vaccinia virus entry into HeLa cells / Cheng-Yen Huang and Wen Chang -- New method for the assessment of Molluscum contagiosum virus infectivity / Subuhi Sherwani, Niamh Blythe, Laura Farleigh, and Joachim J. Bugert -- An Intradermal model for vaccinia virus pathogenesis in mice / Leon C.W. Lin, Stewart A. Smith, and David C. Tscharke -- Measurements of vaccinia virus dissemination using whole body imaging : approaches for predicting of lethality in challenge models and testing of vaccines and antiviral treatments / Marina Zaitseva, Senta Kapnick, and Hana Golding -- Mousepox, a small animal model of smallpox / David Esteban, Scott Parker, Jill Schriewer, Hollyce Hartzler,and R. Mark Buller -- Analyzing CD8 T cells in mouse models of poxvirus infection / Inge E.A. Flesch, Yik Chun Wong, and David C. Tscharke -- Generation and characterization of monoclonal antibodies specific for vaccinia virus / Xiangzhi Meng and Yan Xiang -- Bioinformatics for analysis of poxvirus genomes / Melissa Da Silva and Chris Upton -- Antigen presentation assays to investigate uncharacterized immunoregulatory genes / Rachel L. Roper -- Characterization of poxvirus-encoded proteins that regulate innate immune signaling pathways / Florentina Rus, Kayla Morlock, Neal Silverman, Ngoc Pham, Girish J. Kotwal, and William L. Marshall -- Application of quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring technology for studying interactions of poxviral proteins with their ligands / Amod P. Kulkarni, Lauriston A. Kellaway, and Girish J. Kotwal -- Central nervous system distribution of the poxviral proteins after intranasal administration of proteins and titering of vaccinia virus in the brain after intracranial administration / Amod P. Kulkarni, Dhirendra Govender, Lauriston A. Kellaway, and Girish J. Kotwal
  • 2013From: Springer
    Archana Chatterjee, editor.
    The History of Vaccine Challenges: Conquering Diseases, Plagued by Controversy / Laura A. Jana -- Vaccine Development and Safety / Avinash K. Shetty -- Known Vaccine-Associated Adverse Events / B. A. Pahud -- Communicating Vaccine Risks and Benefits / Clea Sarnquist -- Vaccine Refusal: Perspectives from Pediatrics / Kody Moffatt, Clancy McNally -- The Anti-vaccine Movement: A Pharmacist's View / Jeffery Goad -- Antivaccinationism: Parental Viewpoint / Anna M. Johnson -- The Vaccine Misinformation Landscape in Family Medicine / Donald B. Middleton -- Vaccines: Boon or Bane--A Nurse's Outlook / Catherine O'Keefe -- The Controversy That Will Not Go Away: Vaccines and Autism / Archana Chatterjee, -- Thimerosal and Other Vaccine Additives / James H. Conway -- Perceived Risks from Live Viral Vaccines / Alice Pong, Mark Sawyer -- Can Vaccines Cause Cancer? / Ann-Christine Nyquist -- Autoimmunity, Allergies, and Asthma: A Relationship to Vaccines? / Harold C. Delasalas -- The Role of Public Health Ethics in Vaccine Decision Making: Insights from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Leonard Ortmann -- Alternative Schedules: Why Not? / Michael J. Smith -- Influenza Vaccines and Guillain Barré Syndrome / Nandini Bakshi, James J. Sejvar -- Can Vaccines Cause Chronic Diseases? / Ann-Christine Nyquist -- Kawasaki Disease and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Any Connection to Vaccination? / Kari Neemann -- Political and Legal Issues in Vaccination / Linda K. Ohri -- The Media's Role in Vaccine Misinformation / Paola Dees -- Vaccines and the Internet / David M. Berman -- An International Perspective on Vaccine Safety / Rajib Dasgupta -- An Infection Prevention Perspective on Immunizations / Sharon Plummer -- Insights from Public Health: A Framework for Understanding and Fostering Vaccine Acceptance / Glen J. Nowak, Kate LaVail.
  • 2006From: Springer
    Philippe E. Zimmern ... [et al.] (eds.).
  • 2012From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Victor W. Nitti, Nirit Rosenblum, Benjamin M. Brucker ; illustrated by Joe Chovan.
    How to perform a focused pelvic examination on a woman with pelvic floor dysfunction / Eva Fong, Mickey Karram and Victor W. Nitti -- Vaginal incisions and dissection / Victor W. Nitti and Benjamin M. Brucker -- Pelvic organ prolapse : introduction, nonsurgical management, and planning of surgical repair / Grace Y. Biggs, Victor W. Nitti, Mickey Karram -- Repair of anterior vaginal wall prolapse / Victor W. Nitti and Mickey Karram -- Indications and techniques for vaginal hysterectomy for uterine prolapse / Nirit Rosenblum Victor W. Nitti -- Vaginal Repair of enterocele and apical prolapse / Victor W. Nitti and Mickey Karram -- Repair of the posterior vaginal compartment / Nirit Rosenblum and Victor W. Nitti -- Repair of pelvic organ prolapse utilizing synthetic mesh kits / Janelle Evans and Mickey Karram -- Obliterative procedures for the correction of pelvic organ prolapse / Benjamin M. Brucker, Denise Chow and Victor W. Nitti -- Urethral diverticulectomy / Victor W. Nitti -- Benign vaginal wall masses and paraurethral lesions / Sagar R. Shah and Victor W. Nitti -- Female urethral reconstruction / Victor W. Nitti and Nirit Rosenblum -- Treatment of obstruction following stress incontinence surgery / Sagar R. Shah and Victor W. Nitti -- Vaginal repair of urethrovaginal and vesicovaginal fistulae / Nirit Rosenblum and Victor W. Nitti -- Avoiding and managing vaginal surgery complications-a series of case discussions / Mickey Karram.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Basabdatta Sen Bhattacharya, Fahmida N. Chowdhury, editors.
    1. Introduction -- 2. Discovery and validation of biomarkers based on computational models of normal and pathological hippocampal rhythms -- 3. DCM conductance based models and clinical applications -- 4. Computational models of closed-loop deep brain stimulation -- 5. A multiscale "working brain" model -- 6. How to render neural fields more realistic -- 7. Multilevel computational modelling in epilepsy: classical studies and recent advances -- 8. Computational modeling of neuronal dysfunction at molecular level validates the role of single neurons in circuit functions in cerebellum granular layer -- 9. Modelling cortical and thalamocortical synaptic loss and compensation mechanism in Alzheimer's disease -- 10. Toward networks from spikes -- 11. Epileptogenic networks: applying network analysis techniques to human seizure activity -- Index.
  • 2016From: Springer
    Chantra Eskes, Maurice Whelan, editors.
    Introduction / Chantra Eskes, Maurice Whelan -- Validation in support of internationally harmonised OECD test guidelines for assessing the safety of chemicals / Anne Gourmelon, Nathalie Delrue -- Regulatory acceptance of alternative methods in the development and approval of pharmaceuticals / Sonja Beken, Peter Kasper, Jan-Willem van der Laan -- Validation of alternative in vitro methods to animal testing: concepts, challenges, processes and tools / Claudius Griesinger, Bertrand Desprez, Sandra Coecke, Warren Casey, Valérie Zuang -- Practical aspects of designing and conducting validation studies involving multi-study trials / Sandra Coecke [and others] -- Validation of computational methods / Grace Patlewicz, Andrew P. Worth, Nicholas Ball -- Implementation of new test methods into practical testing / Rodger D. Curren, Albrecht Poth, Hans A. Raabe -- Pathway based toxicology and fit-for-purpose assays / Rebecca A. Clewell [and others] -- Evidence-based toxicology / Sebastian Hoffmann, Thomas Hartung, Martin Stephens -- Validation of transcriptomics-based in vitro methods / Raffaella Corvi, Mireia Vilardell, Jiri Aubrecht, Aldert Piersma -- Ensuring the quality of stem cell-derived in vitro models for toxicity testing -- Glyn N. Stacey, Sandra Coecke, Anna-Bal Price, Lyn Healy, Paul Jennings, Anja Wilmes& -- Validation of bioreactor and human-on-a-chip devices for chemical safety assessment -- Sofia P. Rebelo [and others] -- Integrated approaches to testing and assessment / Andrew P. Worth, Grace Patlewicz -- International harmonization and cooperation in the validation of alternative methods / João Barroso [and others] -- Evolving the principles and practice of validation for new alternative approaches to toxicity testing / Maurice Whelan, Chantra Eskes.
    Also available: Print – 2016
  • Richard Matthew Wiard.
    More than 76 million Americans have hypertension, or high blood pressure, which can shorten life by 10 15 years if left untreated. Hypertension increases the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD) such as stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, or kidney failure that are often debilitating and impact quality of life. Prevention is the key to minimize CVD risk and increase longevity, but accurate prognosis of a future disease is difficult. Elevated blood pressure (BP) is generally the first sign of risk, but measuring pressure alone does not provide insight to where in the body problems may exist. Therefore, other screening tests are needed to more specifically isolate the underlying cause, which would improve the selection process of prescribing medications, or diet and exercise changes. And similar to BP measurements, such hypertensive screening tests may need to be performed at home to improve accuracy, since doctor's visits often trigger physiological responses that falsely elevate and lower BP. To address these concerns this work describes the design and validation of a home based noninvasive system (a bathroom scale) to measure aortic pulse wave velocity (PWV), to assess arterial stiffness, which is a clinical risk factor for certain CV diseases. The purpose of this work was four-fold: to develop a home monitoring device with simple user operation; to develop biomechanical theories as to why forces in the aortic arch can be sensed synchronously at the feet; clinically validate the biomechanical theory; and to demonstrate potential clinical utility of standing PWV measurements for trending and prognosis. The PWV scale is comprised of two different sensing technologies, ballistocardiography and photoplethysmography, which are embedded in the scale to measure pulse arrival times in the aortic arch and the foot--simply by standing on the scale. Using this system, PWV can be routinely determined in less than 30-seconds--significantly faster than commercial systems using trained operators. To validate this PWV system, a novel biomechanical theory was developed called Central Aortic Forces (CAF) to explain how the cardiovascular forces inside the body can be synchronously sensed outside the body. The computational models accurately predicted the amplitude of forces in the aortic arch (2-3 Newtons at rest), which were empirically confirmed in a clinical study; the empirical results agreed within 10% of the theory. To demonstrate trending abilities, a longitudinal PWV study was also performed over a four month duration, with results highly correlated to the applanation methods. Finally, an age study was conducted to characterize arterial aging, which matched well (p< 0.01) in slope and intercept major clinical trials published in the literature using applanation PWV (clinical gold standard). Examples are given on how such a system may improve prognosis to detect early vascular aging in young adults, otherwise masked in standard blood pressure measurements.
  • 2007From: Springer
    Boris Bogdan, Ralph Villiger ; [with a foreword by Steve Burrill].
  • 2008From: Springer
    Boris Bogdan, Ralph Villiger.
  • 2014From: ScienceDirect
    [edited by] Denise L. Faustman.
  • Perry Nichols & co-workers.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • Marcos Cueto.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2016From: Springer
    Joachim P. Sturmberg, editor.
    Part I. The foundations of systems and complexity medicine -- 1. Heath and disease as emergent processes -- 2. The technological advances behind systems medicine -- 3. Individualized care -- today and tomorrow -- Part II. The complexity of common diseases -- 4. Multi-organ physiology -- 5. Infectious diseases -- 6. Cancer -- 7. Heart disease, diabetes and obesity -- 8. Neurodegenerative diseases -- 9. Multi-morbidity -- Part III. Ethics and Education -- the Challenges for Systems-based Medicine -- 10. Learning to cope in a complex adaptive environment -- 11. Regulatory and legal challenges -- 12. Ethical implication of systems medicine -- Part IV. Change in an Adaptive Organization -- 13. The dynamics of change -- 14. Flexible interdisciplinary teams -- 15. Health care -- a whole of society perspective.
  • 2012From: Cambridge
    Christopher Heginbotham.
    Provides a skills base and support processes for working with differences in values held by those engaged in commissioning decisions.
  • 2012From: Cambridge
    Jill E. Thistlethwaite.
    Values-based practice in health care : setting the scene -- Teamwork and collaborative practice in modern health care -- Communication within teams and between professionals -- A patient complaint : team meetings, policy, and practice values : raising awareness in the team -- A well person health check, health promotion, and disease prevention : different lifestyles, different values -- A patient with medically unexplained symptoms : applying evidence and values -- A request for strong analgesia : honesty and truth -- Asylum seekers and refugees : working across cultures -- A request for a home birth and other pregnancy related consultations -- Community based care and the wider health care team / Dawn Forman -- Ageing and end of life decisions -- Referrals and the interface between primary and secondary care: looking after "our" patients -- Living with visible difference and valuing appearance -- Collaboration with other professionals : in and outside health care -- Learning in and about teams.
  • 2011From: WHO
    edited by John Cameron, Paul Hunter, Paul Jagals and Katherine Pond.
    "This publication addresses the broader issues of social cost-benefit analysis performed on options to invest in drinking-water supplies, with a focus on small community suppliers"--Back cover.
    Also available: Print – 2011
  • 2014From: ClinicalKey
    editors, Catherine M. Otto, Robert O. Bonow.
    Epidemiology of Valvular Heart Disease -- Three-Dimensional Anatomy of the Aortic and Mitral Valves -- Cellular and Molecular Basis of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors for Calcific Valve Disease -- Left Ventricular Adaptation to Pressure and/or Volume Overload -- Echocardiographic Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease -- Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease by Cardiac Catheterization and Angiocardiography -- Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography -- Basic Principles of Medical Therapy in the Patient with Valvular Heart Disease -- Risk Assessment for Valvular Heart Disease -- Aortic Stenosis -- Aortic Regurgitation -- The Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Associated Aortic Disease -- Surgical Approach to Diseases of the Aortic Valve and the Aortic Root -- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation -- Imaging Guidance of Transcatheter Valve Procedures -- Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease -- Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease -- Secondary Mitral Regurgitation -- Mitral Regurgitation : Timing of Surgery -- Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement -- Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement -- Intraoperative Echocardiography for Mitral Valve Surgery -- Diseases of the Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valves -- Infective Endocarditis -- Prosthetic Heart Valves -- Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy -- Appendix 1 ACC/AHA Guidelines Classification and Levels of Evidence -- Appendix 2 ESC Guidelines Classification and Levels of Evidence.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Michael Y. Henein, editor.
    The Mitral Valve Disease / Michael Henein and John Pepper -- Aortic Valve Disease / Michael Henein and Joseph Maalouf -- Right Heart Valve Disease / Michael Henein -- Pulmonary Valve Disease / Michael Henein and Wei Li -- Stress Echo in Valvular Heart Disease / Eugenio Picano -- Valve Substitutes / John Chambers -- Native and Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis / Maurizio Galderisim and Sergio Mondillo.
  • 2013From: AccessMedicine
    Douglas C. Eaton, John P. Pooler.
    Renal functions, basic processes and anatomy -- Renal blood flow and glomerular filtration -- Clearance -- Basic transport mechanisms -- Renal handling of organic substances -- Basic renal processes for sodium, chloride, and water -- Regulation of sodium and water excretion -- Regulation of potassium balance -- Regulation of acid-base balance -- Regulation of calcium, magnesium and phosphate.
  • 2013From: NAP
    Committee on Geographic Variation in Health Care Spending and Promotion of High-Value Health Care, Board on Health Care Services ; Joseph P. Newhouse, Alan M Garber, Robin P. Graham, Margaret A. McCoy, Michelle Mancher, and Ashna Kibria, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
    "Variation in Health Care Spending investigates geographic variation in health care spending and quality for Medicare beneficiaries as well as other populations, and analyzes Medicare payment policies that could encourage high-value care. This report concludes that regional differences in Medicare and commercial health care spending and use are real and persist over time. Furthermore, there is much variation within geographic areas, no matter how broadly or narrowly these areas are defined. The report recommends against adoption of a geographically based value index for Medicare payments, because the majority of health care decisions are made at the provider or health care organization level, not by geographic units. Rather, to promote high value services from all providers, Medicare and Medicaid Services should continue to test payment reforms that offer incentives to providers to share clinical data, coordinate patient care, and assume some financial risk for the care of their patients."--Publisher's description.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Roberto de Franchis, Alessandra Dell'Era, editors.
  • 2010From: Springer
    Allison Abendroth, Ann M. Arvin, Jennifer F. Moffat, editors.
    The Varicella-zoster virus genome -- VZV molecular epidemiology -- Roles of cellular transcription factors in VZV replication -- Effects of Varicella-zoster virus on cell cycle regulatory pathways -- Varicella-zoster virus open reading frame 66 protein kinase and its relationship to alphaherpesvirus US3 kinases -- VZV ORF 47 serine protein kinase and its viral substrates -- Overview of Varicella-zoster virus glycoproteins gC, gH and gL -- Analysis of the function of glycoproteins E and I and their promoters during VZV replication in virto and in skin and T cell xenografts in the SCID mouse model of VZV pathogenesis -- Varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein M -- Varicella zoster virus immune evasion strategies -- VZV Infection of keratinocytes: production of cell-free infectious virions in vivo -- Varicella-zoster virus T cell tropism and the pathogenesis of skin infection -- Experimental models to study varicella zoster virus infection of neurons -- Molecular characterization of Varicella zoster virus (VZV) in latently infected human ganglia: physical state and abundance of VZV DNA, quantitation of viral transcripts and detection of VZV-specific proteins -- Neurological disease produced by Varicella zoster virus reactivation without rash -- Varicella-zoster virus neurotropism in SCID mouse-human DRG xenografts -- Rodent models of Varicella-zoster virus neurotropism -- Simian Varicella virus: molecular virology -- Simian Varicella virus pathogenesis -- Varicella-zoster virus vaccine : molecular genetics -- VZV T-cell-mediated immunity -- Perspectives on vaccines against Varicella-zoster virus infections.
    Also available: Print – 2010
  • 2011From: Springer
    Helena M. Tabery.
    Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is a common disease in the elderly and the immunosuppressed, with potentially devastating sequelae. Diagnosis of HZO is clinical but almost all its manifestations are non-specific and often indistinguishable from those due to other causes in general and herpes simplex virus in particular. The exception is varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis, which is frequently the only indicator of the true nature of the disease. This book is unique in presenting high-magnification images, obtained by non-contact in vivo photomicrography, that capture the distinctive features of varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in HZO. Both the morphology and the dynamics of the corneal epithelial lesions are splendidly documented, including in patients with HZO sine herpete and recurrent disease. Three rare cases of ocular surface involvement in acute HZO are included, and the final chapter offers an illuminating comparison of varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in HZO and the lesions of herpes simplex virus. This book will serve as an indispensable aid in the prompt diagnosis of HZO.
  • Kenneth Randal Schulz.
    IL-6 is a pleiotropic cytokine with roles in many areas of biology; it is also implicated in diseases associated with inflammation. To understand how a molecule is capable of diverse effects, one must understand how cells respond to it. In most published studies, the mechanism of IL-6 signaling has been evaluated in cell lines with limited biological relevance. In this study, phospho-specific flow cytometry and other techniques were used to look closely at IL-6 signaling in primary murine lymphocytes. Splenic T cells, but not B cells, exhibited a strong phospho-STAT1 response to IL-6 in addition to the universally observed STAT3 activation. Interestingly, when IL-6 dose was reduced, T cells exhibited a B cell-like signaling phenotype; they had no phospho-STAT1 response to IL-6. STAT3 had a greater affinity than STAT1 for gp130, the IL-6 signal transducer, which allows STAT3 to become activated when IL-6 is scarce. In our system, STAT1 played a dual role in gene transcription downstream of IL-6. In contrast with previous reports, phospho-STAT1 was required for expression of a subset of genes, which indicates that nature has the ability to create a STAT1 knockout-like condition by stimulating cells with a low level of IL-6. A novel inhibitory function of STAT1, which indicates a modality used to influence TH biasing capability of IL-6, was also discovered. This work gives insight as to how a single molecule, IL-6, affects the immune system, the central nervous system, and metabolism in such complex ways.
  • [edited by] Samuel Eric Wilson.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Development of vascular access surgery -- Patient assessment and planning for vascular access surgery -- Anesthesia for vascular access surgery -- Surgical anatomy for hemodialysis access -- Physiology of the arteriovenous fistula -- Thrombophilia as a cause of recurrent vascular access thrombosis in hemodialysis patients -- Biologic properties of venous access devices -- Biologic response to prosthetic dialysis grafts -- Strategies to reduce intimal hyperplasia in dialysis access grafts -- Epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic renal failure and guidelines for initiation of hemodialysis -- Autologous arteriovenous fistulas: direct radiocephalic anastomosis for hemodialysis access -- Autogenous vein for fistulas and interposition grafts -- Basili vein transposition: a modern autogenous vascular access for hemodialysis -- Interposition arteriovenous grafts (bridge fistulas) for hemodialysis -- New synthetic grafts and early access -- Central venous cannulation for hemodialysis access -- Access in the neonatal and pediatric patient -- Surveillance, revision, and outcome of vascular access procedures for hemodialysis -- Endovascular management of dialysis graft stenosis -- Axillosubclavian vein thrombosis -- Complications of vascular access: thrombosis, venous hypertension, congestive heart failure, neuropathy, and aneurysm -- Dialysis access-associated ischemic steal syndrome -- Vascular access neuropathic syndrome: ischemic monomelic neuropathy -- Infection in vascular access procedures -- Assessment and intervention for arteriovenous fistula maturation -- Coordination and patient care in vascular access -- Cardiovascular consequences of rapid hemodialysis -- Peritoneal dialysis -- Socioeconomic implications of vascular access surgery -- Ultrasound in vascular access -- Reflections on four decades of experience in vascular access surgery -- Organizing hemodialysis access: the kaiser permanente southern California experience -- Should the KDOQI guidelines for first time dialysis access apply to all patients? -- Ten mistakes to avoid in dialysis access surgery -- Placement of indwelling venous access systems -- Vascular access for trauma, emergency surgery, and critical care -- Complications of percutaneous vascular access procedures and their management.
  • 2013From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Wesley S. Moore.
    A history of vascular surgery -- Embryology of the vascular system -- Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology of the vascular wall -- Anatomy and surgical exposure of the vascular system -- Hemostasis and thrombosis -- Atherosclerosis: pathology, pathogenesis, and medical management -- Nonatherosclerotic vascular disease -- Vascular malformations -- Vasculogenic erectile dysfunction -- Primary arterial infections and antibiotic prophylaxis -- Influence of diabetes mellitus on vascular disease and its complications -- Medical management of vascular disease including pharmacology of drugs used in vascular disease management -- Hemodynamics for the vascular surgeon -- The noninvasive vascular laboratory -- Principles of imaging in vascular disease -- Vascular grafts: characteristics and rational selection -- Arterial access; guidewires, catheters, and sheaths; and balloon angioplasty catheters and stents -- Extracranial cerebrovascular disease: the carotid artery -- Surgical reconstruction of the supra-aortic trunks and vertebral arteries -- Endovascular repair of extracranial cerebrovascular lesions -- Surgical management of aortoiliac occlusive disease -- Angioplasty and stenting for aortoiliac disease: technique and results -- Diagnosis and surgical management of the visceral ischemic syndromes -- Management of renovascular disease -- Endovascular treatment of renovascular disease -- Surgical management of femoral, popliteal, and tibial arterial occlusive disease -- Endoscopic harvesting of the saphenous vein -- Infrainguinal endovascular reconstruction: technique and results -- Endovascular therapy for infrapopliteal arterial occlusive disease -- Thoracic and lumbar sympathectomy: indications, technique, and results -- Thoracic outlet syndrome and vascular disease of the upper extremity -- Natural history and nonoperative treatment of chronic lower extremity ischemia -- Thrombolysis for arterial and graft occlusions: technique and results -- Descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: general principles and open surgical repair -- Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm -- Combined endovascular and surgical (hybrid) approach to aortic arch and thoracoabdominal aortic pathology -- Branched and fenestrated grafts for endovascular thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair -- Acute and chronic aortic dissection: medical management, surgical management, endovascular management, and results -- Aneurysms of the aorta and illac arteries -- Endovascular repair of juxtarenal (chimney), infrarenal, and illac artery aneurysms -- Open surgical and endovascular management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm -- Laparoscopic aortic surgery for aneurysm and occlusive disease: technique and results -- Splanchnic and renal artery aneurysms -- Aneurysms of the peripheral arteries -- Vascular trauma -- Endovascular approach to vascular trauma -- Venous thromboembolic disease -- Thrombolysis for deep venous thrombosis and pulumonary embolism -- Surgical management of chronic venous obstruction -- Endovascular repair of chronic venous obstruction -- Etiology and management of chronic venous insufficiency: surgery, endovenous ablation, and sclerotherapy -- Portal hypertension -- Lymphedema -- Hemodialysis and vascular access -- Neointimal hyperplasia -- Prosthetic graft infection -- Noninfection complications in vascular surgery -- Management of complications after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair -- The diabetic foot -- The wound care center and limb salvage -- Spine exposure: operative techniques for the vascular surgeon -- Carotid sinus stimulation: background, technique, and future directions -- Building an outpatient intervention suite.
  • 2014From: ClinicalKey
    edited by Jonathan D. Beard, Ian Loftus, Peter A. Gaines.
    Epidemiology and risk factor management of peripheral arterial disease / Richard Donnelly and Janet T. Powell -- Assessment of chronic lower limb ischaemia / John Bottomley and Henrik Sillesen -- Medical treatment of chronic lower limb ischaemia / Cliff Shearman -- Intervention for chronic lower limb ischaemia / Anthony Nicholson and Julian Scott -- The diabetic foot / Kelly Cheer and Edward B. Jude -- Amputation, rehabilitation, and prosthetic developments / Ramesh Munjal and Gillian Atkinson -- Revision vascular surgery / Jan Brunkwall and Michael Gawenda -- Management of acute lower limb ischaemia / Robert J. Hinchliffe and Johannes Lammer -- Vascular trauma / Jacobus van Marle and Dirk A. le Roux -- Extracranial cerebrovascular disease / A. Ross Naylor and Sumaira MacDonald -- Vascular disorders of the upper limb / Jean-Baptiste Ricco and Fabrice Schneider -- Primary and secondary vasospastic disorders (Raynaud's phenomenon) and vasculitis / Jill J.F. Belch and Matthew A. Lambert -- Peripheral and abdominal aortic aneurysms / Michael Wyatt and John Rose -- Thoracic and thoraco-abdominal aortic disease / Ian Nordon, Rob Morgan, and Matt Thompson -- Renal and intestinal vascular disease / Trevor Cleveland ... [et al.] -- Central venous and dialysis access / Peter W.G. Brown and David C. Mitchell -- Varicose veins / Manj Gohel and Alun Davies -- Chronic leg swelling / Timothy A. Lees and Hazel Trender -- The acutely swollen leg / Cees H.A. Wittens and Rob H.W. Strijkers -- Vascular anomalies / James E. Jackson
  • Nael E. Saad. Suresh Vedantham, Jennifer E. Gould
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2014From: ClinicalKey
    John A. Kaufman, Michael J. Lee.
    Vascular Pathology -- Fundamentals of Angiography -- Noninvasive Vascular Imaging -- Vascular Interventions -- Carotid and Vertebral Arteries -- Upper Extremity Arteries -- Upper Extremity, Neck, and Central Thoracic Veins -- Pulmonary Circulation -- Thoracic Aorta -- Abdominal Aorta and Pelvic Arteries -- Visceral Arteries -- Renal Arteries -- Inferior Vena Cava and Tributaries -- Portal and Hepatic Veins -- Lower-Extremity Arteries -- Lower-Extremity Veins -- Image-Guided Percutaneous Biopsy -- Percutaneous Abscess and Fluid Drainage -- Gastrointestinal Tract Intervention -- Biliary Intervention -- Gallbladder Intervention -- Percutaneous Genitourinary Intervention -- Image-Guided Breast Intervention -- Musculoskeletal Intervention -- Image-Guided Tumor Ablation: Basic Principles -- Image-Guided Ablation of Renal Tumors -- Image-Guided Ablation as a Treatment Option for Thoracic Malignancies -- Image-Guided Ablation of Liver Tumors.
  • 2007From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Nair Sreejayan, Jun Ren.
    Rat carotid artery balloon injury model / David A. Tulis -- Histological and morphometric analyses for rat carotid balloon injury model / David A. Tulis -- Plaque rupture model in mice / Takeshi Sasaki, Kae Nakamura and Masafumi Kuzuya -- Immunostaining of mouse atherosclerotic lesions / Hong Lu, Debra L. Rateri and Alan Daugherty -- Surgical animal model of ventricular hypertrophy / Giuseppe Marano and Alberto U. Ferrari -- Animal models of hypertension / Brett M. Mitchell, Thomas Wallerath and Ulrich Förstermann -- Rat models of cardiac insulin resistance / Sanjoy Ghosh, Brian Rodrigues and Jun Ren -- The Isolated, perfused pseudo-working heart model / Gary J. Grover and Rajni Singh -- Altering and analyzing glucose metabolism in perfused hearts of transgenic mice / Rajakumar V. Donthi and Paul N. Epstein -- Methods in the evaluation of cardiovascular renin angiotensin aldosterone activation and oxidative stress / Camila Manrique -- Detection and quantification of apoptosis in the vasculature / Wendy A. Boivin and David J. Granville -- Endothelial progenitor cell and mesenchymal stem cell isolation, characterization, viral transduction / Keith R. Brunt, Sean R. R. Hall, Christopher A. Ward, and Luis G. Melo -- Assessment of endothelial damage/dysfunction: a focus on circulating endothelial cells / Christopher J. boos, Andrew D. Blann, and Gregory Y. H. Lip -- Evaluation of endothelial function by in vivo microscopy / Rosario Scalia -- Hapotaxis of endothelial cell migration under flow / Steve Hsu, Rahul Thakar, and Song Li -- Isolation, culture, and functional analysis of adult mouse cardiomyocytes / Ronglih Liao and Mohit Jain -- Mechanical measurement of contractile function of isolated ventricular myocytes / Loren E. Wold and Jun Ren -- Studying ischemia and reperfusion in isolated neonatal rat ventricular myocytes using coverslip hypoxia / Kelly R. Pitts and Christopher F. Toombs -- Isolation and functional studies of rat aortic smooth muscle cells / Nair Sreejayan and Xiaoping Yang -- Detection of reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide in vascular cells and tissues / Hua Cai, Sergey Dikalow, Kathy K. Griendling, and David G. Harrison -- Assessment of protein glycoxidation in ventricular tissues / Shi-Yan Li and Jun Ren -- Assessment of PI-3 kinase and Akt in ischemic heart diseases in diabetes / Takashi Matsui and Amy J. Davidoff -- Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis in platelet proteomics research / Ángel García -- Stem cell therapy in the heart and vasculature / Loren E. Wold, Wangde Dai, Joan S. Dow, and Robert A. Kloner.
  • 2008From: Springer
    David Abraham ... [et al.] (eds.).
  • 2011From: Springer
    by Robert Pelberg, Wojciech Mazur.
    CT basics -- Concepts in radiation -- Technical aspects of vascular CT angiography -- Carotid and upper extremity CT angiography -- Thoracic aortic CT angiography -- Abdominal aortic CT angiography -- Peripheral arterial CT angiography.
  • 2006From: Thieme Book
    Michael G. Hennerici, Doris Neuerburg-Heusler ; with contributions by Michael Daffertshofer, Thomas Karasch, Stephen Meairs.
    v. 1. Cerebral and peripheral vessels.
  • 2010From: Springer
    Tim Meyer, editor.
    Part 1. Pre-clinical development -- The Discovery and Characterisation of Tumour Endothelial Markers / Dario Neri and Roy Bicknell -- The Use of Animal Models in the Assessment of Tumour Vascular Disrupting Agents (VDAs) / R. Barbara Pedley and Gillian M. Tozer -- Combination Therapy with Chemotherapy and VDAs / Giulia Taraboletti, Katiuscia Bonezzi and Raffaella Giavazzi -- Lessons from Animal Imaging in Preclinical Models / Lesley D. McPhail and Simon P. Robinson -- Combining Antiangiogenic Drugs with Vascular Disrupting Agents Rationale and Mechanisms of Action / Yuval Shaked, Paul Nathan, Laura G. M. Daenen and Robert S. Kerbel -- Development of Vascular Disrupting Agents / Graeme J. Dougherty and David J. Chaplin -- Part 2. Imaging in the development of vascular disruptive agents -- MRI to Assess Vascular Disruptive Agents / Martin Zweifel and Anwar R. Padhani -- Contrast Ultrasound in Imaging Tumor Angiogenesis / Grzegorz Korpanty and Rolf A. Brekken -- Part 3. Clinical development -- The Clinical Development of Tubulin Binding Vascular Disrupting Agents / Martin Zweifel and Gordon Rustin -- ASA404 (DMXAA): New Concepts in Tumour Vascular Targeting Therapy / Bruce C. Baguley -- Vascular Disruptive Agents in Combination with Radiotherapy / Henry C. Mandeville and Peter J. Hoskin.
  • 2006From: Springer
    IIFrom: Springer
    editors, Salvador Moncada and Annie Higgs.
  • 2016From: Springer
    Kazuo Tanishita, Kimiko Yamamoto, editors.
    Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Vascular Bio-fluid and Solid Mechanics -- Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Physiology and Biology of Vascular System -- Chapter 4 Hemodynamics in Physio- and Pathological Vessels -- Chapter 5 Cyclic Stretch-Induced Reorganization of Stress Fibers in Endothelial Cells -- Chapter 6 Mechanical Characterization of Vascular Endothelial Cells Exposed to Fluid Shear Stress -- Chapter 7 Tensile Properties of Smooth Muscle Cells, Elastin, and Collagen Fibers -- Chapter 8 Mechanobiology of Endothelial Cells Related to the Formation of Arterial Disease -- Chapter9 Mechanotransduction of Shear Stress by the Endothelium -- Chapter 10 Mechanobiology of Endothelial Cells Related to the Pathogenesis of Arterial Disease -- Chapter 11 Vascular Engineering of Blood Coagulation -- Chapter 12 Vascular Engine ering to Make Blood-Compatible Surface -- Chapter 13 Vascular Engineering of Circulatory Assist Devices -- Chapter 14 Innovations in Measuring Cellular Mechanics -- Chapter 15 Innovation of Vascular Engineering by Mechano-medicine -- Chapter 16 Integrated Vascular Engineering: Vascularization of Reconstructed Tissue -- Chapter 17 Novel Technology to Assay the Multicellular Network: On-Chip Cellomics Technology.-.
  • 2009From: Thieme Book
    Karl-Juergen Wolf ; with contributions by Zarko Grozdanovic [and others].
  • 2014From: Wiley
    2014From: ProQuest Ebook Central
    edited by Joana N. Ramalho, Mauricio Castillo.
    Basic principles of UVI / Ana Maria Braz and Jaime Leal Pamplona -- Clinical applications of UVI / Ana Maria Braz, Maria Madalena Patricio, and Joana Ramalho -- Novel applications of UVI / Elsa Azevedo and Pedro Castro -- Basic principles of CTA / Margareth Kimura and Mauricio Castillo -- Intracranial CTA / Isabel R. Fragata and Joana Ramalho -- Extra-cranial CTA / Tiago Baptista and João Lopes Reis -- Basic principles of time-of- flight magnetic resonance angiography (TOF MRA) and MRV (2D and 3D) / Hugo A. Ferreira and Joana Ramalho -- Basic principles of phase contrast magnetic resonance angiography (PC MRA) and MRV / Hugo A. Ferreira and Joana Ramalho -- Time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography (TOF MRA) and MRV : clinical applications / Mauricio Castillo, Juan Camilo Márquez and Francisco Jose Medina -- Phase contrast magnetic resonance angiography (PC MRA) and flow analysis : clinical applications / Pedro Vilela -- Contrast-enhanced MRA fundamentals and clinical applications / Khurram Javed and Mauricio Castillo -- Intracranial magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), 1.5T versus 3T : advantages and disadvantages / Sara Safder, Benjamin Huang, and Mauricio Castillo -- Time-resolved techniques / Nuno Almeida, David Monteiro, and Daniela Seixas -- DSA : basic principles / Mauricio Castillo -- DSA in clinical practice / Yueh Z. Lee and Mauricio Castillo -- Advanced and future DSA applications / Pedro Vilela -- CT perfusion, basic concepts and clinical applications / Joana Ramalho and Isabel R. Fragata -- Dynamic susceptibility contrast-enhanced MRI perfusion : basic principles and clinical applications / Francisco Medina Valencia, Mauricio Castillo, and Juan Marquez -- Arterial spin labeling (ASL) perfusion basic concepts, artifacts, and clinical applications / Debora Bertholdo and Mauricio Castillo -- Imaging of carotid plaque / Sangam Kanekar -- Basic concepts and clinical applications of intravascular imaging hideki / Sitahara, Peter J. Fitzgerald, Paul G. Yock, and Yasuhiro Honda -- Pediatric vascular imaging techniques and clinical applications / Carla R. Conceio, Rita Lopes da Silva, and Joana Ramalho.
  • 2007From: Springer
    Mark G. Cowling (ed.) ; with contributions by J.R. Asquith ... [et al.] ; foreword by A.L. Baert.
  • 2012From: Springer
    Mark G. Cowling, editor ; foreword by Maximilian F. Reiser.
    The Aetiology of Vascular Disease / R. D. Wells -- Assessment of Peripheral Vascular Disease / Mark G. Cowling -- Equipment and Environment / Vikramaditya Prabhudesai -- Consent in Interventional Radiology / F. Coccia and J. S. Freedman -- Drugs Used in Vascular Interventional Radiology / Gordon Dent and Mark G. Cowling -- Day Case Vascular Intervention / Ounali S. Jaffer, Dean Y. Huang and Paul S. Sidhu -- Sites of Arterial Access and the Role of Closure Devices in Percutaneous Arterial Intervention / Jon K. Bell and Nicholas Chalmers -- Aortoiliac Intervention / Rafiuddin Patel and Anthony A. Nicholson -- Femoropopliteal Arterial Intervention / Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck and Heide Preuss -- Crural Arterial Interventions / J. Reekers -- Thrombolysis, Mechanical Thrombectomy and Percutaneous Aspiration Thrombectomy / Gerard S. Goh, Robert Morgan and Anna-Maria Belli -- Upper Limb Arterial Intervention / Douglas R. Turner and Steven M. Thomas -- Carotid and Vertebral Artery Intervention / Stephen D. Goode and Trevor J. Cleveland -- Management of Renal and Visceral Arterial Stenoses / M. G. Cowling -- Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair / Andrew England, Micheal Murphy and Richard G. McWilliams -- Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms / H. Rousseau, J. Auriol, C. Lions, V. Benouaich and E. Grunenwald, et al. -- Endovascular Repair of Iliac, Visceral and False Aneurysms / Ralph Jackson and John Rose -- Dialysis Access Management / J. R. Asquith -- Management of Venous Stenoses and Venous Thrombosis / J. R. Asquith -- Inferior Veno-Caval Filters / Matthew Matson -- Management of Venous Insufficiency / D. J. West.
  • 2011From: Springer
    Laurie D. DeLeve, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, editors.
    Liver Endothelial Cells: Hemostasis, Thrombosis, and Hepatic Vascular Diseases -- Vascular Liver Disease and the Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell -- Pseudocapillarization and the Aging Liver -- Stellate Cells and the Microcirculation -- Circulatory Injury in Liver Transplantation -- Portal Hypertension: Intrahepatic Mechanisms -- Portal Hypertension: Extrahepatic Mechanisms -- Histological Diagnosis -- Radiological Diagnosis -- Hepatic Vascular Pathology After Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome, Focal Nodular Hyperplasia, and Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia -- Management: Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension -- Portal Vein Thrombosis -- Budd-Chiari Syndrome -- Congenital Hepatic Vascular Malformations -- Interventional Radiology in the Treatment of Portal Hypertension -- Surgical Intervention for Portal Hypertension -- Liver Transplantation and Vascular Disorders.
  • 2007From: Springer
    Mano J. Thubrikar.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Eng H. Lo, Josephine Lok, MingMing Ning, Michael J. Whalen, editors.
    Vascular Mechanisms in CNS Trauma focuses on the vascular aspects of brain and spinal cord trauma.Twenty nine chapters are arranged in three sections:Molecular Mechanisms; Experimental Models and Methods; and Clinical Challenges and Opportunities. The first section addresses topics in the basic biology of brain and spinal cord trauma, ranging from the pathophysiology of cerebral endothelial cells and gliovascular interactions to the role of stem cells in neurovascular repair. The second section covers experimental methods in rodent and in large animal models of CNS injury, as well as the use of biomaterials and biomarkers in studying the mechanisms of tissue response. The third section deals with clinical issues in the monitoring and treatment of the patient with traumatic injury of the brain and spinal cord. Contributors to the book include an integrated mix of basic scientists and clinicians from diverse institutions. By presenting salient issues in CNS trauma from a vascular perspective, this book should make a unique contribution to the understanding of traumatic brain and spinal cord injury.
  • 2013From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Mark Creager, Joshua A. Beckman, Joseph Loscalzo.
    Make the most of today's innovative medical therapies, advances in vascular imaging, and new drugs to improve your patients' cardiovascular health with Vascular Medicine, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive, clinically focused volume in the Braunwald's Heart Disease family provides an in-depth, state-of-the-art review of all vascular diseases, with an emphasis on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management - giving you the evidence-based guidance you need to make appropriate therapeutic decisions on behalf of your patients. Gain a state-of-the-art understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of arterial disease, venous disease, lymph dysfunction, connective tissue disease, vascular disease, and vascular manifestations of systemic disease. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Dr. Mark A. Creager (editor of the Vascular Medicine society journal), Dr. Joshua A. Beckman, and Dr. Joseph Loscalzo, and benefit from their practice rationales for all of today's clinical therapies. Easily reference Braunwald's Heart Disease, 9th Edition for further information on topics of interest.
  • 2015From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Domenico Ribatti.
    The development of the vascular system : a historical overview / Dominico Ribatti, Beatrice Nico, and Enrico Crivellato -- The corneal pocket assay / Marina Ziche and Lucia Morbidelli -- The mouse hindbrain : an in vivo model to analyze developmental angiogenesis / Alice Plein, Christiana Ruhrberg, and Alessandro Fantin -- Three-dimensional in vitro assay of endothelial cell invasion and capillary tube morphogenesis / Lauar di Blasio, Federico Bussolino, and Luca Primo -- Vascular casting for the study of vascular morphogenesis / Maximilian Ackermann and Moritz A. Konerding -- Cell-based computational modeling of vascular morphogenesis using Tissue Simulation Toolkit / Josephine T. Daub and Roeland M.H. Merks -- miRNAs expression profile in zebrafish developing vessels / Emma Ristori and Stefania Nicoli -- Imaging of cardiovascular development in mammalian embryos using optical coherence tomography / Monica D. Garcia ... [and 3 others] -- Live confocal microscopy of the developing mouse embryonic yolk sac vasculature / Andrew L. Lopez III ... [and 3 others] -- Zebrafish embryo intersegmental vesssels : a tool for investigating sprouting angiogenesis / Chiara Tobia ... [and 3 others] -- Avian area vasculosa and CAM as rapid in vivo pro-angiogenic and antiangiogenic models / Andrew N. Makanya ... [and 3 others] -- Investigating in vitro angiogenesis by computer-assisted image analysis and computational simulation / Diego Guidolin ... [and 3 others] -- A chimeric embryoid body model to study vascular morphogenesis / Yanmei Qi ... [and 4 others] -- Avians as a model system of vascular development / Michael Bressan and Takashi Mikawa -- Microfluidic model of angiogenic sprouting / Jonathan W. Song, Despina Bazou, and Lance L. Munn -- The rat aortic ring model of angiogenesis / Alfred C. Aplin and Roberto F. Nicosia -- The coculture organotypic assay of angiogenesis / Jennifer L. Allen and Harry Mellor.
  • 2013From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Fernando Vivanco.
    Proteomics is a rapidly expanding investigation platform in cardiovascular medicine. Driven by major improvements in mass spectrometry (MS) instrumentation and data analysis, the proteomics field has flourished in recent years particularly in the study of complex diseases. These recent advances are characterized by the development of quantitative MS-based methods that promoted the field from primarily identifying proteins to also providing measurements of relative changes in protein levels between different cell states. This progress is reflected in the application of proteomic techniques to vascular pathology. Vascular Proteomics: Methods and Protocols provides up-to-date methods and protocols for the analysis of arteries, cells, lipoproteins, body fluids, and metabolites, with a particular focus on MS-based methods of protein and peptide quantification. Written in the successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and easily accessible, Vascular Proteomics: Methods and Protocols is a representative selection of methods that can be a useful resource for experienced proteomics practitioners as well as newcomers interested in becoming acquainted with the practice of proteomic techniques for cardiovascular research.
  • 2012From: Springer
    Jamal J. Hoballah, Alan B. Lumsden, editors.
    Aneurysmal Disease -- Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysms: New Technologies / Laura E. White, Heitham T. Hassoun -- Treatment of Suprarenal and Juxtarenal AAA with Fenestrated Grafts and Debranching Procedures / Heather P. Park, Mark A. Farber -- Surgeon-Modified Fenestrated and Branched Stent Grafts / Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Joseph J. Ricotta II -- Pelvic Revascularization During Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair / Javairiah Fatima, Gustavo S. Oderich -- Management of Endoleak Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair / Andrew Misselt, Jafar Golzarian -- Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR): New Horizons / Jonathan Bath, Jae-Sung Cho -- Thoracic Aneurysms: Endovascular Procedures for Debranching of Ascending and Isolated Arch Aneurysms / Basel Ramlawi, Michael J. Reardon, Alan B. Lumsden -- Aortic Dissection / Vikas A. Pandey, M. Hamady -- Endovascular Treatment of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Rupture, Ruptured TAA and AAA / Manish Mehta, Philip S. K. Paty, Sean P. Roddy -- Laparoscopic and Robotic Aortic Surgery / Jean Bismuth -- Popliteal Artery Aneurysm: Endovascular Surgery / Munier Nazzal, Viviane Kazan -- Occlusive Disease -- Carotid Artery Stenting: Current Status / Rabih A. Chaer, Michel S. Makaroun -- Mesenteric Artery Occlusive Disease / Panos Kougias -- Treatment of Renal Artery Stenosis and Fibromuscular Dysplasia / Daynene Vykoukal, Javier E. Anaya-Ayala, Mark G. Davies -- Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease / George Pisimisis, Carlos F. Bechara -- Femoropopliteal Endovascular Interventions / Melhem J. Sharafuddin, Parth B. Amin, Rachael M. Nicholson -- Venous Disease -- Venous Insufficiency, Varicose Veins, and Perforators / Eric K. Peden, Nyla Ismail -- Deep Venous Thrombosis / Hossam F. El-Sayed -- Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters / Joseph J. Naoum -- Miscellaneous -- First Rib Resection and Thoracoscopic Cervical Sympathectomy / Mohammad Bashir, Joss Dean Fernandez, Kalpaj Parekh.
  • 2011From: Springer
    George Geroulakos, Bauer Sumpio (Editors).
    Part 1. Arterial Aneurysms -- Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Management of Elderly Men with an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- Endoluminal Treatment of Infra-renal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- Endovascular Management of Thoracic Aneurysm -- Aortic Dissection -- Popliteal Artery Aneurysms -- Renal Artery Aneurysm -- Anastomotic Aneurysms -- False Aneurysm in the Groin Following Coronary Angioplasty -- Acute Thrombosis -- Part 2. Acute Ischemia -- Arterial Embolism -- Blast Injury to the Lower Limb -- Endovascular Management of Aortic Transection in a Multiinjured Patient -- Part 3. Management Of Chronic Ischaemia of the Lower Extremities -- Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Peripheral Arterial Disease -- Lower Limb Claudication Due to Iliac Artery Occlusive Disease -- Lower Limb Claudication Due to Bilateral Iliac Artery Occlusive Disease: The Case for Iliac Stenting and Femorofemoral Crossover Bypass -- Endovascular Management of Lower Limb Claudication due to Infra-Inguinal Disease -- Endovascular Management of Non-Healing Leg Ulceration -- Bypass to the Popliteal Artery -- Bypass to the Infrapopliteal Arteries for Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia -- Popliteal Artery Entrapment -- Adventitial Cystic Disease of the Popliteal Artery -- The Obturator Foramen Bypass -- Diabetic Foot -- Part 4. Surgery of the Major Branches of the Infradiaphragmatic Aorta -- Chronic Visceral Ischemia -- Acute Mesenteric Ischemia -- Renovascular Hypertension -- Midaortic Syndrome -- Part 5. Management of Popliteal Hypertension -- Management of Portal Hypertension -- Part 6. Management of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease -- Management of Carotid Bifurication Disease -- The Carotid Body Tumor -- Vertebrobasilar Ischemia: Embolic and Low-Flow Mechanisms -- Takayasus Arteritis Associated with Cerebrovascular Ischemia -- Part 7. Neurovascular Conditions of the Upper Extremity -- Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Pectoralis Minor Syndrome -- Acute Axillary/Subclavian Vein Thrombosis -- Raynauds Phenomenon -- Part 8. Prevention and Management of Complications of Arterial Surgery -- Aortofemoral Graft Infection -- Aortoenteric Fistulas -- Part 9. Vascular Access -- The Optimal Conduit for Hemodialysis Access -- Acute Ischemia of the Upper Extremity Following Graft Arteriovenous Fistula -- Part 10. Amputations -- Amputations in an Ischemic Limb -- Part 11. Vascular Malformations -- Congenital Vascular Malformation -- Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome -- Part 12. Management of Venous Disorders -- Deep Venous Thrombosis -- Endoluminal Ablation of Varicose Veins -- Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy for the Management of Recurrent Varicose Veins -- Venous Ulcers Associated with Deep Venous Insufficiency -- Venous Ulcers Associated with Superficial Venous Insufficiency -- Iliofemoral Venous Thrombosis -- Iliofemoral Deep Venous Thrombosis During Pregnancy -- Part 13. Lymphodema -- Management of Chronic Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity -- Management of Upper Extremity Lymphoedema with Microsurgical Lympho-Venous Anastomosis (LVA).
  • 2016From: Springer
    Paula E. North, Tara Sander, editors.
    Histopathology and Pathogenesis of Vascular Tumors and Malformations -- Vascular Overgrowth -- Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis -- The Genetic Basis and Molecular Diagnosis of Vascular Tumors and Developmental Malformations -- Clinical Management and Treatment of Vascular Tumors.
  • 2015From: CRCnetBASE
    edited by Eric M. Brey.
    "The first federally-funded meeting on tissue engineering was in 1988. In this and subsequent meetings, the fields of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) have been described as having the potential to revolutionize clinical approaches to the replacement, reconstruction or regeneration of organs and tissues. While TERM research has resulted in new patient treatments, the broad impact on clinical practice envisioned has not been achieved. The development of new TERM therapies that have significant clinical impact requires the ability to control vascularization, the process of new vessel assembly. The circulatory system plays a number of vital roles in regenerating and functioning tissues. It supplies oxygen and nutrients, removes wastes and is a source of multiple cell types required to respond to changing physiological conditions. For nearly every TERM application, the ability to enhance, regenerate or engineer new tissues requires spatial and temporal control over the process of vascularization. While vascularization is being studied in a number of physiologic and pathologic processes, TERM applications present distinct challenges. For example, unique microenvironmental conditions result from biomaterial and cell combinations used in TERM applications that are not encountered in any other system. In addition, clinical applications require vascularization of large tissue volumes within time frames that are much lower than those found during vascularization in development and typical physiologic processes. These requirements place significant constraints on the design of TERM therapies"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2016From: Thieme-Connect
    Walter Grand, L. Nelson Hopkins, Adnan Siddiqui, J. Mocco.
    Basic anatomy -- External carotid artery -- Internal carotid artery -- Carotid-ophthalmic triangle -- Posterior communicating artery and anterior choroidal artery -- Middle cerebral artery -- Anterior cerebral and anterior communicating arteries -- Basilar bifurcation and posterior cerebral arteries -- Vertebral and basilar arteries -- Venous anatomy.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Richard A. Watts, David G.I. Scott, Chetan Mukhtyar.
    In this second edition, the authors discuss the newly discovered entity of IgG4 related diseases, look in greater detail at the role of biologic treatment in ANCA associated vasculitis, and have revised the nomenclature in each chapter to reflect international consensus. The addition of illustrations as well as online video content helps the reader manage patients with these potentially devastating conditions. Vasculitis in Clinical Practice, Second Edition, is a useful and concise volume that will help physicians in training, primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in quickly and easily recognizing the key and salient points of each condition.
  • 2010From: Springer
    Richard A. Watts, David G.I. Scott, editors.
    Definitions -- Classification and epidemiology -- General presentation of the vasculitides -- General principles of treatment -- Giant cell arteritis -- Takayasu arteritis -- Wegener's granulomatosis -- Churg-Strauss syndrome -- Microscopic polyangiitis -- Polyarteritis nodosa -- Kawasaki disease -- Henoch-Schonlein purpura -- Behcet's dsease -- Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis -- Vasculitis mimics -- Secondary vasculitis -- Primary angiitis of the central nervous system vasculitis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Cogan's syndrome.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Paolo Alboni, Raffaello Furlan, editors.
    This book is exceptional in being devoted solely to vasovagal syncope (VVS), the most frequent cause of transient loss of consciousness in the general population. All aspects of VVS are covered, including epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, prognosis, therapy and implications for particular activities such as work, driving and physical activity. The context for the book is that about half of the population suffer from this type of loss of consciousness during their lifetime and then often call for general practitioner and/or emergency room assistance. While many pathophysiological aspects of VVS have been clarified, others remain elusive. The diagnosis of VVS may be easy, but it is sometimes challenging. From the therapeutic standpoint, few evidence-based therapies have been established and the large majority of treatments remain unsatisfactory. Vasovagal Syncope presents the latest evidence on all these issues and will be of value for internists, cardiologists, neurologists, emergency physicians and general practitioners.
  • 2004-latest ed. only.From: AccessMedicine
    Asbury, Taylor; Cunningham, Emmett T.; Riordan-Eva, Paul; Vaughan, Daniel; Whitcher, John.
    Also available: Print – 2004-<2011>
  • Michael Martinez, Aditi A. Davare, Holly S.Goodrich
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • Joe Bel Bruno, Oleg Kaganovich, James Currier, the staff of vault
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • D.Bhatawedekhar, Dan Jacobson, Hussam Hamadeh, William Jarvis, the staff of vault
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2009From: Springer
    edited by Pierre Ferrier.
    Early steps of V(D)J rearrangement : insights from biochemical studies of RAG-RSS complexes / Patrick C. Swanson, Sushil Kumar, and Prafulla Raval -- Regulation of RAG transposition / Adam G.W. Matthews and Marjorie A. Oettinger -- Recent insights into the formation of RAG-induced chromosomal translocations / Vicky L. Brandt and David B. Roth -- V(D)J recombination deficiencies / Jean-Pierre de Villartay -- Large-scale chromatin remodeling at the immunoglobulin heavy chain locus : a paradigm for multigene regulation / Daniel J. Bolland, Andrew L. Wood, and Anne E. Corcoran -- Genetic and epigenetic control of V gene rearrangement frequency / Ann J. Feeney -- Dynamic aspects of TCRa gene recombination : qualitative and quantitative assessments of the TCRa chain repertoire in man and mouse / Evelyne Jouvin-Marche, Patrizia Fuschiotti, and Patrice Noël Marche -- Germline transcription : a key regulator of accessibility and recombination / Iratxe Abarrategui and Michael S. Krangel -- Dynamic regulation of antigen receptor gene assembly / Lance R. Thomas, Robin Milley Cobb, and Eugene M. Oltz -- Molecular genetics at the T-cell receptor b locus : insights into the regulation of V(D)J recombination / Marie Bonnet, Pierre Ferrier, and Salvatore Spicuglia -- Molecular pathways and mechanisms regulating the recombination of immunoglobulin genes during B-lymphocyte development / Kristen Johnson, Karen L. Reddy, and Harinder Singh -- Regulation of V(D)J recombinationby E-protein transcription factors / Mary Elizabeth Jones and Yuan Zhuang -- Temporal and spatial regulation of V(D)J recombination : interactions of extrinsic factors with the RAG complex / Yun Liu, Li Zhang, and Stephen Desiderio -- V(D)J recombination : of mice and sharks / Ellen Hsu -- Normal and pathological V(D)J recombination : contribution to the understanding of human lymphoid malignancies / Saïda Dadi ... [et al.].
    Also available: Print – 2009
  • 2008From: CRCnetBASE
    Thomas S.C. Li.
  • 2011From: Springer
    Marja Mutanen, Anne-Maria Pajari, editors.
    Cruciferous vegetables and biological activity of isothiocyanates and indoles -- Green leafy vegetables in cancer prevention -- The role of tomato lycopene in cancer prevention -- [Beta]-carotene and other carotenoids in cancer prevention -- The role of alliums and their sulfur and selenium constituents in cancer prevention -- Molecular mechanisms of chemoprevention with capsaicinoids for chili peppers -- Influence of dietary soy isoflavones genistein and daidzein on genotoxicity and mammary carcinogenicity in rats exposed to the model carcinogen 7, 12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA) -- The potential roles of seeds and seed bioactives on the prevention and treatment of breast and prostate cancer -- Nuts as part of a whole diet approach to cancer prevention -- Whole grains and their constituents in the prevention of colon cancer.
  • 2015From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Lorna Fiedler.
    VEGF splicing and the role of VEGF splice variants: From physiological-pathological conditions to specific pre-mRNA splicing -- Detection and quantification of VEGF isoforms by ELISA -- Quantitation of circulating neuropilin-1 in human, monkey, mouse, and rat sera by ELISA -- Detection and quantification of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinases in primary human endothelial cells -- Induction of VEGF secretion in cardiomyocytes by mechanical stretch -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation assay: Examining the interaction of NFkB with the VEGF promoter -- An overview of vegf-mediated signal transduction -- Identification of receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors using cell surface biotinylation and affinity isolation -- Analysis of VEGF-mediated ERK5 activity in endothelial cells -- In vitro angiogenesis assays -- Chemotactic migration of endothelial cells towards VEGF-A165 -- Vasculogenesis and angiogenesis in VEGF receptor-1 deficient mice -- The embryonic mouse hindbrain and postnatal retina as in vivo models to study angiogenesis -- VEGF gene transfer to the utero-placental circulation of pregnant guinea pigs to enhance fetal growth -- VEGF gene transfer to the utero-placental circulation of pregnant sheep to enhance fetal growth -- Generation of targeted mutations in zebrafish using the CRISPR/cas system.
  • 2010From: CRCnetBASE
    Chuck Wilson.
  • posted by Atul Gawande.
  • 2011From: ScienceDirect
    Scott A. Weinstein, David A. Warrell, Julian White and Daniel E. Keyler.
    This book is the first significant contribution to thoroughly examine the potential hazards associated with snakes of the former family, Colubridae. This family contained >65% of living snake species (approximately 3,000 taxa) and has recently been split into multiple families. Many of these snakes produce oral secretions that contain toxins and other biologically-active substances. A large variety of these snakes figure in the pet industry, yet little documented information or formal study of their potential medical importance has been published. Therefore, although the possible medical importance of many of these species has been subjected to speculation since the mid-nineteenth century, there is a limited amount of useful descriptive information regarding the real hazard (or lack thereof) of snakes belonging to this diverse, artificial family. There is a need for "one-stop shopping" offering information regarding their possible toxicity and clinical relevance as well as recommendations for medical management of their bites. This book is the first synthesis of this information and includes evidence-based risk assessment, hazard rankings and specific recommendations regarding important species, many common in captivity. Fills a gap in the toxinological, medical and herpetological literature by providing a comprehensive review of this entire assemblage of snakes, with particular attention given to their capacity, real or rumored, to cause harm to humans A patient-centered, evidence-based approach is applied to analyzing documented case reports of bites inflicted by approximately 100 species. Clinical management of medically significant bites from non-front-fanged colubroids is methodically reviewed, and specific recommendations are provided.
  • 2011From: Springer
    edited by David C. Madoff, Masatoshi Makuuchi, Masato Nagino, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey.
    pt. 1. History and anatomy -- pt. 2. Preoperative assessment -- pt. 3. Embolization techniques -- pt. 4. Clinical outcomes -- pt. 5. Additional strategies for resection and embolization -- pt. 6. Evidence and the future.
  • 2016From: Springer
    Mieczyslaw Pokorski, editor.
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children with Cystic Fibrosis -- Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders and Bruxism -- Absence of Typical Symptoms and Comorbidities in Patients with Central Sleep Apnea -- Causes of Chronic Cough in Non-Smoking Patients -- Diseases of the Upper Respiratory Tract in Preschool and School Age Children in Ambulatory Ear Nose Throat Practice -- Assessment of Air Pollution Effects on the Respiratory System Based on Pulmonary Function Tests Performed during Spirometry Days -- Development and Evaluation of Predictive Models in Tuberculous Pleuritis -- The Influence of Asthma Exacerbations on Health-Related Quality of Life -- Increased Serum IgA in Children with IgA Nephropathy, Severity of Kidney Biopsy Findings and Long-Term Outcomes -- Product Failures in Respirators and Consumables: Analysis of Field Safety Notices of 2005-2013 publicized by the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices in Germany.
    Also available: Print – 2015
  • edited by Nicolino Ambrosino, Roger S. Goldstein.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2010From: Springer
    Stefano Nava, Francesco Fanfulla.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Shunei Kyo, editor.
    This book focuses on how ventricular assist devices (VADs) can help provide destination therapy for patients with terminal heart failure, one of the most serious diseases in the world today because of the tremendous number of patients, the high mortality rate, and the cost of care. One means of providing cardiological support for patients suffering from heart failure is with VADs, and more than 10,000 patients worldwide have now been implanted with these devices. Half of them already have lived more than one year, and 2,000 patients more than two years, after surgery. This improved survival means that we have reached a point where VADs can be used for destination therapy, not just for bridge-to-recovery or bridge-to-transplant. In view of the increasing number of patients with advanced-stage heart failure and the availability and longevity of transplanted hearts, VADs can solve many problems. In addition to providing information about the devices themselves, this book includes vital guidelines on long-term management and support of VAD-implanted patients' everyday lives.
  • 2012From: Springer
    V. Rao Parachuri, Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak.
    Anatomy of the Myocardium in the Normal Left Ventricle -- Normal Left Ventricular Dynamics: Contraction and Relaxation Patterns -- Altered Left Ventricular Geometry in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy -- Altered Ventricular Function in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy -- Hemodynamics in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Left Ventricular Aneurysm Formation -- Evolution of Techniques of Surgical Ventricular Restoration: From Linear Repair to Endoventricular Linear Patch Plasty -- The Surgical Technique of Linear Endoventricular Patch Plasty -- Surgical Ventricular Restoration by the Technique of Endoventricular Linear Patch Plasty: Long-Term Clinical Results -- The Impact of Surgical Technique on Cardiac Hemodynamics Following Surgical Ventricular Restoration -- Recent Controversies: To STICH or Not to STICH? -- Role of Electrophysiological Testing, Intracardiac Defibrillator Implantation, and Concomitant Surgical Procedures in Patients with Left Ventricular Aneurysms Presenting with Ventricular Tachycardia -- Role of Mitral Valve Surgery in Surgical Ventricular Restoration for Left Ventricular Aneurysms.
  • von Erik Lysholm, Bertil Ebenius und Hans Sahlstedt.
    I.t. Röntgentechnik. -- II.t. Die seitenventrikel. -- III.t. Dritter und vierter ventrikel. --
  • von Erik Lysholm, Bertil Ebenius und Hans Sahlstedt.
    I.t. Röntgentechnik. -- II.t. Die seitenventrikel. -- III.t. Dritter und vierter ventrikel. --
  • [produced by a WHO-led expert group including Carla AbouZahr ... et al.].
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  • 1913-From: Google Books
    von Prof. Dr. H. Jordan.
    v. 1. Die Ernährung.
    Also available: Print – v. 1, 1913.
  • chairmen: H. Dennig, H. Lettré ; secretary general: H. P. Kuemmerle ; editors: H. P. Kuemmerle, P. Preziosi ; associate editors: L. Dettli [and others]
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2010From: Springer
    [di] Matteo Balestrieri ... [et al.].
  • C. Michael Pilato, Ben Collins-Sussman, and Brian W. Fitzpatrick.
  • 2017From: Springer
    Francisco Pelegri, Michael Danilchik, Ann Sutherland, editors.
    "This book provides a comprehensive overview of topics describing the earliest steps of fertilization, from egg activation and fertilization to the activation of the zygotic genome, in various studied vertebrate model systems. The contribution of maternal and paternal factors and their role in the early embryo as parental DNA becomes modified and embryonic genes become activated is fundamental to the initiation of embryogenesis in all animal systems. It can be argued that this is a unique developmental period, when information from the parents is compressed to direct the development of the body plan of the entire organism, a process of astounding simplicity, elegance and beauty. In addition to their fundamental scientific interest, many frontiers of biomedicine, such as reproductive biology, stem cells and reprogramming, and the understanding of intergenerational diseases, depend on advances in our knowledge of these early processes. Vertebrate Development: Maternal to Zygotic Control brings together chapters from experts in various disciplines describing the latest advances related to this important developmental transition. Each chapter is a synthesis of knowledge relevant to all vertebrates, with details on specific systems as well as comparisons between the various studied vertebrate models. The editorial expertise encompasses the fields of major vertebrate model systems (mammalian, amphibian and teleost) ensuring a balanced approach to various topics. This unique book&with its combination of in-depth and up-to-date basic research, inter-species comprehensiveness and emphasis on the very early stages of animal development&is essential for research scientists studying vertebrate development, as well as being a valuable resource for college educators teaching advanced courses in developmental biology"--Publisher's description.
    Also available: Print – 2017
  • 2011From: Springer Protocols
    edited by Francisco J. Pelegri.
    Approaches and species in the history of vertebrate embryology / Nick Hopwood -- Manipulating and imaging the early Xenopus laevis embryo / Michael V. Danilchik -- Manipulation of gene function in Xenopus laevis / Mizuho S. Mimoto and Jan L. Christian -- Developmental genetics in Xenopus tropicalis / Timothy J. Geach and Lyle B. Zimmerman -- Embryological and genetic manipulation of chick development / Laura S. Gammill and Catherine E. Krull -- Embryological manipulations in zebrafish / Yuhua Sun, Dorota Wloga, and Scott T. Dougan -- Practical approaches for implementing forward genetic strategies in zebrafish / Sreelaja Nair and Francisco J. Pelegri -- Essential techniques for introducing medaka to a zebrafish laboratory -- towards the combined use of medaka and zebrafish for further genetic dissection of the function of the vertebrate genome / Sean R. Porazinski, Huijia Wang, and Makoto Furutani-Seiki -- Ex utero culture and live imaging of mouse embryos / Anna Piliszek, Gloria S. Kwon, and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis -- Detection of gene expression in mouse embryos and tissue sections / Edwina McGlinn and Jennifer H. Mansfield -- Gene targeting in the mouse / Anne E. Griep [and others] -- Creating a "hopeful monster" : mouse forward genetic screens / Vanessa L. Horner and Tamara Caspary -- Assisted reproductive technology in nonhuman primates / Tien-cheng Arthur Chang and Anthony W.S. Chan -- Embryological methods in ascidians : the Villefranche-sur-Mer protocols / Christian Sardet [and others] -- Ciona genetics / Michael T. Veeman, Shota Chiba, and William C. Smith -- Analyses of gene function in Amphioxus embryos by microinjection of mRNAs and morpholino oligonucleotides / Linda Z. Holland and Takayuki Onai -- Reptile embryology / Matthew K. Vickaryous and Katherine E. McLean -- Reproductive and developmental manipulation of the marsupial, the tammar wallaby Macropus eugenii / Marilyn B. Renfree and Andrew J. Pask -- Mutant generation in vertebrate model organisms by TILLING / Sylke Winkler, Nicola Gscheidel, and Michael Brand -- Inducing high rates of targeted mutagenesis in zebrafish using zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs) / Jasmine M. McCammon, Yannick Doyon, and Sharon L. Amacher -- Derivation of mouse embryonic stem cell lines from blastocysts produced by fertilization and somatic cell nuclear transfer / Zhongde Wang -- Cloning mice and ES cells by nuclear transfer from somatic stem cells and fully differentiated cells / Zhongde Wang -- Keeping two animal systems in one lab -- a frog plus fish case study / Hazel Sive -- Laboratory guidelines for animal care / Marcelo Couto.
  • 2006.From: Karger
    volume editor, Jean-Nicolas Volff.
    The human genome and its upcoming dynamics / M. Platzer -- Primate genomes / H. Herlyn, H. Zischler -- The mouse genome / S.D.M. Brown, J.M. Hancock -- The dog genome / F. Galibert, C. André -- The feline genome / W.J. Murphy -- The bovine genome / J.E. Womack -- The sheep genome / N.E. Cockett -- Cracking the genomic piggy bank : identifying secrets of the pig genome / B.E. Mote, M.F. Rothschild -- The horse genome / B.P. Chowdhary, T. Raudsepp -- Marsupial and monotreme genomes / E. Koina, J. Fong, J.A. Marshall Graves -- The chicken genome / D.W. Burt -- Insights from Xenopus genomes / N. Pollet, A. Mazabraud -- The Tetraodon genome / H. Roest Crollius -- The medaka genome : why we need multiple fish models in vertebrate functional genomics / H. Mitani ... [et al.] -- The zebrafish genome : a review and msx gene case study / J.H. Postlethwait -- Urochordate genomes / N. Satoh ... [et al.].
  • 2006From: Springer
    Ruth Anne Eatock, Richard R. Fay, Arthur N. Popper, editors.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Beate Brand-Saberi, editor.
    This book addresses the differentiation control of skeletal muscle in different locations of the vertebrate body. Particular attention is paid to novel regulatory molecules and signals as well as to the heterogeneity of origin that have revealed a developmental overlap between skeletal and cardiac muscle. Different functional muscle groups are the product of the evolution of the vertebrate classes, making a phylogenetic comparison worthwhile for understanding the role of muscle stem cells and precursors in myogenesis. New insights into the hierarchy of transcription factors, particularly in the context of these different muscle groups come from detailed investigations of the spatio-temporal and regulatory relationships derived from mouse and zebrafish genetics and avian microsurgery. Importantly, epigenetic mechanisms that have surfaced recently, in particular the role of MyomiRs, are also surveyed. Regarding human patients, encouraging results have been generated that identify parallels between embryonic myogenesis and regenerating myofibers that share regulatory molecules. Interestingly, the heterogeneity in embryonic origins of skeletal muscle groups in the vertebrate including humans is paralleled by their different susceptibility to types of muscle dystrophies. The progress that has been made in the field of muscle stem cell biology, especially on satellite cells, is outlined in this book by experts in the field. The authors review recent insights of the heterogeneous nature of these satellite cells regarding their gene signatures and regeneration potential. An improved understanding of muscle stem cells seems only possible with a view to the cell environment, putting embryological and molecular findings from different vertebrate classes and stem cell approaches into context.
    Also available: Print – 2015
  • pt. A-B, 2000.From: ScienceDirect
    pt. BFrom: ScienceDirect
    edited by Krzysztof Palczewski.
    Also available: Print – pt. A-B, 2000.
  • 2016From: Springer
    Roderick A. Suthers, W. Tecumseh Fitch, Richard R. Fay, Arthur N. Popper, editors.
    Preface -- Vertebrate Vocal Production: An Introductory Overview -- Fish Sound Production: An Exaptation? -- Vocal Sound Production and Acoustic Communication in Amphibians and Reptiles -- Locomotion-Induced Sounds and Sonations: Mechanisms, Communication Function, and Relationship with Behavior -- Embodied Motor Control of Avian Vocal Production -- Biophysics of Vocal Production in Mammals -- Infrasonic and Seismic Communication in the Vertebrates with Special Emphasis on the Afrotheria: An Update and Future Directions -- Vocal Production by Terrestrial Mammals: Source, Filter, and Function -- Vocal Learning and Auditory-Vocal Feedback -- Vertebrate Bioacoustics: Prospects and Open Problems.
  • 2015From: Cambridge
    Louis R. Caplan.
    "This comprehensive review of vascular disease in the vertebrobasilar circulation is based on Dr Louis R. Caplan's extensive experience and observation of patients from the New England Medical Center posterior circulation stroke registry. It benefits from an organized, uniform, and coherent analysis of all types of vascular disease involving the posterior circulation, presented by a single author who is one of the world's leading authorities on this topic. This new edition is fully updated throughout, including a review of all the literature published on this topic since the previous edition in 1996. There are major rewrites for the chapters on diagnosis and therapy, inclusion of modern imaging techniques, and extensive illustrations. Essential reading for stroke physicians and neurologists, the book will also be an important source of reference for neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons and endovascular radiologists"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2017From: Oxford Medicine Online
    Robert W. Baloh, MD, Professor of Neurology and Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Director of Neurotology Clinic and Laboratory, Ronald Regan Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
    Ménière recognizes that vertigo can originate from the inner ear -- Ménière, a man of many interests -- Breuer discovers how the balance portion of the inner ear works -- Breuer, the Renaissance man -- Breuer's experiments on the semicircular canals and otolith organs -- Breuer's contributions to psychiatry and philosophy -- Politzer's otology clinic and the discovery of the caloric test -- Bárány's formative years and the conflict in Politzer's clinic -- The war years and Bárány's decision to leave Vienna -- Bárány's test battery and the first description of BPPV -- Bárány's life in Uppsala and his work with Lorente de Nó -- Hallpike and the pathology of Ménière's disease -- Hallpike's formative years -- Hallpike's caloric test -- Hallpike defines the syndrome of BPPV -- Schuknecht and his breakthrough on BPPV -- Schuknecht's temporal bone bank in Boston -- Schuknecht's crusade against myths in otology -- Semont and Epley maneuvers -- Evolution of treatment maneuvers for BPPV -- Summary and future directions.
  • 2013From: Springer
    Shabih H. Zaidi, Arun Sinha.
    Part I. Fundamentals -- Nomenclature and epidemiology -- Basic sciences, clinical evaluation and investigations -- Part II. Clinical conditions -- Meniere's disease -- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) -- Vestibular migraine -- Cervical vertigo/labyrinthitis/ototoxicity -- Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) -- Central causes -- General causes -- Paediatric clinical conditions -- Part III. Rehabilitation and ethical issues -- Rehabilitation -- Vertigo in the elderly: quality of life and some ethical issues.

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Provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present through articles, book chapters and dissertations.BMJ Clinical Evidence. A clinical information tool built around systematic reviews summarizing the current state of knowledge about prevention and treatment of clinical conditions.PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource) is a Web-based decision-support tool designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for primary care physicians.Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) provides access to 300,000 controlled trials that have been identified the Cochrane Collaboration.Provides drug information targeted for patients.A continually updating drug monograph.The National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC): A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.MedlinePlus: A repository of health information from the National Library of Medicine. Links are from trusted sites. No advertising, no endorsement of commercial companies or productsLPCH CareNotes via MicroMedex: Patient education handouts customized by LPCH clinical staffMicromedex Lab Advisor: Evidence based laboratory test informationA drug database organized by generic name, trade name and drug class.LPCH / Stanford Hospital Formulary.A goldmine of trusted consumer health information from the world's largest medical library.A trusted source of expert advice for and about kids, providing the information necessary to help patients and parents understand their unique needs.Provides patient handouts from the American Academy of Family Physician.Access to the Stanford Health Library for patients.Lane provides access to over 5,000 eBooks many of which provide helpful background material that will prepare you to better tackle primary literature.

Largest, broadest eBook package; covers all sciences, as well as technology (including software), medicine, and humanities.

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A collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by concept, and linked to terms in PubMed abstracts.

A web-based, decision support system for infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. The database, updated weekly, currently includes 337 diseases, 224 countries, 1,147 microbial taxa and 306 antibacterial (-fungal, -parasitic, -viral) agents and vaccines.

Over 10,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country.

Large number of high quality software and database programming titles from O'Reilly. Other software titles are also available from Sams and Prentice Hall. Limited to 7 concurrent users.Vast collection of software and database programming titles from multiple publishers, including Microsoft Press.Largest provider of engineering-related eBooks; includes titles in computer science and biomedical engineering.Over 4,000 full-text e-books covering scientific and technical information from CRC Press and others. Many handbooks and single volume reference sources.Includes peer-reviewed life science and biomedical research protocols compiled from Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuromethods, the Biomethods Handbook, the Proteomics Handbook, and Springer Laboratory Manuals.Contains full text access to selected biomedical and nursing books.

Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers.

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Collection of over 8 thousand fulltext titles in engineering, math, and basic and applied biomedical research. Coverage is from 1967 to the present.A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.

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