Books by Subject
- 2015 SpringerJozef Rovenský, Tibor Urbánek, Boldišová Olʹga, James A. Gallagher, editors.This book comprehensively describes alkaptonuria and ochronosis. Beginning with the history, genetics, pathophysiology and diagnostics of the disease, the authors subsequently present a detailed characterization of its clinical manifestation in the spine, peripheral joints, eyes, ears, visceral organs and respiratory tract, its pathological anatomy and histology, as well as differential diagnosis. This is complemented by the latest data on therapy and experimental models of alkaptonuria, and supported by several case reports. Numerous pictures and radiological images document the clinical symptoms, giving the reader a solid understanding of the disease. On the basis of the editor?s and authors? own extensive observations, the book offers an analysis of protein metabolism and aromatic amino acids in the context of alkaptonuria. Written by international experts in the field, the book offers a valuable reference guide for healthcare professionals working in rheumatology, dermatology, pulmonology, otolaryngology and histopathology.
- 2008 SpringerMichael P. Seed, David A. Walsh, editors.Also available: Print – 2008
- 2011 SpringerJoachim Sieper, Jürgen Braun.Overview of ankylosing spondylitis -- Clinical manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis -- Diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis -- Imaging in ankylosing spondylitis -- Management of ankylosing spondylitis -- Socioeconomic aspects of ankylosing spondylitis.
- 2013 SpringerAlan Ebringer.Ankylosing spondylitis and Klebsiella is a comprehensive and informative text on the cause of Ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a condition which affects 20 million people worldwide and is likely caused or initiated by a bowel infection from Klebsiella bacteria. When a patient is infected by Klebsiella bacteria, his or her immune system will make antibodies against all the antigens or molecules found in the microbe. Because some of the bacterial antigens resemble self tissues, the anti-bacterial antibodies will attack not only the bacteria but also the self tissues such as the joints and the cells having the same HLA molecules, which is how the disease AS starts. This is the concept of molecular similarity or "molecular mimicry" which previously has been found to work in two other autoimmune diseases; rheumatic fever and rheumatoid arthritis. The first paper on this subject was published in 1976 and since then over 100 papers on rheumatological topics have been published, from Prof Ebringer's group, at the Division of Life Sciences, King's College in London, UK. The relevant information from these papers is extracted and presented in this book format making it accessible to health professionals, research institutions, pharmaceutical companies and universities and the general public.
- Antiphospholipid syndrome : insights and highlights from the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies2012 SpringerDoruk Erkan, Silvia S. Pierangeli, editors.Part 1. History of Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- 1. Overview of the Last 25 Years and 13 International Congresses on Antiphospholipid Antibodies / Eon Nigel Harris and Silvia S. Pierangeli -- Part II. Basic Science Aspects of Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- 2. What is the Oirgin of Antiphospholipid Antibodies? / Rohan Willis, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Silvia S. Pierangeli and Miri Blank -- 3. What is the Genetics of Antiphospholipid Antibodies/Syndrome? / Thomas L. Ortel, Pier Luigi Meroni, Marta E. Alarcón-Riquelme, Maria O. Borghi and Joan T. Merrill -- 4. What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Thrombosis? / Rohan Willis, Ian P. Giles, Pojen P. Chen, Chary López-Pedrera and María José Cuadrado, and Silvia S. Pierangeli -- 5. What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Pregnancy Morbidity? / Vikki M. Abrahams, Maria O. Borghi, Pier Luigi Meroni, Jacob H. Rand, Elena Raschi, Jane E. Salmon, Francesco Tedesco, and Angela Tincani -- 6. What are the Target Cells and Receptors that are Recognized by Antiphospholipid Antibodies? / Philip G. de Groot, Elena Raschi, Keith R. McCrae, Silvia S. Pierangeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos, and Rolf T. Urbanus -- Part 3. 13th Iinternational Congress on Antiphospholid Antibodies Task Force Reports -- 7. Task Force Report on "Criteria" Antiphospholipid Antibody Tests / Robert A. S. Roubey and Silvia S. Pierangeli -- 8. Task Force Report on "Non-criteria" Antiphospholipid Antibody Tests / Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Olga Amengual, Tatsuya Atsumi, Walter L. Binder, William H. Kutteh, Bas de Laat, [and others] -- 9. Task Force Report on Obstetric Antiphospholipid Syndrome / D. Ware Branch, Benjamin Leader and Carl A. Laskin -- 10. Task Force Report on Brain Involvement in Antiphospholipid Syndrome / Joab Chapman, Eyal Muscal and Robin L. Brey -- 11. Task Force Report on the Management of Thrombosis in Antiphospholipid Syndrome / Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Vittorio Pengo, Maria G. Tektonidou, Ioana Ruiz-Arruza, María José Cuadrado, and Munther A. Khamashta -- 12. Task Force Report on Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome / Gerard Espinosa, Horacio Berman, Doruk Erkan and Ricard Cervera -- 13. Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Thrombocytopenia / Gabriela Hernández-Molina, Xavier López-Karpovitch, Emilio B. González and Antonio R. Cabral -- 14. Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Nephropathy / Maria G. Tektonidou, Horacio E. Adrogué and Smita Vaidya -- 15. Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Cardiac Valve Disease / Gerard Espinosa, Lucía Fernández de Orueta, Elena Lluch, María Ángeles Polvorosa, Sandra Soro, and Ricard Cervera -- 16. Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Skin / Michal Solomon, Yehuda Shoenfeld and Gisele Zandman-Goddard -- 17. Task Force Report on Antiphospholipid Syndrome Clinical Research / Doruk Erkan, Silvia S. Pierangeli and Michael D. Lockshin -- Part 4. Future of Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- 18. What are the Potential Future Treatments in Antiphospholipid Syndrome? / Doruk Erkan, Anisur Rahman, Hannah Cohen, Samuel J. Machin and Silvia S. Pierangeli -- 19. Remembrances of Predictions Past / Michael D. Lockshin -- Part 5. Antiphospholipid Syndrome for Patients -- 20. What Should Patients Know about Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Antiphospholipid Syndrome? / Doruk Erkan, Lindsay Lally and Michael D. Lockshin.
- 2011 CRCnetBASEedited by Debasis Bagchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, and Siba P. Raychaudhuri.Section I. Overview and pathophysiology -- 1. An overview on rheumatologic disorders / S. Kumar and Rajiva Gupta -- 2. Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis / Allen P. Anandarajah -- 3. Biomarkers in osteoarthritis / Muneaki Ishijima, Hisashi Kurosawa, Haruka Kaneko, Kazuo Kaneko -- 4. Rheumatoid arthritis: disease pathophysiology / Ankit Saxena, Smriti K. Raychaudhuri -- 5. Osteoclasts and interleukin-17-producing helper T cells in rheumatoid arthritis / Kazuo Okamoto, Hiroshi Takayanagi -- 6. WNT/β-Catenin signaling modulating osteoarthritis / Maripat Corr -- 7. Psoriatic arthritis: epidemiology, risk factors, and quality of life / Arathi R. Setty -- Section II. Consequences -- 8. Arthritis, obesity, increased cardiovascular risk, and disability / Shampa Chatterjee -- Section III. Antiarthritic drugs -- 9. An Overview: use of traditional antiarthritic drugs and update on drug development / Gabriela Schmajuk, Michael G. Lyon -- 10. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs / Anand Lal, Seeta Sharma -- 11. Biologics: target-specific treatment of systemic and cutaneous autoimmune diseases / Siba P. Raychaudhuri and Smriti K. Raychaudhuri -- 12. Topical applications for pain and arthritic diseases / Norifumi Tanida, Kotaro Maekawa, Masaru Nakanishi -- 13. Hyaluronic acid and arthritis: a review / Michele Abate -- 14. Hyaluronan for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis / Toshiaki Nakano, Yasufumi Takahashi -- Section IV. Natural therapeutic interventions -- 15. Immunomodulatory activities of Japanese traditional medicines in rheumatoid arthritis / Toshiaki Kogure -- 16. An Overview on natural therapeutic interventions / Stanley Naguwa -- 17. Potential health benefits from nutrition and dietary supplements in the prevention of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis / Cathy Creger Rosenbaum -- 18. Antiarthritic potential of glucosamine and chondroitin: an overview / Michael W. Orth, Pooi-See Chan -- 19. An Overview on N-Acetylglucosamine and arthritis / Daiki Kubomura, Uzuka Naoaki, Yoshiharu Matahira -- 20. Hexosamine flux and the efficacy and safety of glucosamine in the treatment of osteoarthritis / Akhtar Afshan Ali, William Salminen, Julian E. Leakey -- 21. Safety and efficacy of a unique undenatured type II collagen in the treatment of arthritis / Ramesh C. Gupta, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Manashi Bagchi, Francis C. Lau, Debasis Bagchi -- 22. Targeting inflammatory pathways by nutraceuticals for prevention and treatment of arthritis / Bokyung Sung, Gautam Sethi, Kwang Seok Ahn, Manoj K. Pandey, Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara, Bharat B. Aggarwal -- 23. Boswellia serrata for arthritis relief: a journey from frankincense to aflapin and 5-Loxin / Alluri Venkata Krishnaraju, Krishanu Sengupta, Golakoti Trimurtulu -- 24. Utilization of marine products in the treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis / Tadakazu Tamai, Ayako Honmura, Hisashi Yoshioka, Tatsuya Konishi, Shisei Kuninaga, Hiroshi Oda, Akinori Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Okada -- 25. Benefits of fish oil for rheumatoid arthritis: a review / Christine Dawczynski, Gerhard Jahreis -- 26. Potential health benefits of n-3 and -6 fatty acids in selected plant seed oils in rheumatoid arthritis / Hiroyuki Takeuchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Debasis Bagchi -- 27. Antiarthritic potential of bromelain from Ananas comosus and its combination / Dilip Ghosh -- 28. Anti-inflammatory properties of Zingiber officinale var. rubra (red ginger extract) / Hiroshi Shimoda -- 29. Benefits of radix Tripterygium wilfordii for rheumatoid arthritis / Xiaojuan He, Shaohua Xu, Miao Jiang, Na Lin, Aiping Lu -- 30. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): a review of its preclinical use in the management of osteoarthritis / Kai Huang, Hai-li-Cai, Chun Zhang, Xiao-wen Zhang, Li-dong Wu, Li-feng Shen, and Qiao-feng Guo -- 31. Antiarthritic potential of green-lipped mussel and other marine-based nutraceuticals / Wendy Pearson, Michael I. Lindinger -- 32. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticatabolic potential of rosmarinic acid and high-rosmarinic acid mint (Mentha Spicata) in osteoarthritis Wendy Pearson, Michael I. Lindinger -- 33. Potential health benefits of orally administered hyaluronan in alleviating knee joint pain / Tomoyuki Kanemitsu, Akira Asari -- 34. Pycnogenol - a nutraceutical for osteoarthritis / Om P. Gulati -- Section V. Orthopedic approach -- 35. Total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis / Shuichi Matsuda, Hiromasa Miura, Yukihide Iwamoto -- Section VI. Nonpharmacologic interventions -- 36. Physical exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: main modality of treatment and possible use for prevention / Hisashi Kurosawa -- 37. Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis / Hi-Joon Park, Hyangsook Lee -- 38. Rehabilitative strategies for arthritis: physical, agents, exercise, and prosthesis therapies / Nobuyuki Kawate, Mitsumasa Yoda, Naomi Yoshioka, Masazumi Mizuma -- 39. Rehabilitation for arthritis: daily life guidelines / Fumihito Kasai, Masazumi Mizuma -- Section VII. Commentary -- 40. Arthritis, aging society, exercise, nutrition, and other precautionary measures / Siba P. Raychaudhuri, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Debasis Bagchi.
- 2010 ClinicalKeyedited by J. Chris Coetzee, Shepard R. Hurwitz.Ankle arthritis: preoperative considerations -- Evaluation of the arthritic ankle and foot -- Ankle arthritis etiology and prevention -- Nonoperative management of ankle arthritis -- Functional assessment of patients with ankle arthritis -- Young arthritic ankle: treatment options -- Ankle arthroscopy -- Tibial osteotomy for ankle arthritis -- Allograft resurfacing of the tibiotalar joint -- Distraction arthroplasty for the treatment of ankle arthritis -- Young arthritic ankle: treatment options in arthrodesis -- Primary ankle replacement -- Challenging primary total ankle arthroplasty -- Use of total ankle arthroplasty in the varus or valgus ankle -- Associated angulatory (tibia and fibula) deformities -- Challenging total ankle arthroplasty: management of associated foot pathology -- Complications of total ankle arthroplasty: avoidance and treatment -- Recurrent varus following total ankle arthroplasty -- Recurrent valgus following total ankle arthroplasty -- Syndesmosis fusion in the agility total ankle arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic fractures: intraoperative and postoperative -- Infection in total ankle arthroplasty -- Infection following total ankle arthroplasty -- Revision total ankle arthroplasty -- Diagnosis and classification of bone defects: the effect on total ankle arthroplasty -- Recognition and salvage of the failed ankle replacement arthroplasty -- Longevity of modern ankle replacement arthroplasty: survivorship and mechanisms of failure -- Revision of total ankle replacement -- Conversion of a failed total ankle replacement to an ankle fusion: indications and technique -- Subtalar arthritis -- Nonoperative treatment -- Arthroscopy of the subtalar joint -- Subtalar fusion -- Arthrodesis with realignment -- Acquired flatfoot -- Adult acquired flatfoot: nonoperative treatment -- Tendon transfers for acquired posterior tibial tendon deficiency -- Treatment of stage 2 posterior tibial tendon dysfunction -- Treatment of the stage 4 flatfoot -- Tarsometatarsal arthritis -- Midfoot arthritis: nonoperative treatment and arthrodesis -- Great toe (metatarsophalangeal joint) arthritis -- Hallux rigidus etiology -- Hallux rigidus: conservative treatment -- Surgical treatment -- Cheilectomy and phalangeal osteotomy -- Interpositional grafting -- Fusion: when and how -- Replacement: unipolar options and rationale -- Replacement: bipolar options and rationale -- Failed great toe arthroplasty -- Surgical management of failed great toe arthroplasty.
- 2010 ClinicalKeyedited by A. Bobby Chhabra, Jonathan E. Isaacs.Diagnosis, evaluation, and conservative treatment of posttraumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis of the wrist / Mathew Blake, Jonathan E. Isaacs -- The role of arthroscopic evaluation and debridement in wrist arthritis / Laura E. Gill, A. Bobby Chhabra -- Partial and complete denervation of the wrist / David Schnur -- Posttraumatic radiocarpal arthritis / Jonathan E. Isaacs, Travis M. Hendry -- SLAC and SNAC wrist / Warren Hammert -- Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal (STT) arthritis / Jack Ingari -- Ulnar impaction syndrome / Sarah Pettrone ... [et al.] -- Distal radioulnar joint arthritis / Paul Nassab, Jonathan E. Isaacs -- Total wrist arthrodesis and total wrist arthroplasty / Steven D. Maschke, Thomas J. Graham -- Rheumatoid and other inflammatory arthritides of the wrist / Marco Rizzo -- Surgical treatment of the arthritic wrist : the future / Joshua P. Moss, Peter J. Stern -- Distal interphalangeal joint arthritis / James Fletcher -- Proximal interphalangeal joint arthritis / Stephen J. Leibovic -- Metacarpophalangeal arthritis / John Thaller -- Thumb carpometacarpal arthritis / Peter G. Fitzgibbons, Arnold-Peter C. Weiss -- The future of treatment for arthritis of the hand / Scott A. Eisenhuth, A. Bobby Chhabra -- Arthroscopic treatment of the arthritic elbow / Sara D. Rynders, Chad. R. Manke -- Surgical treatment of the elbow : surgical options and indications / Travis M. Hendry, Robert Chadderdon, N. Douglas Boardman III -- Ulnohumeral arthroplasty / Dan A. Zlotolow, Michael O'Brien -- Resurfacing elbow replacement arthroplasty / Rick Papandrea, Peter Evans -- Total elbow arthroplasty / Cay Mierisch, Cassandra Mierisch -- Revision total elbow arthroplasty / N. Douglas Boardman III -- Interposition arthroplasty of the elbow / César J. Bravo -- Elbow arthrodesis / Namory D. Bagayoko, A. Bobby Chhabra -- The future : surgical options for the arthritic elbow / R.A. Gallo, A.H. Payatakes, D.G. Sotereanos.
- 2009 ClinicalKeyedited by Thomas E. Brown [and others].Etiology of Hip Arthritis -- Etiology of Hip Arthritis -- Preoperative Planning for Hip Surgery -- Hip Arthroscopy -- Surgical Dislocation of the Adult Hip for Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement -- Periacetabular Osteotomy -- Proximal Femoral Osteotomy -- Salvage Osteotomy -- Arthrodesis -- The Primary Cemented Femoral Stem -- Current Designs of Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Acetabular Component Options in Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Bearing Options in Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty -- Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty -- Total Hip Arthroplasty in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip -- Total Hip Arthroplasty : Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Proximal Femoral Deformity -- Proximal Femoral Deformity -- Proximal Femur Fracture : The Challenging Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Rationale and Expectations -- Mini-Posterior Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Mini Lateral Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty : The Anterolateral Approach (Modified Hardinge) -- Single-Incision Direct Anterior Approach for Total Hip Arthroplasty -- The Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty with Two Incisions -- Treatment Options for Osteonecrosis of the Hip -- Limb-Length Discrepancy after Total Hip Arthroplasty : Avoidance and Treatment -- Neurovascular Injury : Avoidance and Treatment -- Instability after Total Hip Arthroplasty : Issues, Avoidance, and Treatment -- Periprosthetic Fractures around Total Hip Arthroplasty : Evaluation and Management -- Evaluation and Treatment of Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty : Future Problems and Potential Solutions -- Component Removal : Tricks of the Trade -- Diaphyseal Fixation : Providing Durable Femoral Revisions with Extensively Porous Coated Stems -- Cemented Long Stems for Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty : Do's and Don'ts -- Impaction Grafting of the Femur -- Tapered, Fluted Femoral Fixation -- Allograft-Prosthesis Composites -- Megaprosthesis for Severe Femoral Bone Loss : Heavy Metal -- Liner Exchange and Surgical Treatment of Osteolysi -- Hemispheric Press-Fit Components : The Workhorse -- Triflange Acetabular Components : Last Hurrah.
- 2009 ClinicalKeyedited by Thomas E. Brown [and others].Arthroscopic Debridement of the Arthritic Knee : Is There Still a Role? -- Cartilage Repair and Replacement : From Osteochondral Autograft Transfer to Allograft -- Distal Femoral Osteotomy for Genu Valgum -- Principles of Correction for Monocompartmental Arthritis of the Knee -- Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty -- Patellofemoral Arthroplasty -- Surgical Approaches for Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty : Old and New -- Soft Tissue Balancing during Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Sizing and Balancing : Gap Technique versus Measured Resection -- Posterior Cruciate Ligament Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Intraoperative Complications during Total Knee Arthroplasty : How to Get Out of Trouble -- Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Evaluation of the Painful/Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Soft Tissue Issues : Exposure and Coverage -- Surgical Exposure in Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Removal of Well-Fixed Components during Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Balancing the Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty : Restraint with Constraint -- Management of Bone Loss : Structural Grafts in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Addressing Ligament Deficiency in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Adjunctive Fixation in Total Knee Arthroplasty Revision : Stems and Sleeves -- Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Mobile-Bearing Technology -- Patella Revision/Reconstruction -- The Infected Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty -- Patellofemoral Maltracking : Identification and Solutions -- Extensor Mechanism Rupture -- Extensor Mechanism Rupture -- The Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty : Evaluation and Treatment -- Periprosthetic Fractures about Total Knee Replacements : Repair or Revise -- Limb Salvage for Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty : Arthrodesis and Beyond.
- 2009 ClinicalKeyedited by David M. Dines, Cato T. Laurencin, Gerald R. Williams, Jr.Arthritis and arthroplasty of shoulder -- Etiology, diagnosis, and non-operative treatment of the arthritic shoulder -- Surgical options in shoulder arthritis -- Debridement, chondroplasty, and soft tissue releases -- Evolution of shoulder arthroplasty -- Partial surface replacements: indications, techniques, and results -- Humeral head resurfacing: indications, technique, and results -- Hemiarthroplasty for arthritis -- Interpositional arthroplasty -- Total shoulder arthroplasty in primary osteoarthritis: technique and results -- Total shoulder arthroplasty: technical considerations -- Soft tissue releases and glenoid exposure -- Glenoid bone loss treated with bone grafts -- Rotator cuff deficient arthritic shoulder -- Rehabilitation after shoulder arthroplasty -- Disease-specific options -- Arthroplasty in rheumatologic conditions: special considerations -- Total shoulder arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty for arthritis: current trends and technical considerations -- Shoulder arthroplasty in post-traumatic arthroplasty: technique and results -- Arthroplasty for arthritis after instability, including post-capsulorrhaphy and chronic dislocations -- Avascular necrosis of the shoulder -- Reverse shoulder arthroplasty: indications, technique, and results -- Reverse shoulder prosthesis for acute and chronic fractures -- Complications and revision -- Complications of conventional shoulder arthroplasty -- Complications and treatment of reverse shoulder prosthesis -- Infection: diagnosis and treatment options -- Soft tissue failure after arthroplasty: rotator cuff and subscapularis -- Glenoid loosening: diagnosis and treatment -- Revision shoulder arthroplasty: technical considerations and outcomes -- Reverse shoulder arthroplasty in revision shoulder arthroplasty.
- 2010 ClinicalKeyedited by Francis H. Shen, Christopher I. Shaffrey.Preoperative Evaluation of the Spine -- Imaging of the Spine -- Pathophysiology of Degenerative Processes of the Spine -- Cervical Disc Degeneration -- Treatment of Axial Neck Pain -- Cervical Radiculopathy -- Cervical Myelopathy -- Posttraumatic Arthritis of the Cervical Spine : Operative and Nonoperative Management -- Posttraumatic Deformities of the Cervical Spine : Operative Management -- Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine -- Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine -- Surgical Management of Thoracic Stenosis with Myelopathy -- Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy for the Treatment of Thoracic Degenerative Disorders -- Microdiscectomy for the Treatment of the Herniated Lumbar Disc -- Far Lateral Lumbar Disc Herniations -- Lumbar Laminectomy for the Treatment of Spinal Stenosis -- Indications for Fusion for Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine -- Instrumentation of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disorders -- Posterior Approach for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disorders : Axial Back Pain -- Anterior Approach for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disorders : Axial Back Pain -- Anteroposterior Approach for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disorders : Axial Back Pain -- Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Disorders of the Spine -- Extreme Lateral Approach for Degenerative Disorders of the Spine -- Management of Postoperative Lumbar Wound Infections -- How to Choose the Surgical Approach for the Treatment of De Novo Scoliosis -- Posterior Laminectomy without Fusion for the Treatment of De Novo Scoliosis -- Fusion in Adult Scoliosis -- Sacropelvic Instrumentation for Disorders of the Thoracolumbar Spine -- Osteotomies for Degenerative Disorders of the Thoracolumbar Spine -- Spinal Deformities in Ankylosing Spondylitis : Surgical Management -- Instrumentation in the Osteoporotic Spine -- Nonunion of the Cervical Spine : Anterior and Posterior Treatment -- Junctional Degeneration of the Cervical Spine -- Postlaminectomy Kyphosis : Anterior, Posterior, and Combined Approaches -- Failure of Cervical Spine Instrumentation -- Adjacent-Level Degeneration of the Lumbar Spine after Lumbar Fusion -- Failure of Lumbar Spine Instrumentation -- Evaluation and Management of Postoperative Wound Infections of the Anterior and Posterior Spine -- Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks in the Lumbar Spine -- Vertebroplasty for the Treatment of Vertebral Body Fractures -- Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Vertebral Body Fractures -- Posterior Minimally Invasive Decompressive Techniques for the Cervical Spine -- Posterior Minimally Invasive Decompressive Techniques for the Lumbar Spine -- Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Pedicle Screw Placement -- Posterior Minimal Incision Interbody Fusion Techniques for the Lumbar Spine -- Posterior Motion-Sparing Instrumentation and Interspinous Devices for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine -- Disc Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine -- Facet Joint Replacement for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Spine -- Use of Nucleus Replacement for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine.
- 2005 Ovidedited by William J. Koopman and Larry W. Moreland.Sect. I. Introduction to the study of the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. II. Scientific basis for the study of the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. III. Therapeutic approaches in the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. IV. Surgical intervention in the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. V. Rheumatoid arthritis -- Sect. VI. Other inflammatory arthritis syndromes -- Sect. VII. Systemic rheumatic diseases -- Sect. VIII. Vasculitis and related diseases -- Sect. IX. Miscellaneous rheumatic diseases -- Sect. X. Regional disorders of joints and related structures -- Sect. XI. Osteoarthritis -- Sect. XII. Metabolic bone and joint diseases -- Sect. XIII. Infectious arthritis.Also available: Print – v. 1-2, 2005.
- 2012 ScienceDirect2012 ClinicalKeyAnne C. Brower, Donald J. Flemming ; associate editor, Stephanie A. Bernard.Imaging techniques and modalities -- Evaluation of the hand film -- Approach to the foot -- Approach to the hip -- Approach to the knee -- Approach to the shoulder -- The sacroiliac joint -- The "phytes" of the spine -- Radiographic changes observed in a specific articular disease -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reactive disease -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Osteoarthritis -- Neuropathic osteoarthropathy -- Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease -- Hydroxyapatite deposition disease -- Miscellaneous deposition diseases -- Collagen vascular diseases (connective tissue diseases) -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Hemophilia -- Mass-like arthropathies.
- 2009 ClinicalKeyMichael A. Bruno, Timothy J. Mosher, Garry E. Gold.Arthritis in Color helps you understand the recent advances in the use of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound for the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis. Written by three authorities in the field, Michael A. Bruno, MD; Gary E. Gold, MD; and Timothy J. Mosher, MD, and including more than 600 images, 300 in full color, this book gives you access to the current understanding and future directions in this dynamic field. With coverage of everything from the basic to the advanced, you'll have the guidance you need to make the most accurate diagnoses. Provides correlation images that depict the disease process on ultrasound, MRI, and plain radiographs to allow you to confirm a diagnosis quickly and easily. Explores MRI and ultrasound as more effective approaches to diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis due to their superior evaluation of soft tissues, marrow, and cartilage. Features more than 600 digital quality images, 300 in full color, that clearly illustrate the material being presented. Includes examples of pathology with color illustrations to help you arrive at more accurate diagnoses. Covers both basic and advanced concepts for a well-rounded, well-balanced approach suitable for the novice or the expert. Presents the expert guidance of Michael A. Bruno, Gary E. Gold, and Timothy J. Mosher, instructors of the popular annual course at the American Roentgen Ray Society on Advanced Imaging in Arthritis, for a consistent, accessible style.
- 2014 Springer Protocolsedited by Shunichi Shiozawa.Intravital Multiphoton Microscopy for Dissecting Cellular Dynamics in Arthritic Inflammation and Bone Destruction -- Monitoring Multifunctionality of Immune-Exhausted CD8 T in Cancer Patients -- Characterization of Innate Immune Signalings Stimulated by Ligands for Pattern Recognition Receptors -- Principled for the Use of in vivo Transgene Techniques: Overview and an Introductory Practical Guide for the Selection of Tetracycline-Controlled Transgenic Mice -- Unraveling Autoimmunity with the Adoptive Transfer of T Cells from TCR-Transgenic Mice -- In Vivo Cell Transfer Assay to Detect Autoreactive T Cell Subsets -- Characterization of microRNAs and Their Targets -- Studies on the T Cell Receptor (TCR) Revision of Autoantibody-Inducing CD4T (aiCD4 T) Cell -- Basic Techniques for Studies of iNKT Cells and MAIT Cells -- Induction of de novo Autoimmune Disease in Normal Mice Upon Repeated Immunization with Antigen -- Mouse Models of Experimental Dermal Fibrosis: The Bleomycin-Induced Dermal Fibrosis -- Screening for Novel Serum Biomarker for Monitoring Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using iTRAQ Technology Based Quantitative Proteomic Approach -- Genome-Wide Genetic Study in Autoimmune Disease Prone Mice -- Bayesian Systems-Based Genetic Association Analysis with Effect Strength Estimation and Omic Wide Interpretation: A Case Study in Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Sample Processing, Protocol and Statistical Analysis of the Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (ToF-SIMS) of Protein, Cell and Tissue Samples -- Label-Free Imaging of Adipogenesis by Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Microscopy.
- v. 1-2, 2007 Springer Protocolsv. 2, 2007 Springer Protocolsedited by Andrew P. Cope.
- 2014 SpringerNigel Arden [and 9 more].This Atlas provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the historical and current perspectives on osteoarthritis, including the pathophysiology and epidemiology of the disease. Written by leading authors in the field of osteoarthritis, the book discusses classification, etiology and risk factors for osteoarthritis, the disease course and determinants of osteoarthritis progression, clinical features and diagnosis as well as imaging methods to assess joint damage. The Atlas of Osteoarthritis concludes with the latest treatment updates including both nonpharmacological and pharmacological treatments, as well as surgical recommendations for patients with the disease. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease causing joint pain, stiffness, and physical disability among adults. It is an important issue for both the individual and society with its impact on public health continuing to grow as a result of the aging population, the rising prevalence of obesity, and the lack of definitive treatments to prevent or halt the progress of the disease.
- 2007 SpringerP.J. Mease and P.S. Helliwell, eds.
- 2015 SpringerPaul Emery, editor.Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis is a high-quality educational initiative, written by leaders in the field of rheumatology, containing a collection of approximately 150 relevant images, with extended descriptive captions and a comprehensive bibliography. The Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis will provide clinicians with a visual guide to rheumatoid arthritis, focusing on assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including newer research into the signalling pathways involved in the pathogenesis of RA, before focusing on the treatment of RA. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common and most serious of the inflammatory arthritic disorders, and it dominates clinical rheumatological practice. Effective, early treatment is vital as this can slow the course of the disease and reduce joint damage. RA is usually treated using disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), most commonly methotrexate. The newest treatments target the disease-causing immune elements specifically and directly.
- 2013 SpringerJames Daniels, William W. Dexter, editors.Introduction -- Understanding Accreditation and Certification in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound -- Choosing Ultrasound Equipment -- Knobology -- Tissue Scanning -- Hand and Fingers -- Wrist -- Elbow -- Shoulder -- Foot and Toes -- Ankle -- Knee -- Hip -- Groin -- Ultrasound Guidance of Injections -- Rheumatologic Findings.
- 2010 SpringerYusuf Yazıcı, Hasan Yazıcı, editors.Introduction: dedicated Mondays and an acquaintance-based view of Behçet's syndrome -- History and diagnosis -- Epidemiology of Behçet's syndrome and regional differences in disease expression -- The mucocutaneous manifestations of pathergy reaction in Behçet's disease -- Eye disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's syndrome and the nervous system -- Vascular disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis in Behçet's syndrome -- Locomotor system disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's disease: gastrointestinal involvement -- Miscellaneous manifestations of Behçet's disease -- Juvenile Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's disease: pathology -- Disease mechanisms -- Genetics of Behçet's disease -- Animal models of Behçet's disease -- Prognosis in Behçet's syndrome -- Disease assessment in Behçet's disease -- Medical management of Behçet's syndrome.
- 2016 SpringerRonald F. van Vollenhoven.Disease overview -- General treatment aspects -- Overview of biologic therapies -- Cytokine inhibitors -- B-cell directed therapy -- T-cell directed therapy -- Novel biologics and small molecules with biologic-like effects -- Strategies for the optimal use of biologic agents in rheumatoid arthritis -- Considerations for special patient populations -- Conclusions and future outlook.
- 2015 Wileyedited by Werner Zimmerli.Microbiology of bone and joint infections -- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antibiotics in bone -- Preclinical models of infection in bone and joint surgery -- Native joint arthritis in children -- Native joint arthritis -- Septic arthritis of axial joints -- Periprosthetic joint infection : general aspects -- Periprosthetic joint infection after total hip and knee arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic joint infection after shoulder arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic joint infection after elbow arthroplasty -- Periprosthetic joint infection after ankle arthroplasty -- Osteomyelitis : classification -- Osteomyelitis in children -- Acute osteomyelitis in adults -- Subacute osteomyelitis : tuberculous and brucellar vertebral osteomyelitis -- Chronic osteomyelitis in adults -- Diabetic foot osteomyelitis -- Osteomyelitis of the jaws -- Implant-associated osteomyelitis of long bones -- Implant-associated vertebral osteomyelitis -- Postoperative sternum osteomyelitis.
- 2012 SpringerFelix Bronner, Mary C. Farach-Carson, Helmtrud I. Roach, editor[s].Parathyroid Hormone and Parathyroid-Hormone-Related Protein: Normal Function, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics / Ling Qin and Nicola C. Partridge -- Vitamin D: Normal Function, Metabolism, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics / René St-Arnaud and Marie B. Demay -- Gonadal Hormones, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics / Faryal S. Mirza, Liam Zakko and Pamela Taxel -- Thyroid and Thyroid Hormone: Normal Function, Diseases, Disorders, Emerging Therapeutics / Paula H. Stern -- Pituitary Hormones and the Pathophysiology of Osteoporosis / Manasi Agrawal, Shitij Arora, Graziana Colaianni, Li Sun and Jameel Z. Iqbal, [et al.] -- Calcitonin: Its Physiological Role and Emerging Therapeutics / Jillian Cornish, Dorit Naot and T. John Martin -- Glucocorticoids, Inflammation, and Bone / Kong Wah Ng and T. John Martin -- Diseases of Energy and Lipid Metabolism and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics / Sumithra K. Urs and Clifford J. Rosen -- Diseases of Mineral Metabolism and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics for Postmenopausal Osteoporosiss / Paul D. Miller -- Renal Diseases and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics / Nancy S. Krieger and David A. Bushinsky -- Wasting Diseases and Metabolic Impact on Bone: Emerging Therapeutics and Treatment Options / Linda A. DiMeglio -- Paget's Disease of Bone: Pathogenesis and Treatment / Frederick R. Singer and G. David Roodman -- Bone Loss in Space Flight and Countermeasures /; Adrian D. LeBlanc, Elisabeth R. Spector and Victor S. Schneider --; Osteoimmunology: Relation to Disease and Therapy /; M. Neale Weitzmann and Roberto Pacifici -- Bone and the Ear / Kathleen C. Horner -- Bone and the cAMP Signaling Pathway: Emerging Therapeutics / Paul M. Epstein -- Nervous System Diseases, Disorders, and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics and Treatment Options / Mary F. Barbe and Steven N. Popoff.
- 2004 Springer Protocolsv. 2 Springer Protocolsedited by Massimo Sabatini, Philippe Pastoureau, Frédéric De Ceuninck.A simple and reliable assay of proteoglycan synthesis by cultured chondrocytes -- Assays of proteoglycan and collagen degradation in cultures of rabbit cartilage explants -- Production of antibodies against degradative neoepitopes in aggrecan -- Immunoassays for collagens in chondrocyte and cartilage explant cultures -- Detection of apoptosis in cartilage in situ and in isolated chondrocytes -- Expression, activity, and regulation of MAP kinases in cultured chondrocytes -- Mechanical loading of chondrocytes embedded in 3D constructs: in vitro methods for assessment of morphological and metabolic response to compressive strain -- In vitro physical stimulation of tissue-engineered and native cartilage -- v. 1. Cellular and molecular tools. Culture and phenotyping of chondrocytes in primary culture -- Culture of chondrocytes in alginate beads -- Immortalization of human articular chondrocytes for generation of stable, differentiated cell lines -- Culture of immortalized chondrocytes and their use as models of chondrocyte function -- Generation of pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation to the chondrocytic phenotype -- Semiquantitative analysis of gene expression in cultured chondrocytes by RT-PCR -- Quantification of mRNA expression levels in articular chondrocytes with PCR technologies -- RNA extraction from cartilage -- Gene expression analysis in cartilage by in situ hybridization -- Analysis of differential gene expression in healthy and osteoarthritic cartilage and isolated chondrocytes by microarray analysis -- High-efficiency nonviral transfection of primary chondrocytes -- In vitro gene transfer to chondrocytes and synovial fibroblasts by adenoviral vectors -- Changes of chondrocyte metabolism in vitro: an approach by proteomic analysis -- Analysis of chondrocyte functional markers and pericellular matrix components by flow cytometry -- v. 2. Structure and in vivo analysis. Generation and use of transgenic mice as models of osteoarthritis -- Development and clinical application in arthritis of a new immunoassay for serum type IIA procollagen NH2 propeptide -- Histological and immunohistological studies on cartilage -- Histochemical visualization of the cartilage hyaladherins using a biotinylated hyaluronan oligosaccharide bioaffinity probe -- Methods for cartilage and subchondral bone histomorphometry -- Laser-mediated microdissection as a tool for molecular analysis in arthritis -- Analysis of protein distribution in cartilage using immunofluorescence and laser confocal scanning microscopy -- Molecular and biochemical assays of cartilage components -- Mechanical characterization of native and tissue-engineered cartilage -- Noninvasive study of human cartilage structure by MRI -- High-resolution MRI techniques for studies in small-animal models -- High-resolution imaging of osteoarthritis using microcomputed tomography -- High-resolution ultrasonograpy for analysis of age- and disease-related cartilage changes -- Evaluation of cartilage composition and degradation by high-resolution magic-angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance -- Pulsed-field gradient-nuclear magnetic resonance (PFG NMR) to measure the diffusion of ions and polymers in cartilage: applications in joint diseases -- Dynamics of collagen in articular cartilage studied by solid-state NMR methods -- Computerized protocol for anatomical and functional studies of joints.Also available: Print – v. 1-2, 2004.
- 2011 SpringerThomas M. Link, editor.
- 2014 SpringerJack Farr, Andreas H. Gomoll, editors.Attempting to bridge the gap between the science and art of cartilage restoration, Cartilage Restoration: Practical Clinical Applications combines an overview of clinical research and methodologies with clinical cases to help guide the orthopedic treatment and care of patients presenting with cartilage issues. With chapters written by internationally-renowned orthopedic surgeons, topics include an overview of current surgical options, debridement and marrow stimulation, autograft plug transfer, allografts, cell therapy, and meniscal issues. Cartilage Restoration is a valuable resource for orthopedic surgeons, residents, and fellows.
- 2011 SpringerRichard M. Silver, Christopher P. Denton, editors.
- 2013 SpringerMassoud Mahmoudi, editor.
- Clinical aspects and laboratory : iron metabolism, anemias : concepts in the anemias of malignancies and renal and rheumatoid diseases. 6th, rev. and updated ed.2011 SpringerManfred Wick, Wulf Pinggera, Paul Lehmann ; with contributions by Volker Ehrhardt.
- 2016 SpringerKevin C. Chung, editor.Part I: Background Concepts -- Advances in the Medical Treatment of RA: What Surgeons Need to Know -- Etiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Historical and Evidence-Based Perspective -- Preoperative and Postoperative Medical Management for Rheumatoid Hand Surgery -- Setting Priorities: The Timing and the Indication for Rheumatoid Surgical Procedures -- Upper Extremity Compression Neuropathies in Rheumatoid Patients -- Current Treatment Outcomes among Patients with Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist Deformities -- Application of Patient-Rated Questionnaires in Rheumatoid Hand Outcomes Research -- Part II: Rheumatoid Wrist -- Biomechanics of the Rheumatoid Wrist Deformity -- Concepts and Indications of Rheumatoid Wrist Surgery -- Management of the Distal Radioulnar Joint in Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Soft Tissue Reconstructive Procedures in the Rheumatoid Wrist, Including Tendon Transfer Procedures -- Advances in Total Wrist Arthroplasty -- Total Wrist Fusion and Limited Wrist Fusion Procedures in Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Application of Arthroscopy in Treatment of the Rheumatoid Wrist. -- Case Based Discussion of the Management of the Rheumatoid Wrist -- Part III: Rheumatoid Hand -- The Rheumatoid Finger: Treatment Concepts and Indications for Surgery -- Biomechanics of Rheumatoid Finger Deformities -- Treatment of MCP Joints in the Rheumatoid Hand -- Treatment of Boutonniere and Swan-Neck Deformities in Rheumatoid Fingers -- Concepts in Ulnar Drift Deformity -- The Rheumatoid Thumb -- Case Based Examples of Management of the Rheumatoid Hand -- Part IV: Rheumatoid Elbow -- Soft Tissue Management of the Elbow Deformities -- Arthroplasty Procedures for the Rheumatoid Elbow -- Case Based Examples of Management of Rheumatoid Elbow .
- 2011 SpringerRüdiger Müller, Johannes von Kempis.
- 2013 SpringerRüdiger Müller, Johannes von Kempis.Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Ankylosing Spondylitis -- Psoriatic Arthritis -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Progressive Systemic Sclerosis -- Raynaud's Phenomenon -- Dermato/Polymyositis -- Sjögren's Syndrome -- Takayasu Arteritis -- Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis -- ANCA-Associated Vasculitis and combination trials of Churg-Strauss Syndrome and Polyarteritis Nodosa -- Henoch-Schönlein Purpura -- Behçet's Disease.
- 2009 Springer[by] Joachim Sieper, Jürgen Braun.
- 2014 SpringerJoachim Sieper, Jürgen Braun."A thorough guide for readers to quickly gain an update on standard diagnosis and treatment methods for axial spondyloarthritis. Approximately 80 illustrations and images are used throughout the text to exemplify the disease and diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Easily accessible text and tables review the current treatment recommendations and emerging treatment options based on recent clinical trials."--Publisher's website.
- 2012 Springereditor: Graham R. V. Hughes, Shirish Sangle.pt. 1. The growth of lupus -- 1. Lupus: An introduction -- 2. What is lupus? -- pt. 2. Lupus organ by organ -- 3. Skin --4. Tendons and joints -- 5. Kidney -- 6. The brain -- 7. Heart and blood vessels -- 8. Liver and gastrointestinal tract -- 9. Blood -- pt. 3. Diagnosis and treatment -- 10. Diagnosing lupus -- 11. Treatment -- pt. 4. Lupus-like disorders -- 12. Sjögren's syndrome -- 13. Hughes syndrome (the antiphospholipid syndrome) -- 14. Mixed connective tissue disease (and overlap syndromes) -- 15. Vasculitis -- pt. 5. Lupus-related topics -- 16. Lupus-related topics.
- 2009 Springeredited by John H. Stone.
- 2014 SpringerLisa R. Sammaritano, Bonnie L. Bermas, editors.Most general rheumatologists and OB/GYNs have limited experience in caring for rheumatic disease patients during pregnancy, and many do not have ready access to expert colleagues in this area. Contraception and Pregnancy in Patients with Rheumatic Disease fills this gap by presenting the basics of contraception, fertility treatment, and pregnancy in rheumatic disease patients. This comprehensive resource begins by introducing key concepts that clinicians need to know when assessing the pregnant rheumatic disease patient. It goes on to cover specific rheumatic conditions in pregnancy, including systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, systemic sclerosis, inflammatory myositis, and more. The book concludes by explaining additional related reproductive issues such as contraception, neonatal lupus, and long-term outcome of children of rheumatic disease patients. With advances in rheumatology therapies, obstetric monitoring, and reproductive medicine technologies, increasing numbers of women with rheumatic diseases are pursuing pregnancy. Summarizing the current state of knowledge and presenting a general approach for assessment of the rheumatic disease, this book serves as an invaluable reference tool for both rheumatologists and OB/GYNs.
- 2013 AccessMedicineeditors, John B. Imboden, David B. Hellman, John H. Stone."The book is a guide to the diagnosis and management of the complete range of rheumatologic problems encountered in clinical medicine, from common musculoskeletal complaints to complex, multiorgan system inflammatory diseases. Practical chapters on the evaluation of common musculoskeletal symptoms are accompanied by concise, authoritative reviews of multiorgan system disorders, supplemented by unique chapters on clinical topics of special interest"--Preface.
- Determination of human articular cartilage condition using magnetic resonance imaging, creep indentation testing and biochemistry2011Kathryn Elizabeth Keenan.Human articular cartilage can degrade, losing functional quality and eventually exposing bone surfaces; when significantly advanced, this cartilage degradation can be diagnosed as osteoarthritis (OA). Currently, knee OA can be diagnosed only when the disease is advanced and the patient is suffering from pain. There is no cure for knee OA, nor are there prevent preventative therapies; current treatment strategies relieve the pain of OA or completely replace the knee joint. To evaluate potential therapies and treatments, we need a method that can identify and measure changes to cartilage prior to the onset of degradation. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a potentially powerful tool to non-invasively evaluate the progression of knee OA by mapping MR image parameters to molecular and material properties that are known to change with disease. The goal of this dissertation was to determine MR image parameters that can be used to evaluate the progression of OA. We examined the biphasic and viscoelastic models of cartilage to determine cartilage material properties from indentation creep tests. We compared initial elastic modulus and cartilage macromolecules to MRI parameters, specifically T2 and T1rho relaxation times and T1rho dispersion. We determined that a predictive model based on T1rho relaxation time maps, which accounts for T2 relaxation time and the effects of age, may estimate longitudinal trends in GAG content in the same person. In addition, a simple T1rho dispersion estimate has the potential for substantial clinical impact by measuring changes in cartilage initial elastic modulus and macromolecules non-invasively. This work is an important step toward developing clinical methods for evaluating cartilage functional condition, and in turn, to advance work towards preventing and treating knee OA.
- 2015 SpringerRoy K. Aaron, editor.Health Care Organization and its Impact on Care of Diseases of the Hip -- Prevalence and Societal Burden of Hip Osteoarthritis -- Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, and Osteoarthritis -- Biomechanical Considerations in Arthritis of the Hip -- Gait Pathomechanics in Hip Disease -- Femoroacetabular Impingement -- Osteonecrosis -- Osteoporosis and Hip Fractures -- Preoperative Management of Paget's Disease -- Metabolic Bone Disease Following Organ Transplantation -- Options for Primary Hip Arthroplasty -- Hip Sepsis and the Prevention of Perioperative Infections -- Venous Thromboembolism in Total Hip Arthroplasty.
- 2009 SpringerJozef Rovenský and Juraj Payer (eds.) ; with contributions by Roy B. Clague ... [et al.].
- 2015 SpringerIan A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors.This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Hand contains contributions from many of the hand surgeons who are at the forefront of this evolving area in the management of both elective and trauma hand surgery. This volume and its three sister volumes aim to improve care for current patients with hand and wrist complaints, while inspiring surgeons to think in greater detail about treatment options that will provide even better care in the future.
- 2013 ClinicalKeyedited by Daniel J Wallace, Bevra Hannahs Hahn ; associate editors, David Isenburg [and others].Definition and Classification of Lupus and Lupus-Related Disorders -- The Epidemiology of Lupus -- The Pathogenesis of SLE -- Genetics of Human SLE -- Epigenetics of Lupus -- The Innate Immune System in SLE -- Cytokines and Interferons in Lupus -- The Structure and Derivation of Antibodies and Autoantibodies -- T Cells -- Regulatory Cells in SLE -- Apoptosis, Necrosis, and Autophagy -- Abnormalities in Immune Complex Clearance and Fcγ Receptor Function -- Neural-Immune Interactions: Principles and Relevance to SLE -- Complement and SLE -- Mechanisms of Acute Inflammation and Vascular Injury in SLE -- Mechanisms of Tissue Damage-Free Radicals and Fibrosis -- Animal Models of SLE -- Pathogenetic Mechanisms in Lupus Nephritis -- Immune Tolerance Defects in Lupus -- Autoantibodies -- Autoantigenesis and Antigen-Based Therapy and Vaccination in SLE -- Overview and Clinical Presentation -- Pathomechanisms of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus -- Skin Disease in Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus -- The Musculoskeletal System and Bone Metabolism -- Pathogenesis and Treatment of Atherosclerosis in Lupus -- Cardiopulmonary Disease in SLE -- Pathogenesis of the Nervous System -- Clinical Aspects of the Nervous System -- Psychopathology, Neurodiagnostic Testing, and Imaging -- Ocular, Aural, and Oral Manifestations -- Management of Sjögren Syndrome in Patients with SLE -- Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations -- Hematologic and Lymphoid Abnormalities in SLE -- Clinical and Epidemiologic Features of Lupus Nephritis -- Pregnancy in Women with SLE -- Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus -- Reproductive and Hormonal Issues in Women with Autoimmune Diseases -- Drug-Induced Lupus: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Clinical Aspects -- SLE in Childhood and Adolescence -- Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease -- Clinical Aspects of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Clinical Application of Serologic Tests, Serum Protein Abnormalities, and Other Clinical Laboratory Tests in SLE -- Differential Diagnosis and Disease Associations -- SLE and Infections -- Clinical Measures, Metrics, and Indices -- Principles of Therapy, Local Measures, and Nonsteroidal Medications -- Systemic Glucocorticoid Therapy in SLE -- Antimalarial Medications -- Immunosuppressive Drug Therapy -- Specialized Treatment Approaches and Niche Therapies for Lupus Subsets -- Adjunctive and Preventive Measures -- Novel Therapies for SLE: Biological Agents Available in Practice Today -- Critical Issues in Drug Development for SLE -- Socioeconomic and Disability Aspects -- Investigational Agents and Future Therapy for SLE -- Mortality in SLE.
- 2007 Ovideditors, Daniel J. Wallace, Bevra Hannahs Hahn.Also available: Print – 2007
- DXA primer for the practicing clinician : a case-based manual for understanding and interpreting bone densitometry2014 SpringerAngelo A. Licata, Susan E. Williams.Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the principal x-ray technology used to diagnose osteoporosis in its early, asymptomatic stages, to assess treatment efficacy, and to guide treatment decisions. It remains the gold standard today. A DXA Primer for the Practicing Clinician: A Case-Based Manual for Understanding and Interpreting Bone Densitometry is based on actual clinical encounters and treatment dilemmas encountered by the authors. The content is derived from years of clinical practice and presentations given by the authors at regional and national conferences. It exemplifies not only the complete body of knowledge provided through these lectures but also the full range of previously undiscussed nuances of DXA interpretation. This practical, easy-to-read text captures many of the common challenges of DXA interpretation that clinicians often encounter. The central focus of the book is the presentation of what is normal and what is problematic when using DXA. It presents real-life case histories, their corresponding DXA images, the problems encountered and their solutions. Unique in approach and presentation, this one-of-a-kind case-based manual will be of immense value to all clinicians and students motivated to optimize their diagnostic skills and assessment of patients with abnormal bone densities
- 2013Michael Zabala.Rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common injuries to the knee. Unfortunately, individuals who experience this injury are likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee much earlier than would be expected due to the normal ageing process, and this remains true even after surgical reconstruction of the ligament. Research has suggested that a major contributing factor to the development of premature osteoarthritis is altered knee mechanics which change the loading conditions of the cartilage in the joint. Furthermore, it has been shown that altered knee mechanics are present following rupture of the ACL and persist after reconstruction surgery. Despite initial reports, there still remains a need for a comprehensive understanding of both altered knee mechanics in both ACL deficient and ACL reconstructed knees as well as changes in cartilage morphology following ACL injury. Therefore, the goal of this dissertation is to address the question of the relationship between certain changes in knee mechanics and cartilage morphology as they relate to the development of osteoarthritis following both ACL injury and reconstruction. The first study presented involves an analysis of the knee mechanics in individuals with unilateral ACL deficiencies. This group was important in that they were free of knee pain and had no sign of osteoarthritis on MRI over a time frame that ranged up to three decades from injury. This provided a unique opportunity to explore the potential for a protective functional adaption. The results of this study suggest that alteration in knee mechanics may act as a protective mechanism against osteoarthritis development since when subjects were separated into "Short Term" and "Long Term", based upon the time from injury, only those in the "Long Term" group demonstrated a relationship between the external knee flexion moment, which is representative of the interaction between quadriceps and hamstrings muscle to control rotation and translation during walking. This is indicative of an adaptive control mechanism present in some subjects who were able to last many years after the injury without reconstruction surgery. These results suggest the potential for new methods for rehabilitation following ACL injury. The second study presented involves an analysis of the knee mechanics of individuals with unilateral ACL reconstructions during gait, stair ascent, and stair descent at two years from surgery. The results demonstrate a reduction in the external joint moments of ACL reconstructed knees and an increase in the joint moments of uninjured contralateral knees during each activity compared to healthy controls. This suggests two things: 1.) compensation for residual muscle weakness in the affected limb is needed by the contralateral knee during ambulation and 2.) a decrease in daily joint loading in ACL reconstructed knees and an increase in joint loading in contralateral knees. Decreased loading of the ACL reconstructed knee may seem counterintuitive to what was expected in patients who will likely develop premature osteoarthritis in this knee. However, this finding is consistent with the suggestion that changes in joint kinematics and even decreased joint loading following the injury may contribute to the initial cartilage breakdown. Note: Taken together the results of study 1 and 2 suggest that the interaction between muscle function and kinematics should be further considered in the development of knee OA in this population. The third and final study involves articular cartilage morphology analysis of individuals with unilateral ACL reconstructions at two and four years from surgery. The results illustrate differences between cartilage thickness of ACL reconstructed and healthy contralateral knees at both times of testing. The findings show significantly thinner cartilage in the lateral tibial compartment of ACL reconstructed knees at two years from surgery. These differences became more pronounced at four years from surgery and include the addition of a significantly thicker medial region of the tibia of ACL reconstructed knees compared to healthy contralateral knees. The results indicate that patterns of cartilage thickness change are detectable as early two years following ACL reconstruction, and these patterns become more pronounced at 4 years which suggests cartilage begins a degenerative pathway substantially in advance of clinically detectable OA. This finding is important since it provides a basis for assessing early interventions to reduce the risk of knee OA following ACL injury. This dissertation helps to further the understanding of altered knee mechanics following both ACL rupture and reconstruction. In addition, a possible pattern of OA initiation has been reported. Each of these studies will benefit future studies with the ultimate goal of a complete understanding of OA initiation and development in ACL ruptured and reconstructed knees.
- 2010 ClinicalKeyRichard J. Wakefield, Maria-Antonietta D'Agostino.pt. 1. Fundamentals of ultrasound in rheumatology -- pt. 2. Spectrum of ultrasound pathology -- pt. 3. Ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases -- pt. 4. Ultrasound techniques -- pt. 5. Training and education.
- 2015 SpringerJohn O'Neill, editor.This book offers an excellent review of the various rheumatological conditions, both common and uncommon, that may present on imaging on a daily basis. The book uses a unique format that will be beneficial for clinicians, radiologists, medical students, and consultant staff. The text is written by both rheumatology and radiology staff to provide a balanced approach. A clinical overview and the common clinical presentations are briefly reviewed for each condition followed by a more detailed discussion of imaging findings produced by the various imaging modalities, including radiographs, ultrasound, MRI, CT, and nuclear medicine. This book details the imaging of normal musculoskeletal anatomy and pathology; discusses image-guided musculoskeletal interventions; and examines disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disease, osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis, infection-related arthritis, soft tissue calcification, and bone and synovial tumors. Featuring over 600 multi-part, high-resolution images of rheumatic diseases across current imaging modalities, Essential Imaging in Rheumatology offers up-to-date and complete information on the imaging of these disorders.
- Exercise and physical functioning in osteoarthritis : medical, neuromuscular and behavioral perspectives2014 SpringerJoost Dekker, editor.Osteoarthritis (OA) is among the top 10 of most disabling diseases in the Western world. It is the major cause of pain and disability among the elderly. This book provides a contextual review of recent research on neuromuscular factors and behavioral risk factors for functional decline in OA, with a special emphasis on explanatory mechanisms. In addition, the book discusses innovative approaches to exercise and physical activity in OA, derived from research on behavioral and neuromuscular risk factors for functional decline in OA. Recent research has shown that neuromuscular factors (such as muscle strength, joint laxity) and behavioral factors (such as avoidance of activity, depressed mood) predict pain and disability in OA. Furthermore, exercise and physical activity are among the dominant interventions aiming at reducing pain and disability, and innovative interventions targeting neuromuscular and behavioral interventions have been recently developed. This research has been published as separate papers, with the result that the field is in need of an integrative contextual review that puts the research into theoretical perspective.
- Facilitative glucose transporters in articular chondrocytes : expression, distribution and functional regulation of GLUT isoforms by hypoxia, hypoxia mimetics, growth factors and pro-inflammatory cytokines2008 SpringerAli Mobasheri [and others].Articular cartilage is a unique and highly specialized avascular connective tissue in which the availability of oxygen and glucose is significantly lower than synovial fluid and plasma. Glucose is an essential source of energy during embryonic growth and fetal development and is vital for mesenchymal cell differentiation, chondrogenesis and skeletal morphogenesis. Glucose is an important metabolic fuel for differentiated chondrocytes during post-natal development and in adult articular cartilage and is a common structural precursor for the synthesis of extracellular matrix glycosaminoglycans.
- 2015 SpringerMarco Gattorno, editor.This book, written by very well known opinion leaders in the field, covers all aspects of familial Mediterranean fever, the most common monogenic autoinflammatory disease. The opening chapters explain the genetic basis of the disease and provide insights into the pathogenesis derived from recent experimental studies. A large part of the book is then devoted to a detailed description of the typical and atypical clinical presentations, the disease course, and potential complications in both pediatric and adult patients. Guidance is provided on the measurement of disease severity and the management of patients in daily practice. The advice regarding treatment is based on the best currently available evidence and attention is also paid to important emerging treatments. The book is part of Springer's series Rare Diseases of the Immune System, which presents recently acquired knowledge on pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapy with the aim of promoting a more holistic approach to these conditions. Monogenic autoinflammatory diseases are hereditary disorders that are caused by single-gene defects in innate immune regulatory pathways and are characterized by a clinical and biological inflammatory syndrome in which there is limited, if any, evidence of autoimmunity. Familial Mediterranean fever itself is due to a mutation in the MEFV gene, which codes for the protein pyrin; it is characterized by periodic fever and episodes of painful inflammation in the abdomen, chest, and joints. Familial Mediterranean Fever will be an invaluable source of up-to-date information for all practitioners involved in the care of patients with the disease.
- 2015 SpringerErin Lawson, Mark S. Wallace, editors.Preface -- The Epidemiology and Prevalence of Fibromyalgia -- Fibromyalgia Diagnosis -- Etiology -- Prognosis -- Lifestyle Modification and Fibromyalgia -- Psychological Treatment for Fibromyalgia -- Medications -- Adjuvant Treatments for Fibromyalgia -- Utilizing Clinical Treatments with a Limited Evidence Base -- Treatment of Special Groups: Children, Pregnant, Elderly and Mentally-disabled -- Emerging Developments -- Nutrition.
- 2006 Springer[edited by] Maurice Bouysset, Yves Tourné, and Karl Tillmann.Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis at an early stage / P. Miossec and J. Tebib, p. 1-8 -- The Rheumatoid foot. Pathomechanics, clinical and radiological features. Therapeutic conditions / M. Bouysset and P. Hugueny, p. 9-48 -- Some reflections on pathomechanics of the rheumatoid foot and ankle / X. Crevoisier, p. 49-72 -- CT and MRI in rheumatoid arthritis (midfoot, hindfoot and ankle) / Th. Tavernier, p. 73-95 -- Management of the patient with rheumatoid arthritis / J. Tebib and P. Miossec, p. 97-109 -- Footwear for the rheumatoid foot and ankle / M. Bouysset, P. Hugueny, G. Guaydier-Souquières and F. Lapeyre, p. 111-121 -- Corticosteroid injections and synoviortheses of the foot and ankle in rheumatoid arthritis / M. Bouysset, P. Hugueny, B. Gintz, J. Jalby and J. Tebib, p. 123-130 -- Forefoot surgery for rheumatoid arthritis / Y. Tourné, p. 131-147 -- Hindfoot surgery for rheumatoid arthritis / B. Valtin and Th. Leemrijse, p. 149-167 -- Points of view about synovectomy of the ankle joint in rheumatoid arthritis / H. Thabe, p. 169-178 -- Total ankle replacement. History, evolution of concepts, designs and surgical technique / M. Bonnin, T. Judet, T. Siguier and J. Colombier, p. 179-200 -- Some reflections about the evolution of ankle prosthesis / H. Kofoed, p. 201-206 -- Total ankle replacement in rheumatoid arthritis: treatment strategy / M. Bonnin, M. Bouysset, J. Tebib and E. Noël, p. 207-219 -- Respective indications of talocrural arthrodesis and ankle prosthesis with different situations in rheumatoid arthritis / K. Tillmann and B. Fink, p. 221-228 -- Surgical strategy in surgery of the lower limb in rheumatoid arthritis / W. Souter, p. 229-236 -- Surgery of the foot and ankle in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: some reflexions / F. Koeck, G. Heers, W. Caro and J. Grifka, p. 237-46.Also available: Print – 2006
- 2011 SpringerYuri Nakasato, Raymond L. Yung, editors.Part 1. Aging and Comorbidity in Rheumatology -- The Immune System in Aging / Anjali Desai and Raymond L. Yung -- Bone Aging / Arthur N. Lau and Jonathan D. Adachi -- Atherosclerosis in the Rheumatic Diseases: Compounding the Age Risk / Naoto Yokogawa and Joan M. Von Feldt -- Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly / Jamal A. Mikdashi -- Tuberculosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly / Eduardo M. Acevedo-Vásquez, Darío Ponce de León and Rocío V. Gamboa-Cárdenas -- Widespread Pain in Older Adults / Cheryl D. Bernstein, Jordan F. Karp and Debra K. Weiner -- Part 2. Multidisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Rheumatology -- Pharmacotherapy Considerations Unique to the Older Patient / Keith A. Swanson and Mark A. Stratton -- Rheumatic Disease in the Nursing Home Patient / Joanne Sandberg-Cook -- Post-acute Care for Rheumatologists / Deborah W. Robin -- The Gerontorheumatology Outpatient Service: Toward an International Classification of Function-Based Health Care Provision for the Elderly with Musculoskeletal Conditions / Wim Van Lankveld, Josien Goossens and Marcel Franssen -- Health Policy, Public Health, and Arthritis Among Older Adults / Kristina A. Theis, Debra R. Lubar and Teresa J. Brady -- Physical Therapy Management of Select Rheumatic Conditions in Older Adults / Maura Daly Iversen and Madhuri K. Kale -- Arthrocentesis in the Elderly / Ahmed S. Zayat and Richard J. Wakefield -- Physical Activity in Older Adults with Arthritis / Dorothy D. Dunlop, Pamela A. Semanik and Rowland W. Chang -- Part 3. Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Elderly Populations / Ana M. Bertoli, Guillermo J. Pons-Estel, Paula I. Burgos and Graciela S. Alarcón -- Elderly Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis / Venkata Sri Cherukumilli and Arthur Kavanaugh -- Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Use in Older Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients / Sogol S. Amjadi, Veena K. Ranganath and Daniel E. Furst -- Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Aging of Osteoarthritis / Crisostomo Bialog and Anthony M. Reginato -- Osteoarthritis in the Elderly Population / Roy D. Altman -- Medium- and Small-Vessel Vasculitis / Rafael G. Grau -- Management of Geriatric Gout / Lan X. Chen -- Calcium-Containing Crystal-Associated Arthropathies in the Elderly Population / Elisabeth B. Matson and Anthony M. Reginato -- Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis in the Elderly / Wolfgang A. Schmidt -- Antiphospholipid Syndrome in the Older Population / Silvia S. Pierangeli, Alan M. Seif and Emilio B. González -- Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases of the Elderly / Lora Giangregorio and Alexandra Papaioannou -- Infectious Arthritis in the Elderly / Nicole Melendez and Luis R. Espinoza -- Sarcopenia and Myopathies in the Elderly / Kenneth S. O'Rourke -- Scleroderma in the Elderly Population / Rebecca L. Manno and Fredrick M. Wigley -- Sjögren's Syndrome in the Elderly / Raymond L. Yung and Sheeja Francis.
- 2013 SpringerDavid S. Newcombe ; edited by Dwight R. Robinson.A brief history of gout -- The prevalence and risk factors for gout -- Purine biochemistry -- Uric acid metabolism in humans -- Clinical aspects of gout and associated disease states -- Diagnostic procedures in the management of gout -- Roentgenographic findings and musculoskeletal ultrasound -- Mechanisms of the acute attack of gout and its resolution -- Management of hyperuricemia and gout.
- 2012 ScienceDirect2012 ClinicalKey[edited by] Robert Terkeltaub.Dr. Robert Terkeltaub, presents the state-of-the-art, clinically-focused coverage you need to manage these increasingly prevalent diseases. Diagnose the full range of crystal arthropathies-including pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, and gouty arthritis-and treat your patients effectively with discussions of recently-approved drugs like Uloric and those currently under review, such as Kristexxa and Colcryst. With coverage of the latest therapies, preventions, and imaging studies, this comprehensive resource is ideal for any physician who diagnoses, treats, and manages gout and crystal-induced arthropathies. Stay current on recent developments such as uricosuric therapy and inhibitor therapy; gout flare prophylaxis and colchicines; ultrasound in the diagnosis of crystal deposition diseases; imaging of gout, CPPD, and hydroxyapatitie deposition diseases; and uricase therapy of gout. Manage the full range of crystal arthropathies with 25 clinically-focused chapters on pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, gouty arthritis, and more. Treat your patients effectively using the latest information on drug treatments, from the recently-approved Uloric to Kristexx and Colcryst, which are still under review. The tools to you need to diagnose, treat, and manage gout and other crystal arthropathies.
- 2014 Springeredited by Mehmet Tuncay Duruoz.Accurate assessment of hand function is critical to any treatment regimen of the hand compromised patient. Hand Function is a practical, clinical book which provides the knowledge needed to distinguish the different dimensions of hand function, particularly impairment, disability and handicap. Beginning with an overview of basic principles and examination, subsequent chaptersevaluate the hand function inspecific afflicted populations, including the rheumatoid patient, the stroke patient, the trauma patient, the geriatric patient and the pediatric patient, as well as special populations such asdiabetes mellitus patients and musicians. An appendix containing hand function scales essential to theassessment ofdisability is also included. Rheumatologists, physiatrists, hand surgeons, orthopedists, occupational therapistsand physical therapists will all find Hand Function a useful and valuable addition to their clinical references.
- 2016 SpringerAngelo Ravelli, MD.Introduction -- Disease classification -- Clinical manifestations -- Diagnosis -- Consequences and complications -- General treatment aspects -- Management of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Specific issues -- Outcome, prognosis and future outlook.
- 2011 Springer[by] David M. Reid.
- 2016 SpringerRichard Warren, Alan Menter [editors].This concise handbook looks at psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis as separate but often related conditions, focusing on a background around the indications, such as disease overview and epidemiology; going on to look at the etiology and immunopathogenesis of each indication; looking at the clinical presentation and diagnosis; before focusing on the current and emerging treatment options, including a brief section on the issues of quality of life and comorbidities associated with these indications.
- 2006 SpringerRikard Holmdahl, editor.Also available: Print – 2006
- 2008 ClinicalKey[edited by] James P. Waddell.Hip arthroscopy / Joseph C. McCarthy and Jo-ann Lee -- Intertrochanteric femoral osteotomy / Nezar S. Tumia and James P. Waddell -- Bernese periacetabular osteotomy / Michael B. Millis -- Templating for primary total hip arthroplasty / Mahmoud A. Hafez and Emil H. Schemitsch -- Posterior approach to the hip / Oliver Keast-Butler and James P. Waddell -- Direct lateral approach to the hip / J. Roderick Davey -- Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty: techniques and results / Jeremy S. Kudera, James L. Howard, and Robert T. Trousdale -- The cemented acetabular component / John P. Hodgkinson and William J. Hart -- The cemented femoral stem / John H. Franklin and Henrik Malchau -- Cementless acetabular cup technique / Michael D. Ries -- Cementless femoral stems / E.F. Young and Steven J. MacDonald -- Hip resurfacing arthroplasty / Wadih Y. Matar and Paul E. Beaulé -- Digital templating for revision total hip arthroplasty / Mahmoud A. Hafez and Emil H. Schemitsch -- Extended trochanteric osteotomy: posterior approach / Scott M. Sporer and Wayne G. Paprosky -- Direct lateral exposure / Robert B. Bourne -- Acetabular cementless revision / Winston Y. Kim and Bassam A. Masri -- Rings and cages / Catherine F. Kellett, Petros J. Boscainos, and Allan E. Gross -- Femoral revision: impaction grafting / John A.F. Charity, A. John Timperley, and Graham A. Gie -- Femoral stem revision: posterior approach / Oliver Keast-Butler and James P. Waddell.
- Hospital for Special Surgery manual of rheumatology and outpatient orthopedic disorders : diagnosis and therapy. 5th ed.2006 Ovideditors, Stephen A. Paget ... [et al.].Musculoskeletal history and physical examination -- Thinking like a rheumatologist -- Immunology for the primary care physician -- Rheumatologic laboratory tests -- Immunogenetic aspects of rheumatic diseases -- Bone, connective tissue, joint and vascular biology and pathology -- Diagnostic imaging techniques -- Arthrocentesis, intra-articular injection, and synovial fluid analysis -- Measuring clinical outcomes in rheumatic disease -- Ethical and legal considerations -- Patient education -- Psychosocial aspects of the rheumatic diseases -- Acute management of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases -- Monarthritis/polyarthritis: differential diagnosis -- Muscle pain and weakness -- Rash and arthritis -- Raynaud's phenomenon -- Autoimmune and inflammatory ophthalmic diseases -- Neck pain -- Low back pain -- Shoulder pain -- Elbow pain -- Hip pain -- Knee pain -- Ankle and foot pain -- Sports injuries -- The female athlete -- Bursitis and tendinitis -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis -- Sjögren's syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis and related syndromes -- Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis -- Childhood rheumatic diseases -- The vasculitides -- Pregnancy and connective tissue disorders -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Arthritis associated with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reactive arthritis -- Gout -- Pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal arthropathy) -- Human immunodeficiency virus -- Infectious arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Osteomyelitis -- Rheumatic fever -- Whipple's disease -- Osteoarthritis -- Osteonecrosis -- Osteoporosis -- Paget's disease of bone -- Endocrine arthropathies -- Fibromyalgia and chronic pain -- Paraneoplastic musculoskeletal syndromes and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy -- Miscellaneous diseases with rheumatic manifestations -- Prosthetic joint replacement -- Perioperative care of the patient with rheumatic disease -- Physical therapy -- Occupational therapy: therapist's management of rheumatologic disorders of the hand.
- 2012 SpringerGraham Hughes, Shirish Sangle.History -- Clinical features -- Pregnancy & infertility -- Venous thrombosis -- Migraine & stroke -- Movement disorders & seizures -- Neuro psychiatric aspects -- Spinal cord, multiple sclerosis, peripheral nerves -- The Heart The arteries -- Kidneys -- Skin -- The eye -- Ear, nose & throat -- Lungs -- Liver & gut -- Bones & joints -- Blood -- Catastrophic APS -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Aetiology -- genetics vs. environment -- Links to other diseases -- The world map.
- 2012 SpringerPeter Beighton, Rodney Grahame, Howard Bird.
- 2012 SpringerK.D. Rainsford.Ibuprofen is one of the most successful drugs used worldwide for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and various inflammatory conditions, even in a low-dose form for over-the-counter (OTC), non-prescription sale. Over the past 40 years, ibuprofen has been proven to be as safe or safer and just as effective as established non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or coxibs. This book reviews the pharmacology, clinical uses and adverse effects of ibuprofen. Its disposition and unique modes of action in relation to clinical effects are discussed as well as various formulations and the impact of food and other variables on its actions and gastro-intestinal safety. The use of combinations of ibuprofen with other drugs (e.g. paracetamol, codeine and caffeine) are critically assessed. There are already some indications of potential therapeutic benefits of the drug combinations in treating certain painful conditions, while still retaining the relative safety benefits of ibuprofen (at least at OTC dosages). The impact of natural products and Chinese Medicines on the safety of ibuprofen is also reviewed. The book is written in a more general style, including explanatory diagrams, for anyone interested in the properties, actions and uses of ibuprofen.
- 2014 SpringerHisanori Umehara, Kazuichi Okazaki, John H. Stone, Shigeyuki Kawa, Mitsuhiro Kawano, editors.IgG4-related disease is a new systemic disease that has only recently been identified and characterized. However, most clinical practitioners are not yet familiar with it and thus are likely to misdiagnose it. The purpose of this book is to raise awareness of this disease and its diagnostic pitfalls. A wealth of radiological and histopathological images helps clinicians to understand its characteristics in various organs as well as their clinical and basic medical backgrounds. All of the authors are experts who have published numerous important papers in the field. This book will be useful to physicians in various disciplines such as gastroenterology, rheumatology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, urology, hematology, and respiratory medicine, not only as a textbook but as an authoritative and comprehensive reference work as well.
- 2016 SpringerTakao Saito, John H. Stone, Hitoshi Nakashima, Takako Saeki, Mitsuhiro Kawano, editors.This book offers a detailed review of the pathological and imaging features, diagnosis and treatment of IgG4-Related Kidney Disease (IgG4-RKD). IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD), which is characterized by an elevated serum IgG4 level and infiltration of systemic organs by IgG4 positive plasma cells, is a newly recognized systemic disease. Diverse renal manifestations including specific tubulointerstitial nephritis, membranous nephropathy, and tumor-like urological diseases extending to the pelvis and urinary tract in IgG4-RD have been reported and are recently attracting attention as IgG4-RKD. In this book, leading researchers in the field present the latest insights into the broad spectrum of IgG4-RKD characteristics. In addition, they provide a detailed explanation of the pathology of IgG4-RKD including comparisons between the kidney and other affected organs, such as the lacrimal, salivary glands and pancreas in the histopathological section. IgG4-Related Kidney Disease will have a major impact on future immunological and nephrological studies and offers a useful resource not only for nephrologists but also general physicians and investigators in related fields.
- 2009 ClinicalKey[edited by] Barbara N. Weissman.Get state-of-the-art coverage of the full range of imaging techniques available to assist in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of rheumatic diseases. Written by acknowledged experts in musculoskeletal imaging, this richly illustrated, full-color text presents the latest diagnostic and disease monitoring modalities - MRI, CT, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, DXA, as well as interventional procedures. You'll find comprehensive coverage of specific rheumatic conditions, including osteoarticular and extraarticular findings. This superb new publication puts you at the forefront of imaging in arthritis and metabolic bone disease, a must have reference for the clinician and imaging specialist. Includes all imaging modalities relevant to rheumatic disease, and applications and contraindications of each, for balanced coverage. Incorporates a user-friendly, consistent full-color format for quick and easy reference. Provides osteoarticular and extra-articular features and findings to show how imaging benefits diagnosis and management of complex rheumatologic conditions. Creates a one-stop shop with comprehensive coverage of imaging for all rheumatic conditions, including metabolic conditions and pediatric disorders. Presents interventional techniques, injections, arthrography, radiofrequency ablation, to create the perfect diagnostic and interventional clinical tool.
- 2015 SpringerIan C. Scott, James B. Galloway, David L. Scott.This evidence based book covers the key components in the diagnosis, assessment and management of inflammatory arthritis. The authors look at the epidemiology, pathology, clinical assessment and investigation of inflammatory arthritis patients, and provide an overview of currently available treatment options. With major changes seen in the way inflammatory arthropathies are diagnosed, classified, investigated and managed, Inflammatory Arthritis in Clinical Practice, Second Edition provides the reader with the most up-to-date developments in this area.
- 2009 SpringerLawrence J. Kagen, editor.Evaluation of the patient -- Classification of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies -- Inflammatory milieu: cells and cytokines -- Juvenile dermatomyositis: an update on clinical and laboratory findings -- Inclusion body myositis -- Role of muscle biopsy in the diagnosis of inflammatory myopathy -- Electromyography -- Magnetic resonance imaging of myopathies and myositis -- Ultrasound in the evaluation of the inflammatory myopathies -- Serological findings -- Antisynthetase syndrome -- Pulmonary manifestations of inflammatory myopathy -- Dermatological manifestations of dermatomyositis -- Differential diagnosis of inflammatory myopathy -- Outcomes and assessment for inflammatory muscle disease -- Muscle strength and exercise in patients with inflammatory myopathies -- Risk of malignancy in patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis -- Treatment.
- 2011 SpringerTodd P. Stitik, editor.Basic principles of joint and soft tissue injection procedures -- Pharmacotherapy of joint and soft tissue injections -- Viscosupplementation -- Low back pain: considerations of when to refer patients for interventional spine procedures -- Administrative aspects of office-based injection procedures -- The shoulder -- The elbow -- The wrist -- The hand -- The hip -- The knee and its region -- The ankle and the foot.
- 2016 ClinicalKey[edited by] Gary S. Firestein, Sherine E. Gabriel, Iain B. McInnes, James R. O'Dell.
- v. 1-2., 2009[edited by] Gary S. Firestein, Ralph C. Budd, Edward D. Harris, Iain B. McInnes, Shaun Ruddy, John S. Sergent.Biology of the normal joint -- Synovium -- Cartilage and chondrocytes -- Biology, physiology, and morphology of bone -- Muscle: anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry -- Joint biomechanics: the role of mechanics and joint pathology -- Proteinases and matrix degradation -- Mononuclear phagocytes in rheumatic diseases -- T lymphocytes -- B cells -- Fibroblasts and fibroblast-like synoviocytes -- Neutrophils and eosinophils -- Mast cells -- Platelets and rheumatic diseases -- Autoimmunity -- Innate immunity -- Adaptive immunity including organization of lymphoid tissues -- Genetics of rheumatic diseases -- Complement system -- Signal transduction -- Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and related compounds -- Cell recruitment and angiogenesis -- Cell survival and death in rheumatic diseases -- Animal models of inflammatory arthritis -- Neurologic regulation of inflammation -- Atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis -- Principles of epidemiology in rheumatic disease -- Economic burden of rheumatic diseases -- Clinical trial design and analysis -- Assessment of health outcomes -- Biologic markers -- Occupational and recreational musculoskeletal disorders -- Integrative medicine in rheumatology: an evidence-based approach -- History and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system -- Monarticular arthritis -- Polyarticular arthritis -- Fibromyalgia -- Neck pain -- Shoulder pain -- Low back pain -- Hip and knee pain -- Foot and ankle pain -- Hand and wrist pain -- Temporomandibular joint pain -- The eye and rheumatic diseases -- The skin and rheumatic diseases -- Synovial fluid analysis, synovial biopsy, and synovial pathology -- Arthrocentesis and injection of joints and soft tissue -- Antinuclear antibodies -- Rheumatoid factors and other autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis -- Acute-phase reactants and the concept of inflammation -- Imaging modalities in rheumatic disease -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Glucocorticoid therapy -- Methotrexate, leflunomide, sulfasalazine, hydroxychloroquine, and combination therapies -- Immunoregulatory drugs -- Anticytokine therapies -- Cell-targeted biologics and emerging targets: rituximab, abatacept, and other biologics -- Chronic musculoskeletal pain -- Arthritis self-management -- Psychosocial management of rheumatic diseases -- Nutrition and rheumatic diseases -- Introduction to physical medicine and rehabilitation -- Etiology and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis -- Clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis -- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis -- Felty's syndrome -- Sjören's syndrome -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Undifferentiated spondyloarthritis and reactive arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Enteropathic arthritis -- Pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Clinical features and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis and the scleroderma-spectrum disorders -- Inflammatory diseases of muscle and other myopathies -- Overlap syndromes -- The classification and epidemiology of systemic vasculitis -- Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and takayasu's arteritis -- Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis -- Polyarteritis and related disorders -- Isolated angiitis of the central nervous system -- Immune complex-mediated small vessel vasculitis -- Behçet's disease -- Gout and hyperuricemia -- Diseases associated with articular deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and basic calcium phosphate crystals -- Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis -- Clinical features of osteoarthritis -- Management of osteoarthritis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Proliferative bone diseases -- Osteonecrosis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Heritable diseases of connective tissue -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis -- Bacterial arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Mycobacterial infections of bones and joints -- Fungal infections of the bones and joints -- Rheumatic manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Viral arthritis -- Poststreptoccocal arthritis and rheumatic fever -- Amyloidosis -- Sarcoidosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Hemophilic arthropathy -- Rheumatic manifestations of hemoglobinopathies -- Arthritis accompanying endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Musculoskeletal syndromes in malignancy -- Familial autoinflammatory syndromes -- Tumors and tumor-like lesions of joints and related structures.
- 2009 SpringerG. Hughes.
- Management of knee osteoarthritis in the younger, active patient : an evidence-based practical guide for clinicians2016 SpringerDavid A. Parker, editor.This book is a rich source of practical guidance on the management of relatively young patients with osteoarthritis of the knee that will assist physicians and allied health professionals in enabling patients to remain active and sustain their quality of life. It provides up-to-date knowledge on the available treatment options, describes the evidence base for each option, and identifies the appropriate timing and indications. The book opens by considering the basic science behind osteoarthritis, which is critical to management. The many nonsurgical treatment modalities are then discussed, with particular focus on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach. Subsequent chapters address the role of surgical management, covering both techniques that attempt to preserve and possibly restore the native knee joint, such as meniscal and chondral surgery, arthroscopic debridement, and osteotomy for realignment of the joint, and those that involve joint replacement. The arthroplasty component of the text encompasses all areas of prosthetic resurfacing, including localized resurfacing, unicompartmental replacement, and total knee replacement. The book has been produced in cooperation with ISAKOS and the authors constitute an international faculty who provide a truly global perspective on the subject.
- 2014 SpringerEditors: Fernando Perez-Ruiz, Ana Maria Herrero-Beites."Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. Very few controlled trials were available to test the efficacy and safety of treatments, and no research on diagnosis and management had been done despite data showing that patients with gout were generally improperly treated even in the hands of specialists. In the last 10 years, good-quality evidence on gout impact and management has grown exponentially, renal transporters have been recently identified, and a number of new drugs have been approved or are under current development. This handbook discusses these developments and the future of gout treatment, which now looks promising."--Publisher's website.
- v. 1-12, 2009.American College of Physicians ; editor-in-chief: Patrick C. Alguire.[v.1] Cardiovascular medicine -- [v. 2] Gastroenterology and hepatology -- [v. 3] Hematology and oncology -- [v. 4] Neurology -- [v. 5] Rheumatology -- [v. 6] Dermatology -- [v. 7] Endocrinology and metabolism -- [v. 8] General internal medicine -- [v. 9] Infectious disease -- [v. 10] Nephrology -- [v. 11] Pulmonary and critical care medicine -- [v. 12] Cumulative Index.
- Pt. A: v. 1-6; Pt. B: v. 7-12, 2012.American College of Physicians ; editor-in-chief, Patrick C. Alguire.Part A -- [v. 1] Cardiovascular medicine -- [v. 2] Dermatology -- [v. 3] Gastroenterology and hepatology -- [v. 4] Hematology and oncology -- [v. 5] Neurology -- [v. 6] Rheumatology -- [v. 7] Endocrinology and metabolism -- [v. 8] General internal medicine -- [v. 9] Infectious disease -- [v. 10] Nephrology -- [v. 11] Pulmonary and critical care medicine -- [v. 12] Cumulative index.
- Pt. A: v. 1-6; Pt. B: v. 7-11, 2015.American College of Physicians.Part A: [v. 1] Cardiovascular medicine -- [v. 2] Dermatology -- [v. 3] Gastroenterology and hepatology -- [v. 4] Hematology and oncology -- [v. 5] Neurology -- [v. 6] Rheumatology -- Part B: [v. 7] Endocrinology and metabolism -- [v. 8] General internal medicine -- [v. 9] Infectious disease -- [v. 10] Nephrology -- [v. 11] Pulmonary and critical care medicine -- [v. 12] Cumulative index.
- 2009 Springeredited by Carlos López-Larrea, Roberto Díaz-Peña.Clinical assessment in the spondyloarthropathies / Ruth Wittoek and Herman Mielants -- Imaging in spondyloarthritis / Walter P. Maksymowych -- Spondyloarthritis, diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), and chondrocalcinosis / Jácome Brugues Armas, Ana Rita Couto, and Bruno Filipe Bettencourt -- The enthesis organ concept and its relevance to the spondyloarthropathies / Michael Benjamin and Dennis McGonagle -- Synovial and mucosal immunopathology in spondyloarthritis / Bernard Vandooren, Paul P. Tak, and Dominique Baeten -- Bone loss in the spondyloarthropathies : role of osteoclast, RANKL, RANK, and OPG in the spondyloarthropathies / Allen P. Anandarajah and Edward M. Schwarz -- RANKL/RANK as key factors for osteoclast development and bone loss in arthropathies / Andreas Leibbrandt and Josef M. Penninger -- Bone formation versus bone resorption in ankylosing spondylitis / Georg Schett -- Biomarkers in spondyloarthropathies / Chun-Hsiung Chen, David Tak Yan Yu, and Chung-Tei Chou -- Therapy of spondyloarthritides / Jürgen Braun -- Genomewide screens in ankylosing spondylitis / Matthew A. Brown -- Subtypes of HLA-B27 : history and implications in the pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis / John D. Reveille -- Implications of structural and thermodynamic studies of HLA-B27 subtypes exhibiting differential association with ankylosing spondylitis / Andreas Ziegler ... [et al.] -- HLA-B27-bound peptide repertoires : their nature origin and pathogenetic relevance / José A. López de Castro.Also available: Print – 2009
- 2014 SpringerPaola D'Aprile ; in collaboration with Alfredo Tarantino.
- Musculoskeletal sonography : technique, anatomy, semeiotics and pathological findings in rheumatic diseases2007 SpringerFabio Martino ... [et al.], editors.
- 2015 SpringerYasser El Miedany, editor.1. Fundamentals of musculoskeletal ultrasound -- 2. Pitfalls in musculoskeletal ultrasound -- 3. Rheumatod arthritis -- 4. Ankylosing spondylitis -- 5. Psoriatic arthritis -- 6. Osteoarthritis -- 7. Crystal-induced arthritis -- 8. Skin, nail and hair in rheumatology -- 9. Pediatric musculoskeletal disorders -- 10. Carpal tunnel syndrome -- 11. Soft tissue rheumatism -- 12. Inflammatory allied conditions -- 13. Sports medicine -- 14. Ultrasound-guided interventional maneuvers -- Index.
- 2016 SpringerMinna J. Kohler, editor.Introduction: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Indications and Fundamentals -- Basic Ultrasound Pathology -- Synovitis Evaluation -- Ultrasound of the Hand and Wrist -- Ultrasound of the Elbow -- Ultrasound of the Shoulder -- Ultrasound of the Hip -- Ultrasound of the Knee -- Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot -- Pediatric Ultrasound -- Ultrasound-Guided Injections -- Ultrasound in Vasculitis.
- 2014 SpringerDimitris Rigopoulos, Antonella Tosti, editors.Nail psoriasis is very common and causes considerable morbidity to patients. With the aid of informative illustrations, this book presents the clinical signs suggestive of nail psoriasis and describes the differential diagnosis of nail abnormalities. Newer methods of diagnosis are considered, and advice is provided on the use of severity evaluation indexes. The available treatments are extensively discussed, with information on the latest options. Selection of the appropriate treatment may be a challenge, so guidance is provided on all factors that should be taken into consideration and on choice of treatment for special categories of patient, such as children and pregnant women. Contributors have been selected from across the world, offering an international perspective on the condition. Nail Psoriasis will be an invaluable up-to-date source of information for dermatologists and will also be of interest to rheumatologists and general practitioners, given that recognition of nail signs can lead to earlier diagnosis of arthropathic disease.
- 2014 Springeredited by Bashar Katirji, Henry J. Kaminski, Robert L. Ruff.Part I Approach to neuromuscular diseases: principles and basics -- Clinical assessment in neuromuscular disorders -- Nerve and muscle: basic concepts -- Part II Approach to neuromuscular diseases: neuromuscular investigations -- Serum muscle enzymes in neuromuscular disease -- Autoantibody testing in peripheral neuropathy -- Autoantibody testing in autoimmune neuromuscular junction, hyperexcitability, and muscle disorders -- Forearm exercise testing -- Clinical electromyography (neve conduction studies and needle electromyography) -- Single-fiber EMG -- Quantitative EMG analysis -- Testing of autonomic function -- Quantitative sensory testing -- Nerve and muscle biopsies -- Skin biopsy -- Molecular diagnosis and genetic testing -- Part III Approach to neuromuscular diseases: assessment and treatment of neurologica disorders -- Outcome measures and clinical assessment instruments in neuromuscular disease -- Physical management of patients with neuromuscular diseases -- Immunotherapy in the treatment of autoimmune neuromuscular diseases -- Critical and respiratory care in neuromuscular disorders -- Part IV Neuromuscular disorders: neuronopathies (motor neuron and dorsal root ganglion disorders) -- Poliomyelitis and post-poliomyelitis syndrome -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Spinal muscular atrophies -- Atypical motor neuron disorders -- Dorsal root ganglion disorders -- Part V Neuromuscular disorders: Peripheral neuropatahies -- Approach to peripheral nerve disorders -- Approach to small fiber neuropathy -- Charcot-Marie-Tooth diseases -- Inherited metabolic neruopathies -- Guillain-Barre Syndrome and related disorders -- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and related disorders -- Diabetic neuropathies -- Nutritional and alcoholic neuropathies -- Metabolic and endocrine neuropathies -- Environmental toxic neuropathies -- Drug-induced toxic neuropathies -- Vasculitic neuropathies and neuropathies of connective tissue disease -- Nonvasculitic ischemic neuropathies -- Infectious and granulomatous peripheral neuropathies -- Peripheral nerve injury -- Compressive and entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremity -- Compressive and entrapment neuropathies of the lower extremity -- Cranial nerve palsies -- Peripheral nerve tumors -- Cervical radiculopathy -- Lumbosacral and thoracic radiculopathies -- Brachial plexopathies -- Lumbosacral plexopathies -- Part VI Neuromuscular disorders: neuromuscular junction disorders -- Myasthenia Gravis -- Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome -- Botulism -- Toxic neuromuscular transmission disorders -- Part VII Neuromuscular disorders: muscle ion channel disorders -- Disorders of skeletal muscle membrane excitability: myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, periodic paralysis, and related syndromes -- Malignant hyperthermia -- Part VIII Neuromuscular disorders: myopathies -- Approach to myopathies -- Dystrophinopathies -- Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies -- Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy -- The myotonic dystrophies -- Oculpharyngeal muscular dystrophy -- Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy -- Congenital myopathies -- Metabolic myopathies -- Mitochondrial myopathies -- Inflammatory myopathies -- Paraspinous myopathies: the dropped head and bent spine syndromes -- Endocrine myopathies -- Toxic myopathies -- Infectious and granulomatous myopathies -- Part IX Neuromuscular disorders: miscellaneous neuromuscular disorders and syndromes -- Myokymia and neuromyotonia -- Muscle cramps and fasciculations -- Stiff-man syndrome -- Tetanus -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome -- Paraneoplastic neuromuscular disorders -- Acute neuromuscular weakness in the intensive care unit -- Floppy infant -- Rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuria -- Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, eosinophilic fascitiitis, and related fasciitis disorders -- Neuropathis pain and other chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions.
- 2009 SpringerPaul-Peter Tak, editor.Also available: Print – 2009
- 2017edited by Paola Mina-Osorio.Part I. Diangnosis, Patient Stratification and Biomarkers -- A tale of two worlds: pharmaceutical investigators and clinicians define "diagnosis" -- Biomarkers in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis -- The role of microparticles as biomarkers in the development of therapy for autoimmune disease -- Part II. Genomic Medicine -- The future of genomic medicine in inflammatory diseases -- Part III. Bispecific Antibodies -- Bispecific antibodies -- Part IV. Cross-Functional Targers -- Targeting CD13 with Asn-Gly-Arg (NGR) peptie-drug conjugates -- Energy homeostasis of immune cells: transplanting cell bioenergetics into clinical application in rheumatoid arthritis -- The intestinal microbiome, the immune system, and spondyloarthropathy -- Stem cell therapy in the treatment of rheumatic diseases and application in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Index.
- 2014 Future Mededitors, Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe, Else Marie Bartels.Novel insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of fibromyalgia / Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe & Else Marie Bartels -- The history of fibromyalgia / Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe & Else Marie Bartels -- Pain in fibromyalgia / Kirstine Amris -- Pain assessment in fibromyalgia / Else Marie Bartels & Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe -- Fatigue and fibromyalgia / Philip Mease -- Genetic influence on fibromyalgia / Laia Rodriguez-Revenga, Elisa Docampo, Antonio Collado & Montserrat Mila -- Biomarkers in fibromyalgia / Nurcan Üçeyler & Claudia Sommer -- Assessment of activities of daily living in fibromyalgia / Eva E. Wæhrens -- Assessment of muscle strength and muscle function in fibromyalgia / Kaisa Mannerkorpi & Petri Salo -- Clinical assessment of fibromyalgia / Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe & Else Marie Bartels -- Treatment options for fibromyalgia / David A. Williams & Daniel J. Clauw -- Index.
- 2008 Springeredited by Laura A. Coleman ; foreword by Ronenn Roubenoff.Also available: Print – 2008
- 2014 CRCnetBASEauthors, Terence McLoughlin, Ian Baxter, Nicole Abdul ; editorial advisor, Andrew Hamer.Part 1. Upper limb -- part 2. Lower limb -- part 3. Rheumatology -- part 4. Self-assessment.
- 2008 NICEThe summary of the published clinical guideline on Osteoarthritis. It links to the published guidance and key documents.
- Osteoarthritis-- pathogenesis, diagnosis, available treatments, drug safety, regenerative and precision medicine2015 SpringerMohit Kapoor, Nizar N. Mahomed, editors.1. Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis -- 2. Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis -- 3. Shoulder and Elbow Osteoarthritis -- 4. Lumbar Spine Osteoarthritis -- 5. Ankle Osteoarthritis -- 6. Hand and Wrist Osteoarthritis -- 7. Imaging in Osteoarthritis -- 8. Osteoarthritis : Joint Conservation Strategies -- 9. Osteoarthritis Biomarkers -- 10. Drug/Agent Treatments for Osteoarthritis : Present and Future -- 11. Safety Profile of Current OA Therapies : Evidence from Clinical Trials -- 12. Regenerative Medicine Approaches for Treatment of Osteoarthritis -- 13. Precision Medicine for Osteoarthritis.
- 2007 OvidRoland W. Moskowitz ... [et al.].
- 2014 SpringerKyung-Hoi Koo, Michael A. Mont, Lynne C Jones, editors.Part I. History -- 1. Osteonecrosis: Historical Perspective / Marvin E. Steinberg and David R. Steinberg -- Part II. Anatomy and Blood Flow -- 2. Vascular Anatomy and Blood Supply to the Femoral Head / Marcin Zlotorowicz and Jaroslaw Czubak -- 3. Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury in Bone / Howard Winet -- Part III. Epidemiology -- 4. The Prevalence of Osteonecrosis in Different Parts of the World / A.C. Gosling-Gardeniers, W.H.C. Rijnen, and J.W.M. Gardeniers -- 5. Epidemiology of Osteonecrosis in the USA / Sameer M. Naranje and Edward Y. Cheng -- 6. The Epidemiology of Osteonecrosis in Japan / Takuaki Yamamoto, Ryosuke Yamaguchi, and Yukihide Iwamoto -- 7. Epidemiology of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in South Korea / Joon Soon Kang and Kee Hyung Rhyu --8. Current Trends of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in Taiwan and China / Fang-Tsai Lee, Tso-Chiang Ma, and Mel S. Lee -- Part IV. Etiology -- 9. Genetic Studies in Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Shin-Yoon Kim and Tae-Ho Kim -- 10. Osteonecrosis and Intravascular Coagulation Revisited / Lynne C. Jones and Deborah McK. Ciombor -- 11. Glucocorticoids (as an Etiologic Factor) / Eun Young Lee and Yun Jong Lee -- 12. Corticosteroid Usage and Osteonecrosis of the Hip / Jeffrey J. Cherian, Bhaveen H. Kapadia, Samik Banerjee, Julio J. Jauregui, and Michael A. Mont -- 13. Alcohol / Wakaba Fukushima and Yoshio Hirota -- 14. Traumatic Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head / Simon Damian Steppacher, Pascal Cyrill Haefeli, Helen Anwander, Klaus Arno Siebenrock, and Moritz Tannast -- 15. Posttraumatic Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Taek Rim Yoon and Ha Sung Kim -- 16. Osteonecrosis in Sickle-Cell Disease / Philippe Hernigou and Gildasio Daltro -- 17. Autoimmune Disease (SLE, Antiphospholipid Syndrome), Posttransplantation (Kidney, Liver, Heart, Bone Marrow), and Other Risk Factors (Chemotherapy, Caisson Disease, Radiation, Pancreatitis, Gaucher's Disease) / Jeong Joon Yoo -- Part V. Pathology -- 18. Pathophysiology of Ischemic Diseases of the Hip: Osteonecrosis, Borderline Necrosis, and Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome / Kyung-Hoi Koo, Young-Kyun Lee, and Yun Jong Lee -- 19. The Pathology of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Takuaki Yamamoto -- Part VI. Clinical Manifestation -- 20. Natural History of Osteonecrosis / Samik Banerjee, Bhaveen H. Kapadia, Julio J. Jauregui, Jeffrey J. Cherian, and Michael A. Mont -- 21. Causes of Pain in Early and Advanced Stage Osteonecrosis / Vivek S. Jagadale and Edward Y. Cheng -- 22. Accumulation of Necrotic Fatty Marrow in Osteonecrotic Hips Mimicking Septic Arthritis / Tae-Young Kim, Kyung-Hoi Koo, and Javad Parvizi -- Part VII. Imaging Diagnosis -- 23. Radiography, MRI, CT, Bone Scan, and PET-CT / Kyung Nam Ryu, Wook Jin, and Ji Seon Park -- Part VIII. Staging and Classification -- 24. Ficat Staging System / Kyung-Hoi Koo -- 25. The University of Pennsylvania Classification of Osteonecrosis / David R. Steinberg and Marvin E. Steinberg -- 26. Natural Course and the JIC Classification of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Nobuhiko Sugano and Kenji Ohzono -- 27. Modified Kerboul Classification System of Necrotic Extent Using MRI / Yong-Chan Ha, Young-Kyun Lee, and Kyung-Hoi Koo -- 28. The ARCO Staging System: Generation and Evolution Since 1991 / J.W.M. Gardeniers, A.C. Gosling-Gardeniers, and W.H.C. Rijnen -- Part IX. Differential Diagnosis -- 29. Subchondral Stress Fracture of the Femoral Head / Hee Joong Kim, Jeong Joon Yoo, and Pil Whan Yoon -- 30. Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome of the Hip / Young-Kyun Lee and Kyung-Hoi Koo -- 31. Distinguishing Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome from Osteonecrosis / Marc W. Hungerford and Kyung-Hoi Koo -- Part X. Non-surgical Treatments -- 32. Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Hip and Knee with Enoxaparin / Charles J. Glueck, Richard A. Freiberg, and Ping Wang -- 33. The Role of Coagulopathy in the Pathogenesis and Prevention of Corticosteroid-Induced Osteonecrosis / Takuaki Yamamoto, Goro Motomura, Ryosuke Yamaguchi, and Yukihide Iwamoto -- 34. Lipid-Lowering Agents and Their Effects on Osteonecrosis: Pros and Cons / Abdurrahman Kandil and Quanjun Cui -- 35. Is There a Role for BMPs in the Treatment of Osteonecrosis? / Philipp Leucht and Stuart B. Goodman -- 36. Alendronate in the Prevention of Collapse of the Femoral Head in Nontraumatic Osteonecrosis / Chung-Hwan Chen and Gwo-Jaw Wang -- 37. New Therapies of Bone Necrosis / Wolf Drescher, Matthias Knobe, Wolfgang Wagner, and Thomas Pufe -- Part XI. Surgical Treatments -- 38. Principles of Core Decompression for Osteonecrosis of the Hip / Bhaveen H. Kapadia, Samik Banerjee, Jeffrey J. Cherian, Julio J. Jauregui and Michael A. Mont -- 39. Stem Cells in Osteonecrosis: Cons / Anjan P. Kaushik, Anusuya Das, and Quanjun Cui -- 40. Cement Techniques in Hip Osteonecrosis with Collapse: From Traditional Methyl Methacrylate to Bone Substitutes and Stem Cells / Philippe Hernigou and Gildasio Daltro -- 41. Impaction Bone Grafting / Seung-Hoon Baek and Shin-Yoon Kim -- 42. Principles of Bone Grafting for Osteonecrosis of the Hip / Julio J. Jauregui, Samik Banerjee, Bhaveen H. Kapadia, Jeffrey J. Cherian, Kimona Issa, and Michael A. Mont -- 43. Vascularized Pedicle Iliac Bone Grafting for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Mel S. Lee -- 44. The Vascularized Fibular Graft in the Treatment of Osteonecrosis: Data, Dogma, and Controversies / Will Eward -- 45. Transtrochanteric Rotational Osteotomy for Femoral Head Osteonecrosis / Yong-Chan Ha, Jae-Hwi Nho, and Kyung-Hoi Koo -- 46. Posterior Rotational Osteotomy for Severe Femoral Head Osteonecrosis / Takashi Atsumi -- 47. Transtrochanteric Curved Varus Osteotomy for the Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Takuaki Yamamoto, Satoshi Ikemura, and Yukihide Iwamoto -- 48. Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Ceramic-on- Ceramic Articulation / Young-Kyun Lee, Ki-Choul Kim, Bun Jung Kang, and Kyung-Hoi Koo -- 49. Highly Crosslinked -Polyethylene Liners in Patients with Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in the United States and Europe / Patrick O'Toole and Javad Parvizi -- 50. Alumina Ceramic-on-Highly Cross- Linked Polyethylene Bearing in Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty in Young Patients with Osteonecrosis of Femoral Head / Young-Hoo Kim -- 51. Hip Arthroplasty for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Harlan C. Amstutz, Michel J. Le Duff, and Mariam Al-Hamad -- 52. Resurfacing Arthroplasty for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Bernard N. Stulberg and Jayson D. Zadzilka -- Part XII. Osteonecrosis in Bones Other than the Hip -- 53. Multifocal Osteonecrosis / Samik Banerjee, Bhaveen H. Kapadia, Jeffrey J. Cherian, Julio J. Jauregui, and Michael A. Mont -- 54. Osteonecrosis of the Humeral Head / Nobuhiko Sugano -- 55. Knee Osteonecrosis / Karthik E. Ponnusamy, Savyasachi Thakkar, and Harpal S. Khanuja -- 56. Osteonecrosis of the Talus / Kyoung Min Lee, Sung Hun Won, and Moon Seok Park -- 57. Kienböck's Disease of the Lunate / Dawn M. LaPorte and Thomas J. Kim -- Part XIII. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease -- 58. The Epidemiology and Etiology of Perthes' Disease / Daniel C. Perry -- 59. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: Pathology, Pathophysiology, and Pathogenesis of Deformity / Harry K.W. Kim -- 60. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: Diagnosis, Imaging, and Classifications / Benjamin Shore and Harry K.W. Kim -- 61. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: Treatments / Benjamin D. Martin and Harry K.W. Kim -- 62. Developing Medical Therapy for Legg-Calvé-Perthes' Disease / Harry K.W. Kim and David G. Little -- 63. Corticosteroid-Associated Osteonecrosis in Children / Scott Rosenfeld and Harry K.W. Kim -- Part XIV. Animal Models -- 64. Animal Models of Corticosteroid- Associated Bone Diseases / Lynne C. Jones, Michelle A. Tucci, Azeb Haile, and Dongqing Wang -- 65. Animal Models of Bone Necrosis: An Overview / Wagner Drescher, Matthias Knobe, Wolfgang Wagner, and Thomas Pufe.
- 2015 Springer Protocolsedited by Jennifer J. Westendorf and Andre J. van Wijnen, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA .Isolation of osteocytes from mature and aged murine bone / Amber Rath Stern and Lynda F. Bonewald -- Primary murine rowth plate and articular chondrocyte isolation and cell culture / Jennifer H. Jonason, Donna Hoak, and Regis J. O'Keefe -- Isolating endosteal mesenchymal progenitors from rodent long bones / Ji Zhu, Valerie A. Siclari, and Ling Qin -- Engineering cartilage tissue by pellet coculture of chondrocytes and mesenchymal stromal cells / Ling Wu, Janine N. Post, and Marcel Karperien -- Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells / David R. Deyle -- Profiling histone modifications by chromatin immunoprecipitation coupled to deep sequencing in skeletal cells / Mark B. Meyer, Nancy A. Benkusky, and J. Wesley Pike -- Identification of microRNAs in human plasma / Bram C. van der Eerden ... [and 7 others] -- Immunohistochemistry of skeletal tissues / Crystal Idleburg, Elizabeth N. DeLassus, and Deborah V. Novack -- In vivo axial loading of the mouse tibia / Katherine M. Melville, Alexander G. Robling, and Marjolein C.H. van der Meulen -- Four-point bending protocols to study the effects of dynamic strain in osteoblastic cells in vitro / Gabriel L. Galea and Joanna S. Price -- EPIC-[mu]CT imaging of articular cartilage / Angela S.P. Lin, Giuliana E. Salazar-Noratto, and Robert E. Guldberg -- Mouse models of osteoarthrits : surgical model of posttraumatic osteoarthritis induced by destabilization of the medial meniscus / Kirsty L. Culley ... [and 7 others] -- Assessment of knee joint pain in experimental rodent models of osteoarthritis / Margaret J. Piel, Jeffrey S. Kroin, and Hee-Jeong Im -- Induction of fully stabilized cortical bone defects to study intramembranous bone regeneration / Meghan E. McGee-Lawrence and David F. Razidlo -- Surgical procedures and experimental outcomes of closed fractures in rodent models / Hicham Drissi and David N. Paglia.
- 2010 SpringerStefano Zaffagnini, David Dejour, Elizabeth A. Arendt (eds.).Pathophysiology of anterior knee pain -- Pathophysiology of lateral patellar dislocation -- Natural history of patellofemoral dislocations -- Clinical presentation of patellofemoral disorders -- Clinical examination of the patellofemoral patient -- Standard X-ray examination: patellofemoral disorders -- Patellar height: which index? -- Stress radiographs in the diagnosis of patellofemoral instability -- Computed tomography and arthro-CT scan in patellofemoral disorders -- MRI analysis of patella instability factors -- MRI of the patellofemoral articular cartilage -- Patellofemoral pain syndrome: the value of pinhole and SPECT scintigraphic imaging and quantitative measurements of bone mineral equivalent density with quantitative computed tomography -- Gait analysis in patients with patellofemoral disorders -- Iatrogenic anterior knee pain with special emphasis on the clinical radiographical, histological, ultrastructural and biochemical aspects after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using ipsilateral autografts -- Non-operative treatment of patellofemoral pain: role of physical therapy -- Lateral release of the lateral patellofemoral retinaculum: literature review for select patellofemoral disorders -- Medial side patellofemoral anatomy -- Arthroscopic medial reefing in acute patellar dislocation -- Medial reefing in chronic potential patellar instability -- Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction -- MPFL reconstruction: the adductor sling approach -- Importance and radiographic identification of the femoral insertion in medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction -- MPTL (medial patellotibial ligament) reconstruction -- Distal realignment: medialization of tibial tuberosity: the Elmslie-Trillat technique -- Bony surgery distal realignment surgery -- Trochlear lengthening osteotomy with or without elevation of the lateral trochlear facet -- Proximal open trochleoplasty (grooveplasty) -- Deepening trochoplasty for patellar instability -- Arthroscopic deepening trochleoplasty for patella instability -- The role of limb rotational osteotomy -- Long-term results after autologous chondrocyte implantation in cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint -- Novel nano-composite multilayered biomaterial for the treatment of patellofemoral cartilage lesions -- Isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis: natural history and clinical presentation -- The nonoperative treatment of patellofemoral arthritis -- Current concepts regarding tibial tubercle osteotomy -- Isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis: prosthetic indications -- Post-operative management of surgeries aimed at correcting patellofemoral instability: results of an international surgeon survey -- Errors and complications in patellofemoral surgery -- Trochleoplasty for symptomatic trochlear dysplasia in the skeletally immature patient with review of fetal anatomy -- Patellofemoral disorders in the skeletally immature patients.
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