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Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans

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Gregory J. Anderson, Gordon D. McLaren, editors. Humana Press , c2012.
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Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans provides health professionals in many areas of research and practice with the most up-to-date and well-referenced volume on the importance of iron as a nutrient and its role in health and disease. This important new volume is the benchmark in the complex area of interrelationships between the essentiality of iron, its functions throughout the body, including its critical role in erythropoiesis, the biochemistry and clinical relevance of iron-contain…
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Anderson, Gregory J
McLaren, Gordon D
Responsibility
Gregory J. Anderson, Gordon D. McLaren, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 703 p. : 99 ill.)
Series Title
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
ISBN
9781603274852
Subjects (MeSH)
Iron - physiology
Iron metabolism disorders
Iron, dietary - metabolism
Subjects (LCSH)
Food science
Gastroenterology
Nutrition
Abstract
Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans provides health professionals in many areas of research and practice with the most up-to-date and well-referenced volume on the importance of iron as a nutrient and its role in health and disease. This important new volume is the benchmark in the complex area of interrelationships between the essentiality of iron, its functions throughout the body, including its critical role in erythropoiesis, the biochemistry and clinical relevance of iron-containing enzymes and other molecules involved in iron absorption, transport and metabolism, the importance of optimal iron status on immune function, and links between iron and the liver, heart, brain and other organs. Moreover, the interactions between genetic and environmental factors and the numerous co-morbidities seen with both iron deficiency and iron overload in populations at risk are clearly delineated so that students as well as practitioners can better understand the complexities of these interactions. Key features of the volume include an in-depth index and recommendations and practice guidelines are included in relevant chapters. The volume contains more than 100 detailed tables and informative figures and up-to-date references that provide the reader with excellent sources of information about the critical role of iron nutrition, optimal iron status and the adverse clinical consequences of altered iron homeostasis. Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans is an excellent new text as well as the most authoritative resource in the field.
Contents
Proteins of Iron Homeostasis -- Cellular Iron Physiology -- Regulation of Cellular Iron Metabolism in Mammalian Cells -- Concentrating, Storing and Detoxifying Iron: The Ferritins and Hemosiderin -- Iron Nutrition -- Intestinal Iron Absorption -- Plasma Iron and Iron Delivery to the Tissues -- Iron Salvage Pathways -- Molecular Regulation of Systemic Iron Metabolism -- Erythroid Iron Metabolism -- Iron and the Reticuloendothelial System -- Iron and the Immune System -- Iron Deficiency -- The Liabilities of Iron Deficiency -- The Anemia of Inflammation and Chronic Disease -- Disorders of Red Cell Production and the Iron-Loading Anemias -- The Pathology of Hepatic Iron Overload -- Hepatic Pathobiology of Iron Overload -- HFE-Associated Hereditary Hemochromatosis -- Non-HFE Hemochromatosis -- Miscellaneous Iron-Related Disorders -- Iron and Liver Disease -- Neuropathology and Iron: Central Nervous System Iron Homeostasis -- Iron Metabolism in Cancer and Infection -- Estimation of Body Iron Stores -- Genetic Testing for Disorders of Iron Homeostasis -- The Properties of Therapeutically Useful Iron Chelators -- Clinical Use of Iron Chelators -- Mammalian Models of Iron Homeostasis -- Yeast Iron Metabolism -- Zebrafish Models of Heme Synthesis and Iron Metabolism.
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Shoulder concepts 2013 : consensus and concerns : proceedings of the ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committees 2009-2013

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Guillermo Arce [and 9 others], editors. Springer , c2013.
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The ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee (UEC) meets on a biannual basis for Closed Consensus Meetings. Each summit, a worldwide expert panel of surgeons and researchers convene for an in-depth discussion about a controversial topic. The purpose of this endeavor is to combine expertise and reach international consensus for the most appropriate management of various shoulder disorders. This booklet constitutes an integral part of the agreement encountered during these meetings. Section A provides a …
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Arce, Guillermo
International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Responsibility
Guillermo Arce [and 9 others], editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 98 p. : 29 illus., 21 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783642380969 (print ed.)
9783642380976
Subjects (MeSH)
Shoulder - surgery
Shoulder Injuries
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Sports Medicine
Surgical Orthopedics
Abstract
The ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee (UEC) meets on a biannual basis for Closed Consensus Meetings. Each summit, a worldwide expert panel of surgeons and researchers convene for an in-depth discussion about a controversial topic. The purpose of this endeavor is to combine expertise and reach international consensus for the most appropriate management of various shoulder disorders. This booklet constitutes an integral part of the agreement encountered during these meetings. Section A provides a comprehensive review of the currently available Classifications and Outcome Scores for shoulder disorders, illustrating their potential pitfalls and limitations. Section B presents a summary of the Acromio-Clavicular Joint (ACJ) Consensus Summit, describing pioneering techniques to re-establish shoulder function after dislocation. Section C describes the current state of evidence of Rotator Cuff Disorders, providing novel theories regarding its underlying biomechanics and reconstruction techniques. The 2009-2013 ISAKOS UEC members hope the readers find this compendium an insightful update for daily shoulder management.
Contents
Part I. ISAKOS Shoulder Terminology Project; Preliminary Report; Classifications and Scoring Systems -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A Review of Rotator Cuff Classifications in Current Use -- 3. ISAKOS Classification System for Rotator Cuff Tears -- 4. Review of Current Classifications of Shoulder Instability -- 5. ISAKOS Consensus Shoulder Instability Classification System -- 6. Outcomes Scores for Shoulder Instability and Rotator Cuff Disease -- Part II. Copenhagen Consensus on Acromio-Clavicular Disorders -- 7. Copenhagen Consensus on Acromio-Clavicular Disorders -- Part III. Buenos Aires Consensus on Rotator Cuff Disease: Known Facts and Unresolved Issues -- 8. Anatomy (Bone, Tendon, Bursa and Neurovascular Anatomy) -- 9. Biomechanics -- 10. Tendinosis, Impingement and Ruptures -- 11. Arthroscopy and Repair -- 12. Augments and Prosthesis.
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Coronary vasculature : development, structure-function, and adaptations

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Robert J. Tomanek, author. Springer , c2013.
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Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world. The high metabolism and oxygen demand of the cardiac myocardium depends on both a high blood flow and a rich capillary density. For this reason, the growth of the coronary vasculature is vital, not only in early development, but also in the adult faced with various stresses. Novel technologies have enabled the discovery of the molecular mechanisms underlying the growth and assembly coronary vessels, a…
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Tomanek, Robert J
Responsibility
Robert J. Tomanek, author
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 276 p. : 74 ill., 59 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461448877
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronary Vessels - anatomy & histology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Abstract
Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world. The high metabolism and oxygen demand of the cardiac myocardium depends on both a high blood flow and a rich capillary density. For this reason, the growth of the coronary vasculature is vital, not only in early development, but also in the adult faced with various stresses. Novel technologies have enabled the discovery of the molecular mechanisms underlying the growth and assembly coronary vessels, and this volume covers the hierarchy of the coronary vasculature from its embryonic origins through its postnatal growth, adulthood, and senescence. Chapters address normal coronary development, coronary anomalies and their possible underlying developmental errors, coronary vessel adaptations to exercise training, aging, hypoxia, myocardial ischemia, and cardiac hypertrophy.This comprehensive overview of current research in coronary vessels and myocardial perfusion was written by Dr. Robert J. Tomanek, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Iowa. The book reviews, discusses, and integrates findings from various areas of coronary vasculature research, and as a result, will be a valuable reference source for cardiovascular scientists and physicians for many years to come.
Contents
General concepts of blood vessel formation and remodeling -- Prenatal coronary morphogenesis -- Postnatal coronary morphogenesis and growth -- Structure-function of the coronary hierarchy -- Historical perspectives -- Coronary anomalies -- Aging -- Adaptations to exercise training -- Hypoxia -- Myocardial ischemia and infarction -- Cardiac hypertrophy -- Therapy for coronary circulation.
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Research data management : practical strategies for information professionals

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edited by Joyce M. Ray. Purdue University Press , c2014.
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Z 667 R47 2014
Location
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It has become increasingly accepted that important digital data must be retained and shared in order to preserve and promote knowledge, advance research in and across all disciplines of scholarly endeavor, and maximize the return on investment of public funds. To meet this challenge, colleges and universities are adding data services to existing infrastructures by drawing on the expertise of information professionals who are already involved in the acquisition, management and preservation of da…
Call Number
Z 667 R47 2014
Other Authors
Ray, Joyce M
Responsibility
edited by Joyce M. Ray
Place of Publication
West Lafayette, IN
Publisher
Purdue University Press
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
436 p.
ISBN
9781557536648
Subjects (MeSH)
Communication in learning and scholarship - Technological innovations
Data libraries
Digital libraries - management
Electronic information resources - management
Information storage and retrieval systems
Research - information services
Abstract
It has become increasingly accepted that important digital data must be retained and shared in order to preserve and promote knowledge, advance research in and across all disciplines of scholarly endeavor, and maximize the return on investment of public funds. To meet this challenge, colleges and universities are adding data services to existing infrastructures by drawing on the expertise of information professionals who are already involved in the acquisition, management and preservation of data in their daily jobs. Data services include planning and implementing good data management practices, thereby increasing researchers' ability to compete for grant funding and ensuring that data collections with continuing value are preserved for reuse. This volume provides a framework to guide information professionals in academic libraries, presses, and data centers through the process of managing research data from the planning stages through the life of a grant project and beyond. It illustrates principles of good practice with use-case examples and illuminates promising data service models through case studies of innovative, successful projects and collaborations"-- Provided by publisher.
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Neighbourhood structure and health promotion

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Christiane Stock, Anne Ellaway, editors. Springer , c2013.
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It has long been theorized that people living in poor areas have more health problems than their more advantaged peers. More recently, science has been testing this hypothesis, concentrating on the impact of the built environment on well-being and its contribution to health inequities.Neighbourhood Structure and Health Promotion offers sociology-based theory and evidence-based findings so readers may better understand the effects of place on health choices, behaviour, and outcomes. This interna…
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Ellaway, Anne
Stock, Christiane
Responsibility
Christiane Stock, Anne Ellaway, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 367 p. : 34 ill., 27 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461466727
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Promotion
Physical fitness
Public Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Developmental psychology
Medicine
Regional planning
Abstract
It has long been theorized that people living in poor areas have more health problems than their more advantaged peers. More recently, science has been testing this hypothesis, concentrating on the impact of the built environment on well-being and its contribution to health inequities.Neighbourhood Structure and Health Promotion offers sociology-based theory and evidence-based findings so readers may better understand the effects of place on health choices, behaviour, and outcomes. This international volume analyzes the complex relationships among neighbourhood conditions and characteristics, people's perceptions of where they live, and their everyday health lives, from eating habits and activity levels to smoking, drinking, and drug use. Chapters introduce innovative methods for measuring and monitoring links between place and health in terms of risks and resources, and employing objective and subjective data. Prospects for engaging neighbourhoods in prevention efforts, particularly involving young people, and policy implications for the future of health promotion and inequity reduction are discussed as well. Included in the coverage:The spatiality of injustice: area effects on behaviour.Qualitative and quantitative methods for assessing neighbourhood health resources.The potential of GIS and GPS in the health sciences.Green spaces and health: possibilities for research and policy.School neighbourhoods and obesity prevention in youth.Connecting gender, social environment, and health.Neighbourhood Structure and Health Promotion advances the study of this increasingly critical topic, making it a valuable reference for researchers, practitioners, policy makers and advanced students in health, health promotion, social epidemiology, and urban planning.
Contents
1. Neighbourhood structure and health promotion: An introduction -- Part 1: Understanding health as a matter of place -- 2. Neighbourhood context and mortality: An overview -- 3. Area effects on behaviour and lifestyle: The spatiality of injustice -- 4. Sociological perspectives on neighbourhood context and health -- 5. People and place: The interrelated connections between interactions, behaviour, relations, perceptions and space -- Part 2: Measuring and monitoring neighbourhood structure -- 6. Methods to measure neighbourhoods and analyse their impact on health: An overview -- 7. Access to health promoting facilities and amenities -- 8. GIS: A spatial turn in the health science? -- 9. Using GPS to measure the interaction between individuals and their neighbourhood -- 10. Mathematical approaches to analyzing area level effects on health -- Part 3: Neighbourhood and lifestyle -- 11. Vitamin G - Green spaces and health: Potential mechanisms and policy implications, and ideas for further research -- 12. Socio-economic differences in physical activity: The role of neighbourhood factors -- 13. Building in prevention: Nudging towards physical activity and public health -- 14 .Rethinking exposure in area studies on social inequities in smoking in youth and young adults -- 15. Neighbourhood structure and alcohol and other drug use: Implications for prevention -- 16. Neighbourhoods and healthy nutrition -- 17. School neighbourhoods and obesity prevention in youth -- 18. Connecting gender, space and place: Are there gender differences in the relationships between the social environment and health-related behaviours? -- 19. From neighbourhood and health research to health promotion practice -- Index.
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Health care utilization in Germany : theory, methodology, and results

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Christian Janssen, Enno Swart, Thomas von Lengerke, editors ; foreword by Ronald M. Andersen. Springer , c2014.
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It is a societal given, borne out by the facts: the higher one's social status, the better health, and the longer life expectancy. As the situation persists, an important question demands attention, namely whether health care systems contribute to the inequity. Drawing accurate conclusions requires workable theory, reliable data collection instruments, and valid analytical methods. Using one representative country to typify the industrial world, Health Care Utilization in Germany studies its su…
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Janssen, Christian
Lengerke, Thomas von
Swart, Enno
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Christian Janssen, Enno Swart, Thomas von Lengerke, editors ; foreword by Ronald M. Andersen
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 344 pages)
ISBN
9781461491903
9781461491910 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Germany
Health Services - economics
Health Services - utilization
Socioeconomic Factors
State Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical care - Germany
Public health - Germany
Abstract
It is a societal given, borne out by the facts: the higher one's social status, the better health, and the longer life expectancy. As the situation persists, an important question demands attention, namely whether health care systems contribute to the inequity. Drawing accurate conclusions requires workable theory, reliable data collection instruments, and valid analytical methods. Using one representative country to typify the industrial world, Health Care Utilization in Germany studies its subject in terms of social determinants. This singular volume offers systematic guidelines for research into health care access based on an acclaimed behavioral model of care utilization. Contributors focus on specific social factors, medical conditions, and sectors of care to examine why differences exist, their implications, and how care providers can better match supply with demand. And many of the book's topics, such as obesity, dementia, preventive services, and immigrant health, are of global interest. Included in the coverage: Updating a classic behavioral model of health care utilization (Andersen). Use of medical services in Germany: the statutory health insurance system. Insights from quantitative and qualitative research. The problem of repeated surveys: how comparable are their results? Gender, socio-economic status and utilization of health care. Care utilization by dementia patients living at home. Utilization of physiotherapy and self-help by patients with rheumatic diseases. Social determinants of utilization of psychotherapy, prevention, and integrated care in Germany. A volume certain to spark discussion among researchers across the community, the findings and methods in Health Care Utilization in Germany will be analyzed by medical sociologists, health psychologists, public health and behavioral medicine professionals, and epidemiologists.
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- 1. Theorizing, Empiricizing, and Analyzing Health Care Utilization in Germany: An Introduction -- Part II. Theory -- 2. Re-revisiting the Behavioral Model of Health Care Utilization by Andersen: A Review on Theoretical Advances and Perspectives -- 3. Utilization of Medical Services in Germany—Outline of Statutory Health Insurance System (SHI) -- Part III. Methodology -- 4. The Problem of Repeated Surveys. How Comparable are their Results Regarding the Utilization of Medical Services? -- 5. Health Care Utilization Research using Secondary Data -- 6. Health Care Utilization: Insights from Qualitative Research -- Part IV. Results: Selected Determinants -- 7. Gender and Utilization of Health Care -- 8. Socioeconomic Status and the Utilization of Health Services in Germany: A Systematic Review -- 9. Migration and Health Care Utilization in the European Context -- 10. How Do Socioeconomic Factors Influence the Amount and Intensity of Service Utilization by Family Caregivers of Elderly Dependents? -- Part V. Results: Selected Diseases -- 11. Health Services Utilization by Community-Dwelling Dementia Patients and Their Family Caregivers -- 12. Utilization of Primary Care Physicians by Obese Men and Women: Review for Germany and Results from the MONICA/KORA Cohorts S3/F3 and S4/F4 -- 13. Utilization of Physiotherapy by Patients with Rheumatic Diseases -- 14. Participation in Self-Help Activities Among Patients with Rheumatic Diseases -- Part VI. Results: Selected Sectors of Care -- 15. Social Determinants of the Utilization of Psychotherapeutic Care in Germany -- 16. Utilization of Prevention Services by Gender, Age, Socioeconomic Status, and Migration Status in Germany: An Overview and a Systematic Review -- 17. Utilization Dynamics of an Integrated Care System in Germany: Morbidity, Age, and Sex Distribution of Gesundes Kinzigtal Integrated Care’s Membership in 2006–2008 -- Part VII. Extroduction -- 18. Health Care Utilization: A Concluding Note on Research Prospects.
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Breast Diseases : Imaging and Clinical Management

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Radhakrishna Selvi. Springer India , c2015.
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It is challenging enough to be able to make a diagnosis in mammography, but the newer standards of care demand more than just providing a diagnosis. This book is an excellent resource to improve the understanding of breast diseases, recognize and manage problems encountered in breast imaging and clinical management of the breast diseases. With forty four chapters, this volume is divided into six sections on screening of breast cancer, imaging modalities, benign breast disorders, interventional …
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Selvi, Radhakrishna
Responsibility
Radhakrishna Selvi
Place of Publication
New Delhi
Publisher
Springer India
Date Published
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 364 p. : 370 illus., 94 illus. in color)
ISBN
9788132220763 (print ed.)
9788132220770
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast diseases - diagnosis
Breast diseases - therapy
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Emergency Medicine
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Abstract
It is challenging enough to be able to make a diagnosis in mammography, but the newer standards of care demand more than just providing a diagnosis. This book is an excellent resource to improve the understanding of breast diseases, recognize and manage problems encountered in breast imaging and clinical management of the breast diseases. With forty four chapters, this volume is divided into six sections on screening of breast cancer, imaging modalities, benign breast disorders, interventional procedures, pathological considerations and breast cancer. Breast Diseases: Imaging and Clinical Management is a crisp volume on clinical and multimodality breast imaging with emphasis on interventional procedures, pathology and the entire spectrum of breast cancers.
Contents
[publisher supplied] Section I. Introduction -- The normal breast -- Overview of screening for breast cancer -- Section II. Imaging modalities -- Mammography Equipment and technology -- Mammographic positioning -- Step by step approach to read a mammogram -- Analysis of mass lesions and architectural distortion -- Approach to asymmetry -- Calcifications -- BI-RADS lexicon for mammography -- Understanding the physics of breast Ultrasound -- Equipment settings and examination technique -- Sonographic criteria to assess breast lesions -- Correlating mammography and breast ultrasound -- Axillary Ultrasound -- BI-RADS lexicon for breast ultrasound -- Breast MR Imaging -- Section III. Benign Breast Disorders -- Fibrocystic change- Proliferative Change -- Breast cysts -- Fibroadenoma -- Phyllodes -- Breast infections -- Nipple discharge -- Section IV. Interventional Procedures -- Principles and Practice of image guided interventional procedures -- Section V. Pathological Considerations -- Handling of surgical specimens -- Conventional prognostic markers -- Understanding ER and PR and Her2 -- Overview of Immunohistochemistry in breast lesions -- Molecular classification of breast cancer -- Section VI. Breast Cancer -- Hereditary breast cancer -- Ductal carcinoma in situ -- Invasive breast cancer -- Invasive lobular carcinoma -- Medullary carcinoma -- Mucinous Carcinoma -- Tubular Carcinoma -- Invasive papillary Carcinoma -- Invasive micropapillary Carcinoma -- Metaplastic carcinoma -- Staging of breast cancer -- Surgical management of breast cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Hormone therapy -- Targeted therapies -- Imaging of the treated breast.
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Minimally invasive thoracic and cardiac surgery : textbook and atlas

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Rolf Gilbert Carl ... [et al.], editors. Springer , c2012.
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It is now 20 years since thoracoscopic surgery first entered everyday hospital practice, revolutionizing surgery and offering major benefits to patients. The intervening years have witnessed rapid progress, with the development of a variety of specialized techniques and equipment. This superbly illustrated book provides authoritative and comprehensive descriptions of the various minimally invasive techniques that are currently employed in thoracic and cardiac surgery. A wide range of thoracosc…
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Inderbitzi, Rolf Gilbert Carl
Responsibility
Rolf Gilbert Carl ... [et al.], editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 551 p. : 445 ill., 403 ill. in color)
ISBN
9783642118616
Subjects (MeSH)
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Thoracic surgery, video-assisted
Thoracic surgical procedures - methods
Thoracoscopy - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Endoscopic surgery
Heart - Surgery
Pneumology
Thoracic surgery
Abstract
It is now 20 years since thoracoscopic surgery first entered everyday hospital practice, revolutionizing surgery and offering major benefits to patients. The intervening years have witnessed rapid progress, with the development of a variety of specialized techniques and equipment. This superbly illustrated book provides authoritative and comprehensive descriptions of the various minimally invasive techniques that are currently employed in thoracic and cardiac surgery. A wide range of thoracoscopic procedures are explained and discussed, and detailed attention is also paid to robotic and robot-assisted surgical techniques. Throughout, the emphasis is on clear description of procedures and identification of practical aspects of relevance in surgical practice. The authors are some of the world's most experienced thoracic and cardiac surgeons, and many of them have contributed greatly to the exploration and development of the field.
Contents
Part I. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: General -- Part II. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: The Lung -- Part III. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: The Pleura -- Part IV. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: The Mediastinum -- Part V. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: Chest Wall -- Part VI. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: The Oesophagus -- Part VII. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: The Diaphragm -- Part VIII. Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: General -- Part IX. Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: The Heart -- Index.
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Cognitive Pearls in General Surgery

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Vijay K. Maker, Edgar D. Guzman-Arrieta. Springer , c2015.
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It is now more than ever critical to have a reference to highlight the applicable embryology, anatomy, histology, and pathophysiology of surgical diseases and how these relate to critical tissue planes, surgical pitfalls, and technical pearls. This text is organized by organ system and the illustrations highlight surgical pearls borne of experience and polished by the study of pertinent references. Hand-drawn and illustrated figures show exact anatomical relationships as we see them in-vivo. A …
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Maker, Vijay K
Other Authors
Guzman-Arrieta, Edgar D
Responsibility
Vijay K. Maker, Edgar D. Guzman-Arrieta
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 473 p. : 184 illus., 178 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493918492 (print ed.)
9781493918508
Subjects (MeSH)
Anatomy, regional
Surgical procedures, operative
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
General Surgery
Abstract
It is now more than ever critical to have a reference to highlight the applicable embryology, anatomy, histology, and pathophysiology of surgical diseases and how these relate to critical tissue planes, surgical pitfalls, and technical pearls. This text is organized by organ system and the illustrations highlight surgical pearls borne of experience and polished by the study of pertinent references. Hand-drawn and illustrated figures show exact anatomical relationships as we see them in-vivo. A question/answer format augments the images to allow the reader to actively reflect on the topic and to appraise his/her knowledge in that area. The discussion sections strive to explain not only what the correct answer is, but also why the distractors are wrong, in order to motivate discussion and self-reflection. Cognitive Pearls in General Surgery details the explicit thought processes and associations that underlie the understanding of the topics at hand, with the intent of enhancing the fun and enjoyment that only an informed and well-grounded practice of surgery can provide.
Contents
Neck -- Thoracic Wall and Pleura -- Breast -- Larynx and Respiratory System -- Mediastinum, Heart and Great Vessels in the Thorax -- Diaphragm -- Abdominal Pain -- Abdominal Wall and Hernias -- Peritoneum, Omentum and Internal Hernias -- Retroperitoneum and Great Vessels in the Abdomen -- Pharynx and Esophagus -- Stomach -- Small Bowel -- Appendix -- Large Intestine and Anorectum -- Liver -- Extrahepatic Biliary Tract and Gallbladder -- Pancreas -- Spleen -- Urinary System -- Gential System -- Adrenals -- Lymphatic System.
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Multidisciplinary treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma

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Jean-Nicolas, Vauthey, Antoine Brouquet, editors. Springer , c2013.
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It is now widely accepted that multidisciplinary collaboration and multimodality treatment approaches are important in improving the survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. In this comprehensive textbook, internationally renowned experts in the field present and discuss the various strategies employed in the treatment of the disease. Up-to-date information is provided on the indications for and outcome of a range of treatment options, including surgical resection, liver transplantat…
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Brouquet, Antoine
Vauthey, Jean-Nicolas
Responsibility
Jean-Nicolas, Vauthey, Antoine Brouquet, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 259 p. : 58 ill., 37 ill. in color)
Series Vol.
190
Series Title
Recent results in cancer research
ISBN
9783642160370
Subjects (MeSH)
Carcinoma, hepatocellular - therapy
Combined modality therapy - methods
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Clinical medicine
Internal medicine
Oncology
Abstract
It is now widely accepted that multidisciplinary collaboration and multimodality treatment approaches are important in improving the survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. In this comprehensive textbook, internationally renowned experts in the field present and discuss the various strategies employed in the treatment of the disease. Up-to-date information is provided on the indications for and outcome of a range of treatment options, including surgical resection, liver transplantation, radiofrequency ablation, transarterial chemoembolization, yttrium-90 transarterial radioembolization, and systemic therapy. In addition, important background information is included on biology, pathology, staging, and imaging. This book will be particularly helpful to all professionals and trainees worldwide who have an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Contents
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HC) biology -- Histopathology of HC -- Imaging of HC -- Methods to improve resectability of HC -- Surgical resection for small HC in cirrhosis: the Eastern experience -- Surgical resection for HC in non-cirrhoric liver: the Western experience -- Fibrolamellar HC -- Laparoscopic resection of HC -- Transplantation for HC: the European experience -- Transplantation for HC: the North American experience -- Living donor transplantation for HC -- Radiofrequency ablation for HC -- Transarterial chemoembolization of HC -- Yttrium 90 microspheres in the treatment of HC -- Targeted agents and systemic therapy for HC -- Multidisciplinary team and selection of appropriate treatment options for HC.
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