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3D Automated Breast Volume Sonography : A Practical Guide

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Veronika Gazhonova. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book introduces an exciting new method for breast ultrasound diagnostics: automated whole-breast volume scanning (3D ABVS). Scanning technique is described in detail, with guidance on scanning positions and protocols. Imaging findings are then illustrated and discussed for normal breast variants, the different forms of breast cancer, fibroadenomas, cystic disease, benign and malignant male breast disorders, mastitis, breast implants, and postoperative breast scars. In order to aid apprecia…
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Gazhonova, Veronika
Responsibility
Veronika Gazhonova
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 122 pages) : 96 illus., 93 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319419718
9783319419701 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Breast - diagnostic imaging
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography - methods
Imaging, three-dimensional - methods
Ultrasonography, Mammary - methods
Abstract
This book introduces an exciting new method for breast ultrasound diagnostics: automated whole-breast volume scanning (3D ABVS). Scanning technique is described in detail, with guidance on scanning positions and protocols. Imaging findings are then illustrated and discussed for normal breast variants, the different forms of breast cancer, fibroadenomas, cystic disease, benign and malignant male breast disorders, mastitis, breast implants, and postoperative breast scars. In order to aid appreciation of the benefits of 3D ABVS, comparisons with findings on X-ray mammography and conventional 2D hand-held US are presented. Readers will be especially impressed by the convincing demonstration of the advantages of the new method for diagnosis of breast cancer in women with dense glandular tissue. In enabling readers to learn how to perform and interpret 3D ABVS, this book will be of great value for all who are embarking on its use. It will also serve as a welcome reference for radiologists, oncologists, and ultrasonographers who already have some familiarity with the technique.
Contents
1. The History of ABVS -- 2. Current Status of ABVS -- 3. 3D ABVS Technique on ACUSON S2000 ABVS -- 4. Clinical Application of ABVS for Breast Studies -- 5. Limitations of ABVS Technique -- 6. Conclusion.
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ABC of sleep medicine

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Paul Reading. --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell , 2013.
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Reading, Paul
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Paul Reading
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Date of Publication
2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 58 p.)
Series Title
ABC series
ISBN
9781118523322
Subjects (MeSH)
Sleep disorders - pathology
Sleep - physiology
Contents
Normal versus abnormal sleep -- Diagnosing sleep disorders -- Excessive daytime sleepiness -- Sleep apnoea syndrome -- Insomnia -- Secondary (co-morbid) insomnia -- The parasomnias -- Sleep disorders in children -- Sleep in neurodegenerative disease -- Sleep in psychiatric disease -- Drugs used in sleep medicine.
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Abdominal aneurysm

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
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An aneurysm happens when a blood vessel gets bigger than normal. When an aneurysm happens in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk, how it is diagnosed, why it is life-threatening, and how it is treated. The French version of this pamphlet 2079, "Anévrisme de l’aorte abdominale", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Cardiovascular Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdominal aneurysm
Abdominal aorta
Abstract
An aneurysm happens when a blood vessel gets bigger than normal. When an aneurysm happens in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk, how it is diagnosed, why it is life-threatening, and how it is treated. The French version of this pamphlet 2079, "Anévrisme de l’aorte abdominale", is also available.
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Abdominal Imaging

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Bernd Hamm, Pablo R. Ros, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Reference , c2013.
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In this book a team of leading experts come together to provide a comprehensive overview of modern imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with detailed sections on both gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging. Each chapter has an identical structure and focuses on a particular organ or organ system, allowing the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Indications for a variety of imaging techniques and examination protocols are clearly described, and the imaging features of normal anat…
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Hamm, Bernd
Ros, Pablo R
Responsibility
Bernd Hamm, Pablo R. Ros, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer Reference
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (lii, 2316 p.) : 2233 illus., 540 illus. in color
ISBN
9783642133275
9783642133268 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - diagnostic imaging
Pelvis - diagnostic imaging
Radiography, Abdominal
Abstract
In this book a team of leading experts come together to provide a comprehensive overview of modern imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with detailed sections on both gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging. Each chapter has an identical structure and focuses on a particular organ or organ system, allowing the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Indications for a variety of imaging techniques and examination protocols are clearly described, and the imaging features of normal anatomy and pathologic entities are depicted in an abundance of high-quality images. Care is taken to consider all recent technical developments and new indications, and the diagnostic performance of different imaging modalities is carefully compared. It is anticipated that this book will come to be regarded as the standard work of reference on abdominal and pelvic radiology.
Contents
Vol. 1. I. Pharynx and esophagus -- II. Stomach, Duodenum -- III. Small Bowel Excluding Duodenum -- Vol. 2. IV. Colon and rectum -- V. Liver -- VI. Biliary Diseases -- Vol. 3. VII. Pancreas -- VIII. Spleen -- IX. Mesentery, Omentum, Peritoneum, Abdominal Wall -- X. Retroperitoneum -- XI. Kidney and renal pelvis -- XII. Prostate -- Vol. 4. XIII. Scrotum and penis -- XIV. Ureter and urethra -- XV. Ovary and adnexa -- XVI. Uterus -- XVII. Vagina and vulva -- XVIII. Pregnancy.
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Abdominal ultrasound for surgeons

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Ellen J. Hagopian, Junji Machi, editors. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections focusing on basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and pathology of the abdomen, and employment of ultrasound of the abdomen in surgical practice. A final section is dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. The first section provides an introduction to the pr…
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Hagopian, Ellen J.
Machi, Junji
Responsibility
Ellen J. Hagopian, Junji Machi, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 311 pages)
ISBN
9781461495994 (electronic bk.)
9781461495987
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Abdomen - diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Operative ultrasonography
Abdomen - Ultrasonic imaging
Abdomen - Surgery
Médecine
Abstract
Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections focusing on basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and pathology of the abdomen, and employment of ultrasound of the abdomen in surgical practice. A final section is dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. The first section provides an introduction to the principles of ultrasonography focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment, and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods and image interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations, images, and video. The second section focuses on ultrasound anatomy of the abdomen. Each chapter demonstrates the normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (abdominal wall, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, retroperitoneum, vascular) with illustrations and images. The current status and technique of endoscopic ultrasound of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracks is addressed in this section. The third section provides a state-of-the-art review of the status of each major application of abdominal ultrasound in surgery. Topics range from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. This section provides a comprehensive review of the employment of interventional, intraoperative, laparoscopic, transabdominal and endoscopic ultrasound. The fourth and last section addresses the practice aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice.
Contents
Part I. The Basics -- Introduction: The Importance of Ultrasound in a Surgical Practice -- Physical Principles of Ultrasound -- Instrumentation in Ultrasound -- Scanning Techniques in Transabdominal and Intraoperative/Laparoscopic Ultrasound -- Imaging Characteristics and Artifacts -- Part II. Anatomy, Application, and Intervention: Transabdominal, Intraoperative, Laparoscopic -- Abdominal Wall Anatomy, Pathology, and Intervention -- Percutaneous Ultrasound Guidance Techniques and Procedures -- Trauma Ultrasound -- Abdominal/Retroperitoneal Vascular Ultrasound -- Laparoscopic Ultrasound in Staging of GI Malignancies -- Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract -- Intraoperative and Laparoscopic Ultrasound During Pancreatic Surgery -- Intraoperative Ultrasound During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy -- Intraoperative Ultrasound During Biliary Tract Surgery -- Intraoperative and Laparoscopic Ultrasound During Liver Surgery -- Techniques in Laparoscopic and Intraoperative Ultrasound Guidance -- Ultrasound Techniques for Liver Tumor Ablation -- Computer-Assisted Navigation for Ultrasound "3-D Ultrasound" -- Endoluminal Ultrasound: Anatomy, Technique, and Intervention of the Anorectum -- Part III. Ultrasound in Surgical Practice -- Getting Started -- Abdominal Ultrasound: Credentialing and Certification -- Coding and Billing for Ultrasound Examinations -- Future Perspective in Abdominal Ultrasound.
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Abeta Peptide and Alzheimer's Disease : Celebrating a Century of Research

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Colin J. Barrow and David H. Small (eds.). --London: Springer , c2007.
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Abeta Peptide and Alzheimer's Disease summarizes current knowledge of beta-amyloid peptide (Aß) and its role as the major culprit in Alzheimer's Disease (AD), shown by recent advances in genetics and brain biochemistry. Written by leaders in the industrial and academic world specializing in this rapidly moving area, the book covers fundamental biochemical studies on the Aß peptide, the genetic impact on Aß expression and processing, and various AD therapeutic strategies that target Aß. Although…
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Barrow, Colin J
Small, David H
Responsibility
Colin J. Barrow and David H. Small (eds.)
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 298 p.)
ISBN
9781846284403
9781852339616 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Alzheimer Disease - etiology
Alzheimer Disease - metabolism
Amyloid beta-Peptides - metabolism
Abstract
Abeta Peptide and Alzheimer's Disease summarizes current knowledge of beta-amyloid peptide (Aß) and its role as the major culprit in Alzheimer's Disease (AD), shown by recent advances in genetics and brain biochemistry. Written by leaders in the industrial and academic world specializing in this rapidly moving area, the book covers fundamental biochemical studies on the Aß peptide, the genetic impact on Aß expression and processing, and various AD therapeutic strategies that target Aß. Although specifically focusing on Aß and AD, there is also some discussion on the similarity and differences of this peptide and AD with other amyloidogenic diseases, such as prion disease, Parkinson's and Huntington's. This book will primarily be of interest to AD researchers and clinicians but also to researchers of other amyloid diseases.
Contents
A Brief Introduction to the History of the ß-Amyloid Protein (Aß) of Alzheimer’s Disease -- The Aßcentric Pathway of Alzheimer's Disease -- The Function of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Family -- The Involvement of Aß in the Neuroinflammatory Response -- Amyloid ß-Peptide(1-42), Oxidative Stress, and Alzheimer's Disease -- Amyloid Toxicity, Synaptic Dysfunction, and the Biochemistry of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease -- Aß Variants and Their Impact on Amyloid Formation and Alzheimer's Disease Progression -- Copper Coordination by ß-Amyloid and the Neuropathology of Alzheimer's Disease -- Cholesterol and Alzheimer's Disease -- Amyloid ß-Peptide and Central Cholinergic Neurons: Involvement in Normal Brain Function and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology -- Physiologic and Neurotoxic Properties of Aß Peptides -- Impact of ß-Amyloid on the Tau Pathology in Tau Transgenic Mouse and Tissue Culture Models -- Glial Cells and Aß Peptides in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis -- The Role of Presenilins in Aß-Induced Cell Death in Alzheimer's Disease -- Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease -- Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease.
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Absolute Epilepsy and EEG Rotation Review : Essentials for Trainees

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Mona Sazgar, Michael G. Young. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book contains the most essential information needed for an epilepsy/ EEG rotation. Chapters are formatted with bullet points and feature clinical pearls. Concise and easy-to-read, this quick reference provides neurology residents, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellows, and other clinicians with the most critical information in epilepsy and EEG in a simplified, yet comprehensive format. Divided into two sections, the book first covers the diagnosis, characteristics, and treatment of…
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Sazgar, Mona
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Young, Michael G.
Responsibility
Mona Sazgar, Michael G. Young
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 204 p.) : 138 illus., 121 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030035112
9783030035105 (Print ed.)
9783030035129 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Electroencephalography
Epilepsy
Seizures
Specialty
Neurology
Abstract
This book contains the most essential information needed for an epilepsy/ EEG rotation. Chapters are formatted with bullet points and feature clinical pearls. Concise and easy-to-read, this quick reference provides neurology residents, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellows, and other clinicians with the most critical information in epilepsy and EEG in a simplified, yet comprehensive format. Divided into two sections, the book first covers the diagnosis, characteristics, and treatment of epilepsy. The second section focuses on EEG placement, procedures, and patterns in various neurological disorders.
Contents
Part I. Epilepsy -- 1. What Is Not a Seizure? -- 2. Seizures and Epilepsy -- 3. Treatment of Seizures -- 4. Women with Epilepsy -- Part II. EEG -- 5. Overview of EEG, Electrode Placement, and Montages -- 6. Normal EEG Awake and Sleep -- 7. Benign or Normal EEG Variants -- 8. EEG Artifacts -- 9. Interictal and Ictal EEG Patterns -- 10. Encephalopathies, Brain Death, and EEG.
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Accident & emergency radiology : a survival guide

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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier , c2015.
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Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any give…
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Raby, Nigel
Berman, Laurence
Morley, Simon
Responsibility
editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Accident and emergency radiology
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, UK
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9780702042324
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidents
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergencies
Radiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Emergency medicine--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Diagnosis, Radioscopic--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical emergencies--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Radiography, Medical--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Abstract
Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
Contents
Key principles -- Particular paediatric points -- Paediatric skull-suspected NAI -- Adult skull -- Face -- Shoulder -- Paediatric elbow -- Adult elbow -- Wrist & distal forearm -- Hand & fingers -- Cervical spine -- Thoracic & lumbar spine -- Pelvis -- Hip & proximal femur -- Knee -- Ankle & hindfoot -- Midfoot & forefoot -- Chest -- Abdominal pain & abdominal trauma -- Penetrating foreign bodies -- Swallowed foreign bodies -- Test yourself -- Test Yourself-answers.
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Accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) : les stades initiaux

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Stroke Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
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1787
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Le présent livret vous aidera à connaître les membres de votre équipe de soins aux victimes d’accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) aigu. Vous découvrirez aussi à quoi vous attendre durant votre séjour à l’établissement Halifax Infirmary. Le livret explique ce qu’est un AVC, ce à quoi l’AVC peut ressembler et ce qu’il peut entraîner. On y traite aussi de l’admission à l’hôpital, de la réadaptation, du retour à la normale et de votre plan de congé. Vous trouverez à la fin du livret une section pour…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Stroke Team
Alternate Title
Stroke : the early stages
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stroke
Subjects (LCSH)
Cerebrovascular disease
Abstract
Le présent livret vous aidera à connaître les membres de votre équipe de soins aux victimes d’accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) aigu. Vous découvrirez aussi à quoi vous attendre durant votre séjour à l’établissement Halifax Infirmary. Le livret explique ce qu’est un AVC, ce à quoi l’AVC peut ressembler et ce qu’il peut entraîner. On y traite aussi de l’admission à l’hôpital, de la réadaptation, du retour à la normale et de votre plan de congé. Vous trouverez à la fin du livret une section pour écrire vos questions et indiquer les tests que vous avez passés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Stroke: The Early Stages" pamphlet 0729. This booklet will help you get to know members of your Acute Stroke Team. You will also learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This booklet defines what a stroke is, what a stroke might look like, and what a stroke can cause. Other topics include admission to hospital, rehabilitation, getting back to normal, and your discharge plan. Space at the back of the booklet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had.
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Prepared by: QEII Acute Stroke Team
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The ACL Handbook : Knee Biology, Mechanics, and Treatment

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Martha M. Murray, Patrick Vavken, Braden C. Fleming, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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ACL injuries affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of people each year. Treatment is far from perfect, and physicians and patients face challenges such as high failure rates in adolescent athletes and the inability to slow the accelerated progression of arthritis after an ACL rupture, for example. The ACL Handbook takes a complete view of ACL injuries and treatments, discussing: Normal ACL and knee mechanics; The body's response to ACL injury; Development of new treatment methods. Ideal for…
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Murray, Martha M
Vavken, Patrick
Fleming, Braden C
Responsibility
Martha M. Murray, Patrick Vavken, Braden C. Fleming, editors
Alternate Title
Anterior cruciate ligament handbook
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 317 p. : ill.)
ISBN
9781461407607
9781461407591 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anterior Cruciate Ligament - injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - methods
Models, Biological
Tissue Engineering
Wound Healing - physiology
Abstract
ACL injuries affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of people each year. Treatment is far from perfect, and physicians and patients face challenges such as high failure rates in adolescent athletes and the inability to slow the accelerated progression of arthritis after an ACL rupture, for example. The ACL Handbook takes a complete view of ACL injuries and treatments, discussing: Normal ACL and knee mechanics; The body's response to ACL injury; Development of new treatment methods. Ideal for orthopedists, sports medicine physicians, and physical therapists, The ACL Handbook is a unique resource for information on the basic and applied science of ACL injury, repair, and the future of treatment.
Contents
Part I. ACL Injury: The Clinical Problem -- ACL Injury Epidemiology -- History of ACL Treatment and Current Gold Standard of Care -- ACL Clinical Outcomes -- ACL Treatment in the Skeletally Immature Patient -- Part II. ACL Injury: The Biologic Problem -- The Biology of the Normal ACL -- The Role of Inflammation and Blood Cells in Wound Healing -- The ACL Response to Injury -- The Biology of Impaired Healing of Joint Issues -- Part III. Translational Medicine: In Vitro and In Vivo Models -- Translational Medicine -- In Vitro Models of ACL Injury -- In Vivo Models of ACL Injury (Central Defect, Porcine, Ovine, Canine) -- Tissue Engineering of Ligaments and Tendons -- Outcome Assessment for ACL Tissue Engineering -- Part IV. Stimulating Healing of the ACL Using Tissue Engineering -- Scaffolds and Biologic Additives for ACL Surgery -- Use of Biologics to Treat Partial ACL Tears -- Can We Get a Complete ACL Tear to Heal? -- The Effects of Platelets and Their Concentration on ACL Healing -- The Effects of WBCs and RBCs on Ligament Healing -- Safety of the Bioenhanced Repair -- Re-Innervation and Revascularization in Engineered ACL Healing -- Bio-enhancement of ACL Graft Healing -- The Effects of Age and Skeletal Maturity on Healing of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament.
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Acute Cholecystitis

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Soumitra R. Eachempati, R. Lawrence Reed, II, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This text covers all aspects of the current diagnosis and treatment of acute cholecystitis. Different diagnostic tests are discussed as well as the preoperative evaluation needed to initiate treatment. Other sections include the management of acute cholecystitis in the critically ill and elderly patients, recent advances in operative strategies that have further altered the treatment of acute cholecystitis, and the utilization of routine intraoperative cholangiography and its relative merits. P…
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Eachempati, Soumitra R
Reed, II, R. Lawrence
Responsibility
Soumitra R. Eachempati, R. Lawrence Reed, II, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 225 p. : 81 illus., 25 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319148243
9783319148236 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholecystitis, Acute
Abstract
This text covers all aspects of the current diagnosis and treatment of acute cholecystitis. Different diagnostic tests are discussed as well as the preoperative evaluation needed to initiate treatment. Other sections include the management of acute cholecystitis in the critically ill and elderly patients, recent advances in operative strategies that have further altered the treatment of acute cholecystitis, and the utilization of routine intraoperative cholangiography and its relative merits. Primarily intended for general surgeons and residents training in general surgery, Acute Cholecystitis will also serve as a comprehensive reference material for other health care providers, including primary care providers, mid-level nurse practitioners, emergency room physicians and medical students.
Contents
1 History of Medical and Surgical Management of Acute Cholecystitis -- 2 Normal Biliary Anatomy and Pathophysiology of Gallstones -- 3 The Diagnosis of Acute Cholecystitis -- 4 The Use of Imaging in Gallbladder Disease -- 5 The Use of Routine and Selective Intraoperative Cholangiography -- 6 Management of Asymptomatic Gallstones -- 7 Surgical Management of Acute Cholecystitis -- 8 Robotic Cholecystectomy -- 9 Infectious Considerations in Complicated Acute Cholecystitis -- 10 Gallstone Pancreatitis -- 11 Management of Cholecystitis in High-Risk Patients -- 12 Damage Control Techniques in Acute Cholecystitis -- 13 Indications for and Considerations Surrounding Interval Cholecystectomy -- 14 Management of Choledocholithiasis -- 15 Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis -- 16 Management of Gallstones in the Pediatric Patient -- 17 Gallbladder Cancer Presenting as Acute Cholecystitis.
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Acute Heart Failure : Putting the Puzzle of Pathophysiology and Evidence Together in Daily Practice

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Wolfgang Krüger. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This new and revised edition of this definitive text on this topic provides extensive comprehensive guidance on the management of acute heart failure, the potentially life-threatening situation where correct, rapid therapy can save lives. It presents the latest research and studies and combines this latest understanding of the pathophysiology with a practical guide to diagnosis and management using a thoroughly evidence-based approach. Always keeping the underlying pathophysiology at the forefr…
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Krüger, Wolfgang
Responsibility
Wolfgang Krüger
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 406 pages) : 34 illus., 19 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319549736
9783319549712 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Failure - physiopathology
Abstract
This new and revised edition of this definitive text on this topic provides extensive comprehensive guidance on the management of acute heart failure, the potentially life-threatening situation where correct, rapid therapy can save lives. It presents the latest research and studies and combines this latest understanding of the pathophysiology with a practical guide to diagnosis and management using a thoroughly evidence-based approach. Always keeping the underlying pathophysiology at the forefront of the discussion, Acute Heart Failure encourages readers to understand the underlying pathogenesis and pathobiology of the acute situation and how to direct management in order to address the abnormal physiology. This revision to a seminal text includes new and substantial insights gained over the last few years and represents a valuable source to any practitioner who treats patients with acute heart failure who wants a comprehensive and deeper understanding of the condition, as well as expanding their capacities for an individualized approach to each patient.
Contents
1. Cardiac physiology of acute heart failure syndromes -- 2. Acute heart failure syndromes -- 3. Cardiogenic shock -- 4. Acute right heart failure -- 5. Heart failure with normal left ventricular ejection fraction (HFNEF) -- 6. Pulmonary hypertension in left heart disease -- 7. Cardiorenal syndrome (CRS).
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Acute nursing care : recognising and responding to medical emergencies

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Ian Peate and Helen Dutton. (2nd ed.) --London, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group , c2021.
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Using a body systems approach, and fully updated in light of new NEWS2 and NMC future nurse standards, as well as acknowledging the challenges faced by people with delirium in acute care settings, the second edition of this book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential issues in this important subject. Topics covered include recognition and identification of physiological and mental deterioration in adults; identification of disordered physiology that may lead to a medical emergency …
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Peate, Ian
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Dutton, Helen
Responsibility
Ian Peate and Helen Dutton
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781138352001
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies - nursing
Emergency Nursing - methods
Nursing Assessment
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Nursing
Abstract
Using a body systems approach, and fully updated in light of new NEWS2 and NMC future nurse standards, as well as acknowledging the challenges faced by people with delirium in acute care settings, the second edition of this book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential issues in this important subject. Topics covered include recognition and identification of physiological and mental deterioration in adults; identification of disordered physiology that may lead to a medical emergency linked to deterioration of normal function; relevant anatomy and physiology; pathophysiological changes and actions that need to be taken; immediate recognition and response; investigations, diagnosis and management issues; and teaching and preventative strategies.
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Acute Side Effects of Radiation Therapy : A Guide to Management

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Ainaz Sourati, Ahmad Ameri, Mona Malekzadeh. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully described. All aspects of management are addressed, drawing on the latest available evidence and highlighting key details of importance in clinical routine. The introduction of new radiation therapy techniques such as 3D conformal radiation therapy, intensity…
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Sourati, Ainaz
Other Authors
Ameri, Ahmad
Malekzadeh, Mona
Responsibility
Ainaz Sourati, Ahmad Ameri, Mona Malekzadeh
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 217 pages) : 13 illus., 11 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319559506
9783319559490 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Physics
Radiation Injuries - prevention & control
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Abstract
This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully described. All aspects of management are addressed, drawing on the latest available evidence and highlighting key details of importance in clinical routine. The introduction of new radiation therapy techniques such as 3D conformal radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and image-guided radiation therapy has reduced normal tissue doses and, accordingly, treatment complications. Nevertheless, a significant percentage of patients still experience acute side effects, in part because the threshold doses for these toxicities are typically lower than those for late effects. Acute toxicities may lead to interruption of treatment and be associated with an increase in late damage. A swift and effective response is therefore essential. This book will enable the reader to provide effective care for each side effect, thereby improving patient compliance with treatment and treatment outcomes.
Contents
1. Radiation Dermatitis -- 2. Hair Loss -- 3. Radiation Brain Injury -- 4. Radiation Orbital Toxicity -- 5. Ear Toxicity -- 6. Oral Mucositis -- 7. Xerostomia -- 8. Loss of Taste -- 10. Radiation Pneumonitis -- 11. Pericarditis -- 12. Esophagitis -- 13. Radiation Gastritis -- 14. Radiation-Induced Liver Disease -- 15. Enteritis -- 16. Radiation Cystitis -- 17. Radiation Proctitis -- 18. Fatigue -- 19. Hematological Side Effects -- 20. Radiation-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (RINV).
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Adipocytokines, Energy Balance, and Cancer

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Ofer Reizes, Nathan A. Berger, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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Adipocytokines provide the circuitry by which adipose tissue communicates among its component cells which include adipocytes, stromal cells, immune cells and vascular elements, with adipose tissue depots in other locations throughout the body and with other tissues in order to regulate physiologic processes of energy intake, utilization, and distribution. Since disturbances, both qualitative and quantitative, in adipocytokine function contribute significantly to many of the comorbidities associ…
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Reizes, Ofer
Berger, Nathan A
Responsibility
Ofer Reizes, Nathan A. Berger, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 302 pages) : 19 illus., 16 illus. in color
Series Vol.
12
Series Title
Energy balance and cancer
ISBN
9783319416779
9783319416755 (print ed.)
ISSN
2199-2622
Subjects (MeSH)
Adipokines
Energy metabolism - physiology
Neoplasms - etiology
Neoplasms - metabolism
Obesity - complications
Abstract
Adipocytokines provide the circuitry by which adipose tissue communicates among its component cells which include adipocytes, stromal cells, immune cells and vascular elements, with adipose tissue depots in other locations throughout the body and with other tissues in order to regulate physiologic processes of energy intake, utilization, and distribution. Since disturbances, both qualitative and quantitative, in adipocytokine function contribute significantly to many of the comorbidities associated with obesity, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, this volume, which discusses most of the major adipocytokines independently and collectively and their roles in normal and pathologic processes, should be useful to all individuals seeking a deeper understanding of these processes. Moreover, it provides a valuable complement to the series on Energy Balance and Cancer, in which each volume is focused on a specific aspect of this process, which now constitutes an expanding problem as the obesity pandemic continues and more of the population reaches the age where cancer is most prevalent. This volume should provide a valuable resource to all clinicians and scientists engaged in caring for susceptible patients and in exploring the relation between energy balance and cancer as well as an important platform to providing the background for research development.
Contents
Preface -- 1. Adipocytes, Adipocytokines, and Cancer -- 2. Adiponectin, Obesity, and Cancer -- 3. Leptin in Cancer; Epidemiology and Mechanisms -- 4. Leptin Signaling Pathways as Therapeutic Targets in Cancer -- 5. Retinol Binding Protein 4: Role in Diabetes and Cancer -- 6. Visfatin, Obesity, and Cancer -- 7. Apelin and Cancer -- 8. Novel Adipocytokines: Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1, Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1, Chemerin -- 9. Resistin, Obesity, and Cancer -- 10. CRP Role in Cancer -- 11. GI Peptides, Energy Balance and Cancer -- Index.
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Adolescent identity treatment : an integrative approach for personality pathology

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Pamela A. Foelsch...[and 5 more]. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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Adolescent Identity Treatment: An Integrative Approach for Personality Pathology is a groundbreaking title that provides general and specific clinical strategies to help adolescents who lack an integrated identity. The authors have developed a treatment based on the integration of object relations theory, family systems, attachment, developmental neurobiology and cognitive behavioral approaches that focuses on clearing blockages to normal identity development and adaptive functioning. While mos…
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Foelsch, Pamela A
Responsibility
Pamela A. Foelsch...[and 5 more]
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 166 pages)
ISBN
9783319068688 (electronic bk.)
9783319068671
Subjects (MeSH)
Family Relations
Personality Disorders - therapy
Professional-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Personality disorders in adolescence
Identity (Psychology) in adolescence
Behavioral Therapy
Psychiatry
Psychotherapy
Clinical Psychology
Abstract
Adolescent Identity Treatment: An Integrative Approach for Personality Pathology is a groundbreaking title that provides general and specific clinical strategies to help adolescents who lack an integrated identity. The authors have developed a treatment based on the integration of object relations theory, family systems, attachment, developmental neurobiology and cognitive behavioral approaches that focuses on clearing blockages to normal identity development and adaptive functioning. While most adolescents build satisfying interpersonal relationships, are successful in school and work, and begin romantic relationships, there is a minority of adolescents who do not succeed in this and are at a high risk of developing problems in school, work, and relationships, problems with affect regulation as well as engaging in a wide range of self-destructive behaviors. In addition to a description of the disorder and assessment, this manual offers extensive clinical examples and concrete interventions, with phase-specific treatment components, including a clear treatment frame, psychoeducation, environmental interventions (with a "Home Plan" that addresses self-care behaviors, responsibilities and improved boundaries that fosters the development of better relationships between the adolescent and family), and parenting strategies, all in the service of creating a space for the individual work with the adolescent.
Contents
Introduction -- Description of the Disorder -- Theoretical Models and Rationale -- Diagnosis and Treatment Indications -- Treatment -- Adolescent Identity Treatment (AIT) Case Illustration -- Efficacy -- Training and Supervision.
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Adolescent Nutrition : Assuring the Needs of Emerging Adults

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Yolanda N. Evans, Alicia Dixon Docter, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Adolescents have unique nutritional needs when compared to young children and adults. As youth go through physical, cognitive, and behavioral development, nutrition needs are dynamic and changing. If these needs go undetected and remain unaddressed, the results can derail physical and social maturation and include life-long effects on health. This comprehensive text offers a multidisciplinary perspective on aspects of adolescent nutrition. Using clinical cases, it covers relevant topics related…
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Evans, Yolanda N.
Dixon Docter, Alicia
Responsibility
Yolanda N. Evans, Alicia Dixon Docter, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 839 p.) : 42 illus., 25 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030451035
9783030451028 (Print ed.)
9783030451042 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent Health
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Nutrition Disorders
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine
Nutrition Therapy
Nutritional Sciences
Abstract
Adolescents have unique nutritional needs when compared to young children and adults. As youth go through physical, cognitive, and behavioral development, nutrition needs are dynamic and changing. If these needs go undetected and remain unaddressed, the results can derail physical and social maturation and include life-long effects on health. This comprehensive text offers a multidisciplinary perspective on aspects of adolescent nutrition. Using clinical cases, it covers relevant topics related to adolescent health including normal development, chronic health conditions, and complex biopsychosocial dynamics, among others. The first section of the text contains an overview of adolescent nutrition that is further broken down into more specific topics such as developmental nutrition needs, needs of active youth and athletes and media influences on body image. The next section focuses on health disparities such as culturally appropriate care, health equity, international considerations and food insecurity. The following section specifically addresses eating disorders ranging from anorexia and bulimia to binge eating. Finally, the last section covers additional health considerations such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, teen pregnancy, substance use and gender non-conforming youth. Written by experts in the field, this book is a helpful resource for primary care medical providers, registered dietitians, adolescent medicine specialists as well as advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and athletic trainers.
Contents
Part I. General Adolescent Nutrition -- 1. General Adolescent Development -- 2. Confidentiality -- 3. Communication and Adolescents -- 4. Developmental Nutrition -- 5. Wellness and Excessive Weight Gain -- 6. Ensuring Nutritional Adequacy in the Adolescent and Young Adult Athlete -- 7. Media Influences on Body Image & Eating Behaviors in Adolescents -- Part II. Caring for Diverse Populations -- 8. Supporting & Promoting Adolescent Nutritional Health Equity -- 9. Food Insecurity Among Adolescents and Emerging Adults -- 10. Culturally Appropriate Care -- 11. International Considerations -- 12. Health at Every Size® -- 13. Juvenile Justice -- Part III. Disordered Eating -- 14. Anorexia Nervosa -- 15. Bulimia Nervosa -- 16. Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) -- 17. Binge Eating Disorder in Adolescents and Emerging Adults -- 18. Otherwise Specified and Unspecified Feeding or Eating Disorders -- 19. Co-occurring Eating Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus -- 20. Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Orthorexia Nervosa -- Part IV. Additional Health Considerations -- 21. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) -- 22. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus -- 23. Type II Diabetes Mellitus -- 24. Nutrition in Adolescent Pregnancy -- 25. Adolescent Substance Use -- 26. Nurturing Healthy Transitions: Nutrition, Exercise, and Body Image for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth.
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Adult CNS Radiation Oncology : Principles and Practice

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Eric L. Chang, Paul D. Brown, Simon S. Lo, Arjun Sahgal, John H. Suh, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book elucidates the radiation therapy protocols and procedures for the management of adult patients presenting with primary benign and malignant central nervous system tumors. With the development of new treatment strategies and rapid advancement of radiation technology, it is crucial for radiation oncologists to maintain and refine their knowledge and skills. Dedicated exclusively to adult CNS radiation oncology, this textbook explores CNS tumors ranging from the common to the esoteric as…
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Chang, Eric L.
Brown, Paul D.
Lo, Simon S.
Sahgal, Arjun
Suh, John H.
Responsibility
Eric L. Chang, Paul D. Brown, Simon S. Lo, Arjun Sahgal, John H. Suh, editors
Alternate Title
Adult central nervous system radiation oncology
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 766 p.) : 349 illus., 257 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319428789
9783319428772 (print ed.)
9783319428796 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adult
Central Nervous System Diseases - radiotherapy
Central Nervous System Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiation Oncology - methods
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Neurology
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This book elucidates the radiation therapy protocols and procedures for the management of adult patients presenting with primary benign and malignant central nervous system tumors. With the development of new treatment strategies and rapid advancement of radiation technology, it is crucial for radiation oncologists to maintain and refine their knowledge and skills. Dedicated exclusively to adult CNS radiation oncology, this textbook explores CNS tumors ranging from the common to the esoteric as well as secondary cancers of metastatic origin. The first half of the book is organized anatomically: tumors of the brain, spinal cord, leptomeninges, optic pathway, ocular choroid, and skull base. The second half covers primary CNS lymphoma, rare CNS tumors, metastatic brain disease, vascular conditions of the CNS, radiation-associated complications, and radiation modalities. Each chapter provides guidance on treatment field design, target delineation, and normal critical structure tolerance constraints in the context of the disease being treated. Learning objectives, case studies, and Maintenance of Certification Self-Assessment Continuing Medical Education-style questions and answers are incorporated throughout the book. This is an ideal guide for radiation oncologists, residents, and fellows, but medical students may also find value in the text.
Contents
Part I. Brain Tumors: Benign -- Meningioma -- Pituitary Adenoma -- Craniopharyngioma -- Vestibular Schwannoma -- Part II. Brain Tumors: Malignant Gliomas -- Low Grade Glioma -- High Grade Gliomas -- Part III. Spine: Benign -- Schwannomas and Neurofibromas -- Spinal Meningioma -- Part IV. Spine: Malignant -- Astrocytic Tumors of Spinal Cord -- Spinal Cord Ependymoma -- Part V. Spine: Metastatic -- Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: Conventional Radiotherapy -- Vertebral Body Metastasis -- Part VI. Leptomeningeal Disease -- Evaluation and Workup of Leptomeningeal Disease -- Palliative Radiation Therapy for Leptomeningeal Disease -- Part VII. Optic Pathway Tumors -- Optic Pathway Gliomas -- Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma -- Part VIII. Ocular Oncology -- Uveal Melanoma -- Part IX. Skull Base Tumor -- Skull Base Tumors -- Part X. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma -- Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma -- Part XI. Rare Tumors -- Choroid Plexus Tumors -- Hemangiopericytoma -- Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Hemangioblastomas -- NF2 Related Tumors and Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors -- Germ Cell Tumors -- Pineal Region Tumors -- Glomus Tumors -- Adult Medulloblastoma -- Intracranial Ependymoma -- Central Neurocytoma -- Part XII. Metastatic Brain Disease -- Prognostic Classification Systems for Brain Metastases -- Neurosurgical Management of Single Brain Metastases -- Multiple Brain Metastases -- Postoperative Treatment for Brain Metastasis -- Part XIII. Vascular Conditions of the CNS -- Vascular Malformation -- Trigeminal Neuralgia -- Part XIV. Radiation Associated Complications -- Brain Radionecrosis -- Spinal Cord Tolerance and Risk of Radiation Myelopathy -- Radiation Optic Neuropathy -- Cerebral Atrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Following Cranial Irradiation -- Hypopituitarism -- Neurocognitive Changes -- Cranial Nerve Palsies, Vascular Damage, and Brainstem Injury -- Part XV. Radiation Modalities Applied to CNS Tumors -- 3-D Conformal Therapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy/Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy -- Linac Based Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy -- Gamma Knife’ Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Hypo-Fractionated Stereototatic Radiotherapy -- Spinal Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy -- Proton Beam Therapy (For CNS Tumors) -- Brachytherapy.
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Advanced Glaucoma Surgery

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Ahmad A. Aref, Rohit Varma, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This text provides expert instruction on the techniques currently employed for the surgical treatment of glaucomatous disease, covering both the host of novel microinvasive devices for treatment of milder stages and the refined strategies that enhance success rates in patients with advanced disease. The critical steps in each procedure are clearly described with the aid of many high-quality illustrations and surgical videos. Pearls and pitfalls of the various techniques are highlighted, and hel…
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Aref, Ahmad A
Varma, Rohit
Responsibility
Ahmad A. Aref, Rohit Varma, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 138 p. : 50 illus., 38 illus. in color)
Series Title
Essentials in ophthalmology
ISBN
9783319180601
9783319180595 (print ed.)
ISSN
1612-3212
Subjects (MeSH)
Filtering Surgery - methods
Glaucoma Drainage Implants
Glaucoma - surgery
Abstract
This text provides expert instruction on the techniques currently employed for the surgical treatment of glaucomatous disease, covering both the host of novel microinvasive devices for treatment of milder stages and the refined strategies that enhance success rates in patients with advanced disease. The critical steps in each procedure are clearly described with the aid of many high-quality illustrations and surgical videos. Pearls and pitfalls of the various techniques are highlighted, and helpful information is provided on indications, preoperative considerations, potential intra- and postoperative complications, and strategies for reducing the incidence of such adverse events. Each treatment method is addressed in a dedicated stand-alone chapter, ensuring ease of reference for the practitioner during surgical planning. The field of ophthalmology has advanced rapidly, with innovative technologies and techniques now enabling diseases, including glaucoma, to be treated successfully at any stage of the severity spectrum. Readers will find this book, written by internationally recognized experts in the field, to be an exceptional source of up-to-date information on advanced glaucoma surgical techniques and their application.
Contents
1 Advanced Glaucoma Surgery: An Overview -- 2 Trabecular Micro-bypass Stent for the Treatment of Co-existent Cataract and Mild Open-Angle Glaucomas -- 3 Trabectome-Mediated Ab Interno Trabeculectomy for Secondary Glaucoma or as a Secondary Procedure -- 4 Lens Extraction in Angle Closure Glaucoma -- 5 Gonioscopy Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy (GATT) for the Treatment of Adult and Developmental Glaucomas -- 6 Ab-Interno Subconjunctival Glaucoma Implant for Advanced Open-Angle Glaucomas -- 7 Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery -- 8 Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation in the Treatment of Plateau Iris and Angle Closure Glaucomas -- 9 Ex-PRESS Miniature Glaucoma Shunt for the Treatment of Uveitic Glaucomas -- 10 Surgical Management of Normal Tension Glaucoma -- 11 Glaucoma Drainage Implant Surgery Combined with Pars Plana Vitrectomy and KPro Implantation -- 12 The Modified Schocket Procedure -- 13 Ab-interno Bleb Needling -- 14 Drainage of Choroidal Effusions -- 15 Surgical Management of Malignant Glaucoma.
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Advanced liver disease : changes in your quality of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2286
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Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have.…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have. The pamphlet explains why and when you should get help, how to get help, what other supports are available, and what to do if you need mental health help right away.
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Prepared by: Psychology, Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2286
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