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The Immunological Synapse Part C

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 190
  • December 1, 2024
  • Clément Thomas + 1 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Methods in Cell Biology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

On Oxygen

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Michael Joyner + 1 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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On Oxygen: From Air to Tissues, the latest release in the Fundamentals of Physiology series, provides a fundamental overview of the entire oxygen pathway, sharing key mechanistic insights into the alternating conductive and diffusive steps of O2 transport. The book describes specific aspects along each stage of the oxygen route through the body, from the transfer of air to the alveoli, through the lungs, to the ultimate fate of O2 in the mitochondria. Additionally, the effect of specific disease states, aging, and developmental aspects are considered.This book, published in association with the International Union of Physiological Sciences, acts is a valuable introduction to the full biological journey of oxygen, and is a beneficial guide for students and researchers in physiology, sport science, pulmonology, and related fields.

Transplant Oncology

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Maen Abdelrahim
  • English
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Transplant Oncology: A Frontier in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care summarizes new and evolving scientific findings and discoveries in the field of cancer and transplants and gives guidance on future directions and related research. With a strong focus on transplant oncology, the book examines new and evolving topics, including the utilization of immunotherapy in special patient populations as well as the clinical updates on new concepts in the field such as using circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) as a tool for minimal disease detection, surveillance, and treatment response evaluation as well as rejection assessment and detection in transplant patient for oncological indications.Sections cover applications of transplant medicine and surgery in oncology to improve patient survival outcome and quality of life. The book gives insight into anticancer strategies, such as initiating studies in genomics and cancer immunogenomics based on new insights in liver cancer.In addition, it describes how the adoption of surgical transplantation techniques in oncology has improved conventional resection and bridged the gap between tumor and transplant immunology. This is a must have reference for all those that want to be familiar and up-to-date with the dynamic changes in the field including practicing physicians, scientists, and trainees.

Global Oculoplastics

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Morris E Hartstein + 1 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Global Oculoplastics: A Guide to the Care of Patients in Resource-Poor Environments provides detailed accounts of a large range of oculofacial procedures which are common in developing global settings, and which are designed to require minimal to no equipment or supplies. Professionals will learn these techniques based on comprehensive descriptions, photos, diagrams, and videos. In addition, for those wishing to effect systemic change, there are several chapters about working successfully in complicated medical situations worldwide.This book will be of great benefit to practitioners who face the daily challenges of being able to address complex oculofacial problems in resource-poor settings. The simple, yet thorough, “how-to” method descriptions will be a great resource to surgeons operating on a large range of oculoplastic conditions.

Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Carlo de Asmundis + 3 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias provides readers with a wealth of information in the novel field of surgical treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Training for cardiac surgeons and electrophysiologists in performing procedures for arrhythmia management can be long, and often depends on the inconsistent availability of local experts. Yet, there are currently no books which explicate the full range of surgical approaches to these ailments. This book provides a visual aid, with appropriate figures and videos, to help surgeons, cardiologists, and allied professionals grasp the anatomical, electrophysiological, and technical complexities traditionally available in hands-on training.This book fills the void between accumulated research and its practical application in clinical settings. It will be a welcome resource for professionals with difficult cases who require independent education on how to treat them.

Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support

  • 2nd Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Shaun Gregory + 4 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support, Second Edition, continues to provide a comprehensive overview of the past, present and future development of mechanical circulatory and respiratory support devices. This new edition provides an update on the field while also introducing new elements within the field such as ex-vivo perfusion, devices for HFpEF, design for manufacture, oxygenator design, and more content on route to market.Chapters from over 60 internationally-renowned experts focuses on the entire life-cycle of mechanical circulatory and respiratory support – from the descent into heart and lung failure, alternative medical management, device options, device design, implantation techniques, complications and medical management of the supported patient, patient-device interactions, cost effectiveness, route to market and a view to the future.This second edition is a useful resource for biomedical engineers and clinicians who are designing new mechanical circulatory or respiratory support devices, while also providing a comprehensive guide of the entire field for those who are already familiar with some areas and want to learn more. Reviews of the most cutting-edge research are provided throughout each chapter, along with guides on how to design new devices and which areas require specific focus for future research and development.

Sex and Gender Differences in Cardiovascular-Renal-Metabolic Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Jane Reckelhoff + 2 more
  • English
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Sex and Gender Differences in Cardiovascular-Renal-Metabolic Physiology and Pathophysiology: Sex, Gender and Function, the latest release in the Fundamentals of Physiology series, provides a fundamental overview on sex and gender differences in all aspects of physiology. The book shares information on sex and gender differences in a variety of topics in a single comprehensive volume. This book, published in association with the International Union of Physiological Sciences acts as a primer of information scientists can build upon with their own research in sex and gender-based research.

Electrocardiography of Channelopathies

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Manlio F. Márquez-Murillo
  • English
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Electrocardiography of Channelopathies: A Primer for the Clinical Cardiologist introduces readers to the inherited arrhythmia syndromes that are a leading cause of sudden cardiac death. As the ECG is the cornerstone of identifying inherited arrhythmia syndromes, this cutting-edge book is a critical resource to guide cardiologists in using the technology for optimum diagnosis and treatment of their patients. It clearly delineates the differences between each syndrome to improve accuracy and health outcomes. Its easy portability belies a vast knowledge base for use by clinicians in the moment as well as by researchers in the laboratory.This book illuminates diseases such as Short and Long QT Syndromes, Andersen-Tawil Syndrome, Brugada Syndrome, Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia, and Early Repolarization syndrome. Electrocardiography of Channelopathies: A Primer for the Clinical Cardiologist will no doubt become a go-to reference for experienced clinicians seeking confirmation of their diagnoses, as well as those newer to the field seeking guidance in ECG interpretation.

The Resistance of Cervical Cancer to Chemotherapy and its Reversal

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • S. Muthusami
  • English
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The Resistance of Cervical Cancer to Chemotherapy and its Reversal provides a holistic understanding of cervical cancer development, immune-evading mechanisms of HPV, immunotherapies available, methods to study cervical cancer and the development of newer drugs. Content shows the involvement of signaling pathways during chemoresistance in cervical cancer, the involvement of genes in drug resistance, and introduces long noncoding RNAs as novel biomarkers.In 10 chapters, this book first provides an introduction and history of cervical cancer; next, it discusses the influence of viruses on cervical cancer and finally, it describes therapies to overcome chemotherapy resistance in cervical cancer. This is the perfect reference to provide the fundamental base of knowledge needed for oncologists, pharmacologists, translational investigators, immunotherapists, scientists, and clinicians interested in building a comprehensive understanding of the field.

Interventional Management of Migraines and Other Headache Disorders

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Ivan Urits + 1 more
  • English
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Interventional Management of Migraines and Other Headache Disorders provides a comprehensive overview of interventional treatment options available for migraine headaches, including their mechanisms of action, indications, contraindications, and efficacy. The book covers the fundamental principles of interventional procedures, including patient selection, preparation, and monitoring during and after treatment. This book offers practical instructions to clinicians and healthcare professionals for the selection, administration, and evaluation of interventional treatments for migraine headaches. Further, it addresses the multidisciplinary aspects of migraine management, including collaboration between neurologists, pain specialists, anesthesiologists, and other professionals involved in patient care.In addition, the book also offers specific guidance on the techniques and tools used for different interventional treatments, including injection procedures, nerve blocks, and neuromodulation techniques. By including information on emerging interventional treatments for migraine, including ongoing research and clinical trials, it is an ideal resource for researchers, as well as clinicians looking to offer their patients the most cutting-edge care available.