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Hemoglobin disorders: Molecular methods and protocols (Methods in molecular medicine)

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Atlas of Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Risk Syndrome: Risk Factors and Treatment

Atlas of Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Risk Syndrome: Risk Factors and Treatment Lowest new price: $119.00
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In this updated fifth edition of the Atlas of Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Syndrome (formerly the Atlas of Atherosclerosis), the editors have compiled a comprehensive update on the field of atherosclerosis. This four-color atlas includes detailed legends and extensive reference listings for hundreds of illustrations, algorithms, schematics, and images. This new edition focuses more closely on metabolic syndrome, as well as comprehensively covering many other topics including diabetes and vascular risk, obesity management, dietary concerns, drug treatment, gender and ethnicity differences, and many others. The striking, four-color format combined with the breadth of information it contains make this book an invaluable resource for physicians, cardiologists, and all professionals involved in the study and treatment of atherosclerosis.


Atlas of Atherosclerosis: Risk Factors and Treatment

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We are in the early years of a new millen­ Tremendous interest is now focused on nium and atherosclerotic disease is now the characteristics of atherosclerotic thought to underlie more adult deaths plaques, as we recognize that many clinical than any other disease on the planet. The coronary events are attributable to unstable lifetime burden of risk is high, and lesions that do not cause severe stenoses but Framingham data suggest that approxi­ are prone to rupture and precipitate angina mately 50% of men and 30% of women pectoris or a myocardial infarction. A vari­ will experience coronary heart disease ety of factors are under study to help deter­ during their lifetime. This process begins mine what affects the balance between at a young age, and autopsies of casualties plaque stability and instability. Some of this from the Korean and Vietnam wars as well research is fueled by the fact that therapy for as accident victims in more recent times dyslipidemia often has effects that are not have shown that fatty streak lesions are related to the lipoprotein cholesterol alter­ very common in young adults. Recent ations, but stem from the pleiotropic effects research has extended these pathologic of such medications on hematologic and studies to investigate the dynamics and inflammatory mechanisms. milieu that foster the creation of these The current volume focuses on the early lesions.

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Atlas of Atherosclerosis: Risk Factors and Treatment

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Boston Univ., MA. Focuses on the breadth of atherosclerosis and considers the cellular level and the biological mechanisms underlying the development of clinical atherosclerosis. Topics include: vascular biology and lipid metabolism and assessment, branches into the clinical area of risk factors, lipid pharmacotherapy, and costs to treat. DNLM: Atherosclerosis--pathology--Atlases.

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Hematopoietic Stem Cells VI, Volume 1106 (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences)

Hematopoietic Stem Cells VI, Volume 1106 (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences) Lowest new price: $49.95
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Stem cell research holds great promise for therapeutic applications. This rapidly advancing field is the focus of the biennial international symposium and workshop whose proceedings are contained within this volume.

The major topics covered are stem cell function, including self-renewal, survival, migration, and regulation; the stem cell niche; stem cell fate as lineage commitment takes place; malignant hematopoiesis; hematopoiesis regulators; and embryonic stem cells and plasticity.

As with previous volumes in this unique series of proceedings, it is hoped that further cooperation and collaborative projects will be generated by disseminating these presentations widely.

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Perioperative Blood Management: A Physician's Handbook

Perioperative Blood Management: A Physician's Handbook Lowest new price: $494.16
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Author: Jonathan, Ed. Waters

The most recent addition to the Physician's Handbook series, Perioperative Blood Management is published jointly by AABB and the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management SABM . It contains essential information for practitioners who recognize the duty to consider all alternatives in care--both to select transfusion and to avoid transfusion. The broad range of material discusses Jehovah's Witness patients, acute normovolemic hemodilution, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, artificial oxygen carriers, recombinant Factor VIIa, anemia prevention, and a host of other aspects of this growing field. Topics covered: - Overview of Blood Management - Preoperative Assessment and Management - Intraoperative Blood Management - Adjunctive Intraoperative Therapies - Point-of-Care Testing - Postoperative Blood Management - Management of Special Patient Populations The book concludes with helpful information on the organizations that are active in blood management or perioperative transfusion. It is small enough to fit in a lab coat pocket, yet comprehensive enough to answer many of the questions that arise in daily practice.


Emerging Technologies in Transfusion Medicine

Emerging Technologies in Transfusion Medicine Lowest new price: $55.00
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Author: Christopher P. Stowell

Transfusion medicine is rapidly changing from what was a relatively narrowly focused field with a limited diagnostic and therapeutic scope to one that embraces fundamental elements of immunology, stem cell biology, the inflammatory response and hemostatis. This shift in focus is in response to the accelerated pace of advances in biomedical research. No longer constrained to diagnoses based on blood group serology or to therapies based on a limited number of blood components and derivatives, transfusion medicine is redefining itself through the clinical application of modern biotechniques.

In Emerging Technologies in Transfusion Medicine examples of the emerging technologies that are transforming both diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of the field are highlighted, offering a deeper understanding and an informed evaluation necessary for their application.

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New approaches to screening donor blood for prions and bacteria
Use of phage display technology to develop new diagnostic tools or therapeutic agents
Use of a variety of molecular biological techniques
Potential application of gene array technology and proteomics
New therapeutic agents in transfusion medicine
Agents for intervening in a pathogenic process that is fundamental to transfusion medicine
Use of dendritic cells as immunotherapy agents
Advances in pathogen inactivation technology
Review of first-generation oxygen therapeutics and how this experience is influencing the next generation of candidate blood substitutes


Blood Safety in the New Millennium

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...includes contributions by some of the most influential scientists in American and International blood safety...is a panoramic shot in 2001 of how far we have come in blood safety


Guide to Genital HPV Infection: Diseases and Prevention

Guide to Genital HPV Infection: Diseases and Prevention Lowest used price: $1.90

Custom-designed for clinicians on the frontline of treatment and prevention of the human papillomavirus (HPV), this stand-alone handbook provides the scientific background needed to understand and administer the new HPV vaccines. Written by some of the discoverers of these vaccines, this accessible text explores the biology and epidemiology of HPV, its diagnosis, screening, prevention, and treatment, and the types of diseases linked to the virus.

The Guide to Genital HPV Diseases and Prevention:

  • aids clinicians in addressing patient questions and concerns
  • discusses the basic virology and pathogenesis of HPV
  • explores the relationship between HPV and cancer, especially cancer of the cervix
  • covers the various treatment methods, including both chemical and physical methods
  • details prevention strategies, such as condoms and microbicides, and vaccines (Gardasil, Cervarix, Silgard, and those in development)
  • is an essential reference for an array of clinicians, including family practice physicians, internal medicine specialists, pediatricians, dermatologists, gynecologists, and oncologists


Professionalism in Physical Therapy - Text and E-Book Package: History, Practice, and Development, 1e

Professionalism in Physical Therapy - Text and E-Book Package: History, Practice, and Development, 1e Lowest used price: $138.67
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Author: Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher PT PhD


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