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Endocrinology in Clinical Practice


Philip E. Harris, Pierre-Marc G. Bouloux

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 603

Endocrinology is a complex specialty that spans a wide range of diseases, disorders, and conditions. The field is now moving toward an increasingly personalized approach to patient management, with a greater focus on mechanisms of disease and biomarkers. Written by internationally renowned specialists, the second edition of Endocrinology in Clinical Practice provides a cutting-edge, problem-orientated approach to the management of clinical problems in endocrinology. Highlights of the new edition include: * An overview of neuroendocrine disease * Strides made by the identification of aryl hydrocarbon receptor-interacting protein mutations in patients with familial isolated pituitary adenomas * The diverse roles of IGF-I * Changes in diagnostic imaging and the increasing use of positron emission tomography * The rapidly increasing incidence of neuroendocrine tumors and their management * Hereditary primary hyperparathyroidism and multiple endocrine neoplasia * Mechanistic and genomic advances related to disorders of calcium regulation and infertility * The endocrinology of aging * Protocols for pituitary function testing With complete updates to existing chapters, the second edition also presents new research data, diagnostic techniques, treatment options, and safety concerns related to existing therapies. This edition offers current guidance and scientifically focused information relevant to a range of clinical problems, making it an essential reference for practicing endocrinologists and specialist clinicians.
165,00 156,75

Atlas of Procedures in Gynecologic Oncology

Douglas A. Levine, Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 472

A core text from the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Atlas of Procedures in Gynecologic Oncology, Third Edition covers the latest developments in both open and minimally invasive surgery. Supplemented with full-color photographs, practical explanations, and video clips, the book provides a detailed overview of the major gynecologic oncology procedures. With expanded topics to include more areas of interest, the book continues its tradition of emphasizing technique and surgical approach. Topics include: Conization, surgical staging, vulvar surgery, and radical hysterectomy Paracentesis, chest tube placement, and central venous access Sentinel node mapping and minimally invasive lymph node dissection Intraoperative radiation therapy, inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy, and myocutaneous flap reconstruction Nerve-sparing approaches, laterally extended parametrectomy, and urinary diversion Peritoneal surface malignancy surgery, including heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy application In addition to the commonly performed procedures, the book also illustrates many advanced techniques currently in use only at specialized centers throughout the world. This comprehensive atlas presents the insight of national and international leaders in gynecologic oncology, making it an essential resource for a broad-based audience, including medical students, those beginning their surgical training, and senior practitioners.
208,00 197,60

An Atlas of Dermoscopy

Ashfaq A. Marghoob, Josep Malvehy
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 384

Building on a successful first edition, this revised and extended Atlas of Dermoscopy demonstrates the state of the art of how to use dermoscopy to detect and diagnose lesions of the skin, with a special emphasis on malignant skin tumours. With well over 1,500 photographs, drawings, and tables, the book has extensive clinical correlation with dermoscopic images, so readers can appreciate the added benefits of dermoscopy by comparing the clinical morphology seen with the naked eye with the corresponding dermoscopic morphology; extensive illustrations from the image collections of internationally recognized experts, who have years of experience refining their techniques; and extensive schematic drawings to help readers single out the key structures and patterns to recognize in the dermoscopic images. The second edition has important new material on such topics as observed differences between polarized and non-polarized dermoscopy, newly recognized structures and patterns, refined and revised suggestions for pattern analysis, dermoscopy of the hair and nails, and how to integrate dermoscopy into general clinical practice. It also covers dermoscopically equivocal, false negative, and false positive lesions; discusses further indications for dermoscopy beyond skin cancer; and details common checklists of criteria and algorithms used to diagnose skin lesions.
240,00 228,00

Maternal-fetal Evidence Based Guidelines

Vincenzo Berghella

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 464

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Evidence-Based Guidelines reviews the evidence for best practice in maternal-fetal medicine. It presents the reader with the right information, in the right format, by summarizing evidence in easy-to-use tables and algorithms. Each guideline is designed to "make it easy to do it right", with appropriate use of proven interventions and no use of harmful interventions. Plenty of evidence is available so that well-informed clinicians can reduce errors, so that the first aim is ultimately to improve the health of mother and fetus by providing quality care.
170,00 161,50

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

A Practical Approach

Bandar Al Knawy, K. Rajender Reddy
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 170

An essential resource for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, liver surgeons, hepatobiliary surgeons, oncologists, and all those working in the field of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Practical Approach covers the updates and recent developments on the diagnosis, screening, and comprehensive medical and surgical management of HCC. This one-of-a-kind textbook explores all aspects of the disease using a practical, evidence-based approach, and provides step-by-step treatment guidelines that are applicable to all clinical scenarios. Highlights in the text include: screening and surveillance methods to aid in the prevention of HCC imaging technologies for accurate diagnosis, including ultrasound and PET treatment modalities for HCC, such as local ablation therapy, chemoembolization, chemotherapy, and liver resection and transplantation a discussion on novel therapies and future therapeutic trends for treating HCC
110,00 104,50

Atopic Dermatitis

Donald Y. M. Leung, Thomas Bieber

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 480

This newly reorganized and expanded Second Edition of the revolutionary reference guide, Atopic Dermatitis, is the only available text devoted to discussing all aspects of this common disease. Appealing to dermatologists, allergists, family practitioners, and pediatricians in daily practice, as well as physician scientists, medical students, and experimental investigators, this stand-alone guide addresses recent breakthrough discoveries in genetics and new milestones in immunological research in dermatology. New highlights in the Second Edition: 12 brand new chapters that encompass the latest research the latest advances, including regulatory and Th17 cells in atopic dermatitis, cytokines and chemokines, virus infections, autoantigens, specific immunotherapy, the immune system and atopic dermatitis, and neuromediators and the pathophysiology of pruritus coverage of the most recent areas of advancement: pathophysiology, mechanisms and cellular aspects, epidemiologic, genetic, and immunologic aspects of atopic dermatitis
175,00 166,25


Bill H. McCarberg, Daniel J. Clauw

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 213

Utilizing evidence-based research, this revolutionary source explores the difficult diagnosis and management of the controversial syndrome of fibromyalgia. Carefully guiding physicians through the steps leading to diagnosis, Fibromyalgia emphasizes targeting the underlying fibromyalgia syndrome rather than treating each of its symptoms individually. Written by recognized experts, the book: Describes how to diagnose fibromyalgia Advises how to handle patient distress Recommends when to refer a patient to a specialist Discusses how to motivate behavior changes in patients Explores both traditional and up-and-coming pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatment methods
105,00 99,75

Mayo Clinic Essential Neurology

Andrea C. Adams

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 400

Mayo Clinic Essential Neurology covers the full scope of neurology by combining a focused need-to-know format with core basics along with diagnosis and treatment guidelines. More than 75 color illustrations and numerous therapeutic tables help residents and clinicians diagnose, treat, and manage the most commonly encountered neurologic problems. Topics include: The neurologic examination Diagnostic tests Headache Spine and limb pain Dizziness Sensory loss and paresthesias Weakness Cognitive loss Spells Pain Cerebrovascular disease Movement disorders Immune and infectious diseases Neuro-oncology With coverage comprehensive enough for the practicing physician, the clear format also makes it the perfect introduction for medical students. A full-color guide to the essentials of neurology, this volume provides one of the most focused presentations in the field today.
70,00 66,50

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Diagnosis, Management and Treatment

David J. Nutt, Joseph Zohar
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 208

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can be one of the most disabling of all the anxiety disorders and is frequently misdiagnosed and ineffectively treated It is also an area in which there have been recent major advances This book sets out to solve this problem, presenting doctors with practical guidance and at the same time a state-of-the-art summary of all the latest developments
105,00 99,75

Injection Treatments in Cosmetic Surgery

Benjamin Ascher, Bernard Rossi
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 490

Injections are minimally invasive and therefore particularly popular with both plastic surgeons and dermatologists - as well as any other practitioners dedicated to the aesthetic field - with faster procedures and faster recovery time. This comprehensive textbook, from a team of experts, documents the most popular injection treatments - botulinum toxins, fillers, and volumetric implants - and shows how they may also be combined for the best results. The number of color illustrations throughout and the international experience of the huge community of contributing authors mean that this will be an ideal reference for anyone from student to practitioner needing to know the relevant scientific and practical details of the treatments.
245,00 232,75

Ethnic Dermatology

Clinical Problems and Skin Pigmentation

Clive B. Archer

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 228

Recognizing the enormous variety of skin diseases in lightly pigmented skin depends on the development of a number of visual skills that have to be developed still further to recognize skin diseases in deeply pigmented skin from different ethnic groups. The comparison of skin disorders in white and deeply pigmented skin is in itself an important way of learning; by using this book regularly, the reader will become familiar with the appearance of common and uncommon skin diseases in people with varying degrees of skin pigmentation. This beautifully illustrated text on ethnic dermatology provides a systematic approach to the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of skin diseases; the second edition has been reorganized and updated to enforce its usefulness for the busy practitioner needing to compare important differences in the way skin diseases manifest themselves.
135,00 128,25

Beyond Apoptosis

Cellular Outcomes of Cancer Therapy

Dale E. Bredesen, Igor B. Roninson
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 376

Addressing a major field of interest for oncologists, cell biologists, and other biomedical researchers, Beyond Apoptosis provides an overview of how different biological mechanisms of cell death, senescence and mitotic catastrophe stop the growth of tumor cells treated with anticancer agents. Written by internationally renowned contributors, this text includes: morphological illustrations, as well as a DVD containing documents and video clips from various time-lapse microscopic studies of cell death and mitotic catastrophe the role and limitations of apoptosis as a determinant of the toxicity of anticancer agents alternative mechanisms of the antiproliferative actions of anticancer drugs and radiation, such as non-apoptotic cell death, cell senescence, and mitotic catastrophe non-apoptotic forms of cell death, such as necrosis, paraptosis, autophagic cell death, and others morphological and kinetic differences of the various forms of cell death
160,00 152,00

Fetal Cardiology

Embryology, Genetics, Physiology, Echocardiographic Evaluation, Diagnosis and Perinatal Management of Cardiac Diseases

Norman H. Silverman, Simcha Yagel
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 818

Accounting for the huge strides in technological development over the past few years, as well as of recent research and advances, this text updates cutting-edge information on topics such as: * embryology * cardiovascular development * placental implantation and development * intracardiac shunt malformations * fetal cardiac tumors NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: * DVD with over 50 video clips, including 4D ultrasound * high quality illustrations in colour throughout * new information on the cardiac impact of twin-twin transfusion syndrome, cerebral outcomes in CHD, and congestive heart failure
340,00 323,00

An Atlas of Amplitude-Integrated EEGs in the Newborn

Ingmar Rosen, Lena Hellstrom-Westas
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 180

Thoroughly revised from analogue examples to digital examples using simultaneous dual channel EEG, An Atlas of Amplitude-Integrated EEGs in the Newborn is the definitive clinical atlas-textbook on interpreting Cerebral Function Monitor (CFM) tracings. This simplified method of continuous amplitude-integrated EEG (EEG) monitoring increasingly used in neonatal units is a safer, more reliable method. Clinicians will be guided effortlessly by illustrations of aEEG tracings, while the atlas discusses the difference between aEEG tracings in the healthy and at risk neonate. Chapters illustrate:
135,00 128,25

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Erwin Oechslin, Harald Kaemmerer
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 192

This highly illustrated, well-written and beautifully produced text is aimed at cardiologists and internal medical doctors, whether qualified or in-training, who are not specialized in the field of congenital heart disease, who will, nevertheless, meet these patients more and more often in their daily practice. The complicated subject of congenital heart disease is written in a very simple, easy and comprehensive way. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults provides a brief overview of the morphology, physiology, diagnostic methods, therapy and prognosis of the most common congenital heart disease in adulthood. Written by international leaders in the field of adult congenital heart disease, this superb guide provides practical, beneficial consultation for every situation
120,00 114,00

Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries

G. P. Gabriel Krestin, Pim J. De Feyter

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 304

Updated to reflect the notable advances in cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging, the Second Edition of the best-selling Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries provides cardiologists and radiologists with a practical text that explains the basic principles and applications of CT. Written by renowned international experts in the field, this accessible resource clearly presents the fundamentals of the new technology of 64-slice imaging through the use of high quality illustrations, references, and tables. Contents include: image post-processing coronary imaging for normal coronary arteries coronary pathology and coronary imaging coronary stenosis coronary plaque imaging and calcification chronic total occlusion an assessment of coronary stents coronary artery anomalies in adults coronary collaterals and bypass grafts cardiac masses, intracardiac thrombi, and pericardial abnormalities great thoracic vessels noncardiac findings on CT calcium screening left ventricular function artefacts the future of cardiac CT imaging contrast-enhancement for coronary angiography
119,00 113,05

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Review

Amit K. Ghosh

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 1128

Written by experienced faculty at Mayo Clinic, this Eighth Edition is a completely revised and updated study tool that has proved invaluable for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification or maintenance of certification as well as general practice review by physicians around the world. Using this source, physicians will access a virtual blueprint for exam preparation and acquire clear guidance on question format, types of questions, and hints on topics commonly encountered on the test. Providing more than 350 MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS that simulate the current exam format, this must-have guide will equip readers with the resources they need to anticipate testing challenges and pass the exam. Here are just a few of the great features found in the Eighth Edition: Extensive revised chapters with several NEW tables and figures NEW-chapter on HOSPITAL MEDICINE QUESTION-AND-ANSWER segments and expertly written explanatory notes at the end of each chapter STRATEGIES AND RECOMMENDATIONS on how to approach the board exam CURRENT PHARMACY TABLES that highlight indications, toxic effects, and drug interactions sections that present TYPICAL INDICATION CLINICAL SCENARIOS EXTENSIVELY EDITED CHAPTERS on cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, critical care, geriatrics, preventive medicine, hematology, infectious diseases, women's and men's health DETAILED INDEX for quick retrieval of information GREAT ILLUSTRATIVE TOOLS-lucid images, algorithms, and summary tables that reflect major practices, therapies, and medications utilized in the field over 325 TABLES and 400 FIGURES NEW TO THE EIGHTH EDITION: thoroughly revised and expanded chapters updated multiple choice questions new chapter on hospital medicine additional figures and images to illustrate key points TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE: The Board Examination Allergy Cardiology Critical Care Medicine Dermatology Endocrinology Gastroenterology and Hepatology General Internal Medicine Genetics Geriatrics Hematology HIV Infection Hospital Medicine Hypertension Infectious Diseases
70,00 66,50

Diagnostic Ultrasound

Logical Approach

Barry B. Goldberg, John P. McGahan

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 1552

Diagnostic Ultrasound, Second Edition explores the utilization of diagnostic ultrasound in all regions of the body. Offering numerous tables and charts containing practical tips and useful recommendations, this source lists specific pitfalls that may be encountered in each anatomical area within the body and offers methods to distinguish among different sonographic abnormalities. Providing step-by-step guidance through each stage of the examination, and differential and final diagnosis, this Second Edition: reviews possible diagnoses and lists of differential diagnostic points, as well as provides flow diagrams to assist in the decision-making process features numerous tables that help the practitioner identify ultrasound features of specific disease entities contains numerous color illustrations, as well as contrast enhanced and three-dimensional sonographic images covers normal ultrasound anatomy, sonographic pitfalls, and sonographic abnormalities in each chapter analyzes the physics of ultrasound in reference to modern imaging applications Included with this package, a bonus DVD-ROM containing the entire book in electronic format. This DVD-ROM: provides links to valuable resources and references on the web includes valuable video clips for the medical practitioner helps you view procedures online
360,00 342,00

Innovative Leukemia and Lymphoma Therapy

Bertrand Coiffier, Elihu H. Estey
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 616

Innovative Leukemia and Lymphoma Therapy provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the exciting new treatment modalities in leukemia and lymphoma that are being introduced in the clinic today. Written by international experts in the field, this volume examines clinical studies on topics such as: tyrosine kinase inhibitors, histon deacetylase inhibitors, and farnesyl transferase inhibitors radioimmunotherapy, gene-directed therapy, and immunotherapy by vaccination monoclonal antibodies anti-angiogenesis approaches Within each chapter, this well-illustrated, comprehensive source provides a summary of the rationale for treatment, the pathways that are involved, and the translational research to students, scientists, and clinicians. In addition, this book focuses on the concerns of conventional but novel anticancer agents, modulation of classical multidrug resistance, and modulators of single agent drug resistance.
168,00 159,60

Essentials of Paediatric Urology

Anthony M. K. Rickwood, David F. M. Thomas
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 400

This excellent and superbly illustrated text provides surgical trainees and non specialists with an updated and extensively revised account of the urological disorders of childhood . The second edition reflects the many advances and innovations in paediatric urology since the first edition was published in 2002 and incorporates suggestions and feedback from readers and reviewers of the first edition of Essentials of Paediatric Urology. There are new chapters on "The Child as Patient" that highlights the important differences in the approach to caring for children and adults, and provides clarification on legal and ethical issues concerning consent; and, minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, reflecting the innovative advances in effective patient care; and a new multiple choice question chapter with cross-references to the text, as requested by many readers of the first edition, thus providing an aide-memoire for those undergoing speciality examinations. This popular text was never intended to duplicate the large reference books written primarily for specialists. Instead it fulfils a unique role as the only textbook of paediatric urology written primarily for trainees and those practising adult urology, paediatric surgery and paediatric urology . The second edition continues to meet this need as well as providing a ready source of reference for non-specialists including paediatricians and nurses. Like the first edition, the new edition is accessible and concise with a visual format characterized by extensive use of colour illustrations, flow charts and diagrams.
245,00 232,75

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