Manual de Transplante Renal (Portuguese Edition) by Roberto Ceratti Manfro,Irene Lourdes Noronha,Alvaro Pacheco

By Roberto Ceratti Manfro,Irene Lourdes Noronha,Alvaro Pacheco e (coords.) Silva Filho,Mary Yamazaki Yorado

Com o intuito de contribuir para o sucesso dos programas de transplante renal, esta obra discute os principais temas envolvidos nesta prática clínica, como:

• imunologia e avaliação de pacientes e doadores falecidos e vivos;

• aspectos e complicações cirúrgicas e nefrectomia laparoscópica em doador vivo;

• imunossupressão: novas drogas, protocolos e perspectivas de intervenções imunológicas;

• aspectos clínicos: manejo peri e pós-operatório, monitoração do enxerto, diagnóstico e tratamento da rejeição aguda, transplante em diabéticos e crianças;

• complicações infecciosas em transplantados;

• complicações tardias, como doenças cardiovasculares, doença óssea, complicações hepáticas pós-transplante renal e doença crônica do enxerto renal;

• anatomia patológica do transplante renal;

• aspectos psiquiátricos, cuidados nutricionais e de enfermagem;

• legislação dos transplantes no Brasil e aspectos éticos.

Com conteúdo atualizado, a segunda edição do Manual de Transplante Renal enriquece a formação de estudantes de Medicina e Enfermagem, podendo ser utilizada para consulta de médicos residentes e profissionais da área de transplantes.

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Imaging in Pediatric Skeletal Trauma: Techniques and by Karl J. Johnson,E. Bache,A.L. Baert

By Karl J. Johnson,E. Bache,A.L. Baert

This is a entire textbook at the imaging of pediatric skeletal trauma. It offers radiologists and pediatric surgeons an in depth description of the thoughts used in addition to examples of the imaging findings and information in their scientific relevance. each one bankruptcy is written via knowledgeable within the box and encompasses a wealth of illustrations. The ebook offers valuable recommendation on these positive factors on the way to impact the orthopedic administration of a child.

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Transgenic Animals as Model Systems for Human Diseases by Erwin F. Wagner,F. Theuring

By Erwin F. Wagner,F. Theuring

the various present recommendations utilized in transgenic study, an more and more very important software to check the rules and serve as of genes, are illustrated during this ebook. With those thoughts, animal types can be utilized to review human illnesses; this opens up new chances in either utilized and uncomplicated examine. in particular, the facility to introduce genes into the germline of mice and the profitable expression of the inserted gene inside an organism supply new insights and possibilities for biomedical examine. The dialogue the following exhibits how an in depth research of the underlying molecular mechanisms will supply new insights into the genetic starting place of convinced ailments and should result in a greater knowing of standard and irregular physiological processes.

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High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques: Mechanisms, Imaging, by Levon Michael Khachigian

By Levon Michael Khachigian

susceptible plaque improvement is the results of a fancy sequence of molecular and mobile occasions related to irritation, apoptosis, rupture, and thrombosis. an in depth figuring out of the mechanisms underlying the improvement of high-risk plaques, besides the power to imagine and diagnose those weak lesions, will result in the powerful administration of acute coronary syndromes.

High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques: Mechanisms, Imaging, versions, and treatment brings jointly well timed, in-depth reports through popular foreign cardiologists and scientists. Chapters conceal the definition, constitution, and mobile and molecular mechanisms of excessive possibility plaque improvement, in addition to animal types of susceptible plaque, plaque imaging, and present and destiny cures. medical examiners speak about intravascular ultrasound, optimum coherence tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and coronary thermography. the ultimate bankruptcy experiences either present and destiny neighborhood and systematic options for the healing administration of susceptible plaque.

Exploring all points of this first reason for acute coronary syndromes, this informative e-book updates our wisdom at the detection and therapy of weak plaques. it's a helpful source which may enormously enhance the growth in remedy and prevention.

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Beneficial Effects of Fish Oil on Human Brain by Akhlaq A. Farooqui

By Akhlaq A. Farooqui

It is changing into more and more glaring that the deficiency of n-3 fatty acids in nutrition is not just linked to cardiovascular ailments, but in addition excited by stroke, epilepsy and different neurological and neurodegenerative ailments, comparable to Alzheimer affliction, Parkinson affliction, and peroxisomal diseases.


In his latest e-book, Beneficial results of Fish Oil on Human Brain, Dr. Akhlaq A. Farooqui expands at the prestige and healing value of n-3 fatty acids (major parts of fish oil) and their mediators in basic mind and people with neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric ailments. Farooqui provides the advantages of n-3 fatty acids on Western nutrition, that is enriched in n-6 fatty acids (major elements of vegetable oil) and should advertise the above neurological issues. The booklet will current readers with leading edge and accomplished info on metabolism and roles of neural membrane n-3 fatty acids.

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A Companion to Paleopathology (Wiley Blackwell Companions to by Anne L. Grauer

By Anne L. Grauer

A better half to Paleopathology bargains a entire assessment of this quickly starting to be sub- box of actual anthropology.

  • Presents a wide review of the sphere of paleopathology, integrating theoretical and methodological techniques to appreciate organic and affliction tactics all through human history
  • Demonstrates how paleopathology sheds mild at the prior throughout the research of human and non-human skeletal fabrics, mummified continues to be and preserved tissue
  • Integrates medical advances in a number of fields that give a contribution to the certainty of historical and historical ailments, akin to epidemiology, histology, radiology, parasitology, dentistry, and molecular biology, in addition to archaeological, archival and ancient research.
  • Highlights cultural techniques that experience an influence at the evolution of affliction, dying and demise in human populations, together with subsistence techniques, human environmental variations, the results of malnutrition, differential entry to assets, and interpersonal and intercultural violence

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JIMD Reports, Volume 21 by Johannes Zschocke,Matthias Baumgartner,Eva Morava,Marc

By Johannes Zschocke,Matthias Baumgartner,Eva Morava,Marc Patterson,Shamima Rahman,Verena Peters

JIMD stories publishes case and brief examine reviews within the zone of inherited metabolic issues. Case stories spotlight a few strange or formerly unrecorded characteristic correct to the ailment, or function an immense reminder of medical or biochemical good points of a Mendelian disorder.

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Anticarbohydrate Antibodies: From Molecular Basis to by Paul Kosma,Sven Müller-Loennies

By Paul Kosma,Sven Müller-Loennies

Many pathogens and aberrant malignant cells convey special carbohydrates on their floor representing appealing objectives for vaccine layout. massive growth has lately been made within the id of novel carbohydrate dependent vaccines and a multitude has reached scientific part reports. The good fortune of a number of authorized carbohydrate established vaccines opposed to bacterial pathogens similar to Haemophilus influenzae variety b, Neisseria meningitidis or Streptococcus pneumoniae demonstrates their nice strength. despite the fact that, the examine of anti-carbohydrate antibodies is technically hard and in part due to low affinities and promiscuous specificity they've got no longer been medically exploited to complete strength. The learn of antibody specificities and id of protecting carbohydrate epitopes lies on the center of profitable vaccine layout. as well as treatment, antibodies quite often function diagnostic instruments in scientific and clinical laboratories. during this surroundings excessive affinity and delightful specificity are very important elements for his or her winning use. “Anticarbohydrate Antibodies – from molecular foundation to scientific software” compiles present wisdom at the immunological popularity of carbohydrates via the adaptive immune procedure from a molecular point of view delivering basic perception wanted for advancing clinically appropriate diagnostics and healing functions. in line with major development within the fields of glycoimmunology and structural biology lately, the publication comprehensively studies the state of the art in defining the most important components of carbohydrate popularity via antibodies, the molecular mimicry of carbohydrate epitopes in addition to the molecular positive aspects resulting in particular and secure binding modes. Backed-up via a mix of recent applied sciences to explain structural info of carbohydrate-antibody interactions, biomedically vital carbohydrate antigens from viral, bacterial, parasite, insect and tumor cells were analyzed in in-depth stories written via famous specialists within the box. basic wisdom of those molecular mechanisms ultimately presents a rational foundation to enhance efficacy of carbohydrate-based vaccines and to additional refine diagnostic instruments in detection of pathogens and malignant cells.

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Recent Advances in Prolactin Research (Advances in by PhD, Maria Diakonova

By PhD, Maria Diakonova

Recent Advances in Prolactin Research summarizes the present wisdom of prolactin (PRL), PRL receptor, PRL-dependent signaling pathways, the function of PRL in oncogenesis and PRL crosstalk with different oncogenic elements. The chapters are written by means of specialists in those fields and concentrate on choosing and reviewing well timed experimental findings that offer new insights into the increasing function of PRL within the pathophysiology linked to various human conditions.

Prolactin is a peptide hormone that's most sensible identified for its function in lactation. Prolactin additionally has a power on hematopoiesis and angiogenesis, and is considering the legislation of blood clotting via numerous pathways. even if PRL was once came across greater than eighty years in the past, the knowledge of PRL signaling and its courting to varied pathologies continues to be very incomplete. PRL is not just a pituitary hormone with an incredible position in copy, yet PRL additionally acts as a cytokine, modulating a wide selection of physiological methods. for instance, info collected over the past decade have proven that in the neighborhood produced PRL acts because the autocrine/paracrine issue and performs a contributory position in the course of breast oncogenesis. in reality, the medical and scientific groups have instructed that the manipulation of the PRL axis could lead on to the profitable therapy of breast melanoma. even though, contemporary paintings has proven that the position of the PRL axis is far extra complicated than first envisaged.

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Urticaria and Angioedema by Malcolm W. Greaves,Allen Kaplan

By Malcolm W. Greaves,Allen Kaplan

Exploring present healing procedures for epidermis stipulations affecting greater than 20% of the inhabitants, this reference examines all kinds of urticaria and angioedema, stories the mechanisms universal to all kinds of those issues, and discusses the makes use of and boundaries of present and rising remedy regimens for urticaria and angioedema, together with substitute healing approaches.

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