Research Desk

Jan 06, 2020

This comprehensive volume reviews the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment approach to rare lymphomas. There is particular emphasis placed on new diagnostic approaches, novel chemotherapy combinations, and treatment modalities with novel therapeutics. It highlights research advances in a group of diseases that are often overlooked and serves as a single repository of information on the most recent advances in targeted small molecule inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies, immunotherapy, and CAR-T therapy as they pertain to rare types of lymphoma. 
 

Jan 06, 2020

Hair and Scalp Treatments -- A Practical Guide, focuses on therapy with each chapter briefly describing the disease to the reader and then teaching the step-by-step therapeutic algorithm. Procedures commonly used in the treatment of alopecias are also reviewed and detailed in specific chapters. This book also discusses everyday questions that patients commonly ask doctors and provides practical tips such as how to recommend the best shampoo, conditioner or hair dye for your patient, or how to prescribe the right nutritional supplements. There are additional sections on future treatments on the horizon and how regenerative medicine can be used.
 

Jan 06, 2020

This book is edited by a family medicine physician who has specialist level experience with the disease. It opens with a background on cystic fibrosis foundations and centers to familiarize the reader. The next chapter gives a basic overview of the disease. Each of the subsequent chapters provide a comprehensive look at how cystic fibrosis affects other areas of the body that the primary care physician should be familiar with. Major components of cystic fibrosis such as physiology, spirometry, inflammation, airway clearance, chronic infection, cystic fibrosis related diabetes and pancreatic insufficiency, among others, are thoroughly explained. 

Jan 05, 2020

Cancer Health Equity Research, Volume 146 in the Advances in Cancer Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of timely topics, including Pubertal Mammary Development as a ‘Susceptibility Window’ for Breast Cancer Disparity, Review of Patient Navigation Interventions to Address Barriers to Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials, etc.


Jan 05, 2020

This completely updated and the expanded second edition of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Basic, Applied and Clinical Aspects includes topics not covered previously with contributors who are at the forefront of each specific topic and with a global appeal. Each chapter will be short and will be presented critically and not in an encyclopedic manner and with selected, up to 50, references which should be valuable to a wider audience.
 

 

Jan 05, 2020

Nanotechnology-Based Approaches for Tuberculosis Treatment discusses multiple nanotechnology-based approaches that may help overcome persisting limitations of conventional and traditional treatments. The book summarizes the types of nano drugs, their synthesis, formulation, characterization and applications, along with the most important administration routes. It also explores recent advances and achievements regarding therapeutic efficacy and provides possible future applications in this field.

 

Jan 05, 2020

This book describes and illustrates the surgical techniques, implants, and technologies used for the purpose of personalized implantation of hip and knee components. The techniques described in the book aim to reproduce patients’ native anatomy and physiological joint laxity, thereby improving the prosthetic hip/knee kinematics and functional outcomes in the quest of the forgotten joint. They include kinematically aligned total knee/total hip arthroplasty, partial knee replacement, and hip resurfacing.

 

Jan 05, 2020

This text provides a comprehensive review of the assessment and management of pediatric voice and swallows disorders from the perspectives of both the pediatric laryngologist as well as the speech-language pathologist whose collaboration is critical to effective clinical care. All chapters are written by experts in dual fields and formatted to present a straightforward approach to diagnosing and managing each disorder, including descriptions of relevant operative interventions.
 

Jan 01, 2020

Magnetic Resonance in Medicine is an international journal devoted to the publication of original investigations concerned with all aspects of the development and use of nuclear magnetic resonance and electron paramagnetic resonance techniques for medical applications.

Jan 01, 2020

Pediatric Blood & Cancer publishes the highest quality manuscripts describing basic and clinical investigations of blood disorders and malignant diseases of childhood including diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, etiology, biology, and molecular and clinical genetics of these diseases as they affect children, adolescents, and young adults. Pediatric Blood & Cancer will also include studies on such treatment options as hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, immunology, and gene therapy.