Basics of Cryosurgery

Author: Nikolai N. Korpan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3709162254

Category: Medical

Page: 330

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Basics of Cryosurgery is the first publication specialising in the fundamentals of modern cryosurgery. This book presents what is currently known in modern cryosurgery and is the first on the subject to appear at the start of the third millennium. It aims to contribute to the further development of this branch of medicine, which is set to become indispensable in treating patients. Basics of Cryosurgery is a unique contribution - no previous work has compiled in one source all available scientific data on the theoretical, experimental, and clinical investigations that have been undertaken in the field of cryosurgery.

Modern Cryosurgery for Cancer

Author: Kecheng Xu

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814329657

Category: Medical

Page: 903

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Cryosurgery is a surgical technique that employs freezing to destroy undesirable tissue. This book summarises the experimental and clinical experience and practice of cryosurgery, and describes the basics of cryosurgery and its use in the treatment of various tumours.

Fluorescence Diagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy of Skin Diseases

Handbook and Atlas

Author: Clemens Fritsch,Thomas Ruzicka

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783211838273

Category: Medical

Page: 124

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This book is the most up-to-date publication on fluorescence diagnostic (FDAP) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) methods used in dermatology. Both techniques are presently world wide introduced as standards for the delineation and the treatment of cutaneous precancerous stages and tumors, which show steadily increasing numbers due to e.g. more frequent sun exposure. Summarizing experiences on more than 5.000 treated patients, it offers a comprehensive information on every aspect of skin tumor detection and treatment. The main part of the book focuses on the clinical aspects giving detailed descriptions on skin tumor detection as well as photodynamic treatment of selected diseases (solar keratoses, basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, Bowen's disease, psoriasis lesions, etc.). The clinically oriented chapters are supplemented by practical guidelines for PDT and FDAP. The included atlas is comprised of 270 high quality color figures allowing daily use as a handbook.

Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (rhEPO) in Clinical Oncology

Scientific and Clinical Aspects of Anemia in Cancer

Author: Mohammad Resa Nowrousian

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3709176581

Category: Medical

Page: 502

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Anemia is a frequent complication of cancer and its treatment. A number of clinical studies shows that the impact of anemia is much greater than previously thought. Beyond clinical symptoms, anemia significantly impairs physical and metabolic functions as well as patients' activity, well-being and quality of life. Life expectancy is also affected. In this book, written by a group of outstanding international experts, the current knowledge on anemia in cancer and its treatment with rhEPO is presented. Future developments are also discussed. Based on a broad spectrum of topics, the book describes the scientific and clinical aspects of anemia in various fields of oncology and gives diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations on when and how to use rhEPO.

Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division--2005

presented at 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition : November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA

Author: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Heat Transfer Division

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780791842218

Category: Science

Page: 892

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The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery: A-F

Author: Anthony J. Senagore

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787677220

Category: Surgery

Page: 1724

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Contains 465 alphabetically arranged entries that provide step-by-step procedures for over two hundred specific surgeries, as well as information on diagnostic tests, medications, and related topics, and includes a glossary of terms, and other reference material.

Magill's Medical Guide: Corticosteroids - Heel spur removal

Author: Anne Chang

Publisher: Salem PressInc

ISBN: 9781587653865

Category: Medical

Page: 3104

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Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

Fundamentals of Cryobiology

Physical Phenomena and Mathematical Models

Author: Alexander I. Zhmakin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540887857

Category: Science

Page: 278

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This book covering the basics and the state-of-the-art of cryobiology and its applications emphasizes the underlying physical phenomena. It includes a comprehensive glossary and appendices for deeper exploration into special issues.


A Practical Manual

Author: Paola Pasquali

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662439395

Category: Medical

Page: 315

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This book aims to fill the gap created by the lack of formal training in cryosurgery, which leads not only to an underutilization of the technique but also to inappropriate uses with unpleasant consequences for patients. The book covers all practical aspects of cryosurgery and also offers a theoretical foundation for practice. Basic principles, equipment, and techniques are described, and procedures are explained step by step for a range of applications, including common benign lesions, vascular lesions, premalignant conditions, and malignancies. An important feature is the coverage of the latest advances in combination treatments such as topical drugs and cryosurgery, ultrasound and cryosurgery, photography and cryosurgery, cryobiopsy, and immuno cryosurgery. Use of cryosurgery as palliative treatment is also discussed, and the closing chapters consider postoperative care, complications, and future directions.

Onkologie Basiswissen

Author: Karl R. Aigner,Frederick O. Stephens

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662485850

Category: Medical

Page: 313

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Dieses Werk legt eine solide und fundierte onkologische Wissensbasis; es zeigt auf, warum Menschen an Krebs erkranken, wie der Körper auf Krebs reagiert und welche Präventions- und Behandlungsmöglichkeiten es für verschiedene Krebserkrankungen gibt. Entstehungsmechanismen, Diagnose- und Therapieoptionen inklusive moderner Entwicklungen in der personalisierten Medizin und der regionalen Chemotherapie werden vorgestellt und diskutiert. Das Buch richtet sich an angehende Ärzte aller Fachrichtungen sowie Angehörige von Gesundheitsberufen, die sich grundlegend mit der Onkologie beschäftigen wollen. Es bietet eine wertvolle Grundlage für das Aneignen tiefer gehenden Fachwissens.

Grundlagen der Akupunktur

Chinesische Übersetzungen von Karl Alfried Sahm Zeichnungen von Petra Kofen

Author: Gabriel Stux

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642868894

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Comprehensive Textbook of Oncology

Author: A. R. Moossa,Stephen C. Schimpff,Martin C. Robson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Medical

Page: 1918

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This oncology textbook contains sections on concepts of cancer biology, normal and cancer cell biology, etiology of neoplasia, genetics tumour immunology, molecular biology of tumour progression and concepts of cancer evaluation.