Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer

Author: W. J. Minkowycz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420095227

Category: Science

Page: 400

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Definitive Treatment of the Numerical Simulation of Bioheat Transfer and Fluid Flow Motivated by the upwelling of current interest in subjects critical to human health, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume 3 presents the latest information on bioheat and biofluid flow. Like its predecessors, this volume assembles a team of renowned international researchers who cover both fundamentals and applications. It explores ingenious modeling techniques and innovative numerical simulation for solving problems in biomedical engineering. The text begins with the modeling of thermal transport by perfusion within the framework of the porous-media theory. It goes on to review other perfusion models, different forms of the bioheat equation for several thermal therapies, and thermal transport in individual blood vessels. The book then describes thermal methods of tumor detection and treatment as well as issues of blood heating and cooling during lengthy surgeries. It also discusses how the enhancement of heat conduction in tumor tissue by intruded nanoparticles improves the efficacy of thermal destruction of the tumor. The final chapters focus on whole-body thermal models, issues concerning the thermal treatment of cancer, and a case study on the thermal ablation of an enlarged prostate.


Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery

Author: Keyvan Nouri,Susana Leal-Khouri

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery is a thorough, step-by-step guide to the basic principles, procedures, and complications of dermatologic surgery, covering all areas, from diagnosis and therapeutics to cosmetics. A large section of this text is a practical guide to many other aspects of patient care, such as general management issues, including operating on patients with a cardiac defibrillator and prophylactric antibiotics, with guidelines and recently published recommendations. Procedures include suturing, biopsy, lasers, Mohs, flaps, grafts, liposuction, peels, and BOTOX. "Surgical Pearls" Chapter on instruments with illustrations and guidance on choosing the appropriate tools. Principles of wound care are incorporated throughout the book


Clinical Dermatology

Author: Richard B. Weller,Hamish J. A. Hunter,Margaret W. Mann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118851021

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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The best-selling text has been completely revised and revitalised in this fifth edition, with the authors once again encouraging general practitioners, medical students, general physicians and early stage dermatology specialist trainees and interns to relish the unique challenge of diagnosing and treating skin conditions. Clinical Dermatology, 5th edition contains over 400 high quality pictures and diagrams combined with colourful phrases to illustrate and entertain as it teaches. The book has established a reputation as a ‘way of learning’ and as an accessible guide to the subject for the aspiring specialist. Readers are guided through the maze that too often lies between the presenting skin complaint and its final diagnosis and treatment. The authors have skilfully crafted an easily read text with enough detail to clarify the subject, but not enough to obscure it. This fifth edition contains new chapters on non-invasive physical treatment and dermoscopy, and new material on cosmetic dermatology, surgical dermatology, the skin and the psyche, and dermatoses of non-Caucasian skin. The text throughout the book has been updated in line with developments in the science and practice of dermatology. “... brilliantly succeeds in enticing you to look further. The writing is clear, and the joint British-American authorship avoids any parochial views.” From a review of a previous edition in BMJ “...a very well-presented book...an excellent aid for teaching. I recommend this book highly to individuals and departments.” From a review of a previous edition in J Derm Treatment “… provides a good overview of the structure and function of the skin as well as a good foundation for learning dermatology…well organized and includes a chapter dedicated to skin signs of systemic disease which is not covered in the other dermatology primers.” From a review of a previous edition in JAMA

Cutaneous Cryosurgery, Fourth Edition

Author: Richard P. Usatine,Daniel L. Stulberg,Graham B. Colver

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482214768

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Cutaneous Cryosurgery is an invaluable practical guide for the management of benign, premalignant, and malignant skin lesions. The book provides practitioners with all the information needed to add cryosurgery to their surgical repertoire. For practitioners already using cryosurgery, many pearls are provided to expand the use of cryosurgery for new indications along with helpful tips for the use of cutting-edge cryosurgical equipment. This new edition of an established reference uses an evidence-based approach, including a chapter reviewing the evidence for using cryosurgery to treat viral warts, actinic keratosis, and basal cell carcinoma. It also discusses patient consent, aftercare, side effects, and complications. In addition, the book reviews other low-temperature systems used for therapeutic tissue destruction. With nearly 300 clinical color photographs, the book is an outstanding resource for dermatologists, family physicians, other primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, podiatrists, plastic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, and oculoplastic surgeons alike.

Dermatological Cryosurgery and Cryotherapy

Author: William Abramovits,Gloria Graham,Yaron Har-Shai,Renata Strumia

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1447167651

Category: Medical

Page: 758

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Highlighting the available evidence base, this books is the most authoritative manual for clinicians based upon the risks and benefits of the procedure across all indications with special emphasis on a comprehensive review of the many skin lesions amenable to treatment with cryosurgery Practical and yet comprehensive in outlook, in this a group of international authorities in all aspects of cryosurgery and cryotherapy present the most comprehensive clinically relevant reference for practicing dermatology physicians.

Pascoe's Principles and Practice of Equine Dermatology E-Book

Author: Derek C. Knottenbelt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204251X

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Professor Knottenbelt’s approach is clear, authoritative and based on many years experience in treating equine dermatological conditions. The book presents over 650 photographs, most of them new and unique to this edition, and the accompanying CD-ROM offers an image library with over 300 extra illustrations. The new edition is designed as a fully practical, highly illustrated guide to skin diseases in the horse. It emphasizes how to obtain an accurate differential diagnosis and arrive at correct decisions for the appropriate treatment of a condition. The book includes the full range of skin diseases and conditions commonly encountered in equine practice. Rarer disorders and those with a limited geographical distribution are also reviewed, and there are separate chapters on diseases of the hoof, skin wounds, neoplastic diseases and the various dermatologic syndromes that are encountered in the horse. A practical guide emphasizing how to distinguish conditions of similar appearance but different implication for diagnosis, management, and prognosis. A unique ready reckoner (key points chart) is included in each disorder to allow rapid summary information acquisition and use for practitioners and students at all levels. Offers expert guidance with algorithms for decision making and treatment choices and considers syndromes as well as the diseases involved in the differential diagnosis and investigation. Focuses on commonly encountered skin diseases but includes rarer disorders. Covers skin conditions of the horse occurring worldwide. An extensive unique section on neoplastic disease is included. Includes discussion of hoof disorders and skin wounds. Superbly illustrated with over 650 full-colour figures. Contains CD-ROM with image library offering over 300 extra illustrations. fully updated through-out includes new colour illustrations

Small Animal Oncology E-Book

An Introduction

Author: Susan M. North,Tania Ann Banks

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702042501

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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A highly practical guide suitable for in-clinic reference, Small Animal Oncology has been designed for maximum ease of use and accessibility of information. Whilst giving clear and up-to-date briefing for the busy practitioner, it also is a valuable resource to the student with a special interest in oncology. This Introduction gives an overview of cancer biology and explains the principles of available therapies. There is up to date discussion on new and developing techniques and treatments, and guidance on when these are indicated. The book covers all common, most less common and some rare aspects of small animal oncology. accompanying Evolve website includes over 20 clinical cases to try your knowledge all-round practical, useful, every day essential guide to small animal oncology schematic approach gives quick access to information when you need it explains biology and the basic principles as well as indicating treatment options

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.

Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464967229

Category: Medical

Page: 323

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Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment. The editors have built Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract E-Book

Expert Consult - Online

Author: William R. Jarnagin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455746061

Category: Medical

Page: 1976

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Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract – edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. At www.expertconsult.com you can not only access the complete contents online, but also an abundance of detailed illustrations and step-by-step procedural video clips from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library that show you how to perform key procedures step by step. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that provides extensive coverage of pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Deepen your understanding of surgical anatomy to help with diagnosis, surgical operation, interventional radiology, and endoscopy. See how to perform key procedures by watching operative videos from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library. Apply the most advanced diagnostic and management options for each disease, including interventional techniques. Stay current with the latest knowledge and advancements including minimally invasive techniques in hepatic resection; surgical considerations for congenital disorders of the pancreas; non-surgical therapies for pancreatic cancer; microwave ablation and other emerging technologies; the most recent developments in the rapidly changing area of transplantation; and the newest best practices in pre- and post-operative care and blood transfusion. Get in-depth coverage of the pancreas from the only fully comprehensive text on both hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Learn from the very best. Rely on the trusted guidance of experts, with a fresh perspective from senior editor, Dr. William Jarnigan, who has earned a national and international reputation in the surgical management of diseases of the biliary tract. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with image and video libraries, tables, figures, and more! Over 200 additional contributing experts. A single, comprehensive reference that covers pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one text!

Neale's Disorders of the Foot

Author: Paul Frowen,Maureen O'Donnell,J. Gordon Burrow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044288

Category: Medical

Page: 716

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Neale’s Disorders of the Foot remains the essential resource for students and practitioners of podiatry. All the common conditions encountered in day-to-day podiatric practice are reviewed and their diagnoses and management described along with areas of related therapeutics. Students will find in this one volume everything they need to know about foot disorders and their treatment in order to pass their examinations, while practitioners will continue to appreciate the book’s accessibility and relevance to their daily practice. The new eighth edition is more indispensable than ever before with all contributions revised and brought up to date, colour photographs throughout, an all-new clear and accessible full colour design, and its own website including a full image library, video clips of key techniques and interactive self-assessment questions. Whether you need quick reference or more detailed information, the new and improved Neale’s Disorders of the Foot is ready to serve the needs of a new generation of podiatry students and practitioners.

Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers

No More Unnecessary Biopsies, Radical Treatment or Loss of Sexual Potency

Author: Mark Scholz,Ralph Blum

Publisher: Other Press, LLC

ISBN: 1590513851

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Every year almost a quarter of a million confused and frightened American men are tossed into a prostate cancer cauldron stirred by salespeople representing a multibillion-dollar industry. In this flourishing business, the radical prostatectomy is still the most widely recommended treatment option. Yet a recent and definitive study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that out of the fifty thousand prostate operations performed annually, more than forty thousand are unjustified. But this is no surprise given that 99 percent of all doctors treating this disease are surgeons or radiation therapists. The appalling fact is that men are still being rushed into a major operation that rarely prolongs life and more than half the time leaves them impotent. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers is a report on the latest thinking in prostate cancer therapy: close monitoring–active surveillance rather than surgery or radiation–should be the initial treatment approach for many men. There are three stages of prostate cancer and this book will provide accurate information about how to distinguish between them: Low-Risk, which requires no immediate treatment; Intermediate-Risk, which will benefit from surgery, radiation, and/or hormonal therapy; and High-Risk, a type that does require immediate treatment with a combination of therapies. In a unique collaboration, doctor and patient provide a wholly new perspective on managing this disease. Ralph Blum’s account of his personal struggle, together with Dr.Mark Scholz’s presentation of newscientific advances, provides convincing evidence that this noninvasive approach can be crucial in preventing tens of thousands of men from being overtreated every year. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers serves as an indispensable map through the medical minefield of prostate cancer.

Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery

Author: Bradley Hennenfent

Publisher: Roseville Books

ISBN: 9780971745414

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 322

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The niche bestseller "Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery" begins with the shooting of a urologist and includes a World War II Battle. The book exposes the big lie about radical prostate surgery, is filled with cartoons and simple diagrams, and is written for the average layperson in easy-to-understand style. "Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery" quotes Dr. Gary Onik, M.D., Cryosurgeon and Director of Surgical Imaging at Celebration Health Hospital, Celebration, Florida, who says: "I expect that within five years we will see the death of the radical prostatectomy as a treatment for prostate cancer." The author, Bradley Hennenfent, M.D., has seen five uncles suffer from prostate cancer and his book includes many uplifting stories about less harmful treatments than surgery. Dr. Hennenfent also explains the problem of lies, damn lies, and prostate cancer statistics. The adverse effects of surgery: impotence, sexual dysfunction, incontinence, and urethral strictures are explained in realistic fashion. "Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery" quotes oncologist Dr. Robert Leibowitz of Compassionate Oncology Medical Group, who says: "If radical prostatectomies worked, the data would be there. The reason the data is not there is because radical prostatectomies don't work." Dr. Leibowitz adds: "No prospective randomized trial has ever found radical prostatectomy to be both necessary and effective." Urologist W. Reid Pitts, Jr., M.D., FACS, wrote an outstanding letter-to-the-editor of the "Journal of Urology" lambasting the radical prostatectomy. When interviewed for "Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery," Dr. Pitts said: "Although I did the first ever nerve sparing radical prostatectomy at New York-Cornell Hospital, I've abandoned the radical prostatectomy for my prostate cancer patients. There is always a better treatment option." Dr. Hennenfent co-founded the Prostatitis Foundation (www.prostatitis.org). He also founded the Epididymitis Foundation (www.epididymitisfoundation.org), and the Acoustic Neuroma Foundation (www.acousticneuromafoundation.org). He previously published "The Prostatitis Syndromes." "Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery" quotes urologist Ronald Wheeler, M.D. of the Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer Center, who says: "In my opinion, prostatitis resolution holds the key to the future of prostate cancer resolution." "Two randomized, controlled studies suggest that 95% or more of all prostate cancer surgery done to date, has failed to extend the life of the patient," says Dr. Bradley Hennenfent M.D., the book's author. "Surgery should no longer be presented or advertised as a cure-all for prostate cancer," says Dr. Hennenfent. "My book is all about the options to harmful surgery. "Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery," details the harm done by surgery, while explaining the pros and cons of watchful waiting, active noninvasive therapy, radiation seed implants, three-dimensional radiation therapy, herbal medications, cryosurgery, and hormone blockade. The website for the book is: www.SurvivingProstateCancerWithoutSurgery.org.

Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract E-Book

Author: Charles J. Yeo,David W McFadden,John H. Pemberton,Jeffrey H. Peters,Jeffrey B. Matthews

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738077

Category: Medical

Page: 2624

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Comprehensive and complete, Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract delivers the definitive, clinically oriented, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes managing the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders. Make effective use of the latest endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive procedures as well as medical therapies with unbeatable advice from a "who’s who" of international authorities! Find expert answers to any clinical question in gastrointestinal surgery, from the esophagus to the colon. See exactly what to look for and how to proceed from an abundance of beautifully detailed intraoperative and laparoscopic photographs.


Surgery of the Skin E-Book

Procedural Dermatology

Author: June K. Robinson,C. William Hanke,Daniel Mark Siegel,Alina Fratila,Ashish C Bhatia,Thomas E. Rohrer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323260284

Category: Medical

Page: 880

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Master the latest medical and cosmetic procedures with Surgery of the Skin, the most comprehensive dermatological surgery resource available. Written from the surgeon’s perspective, this medical reference book features step-by-step guidance on performing the most updated developments and cutting edge approaches across the entire spectrum of dermatologic surgery. Improve surgical results and avoid pitfalls with expert, evidence-based guidance. Stay on the cutting edge with in-depth step-by-step descriptions of tumescent vertical vector facelifts, blepharoplasty, composite grafts, Botox treatments, soft tissue augmentation, management of dysplastic nevi and melanoma, and more. View immersive videos from an expanded library with more than 130 clips totaling over six hour's footage. Explore brand-new chapters on rejuvenation of the female external genitalia; hidradenitis suppurativa; and photoaging-related mottled pigmentation. Improve treatment outcomes for patients with skin of color and gain a truly global perspective of dermatologic surgery through an expanded contributor group of leading international experts. Master how to perform cutting-edge techniques across the entire spectrum of dermatologic surgery, including botulinum toxins; fillers; cryosurgery; flaps; grafting; scar revisions; lasers; face-lift techniques; blepharoplasty techniques; Mohs surgery; and more. Effectively manage a full range of complex disorders, such as vitiligo surgery, keloids, and leg ulcers, with a unique section devoted to these special procedures. Easily visualize complex procedures and concepts with more than 1,000 illustrations, photos, and graphics. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.