|Release Date||: 2013-07-22|
|ISBN 10||: 1481657569|
|Pages||: 734 pages|
Central Nervous System Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Diagnosis and Screening. The editors have built Central Nervous System Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Diagnosis and Screening in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Central Nervous System Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 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/.
|Author||: Su Hua,Lawton Michael T|
|Publisher||: World Scientific|
|Release Date||: 2017-12-26|
|ISBN 10||: 9814723312|
|Pages||: 320 pages|
This book will cover recent advances in genetics and molecular biology of cerebrovascular diseases, including ischemic stroke, brain arteriovenous malformation, brain aneurysms, and cavernous malformation. Developments in diagnostics, imaging and treatment will also be discussed. Much progress has been made in recent years in these fields, but not been summarized in one comprehensive text. This volume fills the gap in the literature by compiling them in one convenient, handy volume for neuroscience researchers and medical professionals. Contents: Imaging in Cerebrovascular Disease (Christopher P Hess)Cell Mechanisms and Clinical Targets in Stroke (Jing Lan, Elga Esposito, MingMing Ning, Xunming Ji, and Eng H Lo)Neural Repair for Cerebrovascular Diseases (Steven C Cramer)Brain AVM: Current Treatments and Challenges (W Caleb Rutledge and Michael T Lawton)Animal Models and Prospective Therapeutic Targets for Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Wan Zhu, Rui Zhang, Li Ma, and Hua Su)Biology of Brain Aneurysms (W Caleb Rutledge and Tomoki Hashimoto)Intracranial Aneurysms: Imaging, Hemodynamics, and Remodeling (David Saloner)Recent Advances in CADASIL Research (Suning Ping and Li-Ru Zhao)Dural Fistula (Daniel L Cooke, Matthew R Amans, and Van V Halbach)Interventional Therapies for Cerebrovascular Diseases (Fabio Settecase and Steven W Hetts)Stem Cell-mediated Biobridge: Crossing the Great Divide Between Bench and Clinic in Translating Cell Therapy for Stroke (Trenton Lippert, Marci Crowley, M Grant Liska, and Cesar V Borlongan) Readership: Neurologists, neurobiologists, neuroscientists. Keywords: Ischemic Stroke;Brain Arteriovenous Malformation;Brain Aneurism;Cerebral Cavernous Malformation;Dural Fistula;Brain ImageReview:0
This highly illustrated textbook has been prepared by the Working Group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Development is the authority on cardiovascular development from a perspective of both basic scientists and clinicians. The embryonic origin of congenital heart diseases and their pathology has been analysed in depth. Modern concepts pivotal to the understanding of cardiovascular morphogenesis, including those still subject to controversy, have been highlighted and the content covers the ESC Core Curriculum. The textbook will appeal to researchers and clinicians from a wide spectrum of disciplines including molecular and developmental biologists working on mechanisms of heart development in a range of model organisms as well as pathologists, morphologists, geneticists, and cardiologists.
This ambitious compendium provides an extensive overview on the "supporting cells" of the vertebrate central nervous system, these being glial cells which far outnumber neurons but are much less understood. Covering multiple aspects of this family of transporters-- from structural properties, to their involvement in signaling and gene expression regulation, this volume presents the most recent research on the roles of glial amino acid transporters as key molecules of brain metabolism and signaling.
While there are a number of books on the market that deal with neuronal mechanisms and targets, the proposed book will be the only one to cover the vascular aspects of CNS trauma. The contributing authors will present basic mechanisms, explain cutting-edge experimental models and techniques, and provide several clinical chapters that provide treating physicians with some insight on the cases that they see in the ICU. The table of contents is diverse and comprehensive with chapters on molecular mechanisms, physiology, pharmacology, stem cells, genomics and proteomics, in vivo MRI and PET, as well as the clinical management of vascular parameters.
Brain Repair, addresses all relevant issues underlying the mechanisms of brain damage, brain plasticity and post-traumatic reorganisation after CNS lesions. This book is divided the three major sections that follow; cellular and molecular basis of brain repair, plasticity and reorganisation of neural networks, and experimental therapy strategies. Brain Repair is written by high profile, international experts who describe in detail the newest results from basic research and highlight new model systems, techniques and therapy approaches. Based on a careful analysis of the cellular and molecular reaction patterns of the CNS to lesions, the contributions cover possibilities for endogenous reorganisation and repair as well as exciting new therapies emerging from basic research, some of which have already been introduced into the clinics. Thus, this book is unique in bridging the gap between basic and clinical research. It will be a valuable tool for all students, researchers and clinicians interested in understanding the brain's capacity to cope with lesions and interested in learning about emerging new therapy concepts.
Endothelial Cell Culture contains chapters by experts on endothelial cells derived from the lung, bone marrow, brain, mammary glands, skin, adipose tissue, female reproductive system, and synovium.
Examines current and prospective biomarkers for assessment of traumatic brain injury using a multidisciplinary approach involving biochemistry, molecular biology and clinical chemistry.
Up-to-date discussion of the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this common cause of stroke and cognitive impairment.
Brain Banking, Volume 150, serves as the only book on the market offering comprehensive coverage of the functional realities of brain banking. It focuses on brain donor recruitment strategies, brain bank networks, ethical issues, brain dissection/tissue processing/tissue dissemination, neuropathological diagnosis, brain donor data, and techniques in brain tissue analysis. In accordance with massive initiatives, such as BRAIN and the EU Human Brain Project, abnormalities and potential therapeutic targets of neurological and psychiatric disorders need to be validated in human brain tissue, thus requiring substantial numbers of well characterized human brains of high tissue quality with neurological and psychiatric diseases. Offers comprehensive coverage of the functional realities of brain banking, with a focus on brain donor recruitment strategies, brain bank networks, ethical issues, and more Serves as a valuable resource for staff in existing brain banks by highlighting best practices Enhances the sharing of expertise between existing banks and highlights a range of techniques applicable to banked tissue for neuroscience researchers Authored by leaders from brain banks around the globe – the broadest, most expert coverage available
Make the most of today's innovative medical therapies, advances in vascular imaging, and new drugs to improve your patients' cardiovascular health with Vascular Medicine, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive, clinically-focused volume in the Braunwald's Heart Disease family provides an in-depth, state-of-the-art review of all vascular diseases, with an emphasis on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management - giving you the evidence-based guidance you need to make appropriate therapeutic decisions on behalf of your patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you’re using or where you’re located. Gain a state-of-the-art understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of arterial disease, venous disease, lymph dysfunction, connective tissue disease, vascular disease, and vascular manifestations of systemic disease. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Dr. Mark A. Creager (editor of the Vascular Medicine society journal), Dr. Joshua A. Beckman, and Dr. Joseph Loscalzo, and benefit from their practice rationales for all of today’s clinical therapies. Easily reference Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 9th Edition for further information on topics of interest. Get up-to-date information on new combination drug therapies and management of chronic complications of hypertension. Learn the best methods for aggressive patient management and disease prevention to ensure minimal risk of further cardiovascular problems. Stay current with ACC/AHA and ECC guidelines and the best ways to implement them in clinical practice. Enhance your visual perspective with an all-new, full-color design throughout. Utilize behavior management as an integral part of treatment for your hypertensive and pre-hypertensive patients. Effectively manage special populations with chronic hypertensive disease, as well as hypertension and concomitant disease. Access the complete contents online and download images at www.expertconsult.com.
This work represents the first comprehensive publication in the innovative field of pharmacogenomics, a field which is set to revolutionize pharmaceutical research. In addition to renowned editors, the list of contributors is a "who-is-who" in the field. Broad coverage of all aspects of pharmacogenomics with a full presentation of applications to disease conditions is featured. Anyone involved in pharmaceutical research and drug development needs this book to keep up with this new and revolutionary approach
|Author||: Abraham Shahar,Jean de Vellis,Antonia Vernadakis,Bernard Haken|
|Release Date||: 1989-12-05|
|Pages||: 371 pages|
At last … a collection of practical protocols for explanting and manipulating neuronal and glial cells. A Dissection and Tissue Culture Manual of the Nervous System Abraham Shahar, Jean de Vellis, Antonia Vernadakis, and Bernard Haber, Editors Among research laboratories involved with neuronal and glial cell cultures and their applications, there is a growing demand for a hand-book describing dissection procedures, culture preparation techniques, and the in vitro manipulation of neural cells and tissues for specific analytical purposes. A Dissection and Tissue Culture Manual of the Nervous System offers a diverse collection of methods that have been developed by and are used routinely within specialized neurobiological laboratories. Written in an easy-to-follow style, the procedures described in this unique guide are designed by experts to be applied by those with limited experience in the field. Organized into ten comprehensive sections, ninety concise contributions from leading laboratories worldwide put forth practical, stepwise protocols for neural cell manipulation and experimentation. Methods encompass: an illustrated outline of techniques for the dissection of brain areas in the fetus and the neonate the dissection of selected specialized structures, such as the ciliary ganglion organotypic. explant culture of nervous tissue dissociated culture of astrocytes, oligodendrocyte, neurons, and Schwann cells reaggregation culture of dissociated cells. Sections devoted to various tissue processing methods and experimental applications of cultured material present histochemical, autoradio-graphic, and immunocytochemical staining and visualization techniques. In situ hybridization methods, as well as preparative procedures for electron microscopy and biochemical and physiological assays, are discussed with an emphasis on methods tailored for the neurobiologist. Alternative techniques for the cultivation of the same organ or cell type from diverse animal species are juxtaposed with a varied selection of methodology and instrumentation, and complemented by key literature citations for further reading, to enable the investigator to chose the appropriate approach for a specific neurobiological application. Presented in a comb-bound format for convenient use on the laboratory bench, A Dissection and Tissue Culture Manual of the Nearvous System will be an essential research companion to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and other laborabory investigators in cell and developmental neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and biochemistry.
Moyamoya Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment covers the key clinical disciplines involved in managing patients with moyamoya disease, including diagnostic work up, imaging, neurocognitive evaluation, and surgical options for pediatric and adult patients. The text and accompanying videos provide neurosurgeons and other health professionals treating Moyamoya patients with all the information they need to make the right diagnostic and surgical decisions. Key Features: Includes online access to videos and animations, narrated by Dr. Wanebo, demonstrating surgical techniques discussed in the book Written and edited by world-renowned experts at the Barrow Neurological Institute and other centers of excellence focused on Moyamoya Covers these dynamic topics in Moyamoya: cortical microvasculature, genetics, neuropsychiatric evaluation, and endovascular therapy Contains detailed illustrations and descriptions of technical aspects of treatment such as the direct and indirect methods of revascularization All neurosurgeons and neurologists caring for Moyamoya patients will find this book to be an important reference that they will consult often in their daily practice.
Providing a selection of the key techniques that are used in characterizing cerebral angiogenesis, Cerebral Angiogenesis: Methods and Protocols aims to define the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying this important process. Divided into six parts, this detailed volume examines cerebral angiogenesis occurring in different scenarios, a variety of different models in which cerebral angiogenesis can be studied, methods to characterize and quantify angiogenic events as well as several different approaches to measure changes in cerebral blood flow, different approaches to investigate the role of specific candidate genes in cerebral angiogenesis, methods of therapeutically manipulating cerebral angiogenesis by gene delivery, and finally important approaches to examine cerebral angiogenic mechanisms in vitro. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their specific topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Comprehensive and decidedly practical, Cerebral Angiogenesis: Methods and Protocols should be a vital resource for all researchers, both those new to this field as well as those looking to use more specialized and sophisticated techniques to examine blood vessel growth in the brain.
Questions regarding the nature and appropriate management of cavernous malformation (CM) have clouded researchers and those faced with making clinical decisions for several decades. CMs may be seen as an incidental finding on MRI studies, or they may present with symptoms, such as seizures or intracranial hemorrhage, often causing severe neurologic deficit. Cavernous Malformations of the Nervous System provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of the current practice in diagnosis and management of these cerebrovascular disorders. Emphasis has been laid on the understanding of basic sciences with chapters committed to understanding of CCM1, 2 and 3 genes and their role in CCM biology, as well as clinical genetics. Controversial topics which continue to pose treatment challenges such as safety of anticoagulation and prophylactic management during pregnancy are also discussed. This book will be of interest to basic science researchers, neurosurgeons and vascular neurologists both in academic institutions and private practice.
Molecules to Medicine with mTOR: Translating Critical Pathways into Novel Therapeutic Strategies is a one-stop reference that thoroughly covers the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR). mTOR, also known as the mammalian target of rapamycin, is a 289-kDa serine/threonine protein kinase that is ubiquitous throughout the body and has a critical role in gene transcription and protein formation, stem cell development, cell survival and senescence, aging, immunity, tissue regeneration and repair, metabolism, tumorigenesis, oxidative stress, and pathways of programmed cell death that include apoptosis and autophagy. Incorporating a translational medicine approach, this important reference highlights the basic cellular biology of mTOR pathways, presents the role of mTOR during normal physiologic function and disease, and illustrates how the mechanisms of mTOR can be targeted for current and future therapeutic treatment strategies. Coverage of mTOR signaling includes the entire life cycle of cells that impacts multiple systems of the body including those of nervous, cardiovascular, immune, musculoskeletal, endocrine, reproductive, renal, and respiratory origin. Covers the role of mTOR by internationally recognized expert contributors in the field. Provides a clear picture of the complexity of mTOR signaling as well as of the different approaches that could target this pathway at various levels. Includes analysis of the role of mTOR and in both health and disease. Serves as an important resource for a broad audience of healthcare providers, scientists, drug developers, and students in both clinical and research settings.