Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 37

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Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease

BISAC: MED000000

This book is comprised of eight chapters, each of which describes a recent advancement in the field of health and disease. Chapter One discusses the opportunities created by technological advancement for treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Chapter Two presents a review of the last five years of pharmacological development related to treatment of high uric acid levels in blood and gout. Chapter Three describes the patterns of behavior that put adolescents at risk for developing obesity or overweight and details prevention and treatment methods. Chapter Four describes principle complications and their management associated with endoscopic sinus surgery. Chapter Five proposes a review of classification of transphenoidal skull base approaches and shows the main transnasal corridors to the sphenoid sinus based on the anatomical sphenoidal target and extension of pathology. Chapter Six discusses the minimally invasive sinus technique and the differences between it and functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Chapter Seven evaluates the efficacy and safety of prolonged low-dose clarithromycin therapy in patients with chronic polyp rhinosinusitis after endoscopic breast surgery. Finally, Chapter Eight evaluates the usefulness of computer-assisted navigation in endoscopic sinus surgery.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Promising Technologies for the Management of the Disease
(Guruprasadh Swaminathan, Vishnu Vardhan Byroju, Aviral Kumar, Khushboo Kourani and Lekha Dinesh Kumar – Cancer Biology, CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, (CCMB) Uppal Road, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, et al.)

Chapter 2. Recent Highlights on Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitors: Focus on Preclinical Studies
(João L. Serrano, Paulo Almeida and Samuel M. Silvestre – CICS-UBI – Health Sciences Research Center and Department of Chemistry, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal)

Chapter 3. Behavioral Risk Factors for Overweight or Obesity in Adolescents
(Nilay Sahin, MD, and Hatice Resorlu, MD – Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Balikesir University, Balıkesir, Turkey, et al.)

Chapter 4. Guide to the Management of Complications in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS)
(Federico Sireci, Francesco Lorusso, Francesco Martines, Pietro Salvago, Angelo Immordino, Francesco Dispenza, Salvatore Gallina, and Frank Rikki Canevari – ENT Section, Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, University of Palermo, Italy, et al.)

Chapter 5. Main Corridors in the Transphenoidal Skull Base Surgery
(Federico Sireci, Giulia Danè, Francesco Dispenza, Giorgio Peretti, Matteo Vitali, and Frank Rikki Canevari – ENT Section, Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, et al.)

Chapter 6. The Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery Technique
(Federico Sireci, Francesco Dispenza, Patrizia Zambito, Pietro Salvago, Francesco Lorusso and Frank Rikki Canevari – ENT Section, Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, University of Palermo, Italy, et al.)

Chapter 7. The Role of Clarithromycin in the Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
(Federico Sireci, Francesco Dispenza, Angelo Immordino, Francesco Gazia, Antonino Maniaci, and Frank Rikki Canevari – ENT Section, Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, University of Palermo, Italy, et al.)

Chapter 8. The Role of Computer Assisted Navigation in the Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for the Chronic Rhinosinusitis
(Federico Sireci, Francesco Gazia, Francesco Dispenza, and Bruno Galletti – ENT Section, Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, University of Palermo, Italy, et al.)

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