Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 40


Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease

BISAC: MED022000

This monograph consists of seven chapters that each detail recent advancements in the field of health and disease. Chapter One presents the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of Narcolepsy type 1, Narcolepsy type 2, Idiopathic Hypersomnia and Kleine-Levin syndrome. Chapter Two remarks on the history of phage therapy, biology and classification of phages, the effects of phage on biofilm, and the potential usage of phage therapy against MDR Klebsiella pneumoniae strains. Chapter Three discusses both the operative and non-operative approaches to the treatment and management of critical limb ischemia as well as their associated risks and outcomes. Chapter Four speculates on the relationship between sarcopenia and the metabolic liver as well as the impact of active sarcopenia treatment in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Chapter Five deals with the impact of spinal cord injury on cardiopulmonary function, exercise capacity, and quality of life. Chapter Six highlights the role of nutrition and dietary habits in neurodegenerative diseases and their beneficial role in preventing/delaying neurodegenerative disorders. Finally, Chapter Seven introduces POSEIDON Stratification as a daily instrument in the clinical management of fertility patients.

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Chapter 1. Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence: An Update
(Alexandros S. Triantafyllou, Paschalis Steiropoulos, Georgia Trakada, and Nicholas-Tiberio Economou – MSc Programme in Sleep Medicine, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece, et al.)

Chapter 2. Phage Therapy: An Alternative Treatment Option for Multi-Drug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Strains
(Fatma Erdem, Gulsen Gunel, Zerrin Aktas and Oral Oncul – Department of Medical Microbiology, Adana City Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey, et al.)

Chapter 3. Management and Outcomes of Critical Limb Ischemia
(Brian M. Leoce, and Saqib Zia – Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, US)

Chapter 4. Sarcopenia in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
(Iván López-Mendez, Melanie Figueroa-Palafox and Eva Juárez-Hernández – Transplants and Hepatology Unit, Medica Sur Clinic & Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico, et al.)

Chapter 5. Cardiopulmonary Function, Exercise Capacity and Quality of Life in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury
(Belma Füsun Köseoglu and Bilge Kesikburun – TOBB University of Economics and Technology, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Ankara, Turkey, et al.)

Chapter 6. The Effect of Nutrition on Neurodegenerative Diseases
(Maria João Reis Lima and Raquel Guiné – CERNAS Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Viseu, Portugal, et al.)

Chapter 7. POSEIDON Stratification
(Luis Vargas-Tominaga – Centro de Fertilidad y Ginecología del Sur, Cusco, Peru)


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