Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 52

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Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease
BISAC: MED000000

This volume includes eight chapters that provide updates on recent advances in health and disease research. Chapter One reviews the clinical uses of mitomycin C in the eye and its complications. Chapter Two reviews the current knowledge and understanding on the regulatory mechanisms and pathophysiology of urinary stone disease. Chapter Three discusses how the Association of Southeast Asian Nations deals with the COVID-19 pandemic and how it adapts its disaster management mechanisms with its existing bureaucracy. Chapter Four describes the applications of computed tomography scans in the assessment of craniofacial morphology. Chapter Five discusses the work done using scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy to describe the structural and compositional investigations in kidney stones and its evolution over the decades. Chapter Six deals with the complex host-microbe interactions associated with the pathogenesis of post-COVID mucormycosis and its management in the primary and revision scenario. Chapter Seven highlights the potential role of Vitamin D and Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism in the prognosis of kidney stone formation through extensive secondary data. Finally, Chapter Eight examines the utility of village folklore medicines for management of stress and other applications.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Mitomycin C: Clinical Uses in Ophthalmology
(Suwarna Suman and Arushi Kumar – Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur, India, et al.)

Chapter 2. Current Concepts in the Pathogenesis of Urinary Stone Disease
(H. Krishna Moorthy, P. Venugopal and G. G. Laxman Prabhu – Department of Urology, Lourdes Hospital, Kochi, India, et al.)

Chapter 3. COVID-19 Response and the New Challenges of ASEAN Regional Cooperation in Disaster Management
(Nurul Isnaeni, Yuni R. Intarti, Andreas Pramudianto and Devina Ayona – International Relations Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia)

Chapter 4. Computed Tomography (CT) Scan in the Assessment of Craniofacial Morphology
(Mushrat Islam and Mohammad Khursheed Alam – Orthodontic Unit, School of Dental Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia, et al.)
Chapter 5. Scanning Electron Microscopy – Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopic Analysis of Renal Stones
(Varun Bali, Yugal Khajuria, Pradeep K. Rai, Upendra Kumar and Vivek K. Singh – School of Physics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kahsmir, India, et al.)

Chapter 6. COVID-19 Associated Mucormycosis: The Double Jeopardy of a Pandemic
(Neha Verma – Department of Otorhinolaryngology, UCMS & GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India)

Chapter 7. Role of Vitamin D and VDR Gene Polymorphism on the Etiology of Kidney Stone Formation: A Narrative Review
(Malvika Yumnam, Henry Konjengbam and Sanjenbam Yaiphaba Meitei – DST-SERB Project JRF Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur, et al.)

Chapter 8. Free Radical Scavengers and Village Folklore Medicines
(G. Sridevi and S.Preetha – Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, India)

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