Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 107

Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology
BISAC: MED000000



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The chapters in this volume present the latest developments in medicine and biology. Chapter One reviews the antitumor effecrs of lithium carbonate. Chapter Two analyses the current evidence on the role of epigenetic mechanisms involved in the progression of various types of cancer and their clinical relevance. Chapter Three examines pregnancy and hemodialysis. Chapter Four focuses on the pharmacokinetics, efficacy and safety of levonorgestrel. Chapter Five discusses challenges and management of childhood obesity in the United Kingdom. Chapter Six reviews dynamic and integrated synaptic processing in sex-steroid sensitive medial amygdala of female rats. Chapter Seven studies the characterization of anti-coxsackie virus B3 constituents of Scabiosa arenaria Forssk by reversed phase-high-performance liquid chromatography. Chapter Eight provides a review of risk factors, diagnosis and management of congenital upper limb anomalies. Chapter Nine summarizes the current knowledge on genetics, environmental factors, clinical characteristics, medical, laser and surgical treatment options of exfoliation syndrome and exfoliative glaucoma. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


Chapter 1. Antitumor Effects of Lithium Carbonate
Makarova OP (Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia)

Chapter 2. Epigenetic Modifications in Tumor Suppressor Genes (TSG): Its Contribution to Tumor Development and Its Clinical Relevance
R. Macri, M. Costilla, A. Klecha, G. Cremaschi, and M. L. Barreiro Arcos (Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Pontificia, Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), Argentina, and others)

Chapter 3. Pregnancy and Hemodialysis
Yukari Asamiya, Ken Tsuchiya and Kosaku Nitta (Department of Medicine, Kidney Center, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Chapter 4. Levonorgestrel, Pharmacokinetics, Efficacy and Safety
Usha Verma and Neil Verma (University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA, and others)

Chapter 5. Childhood Obesity in the United Kingdom: Challenges in Management
Taffy Makaya, Rebecca Poole and Kavitha Rozario (Oxford Children’s Hospital, Oxford, UK)

Chapter 6. Dynamic and Integrated Synaptic Processing in the Sex-Steroid Sensitive Medial Amygdala of Female Rats
Mariana Zancan and Alberto A. Rasia-Filho (Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Dept. Basic Sciences/Physiology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 7. Characterization of Anti-Coxsackie Virus B3 Constituents of Scabiosa arenaria Forssk by RP-HPLC-UV Method
Malek Besbes Hlila, Habib Mosbah, Kaouther Majouli, Kamel Msaada, Nabil Ben Salem Abid, Hichem Ben Jannet, Maha Mastouri and Mahjoub Aouni and Boulbaba Selmi (Laboratory of Transmissible Diseases and Biological Active Substances, Faculty of Pharmacy, Monastir, University of Monastir, Tunisia, and others)

Chapter 8. Congenital Upper Limb Anomalies: Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management
Billy A. Watson and Kerby C. Oberg (Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, USA)

Chapter 9. Exfoliation Syndrome and Exfoliative Glaucoma: From Genetics to Surgery
Gábor Holló, Andreas Katsanos (Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, and others)


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