Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 120

Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology
BISAC: MED106000

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The chapters in this volume present the latest developments in medicine and biology. Chapters One begins with a review of the clinical aspects, side effects and potential complications of intrauterine devices (IUD). Chapter Two analyzes new strategies to reduce the burst release effect of copper-based IUDs. Chapter Three discusses ubiquitin-conjugating enzymes. Chapter Four provides some advanced research and treatment methods in the enhancement of innate immune response to prevent infections or infections leading to diseases. Chapter Five focuses on Basiliximab. Chapter Six studies bismuth ions, gastrins, and their biological activity in the gastrointestinal tract. Chapter Seven analyzes the risks and benefits of the barium enema. Chapter Eight investigates the complications caused by ventilation in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Chapter Nine includes a critical discussion on the management of a quadricep hematoma from acute injury to the end stage of rehabilitation. The final chapter provides an updated review on the mechanisms linking obesity with inflammation, and analyzes the importance of inflammatory biomarkers such as TNF-alpha, IL-6, C-reactive protein and Ceruloplasmin as connecting links between inflammation, obesity and associated complications. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Chapter 1. Intrauterine Devices (IUD): Clinical Aspects, Side Effects and Potential Complications
Kavitha Krishnamoorthy and Usha Verma (University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA)

Chapter 2. New Strategies to Reduce the Burst Release Effect of Copper-Based IUDs
Claudia A. Grillo and Mónica A. Fernández Lorenzo de Mele (Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas (INIFTA), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Departamento de Química, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 3. Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzymes (E2s)
Masashi Watanabe and Shigetsugu Hatakeyama (Department of Biochemistry, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita, Nishi, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)

Chapter 4. Innate Immunity: Advances in Insight, Research and Treatment
Samuel V. Nuvor (School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana, and others)

Chapter 5. Basiliximab: Well-Established as an Immunosuppressive Therapeutic Antibody, but Falsifying the Outcome of Lymphocytotoxicity-Based Standard Cross-Matching
Gerald Schlaf and Wolfgang Altermann (Tissue Typing Laboratory, University Hospital Halle (Saale), University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany)

Chapter 6. Bismuth Ions, Gastrins, and Their Biological Activity in the Gastrointestinal Tract
Graham S. Baldwin (The University of Melbourne Department of Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia)

Chapter 7. The Risks and Benefits of Barium Enema
María Carmona Agúndez, Jaime Ruiz-Tovar and Manuel Durán Poveda (University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)

Chapter 8. No Ventilatory Complications of ARDS: Difficult Weaning and Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Weakness
Carolina Romero-Dapueto and Rodrigo L. Castillo (Servicio Medicina Física y Rehabilitación, Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Santiago, Chile, and others)

Chapter 9. The Management of a Quadricep Hematoma from Acute Injury to the End Stage of Rehabilitation: A Critical Discussion
Cheuk Woon Chien (Student of BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy, University of Bradford, United Kingdom and Wai Tong Chien, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)

Chapter 10. Obesity and Subclinical Inflammation in Adolescents
Emilio González-Jiménez (Department of Nursing. Faculty of Health Sciences. University of Granada, Spain)

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