Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 175


Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology

BISAC: MED000000

In the first chapter, the authors intend to carry on a critical review of the different methods and approaches to determine the biomechanical output of joint stiffness, designated as dynamic joint stiffness by the authors. The second chapter summarizes several preceding articles on invasive procedures applied with questionable clinical indications in the former Soviet Union.  The aim of the third chapter is to give information about how to use tacrolimus, in which type of glomerulonephritis and what are the treatment results, especially remission and relapse rates. In the fourth chapter, a ten-week experiment was conducted to assess the effect of supplementing Synechococcus sp. and Synechocystis sp. on the growth performance, haematology, serology and disease resistance in Oreochromis mossambicus. In the final chapter, discussions of the special properties of endothelial cells and their ability to generate the thrombotic microangiopathic syndrome and ARDS are undertaken based upon current knowledge of the capillary endothelial cells. Attempts are made to address the current pathophysiology of non-idiopathic thrombotic microangiopathy.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Dynamic Joint Stiffness: A Critical Review
(Pedro Aleixo, Tiago Atalaia, and João Abrantes)

Chapter 2. Invasive Procedures with Unproven Efficiency
(Sergei V. Jargin)

Chapter 3. Glomerulonephritis Treatment and the Era of Tacrolimus
(Zeynep Kendi Çelebi)

Chapter 4. Cyanobacteria as a Dietary Supplement for Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
(S. Lekshmi, A. A. Mohamed Hatha, and A. V. Saramma)

Chapter 5. Non-Idiopathic Thrombotic Microangiopathy in Viral Pneumonias and Paraquat Poisoning. Is the Alveolus the Seat of the Primary Event
(Hubert Daisley jr. and Martina Daisley)


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