Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 88

Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology
BISAC: MED000000



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book presents the latest developments in medicine and biology. Chapters include research on the management of Paget’s disease of the breast; extended gastric myotomy for achalasia; biophosphonate treatment in Paget’s disease of bone; hernial sac medical advancements; thermoluminescence detection of Γ-ray irradiated herbs; metabolic acidosis; quality of life in overweight and obese patients; hydroxycinnamic acids; drug policies; and the role of the clinical chemistry laboratory in the diagnosis and management of metabolic acidosis.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


Chapter 1
Update in Management of Paget´S Disease of the Breast and Review of Literature: Case Report
(Victoria Marcos González, Cristina del Valle Rubido and Maria Concepción Sánchez Martínez, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 2
The Importance of an Extended Gastric Myotomy for Achalasia
(Allison Porter and Brant Oelschlager, University of Washington Department of Surgery, Seattle, WA, USA)

Chapter 3
Bisphosphonate Treatment in Paget's Disease of Bone
(Winnie Zee Man WAT, Department of Medicine, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong, China)

Chapter 4
Revealing Secrets of Hernial Sac with Advancement in Medicine
(Kumar Jayant, Swati Agrawal, Santosh Kumar, S. K. Singh, Palkesh Agrawal, R. K. Agrawal, K. G. Dayama, Rajesh Roat, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, and others)

Chapter 5
Thermoluminescence Detection of Γ-ray Irradiated Herbs
(Baskaran Purushothaman and Joon Myong Song, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea)

Chapter 6
Metabolic Acidosis: Causes, Diagnosis and Management
(Luca Di Lullo, Department of Nephrology and Dialysis – L. Parodi –
Delfino Hospital – Colleferro (Roma) – Italy)

Chapter 7
Quality of Life in Brazilian Patients with Overweight and Obesity
(Alberto K Arbex, Denise RTW Rocha, Valeria B Braulio, Head of the Endocrinology Department, Medical Institute for Teaching and Research, - IPEMED, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Masters in Internal Medicine/Nutrology by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and others)
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Chapter 8
Hydroxycinnamic Acids (HCAs): Structure, Biological Properties and Health Effects
(Juliana Vinholes, Branca M. Silva and Luís R. Silva, Embrapa Clima Temperado, Pelotas, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 9
Counterfeit Drugs Set Alarm Bells Ringing: Comparative Analysis of Drug Policies
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Occupational Health Administration, Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan)

Chapter 10
Role of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory in the Diagnosis and Management of Metabolic Acidosis
(Verena Gounden, MBChB, FCP(Chemical Pathology), MMed ( Chemical Pathology) Department of Chemical Pathology, University of KwaZulu Natal &, National Institutes of Health, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, South Africa)


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