Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 89

Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology
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In this next edition of “Advances in Medicine and Biology,” chapters include research on the link between inflammatory disorders and cardiovascular disease, with recent data indicating that the suppression of inflammation may reduce the risk of CV morbidity and mortality; recommended treatment options for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD); the regulation of testicular glucose metabolism in pre-diabetes, an intermediate state and a reversible condition, as well as its potential impact on male reproductive health; the use of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) as a method of measuring respiratory muscle oxygenation changes; the incidence, prognosis and management of common retinal injuries; factors that affect elimination disorders and its outcomes; the potential complications that radiofrequency ablation (RFA) can have on thermal skin injuries (skin burns); the use of grasshopper in the process of wound healing, specifically the use of grasshopper’s abdominal secretion in wound healing; and finally, the use of fish collagen as a substitute for mammalian collagen, in food products which also has various health implications.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface

Chapter 1
Inflammatory Disorders and Cardiovascular Prognosis
(Emmanuel Androulakis, Dimitris Tousoulis, Cardiology Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom, and others)

Chapter 2
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): An Up-to-Date in Therapeutic Options
(Fernando José Leopoldino Fernandes Candido, Alexandre Bueno Merlini, Caroline Tatim Saad Vargas, and Mário Rodrigues Montemor Netto, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa. Ponta Grossa, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 3
Regulation of Testicular Glucose Metabolism in (Pre)Diabetes and its Implications to Male Reproductive Health
(Maria J. Meneses, Raquel L. Bernardino, Mário Sousa, Branca M. Silva, Rosália Sá, Pedro F. Oliveira and Marco G. Alves, Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, CICS-UBI, and others)

Chapter 4
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy as a Method of Measuring Respiratory Muscle Oxygenation Changes
(Tyler M. Saumur, W. Darlene Reid, Nada Basoudan, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada, and others)

Chapter 5
Traumatic Retinal Injuries
(Steven S. Saraf, Robert A. Prinzi, Daniel D. Kim, Ankit Desai, Nitin Kumar, and Uday R. Desai, Henry Ford Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Detroit, MI, USA)

Chapter 6
Resolving Enuresis: Factors Affecting Outcomes
(Abigail E. Kennedy and William J. Warzak, Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, NE, USA)

Chapter 7
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA): Potential Complications (Skin Burn)
(Keita Ogake, Hiroya Iida, Tsukasa Aihara, Shin-ichi Ikuta, Takayoshi Nakajima, Hidehiko Waki and Naoki Yamanaka, Clinical engineer of Meiwa General Hospital, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan, and others)

Chapter 8
Grasshopper in Wound Healing According to Ethnopharmacological Premises. Study of the Effect of Grasshopper’s Abdominal Secretion on Wound Healing
(Magdalena Buszewska-Forajta, Danuta Siluk and Roman Kaliszan, Medical University of Gdańsk, Department of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics, Gdańsk, Poland)

Chapter 9
Fish Collagen – A Substitute for Mammalian Collagen in Food Products
(Sushil Anand and Andreas L. Lopata, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, and others)

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