Strategies for Curative Fluorescence Guided Surgery of Cancer Book

Strategies for Curative Fluorescence Guided Surgery of Cancer


  • Author : Robert Hoffman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-05-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128126776

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Strategies for Curative Fluorescence Guided Surgery of Cancer Excerpt :

Strategies for Curative Fluorescence-Guided Surgery of Cancer is the first book to discuss how fluorescence-guided surgery can be successfully used during surgeries with several tumor types. FGS is one of the most exciting emerging modalities of surgery, especially cancer surgery, as it potentially allows the surgeon to visualize the actual margin of the tumor, thus greatly increasing the possibility of curative resection. The book discusses the applicability of FGS for several types of cancer, such as pancreatic cancer, liver metastasis, soft-tissue sarcoma, glioma, melanoma, and breast and lung cancer. This book is a valuable resource for cancer surgeons, cancer researchers and members of several other areas in the biomedical field who are interested in understanding this powerful technique. Presents an overview of fluorescence-guided surgery Explains general strategies for curative fluorescence-guided surgery and their applicability for each major tumor type Discusses the current and future achievements of FGS as a precise technique for cancer surgeries

Patient Derived Tumor Xenograft Models Book

Patient Derived Tumor Xenograft Models


  • Author : Rajesh Uthamanthil
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 486
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128040614

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Patient Derived Tumor Xenograft Models Excerpt :

Patient Derived Tumor Xenograft Models: Promise, Potential and Practice offers guidance on how to conduct PDX modeling and trials, including how to know when these models are appropriate for use, and how the data should be interpreted through the selection of immunodeficient strains. In addition, proper methodologies suitable for growing different type of tumors, acquisition of pathology, genomic and other data about the tumor, potential pitfalls, and confounding background pathologies that occur in these models are also included, as is a discussion of the facilities and infrastructure required to operate a PDX laboratory. Offers guidance on data interpretation and regulatory aspects Provides useful techniques and strategies for working with PDX models Includes practical tools and potential pitfalls for best practices Compiles all knowledge of PDX models research in one resource Presents the results of first ever global survey on standards of PDX development and usage in academia and industry

Brain Tumors Book

Brain Tumors


  • Author : Amit Agrawal
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-08-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789235562

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Brain Tumors Excerpt :

We all know that the field of neuro-oncology is heterogeneous and under continuous development with the addition of new knowledge and information on a regular basis. The present book "Brain Tumor - An Update" is an attempt to share the personal experiences of experts who are involved in neuro-oncology-related research. Through this book, the authors share their experiences and provide details about the pathophysiology, neuroimaging approaches, and management options, and how to go about decision-making in patients with brain tumors. We hope that the valuable contributions from the authors shall facilitate understanding about brain tumors. I am grateful to all the authors who have contributed their tremendous expertise, and I would like to acknowledge the outstanding support of Ms. Danijela Sakic, Author Service Manager, IntechOpen Science, who collaborated tirelessly in crafting this book.

Staging Laparoscopy Book

Staging Laparoscopy


  • Author : P. Hohenberger
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642562907

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Included here is a discussion of the pathophysiological aspects and risks of laparoscopic staging (such as trocar metastases) on the basis of international experience.

Molecular Probes for Pancreatic Cancer Imaging Book

Molecular Probes for Pancreatic Cancer Imaging


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Fluorescent probes
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1009693459

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Molecular Probes for Pancreatic Cancer Imaging Excerpt :

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) has the poorest five-year survival rate of any cancer. Currently, there are no effective diagnostics or chemotherapeutics. Surgical resection is the only curative therapy. However, most patients experience recurrence due largely to challenges in assessing tumor margin status in the operating room. Molecular probes that selectively highlight pancreatic cancer tissue, having the potential to improve PDAC margin assessment intraoperatively, are urgently needed. In this work, a series of red and near-infrared fluorescent probes is reported. Two were found to distribute to normal pancreas following systemic administration. One selectively accumulates in genetically modified mouse models of PDAC, providing cancer-specific fluorescence. In contrast to the small molecule probes reported previously, it possesses inherent affinity for PDAC cells and tissue, and thus does not require conjugation to targeting agents. Moreover, the probe exhibits intracellular accumulation and enables visualization of four levels of structure including the whole organ, tissue, individual cells and subcellular organelles. It can thus promote new strategies for precision image-guided surgery, pancreatic cancer detection, the monitoring of therapeutic outcomes and basic research.

Radioguided Surgery Book

Radioguided Surgery


  • Author : Giuliano Mariani
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-05-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387383279

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Radioguided Surgery Excerpt :

This multidisciplinary textbook is designed to be the standard on the subject and is geared for use by physicians who are involved in the care and/or diagnosis of cancer patients. Comprehensive coverage is provided on all aspects of radioguided surgery. Practical information is readily accessible and throughout there is an emphasis on improved decision making. Tables present the indications, performance, and interpretation of procedures at a glance. A wealth of illustrations, including a full-color insert, enhances the application of new concepts.

Hepatobiliary Surgery Book

Hepatobiliary Surgery


  • Author : Ronald S. Chamberlain
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498712941

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Hepatobiliary Surgery Excerpt :

This book is written as a reference and guidebook for practicing surgeons, gastroenterologists, and interventional radiologists with an interest in hepatobiliary diseases. It presents a strategy to enhance surgeons practice and the care of patients.

Oral Cancer Detection Book

Oral Cancer Detection


  • Author : Prashanth Panta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319612553

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This monograph equips clinicians with the knowledge required to detect oral cancer at the earliest possible stage while simultaneously inspiring researchers to work on novel methods of detection. All the methods employed in the oral cancer context are considered, from simple ones like oral screening to more complex emerging optical methods and biomarker identification strategies. Individual chapters focus on conventional oral screening and application of vital stains, optical methods like white light based fluorescence-reflectance imaging, narrow band imaging, direct-oral-microscopy, and more advanced methods like optical coherence tomography, an in-vivo optical biopsy technique, and photo-acoustic imaging that allows visualization of deeper tissue changes. Novel electrical methods like bio-impedance assessment, occult biophysical methods like crystallization test, and the most promising salivary biomarkers and point-of-care opportunities are covered. Helpful information is also provided on essential topics including, oral potentially malignant disorders, biological aspects and molecular mechanisms underlying oral cancer progression, global epidemiology, concept of diagnostic delays, traditional imaging, and classic histopathology and microscopic features. The newer techniques are currently of active research interest, and can soon become powerful chair-side tools with potential to reduce diagnostic delays and improve survival.

Experimental Microsurgery Book

Experimental Microsurgery


  • Author : Sun Lee
  • Publisher : Igaku-Shoin Medical Publishers
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015012591627

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Breast Disease Book

Breast Disease


  • Author : Adnan Aydiner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 934
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319260129

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This second volume of the handbook on breast disease provides a comprehensive overview of its clinical management and current therapies. It brings readers up to speed with the latest guidelines and therapeutic regimens in breast cancer and provides and in-depth account of current and new therapeutic approaches. Divided in themed parts, the book examines invasive breast cancer, pre-operative systemic therapy surgical management and recurrence among others, thus providing an in-depth account of breast cancer at the clinical stage. Among the themed parts are a section dedicated to special therapeutic problems, such as breast cancer in older women, Paget’s disease and phyllodes tumors, and a section on supportive and follow-up care. By adopting a multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer, this book is a must- have for breast cancer practitioners. With a high number of colored illustrations and edited by highly experienced clinicians, this work enables readers to gain an interdisciplinary perspective on breast diseases. Contributions from an international team of experts present invaluable insight into clinical practice across different settings. Covering both theoretical and practical aspects of breast cancer, this is a highly informative and carefully presented book which will appeal to an international audience of medical, radiation and surgical oncologists.

Comprehensive Biomedical Physics Book

Comprehensive Biomedical Physics


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2014-07-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 4056
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444536334

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Comprehensive Biomedical Physics is a new reference work that provides the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in biomedical physics. It is of particularly use for graduate and postgraduate students in the areas of medical biophysics. This Work is indispensable to all serious readers in this interdisciplinary area where physics is applied in medicine and biology. Written by leading scientists who have evaluated and summarized the most important methods, principles, technologies and data within the field, Comprehensive Biomedical Physics is a vital addition to the reference libraries of those working within the areas of medical imaging, radiation sources, detectors, biology, safety and therapy, physiology, and pharmacology as well as in the treatment of different clinical conditions and bioinformatics. This Work will be valuable to students working in all aspect of medical biophysics, including medical imaging and biomedical radiation science and therapy, physiology, pharmacology and treatment of clinical conditions and bioinformatics. The most comprehensive work on biomedical physics ever published Covers one of the fastest growing areas in the physical sciences, including interdisciplinary areas ranging from advanced nuclear physics and quantum mechanics through mathematics to molecular biology and medicine Contains 1800 illustrations, all in full color

Video Atlas of Intraoperative Applications of Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging Book

Video Atlas of Intraoperative Applications of Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging


  • Author : Essa M. Aleassa
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030380922

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Video Atlas of Intraoperative Applications of Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging Excerpt :

​This book represents a head-to-toe guide for clinicians who are interested in applying real-time near infrared (NIR) imaging for their patients. Expert surgeons from around the globe share their experience with NIR imaging, most commonly performed using indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence. The chapters are structured to include a brief background, indications for use, followed by a technical description of the procedure. Each chapter is also accompanied by video examples and detailed information about necessary equipment, drug dosing, and alternative techniques. A pitfalls section serves as a “lessons learned” segment to bookend each chapter. Authors represent a comprehensive list of surgical subspecialties ranging from neurosurgery to plastic surgery. While it is not meant to serve as an exhaustive summary of ICG use in surgery, the goal is to highlight the successful use of this technology in a number of settings. As the technology and applications continue to expand, Video Atlas of Intraoperative Applications of Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging serves as a foundation upon which to build.

The Medicine of Light Book

The Medicine of Light


  • Author : Andrei V. Reshetnickov
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9082333201

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Intraoperative Imaging Book

Intraoperative Imaging


  • Author : M. Necmettin Pamir
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-10-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 3211996516

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Intraoperative imaging technologies have taken an ever-increasing role in the daily practice of neurosurgeons and the increasing attention and interest necessitated international interaction and collaboration. The Intraoperative Imaging Society was formed in 2007. This book brings together highlights from the second meeting of the Intraoperative Imaging Society, which took place in Istanbul-Turkey from June 14 to 17, 2009. Included within the contents of the book is an overview of the emergence and development of the intraoperative imaging technology as well as a glimpse on where the technology is heading. This is followed by in detail coverage of intraoperative MRI technology and sections on intraoperative CT and ultrasonography. There are also sections on multimodality integration, intraoperative robotics and other intraoperative technologies. We believe that this book will provide an up-to date and comprehensive general overview of the current intraoperative imaging technology as well as detailed discussions on individual techniques and clinical results.