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Advances in Salivary Diagnostics

Advances in Salivary Diagnostics Author Charles F. Streckfus
ISBN-10 9783662453995
Release 2015-02-03
Pages 204
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This book reviews the progress made in salivary diagnostics during the past two decades and identifies the likely direction of future endeavors. After an introductory section describing the histological and anatomical features of the salivary glands and salivary function, salivary collection devices and diagnostic platforms are reviewed. The field of “salivaomics” is then considered in detail, covering, for example, proteomics, the peptidome, DNA and RNA analysis, biomarkers, and methods for biomarker discovery. Salivary diagnostics for oral and systemic diseases are thoroughly discussed, and the role of salivary gland tissue engineering for future diagnostics is explored. The book closes by considering legal issues and barriers to salivary diagnostic development. Advances in Salivary Diagnostics will be an informative and stimulating reference for both practitioners and students.



Salivary Gland Development and Regeneration

Salivary Gland Development and Regeneration Author Seunghee Cha
ISBN-10 9783319435138
Release 2017-02-20
Pages 263
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This book provides a comprehensive update on the latest information and knowledge which emerged from translational and basic science research endeavors, targeting the regeneration of salivary glands. The coverage includes salivary gland growth and development, stem cell therapy, bioengineering of salivary glands, and perspectives on and practical approaches to restoration of secretory function. More specifically, among the individual topics addressed are the various types of stem cell of value for cell replacement therapy, technological advances with respect to 3D printing, gene therapy, organ culture of salivary glands, and surgical aspects of the feasibility and practicality of transplantation. Readers will find helpful practical guidance on functional restorations of damaged salivary glands and stimulating insights into potential future directions in salivary gland regeneration research. The authors are all acknowledged experts from a range of academic and clinical backgrounds. Accordingly, the book will be of interest not only to clinicians, such as general dental practitioners, oral medicine specialists, and surgeons who manage dry mouth patients, but also to biomedical engineers, stem cell researchers, and transplant surgeons.



Salivary Gland Disorders and Diseases

Salivary Gland Disorders and Diseases Author Patrick J. Bradley
ISBN-10 3131464917
Release 2011
Pages 486
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"Salivary Glands Disorders and Diseases" is a contemporary, authoritative textbook written by well-known specialists with an international repute in the management of salivary gland pathology. It is comprehensive yet concise and clear, and covers the essentials and all expert aspects of salivary gland disorders and diseases, which makes it a book both for beginners and for advanced, experienced surgeons and physician in the field. Main features: - Detailed coverage of recent developments (e.g., technicalinnovations, advances in understanding of pathophysiology) and modern perspective on the management of salivary gland disorders and diseases - Internationally well-known surgeons and physicians share up-to-date knowledge on salivary gland anatomy, physiology, and dysfunction in patients - Comprehensive reviews of the broad spectrum of infectious, inflammatory, acute, chronic, benign and malignant diseases of salivary glands - Diagnostic tools and their practical use in clinical routine are presented systematically with focus on hints and pitfalls - Surgical techniques, especially minimal-invasive approaches, are presented and described step-by-step - Outstanding illustration of topics with over 370 photos and drawings For head and neck surgeons, otorhinolaryngologists, maxillofacial surgeons, oral surgeons, and anyone else involved, "Salivary Glands Disorders and Diseases" will be an important support in daily clinical management of salivary gland disorders and diseases"--Provided by publisher.



Salivary Diagnostics

Salivary Diagnostics Author David T. Wong
ISBN-10 9780813806648
Release 2009-03-16
Pages 320
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Salivary Diagnostics surveys one of the most exciting areas of research in oral biology. Regarded as the mirror of the body, saliva has immense potential to yield real clinical improvements in our ability to diagnose, and hence treat, oral and systemic conditions. The composition of saliva and other oral fluids reflects the tissue fluid levels of therapeutic, hormonal, and immunological molecules, as well as the presence of markers for systemic and oral disease.



Saliva Secretion and Functions

Saliva  Secretion and Functions Author A.J.M. Ligtenberg
ISBN-10 9783318025965
Release 2014-05-31
Pages 166
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Health professionals are more and more aware of the importance of saliva for oral health and well-being. As saliva secretion is steadily compromised with advancing age, it becomes a factor of concern in societies with an aging population, especially with a growing number of people who keep their own teeth. The numerous functions of saliva, like antimicrobial activity, lubrication, wound healing and its role in taste experience are only truly recognized when saliva secretion is hampered. In medical diagnostics, saliva shows its value as a safe and economical alternative to blood. This publication provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in salivary research by some of the world’s leading experts in the field. Chapters deal with various aspects: anatomy and physiology, e.g. regeneration of salivary glands, saliva functions, e.g. its protective and rheological properties, and diagnostics and disorders, e.g. xerostomia and hypersalivation. This book is not only recommended to basic scientists working in the field of oral biology, but also to dental students, dentists and health professionals who want to know more about one of the most underestimated bodily fluids.



Head Neck Cancer Current Perspectives Advances and Challenges

Head   Neck Cancer  Current Perspectives  Advances  and Challenges Author James A. Radosevich
ISBN-10 9789400758278
Release 2013-05-24
Pages 1070
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This is a nearly complete collection of Chapters that provide an up to date overview of all aspects of Head and Neck cancer. It is written by professionals but is not only intended for other professionals, but students, patients, policy makers, etc. There are so many aspects to this group of diseases that even the most seasoned professional will learn something from having read this book.



Oral Physiology

Oral Physiology Author Nils Emmelin
ISBN-10 9781483146164
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 312
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Oral Physiology contains the proceedings of the Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium held in Stockholm, Sweden in August 1971. Contributors explore common problems and trends in oral physiology, from the regulation of salivary glands and the role of electrolytes in the formation of saliva to neural mechanisms underlying salivary excretion, the effect of citric acid on parotid flow, and secretion of salivary glycoproteins. Circulation of the tongue, monitoring of oral circulation, physiology of mastication, and development of fetal gustatory receptors are also covered. This volume consists of 27 chapters and begins with a discussion of mechanisms underlying control of different types of effector cells that comprise the salivary gland. The reader is methodically introduced to the nerves to the parotid gland, electrolyte and water transport in salivary glands, neural mechanisms controlling the excretion of saliva, and how the function of salivary fibers is affected by different conditions situated along the course of the seventh and ninth cranial nerves. The next chapters focus on the effect of citric acid on the variance of the parotid flow rate, ductal transport processes and glandular effects of neurotransmitters and pharmacological agents, and neuro-effector sites in salivary glands. The book concludes by presenting experimental evidence indicating that nerve impulses can be recorded from dentine. This book will be useful for researchers and teachers not only of oral physiology, but also of odontology and medicine in general.



Temporomandibular Joint Total Joint Replacement TMJ TJR

Temporomandibular Joint Total Joint Replacement     TMJ TJR Author Louis G. Mercuri
ISBN-10 9783319213897
Release 2015-12-09
Pages 301
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This is the first text that deals specifically with TMJ TJR. Each chapter is authored by either a basic science researcher or clinician known for their interest and expertise in this field. The text provides the reader with state-of-the-art analysis of all aspects of total temporomandibular joint replacement (TMJ TJR), starting with cutting-edge evidence on the biomechanics of the TMJ. The intriguing history of TMJ TJR is presented to provide an understanding of why some prior TMJ TJR devices failed and how what was learned from those failures has led to the improvements exhibited in present TMJ TJR devices. Expert chapters discuss both stock and custom designs, their indications and contraindications, primary operative techniques, combined TMJ TJR and orthognathic surgical techniques, and the devices' adaption for use as segmental or total mandibular replacement devices after ablative surgery. Clinical outcomes and avoidance as well as management of complications are detailed. Numerous helpful illustrations and radiographs are presented to assist readers in understanding and carrying out the described procedures. Important evidence from both the orthopedic and TMJ TJR literature relating to material sensitivity and mechanical wear will be reported. Finally, the role bioengineered tissue may hold for the future of TMJ TJR will be discussed.



Oral Pathology

Oral Pathology Author Joseph A. Regezi
ISBN-10 9780323297684
Release 2016-02-25
Pages 496
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Diagnose oral diseases quickly and accurately! Oral Pathology: Clinical Pathologic Correlations, 7th Edition presents diseases and conditions by appearance and presentation, so that you can easily identify and plan treatment for common oral and paraoral problems. An atlas-style overview of pathologic conditions opens the book, and then each chapter describes pathologies in detail - depicting each with full-color clinical photos and photomicrographs. In addition to covering the latest advances in oral pathology, this edition includes new radiographic images demonstrating advanced imaging techniques. Expert educators Joseph Regezi, James Sciubba, and Richard Jordan provide a quick reference that's ideal for the lab, NBDE review, or chairside use! Organization of oral and maxillofacial diseases by clinical appearance - such as red-blue lesions or pigmented lesions - matches what you would expect to see upon a patient's presentation, and provides a practical tool for developing differential diagnoses and planning treatment. Nearly 1,000 full-color clinical photographs, photomicrographs, radiographs, and drawings help you learn to identify lesions and disease states. An atlas-style Clinical Overview section makes it easy to find key information, with one page showing clinical photos of common conditions and the facing page listing symptoms, causes, and significance. Nearly 200 summary boxes and tables offer clear, at-a-glance information on the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment for many conditions. Correlation of histopathology with clinical features of oral diseases assists the clinician in recognizing specific conditions and developing differential diagnoses and rational treatment approaches. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include 30 case studies, interactive lecture modules, and a 150-question practice exam to prepare you for the NBDE and for clinical practice. UPDATED content reflects current information and the latest advances in oral and maxillofacial pathology.



Orofacial Disorders

Orofacial Disorders Author João N. A. R. Ferreira
ISBN-10 9783319515083
Release 2017-07-06
Pages 354
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This cutting-edge book is a quick reference guide to the evidence-based evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the broad spectrum of orofacial disorders. Each chapter is devoted to a particular disease or disorder and presents advances in our understanding of the condition, the most recent evaluation and diagnostic strategies, and up-to-date treatment approaches. In addition, strategies for integration of care into routine dental practice are explained, and information provided on how to comprehensively diagnose and manage orofacial disorders. The coverage encompasses the latest technological advances in the field, such as novel pharmaceuticals, diagnostic tools, gene transfer techniques, radiotherapy modalities, and a vast array of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches including complementary and alternative therapies for orofacial disorders.Although the management of orofacial disorders is emerging as a distinct field of dentistry, many dentists and physicians are unfamiliar with recent advances in the care of patients with these disorders including orofacial pain, oral lesions and cancer, malodor, xerostomia, obstructive sleep apnea, bruxism and oral parafunctional behaviors, temporomandibular disorders, occlusal dysesthesias, orofacial neuropathic pains, and headaches. This book, written by world class experts, is deliberately geared to the level of understanding of a clinician. It will serve as an ideal evidence-based reference and source of specific clinical recommendations in daily practice.



Atlas of Oral Diseases

Atlas of Oral Diseases Author Isaäc van der Waal
ISBN-10 9783662481226
Release 2015-10-24
Pages 183
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This atlas is designed to assist all who are involved in diagnosing and treating oral diseases. Individual chapters focus on lesions and disorders of the oral mucosa, soft tissues (including the minor salivary glands), lips, tongue, gingiva, palate, and jaw bones (odontogenic and non-odontogenic lesions). In addition to the more common diseases, less frequent disorders are also covered, some of which have been recognized only in recent years. Throughout, the approach is practice oriented, with concise text and an abundance of high-quality clinical, radiographic, and, where appropriate, histopathologic images. The combined training of the author in oral surgery and oral pathology means that he has exceptional expertise in both the diagnosis and the treatment of oral diseases. His detailed knowledge and experience are fully reflected in the Atlas of Oral Diseases, which will be very helpful for dental and medical professionals in their daily practice.



The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology

The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology Author William C. Faquin
ISBN-10 9783319712857
Release 2018-03-01
Pages 182
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This volume describes a uniform international approach for classifying and reporting salivary gland FNA samples. The new reporting system is evidence-based using data from the literature as well as upon the experience of a multi-disciplinary group of leading experts involved in the field of salivary gland cytopathology. Each diagnostic category of this novel salivary gland reporting system includes detailed descriptions of the cytologic criteria as well as a comprehensive set of photomicrographs demonstrating all of the key microscopic features along with annotated descriptions for each image. Designed as a practical book with easy readability, The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology combines the high-quality images of an atlas with a logical approach described in concise text-form and in line-drawing algorithms. It presents for the first time, an international cytologic reporting system for salivary gland lesions designed and endorsed by a panel of experts in the field.



Diagnostic Molecular Pathology

Diagnostic Molecular Pathology Author William B. Coleman
ISBN-10 9780128011577
Release 2016-10-05
Pages 582
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Diagnostic Molecular Pathology: A Guide to Applied Molecular Testing is organized around disease types (genetic disease, infectious disease, neoplastic disease, among others). In each section, the authors provide background on disease mechanisms and describe how laboratory testing is built on knowledge of these mechanisms. Sections are dedicated to general methodologies employed in testing (to convey the concepts reflected in the methods), and specific description of how these methods can be applied and are applied to specific diseases are described. The book does not present molecular methods in isolation, but considers how other evidence (symptoms, radiology or other imaging, or other clinical tests) is used to guide the selection of molecular tests or how these other data are used in conjunction with molecular tests to make diagnoses (or otherwise contribute to clinical workup). In addition, final chapters look to the future (new technologies, new approaches) of applied molecular pathology and how discovery-based research will yield new and useful biomarkers and tests. Diagnostic Molecular Pathology: A Guide to Applied Molecular Testing contains exercises to test readers on their understanding of how molecular diagnostic tests are utilized and the value of the information that can be obtained in the context of the patient workup. Readers are directed to an ancillary website that contains supplementary materials in the form of exercises where decision trees can be employed to simulate actual clinical decisions. Focuses on the menu of molecular diagnostic tests available in modern molecular pathology or clinical laboratories that can be applied to disease detection, diagnosis, and classification in the clinical workup of a patient Explains how molecular tests are utilized to guide the treatment of patients in personalized medicine (guided therapies) and for prognostication of disease Features an ancillary website with self-testing exercises where decision trees can be employed to simulate actual clinical decisions Highlights new technologies and approaches of applied molecular pathology and how discovery-based research will yield new and useful biomarkers and tests



Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck

Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck Author Douglas R. Gnepp
ISBN-10 9781437719512
Release 2009-04-07
Pages 1224
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This resource is the authoritative guide to problematic areas of the head and neck for the surgical pathologist. With particular emphasis placed on diagnostic problems and differential diagnosis in addition to coverage of more common diagnostically straightforward lesions, you’ll get the most complete diagnostic picture possible. The updated second edition features new coverage and a more user-friendly layout. Features the most comprehensive collection of head and neck pathology specimens in one reference for comparison with your findings. Covers rare as well as common diagnoses to help you identify even the most obscure disease entities. Provides clinicopathologic correlations throughout to give you all the information you need to formulate a complete diagnostic report. Emphasizes differential diagnosis and avoiding diagnostic pitfalls so you can overcome difficult diagnostic challenges. Covers FNA cytology, molecular genetic techniques, and immunohistochemistry to present the most compete diagnostic picture possible. Presents a brand-new chapter on specimen handling to ensure effective processing and reporting of head and neck specimens. Features more than 1700 full-color illustrations that capture the pathologic and cytopathologic appearances of the full range of common and rare neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions.



Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Author Brad W. Neville
ISBN-10 9781455770526
Release 2015-05-13
Pages 928
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Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 4th Edition provides state-of-the-art information on the wide variety of diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Over 1,400 radiographs and full-color clinical photos - that's more than any other reference - bring pathologies and conditions to life. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers.



Dental Caries

Dental Caries Author Zhou Xuedong
ISBN-10 9783662474501
Release 2015-10-20
Pages 183
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This book is a well-illustrated and comprehensive guide to the etiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, clinical management and prevention of dental caries. Current challenging problems in the field are analyzed and the latest research findings, presented. After an introductory chapter on tooth development, the relationships of biofilm and saliva to dental caries and the significance of the balance between demineralization and remineralization for the development of carious lesions are discussed. Subsequent chapters address the state of the art in diagnosis and treatment, the implications of disease burden for prevention and the association between systemic diseases and dental caries. Dental Caries: Principles and Management is intended for dental school students, practicing dentists and researchers in dentistry.



Practical Cytopathology a Diagnostic Approach

Practical Cytopathology  a Diagnostic Approach Author Andrew Field
ISBN-10 1416057692
Release 2015-12-13
Pages 820
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Practical Cytopathology a Diagnostic Approach has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Practical Cytopathology a Diagnostic Approach also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Practical Cytopathology a Diagnostic Approach book for free.