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Dermatology Research Focus on Acne, Melanoma and Psoriasis $280.00
Editors: David E. Roth
Book Description:
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. This book gathers the latest research from around the globe in the study of new trends in dermatology and highlights such topics as: Acne causes and treatments, diagnosis and management of atopic dermatitis, Efalizumab in psoriasis clinical practice, dentric cell immunotherapy for the treatment of malignant melanoma, onychomycosis caused by nondermatophytic filamentous fungi, malignant melanoma in ethnic skin and others.

Table of Contents:

Acne: Causes, Treatment and Myths
(K.L.E. Hon, Alexander K.C. Leung, Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, and others)pp.1-48

Female Acne Vulgaris: A Common Skin Disease Affecting the Relational Quality of Life. Beneficial Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives
(Sabatini Rosa, “Expert Family Planning” Service, Clinic III Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University-Policlinico, Bari, Italy)pp.49-82

Shedding Light on Acne: From Myth to Science (Laser and Light Therapy for Acne)
(Seung Yoon Celine Lee, Hayan-nara Dermatology Group, Seoul, South Korea) pp.83-96

(Neelam Muizzuddin, Estée Lauder R&D, Melville, NY) pp.97-106

Emerging Trends in the Diagnosis and Management of Atopic Dermatitis
(Mohamed L. Elsaie, Sonal Choudhary, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Univ. of Miami, Miami, Florida) pp.107-140

Goeckerman Regimen: Genotoxic, Pro-Apoptotic, Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Angiogenic Effect
(L. Borska, Z. Fiala, C. Andrys, J. Krejsek, K. Hamakova, Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic and others)pp.141-164

Efalizumab in Psoriasis Clinical Practice: Efalizumab Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Moderate to Severe Plaque-Type Psoriasis
(Maria P. Stefanidou, Sabine Krueger - Krasagakis, Kalliopi Psaroudaki, Androniki Tosca, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece)pp.165-184

Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases and their Inhibitors: Friend or Foe in Fighting Psoriasis?
(Stephen Hsu and Douglas Dickinson, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA)pp.185-192

Etanercept (Biological Response Modifier) Modulates Clinical, Morphological and Immunohistochemical Profile of Psoriatic Disease, by Acting on VEGF, CTACK and Factor VIII Cutaneous Expression: Open Label Clinical Trial
(Dr. Anna Campanati, Gaia Goteri, Simona Sabato, Annamaria Offidani, Dermatological Clinic, Medical and Biostatistic Information Technology Department, Polytechnic Marche University, Ancona, Italy and others)pp.193-212

Dendritic Cell Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Malignant Melanoma
(Filamer D. Kabigting, and Doru T. Alexandrescu, Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA) pp.213-228

The Novel Cationic Peptide Omiganan: Evaluation of Antimicrobial (Propionibacterium acnes) and Anti-Inflammatory Effects
(Evelina Rubinchik, H. David Friedland, Dominique Dugourd, MIGENIX Inc. Vancouver, B.C. Canada)pp.229-244

Malignant Melanoma in Ethnic Skin
(Filamer D. Kabigting, Fern P. Nelson, C. Lisa Kauffman, Doru T. Alexandrescu, Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA and others)pp.245-258

Malignant Melanoma and its Growth Fraction
(Gerald E. Pierard, Claudine Pierard-Franchimont and The Mosan Study Group of Pigmented Tumors, Department of Dermatopathology, University Hospital of Liège, Liège, Belgium)pp.259-268

Role of the Tumor Suppressor PDCD4 in the Differentiation of the Skin
(Sachiko Matsuhashi, Takeshi Okawa and Yutaka Narisawa, Department of Internal Medicine, Saga Medical School, Saga University, Saga, Japan)pp.269-280

A Novel Transdermal Drug Delivery System Mediated by Arginine-Rich Intracellular Delivery Peptides
(Betty Revon Liu, Yu-Wun Hou, Ming-Huan Chan, Hwei-Hsien Chen, Han-Jung Lee, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, and Institute of Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan and others)pp.281-292

Onychomycosis Caused by Nondermatophytic Filamentous Fungi
(S.F.R. Souza, R.S. Freitas, N.T. Melo, E.M. Heins, R.S. Nunes, J.E.C. Martins, C. Vasconcellos, Laboratório de Investigação Médica, Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil and others)pp.293-306

Index pp.307-332

      Dermatology - Laboratory and Clinical Research
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: pp.332
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-320-0
   Status: AV
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