Malignant Hyperthermia: A Genetic Membrane Disease, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Malignant Hyperthermia

A Genetic Membrane Disease, 1st Edition

By S. Tsuyoshi Ohnishi, Tomoko Ohnishi

CRC Press

352 pages | 20 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780849380938
pub: 1993-11-24
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Table of Contents


"If Only Dantrolene Had Been Available Then…", B.L. Martin

"I Am Punching the Walls. My Hands Are Bleeding. I Want Daniel!", G. Massik

The History and Accomplishments of the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS), S. Gallamore and G. Massik

"Why Him? Why Us?", A. Winks

History of the British Malignant Hyperthermia Association. History of Malignant Hyperthermia Research

The Early History of Malignant Hyperthermia-A Personal Perspective, W. Kalow

The Discovery of Malignant Hyperthermia in Pigs-Some Personal Recollections, G.G. Harrison

How Was the Abnormal Calcium Release from the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Identified?, S.T. Ohnishi

Current Understanding on the Mechanism of Malignant Hyperthermia

Clinical Features of Malignant Hyperthermia in Man, S.R. Schulman and G. Gronert

The Porcine Hyperthermia and Stress Syndromes, G.G. Harrison

Canine Malignant Hyperthermia/Canine Stress Syndrome, P.J. O'Brien

Drug-Induced Hypermetabolic Syndromes, S.N. Caroff, S.C. Mann, K. Sullivan, and W. Macfadden

Free Calcium Concentration in Skeletal Muscle of Susceptible Subjects: Effects of Ryandodine, J.R. Lopez-Padrino

Malignant Hyperthermia and Free Radicals, G.G. Duthie and J.R. Arthur

Diagnosis of Malignant Hyperthermia

The North American Protocol for the Caffeine Halothane Contracture Test in the Diagnosis of Malignant Hyperthermia, B.A. Britt

Measurement of Calcium-Induced Calcium Release Activity in the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Membrane with Special Reference to Diagnosis of Malignant Hyperthermia, M. Endo

Measurement of Calcium Accumulation by Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Whole Homogenate-A Potential Diagnostic Test for Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptibility, K.S. Cheah, A.M. Cheah, J.E. Fletcher, and H. Rosenberg

Non-Invasive Screening for Malignant Hyperthermia by Means of the Lymphocyte Test, B.A. Britt, A. Klip, P.J. O'Brien, and B.I. Kalow

A Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Malignant Hyperthermia:

Direct Thermometry of Intramuscular Temperature, S.T. Ohnishi and K.K. Sadanaga

New Developments in Malignant Hyperthermia Research and Molecular Genetic Diagnosis of Malignant Hyperthermia

The Genetic Basis of Malignant Hyperthermia, D.H. MacLennan, M.S. Phillips, and Y. Zhang

Demonstration of the Mutation Associated with Porcine Stress Syndrome, X. Zhang, H. Shen, C.R. Cory, and P.J. O'Brien

Molecular Genetic Diagnosis of Human Malignant Hyperthermia, K. Hogan


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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MEDICAL / Genetics