Nausea and Vomiting: Recent Research and Clinical Advances will interest all scientists who conduct research on how the brain and gastrointestinal system interact in the control of emesis. It will also contain valuable information for clinicians, researchers involved in anti-emetic drug development, and pharmaceutical companies.
Table of Contents
Mechanisms of Nausea and Emesis: Introduction and Retrospective (Alan D. Miller and John Kucharczyk). Motion-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (Alan D. Miller). The Stomach - Both a Target and Potential Contributor in Space Sickness (Pascal Berry). Humoral Factors in Nausea and Emesis (John Kucharczyk and Kent Harding). The Central Connections of Area Postrema Define the Paraventricular System Involved in Anti-Noxious Behaviors (I.N.C. Lawes). Postirradiation Emesis (Gregory L. King and Milan T. Makale). Nausea and Vomiting in the Clinical Practices of Radiology and Anesthesia (M. Riding, D.S. Litz, and A. Gerber). Vomiting in Neurological Disorders (H. Hugenholtz). Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients (D. J. Stewart). Antiemetics and Cancer Chemotherapy (M. Brigden and J. Barnett). ISBN 0-8493-6781-6.
John Kucharczyk, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Neuroradiology Section, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.
David J. Stewart, M.D., is Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Ottawa, and Head, Division of Medical Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Alan D. Miller, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Rockefeller University, New York. New York, USA.