Pulmonary Medicine Products

  • Obstructive Airway Diseases

    Role of Lipid Mediators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abhijit Ray, Punit Kumar Srivastava

    Incidences of inflammatory airway diseases are on the rise across the world. Existing therapeutic options are ineffective, unsafe, and expensive, and severe cases are nonresponsive to conventional therapy. Therefore, it is imperative that research be undertaken to discover new treatment options.…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    CRC Press

  • Pulmonary Imaging

    Contributions to Key Clinical Questions, 1st Edition

    By Sujal Desai, Tomas Franquet, Thomas E. Hartman, Athol Wells

    Unlike other texts of imaging for clinicians, Pulmonary Imaging seeks not to teach the physician or surgeon about the radiologic signs of pulmonary disease but rather inform about the value of the various imaging tests in different clinical scenarios. Accordingly, each chapter is written by a…

    Hardback – 2007-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Pathophysiology, Comorbidities and Consequences

    Pathophysiology, Comorbidities, and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clete A. Kushida

    Responding to the growing recognition of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) as a major medical condition and the emergence of exciting new therapies, this source analyzes the clinical features, characteristics, comorbidities, and impact of OSA on patient biological systems and quality-of-life. Edited by…

    Hardback – 2007-05-17
    CRC Press
    Sleep Disorders

  • Lung Cancer

    Translational and Emerging Therapies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kishan J. Pandya, Julie R. Brahmer, Manuel Hidalgo

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Filling a gap in the literature, this resource translates recent laboratory findings into practical applications for the prevention and control of lung cancer. Featuring chapters by seasoned researchers in the field,…

    Hardback – 2007-05-11
    CRC Press
    Translational Medicine

  • Exacerbations of Asthma

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian L. Johnston, Paul O'Byrne

    There is growing interest in the pronounced variability in the incidence and severity of chronic respiratory diseases such as Asthma, observed to occur in any particular patient over a given period of time. It is now known that acute exacerbations are multi-factorial in origin, with pollution,…

    Hardback – 2007-01-24
    CRC Press

  • New Perspectives in Monitoring Lung Inflammation

    Analysis of Exhaled Breath Condensate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Montuschi

    Attracting the attention of the medical community, exhaled breath condensate is a completely non-invasive method for sampling secretions from the airways. Analysis of exhaled breath condensate is potentially useful for monitoring airway inflammation and in pharmacological therapy. With its…

    Hardback – 2004-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Cilia and Mucus

    From Development to Respiratory Defense, 1st Edition

    By Matthias Salathe

    This book details advances in research regarding cilia, mucus, and mucociliary clearance, examining changes in mucus expression and goblet cell metaplasia, and assessing the ability of the mucociliary system to respond to abnormalities. Recognizes that cilia and dynein arms play pivotal roles in…

    Hardback – 2001-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Pulmonary Surfactant

    Biochemical, Functional, Regulatory, and Clinical Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Jacques R. Bourbon

    This book represents a comprehensive update on pulmonary surfactant by merging classical knowledge with new information. Topics include surfactant secretion and alveolar processing and recycling; physical bases and different theoretical models of the physiological mechanism for pulmonary surfactant…

    Hardback – 1991-04-22
    CRC Press

  • Airway Smooth Muscle

    Modulation of Receptors and Response, 1st Edition

    By Devendra K. Agrawal, Robert G. Townley

    Airway smooth muscle plays a dominant role in bronchial asthma, as well as a significant role in various pulmonary diseases, such as chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis and emphysema. Myogenic, neurogenic, and humoral factors control airway smooth-muscle tone. This text provides a state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 1990-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Pollinosis

    1st Edition

    By Paolo Falagiani

    This valuable work explores the comprehensive topic of pollinosis in allergic diseases. The first part of this book deals with the botanical aspects of pollinosis: physiology of pollen, aerobiology in the different countries, morphological data, and pollen chemistry. The drawings and tables are a…

    Hardback – 1989-12-27
    CRC Press

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