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Acute osteomyelitis

Peter Calder.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 962 words.

Bacteraemia resulting in bone deposition of bacteria

Local bony tenderness, fever, and malaise may not be present initially

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Aetiology and molecular changes in salivary gland tumours

O. Gallo and A. Franchi.

in Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

November 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology. 6702 words.

Chapter 3 discusses the yet-unknown aetiology of salivary gland neoplasms, but as with many other neoplasms, presents growing evidence on the involvement of ...

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Anal cancer

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry and Marc C. Winslet.

in Surgical Oncology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Histopathology. 1609 words.

Epidemiology and presentation - Squamous cell anal cancer - Treatment

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Anomalies of the Aorta and Major Branches

James A. O’Neill.

in Mulliken and Young's Vascular Anomalies

August 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology; Vascular Surgery. 5972 words.

Anomalies of the aorta and its major branches include those of absence, duplication, aneurysm and stenosis. Additionally, genetic collagen vascular disorders predispose to aneurysm or...

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Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 1497 words.

Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery

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Autoimmune Disease and Inflammatory Disorders

Herb Sewell.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Rheumatology. 11302 words.

Chapter 8 discusses autoimmune disease and inflammatory disorders, including organ-specific autoimmunity, systemic autoimmunity, paraneoplastic syndromes and ...

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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Barrett’s oesophagus

M. Asif Chaudry, Sri G. Thrumurthy and Muntzer Mughal.

in Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Histopathology. 7751 words.

This chapter describes in detail the aetiology, classification (e.g. Prague C&M criteria), and historic considerations of Barrett’s oesophagus, together with its progression towards...

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Barrett's oesophagus

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology. 1390 words.

Barrett's oesophagus (columnar-lined oesophagus)

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Basic Immunology

Herb Sewell.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Preclinical Medicine. 70079 words.

By the 1970s, immunology emerged as a fully grown science, with extensive branches in immunochemistry, cellular immunology, immunobiology, immunogenetics, clinical immunology ...

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Benign bone tumours

Anthony Mcgrath, Kesavan Sri-Ram, Eric Yeung, Ben Spiegelberg, Nick Kalson, Barry Rose, Rob Pollock and John Skinner.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology. 8597 words.

Unicameral bone cyst

Aneurysmal bone cyst

Non-ossifying fibroma/fibrous cortical defect

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Benign tumours of soft tissues

Kesavan Sri-Ram, Anthony Mcgrath, Eric Yeung, Ben Spiegelberg, Nick Kalson, Barry Rose, Rob Pollock and John Skinner.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology. 7386 words.

Ganglion cyst

Intramuscular myxoma

Myositis ossificans

Nodular...

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Biliary diseases

Robert P. Sutcliffe, Charalambos Gustav Antoniades, Rahul Deshpande, Olga N. Tucker and Nigel Heaton.

in Liver and Pancreatobiliary Surgery

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery; Histopathology. 5506 words.

Bile duct obstruction - Gallstones - Clinical spectrum of gallstones - Acute cholecystitis - Obstructive jaundice - Common bile duct stones - Common bile duct exploration - Intrahepatic...

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Biliary tract

Ashley R. Dennison, Guy J. Maddern and Vicky Dennison.

in Operative Solutions in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

April 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery; Histopathology; Surgical Skills. 6591 words.

Section 5 covers the biliary tract, and includes benign conditions, the dialated bile duct, long-term management of benign strictures, trauma, cholangitis, and bile duct ...

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Bladder and upper urinary tract cancer

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry and Marc C. Winslet.

in Surgical Oncology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Histopathology; Urology. 3779 words.

Bladder tumours - Investigation and staging - Stage and grade of bladder tumours - Upper urinary tract tumours - Treatment of non-invasive bladder cancer (TURBT) - Surveillance of non-invasive...

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Breast cancer

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry and Marc C. Winslet.

in Surgical Oncology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Histopathology; Breast Surgery. 21219 words.

Breast cancer epidemiology, aetiology, and risk factors - Familial breast cancer and genetics - Pathology and biology of invasive breast cancer - Breast screening - Evaluation of breast cancer ...

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Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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Burkitt, Denis Parsons (1911–1993), surgeon and geographical epidemiologist

Anthony Epstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology; Pathology; Surgery. 2189 words.

Burkitt, Denis Parsons (1911–1993), surgeon and geographical epidemiologist, was born at Alexander Terrace, Enniskillen, co. Fermanagh, Ireland, on 28 February 1911, the elder of the two...

Cancer and The Immune Response

Mark Aloysius, Leslie Walker and Oleg Eremin.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Surgical Oncology. 28020 words.

Chapter 4 discusses the variable degree of immune response to cancer in the host, new and rapidly expanding knowledge about the complex interactions between the innate and ...

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Cancers of the pancreas

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry and Marc C. Winslet.

in Surgical Oncology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Histopathology; Hepatobiliary Surgery. 12663 words.

Epidemiology, aetiology, and pathology - Non-invasive pancreatic tumours - Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas - Clinical presentation and evaluation - Investigation - Management - Controversial...

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