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Title Advances in health and disease. Volume 1 / Lowell T. Duncan, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Biomedical, [2017]

Subject Internal medicine.
Alt Name Duncan, Lowell T.,
Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Chapter 1; Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Weight and Diabetes; Abstract; Introduction; Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss; Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes; Caloric Restriction; Glucagon and Glucagon-Like Peptide 2(GLP2); Incretins; Changes in Appetite Hormones; Mechanical Changes of the Gastrointestinal System; Afipose Tissue and Metabolic Status of Subjects (MHO vs. MUO); Bile Acids; Gut Microbiota; Genetic Factors; Taste Receptors of the Gut; Insulin Clearance; Amino Acids; Conclusion; References; Biographical Sketch; Chapter 2
Bariatric Surgery: Postoperative ComplicationsAbstract; Introduction; Peri and Postoperative Complications; Leaks; Intestinal Obstruction and Internal Hernia; Hemorrhage; Stenosis; Stomal Obstruction; Surgical Site Infection; Pulmonary Embolism; Pulmonary Complications; Marginal Ulcers; Rhabdomyolysis; Late Complications; Cholelithiasis; Ventral Incisional Hernia; Complications of Specific Bariatric Procedures; Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass; Gastric Remnant Distension; Dumping Syndrome; Change in Bowel Habits; Failure to Lose Weight and Weight Regain; Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
ErosionEsophageal Dilation; Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy; Bleeding; Stenosis; Gastric Leaks; Reflux; Malabsortive Procedures; References; Chapter 3; A Chondroitin Sulfate- and Hyaluronic Acid-Based Dietary Formulation Improves Non-Erosive Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease-Related Symptoms and Gastric Juice-Related Biochemical Parameters: An Open-Label Uncontrolled Study; Abstract; Introduction; Materials and Methods; Patients; Experimental Treatment; Gastrosamp; Leeds Dyspepsia Questionnaire; Statistical Analysis; Results; Assessment of Clinical Symptoms
Assessment of Gastric Juice Biochemical ParametersDiscussion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4; TGF-( Signaling Pathway Regulation by Transcriptional Cofactors Ski and SnoN in Health and Disease; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 1.1. The History and Importance of the TGF-( Family; 1.2. The Mechanisms of Action of TGF-(; 1.2.1. The TGF-( Ser/Thr Kinase Receptors; 1.2.2. The TGF-(/SMAD Canonical Pathway; 1.2.3. TGF-( Non-Canonical Pathways; 2. Ski and Snon as Negative Regulators of the TGF-(/SMAD Signaling Pathway; 2.1. The Ski Protein Family; 2.2. From SKI and SKIL Genes to Proteins
2.2.1. The SKI Gene2.2.2. The SKIL/Skil Gene; 2.2.3. Ski Protein Structure; 2.2.4. SnoN Protein Structure; 2.3. Regulation of Ski and SnoN Protein by Post-Translational Modifications; 2.3.1. Ubiquitination; 2.3.2. Sumoylation; 2.3.3. Phosphorylation; 3. Subcellular Localization and Stability of Ski and Snon Proteins; 4. Ski and Snon Proteins Are Transcriptional Cofactors; 5. TGF-(/Ski/SnoN Axis Crosstalks with Other Signaling Pathways; 6. Functions of Ski and Snon in Embryonic Development and Adult Tissue Homeostasis; 6.1. Development of the Embryo; 6.2. Developmental Processes
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 27, 2017)
ISBN 9781536120899 (electronic bk.)
1536120898 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 991595820