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Title Pancreatology : from bench to bedside / Juan Iovanna, Uktam Ismailov, [editors]
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (x, 92 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Heat shock proteins in pancreatic diseases -- Cellular stress in acute pancreatitis -- Systemic inflammatory effects of acute pancreatitis: effects of lipid mediators -- Gemcitabine changes the gene expression in human pancreatic cancer cells: search for new therapeutic molecular targets -- Cannabinoids as potential antitumoral agents in pancreatic cancer -- Pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis with special emphasis on genes -- Bioecological control of disease, especially pancreatic disease -- The role of endoscopoic sphincterotomy in the management of acute biliary pancreatitis -- Indication for surgery in acute necrotizing pancreatitis
Summary Basic research discusses the implication of pancreatic stress protein in acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer and their possible role as therapeutic targets. This title discusses the mechanism by which tetrahydrocannabinol is anti-tumoral in pancreatic cancer cells is presented, and the use of THC as a promising therapeutic agent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pancreas -- Diseases.
Pancreatic Diseases -- physiopathology
Pancreatic Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Pancreas -- Diseases
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Iovanna, Juan.
Ismailov, Uktam.
ISBN 9783642001529