Hyperthermia and the Therapy of Malignant Tumors by J. W. Hand (auth.), Professor Dr. rer. nat. Christian

Posted by

By J. W. Hand (auth.), Professor Dr. rer. nat. Christian Streffer (eds.)

Show description

Read or Download Hyperthermia and the Therapy of Malignant Tumors PDF

Similar therapy books

Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art

Submit yr word: First released in October 1st 2005
------------------------

This accomplished consultant to baby treatment presents a radical advent to the rules and perform of psychotherapy with little ones and children. It presents balanced insurance of kid remedy concept, examine, and perform. Adopting an built-in technique, the authors carry either the technology ofevidence-based perform and the artwork of treatment into every one chapter.

The EPUB structure of this name is probably not suitable to be used on all hand-held units.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia

Cognitive-behavioral treatment has been effectively hired within the therapy of such difficulties as melancholy, panic illness, and phobias. Now, offering a promising method of sufferers with the main intractable difficulties, this ebook information the sensible program of cognitive-behavioral remedy to the pervasive affliction of schizophrenia.

Man's Search for Meaning: An Introduction to Logotherapy

Few books in fresh many years have had the continued effect of Dr. Viktor Frankl's Man's look for which means -- the vintage top vendor now thought of to be probably the most vital contributions to psychiatry because the writing of Freud. In it, Dr. Frankl supplies a relocating account of his lifestyles amid the horrors of the Nazi loss of life camps, chronicling the harrowing event that resulted in his discovery of his idea of logotherapy.

Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy

Focusing offers a good way of hearing the innate knowledge of the physique, whereas artwork remedy harnesses and prompts artistic intelligence. This new, Focusing-based method of artwork treatment integrates the 2 strategies in order that the buyer can deepen their courting with their internal self, permitting their brain to supply photographs that helpfully mirror their feelings and permitting them to precise and comprehend those emotions in a significant manner.

Extra info for Hyperthermia and the Therapy of Malignant Tumors

Example text

Hyperthermic treatment speeds up metabolic reaction rates including glycolysis (Schubert et al. 1982; Streffer 1982). More energy is needed by the heated cells in order to maintain ion gradients through membranes, structural characteristics in the various cell compartments, etc. Thus, investigations with [14C]glucose (uniformly labelled) have demonstrated an enhanced turnover of glucose during whole body hyperthermia of mice at 40° and 41 ° C, as measured by expired labelled CO 2 (Fig. 10) (Streffer 1982; Schubert et al.

Also anesthetics, like procaine, increase bacterial thermosensitivity as well as membrane fluidity (Yatvin et al. 1982). Furthermore the membrane-active drug chlorpromazine was able to increase bacterial thermosensitivity (Shenoy and Singh 1985). However, the situation appears to be somewhat different in mammalian cells. The incubation of V-79 Chinese hamster cells with cholesterol resulted in a higher microviscosity of membranes but the thermosensitivity of the cells was not changed (Yatvin et al.

Lunec and Cresswell (1983) found a decrease in ATP levels in murine lymphoma cells after heating at 44 0 C for 10-60min, whereas no change occurred in Ehrlich ascites cells under the same conditions. Ohyama and Yamada (1980) observed that the radiation-induced decrease in ATP levels in thymocytes is partially reversed by a heat treatment at 43 0 C directly after the irradiation. Under these conditions it appears that enhanced ATP synthesis occurs, as demonstrated by increased incorporation of [32pJphosphate into the ATP.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.27 of 5 – based on 26 votes