9781439808993

Guide to Genital HPV Diseases and Prevention

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    9781439808993

  • ISBN10:

    1439808996

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-04-14
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Summary

Key features of this must-have guide: COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE-exploring the background, diagnosis, screening, prevention, and treatment of HPV, physicians have the knowledge they need to educate, diagnose, and treat patients with this disease DETAILED PREVENTION STRATEGIES-focusing on recent vaccine discoveries, both approved and in development, help control the outspread of HPV LATEST TREATMENT OPTIONS-including both chemical and physical methods, helps avoid related complications and optimize patient outcomes EXPERT EDITORSHIP-edited by one of the discoverers of the HPV vaccine, this is reliable, first-hand guidance that all professionals need to stay at the forefront of HPV

Table of Contents

Preface
Overview
Biology
Basic Virology
Structure
Classification and Disease Association
Genome Organization
Viral Proteins
Growth in Cell Cultures and Animal Models
Antigenicity
Pathogenesis
Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis
Active Infection
Oncogenesis
Latency
Immunology
Humoral Response
Cellular Innate and Adaptative Response
References
Epidemiology
Incidence and Prevalence
Risk Factors
HPV and Cancer, the Casual Link
Transmission and Reinfection
Natural History
References
HPV Diseases
External Anogenital Warts
Other Diseases of the Anogenital Tract
Diseases of the Head and Neck Area
References
Treatment
The Armamentarium
Chemical Methods
Physical Methods
Approach to Treatment
External Anogenital Warts
Other Diseases of the Anogenital Tract
Diseases of the Head and Neck Area
References
Diagnosis
Cytology and Colposcopy
Histology
Nucleic Acid Detection Methods
Serology
References
Screening
Screening Strategies
Appropriate Use of HPV DNA Testing
New Screnning Markers
References
Prevention
Condoms and Microbicides
Vaccination
Vaccine Preclinical and Early Clinical Development
Gardasil/Silgard
Clinical Trials
Phase I Studies
Phase II Studies
Phase III and IV Studies
The Vaccine
Vaccine Recommendations
Availability
Duration of Immunity
Contraindications
Adverse Events
Cervarix
Clinical Trials
Phase I Studies
Phase II Studies
Phase III and IV Studies
The Vaccine
Vaccine Recommendations
Availability
Duration of Immunity
Contraindications
Adverse Events
Other Vaccines in Development
Benefits, Obstacles, and Strategies to Implement HPV Vaccination
Unanswered Questions
References.
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