Medicine » Oncology

Mesotheliomas - Synonyms and Definition, Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Cyto-Histopathological Features, Clinic, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis

Edited by Alexander Zubritsky, ISBN 978-953-307-845-8, 244 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published February 03, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1480

Mesotheliomas are mysterious mesothelial tumors in that they are relatively rare, difficult to diagnose, with a large number of synonyms, and the etiology and pathogenesis of the disease are still not fully disclosed. This problem attracts the attention of various specialists in the field of medicine and biology every year. In recent years there has been a significant increase of mesothelioma morbidity in most of the countries, due to the further industrialization of society. In this regard, this book has been published with the participation of an international group of experts with rich experience from around the world . The book consists of 14 chapters containing the most advanced achievements of all aspects of the various types of mesotheliomas, both in humans and domestic animals, at a high methodological level. This book is intended for biologists and all health care workers, mostly oncologists of different profiles, as well as students of medical educational institutions engaged or even just interested in the problems of mesotheliomas.

Dr Alexander Zubritsky

Unemployed pensioner

Alexander Nickolaevich Zubritsky is a pathologist of the highest category (2011), a member of the European Society of Pathology (1989), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (1990), European Section, International Society for Heart Research (1992), International Society on Diagnostic Quantitative Pathology (1994), New York Academy of Sciences (1995), Academic Board of the Atlantic-Euro-Mediterranean Academy of Medical Sciences (2008). He was born on March 14, 1949 (Pisces, year of the Bull) in Severo-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Region in the family of a military therapist. At age 15, worked as a hospital attendant in a pathology department of a hospital in Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg) and studied at night school for working youth. In 1974 he graduated the curative and preventative faculty of the Sverdlovsk Medical Institute. In 1974-1975 was an internship in pathological anatomy at the basis of Sverdlovsk Regional Clinical Hospital. In 1977 enrolled in correspondence postgraduate study at the Institute of Human Morphology in Moscow on a specialty “pathological anatomy” under the direction of the Hero of Socialist Labor, Lenin Prize laureate, Academician of AMS USSR Prof. A.I.Strukov. In 1990, he defended his thesis “Quantitative analysis of pathomorphological changes in the right ventricle of the heart in group of patients with chronic nonspecific pulmonary disease” in the I.M.Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy. In 1990 he became a finalist of the Marvin I. Dunn Award for the best presentation in Cardiology at the meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians in Toronto. In 1993 in Innsbruck is awarded by the “Pathology Research and Practice” for the best reply under the heading “Expert Quiz”. He is a winner of the International Peace Prize for 2003 (UCC). In 2004 was awarded a gold medal "Scientist of 2004" (IBC). In 2005 he was awarded the World Medal of Freedom in pathological anatomy and in the same year was awarded the title "Man of Achievement" for his outstanding contributions to pathological anatomy of cor pulmonale (ABI). He is a winner of the encyclopedia “Best People of Russia” with the presentation of his commemorative medal (2006). In 2007 he was awarded the medal "Gold Medal for Russia" (ABI). Author of the 4 rationalisation proposals and 195 published works as sole author. Publications about the editor: Great Minds of the 21st Century (ABI, 2005), Who's Who in America (Marquis Who’s Who, 2005), Best People of Russia (Spets-Adres, 2006), Who's Who: World Edition (Astreya, 2011), etc. Now the editor is unemployed pensioner.

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Experience

  • Unemployed pensioner

Education

  • 1968 – 1974

    Sverdlovsk State Medical Institute, Sverdlovsk

  • 1991 - 1991

    no, I.M.Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow

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  • 1977 – 1990

    no, no, Moscow

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Edited Books

  • Mesotheliomas - Synonyms and Definition, Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Cyto-Histopathological Features, Clinic, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis

    Mesotheliomas are mysterious mesothelial tumors in that they are relatively rare, difficult to diagnose, with a large number of synonyms, and the etiology and pathogenesis of the disease are still not fully disclosed. This problem attracts the attention of various specialists in the field of medicine and biology every year. In recent years there has been a significant increase of mesothelioma morbidity in most of the countries, due to the further industrialization of society. In this regard, this book has been published with the participation of an international group of experts with rich experience from around the world . The book consists of 14 chapters containing the most advanced achievements of all aspects of the various types of mesotheliomas, both in humans and domestic animals, at a high methodological level. This book is intended for biologists and all health care workers, mostly oncologists of different profiles, as well as students of medical educational institutions engaged or even just interested in the problems of mesotheliomas.

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