Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Gangrene

Current Concepts and Management Options

Edited by Alexander Vitin

University of Washington, United States of America

Gangrene is the term used to describe the necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction, a serious, potentially fatal complication. The presented book discusses different aspects of this condition, such as etiology, predisposing factors, demography, pathologic anatomy and mechanisms of development, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology and more. A variety of management strategies, including pharmacological treatment options, surgical and non-surgical solutions and auxiliary methods, are also extensively discussed in the book's chapters. The purpose of the book is not only to provide a reader with an updated information on the discussed problem, but also to give an opportunity for expert opinions exchange and experience sharing. The book contains a collection of 13 articles, contributed by experts, who have conducted a research in the selected area, and also possesses a vast experience in practical management of gangrene and necrosis of different locations.

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GangreneCurrent Concepts and Management OptionsEdited by Alexander Vitin

Published: August 29th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/887

ISBN: 978-953-307-386-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6464-7

Copyright year: 2011

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70725 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations

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1. Orbital Integrals on Reductive Lie Groups and Their Algebras

By Francisco Bulnes

1715

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2. Gangrene: The Prognostic Factors and Validation of Severity Index in Fournier’s Gangrene

By Ik Yong Kim

7501

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3. Fournier’s Gangrene: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Considerations

By David Kearney

4280

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4. Perineal Gangrene: Clinical and Therapeutic Features and Pronostic Analysis of 35 Cases

By Slim Jarboui, Ayoub Zoghlami and Dorsaf Othmani

1263

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5. Fournier’s Gangrene

By Ndubuisi Eke and John E. Raphael

5877

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6. Fournier’s Gangrene – Medical and Surgical Considerations

By Oscar Estrada Ferrer

5056

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7. Intestinal Ischemia and Gangrene

By Vivek Srivastava, Vaibhav Pandey and Somprakas Basu

7892

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8. Segmental Small-Bowel Gangrene Associated with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infection

By H Seddik, A El Khattabi, A Abouzahir, O El Mansari, H En-Nouali and M Rabhi

1674

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9. Gangrene of Large Bowel Due to Volvulus-Etiopathogenesis, Management and Outcome

By Norman Oneil Machado

4235

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10. Gangrene Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

By Malladi VSS, Abkari S and Srinivasan VR

2617

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11. Gangrenous Lung Disease

By Chih-Hao Chen

5359

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12. Diabetic Foot and Gangrene

By Jude Rodrigues and Nivedita Mitta

19320

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13. Effect of Macrolide Antibiotics on Biological Activities Induced by Clostridium perfringens Alpha-Toxin

By Jun Sakurai and Masataka Oda

1712

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14. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Necrosis and Gangrene

By Alexander A. Vitin

2226

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