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Pheochromocytoma

A New View of the Old Problem

The book is divided into six sections. The first three sections focus on the pathophysiology of the disease, showing anatomo- and histopathological aspects, experimental models and signaling pathways and programmed cell death related to pheochromocytoma. The fourth discusses some specific aspects of clinical presentation, with emphasis on clinical manifestations of headache and heart. The fifth section focuses on clinical diagnosis, laboratory and imaging, including differential diagnosis. Finally, the last section discusses the treatment of pheochromocytoma showing clinical cases, a case about undiagnosed pheochromocytoma complicated with multiple organ failure and other cases about catecholamine-secreting hereditary tumors. Thus, this book shows the disease "pheochromocytoma" in a different perspective from the traditional approach. Enjoy your reading.

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PheochromocytomaA New View of the Old ProblemEdited by Jose Fernando Martin

Published: December 16th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1278

ISBN: 978-953-307-822-9

Copyright year: 2011

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12 Dimensions Citations

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1. Macro and Microscopic Aspects

By Fernando Candanedo-Gonzalez, Leslie Camacho-Rebollar and Candelaria Cordova-Uscanga

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2. Phaechromocytoma with Histopathologic Aspects

By Servet Guresci, Derun Taner Ertugrul and Gulcin Guler Simsek

1409

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3. Mouse Models of Human Familial Paraganglioma

By Louis J. Maher III, Emily H. Smith, Emily M. Rueter, Nicole A. Becker, John Paul Bida, Molly Nelson-Holte, José Ignacio Piruat Palomo, Paula García-Flores, José López-Barneo and Jan van Deursen

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4. Cell Differentiation Induction Using Extracellular Stimulation Controlled by a Micro Device

By Yuta Nakashima, Katsuya Sato, Takashi Yasuda and Kazuyuki Minami

859

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5. Phospholipase A2 and Signaling Pathways in Pheochromocytoma PC12 Cells

By Alexey Osipov and Yuri Utkin

2030

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6. Programmed Cell Death Mechanisms and Pheocromocytomas: Recent Advances in PC12 Cells

By Davide Cervia and Cristiana Perrotta

1294

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7. Headache in Pheochromocytoma

By Masahiko Watanabe

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8. Primary Cardiac Pheochromocytoma (Paraganglioma)

By Iskander Al-Githmi

1453

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9. Diagnosis: Laboratorial Investigation and Imaging Methods

By José Fernando Vilela-Martin and Luciana Neves Cosenso-Martin

1218

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10. Undiagnosed Pheochromocytoma Complicated with Perioperative Hemodynamic Crisis and Multiple Organ Failure

By Anis Baraka

2974

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11. Familial Catecholamine-Secreting Tumors - Three Distinct Families with Hereditary Pheochromocytoma

By Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar, Azadeh Ebrahim-Habibi and Bagher Larijani

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