Section I: Introduction to Molecular Medicine 1. Molecular Basis of Human Disease ï¿½ï¿½Ivor J. Benjamin Section II: Cardiovascular Disease 2. Structure and Function of the Normal Heart and Blood Vessels ï¿½ï¿½Nicole L. Lohr and Ivor J. Benjamin 3. Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease ï¿½ï¿½James Kleczka and Ivor J. Benjamin 4. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease ï¿½ï¿½Ivor J. Benjamin 5. Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy ï¿½ï¿½Nunzio A.ï¿½Gaglianello, Claudius Mahr, and Ivor J. Benjamin 6. Congenital Heart Disease ï¿½ï¿½Scott Cohen and Michael G. Earing 7. Valvular Heart Disease ï¿½ï¿½Timothy D.ï¿½Woods 8. Coronary Heart Disease ï¿½ï¿½Michael P. Cinquegrani 9. Cardiac Arrhythmias ï¿½ï¿½Marci G. Berger, Jason C. Rubenstein, and James A. Rothï¿½ 10. Pericardial and Myocardial Disease ï¿½ï¿½Jennifer L. Strande, Panayotis Fasseas, and Ivor J. Benjamin 11. Other Cardiac Topics ï¿½ï¿½Mohamed F. Algahim, Robert B. Love, and Ivor J. Benjamin 12. Vascular Diseases and Hypertension ï¿½ï¿½Wanpen Vongpatanasin and Ronald G. Victor Section III: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 13. Lung in Health and Disease ï¿½ï¿½Sharon Rounds and Matthew D. Jankowich 14. General Approach to Patients with Respiratory Disorders ï¿½ï¿½Rizwan Aziz and Brian Casserly 15. Evaluating Lung Structure and Function ï¿½ï¿½Jigme M. Sethi and F. Dennis McCool 16. Obstructive Lung Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Matthew D. Jankowich 17. Interstitial Lung Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Matthew D. Jankowich 18. Pulmonary Vascular Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Sharon Rounds and Matthew D. Jankowich 19. Disorders of Respiratory Control ï¿½ï¿½Sharon Rounds and Matthew D. Jankowich 20. Disorders of the Pleura, Mediastinum, and Chest Wall ï¿½ï¿½Eric J. Gartman and F. Dennis McCool 21. Infectious Diseases of the Lung ï¿½ï¿½Narendran Selvakumar, Brian Casserly, and Sharon Rounds 22. Essentials in Critical Care Medicine ï¿½ï¿½Narendran Selvakumar, Brian Casserly and Sharon Rounds 23. Neoplastic Disorders of the Lung ï¿½ï¿½Lauren M. Catalano and Jason M. Aliotta Section IV: Preoperative and Postoperative Care 24. Preoperative and Postoperative Care ï¿½ï¿½Prashant Vaishnava and Kim A. Eagle Section V: Renal Disease 25. Renal Structure and Function ï¿½ï¿½Orson W. Moe andï¿½Javier A. Neyraï¿½ 26. Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease ï¿½ï¿½Rajiv Agarwal 27. Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders ï¿½ï¿½Biff F. Palmer 28. Glomerular Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Sanjeev Sethi, An De Vriese, and Fernando C. Fervenza 29. Major Nonglomerular Disorders of the Kidney ï¿½ï¿½Nilum Rajora, Shani Shastri, and Ramesh Saxena 30. Vascular Disorders of the Kidney ï¿½ï¿½Jeffrey S. Berns 31. Acute Kidney Injury ï¿½ï¿½Mark A. Perazella andï¿½Jeffrey M. Turner 32. Chronic Kidney Disease ï¿½ï¿½Kerri L. Cavanaugh andï¿½T. Alp Ikizler Section VI: Gastrointestinal Disease 33. Common Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease ï¿½ï¿½M. Michael Wolfe A. Abdominal Pain ï¿½ï¿½Charles M. Bliss Jr. and M. Michael Wolfe B. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage ï¿½ï¿½D. Roy Ferguson and M. Michael Wolfe C. Malabsorption ï¿½ï¿½Sharmeel K.ï¿½Wasan, Elihu Schimmel, and M. Michael Wolfe D. Diarrhea ï¿½ï¿½John S. Maxwell and M. Michael Wolfe 34. Endoscopic and Imaging Procedures ï¿½ï¿½Christopher S. Huang and M. Michael Wolfe 35. Esophageal Disorders ï¿½ï¿½Carla Maradey-Romero, Ronnie Fass, and M. Michael Wolfe 36. Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum ï¿½ï¿½Robert C. Lowe and M. Michael Wolfe 37. Inflammatory Bowel Disease ï¿½ï¿½Hannah L. Miller and Francis A. Farraye 38. Diseases of the Pancreas ï¿½ï¿½David R. Lichtenstein Section VII: Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System 39. Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease ï¿½ï¿½Shaheryar A. Siddiqui and Michael B. Fallon 40. Jaundice ï¿½ï¿½Klaus E. Mï¿½nkemï¿½ller, Helmut Neumann, and Michael B. Fallon 41. Acute and Chronic Hepatitis ï¿½ï¿½Jen-Jung Pan and Michael B. Fallon 42. Acute Liver Failure ï¿½ï¿½Brendan M. McGuire and Michael B. Fallon 43. Cirrhosis of the Liver and its Complications ï¿½ï¿½Shaheryar A. Siddiqui and Michael B. Fallon 44. Disorders of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract ï¿½ï¿½Matthew P. Spinn and Michael B. Fallon Section VIII: Hematologic Disease 45. Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Failure ï¿½ï¿½Eunice S. Wang and Nancy Berliner 46. Clonal Disorders of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell ï¿½ï¿½Eunice S. Wang and Nancy Berliner 47. Disorders of Red Blood Cells ï¿½ï¿½Michal G. Rose and Nancy Berliner 48. Clinical Disorders of Neutrophils ï¿½ï¿½Michal G. Rose and Nancy Berliner 49. Disorders of Lymphocytes ï¿½ï¿½Jill Lacy and Stuart Seropian 50. Normal Hemostasis ï¿½ï¿½Alexa J. Siddon, Henry M. Rinder, and Christopher A. Tormeyï¿½ 51. Disorders of Hemostasis: Bleeding ï¿½ï¿½Christopher A. Tormey and Henry M. Rinder 52. Disorders of Hemostasis: Thrombosis ï¿½ï¿½Richard Torres and Henry M. Rinder Section IX: Oncologic Disease 53. Cancer Biology ï¿½ï¿½Aram F. Hezel 54. Cancer Epidemiology ï¿½ï¿½Gary H. Lyman andï¿½Nicole M. Kuderer 55. Principles of Cancer Therapy ï¿½ï¿½Davendra P.S. Sohal and Alok A. Khorana 56. Lung Cancer ï¿½ï¿½Patrick C. Ma 57. Gastrointestinal Cancers ï¿½ï¿½Davendra P.S. Sohal and Alok A. Khorana 58. Genitourinary Cancers ï¿½ï¿½Robert Dreicer, Jorge Garcia, Timothy Gilligan, and Brian Rini 59. Breast Cancer ï¿½ï¿½Nicole M. Kuderer and Gary H. Lyman 60. Other Solid Tumors ï¿½ï¿½Michael J. McNamara 61. Complications of Cancer and Cancer Treatment ï¿½ï¿½Bassam Estfan and Alok A. Khorana Section X: Endocrine Diseaseï¿½and Metabolic Disease 62. Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis ï¿½ï¿½Kawaljeet Kaur and Diana Maas 63. Thyroid Gland ï¿½ï¿½Theodore C. Friedman 64. Adrenal Gland ï¿½ï¿½Theodore C. Friedman 65. Male Reproductive Endocrinology ï¿½ï¿½Glenn D. Braunstein 66. Diabetes Mellitus, Hypoglycemia ï¿½ï¿½Robert J. Smith 67. Obesity ï¿½ï¿½Osama Hamdy 68. Malnutrition, Nutritional Assessment, and Nutritional Support inï¿½Hospitalized Adults ï¿½ï¿½Thomas R. Ziegler 69. Disorders of Lipid Metabolism ï¿½ï¿½Geetha Gopalakrishnan and Robert J. Smith Section XI: Women's Health 70. Women's Health Topics ï¿½ï¿½Kelly McGarry, Kimberly Babb, Laura Edmonds, Christine Duffy, Michelle Anvar and Jennifer Jeremiah Section XII: Men's Health 71. Men's Health Topics ï¿½ï¿½ David James Osborn, Douglas F. Milam, and Joseph A. Smith Jr. Section XIII: Diseases of Bone and Bone Mineral Metabolism 72. Normal Physiology of Bone and Mineral Homeostasis ï¿½ï¿½Andrew F. Stewart 73. Disorders of Serum Minerals ï¿½ï¿½Steven P. Hodak and Andrew F. Stewart 74. Metabolic Bone Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Mara J. Horwitz and Andrew F. Stewart 75. Osteoporosis ï¿½ï¿½Susan L. Greenspan Section XIV: Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disease 76. Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Disease ï¿½ï¿½Niveditha Mohan 77. Rheumatoid Arthritis ï¿½ï¿½Rayford R. June and Larry W. Moreland 78. Spondyloarthritis ï¿½ï¿½Douglas W. Lienesch 79. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ï¿½ï¿½Amy H. Kao and Susan Manzi 80. Systemic Sclerosisï¿½ ï¿½ï¿½Robyn T.ï¿½Domsic 81. Systemic Vasculitis ï¿½ï¿½Kimberly P. Liang 82. Crystal Arthropathies ï¿½ï¿½Ghaith Noaiseh 83. Osteoarthritis ï¿½ï¿½C. Kent Kwoh 84. Nonarticular Soft Tissue Disorders ï¿½ï¿½Niveditha Mohan 85. Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Disorders; Sjï¿½gren's Syndrome ï¿½ï¿½Yong Gil Hwang Section XV: Infectious Disease 86. Host Defenses against Infection ï¿½ï¿½Bharat Ramratnam and Edward J. Wing 87. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Kimberle Chapin 88. Fever and Febrile Syndromes ï¿½ï¿½Ekta Gupta and Maria D. Mileno 89. Bacteremia and Sepsis ï¿½ï¿½Russell J. McCulloh and Steven M. Opal 90. Infections of the Central Nervous System ï¿½ï¿½Allan R. Tunkel, Marjorie A. Janvier, and Avindra Nathï¿½ 91. Infections of the Head and Neck ï¿½ï¿½Edward J. Wing 92. Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract ï¿½ï¿½John R. Lonks 93. Infections of the Heart and Blood Vessels ï¿½ï¿½Cheston B. Cunha and Eleftheriosï¿½Mylonakisï¿½ 94. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections ï¿½ï¿½Sajeev Handa 95. Intraabdominalï¿½Infections ï¿½ï¿½Edward J. Wing 96. Infectious Diarrhea ï¿½ï¿½Awewura Kwara 97. Infections Involving Bones and Joints ï¿½ï¿½Jerome Larkin 98. Urinary Tract Infections ï¿½ï¿½Joao Tavares and Steven M. Opal 99. Health Care-Associated Infections ï¿½ï¿½Steven "Shaefer" Spires and Thomas R.ï¿½Talbot 100. Sexually Transmitted Infections ï¿½ï¿½Philip A. Chan and Susan Cu-uvin 101. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ï¿½ï¿½Brian T. Montague, Aadia I. Rana, Edward J. Wing,ï¿½and Timothy P. Flanigan 102. Infections in the Immunocompromised Host ï¿½ï¿½Staci A. Fischer 103. Infectious Diseases of Travelers: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections ï¿½ï¿½Rebecca Reece, Aadia I. Rana, and Erna Milunka Kojic Section XVI: Neurologic Disease 104. Neurologic Evaluation of the Patient ï¿½ï¿½Frederick J. Marshall 105. Disorders of Consciousness ï¿½ï¿½Mohamad Chmayssani and Paul M. Vespa 106. Disorders of Sleep ï¿½ï¿½Selim R. Benbadis 107. Cortical Syndromes ï¿½ï¿½Sinead M. Murphy and Timothy J. Counihan 108. Dementia and Memory Disturbances ï¿½ï¿½Frederick J. Marshall 109. Major Disorders of Mood, Thoughts, and Behavior ï¿½ï¿½Jeffrey M. Lyness 110. Autonomic Nervous System Disorders ï¿½ï¿½William P. Cheshire, Jr. 111. Headache, Neck and Back Pain, and Cranial Neuralgias ï¿½ï¿½Timothy J. Counihan 112. Disorders of Vision and Hearing ï¿½ï¿½Eavan McGovern and Timothy J. Counihanhan 113. Dizziness and Vertigo ï¿½ï¿½Kevin A. Kerber 114. Disorders of the Motor System ï¿½ï¿½Kevin M. Biglan 115. Congenital, Developmental, and Neurocutaneous Disorders ï¿½ï¿½Maxwell H. Sims and Jennifer M. Kwon 116. Cerebrovascular Disease ï¿½ï¿½Mitchell S.V. Elkind 117. Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury ï¿½ï¿½Geoffrey S.F.ï¿½Ling 118. Epilepsy ï¿½ï¿½Michel J. Berg 119. Central Nervous System Tumors ï¿½ï¿½Bryan J. Bonder and Lisa R. Rogers 120. Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders ï¿½ï¿½Anne Haney Cross 121. Neuromuscular Diseases: Disorders of the Motor Neuron and Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Disease ï¿½ï¿½Carlayne E. Jackson 122. Muscle Diseases ï¿½ï¿½Jeffrey M. Statland and Robert C. Griggs 123. Neuromuscular Junction Disease ï¿½ï¿½Emma Ciafaloni Section XVII: Geriatrics 124. The Aging Patient ï¿½ï¿½Mitchell T. Heflin and Harvey Jay Cohen Section XVIII: Palliative Care 125. Palliative Care ï¿½ï¿½Robert G. Holloway and Timothy E. Quill Section XIX: Alcohol and Substance Abuse 126. Alcohol and Substance Abuse ï¿½ï¿½Richard A. Lange and L. David Hillis
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