Several new sections have been added - Scorpion sting, snake bite, metabolic syndrome and endothelial dysfunction: Endo PAT for evaluation of endothelial function: Sudoscan for early detection of diabetic autonomic neuropathy, sleep disorders, women's health, stem cell therapy, personalized medicine and healthcare and mobile Smartphone revolution in health care. Several sections have been updated, especially - ANP, BNP and ProBNP in assessment of heart failure, procalcitonin for diagnosis of infection and guide to antibiotic decisions; imaging infection with radionuclide SPECT and PET; a note on Rickettsial Disease in India and threat of Ebola; renal sympathetic denervation for refractory hypertension; figure on lymph node enlargement, Tables of drugs; vitamin D and EPA/DHA in section on nutritional deficiency; Alzheimer's disease as type 3 diabetes. The entire chapter on obesity is updated and expanded; erectile dysfunction management with vacuum devices and prostheses; medical oncology section is updated new approaches of targeted therapy with specific monoclonal antibodies, anti-sense oligonucleotides, somatostatin receptor imaging with PET/CT and treatment of neuroendocrine tumors with Lutetium - DotaToc.
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Modern System of Ophthalmology Anatomy & Physiology of Eye