Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Ebooks » Biomedical Sciences » Medicine » Cancer » Brain Cancer Therapy and Surgical Interventions chapters » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Differential Equations: Application Systems and Functions
$95.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.Overcoming the Barriers of the Central Nervous System: Novel Methods of Drug Delivery to Brain Cancer (pp. 1-21)
02.Targeted Therapy for Brain Tumors (pp. 77-111)
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Overcoming the Barriers of the Central Nervous System: Novel Methods of Drug Delivery to Brain Cancer (pp. 1-21)
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Overcoming the Barriers of the Central Nervous System: Novel Methods of Drug Delivery to Brain Cancer (pp. 1-21) $25.00
Authors:  Adam M. Schmitt and Maciej S. Lesniak (The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL)
Abstract:
Most antitumor drugs are excluded from the brain by a series of physiological barrier between the blood and the central nervous system (CNS) microenvironment. These barriers arise from unique properties of CNS blood vessel endothelial cells and specialized epithelial cells. Both of the cell types utilize tight junctions to prevent bulk flow of blood-born products into the brain. Overcoming the limitations imposed by the blood-brain barrier is critical to achieving therapeutic concentrations of drugs in the CNS, and has been the focus of intense research. This chapter discusses past, present, and future approaches to manipulating the blood-brain barriers and reviews the most effective ways of delivering drugs in order to improve the outcome of patients with malignant brain tumors. 


Available Options:
Version:
Special Focus Titles
01.The Bronze Mask: Protagonists of English Literature
02.Biotechnological Applications of Seaweeds
03.The Lonely Ape that Told Himself Stories: The Necessity of Stories for Human Survival
04.Different Aspects on Chemotherapy of Trypanosomatids
05.Pediatric Surgery Handbook for Residents and Medical Students
06.Fighting for a Gender[ed] Identity: An Ethnographic Examination of White Collar Boxers
07.Blood Viscosity: Its Role in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Hematology
08.Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality: Global Challenges, Risk Factors and Interventions
09.Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder): Clinical Characteristics, Psychological Interventions and Emotional Effects
10.Thyroid Nodules and Cancer: A Simplified Case Oriented Approach
11.Biliary Diseases with Pancreatic Counterparts: A New Disease Concept
12.SAFETY & PERFORMANCE
Total Respect Management (TR3M): A Novel Approach to Achieve Safety and Performance Proactively in Any Organisation

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Overcoming the Barriers of the Central Nervous System: Novel Methods of Drug Delivery to Brain Cancer (pp. 1-21)