Dupuytren's Disease, 1st Edition
Includes chapters on prevalence of Dupuytren's disease, normal genetics and the genetic abnormalities associated with Dupuytren's disease, and collagen and collagen synthesis in healthy fascia and Dupuytren's disease.
Provides numerous illustrations throughout.
Contains an in-depth bibliography and a useful, complete glossary of related terms.
Consolidates today's available information on Dupuytren’s science into a single, convenient resource.
Chapter 1 Incidence and prevalence of Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 2 Epidemiology and risk factors in Dupuytren's disease
Chapter 3 Anatomy and pathoanatomy in Dupuytren's disease
Chapter 4 Genetics of Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 5 Cells of Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 6 Growth factors, hormones, cytokines, and free radicals in Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 7 MicroRNAs in Dupuytren's disease
Chapter 8 Signaling pathways in Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 9 Collagen and collagen synthesis in Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 10 Collagenase
Chapter 11 Extracellular matrix in Dupuytren’s disease
Chapter 12 Developing new therapeutics for Dupuytren’s disease
Lawrence C. Hurst, MD, Professor & Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Marie A. Badalamente, Ph.D., Dept. Orthopaedics, T-18, Room 052, Health Science Center State University and David Edward Komatsu