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  • Laparoscopic Surgery
    Laparoscopic Surgery NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Arshad M. Malik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2964-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2963-9,
    142 pages, February, 2017
    Laparoscopic surgery developed as the most element change ever in the history of surgery. The approach of this method is no more a late headway. The history goes back three decades now when appendectomy was initially performed laparoscopically in 198 ...
  • HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges
    HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges NEW
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    Edited by Nancy Dumais
    ISBN 978-953-51-2962-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2961-5,
    172 pages, February, 2017
    With increasing efficacy of antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS has shifted from a disease with high mortality to a chronic illness with substantial longevity. However, researchers, physicians and social workers still face many challenges, and it is imp ...
  • Modern Antenna Systems
    Modern Antenna Systems NEW
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    Edited by Mohammad A. Matin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2926-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2925-7,
    218 pages, February, 2017
    The field of antenna engineering has been advancing at a remarkable pace to support modern communication systems. Recently, significant progress has been made in the development of new antennas and techniques targeted for applications in medical, def ...
  • Nanostructured Solar Cells
    Nanostructured Solar Cells NEW
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    Edited by Narottam Das
    ISBN 978-953-51-2936-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2935-6,
    312 pages, February, 2017
    Nanostructured solar cells are very important in renewable energy sector as well as in environmental aspects, because it is environment friendly. The nano-grating structures (such as triangular or conical shaped) have a gradual change in refractive i ...
  • New Developments in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    New Developments in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis NEW
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    Edited by Lazaros I. Sakkas
    ISBN 978-953-51-2970-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2969-1,
    162 pages, February, 2017
    The pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is incompletely understood. HLA class II alleles and T cells have been implicated for many years. The discovery of anticitrullinated peptide antibodies (ACPAs), along with the effectiveness of biological ...
  • Aortic Aneurysm
    Aortic Aneurysm NEW
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    Edited by Kaan Kirali
    ISBN 978-953-51-2934-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2933-2,
    202 pages, February, 2017
    Aortic aneurysms are very silent, insidious, and sudden complicated pathologies with high incidence of sudden death. The aorta has several different parts, which are affected by aneurysmal pathology independently and separately or conjointly. Prevent ...
  • Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine
    Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine NEW
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    Edited by Naofumi Shiomi and Viduranga Waisundara
    ISBN 978-953-51-2942-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2941-7,
    254 pages, February, 2017
    Superfoods and functional foods are receiving increasing attention because of their important roles in health. This book focuses on the production of superfoods and functional foods and their role as medicine. In the early chapters, prominent researc ...
  • Biomass Volume Estimation and Valorization for Energy
    Biomass Volume Estimation and Valorization for Energy NEW
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    Edited by Jaya Shankar Tumuluru
    ISBN 978-953-51-2938-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2937-0,
    514 pages, February, 2017
    This book is the outcome of contributions by many experts in the field from different disciplines, various backgrounds, and diverse expertise. This book provides information on biomass volume calculation methods and biomass valorization for energy pr ...