InTech Books

  • Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Editor Anthony G. Catto-Smith
    ISBN 978-953-51-1241-9
    186 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3431 times.
    Fecal incontinence is a common and disabling condition that unfortunately remains an “orphan” in terms of medical research and effective therapies. This book provides a brief review of the pathophysiology of fecal incontinence with specific focu ...
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Editor Vladimir Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1238-9
    200 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3325 times.
    Although Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has been known since the ancient times, the exact etiology and pathogenesis of OCD unfortunately still remain unknown. In addition, the therapeutic approaches elaborated for the treatment of OCD as a whole ...
  • Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Editor Bruna Maria Roesler
    ISBN 978-953-51-1239-6
    390 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 5513 times.
    Helicobacter pylori is a universally distributed bacterium which affects more than half of the world population. The infection is associated with the development of various diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, besides extradigestive diseases ...
  • A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-51-1229-7
    230 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 4012 times.
    Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research an ...
  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1235-8
    918 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 22124 times.
    Soil is an irreplaceable resource that sustains life on the planet, challenged by food and energy demands of an increasing population. Therefore, soil contamination constitutes a critical issue to be addressed if we are to secure the life quality of ...
  • Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor David M. Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-1232-7
    534 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 7599 times.
    Of all the parasitic diseases, leishmaniasis is one of the most diverse, with a variety of manifestations, from relatively minor cutaneous lesions to deadly visceral infections. It is also widespread, causing human disease in the Americas, Asia, Eur ...
  • Optical Sensors - New Developments and Practical Applications
    Optical Sensors - New Developments and Practical Applications
    Editor Mohamad Yasin, Sulaiman Wadi Harun and Hamzah Arof
    ISBN 978-953-51-1233-4
    238 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 4773 times.
    This book is a compilation of works presenting recent developments and practical applications in optical sensor technology. It contains 10 chapters that encompass contributions from various individuals and research groups working in the area of optic ...
  • HLA and Associated Important Diseases
    HLA and Associated Important Diseases
    Editor Yongzhi Xi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1230-3
    382 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 6966 times.
    This year marks the 60th anniversary of HLA discovery by the French Nobel laureate physician Jean Dausset, as well as the 55th anniversary of the identification and naming of the first HLA. Under such circumstances, both basic HLA research and its cl ...