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  • Angina Pectoris
    Angina Pectoris
    Editor Federico Piscione
    ISBN 978-953-307-359-0,
    192 pages, October, 2011
    Angina is the most common disorder affecting patients with ischemic heart disease. This book provides a thorough review of fundamental principles of diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of angina pectoris, representing an invaluable resource not ...
  • Biodiversity
    Biodiversity
    Editor Adriano Sofo
    ISBN 978-953-307-715-4,
    148 pages, October, 2011
    Biodiversity is strongly affected by the rapid and accelerating changes in the global climate, which largely stem from human activity. Anthropogenic activities are causing highly influential impacts on species persistence. The sustained environmental ...
  • Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Editor Giulio Aniello Santoro
    ISBN 978-953-307-758-1,
    410 pages, October, 2011
    Dramatic improvements in medicine over the last few years have resulted in more reliable and accessible diagnostics and treatment of rectal cancer. Given the complex physiopathology of this tumor, the approach should not be limited to a single specia ...
  • Ionic Liquids - Classes and Properties
    Ionic Liquids - Classes and Properties
    Editor Scott T. Handy
    ISBN 978-953-307-634-8,
    360 pages, October, 2011
    Room temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) are an interesting and valuable family of compounds. Although they are all salts, their components can vary considerably, including imidazolium, pyridinium, ammonium, phosphonium, thiazolium, and triazolium cat ...
  • Aortic Stenosis - Etiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Aortic Stenosis - Etiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Editor Masanori Hirota
    ISBN 978-953-307-660-7,
    264 pages, October, 2011
    Currently, aortic stenosis (AS) is the most prevalent valvular disease in developed countries. Pathological and molecular mechanisms of AS have been investigated in many aspects. And new therapeutic devices such as transcatheter aortic valve implanta ...
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Editor Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-657-7,
    250 pages, October, 2011
    Glucose is an essential metabolic substrate of all mammalian cells being the major carbohydrate presented to the cell for energy production and also many other anabolic requirements. Hypoglycemia is a disorder where the glucose serum concentration i ...
  • Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
    Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
    Editor Ksenija Pešek
    ISBN 978-953-307-695-9,
    132 pages, October, 2011
    Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still one of the leading causes of death in the world. The book Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease is a contribution to the application of new knowledge in the area of cardiovascular diseases. The book comprises ...
  • Acute Phase Proteins - Regulation and Functions of Acute Phase Proteins
    Acute Phase Proteins - Regulation and Functions of Acute Phase Proteins
    Editor Francisco Veas
    ISBN 978-953-307-252-4,
    380 pages, October, 2011
    The two volumes of Acute Phase Proteins book consist of chapters that give a large panel of fundamental and applied knowledge on one of the major elements of the inflammatory process during the acute phase response, i.e., the acute phase proteins exp ...