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  • Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis NEW
    Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2770-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2769-7,
    176 pages, November, 2016
    Endocarditis remains an elusive challenge for clinicians to master. As the population ages and their comorbidities increase, the risk of infecting cardiac structures - both native and, the ever-increasing use of, prosthetic support technology - also ...
  • Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
    Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
    Edited by Chunfa Huang and Carl Freter
    ISBN 978-953-51-2735-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2734-5,
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Using natural products and developing pharmaceutical drugs are emerging topics to reduce blood cholesterol levels for preventing heart disease and stroke. Covering recent progresses in cholesterol-lowering drugs and therapy, this book describes the n ...
  • Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Edited by Helena Lenasi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2731-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2730-7,
    284 pages, October, 2016
    The book provides a comprehensive overview of selected topics in microcirculation, from physiology to pathophysiology including molecular mechanisms and clinical aspects. It contains 10 chapters written by reputed authors, which comprehensively sum u ...
  • Echocardiography in Heart Failure and Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Echocardiography in Heart Failure and Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Edited by Umashankar Lakshmanadoss
    ISBN 978-953-51-2739-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2738-3,
    216 pages, October, 2016
    The world of echocardiography continues to be full of exciting new technological developments with an ultimate goal of better patient care. In this book, titled "Echocardiography in Heart Failure and Cardiac Electrophysiology", authors from various p ...
  • Ischemic Stroke - Updates
    Ischemic Stroke - Updates
    Edited by Bernhard Schaller
    ISBN 978-953-51-2713-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2712-3,
    268 pages, October, 2016
    This book covers all aspects and the most vibrant topics of ischemic stroke research: from basic sciences to latest methods of clinical applications. The authors give an overview of what has importance today in stroke research and also strike future ...
  • Update on Essential Hypertension
    Update on Essential Hypertension
    Edited by Lizbeth Salazar-Sanchez
    ISBN 978-953-51-2615-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2614-0,
    230 pages, September, 2016
    Essential hypertension is a quantitative characteristic that is important for correlating with the rate of morbidity and mortality in the developed and developing countries. The etiology of essential hypertension is complex. This work, authored by r ...
  • Thrombosis, Atherosclerosis and Atherothrombosis - New Insights and Experimental Protocols
    Thrombosis, Atherosclerosis and Atherothrombosis - New Insights and Experimental Protocols
    Edited by Mojca Bozic-Mijovski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2226-5,
    150 pages, December, 2015
    Atherosclerosis and thrombosis are a major source of morbidity and mortality in the modern world. Great advances have been made in the past decades in our understanding of the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and thrombus formation. This book offe ...
  • Coronary Artery Disease - Assessment, Surgery, Prevention
    Coronary Artery Disease - Assessment, Surgery, Prevention
    Edited by Kaan Kirali
    ISBN 978-953-51-2206-7,
    312 pages, November, 2015
    Coronary artery atherosclerosis is the most common cardiac pathology, which is the primary cause of cardiac mortality. Coronary artery stenosis usually involves the proximal portion of the larger epicardial coronary arteries, but diffuse coronary art ...