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Our collection of 37 books.

  • Colorectal Cancer - From Pathogenesis to Treatment
    Colorectal Cancer - From Pathogenesis to Treatment NEW
    Editor Luis Rodrigo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2545-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2544-0,
    440 pages, September, 2016
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major health problem because it represents around 10% of all cancers and achieves a worldwide estimate of 1.4 million newly diagnosed cases annually, resulting in approximately 700,000 deaths. Approximately 19-31% of pati ...
  • Membrane-bound Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and Protection
    Membrane-bound Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and Protection
    Editor Gyula Mozsik and Imre Szabo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2251-7,
    364 pages, March, 2016
    The book on Membrane-bound Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and Protection deals with various aspects of peptic ulcer disease, like clinical pharmacology, nutrition, molecular biochemical pharmacology as well as cl ...
  • Screening for Colorectal Cancer with Colonoscopy
    Screening for Colorectal Cancer with Colonoscopy
    Editor Rajunor Ettarh
    ISBN 978-953-51-2225-8,
    150 pages, December, 2015
    Colorectal cancer remains a major health issue for many developed regions around the world. The good news is that early detection has significantly improved overall survival rates and continues to do so. A number of prevention strategies contribute t ...
  • Endoscopy - Innovative Uses and Emerging Technologies
    Endoscopy - Innovative Uses and Emerging Technologies
    Editor Somchai Amornyotin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2172-5,
    412 pages, September, 2015
    Endoscopy is a fast moving field, and new techniques are continuously emerging. In recent decades, endoscopy has evolved and branched out from a diagnostic modality to enhanced video and computer assisting imaging with impressive interventional capab ...
  • Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Editor Gyula Mozsik, Omar M. E. Abdel- Salam and Koji Takeuchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1631-8,
    320 pages, July, 2014
    The capsaicin, a component of paprika, has been used in the culinary practice of every day nutritional practice. This agent is known to cause a variety of actions in the body through activating capsaicin-sensitive afferent neurons. A recently launc ...
  • 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
    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 ...
  • Colorectal Cancer - Surgery, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Colorectal Cancer - Surgery, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Editor Jim S Khan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1231-0,
    530 pages, March, 2014
    Colorectal cancer is one of the commonest cancers affecting individuals across the world. An improvement in survival has been attributed to multidisciplinary management, better diagnostics, improved surgical options for the primary and metastatic dis ...
  • Dyspepsia - Advances in Understanding and Management
    Dyspepsia - Advances in Understanding and Management
    Editor Eldon Shaffer and Michael Curley
    ISBN 978-953-51-1205-1,
    210 pages, November, 2013
    This textbook is specifically written for clinicians involved in managing patients with dyspepsia. It is a practical guide with up-to-date suggestions on evaluation, diagnosis, and management from experts from around the world. Each chapter is a succ ...