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  • Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy
    Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy
    Editor Zaid Afawi
    ISBN 978-953-307-700-0
    214 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 19873 times.
    This book on Epilepsy was conceived and produced as a source of information on wide range of issues in epilepsy. We hope that it will help health care providers in daily practices and increase their understanding on diagnosis and treatment of epileps ...
  • Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies - Recent Developments
    Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies - Recent Developments
    Editor Jan Tore Gran
    ISBN 978-953-307-694-2
    222 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 24772 times.
    The term "myositis" covers a variety of disorders often designated "idiopathic inflammatory myopathies". Although they are rather rare compared to other rheumatic diseases, they often cause severe disability and not infrequently increased mortality. ...
  • Laparoscopy - An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Laparoscopy - An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Editor Ivo Meinhold-Heerlein
    ISBN 978-953-307-299-9
    146 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 18293 times.
    Over the last decades an enormous amount of technical advances was achieved in the field of laparoscopy. Many surgeons with surgical, urological, or gynaecological background have contributed to the improvement of this surgical approach which today h ...
  • Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer
    Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer
    Editor Nikolay Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-307-668-3
    240 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 45968 times.
    Liposuction is the first cosmetic procedure to change beutification surgery from open extensive excision surgery into a more atraumatic closed one. It gave rise to the modern understanding of minimally scarring and minimally invasive surgery and chan ...
  • Different Views of Anxiety Disorders
    Different Views of Anxiety Disorders
    Editor Salih Selek
    ISBN 978-953-307-560-0
    380 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 64694 times.
    Anxiety, whether an illness or emotion, is a term with historical roots even in the Bible, but it was not popular until the modern age. Today, we can group, diagnose and treat several anxiety disorders to an extent, but the assessment of symptoms and ...
  • Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis-Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms and Therapeutic Targets
    Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis-Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms and Therapeutic Targets
    Editor Suzanne De La Monte
    ISBN 978-953-307-690-4
    702 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 71936 times.
    Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis: Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms, and Therapeutic Targets, delivers the concepts embodied within its title. This exciting book presents the full array of theories about the causes of Alzheimer's, including fresh co ...
  • Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment of Abdominal, Thoracoabdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
    Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment of Abdominal, Thoracoabdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
    Editor R.T. Grundmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-466-5
    424 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 85591 times.
    This book considers mainly diagnosis, screening, surveillance and treatment of abdominal, thoracoabdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. It addresses vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists, but also anyone engaged in va ...
  • Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Colleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-363-7
    422 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 61857 times.
    Obesity and type 2 diabetes are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed insulin secretion in both healthy individuals and in patients with type 2 diabetes. Because of the risk associated with progression from insulin resistance to dia ...