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  • 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 75040 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 58800 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 ...
  • Forensic Medicine - From Old Problems to New Challenges
    Forensic Medicine - From Old Problems to New Challenges
    Editor Duarte Nuno Vieira
    ISBN 978-953-307-262-3
    394 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 68186 times.
    Forensic medicine is a continuously evolving science that is constantly being updated and improved, not only as a result of technological and scientific advances (which bring almost immediate repercussions) but also because of developments in the soc ...
  • Research on Melanoma - A Glimpse into Current Directions and Future Trends
    Research on Melanoma - A Glimpse into Current Directions and Future Trends
    Editor Mandi Murph
    ISBN 978-953-307-293-7
    426 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 33549 times.
    The book Research on Melanoma: A Glimpse into Current Directions and Future Trends, is divided into sections to represent the most cutting-edge topics in melanoma from around the world. The emerging epigenetics of disease, novel therapeutics under de ...
  • Biomechanics in Applications
    Biomechanics in Applications
    Editor Vaclav Klika
    ISBN 978-953-307-969-1
    420 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 81557 times.
    During last couple of years there has been an increasing recognition that problems arising in biology or related to medicine really need a multidisciplinary approach. For this reason some special branches of both applied theoretical physics and mathe ...
  • DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors
    DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors
    Editor Francesca Storici
    ISBN 978-953-307-649-2
    392 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 100932 times.
    DNA repair is fundamental to all cell types to maintain genomic stability. A collection of cutting-edge reviews, DNA Repair - On the pathways to fixing DNA damage and errors covers major aspects of the DNA repair processes in a large variety of organ ...
  • The Clinical Spectrum of Alzheimer's Disease -The Charge Toward Comprehensive Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies
    The Clinical Spectrum of Alzheimer's Disease -The Charge Toward Comprehensive Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies
    Editor Suzanne De La Monte
    ISBN 978-953-307-993-6
    376 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 36895 times.
    The Clinical Spectrum of Alzheimer's Disease: The Charge Toward Comprehensive Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies is highly informative and current. Acknowledged experts in the field critically review both standard and under-appreciated clinical, ...
  • Cardiac Pacemakers - Biological Aspects, Clinical Applications and Possible Complications
    Cardiac Pacemakers - Biological Aspects, Clinical Applications and Possible Complications
    Editor Mart Min
    ISBN 978-953-307-639-3
    206 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 27266 times.
    Clinical usage of artificial pacing dates back to 1958, when the battery powered cardiac pacemakers became available. Modern implantable pacemakers are the complicated electronic devices operating 10 years continuously without battery exchange. Thoug ...