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  • Gingival Diseases - Their Aetiology, Prevention and Treatment
    Gingival Diseases - Their Aetiology, Prevention and Treatment
    Editor Fotinos S. Panagakos and Robin M. Davies
    ISBN 978-953-307-376-7
    246 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 101421 times.
    Gingival diseases are a family of distinct pathological entities that involve the gingival tissues. These signs and symptoms of these diseases are so prevalent in populations around the world that they are often considered to be "normal" features. ...
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis - Current View on Diagnostics and Treatment
    Aortic Valve Stenosis - Current View on Diagnostics and Treatment
    Editor Petr Santavy
    ISBN 978-953-307-628-7
    156 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 39495 times.
    Currently, aortic stenosis is the most frequent heart valve disease in developed countries and its prevalence increases with the aging of the population. Affecting 3-5 percent of persons older than 65 years of age, it makes a large personal and econo ...
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-307-465-8
    274 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37274 times.
    Parkinson's disease is diagnosed by history and physical examination and there are no laboratory investigations available to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Confirmation of diagnosis of Parkinson's disease thus remains a difficulty. This bo ...
  • Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
    Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-307-464-1
    212 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 19977 times.
    This book about Parkinson's disease provides a detailed account of various aspects of this complicated neurological condition. Although most of the important motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease have been discussed in this book, but in ...
  • Management of Epilepsy - Research, Results and Treatment
    Management of Epilepsy - Research, Results and Treatment
    Editor Mintaze Kerem Gunel
    ISBN 978-953-307-680-5
    204 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 17678 times.
    Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, with a prevalence of 4-10/1000. The book contains the practical methods to approaching the classification and diagnosis of epilepsy, and provides information on management. Epilepsy is a comp ...
  • Gastritis and Gastric Cancer - New Insights in Gastroprotection, Diagnosis and Treatments
    Gastritis and Gastric Cancer - New Insights in Gastroprotection, Diagnosis and Treatments
    Editor Paola Tonino
    ISBN 978-953-307-375-0
    308 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 47932 times.
    This book is a comprehensive overview of invited contributions on Helicobacter pylori infection in gastritis and gastric carcinogenesis. The first part of the book covers topics related to the pathophysiology of gastric mucosal defense system and gas ...
  • Euthanasia - The "Good Death" Controversy in Humans and Animals
    Euthanasia - The
    Editor Josef Kuře
    ISBN 978-953-307-260-9
    262 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 41089 times.
    No one really wants to die, or do they? From classical times to our post-modern era of medical high tech, societies have struggled with the thorny issue of euthanasia, and what it entails. Who shall be entitled to a "good death" and in what form shal ...
  • Coronary Angiography - Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
    Coronary Angiography - Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
    Editor Branislav Baskot
    ISBN 978-953-307-675-1
    426 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 46460 times.
    In the intervening 10 years tremendous advances in the field of cardiac computed tomography have occurred. We now can legitimately claim that computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the coronary arteries is available. In the evaluation of patients w ...