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  • Flavivirus Encephalitis
    Flavivirus Encephalitis
    Editor Daniel Růžek
    ISBN 978-953-307-669-0
    490 pages, October, 2011
    Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue associated with clinical evidence of brain dysfunction. The disease is of high public health importance worldwide due to its high morbidity and mortality. Flaviviruses, such as tick-borne encephalit ...
  • CT Scanning - Techniques and Applications
    CT Scanning - Techniques and Applications
    Editor Karupppasamy Subburaj
    ISBN 978-953-307-943-1
    358 pages, October, 2011
    Since its introduction in 1972, X-ray computed tomography (CT) has evolved into an essential diagnostic imaging tool for a continually increasing variety of clinical applications. The goal of this book was not simply to summarize currently available ...
  • Implant Dentistry - The Most Promising Discipline of Dentistry
    Implant Dentistry - The Most Promising Discipline of Dentistry
    Editor Ilser Turkyilmaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-481-8
    488 pages, October, 2011
    Since Dr. Branemark presented the osseointegration concept with dental implants, implant dentistry has changed and improved dramatically. The use of dental implants has skyrocketed in the past thirty years. As the benefits of therapy became apparent, ...
  • Human Genetic Diseases
    Human Genetic Diseases
    Editor Dijana Plaseska-Karanfilska
    ISBN 978-953-307-936-3
    298 pages, October, 2011
    The genetics science is less than 150 years old, but its accomplishments have been astonishing. Genetics has become an indispensable component of almost all research in modern biology and medicine. Human genetic variation is associated with many, if ...
  • New Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    New Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Editor Oliviu Pascu and Andrada Seicean
    ISBN 978-953-307-777-2
    322 pages, October, 2011
    As result of progress, endoscopy has became more complex, using more sophisticated devices and has claimed a special form. In this moment, the gastroenterologist performing endoscopy has to be an expert in macroscopic view of the lesions in the gut, ...
  • Advanced Laparoscopy
    Advanced Laparoscopy
    Editor Ali Shamsa
    ISBN 978-953-307-674-4
    202 pages, October, 2011
    The present book, published by InTech, has been written by a number of highly outstanding authors from all over the world. Every author provides information concerning treatment of different diseases based on his or her knowledge, experience and ski ...
  • Underlying Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Underlying Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Editor Fatima Shad Kaneez
    ISBN 978-953-307-765-9
    368 pages, September, 2011
    This book is a very provocative and interesting addition to the literature on Epilepsy. It offers a lot of appealing and stimulating work to offer food of thought to the readers from different disciplines. Around 5% of the total world population have ...
  • Cardiac Defibrillation - Mechanisms, Challenges and Implications
    Cardiac Defibrillation - Mechanisms, Challenges and Implications
    Editor Natalia Trayanova
    ISBN 978-953-307-666-9
    260 pages, September, 2011
    The only known effective therapy for lethal disturbances in cardiac rhythm is de?brillation, the delivery of a strong electric shock to the heart. This technique constitutes the most important means for prevention of sudden cardiac death. The efficac ...