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  • Soft Tissue Tumors
    Soft Tissue Tumors
    Editor Fethi Derbel
    ISBN 978-953-307-862-5,
    282 pages, November, 2011
    Soft tissue tumors include a heterogeneous group of diagnostic entities, most of them benign in nature and behavior. Malignant entities, soft tissue sarcomas, are rare tumors that account for1% of all malignancies. These are predominantly tumors of a ...
  • Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Editor Caterina AM La Porta
    ISBN 978-953-307-722-2,
    284 pages, November, 2011
    Skin cancers are the fastest growing type of cancer in the United States and represent the most commonly diagnosed malignancy, surpassing lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer. In Europe, the British Isles have been the highest rates of skin c ...
  • Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Editor Yohei Tanaka
    ISBN 978-953-307-291-3,
    642 pages, November, 2011
    Melanoma is considered to be one of the most aggressive forms of skin neoplasms. Despite aggressive researches towards finding treatments, no effective therapy exists to inhibit the metastatic spread of malignant melanoma. The 5-year survival rate of ...
  • Current Concepts of Urethroplasty
    Current Concepts of Urethroplasty
    Editor Ivo Donkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-392-7,
    152 pages, November, 2011
    Urethral reconstructive surgery has always been a challenging part for urologist since the dawn of our speciality. In this book leading experts in lower urinary reconstructions from all over the world present their views and experience in that field, ...
  • Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Editor Ahmed AbdelRaouf ElGeidie
    ISBN 978-953-307-773-4,
    256 pages, November, 2011
    Updated topics in minimally invasive abdominal surgery provides surgeons interested in minimally invasive abdominal surgery with the most recent techniques and discussions in laparoscopic surgery. This book includes different topics covering a big va ...
  • HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications
    HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications
    Editor Elaheh Aghdassi
    ISBN 978-953-307-701-7,
    222 pages, November, 2011
    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a complex illness affecting the immune system. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an advanced form of HIV infection in which the patient has developed opportunistic infections or certain types ...
  • Cardiac Defibrillation - Prediction, Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Arrhythmic Events
    Cardiac Defibrillation - Prediction, Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Arrhythmic Events
    Editor Joyelle J. Harris
    ISBN 978-953-307-692-8,
    188 pages, November, 2011
    Millions of people throughout the world currently depend on appropriate, timely shocks from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to avoid sudden death due to cardiovascular malfunctions. Therefore, information regarding the use, application ...
  • Hemodialysis - Different Aspects
    Hemodialysis - Different Aspects
    Editor Maria Goretti Penido
    ISBN 978-953-307-315-6,
    321 pages, November, 2011
    The book provides practical and accessible information on all aspects of hemodialysis, with emphasis on day-to-day management of patients. It is quite comprehensive as it covers almost all the aspects of hemodialysis. In short it is a valuable book a ...