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  • Medical Imaging
    Medical Imaging
    Edited by Okechukwu Felix Erondu
    ISBN 978-953-307-774-1,
    412 pages, December, 2011
    What we know about and do with medical imaging has changed rapidly during the past decade, beginning with the basics, following with the breakthroughs, and moving on to the abstract. This book demonstrates the wider horizon that has become the mainst ...
  • Aneurysmal Disease of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
    Aneurysmal Disease of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
    Edited by Marvin D. Atkins and Ruth L. Bush
    ISBN 978-953-307-578-5,
    236 pages, December, 2011
    The first successful open surgical repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm was in 1951 by Dubost and represented a tremendous milestone in the care of this challenging disease. The introduction of endovascular repair in 1991 by Parodi furthered the ca ...
  • Skin Cancer Overview
    Skin Cancer Overview
    Edited by Yaguang Xi
    ISBN 978-953-307-746-8,
    226 pages, December, 2011
    The book Skin Cancer Overview is divided into three sections to cover the most essential topics in skin cancer research: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment, and Prevention. Due to the complexity of skin cancer, this book attempts to not only provide t ...
  • Pheochromocytoma - A New View of the Old Problem
    Pheochromocytoma - A New View of the Old Problem
    Edited by Jose Fernando Martin
    ISBN 978-953-307-822-9,
    174 pages, December, 2011
    The book is divided into six sections. The first three sections focus on the pathophysiology of the disease, showing anatomo- and histopathological aspects, experimental models and signaling pathways and programmed cell death related to pheochromocyt ...
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Edited by Hendrik Van Poppel
    ISBN 978-953-307-844-1,
    154 pages, December, 2011
    Surgical and medical oncologists have been unable to decrease renal cell carcinoma mortality for uncertain reasons, although a lot of progress has been made in diagnosis and imaging, recognition of different genetic and pathological entities, managem ...
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    Edited by David Mathieu
    ISBN 978-953-307-888-5,
    190 pages, December, 2011
    Gamma knife radiosurgery is a minimally-invasive treatment alternative for intracranial disorders, including tumors, vascular malformations, facial pain and epilepsy. This book will allow the reader to learn when gamma knife radiosurgery is appropria ...
  • Drug Discovery and Development - Present and Future
    Drug Discovery and Development - Present and Future badge
    Edited by Izet M. Kapetanovic
    ISBN 978-953-307-615-7,
    540 pages, December, 2011
    Drug discovery and development process aims to make available medications that are safe and effective in improving the length and quality of life and relieving pain and suffering. However, the process is very complex, time consuming, resource intens ...
  • Contact Dermatitis
    Contact Dermatitis
    Edited by Young Suck Ro
    ISBN 978-953-307-577-8,
    160 pages, December, 2011
    This book centralizes on the subject of contact dermatitis. It aims to provide the dermatologist with a sound base of clinical wisdom and key scientific findings to make an accurate diagnosis and management plan. SPECIAL FEATURES: - Describes numerou ...