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  • Biomechanics in Applications
    Biomechanics in Applications
    Editor Vaclav Klika
    ISBN 978-953-307-969-1
    420 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 80124 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 100201 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 36491 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 26828 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 ...
  • Acupuncture - Clinical Practice, Particular Techniques and Special Issues
    Acupuncture - Clinical Practice, Particular Techniques and Special Issues
    Editor Marcelo Saad
    ISBN 978-953-307-630-0
    150 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 51535 times.
    Acupuncture is growing in popularity world-wide. Acupuncture and related techniques are useful tools for treating a spectrum of diseases. However, there are still many areas of controversy connected to it due to the fact that mechanisms of action of ...
  • Understanding the Complexities of Kidney Transplantation
    Understanding the Complexities of Kidney Transplantation
    Editor Jorge Ortiz and Jason Andre
    ISBN 978-953-307-819-9
    574 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 73554 times.
    Kidney transplantation is a complex field that incorporates several different specialties to manage the transplant patient. This book was created because of the importance of kidney transplantation. This volume focuses on the complexities of the tran ...
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders - From Genes to Environment
    Autism Spectrum Disorders - From Genes to Environment
    Editor Tim Williams
    ISBN 978-953-307-558-7
    412 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 83532 times.
    Autism spectrum disorders are a major topic for research. The causes are now thought to be largely genetic although the genes involved are only slowly being traced. The effects of ASD are often devastating and families and schools have to adapt to pr ...
  • The Mystery of Glaucoma
    The Mystery of Glaucoma
    Editor Tomaš Kubena
    ISBN 978-953-307-567-9
    362 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59428 times.
    Since long ago scientists have been trying hard to show up the core of glaucoma. To its understanding we needed to penetrate gradually to its molecular level. The newest pieces of knowledge about the molecular biology of glaucoma are presented in the ...