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  • Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Edited by Jing Zheng and Chi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2896-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2895-3,
    452 pages, February, 2017
    This book contains a total of 21 chapters, each of which was written by experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impact ...
  • Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness
    Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness
    Edited by Ignacio Jauregui-Lobera
    ISBN 978-953-51-2900-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2899-1,
    272 pages, February, 2017
    Despite the relevance of eating disorders in the past years, the pure core of these mental disorders remains unknown. In this regard, it is not a surprise that the biopsychosocial model is the best way to go forward in order to understand and to impr ...
  • Fertility-oriented Female Reproductive Surgery
    Fertility-oriented Female Reproductive Surgery
    Edited by Atef Darwish
    ISBN 978-953-51-2878-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2877-9,
    144 pages, January, 2017
    In modern practice, the role of female reproductive surgery is declining apparently due to the widespread availability of assisted reproductive technology as an attractive option for infertile couples. To be more precise, prevention of female inferti ...
  • Umbilical Cord Blood Banking for Clinical Application and Regenerative Medicine
    Umbilical Cord Blood Banking for Clinical Application and Regenerative Medicine
    Edited by Ana Colette Mauricio
    ISBN 978-953-51-2866-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2865-6,
    256 pages, January, 2017
    Umbilical cord blood (UCB) and, more recently, umbilical cord tissue (UCT) have been stored cryopreserved in private and public cord blood and tissue banks worldwide, since the umbilical cord blood was used for the first time in a child with Fanconi ...
  • Botulinum Toxin Therapy Manual for Dystonia and Spasticity
    Botulinum Toxin Therapy Manual for Dystonia and Spasticity
    Edited by Raymond L. Rosales and Dirk Dressler
    ISBN 978-953-51-2852-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2851-9,
    180 pages, December, 2016
    Taking exception from previous publications and reviews, this handbook boldly knits botulinum toxin therapy indications in both dystonia and spasticity. Botulinum toxin therapy has indeed withstood the test of time in terms of its efficacy and safety ...
  • Glaucoma - Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics
    Glaucoma - Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics
    Edited by Parul Ichhpujani
    ISBN 978-953-51-2850-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2849-6,
    148 pages, December, 2016
    Written for ophthalmology residents and practitioners, this book provides the most comprehensive resource covering all the major aspects of aqueous humor and intraocular pressure dynamics. In addition to chapters on the conventional and new technolog ...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Novel Concepts for Research and Treatment
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Novel Concepts for Research and Treatment
    Edited by Victor Chaban
    ISBN 978-953-51-2828-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2827-4,
    94 pages, December, 2016
    This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date insights into emerging trends in research and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Key features include pathogenesis, existing and new therapies, as well as nonpharmacological approach in manage ...
  • Body Contouring and Sculpting
    Body Contouring and Sculpting badge
    Edited by Nikolay P. Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-51-2830-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2829-8,
    234 pages, December, 2016
    Over the past decades, surgical techniques have greatly progressed to improve and correct appearance. They are artistic procedures to give the highly demanded proportions. The growing public interest in aesthetic and plastic surgery interventions suc ...