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  • Histopathology - Reviews and Recent Advances
    Histopathology - Reviews and Recent Advances
    Editor Enrique Poblet Martinez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0866-5
    298 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 18498 times.
    This edition aims to present some relevant topics in the histopathology area that may be of interest for medical doctors and for other professionals interested in pathology. Histopathology applies basic knowledge obtained from biologic and anatomic s ...
  • Topics in Renal Biopsy and Pathology
    Topics in Renal Biopsy and Pathology
    Editor Muhammed Mubarak and Javed I. Kazi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0477-3
    296 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30442 times.
    There is no dearth of high-quality books on renal biopsy and pathology in the market. These are either single author or multi-author books, written by world authorities in their respective areas, mostly from the developed world. The vast scholarly p ...
  • Muscle Biopsy
    Muscle Biopsy
    Editor Challa Sundaram
    ISBN 978-953-307-778-9
    162 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25214 times.
    Investigation of muscle diseases has changed dramatically with the understanding of genetic basis of a wide range of muscle diseases. Muscle biopsy has become a powerful tool not only to provide diagnosis but to make tissue available for genetic stud ...
  • Prostate Biopsy
    Prostate Biopsy
    Editor Nabil Kaddis Bissada
    ISBN 978-953-307-702-4
    134 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 13924 times.
    Prostate Biopsy represents the standard procedure for diagnosing Prostate Cancer. This procedure can be performed transrectally, through perineum or occasionally through the urethra. Although the procedures of Prostate Biopsy are covered in numerous ...
  • Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Editor Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-652-2
    360 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 56318 times.
    Over the last few decades the prevalence of diabetes has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. In 2010, 285 million people were diagnosed with diabetes and it is estimated that the number will increase to 438 million in 2030. Hypoglycemia ...
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Editor Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-657-7
    250 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 41499 times.
    Glucose is an essential metabolic substrate of all mammalian cells being the major carbohydrate presented to the cell for energy production and also many other anabolic requirements. Hypoglycemia is a disorder where the glucose serum concentration i ...
  • Amyloidosis - Mechanisms and Prospects for Therapy
    Amyloidosis - Mechanisms and Prospects for Therapy
    Editor Svetlana Sarantseva
    ISBN 978-953-307-253-1
    226 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 24612 times.
    Amyloidoses are a heterogeneous group of diverse etiology diseases. They are characterized by an endogenous production of abnormal proteins called amyloid proteins, which are not hydrosoluble, form depots in various organs and tissue of animals and h ...
  • Liver Biopsy
    Liver Biopsy
    Editor Hirokazu Takahashi
    ISBN 978-953-307-644-7
    414 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 96123 times.
    Liver biopsy is recommended as the gold standard method to determine diagnosis, fibrosis staging, prognosis and therapeutic indications in patients with chronic liver disease. However, liver biopsy is an invasive procedure with a risk of complication ...