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  • Aortic Aneurysm - Recent Advances
    Aortic Aneurysm - Recent Advances
    Edited by Cornelia Amalinei
    ISBN 978-953-51-1081-1,
    238 pages, April, 2013
    An increase in aortic aneurysm occurrence is registered, despite considerable advances in surgical interventions. Consequently, numerous researchers have been trying to improve the understanding the aortic aneurysm pathogenesis in order to facilitate ...
  • What Should We Know About Prevented, Diagnostic, and Interventional Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease
    What Should We Know About Prevented, Diagnostic, and Interventional Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease
    Edited by Branislav G. Baskot
    ISBN 978-953-51-1043-9,
    482 pages, March, 2013
    The mortality from ischemic heart disease has decreased in recent years. The better understanding of risk factors associated with development of coronary artery disease has significantly contributed to this decline. Improvements in medical and interv ...
  • Artery Bypass
    Artery Bypass
    Edited by Wilbert S. Aronow
    ISBN 978-953-51-1025-5,
    546 pages, March, 2013
    The latest diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the management of coronary artery disease by coronary artery bypass graft surgery and by percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting and in the interventional management of other atherosclerot ...
  • Atrial Fibrillation - Mechanisms and Treatment
    Atrial Fibrillation - Mechanisms and Treatment
    Edited by Tong Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-1023-1,
    246 pages, February, 2013
    Atrial fibrillation is a rapidly evolving epidemic associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and its prevalence has increased over the past few decades. In the past few years, the recent understanding of the diverse mechanisms ...
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
    Ischemic Heart Disease
    Edited by David C. Gaze
    ISBN 978-953-51-0993-8,
    210 pages, February, 2013
    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is ranked as the leading cause of death world wide, responsible for 17.1 million deaths globally each year. Such numbers are often difficult to comprehend. A coronary even occurs every 25 seconds and CVD kills one person ...
  • Research Directions in Tumor Angiogenesis
    Research Directions in Tumor Angiogenesis
    Edited by Jianyuan Chai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0963-1,
    300 pages, February, 2013
    Angiogenesis is an extension process of the cardiovascular network within human body. It is usually triggered by the demand of oxygen and nutrients from the fast growing tissue and uncontrollably dividing cells, as seen during wound healing and tumor ...
  • Cardiac Defibrillation
    Cardiac Defibrillation
    Edited by Damir Erkapic, Tamas Bauernfeind
    ISBN 978-953-51-0931-0,
    186 pages, January, 2013
    Sudden cardiac death and ventricular arrhythmia play a prominent role in mortality in our era. One of the biggest milestones in the therapy of ventricular arrhythmias was the invention of cardiac defibrillation. There were several important developme ...
  • Current Issues and Recent Advances in Pacemaker Therapy
    Current Issues and Recent Advances in Pacemaker Therapy
    Edited by Attila Roka
    ISBN 978-953-51-0703-3,
    298 pages, August, 2012
    Patients with implanted pacemakers or defibrillators are frequently encountered in various healthcare settings. As these devices may be responsible for, or contribute to a variety of clinically significant issues, familiarity with their function and ...