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  • Thyroid Disorders - Focus on Hyperthyroidism
    Thyroid Disorders - Focus on Hyperthyroidism
    Editor Gonzalo Diaz Soto
    ISBN 978-953-51-1384-3
    278 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 963 times.
    The thyroid disorders are one of the most common and exciting areas of endocrinology. Hypothyroidism, multinodular goiter, hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer are only few of the several implications that the thyroid disorders have in health. In fact, ...
  • Type 2 Diabetes
    Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Kazuko Masuo
    ISBN 978-953-51-1171-9
    544 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 26977 times.
    Type 2 diabetes is now a global serious health problem. Patients with type 2 diabetes have 2-4 times higher risk of cardiovascular and renal complications, morbidity and mortality. This book, Type 2 Diabetes, is a unique book covering the topics incl ...
  • Amyloidosis
    Amyloidosis
    Editor Dali Feng
    ISBN 978-953-51-1100-9
    248 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7030 times.
    Amyloidosis is an uncommon disorder characterized by the deposition of extracellular amyloid proteins in tissues. Significant advancement has been made recently, which not only provides insight in to the pathophysiology of the disease but also helps ...
  • Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related Diseases
    Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related Diseases
    Editor Monica Fedele
    ISBN 978-953-51-1080-4
    274 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 9480 times.
    This book covers a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the field, including n ...
  • Gestational Diabetes - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Gestational Diabetes - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor Luis Sobrevia
    ISBN 978-953-51-1077-4
    172 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 9036 times.
    This book summarizes several aspects of GD, which is caused by not well-understood multifactorial mechanisms. Common strategies seem to be key in the understanding of the syndrome, i.e., endothelial dysfunction and the role of other placenta cells su ...
  • Type 1 Diabetes
    Type 1 Diabetes
    Editor Alan P. Escher and Alice Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-1017-0
    624 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 37520 times.
    This book contains a series of up-to-date chapters that review our current knowledge of type 1 diabetes as an autoimmune disease, the problems that still remain with existing treatments, and possible solutions for the near future.
  • Current Topics in Hypothyroidism with Focus on Development
    Current Topics in Hypothyroidism with Focus on Development
    Editor Eliška Potluková
    ISBN 978-953-51-0970-9
    230 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10322 times.
    Do you regard hypothyroidism as a more complex issue than just a simple prescription of levothyroxine tablet? Are you interested in getting more information on the management of thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy, at birth, in childhood or in subclinic ...
  • Lipid Metabolism
    Lipid Metabolism
    Editor Rodrigo Valenzuela Baez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0944-0
    472 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 28285 times.
    Lipids (fats and oils) are a wide range of organic molecules that serve several functions in organisms. Lipids are essential components of our diet, highlighting their important contribution in energy, representing 9 kcal/g (or 37.7 kJ/g), and by som ...