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  • Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Editor Anthony G. Catto-Smith
    ISBN 978-953-51-1241-9
    186 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1108 times.
    Fecal incontinence is a common and disabling condition that unfortunately remains an “orphan” in terms of medical research and effective therapies. This book provides a brief review of the pathophysiology of fecal incontinence with specific focu ...
  • Colorectal Cancer - Surgery, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Colorectal Cancer - Surgery, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Editor Jim S Khan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1231-0
    530 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3174 times.
    Colorectal cancer is one of the commonest cancers affecting individuals across the world. An improvement in survival has been attributed to multidisciplinary management, better diagnostics, improved surgical options for the primary and metastatic dis ...
  • Dyspepsia - Advances in Understanding and Management
    Dyspepsia - Advances in Understanding and Management
    Editor Eldon Shaffer and Michael Curley
    ISBN 978-953-51-1205-1
    210 pages, November, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3846 times.
    This textbook is specifically written for clinicians involved in managing patients with dyspepsia. It is a practical guide with up-to-date suggestions on evaluation, diagnosis, and management from experts from around the world. Each chapter is a succ ...
  • Endoscopy of GI Tract
    Endoscopy of GI Tract
    Editor Somchai Amornyotin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1034-7
    358 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 17742 times.
    Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern gastroenterology and other medical specialties. The field of endoscopic procedure has developed over the last decade. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogen ...
  • Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Screening - Future Directions
    Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Screening - Future Directions
    Editor Marco Bustamante
    ISBN 978-953-51-0949-5
    284 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11848 times.
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) represents a major public health problem worldwide. Fortunately most CRCs originate from a precursor lesion, the adenoma, which is accessible and removable. This is the rationale for CRC screening programs, which are aimed to ...
  • Gastric Carcinoma- New Insights into Current Management
    Gastric Carcinoma- New Insights into Current Management
    Editor Daniela Lazăr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0914-3
    304 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 19610 times.
    Gastric cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death in the world. There are no screening tests available for its diagnosis, therefore patients usually presents in late stages, associated with poor prognosis. Currently, many efforts ...
  • Current Topics in Gastritis - 2012
    Current Topics in Gastritis - 2012
    Editor Gyula Mozsik
    ISBN 978-953-51-0907-5
    274 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14453 times.
    Gastritis, as a medical term, exists for the last 150 years, however, terminology and etiology (including the prognosis ) has changed. Gastritis related medical problems are in the focus of different sub-disciplines: internists , gastroenterologists ...
  • Liver Biopsy - Indications, Procedures, Results
    Liver Biopsy - Indications, Procedures, Results
    Editor Nobumi Tagaya
    ISBN 978-953-51-0853-5
    300 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13639 times.
    Liver biopsy is a procedure that involves obtaining a small piece of liver tissue, which is then analyzed in the laboratory. Liver biopsy may be used to evaluate a mass seen on images, diagnose unexplained liver diseases or abnormal liver function te ...