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Our collection of 39 books.

  • 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 ...
  • New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease badge
    Edited by Samuel Huber
    ISBN 978-953-51-2755-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2754-3,
    262 pages, October, 2016
    The incidence of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases is steadily increasing. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is one example of a chronic inflammatory disease, which primarily affects the intestine but may also affect extraintestinal organs. ...
  • Colorectal Cancer - From Pathogenesis to Treatment
    Colorectal Cancer - From Pathogenesis to Treatment
    Edited by Luis Rodrigo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2545-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2544-0,
    440 pages, September, 2016
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major health problem because it represents around 10% of all cancers and achieves a worldwide estimate of 1.4 million newly diagnosed cases annually, resulting in approximately 700,000 deaths. Approximately 19-31% of pati ...
  • Membrane-bound Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and Protection
    Membrane-bound Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and Protection
    Edited by Gyula Mozsik and Imre Szabo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2251-7,
    364 pages, March, 2016
    The book on Membrane-bound Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and Protection deals with various aspects of peptic ulcer disease, like clinical pharmacology, nutrition, molecular biochemical pharmacology as well as cl ...
  • Screening for Colorectal Cancer with Colonoscopy
    Screening for Colorectal Cancer with Colonoscopy
    Edited by Rajunor Ettarh
    ISBN 978-953-51-2225-8,
    150 pages, December, 2015
    Colorectal cancer remains a major health issue for many developed regions around the world. The good news is that early detection has significantly improved overall survival rates and continues to do so. A number of prevention strategies contribute t ...
  • Endoscopy - Innovative Uses and Emerging Technologies
    Endoscopy - Innovative Uses and Emerging Technologies
    Edited by Somchai Amornyotin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2172-5,
    412 pages, September, 2015
    Endoscopy is a fast moving field, and new techniques are continuously emerging. In recent decades, endoscopy has evolved and branched out from a diagnostic modality to enhanced video and computer assisting imaging with impressive interventional capab ...
  • Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Edited by Gyula Mozsik, Omar M. E. Abdel- Salam and Koji Takeuchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1631-8,
    320 pages, July, 2014
    The capsaicin, a component of paprika, has been used in the culinary practice of every day nutritional practice. This agent is known to cause a variety of actions in the body through activating capsaicin-sensitive afferent neurons. A recently launc ...
  • Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Edited by Anthony G. Catto-Smith
    ISBN 978-953-51-1241-9,
    186 pages, April, 2014
    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 ...