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Our collection of 39 books.

  • Crohn's Disease
    Crohn's Disease
    Edited by Sami Karoui
    ISBN 978-953-307-811-3,
    222 pages, January, 2012
    In this book, several important points regarding Crohn's disease are discussed. In the first section, we focus on etiopathogeny of Crohn's disease and the recent advances in our overall understanding of the disease - specifically, the role of the gut ...
  • Appendicitis - A Collection of Essays from Around the World
    Appendicitis - A Collection of Essays from Around the World
    Edited by Anthony Lander
    ISBN 978-953-307-814-4,
    236 pages, January, 2012
    This book is a collection of essays and papers from around the world, written by surgeons who look after patients of all ages with abdominal pain, many of whom have appendicitis. All general surgeons maintain a fascination with this important conditi ...
  • Colitis
    Edited by Masayuki Fukata
    ISBN 978-953-307-799-4,
    208 pages, January, 2012
    Inflammation of the colon is collectively called "Colitis". Since a variety of conditions may cause colitis and its manifestations are similar among the causes, selection of the right treatment based on the correct diagnosis is important in the manag ...
  • Current Concepts in Colonic Disorders
    Current Concepts in Colonic Disorders
    Edited by Godfrey Lule
    ISBN 978-953-307-957-8,
    288 pages, January, 2012
    The 21st Century has seen a resurgence of research of the gastrointestinal tract, especially since it was established that it plays a central role as an immune system organ and consequentially has a huge impact on causation, impact and transmission o ...
  • Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Complications
    Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Complications
    Edited by Mortimer B. O'Connor
    ISBN 978-953-307-880-9,
    292 pages, December, 2011
    This book is intended to act as an up-to-date reference point and knowledge developer for all readers interested in the area of gastroenterology and in particular, Ulcerative Colitis. All authors of the chapters are experts in their fields of publica ...
  • Gastrostomy
    Edited by Pavel Kohout
    ISBN 978-953-307-365-1,
    164 pages, December, 2011
    The gastrostomy placement is a method of providing nutrition to the patients who are unable to eat. In this book you can find chapters focused on the use of gastrostomy in children, patients with neurological impairment and patients with head and nec ...
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Edited by Oliviu Pascu
    ISBN 978-953-307-385-9,
    284 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern gastroenterology. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogenic mechanisms, described new entities and changed diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. Meanwhile, ...
  • Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Edited by José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha
    ISBN 978-953-307-677-5,
    164 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopic procedures in colon and rectum presents nine chapters which start with introductory ones like screening by colonoscopy as the preparation and monitoring for this exam. In addition to these approaches the book aims in the last four chapters ...