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  • From Bench to Bedside - Trauma, Tumors, Spine, Functional Neurosurgery
    From Bench to Bedside - Trauma, Tumors, Spine, Functional Neurosurgery NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Francesco Signorelli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2629-4
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2628-7,
    166 pages, September, 2016
    This book is written for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners who are interested in learning how the knowledge from research can be implemented in clinical competences. The first section is dedicated to deep brain stimulation, a surgical ...
  • Prostate Cancer - Leading-edge Diagnostic Procedures and Treatments
    Prostate Cancer - Leading-edge Diagnostic Procedures and Treatments NEW
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    Editor Ravinder Mohan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2645-4
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    256 pages, September, 2016
    Prostate cancer is diagnosed commonly in the course of general health screening. Very often it is difficult to tell whether the cancer will be aggressive and lethal or will be so slow growing that it will not affect the patient's survival. Treatment ...
  • Actual Problems of Emergency Abdominal Surgery
    Actual Problems of Emergency Abdominal Surgery NEW
    Editor Dmitry Victorovich Garbuzenko
    ISBN 978-953-51-2647-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2646-1,
    216 pages, September, 2016
    The book "Actual Problems of Emergency Abdominal Surgery" was written by an international team of authors with extensive practical experience. It contains literature reviews describing some of the diseases and pathological conditions that occur in em ...
  • Cerebral Palsy - Current Steps
    Cerebral Palsy - Current Steps NEW
    Editor Mintaze Kerem Gunel
    ISBN 978-953-51-2649-2
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    198 pages, September, 2016
    Nowadays, cerebral palsy (CP) rehabilitation, along with medical and surgical interventions in children with CP, leads to better motor and postural control and can ensure ambulation and functional independence. In achieving these improvements, many m ...
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Advances in Therapy
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Advances in Therapy NEW
    Editor Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2553-2
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    392 pages, September, 2016
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), despite a long and troubled history, is very rapidly evolving into a therapy that can be safely and effectively applied across the world in patients experiencing acute cardiac and/or pulmonary failure. As e ...
  • Update on Essential Hypertension
    Update on Essential Hypertension NEW
    Editor Lizbeth Salazar-Sanchez
    ISBN 978-953-51-2615-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2614-0,
    230 pages, September, 2016
    Essential hypertension is a quantitative characteristic that is important for correlating with the rate of morbidity and mortality in the developed and developing countries. The etiology of essential hypertension is complex. This work, authored by r ...
  • Update on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Update on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis NEW
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    Editor Humberto Foyaca Sibat and Lourdes de Fatima Ibañez Valdés
    ISBN 978-953-51-2601-0
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    278 pages, September, 2016
    This book contains selected peer-reviewed chapters which cover updated information on ALS written by international researchers. Update on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is comprised of 13 chapters from some of the world's top central nervous system r ...
  • Trending Topics in Multiple Sclerosis
    Trending Topics in Multiple Sclerosis NEW
    Editor Alina Gonzalez-Quevedo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2657-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2656-0,
    336 pages, September, 2016
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by progressive demyelination and neurodegeneration of the central nervous system (CNS), constituting the most common demyelinating disease of the CNS in humans. Although intensiv ...