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  • Human Skin Cancer, Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets
    Human Skin Cancer, Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets
    Edited by Miroslav Blumenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2711-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2710-9,
    148 pages, October, 2016
    Skin cancers, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, malignant melanomas, and Merkel cell carcinomas, constitute arguably the most common and increasingly prevalent human neoplasms. Here we discuss the epigenetic changes in DNA and chromatin, which are ...
  • Challenges in Elder Care
    Challenges in Elder Care
    Edited by Edward T. Zawada Jr.
    ISBN 978-953-51-2665-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2664-5,
    116 pages, October, 2016
    This work is intended as a brief but focused compilation to assist with diagnosis and management of the most common serious medical problems in the rapidly growing geriatric population. The geriatric population recently expanded by the fact that the ...
  • Wound Healing - New insights into Ancient Challenges
    Wound Healing - New insights into Ancient Challenges
    Edited by Vlad Adrian Alexandrescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2679-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2678-2,
    546 pages, October, 2016
    Outstanding scientific advances over the last decades unceasingly reveal real complexity of wound-healing process, astonishing in its staged progression, as life is unfolding itself. This natural course of tissue repair seems to bear thousands of ove ...
  • Restricted Growth - Clinical, Genetic and Molecular Aspects
    Restricted Growth - Clinical, Genetic and Molecular Aspects
    Edited by Maria del Carmen Cardenas- Aguayo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2695-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2694-2,
    172 pages, October, 2016
    Restricted growth conditions are a group of genetic disorders with primary effect on growth (short stature); it is very heterogeneous and comprises two important categories: skeletal dysplasia and different genetic syndromes with primary effect on gr ...
  • Epileptology - The Modern State of Science
    Epileptology - The Modern State of Science
    Edited by Vladimir V. Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2699-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2698-0,
    276 pages, October, 2016
    Epilepsy seems to represent one of the most frequent neurological diseases and occurs in about 1% of the general population. Although epilepsy is known since antiquity, the precise data on its pathogenesis and effective treatment are still collected ...
  • Prostate Cancer - Leading-edge Diagnostic Procedures and Treatments
    Prostate Cancer - Leading-edge Diagnostic Procedures and Treatments
    Edited by Ravinder Mohan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2645-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2644-7,
    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 ...
  • From Bench to Bedside - Trauma, Tumors, Spine, Functional Neurosurgery
    From Bench to Bedside - Trauma, Tumors, Spine, Functional Neurosurgery
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Cerebral Palsy - Current Steps
    Cerebral Palsy - Current Steps
    Edited by Mintaze Kerem Gunel
    ISBN 978-953-51-2649-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2648-5,
    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 ...