• 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 963 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 ...
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Editor Vladimir Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1238-9
    200 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 899 times.
    Although Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has been known since the ancient times, the exact etiology and pathogenesis of OCD unfortunately still remain unknown. In addition, the therapeutic approaches elaborated for the treatment of OCD as a whole ...
  • Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Editor Bruna Maria Roesler
    ISBN 978-953-51-1239-6
    390 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1853 times.
    Helicobacter pylori is a universally distributed bacterium which affects more than half of the world population. The infection is associated with the development of various diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, besides extradigestive diseases ...
  • A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-51-1229-7
    230 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1220 times.
    Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research an ...
  • Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor David M. Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-1232-7
    534 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2530 times.
    Of all the parasitic diseases, leishmaniasis is one of the most diverse, with a variety of manifestations, from relatively minor cutaneous lesions to deadly visceral infections. It is also widespread, causing human disease in the Americas, Asia, Eur ...
  • HLA and Associated Important Diseases
    HLA and Associated Important Diseases
    Editor Yongzhi Xi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1230-3
    382 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2930 times.
    This year marks the 60th anniversary of HLA discovery by the French Nobel laureate physician Jean Dausset, as well as the 55th anniversary of the identification and naming of the first HLA. Under such circumstances, both basic HLA research and its cl ...
  • Cerebral Palsy - Challenges for the Future
    Cerebral Palsy - Challenges for the Future
    Editor Emira Svraka
    ISBN 978-953-51-1234-1
    310 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1626 times.
    Writing a comprehensive scientific book about the cerebral palsy is a great challenge. Many different interventions are available for persons with CP. Increasingly, it is recognized that intervention needs to be evidence-based and family-centered. Re ...
  • 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 2885 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 ...