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  • The Non-Thrombotic Role of Platelets in Health and Disease
    The Non-Thrombotic Role of Platelets in Health and Disease
    Editor Steve Kerrigan and Niamh Moran
    ISBN 978-953-51-2208-1,
    246 pages, November, 2015
    Platelets play a key role in thrombosis and haemostasis. However recent evidence clearly demonstrates that the functional role of platelets extends to many other processes in the body. With an internationally recognised list of contributing authors, ...
  • Basic Pharmacokinetic Concepts and Some Clinical Applications
    Basic Pharmacokinetic Concepts and Some Clinical Applications
    Editor Tarek A Ahmed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2197-8,
    166 pages, November, 2015
    This book considers the basic principles of biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. It also illustrates clinical pharmacokinetic applications, such as recirculatory models, common antimalarial drugs, and clinical pharmacokinetic principles in critical ...
  • Major Topics in Type 1 Diabetes
    Major Topics in Type 1 Diabetes
    Editor Kenia Pedrosa Nunes
    ISBN 978-953-51-2204-3,
    180 pages, November, 2015
    Type 1 diabetes (TD1) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in children and can occur at any age. Incidences of T1D have steadily increased worldwide, and it is largely considered an autoimmune disorder resulting from the specific destruction ...
  • Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders
    Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders
    Editor Anjana Munshi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2198-5,
    194 pages, November, 2015
    The book, Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders, describes the genetic defects of hemoglobins, disease complications, and therapeutic strategies. This book has two distinct sections. The first theme includes seven chapters devoted to the types of hemoglobin ...
  • Approaches to Hysterectomy
    Approaches to Hysterectomy
    Editor Zouhair O. Amarin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2199-2,
    174 pages, November, 2015
    Hysterectomy is a very common type of surgery and can be a life-saving operation for some women with certain types of cancer or torrential uterine haemorrhage. It can also improve the quality of life for women who experience menometrorrhagia, uterine ...
  • Leukemias - Updates and New Insights
    Leukemias - Updates and New Insights
    Editor Margarita Guenova and Gueorgui Balatzenko
    ISBN 978-953-51-2202-9,
    362 pages, November, 2015
    Hematology has constantly been advancing in parallel with technological developments that have expanded our understanding of the phenotypic, genetic, and molecular complexity and extreme clinical and biological heterogeneity of leukemias. This in tur ...
  • Updates on Cancer Treatment
    Updates on Cancer Treatment
    Editor Leticia B. A. Rangel and Ian Victor Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-2194-7,
    284 pages, October, 2015
    In spite of advances in the cancer research field, cancer treatment still challenges researchers and clinicians, as proven by the still impressive and increasing number of worldwide cancer-related deaths. Updates on Cancer Treatment is an attempt to ...
  • Recent Advances in Liver Diseases and Surgery
    Recent Advances in Liver Diseases and Surgery
    Editor Hesham Abdeldayem,Ahmed El-Shaarawy, Tary Salman
    ISBN 978-953-51-2193-0,
    328 pages, October, 2015
    This book presents the most recent advances in the field of liver diseases and surgery, including the remarkable advances in Hepatitis C therapy, liver tumors, injuries, cysts, resections, transplantation, and preoperative management of patients with ...