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  • 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 ...
  • Actual Problems of Emergency Abdominal Surgery
    Actual Problems of Emergency Abdominal Surgery
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Update on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Update on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Edited by Humberto Foyaca Sibat and Lourdes de Fatima Ibañez Valdés
    ISBN 978-953-51-2601-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2600-3,
    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 ...
  • Update on Essential Hypertension
    Update on Essential Hypertension
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation - Advances in Therapy
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation - Advances in Therapy
    Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2553-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2552-5,
    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 ...