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  • Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis
    Editor Yannis Dionyssiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0026-3
    876 pages, February, 2012
    Osteoporosis is a public health issue worldwide. During the last few years, progress has been made concerning the knowledge of the pathophysiological mechanism of the disease. Sophisticated technologies have added important information in bone minera ...
  • Principles of Osteoarthritis- Its Definition, Character, Derivation and Modality-Related Recognition
    Principles of Osteoarthritis- Its Definition, Character, Derivation and Modality-Related Recognition
    Editor Bruce M. Rothschild
    ISBN 978-953-51-0063-8
    602 pages, February, 2012
    This volume addresses the nature of the most common form of arthritis in humans. If osteoarthritis is inevitable (only premature death prevents all of us from being afflicted), it seems essential to facilitate its recognition, prevention, options, an ...
  • Clinical and Molecular Advances in Ankylosing Spondylitis
    Clinical and Molecular Advances in Ankylosing Spondylitis
    Editor Jacome Bruges-Armas
    ISBN 978-953-51-0137-6
    178 pages, February, 2012
    The first section of the book entitled Clinical and Molecular Advances in Ankylosing Spondylitis is a review of the clinical manifestations of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Spondyloarthritis (SpA). The book includes chapters on Bone Mineral Density ...
  • Inflammatory Diseases - Immunopathology, Clinical and Pharmacological Bases
    Inflammatory Diseases - Immunopathology, Clinical and Pharmacological Bases
    Editor Mahin Khatami
    ISBN 978-953-307-911-0
    408 pages, February, 2012
    This book is a collection of comprehensive reviews contributed by experts in the diverse fields of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases, with emphasis on current pharmacological and diagnostic options. Interested professionals are also encouraged ...
  • Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
    Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
    Editor Timothy Radstake
    ISBN 978-953-307-869-4
    218 pages, February, 2012
    Systemic sclerosis (SSc), or often referred to as Scleroderma (tight skin), is characterized by an exaggerated formation of collagen fibers in the skin, which leads to fibrosis. Accumulating evidence now points toward three pathological hallmarks tha ...
  • A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    Editor Joseph A. Pruitt
    ISBN 978-953-307-821-2
    114 pages, January, 2012
    Myasthenia gravis is presently an incurable antibody-mediated autoimmune disorder characterized by generalized voluntary skeletal muscle weakness. The cause of the weakness is a defect at the neuromuscular junction level, in which autoimmune antibodi ...
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment
    Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment
    Editor Andrew B. Lemmey
    ISBN 978-953-307-850-2
    376 pages, January, 2012
    The purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date, interesting, and thought-provoking perspectives on various aspects of research into current and potential treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This book features 17 chapters, with contributions ...
  • Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
    Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
    Editor Andrew Harrsion
    ISBN 978-953-307-846-5
    286 pages, January, 2012
    This book offers a range of perspectives on pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of different rheumatic diseases, with a particular focus on some of the interesting aspects of Sjögren's syndrome. It contains detailed and thorough reviews by ...