Medicine

  • Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery
    Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery
    Editor Chih-Kun Huang
    ISBN 978-953-51-1726-1
    152 pages, October, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 751 times.
    Bariatric surgery has been proved to be clinically effective and economically viable for obese people when compared to non-surgical interventions. Advancement of minimally invasive surgery in the last 20 years has made the safety and reliability wide ...
  • Sleep and its Disorders Affect Society
    Sleep and its Disorders Affect Society
    Editor Chris Idzikowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1725-4
    160 pages, September, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 447 times.
    This book consists of a diverse set of topics which cover not only the predominant interests in sleep medicine such as sleep apnoea but also the more esoteric areas such as forensic sleep medicine. The chapters provide contemporary reviews and analys ...
  • New Trends in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine - Official Book of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine
    New Trends in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine - Official Book of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine
    Editor Hideharu Hibi and Minoru Ueda
    ISBN 978-953-51-1724-7
    130 pages, September, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 609 times.
    This book is an edited collection of all the achievements of the main members of the Dental Division of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine, which was born of the Japanese Forum for Regenerative Dentistry established in 2003. Scientific me ...
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Editor Vikas Chaudhary
    ISBN 978-953-51-1722-3
    120 pages, September, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 705 times.
    Intracerebral hemorrhage is an important clinical entity encountered in practice. Common causes of intracerebral hemorrhage include hypertension, amyloid angiopathy, trauma, coagulopathy, arteriovenous malformation and underlying tumor. Advances in i ...
  • COPD Clinical Perspectives
    COPD Clinical Perspectives
    Editor Ralph J. Panos
    ISBN 978-953-51-1624-0
    206 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1075 times.
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an increasingly recognized cause of morbidity and mortality. Over the next 10 years, deaths due to COPD are expected to increase by 30% and, by 2030, COPD is estimated to be the third leading cause of ...
  • Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Editor Gyula Mozsik, Omar M. E. Abdel- Salam and Koji Takeuchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1631-8
    320 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1082 times.
    The capsaicin, a component of paprika, has been used in the culinary practice of every day nutritional practice. This agent is known to cause a variety of actions in the body through activating capsaicin-sensitive afferent neurons. A recently launc ...
  • Pain and Treatment
    Pain and Treatment
    Editor Gabor B. Racz and Carl E. Noe
    ISBN 978-953-51-1629-5
    342 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1948 times.
    This new edition reflects the evolution of the field including new topics for historical relevance regarding the changing attitudes towards opioid prescription and use. The book points out that the realization of liberalizing use is almost uncontrol ...
  • Topics in Paraplegia
    Topics in Paraplegia
    Editor Yannis Dionyssiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-1621-9
    302 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 920 times.
    Spinal cord injury related paraplegia changes a person's life in a sudden way. The most important issue for physicians, therapists and caregivers is to manage the complications that arise, and help paraplegic subjects return to a productive integrate ...