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  • Colorectal Cancer - From Pathogenesis to Treatment
    Colorectal Cancer - From Pathogenesis to Treatment NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Luis Rodrigo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2545-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2544-0,
    440 pages, September, 2016
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major health problem because it represents around 10% of all cancers and achieves a worldwide estimate of 1.4 million newly diagnosed cases annually, resulting in approximately 700,000 deaths. Approximately 19-31% of pati ...
  • Frontiers in Transplantology
    Frontiers in Transplantology NEW
    Editor Hesham Abdeldayem, Ahmed F. El-Kased and Ahmed El-Shaarawy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2524-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2523-5,
    308 pages, September, 2016
    This book is addressed to researchers, practicing physicians, and surgeons in the field of organ transplantation, as well as the medical students, residents, and fellows. The topics covered include the religious concepts in organ transplantation, emb ...
  • Proof and Concepts in Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Technologies
    Proof and Concepts in Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Technologies NEW
    Editor Shailendra K. Saxena
    ISBN 978-953-51-2581-5
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2580-8,
    170 pages, September, 2016
    This book gives a comprehensive overview of the recent advancements and developments of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and technologies, which are quite novel approaches and might be used as laboratory bench manual for the rapid diagnosis of the vario ...
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    Myelodysplastic Syndromes NEW
    Editor Ota Fuchs
    ISBN 978-953-51-2587-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2586-0,
    208 pages, September, 2016
    This book is a comprehensive overview of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). MDS are a heterogeneous group of clonal hematopoietic stem cell disorders characterized by ineffective hematopoiesis, peripheral cytopenias, frequent karyotypic abnormalities, ...
  • Advances in Hemodiafiltration
    Advances in Hemodiafiltration NEW
    Editor Ayman Karkar
    ISBN 978-953-51-2563-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2562-4,
    158 pages, September, 2016
    Hemodiafiltration (HDF) is an advanced renal replacement therapy that can reduce morbidity and mortality and improve the quality of life of dialysis patients. This special edition of the Advances in Hemodiafiltration book is empowered with several we ...
  • Thyroid Cancer - Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy
    Thyroid Cancer - Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy NEW
    Editor Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar
    ISBN 978-953-51-2589-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2588-4,
    274 pages, September, 2016
    Thyroid cancer is the eighth most common type of cancer and is most frequently diagnosed among people aged 45-54. Nearly three out of four cases are found in women, while about 2% of thyroid cancers occur in children and teenagers. This book is for m ...
  • Some Special Problems in Peritoneal Dialysis
    Some Special Problems in Peritoneal Dialysis NEW
    Editor Robert Ekart
    ISBN 978-953-51-2599-0
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2598-3,
    160 pages, September, 2016
    This book covers some special issues relevant to peritoneal dialysis and is a guide to the clinical practice of peritoneal dialysis. A team of international experts presents the latest information about novel peritoneal solutions, pharmacological pre ...
  • Herpesviridae
    Herpesviridae NEW
    Editor Jozsef Ongradi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2611-9
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2610-2,
    270 pages, September, 2016
    Herpesviruses are unique among viruses as they encode for a complex self-regulatory system, aggressively invade and persist in the host, evade immune defense, alter all regulatory mechanisms of the macroorganism and modify the replication of heterolo ...