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  • Current Topics in Anesthesiology
    Current Topics in Anesthesiology NEW
    Edited by Riza Hakan Erbay
    ISBN 978-953-51-2918-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2917-2,
    152 pages, February, 2017
    Throughout the history of thousands of years of medicine, it felt a great need to anesthesia for surgical operations, and only in 1846, Morton's introduction of ether anesthesia began scientific anesthesiology. Today, as technological developments an ...
  • Chinese Medical Therapies for Diabetes, Infertility, Silicosis and the Theoretical Basis
    Chinese Medical Therapies for Diabetes, Infertility, Silicosis and the Theoretical Basis NEW
    Edited by Xing-Tai Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-2914-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2913-4,
    132 pages, February, 2017
    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the world's most comprehensive alternative and complementary medicine. With the rising morbidity of serious illnesses like diabetes, infertility, silicosis, etc., there are no highly effective treatments; even th ...
  • Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Hypoxia and Human Diseases NEW
    Edited by Jing Zheng and Chi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2896-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2895-3,
    452 pages, February, 2017
    This book contains a total of 21 chapters, each of which was written by experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impact ...
  • Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness
    Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness NEW
    Edited by Ignacio Jauregui-Lobera
    ISBN 978-953-51-2900-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2899-1,
    272 pages, February, 2017
    Despite the relevance of eating disorders in the past years, the pure core of these mental disorders remains unknown. In this regard, it is not a surprise that the biopsychosocial model is the best way to go forward in order to understand and to impr ...
  • Fertility-oriented Female Reproductive Surgery
    Fertility-oriented Female Reproductive Surgery
    Edited by Atef Darwish
    ISBN 978-953-51-2878-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2877-9,
    144 pages, January, 2017
    In modern practice, the role of female reproductive surgery is declining apparently due to the widespread availability of assisted reproductive technology as an attractive option for infertile couples. To be more precise, prevention of female inferti ...
  • Umbilical Cord Blood Banking for Clinical Application and Regenerative Medicine
    Umbilical Cord Blood Banking for Clinical Application and Regenerative Medicine
    Edited by Ana Colette Mauricio
    ISBN 978-953-51-2866-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2865-6,
    256 pages, January, 2017
    Umbilical cord blood (UCB) and, more recently, umbilical cord tissue (UCT) have been stored cryopreserved in private and public cord blood and tissue banks worldwide, since the umbilical cord blood was used for the first time in a child with Fanconi ...
  • Botulinum Toxin Therapy Manual for Dystonia and Spasticity
    Botulinum Toxin Therapy Manual for Dystonia and Spasticity
    Edited by Raymond L. Rosales and Dirk Dressler
    ISBN 978-953-51-2852-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2851-9,
    180 pages, December, 2016
    Taking exception from previous publications and reviews, this handbook boldly knits botulinum toxin therapy indications in both dystonia and spasticity. Botulinum toxin therapy has indeed withstood the test of time in terms of its efficacy and safety ...
  • Glaucoma - Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics
    Glaucoma - Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics
    Edited by Parul Ichhpujani
    ISBN 978-953-51-2850-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2849-6,
    148 pages, December, 2016
    Written for ophthalmology residents and practitioners, this book provides the most comprehensive resource covering all the major aspects of aqueous humor and intraocular pressure dynamics. In addition to chapters on the conventional and new technolog ...