Medicine

  • Lung Inflammation
    Lung Inflammation
    Editor Kian Chung Ong
    ISBN 978-953-51-1373-7
    118 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 412 times.
    In order to perform its function in gas exchange, the lungs and all components of the respiratory system are constantly exposed to pathogens, toxins, pollutants, irritants, and allergens in the environment. Lung inflammation involves an array of mech ...
  • Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis
    Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis
    Editor Krasimir Kolev
    ISBN 978-953-51-1265-5
    206 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1952 times.
    This book familiarizes the reader with some recent trends in the theory and practice of thrombolysis. It covers the field of fibrinolysis from the standpoint of basic scientists and clinicians and delivers the state-of-the-art information on the bioc ...
  • Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Editor Shailendra K. Saxena
    ISBN 978-953-51-1312-6
    214 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1749 times.
    This book gives a comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of infecti ...
  • Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Editor Anthony G. Catto-Smith
    ISBN 978-953-51-1241-9
    186 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1597 times.
    Fecal incontinence is a common and disabling condition that unfortunately remains an “orphan” in terms of medical research and effective therapies. This book provides a brief review of the pathophysiology of fecal incontinence with specific focu ...
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Editor Vladimir Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1238-9
    200 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1437 times.
    Although Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has been known since the ancient times, the exact etiology and pathogenesis of OCD unfortunately still remain unknown. In addition, the therapeutic approaches elaborated for the treatment of OCD as a whole ...
  • Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Editor Bruna Maria Roesler
    ISBN 978-953-51-1239-6
    390 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2730 times.
    Helicobacter pylori is a universally distributed bacterium which affects more than half of the world population. The infection is associated with the development of various diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, besides extradigestive diseases ...
  • A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-51-1229-7
    230 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1871 times.
    Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research an ...
  • Cerebral Palsy - Challenges for the Future
    Cerebral Palsy - Challenges for the Future
    Editor Emira Svraka
    ISBN 978-953-51-1234-1
    310 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2484 times.
    Writing a comprehensive scientific book about the cerebral palsy is a great challenge. Many different interventions are available for persons with CP. Increasingly, it is recognized that intervention needs to be evidence-based and family-centered. Re ...