Medicine

  • Hot Topics in Echocardiography
    Hot Topics in Echocardiography
    Editor Angelo Squeri
    ISBN 978-953-51-1204-4
    146 pages, November, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3257 times.
    Echocardiography is still the most used imaging technique for the evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function and today it plays an essential role in daily decision making. The echocardiographic technology and its applications have widely developed i ...
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Future Outlook
    Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Future Outlook
    Editor Ahmed O. Kaseb
    ISBN 978-953-51-1202-0
    330 pages, October, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4637 times.
    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) develops as a consequence of underlying chronic liver disease, most commonly cirrhosis. Therefore, HCC management draws on the expertise of a range of medical specialists. Many components of current novel therapeutic m ...
  • Miniinvasive Face and Body Lifts - Closed Suture Lifts or Barbed Thread Lifts
    Miniinvasive Face and Body Lifts - Closed Suture Lifts or Barbed Thread Lifts
    Editor Nikolay Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-51-1196-2
    372 pages, October, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11085 times.
    The biggest buzz in the facial and body lifting beautification and rejuvenation category is by far around mini-invasive scarless techniques. They are presented by suture and thread lifts. Both suture and thread lift techniques have many unique proper ...
  • Pregnancy Thrombophilia - The Unsuspected Risk
    Pregnancy Thrombophilia - The Unsuspected Risk
    Editor Petar Ivanov
    ISBN 978-953-51-1199-3
    166 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4312 times.
    Learn the recent statements concerning the impact and management of mother-fetal thrombophilia, the achievement necessary for gestation complication prevention and realizing a successful pregnancy valuation. Pregnancy Thrombophilia - The Unsuspected ...
  • Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Editor Alvaro G. Estévez
    ISBN 978-953-51-1195-5
    264 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4615 times.
    Our understanding of the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a continuously changing field. New hypotheses are generated with each new discovery; they are abandoned to be reanalyzed after some time under the light of new observations. This ...
  • Muscle Injuries in Sport Medicine
    Muscle Injuries in Sport Medicine
    Editor Gian Nicola Bisciotti and Cristiano Eirale
    ISBN 978-953-51-1198-6
    332 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12946 times.
    Muscle tears are one of the most common pathologies in sport and one of the most frequent causes of sport activity suspension. The purpose of this book is to review the state of the art of the actual knowledge on muscle tears in athletes, in particul ...
  • Breast Reconstruction - Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
    Breast Reconstruction - Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
    Editor Aldona J. Spiegel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1181-8
    237 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14728 times.
    In breast reconstruction, flap based procedures and implant based procedures are the two major modalities that have emerged as surgical options for patients. These are both continuing to evolve as new, innovative techniques help to improve outcomes a ...
  • Acute Phase Proteins
    Acute Phase Proteins
    Editor Sabina Janciauskiene
    ISBN 978-953-51-1185-6
    188 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5682 times.
    The magnitude and rapidity of the changes in the concentrations of APPs, together with their short half-life, suggest an important role for these proteins in the establishment of host defense. APPs are regarded as having general functions in trapping ...