Medicine

  • Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Editor Alvaro G. Estévez
    ISBN 978-953-51-1195-5
    256 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3800 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
    324 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10345 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 13396 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
    180 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4910 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 ...
  • Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Editor Sylvie Manguin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1188-7
    813 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 52139 times.
    Anopheles mosquitoes are highly important insects due to their involvement in the transmission of human malaria and its devastating consequences in endemic countries worldwide. In 2010 alone, malaria was responsible for an estimated 660,000 deaths. A ...
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
    Pulmonary Hypertension
    Editor Jean M. Elwing and Ralph J. Panos
    ISBN 978-953-51-1165-8
    233 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 9523 times.
    This volume presents overviews as well as in depth reviews of many aspects of the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) especially PH related to thromboembolic disease. Saleem Sharieff presents a compre ...
  • Developmental Disabilities - Molecules Involved, Diagnosis, and Clinical Care
    Developmental Disabilities - Molecules Involved, Diagnosis, and Clinical Care
    Editor Ahmad Salehi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1177-1
    144 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 2293 times.
    Although various developmental disabilities affecting children and adults might have different pathogeneses, underlying mechanisms, and clinical presentations, the current books emphasizes the fact that there are numerous commonalities in methods of ...
  • Recent Advances in the Field of Urinary Tract Infections
    Recent Advances in the Field of Urinary Tract Infections
    Editor Thomas Nelius
    ISBN 978-953-51-1180-1
    175 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5651 times.
    Urinary tract infections (UTI) continue to be under the most common bacterial infections worldwide. Diagnostic and treatment have substantial financial burden on society. In the USA, UTIs are responsible for more than 7 million physician visits annua ...