Medicine

  • 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 13337 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 4872 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 51936 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 9498 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 ...
  • Arteriovenous Fistulas - Diagnosis and Management
    Arteriovenous Fistulas - Diagnosis and Management
    Editor Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris
    ISBN 978-953-51-1178-8
    201 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6783 times.
    Arteriovenous fistulas are shunts between arteries and veins that can be found in many organs of the human body such as the brain, skin, eye and lung. These lesions can be symptomatic by causing ischemia, through the process of the steal phenomenon, ...
  • 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 2286 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 5613 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 ...
  • Skin Biopsy - Diagnosis and Treatment
    Skin Biopsy - Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor Suran L. Fernando
    ISBN 978-953-51-1173-3
    175 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4413 times.
    Skin Biopsy - Diagnosis and Treatment is a collection of six chapters that includes an initial chapter on the site selection of a skin biopsy that optimizes diagnosis of various dermatological diseases and in many instances it is a therapeutic interv ...