Medicine

  • 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 6805 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, ...
  • 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 4437 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 ...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
    Editor Somnath Banerjee
    ISBN 978-953-51-1086-6
    316 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 40009 times.
    ADHD in children and adolescents is a neurodevelopmental disorder, which is recognized by the clinicians all over the world. ADHD is a clinical diagnosis based on reliable history, reports from home and school and a physical examination to rule out a ...
  • Recent Advances in Infective Endocarditis
    Recent Advances in Infective Endocarditis
    Editor Steven W. Kerrigan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1169-6
    124 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 17047 times.
    Endocarditis is an inflammation of the lining of the heart and valves. It can be due to a non-infectious cause but when the inflammation is associated with an infection, usually bacterial, it is known as infective endocarditis. It is typically charac ...
  • A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Editor Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1146-7
    856 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 65507 times.
    The discipline of oral and maxillofacial surgery covers a wide range of diseases, conditions, injuries and defects of the head, neck, face and jaws as well as the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. It is an internationally recognized surgical ...
  • Type 2 Diabetes
    Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Kazuko Masuo
    ISBN 978-953-51-1171-9
    531 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 24004 times.
    Type 2 diabetes is now a global serious health problem. Patients with type 2 diabetes have 2-4 times higher risk of cardiovascular and renal complications, morbidity and mortality. This book, Type 2 Diabetes, is a unique book covering the topics incl ...
  • The Latest in Peritoneal Dialysis
    The Latest in Peritoneal Dialysis
    Editor Abelardo Aguilera Peralta
    ISBN 978-953-51-1164-1
    106 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3196 times.
    This book summarizes the advances and new concepts introduced in the last years on peritoneal dialysis (PD) and its complications. PD therapy is a renal replacement peritoneal membrane using a semi-permeable barrier to liquids and solutes. The abdomi ...
  • Amyloidosis
    Amyloidosis
    Editor Dali Feng
    ISBN 978-953-51-1100-9
    239 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6116 times.
    Amyloidosis is an uncommon disorder characterized by the deposition of extracellular amyloid proteins in tissues. Significant advancement has been made recently, which not only provides insight in to the pathophysiology of the disease but also helps ...