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  • Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Edited by Helena Lenasi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2731-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2730-7,
    284 pages, October, 2016
    The book provides a comprehensive overview of selected topics in microcirculation, from physiology to pathophysiology including molecular mechanisms and clinical aspects. It contains 10 chapters written by reputed authors, which comprehensively sum u ...
  • Assessment of Cellular and Organ Function and Dysfunction using Direct and Derived MRI Methodologies
    Assessment of Cellular and Organ Function and Dysfunction using Direct and Derived MRI Methodologies
    Edited by Christakis Constantinides
    ISBN 978-953-51-2723-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2722-2,
    114 pages, October, 2016
    Despite the tremendous growth in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidenced in the initial phases of its development in the early twentieth century, scientific focus has shifted in recent years toward the study of physiology and pathophy ...
  • Echocardiography in Heart Failure and Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Echocardiography in Heart Failure and Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Edited by Umashankar Lakshmanadoss
    ISBN 978-953-51-2739-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2738-3,
    216 pages, October, 2016
    The world of echocardiography continues to be full of exciting new technological developments with an ultimate goal of better patient care. In this book, titled "Echocardiography in Heart Failure and Cardiac Electrophysiology", authors from various p ...
  • Ischemic Stroke - Updates
    Ischemic Stroke - Updates
    Edited by Bernhard Schaller
    ISBN 978-953-51-2713-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2712-3,
    268 pages, October, 2016
    This book covers all aspects and the most vibrant topics of ischemic stroke research: from basic sciences to latest methods of clinical applications. The authors give an overview of what has importance today in stroke research and also strike future ...
  • Human Skin Cancer, Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets
    Human Skin Cancer, Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets
    Edited by Miroslav Blumenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2711-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2710-9,
    148 pages, October, 2016
    Skin cancers, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, malignant melanomas, and Merkel cell carcinomas, constitute arguably the most common and increasingly prevalent human neoplasms. Here we discuss the epigenetic changes in DNA and chromatin, which are ...
  • Challenges in Elder Care
    Challenges in Elder Care
    Edited by Edward T. Zawada Jr.
    ISBN 978-953-51-2665-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2664-5,
    116 pages, October, 2016
    This work is intended as a brief but focused compilation to assist with diagnosis and management of the most common serious medical problems in the rapidly growing geriatric population. The geriatric population recently expanded by the fact that the ...
  • Wound Healing - New insights into Ancient Challenges
    Wound Healing - New insights into Ancient Challenges
    Edited by Vlad Adrian Alexandrescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2679-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2678-2,
    546 pages, October, 2016
    Outstanding scientific advances over the last decades unceasingly reveal real complexity of wound-healing process, astonishing in its staged progression, as life is unfolding itself. This natural course of tissue repair seems to bear thousands of ove ...
  • Restricted Growth - Clinical, Genetic and Molecular Aspects
    Restricted Growth - Clinical, Genetic and Molecular Aspects
    Edited by Maria del Carmen Cardenas- Aguayo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2695-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2694-2,
    172 pages, October, 2016
    Restricted growth conditions are a group of genetic disorders with primary effect on growth (short stature); it is very heterogeneous and comprises two important categories: skeletal dysplasia and different genetic syndromes with primary effect on gr ...