Medicine

  • Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
    Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
    Editor Elena Aikawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-1150-4
    529 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15164 times.
    Due to population aging, calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) has become the most common heart valve disease in Western countries. No therapies exist to slow this disease progression, and surgical valve replacement is the only effective treatment. Ca ...
  • Principles and Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Principles and Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Editor Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-1156-6
    412 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12484 times.
    The field of cardiothoracic surgery continues to evolve at a rapidly expanding rate. New technologies are under constant development and as patients present with more advanced pathophysiology and complex comorbidities, management becomes more depende ...
  • Advancements and Breakthroughs in Ultrasound Imaging
    Advancements and Breakthroughs in Ultrasound Imaging
    Editor Gunti Gunarathne
    ISBN 978-953-51-1159-7
    295 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10353 times.
    Ultrasonic imaging is a powerful diagnostic tool available to medical practitioners, engineers and researchers today. Due to the relative safety, and the non-invasive nature, ultrasonic imaging has become one of the most rapidly advancing technologie ...
  • Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Editor Gaetano Serviddio
    ISBN 978-953-51-1109-2
    371 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10986 times.
    Continuous acquisition of new knowledge in Medicine is essential to ensure progression in diagnostics and therapeutics. In the last decade the discipline of Hepatology has achieved critical progress in the treatment of viral hepatitis. The present bo ...
  • Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Editor Patricia Price, Nandini Makwana and Samantha Brunt
    ISBN 978-953-51-1116-0
    131 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4520 times.
    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is carried by 50 100% of the worlds population throughout their lives. Consequences are most readily seen in immunocompromised individuals such as organ transplant recipients, HIV-infected patients and new born infants. This boo ...
  • Neuroblastoma
    Neuroblastoma
    Editor Hiroyuki Shimada
    ISBN 978-953-51-1128-3
    302 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7456 times.
    Tumors of neuroblastoma group are heterogenous and their molecular/genomic properties are closely related to the prognosis of patients: some children enjoy an excellent clinical course after biopsy/surgery alone, and others suffer from a fatal outcom ...
  • Infection Control
    Infection Control
    Editor Silpi Basak
    ISBN 978-953-51-1145-0
    92 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4877 times.
    Health Care associated infection (HAI) is an emerging problem worldwide. HAI causes increased morbidity, mortality and average length of stay of the patient in the hospital. HAI also imposes economic burden on the patient, health care set up and als ...
  • Psychiatric Disorders - New Frontiers in Affective Disorders
    Psychiatric Disorders - New Frontiers in Affective Disorders
    Editor Dieter Schoepf
    ISBN 978-953-51-1147-4
    304 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11976 times.
    Affective disorders are a subject of interest to clinicians for more than a century. The awareness of an urgent need for an evidence-based “personalized” approach of treatment is growing in the field of psychiatry. This book brings together leadi ...