Medicine

  • Novel Treatment of Epilepsy
    Novel Treatment of Epilepsy
    Editor Humberto Foyaca-Sibat
    ISBN 978-953-307-667-6
    326 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37919 times.
    Epilepsy continues to be a major health problem throughout the planet, affecting millions of people, mainly in developing countries where parasitic zoonoses are more common and cysticercosis, as a leading cause, is endemic. There is epidemiological e ...
  • Advances in Malignant Melanoma - Clinical and Research Perspectives
    Advances in Malignant Melanoma - Clinical and Research Perspectives
    Editor April W. Armstrong
    ISBN 978-953-307-575-4
    252 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 25675 times.
    This book titled Advances in Malignant Melanoma - Clinical and Research Perspectives represents an international effort to highlight advances in our understanding of malignant melanoma from both clinical and research perspectives. The authors for thi ...
  • Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors
    Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors
    Editor Ana Lucia Abujamra
    ISBN 978-953-307-589-1
    544 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 53690 times.
    The focus of the book Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors is on describing the established and newly-arising techniques to diagnose central nervous system tumors, with a special focus on neuroimaging, followed by a discussio ...
  • Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Editor Oliviu Pascu and Marcel Tantau
    ISBN 978-953-307-743-7
    216 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 28701 times.
    Endoscopy has had a big role in the development of modern gastroenterology. Modern endoscopy will certainly be more therapeutic. It started with endoscopic hemostasis and polipectomy, than beginning of the 1970's with the advent of endoscopic sphinct ...
  • Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Coleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-598-3
    372 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 32891 times.
    Adipocytes are important in the body for maintaining proper energy balance by storing excess energy as triglycerides. However, efforts of the last decade have identified several molecules that are secreted from adipocytes, such as leptin, which are i ...
  • Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Editor Miklos Garami
    ISBN 978-953-307-736-9
    674 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 53671 times.
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors is a selected review of Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors with particular emphasis on signaling pathway of the most common CNS tumor types. To develop drugs which specifically attack the cancer cells requires an unde ...
  • Amyloidosis - Mechanisms and Prospects for Therapy
    Amyloidosis - Mechanisms and Prospects for Therapy
    Editor Svetlana Sarantseva
    ISBN 978-953-307-253-1
    216 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 23076 times.
    Amyloidoses are a heterogeneous group of diverse etiology diseases. They are characterized by an endogenous production of abnormal proteins called amyloid proteins, which are not hydrosoluble, form depots in various organs and tissue of animals and h ...
  • Current Management of Malignant Melanoma
    Current Management of Malignant Melanoma
    Editor Ming Y. Cao
    ISBN 978-953-307-264-7
    274 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 21173 times.
    Management of melanoma is challenging, especially for the late stage of the disease. Development of new therapies and optimizing current treatments are being pursued in attempt to further improve the survival rate. The book provides up-to-date knowle ...