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  • Pulmonary Hypertension - From Bench Research to Clinical Challenges
    Pulmonary Hypertension - From Bench Research to Clinical Challenges
    Editor Roxana Sulica and Ioana Preston
    ISBN 978-953-307-835-9,
    338 pages, December, 2011
    The textbook "Pulmonary Hypertension - From Bench Research to Clinical Challenges" addresses the following topics: structure and function of the normal pulmonary vasculature; disregulated cellular pathways seen in experimental and human pulmonary hyp ...
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases - Processes, Prevention, Protection and Monitoring
    Neurodegenerative Diseases - Processes, Prevention, Protection and Monitoring
    Editor Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang
    ISBN 978-953-307-485-6,
    570 pages, December, 2011
    Neurodegenerative Diseases - Processes, Prevention, Protection and Monitoring focuses on biological mechanisms, prevention, neuroprotection and even monitoring of disease progression. This book emphasizes the general biological processes of neurodege ...
  • Technical Problems in Patients on Hemodialysis
    Technical Problems in Patients on Hemodialysis
    Editor Maria Goretti Penido
    ISBN 978-953-307-403-0,
    312 pages, December, 2011
    This book provides an overview of technical aspects in treatment of hemodialysis patients. Authors have contributed their most interesting findings in dealing with hemodialysis from the aspect of the tools and techniques used.Each chapter has been th ...
  • Diagnostics and Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease
    Diagnostics and Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Juliana Dushanova
    ISBN 978-953-307-791-8,
    544 pages, December, 2011
    Diagnostics and Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease presents the most current information pertaining to news-making topics relating to this disease, including etiology, early biomarkers for the diagnostics, novel methods to evaluate symptoms, resea ...
  • Gastrostomy
    Gastrostomy
    Editor Pavel Kohout
    ISBN 978-953-307-365-1,
    164 pages, December, 2011
    The gastrostomy placement is a method of providing nutrition to the patients who are unable to eat. In this book you can find chapters focused on the use of gastrostomy in children, patients with neurological impairment and patients with head and nec ...
  • Prostate Biopsy
    Prostate Biopsy
    Editor Nabil Kaddis Bissada
    ISBN 978-953-307-702-4,
    134 pages, December, 2011
    Prostate Biopsy represents the standard procedure for diagnosing Prostate Cancer. This procedure can be performed transrectally, through perineum or occasionally through the urethra. Although the procedures of Prostate Biopsy are covered in numerous ...
  • Contemporary Aspects of Endocrinology
    Contemporary Aspects of Endocrinology
    Editor Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis
    ISBN 978-953-307-357-6,
    478 pages, November, 2011
    This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in endocrine disorders. While covering a variety of topics ranging from thyroid carcinogenesis and pituitary adenomas to adrenal tumors and metabolic b ...
  • Magnetoencephalography
    Magnetoencephalography
    Editor Elizabeth W. Pang
    ISBN 978-953-307-255-5,
    252 pages, November, 2011
    This is a practical book on MEG that covers a wide range of topics. The book begins with a series of reviews on the use of MEG for clinical applications, the study of cognitive functions in various diseases, and one chapter focusing specifically on s ...