Medicine

  • Urinary Tract Infections
    Urinary Tract Infections
    Editor Peter Tenke
    ISBN 978-953-307-757-4
    370 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52352 times.
    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This ...
  • Underlying Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Underlying Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Editor Fatima Shad Kaneez
    ISBN 978-953-307-765-9
    368 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 33503 times.
    This book is a very provocative and interesting addition to the literature on Epilepsy. It offers a lot of appealing and stimulating work to offer food of thought to the readers from different disciplines. Around 5% of the total world population have ...
  • Cardiac Defibrillation - Mechanisms, Challenges and Implications
    Cardiac Defibrillation - Mechanisms, Challenges and Implications
    Editor Natalia Trayanova
    ISBN 978-953-307-666-9
    260 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 31146 times.
    The only known effective therapy for lethal disturbances in cardiac rhythm is de?brillation, the delivery of a strong electric shock to the heart. This technique constitutes the most important means for prevention of sudden cardiac death. The efficac ...
  • 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
    264 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 27448 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 56640 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
    228 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 30591 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
    382 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 34672 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
    686 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 56500 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 ...