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  • Computed Tomography - Clinical Applications
    Computed Tomography - Clinical Applications
    Edited by Luca Saba
    ISBN 978-953-307-378-1,
    352 pages, January, 2012
    Computed Tomography (CT), and in particular multi-detector-row computed tomography (MDCT), is a powerful non-invasive imaging tool with a number of advantages over the others non- invasive imaging techniques. CT has evolved into an indispensable imag ...
  • Colitis
    Colitis
    Edited by Masayuki Fukata
    ISBN 978-953-307-799-4,
    208 pages, January, 2012
    Inflammation of the colon is collectively called "Colitis". Since a variety of conditions may cause colitis and its manifestations are similar among the causes, selection of the right treatment based on the correct diagnosis is important in the manag ...
  • Muscle Biopsy
    Muscle Biopsy
    Edited by Challa Sundaram
    ISBN 978-953-307-778-9,
    162 pages, January, 2012
    Investigation of muscle diseases has changed dramatically with the understanding of genetic basis of a wide range of muscle diseases. Muscle biopsy has become a powerful tool not only to provide diagnosis but to make tissue available for genetic stud ...
  • Venous Thrombosis - Principles and Practice
    Venous Thrombosis - Principles and Practice
    Edited by Ertugrul Okuyan
    ISBN 978-953-307-885-4,
    242 pages, January, 2012
    According to Virchow's triad, venous thrombosis can occur as a result of one or more of three factors: changes in the dynamics of the blood flow, endothelial injury/dysfunction of the blood vessel and hypercoagulability. The blood in the veins is con ...
  • Current Concepts in Colonic Disorders
    Current Concepts in Colonic Disorders
    Edited by Godfrey Lule
    ISBN 978-953-307-957-8,
    288 pages, January, 2012
    The 21st Century has seen a resurgence of research of the gastrointestinal tract, especially since it was established that it plays a central role as an immune system organ and consequentially has a huge impact on causation, impact and transmission o ...
  • Mental Illnesses - Understanding, Prediction and Control
    Mental Illnesses - Understanding, Prediction and Control
    Edited by Luciano L'Abate
    ISBN 978-953-307-662-1,
    472 pages, January, 2012
    In the book "Mental Illnesses - Understanding, Prediction and Control" attention is devoted to the many background factors that are present in understanding public attitudes, immigration, stigma, and competencies surrounding mental illness. Various e ...
  • Myeloid Leukemia - Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment
    Myeloid Leukemia - Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment
    Edited by Steffen Koschmieder and Utz Krug
    ISBN 978-953-307-886-1,
    308 pages, January, 2012
    This book comprises a series of chapters from experts in the field of diagnosis and treatment of myeloid leukemias from all over the world, including America, Europe, Africa and Asia. It contains both reviews on clinical aspects of acute (AML) and ch ...
  • New Insights into Fibromyalgia
    New Insights into Fibromyalgia
    Edited by William S. Wilke
    ISBN 978-953-307-407-8,
    232 pages, January, 2012
    Given the potential problems that can obscure any scientific enterprise, inconsistent results across studies are bound to occur. How are we to decide what is true? Let's turn to philosophy for a reasonable answer. The mathematician-philosopher Bertr ...