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  • A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    Edited by Joseph A. Pruitt
    ISBN 978-953-307-821-2,
    114 pages, January, 2012
    Myasthenia gravis is presently an incurable antibody-mediated autoimmune disorder characterized by generalized voluntary skeletal muscle weakness. The cause of the weakness is a defect at the neuromuscular junction level, in which autoimmune antibodi ...
  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis
    Edited by Francisco Ramón Breijo-Márquez
    ISBN 978-953-307-901-1,
    160 pages, January, 2012
    Endocarditis is a disease that occurs as a result of the inflammation of the endocardium. It is an inflammatory process located in the inner lining of the cardiac chambers and native or prosthetic valves. It is characterized by colonization or invasi ...
  • A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy
    A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy
    Edited by Arup Bhattacharya
    ISBN 978-953-307-863-2,
    292 pages, January, 2012
    A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy is aimed at both conventional and alternate therapy practitioners, besides serving as an educational tool for students and lay persons on the progress made in the field. While this resource is not all-inc ...
  • Human Papillomavirus and Related Diseases - From Bench to Bedside - A Clinical Perspective
    Human Papillomavirus and Related Diseases - From Bench to Bedside - A Clinical Perspective
    Edited by Davy Vanden Broeck
    ISBN 978-953-307-860-1,
    360 pages, January, 2012
    Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent cancer among women worldwide, and infection with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been identified as the causal agent for this condition. The natural history of cervical cancer is characterized by slow dise ...
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Global Context
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Global Context
    Edited by Emilio Ovuga
    ISBN 978-953-307-825-0,
    298 pages, January, 2012
    If, as a health care or social service provider, one was called upon to help someone who has experienced terror in the hands of a hostage taker, an irate and chronically abusive spouse or parent, or a has survived a motor vehicle accident, landslide, ...
  • Perinatal Depression
    Perinatal Depression
    Edited by María Graciela Rojas Castillo
    ISBN 978-953-307-826-7,
    200 pages, January, 2012
    This book presents ten chapters that give us important information about epidemiological, biological, clinical and psychological aspects of common mental disorders during pregnancy and in the postnatal period. Some of the issues covered in this book ...
  • Selected Topics in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
    Selected Topics in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
    Edited by Stefan Danilla
    ISBN 978-953-307-836-6,
    242 pages, January, 2012
    Plastic Surgery is a fast evolving surgical specialty. Although best known for cosmetic procedures, plastic surgery also involves reconstructive and aesthetic procedures, which very often overlap, aiming to restore functionality and normal appearance ...
  • Salmonella - A Dangerous Foodborne Pathogen
    Salmonella - A Dangerous Foodborne Pathogen badge
    Edited by Barakat S. M. Mahmoud
    ISBN 978-953-307-782-6,
    450 pages, January, 2012
    More than 2,500 serotypes of Salmonella exist. However, only some of these serotypes have been frequently associated with food-borne illnesses. Salmonella is the second most dominant bacterial cause of food-borne gastroenteritis worldwide. Often, mos ...