Medicine

  • Liver Biopsy
    Liver Biopsy
    Editor Hirokazu Takahashi
    ISBN 978-953-307-644-7
    414 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 94427 times.
    Liver biopsy is recommended as the gold standard method to determine diagnosis, fibrosis staging, prognosis and therapeutic indications in patients with chronic liver disease. However, liver biopsy is an invasive procedure with a risk of complication ...
  • Clinical Management of Complicated Urinary Tract Infection
    Clinical Management of Complicated Urinary Tract Infection
    Editor Ahmad Nikibakhsh
    ISBN 978-953-307-393-4
    304 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 72572 times.
    Complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs) are a major cause of hospital admissions and are associated with significant morbidity and health care costs. Knowledge of baseline risk of urinary tract infection can help clinicians make informed diagnos ...
  • Coronary Angiography - The Need for Improvement in Medical and Interventional Therapy
    Coronary Angiography - The Need for Improvement in Medical and Interventional Therapy
    Editor Branislav Baškot
    ISBN 978-953-307-641-6
    218 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 28275 times.
    In this book we examined a periprocedural complication of coronary angiography, and coronary intervention. That includes related to cardiac catheterization and diagnostic coronary angiography, and those that occur as a consequence of the specific equ ...
  • An Update on Glomerulopathies - Etiology and Pathogenesis
    An Update on Glomerulopathies - Etiology and Pathogenesis
    Editor Sharma Prabhakar
    ISBN 978-953-307-388-0
    290 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 31245 times.
    The book has fourteen chapters which are grouped under different sections: Immune System and Glomerulonephritis, Animal Models of Glomerulonephritis, Cytokines and Signalling Pathways, Role of Cells and Organelles in Glomerulonephritis and Miscellane ...
  • Advanced Topics in Environmental Health and Air Pollution Case Studies
    Advanced Topics in Environmental Health and Air Pollution Case Studies
    Editor Anca Maria Moldoveanu
    ISBN 978-953-307-525-9
    482 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 60242 times.
    The book describes the effects of air pollutants, from the indoor and outdoor spaces, on the human physiology. Air pollutants can influence inflammation biomarkers, can influence the pathogenesis of chronic cough, can influence reactive oxygen specie ...
  • Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications
    Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications
    Editor Mark B. Zimering, MD, PhD
    ISBN 978-953-307-597-6
    454 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 73665 times.
    Type 2 diabetes "mellitus" affects nearly 120 million persons worldwide- and according to the World Health Organization this number is expected to double by the year 2030. Owing to a rapidly increasing disease prevalence, the medical, social and econ ...
  • Genetics and Etiology of Down Syndrome
    Genetics and Etiology of Down Syndrome
    Editor Subrata Dey
    ISBN 978-953-307-631-7
    340 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 75021 times.
    This book provides a concise yet comprehensive source of current information on Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and paediatricians will find it an excellent source for reference and review. This book has been divided in ...
  • Anxiety and Related Disorders
    Anxiety and Related Disorders
    Editor Ágnes Szirmai
    ISBN 978-953-307-254-8
    292 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 78879 times.
    Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders worldwide and many aspects of anxiety can be observed. Anxious patients often consult primary care physicians for their treatment, but in most cases they do not accept the diagnosis o ...