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  • Advances in the Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis
    Advances in the Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis
    Editor Suna F. Kiraç
    ISBN 978-953-307-286-9,
    390 pages, November, 2011
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) and its consequences are most important morbidity and mortality reasons in the developed and developing countries. To prevent hard end-points, early definitive diagnosis and optimum therapy play significant role. Novel a ...
  • Thrombophilia
    Thrombophilia
    Editor Andrea Luigi Tranquilli
    ISBN 978-953-307-872-4,
    226 pages, November, 2011
    Thrombophilia(s) is a condition of increased tendency to form blood clots. This condition may be inherited or acquired, and this is why the term is often used in plural. People who have thrombophilia are at greater risk of having thromboembolic compl ...
  • Progress in Hemodialysis - From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice
    Progress in Hemodialysis - From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice
    Editor Angelo Carpi, Carlo Donadio and Gianfranco Tramonti
    ISBN 978-953-307-377-4,
    456 pages, November, 2011
    Hemodialysis (HD) represents the first successful long-term substitutive therapy with an artificial organ for severe failure of a vital organ. Because HD was started many decades ago, a book on HD may not appear to be up-to-date. Indeed, HD covers ma ...
  • Non-Viral Gene Therapy
    Non-Viral Gene Therapy
    Editor Xu-bo Yuan
    ISBN 978-953-307-538-9,
    706 pages, November, 2011
    This book focuses on recent advancement of gene delivery systems research. With the multidisciplinary contribution in gene delivery, the book covers several aspects in the gene therapy development: various gene delivery systems, methods to enhance de ...
  • Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Editor José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha
    ISBN 978-953-307-677-5,
    164 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopic procedures in colon and rectum presents nine chapters which start with introductory ones like screening by colonoscopy as the preparation and monitoring for this exam. In addition to these approaches the book aims in the last four chapters ...
  • Viral Hepatitis - Selected Issues of Pathogenesis and Diagnostics
    Viral Hepatitis - Selected Issues of Pathogenesis and Diagnostics
    Editor Sergey L. Mukomolov
    ISBN 978-953-307-760-4,
    162 pages, November, 2011
    There are a lot of important issues related to viral hepatitis studies: molecular biology of viruses, laboratory diagnostics, epidemiology, treatment etc. However, there is a number of special textbooks and monographs on the subject. Considering this ...
  • Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis - from Embryonic Development to Regenerative Medicine
    Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis - from Embryonic Development to Regenerative Medicine
    Editor Dan T. Simionescu and Agneta Simionescu
    ISBN 978-953-307-882-3,
    238 pages, November, 2011
    Vasculogenesis is the process of new blood vessel formation during embryonic development of the cardiovascular system. This is followed by formation of a vascular tree and finally the cardiovascular system with the myriad of blood vessels that nouris ...
  • Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Mark B. Zimering
    ISBN 978-953-307-590-7,
    352 pages, November, 2011
    Type 2 diabetes is estimated to affect 120 million people worldwide- and according to projections from the World Health Organization this number is expected to double over the next two decades. Novel, cost-effective strategies are needed to reverse t ...