Medicine

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Etiology, Diagnosis and Management - A Glance at the Future
    Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Etiology, Diagnosis and Management - A Glance at the Future
    Editor Giuseppe Lo Giudice
    ISBN 978-953-51-1113-9
    200 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4787 times.
    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible central vision loss in developed countries.There have been rapid developments of therapies that today can halt or even reverse aspects of vision loss resulting from AMD among ...
  • Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
    Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
    Editor Elena Aikawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-1150-4
    540 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 21256 times.
    Due to population aging, calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) has become the most common heart valve disease in Western countries. No therapies exist to slow this disease progression, and surgical valve replacement is the only effective treatment. Ca ...
  • Principles and Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Principles and Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Editor Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-1156-6
    422 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 18180 times.
    The field of cardiothoracic surgery continues to evolve at a rapidly expanding rate. New technologies are under constant development and as patients present with more advanced pathophysiology and complex comorbidities, management becomes more depende ...
  • Advancements and Breakthroughs in Ultrasound Imaging
    Advancements and Breakthroughs in Ultrasound Imaging
    Editor Gunti Gunarathne
    ISBN 978-953-51-1159-7
    304 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14609 times.
    Ultrasonic imaging is a powerful diagnostic tool available to medical practitioners, engineers and researchers today. Due to the relative safety, and the non-invasive nature, ultrasonic imaging has become one of the most rapidly advancing technologie ...
  • Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Editor Gaetano Serviddio
    ISBN 978-953-51-1109-2
    380 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14683 times.
    Continuous acquisition of new knowledge in Medicine is essential to ensure progression in diagnostics and therapeutics. In the last decade the discipline of Hepatology has achieved critical progress in the treatment of viral hepatitis. The present bo ...
  • Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Editor Patricia Price, Nandini Makwana and Samantha Brunt
    ISBN 978-953-51-1116-0
    140 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6554 times.
    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is carried by 50 100% of the worlds population throughout their lives. Consequences are most readily seen in immunocompromised individuals such as organ transplant recipients, HIV-infected patients and new born infants. This boo ...
  • Neuroblastoma
    Neuroblastoma
    Editor Hiroyuki Shimada
    ISBN 978-953-51-1128-3
    310 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10511 times.
    Tumors of neuroblastoma group are heterogenous and their molecular/genomic properties are closely related to the prognosis of patients: some children enjoy an excellent clinical course after biopsy/surgery alone, and others suffer from a fatal outcom ...
  • Infection Control
    Infection Control
    Editor Silpi Basak
    ISBN 978-953-51-1145-0
    100 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7328 times.
    Health Care associated infection (HAI) is an emerging problem worldwide. HAI causes increased morbidity, mortality and average length of stay of the patient in the hospital. HAI also imposes economic burden on the patient, health care set up and als ...