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  • Cardiac Defibrillation - Prediction, Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Arrhythmic Events
    Cardiac Defibrillation - Prediction, Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Arrhythmic Events
    Edited by Joyelle J. Harris
    ISBN 978-953-307-692-8,
    188 pages, November, 2011
    Millions of people throughout the world currently depend on appropriate, timely shocks from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to avoid sudden death due to cardiovascular malfunctions. Therefore, information regarding the use, application ...
  • HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications
    HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications
    Edited by Elaheh Aghdassi
    ISBN 978-953-307-701-7,
    222 pages, November, 2011
    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a complex illness affecting the immune system. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an advanced form of HIV infection in which the patient has developed opportunistic infections or certain types ...
  • Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Edited by Ahmed AbdelRaouf ElGeidie
    ISBN 978-953-307-773-4,
    256 pages, November, 2011
    Updated topics in minimally invasive abdominal surgery provides surgeons interested in minimally invasive abdominal surgery with the most recent techniques and discussions in laparoscopic surgery. This book includes different topics covering a big va ...
  • Current Concepts of Urethroplasty
    Current Concepts of Urethroplasty
    Edited by Ivo Donkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-392-7,
    152 pages, November, 2011
    Urethral reconstructive surgery has always been a challenging part for urologist since the dawn of our speciality. In this book leading experts in lower urinary reconstructions from all over the world present their views and experience in that field, ...
  • Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Edited by Yohei Tanaka
    ISBN 978-953-307-291-3,
    642 pages, November, 2011
    Melanoma is considered to be one of the most aggressive forms of skin neoplasms. Despite aggressive researches towards finding treatments, no effective therapy exists to inhibit the metastatic spread of malignant melanoma. The 5-year survival rate of ...
  • Autoimmune Disorders - Current Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights
    Autoimmune Disorders - Current Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights
    Edited by Fang-Ping Huang
    ISBN 978-953-307-653-9,
    614 pages, November, 2011
    Autoimmune disorders are caused due to break down of the immune system, which consequently fails in its ability to differentiate "self" from "non-self" in the context of immunology. The diseases are intriguing, both clinically and immunologically, fo ...
  • Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Edited by Caterina AM La Porta
    ISBN 978-953-307-722-2,
    284 pages, November, 2011
    Skin cancers are the fastest growing type of cancer in the United States and represent the most commonly diagnosed malignancy, surpassing lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer. In Europe, the British Isles have been the highest rates of skin c ...
  • Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Edited by Shimon Rumelt
    ISBN 978-953-307-591-4,
    602 pages, November, 2011
    This book addresses the basic and clinical science of glaucomas, a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. The book incorporates the latest development as well as f ...