Medicine

  • CT Scanning - Techniques and Applications
    CT Scanning - Techniques and Applications
    Editor Karupppasamy Subburaj
    ISBN 978-953-307-943-1
    358 pages, October, 2011
    Since its introduction in 1972, X-ray computed tomography (CT) has evolved into an essential diagnostic imaging tool for a continually increasing variety of clinical applications. The goal of this book was not simply to summarize currently available ...
  • Implant Dentistry - The Most Promising Discipline of Dentistry
    Implant Dentistry - The Most Promising Discipline of Dentistry
    Editor Ilser Turkyilmaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-481-8
    488 pages, October, 2011
    Since Dr. Branemark presented the osseointegration concept with dental implants, implant dentistry has changed and improved dramatically. The use of dental implants has skyrocketed in the past thirty years. As the benefits of therapy became apparent, ...
  • New Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    New Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Editor Oliviu Pascu and Andrada Seicean
    ISBN 978-953-307-777-2
    322 pages, October, 2011
    As result of progress, endoscopy has became more complex, using more sophisticated devices and has claimed a special form. In this moment, the gastroenterologist performing endoscopy has to be an expert in macroscopic view of the lesions in the gut, ...
  • Advanced Laparoscopy
    Advanced Laparoscopy
    Editor Ali Shamsa
    ISBN 978-953-307-674-4
    202 pages, October, 2011
    The present book, published by InTech, has been written by a number of highly outstanding authors from all over the world. Every author provides information concerning treatment of different diseases based on his or her knowledge, experience and ski ...
  • Urinary Tract Infections
    Urinary Tract Infections
    Editor Peter Tenke
    ISBN 978-953-307-757-4
    370 pages, October, 2011
    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This ...
  • Underlying Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Underlying Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Editor Fatima Shad Kaneez
    ISBN 978-953-307-765-9
    368 pages, September, 2011
    This book is a very provocative and interesting addition to the literature on Epilepsy. It offers a lot of appealing and stimulating work to offer food of thought to the readers from different disciplines. Around 5% of the total world population have ...
  • Cardiac Defibrillation - Mechanisms, Challenges and Implications
    Cardiac Defibrillation - Mechanisms, Challenges and Implications
    Editor Natalia Trayanova
    ISBN 978-953-307-666-9
    260 pages, September, 2011
    The only known effective therapy for lethal disturbances in cardiac rhythm is de?brillation, the delivery of a strong electric shock to the heart. This technique constitutes the most important means for prevention of sudden cardiac death. The efficac ...
  • Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Coleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-598-3
    382 pages, September, 2011
    Adipocytes are important in the body for maintaining proper energy balance by storing excess energy as triglycerides. However, efforts of the last decade have identified several molecules that are secreted from adipocytes, such as leptin, which are i ...