Medicine

  • Cardiac Pacemakers - Biological Aspects, Clinical Applications and Possible Complications
    Cardiac Pacemakers - Biological Aspects, Clinical Applications and Possible Complications
    Editor Mart Min
    ISBN 978-953-307-639-3
    206 pages, September, 2011
    Clinical usage of artificial pacing dates back to 1958, when the battery powered cardiac pacemakers became available. Modern implantable pacemakers are the complicated electronic devices operating 10 years continuously without battery exchange. Thoug ...
  • Acupuncture - Clinical Practice, Particular Techniques and Special Issues
    Acupuncture - Clinical Practice, Particular Techniques and Special Issues
    Editor Marcelo Saad
    ISBN 978-953-307-630-0
    150 pages, September, 2011
    Acupuncture is growing in popularity world-wide. Acupuncture and related techniques are useful tools for treating a spectrum of diseases. However, there are still many areas of controversy connected to it due to the fact that mechanisms of action of ...
  • Understanding the Complexities of Kidney Transplantation
    Understanding the Complexities of Kidney Transplantation
    Editor Jorge Ortiz and Jason Andre
    ISBN 978-953-307-819-9
    574 pages, September, 2011
    Kidney transplantation is a complex field that incorporates several different specialties to manage the transplant patient. This book was created because of the importance of kidney transplantation. This volume focuses on the complexities of the tran ...
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders - From Genes to Environment
    Autism Spectrum Disorders - From Genes to Environment
    Editor Tim Williams
    ISBN 978-953-307-558-7
    412 pages, September, 2011
    Autism spectrum disorders are a major topic for research. The causes are now thought to be largely genetic although the genes involved are only slowly being traced. The effects of ASD are often devastating and families and schools have to adapt to pr ...
  • The Mystery of Glaucoma
    The Mystery of Glaucoma
    Editor Tomaš Kubena
    ISBN 978-953-307-567-9
    362 pages, September, 2011
    Since long ago scientists have been trying hard to show up the core of glaucoma. To its understanding we needed to penetrate gradually to its molecular level. The newest pieces of knowledge about the molecular biology of glaucoma are presented in the ...
  • Liver Biopsy
    Liver Biopsy
    Editor Hirokazu Takahashi
    ISBN 978-953-307-644-7
    414 pages, September, 2011
    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
    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
    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 ...