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  • Liver Biopsy in Modern Medicine
    Liver Biopsy in Modern Medicine
    Editor Yoshiaki Mizuguchi
    ISBN 978-953-307-883-0,
    388 pages, October, 2011
    Liver biopsy, first performed by Paul Ehrlich in 1883, remains an important diagnostic procedure for the management of hepatobiliary disorders and the candidate/donated organ for transplantation. The book "Liver biopsy in Modern Medicine" comprises 2 ...
  • Angina Pectoris
    Angina Pectoris
    Editor Federico Piscione
    ISBN 978-953-307-359-0,
    192 pages, October, 2011
    Angina is the most common disorder affecting patients with ischemic heart disease. This book provides a thorough review of fundamental principles of diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of angina pectoris, representing an invaluable resource not ...
  • Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Editor Giulio Aniello Santoro
    ISBN 978-953-307-758-1,
    410 pages, October, 2011
    Dramatic improvements in medicine over the last few years have resulted in more reliable and accessible diagnostics and treatment of rectal cancer. Given the complex physiopathology of this tumor, the approach should not be limited to a single specia ...
  • Aortic Stenosis - Etiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Aortic Stenosis - Etiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Editor Masanori Hirota
    ISBN 978-953-307-660-7,
    264 pages, October, 2011
    Currently, aortic stenosis (AS) is the most prevalent valvular disease in developed countries. Pathological and molecular mechanisms of AS have been investigated in many aspects. And new therapeutic devices such as transcatheter aortic valve implanta ...
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Editor Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-657-7,
    250 pages, October, 2011
    Glucose is an essential metabolic substrate of all mammalian cells being the major carbohydrate presented to the cell for energy production and also many other anabolic requirements. Hypoglycemia is a disorder where the glucose serum concentration i ...
  • Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
    Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
    Editor Ksenija Pešek
    ISBN 978-953-307-695-9,
    132 pages, October, 2011
    Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still one of the leading causes of death in the world. The book Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease is a contribution to the application of new knowledge in the area of cardiovascular diseases. The book comprises ...
  • Acute Phase Proteins - Regulation and Functions of Acute Phase Proteins
    Acute Phase Proteins - Regulation and Functions of Acute Phase Proteins
    Editor Francisco Veas
    ISBN 978-953-307-252-4,
    380 pages, October, 2011
    The two volumes of Acute Phase Proteins book consist of chapters that give a large panel of fundamental and applied knowledge on one of the major elements of the inflammatory process during the acute phase response, i.e., the acute phase proteins exp ...
  • Psychiatric Disorders - Worldwide Advances
    Psychiatric Disorders - Worldwide Advances
    Editor Toru Uehara
    ISBN 978-953-307-833-5,
    350 pages, October, 2011
    A psychiatric disorder is defined as any complex condition that involves the impairment of cognitive, emotional, or behavioral functioning. Aside from knowing the physical organic factors, its causal pathology has remained a mystery. Regarding recent ...