Medicine

  • 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 ...
  • Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Editor Miklos Garami
    ISBN 978-953-307-736-9
    686 pages, September, 2011
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors is a selected review of Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors with particular emphasis on signaling pathway of the most common CNS tumor types. To develop drugs which specifically attack the cancer cells requires an unde ...
  • Amyloidosis - Mechanisms and Prospects for Therapy
    Amyloidosis - Mechanisms and Prospects for Therapy
    Editor Svetlana Sarantseva
    ISBN 978-953-307-253-1
    226 pages, September, 2011
    Amyloidoses are a heterogeneous group of diverse etiology diseases. They are characterized by an endogenous production of abnormal proteins called amyloid proteins, which are not hydrosoluble, form depots in various organs and tissue of animals and h ...
  • Current Management of Malignant Melanoma
    Current Management of Malignant Melanoma
    Editor Ming Y. Cao
    ISBN 978-953-307-264-7
    284 pages, September, 2011
    Management of melanoma is challenging, especially for the late stage of the disease. Development of new therapies and optimizing current treatments are being pursued in attempt to further improve the survival rate. The book provides up-to-date knowle ...
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis - Current View on Diagnostics and Treatment
    Aortic Valve Stenosis - Current View on Diagnostics and Treatment
    Editor Petr Santavy
    ISBN 978-953-307-628-7
    156 pages, September, 2011
    Currently, aortic stenosis is the most frequent heart valve disease in developed countries and its prevalence increases with the aging of the population. Affecting 3-5 percent of persons older than 65 years of age, it makes a large personal and econo ...
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-307-465-8
    274 pages, September, 2011
    Parkinson's disease is diagnosed by history and physical examination and there are no laboratory investigations available to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Confirmation of diagnosis of Parkinson's disease thus remains a difficulty. This bo ...
  • Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
    Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-307-464-1
    212 pages, September, 2011
    This book about Parkinson's disease provides a detailed account of various aspects of this complicated neurological condition. Although most of the important motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease have been discussed in this book, but in ...
  • Management of CNS Tumors
    Management of CNS Tumors
    Editor Miklos Garami
    ISBN 978-953-307-646-1
    474 pages, September, 2011
    Management of CNS Tumors is a selected review of Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors with particular emphasis on pathological classification and complex treatment algorithms for each common tumor type. Additional detailed information is provided on s ...