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  • Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis - from Embryonic Development to Regenerative Medicine
    Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis - from Embryonic Development to Regenerative Medicine
    Edited by Dan T. Simionescu and Agneta Simionescu
    ISBN 978-953-307-882-3,
    238 pages, November, 2011
    Vasculogenesis is the process of new blood vessel formation during embryonic development of the cardiovascular system. This is followed by formation of a vascular tree and finally the cardiovascular system with the myriad of blood vessels that nouris ...
  • Viral Hepatitis - Selected Issues of Pathogenesis and Diagnostics
    Viral Hepatitis - Selected Issues of Pathogenesis and Diagnostics
    Edited by Sergey L. Mukomolov
    ISBN 978-953-307-760-4,
    162 pages, November, 2011
    There are a lot of important issues related to viral hepatitis studies: molecular biology of viruses, laboratory diagnostics, epidemiology, treatment etc. However, there is a number of special textbooks and monographs on the subject. Considering this ...
  • Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Edited by José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha
    ISBN 978-953-307-677-5,
    164 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopic procedures in colon and rectum presents nine chapters which start with introductory ones like screening by colonoscopy as the preparation and monitoring for this exam. In addition to these approaches the book aims in the last four chapters ...
  • Non-Viral Gene Therapy
    Non-Viral Gene Therapy
    Edited by Xu-bo Yuan
    ISBN 978-953-307-538-9,
    706 pages, November, 2011
    This book focuses on recent advancement of gene delivery systems research. With the multidisciplinary contribution in gene delivery, the book covers several aspects in the gene therapy development: various gene delivery systems, methods to enhance de ...
  • Progress in Hemodialysis - From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice
    Progress in Hemodialysis - From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice
    Edited by Angelo Carpi, Carlo Donadio and Gianfranco Tramonti
    ISBN 978-953-307-377-4,
    456 pages, November, 2011
    Hemodialysis (HD) represents the first successful long-term substitutive therapy with an artificial organ for severe failure of a vital organ. Because HD was started many decades ago, a book on HD may not appear to be up-to-date. Indeed, HD covers ma ...
  • Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Mark B. Zimering
    ISBN 978-953-307-590-7,
    352 pages, November, 2011
    Type 2 diabetes is estimated to affect 120 million people worldwide- and according to projections from the World Health Organization this number is expected to double over the next two decades. Novel, cost-effective strategies are needed to reverse t ...
  • Global Bioethics - Perspective for Human Survival
    Global Bioethics - Perspective for Human Survival
    Edited by Brunetto Chiarelli
    ISBN 978-953-307-537-2,
    160 pages, November, 2011
    Two new factor have been added to the ideological change in the second half of the past century: the “ecological impact” of humankind on the environment due to the population increase; and the “ innovative impact of science, first with atomic ...
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
    Peptic Ulcer Disease
    Edited by Jianyuan Chai
    ISBN 978-953-307-976-9,
    500 pages, November, 2011
    Peptic ulcer disease is one of the most common chronic infections in human population. Despite centuries of study, it still troubles a lot of people, especially in the third world countries, and it can lead to other more serious complications such as ...