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  • Current Concepts of Urethroplasty
    Current Concepts of Urethroplasty
    Edited by Ivo Donkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-392-7,
    152 pages, November, 2011
    Urethral reconstructive surgery has always been a challenging part for urologist since the dawn of our speciality. In this book leading experts in lower urinary reconstructions from all over the world present their views and experience in that field, ...
  • Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Edited by Yohei Tanaka
    ISBN 978-953-307-291-3,
    642 pages, November, 2011
    Melanoma is considered to be one of the most aggressive forms of skin neoplasms. Despite aggressive researches towards finding treatments, no effective therapy exists to inhibit the metastatic spread of malignant melanoma. The 5-year survival rate of ...
  • Autoimmune Disorders - Current Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights
    Autoimmune Disorders - Current Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights
    Edited by Fang-Ping Huang
    ISBN 978-953-307-653-9,
    614 pages, November, 2011
    Autoimmune disorders are caused due to break down of the immune system, which consequently fails in its ability to differentiate "self" from "non-self" in the context of immunology. The diseases are intriguing, both clinically and immunologically, fo ...
  • Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Edited by Caterina AM La Porta
    ISBN 978-953-307-722-2,
    284 pages, November, 2011
    Skin cancers are the fastest growing type of cancer in the United States and represent the most commonly diagnosed malignancy, surpassing lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer. In Europe, the British Isles have been the highest rates of skin c ...
  • Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Edited by Shimon Rumelt
    ISBN 978-953-307-591-4,
    602 pages, November, 2011
    This book addresses the basic and clinical science of glaucomas, a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. The book incorporates the latest development as well as f ...
  • Thrombophilia
    Thrombophilia
    Edited by Andrea Luigi Tranquilli
    ISBN 978-953-307-872-4,
    226 pages, November, 2011
    Thrombophilia(s) is a condition of increased tendency to form blood clots. This condition may be inherited or acquired, and this is why the term is often used in plural. People who have thrombophilia are at greater risk of having thromboembolic compl ...
  • Advances in the Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis
    Advances in the Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis
    Edited by Suna F. Kiraç
    ISBN 978-953-307-286-9,
    390 pages, November, 2011
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) and its consequences are most important morbidity and mortality reasons in the developed and developing countries. To prevent hard end-points, early definitive diagnosis and optimum therapy play significant role. Novel a ...
  • Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Edited by Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-652-2,
    360 pages, November, 2011
    Over the last few decades the prevalence of diabetes has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. In 2010, 285 million people were diagnosed with diabetes and it is estimated that the number will increase to 438 million in 2030. Hypoglycemia ...