Medicine

  • Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening for Down Syndrome
    Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening for Down Syndrome
    Editor Subrata Dey
    ISBN 978-953-307-355-2
    244 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 38175 times.
    This book provides a concise yet comprehensive source of current information on Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and paediatricians will find it an excellent source for reference and review. This book focuses on excitin ...
  • After the Kidney Transplant - The Patients and Their Allograft
    After the Kidney Transplant - The Patients and Their Allograft
    Editor Jorge Ortiz and Jason Andre
    ISBN 978-953-307-807-6
    398 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 58398 times.
    There are many obstacles in kidney transplantation. For the transplant team, there is the balance between immunosuppression to aid in the recipient's tolerance of the allograft and the infection risk of a suppressed immune system. These potential l ...
  • Electroretinograms
    Electroretinograms
    Editor Gregor Belusic
    ISBN 978-953-307-383-5
    250 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37398 times.
    Electroretinography (ERG) is a non-invasive electrophysiological method which provides objective information about the function of the retina. Advanced ERG allows to assay the different types of retinal receptors and neurons in human and animal model ...
  • Anxiety Disorders
    Anxiety Disorders
    Editor Vladimir Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-307-592-1
    336 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59628 times.
    During the last 2-3 decades drastic research progress in anxiety issues has been achieved. It concerns mostly the study of different subtypes of anxiety and their treatment. Nevertheless, the data on anxiety pathogenesis is less elaborated, although ...
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Role of Genetics in Diagnosis and Treatment
    Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Role of Genetics in Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor Stephen Deutsch
    ISBN 978-953-307-495-5
    210 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 24674 times.
    Estimated prevalence rates of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have increased at an alarming rate over the past decade; current estimates stand as high as 1 in 110 persons in the population with a higher ratio of affected males to females. In additi ...
  • Cancer Stem Cells - The Cutting Edge
    Cancer Stem Cells - The Cutting Edge
    Editor Stanley Shostak
    ISBN 978-953-307-580-8
    630 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 91461 times.
    Over the last thirty years, the foremost inspiration for research on metastasis, cancer recurrence, and increased resistance to chemo- and radiotherapy has been the notion of cancer stem cells.The twenty-eight chapters assembled in Cancer Stem Cells ...
  • Etiology, Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Aortic Aneurysms and Aneurysm Rupture
    Etiology, Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Aortic Aneurysms and Aneurysm Rupture
    Editor Reinhart Grundmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-523-5
    232 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 35489 times.
    This book considers mainly etiology, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology of aortic aneurysms (AA) and aneurysm rupture and addresses anyone engaged in treatment and prevention of AA. Multiple factors are implicated in AA pathogenesis, and are outlined ...
  • Viral Gene Therapy
    Viral Gene Therapy
    Editor Ke Xu
    ISBN 978-953-307-539-6
    462 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59229 times.
    The development of technologies that allow targeting of specific cells has progressed substantially in recent years for several types of vectors, particularly viral vectors, which have been used in 70% of gene therapy clinical trials. Particular viru ...