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  • Advances in the Study of Genetic Disorders
    Advances in the Study of Genetic Disorders
    Edited by Kenji Ikehara
    ISBN 978-953-307-305-7,
    484 pages, November, 2011
    The studies on genetic disorders have been rapidly advancing in recent years as to be able to understand the reasons why genetic disorders are caused. The first Section of this volume provides readers with background and several methodologies for und ...
  • Computed Tomography - Special Applications
    Computed Tomography - Special Applications
    Edited by Luca Saba
    ISBN 978-953-307-723-9,
    328 pages, November, 2011
    CT has evolved into an indispensable imaging method in clinical routine. The first generation of CT scanners developed in the 1970s and numerous innovations have improved the utility and application field of the CT, such as the introduction of helica ...
  • Soft Tissue Tumors
    Soft Tissue Tumors
    Edited by Fethi Derbel
    ISBN 978-953-307-862-5,
    282 pages, November, 2011
    Soft tissue tumors include a heterogeneous group of diagnostic entities, most of them benign in nature and behavior. Malignant entities, soft tissue sarcomas, are rare tumors that account for1% of all malignancies. These are predominantly tumors of a ...
  • Novel Aspects in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Novel Aspects in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Edited by Stefan Faderl
    ISBN 978-953-307-753-6,
    270 pages, November, 2011
    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has turned from a universally fatal to a highly curable disease in little more than four decades. Even though differences in outcome continue to exist between children and adults, intense efforts are under way to ov ...
  • Amyloidosis - An Insight to Disease of Systems and Novel Therapies
    Amyloidosis - An Insight to Disease of Systems and Novel Therapies
    Edited by Işil Adadan Güvenç
    ISBN 978-953-307-795-6,
    204 pages, November, 2011
    Amyloidosis is a benign, slowly progressive condition characterized by the presence of extracellular fibrillar proteins in various organs and tissues. It has systemic or localized forms. Both systemic and localized amyloidosis have been a point of i ...
  • Non-Flavivirus Encephalitis
    Non-Flavivirus Encephalitis badge
    Edited by Sergey Tkachev
    ISBN 978-953-307-720-8,
    372 pages, November, 2011
    This book covers the different aspects of non-flavivirus encephalitises of different ethiology. The first section of the book considers general problems of epidemiology such as study of zoonotic and animal vectors of encephalitis causative agents and ...
  • Diabetes Insipidus
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Edited by Kyuzi Kamoi
    ISBN 978-953-307-367-5,
    148 pages, November, 2011
    The first chapter of the book reports on the management of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)-induced central diabetes insipidus and its associated endocrinological/neurological sequelae in the national survey. The next chapter addresses DI and head ...
  • Special Problems in Hemodialysis Patients
    Special Problems in Hemodialysis Patients
    Edited by Maria Goretti Penido
    ISBN 978-953-307-396-5,
    202 pages, November, 2011
    This book provides an overview of special cases in hemodialysis patients. Authors have contributed their most interesting findings in dealing with patients suffering of other diseases simultaneously, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other ...