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  • 12 Chapters on Nuclear Medicine
    12 Chapters on Nuclear Medicine
    Edited by Ali Gholamrezanezhad
    ISBN 978-953-307-802-1,
    314 pages, December, 2011
    The development of nuclear medicine as a medical specialty has resulted in the large-scale application of its effective imaging methods in everyday practice as a primary method of diagnosis. The introduction of positron-emitting tracers (PET) has re ...
  • Acute Leukemia - The Scientist's Perspective and Challenge
    Acute Leukemia - The Scientist's Perspective and Challenge
    Edited by Mariastefania Antica
    ISBN 978-953-307-553-2,
    440 pages, December, 2011
    This book provides a comprehensive overview of he basic mechanisms underlying areas of acute leukemia, current advances, and future directions in management of this disease. The first section discusses the classification of acute leukemia, taking in ...
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
    Aortic Valve Surgery
    Edited by Noboru Motomura
    ISBN 978-953-307-600-3,
    256 pages, December, 2011
    The aortic valve is located at the center of the heart. It is the core of cardiac anatomy and aortic valve surgery has led the field of cardiac surgery. This book describes all aspects of aortic valve surgery and it will help clarify daily questions ...
  • Medical Imaging
    Medical Imaging
    Edited by Okechukwu Felix Erondu
    ISBN 978-953-307-774-1,
    412 pages, December, 2011
    What we know about and do with medical imaging has changed rapidly during the past decade, beginning with the basics, following with the breakthroughs, and moving on to the abstract. This book demonstrates the wider horizon that has become the mainst ...
  • Aneurysmal Disease of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
    Aneurysmal Disease of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
    Edited by Marvin D. Atkins and Ruth L. Bush
    ISBN 978-953-307-578-5,
    236 pages, December, 2011
    The first successful open surgical repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm was in 1951 by Dubost and represented a tremendous milestone in the care of this challenging disease. The introduction of endovascular repair in 1991 by Parodi furthered the ca ...
  • Skin Cancer Overview
    Skin Cancer Overview
    Edited by Yaguang Xi
    ISBN 978-953-307-746-8,
    226 pages, December, 2011
    The book Skin Cancer Overview is divided into three sections to cover the most essential topics in skin cancer research: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment, and Prevention. Due to the complexity of skin cancer, this book attempts to not only provide t ...
  • Pheochromocytoma - A New View of the Old Problem
    Pheochromocytoma - A New View of the Old Problem
    Edited by Jose Fernando Martin
    ISBN 978-953-307-822-9,
    174 pages, December, 2011
    The book is divided into six sections. The first three sections focus on the pathophysiology of the disease, showing anatomo- and histopathological aspects, experimental models and signaling pathways and programmed cell death related to pheochromocyt ...
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Edited by Hendrik Van Poppel
    ISBN 978-953-307-844-1,
    154 pages, December, 2011
    Surgical and medical oncologists have been unable to decrease renal cell carcinoma mortality for uncertain reasons, although a lot of progress has been made in diagnosis and imaging, recognition of different genetic and pathological entities, managem ...