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  • Congenital Heart Disease - Selected Aspects
    Congenital Heart Disease - Selected Aspects
    Edited by P. Syamasundar Rao
    ISBN 978-953-307-472-6,
    364 pages, January, 2012
    There are significant advances in the understanding of the molecular mechanisms of cardiac development and the etiology of congenital heart disease (CHD). However, these have not yet evolved to such a degree so as to be useful in preventing CHD at th ...
  • Schistosomiasis
    Schistosomiasis
    Edited by Mohammad Bagher Rokni
    ISBN 978-953-307-852-6,
    322 pages, January, 2012
    In the wake of the invitation by InTech, this book was written by a number of prominent researchers in the field. It is set to present a compendium of all necessary and up-to-date data to all who are interested. Schistosomiasis or blood fluke disease ...
  • Crohn's Disease
    Crohn's Disease
    Edited by Sami Karoui
    ISBN 978-953-307-811-3,
    222 pages, January, 2012
    In this book, several important points regarding Crohn's disease are discussed. In the first section, we focus on etiopathogeny of Crohn's disease and the recent advances in our overall understanding of the disease - specifically, the role of the gut ...
  • Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications
    Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications
    Edited by Luciano L'Abate
    ISBN 978-953-307-645-4,
    492 pages, January, 2012
    In the book "Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications" attention is focused on background factors underlying mental illness. It is crucial that mental illness be evaluated thoroughly if we want to understand its nature, predict its ...
  • Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
    Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
    Edited by Andrew Harrsion
    ISBN 978-953-307-846-5,
    286 pages, January, 2012
    This book offers a range of perspectives on pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of different rheumatic diseases, with a particular focus on some of the interesting aspects of Sjögren's syndrome. It contains detailed and thorough reviews by ...
  • Appendicitis - A Collection of Essays from Around the World
    Appendicitis - A Collection of Essays from Around the World
    Edited by Anthony Lander
    ISBN 978-953-307-814-4,
    236 pages, January, 2012
    This book is a collection of essays and papers from around the world, written by surgeons who look after patients of all ages with abdominal pain, many of whom have appendicitis. All general surgeons maintain a fascination with this important conditi ...
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis - Etiology, Consequences and Co-Morbidities
    Rheumatoid Arthritis - Etiology, Consequences and Co-Morbidities
    Edited by Andrew B. Lemmey
    ISBN 978-953-307-847-2,
    314 pages, January, 2012
    The purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date, interesting, and thought-provoking perspectives on various aspects of research into current and potential treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This book features 16 chapters, with contributions ...
  • Steroids - Basic Science
    Steroids - Basic Science
    Edited by Hassan Abduljabbar
    ISBN 978-953-307-866-3,
    244 pages, January, 2012
    This book explains the basic science of steroids and is targeted towards professionals engaged in health services. It should be noted that medical science evolves rapidly and some information like the understanding of steroids and their therapeutic u ...