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  • Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Editor 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 ...
  • Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Editor Ahmed AbdelRaouf ElGeidie
    ISBN 978-953-307-773-4,
    256 pages, November, 2011
    Updated topics in minimally invasive abdominal surgery provides surgeons interested in minimally invasive abdominal surgery with the most recent techniques and discussions in laparoscopic surgery. This book includes different topics covering a big va ...
  • HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications
    HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications
    Editor Elaheh Aghdassi
    ISBN 978-953-307-701-7,
    222 pages, November, 2011
    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a complex illness affecting the immune system. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an advanced form of HIV infection in which the patient has developed opportunistic infections or certain types ...
  • Cardiac Defibrillation - Prediction, Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Arrhythmic Events
    Cardiac Defibrillation - Prediction, Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Arrhythmic Events
    Editor Joyelle J. Harris
    ISBN 978-953-307-692-8,
    188 pages, November, 2011
    Millions of people throughout the world currently depend on appropriate, timely shocks from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to avoid sudden death due to cardiovascular malfunctions. Therefore, information regarding the use, application ...
  • Hemodialysis - Different Aspects
    Hemodialysis - Different Aspects
    Editor Maria Goretti Penido
    ISBN 978-953-307-315-6,
    321 pages, November, 2011
    The book provides practical and accessible information on all aspects of hemodialysis, with emphasis on day-to-day management of patients. It is quite comprehensive as it covers almost all the aspects of hemodialysis. In short it is a valuable book a ...
  • Special Problems in Hemodialysis Patients
    Special Problems in Hemodialysis Patients
    Editor 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 ...
  • Diabetes Insipidus
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Editor 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 ...
  • Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Editor 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 ...