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  • Autoimmune Disorders - Current Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights
    Autoimmune Disorders - Current Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights
    Editor Fang-Ping Huang
    ISBN 978-953-307-653-9,
    614 pages, November, 2011
    Autoimmune disorders are caused due to break down of the immune system, which consequently fails in its ability to differentiate "self" from "non-self" in the context of immunology. The diseases are intriguing, both clinically and immunologically, fo ...
  • 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 ...
  • Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vasculitis
    Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vasculitis
    Editor Luis M. Amezcua-Guerra
    ISBN 978-953-307-786-4,
    378 pages, November, 2011
    This book represents the culmination of the efforts of a group of outstanding experts in vasculitis from all over the world, who have endeavored to draw themselves into this volume by keeping both the text and the accompanying figures and tables luci ...
  • Glaucoma - Current Clinical and Research Aspects
    Glaucoma - Current Clinical and Research Aspects
    Editor Pinakin Gunvant
    ISBN 978-953-307-263-0,
    388 pages, November, 2011
    This book summarizes current literature about research and clinical science in glaucoma and it is a synopsis and translation of the research conducted by individuals who are known in each of their respective areas. The book is divided into two broad ...
  • Advances in the Biology, Imaging and Therapies for Glioblastoma
    Advances in the Biology, Imaging and Therapies for Glioblastoma
    Editor Clark C. Chen
    ISBN 978-953-307-284-5,
    434 pages, November, 2011
    This book is intended for physicians and scientists with interest in glioblastoma biology, imaging and therapy. Select topics in DNA repair are presented here to demonstrate novel paradigms as they relate to therapeutic strategies. The book should ...
  • Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Editor Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-652-2,
    360 pages, November, 2011
    Over the last few decades the prevalence of diabetes has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. In 2010, 285 million people were diagnosed with diabetes and it is estimated that the number will increase to 438 million in 2030. Hypoglycemia ...