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Our collection of 24 books.

  • Advances in the Preclinical Study of Ischemic Stroke
    Advances in the Preclinical Study of Ischemic Stroke
    Editor Maurizio Balestrino
    ISBN 978-953-51-0290-8,
    544 pages, March, 2012
    This book reports innovations in the preclinical study of stroke, including - novel tools and findings in animal models of stroke, - novel biochemical mechanisms through which ischemic damage may be both generated and limited, - novel pathways to ne ...
  • Neuroscience - Dealing With Frontiers
    Neuroscience - Dealing With Frontiers
    Editor Carlos M. Contreras
    ISBN 978-953-51-0207-6,
    440 pages, March, 2012
    The Neuronal Doctrine recently reached its 100th year and together with the development of psychopharmacology by the middle of 20th century promoted spectacular developments in the knowledge of the biological bases of behavior. The overwhelming amoun ...
  • Brain Injury - Functional Aspects, Rehabilitation and Prevention
    Brain Injury - Functional Aspects, Rehabilitation and Prevention
    Editor Amit Agrawal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0121-5,
    236 pages, March, 2012
    The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blo ...
  • Meningiomas - Management and Surgery
    Meningiomas - Management and Surgery
    Editor Daniel Monleon
    ISBN 978-953-51-0175-8,
    146 pages, March, 2012
    This book is aimed at neurosurgeons with an interest in updating their knowledge on the latest state of meningiomas surgery and management. The book is focused at performing a portrait of that what is state of the art in management of meningiomas. Al ...
  • Paresthesia
    Paresthesia
    Editor Luiz E. Imbelloni and Marildo A. Gouveia
    ISBN 978-953-51-0085-0,
    100 pages, February, 2012
    Paresthesias are spontaneous or evoked abnormal sensations of tingling, burning, pricking, or numbness of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect. Patients generally describe a lancinating or burning pain, often associated with all ...
  • Hydrocephalus
    Hydrocephalus
    Editor Sadip Pant and Iype Cherian
    ISBN 978-953-51-0162-8,
    226 pages, February, 2012
    Description of hydrocephalus can be found in ancient medical literature from Egypt as old as 500 AD. Hydrocephalus is characterized by abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. This results in the rise of intr ...
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Editor Martin H. Maurer
    ISBN 978-953-307-806-9,
    738 pages, January, 2012
    Though considerable amount of research, both pre-clinical and clinical, has been conducted during recent years, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) remains one of the mysterious diseases of the 21st century. Great efforts have been made to develop pa ...
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Editor Julio César García Rodríguez
    ISBN 978-953-307-983-7,
    248 pages, January, 2012
    Despite significant technological advances in recent years, their impact on our overall health and social, well-being is not always clear to see. Perhaps, one of the best examples of this can be highlighted by the fact that mortality rates as a resul ...