Medicine » Pulmonology

  • Sarcoidosis
    Sarcoidosis
    Editor Yoshinobu Eishi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1027-9
    290 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 9856 times.
    More than 130 years have passed since the first description of sarcoid lesions by Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, but the cause of this systemic granulomatous disease is still unknown. Sarcoidosis remains a somewhat mysterious disease because many patients ...
  • Oncogenesis, Inflammatory and Parasitic Tropical Diseases of the Lung
    Oncogenesis, Inflammatory and Parasitic Tropical Diseases of the Lung
    Editor Jean-Marie Kayembe
    ISBN 978-953-51-0982-2
    157 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5670 times.
    In this book dealing with the lung health, the authors focus on various fields, spreading from pulmonary oncogenesis, to inflammatory and parasitic lung diseases. The first section deals with the fundamental research on lung cancer that is mandatory ...
  • Respiratory Disease and Infection - A New Insight
    Respiratory Disease and Infection - A New Insight
    Editor Bassam H. Mahboub
    ISBN 978-953-51-0968-6
    251 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10039 times.
    Medicine is an ever-changing science. Every day we are encountered with the new developments and knowledge in the pathogenesis, mechanism of disease, newer diagnostic modalities, treatment options and new challenges in the management of the various d ...
  • Global Perspectives on Bronchoscopy
    Global Perspectives on Bronchoscopy
    Editor Sai Praveen Haranath and Samiya Razvi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0642-5
    240 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21383 times.
    Bronchoscopy has become an essential part of modern medicine . Recent advances in technology have allowed integration of ultrasound with this tool. The use of lasers along with bronchoscopes has increased the therapeutic utility of this device. Globa ...
  • Emphysema
    Emphysema
    Editor Ravi Mahadeva
    ISBN 978-953-51-0433-9
    134 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14196 times.
    Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality world-wide. The most common cause is chronic cigarette smoke inhalation which results in a chronic progressive debilitating lung disease with systemic invol ...
  • Cystic Fibrosis - Renewed Hopes Through Research
    Cystic Fibrosis - Renewed Hopes Through Research
    Editor Dinesh Sriramulu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0287-8
    550 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 41638 times.
    Living healthy is all one wants, but the genetics behind creation of every human is different. As a curse or human agony, some are born with congenital defects in their menu of the genome. Just one has to live with that! The complexity of cystic fibr ...
  • Pulmonary Embolism
    Pulmonary Embolism
    Editor Ufuk Çobanoğlu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0233-5
    236 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21426 times.
    Pulmonary embolism is a serious, potentially life-threatening cardiopulmonary disease that occurs due to partial or total obstruction of the pulmonary arterial bed. Recently, new improvement occurred in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The ...
  • Pulmonary Infection
    Pulmonary Infection
    Editor Amer Amal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0286-1
    128 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13389 times.
    Pulmonary infections are notorious in causing considerable morbidity and mortality. Caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi, respiratory infections require distinct knowledge of recent advances in pathogenesis. Progress in the understanding of immunopat ...