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Our collection of 20 books.

  • A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer
    A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer NEW
    Edited by Marta Adonis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2966-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2965-3,
    228 pages, March, 2017
    Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths around the world. This devastating disease takes strength not only in people who smoke but also in poor people that eat polluted food and use heating sources, and in those exposed naturally to toxi ...
  • Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Edited by Jing Zheng and Chi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2896-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2895-3,
    452 pages, February, 2017
    This book contains a total of 21 chapters, each of which was written by experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impact ...
  • Respiratory Management of Newborns
    Respiratory Management of Newborns
    Edited by Hany Aly and Hesham Abdel-Hady
    ISBN 978-953-51-2575-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2574-7,
    176 pages, August, 2016
    In this book, you'll learn multiple new aspects of respiratory management of the newborn. For example, ventilator management of infants with unusually severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia and infants with omphalocele is discussed, as well as positioning ...
  • COPD Clinical Perspectives
    COPD Clinical Perspectives
    Edited by Ralph J. Panos
    ISBN 978-953-51-1624-0,
    206 pages, July, 2014
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an increasingly recognized cause of morbidity and mortality. Over the next 10 years, deaths due to COPD are expected to increase by 30% and, by 2030, COPD is estimated to be the third leading cause of ...
  • Lung Inflammation
    Lung Inflammation
    Edited by Kian Chung Ong
    ISBN 978-953-51-1373-7,
    118 pages, May, 2014
    In order to perform its function in gas exchange, the lungs and all components of the respiratory system are constantly exposed to pathogens, toxins, pollutants, irritants, and allergens in the environment. Lung inflammation involves an array of mech ...
  • Sarcoidosis
    Edited by Yoshinobu Eishi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1027-9,
    298 pages, March, 2013
    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
    Edited by Jean-Marie Kayembe
    ISBN 978-953-51-0982-2,
    166 pages, February, 2013
    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
    Edited by Bassam H. Mahboub
    ISBN 978-953-51-0968-6,
    260 pages, February, 2013
    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 ...