290 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
157 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
Bassam H. Mahboub
251 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 ...
- Global Perspectives on Bronchoscopy
Sai Praveen Haranath and Samiya Razvi
240 pages, June, 2012
- 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 ...
134 pages, March, 2012
- 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
550 pages, March, 2012
- 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 ...
- Allergic Rhinitis
Marek L. Kowalski
214 pages, March, 2012
- Allergic rhinitis, while troublesome for a patient, may be also a challenge for the physician. That is why physicians must still learn more on the pathophysiology, clinical spectrum and novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the disease. The ...
- Pulmonary Infection
128 pages, March, 2012
- 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 ...