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Our collection of 56 books.

  • Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Edited by Giulio Aniello Santoro
    ISBN 978-953-307-758-1,
    410 pages, October, 2011
    Dramatic improvements in medicine over the last few years have resulted in more reliable and accessible diagnostics and treatment of rectal cancer. Given the complex physiopathology of this tumor, the approach should not be limited to a single specia ...
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Including the Ascending Aorta and the Aortic Arch
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Including the Ascending Aorta and the Aortic Arch
    Edited by Reinhart T. Grundmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-524-2,
    218 pages, October, 2011
    This book considers diagnosis and treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. It addresses vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists, but also anyone engaged in vascular medicine. The book focuses amongst other th ...
  • Advanced Laparoscopy
    Advanced Laparoscopy
    Edited by Ali Shamsa
    ISBN 978-953-307-674-4,
    202 pages, October, 2011
    The present book, published by InTech, has been written by a number of highly outstanding authors from all over the world. Every author provides information concerning treatment of different diseases based on his or her knowledge, experience and ski ...
  • Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer
    Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer
    Edited by Nikolay Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-307-668-3,
    240 pages, September, 2011
    Liposuction is the first cosmetic procedure to change beutification surgery from open extensive excision surgery into a more atraumatic closed one. It gave rise to the modern understanding of minimally scarring and minimally invasive surgery and chan ...
  • Laparoscopy - An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Laparoscopy - An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Edited by Ivo Meinhold-Heerlein
    ISBN 978-953-307-299-9,
    146 pages, September, 2011
    Over the last decades an enormous amount of technical advances was achieved in the field of laparoscopy. Many surgeons with surgical, urological, or gynaecological background have contributed to the improvement of this surgical approach which today h ...
  • Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Edited by Marcia Spear
    ISBN 978-953-307-509-9,
    384 pages, August, 2011
    The procedure of skin grafting has been performed since 3000BC and with the aid of modern technology has evolved through the years. While the development of new techniques and devices has significantly improved the functional as well as the aestheti ...
  • Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Edited by Alexander Vitin
    ISBN 978-953-307-386-6,
    190 pages, August, 2011
    Gangrene is the term used to describe the necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction, a serious, potentially fatal complication. The presented book discusses different aspects of ...
  • Kidney Transplantation - New Perspectives
    Kidney Transplantation - New Perspectives
    Edited by Dr.(Md) Magdalena Trzcinska
    ISBN 978-953-307-684-3,
    356 pages, August, 2011
    Although many years have passed since the first successful kidney transplantation, the method, although no longer considered a medical experiment, is still perceived as controversial and, as such, it triggers many emotions and that's why conscious ed ...