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  • Acupuncture - Clinical Practice, Particular Techniques and Special Issues
    Acupuncture - Clinical Practice, Particular Techniques and Special Issues
    Edited by Marcelo Saad
    ISBN 978-953-307-630-0,
    Edited Volume
    150 pages, September, 2011
    Acupuncture is growing in popularity world-wide. Acupuncture and related techniques are useful tools for treating a spectrum of diseases. However, there are still many areas of controversy connected to it due to the fact that mechanisms of action of ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials badge badge
    Edited by Daniel Eberli
    ISBN 978-953-307-663-8,
    Edited Volume
    602 pages, August, 2011
    Tissue Engineering may offer new treatment alternatives for organ replacement or repair deteriorated organs. Among the clinical applications of Tissue Engineering are the production of artificial skin for burn patients, tissue engineered trachea, ca ...
  • Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice badge badge
    Edited by Ilser Turkyilmaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-658-4,
    Edited Volume
    544 pages, August, 2011
    Implant dentistry has come a long way since Dr. Branemark introduced the osseointegration concept with endosseous implants. The use of dental implants has increased exponentially in the last three decades. As implant treatment became more predictable ...
  • Advanced Topics in Environmental Health and Air Pollution Case Studies
    Advanced Topics in Environmental Health and Air Pollution Case Studies
    Edited by Anca Maria Moldoveanu
    ISBN 978-953-307-525-9,
    Edited Volume
    482 pages, August, 2011
    The book describes the effects of air pollutants, from the indoor and outdoor spaces, on the human physiology. Air pollutants can influence inflammation biomarkers, can influence the pathogenesis of chronic cough, can influence reactive oxygen specie ...
  • Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications
    Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications
    Edited by Mark B. Zimering
    ISBN 978-953-307-597-6,
    Edited Volume
    454 pages, August, 2011
    Type 2 diabetes "mellitus" affects nearly 120 million persons worldwide- and according to the World Health Organization this number is expected to double by the year 2030. Owing to a rapidly increasing disease prevalence, the medical, social and econ ...
  • Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Edited by Marcia Spear
    ISBN 978-953-307-509-9,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Colonoscopy
    Colonoscopy
    Edited by Paul Miskovitz
    ISBN 978-953-307-568-6,
    Edited Volume
    364 pages, August, 2011
    To publish a book on colonoscopy suitable for an international medical audience, drawing upon the expertise and talents of many outstanding world-wide clinicians, is a daunting task. New developments in videocolonoscope instruments, procedural techn ...
  • Genetics and Etiology of Down Syndrome
    Genetics and Etiology of Down Syndrome
    Edited by Subrata Dey
    ISBN 978-953-307-631-7,
    Edited Volume
    340 pages, August, 2011
    This book provides a concise yet comprehensive source of current information on Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and paediatricians will find it an excellent source for reference and review. This book has been divided in ...