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Our collection of 59 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Physiologic and Pathologic Angiogenesis - Signaling Mechanisms and Targeted Therapy
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    Edited by Dan Simionescu and Agneta Simionescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3024-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3023-9,
    Edited Volume
    462 pages, April, 2017
    The purpose of this book is to highlight novel advances in the field and to incentivize scientists from a variety of fields to pursue angiogenesis as a research avenue. Blood vessel formation and maturation to capillaries, arteries, or veins is a fas ...
  • Glaucoma - Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics
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    Edited by Parul Ichhpujani
    ISBN 978-953-51-2850-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2849-6,
    Edited Volume
    148 pages, December, 2016
    Written for ophthalmology residents and practitioners, this book provides the most comprehensive resource covering all the major aspects of aqueous humor and intraocular pressure dynamics. In addition to chapters on the conventional and new technolog ...
  • Body Contouring and Sculpting
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    Edited by Nikolay P. Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-51-2830-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2829-8,
    Edited Volume
    234 pages, December, 2016
    Over the past decades, surgical techniques have greatly progressed to improve and correct appearance. They are artistic procedures to give the highly demanded proportions. The growing public interest in aesthetic and plastic surgery interventions suc ...
  • Schizophrenia Treatment - The New Facets
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    Edited by Yu-Chih Shen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2826-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2825-0,
    Edited Volume
    178 pages, December, 2016
    Schizophrenia treatment has many facets. This book begins with the glutamatergic and GABAergic hypofunctioning contribute to the schizophrenic symptoms and their current targeted therapeutics. The genetic, epigenetic, and immune etiologies of schizop ...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Novel Concepts for Research and Treatment
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    Edited by Victor Chaban
    ISBN 978-953-51-2828-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2827-4,
    Edited Volume
    94 pages, December, 2016
    This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date insights into emerging trends in research and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Key features include pathogenesis, existing and new therapies, as well as nonpharmacological approach in manage ...
  • Current Topics in Malaria
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    Edited by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2790-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2789-5,
    Edited Volume
    504 pages, November, 2016
    Malaria is still the main vector-borne parasitic disease in the world. Fortunately, elimination of this disease was achieved in multiple countries during the last decades. During the last decade, a significant reduction of malaria in the Americas was ...
  • Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
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    Edited by Baba Psalm Duniya Inusa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2767-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2766-6,
    Edited Volume
    280 pages, November, 2016
    This book addresses a wide range of clinically relevant topics and issues in sickle cell disease. This is written by experts in their own field offering a robust, engaging discussion about the presentations and mechanisms of actions in the multiple c ...
  • A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
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    Edited by Ghassan El-Baalbaki and Christophe Fortin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2728-4,
    Edited Volume
    252 pages, November, 2016
    Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for h ...