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  • An Update on Glomerulopathies - Etiology and Pathogenesis
    An Update on Glomerulopathies - Etiology and Pathogenesis
    Edited by Sharma Prabhakar
    ISBN 978-953-307-388-0,
    Edited Volume
    290 pages, September, 2011
    The book has fourteen chapters which are grouped under different sections: Immune System and Glomerulonephritis, Animal Models of Glomerulonephritis, Cytokines and Signalling Pathways, Role of Cells and Organelles in Glomerulonephritis and Miscellane ...
  • Coronary Angiography - The Need for Improvement in Medical and Interventional Therapy
    Coronary Angiography - The Need for Improvement in Medical and Interventional Therapy
    Edited by Branislav Baškot
    ISBN 978-953-307-641-6,
    Edited Volume
    218 pages, September, 2011
    In this book we examined a periprocedural complication of coronary angiography, and coronary intervention. That includes related to cardiac catheterization and diagnostic coronary angiography, and those that occur as a consequence of the specific equ ...
  • Cardiac Pacemakers - Biological Aspects, Clinical Applications and Possible Complications
    Cardiac Pacemakers - Biological Aspects, Clinical Applications and Possible Complications
    Edited by Mart Min
    ISBN 978-953-307-639-3,
    Edited Volume
    206 pages, September, 2011
    Clinical usage of artificial pacing dates back to 1958, when the battery powered cardiac pacemakers became available. Modern implantable pacemakers are the complicated electronic devices operating 10 years continuously without battery exchange. Thoug ...
  • 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 ...