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Comprehensive Surgical Management of Congenital Heart Disease, Second Edition

Comprehensive Surgical Management of Congenital Heart Disease, Second Edition

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Richard A Jonas

March 3, 2014

Since the first edition of this book was published in 2004, the management of congenital heart disease has continued to evolve at a rapid pace. Not only have new operations been developed and expanded, such as the intra/extracardiac conduit Fontan and the double root translocation for corrected tran...

Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition

Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition

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Rod J. Rohrich, William P. Adams, Jamil Ahmad, Jack Gunter

March 4, 2014

A renowned rhinoplasty reference, this two-volume set presents the work of recognized pioneers in the field who provide comprehensive coverage of primary and secondary rhinoplasty. From basic fundamentals and anatomy to the latest refinements and advances in technique, the book includes comprehensiv...

Contact Urticaria Syndrome

Contact Urticaria Syndrome

Ana M. Gimenez-Arnau, Howard I. Maibach

October 20, 2014

Contact urticaria syndrome was first defined in 1975 and since then scientific interest has steadily increased. New cases are continuously being reported furnishing information on novel clinical features. A large number of compounds could be responsible for triggering the syndrome including...

Textbook of Allergy for the Clinician

Textbook of Allergy for the Clinician

Pudupakkam K. Vedanthan, Harold S. Nelson, Shripad N. Agashe, Mahesh P A, Rohit Katial

February 21, 2014

This well-illustrated book synthesizes all aspects of allergy, asthma, and related fields such as aerobiology and immunology. Appropriate for allergy practitioners and medical students seeking the latest information on allergy and asthma, it covers aeroallergens and their source plants...

Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy: Subcutaneous, Sublingual, and Oral, Fifth Edition

Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy: Subcutaneous, Sublingual, and Oral, Fifth Edition

Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford

February 19, 2014

This fifth edition of the bestselling Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is now completely updated and revised to include subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunomodulator treatments of allergic disease. The redesigned book continues to provide comprehensive coverage of all types of allergens...

Food Allergy: Practical Diagnosis and Management

Food Allergy: Practical Diagnosis and Management

Scott H. Sicherer

August 13, 2013

Food allergy has increased over the past two decades, with a larger number of patients presenting a myriad of related symptoms and illnesses to physicians and allied health professionals. The growing number of patients poses a challenge to health care providers and confirms the need for developing...

Asthma in the Workplace, Fourth Edition

Asthma in the Workplace, Fourth Edition

Jean-Luc Malo, Moira Chan-Yeung, David I. Bernstein

May 10, 2013

Occupational factors are responsible for a large percentage of cases of asthma in adults of working age. Any irritant generated at high concentrations can cause occupational asthma, and early diagnosis is critical because cure is still possible at this stage. This latest edition of Asthma in the...

Connexin Cell Communication Channels: Roles in the Immune System and Immunopathology

Connexin Cell Communication Channels: Roles in the Immune System and Immunopathology

Ernesto Oviedo-Orta, Brenda R. Kwak, William Howard Evans

March 22, 2013

Plasma membrane-associated channels known as gap junctions, along with their protein building blocks—connexins—have an important functional role in a range of immunological processes, including heart function, cell growth and specialization, and early development. Spanning basic science and...

Nucleic Acid Sensors and Antiviral Immunity

Nucleic Acid Sensors and Antiviral Immunity

Dr. Prakash Sambhara

November 26, 2012

The discovery of Toll-like receptors (TLRs) in the late 1990s ushered in a new age of discovery for innate immunity. The importance of TLRs for immunology and biomedical research was recognized with the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 2011. The prize was shared by three scientists: Ralph...

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis

Donald N Mitchell, Athol Wells, Stephen G Spiro, David R Moller

February 24, 2012

Sarcoidosis represents a major challenge for physicians—not just in respiratory medicine, but across a range of specialties. This book, with a multidisciplinary authorship of the highest standard, presents the most up-to-date thinking on all aspects of the condition, from epidemiology to clinical...

Cancer Vaccines: From Research to Clinical Practice

Cancer Vaccines: From Research to Clinical Practice

Adrian Bot, Mihail Obrocea, Francesco M. Marincola

August 23, 2011

Recent advances in immunology and biology have opened new horizons in cancer therapy, included in the expanding array of cancer treatment options, which are immunotherapies, or cancer vaccines, for both solid and blood borne cancers. Cancer Vaccines: From Research to Clinical Practice is the first...

Cytokines

Cytokines

Victor R. Preedy, Ross Hunter

June 24, 2011

Cytokines are a group of peptides secreted by cells of the immune system such as macrophages, lymphocytes, and T cells. They can be divided into functional families and have-wide ranging impacts that affect cells and molecular pathways to the whole individual. Written by distinguished scholars and...

Outpatient Management of HIV Infection, Fourth Edition

Outpatient Management of HIV Infection, Fourth Edition

Joseph R. Masci

June 22, 2011

This book presents a complete global examination of the complications, diagnoses, and management of HIV infections. This is essential for the HIV specialist and for those involved in HIV care, this book provides: information on the constantly changing and expanding drug therapies and treatment...

MRSA, Second Edition

MRSA, Second Edition

John A. Weigelt

May 11, 2010

Responding to the growing concern about the increased frequency and resistance of MRSA infections, this invaluable source analyzes the latest developments in the identification, assessment, and management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by leading authorities on the topic....