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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...

Protein Transport into the Endoplasmic Reticulum

Protein Transport into the Endoplasmic Reticulum

Richard Zimmermann

September 13, 2014

Protein transport into the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is just one aspect of the general cell biology topic of intracellular protein sorting. This larger picture also includes protein transport into other organelles of the eukaryotic cell (chloroplasts, mitochondria, nucleus, peroxisomes), protein...

Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease

Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease

Oren Tirosh

August 27, 2014

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to...

Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery

Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery

Robert F. Kushner, Christopher D. Still

August 21, 2014

Bariatric surgery has led to improved health outcomes including significant weight loss and reduction in co-morbidities among patients with obesity. Clinical practice guidelines recommend that patients considering bariatric surgery undergo a comprehensive nutritional assessment. Nutrition and...

Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Color Handbook

Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Color Handbook

John F. Pohl, Christopher Jolley, Daniel Gelfond

May 12, 2014

During the past 20 years, there has been an explosion of clinical, basic science, and translational research leading to a better understanding of the physiology and disease processes in the gastrointestinal system of children. Endoscopic techniques have improved, correlation of radiographic and...

Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease: Modern Concepts

Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease: Modern Concepts

Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart

February 11, 2014

Now considered an organ with defensive and metabolic capabilities, the intestinal microbiota plays a major role in the local host immune system development and education. It contributes to the generation of a homeostatic balance characterized by the capacity to react against pathogens while...

Maternal Liver Disease

Maternal Liver Disease

Jamal A. Ibdah

August 21, 2012

Pregnancy is a very exciting time, but can be challenging to both the pregnant patient and the caring physician when complicated by a disorder, considering the impact on the health of both the mother and the fetus. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to- date review of liver disorders during...

Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells and the Liver

Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells and the Liver

David C. Hay

April 12, 2012

The regenerative capacity of the liver has been recognized for centuries, but when it is overwhelmed by insulting stimuli or is chronically damaged, its regenerative capability is substantially reduced or lost. Researchers have been working to find solutions to cure failing human liver function....

Clinical Management of Intestinal Failure

Clinical Management of Intestinal Failure

Christopher P. Duggan, Kathleen M. Gura, Tom Jaksic

December 07, 2011

A complex disease entity, intestinal failure (IF) has only recently become accepted as a distinct clinical syndrome. Improvements across a wide range of disciplines—including critical care and organ transplantation as well as surgical, medical, and nutritional therapies—have led to a steady rise in...

Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Nutrition Desk Reference

Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Nutrition Desk Reference

Gerard E. Mullin, Laura E. Matarese, Melissa Palmer

September 12, 2011

While the gastrointestinal tract ingests, digests, and absorbs nutrients, the liver transforms nutrients, synthesizes plasma proteins, and detoxifies bacteria and toxins absorbed from the gut. It is therefore not surprising that gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases have a major impact on the...

Islet Cell Growth Factors

Islet Cell Growth Factors

Rohit N. Kulkarni

February 07, 2011

This book, Islet Cell Growth Factors, provides a timely contribution to the current thinking regarding the concepts in the area of islet cell regeneration with special reference to insulin secreting beta cells. The contributions are from leaders in the field with a long-standing interest in the...

Gastroenterology, Second Edition

Gastroenterology, Second Edition

Ralph Boulton, Claire Cousins, Sanjeev Gupta, Humphrey J. F. Hodgson

February 04, 2011

Combining the advantages of a color atlas with those of a short text, the authors provide systematic coverage of the diseases and disorders of the digestive tract. The book is filled with high quality color imaging and diagrams and includes the latest developments in investigation and management...

Surgical Management of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders, Second Edition

Surgical Management of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders, Second Edition

Graeme J. Poston, Michael D’Angelica, René Adam

November 23, 2010

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgery is now firmly established within the repertoire of modern general surgery. This new edition has been completely rewritten by world-leading surgeons to reflect the considerable advances made in the surgical management of HPB disorders since the highly...