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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...

Drug Delivery and Development of Anti-HIV Microbicides

Drug Delivery and Development of Anti-HIV Microbicides

José das Neves, Bruno Sarmento

October 16, 2014

The worldwide impact of HIV/AIDS is well recognized. This book provides for the first time a thorough and critical overview of current aspects, recent developments, and trends in the formulation and drug delivery concerning anti-HIV microbicides by leading scientists in the field. Additionally,...

Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams

August 26, 2014

Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition–Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health...

Human Respiratory Viral Infections

Human Respiratory Viral Infections

Sunit K. Singh

June 23, 2014

Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology,...

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition

Clinical Tuberculosis, Fifth Edition

Peter D O Davies, Stephen B Gordon, Geraint Davies

April 30, 2014

Completely updated and revised, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB practitioner—whether in public health, laboratory science or clinical practice—with a synoptic and definitive account of the latest methods of diagnosis, treatment and control of this challenging and debilitating...

Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

Ronald M. Atlas, James W. Snyder

October 24, 2013

The detection and/or isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms is critical for the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. With growth-dependant methods providing reliable means for identifying pathogens, traditional culturing continues to play an integral role in the detection...

Food Associated Pathogens

Food Associated Pathogens

Wilhelm Tham, Marie Louise Danielsson-Tham

September 25, 2013

To stem the tide of foodborne illness, it is important to understand the source of the problem. This volume examines pathogenic bacteria, viruses, protozoan parasites, moulds, and mycotoxins in food. It also discusses food-associated antimicrobial resistance and lessons learned from an actual...

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek

July 18, 2013

Viral hemorrhagic fevers have captured the imagination of the public and made their way into popular books and movies by virtue of their extreme virulence and mysterious origins. Since 2001, concerns have grown about the potential use of many hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. This...

Neuroviral Infections: Two Volume Set

Neuroviral Infections: Two Volume Set

Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek

February 22, 2013

Two-Volume Set: Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses covers recent developments in the area of...

Neuroviral Infections: RNA Viruses and Retroviruses

Neuroviral Infections: RNA Viruses and Retroviruses

Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek

February 20, 2013

Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: RNA Viruses and Retroviruses presents an up-to-date overview of the general principles of...

Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses

Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses

Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek

February 15, 2013

Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses covers recent developments in the area of neuroviral...

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...

Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Disease

Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Disease

Clay Cockerell, Antoanella Calame

October 14, 2012

Dermatologists are often the first medical professionals to see patients with HIV infection, as skin diseases are common in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. This book aims to help dermatologists recognize the cutaneous manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS, so that diagnosis can be made...