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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...

Treatment of Cancer Sixth Edition

Treatment of Cancer Sixth Edition

Pat Price, Karol Sikora

October 29, 2014

Treatment of Cancer, Sixth Edition is a multi-authored work based on a single theme—the optimal treatment of cancer. A comprehensive guide to modern cancer treatment, it supports an integrated approach to patient care including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery. The sixth edition has been...

Translocations in Solid Tumors

Translocations in Solid Tumors

Colin S. Cooper

October 13, 2014

One of the most fruitful areas of research, as judged by the very large numbers of new cancer genes identified, has been the molecular analysis of recurrent chromosomal translocations. The original concept that gave rise to this book was that key scientists involved in the original isolation of the...

Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Stanley H. Benedict, David J. Schlesinger, Steven J. Goetsch, Brian D. Kavanagh

August 01, 2014

Written by internationally known experts in the field, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy examines one of the fastest-developing subspecialties within radiation oncology. These procedures deliver large doses of radiation in one to five sessions to a precisely...

Cancer Cell Signaling: Targeting Signaling Pathways Toward Therapeutic Approaches to Cancer

Cancer Cell Signaling: Targeting Signaling Pathways Toward Therapeutic Approaches to Cancer

Kasirajan Ayyanathan

June 20, 2014

Cell signaling is a field that studies how cells communicate to control basic activities and respond to their environment. When looking specifically at cancer cells, researchers can gain a better understanding of cancer on a cellular level, an understanding that may have implications for developing...

Gynaecologic Cancer: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners

Gynaecologic Cancer: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners

Mohd Rushdan Md Noor, Tay Eng Hseon, Low Jen Hui Jeffrey

June 18, 2014

Gynaecologic oncology is one of the most important subjects in gynaecology and a very challenging field. The management of patients with gynaecological cancers is complex, as the impact of the outcome of such cancers can be critical. This handbook covers the basics of carcinogenesis and the...

Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitors

Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitors

Satya Prakash Gupta

May 16, 2014

Cancer-causing viruses, also called oncoviruses, play a key role in the development of certain cancers. They contribute to genetic changes that disrupt the cell cycle machinery, interfering with functions such as cell growth. Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitors presents a plethora of...

Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Neoplastic Hematopathology, Third Edition

Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Neoplastic Hematopathology, Third Edition

Wojciech Gorczyca

March 21, 2014

Management of tumor patients now relies on new individualized approaches to treatment, requiring extensive knowledge of the molecular makeup of tumors. Updated and expanded, the third edition of Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Neoplastic Hematopathology examines not only the differential...

Tomosynthesis Imaging

Tomosynthesis Imaging

Ingrid Reiser, Stephen Glick

March 12, 2014

An innovative, three-dimensional x-ray imaging technique that enhances projection radiography by adding depth resolution, Tomosynthesis Imaging explores tomosynthesis, an emerging limited-angle tomographic imaging technology that is being considered for use in a range of clinical applications, and...

Research for the Radiation Therapist: From Question to Culture

Research for the Radiation Therapist: From Question to Culture

Cailtin Gillan, Lisa DiProspero, Nicole Harnett, Lori Holden

February 07, 2014

This book addresses a wide range of topics, from the principles of evidence-based practice to the process and dissemination of research to unique considerations such as clinical trials, patenting, and health services research. The case for evidence-based practice and a collaborative research...

Cancer Biomarkers: Minimal and Noninvasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis

Cancer Biomarkers: Minimal and Noninvasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis

Debmalya Barh, Angelo Carpi, Mukesh Verma, Mehmet Gunduz

January 30, 2014

  Gleaning information from more than 100 experts in the field of cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy worldwide, Cancer Biomarkers: Non-Invasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis determines the significance of clinical validation approaches for several markers. This book examines the use of...

Chemotherapeutic Engineering: Collected Papers of Si-Shen Feng—A Tribute to Shu Chien on His 82nd Birthday

Chemotherapeutic Engineering: Collected Papers of Si-Shen Feng—A Tribute to Shu Chien on His 82nd Birthday

Feng Si-shen, Stanford Chong, Jenny Rompas

January 17, 2014

This book is a collection of the major publications of the authors in the emerging area of chemotherapeutic engineering. It describes and demonstrates the concept, feasibility, safety and prospect of chemotherapeutic engineering through a full spectrum of proof-of-concept experiments from design,...

Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Third Edition

Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Third Edition

Ignac Fogelman, Susan Clarke, Gary Cook, Gopinath Gnanasegaran

January 06, 2014

The long-awaited third edition of An Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine has been revised and updated to encapsulate the developments in the field since the previous edition was published nearly two decades ago. Highlights of the Third Edition: Adopts a structured format throughout for quick...