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Pathology of Bladder Cancer (1983): Volume I

George T Bryan, Cohen M Samuel
September 28, 2017

Present classification schemes of bladder neoplasms are based on structural analyses of histologic material, primarily at the light microscopic level. Attempts to identify histologic variables of certain bladder lesions as biologic precursors of malignancy are in progress. Efforts to relate...

Pathology of Bladder Cancer (1983): Volume II

Bryan T George, Cohen M Samuel
September 28, 2017

Present classification schemes of bladder neoplasms are based on structural analyses of histologic material, primarily at the light microscopic level. Attempts to identify histologic variables of certain bladder lesions as biologic precursors of malignancy are in progress. Efforts to relate...

Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia, Fourth edition

Brian Pollard, Gareth Kitchen
September 26, 2017

Written and edited by experts in the field, the Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia provides all the essential practical knowledge required by anaesthetists on co-existing medical conditions, operative procedures, and techniques. The fourth edition retains the concise and comprehensive nature of the...

Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

Glenn Laverack
September 26, 2017

The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health emergencies and seen as a leading academic...

Dietary Phosphorus: Health, Nutrition, and Regulatory Aspects

Jaime Uribarri, Mona S Calvo
September 20, 2017

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient that occurs in almost all foods and is important for many normal physiological functions. In a typical Western diet, it is not harmful, but does adversely affect tissues in the body when consumed in excess or deficiency. This book provides a comprehensive review...

The Biology of the First 1,000 Days

Crystal D Karakochuk, Kyly C. Whitfield, Tim J Green, Klaus Kraemer
September 20, 2017

The first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is a critical period of growth and development. Exposures to dietary, environmental, hormonal, and other stressors during this window have been associated with an increased risk of poor health outcomes, some of which are irreversible. The...

Lipids of Pathogenic Fungi (1996)

Rajendra Prasad, Mahmoud A. Ghannoum
September 20, 2017

Increases in various fungal infections due to Candida, Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Histoplasma spp., and Dermatophytes have attracted interest in the biochemistry of the fungal pathogens responsible. This book discusses the importance of lipids in pathogenic fungi and how they are involved in...

Regulatory Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Function (1995)

Timothy S. Gaginella
September 20, 2017

Regulatory Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Function includes a collection of contemporary topics in gastrointestinal research. The control of gastroduodenal electrolyte transport and the influence of drugs on bicarbonate secretion are reviewed in detail. The importance of the interactions between...

Receptor Binding Radiotracers (1982): Volume II

William C. Eckelman
September 20, 2017

This series of books on Radiotracers in Biology and Medicine is on the one hand an unbelievably expansive enterprise and on the other hand, a most noble one as well. Tools to probe biology have developed at an accelerating rate. Hevesy pioneered the application of radioisotopes to the study of...

Metabolism of Trace Metals in Man Vol. I (1984): Developmental Aspects

Owen M. Rennert, Chan Wai-Yee
September 20, 2017

A vast literature exists dealing with trace metals and a number of outstanding monographs deal with the biological, biochemical, or clinical effects of a specific trace metal or trace metals in general. However, newer aspects of trace metal research, i.e. the developmental aspects and generic...

Respiratory Drug Delivery (1989)

Peter R. Byron
September 20, 2017

The focus of this book is on subjects related to drug delivery to the lung. The text spans topics from aerosol deposition through pharmaceutical chemistry and formulation to the final clinical evaluation of pharmaceutical products. Utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach, the chapters consider...

Three Dimensional Biomedical Imaging (1985): Volume I

Richard A. Robb
September 20, 2017

The best known of the new 3-D imaging modalities is X-ray computed tomography , but exciting progress has been made and practical systems developed in 3-D imaging with radioisotopes, ultrasound, and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). These volumes will feature up-to-date reviews by leading...

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