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Aging: Exploring a Complex Phenomenon

Shamim I. Ahmad
October 25, 2017

This book is a detailed and comprehensive synthesis of the scientific study of aging. Dozens of contributions from leading scholars review various theories of aging, and molecular, cellular, biochemical and microbial aspects of aging, among just a few of the topics included. Authoritative, wide...

Toxicologic Pathology: Nonclinical Safety Assessment

Pritam S. Sahota, James A. Popp, Jerry F. Hardisty, Chirukandath Gopinath
October 23, 2017

As drug development shifts over time to address unmet medical needs and more targeted therapies are developed, previously unseen pharmacological or off-target effects may occur in treatment. Designed to provide practical information for the bench toxicologic pathologist working in pharmaceutical...

The Physiological Basis of Metabolic Bone Disease

Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson
October 23, 2017

Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating...

Perinatal Growth and Nutrition

Ian J. Griffin
October 23, 2017

Preterm infants grow poorly after birth and very commonly develop ex utero growth restriction (EUGR). However, the risks and benefits of catch-up growth in preterm infants must be weighed, and evidence addressing this warrants examination. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition explores the reasons for...

Vitreoretinal Disorders in Primary Care

Thomas H. Williamson
October 23, 2017

Emergency ophthalmology is an area full of pitfalls for the unwary primary care practitioner. Vitreoretinal disorders make up the majority of emergency sight-threatening conditions, and a wide and increasingly varied range of conditions of the eye present in primary care settings. Correct diagnosis...

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements, Second Edition

K. Kirk Shung
October 23, 2017

Offers an Extensive Discussion on High Frequency Ultrasound Based on a course taught and developed by a foremost expert in diagnostic ultrasound technology, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements, Second Edition covers cutting-edge developments, along with the fundamental...

Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Trauma and Disease

Stanley W. Jacob, Jack C. de la Torre
October 23, 2017

First isolated as a chemical compound by a Russian chemist in 1866, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) proved to be a near-perfect solvent for decades before its remarkable biological and medical activities were discovered. DMSO is one of the most prodigious agents ever to come out of the world of drug...

Cardiovascular Catheterization and Intervention: A Textbook of Coronary, Peripheral, and Structural Heart Disease, Second Edition

Debabrata Mukherjee, Eric R. Bates, Marco Roffi, Richard A. Lange, David J. Moliterno
October 20, 2017

Interventional cardiology refers to the catheter-based treatment of cardiovascular diseases and is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. This updated text addresses recent advances in structural heart interventions, in particular aortic and mitral valve procedures. The advent of newer...

Forensic Pathology Review: Questions and Answers

John M. Wayne, MD, Cynthia A. Schandl, S. Erin Presnell, MD
October 20, 2017

This book is an invaluable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in forensic pathology. Written in a question-and-answer format, this accessible guide tests readers' knowledge of manner of death, patterns of injury, lab data interpretation, postmortem radiography and imaging, and much more....

Bioresorbable Scaffolds: From Basic Concept to Clinical Applications

Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W.J.C. Serruys
October 20, 2017

This book focuses on the coronary bioresorbable scaffold, a new interventional treatment for coronary artery disease, differentiated from a permanent metallic stent. The book provides an overview of the technology including non-clinical studies and clinical evidences in order to help clinicians...

Newborn Surgery, Fourth Edition

Prem Puri
October 19, 2017

Following the success of three previous editions, this new edition of Newborn Surgery continues to provide the most comprehensive information on the surgical management of neonatal disorders. Each chapter is thoroughly revised and updated, and there are eight new chapters on key topics in the...

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

Ffion Davies, Colin E. Bruce, Kate Taylor-Robinson
October 18, 2017

Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new...

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