Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, 2 edition

  This is an excellent book and a needed update. For anyone interested in studying this specific neoplasm in depth,this book is worthwhile. It is a must-have in all neurosurgery, neurology, and radiology libraries. -- Doody's Review   Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, Second Edition is the definitive guide to meningioma diagnosis, treatment, and surgery, and reflects over a decade of major advances in the diagnosis and management of ...

An Illustrated Handbook of Flap-Raising Techniques

This handbook is an introductory guide to harvesting essential workhorse flaps of the torso and upper and lower extremities. Chapters are grouped into separate sections based on the anatomic region of the flaps. Each chapter details the critical clinical information the surgeon needs to know to effectively harvest flaps, providing concise descriptions of the preparation, incision, and dissection techniques. Precise illustrations supp...

Biotherapeutic Approaches to Asthma

Addressing the need for enhanced drug selectivity and efficacy, Biotherapeutic Approaches to Asthma is an authoritative and timely guide for respiratory specialists, clinical immunologists, allergists, physiologists, pulmonologists, otolaryngologists, and medical school students in these disciplines. It contains emerging data on the importance of chemokines and their receptors in the control and regulation of allergic airway inflamma...

Radiology for Undergraduate Finals and Foundation Years

Basic knowledge of radiology is essential for medical students regardless of the specialty they plan to enter. Hospital patients increasingly undergo some form of imaging, ranging from plain film through to CT and MRI. As technologies and techniques advance and radiology grows in scope, medical school curricula are reflecting its increased importance. This book provides a mixture of case-based teaching, structured questions, and self...

Posterolateral Knee Injuries

Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment covers the complex anatomy of the posterolateral knee, the varied examination techniques, surgical and nonsurgical treatments, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises available to manage conditions of the posterolateral knee. You will gain the knowledge you need to use multi-pronged approaches to treat posterolateral ligament tears, posterolateral rotatory instabil...

Schistosoma: Biology, Pathology and Control

Apart from malaria, schistosomiasis is the most prevalent parasitic infection in the world. It affects more than 200 million people in 76 tropical and subtropical countries, causing great suffering and resulting in thousands of deaths. Written by world authorities, this book examines many aspects of the biology, pathology, and control of the schistosoma parasite. Ranging in topic from infection in Pharaonic Egypt, through DNA relatio...

Shonishin: Japanese Pediatric Acupuncture

Shonishin: Japanese Pediatric Acupuncture addresses the emerging interest in safe, specialized, non-insertion acupuncture treatment options for infants and children. The only English language book available on the topic, it focuses on the most important feature in the treatment of children: patient-comfort. The author gives hands-on advice that can be easily integrated into clinical practice.   The text begins with an overview o...

Salivary Gland Diseases: Surgical and Medical Management

Here is a complete reference on the fundamental science, treatment, and management of salivary gland disorders. Covering anatomy, physiology, histology, cytology, pathology, and imaging, this text is a premier resource for physicians who diagnose and treat salivary gland diseases both medically and surgically.   Highlights:     Comprehensive review of both the common and unusual salivary gland disease entities in the a...

Ethics, Computing, and Medicine

As those in medicine increasingly depend on computers and other intelligent machines, the intersection of ethics, computing and the health professions grows much more complex and significant. This book attempts to systematically identify and address the full range of ethical issues that arise when intelligent machines are used in medicine, nursing, psychology, and allied health professions. It explores a variety of important issues, ...

Chinese Medicine in Fertility Disorders

Written by experts in Chinese medicine, this textbook provides a comprehensive overview of Chinese medicine therapies for fertility disorders. It opens by reviewing the basics of current Western reproductive medicine in terms of diagnosis, treatment options, and possible risks. The book then introduces the reader to traditional Chinese fertility treatments, providing information about how they complement Western reproductive medicine...