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Once an uncommon clinical finding, the Chiari malformations are now frequently seen with the advent of more sophisticated imaging modalities. With more than one hundred years of experience with these entities, medicine currently has a much better understanding of the embryology and pathophysiology of the disorder. Long-term outcome studies are becoming more prevalent and patients are commonly operated on with generally favorable... more...

This cutting-edge book is a quick reference guide to the evidence-based evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the broad spectrum of orofacial disorders. Each chapter is devoted to a particular disease or disorder and presents advances in our understanding of the condition, the most recent evaluation and diagnostic strategies, and up-to-date treatment approaches. In addition, strategies for integration of care into routine dental... more...

This third edition of this well-received text continues to provide a state-of-the-art treatise on modern clinical practice relating to hyperlipidemia and lipoprotein disorders, conditions responsible for a huge amount of morbidity and mortality in Western countries and, increasingly, the developing world. The clinical evidence underlying the treatment of hyperlipidemia has burgeoned since the second edition published in 1994, with the publication of... more...

Approximately eight percent of our DNA contains retroviral sequences that are millions of years old. Through engaging stories of scientific discovery, Anna Marie Skalka explains our evolving knowledge of these ancient denizens of the biosphere and how this understanding has significantly advanced research in genetic engineering, gene delivery systems, and precision medicine. Discovering Retroviruses begins with the pioneer... more...

This new volume in the Current Clinical Practice™ series puts the most important evidence-based, nationally recognized clinical guidelines together in one place. As a result, busy clinicians can go to one source when, in the care of a patient, a question arises that is best answered by an existing clinical guideline. The chapters are written by world leaders in their respective fields. This book has been constructed with the busy... more...


Responding to a renewed interest in the growing problem of iodine deficiency worldwide, Drs. Charles Oxnard and Peter Obendorf, along with experienced translator and anatomist John Dennison, take a fresh look at the classic text, Der endemische Kretinismus, published in 1936 by Springer. Translated here for the first time into English, this landmark text will be a welcome resource for researchers confronting the problem of iodine... more...

A complete guide to implementing research projects for anyone in the medical professions. This book covers all the main areas, allowing anyone to set up and complete research projects. The techniques outlined here can easily be adapted to clinical projects. Written by international authors to provide a flavor from many institutions, the book’s appeal is cross-sectional, both at hospital and primary care levels worldwide. Providing... more...

It is my great pleasure to publish New Frontiers in Lifestyle-Related Dis­ eases, the proceedings of the Showa University International Symposium for Life Sciences, 3rd Annual Meeting, held at Showa University on Sep­ tember 13, 2006. This symposium was supported, in part, by Grants for the Promotion of the Advancement of Education and Research in Graduate Schools and Ordinary Expenses for Private Schools from the Ministry of Education, Culture,... more...

This handy pocket reference is a concise book to be used for spotting symptoms, issuing proper tests, making referrals when necessary and suggesting treatment options. It distils the most up-to-date information on virtually every disease encountered by rheumatologists and others who treat patients with rheumatologic diseases. Especially designed for the busy clinician this book allows  the reader to have a complete and handy resource during clinical... more...

This volume offers an accessible and practical introduction to palliative medicine. Clearly written and fully illustrated, it will be a useful resource for all healthcare professionals who wish to gain an understanding of this important aspect of medicine.