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Over the past nearly two decades, thoracic oncology has evolved into a highly complex oncologic subspecialty. Elaborate multimodality treatment regimens utilizing chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and increasingly more complex biological agents, including targeted and immunologic therapies are now standard for a group of malignancies that themselves have become more complex due to increasingly detailed and discriminating staging and genetic evaluation... more...

Hailed by professional journals and esteemed by primary care physicians, Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, has been fully updated to help physicians face the challenge of diagnosis and management in every variety of patient subpopulation.

Only very few therapeutic modalities are used as extensively as mechanical ventilation in intensive care units, during anaesthesia and in emergency situations. Hence theoretical and practical knowledge in this technique had to be made available to workers in a number of medical specialities. In addition to anaesthetists, who are most familiar with artificial ventilation for historical and practical reasons, surgeons, internists, paediatricians and... more...

This book presents state of the art knowledge and practice in the rapidly developing field of bronchiectasis not due to cystic fibrosis. The focus is especially on diagnosis and existing and emerging therapies, but the book also covers a wide range of other key topics, from pathophysiology, histopathology, and immunology through to pulmonary rehabilitation, nursing care, and management in primary care and pediatric settings. While... more...

This book meets the need for a resource that covers the core knowledge required to pass the SCE exam, which includes the broad field of respiratory medicine. This book is also highly applicable to core medical trainees sitting their MRCP examinations. The format is ideal for effective exam revision with individual chapters covering the key points of each condition in sufficient (but not excessive) detail. Examples of imaging (CXR, CT,... more...


This two-volume handbook provides important information concerning the development, implementation, evaluation, uses, advantages, and limitations of a wide variety of animal model of pulmonary disease. While the work focuses on stepwise procedures for inducing and quantifying disease, additional emphasis is placed on each model's relationship to human counterparts and on comparisons with similar models of injury. Thus, even the novice researcher will... more...

This book presents a clear and concise summary of the clinical tenets of lung transplantation with an update on recent developments in the field. It examines the operational principles which underpin successful lung transplantation and shows how an evidenced based approach combined with wisdom borne of experience leads to better outcomes in day-to-day management. Focused on simplicity and elegance of style with ample visual images, this... more...

The third edition of Atlas of Laryngoscopy has been updated and improved upon to present the latest information from experts in the field. Each of the 146 chapters is made up of applicable case studies and color, high-resolution photographs. As the skill of diagnosis remains critical for residents, fellows, practitioners, and academics, the third edition adds new diagnostic information. It also includes new clinical observations. Covering everything... more...

To integrate current knowledge in terms of basic and clinical science and to highlight problems, thirty world-renowned experts in the field of acute lung injury describe the state of up to date knowledge regarding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical management of acute lung injury. Novel techniques for the clinical support of these difficult patients are discussed in full. Prospects for successful pharmacological intervention are also... more...

1. Would a better understanding of the anatomy and improvement of the method make it possible to reduce the percentage of failures sufficiently to earn selective arteriography of bronchial and intercostal arteries a place among the accepted methods of selective arteriographic investigation? 2. Can indications for such selective arteriographical investigations be formulated? The answers to these questions were considered to offer a basis for the... more...