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Practical Algorithms in Pediatric Gastroenterology  

Practical Algorithms in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Aimed at an audience of general and family practitioners, pediatricians and trainees not exposed on a daily basis to pediatric gastroenterology problems, this book is a simple, pragmatic bedside text which classifies common clinical symptoms and signs, laboratory abnormalities and issues of management as presented in daily practice.

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How Gut and Brain Control Metabolism  

How Gut and Brain Control Metabolism
Frontiers of Hormone Research, Vol. 42

Providing an overview of the most recent findings, this book is essential reading for physicians with an involvement in the treatment of metabolic disease and scientists performing research in the fields of nutrition and obesity.

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Diabetes Secondary to Endocrine and Pancreatic Disorders  

Diabetes Secondary to Endocrine and Pancreatic Disorders
Frontiers in Diabetes, Vol. 22

Because of its multidisciplinary approach, this book is of great interest to endocrinologists, diabetologists, general practitioners, internal medicine specialists and surgeons, and will remain a reference source for years to come.

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Successes and Limitations of Targeted Cancer Therapy  

Successes and Limitations of Targeted Cancer Therapy
Progress in Tumor Research, Vol. 41

Covering tumor entities such as breast, colon, lung and ovarian cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, melanoma, and renal cell carcinoma, this book is suitable for advanced students, postdoc researchers, scientists and clinicians wishing to update their knowledge of targeted cancer therapies.

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Optical Coherence Tomography  

A noninvasive, reliable and patient-friendly diagnostic technique
Optical Coherence Tomography
ESASO Course Series, Vol. 4

Making the essentials of the recently held ESASO course on OCT available in one volume, this publication is a must-read for experienced as well as trainee ophthalmologists who need to use OCT in their daily practice.

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Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions  

The first volume of a new book series
Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions
Aesthetic Dermatology, Vol. 1

Focusing on the laser treatment of cutaneous lesions with a vascular target, each chapter of this volume describes a particular laser or light modality and its specific application to a variety of both vascular and nonvascular lesions.

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Karger Gazette No. 73  

Karger Gazette No. 73
Anatomy and Art through the Ages

Featuring articles on Andreas Vesalius, his times and his ground-breaking atlas 'De humani corporis fabrica', art and the science of appearance, history of medicine's importance today, and medical art and illustration.

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Vesalius: The Fabric of the Human Body  

Vesalius: The Fabric of the Human Body

An Annotated Translation of the 1543 and 1555 Editions of "De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem", by D.H. Garrison and M.H. Hast

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