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Press Releases from Thieme Publishers (81 total)

Interventional Radiology for Treating Conditions Specific to Women

New York/Stuttgart – Interventional radiology is a dynamic and innovative specialty. In the last ten years new image guided therapies for uterine myomata, infertility, pelvic pain, osteoporosis, and varicose veins have largely been developed. Interventional Radiology in Women's Health, published by Thieme, focuses on women’s health and the expanding role of interventional radiology within this pioneering area of medicine. “It is timely that a book focused on women's health has

Fifteen Approved Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Added to Pharmaceutical Subst …

New York/Stuttgart – Thieme Publishing Group is pleased to announce the launch of Pharmaceutical Substances Version 3.2. Available via Thieme-connect (thieme-connect.com), Pharmaceutical Substances is a comprehensive reference guide to every significant pharmaceutical compound and includes all FDA approved active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Fifteen drugs have been added to the upgraded version of the information resource, bringing the total of APIs to 2,475. Recent additions include Novartis’ new anti Malaria drug

The Latest Imaging Techniques for Managing Diseases and Disorders

New York/Stuttgart – Positron emission tomography (PET) allows clinicians to image organ function and is especially useful in, locating areas of high metabolism, staging cancer as well as monitoring response to therapy. While medical professionals use computed tomography (CT) to image the anatomy of the body. Together the two form a powerful system that can precisely identify and locate possibly diseased areas. PET/CT: A Clinical Guide, published by Thieme, demonstrates

A Visual Guide to Diagnosing Neurologic Disorders

New York/Stuttgart - One of the greatest challenges facing by both trainees and seasoned physicians diagnosing a neurologic condition is making accurate links, between their factual knowledge of anatomy, with their more subjective findings of a patient’s signs and symptoms. Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis, published by Thieme, is a compelling addition to the field and makes vivid correlations between neuroanatomy and clinical findings. This visual guide to

All the Basics of Audiology Available in a Single Book

New York/Stuttgart – Audiology primarily deals with hearing and balance disorders. The field encompasses a body of knowledge that is of interest to professionals working in a wide range of disciplines in addition to audiology, including speech-language pathologists, teachers of the deaf and hearing impaired, engineers, physicians, and psychologists. The recently released third edition of Essentials of Audiology, published by Thieme, provides students and professionals in communication sciences and

A Highly Visual Approach to Treating Facial Fractures and Defects

New York/Stuttgart - Osteosynthesis is the process of uniting the ends of a fractured bone by mechanical means, such as using a metal plate or screw, and is performed for the treatment of fractures. The Atlas of Craniomaxillofacial Osteosynthesis unites international specialists who together dispense their expertise regarding a wide range of procedures for osteosynthesis in craniomaxillofacial and oral surgery. This highly anticipated second edition of the atlas, available through

Award-Winning Products Now Available in Latin

New York/Stuttgart – Medical professionals, instructors, and students will discover that the Latin products from Thieme are wonderful tools for learning, studying, and refreshing their knowledge regarding the human body. Based on the award-winning Atlas of Anatomy, the product line includes Anatomy Flash Cards, the Thieme Teaching Assistant: Anatomy, and WinkingSkull.com. More than 350 full-color illustrations characterize the Latin nomenclature edition of the Anatomy Flash Cards. This highly portable study

The Largest Collection of Expert Evaluated Organic Synthetic Methods in the Worl …

Stuttgart – Thieme is pleased to announce that Science of Synthesis Version 3.7 is now available. Science of Synthesis provides a comprehensive critical treatment of synthetic organic chemistry and is one of the most authoritative, in-depth information resources available on synthetic methodology. This upgraded version brings two more volumes online. "The publication of a further two volumes of Science of Synthesis online brings the total number of volumes to 40, making

The Association of Americans Publishers Honors Thieme With Three Awards for Exce …

New York/Stuttgart – Thieme Publishers has won first prize in the 2008 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (the PROSE Awards) for both Atlas of Anatomy and Anatomy Flash Cards. Thieme Teaching Assistant Anatomy has received honorable mention. “We would like to thank the Association of American Publishers for recognizing Thieme Publishers’ commitment to producing quality products for aspiring medical professionals. We rely on the devotion, passion, and

As Orthopaedic Field Grows Residents Seek Ways to Distinguish Themselves and Be …

New York/Stuttgart – There are hundreds of fantastic references for orthopaedic residents to read, study and wade through, but in this increasingly competitive field, residents need tools to hone and sharpen their clinical knowledge in order to stand out in a field of brilliant minds. The pressure is particularly heightened by the fact that every year, all residents are ranked nationally relative to one another based on their performance on

Thieme Chemistry Relaunches Website With Many Additional Features

Stuttgart – Thieme Publishing Group has relaunched thieme-chemistry.com. For 100 years, Thieme Chemistry has been publishing peer-reviewed research on synthetic and general chemistry for professionals and advanced students. The completely restructured, user friendly website provides customers with an overview of all products and services within the division and facilitates direct access to all its e-Products. Products, interests and services are the main sections of the revamped site. Notable additions include

The Entire Spectrum of Human Physiology Captured in One Book

New York/Stuttgart – Color Atlas of Physiology, published by Thieme, holds the entire spectrum of human physiology and contains the basic principles and facts taught in medical school. This invaluable reference is ideal for the practicing physician as well as scientists and students. The structure of the book, coupled with the highly visual element, enables students to quickly grasp key concepts. Material on consciousness and sleep, body-weight regulation, memory,

All Common Surgeries General Surgeons Need to Know Presented in a Single Volume

New York/Stuttgart – Rare opportunities to practice techniques on laboratory animals and the early division of surgery into subspecialties have completely changed the face of mandatory training guidelines for basic surgical operations. Reference books such as Atlas of General Surgery, published by Thieme, are one of the most important sources of information for medical students. More than 150 common surgeries a general surgeon needs to know are showcased in the book.

Cases Illustrate Imaging Findings of Common Urologic Diseases

New York/Stuttgart - During the last decade, the field of urologic radiology has undergone dramatic changes. Traditional diagnostic methods have largely been replaced by abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans and ultrasound for many clinical indications. Teaching Atlas of Urologic Imaging, published by Thieme, presents key imaging features of common urologic disorders encountered by radiologists and urologists on a daily basis. "In this atlas, we have selected cases to illustrate the

Exciting Developments in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is considered the standard reference in its field. Published by Thieme, the third edition presents a comprehensive, single-volume survey. This newly revised book includes brand new chapters on areas such as pediatric rhinoplasty, anti-aging medicine and fat transplantation. Continuous technological and surgical innovations provide medical professionals with ever-increasing options. “Within these pages the medical community will discover the most current information on exciting developments

Selection of Cases Illustrate Imaging Findings of Common Urologic Diseases

New York/Stuttgart - During the last decade, the field of urologic radiology has undergone dramatic changes. Traditional diagnostic methods have largely been replaced by abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans and ultrasound for many clinical indications. Teaching Atlas of Urologic Imaging, published by Thieme, presents key imaging features of common urologic disorders encountered by radiologists and urologists on a daily basis. "In this atlas, we have selected cases to illustrate the imaging

Innovative Procedures for Treating Epilepsy and Other Movement Disorders Highlig …

Stuttgart, New York – Deep brain stimulation (DBS) treats an array of chronic neurological disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. While most patients continue to need medication after undergoing DBS, many experience such a dramatic reduction in their symptoms that they are able to decrease their dosage. Continuous advances in neuroscience are rapidly transforming functional neurosurgery. Recently developed procedures, such as new targets for DBS, utilize technical approaches highlighted

Thieme Launches Journal With a Patient-Oriented Approach to Craniomaxillofacial …

Stuttgart, New York – Since the first partial face transplant was carried out a few years ago, craniomaxillofacial surgeons have continued breaking new ground. Thieme launches Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, a quarterly journal dedicated to post trauma surgery and reconstruction of the face and skull base. Editor-in-Chief Paul Manson, MD, is a pioneer in the field. Dr. Paul N. Manson is the president of AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Osteosynthesefragen) as well

Thieme Announces a Concise and Visual Reference for Neurosurgeons Published in C …

New York/Stuttgart – Every year approximately 30,000 patients in the United States suffer from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. And according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), up to six percent of the population may have an unruptured one. Managing such a serious medical condition poses significant challenges for patients as well as their treating physicians. Vascular Neurosurgery, co-published by Thieme and the AANS, includes one section devoted to

Thieme Publishers Expands Presence at the Annual Meeting of the Radiological Soc …

Stuttgart, New York – The Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the largest medical meeting in the world, provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in imaging research and technology from around the world. This year, Thieme is set to expand its presence at RSNA 2008, occupying three booths to present all its new offerings in the field. The 94th annual meeting

Digital Archiving Secures the Availability of Future Scholarly Research

Stuttgart – The long-term availability of electronic publications is a major concern for librarians and publishers. Thieme Publishing Group, one of the leading scientific, medical, and academic publishing companies, has announced an agreement with Portico, to ensure their publications are permanently preserved. All journals and backfiles available through Thieme eJournals (www.thieme-connect.com/ejournals) are being archived with the organization. By working in conjunction with this non-profit electronic archiving service, the publisher

Current Imaging Strategies for Evaluating Disease Processes

New York/Stuttgart - Some people are born with a hearing impairment, for others like actress Halle Berry, hearing loss may occur later in life for a variety of reasons including head injury, infection or long-term exposure to loud noise. Hearing and balance organs are located within the temporal bone. Imaging of the Temporal Bone, published by Thieme, presents a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to assessing trauma and diseases affecting this

All Aspects of Spine Radiosurgery Brought Together for First Time

New York/Stuttgart – The current trend in modern cancer treatment is for more focused and more targeted therapy. The development of radiation intensity modulation along with the progress of computer science has made the use of radiosurgery possible outside the brain. Spine Radiosurgery, published by Thieme, is the first book solely devoted to this topic. "Spine Radiosurgery was conceived as a major resource to consolidate information on the techniques, clinical indications

The Patient Centered Approach to Revision Surgery

New York/Stuttgart – When a surgical procedure fails and revision surgery is indicated, the patient needs a surgeon who is prepared. “Revision Surgery in Otolaryngology”, published by Thieme, is the first time an approach to all revision cases in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery and facial plastic surgery is available in a single book. During the course of researching and writing this new text, Editor Dr. David R. Edelstein, clinical professor

Largest Update Since Launch of Pharmaceutical Substances

Stuttgart – Thieme Publishing Group has announced the largest update to Pharmaceutical Substances since its launch in 2003. Pharmaceutical Substances Version 3.1, available via Thieme-connect (thieme-connect.com), is a comprehensive reference guide to every significant pharmaceutical compound and includes all FDA approved active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Dr. Krimmer, Director Institutional Marketing, who manages the Pharmaceutical Substances project at Thieme states, “With 51 completely new and some 1,300 fully updated drug monographs, Pharmaceutical

Updated Book Serves the Needs of Students and Professionals

New York/Stuttgart, October 2008 – While working in dental education, Dr. Leif Tronstad, a professor at the University of Oslo, recognized the demand for a straightforward, yet comprehensive textbook about endodontics (root canal treatment). During that period, the author envisioned a book that could simultaneously serve the needs of students while operating as a resource for professionals. Clinical Endodontics, published by Thieme, fills both voids. Due to the success of

Award-Winning Book Assists Orthopaedic Surgeons in Making the Right Choice

Stuttgart, New York – Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots, is expected to miss the remainder of the 2008 football season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, musculoskeletal problems are among the top reasons for physician visits. This includes symptoms ranging from minor aches and pains to sports injuries like the one that recently put Brady out of commission.

Students and Healthcare Professionals Maximize Their Time

New York/Stuttgart - There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body. The human body is an extremely complicated machine, which medical students must learn through the study of anatomy. First-year medical students are challenged with absorbing a wide array of anatomical facts and figures along with the specific names of joints, ligaments, nerves, veins, and thousands of other structures. Medical school is a full-time job and for

Plastic Surgeons and Patients Face Multiple Choices Before Breast Reconstruction …

New York/Stuttgart - Breast cancer survivors such as Christina Applegate and Kylie Minogue are familiar with the various choices a woman faces prior to and following a mastectomy. Breast reconstruction is a highly individualized procedure. Plastic surgeons need to stay up-to-date regarding new techniques in order to empower their patients to make the right decisions. The second edition of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast, published by Thieme, is a

Thieme Wins Three First Prizes From the British Medical Association

New York/Stuttgart – Thieme Publishers has won three first prize awards in the 2008 British Medical Association Medical Book Competition. One highly commended and four commended honors were presented to the company as well. The annual competition aims to encourage and reward excellence in medical publishing. “We are grateful to the British Medical Association for singling us out for these prestigious awards in such a broad range of categories. All of

New Neurosonology and Neuroimaging Title Plays Key Role in Stroke Diagnosis and …

New York/Stuttgart - Thieme Publishers announced today that Neurosonology and Neuroimaging of Stroke is now available. Ultrasound imaging plays a significant role in the diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease and especially stroke. It effectively assists physicians in the real-time evaluation of the cerebral vasculature, crucial after a patient suffers a stroke. This new book, accompanied by a DVD, offers both a brand new perspective on the principles of neurosonology

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