The first consumer health book on corneal cross-linking will be released in December. The book discusses a newly FDA approved procedure to treat keratoconus, a condition that affects vision when the cornea becomes misshaped. The author is Larry Hopp, MD, a cornea specialist, in practice in Beverly Hills, California.
Two new divorce books are in the works. Craig Marcus will author Divorce in Idaho. A resident of Boise, he is head of the firm Marcus, Christian, Hardee, & Davi, LLP.
A second author, Ben Stevens, will author Divorce in South Carolina. He is a member of the Stevens Firm, P.A., Family Law Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Both books are scheduled for release in Spring 2018.
The third edition of Lung Cancer—From Diagnosis to Treatment rolls off the press this Fall. Among the updates, is information on newer forms of treatment, including targeted therapy and immunotherapy. The author, Walter Scott, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon. He is chief of the Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Abington Jefferson Hospital and a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia.
New book on cornea crosslinking is coming this fall. The book, Cornea Cross-Linking—A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, covers a newly-approved FDA procedure to treatment a condition of the cornea that causes it to thin and lose its natural shape. These changes cause vision problems. The author is ophthalmologist Lawrence M. Hopp, MD, of Beverly Hills, California.
This Fall, Addicus Books will release Corneal Cross-linking, a new book which explains a procedure to correct the eye condition keratoconus—a bulging of the cornea. Corneal cross linking was approved by the FDA last year, and this book is the first consumer book on the topic. The author is Lawrence M. Hopp, M.D., a cornea specialist, in Beverly Hills, California.
Lung Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment is currently being updated. The third edition is a Fall 2017 release. The author Walter J. Scott, M.D., F.A.C.S., is chief of the Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Abington Jefferson Hospital and a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia. Board certified in thoracic surgery, Dr. Scott specializes in the treatment of cancers involving the chest, with a special emphasis on the treatment of lung cancer.
The Japanese publisher, Seiwa Shoten, Co., has purchased the rights to the Addicus Books title, Overcoming Prescription Drugs Addiction, by Rod Colvin. The Japanese edition is scheduled for release in 2018. The subrights sale was handled by the Japan Uni Agency, Inc., in Japan and the Susan Schulman Agency in New York City.
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The third edition of Understanding Parkinson’s Disease is heading to press. The new edition includes updates on recently developed diagnostic procedures as well as new medications used to treat the disease. “I am pleased to report that we have received a bulk order from a large health care corporation,” said Rod Colvin, Publisher at Addicus Books. “The corporation will use the book to support its roll out of a product. When a large corporation orders one of our books, we see it as a testament to the quality of our work; the book underwent strict vetting by the corporation.