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  • Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Edited by Alexander Vitin
    ISBN 978-953-307-386-6,
    190 pages, August, 2011
    Gangrene is the term used to describe the necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction, a serious, potentially fatal complication. The presented book discusses different aspects of ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Edited by Daniel Eberli
    ISBN 978-953-307-663-8,
    602 pages, August, 2011
    Tissue Engineering may offer new treatment alternatives for organ replacement or repair deteriorated organs. Among the clinical applications of Tissue Engineering are the production of artificial skin for burn patients, tissue engineered trachea, ca ...
  • New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    Edited by Guillermo Reyes
    ISBN 978-953-307-676-8,
    142 pages, August, 2011
    Ventricular assist device has become one of the standard therapies for the support and the management of the failing heart. Updating our knowledge about these devices is mandatory in order to improve patient outcomes. In this book we can read the eff ...
  • Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Edited by Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-672-0,
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Plants, unlike animals, are sessile. This demands that adverse changes in their environment are quickly recognized, distinguished and responded to with suitable reactions. Drought, heat, cold and salinity are among the major abiotic stresses that ad ...
  • Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Edited by Joseph Mizrahi
    ISBN 978-953-307-382-8,
    224 pages, August, 2011
    The electrical activity of the muscles, as measured by means of electromyography (EMG), is a major expression of muscle contraction. This book aims at providing an updated overview of the recent developments in electromyography from diverse aspects a ...
  • Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
    Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
    Edited by Marco Aur�lio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-178-7,
    462 pages, August, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Edited by Ilser Turkyilmaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-658-4,
    544 pages, August, 2011
    Implant dentistry has come a long way since Dr. Branemark introduced the osseointegration concept with endosseous implants. The use of dental implants has increased exponentially in the last three decades. As implant treatment became more predictable ...
  • Advances in Mechatronics
    Advances in Mechatronics
    Edited by Horacio Martinez-Alfaro
    ISBN 978-953-307-373-6,
    312 pages, August, 2011
    Numerous books have already been published specializing in one of the well known areas that comprise Mechatronics: mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems. The goal of this book is to collect state-of-the-art contributions that discuss ...