Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,881 books.

  • Colonoscopy
    Colonoscopy
    Edited by Paul Miskovitz
    ISBN 978-953-307-568-6,
    364 pages, August, 2011
    To publish a book on colonoscopy suitable for an international medical audience, drawing upon the expertise and talents of many outstanding world-wide clinicians, is a daunting task. New developments in videocolonoscope instruments, procedural techn ...
  • RNA Processing
    RNA Processing
    Edited by Paula Grabowski
    ISBN 978-953-307-557-0,
    258 pages, August, 2011
    RNA functions broadly as informational molecule, genome, enzyme and machinery for RNA processing. While these functions reflect ancient activities, they also remain vital components of contemporary biochemical pathways. In eukaryotic cells RNA proces ...
  • Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Edited by Marcia Spear
    ISBN 978-953-307-509-9,
    384 pages, August, 2011
    The procedure of skin grafting has been performed since 3000BC and with the aid of modern technology has evolved through the years. While the development of new techniques and devices has significantly improved the functional as well as the aestheti ...
  • 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 ...