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  • Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Editor Joseph Mizrahi
    ISBN 978-953-307-382-8
    212 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 26466 times.
    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 ...
  • New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    Editor Guillermo Reyes
    ISBN 978-953-307-676-8
    134 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 17613 times.
    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 ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Editor Daniel Eberli
    ISBN 978-953-307-663-8
    588 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 106767 times.
    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 ...
  • Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Editor Alexander Vitin
    ISBN 978-953-307-386-6
    178 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 46479 times.
    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 ...
  • Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Editor Marcia Spear
    ISBN 978-953-307-509-9
    368 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 99236 times.
    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 ...
  • Colonoscopy
    Colonoscopy
    Editor Paul Miskovitz
    ISBN 978-953-307-568-6
    326 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 55859 times.
    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 ...
  • Melanoma in the Clinic - Diagnosis, Management and Complications of Malignancy
    Melanoma in the Clinic - Diagnosis, Management and Complications of Malignancy
    Editor Prof. Mandi Murph
    ISBN 978-953-307-571-6
    310 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 32353 times.
    This book provides an excellent overview of how melanoma is treated in the clinic. Since oncologists and clinicians across the globe contributed to this book, each area also explores the unique burdens that geographical areas experience from melanoma ...
  • Ultrasound Imaging - Medical Applications
    Ultrasound Imaging - Medical Applications
    Editor Igor V. Minin and Oleg V. Minin
    ISBN 978-953-307-279-1
    330 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 58618 times.
    This book provides an overview of ultrafast ultrasound imaging, 3D high-quality ultrasonic imaging, correction of phase aberrations in medical ultrasound images, etc. Several interesting medical and clinical applications areas are also discussed in ...