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  • Genetics and Etiology of Down Syndrome
    Genetics and Etiology of Down Syndrome
    Editor Subrata Dey
    ISBN 978-953-307-631-7
    328 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 72972 times.
    This book provides a concise yet comprehensive source of current information on Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and paediatricians will find it an excellent source for reference and review. This book has been divided in ...
  • Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Editor Ilser Turkyilmaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-658-4
    544 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 199428 times.
    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 Applied Electromyography
    Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Editor Joseph Mizrahi
    ISBN 978-953-307-382-8
    212 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 26534 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 17630 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 107010 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 46596 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 99478 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 55931 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 ...