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Top 100 most cited* InTechOpen book titles.

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  • Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
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    Edited by Sylvie Manguin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1188-7,
    828 pages, July, 2013
    Anopheles mosquitoes are highly important insects due to their involvement in the transmission of human malaria and its devastating consequences in endemic countries worldwide. In 2010 alone, malaria was responsible for an estimated 660,000 deaths. A ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
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    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 ...
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
    Rehabilitation Robotics
    Edited by Sashi S Kommu
    ISBN 978-3-902613-04-2,
    648 pages, August, 2007
    The coupling of several areas of the medical field with recent advances in robotic systems has seen a paradigm shift in our approach to selected sectors of medical care, especially over the last decade. Rehabilitation medicine is one such area. The d ...
  • Tissue Engineering
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    Edited by Daniel Eberli
    ISBN 978-953-307-079-7,
    534 pages, March, 2010
    The Tissue Engineering approach has major advantages over traditional organ transplantation and circumvents the problem of organ shortage. Tissues that closely match the patient’s needs can be reconstructed from readily available biopsies and subs ...
  • Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
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    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 ...
  • Lipid Metabolism
    Lipid Metabolism
    Edited by Rodrigo Valenzuela Baez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0944-0,
    472 pages, January, 2013
    Lipids (fats and oils) are a wide range of organic molecules that serve several functions in organisms. Lipids are essential components of our diet, highlighting their important contribution in energy, representing 9 kcal/g (or 37.7 kJ/g), and by som ...
  • Current Topics in Tropical Medicine
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    Edited by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-0274-8,
    576 pages, March, 2012
    Tropical Medicine has emerged and remained as an important discipline for the study of diseases endemic in the tropic, particularly those of infectious etiology. Emergence and reemergence of many tropical pathologies have recently aroused the interes ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
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    Edited by Jose A. Andrades
    ISBN 978-953-51-1108-5,
    866 pages, May, 2013
    Few events in science have captured the same level of sustained interest and imagination of the nonscientific community as Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, and Regenerative Medicine. The fundamental concept of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medic ...