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  • Establishing Better Standards of Care in Doppler Echocardiography, Computed Tomography and Nuclear Cardiology
    Establishing Better Standards of Care in Doppler Echocardiography, Computed Tomography and Nuclear Cardiology
    Edited by Richard M. Fleming
    ISBN 978-953-307-366-8,
    274 pages, July, 2011
    Since the introduction of Doppler Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Coronary CT imaging, clinicians and researchers have been searching for ways to improve their use of these important tools in both the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease ...
  • Gene Therapy - Developments and Future Perspectives
    Gene Therapy - Developments and Future Perspectives
    Edited by Chunsheng Kang
    ISBN 978-953-307-617-1,
    366 pages, June, 2011
    The aim of this book is to cover key aspects of existing problems in the field of development and future perspectives in gene therapy. Contributions consist of basic and translational research, as well as clinical experiences, and they outline functi ...
  • Telemedicine Techniques and Applications
    Telemedicine Techniques and Applications
    Edited by Georgi Graschew and Stefan Rakowsky
    ISBN 978-953-307-354-5,
    514 pages, June, 2011
    Telemedicine is a rapidly evolving field as new technologies are implemented for example for the development of wireless sensors, quality data transmission. Using the Internet applications such as counseling, clinical consultation support and home ca ...
  • Gastric Carcinoma - Molecular Aspects and Current Advances
    Gastric Carcinoma - Molecular Aspects and Current Advances
    Edited by Dr.Mahmoud Lotfy
    ISBN 978-953-307-412-2,
    366 pages, June, 2011
    Gastric cancer is one of the most common tumors worldwide. It has a heterogeneous milieu, where the genetic background, tumor immunology, oxidative stress, and microbial infections are key players in the multiple stages of tumorigenesis. These divers ...
  • Applied Tissue Engineering
    Applied Tissue Engineering
    Edited by Dr. Minoru Ueda
    ISBN 978-953-307-689-8,
    96 pages, June, 2011
    Tissue engineering, which aims at regenerating new tissues, as well as substituting lost organs by making use of autogenic or allogenic cells in combination with biomaterials, is an emerging biomedical engineering field. There are several driving for ...
  • Methodological Advances in the Culture, Manipulation and Utilization of Embryonic Stem Cells for Basic and Practical Applications
    Methodological Advances in the Culture, Manipulation and Utilization of Embryonic Stem Cells for Basic and Practical Applications
    Edited by Craig Atwood
    ISBN 978-953-307-197-8,
    502 pages, April, 2011
    Pluripotent stem cells have the potential to revolutionise medicine, providing treatment options for a wide range of diseases and conditions that currently lack therapies or cures. This book describes methodological advances in the culture and manipu ...
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
    Ventricular Assist Devices
    Edited by Jeffrey Shuhaiber
    ISBN 978-953-307-164-0,
    222 pages, April, 2011
    The assist devices will continue adding a large number of years of life to humans globally and empower the medical society to optimize heart failure therapy. While expensive and cumbersome task, the foundation provided in this book reflects a contemp ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells: The Hormonal Regulation of Pluripotency and Embryogenesis
    Embryonic Stem Cells: The Hormonal Regulation of Pluripotency and Embryogenesis
    Edited by Craig Atwood
    ISBN 978-953-307-196-1,
    688 pages, April, 2011
    Pluripotency is a prerequisite for the subsequent coordinated differentiation of embryonic stem cells into all tissues of the body. This book describes recent advances in our understanding of pluripotency and the hormonal regulation of embryonic ste ...