Medicine

  • Applied Tissue Engineering
    Applied Tissue Engineering
    Editor Dr. Minoru Ueda
    ISBN 978-953-307-689-8
    96 pages, June, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 25713 times.
    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 ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells - Recent Advances in Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine
    Embryonic Stem Cells - Recent Advances in Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine
    Editor Craig Atwood
    ISBN 978-953-307-198-5
    412 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 145396 times.
    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 recent advances in the generation of tissue speci ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells: The Hormonal Regulation of Pluripotency and Embryogenesis
    Embryonic Stem Cells: The Hormonal Regulation of Pluripotency and Embryogenesis
    Editor Craig Atwood
    ISBN 978-953-307-196-1
    688 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 93124 times.
    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 ...
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
    Ventricular Assist Devices
    Editor Jeffrey Shuhaiber
    ISBN 978-953-307-164-0
    222 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 75323 times.
    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 ...
  • 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
    Editor Craig Atwood
    ISBN 978-953-307-197-8
    502 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 67460 times.
    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 ...
  • Image Segmentation
    Image Segmentation
    Editor Pei-Gee Ho
    ISBN 978-953-307-228-9
    550 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 204201 times.
    It was estimated that 80% of the information received by human is visual. Image processing is evolving fast and continually. During the past 10 years, there has been a significant research increase in image segmentation. To study a specific object in ...
  • Ultrasound Imaging
    Ultrasound Imaging
    Editor Masayuki Tanabe
    ISBN 978-953-307-239-5
    220 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 291067 times.
    In this book, we present a dozen state of the art developments for ultrasound imaging, for example, hardware implementation, transducer, beamforming, signal processing, measurement of elasticity and diagnosis. The editors would like to thank all the ...
  • Theory and Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis
    Theory and Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis
    Editor Noriyasu Homma
    ISBN 978-953-307-234-0
    300 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 53779 times.
    The x-ray computed tomography (CT) is well known as a useful imaging method and thus CT images have continuingly been used for many applications, especially in medical fields. This book discloses recent advances and new ideas in theories and applicat ...