Medicine

  • New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    Editor Guillermo Reyes
    ISBN 978-953-307-676-8
    142 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 18401 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
    602 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 114461 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
    190 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52312 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
    384 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 110261 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
    364 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59945 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 ...
  • Kidney Transplantation - New Perspectives
    Kidney Transplantation - New Perspectives
    Editor Dr.(Md) Magdalena Trzcinska
    ISBN 978-953-307-684-3
    356 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 38641 times.
    Although many years have passed since the first successful kidney transplantation, the method, although no longer considered a medical experiment, is still perceived as controversial and, as such, it triggers many emotions and that's why conscious ed ...
  • 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 35769 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
    342 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 63159 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 ...