Medicine

  • Telemedicine Techniques and Applications
    Telemedicine Techniques and Applications
    Editor Georgi Graschew and Stefan Rakowsky
    ISBN 978-953-307-354-5
    514 pages, June, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 69054 times.
    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
    Editor Dr.Mahmoud Lotfy
    ISBN 978-953-307-412-2
    366 pages, June, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 73653 times.
    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
    Editor Dr. Minoru Ueda
    ISBN 978-953-307-689-8
    96 pages, June, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 25911 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 146303 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 94219 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 76031 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 68204 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 205483 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 ...