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  • A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Editor Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1146-7
    870 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 80412 times.
    The discipline of oral and maxillofacial surgery covers a wide range of diseases, conditions, injuries and defects of the head, neck, face and jaws as well as the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. It is an internationally recognized surgical ...
  • Hepatic Surgery
    Hepatic Surgery
    Editor Hesham Abdeldayem
    ISBN 978-953-51-0965-5
    654 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 65399 times.
    Longmire, called it a "hostile" organ because it welcomes malignant cells and sepsis so warmly, bleeds so copiously, and is often the ?rst organ to be injured in blunt abdominal trauma. To balance these negative factors, the liver has two great attri ...
  • 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 108357 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 ...
  • Tissue Regeneration - From Basic Biology to Clinical Application
    Tissue Regeneration - From Basic Biology to Clinical Application
    Editor Jamie Davies
    ISBN 978-953-51-0387-5
    520 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 63455 times.
    When most types of human tissue are damaged, they repair themselves by forming a scar - a mechanically strong 'patch' that restores structural integrity to the tissue without restoring physiological function. Much better, for a patient, would be like ...
  • Topics in Thoracic Surgery
    Topics in Thoracic Surgery
    Editor Paulo F. Guerreiro Cardoso
    ISBN 978-953-51-0010-2
    495 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 64999 times.
    Thoracic Surgery congregates topics and articles from many renowned authors around the world covering several different topics. Unlike the usual textbooks, Thoracic Surgery is a conglomerate of different topics from Pre-operative Assessment, to Pulmo ...
  • Liver Transplantation - Technical Issues and Complications
    Liver Transplantation - Technical Issues and Complications
    Editor Hesham Abdeldayem and Naglaa Allam
    ISBN 978-953-51-0015-7
    464 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 48174 times.
    This book covers a wide spectrum of topics including, but not limited to, the technical issues in living and deceased donor liver transplant procedures, cell and experimental liver transplantation, and the complications of liver transplantation. Some ...
  • Liver Transplantation - Basic Issues
    Liver Transplantation - Basic Issues
    Editor Hesham Abdeldayem and Naglaa Allam
    ISBN 978-953-51-0016-4
    428 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 47858 times.
    This book covers a wide spectrum of topics including history of liver transplantation, ischemia-reperfusion injury, immunology of liver transplantation, viral hepatitis and liver transplantation, other indications for liver transplantation, prognosti ...
  • Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Editor Giulio Aniello Santoro
    ISBN 978-953-307-758-1
    410 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 53674 times.
    Dramatic improvements in medicine over the last few years have resulted in more reliable and accessible diagnostics and treatment of rectal cancer. Given the complex physiopathology of this tumor, the approach should not be limited to a single specia ...
  • Advanced Laparoscopy
    Advanced Laparoscopy
    Editor Ali Shamsa
    ISBN 978-953-307-674-4
    202 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52544 times.
    The present book, published by InTech, has been written by a number of highly outstanding authors from all over the world. Every author provides information concerning treatment of different diseases based on his or her knowledge, experience and ski ...
  • Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery
    Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery
    Editor Stefano Nazari
    ISBN 978-953-307-915-8
    412 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 45108 times.
    Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery collects up-to-date contributions on some of the most debated topics in today's clinical practice of cardiac, aortic, and general thoracic surgery,and anesthesia as viewed by authors personally involved in their evolut ...
  • 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 51255 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 ...
  • Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
    Editor Ahmed AbdelRaouf ElGeidie
    ISBN 978-953-307-773-4
    256 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 44470 times.
    Updated topics in minimally invasive abdominal surgery provides surgeons interested in minimally invasive abdominal surgery with the most recent techniques and discussions in laparoscopic surgery. This book includes different topics covering a big va ...
  • Vascular Surgery
    Vascular Surgery
    Editor Dai Yamanouchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0328-8
    272 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38522 times.
    This book aims to provide a brief overview of conventional open vascular surgery, endovascular surgery and pre- and post-operative management of vascular patients. The collections of contributions from outstanding vascular surgeons and scientists fr ...
  • Current Concepts in Plastic Surgery
    Current Concepts in Plastic Surgery
    Editor Francisco J. Agullo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0398-1
    274 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38421 times.
    Plastic surgery continues to be a rapidly growing field in medicine. There have been multiple recent advancements in the field. Specifically, there has been a continuously growing interest in fat grafting, body contouring, minimally invasive surgery, ...
  • Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer
    Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer
    Editor Nikolay Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-307-668-3
    240 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 42440 times.
    Liposuction is the first cosmetic procedure to change beutification surgery from open extensive excision surgery into a more atraumatic closed one. It gave rise to the modern understanding of minimally scarring and minimally invasive surgery and chan ...
  • Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
    Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
    Editor Chih-Kun Huang
    ISBN 978-953-307-926-4
    336 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32752 times.
    Bariatric surgery has gained importance in the last 20 years because of the high prevalence of global obesity, and the vast understating of the physiological and pathological aspects of obesity and associated metabolic syndromes. This book has been w ...
  • Breast Reconstruction - Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
    Breast Reconstruction - Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
    Editor Aldona J. Spiegel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1181-8
    237 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15345 times.
    In breast reconstruction, flap based procedures and implant based procedures are the two major modalities that have emerged as surgical options for patients. These are both continuing to evolve as new, innovative techniques help to improve outcomes a ...
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
    Aortic Valve Surgery
    Editor Noboru Motomura
    ISBN 978-953-307-600-3
    256 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 34555 times.
    The aortic valve is located at the center of the heart. It is the core of cardiac anatomy and aortic valve surgery has led the field of cardiac surgery. This book describes all aspects of aortic valve surgery and it will help clarify daily questions ...
  • Abdominal Surgery
    Abdominal Surgery
    Editor Fethi Derbel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0691-3
    166 pages, August, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 20517 times.
    We are very pleased to provide you with this book dealing with abdominal surgery. The chapters in the book are written by surgeons, radiologists, anesthesiologists and oncologists from different hospitals in Tunisia, Turkey, Denmark, Spain and Italy. ...
  • Evolving Trends in Urology
    Evolving Trends in Urology
    Editor Sashi S. Kommu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0811-5
    88 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11666 times.
    Urology is currently the most rapidly expanding surgical superspecialty. The reason for this exponential propulsion of this field, especially over the last two decades, is the dual role of scientific breakthroughs and the successful coupling of engin ...