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Our collection of 59 books.

  • Xenotransplantation
    Xenotransplantation
    Edited by Shuji Miyagawa
    ISBN 978-953-307-997-4,
    138 pages, February, 2012
    Accompanied by the advent of animal cloning, the technique of nuclear transfer produced alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase-knockout (Gal-KO) pigs in many institutes, including the ones in Japan, at the beginning of 21st Century. In addition, the controve ...
  • Breast Reconstruction - Current Techniques
    Breast Reconstruction - Current Techniques
    Edited by Marzia Salgarello
    ISBN 978-953-307-982-0,
    288 pages, February, 2012
    Breast reconstruction is a fascinating and complex field which combines reconstructive and aesthetic principles in the search for the best results possible. The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore the appearance of the breast and to improve a ...
  • Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery
    Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery
    Edited by Stefano Nazari
    ISBN 978-953-307-915-8,
    412 pages, February, 2012
    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 ...
  • Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery
    Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery
    Edited by Arshad M. Malik
    ISBN 978-953-307-933-2,
    148 pages, February, 2012
    Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimal access surgery, has revolutionized the field of surgery over the past few years. It has gained worldwide popularity and acceptance by surgeons and patients alike. Minimal scarring, less pain, and shorter hosp ...
  • Selected Topics in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
    Selected Topics in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
    Edited by Stefan Danilla
    ISBN 978-953-307-836-6,
    242 pages, January, 2012
    Plastic Surgery is a fast evolving surgical specialty. Although best known for cosmetic procedures, plastic surgery also involves reconstructive and aesthetic procedures, which very often overlap, aiming to restore functionality and normal appearance ...
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
    Aortic Valve Surgery
    Edited by Noboru Motomura
    ISBN 978-953-307-600-3,
    256 pages, December, 2011
    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 ...
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    Edited by David Mathieu
    ISBN 978-953-307-888-5,
    190 pages, December, 2011
    Gamma knife radiosurgery is a minimally-invasive treatment alternative for intracranial disorders, including tumors, vascular malformations, facial pain and epilepsy. This book will allow the reader to learn when gamma knife radiosurgery is appropria ...
  • Rhinoplasty
    Rhinoplasty
    Edited by Michael J. Brenner
    ISBN 978-953-307-849-6,
    158 pages, December, 2011
    Rhinoplasty is one of the defining procedures of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Its roots stem from early efforts in nasal reconstruction to the emergence of modern rhinoplasty. This book describes the latest clinical and research perspectives ...