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Biomedical Engineering

Trends, Research and Technologies


This book is addressed to scientists and professionals working in the wide area of biomedical engineering, from biochemistry and pharmacy to medicine and clinical engineering. The panorama of problems presented in this volume may be of special interest for young scientists, looking for innovative technologies and new trends in biomedical engineering.

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Biomedical EngineeringTrends, Research and TechnologiesEdited by Sylwia Olsztynska

Published: January 8th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/993

ISBN: 978-953-307-514-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4535-6

Copyright year: 2011

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82507 Total Chapter Downloads

44 Crossref Citations

139 Web of Science Citations

135 Dimensions Citations


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1. Conceptual Models of the Human Organism: Towards a New Biomedical Understanding of the Individual

By Stephen Lewis


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2. Factors Affecting Discourse Structure and Style in Biomedical Discussion Sections

By Ian A. Williams


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3. An Overview of Analytical Techniques Employed to Evidence Drug-DNA Interactions. Applications to the Design of Genosensors

By Víctor González-Ruiz, Ana I. Olives, M. Antonia Martín, Pascual Ribelles, M. Teresa Ramos and J. Carlos Menéndez


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4. Specific Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy in Biomedical Engineering

By Sylwia Olsztyńska-Janus, Marlena Gąsior-Głogowska, Katarzyna Szymborska-Małek, Bogusława Czarnik-Matusewicz and Małgorzata Komorowska


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5. Application of Micro-Fluidic Devices for Biomarker Analysis in Human Biological Fluids

By Heather Kalish


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6. Detection of Stem Cell Populations Using in Situ Hybridisation.

By Virginie Sottile


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7. Clinical Application of Automatic Gene Chip Analyzer (WEnCA-Chipball) for Mutant Kras Detection in Peripheral Circulating Cancer Cells of Cancer Patients

By Suz-Kai Hsiung, Shiu-Ru Lin, Hui-Jen Chang, Yi-Fang Chen, and Ming-Yii Huang


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8. Statistical Analysis for Recovery of Structure and Function from Brain Images

By Michelle Yongmei Wang, Chunxiao Zhou and Jing Xia


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9. Cell Therapy and Tissular Engeenering to Regenerate Articular Cartilage

By Silvia M Díaz Prado, Isaac Fuentes Boquete and Francisco J Blanco


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10. In Vivo Gene Transfer in the Female Bovine: Potential Applications for Biomedical Research in Reproductive Sciences

By Miguel A. Velazquez and Wilfried A. Kues


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11. Nanocarriers for Cytosolic Drug and Gene Delivery in Cancer Therapy

By Srinath Palakurthi, Venkata K. Yellepeddi and Ajay Kumar


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12. Antimicrobial Peptides: Diversity and Perspectives for Their Biomedical Application

By Joel E. López-Meza, Alejandra Ochoa-Zarzosa José A. Aguilar and Pedro D. Loeza-Lara


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13. Surfactin - Novel Solutions for Global Issues

By Gabriela Seydlová, Radomír Čabala and Jaroslava Svobodová


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14. Molecular and Celluar Mechanism Studies on Anticancer Effects of Chinese Medicines

By Yigang Feng, Ning Wang, Fan Cheung, Meifen Zhu, Hongyun Li and Yibin Feng


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15. Analytical Methods for Characterizing Bioactive Terpene Lactones in Ginkgo Biloba Extracts and Performing Pharmacokinetic Studies in Animal and Human

By Rossana Rossi, Fabrizio Basilico, Antonella De Palma and Pierluigi Mauri


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16. Fish Lipids as a Source of Healthy Components: Fatty Acids from Mediterranean Fish

By Lara Baticic, Neven Varljen and Jadranka Varljen


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17. Flax Engineering for Biomedical Application

By Magdalena Czemplik, Aleksandra Boba, Kamil Kostyn, Anna Kulma, Agnieszka Mituła, Monika Sztajnert, Magdalena Wróbel- Kwiatkowska, Magdalena Żuk, Jan Szopa and Katarzyna Skórkowska- Telichowska


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18. Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Blocks for Biomedical Applicatons

By Masoume Haghbin Nazarpak, Mehran Solati-Hashjin and Fatollah Moztarzadeh


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19. The Use of Phages and Aptamers as Alternatives to Antibodies in Medical and Food Diagnostics

By Jaytry Mehta, Bieke Van Dorst, Lisa Devriese, Elsa Rouah-Martin, Karen Bekaert, Klaartje Somers, Veerle Somers, Marie-Louise Scippo, Ronny Blust and Johan Robbens


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20. Low Scaling Exponent during Arrhythmia: Detrended Fluctuation Analysis is a Beneficial Biomedical Computation Tool

By Toru Yazawa and Yukio Shimoda


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21. Multi-Aspect Comparative Detection of Lesions in Medical Images

By Juliusz Kulikowski and Malgorzata Przytulska


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22. Biomedical Adaptive Educational Hypermedia System: a Theoretical Model for Adaptive Navigation Support

By Maria Aparecida Fernandes Almeida and Fernando Mendes de Azevedo


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23. eHealth Projects of the Microgravity Centre

By Thais Russomano, Ricardo B Cardoso, Christopher R Jones, Helena W Oliveira, Edison Hüttner and Maria Helena Itaqui Lopes


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24. Social and Semantic Web Technologies for the Text-to-Knowledge Translation Process in Biomedicine

By Carlos Cano, Alberto Labarga, Armando Blanco and Leonid Peshkin


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25. Extract Protein-Protein Interactions from the Literature Using Support Vector Machines with Feature Selection

By Yifei Chen, Feng Liu and Bernard Manderick


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26. Protein-Protein Interactions Extraction from Biomedical Literatures

By Hongfei Lin, Zhihao Yang and Yanpeng Li


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27. Recent Research and Development of Open and Endo Biomedical Instrument in Surgical Applications

By Zheng (Jeremy) Li


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28. Critical Issues in Reprocessing Single-Use Medical Devices for Interventional Cardiology

By Francesco Tessarolo, Iole Caola and Giandomenico Nollo


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