Biomedical Science

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Patient-Specific Stem Cells

Deepak A. Lamba
March 15, 2017

One of the biggest challenges faced in medical research had been to create accurate and relevant models of human disease. A number of good animal models have been developed to understand the pathophysiology. However, not all of them reflect the human disorder, a classic case being Usher’s syndrome...

Deep Imaging in Tissue and Biomedical Materials: Using Linear and Nonlinear Optical Methods

Lingyan Shi, Robert R. Alfano
March 14, 2017

The use of light for probing and imaging biomedical media is promising for the development of safe, noninvasive, and inexpensive clinical imaging modalities with diagnostic ability. The advent of ultrafast lasers has enabled applications of nonlinear optical processes, which allow deeper imaging in...

Hemodialysis Membranes: For Engineers to Medical Practitioners

Sirshendu De, Anirban Roy
March 10, 2017

Book initiates with introductory material to hemodialysis technology and its historical evolution and later on divulging into the field of biomaterials. With this background, the book discusses selection criteria of a suitable biomaterial for synthesis of haemodialysis membranes along with...

Introduction to Integrative Engineering: A Computational Approach to Biomedical Problems

Guigen Zhang
March 01, 2017

This textbook is designed for an introductory course at undergraduate and graduate levels for bioengineering students. It provides a systematic way of examining bioengineering problems in a multidisciplinary computational approach. The book introduces basic concepts of multidiscipline-based...

Robotic Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice

Pedro Encarnação, Albert Cook
January 31, 2017

This book contains a comprehensive overview of all current uses of robots in rehabilitation. The underlying principles in each application are provided. This is followed by a critical review of the technology available, of the utilization protocols, and of user studies, outcomes, and clinical...

Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context, Second Edition

Ashim K. Datta
January 23, 2017

This substantially revised text represents a broader based biological engineering title. It includes medicine and other applications that are desired in curricula supported by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, as well as many bioengineering departments in both U.S. and...

Articular Cartilage, Second Edition

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Eric M. Darling, Jerry C. Hu, Grayson D. DuRaine, A. Hari Reddi
January 17, 2017

This book covers the latest research and advancements related to articular cartilage in biology, development, pathology, clinical applications and tissue engineering. The authors take an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the breadth and depth of basic science, bioengineering,...

Hybrid Nanomaterials: Design, Synthesis, and Biomedical Applications

Weibo Cai, Feng Chen
January 11, 2017

Over the last decade, an unprecedented expansion in the field of nanomedicine has resulted in the development of new nanomaterials for diagnosis and therapy of various diseases such as cancer. This book covers the design, synthesis and applications of various functionally-hybridized nanomaterials...

Healthcare Technology Management – A Systematic Approach

Francis Hegarty, John Amoore, Paul Blackett, Justin McCarthy, Richard Scott
January 10, 2017

Healthcare Technology Management: A Systematic Approach offers a comprehensive description of a method for providing safe and cost effective healthcare technology management (HTM). The approach is directed to enhancing the value (benefit in relation to cost) of the medical equipment assets of...

Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-top to Clinical Applications

Joo L. Ong, Teja Guda
December 14, 2016

Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-top to Clinical Applications brings together the current translational research in bone tissue engineering, from design to application – from materials, drugs and biologic delivery used for bone graft applications to pre-clinical and clinical...

Nanoparticles in Humans: Experiments, Methods, and Strategies

Lev S. Ruzer
December 09, 2016

A peek into the literature on the environmental health implications of the rapidly developing nanotechnology industry shows that the potential problem of exposure to airborne nanoparticles has not been adequately addressed. The health and safety of nanotechnology workers are of concern because...

Microbial Biotechnology: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Pratyoosh Shukla
December 01, 2016

Microbial Biotechnology: An Interdisciplinary Approach covers all aspects of microbial biotechnology, whilst bringing the field of functional foods and microbial bioremediation to the fore. Recounting the interdisciplinary scope of biotechnology and its discoveries, this text presents innovative...