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Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield
April 30, 2018

Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound...

Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB ®

Artyom M. Grigoryan, Merughan M. Grigoryan
April 30, 2018

Focusing on mathematical methods in computer tomography, Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB® introduces novel approaches to help in solving the problem of image reconstruction on the Cartesian lattice. Specifically, it discusses methods of image processing along...

Modelling Interactions Between Vector-Borne Diseases and Environment Using GIS

Hassan M. Khormi, Lalit Kumar
April 30, 2018

Master GIS Applications on Modelling and Mapping the Risks of Diseases Infections transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, triatomine bugs, sandflies, and black flies cause significant rates of death and disease, especially in developing countries. Why are certain places more susceptible to vector-borne...

Protocols for Macroalgae Research

Bénédicte Charrier, Thomas Wichard, C R K Reddy
April 26, 2018

Protocols for Macroalgae Research describes state-of-the-art approaches and applications in seaweed research. The book is comprised of 31 protocols in all and provides critical information regarding the cultivation and preservation of seaweeds, their chemical composition, as well as their cellular...

Reverse Pharmacology: Phytocannabinoids, Banned and Restricted Herbals

Amritpal Singh Saroya
April 26, 2018

Reverse Pharmacology: Phytocannabinoids, Banned and Restricted Herbals will serve as a tailormade reference guide for the manufacturers and practitioners of herbal drugs. Part A deals with Reverse Pharmacology & Nanophytomedicine and Part B with Phytocannabinoids and description of banned or...

Phosphorous Dendrimers in Biology and Nanomedicine: Syntheses, Characterization, and Properties

Anne-Marie Caminade, Cédric-Olivier Turrin, Jean-Pierre Majoral
April 26, 2018

Dendrimers, which are hyperbranched synthetic macromolecules, have attracted researchers’ increasing interest over the last three decades owing to their numerous properties, in particular, in the fields of biology and nanomedicine. This book is an up-to-date collection of the most recent...

Human Eye Imaging and Modeling

E. Y. K. Ng, Jen Hong Tan, U. Rajendra Acharya, Jasjit S. Suri
April 25, 2018

Advanced image processing and mathematical modeling techniques are increasingly being used for the early diagnosis of eye diseases. A comprehensive review of the field, Human Eye Imaging and Modeling details the latest advances and analytical techniques in ocular imaging and modeling. The first...

3D Bioprinting in Regenerative Engineering:: Principles and Applications

Ali Khademhosseini, Gulden Camci-Unal
April 20, 2018

This book is comprehensive in nature with contributions by leading world experts in 3D bioprinting related to regenerative engineering. It includes history, incorporating the process and methods used in bioprinting. Significant sections will be reserved for the applications of the types of tissues...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
April 20, 2018

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,...

Biocomposites: Biomedical and Environmental Applications

Shakeel Ahmed, Saiqa Ikram, Suvardhan Kanchi, Krishna Bisetty
April 20, 2018

Biocomposites, formed by a matrix and a reinforcement of natural fibers, often mimic the structure of living materials and offer the strength of the matrix as well as biocompatibility. Being renewable, cheap, recyclable, and biodegradable, they have witnessed rapidly growing interest in terms of...

Handbook of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs in Asia: Second Edition

Jack Wong, Raymond Tong
April 20, 2018

Medical device regulation in Asia has gained more importance than ever. Governments and regulatory bodies across the region have put in place new regulatory systems or refined the existing ones. A registered product requires a lot of technical documentation to prove its efficacy, safety, and...

The Physiology of Bioelectricity in Development, Tissue Regeneration and Cancer

Christine E. Pullar
April 18, 2018

Recent advances in technology have led to the unprecedented accuracy in measurements of endogenous electric fields around sites of tissue disruption. State-of-the-art molecular approaches demonstrate the role of bioelectricity in the directionality and speed of cell migration, proliferation,...