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  • Abdominal Compartment Syndromeby Rao R. Ivatury; Michael L. Cheatham; Manu L.N.G. Malbrain; Michael Sugrue

    Landes Bioscience 2006; US$ 169.00

    First suggested in 1863 by Marey, abdominal compartment syndrome, (ACS), is a constellation of the physiologic sequelae of increased intra-abdominal pressure, (IAP), termed intra-abdominal hypertension, (IAH). Recent observations suggest an increasing frequency of this complication in all types of patients, neonates to the elderly and in diverse clinical... more...

  • Access for Dialysisby Ingemar J. A. Davidson

    Landes Bioscience 2002; US$ 45.00

    This book addresses peritransplant surgical management aspects in general, with emphasis on detailed intraoperative surgical technique. This is displayed in the detailed graphic representation which is the result of many hours of communication from the surgeon's view to the illustrator's hand. more...

  • Adaptive Systems in Drug Designby Gisbert Schneider; Sung-Sau So

    Landes Bioscience 2002; US$ 139.00

    A brief history of drug design presented to make clear that there are fashions in this important field and that they change rather rapidly. This is due in part to the fact that the way that a new paradigm is accepted in a drug company often does not depend on its scientific merit alone. more...

  • Adenovirusesby Prem Seth

    Landes Bioscience 1999; US$ 169.00

    Ever since their discovery, adenoviruses have proven to be a tremendous asset to biologists. Through the study of the adenoviruses the authors have learned not only about the virus structures, mechanisms of viral replication, but also about eukaryotic gene expression, alternative splicing, regulation of cell cycle progression, and apoptosis. more...

  • The Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetasesby Michael Ibba; Christopher Francklyn; Stephen Cusack

    Landes Bioscience 2009; US$ 199.00

    By virtue of their role as catalysts of the aminoacylation reaction, the aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases ensure that the first step of translation is performed quickly and accurately. In this volume of 36 separate chapters, the many facets of this ancient and ubiquitous family are reviewed, including their surprising structural diversity, enzymology, tRNA... more...

  • Aortic Surgeryby Jeffrey L. Ballard

    Landes Bioscience 2000; US$ 45.00

    This book reviews the pathogenesis, epidemiology, and screening for heart and stroke risk. It also focuses on the approach and specific treatment strategies for routine and complex aortic pathology, utilizing innovative surgical repair. Aortic Surgery is a handy reference for the clinician and trainee and offers critical insight into the complexities... more...

  • The Artificial Kidney: Physiological Modeling and Tissue Engineeringby John K. Leypoldt

    Landes Bioscience 1999; US$ 129.00

    Fundamental engineering principles are essential to consider when designing and developing artificial organs, especially the artificial kidney. Early contributors to the development of the artificial kidney were primarily chemical and electrical engineers who developed improved hemodialysis membranes, methods for producing large quantities of dialysis... more...

  • Astrocytes in Brain Aging and Neurodegenerationby Hyman M. Schipper

    Landes Bioscience 1998; US$ 139.00

    Table of Contents- - Astrocyte ontogenesis and classification- - Functions of astrocytes- - Astrocyte pathophysiology in disorders of the central nervous system- - Glial responses to injury, disease and aging- - Astrocyte pathology in Alzheimer's disease- - Parkinson's disease- - Astrocytes in transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (prion diseases)- - Astrocytes... more...

  • Autophagyby Daniel J. Klionsky

    Landes Bioscience 2003; US$ 169.00

    Starting in the early 1970s, a type of programmed cell death called apoptosis began to receive attention. Over the next three decades, research in this area continued at an accelerated rate. In the early 1990s, a second type of programmed cell death, autophagy, came into focus. more...