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- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 8.47
A guide to the best possible breast surgery. Breast augmentation remains the most common cosmetic surgery operation on both sides of the Atlantic. Advances and improvements in both the implants available and techniques possible make the procedure more reliable. Because expectations also continue to rise, it is vital that each individual has a realistic... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 168.00
Several textbooks have been published that discuss just one or two of the areas concerning tissue and organ replacement. This important book brings together all the different approaches for the first time. The contributors are established experts in their respective fields.The multidisciplinary nature of the text will appeal to students, scientists... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 273.00
Organ transplantation is the greatest therapeutic advancement of the second half of the 20th century. Of all medical specialities, the pioneers of transplantation make up the largest number of experts awarded with, or nominated for the Nobel Prize.Over the years, transplantation has fascinated the scientific community as well as the general public... more...
Die Notwendigkeit der rechtlichen Harmonisierung der Lebendorganspende auf europäischer und internationaler EbeneNomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 99.69
Die Notwendigkeit der rechtlichen Harmonisierung der Lebendorganspende auf europaÌ?ischer und internationaler Ebene more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 12.95
When did cosmetic surgery become a common practice, the stuff of everyday conversation? In a work that combines a provocative ethnography of plastic surgery and a penetrating analysis of beauty and feminism, Virginia L. Blum searches out the social conditions and imperatives that have made ours a culture of cosmetic surgery. more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 33.95
Strange Harvest illuminates the wondrous yet disquieting medical realm of organ transplantation by drawing on the voices of those most deeply involved: transplant recipients, clinical specialists, and the surviving kin of deceased organ donors. In this rich and deeply engaging ethnographic study, anthropologist Lesley Sharp explores how these parties... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 21.95
The ease of accessibility, improvements in safety and technology, media attention, growing acceptance by the public, or an increasingly superficial culture: whatever the reason, cosmetic surgery is more popular today than ever. In 2005, in the United States alone, there were nearly two million aesthetic operations-more than quadruple the number... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 135.00
Women's magazines teem with its promises and horror stories; feminists ardently debate its status as harmful or heroic; surgeons and regulators compete to define which procedures can be offered and how. Through its representation, cosmetic surgery impacts on us all, not just those who go 'under the knife'. This book investigates the ways in which cosmetic... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 54.99
The plight of a patient waiting months, sometimes years, for an organ transplant is one of the most heart-wrenching predicaments confronting medicine today. But the current critical shortage of human donor organs has had one positive consequence: it has stimulated promising new research into the field of xenotransplantation--the transplantation of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
Leading feminist scholars have been brought together for the first time in this comprehensive volume to reveal the complexity of feminist engagements with the exponentially growing cosmetic surgery phenomenon. Offering a diversity of theoretical, methodological and political approaches Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer presents not only the latest,... more...