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Human embryology

  • Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremityby Donald Laub

    Springer US 2014; US$ 199.00

    Written by leading experts in the fields of pediatrics, orthopedic surgery and plastic and reconstructive hand surgery,  Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity  encompasses the current knowledge of genetic and molecular causes of and surgical and non-surgical treatment for, deformities of the hand. The book   covers the many variations of congenital... more...

  • The Developing Human Brainby F. H. Gilles; A. Leviton; E. C. Dooling

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Developing Human Brain: Growth and Epidemiologic Neuropathology presents the analyses that study the conditions and events of pregnancy, labor, and delivery as they relate to neuropathological outcomes. This book reviews the weaknesses and strengths of epidemiologic methods applied to autopsy populations and provide the details of the neuropathologic... more...

  • The Rise of Fetal and Neonatal Physiologyby Lawrence D. Longo

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book traces the development of the science of fetal and neonatal physiology and examines its role in the greatly improved care of women and their newborn infants. Includes reminisces of several dozen individuals who played a vital role in the field. more...

  • Gametogenesis, Early Embryo Development and Stem Cell Derivationby Tiziana A.L. Brevini; PENNAROSSA GEORGIA

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.95

    This Brief offers a concise, handy overview of the main concepts related to Embryology, revisited through the novel concepts that are applied daily in stem cell research and cell therapy oriented investigations. It is based on three main areas:   -The process involved in female gamete differentiation and maturation. The main aspects related to cell... more...

  • Common Malformationsby Lewis B. MD Holmes

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 144.99

    This authoritative research guide includes over 400 original photographs and illustrations of major malformations, minor abnormalities and birth marks. The book is designed for ease of use and includes a full chapter of anthropologic measurements to help practitioners conduct a diagnostic evaluation and determine the degree of variation and malformation. more...

  • On Monsters and Marvelsby Ambroise Pare; Janis L. Pallister

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    Ambroise Paré, born in France around 1510, was chief surgeon to both Charles IX and Henri III. In one of the first attempts to explain birth defects, Paré produced On Monsters and Marvels, an illustrated encyclopedia of curiosities, of monstrous human and animal births, bizarre beasts, and natural phenomena. Janice Pallister's acclaimed English... more...

  • Neural Tube Defectsby Jorge A. Lazareff

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 86.00

    Neural Tube Defects are a group of related but individual pathologies that are the most common congenital anomalies of the Central Nervous System. The importance of this condition has generated a large body of literature that seldom was written for the clinician in a comprehensive and didactic manner. In this book, each chapter is richly illustrated... more...

  • Teratology in the Twentieth Century Plus Tenby Harold Kalter

    Springer Netherlands 2010; Not Available

    Serious congenital malformations are a major contributor to infant death rate worldwide. The cause of many however is still unknown. The wide range of these causes makes the defects of interest to those in a wide range of medical and investigatory backgrounds. more...

  • Freaks of Natureby Mark Blumberg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99

    In most respects, Abigail and Brittany Hensel are normal American twins. Born and raised in a small town, they enjoy a close relationship, though each has her own tastes and personality. But the Hensels also share a body. Their two heads sit side-by-side on a single torso, with two arms and two legs. They have not only survived, but have developed... more...

  • Spectacle of Deformityby Nadja Durbach

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    In 1847, during the great age of the freak show, the British periodical Punch bemoaned the public's "prevailing taste for deformity." This vividly detailed work argues that far from being purely exploitative, displays of anomalous bodies served a deeper social purpose as they generated popular and scientific debates over the meanings attached to bodily... more...