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Prosthesis. Artificial organs

  • Control Aspects of Prosthetics and Orthoticsby R. M. Campbell

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Control Aspects of Prosthetics and Orthotics covers the proceedings of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium that tackles issues relating to the control systems of prosthetics and orthotics device. The book organizes topics according to the sessions of the symposium. Session 1 deals with the functional muscle and nerve... more...

  • Psychoprostheticsby Pamela Gallagher; Deirdre Desmond; Malcolm MacLachlan

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Psychoprosthetics is the study of the psychological aspects of prosthetic use and of rehabilitative processes in those conditions that require the use of prosthetic devices. This book contributes to an understanding of the complex human dynamics involved in prosthetic use and provides an analysis of the practice, research and theory in the field. more...

  • Injections in Aesthetic Medicineby Mario Goisis

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    The use of injectables, known as dermal fillers, is becoming ever more popular in aesthetic medicine. Full-face and full-body treatments using such fillers are increasingly substituting for various surgical techniques; not only do they provide immediate results at a lower cost, but they also avoid the use of general anesthesia and shorten the recovery... more...

  • Biomechanics of Artificial Organs and Prosthesesby Megh R Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    Artificial organs are one of the world?s greatest advancements in medicine. This book covers cardiopulmonary bypass surgery; artificial hearts and pacemakers; stenting and ballooning; artificial lungs, kidneys, and knees, dental protheses; and more. It is a one-stop source of basic knowledge and techniques necessary to understand, design, develop,... more...

  • Artificial Organsby Nadey S. Hakim

    Springer 2009; US$ 299.00

    Deals with organ failure and the way it can be managed artificially without requiring a transplant. This book covers the support of multiorgan failure, the blood substitutes, the management of short bowel syndrome, artificial sphincters, substitution of the liver in case of liver failure, and pancreatic substitution in case of diabetes. more...

  • The Bionic Humanby Frank E. Johnson; Katherine S. Virgo; Terry C. Lairmore

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    There are tens of millions of patients with various implanted medical devices in their bodies. This volume provides an in-depth analysis of practices for managing patients. It also provides justification of each of the practices employed with an emphasis on patients who are asymptomatic and have recovered from the implantation procedures. more...

  • Artificial Parts, Practical Livesby Katherine Ott; David H. Serlin; Stephen Mihm

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 89.00

    From the wooden teeth of George Washington to the Bly prosthesis, popular in the 1860s and boasting easy uniform motions of the limb, to today's lifelike approximations, prosthetic devices reveal the extent to which the evolution and design of technologies of the body are intertwined with both the practical and subjective needs of human beings.... more...

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