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Prosthesis. Artificial organs

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Bionic Humanby Frank E Johnson; Katherine Virgo

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 209.00

    There are tens of millions of patients with various implanted medical devices in their bodies, and there is very little written about the management of these patients after device implantation. This volume fills this gap by providing an in-depth analysis of practices for managing patients from experts at prestigious medical centers throughout the world.... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Psychoprostheticsby Pamela Gallagher; Deirdre Desmond; Malcolm Maclachlan

    Springer London 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. For people with limb loss, the fitting of a prosthesis can give rise to a variety of issues from functional rehabilitation to quality of life, well-being, participation in society... more...

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