Book Volume 9 2016

Biomedical Engineering: Frontier Research and Converging Technologies

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ISBN: 978-3-319-21812-0 (Print) 978-3-319-21813-7 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Nanoparticles for Imaging and Non-viral Gene Therapy

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      Pages 19-40

      Nanoparticles for Pancreatic Islet Imaging

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      Pages 41-75

      Dendritic Nanomaterials for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications

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      Pages 77-89

      Nanomaterials for Diagnostic Imaging of the Brain

  3. Regenerative Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-123

      Cellular Interactions with Self-assembled Biomaterials and Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering

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      Pages 125-156

      Engineering Integrative Stem Cell and Biomaterial Therapies for Peripheral Artery Disease

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      Pages 157-174

      Modulation of Innate Immune Response for Tissue Engineering

  4. Organ-on-Chip

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-197

      Lipid-Based Nanoparticles for Vaccine Applications

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      Pages 199-208

      Bioengineered Human Heart and Skeletal Muscles on Chips: Methods and Applications

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      Pages 209-233

      Organ-on-a-Chip Platforms for Drug Screening and Tissue Engineering

  5. Biomechanics, Mechanobiology and Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235

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      Pages 237-261

      Hemodynamics and Mechanobiology of Aortic Valve Calcification

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      Pages 263-291

      Functional Stem Cell Biomechanics: Application of Biophysical Techniques and Multi-content 3D Image Analysis

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      Pages 293-325

      Neuroregeneration: Disease Modeling and Therapeutic Strategies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

  6. Biomedical Devices and Imaging for Diagnostics and Therapeutics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 327-327

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      Pages 329-355

      Biomedical in vivo Optical Imaging for Disease Espying and Diagnosis

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      Pages 357-385

      Therapeutic Uses of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma: Cancer and Wound

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      Pages 387-405

      Cancer Imaging for Therapy Assessment

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      Pages 407-426

      Advanced Stents for Cardiovascular Applications

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      Pages 427-444

      Recent Advances in Regenerative Approaches to Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

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      Pages 445-460

      Pacing the Heart with Genes: Biological Pacing as an Alternative to Electronic Devices

  7. Robotics and Informatics in Healthcare, Emerging Theranogstics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 461-461

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      Pages 463-487

      Robotic Systems for Minimally Invasive Diagnosis and Therapy

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