Strategies in Regenerative Medicine: Integrating Biology with Materials Design

Hardcover | January 21, 2009

EditorMatteo Santin

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This authoritative book offers a detailed overview of present and future tissue engineering approaches and their contribution to regenerative medicine. It combines comprehensive reviews of the biology and materials science underlying the development and regeneration of different types of tissues with descriptions of current and future strategies in regenerative medicine to meet clinical needs. Each chapter includes typical examples of methodologies and technical solutions as the basis for the most recent scientific findings and biomedical products, tables as mini-databases summarizing the most recent findings, and links to specific websites in the main body of the text to complement a traditional reference list. Strategies in Regenerative Medicine: Integrating Biology with Materials Design covers topics from basic biology and materials science to the link between biological processes in tissue regeneration and biomedical device/tissue engineering product performance.

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This authoritative book offers a detailed overview of present and future tissue engineering approaches and their contribution to regenerative medicine. It combines comprehensive reviews of the biology and materials science underlying the development and regeneration of different types of tissues with descriptions of current and future ...

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This authoritative book offers a detailed overview of present and future tissue engineering approaches and their contribution to regenerative medicine. It combines comprehensive reviews of the biology and materials science underlying the development and regeneration of different types of tissues with descriptions of current and future ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:617 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:January 21, 2009Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387746595

ISBN - 13:9780387746593

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Chapter 1. Introduction: the History of Regenerative Medicine (S. Badylak, A. J. Russell, USA, M. Santin, UK)Chapter 2. Soft tissues characteristics and strategies for their replacement and regeneration (P. A. Netti, M. Ventre, F. Urciuolo, L. Ambrosio, Italy)Chapter 3. Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering of Hard Tissues. (E. Engel, O. Castaño, E. Salvagni, M. P. Ginebra, J. A. Planell, Spain)Chapter 4. Biomimetic and Bio-responsive Materials in Regenerative Medicine: Intelligent Materials for Healing Living Tissues (J. F. Pollock, K. E. Healy, USA)Chapter 5. Clinical Approaches to Skin Regeneration (S. E. James, P. Gilbert, I. Jones and R. Shevchenko, UK)Chapter 6. Biology of Angiogenesis: Developmental phases, Pathological damages and Physiological Pathways of Regeneration (R.K. Jain, USA)Chapter 7. Tissue Engineering of small- and large-diamter blood vessels. (D. Schmidt and S. P. Hoerstrup, Switzerland)Chapter 8. Pancreas Biology, Pathology and Tissue Engineering (W. McFarland, A. Bone, M. Harrison, UK)Chapter 9. The Holy Grail of Hepatocytes Culturing and Therapeutic Use (A. K. Nussler, N. C. Nussler, V. Merk, M. Brulport,W. Schormann , P. Yao, J. G. Hengstler, Germany)Chapter 10. Peripheral Nerve Injury, Repair and Regeneration (R. K. Potucek, S.W.P. Kemp, N. I. Syed, R. Midha, Canada)Chapter 11. Strategies for Ocular Regeneration (K. Ramaesh, N. Stone, B. Dhillon, UK)Chapter 12. Cartilage Development, Physiology, Pathologies and Regeneration (X. Wang, L. Rackwitz, U. Noth, R. S. Tuan, USA)Chapter 13. Basic Science and Clinical Strategies for Articular Cartilage Regeneration / Repair (B. W. Oakes, Australia)Chapter 14. Bone Biology: Development and Regeneration Mechanisms in Phyisological and Pathological Conditions (H.Yoshikawa, N. Tsumaki, A. Myoui, Japan)Chapter 15. Clinical Applications of Bone Tissue Engineering (S. Scaglione, R. Quarto, Italy)Chapter 16. Conclusions. Towards High-Performance and Industrially-Sustainable Tissue Engineering Products. (M. Santin, Brighton, UK)