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Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering in Urology

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering in Urology
  • Author : J Denstedt,A Atala
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-04-29
  • Total pages :592
  • ISBN : 9781845696375
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Summary : Urology is the branch of medicine dealing with disorders or diseases of the male genitor-urinary tract and the female urinary tract. This important book summarises the wealth of recent research on the use of biomaterials and tissue engineering to treat urological disorders. Part one reviews the fundamentals with chapters on such topics as biofilms and encrustation formation. Part two then discusses recent advances in biomaterials and design of urological devices such as metal ureteral stents, self-lubricating catheter materials and penile implants. Chapters in Part three address urological tissue engineering with coverage of themes such as artificial and natural biomaterials, nano-technology and placental stem cells for tissue engineering the regeneration of urological tissue and organs. With its eminent editors and international team of contributors, Biomaterials and tissue engineering in urology is an invaluable resource to researchers of urological biomaterials, devices and regenerative medicine in both industry and academia, as well as an important reference for medical practitioners. Provides a comprehensive review of biomaterials and tissue engineering in urology Explores the fundamentals of urology, focusing on biofilms and encrustation and formation Discusses recent advances in biomaterials and the design of urological devices, catheters and stents

Clinical Regenerative Medicine in Urology

Clinical Regenerative Medicine in Urology
  • Author : Bup Wan Kim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-14
  • Total pages :285
  • ISBN : 9789811027239
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Summary : This multidisciplinary book provides up-to-date information on clinical approaches that combine stem or progenitor cells, biomaterials and scaffolds, growth factors, and other bioactive agents in order to offer improved treatment of urologic disorders including lower urinary tract dysfunction, urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, and erectile dysfunction. In providing clinicians and researchers with a broad perspective on the development of regenerative medicine technologies, it will assist in the dissemination of both regenerative medicine principles and a variety of exciting therapeutic options. After an opening section addressing current developments and future perspectives in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, fundamentals such as cell technologies, biomaterials, bioreactors, bioprinting, and decellularization are covered in detail. The remainder of the book is devoted to the description and evaluation of a range of cell and tissue applications, with individual chapters focusing on the kidney, bladder, urethra, urethral sphincter, and penis and testis.

Handbook of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Volume Two

Handbook of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Volume Two
  • Author : Masoud Mozafari,Farshid Sefat,Anthony Atala
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-15
  • Total pages :874
  • ISBN : 9780081025628
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Summary : Handbook of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Volume Two provides a comprehensive and authoritative review on recent advancements in the application and use of composite scaffolds in tissue engineering. Chapters focus on specific tissue/organ (mostly on the structure and anatomy), the materials used for treatment, natural composite scaffolds, synthetic composite scaffolds, fabrication techniques, innovative materials and approaches for scaffolds preparation, host response to the scaffolds, challenges and future perspectives, and more. Bringing all the information together in one major reference, the authors systematically review and summarize recent research findings, thus providing an in-depth understanding of scaffold use in different body systems. Dedicated to the specialist topic of composite scaffolds, featuring all human body systems Covers basic fundamentals and advanced clinical applications Includes up-to-date information on preparation methodology and characterization techniques Highlights clinical data and case studies

Biomaterials for Organ and Tissue Regeneration

Biomaterials for Organ and Tissue Regeneration
  • Author : Nihal Vrana,Helena Knopf-Marques,Julien Barthes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-03-20
  • Total pages :846
  • ISBN : 9780081029077
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Summary : Biomaterials for Organ and Tissue Regeneration: New Technologies and Future Prospects examines the use of biomaterials in applications related to artificial tissues and organs. With a strong focus on fundamental and traditional tissue engineering strategies, the book also examines how emerging and enabling technologies are being developed and applied. Sections provide essential information on biomaterial, cell properties and cell types used in organ generation. A section on state-of-the-art in organ regeneration for clinical purposes is followed by a discussion on enabling technologies, such as bioprinting, on chip organ systems and in silico simulations. Provides a systematic overview of the field, from fundamentals, to current challenges and opportunities Encompasses the classic paradigm of tissue engineering for creation of new functional tissue Discusses enabling technologies such as bioprinting, organ-on-chip systems and in silico simulations

Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Murugan Ramalingam,Seeram Ramakrishna,Serena Best
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-07-03
  • Total pages :564
  • ISBN : 9781439879269
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Summary : Work in the area of biomaterials and stem cell therapy has revealed great potential for many applications, from the treatment of localized defects and diseases to the repair and replacement of whole organs. Researchers have also begun to develop a better understanding of the cellular environment needed for optimal tissue repair and regeneration. Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine explores a range of applications for biomaterials and stem cell therapy and describes recent research on suitable cell scaffolds and substrates for tissue repair and reconstruction. Featuring contributions by experts in the field, the book explores important scientific and clinical aspects. It covers the basic science involved in structure and properties, techniques and technological innovations in processing and characterization, and applications of biomaterials and stem cells. Topics include: Polymeric systems for stem cell delivery The potential of membranes and porous scaffolds in tissue repair, including myocardial, periodontal, ophthalmic, and bone tissues The optimization of the interaction between stem cells and biomaterial substrates The source and nature of stem cells for tissue engineering applications The clinical translation of stem cell–based tissue engineering for regenerative medicine From fundamental principles to recent advances at the macro, micro, nano, and molecular scales, the book brings together current knowledge on biomaterials and stem cells in the context of regenerative medicine. It also stimulates discussion about future research directions. This unique book offers a valuable benchmark for the current status of clinically relevant research and development in stem cells and regenerative medicine. It bridges the gaps in experimental approaches and understanding among the materials science and engineering, biological sciences, and biomedical science and engineering communities, making it a valuable reference for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners working in the multidisciplinary field of biomedical research.

In Situ Tissue Regeneration

In Situ Tissue Regeneration
  • Author : Sang Jin Lee,Anthony Atala,James J Yoo
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-07-17
  • Total pages :458
  • ISBN : 9780128025000
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Summary : In Situ Tissue Regeneration: Host Cell Recruitment and Biomaterial Design explores the body’s ability to mobilize endogenous stem cells to the site of injury and details the latest strategies developed for inducing and supporting the body’s own regenerating capacity. From the perspective of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, this book describes the mechanism of host cell recruitment, cell sourcing, cellular and molecular roles in cell differentiation, navigational cues and niche signals, and a tissue-specific smart biomaterial system that can be applied to a wide range of therapies. The work is divided into four sections to provide a thorough overview and helpful hints for future discoveries: endogenous cell sources; biochemical and physical cues; smart biomaterial development; and applications. Explores the body’s ability to mobilize endogenous stem cells to the site of injury Details the latest strategies developed for inducing and supporting the body’s own regenerating capacity Presents smart biomaterials in cell-based tissue engineering applications—from the cell level to applications—in the first unified volume Features chapter authors and editors who are authorities in this emerging field Prioritizes a discussion of the future direction of smart biomaterials for in situ tissue regeneration, which will affect an emerging and lucrative industry

Organ Tissue Engineering

Organ Tissue Engineering
  • Author : Daniel Eberli,Sang Jin Lee,Andreas Traweger
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-08-29
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 3030442101
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Summary : The notion of being able to engineer complete organs has inspired an entire generation of researchers. While recent years have brought significant progress in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, the immense challenges encountered when trying to engineer an entire organ have to be acknowledged. Despite a good understanding of cell phenotypes, cellular niches and cell-to-biomaterial interactions, the formation of tissues composed of multiple cells remains highly challenging. Only a step-by-step approach will allow the future production of a living tissue construct ready for implantation and to augment organ function. In this book, expert authors present the current state of this approach. It offers a concise overview and serves as a great starting point for anyone interested in the application of tissue engineering or regenerative medicine for organ engineering. Each chapter contains a short overview including physiological and pathological changes as well as the current clinical need. The potential cell sources and suitable biomaterials for each organ type are discussed and possibilities to produce organ-like structures are illustrated. The ultimate goal is for the generated small tissues to unfold their full potential in vivo and to serve as a native tissue equivalent. By integrating and evolving, these implants will form functional tissue in-vivo. This book discusses the desired outcome by focusing on well-defined functional readouts. Each chapter addresses the status of clinical translations and closes with the discussion of current bottlenecks and an outlook for the coming years. A successful regenerative medicine approach could solve organ shortage by providing biological substitutes for clinical use - clearly, this merits a collaborative effort.

Frontiers in Tissue Engineering

Frontiers in Tissue Engineering
  • Author : C.W. Patrick,A.G. Mikos,L.V. McIntire
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998-02-20
  • Total pages :700
  • ISBN : 0080532055
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Summary : Frontiers in Tissue Engineering is a carefully edited compilation of state-of-the-art contributions from an international authorship of experts in the diverse subjects that make up tissue engineering. A broad representation of the medical, scientific, industrial and regulatory community is detailed in the book. The work is an authoritative and comprehensive reference source for scientists and clinicians working in this emerging field. The book is divided into three parts: fundamentals and methods of tissue engineering, tissue engineering applied to specialised tissues, and tissue engineering applied to organs. The text offers many novel approaches, including a detailed coverage of cell-tissue interactions at cellular and molecular levels; cell-tissue surface, biochemical, and mechanical environments; biomaterials; engineering design; tissue-organ function; new approaches to tissue-organ regeneration and replacement of function; ethical considerations of tissue engineering; and government regulation of tissue-engineered products.

Synthetic Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds

Synthetic Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds
  • Author : Anthony Atala,David J. Mooney
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997-12-01
  • Total pages :258
  • ISBN : 0817639195
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Summary : This body of work represents the first volume of a book series covering the field of tissue engineering. Tissue engineering, which refers to a category of therapeutic or diagnostic products and processes which are based upon a combination of living cells and biomaterials, was defined as a field only a few years ago (1988). Tissue engineering is an inherently interdisciplinary field, combining bioengineering, life sciences and clinical sciences. The definition of this area of work as the field of tissue engineering brought together scientists from multiple backgrounds who already were working toward the achievement of similar goals. Why a book series exclusively devoted to tissue engineering? The field of tissue engineering is heterogeneous. The cells involved in tissue engineering can be autologous, allogeneic or xenogeneic. The biomaterials utilized can be either naturally occurring, synthetic or a combination of both. The appli cation of the technology can be either for acute or permanent purposes. An attempt to cover the field of tissue engineering in a single volume, with the degree of detail necessary for individuals with different scientific back grounds and disciplines, would be a difficult task to accomplish, particularly when this field is just emerging and changing rapidly. Therefore, addressing different technologies within the field of tissue engineering, in a comprehen sive manner, is the main mission of this series of volumes. A stellar group of scientists has been brought together to form the editorial board of the series.

Principles of Regenerative Medicine

Principles of Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Anthony Atala,Robert Lanza,James A. Thomson,Robert Nerem
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-12-16
  • Total pages :1202
  • ISBN : 0123814235
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Summary : Virtually any disease that results from malfunctioning, damaged, or failing tissues may be potentially cured through regenerative medicine therapies, by either regenerating the damaged tissues in vivo, or by growing the tissues and organs in vitro and implanting them into the patient. Principles of Regenerative Medicine discusses the latest advances in technology and medicine for replacing tissues and organs damaged by disease and of developing therapies for previously untreatable conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, and renal failure. Key for all researchers and instituions in Stem Cell Biology, Bioengineering, and Developmental Biology The first of its kind to offer an advanced understanding of the latest technologies in regenerative medicine New discoveries from leading researchers on restoration of diseased tissues and organs

Principles of Tissue Engineering

Principles of Tissue Engineering
  • Author : Robert Lanza,Robert Langer,Joseph P. Vacanti
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2000-05-16
  • Total pages :995
  • ISBN : 9780080539676
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Summary : The opportunity that tissue engineering provides for medicine is extraordinary. In the United States alone, over half-a-trillion dollars are spent each year to care for patients who suffer from tissue loss or dysfunction. Although numerous books and reviews have been written on tissue engineering, none has been as comprehensive in its defining of the field. Principles of Tissue Engineering combines in one volume the prerequisites for a general understanding of tissue growth and development, the tools and theoretical information needed to design tissues and organs, as well as a presentation of applications of tissue engineering to diseases affecting specific organ systems. The first edition of the book, published in 1997, is the definite reference in the field. Since that time, however, the discipline has grown tremendously, and few experts would have been able to predict the explosion in our knowledge of gene expression, cell growth and differentiation, the variety of stem cells, new polymers and materials that are now available, or even the successful introduction of the first tissue-engineered products into the marketplace. There was a need for a new edition, and this need has been met with a product that defines and captures the sense of excitement, understanding and anticipation that has followed from the evolution of this fascinating and important field. Key Features * Provides vast, detailed analysis of research on all of the major systems of the human body, e.g., skin, muscle, cardiovascular, hematopoietic, and nerves * Essential to anyone working in the field * Educates and directs both the novice and advanced researcher * Provides vast, detailed analysis of research with all of the major systems of the human body, e.g. skin, muscle, cardiovascular, hematopoietic, and nerves * Has new chapters written by leaders in the latest areas of research, such as fetal tissue engineering and the universal cell * Considered the definitive reference in the field * List of contributors reads like a "who's who" of tissue engineering, and includes Robert Langer, Joseph Vacanti, Charles Vacanti, Robert Nerem, A. Hari Reddi, Gail Naughton, George Whitesides, Doug Lauffenburger, and Eugene Bell, among others

Methods of Tissue Engineering

Methods of Tissue Engineering
  • Author : Anthony Atala
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :1285
  • ISBN : 9780124366367
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Summary : This book will be a resource for the experienced tissue engineer, a starting point for the student, and a guidebook for the next generation of tissue engineers. Contained in one volume is a comprehensive reference that combines the tools, experimental protocols, detailed descriptions, and "know-how" for the successful engineering of tissues and organs. The practical information contained in the numerous protocols covers every area of tissue engineering and will prove essential to scientists working in this field. Contributions by leaders in the latest areas of research will also be of interest to biotechnological and pharmaceutical researchers. Key Features * Provides comprehensive protocols covering every area of tissue engineering, including polymer synthesis, cell culture, encapsulation, bioreactors, therapeutics, and the creation of tissues and organs; * Includes contributions by leaders in the latest areas of research, such as stem cells and fetal tissue engineering

Cells and Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine

Cells and Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Daniel Eberli
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-11-26
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9789535117315
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Summary : This book serves as a good starting point for anyone interested in the application of tissue engineering. It offers a colorful mix of topics, which explain the obstacles and possible solutions for TE applications. The first part covers the use of adult stem cells and their applications. The following chapters offer an insight into the development of a tailored biomaterial for organ replacement and highlight the importance of cell-biomaterial interaction. In summary, this book offers insights into a wide variety of cells, biomaterials, interfaces and applications of the next generation biotechnology, which is tissue engineering.

Urethral Reconstruction

Urethral Reconstruction
  • Author : Christopher R. Chapple,Richard Turner-Warwick,Richard Inman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-05-10
  • Total pages :448
  • ISBN : 1846288363
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Integrated Biomaterials in Tissue Engineering

Integrated Biomaterials in Tissue Engineering
  • Author : Murugan Ramalingam,Ziyad Haidar,Seeram Ramakrishna,Hisatoshi Kobayashi,Youssef Haikel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-04-02
  • Total pages :328
  • ISBN : 9781118371213
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Summary : This book acts as a self-contained resource for understandingthe current technological advancement of biomaterials towardstissue engineering applications. It covers impact ofbiomaterials at different length scales such as macro/micro/nano/level and offers extensive discussion on cell-biomaterialinteractions with illustrative examples. This resource offer a multi-disciplinary approach for theadaptability of integrated biomaterials in tissue repair andreconstruction.

Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering

Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering
  • Author : José A. Sanz-Herrera
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-05-27
  • Total pages :244
  • ISBN : 9783039289653
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Summary : Bone tissue engineering aims to develop artificial bone substitutes that partially or totally restore the natural regeneration capability of bone tissue lost under circumstances of injury, significant defects, or diseases such as osteoporosis. In this context, biomaterials are the keystone of the methodology. Biomaterials for bone tissue engineering have evolved from biocompatible materials that mimic the physical and chemical environment of bone tissue to a new generation of materials that actively interacts with the physiological environment, accelerating bone tissue growth. Mathematical modelling and simulation are important tools in the overall methodology. This book presents an overview of the current investigations and recent contributions in the field of bone tissue engineering. It includes several successful examples of multidisciplinary collaboration in this transversal area of research. The book is intended for students, researchers, and professionals of a number of disciplines, such as engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biomedicine, biology, and veterinary. The book is composed of an editorial section and 16 original research papers authored by leading researchers of this discipline from different laboratories across the world

Tissue Engineering for Artificial Organs

Tissue Engineering for Artificial Organs
  • Author : Anwarul Hasan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-04-24
  • Total pages :752
  • ISBN : 9783527338634
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Summary : A comprehensive overview of the latest achievements, trends, and the current state of the art of this important and rapidly expanding field. Clearly and logically structured, the first part of the book explores the fundamentals of tissue engineering, providing a separate chapter on each of the basic topics, including biomaterials stem cells, biosensors and bioreactors. The second part then follows a more applied approach, discussing various applications of tissue engineering, such as the replacement or repairing of skins, cartilages, livers and blood vessels, to trachea, lungs and cardiac tissues, to musculoskeletal tissue engineering used for bones and ligaments as well as pancreas, kidney and neural tissue engineering for the brain. The book concludes with a look at future technological advances. An invaluable reading for entrants to the field in biomedical engineering as well as expert researchers and developers in industry.

Bioceramics and Biocomposites

Bioceramics and Biocomposites
  • Author : Iulian Antoniac
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-04-04
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9781119372141
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Summary : Provides comprehensive coverage of the research into and clinical uses of bioceramics and biocomposites Developments related to bioceramics and biocomposites appear to be one the most dynamic areas in the field of biomaterials, with multiple applications in tissue engineering and medical devices. This book covers the basic science and engineering of bioceramics and biocomposites for applications in dentistry and orthopedics, as well as the state-of-the-art aspects of biofabrication techniques, tissue engineering, remodeling, and regeneration of bone tissue. It also provides insight into the use of bionanomaterials to create new functionalities when interfaced with biological molecules or structures. Featuring contributions from leading experts in the field, Bioceramics and Biocomposites: From Research to Use in Clinical Practice offers complete coverage of everything from extending the concept of hemopoietic and stromal niches, to the evolution of bioceramic-based scaffolds. It looks at perspectives on and trends in bioceramics in endodontics, and discusses the influence of newer biomaterials use on the structuring of the clinician’s attitude in dental practice or in orthopedic surgery. The book also covers such topics as biofabrication techniques for bioceramics and biocomposites; glass ceramics: calcium phosphate coatings; brain drug delivery bone substitutes; and much more. Presents the biggest trends in bioceramics and biocomposites relating to medical devices and tissue engineering products Systematically presents new information about bioceramics and biocomposites, developing diagnostics and improving treatments and their influence on the clinicians' approaches Describes how to use these biomaterials to create new functionalities when interfaced with biological molecules or structures Offers a range of applications in clinical practice, including bone tissue engineering, remodeling, and regeneration Delineates essential requirements for resorbable bioceramics Discusses clinical results obtained in dental and orthopedic applications Bioceramics and Biocomposites: From Research to Use in Clinical Practice is an excellent resource for biomaterials scientists and engineers, bioengineers, materials scientists, and engineers. It will also benefit mechanical engineers and biochemists who work with biomaterials scientists.

Translating Regenerative Medicine to the Clinic

Translating Regenerative Medicine to the Clinic
  • Author : Jeffrey Laurence,Pedro Baptista,Anthony Atala
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-11-18
  • Total pages :354
  • ISBN : 9780128005521
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Summary : Translating Regenerative Medicine to the Clinic reviews the current methodological tools and experimental approaches used by leading translational researchers, discussing the uses of regenerative medicine for different disease treatment areas, including cardiovascular disease, muscle regeneration, and regeneration of the bone and skin. Pedagogically, the book concentrates on the latest knowledge, laboratory techniques, and experimental approaches used by translational research leaders in this field. It promotes cross-disciplinary communication between the sub-specialties of medicine, but remains unified in theme by emphasizing recent innovations, critical barriers to progress, the new tools that are being used to overcome them, and specific areas of research that require additional study to advance the field as a whole. Volumes in the series include Translating Gene Therapy to the Clinic, Translating Regenerative Medicine to the Clinic, Translating MicroRNAs to the Clinic, Translating Biomarkers to the Clinic, and Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic. Encompasses the latest innovations and tools being used to develop regenerative medicine in the lab and clinic Covers the latest knowledge, laboratory techniques, and experimental approaches used by translational research leaders in this field Contains extensive pedagogical updates aiming to improve the education of translational researchers in this field Provides a transdisciplinary approach that supports cross-fertilization between different sub-specialties of medicine

Essentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation

Essentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation
  • Author : Anthony Atala,James J Yoo
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-07-17
  • Total pages :440
  • ISBN : 9780128010150
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Summary : Essentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation discusses the techniques that are making bioprinting a viable alternative in regenerative medicine. The book runs the gamut of topics related to the subject, including hydrogels and polymers, nanotechnology, toxicity testing, and drug screening platforms, also introducing current applications in the cardiac, skeletal, and nervous systems, and organ construction. Leaders in clinical medicine and translational science provide a global perspective of the transformative nature of this field, including the use of cells, biomaterials, and macromolecules to create basic building blocks of tissues and organs, all of which are driving the field of biofabrication to transform regenerative medicine. Provides a new and versatile method to fabricating living tissue Discusses future applications for 3D bioprinting technologies, including use in the cardiac, skeletal, and nervous systems, and organ construction Describes current approaches and future challenges for translational science Runs the gamut of topics related to the subject, from hydrogels and polymers to nanotechnology, toxicity testing, and drug screening platforms

Host Response to Biomaterials

Host Response to Biomaterials
  • Author : Stephen F Badylak
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-05-08
  • Total pages :460
  • ISBN : 9780128005002
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Summary : Host Response to Biomaterials: The Impact of Host Response on Biomaterial Selection explains the various categories of biomaterials and their significance for clinical applications, focusing on the host response to each biomaterial. It is one of the first books to connect immunology and biomaterials with regard to host response. The text also explores the role of the immune system in host response, and covers the regulatory environment for biomaterials, along with the benefits of synthetic versus natural biomaterials, and the transition from simple to complex biomaterial solutions. Fields covered include, but are not limited to, orthopaedic surgery, dentistry, general surgery, neurosurgery, urology, and regenerative medicine. Explains the various categories of biomaterials and their significance for clinical applications Contains a range of extensive coverage, including, but not limited to, orthopedic, surgery, dental, general surgery, neurosurgery, lower urinary tract, and regenerative medicine Includes regulations regarding combination devices