Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve

Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve

Stem Cells and Regeneration Promoting Factors

1st Edition - September 1, 2013

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  • Editors: Stefano Geuna, Isabelle Perroteau, Pierluigi Tos, Bruno Battiston
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124104990
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124105362

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This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery.

Key Features

  • This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve
  • It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery

Readership

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

    1. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: Past, Present and Future
    2. António J. Salgado, Joaquim M. Oliveira, Albino Martins, Fábio G. Teixeira, Nuno A. Silva, Nuno M. Neves, Nuno Sousa and Rui L. Reis

    3. Tissue Engineering and Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction: An Overview
    4. S. Geuna, S. Gnavi, I. Perroteau, Pierluigi Tos and B. Battiston

    5. Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation for Improving Nerve Regeneration
    6. Júlia Teixeira Oliveira, Klauss Mostacada, Silmara de Lima and Ana Maria Blanco Martinez

    7. Perspectives of Employing Mesenchymal Stem Cells from the Wharton’s Jelly of the Umbilical Cord for Peripheral Nerve Repair
    8. Jorge Ribeiro, Andrea Gartner, Tiago Pereira, Raquel Gomes, Maria Ascensão Lopes, Carolina Gonçalves, Artur Varejão, Ana Lúcia Luís and Ana Colette Maurício

    9. Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Nerve Regeneration: Promises and Pitfalls
    10. Alessandro Faroni, Giorgio Terenghi and Adam J Reid

    11. The Pros and Cons of Growth Factors and Cytokines in Peripheral Axon Regeneration
    12. Lars Klimaschewski, Barbara Hausott and Doychin N. Angelov

    13. Role of Inflammation and Cytokines in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
    14. P. Dubový, R. Jančálek and T. Kubek

    15. Ghrelin: A Novel Neuromuscular Recovery Promoting Factor?
    16. Stefania Raimond, Giulia Ronchi, Stefano Geuna, Davide Pascal, Simone Reano, Nicoletta Filigheddu and Andrea Graziani

    17. Neuregulin1 Role in Schwann Cell Regulation and Potential Applications to Promote Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
    18. Giovanna Gambarotta, Federica Fregnan, Sara Gnavi and Isabelle Perroteau

    19. Extracellular Matrix Components in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

      Francisco Gonzalez-Perez, Esther Udina and Xavier Navarro

Product details

  • No. of pages: 344
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: September 1, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124104990
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124105362

About the Serial Volume Editors

Stefano Geuna

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita' di Torino, Italy

Isabelle Perroteau

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita' di Torino, Italy

Pierluigi Tos

Affiliations and Expertise

CTO Hospital, Torino, Italy

Bruno Battiston

Affiliations and Expertise

CTO Hospital, Torino, Italy

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