Tissue Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123705822, 9780080464008

Tissue Engineering, Volume 8

1st Edition

Fundamentals and Applications

Authors: Yoshito Ikada
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123705822
eBook ISBN: 9780080464008
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd June 2006
Page Count: 490
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Scope of Tissue Engineering

  1. Functions of Scaffold
  2. Absorbable Biomaterials
  3. Pore Creation in Biomaterials
  4. Special Scaffolds
  5. Surface Modifications
  6. Cell Expansion and Differentiation
  7. Growth Factors
  8. Cell Sources

Chapter 2: Animal and Human Trials of Engineered Tissues

  1. Plastic Surgical System
  2. Musculoskeletal System
  3. Cardiovascular and Thoracic System
  4. Nervous System
  5. Maxillofacial System
  6. Gastrointestinal System
  7. Urogenital System
  8. Others

Chapter 3: Basic Technologies Developed for Tissue Engineering

  1. Biomaterials
  2. Fabrication of Porous Scaffolds
  3. Novel Scaffolds
  4. Surface Modification of Biomaterials and Cell Interactions
  5. Growth Factors and Carriers
  6. Cell Culture
  7. Examples of Cell Culture

Chapter 4: Challenges in Tissue Engineering

  1. Problems in Tissue Engineering
  2. Sites for Neotissue Creation
  3. Autologous or Allogeneic Cells
  4. Cell Types
  5. Risks at Cell Culture
  6. Scaffolds for Large Animals and Human Trials
  7. Importance of Neovascularization
  8. Carriers for Growth Factors
  9. Primary Roles of Each Player in the Tissue Engineering Arena

Description

Chapter 1: Scope of Tissue Engineering

  1. Functions of Scaffold
  2. Absorbable Biomaterials
  3. Pore Creation in Biomaterials
  4. Special Scaffolds
  5. Surface Modifications
  6. Cell Expansion and Differentiation
  7. Growth Factors
  8. Cell Sources

Chapter 2: Animal and Human Trials of Engineered Tissues

  1. Plastic Surgical System
  2. Musculoskeletal System
  3. Cardiovascular and Thoracic System
  4. Nervous System
  5. Maxillofacial System
  6. Gastrointestinal System
  7. Urogenital System
  8. Others

Chapter 3: Basic Technologies Developed for Tissue Engineering

  1. Biomaterials
  2. Fabrication of Porous Scaffolds
  3. Novel Scaffolds
  4. Surface Modification of Biomaterials and Cell Interactions
  5. Growth Factors and Carriers
  6. Cell Culture
  7. Examples of Cell Culture

Chapter 4: Challenges in Tissue Engineering

  1. Problems in Tissue Engineering
  2. Sites for Neotissue Creation
  3. Autologous or Allogeneic Cells
  4. Cell Types
  5. Risks at Cell Culture
  6. Scaffolds for Large Animals and Human Trials
  7. Importance of Neovascularization
  8. Carriers for Growth Factors
  9. Primary Roles of Each Player in the Tissue Engineering Arena

Key Features

  • Helps reader understand the key issues required for promotion of clinical trials in tissue engineering
  • Covers in full the issues related to tissue engineering
  • Looking at current technologies in the field

Readership

Biomedical scientists, engineers, biomaterial scientists and researchers


Details

No. of pages:
490
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080464008
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123705822

About the Authors

Yoshito Ikada Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Suzuka University of Science, Faculty of Medical Engineering Kishioka-cho, Mie, Japan