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Tissue Engineering And Novel Delivery Systems - Michael J. Yaszemski

Tissue Engineering And Novel Delivery Systems

By: Michael J. Yaszemski (Editor), Debra J. Trantolo (Editor), Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski (Editor), Vasif Hasirci (Editor), David E. Altobelli (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 4th November 2003
ISBN: 9780824747862
Number Of Pages: 620

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Probing an emerging field, this reference discloses critical research and state-of-the-art technologies to identify potential therapeutic agents and biological substitutes for the restoration and enhancement of tissue and organ function. It details current applications of delivery systems in tissue engineering and promotes advances in the creation of laboratory-grown tissue substitutes and the repair and replacement of damaged or diseased tissues. Tissue Engineering and Novel Delivery Systems is complied by world-renowned specialists in the field, and it analyzes controlled delivery and presentation of biopharmaceuticals for applications in tissue restoration and regenerative medicine.

Prefacep. iii
Biocompatibility and the Biomaterial-Tissue Interface
Role of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Advanced Biocompatibilityp. 1
Elastic Protein-Based Biomaterials: Elements of Basic Science, Controlled Release, and Biocompatibilityp. 31
Noninvasive Measurement of the Transient Adhesion of Cells to Blood-Contacting Surfacesp. 55
Clinical Properties and Healing Characteristics of e-PTFE Vascular Grafts and Their Effects on Long-Term Patencyp. 75
Biomaterials and Stent Technologyp. 107
Long-Term Evaluation of a Novel Tissue Adhesive (BioGlue) for Use in Surgeryp. 131
Tissue Engineering Equivalents
Bioengineered Skin Reconstituted from Cultured Epidermis and Cryopreserved Dermis: Converting Cryopreserved Skin Allografts into a Permanent Skin Substitutep. 141
Cutaneous Gene Therapy with Cultured Skin Substitutesp. 155
Surface Properties of Polymeric Biomaterials and Their Modification for Tissue Engineering Applicationsp. 173
Principles of Living Organ Reconstruction by Tissue Engineeringp. 197
Recombinant Protein Scaffolds for Tissue Engineeringp. 229
Auricular Cartilage Tissue Engineeringp. 253
Rheology of Biological Fluids and Their Substitutesp. 265
Delivery Systems
Production of Microbial Polyesters and Their Application in the Construction of Biodegradable, Controlled Antibiotic Release Systemsp. 281
Microencapsulation of Protein Drugs: A Novel Approachp. 305
Polymeric Gene Delivery Systemsp. 333
Bioactive Molecules and Biodelivery Systemsp. 369
Biodegradable Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Systems for Parenteral Administrationp. 393
Biodegradable Hydrogels as Drug Controlled Release Vehiclesp. 423
Growth Factor Delivery by a Cloned Multipotent Cell from Bone Marrow Stroma Potentiates Bone Repairp. 463
New Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers for Bone Morphogenetic Protein Delivery Systemsp. 475
Nanosized Biosensors and Delivery Vehiclesp. 483
Emerging Concepts in Biomaterials
Relationships Between Biomaterials and Biosensorsp. 505
Collagen: The Next Generation of Resorbable Biodevices in Surgeryp. 521
Polyhydroxybutyrate and Its Copolymers: Applications in the Medical Fieldp. 543
From Polymer Chemistry and Physicochemistry to Nanoparticulate Drug Carrier Design and Applicationsp. 563
Hyperspectral Analysis of Collagen Infused with BisGMA-Based Polymeric Adhesivep. 599
Indexp. 633
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ISBN: 9780824747862
ISBN-10: 0824747860
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 620
Published: 4th November 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.18
Edition Number: 2

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