Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine provides a complete overview of the state of the art in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Tissue engineering has grown tremendously during the past decade. Advances in genetic medicine and stem cell technology have significantl...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Meyer, Ulrich (Editor), Meyer, Thomas (Editor), Handschel, Jörg (Editor), Wiesmann, Hans Peter (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009, 2009
Edition:1st ed. 2009
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Immune System Issues
  • Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses in Tissue Engineering
  • Toll-Like Receptors: Potential Targets for Therapeutic Interventions
  • Transplantation Issues: Study Design Principles
  • Tissue Engineered Models for In Vitro Studies
  • In Vivo Animal Models in Tissue Engineering
  • Assessment of Tissue Responses to Tissue-Engineered Devices
  • Clinical Use: Clinical Application
  • Evidence-based Application in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Tissue Engineering Applications in Neurology
  • Tissue Engineering in Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Tissue Engineering Strategies in Dental Implantology
  • Tissue Engineering Application in General Surgery
  • Regeneration of Renal Tissues
  • Tissue Engineering Applications in Plastic Surgery
  • Clinical Handling and Regulatory Issues
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Biomaterial Related Aspects
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomaterial-Related Approaches: Surface Structuring
  • Mineralised Collagen as Biomaterial and Matrix for Bone Tissue Engineering
  • Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
  • Technical Aspects: Scaffold Related Aspects
  • Defining Design Targets for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
  • Scaffold Structure and Fabrication
  • Prospects of Micromass Culture Technology in Tissue Engineering
  • Technical Aspects: Laboratory Aspects and Bioreactor Use
  • Laboratory Procedures – Culture of Cells and Tissues
  • Bioreactors in Tissue Engineering: From Basic Research to Automated Product Manufacturing
  • The Evolution of Cell Printing
  • Biophysical Stimulation of Cells and Tissues in Bioreactors
  • Microenvironmental Determinants of Stem Cell Fate
  • Transplantation Issues: Functional Aspects in Biological Engineering
  • Regenerative Capacity of Fetal Stem Cells
  • Embryonic Stem Cell Use
  • The Unrestricted Somatic Stem Cell (USSC) From Cord Blood For Regenerative Medicine
  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells: New Insights Into Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Stem Cell Plasticity: Validation Versus Valedictory
  • Engineering Strategies: Engineering at the Tissue Level
  • Bone Tissue Engineering
  • Cartilage Engineering
  • Muscle Tissue Engineering
  • Tendon and Ligament Tissue Engineering: Restoring Tendon/Ligament and Its Interfaces
  • Neural Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Adipose Tissue Engineering
  • Intervertebral Disc Regeneration
  • Tissue Engineering of Ligaments and Tendons
  • Tissue Engineering of Cultured Skin Substitutes
  • Dental Hard Tissue Engineering
  • Mucosa Tissue Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves
  • Engineering Strategies: Engineering at the Organ Level
  • Breast Tissue Engineering
  • Bioartificial Liver
  • General and Ethical Aspects
  • The History of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine in Perspective
  • Economic Modeling and Decision Making in the Development and Clinical Application of Tissue Engineering
  • Ethical Issues in Tissue Engineering
  • Sourcing Human Embryonic Tissue: The Ethical Issues
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Their Goals, Their Methods and Their Consequences from an Ethical Viewpoint
  • Biological Considerations: Tissue and Organ Differentiation
  • Control of Organogenesis: Towards Effective Tissue Engineering
  • Cytokine Signaling in Tissue Engineering
  • Influence of Mechanical Effects on Cells. Biophysical Basis
  • Engineering Strategies: Engineering at the Genetic and Molecular Level
  • Towards Genetically Designed Tissues for Regenerative Medicine
  • Posttranscriptional Gene Silencing
  • Biomolecule Use in Tissue Engineering
  • Engineering Strategies: Engineering at the Cellular Level