In Situ Tissue Regeneration

Author: Sang Jin Lee
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012802500X
Format: PDF
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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

Polymeric Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration

Author: Changyou Gao
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811022933
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book reviews state-of-the-art of polymeric biomaterials for regenerative medicine, and highlights advances in both basic science and clinical practice. It summarizes the latest techniques in polymeric scaffold fabrication, delivery carriers, physicochemical property modulation, as well as their influence on adhesion and the performance of biomolecules, cells and tissues. It also describes methods for creating biofunctional surfaces/interfaces and subsequently modulating the host response to implantable materials. Lastly, it discusses the applications of biomaterials and constructs in soft-tissue regenerative medicine. It is a valuable resource for materials scientists and engineers wishing to identify research priorities to fulfill clinical needs and provides physicians with insights into emerging novel biomaterials. This integrated approach also offers engineering students a sense of the relevance of materials science in the development of novel therapeutic strategies.

Engineering Stem Cells For Tissue Regeneration

Author: Li Song
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9813147768
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Tissue engineering integrates knowledge and tools from biological sciences and engineering for tissue regeneration. A challenge for tissue engineering is to identify appropriate cell sources. The recent advancement of stem cell biology provides enormous opportunities to engineer stem cells for tissue engineering. The impact of stem cell technology on tissue engineering will be revolutionary. This book covers state-of-the-art knowledge on the potential of stem cells for the regeneration of a wide range of tissues and organs, including cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, neurological and skin tissues. The technology platforms for studying and engineering stem cells, such as hydrogel and biomaterials development, microfluidics system and microscale patterning, are also illustrated. Regulatory challenges and quality control for clinical translation are also detailed. This book provides an comprehensive update on the advancement in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine, and serves as a valuable resource for both researchers and students. Contents: Tissue Engineering: From Basic Biology to Cell-Based Applications (R M Nerem)Recent Advances and Future Perspectives on Somatic Cell Reprogramming (K-Y Kim & I-H Park)Hematopoietic Stem Cells (J J Trowbridge)Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Tissue Regeneration (N F Huang & S Li)Delivery Vehicles for Deploying Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Tissue Repair (M S Friedman & J K Leach)Stem Cells for Cardiac Tissue Engineering (J L Young et al.)Cardiovascular System: Stem Cells in Tissue-Engineered Blood Vessels (R Sawh-Martinez et al.)Stem Cells for Vascular Regeneration: An Engineering Approach (L E Dickinson & S Gerecht)Stem Cells and Wound Repair (S H Ko et al.)Engineering Cartilage: From Materials to Small Molecules (J M Coburn & J H Elisseeff)Adult Stem Cells for Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering (S Saha et al.)Stem Cells for Disc Repair (A A Allon et al.)Skeletal Tissue Engineering: Progress and Prospects (N J Panetta et al.)Clinical Applications of a Stem Cell Based Therapy for Oral Bone Reconstruction (B McAllister & K Haghighat)Therapeutic Strategies for Repairing the Injured Spinal Cord Using Stem Cells (M S Beattie & J C Bresnahan)Potential of Tissue Engineering and Neural Stem Cells in the Understanding and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases (C Auclair-Daigle & F Berthod)High-Throughput Systems for Stem Cell Engineering (D A Brafman et al.)Microscale Technologies for Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Differentiation (J W Nichol et al.)Quality Control of Autologous Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapies (N Dusserre et al.)Regulatory Challenges for Cell-Based Therapeutics (T McAllister et al.) Readership: Life science scientists; biomedical researchers; cell biologists; academics, postgraduate students and advanced undergraduate students in cell biology, biochemistry and genetics; surgeons; clinicians; biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry professionals. Keywords: Stem Cells;Tissue Engineering;Regenerative Medicine;Biotechnology;Cell EngineeringReview:0

Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

Author: Murugan Ramalingam
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439879265
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Tissue Engineering

Author: Yoshito Ikada
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080464009
Format: PDF, Docs
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Tissue engineering is an emerging interdisciplinary field, occupying a major position in the regenerative medicine that aims at restoring lost or damaged tissues and organs with use of cells. Regenerative medicine includes cellular therapy and tissue engineering. In general, the former treats patients by cell infusion alone, while tissue engineering needs biomaterials and growth factors in addition to cells. Biomaterials function in tissue engineering as the scaffold or template for cells to proliferate, differentiate, and produce matrices. Tissue Engineering focuses on the fundamentals (biomaterials, scaffolds, cell cultures, bioreactors, animal models etc.), recent animal and human trials, and future prospects regarding tissue engineering. Almost twenty years have passed since the advent of the tissue engineering, whicht uses cells, scaffolds, and growth factors for regeneration of neotissues. The number of investigations on tissue engineering is still increasing tremendously. Nevertheless, it seems likely that the number of reports describing clinical trials of tissue engineering will remain very limited. Even the studies that apply tissue engineering research to large animals have not been performed yet on a large scale. The major objective of this book is to address this question from a science and technology point of view, and to describe the principles of basic technologies that have currently been developed by numerous research groups. 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

Bone and Cartilage Engineering

Author: Ulrich Meyer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540336060
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Bone and Cartilage Engineering provides a complete overview of recent knowledge in bone and cartilage tissue engineering. It follows a logical approach to the various aspects of extracorporal bone and cartilage tissue engineering. The cooperation between a basic scientist and a clinician made it possible to structure the book's content and style according to the interdisciplinary character of the field. The comprehensive nature of the book, including detailed descriptions of laboratory procedures, preclinical approaches, clinical applications, and regulatory issues, will make it an invaluable basis for everyone working in this field. This book will serve as a fundamental tool for basic researchers to establish or refine tissue engineering techniques as well as for clinicians to understand and use this modern therapeutic option.

Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Skeletal Regeneration

Author: Peter Giannoudis
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124081312
Format: PDF
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This book covers our current understanding of the role of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and other mesenchymal progenitors in skeletal regeneration, encompassing bone, cartilage and whole joint regeneration. The expansion reflects developments in the field to include data on the use of MSCs in drug development, growth factors, scaffolds and biomechanical manipulations for skeletal trauma and diseases, including osteoporosis and arthritis. Written for an audience of clinicians and young researchers who are exposed to MSCs in their work, this work summarizes recent findings pertaining to the definition and characterization of MSCs in skeletal tissues and discusses the mechanisms of their actions in regeneration of bone in vivo. The authors describe recent findings pertaining to the efficacy of MSC therapies in animal models and in human clinical trials and bring together literature showing that the ways MSCs are extracted, expanded and implanted can considerably affect bone formation outcomes. Finally, it presents the latest knowledge on the nature of native MSCs in skeletal tissues, which provide a platform for novel in situ tissue regeneration approaches for systemic bone disease such as osteoporosis. Focuses specifically on the use of stem cells in skeletal tissue generation for a broad audience of stem cell, cancer, and bone biologists, orthopedists, oncologists, and regenerative medicine specialists Provides a short historical ‘detour’ and foundational information on founding concepts, discoveries and personalities in MSC research Assists a new generation of scientists and clinicians in digesting the multitude of journal articles on the topic by providing easily-absorbed and condensed foundational context

Preprosthetic and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: J Ferri
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857092421
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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One of the most important factors in ensuring successful osseointegration is the stability of the implant after its insertion. In order to achieve optimum conditions for implantation, it is often necessary to prepare the area and reconstruct the bone to ensure that it is the correct shape and size for the implant. Preprosthetic and maxillofacial surgery provides a thorough review of the current status and future direction of this important field. Part one reviews bone grafting for implantology and reconstructive preprosthetic surgery. Chapters in part two discuss reconstruction and rehabilitation whilst the final group of chapters analyse tissue engineering applications. Provides readers with the fundamentals of the biology and physiology of maxillofacial bone reconstruction Examines bone reconstruction in implantology and reconstructive preprosthetic surgery considering the fundamentals of bone grafting and alveolar reconstruction Explores construction in particular situations, beginning with applications of biomaterials in alveolar and maxillofacial bone reconstruction and moving on to describe implants in congenital missing teeth

Biomedical Technology and Devices Handbook

Author: George Zouridakis
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849311406
Format: PDF, ePub
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Concise yet comprehensive, the Biomedical Technology and Devices Handbook illuminates the equipment, devices, and techniques used in modern medicine to diagnose, treat, and monitor human illnesses. With topics ranging from the basic procedures like blood pressure measurement to cutting-edge imaging equipment, biological tests, and genetic engineering, this book is organized to navigate smoothly from simple procedures and concepts to the more sophisticated and complex ones. Each section contains a description of the technique, its technical considerations, and its use according to its applications and relevant body systems. The book includes references to relevant Web sites, protocols, problems, and solutions.

Tissue Engineering Research Trends

Author: Giovanni N. Greco
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781604562644
Format: PDF, ePub
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Tissue engineering is the use of a combination of cells, engineering and materials methods, and suitable biochemical and physio-chemical factors to improve or replace biological functions. This text covers the research trends of tissue engineering.