Growth Factors and Wound Healing

Basic Science and Potential Clinical Applications

ISBN: 978-1-4612-7321-9 (Print) 978-1-4612-1876-0 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. General Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-7

      An Overview of Wound Healing Biology

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 8-26

      Growth Factors and Angiogenesis in Wound Healing

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 27-36

      The Regulation of Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF-2) Through Limited Bioavailability

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 37-55

      Cultured Skin Cells for Wound Closure and for Promoting Wound Healing

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 56-76

      The Growth Hormone Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Axis

  3. Role of Nutrients in Wound Healing Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-91

      Use of Exogenous Amino Acids in Wound Healing

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 92-103

      Vitamin A-Growth Factor Interactions in Wound Healing

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      Pages 104-147

      Interactions Between Nutrients and Growth Factors in Cellular Anabolism and Tissue Repair

  4. Endogenous Growth Factors and Wound Healing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-174

      Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors

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      Pages 175-185

      Arginine and Nitric Oxide (NO) Interactions in the Healing Wound

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      Pages 186-205

      Endogenous Growth Factors and Nutrients in the Healing Wound

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 206-228

      Epidermal Growth Factor in Wound Healing: A Model for the Molecular Pathogenesis of Chronic Wounds

  5. Clinical Application of Growth Hormone and IGF-I Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 231-244

      Growth Hormone Therapy in Human Burn Injury

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 245-259

      Effects of Exogenous Growth Hormone in Postoperative Immune Function and Other Clinical Outcomes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 260-280

      Effect of Growth Hormone Administration on Colonic Healing and Repair

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 281-290

      Modulation of IGF-I Therapy by IGFBP-3: Potential Utility in Wound Healing

  6. Clinical Application of Peptide Growth Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 291-291

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 293-303

      Roles of Keratinocyte Growth Factor in Epithelial Growth and Regeneration

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 304-316

      Hepatocyte Growth Factor

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 317-332

      The Biology of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, a Specific Regulator of Angiogenesis

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 333-343

      FDA Regulatory Concerns for Wound Healing Biologics

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 345-365