Bioengineering Research of Chronic Wounds

A Multidisciplinary Study Approach

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ISBN: 978-3-642-00533-6 (Print) 978-3-642-00534-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. Principles of ChronicWound Pathology, Pathomechanics and Healing Response

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      Pages 1-30

      Fundamentals of Pressure, Shear and Friction and Their Effects on the Human Body at Supported Postures

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      Pages 31-42

      Mechanobiology of Cutaneous Wound Healing and Scarring

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      Pages 43-84

      Cell Migration along the Basement Membrane during Wound Repair. The Corneal Endothelium as a Model System

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      Pages 85-100

      The Importance of the Microenvironment of Support Surfaces in the Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers

  3. Mathematical Modeling of Chronic Wounds and Wound Healing

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      Pages 101-125

      Partial Differential Equations for Modelling Wound Geometry

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      Pages 127-168

      A Suite of Continuum Models for Different Aspects in Wound Healing

  4. Computer Methods for Studying Biomechanical Conditions at Chronic Wound Sites: From Tissue to Cellular Scales

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      Pages 169-180

      MRI Integrated with Computational Methods for Determining Internal Soft Tissue Loads as Related to Chronic Wounds

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      Pages 181-205

      A Finite-Element Biomechanical Model for Evaluating Buttock Tissue Loads in Seated Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury

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      Pages 207-233

      Finite Element and Animal Studies of Scar Contractions Leading to Chronic Wounds

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      Pages 235-248

      Cellular Deformations under Compression in Cells Involved in Deep Tissue Injury

  5. Tissue-Engineered Constructs for Studying and Repairing Chronic Wounds

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      Pages 249-262

      Tissue Engineered Models: A Valuable Tool in Pressure Ulcer Research

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      Pages 263-280

      Tissue-Engineered Models for the Study of Cutaneous Wound-Healing

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      Pages 281-299

      Tissue-Derived Materials for Adipose Regeneration

  6. Biochemical Markers for Early Identification and for Monitoring the Healing of Chronic Wounds

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      Pages 301-341

      Clinical and Molecular Perspectives of Deep Tissue Injury: Changes in Molecular Markers in a Rat Model

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      Pages 343-362

      Proteomic Approaches for Studying the Phases of Wound Healing

  7. Innovative Technologies and Devices in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Wounds

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      Pages 363-380

      Bioengineering Techniques in Wound Assessment

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      Pages 381-404

      Optical Non-invasive Characterization of Chronic Wounds

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      Pages 405-424

      Regenerative Wound Healing via Biomaterials

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      Pages 425-447

      Abdominal Wall Hernias and Biomaterials

  8. Back Matter

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