Adipose Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

  • Yves-Gerard Illouz
  • Aris Sterodimas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Tahsin Murad Aktan, Selcuk Duman, Bulent Cihantimur
    Pages 1-12
  3. Ithamar Nogueira Stocchero, Guilherme Flosi Stocchero
    Pages 13-18
  4. Juarez M. Avelar
    Pages 19-29
  5. Melvin A. Shiffman
    Pages 31-44
  6. Luiz Haroldo Pereira, Beatriz Nicaretta, Yves-Gérard Illouz
    Pages 57-65
  7. Kotaro Yoshimura, Hitomi Eto, Harunosuke Kato, Kentaro Doi, Hirotaka Suga
    Pages 67-81
  8. Giorgio Bronz, Gianni Soldati
    Pages 83-92
  9. Karen J. L. Burg, Nichole Myers Cavin, Katherine Neser
    Pages 93-101
  10. Michael Magarakis, Sachin M. Shridharani, Navin K. Singh, Richard J. Redett
    Pages 103-109
  11. Ulrich R. Goessler
    Pages 111-119
  12. Yves-Gérard Illouz, Aris Sterodimas, Alexandra Condé Green
    Pages 133-139
  13. Atta Behfar, Andre Terzic
    Pages 141-154
  14. Josh E. Schroeder, Shaul Beyth, Meir (Iri) Liebergall
    Pages 181-191
  15. Andrea Cochis, Lia Rimondini
    Pages 221-228
  16. Benoit Labbé, Valérie Trottier, Maryse Proulx, Caroline Vincent, Julie Fradette
    Pages 229-243
  17. Filippo Boriani, Robert Warr, Raimondo Ascione
    Pages 245-255
  18. Jeanne Adiwinata Pawitan
    Pages 257-272
  19. Yves- Gérard Illouz, Aris Sterodimas
    Pages 273-276
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 277-278

About this book


Adipose tissue represents an abundant and accessible source of adult stem cells with the ability to differentiate along multiple lineage pathways, including cardiac, neural, cartilage, muscle, and bone tissue. The therapeutic potential of the use of adipose stem cells in regenerative medicine has been increasingly recognized, and in recent years concrete clinical benefits have accrued as these cells have been explored for a variety of applications. Without doubt, adipose tissue engineering is now at the inflection point of a sharp upward slope on its developmental curve.


This readable, informative, and well-illustrated textbook tracks the progress that has been made in this fascinating new area of biomedicine. All aspects of the subject are considered, with particular attention to adipose cell biology, adipose tissue engineering strategies, and the diverse clinical applications of adipose stem cells. Funding issues, industrial approaches, and regulatory challenges are also examined, and the book closes by discussing future directions. The two editors have vast experience in the field and have chosen leading experts from different countries to write on each topic. This book will excite the interest of all researchers, clinicians, and students wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of adipose stem cells and their flourishing role in regenerative medicine.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yves-Gerard Illouz
    • 1
  • Aris Sterodimas
    • 2
  1. 1.Plastic SurgeryParisFrance
  2. 2.Regenerative Plastic Surgery DepartmentIASO General HospitalAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-20011-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-20012-0
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