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Polymeric Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration

From Surface/Interface Design to 3D Constructs

  • Changyou Gao

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Structural Scaffolds and Bio-activation

  3. Biomaterials Surfaces/Interfaces and Bio-interactions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Zhonglin Lyu, Qian Yu, Hong Chen
      Pages 103-121
    3. Feng Wen, Charles Chau Sang Lau, Jing Lim, Yanwan Liao, Swee Hin Teoh, Mark Seow Khoon Chong
      Pages 123-150
    4. Zhengwei Mao, Shan Yu, Tanchen Ren, Changyou Gao
      Pages 151-185
    5. Hongyan He, Changsheng Liu
      Pages 187-251
  4. Regeneration of Some Clinic-Targeted Tissues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Yuankun Dai, Changyou Gao
      Pages 255-287
    3. Xiaowen Zheng, Qian Li, Lie Ma, Changyou Gao
      Pages 289-313
    4. Kai Wang, Weilong Cui, Yongzhen Wei, Meifeng Zhu, Qiang Zhao, Deling Kong
      Pages 315-351
    5. Zhaobo Fan, Xiaofei Li, Hong Niu, Jianjun Guan
      Pages 353-386

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Polymeric scaffolds Biomaterials interfaces 3D constructs Tissue engineering Regenerative medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Changyou Gao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Polymer Science and EngineeringZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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