Book 2011

Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

A Review of the Past and Future Trends

ISBN: 978-3-7091-0384-5 (Print) 978-3-7091-0385-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 1-5

      Introduction

  3. Biomaterials Technologies for Tissue Engineering

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-46

      Hydrogels in Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 47-73

      Fibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-118

      Bioelastomers in Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-138

      Microscale Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 139-178

      Micro and Nanotechnologies for Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 179-207

      Bioceramics in Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 209-241

      Natural Materials in Tissue Engineering Applications

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      Chapter

      Pages 243-275

      Engineered Polypeptides for Tissue Engineering

  4. Specific Applications in Tissue Engineering

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277

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      Chapter

      Pages 279-306

      Cartilage Engineering: Current Status and Future Trends

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      Chapter

      Pages 307-341

      Biomaterials for Regeneration of Tendons and Ligaments

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      Chapter

      Pages 343-362

      Materials for Bone Graft Substitutes and Osseous Tissue Regeneration

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      Chapter

      Pages 363-387

      Fibrocartilage Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 389-419

      Liver Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 421-456

      Cardiac Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 457-487

      Biomaterials Approaches in Vascular Engineering: a Review of Past and Future Trends

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      Chapter

      Pages 489-510

      Neural Tissue Engineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 511-538

      Controlling Stem Cells with Biomaterials

  5. Concepts in Biomaterial Translation and Product Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 539-539

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      Chapter

      Pages 541-561

      Translation of New Tissue Engineering Materials to Clinical Application

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 563-564