Synthetic Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds / Edition 1

Synthetic Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds / Edition 1

by Anthony Atala

ISBN-10: 0817639195

ISBN-13: 9780817639198

Pub. Date: 12/01/1997

Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag

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Birkhauser Verlag
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Tissue engineering
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Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

1. The History of Tissue Engineering Using Biodegradable Synthetic Polymer Scaffolds and Cells.- 2. Legal Issues Involved in Tissue Engineering.- 3. FDA Regulation of Tissue Engineering.- Fundamentals of Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds.- 4. Synthesis and Properties of Biodegradable Polymers used as Synthetic Matrices for Tissue Engineering.- 5. Bioactive Polymers.- Applications.- 6. Drug Delivery Related to Tissue Engineering.- 7. Tissue Engineering in the Epithelial System.- 8. Tissue Engineering in the Genitourinary System.- 9. Tissue Engineering and the Vascular System.- 10. New Frontiers in Tissue Engineering: Tissue Engineered Heart Valves.- 11. Tissue Engineering Cartilage and Bone.- 12. Tissue Engineering of Bone.- 13. Tissue Engineering of the Liver.

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