Reviewer: Mark Gonzalez, MD, PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This advanced treatise on skeletal muscle regeneration includes contributions from authors from the United States and Europe.
Purpose: The book provides a broad discussion of skeletal muscle regeneration including historical aspects, animal models, stem cells, and reinnervation.
Audience: The audience includes researchers and clinicians who work in the field of myopathy and neuropathy. It is an advanced work and requires a background on the subject.
Features: The book is well written and comprehensive, the illustrations are adequate, and the references are up to date and complete.
Assessment: This multiauthored book on skeletal muscle regeneration is a good addition to the literature on this topic.