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Tissue Engineering for Tissue and Organ Regeneration

Edited by Daniel Eberli

University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

Tissue Engineering may offer new treatment alternatives for organ replacement or repair deteriorated organs. Among the clinical applications of Tissue Engineering are the production of artificial skin for burn patients, tissue engineered trachea, cartilage for knee-replacement procedures, urinary bladder replacement, urethra substitutes and cellular therapies for the treatment of urinary incontinence. The Tissue Engineering approach has major advantages over traditional organ transplantation and circumvents the problem of organ shortage. Tissues reconstructed from readily available biopsy material induce only minimal or no immunogenicity when reimplanted in the patient. This book is aimed at anyone interested in the application of Tissue Engineering in different organ systems. It offers insights into a wide variety of strategies applying the principles of Tissue Engineering to tissue and organ regeneration.

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Tissue Engineering for Tissue and Organ RegenerationEdited by Daniel Eberli

Published: August 17th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1146

ISBN: 978-953-307-688-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6449-4

Copyright year: 2011

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56088 Total Chapter Downloads

26 Crossref Citations

48 Web of Science Citations

76 Dimensions Citations


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1. Myocardial Tissue Engineering

By Tatsuya Shimizu


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2. Cardiac Muscle Engineering: Strategies to Deliver Stem Cells to the Damaged Site

By Giancarlo Forte, Stefania Pagliari, Francesca Pagliari, Paolo Di Nardo and Takao Aoyagi


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3. Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Based on Fibrin-Gel-Scaffolds

By Stefan Jockenhoevel and Thomas C. Flanagan


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4. Rapid Prototyping of Engineered Heart Tissues through Miniaturization and Phenotype-Automation

By Tetsuro Wakatsuki


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5. Tissue Engineering of Skeletal Muscle

By Klumpp Dorothee, Horch Raymund E. and Beier Justus P.


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6. Skeletal Muscle Tissue Engineering Using Biological Scaffolds for Repair of Abdominal Wall Defects in a Rabbit Model

By Zuki Abu Bakar, Ayele Taddese Tsedeke, Noorjahan Banu Mohamed Alitheen and Noordin Mohamed Mustapha


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7. Skeletal and Adipose Tissue Engineering with Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells

By Jeong S Hyun, Emily R Nelson, Daniel Montoro, Benjamin Levi and Michael T. Longaker


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8. Tissue Engineering of Ligaments

By Sarah Rathbone and Sarah Cartmell


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9. Potential of Tissue-Engineered Ligament Substitutes for Ruptured ACL Replacement

By Goulet F., Chabaud S., Simon F., Napa I.D., Moulin V. and Hart D.A.


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10. Joint Cartilage Tissue Engineering and Pre-Clinical Safety and Efficacy Testing

By Thomas G. Koch, Lorenzo Moroni, Younes Leysi-Derilou and Lise C. Berg


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11. Cartilage Regeneration from Bone Marrow Cells Using RWV Bioreactor and Its Automation System for Clinical Application

By Toshimasa Uemura, Masanori Nishi, Kunitomo Aoki and Takashi Tsumura


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12. Cartilage Tissue Engineering: the Application of Nanomaterials and Stem Cell Technology

By Adelola O. Oseni, Claire Crowley, Maria Z. Boland, Peter E. Butler and Alexander M. Seifalian


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13. Bioengineering of Colo-Rectal Tissue

By Roman Inglin, Lukas Brügger, Daniel Candinas and Daniel Eberli


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14. Aspects of Urological Tissue Engineering

By Arun K. Sharma and Dorota I. Rozkiewicz


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15. Tooth Organ Engineering: Biological Constraints Specifying Experimental Approaches

By Sabine Kuchler-Bopp, Laetitia Keller, Anne Poliard and Herve Lesot


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16. Transplantation of Corneal Stroma Reconstructed with Gelatin and Multipotent Precursor Cells from Corneal Stroma

By Tatsuya Mimura, Yasuhiko Tabata and Shiro Amano


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17. Human Ear Cartilage

By Lu Zhang, Qiong Li, Yu Liu, Guangdong Zhou, Wei Liu and Yilin Cao


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18. Advances in the Combined Use of Adult Cell Therapy and Scaffolds for Brain Tissue Engineering

By Elisa Garbayo, Gaëtan J.-R. Delcroix, Paul C. Schiller and Claudia N. Montero-Menei


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19. Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering for the Treatment of Diabetes

By Matsumoto S, SoRelle JA and Shimoda M


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20. Perspectives of Islet Cell Transplantation as a Therapeutic Approach for Diabetes Mellitus

By Prabha D. Nair and Neena Aloysious


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