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Tissue Engineering

The Tissue Engineering approach has major advantages over traditional organ transplantation and circumvents the problem of organ shortage. Tissues that closely match the patient’s needs can be reconstructed from readily available biopsies and subsequently be implanted with minimal or no immunogenicity. This eventually conquers several limitations encountered in tissue transplantation approaches. This book serves as a good starting point for anyone interested in the application of Tissue Engineering. It offers a colorful mix of topics, which explain the obstacles and possible solutions for TE applications.

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Tissue EngineeringEdited by Daniel Eberli

Published: March 1st 2010

DOI: 10.5772/46150

ISBN: 978-953-307-079-7

Copyright year: 2010

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96887 Total Chapter Downloads

29 Crossref Citations

85 Web of Science Citations

150 Dimensions Citations

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1. Development of Human Fetal Mesenchymal Stem Cell Mediated Tissue Engineering Bone Grafts

By Zhiyong Zhang, Swee-Hin Teoh, Mahesh Choolani and Jerry Chan

2795

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2. The Future of Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering in Cardiovascular Disease: The New Era of Biological Therapeutics

By Sepideh Heydarkhan-Hagvall, Ali Nsair, Ramin E. Beygui and Richard J. Shemin

2383

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3. Characteristics of Antlerogenic Stem Cells and Their Potential Application

By Marek Cegielski, Ilona Iżykowska, Wojciech Dziewiszek, Maciej Zatonski, Marek Bochnia and Olga Kalisiak

2544

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4. Cell-Protein-Material Interaction in Tissue Engineering

By Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez and George Altankov

4168

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5. Learning From Nature: Emulating Macromolecular Crowding To Drive Extracellular Matrix Enhancement For The Creation Of Connective Tissue in vitro

By Yanxian Peng and Michael Raghunath

2389

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6. Scaffolds for the Engineering of Functional Bladder Tissues

By Horst Maya M.D., Srinivas Madduri Ph.D., Gobet Rita M.D., Sulser Tullio M.D., Heike Hall Ph.D. and Daniel Eberli M.D. Ph.D.

2721

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7. Biomaterial Scaffold Fabrication Techniques for Potential Tissue Engineering Applications

By B. Subia, J. Kundu and S. C. Kundu

13228

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8. Electrospun Functional Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

By Xiaochuan Yang and Hongjun Wang

3981

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9. Selective Laser Sintering of Poly(L-Lactide)/Carbonated Hydroxyapatite Nanocomposite Porous Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

By Wen You Zhou, Min Wang, Wai Lam Cheung and Wing Yuk Ip

2284

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10. Perspectives of Chitin and Chitosan Nanofibrous Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering

By R. Jayakumar, S. V. Nair, T. Furuike and H. Tamura

5081

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11. Bioresorbable Polymers for Tissue Engineering

By Arnaldo Rodrigues Santos Jr.

3040

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12. Physical Limitations to Tissue Engineering of Intervertabral Disc Cells

By Shigeru Kobayashi, Hisatoshi Baba, Kenichi Takeno, Tsuyoshi Miyazaki, Adam Meir and Jill Urban

1657

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13. Enamel Tissue Engineering

By Masaki J. Honda and Ken-ichiro Hata

2865

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14. Design of Injectable Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffold Consists of ß-Tricalcium Phosphate Beads and Alginate

By Tomonori Matsuno

3691

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15. Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound: A Laboratory and Clinical Promoter in Tissue Engineering Abstract

By Tarek H. El-Bialy

3588

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16. Bioreactors in Tissue Engineering

By S. Partap, N. A. Plunkett and F. J. O’Brien

10032

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17. High Resolution X-Ray Tomography - 3D Imaging for Tissue Engineering Applications

By Zehbe Rolf, Haibel Astrid, Schmidt Franziska, Riesemeier Heinrich, Kirkpatrick C. James, Schubert Helmut and Brochhausen Christoph

3023

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18. In Vivo and In Vitro Models of Psoriasis

By Jessica Jean and Roxane Pouliot

8335

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19. Growth Factors and Signalling Molecules for Cartilage Tissue Engineering – from Embryology to Innovative Release Strategies for Guided Tissue Engineering

By Christoph Brochhausen, Rolf Zehbe, Bernhard Watzer, Sven Halstenberg, Helmut Schubert and C. James Kirkpatrick

3149

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20. Scaffold-free Cartilage Tissue by Mechanical Stress Loading for Tissue Engineering

By Katsuko S Furukawa, Masato Sato, Toshihiro Nagai Stephanie Ting, Joji Mochida and Takashi Ushida

2897

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21. Tissue Engineering for Meniscus Regeneration

By Elizaveta Kon, Giuseppe Filardo, Marco Delcogliano, Giuseppe Peretti, Alessandro Di Martino and Maurilio Marcacci

3138

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22. Tissue Engineering of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Meniscus Using Acellularized Scaffolds

By Gunther H. Sandmann and Thomas Tischer

2081

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23. Bio-nanotechnology Approaches to Neural Tissue Engineering

By Kun Zhou, David Nisbet, George Thouas, Claude Bernard and John Forsythe

3117

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24. Evolution in Tissue Engineering for the Lower Urinary Tract

By Bouhout Sara, Ouellet Gabrielle, Perron Emilie and Bolduc Stephane

1965

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25. Skin Substitutes

By Barbara Zavan, Vincenzo Vindigni, Roberta Cortivo and Giovanni Abatangelo

2735

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