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Title Advances in tissue banking. Vol. 7 / editor-in-chief Glyn O. Phillips ; regional editors A. Nather, D.M. Strong, R. von Versen
Published River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 633 pages)
Contents List of contributors -- Preface -- Section I. The contribution of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to tissue banking. ch. 1. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Programme in Radiation and Tissue Banking: past and present. ch. 2. IAEA public awareness strategies for tissue banks -- Section II. Safety of tissue allografts. ch. 3. Infectious disease transmission through tissue transplantation. ch. 4. Bacterial contamination of bone allografts in the Netherlands. ch. 5. Microbiological screening of cadaver donors and tissues for transplantation. ch. 6. Safety of virus inactivation methods for allogeneic avital bone tissue transplants. ch. 7. Methods of culturing, problems associated with bacteriostasis, and radiation sterilisation options. ch. 8. IAEA Code of Practice for the radiation sterilisation of tissue allografts: requirements for validation and routine control. ch. 9. IAEA international standards for tissue banks. ch. 10. In Vivo assessment of gamma irradiated bone: osteoconductivity and osteoinductivity. ch. 11. Disinfection of femoral heads for bone grafting using the Marburg bone bank system (Lobator Sd 1) -- a retrospective evaluation of quality control in the Endo-Klinik Bone Bank -- Section III. Ethical and social aspects of tissue banking. ch. 12. Tissue banking and transplantation: the ethical challenges. ch. 13. The Volendam burn disaster and the importance of international collaboration in tissue banking. ch. 14. The need for a tissue bank in a disaster: experience in Arzobispo Loayza National Hospital after the tragedy in "Mesa Redonda", Lima, Peru -- Section IV. Tissue grafts in orthopaedics. ch. 15. Major limb reconstruction using massive cadaveric allografts. ch. 16. Revision arthroplasty using fresh frozen allograft with cemented cup for acetabular bone deficiency. ch. 17. Present ways of treating chondral and osteochondral knee defects. ch. 18. Knee joint ligament alloplasty with tendon grafts sterilised with gaseous ethylene oxide. ch. 19. New approaches to comparative evaluation of allogenic and autologous bone transplants procured in various ways
Section V. Cardiovascular grafts. ch. 20. Cryopreservation of porcine aortic valve: open status of the aortic leaflets results in increased matrix glycosaminoglycans structural maintenance. ch. 21. Pathologic changes of the cryopreserved carotid artery and jugular vein implanted at the canine carotid artery. ch. 22. Cellular therapy for heart failure: a review of skeletal myoblast transplantation into infarcted myocardium -- Section VI. Cornea grafts. ch. 23. Cornea transplantation strategy -- organ culture versus cold storage -- Section VII. Sperm banking. ch. 24. Characterisation and depletion of membrane deteriorated human spermatozoa after cryopreservation. ch. 25. A repository system for cryopreserved semen samples and testicular biopsies embedded in a workflow management system -- Section VIII. Cryopreservation. ch. 26. Finding the ideal freezing curve for tissues through indirect themophysical calculation. ch. 27. the safe and effective use of allograft tissue: an update
Notes Special volume associated with the World Congress of Tissue Banking held in Boston, USA
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Preservation of organs, tissues, etc.
Procurement of organs, tissues, etc.
Tissue banks.
Form Electronic book
Author Nather, Aziz.
Phillips, Glyn O.
Strong, Douglas M.
Versen, R. von.
World Congress of Tissue Banking (Boston)
ISBN 9789812796646 (electronic bk.)
9812796649 (electronic bk.)