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Title Corneal regeneration : therapy and surgery / Jorge L. Alió, Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, Francisco Arnalich-Montiel, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 507 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Essentials in ophthalmology, 1612-3212
Essentials in ophthalmology, 1612-3212
Contents Corneal regeneration: the concept, the facts, the potential -- The stem cell -- Regenerative surgery and therapy of the ocular surface epithelium -- Regenerative surgery of the corneal stroma -- Regenerative surgery of the corneal endothelium -- Bioengineering cornea surgery
Summary This text provides expert instruction on the varying surgical techniques currently employed for the regeneration of the ocular surface. Corneal Regeneration: Therapy and Surgery begins with a thorough discussion of current research based on data obtained in clinical human studies, and discusses the potential clinical implications for this promising new stage of eye surgery. Sections devoted to the stem cell, regenerative surgery and therapy of the ocular surface epithelium, corneal stroma, and corneal endothelium follow, each section comprehensively covering applied anatomy, current therapy and regenerative techniques, with a look to future directions of the field including eventual cell therapy. Corneal Regeneration: Therapy and Surgery is the first book of its kind, systematically covering the developments the medical community has achieved in corneal regeneration from all angles. Written and edited by leading experts in the field, researchers and ophthalmologists alike will find this to be a unique source of information on corneal regeneration, as well as a thoughtful reflection on potential applications of regenerative surgery in ophthalmology as a whole
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 26, 2019)
Subject Cornea -- Regeneration
Regenerative medicine
Cornea -- surgery
Regenerative Medicine
Regenerative medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Alió del Barrio, Jorge L., editor
Alió, Jorge L., editor
Arnalich-Montiel, Francisco, editor
ISBN 3030013049
9783030013042