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Title Biodegradable systems in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine / edited by Rui L. Reis, Julio San Román
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (568 pages) : illustrations
Contents Processing and applications of biodegradable systems. Biodegradable polymers in medicine / Masakazu Suzuki and Yoshito Ikada -- Injectable biodegradable systems / L.F. Boesel and Rui L. Reis. Injectable polymeric scaffolds for bone tissue engineering / Manuela E. Gomes, Rui L. Reis, and Antonios G. Mikos. Totally or partially biodegradable self-polymerizing composites for orthopedic surgery and dental applications / Blanca Vázquez [and others] Fiber bonding and particle aggregation as promising methodologies for the fabrication of biodegradable scaffolds for hard-tissue engineering / Manuela E. Gomes, Patrícia B. Malafaya, and Rui L. Reis. Design and fabrication of scaffolds via solid free-form fabrication / Dietmar W. Hutmacher. Biodegradable composites for biomedical applications / N.M. Neves, J.F. Mano, and Rui L. Reis. Development of bioactive composites based on biodegradable systems for bone replacement applications / I.B. Leonor, R.A. Sousa, and Rui L. Reis. Mechanical characterization of biomaterials / J.F. Mano, N.M. Neves, and Rui L. Reis. Chitosan-based microcomposites--from biodegradable microparticles to self-curing hydrogels / Alberto Gallardo [and others] Processing and biomedical applications of degradable polymeric fibers / K. Tuzlakoglu and Rui L. Reis. Understanding the enzymatic degradation of biodegradable polymers and strategies to control their degradation rate / Helena S. Azevedo and Rui L. Reis -- Production of biomimetic coatings on the surface of degradable polymers. Bonelike apatite coatings nucleated on biodegradable polymers as a way to induce bone mineralization: current developments and future trends / A.L. Oliveira and Rui L. Reis. Biomimetic coatings, proteins, and biocatalysts: a new approach to tailor the properties of biodegradable polymers / I.B. Leonor [and others] -- Systems for controlled release of bioactive agents. Strategies for delivering bone and cartilage regenerating factors / Patrícia B. Malafaya, Gabriela A. Silva, and Rui L. Reis. Resorbable polymeric delivery systems based on physical absorption/diffusion versus chemically controlled delivery systems / Julio San Román [and others] Enzyme immobilization in biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications / S.A. Costa, Helena S. Azevedo, and Rui L. Reis. Use of chemically modified chitosan and other natural-origin polymers in tissue engineering and drug delivery / E.T. Baran and Rui L. Reis -- Biocompatibility and immunological responses to degradable biomaterials. Cytotoxicity screening of biodegradable polymeric systems / Gabriela A. Silva [and others] Natural-origin degradable materials: the barrier or the passage through the immune system? / A.P. Marques, J.A. Hunt, and Rui L. Reis. Mediation of the cytokine network in the implantation of orthopedic devices / A.P. Marques, J.A. Hunt, and Rui L. Reis. Protein and cell interactions with biodegradable systems / Catarina M. Alves and Rui L. Reis. Surface activation and modification--a way for improving the biocompatibility of degradable biomaterials / I. Pashkuleva and Rui L. Reis -- Biodegradable polymers for the engineering and regeneration of different tissues. Bone and articular cartilage tissue engineering: the biological components / A.J. Salgado [and others] -- Tissue engineering of the liver / Y. Murat Elcin. Smart biodegradable hydrogels with applications in drug delivery and tissue engineering / Carlos Elvira [and others] Skin tissue engineering part I--review / Dietmar W. Hutmacher, K.W. Ng, and H.L. Khor. Skin tissue engineering part II--the in vitro evaluation of natural and synthetic 3-D matrices as dermal substrates / K.W. Ng, H.L. Khor, and Dietmar W. Hutmacher. Biodegradable polymers for guided nerve regeneration / K. Tuzlakoglu and Rui L. Reis
Summary PROCESSING AND APPLICATIONS OF BIODEGRADABLE SYSTEMS Biodegradable Polymers in Medicine M. Suzuki and Y. IkadaInjectable Biodegradable Systems L.F. Boesel and R.L. ReisInjectable Polymeric Scaffolds for Bone Tissue EngineeringM. E. Gomes, R.L. Reis, and A.G. MikosTotally or Partially Biodegradable Self-Polymerizing Composites for Orthopedic Surgery and Dental Applications B. Vázquez, G.A. Abraham, C. Elvira, and J. San RománFiber Bonding and Particle Aggregation as Promising Methodologies for the Fabrication of Biodegradable Scaffolds for HardTissue Engineering M.E. Gomes, P.B. Malafaya, and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tissue engineering.
Polymers in medicine.
Biodegradable plastics.
Tissue Engineering
Absorbable Implants
Biocompatible Materials -- therapeutic use
Biodegradable Plastics
Regeneration -- physiology
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology.
MEDICAL -- Biotechnology.
MEDICAL -- Lasers in Medicine.
Biodegradable plastics
Polymers in medicine
Tissue engineering
Form Electronic book
Author Reis, Rui L
San Román, Julio
ISBN 0203491238