Bio-Inspired Regenerative Medicine: Materials, Processes, and Clinical Applications, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Bio-Inspired Regenerative Medicine

Materials, Processes, and Clinical Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Anna Tampieri, Simone Sprio

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412 pages

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Description

This book presents a wide and interdisciplinary overview of the current state of the art in the development of biomimetic materials for tissue regeneration on the basis of relevant and high-impact clinical needs. It specifically emphasizes the regeneration of bone, cartilage, and osteochondral tissues as well as soft tissues such as nerves, heart,

Table of Contents

Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials and Nano-Bio-Magnetism in Regenerative Medicine. Nano-Apatites. Biomorphic Scaffolds. Nanocomposites for Bone and Osteochondral Regeneration. Nerve Regeneration. Heart Regeneration. Triggering Cell-Biomaterial Interaction. Clinical Perspective of Bone Regeneration in Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery. Clinical Aspects Related to Osteochondral Regeneration. Organomorphic Approach to Bio-Artificial Endocrine Organs.

About the Editors

Simone Sprio is a researcher at the Department of Bio-ceramics and Bio-hybrid Composites for Regenerative Medicine, CNR-Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, since 1997. He is active in the field of research and development of new ceramic-based biomaterials and devices for bone regeneration in orthopedics and spinal, maxillofacial, and neurosurgery.

Anna Tampieri is director of CNR-Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, Italy, and head of the Department of Bio-ceramics and Bio-hybrid Composites for Regenerative Medicine since 1985. She is the coordinator of several European projects and scientific advisor to several companies active in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields. Dr. Tampieri is also the organizer of several international conferences and symposia on biomaterials.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science