Tissue Engineering

1st Edition

Bernhard Palsson, Jeffrey A. Hubbell, Robert Plonsey, Joseph D. Bronzino

CRC Press
Published March 26, 2003
Reference - 104 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849318122 - CAT# 1812
Series: Principles and Applications in Engineering

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Summary

A volume in the new Principles and Applications in Engineering series, Tissue Engineering provides an overview of the major physiologic systems of current interest to biomedical engineers: cardiovascular, endocrine, nervous, visual, auditory, gastrointestinal, and respiratory. It contains useful definitions, tables of basic physiologic data, and an introduction to the literature. Then, the book reviews the status of tissue engineering of specific organs, including bone marrow, skeletal muscle, and cartilage. Readers will acquire a good understanding of the engineering and cell biological fundamentals of tissue engineering and will develop ideas for further development of this emerging and important field.