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By Antonio Merolli, Thomas J. Joyce

This concise yet accomplished publication is the 1st ebook dedicated to the purposes of biomaterials in hand surgical procedure. It provides uncomplicated wisdom within the box of biomaterials, tissue engineering, regenerative drugs, implant layout, and hand joint prostheses, and explores extensive the most important subject of metacarpophalangeal joint prostheses in rheumatoid sufferers. in addition, the quantity experiences the study traits for flexor tendon fix and provides new not easy rules for regeneration of peripheral nerves via synthetic nerve courses. the most goal of this paintings is to supply info in one committed booklet that might therefore signify a short and up-to-date reference for orthopedic surgeons, hand and plastic surgeons, rheumatologists, and fabrics scientists, in addition to mechanical engineers and citizens in those fields.

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Therefore, biomaterials engineered by these methods cannot be easily used as injectable formulations. 4 Cell Types in Tissue Engineering Constructs The cells that are seeded into a biomaterial scaffold are a key component in a tissue engineering construct as they are the machinery responsible for jump-starting tissue repair. Biomaterial scaffolds for tissue engineering can be seeded with either differentiated or undifferentiated stem cells [21]. The choice of the cell type is dictated by the specific tissue needs.

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