Biodegradable Systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Rui L. Reis
  • Release Date : 29 November 2004
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 13 : 9780203491232
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Book Description: Conventional materials technology has yielded clear improvements in regenerative medicine. Ideally, however, a replacement material should mimic the living tissue mechanically, chemically, biologically and functionally. The use of tissue-engineered products based on novel biodegradable polymeric systems will lead to dramatic improvements in health

Biodegradable Systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Biodegradable Systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

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Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Medical
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