16. Biodegradable Polymers for Emerging Clinical Use in Tissue Engineering

  1. Abraham J. Domb1,
  2. Neeraj Kumar2 and
  3. Aviva Ezra1
  1. Shalini Verma,
  2. Kalpna Garkhal,
  3. Anupama Mittal and
  4. Neeraj Kumar

Published Online: 3 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch16

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

How to Cite

Verma, S., Garkhal, K., Mittal, A. and Kumar, N. (2011) Biodegradable Polymers for Emerging Clinical Use in Tissue Engineering, in Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development (eds A. J. Domb, N. Kumar and A. Ezra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy – Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 2

    Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470424759

Online ISBN: 9781118015810

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Keywords:

  • biodegradable polymers for clinical use in tissue engineering - natural and synthetic origin in biomedical applications;
  • tissue engineering, new in multidisciplinary research - revolutionizing treatment, diseased and damaged tissues or organs;
  • need-specific polymeric biomaterials - and field of stem cell technology, in regenerative medicine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Tissue Engineering

  • Biodegradable Polymers Used in Tissue Engineering

  • Major Applications of Biodegradable Polymers in Tissue Engineering

  • Clinical Applications

  • Advances in Discovery of Need-Specific Polymeric Biomaterials and Biomaterial Design

  • Conclusion

  • References