13. Advances and Possible Applications of Human Amnion for the Management of Liver Disease

  1. Kyle J. Cetrulo4,
  2. Curtis L. Cetrulo Jr.5 and
  3. Rouzbeh R. Taghizadeh4
  1. Fabio Marongiu1,
  2. Maria Paola Serra1,
  3. Marcella Sini1,
  4. Ezio Laconi1,
  5. Marc C. Hansel2,
  6. Kristen J. Skvorak2,
  7. Roberto Gramignoli3 and
  8. Stephen C. Strom3

Published Online: 19 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118497883.ch13

Perinatal Stem Cells, Second Edition

Perinatal Stem Cells, Second Edition

How to Cite

Marongiu, F., Serra, M. P., Sini, M., Laconi, E., Hansel, M. C., Skvorak, K. J., Gramignoli, R. and Strom, S. C. (2013) Advances and Possible Applications of Human Amnion for the Management of Liver Disease, in Perinatal Stem Cells, Second Edition (eds K. J. Cetrulo, C. L. Cetrulo and R. R. Taghizadeh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118497883.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 4

    AuxoCell Laboratories, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA

  2. 5

    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 8 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118209448

Online ISBN: 9781118497883

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Keywords:

  • liver disease management;
  • human amnion, and advances;
  • human amnion in liver fibrosis;
  • amnion-derived hepatocytes;
  • hepatocyte transplantation, hAECs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human Amnion for the Management of Liver Fibrosis

  • Amnion-Derived Hepatocytes and Their Possible Applications

  • Conclusions

  • References