13. Regenerative Medicine: Reconstruction of Tracheal and Pharyngeal Mucosal Defects in Head and Neck Surgery

  1. Prof. Andreas Lendlein5,6,7 and
  2. Dr. Adam Sisson6,7,8
  1. Dorothee Rickert1,
  2. Bernhard Hiebl2,
  3. Rosemarie Fuhrmann3,
  4. Friedrich Jung4,
  5. Prof. Andreas Lendlein5,6,7 and
  6. Ralf-Peter Franke2,3

Published Online: 27 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527635818.ch13

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

How to Cite

Rickert, D., Hiebl, B., Fuhrmann, R., Jung, F., Lendlein, A. and Franke, R.-P. (2011) Regenerative Medicine: Reconstruction of Tracheal and Pharyngeal Mucosal Defects in Head and Neck Surgery, in Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications (eds A. Lendlein and A. Sisson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527635818.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 5

    GKSS Forschungszentrum, Inst. für Chemie, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 6

    Center for Biomaterial Development, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zemtrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 7

    Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zemtrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  4. 8

    GKSS Forschungszentrum, Zentrum f. Biomaterialentw., Kantstraße 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Marienhospital Stuttgart, Böheimstrasse 37, 70199 Stuttgart, Germany

  2. 2

    Centre for Biomaterial Development and Berlin - Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz - Zentrum Geesthacht, GmbH, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 3

    University of Ulm, Central Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomaterials, 89069 Ulm, Germany

  4. 4

    Centre for Biomaterial Development and Berlin - Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz - Zentrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  5. 5

    GKSS Forschungszentrum, Inst. für Chemie, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  6. 6

    Center for Biomaterial Development, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zemtrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  7. 7

    Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zemtrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324415

Online ISBN: 9783527635818

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Keywords:

  • degradable implant material;
  • matrix metalloprotease (MMP);
  • tracheal reconstruction;
  • stenoses;
  • epithelialization;
  • osteochondral constructs;
  • polymer network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regenerative Medicine for the Reconstruction of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract

  • Methods and Novel Therapeutical Options in Head and Neck Surgery

  • Vascularization of Tissue-Engineered Constructs

  • Application of Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

  • Conclusion

  • References