Electrospinning for Tissue Regeneration Book

Electrospinning for Tissue Regeneration


  • Author : L Bosworth
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-06-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857092915

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Electrospinning for Tissue Regeneration Excerpt :

Electrospinning is a simple and highly versatile method for generating ultrathin fibres with diameters ranging from a few micrometres to tens of nanometres. Although most commonly associated with textile manufacturing, recent research has proved that the electrospinning technology can be used to create organ components and repair damaged tissues. Electrospinning for tissue regeneration provides a comprehensive overview of this innovative approach to tissue repair and regeneration and examines how it is being employed within the biomaterials sector. The book opens with an introduction to the fundamentals of electrospinning. Chapters go on to discuss polymer chemistry, the electrospinning process, conditions, control and regulatory issues. Part two focuses specifically on electrospinning for tissue regeneration and investigates its uses in bone, cartilage, muscle, tendon, nerve, heart valve, bladder, tracheal, dental and skin tissue regeneration before concluding with a chapter on wound dressings. Part three explores electrospinning for in vitro applications. Chapters discuss cell culture systems for kidney, pancreatic and stem cell research. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Electrospinning for tissue regeneration is a valuable reference tool for those in academia and industry concerned with research and development in the field of tissue repair and regeneration. Provides a comprehensive overview of this innovative approach to tissue repair and regeneration covering issues from polymer chemistry to the regulatory process Examines employment within the biomaterials sector, reviewing extensive applications in areas such as uses in bone, muscle tendon, heart valve and tissue regeneration Explores electrospinning for in vitro applications and discusses cell culture systems for kidney, pancreatic and stem cell research

Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications Book

Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Tamer Uyar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 444
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081022221

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Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

Electrospinning, an electro-hydrodynamic process, is a versatile and promising platform technology for the production of nanofibrous materials for tissue engineering and biomedical applications. Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications, examines the rapid development of electrospun materials for use in tissue engineering and biomedical applications. With a strong focus on fundamental materials science and engineering, this book also looks at successful technology transfers to the biomedical industry, highlighting biomedical products already on the market as well as the requirements to successfully commercialize electrospun materials for potential use in tissue engineering and biomedical areas. This book is a valuable resource for materials and biomedical scientists and engineers wishing to broaden their knowledge on the tissue engineering and biomedical applications of electrospun fibrous materials. Provides all-encompassing coverage of fundamental science, technology and industrial case studies Presents guidance on industrial scalability of electrospun biomaterials Written by a multidisciplinary team or researchers from academia and industry, offering a balanced viewpoint on the subject

Electrospinning Book

Electrospinning


  • Author : Sajjad Haider
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-12-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535128212

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Electrospinning Excerpt :

This is a timely, an informative, an interesting, and a well-managed book. The book not only offers an in-depth review of the current status of the knowledge of electrospinning and its biomedical applications but also discusses the emerging ideas and features, both from the East and West, with a focus on the needless electrospinning for the production of uniform fibers. The book is equally helpful to the experts of this field, who wish to enhance their understanding of the emerging technologies, and to the new comers, who can use this book as a reference.

Electrospinning  Nanofabrication and Applications Book

Electrospinning Nanofabrication and Applications


  • Author : Bin Ding
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-11-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 832
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128134412

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Electrospinning Nanofabrication and Applications Excerpt :

Electrospinning: Nanofabrication and Applications presents an overview of the electrospinning technique, nanofabrication strategies and potential applications. The book begins with an introduction to the fundamentals of electrospinning, discussing fundamental principles of the electrospinning process, controlling parameters, materials and structures. Nanofabrication strategies, including coaxial electrospinning, multi-needle electrospinning, needleless electrospinning, electro-netting, near-field electrospinning, and three-dimensional macrostructure assembling are also covered. Final sections explore the applications of electrospun nanofibers in different fields and future prospects. This is a valuable reference for engineers and materials scientist working with fibrous materials and textiles, as well as researchers in the areas of nanotechnology, electrospinning, nanofibers and textiles. Explores controllable fabrication of electrospun nanomaterials and their multifunctional applications Explains the electrospinning technique as used in nanofabrication and nanofibers Outlines the applications of electrospun nanofibrous materials in tissue engineering, filtration, oil-water separation, water treatment, food technology, supercapacitors, sensors and so on

Cutting Edge Enabling Technologies for Regenerative Medicine Book

Cutting Edge Enabling Technologies for Regenerative Medicine


  • Author : Heung Jae Chun
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 493
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811309502

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Cutting Edge Enabling Technologies for Regenerative Medicine Excerpt :

This book explores in depth the latest enabling technologies for regenerative medicine. The opening section examines advances in 3D bioprinting and the fabrication of electrospun and electrosprayed scaffolds. The potential applications of intelligent nanocomposites are then considered, covering, for example, graphene-based nanocomposites, intrinsically conductive polymer nanocomposites, and smart diagnostic contact lens systems. The third section is devoted to various drug delivery systems and strategies for regenerative medicine. Finally, a wide range of future enabling technologies are discussed. Examples include temperature-responsive cell culture surfaces, nanopatterned scaffolds for neural tissue engineering, and process system engineering methodologies for application in tissue development. This is one of two books to be based on contributions from leading experts that were delivered at the 2018 Asia University Symposium on Biomedical Engineering in Seoul, Korea – the companion book examines in depth novel biomaterials for regenerative medicine.

Nanobiomaterials in Soft Tissue Engineering Book

Nanobiomaterials in Soft Tissue Engineering


  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323428880

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Nanobiomaterials in Soft Tissue Engineering Excerpt :

Nanobiomaterials in Soft Tissue Engineering brings together recent developments and the latest approaches in the field of soft tissue engineering at the nanoscale, offering a new perspective on the evolution of current and future applications. Leading researchers from around the world present the latest research and share new insights. This book covers the major conventional and unconventional fabrication methods of typical three-dimensional scaffolds used in regenerative medicine. Surface modification and spatial properties are included in an up-to-date overview, with the latest in vivo applications of engineered 3D scaffolds discussed. The book also considers the impact, advantages and future scope of the various methods. This book will be of interest to postdoctoral researchers, professors and students engaged in the fields of materials science, biotechnology and applied chemistry. It will also be highly valuable to those working in industry, including pharmaceutics and biotechnology companies, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and advanced clinicians. An informative handbook for researchers, practitioners and students working in biomedical, biotechnological and engineering fields. A detailed and invaluable overview of soft tissue engineering, including the most recent scientific developments. Proposes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in nanomedicine and nanobiology.

Green Electrospinning Book

Green Electrospinning


  • Author : Nesrin Horzum
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2019-07-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110588637

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Green Electrospinning Excerpt :

The last two decades have seen electrospinning of nanofibers performed mainly from solutions of toxic organic solvents. The increase in demand for scaling up electrospinning in recent years therefore requires an environmentally friendly process free of organic solvents. This book addresses techniques for clean and safe electrospinning in the fabrication of green nanofibers and their potential applications.

Nanotechnology Applications for Tissue Engineering Book

Nanotechnology Applications for Tissue Engineering


  • Author : Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2015-01-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323353038

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Nanotechnology Applications for Tissue Engineering Excerpt :

Tissue engineering involves seeding of cells on bio-mimicked scaffolds providing adhesive surfaces. Researchers though face a range of problems in generating tissue which can be circumvented by employing nanotechnology. It provides substrates for cell adhesion and proliferation and agents for cell growth and can be used to create nanostructures and nanoparticles to aid the engineering of different types of tissue. Written by renowned scientists from academia and industry, this book covers the recent developments, trends and innovations in the application of nanotechnologies in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. It provides information on methodologies for designing and using biomaterials to regenerate tissue, on novel nano-textured surface features of materials (nano-structured polymers and metals e.g.) as well as on theranostics, immunology and nano-toxicology aspects. In the book also explained are fabrication techniques for production of scaffolds to a series of tissue-specific applications of scaffolds in tissue engineering for specific biomaterials and several types of tissue (such as skin bone, cartilage, vascular, cardiac, bladder and brain tissue). Furthermore, developments in nano drug delivery, gene therapy and cancer nanotechonology are described. The book helps readers to gain a working knowledge about the nanotechnology aspects of tissue engineering and will be of great use to those involved in building specific tissue substitutes in reaching their objective in a more efficient way. It is aimed for R&D and academic scientists, lab engineers, lecturers and PhD students engaged in the fields of tissue engineering or more generally regenerative medicine, nanomedicine, medical devices, nanofabrication, biofabrication, nano- and biomaterials and biomedical engineering. Provides state-of-the-art knowledge on how nanotechnology can help tackling known problems in tissue engineering Covers materials design, fabrication techniques for tissue-specific

Nanofiber Research Book

Nanofiber Research


  • Author : Mohammed Rahman
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-10-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535125280

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Nanofiber Research Excerpt :

This book titled Nanofiber Research - Reaching New Heights contains a number of latest research results on growth and developments on material fibers in nanoscale. It is a promising novel research area that has received a lot of interest in recent years. This book includes interesting reports on cutting-edge science and technology related to synthesis, morphology, control, self-assembly and prospective application of nanofibers. I hope that the book will lead to systematization of nanofiber science, creation of new nanofiber research field and further promotion of nanofiber technology. This potentially unique work offers various approaches on the implementation of nanofibers. As it is widely known, nanotechnology presents the control of matter at the nanoscale and nano-dimensions within few nanometers, whereas this exclusive phenomenon enables us to regulate and control novel applications with nanofibers. This book presents an overview of recent and current nanofibers fundamental, significant applications and implementation research worldwide. It examined the methods of nanofiber synthesis, types of fibers used and potential applications associated with nanofiber researches. It is an important booklet for research organizations, governmental research centers, academic libraries and R

Electrospun Materials and Their Allied Applications Book

Electrospun Materials and Their Allied Applications


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119654865

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Electrospun Materials and Their Allied Applications Excerpt :

The aim of this book is to explore the history, fundamentals, manufacturing processes, optimization parameters, and applications of electrospun materials. The book includes various types of electrospun materials such as antimicrobial, smart, bioinspired systems. It focuses on the many application areas for electrospun materials such as energy storage and harvesting, catalysis, biomedical including gene delivery and tissue engineering, separation, adsorption and water treatment technologies, packaging. The book emphasizes the enhanced sustainable properties of electrospun materials, with the challenges and future developments being discussed in detail. The chapters are written by top-class researchers and experts from throughout the world.

Therapeutic Dressings and Wound Healing Applications Book

Therapeutic Dressings and Wound Healing Applications


  • Author : Joshua Boateng
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119433262

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Therapeutic Dressings and Wound Healing Applications Excerpt :

The latest research on techniques for effective healing of chronic and difficult to heal wounds The healing of chronic wounds is a global medical concern, specifically for patients suffering from obesity and type II diabetes. Therapeutic Dressing and Wound Healing Applications is an essential text for research labs, industry professionals, and general clinical practitioners that want to make the shift towards advanced therapeutic dressing and groundbreaking wound application for better healing. This book takes a clinical and scientific approach to wound healing, and includes recent case studies to highlight key points and areas of improvement. It is divided into two key sections that include insight into the biochemical basis of wounds, as well as techniques and recent advancements. Chapters include information on: ● Debridement and disinfection properties of wound dressing ● Biofilms, silver nanoparticles, and honey dressings ● Clinical perspectives for treating diabetic wounds ● Treating mixed infections ● Wound healing and tissue regeneration treatments ● Gene based therapy, 3D bioprinting and freeze-dried wafers Anyone looking to update and improve the treatment of chronic wounds for patients will find the latest pertinent information in Therapeutic Dressing and Wound Healing Applications.

Electrospun Nanofibers Book

Electrospun Nanofibers


  • Author : Mehdi Afshari
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081009116

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Electrospun Nanofibers Excerpt :

Electrospun Nanofibers covers advances in the electrospinning process including characterization, testing and modeling of electrospun nanofibers, and electrospinning for particular fiber types and applications. Electrospun Nanofibers offers systematic and comprehensive coverage for academic researchers, industry professionals, and postgraduate students working in the field of fiber science. Electrospinning is the most commercially successful process for the production of nanofibers and rising demand is driving research and development in this field. Rapid progress is being made both in terms of the electrospinning process and in the production of nanofibers with superior chemical and physical properties. Electrospinning is becoming more efficient and more specialized in order to produce particular fiber types such as bicomponent and composite fibers, patterned and 3D nanofibers, carbon nanofibers and nanotubes, and nanofibers derived from chitosan. Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, properties, and applications of nanofibers Covers recent developments in nanofibers materials including electrospinning of bicomponent, chitosan, carbon, and conductive fibers Brings together expertise from academia and industry to provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on nanofiber research and development Offers systematic and comprehensive coverage for academic researchers, industry professionals, and postgraduate students working in the field of fiber science

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers Book

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers


  • Author : Aldo R. Boccaccini
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-10-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845693817

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Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers Excerpt :

Technology and research in the field of tissue engineering has drastically increased within the last few years to the extent that almost every tissue and organ of the human body could potentially be regenerated. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Tissue Engineering using Ceramics and Polymers reviews the latest research and advances in this thriving area and how they can be used to develop treatments for disease states. Part one discusses general issues such as ceramic and polymeric biomaterials, scaffolds, transplantation of engineered cells, surface modification and drug delivery. Later chapters review characterisation using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and secondary ion mass spectrometry as well as environmental scanning electron microscopy and Raman micro-spectroscopy. Chapters in part two analyse bone regeneration and specific types of tissue engineering and repair such as cardiac, intervertebral disc, skin, kidney and bladder tissue. The book concludes with the coverage of themes such as nerve bioengineering and the micromechanics of hydroxyapatite-based biomaterials and tissue scaffolds. Tissue Engineering using Ceramics and Polymers is an innovative reference for professionals and academics involved in the field of tissue engineering. An innovative and up-to-date reference for professionals and academics Environmental scanning electron microscopy is discussed Analyses bone regeneration and specific types of tisue engineering

Nanofibers and Nanotechnology in Textiles Book

Nanofibers and Nanotechnology in Textiles


  • Author : P. Brown
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-10-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845693732

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Nanofibers and Nanotechnology in Textiles Excerpt :

Nanotechnology is revolutionising the world of materials. This important book reviews its impact in developing a new generation of textile fibers with enhanced functionality and a wide range of applications. The first part of the book reviews nanofiber production, discussing how different fiber types can be produced using electrospinning techniques. Part two analyses the production and properties of carbon nanotubes and polymer nanocomposites and their applications in such areas as aerospace engineering. The third part of the book considers ways of using nanotechnology to improve polymer properties such as thermal stability and dyeability. The final part of the book reviews the use of nanotechnology to modify textile surfaces, including the use of coatings and films, in order to improve hydrophobic, filtration and other properties. Nanofibers and nanotechnology in textiles is a valuable reference in assessing and using a new generation of textile fibers in applications as diverse as tissue and aerospace engineering. Nanotechnology is revolutionising the world of materials Learn about a new generation of textile fibers that have a wide range of applications Examines how to improve polymer properties

Biomaterials for Implants and Scaffolds Book

Biomaterials for Implants and Scaffolds


  • Author : Qing Li
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-11-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662535745

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Biomaterials for Implants and Scaffolds Excerpt :

This book highlights the latest, cutting-edge advances in implantable biomaterials. It brings together a class of advanced biomaterials in two highly active research areas, namely implants and tissue scaffolds, to underline their respective functional requirements for further development. It is unique in providing a full range of methodological procedures, including materials syntheses, characterisation, cellular tests and mathematical modelling. Covering metallic, ceramic, polymeric and composite materials commonly used in biological applications and clinical therapeutics, it is a valuable resource for anyone wanting to further their understanding of the latest developments in implantable biomaterials. Focusing on biomedical applications in implants and scaffolds, it provides methodological guides to this rapidly growing field. Qing Li and Yiu-Wing Mai are both professors at the University of Sydney, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.