Tissue Engineering of Bladder

Authored by: Anthony Atala

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
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The bladder is exposed to a variety of possible injuries from the time the fetus develops, and may require replacement or repair. This entry focuses on bladder regeneration through tissue engineering and cell transplantation, and also addresses some of the newer methods currently being researched.

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