The Scientific Basis of Tissue Transplantation

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World Scientific, 2001 - Electronic books - 602 pages
This important book contains in one volume various subjects, including anatomy, physiology, microbiology, radiation sciences, biology of healing of allografts, biomechanics of allografts and transplantation immunology. It is intended for easy and comprehensive use by practitioners in the field of tissue banking and tissue transplantation. It can also serve as a textbook for a course in tissue banking. Sample Chapter(s). Introduction 1: Background (294 KB). Introduction 2: The Present Development (318 KB). Contents: Anatomy; Matrix Biology and Physiology of Tissues; Microbiology: Sterile Techniques; Radiation Sciences; Biology of Healing of Allografts; Biomechanics of Allografts; Immunology. Readership: Tissue bank operators OCo technologists, scientists, orthopaedic surgeons, radiation biologists and plastic surgeons."
 

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Contents

Anatomy of the Lower Limb
25
Anatomy of the Spine
42
Anatomy of the Oral Maxillofacial Region
58
The Organisation of the Extracellular Matrix
73
Histology of Bone
97
Histology of Cartilage
115
Anatomy and Embryology of Human Placenta
139
Introduction to Medical Microbiology
175
Effect of Radiation on Microorganisms
342
Effects of Ionising Radiation on Viruses
358
The Scientific Basis of Wound Healing
379
Skin and Amnion Grafts
398
The Role of BMP in Bone Incorporation
419
Biology of Healing of Large DeepFrozen
434
Effect of Growth Factors on Healing and
473
Biology and Biomechanics of Anterior
491

Bioburden Estimation in Relation
200
Transmissible Diseases of Particular
212
Principles of Sterile Technique
235
Sterile Procurement of Bones and Ligaments
265
Sterile Preparation of Tissue Grafts During
291
Radiation Sciences
309
Some Principles of Biomechanics
507
Biomechanics of Bone Allograft
534
Basic Principles of Transplantation
553
Subject Index
567
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