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Biomechanics of tendons and ligaments : tissue reconstruction and regeneration / Johanna Buschmann and Gabriella Meier B├╝rgisser, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Author/creator Buschmann, Johanna, Ph. D.
Other author/creatorB├╝rgisser, Gabrielle Meier.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoDuxford, United Kingdom : Elsevier/Woodhead Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier, [2017]
Descriptionx, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from eBook - Materials Science 2017 [EBCMS17]
Series Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials
Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials.
Contents Part 1. Fundamentals and biomechanics of tendons and ligaments -- 1. Structure and function of tendon and ligament tissues -- 2. Biomechanical properties of tendons and ligaments in humans and animals -- 3. Mechanobiology of tendons and ligaments -- 4. Experimental methods for measuring tendon and ligament biomechanics -- 5. Imaging of tendons and ligaments in animal models -- Part 2. Repair and regeneration of tendons and ligaments -- 6. Autograft, allograft, and xenograft scaffolds for tendon and ligament repair: materials and biomechanics -- 7. Collagen for tendon and ligament repair: preparartions and biomechanics -- 8. Synthetic polymer scaffolds for tendon and ligament repair: materials and biomechanics -- 9. Cell therapies for tendons and ligament repair -- 10. In vitro-in vivo biomechanical performance of tissue-engineered constructs for tendon and ligament repair -- 11. Role of cellular response in the healing process of tendons and ligaments -- 12. Evolving treatments and emerging strategies for tendon and ligament reconstruction.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017303198
ISBN9780081004890 (print)
ISBN0081004893 (print)

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