Regenerative Biology of the Spine and Spinal Cord

Book Details

ISBN: 978-1-4614-4089-5
Pub Date: 12 Jun 2012
Pages: 238
Color Pages: 31
Figures: 46
Tables: 8

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Regenerative Biology of the Spine and Spinal Cord


About this Book

• Comprehensive in scope

• Provides perspectives on the most promising approaches

• Written by experts in the field

Table of Contents

1. Frontiers of Spinal Cord and Spine Repair: Experimental Approaches for Repair of Spinal Cord Injury
Choya Yoon and Mark H. Tuszynski

2. Stem Cell Based Strategies for Spinal Cord Injury Repair
Alexa Reeves and Hans S. Keirstead

3. Strategies for Endogenous Spinal Cord Repair: HPMA Hydrogel to Recruit Migrating Endogenous Stem Cells
Araceli Espinosa‑Jeffrey, Karlos Oregel, Laurent Wiggins, Remelyn Valera, Kathrin Bosnoyan, Chioma Agbo,
Oluwole Awosika, Paul M. Zhao, Jean de Vellis and Stéphane Woerly

4. Stem Cells and Spinal Cord Injury Repair
Soheila Karimi‑Abdolrezaee and Eftekhar Eftekharpour

5. Chronic Pain following Spinal Cord Injury
Radi Masri and Asaf Keller

6. Repair of Radiation Damage and Radiation Injury to the Spinal Cord
Timothy E. Schultheiss

7. Malignancies of the Spinal Cord
J. Dawn Waters, Encarnacion Maria Navarro Peran and Joseph Ciacci

8. Molecular Basis of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
Dipika Gopal, Allen L. Ho, Amol Shah and John H. Chi

9. Bioceramics for Osteogenesis, Molecular and Cellular Advances
Hande Demirkiran

10. Cell‑Based Therapies for Spinal Fusion
Ronke Olabisi

11. Clinical Efficacy of Stem Cell Mediated Osteogenesis and Bioceramics for Bone Tissue Engineering
Josh Neman, Amanda Hambrecht, Cherie Cadry, Amir Goodarzi, Jonathan Youssefzadeh, Mike Y. Chen and Rahul Jandial

12. Progenitor Cells: Role and Usage in Bone Tissue Engineering Approaches for Spinal Fusion
Lonnissa H. Nguyen, Vincent Duenas, Mike Y. Chen and Rahul Jandial