The therapeutic potential of the use of adipose stem cells in regenerative medicine has been increasingly recognized, and in recent years concrete clinical benefits have accrued as these cells have been explored for a variety of applications. This readable and informative textbook tracks the progress that has been made in this fascinating new area of biomedicine. All aspects of the subject are considered, with particular attention to adipose cell biology, adipose tissue engineering strategies, and the diverse clinical applications of adipose stem cells. Funding issues, industrial approaches, regulatory challenges, and future directions are also examined. The two editors have vast experience in the field and have chosen leading experts from different countries to write on each topic. This book will excite the interest of all researchers, clinicians, and students wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of adipose stem cells and their flourishing role in regenerative medicine.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 278
Weight: 855 g
Dimensions: 260 x 193 x 18 mm
From the reviews:
"Adipose Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine is a compilation of writings on the latest advances in adipose stem cell research, consisting of 24 chapters by international experts in the field. ... The book contains many elegant and descriptive images and figures. ... this is an excellent reference book for clinicians and scientists with an interest in adipose stem cell research. It is mostly directed toward clinicians, namely plastic surgeons, but engineers and scientists will also find the clinical sections informative and beneficial." (Kacey G. Marra and J. Peter Rubin, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Vol. 33 (8), 2013)