Embryonic stem cells in bone tissue engineering

    Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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    Abstract

    Due to increased life expectancy of humans the number of patients with age related skeletal compliciations has increased. These patients but also patients suffering from complications due to trauma or disease often need surgical interventions in which additional bone is required for optimal recovery. Currently the most frequently used bone replacement is autologous or allogeneic bone, but both methods have their drawbacks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Twente
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • van Blitterswijk, C.A., Supervisor
    • de Boer, J., Supervisor
    Award date14 Mar 2008
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    Publisher
    Print ISBNs978-90-365-2641-8
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2008

    Keywords

    • IR-58765

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    Both, S. K. (2008). Embryonic stem cells in bone tissue engineering. Enschede: University of Twente.