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Chapter 9.1

Drug Delivery in Tissue Engineering: General Concepts

Tissue and organ failure is a serious problem that will only increase as the population grows and ages. Treatment options include transplantation, surgical repair, artificial prostheses, mechanical devices and, in a few cases, drug therapy.1 Even if organ transplantation has achieved significant adv...
Print publication date: 30 Jul 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-363-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-529-2
From the book series:
Drug Discovery