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Bioengineered alternative tissues.
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PMID:  24296020     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Bioengineered alternative tissues (BATs) are heterogeneous processed materials used to aid in wound closure of diabetic foot ulcers. There has been significant progress in the development and clinical use of BATs in the last decade. BATs may be derived from an autograft, allograft, or xenograft source. They may be a single-layer material and consist of only an epidermal or dermal component or they may be bilayer, consisting of both epidermal and dermal components. The holy grail of tissue replacement has yet to be discovered. Nevertheless, if researchers and bioengineers can flip the switch to return cells to their prenatal period, this can be a breakthrough in cellular regeneration.
Authors:
Emily A Cook; Jeremy J Cook; Homan Badri; John Mostafa
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in podiatric medicine and surgery     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-2302     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604974     Medline TA:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-101     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. Electronic address: ecook@mah.harvard.edu.
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