Challenges of musculofascial tissue regeneration

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The regeneration of musculofascial tissue in vivo poses multiple challenges. Various bioprosthetic materials are commercially available and have made a major positive impact in this field, but they have considerable limitations. The development of novel scaffolds that produce better functional outcomes and cost less will be critical to the ability to successfully regenerate musculofascial tissues in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-244
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2012


  • Abdominal wall
  • Adhesions
  • Alloderm
  • Biocompatible materials
  • Bioprosthetic
  • Collagen
  • Collamend
  • Dermis
  • Hernia
  • Polypropylenes
  • Reconstructive surgical procedures
  • Strattice
  • Surgical mesh
  • Tissue adhesions complications
  • Tissue engineering
  • Tissue transfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Dentistry(all)


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