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Plastic Surgery International
Volume 2012, Article ID 510852, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/510852
Research Article

A New Approach of In Vivo Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Using the Epigastric Artery as Central Core Vessel of a 3-Dimensional Construct

1Department of Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Burn Center, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
2Department of Anatomy, University Hospital Aachen, 52074 Aachen, Germany
3Institute of Laboratory Animal Science and Experimental Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, 52074 Aachen, Germany
4Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Received 18 September 2011; Accepted 5 December 2011

Academic Editor: Jan-Thorsten Schantz

Copyright © 2012 Sebastian E. Dunda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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