Vol 10, Supplement 20 (July 27, 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Regenerative Medicine for Heart and Lung)

Review Article

Engineered circulatory scaffolds for building cardiac tissue
Shixing Huang, Yang Yang, Qi Yang, Qiang Zhao, Xiaofeng Ye
Artificial lung
Francesco Petrella, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Interfacial tissue engineering of heart regenerative medicine based on soft cell-porous scaffolds
Xiwen Geng, Bing Liu, Jiaqing Liu, Dong Liu, Yupeng Lu, Xiaotian Sun, Kang Liang, Biao Kong
Biomaterials and heart recovery: cardiac repair, regeneration and healing in the MCS era: a state of the “heart”
Sveva Di Franco, Cristiano Amarelli, Andrea Montalto, Antonio Loforte, Francesco Musumeci
Regenerative medicine and 3D bioprinting for human space exploration and planet colonisation
Tommaso Ghidini
Cardiac fibrosis in regenerative medicine: destroy to rebuild
Gianluca Lorenzo Perrucci, Erica Rurali, Giulio Pompilio
Bioengineered tissue solutions for repair, correction and reconstruction in cardiovascular surgery
Laura Iop, Tiziana Palmosi, Eleonora Dal Sasso, Gino Gerosa
Potential clinical benefits of cell therapy in coronary heart disease: an update
Vincenzo Grimaldi, Alberto Zullo, Francesco Donatelli, Francesco Paolo Mancini, Francesco Cacciatore, Claudio Napoli
Lung transplantation, ex-vivo reconditioning and regeneration: state of the art and perspectives
Lorenzo Rosso, Alberto Zanella, Ilaria Righi, Mario Barilani, Lorenza Lazzari, Eleonora Scotti, Francesca Gori, Paolo Mendogni


The supplement "Regenerative Medicine for Heart and Lung” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Francesco Petrella served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the supplement.