›› 2012, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (4): 427-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2012.04.013

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Research progress of tissue engineering scaffold materials in female pelvic floor reconstructive surgery

XU Pei-rong, WU Qing-kai   

  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200233, China
  • Online:2012-04-28 Published:2012-04-27
  • Supported by:

    Shanghai Jiaotong University Foundation, YG2010MS47


Tissue engineering is an important field in female pelvic floor reconstructive surgery. The tissue engineering scaffold materials which can be used in female pelvic floor reconstructive surgery include natural acellular matrix material, natural polymers material, synthetic biodegradable polymers material and nanocomposites. Each scaffold material has its pros and cons, and nanocomposites will be one of the most promising materials. This review summarizes the research progress of scaffold materials available for pelvic floor reconstructive surgery.

Key words: tissue engineering, scaffold materials, pelvic organ prolapsed, pelvic floor reconstruction