The importance of establishing an international network of tissue banks and regional tissue processing centers

@article{Pedraza2013TheIO,
  title={The importance of establishing an international network of tissue banks and regional tissue processing centers},
  author={Jorge Morales Pedraza},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Banking},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={111-118}
}
During the past four decades, many tissue banks have been established across the world with the aim of supplying sterilized tissues for clinical use and research purposes. Between 1972 and 2005, the International Atomic Energy Agency supported the establishment of more than sixty of these tissue banks in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, Africa and Eastern Europe; promoted the use of the ionizing radiation technique for the sterilization of the processed tissues; and… CONTINUE READING