Structural analysis of polymeric scaffolds by Micro-CT

Melchels, F.P.W., Grijpma, D.W., & Feijen, J. (2006) Structural analysis of polymeric scaffolds by Micro-CT. In 15th Annual Meeting of the Netherlands Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 2006, Lunteren, Netherlands.

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Abstract

The use of porous structures as tissue engineering scaffolds imposes demands on structural parameters such as porosity, pore size and interconnectivity. For the structural analysis of porous scaffolds, micro-computed tomography (μCT) is an ideal tool. μCT is a 3D X-ray imaging method that has several advantages over scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and other conventional characterisation techniques:

• visualisation in 3D • quantitative results • non-destructiveness • minimal sample preparation

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ID Code: 38977
Item Type: Conference Paper
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomaterials (090301)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 02 Dec 2010 03:02
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2012 00:53

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