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Properties of porous structures prepared by stereolithography using a polylactide resin

Melchels, F.P.W., Grijpma, D.W., & Feijen, J. (2008) Properties of porous structures prepared by stereolithography using a polylactide resin. In Journal of Controlled Release : Proceedings of the Tenth European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery, Elsevier, Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands, e71-e73.

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    Abstract

    Rapid prototyping techniques such as stereolithography allow for building designed tissue engineering scaffolds with high accuracy. In this work, a stereolithography resin based on poly(D,L-lactide) was developed. Biodegradable scaffolds with varying porosity were built from this resin. The scaffolds were analysed by μCT-scanning and compression testing. The porous structures showed excellent mechanical properties in the range of trabecular bone.

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    ID Code: 38981
    Item Type: Conference Paper
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2008.09.066
    ISSN: 0168-3659
    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 2008 Published by Elsevier B.V.
    Deposited On: 02 Dec 2010 13:57
    Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:23

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