Micro-CT analysis of tissue engineering scaffold architectures
Melchels, Ferry, Rijckaert, Bart , Grijpma, Dirk , & Feijen, Jan (2008) Micro-CT analysis of tissue engineering scaffold architectures. In BMTI/iBME Symposium : Highlights in BioMedical Technology, 20 November 2008, Enschede, Netherlands.
A novel method was developed for a quantitative assessment of pore interconnectivity using micro-CT data. This method makes use of simulated spherical particles, percolating through the interconnected pore network. For each sphere diameter, the accessible pore volume is calculated. This algorithm was applied to compare pore interconnectivity of two different scaffold architectures; one created by salt-leaching and the other by stereolithography. The algorithm revealed a much higher pore interconnectivity for the latter one.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||pore interconnectivity, micro-CT, simulated spherical particles, scaffold architectures, salt-leaching, stereolithography|
|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 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||03 Dec 2010 12:51|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:05|
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