Bone tissue engineering : from bench to bedside - Review article
Woodruff, Maria A., Hutmacher, Dietmar W., Berner, Arne, Lange, Claudia, Reichert, Johannes C., Fratzl, Peter, & Chen, F. (2012) Bone tissue engineering : from bench to bedside - Review article. Materials Today, 15(10), pp. 430-435.
The drive to develop bone grafts for the filling of major gaps in the skeletal structure has led to a major research thrust towards developing biomaterials for bone engineering. Unfortunately, from a clinical perspective, the promise of bone tissue engineering which was so vibrant a decade ago has so far failed to deliver the anticipated results of becoming a routine therapeutic application in reconstructive surgery. Here we describe the analysis of long-term bone regeneration studies in preclinical animal models, exploiting methods of micro- and nano analysis of biodegradable composite scaffolds.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||bone, histology, tissue engineering|
|ISSN:||1873-4103 (online) 1369-7021 (print)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Deposited On:||11 Dec 2012 22:15|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2016 05:07|
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