Characterisation of Polycaprolatone-Based Scaffold Plus Recombinant Human Morphogenetic Protein - 2 (RHBMP-2) in an Ovine Thoracic Spine Model
Yong, Mostyn R. (2013) Characterisation of Polycaprolatone-Based Scaffold Plus Recombinant Human Morphogenetic Protein - 2 (RHBMP-2) in an Ovine Thoracic Spine Model. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis represents a step forward in the development of a pre-clinical model investigating a suitable substitute for host bone for use in human spinal fusion.
By way of an animal model, it examines the biological performance of a novel bone graft substitute comprised of a combination of a custom-designed biodegradable material and biologics.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Hutmacher, Dietmar, Adam, Clayton, Askin, Geoffrey, & Labrom, Robert|
|Keywords:||Spine, Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Thoracic Fusion, Sheep, Animal Model, Bone Tissue Engineering, Scaffold, Polycaprolactone, Calcium phosphate, Bone Morphogenetic Protein|
|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
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||07 Nov 2013 02:27|
|Last Modified:||07 Sep 2015 22:44|
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