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1. Bone grafts and biomaterials substitutes for bone defect repair: A review

December 2017
Wenhao Wang | Kelvin W.K. Yeung

Bone grafts have been predominated used to treat bone defects, delayed union or non-union, and spinal fusion in orthopaedic clinically for a period of time, despite the emergency of synthetic bone graft...

2. 3D bioprinting for biomedical devices and tissue engineering: A review of recent trends and advances

June 2018
Soroosh Derakhshanfar | Rene Mbeleck | Kaige Xu | Xingying Zhang | Wen Zhong | Malcolm Xing

3D printing, an additive manufacturing based technology for precise 3D construction, is currently widely employed to enhance applicability and function of cell laden scaffolds. Research on novel compatible...

3. 3D bioactive composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering

September 2018
Gareth Turnbull | Jon Clarke | Frédéric Picard | Philip Riches | Luanluan Jia | Fengxuan Han | Bin Li | Wenmiao Shu

Bone is the second most commonly transplanted tissue worldwide, with over four million operations using bone grafts or bone substitute materials annually to treat bone defects. However, significant...

4. Additive manufacturing technology for porous metal implant applications and triple minimal surface structures: A review

December 2019
Li Yuan | Songlin Ding | Cuie Wen

Recently, the fabrication methods of orthopedic implants and devices have been greatly developed. Additive manufacturing technology allows the production of complex structures with bio-mimicry features,...

5. Biomaterials for stem cell engineering and biomanufacturing

December 2019
Yibo Xu | Chuanxin Chen | Peter B. Hellwarth | Xiaoping Bao

Recent years have witnessed the expansion of tissue failures and diseases. The uprising of regenerative medicine converges the sight onto stem cell-biomaterial based therapy. Tissue engineering and...

6. Recent advances in biomaterials for 3D scaffolds: A review

December 2019
Maria P. Nikolova | Murthy S. Chavali

Considering the advantages and disadvantages of biomaterials used for the production of 3D scaffolds for tissue engineering, new strategies for designing advanced functional biomimetic structures have...

7. 3D printing of bone tissue engineering scaffolds

March 2020
Chong Wang | Wei Huang | Yu Zhou | Libing He | Zhi He | Ziling Chen | Xiao He | Shuo Tian | Jiaming Liao | Bingheng Lu | Yen Wei | Min Wang

Tissue engineering is promising in realizing successful treatments of human body tissue loss that current methods cannot treat well or achieve satisfactory clinical outcomes. In scaffold-based bone...

8. Bioactive hydrogels for bone regeneration

December 2018
Xin Bai | Mingzhu Gao | Sahla Syed | Jerry Zhuang | Xiaoyang Xu | Xue-Qing Zhang

Bone self-healing is limited and generally requires external intervention to augment bone repair and regeneration. While traditional methods for repairing bone defects such as autografts, allografts,...

9. A comprehensive review of biodegradable synthetic polymer-ceramic composites and their manufacture for biomedical applications

December 2019
Mona Alizadeh-Osgouei | Yuncang Li | Cuie Wen

The application of various materials in biomedical procedures has recently experienced rapid growth. One area that is currently receiving significant attention from the scientific community is the treatment...

10. Toward dental caries: Exploring nanoparticle-based platforms and calcium phosphate compounds for dental restorative materials

December 2019
Abdulrahman A. Balhaddad | Anmar A. Kansara | Denise Hidan | Michael D. Weir | Hockin H.K. Xu | Mary Anne S. Melo

Millions of people worldwide suffer from a toothache due to tooth cavity, and often permanent tooth loss. Dental caries, also known as tooth decay, is a biofilm-dependent infectious disease that damages...

11. Latest research progress of marine microbiological corrosion and bio-fouling, and new approaches of marine anti-corrosion and anti-fouling

December 2019
Yangfan Li | Chengyun Ning

Marine resources and industry have become one of the most important pillars in economic development all over the world. However, corrosion of materials is always the most serious problem to the infrastructure...

12. Self-assemble peptide biomaterials and their biomedical applications

December 2019
Jun Chen | Xuenong Zou

Inspired by self-assembling peptides found in native proteins, deliberately designed engineered peptides have shown outstanding biocompatibility, biodegradability, and extracellular matrix-mimicking...

13. Additive manufacturing of magnesium alloys

March 2020
Rakeshkumar Karunakaran | Sam Ortgies | Ali Tamayol | Florin Bobaru | Michael P. Sealy

Magnesium alloys are a promising new class of degradable biomaterials that have a similar stiffness to bone, which minimizes the harmful effects of stress shielding. Use of biodegradable magnesium implants...

14. Bioactive glass coatings on metallic implants for biomedical applications

December 2019
Joy-anne N. Oliver | Yingchao Su | Xiaonan Lu | Po-Hsuen Kuo | Jincheng Du | Donghui Zhu

Metallic implant materials possess adequate mechanical properties such as strength, elastic modulus, and ductility for long term support and stability in vivo. Traditional metallic biomaterials, including...

15. Photo-curing 3D printing technique and its challenges

March 2020
Haoyuan Quan | Ting Zhang | Hang Xu | Shen Luo | Jun Nie | Xiaoqun Zhu

In recent ten years, 3D printing technology has been developed rapidly. As an advanced technology, 3D printing has been used to fabricate complex and high-precision objects in many fields. 3D printing...

16. 3D printing of silk fibroin-based hybrid scaffold treated with platelet rich plasma for bone tissue engineering

December 2019
Liang Wei | Shaohua Wu | Mitchell Kuss | Xiping Jiang | Runjun Sun | Patrick Reid | Xiaohong Qin | Bin Duan

3D printing/bioprinting are promising techniques to fabricate scaffolds with well controlled and patient-specific structures and architectures for bone tissue engineering. In this study, we developed...

17. Nanotechnology meets atopic dermatitis: Current solutions, challenges and future prospects. Insights and implications from a systematic review of the literature

December 2019
Giovanni Damiani | Roberto Eggenhöffner | Paolo Daniele Maria Pigatto | Nicola Luigi Bragazzi

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, relapsing, non-contiguous, exudative eczema/dermatitis, which represents a complex, multi-factorial disorder, due to an impairment of the stratum corneum barrier. Currently...

18. The development of collagen based composite scaffolds for bone regeneration

March 2018
Dawei Zhang | Xiaowei Wu | Jingdi Chen | Kaili Lin

Bone is consisted of bone matrix, cells and bioactive factors, and bone matrix is the combination of inorganic minerals and organic polymers. Type I collagen fibril made of five triple-helical collagen...

19. Starch based nanofibrous scaffolds for wound healing applications

September 2018
Vijaya Sadashiv Waghmare | Pallavi Ravindra Wadke | Sathish Dyawanapelly | Aparna Deshpande | Ratnesh Jain | Prajakta Dandekar

Starch is an attractive polymer for wound healing applications because of its wide availability, low cost, biocompatibility, biodegradability and wound-healing property. Here, we have fabricated starch-based...

20. Chitosan based bioactive materials in tissue engineering applications-A review

March 2020
Md. Minhajul Islam | Md. Shahruzzaman | Shanta Biswas | Md. Nurus Sakib | Taslim Ur Rashid

In recent years, there have been increasingly rapid advances of using bioactive materials in tissue engineering applications. Bioactive materials constitute many different structures based upon ceramic,...

21. Recent progress on biodegradable materials and transient electronics

September 2018
Rongfeng Li | Liu Wang | Deying Kong | Lan Yin

Transient electronics (or biodegradable electronics) is an emerging technology whose key characteristic is an ability to dissolve, resorb, or physically disappear in physiological environments in a...

22. Review: Bioengineering approach for the repair and regeneration of peripheral nerve

December 2019
Joshua Moskow | Bryan Ferrigno | Nikhil Mistry | Devina Jaiswal | Ketan Bulsara | Swetha Rudraiah | Sangamesh G. Kumbar

Complex craniofacial surgeries of damaged tissues have several limitations, which present complications and challenges when trying to replicate facial function and structure. Traditional treatment techniques...

23. Bioactive polymeric scaffolds for tissue engineering

December 2016
Scott Stratton | Namdev B. Shelke | Kazunori Hoshino | Swetha Rudraiah | Sangamesh G. Kumbar

A variety of engineered scaffolds have been created for tissue engineering using polymers, ceramics and their composites. Biomimicry has been adopted for majority of the three-dimensional (3D) scaffold...

24. Hydrogel as a bioactive material to regulate stem cell fate

September 2016
Yung-Hao Tsou | Joe Khoneisser | Ping-Chun Huang | Xiaoyang Xu

The encapsulation of stem cells in a hydrogel substrate provides a promising future in biomedical applications. However, communications between hydrogels and stem cells is complicated; various factors...

25. An overview of graphene-based hydroxyapatite composites for orthopedic applications

March 2018
Ming Li | Pan Xiong | Feng Yan | Sijie Li | Changhong Ren | Zhichen Yin | Ang Li | Huafang Li | Xunming Ji | Yufeng Zheng | Yan Cheng

Hydroxyapatite (HA) is an attractive bioceramic for hard tissue repair and regeneration due to its physicochemical similarities to natural apatite. However, its low fracture toughness, poor tensile...

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