bioceramic


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bioceramic

[‚bī·ō·sə′ram·ik]
(materials)
Biocompatible or osteoinductive (stimulating bone growth) ceramic material, such as hydroxyapatite or some other type of calcium phosphate ceramic, used for reconstructive bone surgery and dental implants.
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According to the report, addition of alumina nanoparticles increases the mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite bioceramic.
The tricalcium-phosphate bioceramic implants were prepared according to standard laboratory protocol [1, 3-5].
Recently, synthetic bioceramic materials which are biocompatible, bioactive and osteoconductive are extensively used in orthopaedics and dentistry fields [1,2].
Lidocaine hydrochloride and polymer/water solutions were infiltrated in HAp bioceramic scaffolds using the vacuum impregnation technique at 700 mbar pressure for 15 min.
Called hydroxyapatite (HA), it is a bioceramic that is chemically similar to natural bone.
Yet marine animals such as clams and sea urchins fashion their intricate bioceramic shells and spines under mild, comfortable conditions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers used bioceramic nanostructured materials for the modification of implant alloys and presented biodegradable implants for orthopedics, jaw and face applications.
The goal of this investigation was to further quantify and elucidate the role of fibroblasts in the fibrous tissue surrounding tricalcium phosphate (TCP) bioceramic implants in context of recent work on macrophage populations and neovascularity.
A global leader in bioceramic, collagen and hyaluronate technology.
Current international research is collected here on the synthesis and applications of bioceramic materials in medicine and dentistry.
In this investigation, we demonstrated that amino acid coatings can markedly modify neovascularization in the fibrous tissue capsule surrounding TCP bioceramic implants.