Hossein Montazerian, research assistant with UBC Okanagan's School of Engineering, has identified a way to model and create artificial bone
grafts that can be custom printed.
The newly developed artificial bone
marrow that possesses major properties of natural bone marrow can now be used by the scientists to study the interactions between materials and stem cells in detail at the laboratory.
For this experiment, the alveolar bone defect model was fabricated using artificial bone
material (cortical bone # 40, cancellous bone # 20, and sawbone, WA, USA).
One month after surgery, a panoramic radiographic examination showed that the outline of the mandible was preserved and that the bone graft (artificial bone
) was uniformly distributed in the bony cavity (Figure 5).
However, few of them focused on the sequential release of multiple factors in different space-time patterns and revealed underlying mechanism in promoting the vascularization and osteogenesis of large bone graft in depth. How to construct the stable system of multifactors within the artificial bone
grafting calcium hydroxyapatite ceramic with an interconnected porous structure (IP-CHA)] and core decompression for spontaneous osteonecrosis of the femoral condyle in the knee.
, created using stem cells and a new lightweight plastic, could soon be used to heal shattered limbs, according to a new study.
Scientists at Edinburgh and Southampton universities have created the artificial bone
material, which has a honeycomb structure and acts as a scaffold for stem cells.
The quest for an ideal artificial bone
tissue repair material is a hot topic in the bone tissue engineering research field.
An artificial bone
scaffold produced by researchers in South Korea could enhance the treatment of bone damage and defects through bone grafts
The shattered bone was crushed and mixed with artificial bone
before it was cast on the caging so it could re-grow.
The works are arranged in three sections covering medical material, medical engineering and food, the environment, and health, and individual papers address topics such as the preparation and evaluation of combined artificial bone
, cytological identification of white blood cells and renal tubular epithelial cells, and research on the blanching pretreatment for quick frozen sword beans.