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Reinforced polylactic acid for use in high strength biodegradable medical implants.
Traditional medical implants, such as orthopedic screws, pins, and coronary stents, are almost exclusively metallic due to high mechanical strength requirements. However, issues related to the use of permanent metallic ...
The preparation of nanocomposite scaffolds for use in bone tissue engineering.
Bone is the second most frequently transplanted tissue in humans. There are 2.2 million bone graft procedures annually, which have several disadvantages such as: donor site morbidity, risk of disease transmission and a ...