Progress of key strategies in development of electrospun scaffolds: bone tissue

Pramanik, Sumit and Pingguan-Murphy, Belinda and Abu Osman, Noor Azuan (2012) Progress of key strategies in development of electrospun scaffolds: bone tissue. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 13 (4). 043002. ISSN 1468-6996

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Abstract

There has been unprecedented development in tissue engineering (TE) over the last few years owing to its potential applications, particularly in bone reconstruction or regeneration. In this article, we illustrate several advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to the design of electrospun TE scaffolds. We also review the major benefits of electrospun fibers for three-dimensional scaffolds in hard connective TE applications and identify the key strategies that can improve the mechanical properties of scaffolds for bone TE applications. A few interesting results of recent investigations have been explained for future trends in TE scaffold research.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tissue engineering, hard tissue, electrospinning, nanofiber, polymer, scaffolding
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2013 02:47
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 03:17
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/4383

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