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Materials 2010, 3(12), 5111-5129; doi:10.3390/ma3125111
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Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements Including Sugar Surfactants: Part Two—Injectability, Adhesive Properties and Biocompatibility

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Received: 18 October 2010; Accepted: 30 November 2010 / Published: 2 December 2010
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Abstract: Addition of sugar surfactants, sucrose fatty acid esters and alkylpolyglucosides to a calcium phosphate cement, designed for bone reconstruction, is described. Thanks to their adsorption at the surface of the calcium phosphate particles, the sugar surfactants allowed a full injectability and brought a very good workability. Injectability was measured by monitoring force-distance curves. With some of the selected sugar surfactants adhesive properties of the cement pastes were also observed, which were measured by tack tests. Finally, some properties related to biological applications are described, including gentamicine release and osteoblast viability experiments. The whole study demonstrates that addition of these mild surfactants improved several properties of the calcium phosphate cement, without impairing function.
Keywords: calcium phosphate; surfactant; sugar; injectability; adhesiveness; sticky calcium phosphate; surfactant; sugar; injectability; adhesiveness; sticky
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Bercier, A.; Gonçalves, S.; Autefage, H.; Briand-Mesange, F.; Lignon, O.; Fitremann, J. Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements Including Sugar Surfactants: Part Two—Injectability, Adhesive Properties and Biocompatibility. Materials 2010, 3, 5111-5129.

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Bercier A, Gonçalves S, Autefage H, Briand-Mesange F, Lignon O, Fitremann J. Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements Including Sugar Surfactants: Part Two—Injectability, Adhesive Properties and Biocompatibility. Materials. 2010; 3(12):5111-5129.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Bercier, Ariane; Gonçalves, Stéphane; Autefage, Helène; Briand-Mesange, Fabienne; Lignon, Olivier; Fitremann, Juliette. 2010. "Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements Including Sugar Surfactants: Part Two—Injectability, Adhesive Properties and Biocompatibility." Materials 3, no. 12: 5111-5129.


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