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Fabrication of Scaffolds for Bone-Tissue Regeneration

Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University, Karlovarska 48, 301 66 Pilsen, Czech Republic
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Materials 2019, 12(4), 568; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12040568
Received: 30 November 2018 / Revised: 8 February 2019 / Accepted: 11 February 2019 / Published: 14 February 2019
The present article describes the state of the art in the rapidly developing field of bone tissue engineering, where many disciplines, such as material science, mechanical engineering, clinical medicine and genetics, are interconnected. The main objective is to restore and improve the function of bone tissue by scaffolds, providing a suitable environment for tissue regeneration and repair. Strategies and materials used in oral regenerative therapies correspond to techniques generally used in bone tissue engineering. Researchers are focusing on developing and improving new materials to imitate the native biological neighborhood as authentically as possible. The most promising is a combination of cells and matrices (scaffolds) that can be fabricated from different kinds of materials. This review summarizes currently available materials and manufacturing technologies of scaffolds for bone-tissue regeneration. View Full-Text
Keywords: bone tissue engineering; scaffolds; regenerative medicine; stem cells; hydrogels bone tissue engineering; scaffolds; regenerative medicine; stem cells; hydrogels
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Chocholata, P.; Kulda, V.; Babuska, V. Fabrication of Scaffolds for Bone-Tissue Regeneration. Materials 2019, 12, 568.

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