Human osteoblast interaction with porous polyurethane/Ca P composite scaffolds for bone engineering

S. Farè, G. Ciapetti, L. Draghi, S. Pagani, N. Baldini, M. C. Tanzi

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Abstract

Human osteoblast interaction with porous polyurethane/Ca P composite scaffolds was investigated for bone engineering. Crosslinked polyurethane foams (PUF) were proposed as matrices of biointegrable composite scaffolds for bone regeneration. PU foams and composites were synthesized by bulk polymerization of polymeric MDI with two polyol mixtures. The results suggests that the presence of the inorganic phase may improve the 'biomimetic activity' of the composite scaffolds.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
Pages666
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress - Sydney, Australia
Duration: May 17 2004May 21 2004

Other

OtherTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period5/17/045/21/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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