Tae H. Cho

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Electrical stimulation (ES) can activate diverse biostimulatory responses in a range of tissues. Of various forms of ES, the application of biphasic electric current (BEC) is a new approach to bone formation. This study is to investigate the effects and mechanism of action of BEC in osteoblast differentiation and cytokine production in human mesenchymal(More)
We evaluated the new bone regeneration of a rabbit mandibular defect using hBMSCs under electrical stimulation combined with rhBMP-2 in this study. An inner scaffold prepared by setting a collagen sponge with hBMSCs and hydrogel was placed into a polycaprolactone (PCL) outer box, and an electrical stimulation device was installed between the inner scaffold(More)
OBJECTIVE This paper examined the efficacy of an implantable electrical stimulator in rats for the functional regeneration of peripheral nerves. MATERIALS AND METHODS The implantable electrical stimulator was fabricated on a polyimide-based conduit with an integrated electrode, a stimulation chip, and a battery; 3 mg/mL of collagen gel was coated onto the(More)
This article presents an approach to embedding expert systems within an object oriented simulation environment. The basic idea is to create classes of expert system models that can be interfaced with other model classes. An expert system shell is developed within a knowledge-based design and simulation environment which combines artificial intelligence and(More)
The effect of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) combined with bone morphogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2) for bone regeneration is still controversial as to whether or not VEGF has a synergistic or additive effect. This study attempted to evaluate the synergistic effect of VEGF and BMP-2 compared to BMP-2 alone for maxillary alveolar bone regeneration(More)
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