Advances in Bone Tissue Engineering

@inproceedings{Bao2013AdvancesIB,
  title={Advances in Bone Tissue Engineering},
  author={Chao Le Meng Bao and Erin Yiling Teo and Mark Seow Khoon Chong and Yuchun Liu and Mahesh Choolani and Jerry K. Y. Chan},
  year={2013}
}
While bone is inherently capable of regeneration, complications such as excessive bone loss impede healing, necessitating the use of bone grafts. In the United States alone, an estimated 15 million fractures occurs annually, including 1.6 million hospital admissions for traumatic fractures and 2 million osteoporotic fractures, costing over 60 billion dollars and calling for 1.6 million bone grafts each year [1]; a growing demand for bone grafts is similarly observed worldwide. In such… CONTINUE READING
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