Bone substitute: transforming beta-tricalcium phosphate porous scaffolds into monetite.


The goal of the present study was to assess the possibility to change the composition of a calcium phosphate scaffold from a high-temperature phase to a phase only stable at or close to room temperature without macrostructural changes. For that purpose, macroporous beta-TCP scaffolds were converted into alpha-TCP by high-temperature thermal treatment and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.04.041


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