The use of fibers in bone tissue engineering.

@article{Leeuwenburgh2020TheUO,
  title={The use of fibers in bone tissue engineering.},
  author={Sander G. C. Leeuwenburgh and Daniela Geta Petre},
  journal={Tissue engineering. Part B, Reviews},
  year={2020}
}
  • S. LeeuwenburghD. Petre
  • Published 29 December 2020
  • Biology, Materials Science, Engineering, Medicine
  • Tissue engineering. Part B, Reviews
Bone tissue engineering aims to restore and maintain the function of bone by means of biomaterial-based scaffolds. This review specifically focuses on the use of fibers in biomaterials used for bone tissue engineering as suitable environment for bone tissue repair and regeneration. We present a bioinspired rationale behind the use of fibers in bone tissue engineering and provide an overview of the types of fibers as well as their most common fabrication methods, including solution, melt and… 

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