Biodegradable Polymer-Based Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

  • Naznin┬áSultana

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Naznin Sultana
    Pages 1-17
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 61-64

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses the principles, methods and applications of biodegradable polymer based scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. The general principle of bone tissue engineering is reviewed and the traditional and novel scaffolding materials, their properties and scaffold fabrication techniques are explored. By acting as temporary synthetic extracellular matrices for cell accommodation, proliferation, and differentiation, scaffolds play a pivotal role in tissue engineering. This book does not only provide the comprehensive summary of the current trends in scaffolding design but also presents the new trends and directions for scaffold development for the ever expanding tissue engineering applications.

Keywords

biodegradable polymer blends bone replacement bone tissue engineering cell accommodation cell proliferation novel scaffolding biomaterials polymer scaffolds regeneration of bones synthetic extracellular matrices

Authors and affiliations

  • Naznin┬áSultana
    • 1
  1. 1., Department of BiomechanicsUniversiti Teknologi MalaysiaSkudaiMalaysia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34802-0
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-34801-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-34802-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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