Manufacturing and characterization of 3-D hydroxyapatite bone tissue engineering scaffolds

T. M.G. Chu, S. J. Hollister, J. W. Halloran, S. E. Feinberg, D. G. Orton

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Internal architecture has a direct impact on the mechanical and biological behaviors of porous hydroxyapatite (HA) implants. However, traditional processing methods provide very minimal control in this regard. This paper reviews a novel processing technique developed in our laboratory for fabricating scaffolds with controlled internal architectures. The preliminary mechanical property and in vivo evaluation of these scaffolds are also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-117
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
StatePublished - 2002


  • Bioscaffolds
  • Bone tissue engineering
  • Hydroxyapetite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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