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Title:Development of Model Hydroxyapatite Bone Scaffolds With Multiscale Porosity for Potential Load Bearing Applications
Author(s):Dellinger, Jennifer Gwynne
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Russell D. Jamison
Department / Program:Materials Science and Engineering
Discipline:Materials Science and Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Materials Science
Abstract:Although the presence of microporous topography alone did not influence bone healing in vivo, micropores were shown to provide tailorability of scaffold mechanical properties, provide a location for the storage and controlled release of a growth factor, and provide a location for bone integration inside the scaffold rods.
Issue Date:2005
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:167 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/82761
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3182251
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2005


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