Acellular Bilayered Scaffolds for Osteochondral Tissue Regeneration

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TitleAcellular Bilayered Scaffolds for Osteochondral Tissue Regeneration
Publication TypeComunications - Poster
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsCanadas R. F., Dr. Oliveira J. M., Marques A. P., and Reis R. L.
Abstract

Last decade 9.6% of the men and 18% of the woman with more than 60 years presented symptomatic Osteoarthritis [1]. Despite the progress already achieved in osteochondral (OC) repair, some limitations still needs to be overcome. A promising strategy includes a scaffold presenting two regions with different physical characteristics. The use of an acellular structure capable of recruiting the cells during the in vivo OC repair could be a faster and more efficient approach to translate  into the clinics. This work aims to develop bilayered gellan gum (GG)/gellan gum-hydroxyapatite (HAp) freeze-dried scaffolds for OC regeneration.

Conference NameThe European Chapter Meeting of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS-EU 2014)
Date Published2014-06-10
Conference LocationGenova, Italy
KeywordsAcellular, Bilayered Scaffold, In Vivo Inflamation, Osteochondral
RightsopenAccess
Peer reviewedyes
Statuspublished

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