Electrospun nanofiber meshes for the functional repair of bone defects

Bone defects caused by trauma, tumor resection or disease present a significant clinical problem. Failures in 'high risk' fractures and large bone defects have been reported to be as high as 30-50%. The drawbacks associated with current bone grafting procedures have stimulated the search f...

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Main Author: Kolambkar, Yash Manohar
Published: Georgia Institute of Technology 2011
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/1853/37196