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    • 3D printing with star-shaped strands: a new approach to enhance in vivo bone regeneration 

      Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Lehmann, Cyril; Thorel, Emilie; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Riveiro Rodríguez, Antonio; Pou Saracho, Juan María; Manzanares Céspedes, Maria Cristina; Franch Serracanta, Jordi; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2022-06-01)
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      Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Universidade de Vigo / Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Concave surfaces have shown to promote bone regeneration in vivo. However, bone scaffolds obtained by direct ink writing, one of the most promising approaches for the fabrication of personalized bone grafts, consist mostly ...
    • A novel strategy to enhance interfacial adhesion in fiber-reinforced calcium phosphate cement 

      Gallinetti, Sara; Mestres, Gemma; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Persson, Cecilia; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2017-11-01)
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      Covenantee:   Uppsala universitet
      Calcium phosphate cements (CPCs) are extensively used as synthetic bone grafts, but their poor toughness limits their use to non-load-bearing applications. Reinforcement through introduction of fibers and yarns has been ...
    • Active species in N2 and N2-O2 afterglows for surface treatments 

      Ricard, André; Pointu, Anne Marie; Villeger, Sandrine; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2010)
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      Production of active species is studied in N2 and in N2-O2 afterglows of electrical discharges at low and atmospheric gas pressures. They are produced in microwave discharges in a large range of gas pressures from a few ...
    • Antibiotic-loaded polypropylene surgical meshes with suitable biological behavior by plasma functionalization and polymerization 

      Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José María; Modic, Martina; Cvelbar, Uros; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2015-12-01)
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      Hernia repair is one of the most common operations in general surgery, and its associated complications typically relate to infections, among others. The loading of antibiotics to surgical meshes to deliver them locally ...
    • Antifouling coatings for dental implants: Polyethylene glycol-like coatings on titanium by plasma polymerization 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Torrent Camarero, Sergi; Garrido Dominguez, Beatriz; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (2015-06-01)
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      Titanium dental implants are commonly used for the replacement of lost teeth, but they present a considerable number of failures due to the infection on surrounding tissues. The aim of this paper is the development of a ...
    • Biocompatible vehicles for RONS generated by atmospheric plasmas in liquids 

      Canal Barnils, Cristina; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Hamouda, Inés; Tornín, Juan; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Plasmadis, 2019)
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    • Biofunctional polyethylene glycol coatings on titanium: an in vitro-based comparison of functionalization methods 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Calvo Muñoz, Cristina; Torrent Camarero, Sergi; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (Elsevier, 2017-04-01)
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      Three methods for the production of Polyethylene glycol (PEG) coatings on titanium are compared, i.e. plasma polymerization, electrodeposition and silanization. The compared deposition methods presented similar wettability ...
    • Biological decontamination using high and reduced pressure nitrogen afterglows 

      Sarrette, Jean-Philippe; Cousty, Sarah; Clement, Frank; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ricard, André (2012-06)
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      Typical results quantifying the antibacterial efficiencies of high and reduced pressure nitrogen afterglows are presented, using the same microbiological protocol. In parallel, the diffusion of the nitrogen atoms through ...
    • Biomateriales textiles: plasma para regular la liberación de fármacos 

      Canal Barnils, Cristina (2012)
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      Materiales textiles encuentran aplicaciones como biomateriales para la reparación y regeneración de distintas patologías tanto en tejidos blandos como en tejidos duros y su uso como sistemas de liberación controlada de ...
    • Biomimetic versus sintered macroporous calcium phosphate scaffolds enhanced bone regeneration and human mesenchymal stromal cell engraftment in calvarial defects 

      Brennan, Meadhbh Á.; Monahan, David S.; Brulin, Bénédicte; Gallinetti, Sara; Humbert, Paul; Tringides, Christina; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Layrolle, Pierre (Elsevier, 2021-11-01)
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      Covenantee:   Université de Nantes / Harvard University / NUIG National University of Ireland Galway / Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      In contrast to sintered calcium phosphates (CaPs) commonly employed as scaffolds to deliver mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) targeting bone repair, low temperature setting conditions of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite ...
    • Calcium phosphate cements as drug delivery materials 

      Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Español Pons, Montserrat; Pastorino, David; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin (2012-01-25)
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      Calcium phosphate cements are used as synthetic bone grafts, with several advantages, such as their osteoconductivity and injectability. Moreover, their low-temperature setting reaction and intrinsic porosity allow for the ...
    • Can we remove tattoos with non-thermal atmospheric plasma? 

      Tampieri, Francesco; Garcìa Araguz, Ariadna; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2022-01-01)
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      Current methods for tattoo removal are long, costly and have drawbacks such as scarring among others. Looking for alternatives, here we assess the feasibility of non-thermal plasma (NTP) as a standalone method for the ...
    • Ceramic-hydrogel composite as carrier for cold-plasma reactive-species: Safety and osteogenic capacity in vivo 

      Solé Martí, Xavier; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Raymond Llorens, Yago; Franch, Jordi; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2022-01-01)
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Mimetis Biomaterials / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Plasma-treated hydrogels have been put forward as a potential selective osteosarcoma therapy through the release of reactive species to the diseased site. To allow their translation to the clinics, it is crucial to show ...
    • Cold atmospheric plasma enhances doxorubicin selectivity in metastasic bone cancer 

      Mateu Sanz, Miguel; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Tornin Cavielles, Juan; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2022-08)
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      High-dose systemic chemotherapy constitutes a main strategy in the management of bone metastases, employing drugs like doxorubicin (DOX), related with severe side effects. To solve this issue, Cold Atmospheric Plasmas (CAP) ...
    • Cold atmospheric plasma: a new strategy based primarily on oxidative stress for osteosarcoma therapy 

      Mateu Sanz, Miguel; Tornin Cavielles, Juan; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-02-23)
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      Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone tumor, and its first line of treatment presents a high failure rate. The 5-year survival for children and teenagers with osteosarcoma is 70% (if diagnosed before it has metastasized) ...
    • Cold atmospheric plasma: a novel promising therapy for osteosarcoma 

      Canal Barnils, Cristina; Tornín, Juan (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS), 2019)
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    • Cold plasma and inhibition of STAT3 selectively target tumorigenicity in osteosarcoma 

      Tornin Cavielles, Juan; Mateu Sanz, Miguel; Rey, Veronica; Murillo, Dzohara; Huergo García, Carmen; Gallego, Borja; Rodríguez, Aida; Rodríguez, René; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2023-06-01)
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias / Instituto Universitario de Oncología del Principado de Asturias / CIBERONC. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red. Cáncer
      Osteosarcoma (OS) is a malignant type of bone cancer that arises in periods of increased bone formation. Curative strategies for these types of tumors have remained essentially unchanged for decades and the overall survival ...
    • Cold plasma-treated ringer’s saline: a weapon to target osteosarcoma 

      Mateu Sanz, Miguel; Tornín, Juan; Brulin, Bénédicte; Khlyustova, Anna; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Layrolle, Pierre; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2020-01-17)
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / Université de Nantes
      Osteosarcoma (OS) is the main primary bone cancer, presenting poor prognosis and difficult treatment. An innovative therapy may be found in cold plasmas, which show anti-cancer effects related to the generation of reactive ...
    • Collagen-sealed polyester vascular prostheses functionalized by polycatecholamine coatings 

      Michalicha, Anna; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Espona Noguera, Albert; Piet, Mateusz; Budzynska, Barbara; Przywara, Stanislaw; Belcarz, Anna (2022-08-19)
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      Covenantee:   Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lublinie / Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie
      Collagen-sealed polyester (PET) prostheses are commonly used in reconstructive vascular surgery due to their self-sealing properties. To prevent post-surgical infection, different modification methods have been tested but ...
    • Comparison of the effects of corona and low pressure plasma on the release of caffeine from PA66 filaments 

      Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José María; Navarro Sentanyes, Antonio; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2012)
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      Technical textiles for medical applications are a research expanding field. One of the added values of these materials can be suitable to contain and release active ingredients in a controlled manner. A possible alternative ...