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    • 3D printed scaffolds with core-shell structure for bone tissue engineering 

      García Masabet, Violeta del Valle (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-02-07)
      Master thesis
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      Biomaterials with core-shell structure have been used as carriers for drug delivery applications and cell encapsulation, allowing several improvements in the field of tissue engineering. Although the usefulness of biomaterials ...
    • 3D printing in medicine for preoperative surgical planning: a review 

      Tejo Otero, Aitor; Buj Corral, Irene; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (2020-02-01)
      Article
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      The aim of this paper is to review the recent evolution of additive manufacturing (AM) within the medical field of preoperative surgical planning. The discussion begins with an overview of the different techniques, pointing ...
    • A low elastic modulus Ti-Nb-Hf alloy bioactivated with an elastin-like 

      González, Marta; Salvagni, Emiliano; Rodríguez Cabello, J.C.; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manero Planella, José María; Peña, Javier (2012)
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      Covenantee:   Universidad de Valladolid
      b-type titanium alloys with low Young’s modulus are desirable to reduce stress shielding effect and enhance bone remodeling for implants used to substitute failed hard tissue. For biomaterials application, the surface ...
    • A molecular toolkit for the functionalization of titanium-based biomaterials that selectively control integrin-mediated cell adhesion 

      Rechenmacher, Florian; Neubauer, Stefanie; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2013-06-06)
      Article
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      We present a click chemistry- based molecular toolkit for the bio- functionalization of materials to selec- tively control integrin-mediated cell ad- hesion. To this end, a 5 b 1-selective RGD peptidomimetics were ...
    • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective: In situ angiogenesis 

      Sachot, Nadege; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Oliveira, Hugo; Martí Muñoz, Joan; Roguska, Agata; Amedee, Joelle; Lewandowska, Malgorzata; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-09-22)
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      Although the impact of composites based on Ti-doped calcium phosphate glasses is low compared with that of bioglass, they have been already shown to possess great potential for bone tissue engineering. Composites made of ...
    • Adhesius acrílics curats amb raigs UV per a la indústria sanitària 

      Rodríguez Satorres, Clara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      El món dels adhesius mèdics i/o sanitaris es troba entre nosaltres des de fa molts anys amb aplicacions tant quotidianes con són les tirites. Tot i això, els darrers anys, davant de l’evolució de nombrosos estudis mèdics ...
    • Aging resistance and fracture toughness of ceria–infiltrated zirconia 

      Camposilvan, Erik; García Marro, Fernando; Mestra Rodríguez, Álvaro Miguel; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan (Universidad de Alicante, 2012)
      Conference report
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      The main drawback of yttria stabilized zirconia (3Y-TZP) is represented by the Low Temperature Degradation (LTD), which consists in the progressive transformation of the tetragonal phase, metastable at room temperature, ...
    • Análisis de coherencia y densidad espectral de potencia entre las señales de flujo respiratorio y la variabilidad del ritmo cardiaco en pacientes en proceso de extubación 

      Arcentales, Andrés; Giraldo Giraldo, Beatriz; Benito, Salvador; Díaz, Ivan; Caminal Magrans, Pere (2009)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Un considerable porcentaje de pacientes en procesos de extubación tienen problemas para mantener una respiración espontanea con la subsiguiente reintubación, razón por la cual se requiere de una técnica que no base sus ...
    • Análisis mecánico de la evolución de curación de diferentes tipos de fracturas y de la osteogénesis a distracción 

      Mora Gasque, G.; Forriol, F. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1998)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Angiogenic gelatine electrospun dressings for guided skin regeneration 

      Gili Solé, Laia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-09)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Anodic oxidation of titanium for implants and prothesis: processing characterization and potential improvement of osteointegration 

      Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan; Pavon, Juan José; Galvis, Oscar; Echevarria, F; Castaño, J; Echeverry, M; Robledo, S; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Mestra Rodríguez, Álvaro Miguel (2011)
      Conference report
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      Among all biomaterials used for bone replacement, it is recognized that both commercially pure titanium (Ti c.p.) and Ti6Al4V alloy are the materials that show the best in vivo performance due to their excellent balance ...
    • Anodización del titanio para la mejora ante la degración química de material quirúrgico. 

      Valentí, J.; Guasch, J.; Sevilla, P.; Gil, F.J. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 2004-10)
      Article
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      The titanium alloys used in orthopaedic and dental implants are corrosion-resistant and compatible with the human body due to the titanium oxid film which forms spontaneously on the implant surface. However, the utilization ...
    • Anodización del titanio para la mejora ante la degradación química de material quirúrgico 

      Valentí, J.; Guash, J.; Sevilla, P.; Gil, F.J. (2008-11-14T16:58:30Z)
      Article
      Open Access
      The titanium alloys used in orthopaedic and dental implants are corrosion-resistant and compatible with the human body due to the titanium oxid film which forms spontaneously on the implant surface. However, the utilization ...
    • Anodización en implantes dentales defcon para la mejora ante la degradación química 

      García-Sabán, F. J.; Gil, F. J.; Planell Estany, Josep Anton (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1998)
      Article
      Open Access
      El objetivo de este trabajo de investigación es la obtención de una capa de anodizado, que sea homogénea en toda la superficie del implante de titanio. Esta capa de óxido de titanio tendrá unas propiedades beneficiosas ...
    • Antibacterial properties of antibiotic-loaded PHB grafted on titanium surface for biomedical applications 

      González Oller, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      With the evolution of human civilization, the field of biomaterials evolved relating different materials with a simple focus: to extend human life and improve the quality of life. Materials used for biomedical applications ...
    • Antimicrobial properties and dentin bonding strength of magnesium phosphate cements 

      Mestres Beà, Gemma; Abdolhosseini, Masha; Bowles, Walter; Huang, S.H.; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Gorr, Sven Ulrik; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2013-09)
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      Covenantee:   University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
      The main objective of this work was to assess the antimicrobial properties and the dentin-bonding strength of novel magnesium phosphate cements (MPC). Three formulations of MPC, consisting of magnesium oxide and a phosphate ...
    • Aproximación computacional al estudio de la inyectabilidad de cementos óseos 

      Laforgue, Solenn (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-02)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Este PFC presenta un estudio de simulación numérica sobre el proceso de inyección de materiales de tipo cemento como los que se utilizan en las técnicas de mínima invasión de vertebroplastia y cifoplastia. Mediante estas ...
    • Bio-composite material 

      Closa Pasquina, Raquel; Jauneikaite, Juste; Boschert, Florian; Hydén, Victor; Lehmann, Benjamin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      The European Project Semester (EPS) is a programme offered by 13 European universities in 11 countries throughout Europe to students who have completed at least two years of study. It is a four-month program and it is a ...
    • Bioactivation of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite with foamed gelatin gel. A new injectable self-setting bone analogue 

      Dessi, Mariagemiliana; Alvarez Perez, Marco Antonio; De Santis, Roberto; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Ambrosio, Luigi (2014-02)
      Article
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      An alternative approach to bone repair for less invasive surgical techniques, involves the development of biomaterials directly injectable into the injury sites and able to replicate a spatially organized platform with ...
    • Bioactive cerarnics 

      Driessens, Ferdinand C. M. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1993)
      Article
      Open Access