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    • 3D printed PLLA stents: fabrication, mechanical properties and thrombogenicity 

      Sabaté Salvador, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • 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 ...
    • 3D Printing with advanced ceramic materials. 

      De Luis Chueca, Lara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Due to the aging of the population and the need for maintaining masticatory functionality during their life span, the number of dental replacements is growing, substituting natural teeth by artificial crows, bridges and ...
    • 3D silicon doped hydroxyapatite scaffolds decorated with Elastin-like Recombinamers for bone regenerative medicine 

      Vila, Mercedes; García, Ana; Girotti, Alessandra; Alonso, Matilde; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Gonzalez Vazquez, Arlyng; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth; Buján, Julia; García Honduvilla, Natalio; Vallet Regi, Maria (2016-11-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The current study reports on the manufacturing by rapid prototyping technique of three-dimensional (3D) scaffolds based on silicon substituted hydroxyapatite with Elastin-like Recombinamers (ELRs) functionalized surfaces. ...
    • 3D-printed alginate-peptide scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 

      Rosolek, Theo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      A main challenge of Tissue engineering is to create sustainable scaffolds that provide optimal biological properties to mimic the extracellular matrix(ECM). The aim of this project is to develop RGD modified alginate bioinks ...
    • A dual molecular biointerface combining RGD and KRSR sequences improves osteoblastic functions by synergizing integrin and cell-membrane proteoglycan binding 

      Hoyos Nogués, Mireia; Falgueras Batlle, Elena; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2019-03-21)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Synergizing integrin and cell-membrane heparan sulfate proteoglycan signaling on biomaterials through peptidic sequences is known to have beneficial effects in the attachment and behavior of osteoblasts; however, controlling ...
    • A flexible, smart and self-evolving actuator based on polypropylene mesh for hernia repair and a thermo-sensitive gel 

      Lanzalaco, Sonia; Mata, Christian; Turon, Pau; Weis, Christine; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2020)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Here, a smart mesh actuator, able to self-evolve under temperature and humidity control,has been developed. Thermo-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm)-based materialsare widely appliedin ...
    • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective in situ angiogenesis 

      Sachot, Nadège; 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, 2016-11-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • A novel peptide-based platform for the dual presentation of biologically-active peptide motifs on biomaterials 

      Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Fraioli, Roberta; Albericio Palomera, Fernando; Manero Planella, José María (2014-03-27)
      Article
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      Biofunctionalization of metallic materials with cell adhesive molecules derived from the extracellular matrix is a feasible approach to improve cell–material interactions and enhance the biointegration of implant materials ...
    • A parametric study of laser interference surface patterning of dental zirconia: Effects of laser parameters on topography and surface quality 

      Roitero, Erica; Lasserre, F.; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan; Mücklich, Frank; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio (2017-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The aim of this work is to generate micrometric linear patterns with different topography on dental grade zirconia by means of UV laser interference and to assess the quality of the produced surface, both in term of the ...
    • Amyloid-like fibrils from a diphenylalanine capped with an aromatic fluorenyl 

      Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Gil, Ana M.; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Jimenez Sanz, Ana Isabel; Yousef, Ibraheem; Keridou, Ina; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2018-11-19)
      Article
      Open Access
      The self-assembly behavior of a diphenylalanine amphiphile blocked at the C-terminus with a 9-fluorenylmethyl ester and stabilized at the N-terminus with a trifluoroacetate (TFA) anion, TFA·FF-OFm, has been examined. At ...
    • An efficient and reproducible method to culture Bergmann and cortical radial glia using textured PMMA 

      Álvarez Pinto, Zaída; Sena, Elena; Mattotti, Marta; Engel López, Elisabeth; Alcantara, Soledad (2014-07-30)
      Article
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      Radial glia cells comprise the principal population of neural stem cells (NSC) during development. Attempts to develop reproducible radial glia and NSC culture methods have met with variable results, yielding non-adherent ...
    • Antibacterial coatings on medical devices 

      Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2017-11-02)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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    • Antibacterial polyurethane foams with incorporated lignin-capped silver nanoparticles for chronic wound treatment 

      Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Tzanov, Tzanko (2020-02-26)
      Article
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      Lignin-capped silver nanoparticles were incorporated in situ into polyurethane foams during their polymerization to obtain multifunctional materials suitable for chronic wound dressing. Lignin with increased phenolic ...
    • Antibacterial properties of triethoxysilylpropyl succinic anhydride silane (TESPSA) on titanium dental implants 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Godoy Gallardo, María; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Infections related to dental implants are a common complication that can ultimately lead to implant failure, and thereby carries significant health and economic costs. In order to ward off these infections, this paper ...
    • Antibiofilm poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels for chronic wounds dressings 

      Ruseva, Konstans; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Todorova, Katerina; Vladov, Ivelin; Nanev, Vesselin; Tzanov, Tzanko; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores; Argirova, Maya; Vassileva, Elena (Elsevier, 2020-04-12)
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      The current study demonstrates the benefits of poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels in chronic wound healing. These hydrogels demonstrate high absorbing capacity upon swelling in salt solutions thus revealing great ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Antimicrobial activity of poly(ester urea) electrospun fibers loaded with bacteriophages 

      Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Rodrigo Arcay, Noel; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Chumburizge, G; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jorge (2018-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The capacity to load bacteriophages into electrospun nanofibers of two representative biocompatible polymers has been evaluated, paying special attention to the possibility of preserving their antibacterial activity. ...
    • Bio-printing of natural polymer hydrogels as a cell-friendly environment to regenerate the central nervous system 

      Flores García, Marina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-31)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The aim of this work is to design a natural polymers-based hydrogel for cell encapsulation of both mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and neural precursors (NPs). The developed hydrogel properties will be tuned to combine high ...