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    • 3D printed electrochemical pressure sensor for biomedical applications 

      Sanz Farnós, Júlia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-07-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      In this work, we report a one-step fabrication and high sensitive pressure sensor to measure the contraction of an artificial muscle/bioactuator. The physical signal was quantified through the variation of the voltage as ...
    • 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 Printed porous polyamide macrocapsule combined with alginate microcapsules for safer cell-based therapies 

      Saenz del Burgo, Laura; Ciriza, Jesús; Espona Noguera, Albert; Illa, Xavi; Cabruja, Enric; Orive, Gorka; Hernández, Rosa Maria; Villa, Rosa; Pedraz, Jose Luiz; Álvarez, Mar (Nature, 2018-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Cell microencapsulation is an attractive strategy for cell-based therapies that allows the implantation of genetically engineered cells and the continuous delivery of de novo produced therapeutic products. However, the ...
    • 3D printing for the clinic: examining contemporary polymeric biomaterials and their clinical utility 

      Weems, Andrew C.; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Arno, Maria Chiara; Dove, Andrew (2020-03-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      The advent of additive manufacturing offered the potential to revolutionize clinical medicine, particularly with patient-specific implants across a range of tissue types. However, to date, there are very few examples of ...
    • 3D printing in medicine for preoperative surgical planning: a review 

      Tejo Otero, Aitor; Buj Corral, Irene; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (2020-02-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 of calcium phosphate bioceramics by digital light processing 

      Fagotto Clavijo, Roberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-07-03)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      En l'actualitat, la impressió per processament digital de la llum (DLP) s'ha revelat com un enfocament prometedor per a l'enginyeria òssia, demostrant la seva capacitat per a reproduir substituts ossis amb arquitectures ...
    • 3D Printing silicones for medical applications 

      Genty, Damien (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2024-02-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Hoy, el proceso de fabricación aditiva encuentra su lugar en el campo de la medicina. La impresión 3D ofrece un enfoque innovador que permite crear estructuras complejas y personalizadas. Además, las propiedades únicas de ...
    • 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 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 3D-printed polymer-infiltrated ceramic network with antibacterial biobased silver nanoparticles 

      Hodásová, L'udmila; Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Tzanov, Tzanko; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (American Chemical Society, 2022-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This work aimed at the antimicrobial functionalization of 3D-printed polymer-infiltrated biomimetic ceramic networks (PICN). The antimicrobial properties of the polymer-ceramic composites were achieved by coating them with ...
    • 3D-printed porous Ti6Al4V alloys with silver coating combine osteocompatibility and antimicrobial properties 

      Díez Escudero, Anna; Andersson, Brittmarie; Carlsson, Elin; Recker, Benjamin; Link, Helmut; Järhult, Josef D.; Hailer, Nils P. (Elsevier, 2021-12-29)
      Article
      Open Access
      Additive manufacturing allows for the production of porous metallic implants for use in orthopaedics, providing excellent mechanical stability and osseointegration. However, the increased surface area of such porous implants ...
    • 4D printable salicylic acid photopolymers for sustained drug releasing, shape memory, soft tissue scaffolds 

      King, Olivia; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Murphy, Erin; Al Rida Hmayed, Ali; Dove, Andrew; Weems, Andrew C. (American Chemical Society, 2023-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      3D printing of pharmaceuticals offers a unique opportunity for long-term, sustained drug release profiles for an array of treatment options. Unfortunately, this approach is often limited by physical compounding or processing ...
    • A biodegradable copolyester, poly(Butylene succinate-co-e-caprolactone), as a high efficiency matrix former for controlled release of drugs 

      Galdón Navarro, Eduardo; Millán Jiménez, Mónica; Mora Castaño, Gloria; Martínez de Ilarduya Sáez de Asteasu, Domingo Antxon; Caraballo Rodríguez, Isidoro (2021-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      A biodegradable copolyester, poly(butylene succinate-co-e-caprolactone) (PBS_CL), was used for first time as an excipient for pharmaceutical dosage forms using direct compression and hot processing techniques (ultrasound-assisted ...
    • 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 microfluidic-based approach to investigate the inflammatory response of macrophages to pristine and drug-loaded nanostructured hydroxyapatite 

      Carter, Sarah-Sophia D.; Atif, Abdul-Raouf; Díez Escudero, Anna; Grape, Maja; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Tenje, Maria; Mestres, Gemma (Elsevier, 2022-12-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Uppsala universitet / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      The in vitro biological characterization of biomaterials is largely based on static cell cultures. However, for highly reactive biomaterials such as calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite (CDHA), this static environment has ...
    • 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 ...