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    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • Bioactive macroporous titanium implants highly interconnected 

      Caparrós, Cristina; Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Calero Martínez, José Antonio; Aparicio Badenas, Conrado José; Fernández Fairén, Mariano; Pérez Antoñanzas, Román; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (Springer, 2016-10-01)
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      Covenantee:   AMES / University of Minnesota School of Dentistry / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Intervertebral implants should be designed with low load requirements, high friction coefficient and low elastic modulus in order to avoid the stress shielding effect on bone. Furthermore, the presence of a highly ...
    • Citric acid passivation of titanium dental implants for minimizing bacterial colonization impact 

      Punset Fuste, Miquel; Vilarrasa Sánchez, Javier; Nart Molina, José; Manero Planella, José María; Bosch Canals, Begoña María; Padrós, Roberto; Pérez Antoñanzas, Román; Gil Mur, Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-02-12)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Barcelona Dental Institute
      Surface topography and physical-chemical properties usually play a key-role in both osseointegration improvement and bacterial colonization reduction over the surface of dental implants. The aim of this study is to compare ...
    • Computed tomography and histological evaluation of xenogenic and biomimetic bone grafts in three-wall alveolar defects in minipigs 

      Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Pastorino Carraz, David; Ginebreda, Ignacio; Maazouz, Yassine; Ortiz, Mònica; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2021-05-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Patologia i Terapèutica Experimental
      Objectives This study aimed to compare the performance of a xenograft (XG) and a biomimetic synthetic graft (SG) in three-wall alveolar defects in minipigs by means of 3D computerised tomography and histology. Materials ...
    • Control of stem cell response and bone growth on biomaterials by fully non-peptidic integrin selective ligands 

      Fraioli, Roberta; Neubauer, Stefanie; Rechenmacher, Florian; Bosch Canals, Begoña María; Dashnyam, Khandmaa; Kim, Joong-Hyun; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Mas Moruno, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität München / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Tan'guk Taehakkyo / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      In this communication we report that anchoring avß3 or a5ß1 integrin-selective RGD peptidomimetics to titanium efficiently tunes mesenchymal stem cell response in vitro and bone growth in rat calvarial defects. Our results ...
    • Corrosion resistance and ion release of dental prosthesis of COCR obtained by CAD-CAM milling, casting and laser sintering 

      Padrós, Roberto; Giner Tarrida, Lluís; Herrero Climent, Mariano; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Gil Mur, Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-06-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Dental Institute / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Porto Dental Institute
      Corrosion resistance and ion release behavior have been evaluated for thirty dental restoration samples obtained by three different manufacturing systems: computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM), traditional ...
    • Early short-term postoperative mechanical failures of current ceramic-on-ceramic bearing total hip arthroplasties 

      Fernández Fairén, Mariano; Torres Pérez, Ana; Pérez Antoñanzas, Román; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-11-24)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Hospital General Universitario Santa Lucía
      Although ceramic-on-ceramic (CoC) bearings have been shown to produce the smallest amount of wear volume in vitro as well as in vivo studies when used for total hip arthroplasties (THA), concerns about the failure of these ...
    • Fracture and fatigue of titanium narrow dental implants: New trends in order to improve the mechanical response 

      Velasco Ortega, Eugenio; Flichy Fernández, Antonio; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Jimenez Guerra, Álvaro; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidad de Sevilla / Universitat de València / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Sixty-four fractured commercially pure titanium (cp-Ti) narrow dental implants (NDIs) with similar macrogeometry and connection designs were studied after different implantation times in humans in order to determine their ...
    • Grau d'impacte del Tobacco Control Scale sobre el consum del tabac 

      Miró Catalina, Queralt (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2020-01)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      L'objectiu d aquest treball és estimar la relació entre el Tobacco Control Scale (TCS), una escala que mesura l'implementació de les polítiques de control del tabaquisme als diferents països d'Europa, amb al prevalença de ...
    • In-situ laser directed energy deposition of biomedical ti-nb and ti-zr-nb alloys from elemental powders 

      Arias González, Felipe; Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Manero Planella, José María; Barro Guizán, Óscar; Fernández Arias, M.; Lusquiños Rodriguez, Fernando; Gil Mur, Javier; Pou, Juan (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-08-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Universidade de Vigo
      In order to achieve the required properties of titanium implants, more resources and research are needed to turn into reality the dream of developing the perfect implant material. The objective of this study was to evaluate ...
    • Influence of the elastic modulus on the osseointegration of dental implants 

      Brizuela Velasco, Aritza; Herrero Climent, Mariano; Ríos Carrasco, Elisa; Rios Santos, Jose Vicente; Pérez Antoñanzas, Román; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-01-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidad de Oviedo / Universidad de Sevilla / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      The load transfer from metallic prosthesis to tissue plays an important role in the success of a designed device. From a mechanical behavior point of view, the load transfer will be favored when the elastic modulus between ...
    • In vitro assessment of PEEK and titanium implant abutments: screw loosening and microleakage evaluations under dynamic mechanical testing 

      Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Punset Fuste, Miquel (2020-12)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Statement of problem. Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) has been advocated to replace metal components in dentistry. Although PEEK is a high-performance polymer with a white color, adequate biological response, and resistance ...
    • Maturation of biomimetic hydroxyapatite in physiological fluids: a physicochemical and proteomic study 

      Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Español Pons, Montserrat; Bosch Canals, Begoña María; de Oliveira, Eliandre; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-09-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Parc Científic de Barcelona / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Biomimetic calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite (CDHA) as a bioactive material exhibits exceptional intrinsic osteoinductive and osteogenic properties because of its nanostructure and composition, which promote a favorable ...
    • Mechanical properties of CoCr dental-prosthesis restorations made by three manufacturing processes. Influence of the microstructure and topography 

      Padrós, Roberto; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Brizuela Velasco, Aritza; Herrero Climent, Mariano; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-06-14)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Dental Institute / Universidad de Oviedo / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      The aim of this study is to compare the mechanical properties of three different dental restorations’ manufacturing processes (CADCAM milling, casting and laser sintering) generated by only one laboratory scanner focusing ...
    • Mineralization of titanium surfaces: biomimetic implants 

      Gil Mur, Javier; Manero Planella, José María; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Velasco Ortega, Eugenio; Jimenez Guerra, Álvaro; Ortiz Garcia, Ivan; Monsalve Guil, L (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-05-27)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universidad de Sevilla
      The surface modification by the formation of apatitic compounds, such as hydroxyapatite, improves biological fixation implants at an early stage after implantation. The structure, which is identical to mineral content of ...
    • One-step liquid phase polymerization of HEMA by atmospheric-pressure plasma discharges for Ti dental implants 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Fricke, Katja; Reuter, Stephan; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-01-12)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Leibniz-Institut für Plasmaforschung und Technologie / École polytechnique de Montréal / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Dental implants can fail due to various factors, in which bad tissue integration is believed to have a significant role. Specific properties of the implant surface, such as its chemistry and roughness, are of paramount ...
    • Polyethylene glycol pulsed electrodeposition for the development of antifouling coatings on titanium 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Albo Selma, Kim; Gil Mur, Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-01)
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      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Titanium dental implants are widely used for the replacement of damaged teeth. However, bacterial infections at the interface between soft tissues and the implant can impair the functionality of the device and lead to ...
    • Re-irradiation of silver nanoparticles obtained by laser ablation in water and assessment of their antibacterial effect 

      Fernández Arias, M.; Boutinguiza Larosi, Mohamed; del Val García, Jesús; Medina, Estefanía; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Riveiro, A.; Comesaña Piñeiro, Rafael; Lusquiños Rodriguez, Fernando; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Pou Saracho, Juan María (2019-04-15)
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      Covenantee:   Universidade de Vigo / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      The rapid evolution of resistant bacteria is a huge problem in medicine because makes the treatment of infections more and more difficult. The bactericidal properties of noble metal nanoparticles could be a solution. In ...
    • Simulació numèrica de l'assaig in-vitro d'un impacte normalitzat sobre implants dentals 

      Costa Puigbo, Mireia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-13)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      El present Treball de Fi de Màster té com objectiu la simulació numèrica mitjançant el Mètode dels Elements Finits de l’assaig in-vitro d’un impacte de caiguda lliure normalitzat sobre implants dentals. Es pretén caracteritzar ...