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  • Palladium nanoparticles synthesized by laser ablation in liquids for antimicrobial applications 

    Fernández Arias, M.; Boutinguiza Larosi, Mohamed; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Riveiro Rodríguez, Antonio; Gil Mur, Javier; Pou Saracho, Juan María (2022-07-29)
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    Covenantee:   Universidade de Vigo / Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Galicia Sur / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    Antibiotic resistance is a leading cause of death worldwide. In this paper, we explore new alternatives in the treatment of infections. Noble metal nanoparticles could help to mitigate this problem. In this work, palladium ...
  • Reducing bacterial adhesion to titanium surfaces using low intensity alternating electrical pulses 

    Bernaus, Martí; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Calero, José Antonio; Torres Garrido, Diego; Bermúdez Castel, Adrian; Veloso, Margarita; Font Vizcarra, Lluís (2022-06-18)
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    Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa / Innovative Minds / AMES
    BACKGROUND Orthopedic implant-related infection remains one of the most serious complications after orthopedic surgery. In recent years, there has been an increased scientific interest to improve prevention and treatment ...
  • Translation of three-dimensional printing of ceramics in bone tissue engineering and drug delivery 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Johansson, Linh Ha Huong Lovisa; Thorel, Emilie; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2022-02-16)
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    Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials
    Three-dimensional printing has opened up new perspectives in bone substitution, facilitating the production of customized scaffolds. The advances of the last few years have placed this technology at the forefront of ...
  • 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) ...
  • Implementation of bactericidal topographies on biomimetic calcium phosphates and the potential effect of its reactivity 

    Iglesias Fernández, Marc; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2022-05)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Since the discovery that nanostructured surfaces were able to kill bacteria, many works have been published focusing on the design of nanopatterned surfaces with antimicrobial properties. Synthetic bone grafts, based on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effectiveness of direct laser interference patterning and peptide immobilization on endothelial cell migration for cardio-vascular applications: an in vitro study 

    Schieber, Romain; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Lasserre, Federico; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Mücklich, Frank T.; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2022-04-01)
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    Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Endothelial coverage of an exposed cardiovascular stent surface leads to the occurrence of restenosis and late-stent thrombosis several months after implantation. To overcome this difficulty, modification of stent surfaces ...
  • Thermosensitive hydrogels to deliver reactive species generated by cold atmospheric plasma: a case study with methylcellulose 

    Solé Martí, Xavier; Vilella, Tània; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Tampieri, Francesco; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2022-06-09)
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    Hydrogels have been recently proposed as suitable materials to generate reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS) upon gas-plasma treatment, and postulated as promising alternatives to conventional cancer therapies. ...
  • On-growth and in-growth osseointegration enhancement in PM porous Ti-scaffolds by two different bioactivation strategies: alkali thermochemical treatment and RGD peptide coating 

    Steffaine Rappe, Katrin; Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Barba Serrahima, Albert; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Caparrós, Cristina; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Calero, José; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Gil Mur, Javier; Franch, Jordi (2022-02-01)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / AMES / Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    A lack of primary stability and osteointegration in metallic implants may result in implant loosening and failure. Adding porosity to metallic implants reduces the stress shielding effect and improves implant performance, ...
  • Relevant aspects of piranha passivation in Ti6Al4V alloy dental meshes 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Manero Planella, José María; Verdeguer, Pablo; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-01-27)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universidade de Coimbra
    Passivation of titanium alloy dental meshes cleans their surface and forms a thin layer of protective oxide (TiO2) on the surface of the material to improve resistance to corrosion and prevent release of ions to the ...
  • Citric acid in the passivation of titanium dental implants: corrosion resistance and bactericide behavior 

    Verdeguer, Pablo; Gil Mur, Javier; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Manero Planella, José María; Nart, José; Vilarrasa Sánchez, Javier; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-01-12)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu
    The passivation of titanium dental implants is performed in order to clean the surface and obtain a thin layer of protective oxide (TiO2) on the surface of the material in order to improve its behavior against corrosion ...
  • A multiparametric advection-diffusion reduced-order model for molecular transport in scaffolds for osteoinduction 

    Muixí Ballonga, Alba; Zlotnik, Sergio; Calvet Tordera, Pere; Español Pons, Montserrat; Lodoso Torrecilla, Irene; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Díez, Pedro; García González, Alberto (Springer Nature, 2022-05-05)
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    Scaffolds are microporous biocompatible structures that serve as material support for cells to proliferate, differentiate and form functional tissue. In particular, in the field of bone regeneration, insertion of scaffolds ...

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