• Hong Kong Researchers Debut Novel Self-fitting Scaffold for Bone Regeneration

    3 monthes ago - By Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

    Hong Kong Polytechnic University announced that researchers, led by Professor Hu Jinlian , Dr Xie Ruiqi from the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, and Dr Guo Xia from its Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, have designed and fabricated a self-fitting bone scaffold that can be safely implanted into bone defects and induce bone regeneration. The scaffold is made of a shape memory polyurethane foam and hydroxyapatite nano-particles. The team collaborated with Sichuan University in cell culture and animal modeling for the research.
    PolyU notes that the novel scaffold is characterized by...
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