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Structure and properties of clinical coralline implants measured via 3D imaging and analysis

Knackstedt, Mark; Arns, Christoph; Senden, Timothy; Gross, Karlis

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The development and design of advanced porous materials for biomedical applications requires a thorough understanding of how material structure impacts on mechanical and transport properties. This paper illustrates a 3D imaging and analysis study of two clinically proven coral bone graft samples (Porites and Goniopora). Images are obtained from X-ray micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) at a resolution of 16.8 μm. A visual comparison of the two images shows very different structure; Porites has...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85011
Source: Biomaterials
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2005.12.016

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