Nanostructured bone-like scaffolds for restoration of trabecular bone remodeling capability

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Nanostructured bone-like scaffolds for restoration of trabecular bone remodeling capability

This paper presents the theoretical study about carbon nanotube substrates for tissue engineering and its applications. Because the replacement of bone tissue with artificial tissue can violate the remodeling process completely, the artificial material should not only consist of the same material properties, but also exhibit other characteristics which are equally important and need to be taken into consideration. These are above all the mechanosensation. Besides replacing natural tissue, the nanostructured scaffolds presented in the paper can help the tissue growth by stimulating this process. The developed trabecular bone remodeling simulation method responsible for the nanostructured scaffold behavior is implemented here. Thus, the nanostructured bone-like scaffolds reflect the remodeling capability of the biological system, not only due to their application as replacement of natural tissue, but also due to their effects in the field of mechanosensation.

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