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Wireless bioresorbable electronic system

Wireless bioresorbable electronic system enables sustained nonpharmacological neuroregenerative therapy Koo J, MacEwan MR, Rogers JA Peripheral nerve injuries represent a significant problem in public health, constituting 2–5% of all trauma cases. For severe nerve injuries, even advanced forms of clinical intervention often lead to incomplete and unsatisfactory motor and/or sensory...

Esophageal Organoids from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Esophageal Organoids from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Delineate Sox2 Functions during Esophageal Specification SL Trisno et al. Highlights • Sequential Wnt, RA, and BMP signaling are required to pattern dorsal anterior foregut • Cultured dorsal anterior foregut spheroids develop into esophageal organoids (HEOs) • HEOs contain basal esophageal progenitors and...

3D printing rapidly developing in life sciences

The “3D Printing for Life Sciences 2018” symposium topics: bioprinting, the medical devices industry and medical 3D printing.  Sebastien Meunier Printing skin, muscle tissue or bone matter is already a reality, but you can’t yet print an organ, even though things are heading in that direction. Basel Area Innovation Report...

Total Knee Replacement – Computer-Assisted versus Conventional

Computer-Assisted Compared with Conventional Total Knee Replacement G Petursson et al. In this study, the use of computer navigation provided better pain relief and restored better function than the use of the conventional surgical technique at 2 years after total knee replacement. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2018...

3D printing of soft robotic systems

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In laboratory breeded bone implanted

In Israel (Haifa) inlab breeded bone has been implanted to bridge 4cm bone defect in tibia Rozen N Bone was generated from patient´s fat cells and stem cells. Bone formation took two month. The process was developed by Bonus Biogroup. dpa/Dtsch Ärzteblatt

Hydrophilicity, Viscoelastic, and Physicochemical Properties Variations in Dental Bone Grafting Substitutes

The indication-oriented Dental Bone Graft Substitutes (DBGS) selection, the correct bone defects classification, and appropriate treatment planning are very crucial for obtaining successful clinical results. Trajkovski B, Jaunich M, Müller W-D , Beuer F, Zafiropoulos G-G, Houshmand A We investigated the dimensional changes and molecular mobility by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)...

3D-printed titanium mesh implants

Study shows how 3D printed titanium-mesh implants can be optimized for better bone regeneration Tess A collaborative research team from Harvard’s Wyss Institute, the Julius Wolff Institute, the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, and Charité’s Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery has come together to study the benefits of 3D printed titanium-mesh...

Custom-milled individual allogeneic bone grafts for alveolar cleft osteoplasty – A technical note

  Surgeons from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany, showcase in this technical note the successful repair of an alveolar cleft using maxgraft® bonebuilder, an individualized allogeneic bone graft, in a 36-year old female patient with a 6-month-follow up showing good bony integration. Otto S et al. Today, bone grafts from...