materials testing

Summary

Summary: The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Assessment of adhesion formation to intra-abdominal polypropylene mesh and polytetrafluoroethylene mesh
    Brent D Matthews
    Department of General Surgery, and The James B Cannon Research Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
    J Surg Res 114:126-32. 2003
  2. ncbi Size-dependent cytotoxicity of gold nanoparticles
    Yu Pan
    Biomedical Engineering, Biointerface Laboratory, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Small 3:1941-9. 2007
  3. ncbi How useful is SBF in predicting in vivo bone bioactivity?
    Tadashi Kokubo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University, 1200 Matsumoto, Kasugai, Aichi 487 8501, Japan
    Biomaterials 27:2907-15. 2006
  4. ncbi Resistance to fracture of endodontically treated teeth restored with different post systems
    Begum Akkayan
    Departmentof Prosthtic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 87:431-7. 2002
  5. ncbi Graphene thickness determination using reflection and contrast spectroscopy
    Z H Ni
    Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, 2 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117542
    Nano Lett 7:2758-63. 2007
  6. doi Advancing dental implant surface technology--from micron- to nanotopography
    Gustavo Mendonça
    Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Pos Graduacao em Ciencias Genomicas e Biotecnologia, SGAN Quadra 916, Av W5 Norte 70 790 160 Brasília, DF, Brazil
    Biomaterials 29:3822-35. 2008
  7. doi In vitro toxicity evaluation of graphene oxide on A549 cells
    Yanli Chang
    Institute of Nanochemistry and Nanobiology, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
    Toxicol Lett 200:201-10. 2011
  8. doi Carbon nanotubes with high bone-tissue compatibility and bone-formation acceleration effects
    Yuki Usui
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    Small 4:240-6. 2008
  9. doi Influence of surface treatments and resin cement selection on bonding to densely-sintered zirconium-oxide ceramic
    Raquel Castillo de Oyagüe
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University Complutense of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Dent Mater 25:172-9. 2009
  10. pmc Nanopattern-induced changes in morphology and motility of smooth muscle cells
    Evelyn K F Yim
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Biomaterials 26:5405-13. 2005

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Publications309 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Assessment of adhesion formation to intra-abdominal polypropylene mesh and polytetrafluoroethylene mesh
    Brent D Matthews
    Department of General Surgery, and The James B Cannon Research Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
    J Surg Res 114:126-32. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi Size-dependent cytotoxicity of gold nanoparticles
    Yu Pan
    Biomedical Engineering, Biointerface Laboratory, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Small 3:1941-9. 2007
    ..The cellular response is size dependent, in that 1.4-nm particles cause predominantly rapid cell death by necrosis within 12 h while closely related particles 1.2 nm in diameter effect predominantly programmed cell death by apoptosis...
  3. ncbi How useful is SBF in predicting in vivo bone bioactivity?
    Tadashi Kokubo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University, 1200 Matsumoto, Kasugai, Aichi 487 8501, Japan
    Biomaterials 27:2907-15. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Resistance to fracture of endodontically treated teeth restored with different post systems
    Begum Akkayan
    Departmentof Prosthtic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 87:431-7. 2002
    ..Purpose. This in vitro study compared the effect of 1 titanium and 3 esthetic post systems on the fracture resistance and fracture patterns of crowned, endodontically treated teeth...
  5. ncbi Graphene thickness determination using reflection and contrast spectroscopy
    Z H Ni
    Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, 2 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117542
    Nano Lett 7:2758-63. 2007
    ..We also show that the refractive index of graphene is different from that of graphite. The results are compared with those obtained using Raman spectroscopy...
  6. doi Advancing dental implant surface technology--from micron- to nanotopography
    Gustavo Mendonça
    Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Pos Graduacao em Ciencias Genomicas e Biotecnologia, SGAN Quadra 916, Av W5 Norte 70 790 160 Brasília, DF, Brazil
    Biomaterials 29:3822-35. 2008
    ..Nanoscale modification of titanium endosseous implant surfaces can alter cellular and tissue responses that may benefit osseointegration and dental implant therapy...
  7. doi In vitro toxicity evaluation of graphene oxide on A549 cells
    Yanli Chang
    Institute of Nanochemistry and Nanobiology, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
    Toxicol Lett 200:201-10. 2011
    ..These effects are dose and size related, and should be considered in the development of bio-applications of GO. Overall, GO is a pretty safe material at cellular level, which is confirmed by the favorable cell growth on GO film...
  8. doi Carbon nanotubes with high bone-tissue compatibility and bone-formation acceleration effects
    Yuki Usui
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    Small 4:240-6. 2008
    ..These findings should encourage development of clinical treatment modalities involving CNTs...
  9. doi Influence of surface treatments and resin cement selection on bonding to densely-sintered zirconium-oxide ceramic
    Raquel Castillo de Oyagüe
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University Complutense of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Dent Mater 25:172-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of surface conditioning on the microtensile bond strength of zirconium-oxide ceramic to dual-cured resin cements...
  10. pmc Nanopattern-induced changes in morphology and motility of smooth muscle cells
    Evelyn K F Yim
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Biomaterials 26:5405-13. 2005
    ..It is proposed that this nanoimprinting technology will provide a valuable platform for studies in cell-substrate interactions and for development of medical devices with nanoscale features...
  11. doi Antibacterial coatings on titanium implants
    Lingzhou Zhao
    School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710072, People s Republic of China
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 91:470-80. 2009
    ..One important strategy is to render the implant surface antibacterial by impeding the formation of a biofilm. A number of approaches have been proposed for this purpose and they are reviewed in this article...
  12. doi Cytotoxicity and immunological response of gold and silver nanoparticles of different sizes
    Hung Jen Yen
    Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo Kuang Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan, R O C
    Small 5:1553-61. 2009
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  13. pmc Nano rough micron patterned titanium for directing osteoblast morphology and adhesion
    Sabrina Puckett
    Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02917, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 3:229-41. 2008
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  14. ncbi Preparation of hydroxyapatite-gelatin nanocomposite
    Myung Chul Chang
    MDRCBB, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, 16 280 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware S E Minneapolis, MN 55455 0329, USA
    Biomaterials 24:2853-62. 2003
    ..This in turn will lead to the creation of a large number of tiny nanocrystals at this higher GEL concentration...
  15. ncbi Biomechanical comparison of different surface modifications for dental implants
    Stephen J Ferguson
    Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 23:1037-46. 2008
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  16. ncbi Curing effectiveness of resin composites at different exposure times using LED and halogen units
    Laura Ceballos
    Conservative Dentistry, Department of Health Sciences III, Health Science Faculty, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 14:E51-6. 2009
    ..To compare the polymerization effectiveness of two resin composites cured with a quartz tungsten halogen (QTH) lamp or a light emitting diodes (LED) unit...
  17. doi Tailoring the atomic structure of graphene nanoribbons by scanning tunnelling microscope lithography
    Levente Tapasztó
    Nat Nanotechnol 3:397-401. 2008
    ..This method avoids the difficulties of assembling nanoscale components and may prove useful in the realization of complete integrated circuits, operating as room-temperature ballistic electronic devices...
  18. doi The role of sterilization in the cytocompatibility of titania nanotubes
    Lingzhou Zhao
    School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, 145 West Changle Road, Xi an 710032, China
    Biomaterials 31:2055-63. 2010
    ..UV sterilization is found to be the best method from the viewpoint of surface contamination elimination...
  19. doi Induction of osteoblast differentiation phenotype on poly(L-lactic acid) nanofibrous matrix
    Jiang Hu
    Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Biomaterials 29:3815-21. 2008
    ..Inhibition of RhoA effector ROCK induced BSP gene expression of cells in AA-free medium on flat PLLA films. These results suggest that the nanofibers promote the differentiation of osteoblasts likely through RhoA-Rock signaling pathway...
  20. doi Effects of irrigation solutions on dentin wettability and roughness
    Xiaoli Hu
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Guanghua College of Stomatology, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    J Endod 36:1064-7. 2010
    ..It is hypothesized that irrigation solutions might influence the physicochemical properties of human root canal dentin including the wettability and roughness...
  21. ncbi Influence of NaOCl deproteinization on shear bond strength in function of dentin depth
    Manuel Toledano
    Department of Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, University of Granada, Spain
    Am J Dent 15:252-5. 2002
    ..To determine the influence of NaOCl application on shear bond strengths (SBS) to superficial and deep dentin, using Prime & Bond 2.1...
  22. ncbi Study of gelatin-containing artificial skin V: fabrication of gelatin scaffolds using a salt-leaching method
    Sang Bong Lee
    School of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Hanyang University, Haengdang dong, Seungdong ku, Seoul 133 791, Republic of Korea
    Biomaterials 26:1961-8. 2005
    ..An in vivo study of cultured artificial dermal substitutes showed that an artificial dermis containing the fibroblasts enhanced the re-epithelialization of a full-thickness skin defect when compared to an acellular scaffold after 1 week...
  23. ncbi Osseointegration of alumina with a bioactive coating under load-bearing and unloaded conditions
    Anita Ignatius
    Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 14, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Biomaterials 26:2325-32. 2005
    ..It was suggested that the osseointegration of Al(2)O(3) could be improved by the coating under load-bearing conditions, under which uncoated Al(2)O(3) ceramics cannot directly bind to bone...
  24. ncbi Influence of root embedment material and periodontal ligament simulation on fracture resistance tests
    Carlos Jose Soares
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Uberlandia
    Braz Oral Res 19:11-6. 2005
    ..05). The results showed that root embedment method and periodontal ligament simulation have a significant effect on fracture resistance. Artificial periodontal ligament modified the fracture modes...
  25. doi Bond strength of Epiphany sealer prepared with resinous solvent
    Fuad Jacob Abi Rached-Junior
    School of Dentistry, University of Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 35:251-5. 2009
    ..01). The resinous solvent of Epiphany system increased the bond strength of Epiphany sealer to dentin walls when followed by photoactivation...
  26. ncbi In vivo evaluation of plasma-sprayed wollastonite coating
    Weichang Xue
    Plasma Spray Laboratory, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science, 1295 Dingxi Road, Shanghai 200050, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 26:3455-60. 2005
    ..The test in marrow indicated that wollastonite coatings could induce new bone formation on their surface showing good bone inductivity property...
  27. ncbi Electrospinning of nano/micro scale poly(L-lactic acid) aligned fibers and their potential in neural tissue engineering
    F Yang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576
    Biomaterials 26:2603-10. 2005
    ..Based on the experimental results, the aligned nanofibrous PLLA scaffold could be used as a potential cell carrier in neural tissue engineering...
  28. ncbi Role of halide ions and temperature on the morphology of biologically synthesized gold nanotriangles
    Akhilesh Rai
    Nanoscience Group, Materials Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411 008, India
    Langmuir 22:736-41. 2006
    ..The results show that, by varying the temperature of reaction condition, the shape, size, and optical properties of anisotropic nanoparticles can be fine-tuned...
  29. ncbi Grafting of gelatin on electrospun poly(caprolactone) nanofibers to improve endothelial cell spreading and proliferation and to control cell Orientation
    Zuwei Ma
    Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative, National University of Singapore
    Tissue Eng 11:1149-58. 2005
    ..The surface-modified PCL nanofibrous material is a potential candidate material in blood vessel tissue engineering...
  30. doi Preparation and characterization of bioactive mesoporous wollastonite - Polycaprolactone composite scaffold
    Jie Wei
    Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, PR China
    Biomaterials 30:1080-8. 2009
    ..Such improved properties of m-WPC should be helpful for developing new biomaterials and may have potential use in hard tissue repair...
  31. ncbi Mechanical and histological evaluation of a PMMA-based bone cement modified with gamma-methacryloxypropyltrimethoxysilane and calcium acetate
    Tadashi Tsukeoka
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8677, Japan
    Biomaterials 27:3897-903. 2006
    ..The modification was found to be effective in enabling osteoconduction with PMMA bone cement, thus providing stable fixation for a long period after implantation...
  32. ncbi Cooperative modulation of neuritogenesis by PC12 cells by topography and nerve growth factor
    John D Foley
    Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Biomaterials 26:3639-44. 2005
    ..These findings may have general relevance to differentiation processes in neurons as well as in other cell types...
  33. ncbi Mechanical quality of tissue engineered cartilage: results after 6 and 12 weeks in vivo
    G N Duda
    Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res 53:673-7. 2000
    ..As an adjunct to histological analysis, mechanical testing may be a valuable tool for judging the utility of engineered cartilage prior to a broad clinical usage...
  34. doi Influence of filler on the difference between the transmitted and reflected colors of experimental resin composites
    Yong keun Lee
    Department of Dental Biomaterials Science and Dental Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, 28 Yeongeon dong, Jongro Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Dent Mater 24:1243-7. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the influence of filler size and amount on the difference between the transmitted and reflected colors and the translucency of experimental resin composites...
  35. ncbi Combined marrow stromal cell-sheet techniques and high-strength biodegradable composite scaffolds for engineered functional bone grafts
    Yefang Zhou
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260, Singapore
    Biomaterials 28:814-24. 2007
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  36. ncbi Surface characterizations and corrosion resistance of nickel-titanium orthodontic archwires in artificial saliva of various degrees of acidity
    Her Hsiung Huang
    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Kaohsiung, No 700, Kaohsiung University Road, Kaohsiung 811, Taiwan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 74:629-39. 2005
    ..The difference in the corrosion resistance among these NiTi dental orthodontic archwires did not correspond with the surface roughness and pre-existing defects...
  37. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus adhesion to different treated titanium surfaces
    L G Harris
    AO Research Institute, Clavadelerstrasse, CH7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 15:311-4. 2004
    ..aureus was the titanium surface coated with sodium hyaluronate. Thus such a coating could have potential use as a coating for ostoesynthesis, orthopaedic or dental implants...
  38. pmc Reduced adhesion of macrophages on anodized titanium with select nanotube surface features
    Amancherla Rajyalakshmi
    Non Ferrous Materials Technology Development Centre, Hyderabad, India
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:1765-71. 2011
    ..This in vitro study thus demonstrated a reduced density of macrophages on anodized Ti, thereby providing further evidence of the greater efficacy of anodized Ti for orthopedic applications...
  39. ncbi The effect of surface treatment on the shear bond strength of luting cement to a glass-infiltrated alumina ceramic
    M Ozcan
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Prosthodont 14:335-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of three different surface treatments on the bond strength of four different luting cements--three bis-GMA-based resin cements and a compomer cement--to In-Ceram...
  40. ncbi Comparison of photo-activation versus chemical or dual-curing of resin-based luting cements regarding flexural strength, modulus and surface hardness
    N Hofmann
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Bavarian Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg, Germany
    J Oral Rehabil 28:1022-8. 2001
    ..In contrast, dual-curing maintained flexural strength for all, the modulus for three and the hardness for one of the materials. The mechanical properties of the self-curing resin cement ranged between those of the DC materials...
  41. doi Chitosan/poly(epsilon-caprolactone) blend scaffolds for cartilage repair
    Sara C Neves
    3B s Research Group Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics, Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Minho, Avepark, Zona Industrial da Gandra, S Cláudio do Barco 4806 909, Caldas das Taipas, Guimaraes, Portugal
    Biomaterials 32:1068-79. 2011
    ..In contrast to 100CHT scaffolds, ECM was homogenously deposited on the 75CHT and 50CHT scaffolds. Although mechanical properties of the 50CHT scaffold were better, the 75CHT scaffold facilitated better neo-cartilage formation...
  42. doi Translucency of zirconia copings made with different CAD/CAM systems
    Paolo Baldissara
    Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Prosthodontics, Via S Vitale 59, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 104:6-12. 2010
    ..Zirconia cores are reported to be less translucent than glass, lithium disilicate, or alumina cores. This could affect the esthetic appearance and the clinical choices made when using zirconia-based restorations...
  43. doi Physicomechanical evaluation of polypropylene, polyester, and polytetrafluoroethylene meshes for inguinal hernia repair
    Corey R Deeken
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:68-79. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to propose standard techniques, perform physicomechanical testing, and classify materials commonly used for inguinal hernia repair...
  44. doi Magnesium hydroxide temporarily enhancing osteoblast activity and decreasing the osteoclast number in peri-implant bone remodelling
    C Janning
    Laboratory for Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Anna von Borries Strasse 1 7, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Acta Biomater 6:1861-8. 2010
    ..Further studies have to evaluate if the enhanced bone growth is mainly due to the local magnesium ion concentration or the local alkalosis accompanying the Mg(OH)(2) dissolution...
  45. doi Adhesion to tooth structure: a critical review of "macro" test methods
    Roberto R Braga
    University of Sao Paulo School of Dentistry, Dept of Dental Materials, Av Prof Lineu Prestes, 2227, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 000, Brazil
    Dent Mater 26:e38-49. 2010
    ..This review focuses on aspects related to specimen geometry and test mechanics of "macro" shear and tensile bond strength tests...
  46. doi In vitro/in vivo biocompatibility and mechanical properties of bioactive glass nanofiber and poly(epsilon-caprolactone) composite materials
    Ji Hoon Jo
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 91:213-20. 2009
    ..These results indicate that the PCL/BGNF composite has greater bioactivity and mechanical stability when compared with the PCL/BG composite and great potential as a bone regenerative material...
  47. pmc Quantitative characterization of the influence of the nanoscale morphology of nanostructured surfaces on bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation
    Ajay Vikram Singh
    European School of Molecular Medicine, IFOM IEO, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e25029. 2011
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  48. doi Translucency and biaxial flexural strength of four ceramic core materials
    Ya Ming Chen
    Dental Research Institute, College of Stomatology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, PR China
    Dent Mater 24:1506-11. 2008
    ..To assess the relative translucencies and flexural strengths of four dental restorative ceramic core materials...
  49. pmc Characterization of electrospun nanocomposite scaffolds and biocompatibility with adipose-derived human mesenchymal stem cells
    Seth D McCullen
    Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 2:253-63. 2007
    ..SEM images of hMSCs at 14 days showed morphological differences, with hMSCs on PLA well spread and hMSCs on PLA with 1% MWNT closely packed and longitudinally aligned...
  50. ncbi Strength, fracture toughness and microstructure of a selection of all-ceramic materials. Part II. Zirconia-based dental ceramics
    Massimiliano Guazzato
    Biomaterials Science Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, United Dental Hospital, 2 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia 2010
    Dent Mater 20:449-56. 2004
    ..In the present study, DC Zirkon, an experimental yttria partially stabilized zirconia, In-Ceram Zirconia slip and In-Ceram Zirconia dry-pressed were compared...
  51. doi Novel polymeric coatings with the potential to control in-stent restenosis--an in vitro study
    C M Nickson
    Clinical Engineering, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool Duncan Building, Daulby Street, Liverpool L693GA
    J Biomater Appl 24:437-52. 2010
    ..It is concluded that one of the polymer coatings (BTL 01015) shows potential as a stent coating to enhance re-endothelialization...
  52. ncbi Porous poly(alpha-hydroxyacid)/Bioglass composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. I: Preparation and in vitro characterisation
    V Maquet
    Centre for Education and Research on Macromolecules, University of Liege, Belgium
    Biomaterials 25:4185-94. 2004
    ..Formation of hydroxyapatite on the surface of composites, as an indication of their bioactivity, was recorded by EDXA, X-ray diffractometry and confirmed by Raman spectroscopy...
  53. ncbi Chitosan-alginate hybrid scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
    Zhensheng Li
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, 302L Roberts Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 2120, USA
    Biomaterials 26:3919-28. 2005
    ..Coacervation of chitosan and alginate combined with liquid-solid separation provides a scaffold with high porosity, and mechanical and biological properties suitable for rapid advancement into clinical trials...
  54. ncbi Siloranes in dental composites
    Wolfgang Weinmann
    3M ESPE, Seefeld, Germany
    Dent Mater 21:68-74. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the product profile of a Silorane based composite which polymerizes by a cationic ring opening process with the product profile of different methacrylate based restoratives...
  55. pmc Distribution of silver in rats following 28 days of repeated oral exposure to silver nanoparticles or silver acetate
    Katrin Loeschner
    Division of Food Chemistry, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Part Fibre Toxicol 8:18. 2011
    ..Oral administration is a relevant route of exposure because of the use of silver nanoparticles in products related to food and food contact materials...
  56. ncbi In vivo corrosion of four magnesium alloys and the associated bone response
    F Witte
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Anna von Borries Str 1 7, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Biomaterials 26:3557-63. 2005
    ..From the results of this study, there is a strong rationale that in this research model, high magnesium ion concentration could lead to bone cell activation...
  57. doi Cellular Ti-6Al-4V structures with interconnected macro porosity for bone implants fabricated by selective electron beam melting
    Peter Heinl
    University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Department of Materials Science Institute of Science and Technology of Metals, Martensstrasse 5, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Acta Biomater 4:1536-44. 2008
    ..The modified bioactive surface is expected to enhance the fixation of the implant in the surrounding bone as well as to improve its long-term stability...
  58. doi Functionalized graphene sheets for polymer nanocomposites
    T Ramanathan
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 3:327-31. 2008
    ..Modulus, ultimate strength and thermal stability follow a similar trend, with values for functionalized graphene sheet- poly(methyl methacrylate) rivaling those for single-walled carbon nanotube-poly(methyl methacrylate) composites...
  59. doi Bonding effectiveness and sealing ability of fiber-post bonding
    Francesca Zicari
    Leuven BIOMAT Research Cluster, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Dent Mater 24:967-77. 2008
    ..To evaluate the push-out bond strength and the sealing ability of five adhesive cements routinely used for fiber-post bonding...
  60. ncbi The degradative resistance of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane nanocore integrated polyurethanes: an in vitro study
    Ruben Y Kannan
    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Centre BTEC, Academic Division of Surgical and Interventional Sciences, University College London, Rowland Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Biomaterials 27:1971-9. 2006
    ..These nanocomposites hence provide an optimal method by which these polymers may be strengthened whilst maintaining their elasticity, making them ideal as vascular prostheses particularly at low flow states...
  61. ncbi Guidance of glial cell migration and axonal growth on electrospun nanofibers of poly-epsilon-caprolactone and a collagen/poly-epsilon-caprolactone blend
    Eva Schnell
    Institut fur Biologie II, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Biomaterials 28:3012-25. 2007
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  62. ncbi Nanometer surface roughness increases select osteoblast adhesion on carbon nanofiber compacts
    Rachel L Price
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1296, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 70:129-38. 2004
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  63. doi Graphene-based liquid crystal device
    Peter Blake
    School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Nano Lett 8:1704-8. 2008
    ..We also discuss the advantages of graphene compared to conventionally used metal oxides in terms of low resistivity, high transparency and chemical stability...
  64. ncbi The guidance of human mesenchymal stem cell differentiation in vitro by controlled modifications to the cell substrate
    Judith M Curran
    UK Centre for Tissue Engineering, Clinical Engineering, University of Liverpool, Duncan Building, Daulby Street, Liverpool L69 3GA, UK
    Biomaterials 27:4783-93. 2006
    ..These results have implications not only in promoting the efficiency of tissue-engineered constructs, but also to the wider field of MSC isolation, maintenance and expansion...
  65. doi Analytical methods to assess nanoparticle toxicity
    Bryce J Marquis
    Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Analyst 134:425-39. 2009
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  66. pmc Intra-myocardial biomaterial injection therapy in the treatment of heart failure: Materials, outcomes and challenges
    Devin M Nelson
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Acta Biomater 7:1-15. 2011
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  67. doi Synergistic effects of UV photofunctionalization and micro-nano hybrid topography on the biological properties of titanium
    Naoki Tsukimura
    Laboratory for Bone and Implant Sciences, The Jane and Jerry Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Biomaterials 32:4358-68. 2011
    ..The data provide a systematic platform to effectively optimize nanostructures on titanium surfaces in order to enhance their biological capability as well as their susceptibility to UV photofunctionalization...
  68. ncbi Preparation and characterization of novel bone scaffolds based on electrospun polycaprolactone fibers filled with nanoparticles
    Patcharaporn Wutticharoenmongkol
    Technological Center for Electrospun Fibers, The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Macromol Biosci 6:70-7. 2006
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  69. ncbi Ender nail fixation of pediatric femur fractures: a biomechanical analysis
    S S Lee
    Children's Hospital and Health Center and University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92123-4293
    J Pediatr Orthop 21:442-5. 2001
    ..These data suggest that length and rotational control of comminuted midshaft femur fractures with two divergent Ender nails may be sufficient for early mobilization...
  70. pmc Differential alkaline phosphatase responses of rat and human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells to 45S5 bioactive glass
    Gwendolen C Reilly
    Department of Engineering Materials, Kroto Research Institute, North Campus, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S3 7HQ, UK
    Biomaterials 28:4091-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the positive effects of bioactive glass on bone growth in human patients are not mediated by accelerated differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells...
  71. ncbi Extracellular matrix bioscaffolds for orthopaedic applications. A comparative histologic study
    Jolene E Valentin
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 100 Technology Drive, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2673-86. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the host-tissue morphologic response to five commercially available extracellular matrix-derived biologic scaffolds used for orthopaedic soft-tissue repair in a rodent model...
  72. ncbi A novel amorphous calcium phosphate polymer ceramic for bone repair: I. Synthesis and characterization
    A M Ambrosio
    Center for Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 58:295-301. 2001
    ..Sintering the composite microspheres together yielded a bioresorbable, porous, 3-dimensional scaffold that may be ideal for tissue ingrowth, making this composite scaffold potentially suitable for bone repair applications...
  73. doi Synthesis of water soluble graphene
    Yongchao Si
    Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nano Lett 8:1679-82. 2008
    ..The electrical conductivity of thin evaporated films of graphene (1250 S/m) relative to similarly prepared graphite (6120 S/m) implies that an extended conjugated sp (2) network is restored in the water soluble graphene...
  74. pmc Flow measurement by cardiovascular magnetic resonance: a multi-centre multi-vendor study of background phase offset errors that can compromise the accuracy of derived regurgitant or shunt flow measurements
    Peter D Gatehouse
    CMR Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:5. 2010
    ..We studied the severity of uncorrected velocity offset errors across sites and CMR systems...
  75. doi Comparison of nanoscale and microscale bioactive glass on the properties of P(3HB)/Bioglass composites
    Superb K Misra
    Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Biomaterials 29:1750-61. 2008
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  76. ncbi The inflammatory responses to silk films in vitro and in vivo
    Lorenz Meinel
    Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, E25 330, 45 Carleton Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Biomaterials 26:147-55. 2005
    ..These data suggest that (a) purified degradable silk is biocompatible and (b) the in vitro cell culture model (hMSC seeded and cultured on biomaterial films) gave inflammatory responses that were comparable to those observed in vivo...
  77. doi Porous scaffolds of polycaprolactone reinforced with in situ generated hydroxyapatite for bone tissue engineering
    Paola Fabbri
    Department of Materials and Environmental Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 21:343-51. 2010
    ..The possibility to employ the developed composites as scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration was assessed by cytotoxicity test of the PCL/HA composites extracts and cell adhesion and proliferation in vitro studies...
  78. ncbi Osteogenicity of biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics and bone autograft in a goat model
    Borhane H Fellah
    INSERM U791, Laboratory for Osteoarticular and Dental Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Dental Surgery, 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, Nantes, France
    Biomaterials 29:1177-88. 2008
    ..4+/-3.7% initially to 1.7+/-1.2% at 12 weeks). This study shows that synthetic bone substitutes may have superior stability and osteogenic properties than autologous bone grafts in critical-sized bone defects...
  79. doi Electrospun nanostructured scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
    Molamma P Prabhakaran
    Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative, Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576, Singapore
    Acta Biomater 5:2884-93. 2009
    ..The results of our study showed that the biocomposite PLLA/collagen/HA nanofibrous scaffold could be a potential substrate for the proliferation and mineralization of osteoblasts, enhancing bone regeneration...
  80. ncbi Indirect solid free form fabrication of local and global porous, biomimetic and composite 3D polymer-ceramic scaffolds
    J M Taboas
    Department of Oral Medicine, Pathology and Oncology, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, 1011 N University Ave, Room G 018, Ann Arbor 48109, MI, USA
    Biomaterials 24:181-94. 2003
    ..These scaffolds that contain concurrent local and global pores, discrete material regions, and biomimetic internal architectures may prove valuable for multi-tissue and structural tissue interface engineering...
  81. ncbi In vitro behavior of osteoblast-like cells on PLLA films with a biomimetic apatite or apatite/collagen composite coating
    Y Chen
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Hum, Hong Kong, China
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 19:2261-8. 2008
    ..The apatite/collagen composite coating appears to be promising for the surface modification of PLLA-based devices with much improved interactions with osteoblastic cells...
  82. ncbi PDLLA/Bioglass composites for soft-tissue and hard-tissue engineering: an in vitro cell biology assessment
    Sophie Verrier
    Department of Materials and Centre for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BP, UK
    Biomaterials 25:3013-21. 2004
    ....
  83. doi Engineering retinal progenitor cell and scrollable poly(glycerol-sebacate) composites for expansion and subretinal transplantation
    Stephen Redenti
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Biomaterials 30:3405-14. 2009
    ..These results suggest that combining mRPCs with PGS scaffolds for subretinal transplantation is a practical strategy for advancing retinal tissue engineering as a restorative therapy...
  84. ncbi Toxicological impact studies based on Escherichia coli bacteria in ultrafine ZnO nanoparticles colloidal medium
    Roberta Brayner
    Interfaces, Traitements, Organisation et Dynamique des Systemes, UMR CNRS 7086, Universite Paris 7 Denis Diderot, 751 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Nano Lett 6:866-70. 2006
    ..This behavior causes the increase of membrane permeability leading to accumulation of ZnO nanoparticles in the bacterial membrane and also cellular internalization of these nanoparticles...
  85. pmc Greater osteoblast and endothelial cell adhesion on nanostructured polyethylene and titanium
    Theresa Raimondo
    School of Engineering and Department of Orthopedics, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:647-52. 2010
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  86. ncbi Bioresorbable composite bone paste using polysaccharide based nano hydroxyapatite
    R Murugan
    Nanobioengineering Laboratory, Division of Bioengineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore
    Biomaterials 25:3829-35. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the HA/chitosan composites may have a great impact on human health care systems as bioresorbable bone substitute...
  87. doi Fabrication, mechanical properties, and biocompatibility of graphene-reinforced chitosan composites
    Hailong Fan
    Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, People s Republic of China
    Biomacromolecules 11:2345-51. 2010
    ..Graphene/chitosan composites are potential candidates as scaffold materials in tissue engineering...
  88. doi Impactability and time-dependent mechanical properties of porous titanium particles for application in impaction grafting
    L H B Walschot
    Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 95:131-40. 2010
    ..1-2.5 MPa)) were assessed by standardized impaction and a confined compression test. Loaded samples were used for particle release analysis...
  89. doi Differential efficacy of gels derived from small intestinal submucosa as an injectable biomaterial for myocardial infarct repair
    Masaho Okada
    Stem Cell Research Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Biomaterials 31:7678-83. 2010
    ..Further understanding of SIS gel characteristics, such as biological and physical properties, that are critical determinants of efficacy would be important for optimization of this biomaterial for cardiac repair...
  90. doi Silicon induces minimal thromboinflammatory response during 28-day intravascular implant testing
    Melissa E Melvin
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, 2130 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    ASAIO J 56:344-8. 2010
    ..PEG-treated silicon seems to be biocompatible and holds potential as an excellent material with which to construct an implantable, miniaturized hemofiltration membrane...
  91. ncbi Increased angiogenesis and blood vessel maturation in acellular collagen-heparin scaffolds containing both FGF2 and VEGF
    Suzan T M Nillesen
    Department of Biochemistry 280, NCMLS, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Biomaterials 28:1123-31. 2007
    ..This opens prospects for (acellular) tissue-engineered constructs in conditions as ischaemic heart disease or diabetic ulcers...
  92. doi Electrostatic control of protein adsorption on UV-photofunctionalized titanium
    Norio Hori
    Jane and Jerry Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    Acta Biomater 6:4175-80. 2010
    ..As a result, direct titanium-protein interactions take place exclusively on UV-treated titanium surfaces without the aid of bridging ions...
  93. ncbi Au-free epitaxial growth of InAs nanowires
    Bernhard Mandl
    Solid State Physics, Lund University, Box 118, S 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Nano Lett 6:1817-21. 2006
    ..They are nontapered in thickness and exhibit a hexagonal cross-section. From high-resolution X-ray diffraction, the epitaxial relation between wires and substrates is demonstrated and their crystal structure is determined...
  94. doi Fabrication of free-standing, electrochemically active, and biocompatible graphene oxide-polyaniline and graphene-polyaniline hybrid papers
    Xingbin Yan
    State Key Laboratory of Solid Lubrication, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 18 Tianshui Mid Road, Lanzhou 730000, China
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2:2521-9. 2010
    ..The hybrid papers display a remarkable combination of excellent electrochemical performances and biocompatibility, making the paperlike materials attractive for new kinds of applications in biosciences...
  95. doi Fully biodegradable septal defect occluder-a double umbrella design
    Duc Duong-Hong
    School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:711-8. 2010
    ..This work studied and proved the feasibility of interventional closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) with a fully biodegradable device, that we call the "double umbrella" (DU) for its symbolic design. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  96. ncbi Parathyroid hormone 1-34 enhances titanium implant anchorage in low-density trabecular bone: a correlative micro-computed tomographic and biomechanical analysis
    Yankel Gabet
    Bone Laboratory, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Bone 39:276-82. 2006
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  97. pmc Cell engineering: nanometric grafting of poly-N-isopropylacrylamide onto polystyrene film by different doses of gamma radiation
    Esmaeil Biazar
    Department of Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon Branch, Mazandaran, Iran
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:549-56. 2010
    ..This characteristic proves that this type of grafted material has potential as a biomaterial for cell sheet engineering...
  98. ncbi Preparation and mechanical properties of chitosan/carbon nanotubes composites
    Shao Feng Wang
    Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, ASTAR, 3 Research Link, Singapore 117602
    Biomacromolecules 6:3067-72. 2005
    ..8 wt % of MWNTs into the chitosan matrix...
  99. ncbi Preparation of poly(L-lactic acid) and poly(DL-lactic-co-glycolic acid) foams by use of ice microparticulates
    G Chen
    3D Tissue Engineering Group, National Institute for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biomaterials 22:2563-7. 2001
    ..The pore structures of the foams could be manipulated by controlling processing variables such as the size and weight fraction of the ice microparticulates and polymer concentration...
  100. ncbi Clinical challenges and the relevance of materials testing for posterior composite restorations
    David C Sarrett
    Virginia Commonwealth University, 1012 East Marshall Street, P O Box 980549, Richmond, VA 23298 0549, USA
    Dent Mater 21:9-20. 2005
    ..There is a general lack of data that correlates clinical performance with laboratory materials testing. A proposed list of materials tests that may predict performance in a variety of clinical factors is ..
  101. ncbi Optimising bioactive glass scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
    Julian R Jones
    Department of Materials, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Biomaterials 27:964-73. 2006
    ..Bioactive glass foam scaffolds sintered at 800 degrees C for 2 h fulfill the criteria for an ideal scaffold for tissue engineering applications...

Research Grants96

  1. ICP-MS Instrument for Baylor College of Dentistry
    Kathy Svoboda; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The facility currently houses a range of materials testing machines for large and small specimens (Instron and Test Resources), machine tools for large and small ..
  2. Changes in the Characteristics of Plantar Soft Tissue with Diabetes
    WILLIAM LEDOUX; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will conduct mechanical testing, using state-of-the-art materials testing machines, while all cellular/matrix testing will employ well-established protocols...
  3. MODULATION OF LOCAL BONE TISSUE MATERIAL PROPERTIES
    Clifford Les; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..will be tested for structural damping, stiffness, and strength before sectioning into regions for materials testing and histology...
  4. Role of Microstructure in Nanomechanical Behavior of Bone Tissue
    Marjolein van der Meulen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..expertise in imaging and image analysis, hard and soft tissue characterization, growth plate biology, materials testing and pediatric orthopaedics...
  5. MECHANICAL STIMULATION OF IVD CELLS
    Lori Setton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..tests will be performed to quantify material properties of the cell and extracellular matrix using materials testing and micropipette aspiration techniques...
  6. Application of alginate for endovascular embolization
    Timothy Becker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The goal is to accomplish the next steps towards commercialization. Specific Aim 1 is to conduct materials testing of ALGEL-II to assess long-term stability and biocompatibility in small-neck aneurysms...
  7. INHALANT USE AMONG RURAL CHILDREN: A MULTICULTURAL STUDY
    Ruth Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  8. Peptide Dimethacrylate Additives for Dental Composites
    KATHLEEN KILWAY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..G. Gutheil provides the capability to synthesize the peptides; and R.L. Sakaguchi contributes materials testing expertise and equipment as well as significant experience and knowledge of practical problems in dental ..
  9. Development of high performance, caries-inhibiting dental nano-materials
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Injectable and Strong Nano-Apatite/Stem Cell Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. Injectable and Strong Nano-Apatite/Stem Cell Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Injectable and Strong Nano-Apatite/Stem Cell Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  13. Development of high performance, caries-inhibiting dental nano-materials
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. DEVELOPMENT OF STRONG AND MACROPOROUS BIOMATERIALS
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Biomechanical and Molecular Mechanisms in Alveolar Bone Development
    TRACY POPOWICS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..these experimental conditions. Taken together, these studies will provide fundamental new information about how tooth loading modifies alveolar bone in newly erupted teeth and promotes adaptive tooth support. ..
  16. CERAMIC WHISKER REINFORCEMENT OF DENTAL COMPOSITE RESINS
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  17. Effect of Femoral Stem Design om Cement Mantle Failure
    Amos Race; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Should these aims be met, the proposed model will be of great use in pre-clinical testing of novel cemented stem designs. ..
  18. Graded Structures for Damage Resistant All-Ceramic Restorations
    Yu Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  19. Fatigue Crack Morphology in Cemented Hips
    Amos Race; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  20. Interactions Between Oral Biofilms and Dental Resin Composites
    JOEL D contact RUDNEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. Extracrevicular Invasion by Periodontal Pathogens
    JOEL RUDNEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. ANISOTROPHY AND NONLINEARITY OF CARTILAGE MECHANICS
    Gerard Ateshian; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To achieve these aims, it is proposed to use the most current techniques for measurement of tissue mechanical properties. ..
  23. Improving Flow Dynamics in Fontan Surgeries
    Ajit Yoganathan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  24. IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone Plaques
    Marvin M Doyley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Understanding the mechanism of radiotherapy-induced dentition breakdown
    Yong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, future improvements for preventing and treating post-radiation dentition breakdown depend on new knowledge of the underlying mechanism of radiation-induced damage at the tooth level. ..
  26. Thiol-Ene Polymers as Dental Restorative Materials
    NEIL CRAMER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The compatibility of monomer formulations with filler particles and the properties of filled systems will be evaluated. Biocompatibility of the new dental restorative materials will also be assessed. ..
  27. Radiation Therapy Impact on Structure/Mechanics of Teeth
    Mary Walker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A key strength of this project is the associated feedback mechanism that relates the clinical problem to both clinical and laboratory data, the integration of scientific principles into clinical practice. ..
  28. Analyses of InSitu and Explanted Surgical Implant Devic
    Jack Lemons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Nano-aggregates Improve Contraction Stress & Toughness in Dental Composite Resins
    Valerie Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As a modification to commercially available composite resins, compliant aggregates have the potential to provide a superior composite restorative system. ..
  30. Graded Structures for Damage Resistant All-Ceramic Restorations
    Yu Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  31. Effectiveness of Intervention on Health
    Lisa Brosseau; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is expected that the difference in mean pre- and post-study outcome beliefs (and perhaps intentions and attitudes) will be greater in the intervention than the control group. ..
  32. Mesoporus Diamondlike Carbon Medical Device Membrane
    Roger Narayan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This multilayer semipermable mesoporous membrane design could also find use in immunoisolation devices, kidney dialysis membranes, microdialysis systems, and other devices that face sensocompatibility issues. ..
  33. Biodurability of Dentin-Adhesive Resin Bond Joint
    Steven Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..