M. Santoro, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
G. Perale, Industrie Biomediche Insubri SA, Switzerland
The mechanical and biological properties and applicability of the most important polymers for bone regeneration are described. Fabrication techniques for improving applicability of the the polymers are examined with particular attention to tissue engineering, bone scaffold and drug delivery.
Overcoming diseases and providing worldwide medical care are high priorities. Materials science, in conjunction with biotechnology, can meet this challenge ...