Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: State of the art and future direction of additive manufactured scaffolds-based bone tissue engineering
Authors: Arafat, M.T.
Gibson, I. 
Li, X.
Keywords: Additive manufacturing
Tissue engineering
Issue Date: 2014
Citation: Arafat, M.T., Gibson, I., Li, X. (2014). State of the art and future direction of additive manufactured scaffolds-based bone tissue engineering. Rapid Prototyping Journal 20 (1) : 13-26. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Purpose - This paper aims to review the advances in additive manufactured (AM) scaffolds for bone tissue engineering (TE). A discussion on the state of the art and future trends of bone TE scaffolds have been done in terms of design, material and different AM technologies. Design/methodology/approach - Different structural features and materials used for bone TE scaffolds are evaluated along with the discussion on the potential and limitations of different AM scaffolds. The latest research to improve the biocompatibility of the AM scaffolds is also discussed. Findings - The discussion gives a clear understanding on the recent research trend in bone TE AM scaffolds. Originality/value - The information available here would be useful for the researchers working on AM scaffolds to get a quick overview on the recent research trends and/or future direction to work on AM bone TE scaffolds. Copyright © 2014 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Rapid Prototyping Journal
ISSN: 13552546
DOI: 10.1108/RPJ-03-2012-0023
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


checked on Sep 22, 2020


checked on Sep 22, 2020

Page view(s)

checked on Sep 20, 2020

Google ScholarTM



Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.