Investigating scaffold interconnectivity with micro-CT and image analysis

M. J. Moore, E. Jabbari, E. L. Ritman, L. Lu, B. L. Currier, M. J. Yaszemski

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Abstract

The quantitative assessment of scaffold interconnectivity using Micro-computerized tomography (CT) and image analysis technique was discussed. Poly(propylene-fumarate) (PPF) was synthesized for making scaffolds by leaching process. Freeze fractured scaffolds were imaged with scanning electron microscopy (SEM). 2-D views of scaffold topology was observed by SEM showing large, open, apparently well-connected pores surrounded by polymer walls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
EventTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress - Sydney, Australia
Duration: May 17 2004May 21 2004

Publication series

NameTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress

Other

OtherTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period5/17/045/21/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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