Potential of bioactive glasses for cardiac and pulmonary tissue engineering

Kargozar, S. and Hamzehlou, S. and Baino, F. (2017) Potential of bioactive glasses for cardiac and pulmonary tissue engineering. Materials, 10 (12).

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Abstract

Repair and regeneration of disorders affecting cardiac and pulmonary tissues through tissue-engineering-based approaches is currently of particular interest. On this matter, different families of bioactive glasses (BGs) have recently been given much consideration with respect to treating refractory diseases of these tissues, such as myocardial infarction. The inherent properties of BGs, including their ability to bond to hard and soft tissues, to stimulate angiogenesis, and to elicit antimicrobial effects, along with their excellent biocompatibility, support these newly proposed strategies. Moreover, BGs can also act as a bioactive reinforcing phase to finely tune the mechanical properties of polymer-based constructs used to repair the damaged cardiac and pulmonary tissues. In the present study, we evaluated the potential of different forms of BGs, alone or in combination with other materials (e.g., polymers), in regards to repair and regenerate injured tissues of cardiac and pulmonary systems. © 2017 by the authors.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :24 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Kargozar, S.; Department of Modern Sciences and Technologies, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran; email: kargozarsaeid@gmail.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: Angiogenesis Bioactive glasses Cardiac regeneration Lung tissue engineering Scaffold Soft tissue engineering Bioactive glass Biocompatibility Biomechanics Glass Heart Histology Polymers Repair Scaffolds Scaffolds (biology) Tissue engineering Tissue regeneration Anti-microbial effects Mechanical properties of polymers Myocardial Infarction Pulmonary tissues Reinforcing phase Tissue
Subjects: WA Public Health
W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib3 lib3
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2020 07:27
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2020 07:27
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/16884

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