Functionalization of Aqueous-Based Silk Orthopedic Devices

Hotz, Blake.
2017

Abstract: Today's orthopedic hardware is limited in its ability to restore native functionality to a site of injury. Non-resorbable devices have impressive mechanical properties but they are associated with long-term complications which often necessitate implant removal via secondary surgery. Current resorbable orthopedic devices made from synthetic polymers lack much of the functionality of non-r... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012536
ID: tufts:22447
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