Regenerative and biomimetic strategies in spinal surgery
Degenerative conditions of the spine are a major public health problem, leading to severe back pain, reduced quality of life and chronic disablement in a proportion of sufferers. For some of these patients, spinal fusion surgery is a treatment that can alleviate back pain and restore normal function. However, limitations in the availability of graft material mean that alternative grafts are needed and tissue-engineering approaches have been employed.
Using a novel self-organising co...Expand abstract
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