Short Communication
Volume 11 Issue 7 - 2020
Smart Biomaterials and Systems for Bone Tissue Engineering
Esmat Alemzadeh1,2 and Ahmad Oryan3*
1Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
2Department of Medical Biotechnology, Faculty of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
3Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Ahmad Oryan, Professor of Comparative Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
Received: March 20, 2020; Published: June 03, 2020

Bone is a part of the skeletal system and supports body shape and its movement [1]. Bone fracture generally occurs because of traumas, specific bone diseases, high force impact or stress. This clinical problem can finally lead to instability and poor alignment of the body structures and depression [2]. Although autografts are the common method of tissue replacement, some disadvantages such as pain at the donor site have limited their application. On the other hand, several disadvantages such as disease transmission, low viability of the grafts are the most significant limitations of the allografts and xenografts [1,3]. Bone tissue engineering (BTE) as an emerging field focuses on alternative treatment options that will overcome many limitations of the current treatments (i.e. additional surgery, disease transmission, immune rejection, and limited availability) [4,5].


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Citation: Esmat Alemzadeh and Ahmad Oryan. “Smart Biomaterials and Systems for Bone Tissue Engineering”. EC Orthopaedics 11.7 (2020): 01-04.

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