Are calcium phosphate ceramics 'smart' biomaterials?

Barbara D. Boyan, Zvi Schwartz

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Autologous bone grafts are the 'gold standard' repair strategy for large defects of bone, but a growing body of evidence suggests that synthetic biomaterials designed to have osteoinductive properties could provide an alternative approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-9
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Rheumatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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