Chapter 5.8. Biomedical Applications: Tissue Engineering

  1. Dr. Michael Scheffler2 and
  2. Prof. Ing. Paolo Colombo3
  1. Julian R. Jones and
  2. Aldo R. Boccaccini

Published Online: 24 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606696.ch5h

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Jones, J. R. and Boccaccini, A. R. (2005) Biomedical Applications: Tissue Engineering, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (eds M. Scheffler and P. Colombo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606696.ch5h

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 418 Roberts Hall, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98195-2120, USA

  2. 3

    Dipartimento di Chimica Applicata, e Scienza dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, V. le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London, Department of Materials, South Kensington Campus, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BP, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313204

Online ISBN: 9783527606696



  • cellular ceramics;
  • applications;
  • biomedical applications;
  • tissue engineering;
  • regenerative medicine;
  • biomaterials;
  • bioactive ceramics;
  • scaffold biomaterials;
  • cellular bioceramics;
  • properties;
  • selected bioactive ceramic foams


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials

  • Bioactive Ceramics for Tissue Engineering

  • Scaffold Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering

  • Cellular Bioceramics as Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering

    • HA and Other Calcium Phosphates

    • Melt-Derived Bioactive Glasses

    • Sol–Gel-derived Bioactive Glasses

    • Other Bioceramics Exhibiting Cellular Structure

  • Properties of Some Selected Bioactive Ceramic Foams

  • Summary