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Publikācija: Characterization of Bone Graft Substitutes Prepared by Transformation of β-Tricalcium Phosphate to Hydroxyapatite in Aqueous Environment

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Title in original language Characterization of Bone Graft Substitutes Prepared by Transformation of β-Tricalcium Phosphate to Hydroxyapatite in Aqueous Environment
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
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Authors Linda Vecbiškena
Zilgma Irbe
Kristīne Šalma-Ancāne
Līga Bērziņa-Cimdiņa
Keywords bone graft, cements, tricalcium phosphate, hydroxyapatite
Abstract In this work an alternative method to synthesize β-TCP for use as starting material for apatite cement (bone graft substitute) has been investigated. The transformation of β-TCP to HAp after initial setting of the cement has also been studied. The calcination of precipitated calcium deficient HAp is more effective to prepare β-TCP as starting material for apatite cement – a bone graft substitute. Less milling was required to obtain β-TCP with low crystallinity and the same degree of conversion to HAp after setting of cement.
Hyperlink: http://www.ecmjournal.org/journal/supplements/vol020supp03/pdf/v020supp03a263.pdf 
Reference Vecbiškena, L., Irbe, Z., Šalma-Ancāne, K., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Characterization of Bone Graft Substitutes Prepared by Transformation of β-Tricalcium Phosphate to Hydroxyapatite in Aqueous Environment. European Cells and Materials, 2010, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp.263-263. ISSN 1473-2262.
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