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Special Edition Submission: "3D Printing for Medicine: biomaterials, processes and techniques"

Vol. 2 No. 1 (2019): March-September

3D electrospinning used in medical materials



Electrospinning (ES) is an interesting and efficient technique for biomedical use. This is a method used for the fabrication of polymer fibers used in tissue engineering (TE). The electrospun nano- and microfibers biomaterial, called scaffolds, are also used for regenerative medicine. The aim of the present mini-review is to present methods used to fabricate 3D fibers by electrospinning and their applications in TE. Also, discussed here are issues regarding the electrospinning limitations and research challenges.


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