bioactive glass


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bioactive glass

A biologically compatible synthetic material used surgically in bone grafting and periodontal applications. It consists of varying amounts of silicates, sodium and calcium oxides, and phosphates.
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bi·o·ac·tive glass

(bīō-aktiv glas)
A fused silica-containing aluminum oxide that has a surface-reactive glass film compatible with tissues; used as a surface coating in some types of dental and medical implants.
Synonym(s): bioglass.
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The influence of isothermal aging, surfactant and inorganic precursors concentrations on pore size and structural order of mesoporous bioactive glass. Solid State Sci., 2018, 84, 104-111.
Consil is a commercially available bioactive glass that has been shown to stimulate bone generation in small animals and is typically used in periodontal surgery.
The company disclosed that the Bioactive Moldable Bone Graft Matrix is a perfect trio of anorganic carbonate apatite bone mineral, 45S5 bioactive glass and highly purified Type I collagen that can be moulded into putty for filling irregular defect sites.
To do this, researchers combined copper particles with bioactive glass - a type of glass used for bone repair - and incorporporated it into an implant designed specifically for bone repair.
It was concluded that microorganisms that are frequently seen could not grow following appropriate antibiotherapy; after MM, bioactive glass and bioactive ceramic materials used for cranioplasty were left in bacterial cultures (15).
When implanted in the body, bioactive glass triggers a specific biological activity that forms a layer of material similar to hydroxyapatite on the glass surface.
Researchers have attempted to improve PMMA bioactivity and osseointegration by incorporating Sr-containing borate bioactive glass (SrBG) as a reinforcement phase and bioactive filler for the PMMA cement [41].
The different substitutes including hydroxyapatite, different composition of bioactive glass, a number of synthetic and natural polymers, and their composites were fabricated for the bone tissue engineering.
3D bioactive glass foam scaffolds with nanoceria were successfully demonstrated to enhance the production of collagen by Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells (HMSCs) compared to bioactive glass scaffolds without nanoceria [52].
Following the quantitative descriptive analysis of the distribution of CD31- and VEGF-positive vessels around the augmentation material, it was noted that we maintain an increased average of the number of vessels in the bovine batch group 6.58 [+ or -] 0.59 (Figures 2 and 3) and the tricalcium phosphate 4.47 [+ or -] 0.2 (Figures 4 and 5) compared to the lot where the bioactive glass 1.58 [+ or -] 0.246 was used (Figures 6-8) (Table 1).
It is complementary and non-competitive to the company's premium cosmeceutical brand Visible Youth for women and its patented Hyoglass technology which incorporates a co-formulation of medical grade hyaluronic acid, and bioactive glass micro particles due to be launched during 2018.
Prosidyan was founded in 2009 to develop a family of synthetic bioactive bone graft substitutes based on microscopic fibers of bioactive glass. Prosidyan's first product, FIBERGRAFT BG Morsels, a synthetic bone graft substitute, received FDA clearance in March 2014.