Properties of porous structures prepared by stereolithography using a polylactide resin

F.P.W. Melchels, W.E. Hennink (Editor), Dirk W. Grijpma, J. Feijen (Editor), A.P. Sam (Editor), Jan Feijen

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Rapid prototyping techniques such as stereolithography allow for building designed tissue engineering scaffolds with high accuracy. In this work, a stereolithography resin based on poly(d,l-lactide) was developed. Biodegradable scaffolds with varying porosity were built from this resin. The scaffolds were analysed by µCT-scanning and compression testing. The porous structures showed excellent mechanical properties in the range of trabecular bone.
Original languageUndefined
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2008
Event10th European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery, ESCDD 2008 - Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands
Duration: 2 Apr 20084 Apr 2008
Conference number: 10


Conference10th European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery, ESCDD 2008
Abbreviated titleESCDD
CityNoordwijk aan Zee


  • IR-69315
  • METIS-254004
  • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP6/500465

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