US Patent Number
The present invention relates to a tissue scaffold and a method of preparing a tissue scaffold for implantation. The tissue scaffold includes a body having a graphite foam core. At least a first portion of the external surface of that graphite foam core is covered by a composite material to provide additional mechanical strength to the scaffold.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Marrs, Brock Holston; Andrews, Rodney; and Cunningham, Larry Jr., "Carbon Fiber Reinforced Carbon Foams for Repair and Reconstruction of Bone Defects" (2012). Center for Applied Energy Research Faculty Patents. Paper 6.