Journal of Biomaterials


Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020

  • A Comprehensive Overview of the Pertinence and Possibilities of Bioactive Glass in the Modern Biological World

    Jahidul Haque, Ahsan Habib Munna, Ahmed Sidrat Rahman Ayon, Zarin Rafa Shaitee, Arko Saha

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 23-38
    Received: 5 August 2020
    Accepted: 22 August 2020
    Published: 3 September 2020
    Abstract: An unbelievable revolution happened in medical science during the late '60s. A casual conversation with a colonel led Larry Hench to the invention of a biomaterial that is more biocompatible, biodegradable, and bioactive, which was named as Bioglass. The material started its journey with its application in the replacement of ossicles in the middle ... Show More
  • Biological Safety Evaluation of KiOmedine® CM-chitosan, an Innovative Non-animal Carboxymethyl-Chitosan Biomaterial Intended for Injectable Biomedical Applications

    Pierre Douette, Mickael Chausson, Emilie Theatre, Catherine Philippart, Sandrine Gautier, Jacques Bentin, Laurence Hermitte

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 39-50
    Received: 7 September 2020
    Accepted: 19 September 2020
    Published: 25 September 2020
    Abstract: When designing innovative biomaterials, biocompatibility is regarded as a prerequisite for safe clinical use in humans. In this study, the biological safety of KiOmedine® CM-chitosan, which is a non-animal carboxymethyl chitosan biomaterial, was evaluated using a large panel of both in vitro and in vivo biocompatibility tests in accordance with the... Show More
  • Electrospun Chitosan-based Fibers for Wound Healing Applications

    Sameer Sapkota, Shih-Feng Chou

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 51-57
    Received: 14 November 2020
    Accepted: 25 November 2020
    Published: 4 December 2020
    Abstract: Chitosan, a natural-occurring biopolymer, is biocompatible to tissues with excellent antibacterial and hemostatic properties, which makes it a great candidate among wound dressing materials. In this paper, electrospun fiber-based wound dressings from blend chitosan and/or polyethylene oxide (PEO) and/or polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fibers were reviewed.... Show More