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Electron beam effect on biomaterials I: focusing on bone graft materials

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Authors
Kim, Soung Min; Fan, Huan; Cho, Yun Ju; Eo, Mi Young; Park, Ji Hyun; Kim, Byung Nam; Lee, Byung Cheol; Lee, Suk Keun
Issue Date
2015-04-21
Citation
Biomaterials Research. vol.19(1):10
Keywords
Allogenic boneXenogenic boneSynthetic boneBony regenerationElectron beam irradiation
Abstract
Abstract

Background
To develop biocompatible bony regeneration materials, allogenic, xenogenic and synthetic bones have been irradiated by an electron beam to change the basic structures of their inorganic materials. The optimal electron beam energy and individual dose have not been established for maximizing the bony regeneration capacity in electron beam irradiated bone.


Results
Commercial products consisting of four allogenic bones, six xenogenic bones, and six synthetic bones were used in this study. We used 1.0-MeV and 2.0 MeV linear accelerators (power: 100 KW, pressure; 115 kPa, temperature; -30 to 120°C, sensor sensitivity: 0.1-1.2 mV/kPa, generating power sensitivity: 44.75 mV/kPa, supply voltage: 50.25 V), and a microtrone with different individual irradiation doses such as 60 kGy and 120 kGy. Additional in vitro analyses were performed by elementary analysis using field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM). In vivo clinical, radiographic, and micro-computed tomography (Micro-CT) with bone marrow density (BMD) analysis was performed in 8- and 16-week-old Spraque-Dawley rats with calvarial defect grafts.


Conclusions
Electron beam irradiation of bony substitutes has four main effects: the cross-linking of biphasic calcium phosphate bony apatite, chain-scissioning, the induction of rheological changes, and microbiological sterilization. These novel results and conclusions are the effects of electron beam irradiation.
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/99033
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40824-015-0031-5
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