[Recent development of computer-aided tissue engineering].Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2006 May; 20(5):574-7.ZX
To introduce the recent advances of the application of computer technology in tissue engineering.
The recent original articles related to computer technology, medical image technology, computer-aided design, the advanced manufacture technology were summarized and systematically analyzed.
Computer-aided tissue engineering is a new field on tissue engineering. It is the future direction of tissue engineering study. This article reviews recent development of medical CT/MRI scanning, three-dimensional reconstruction, anatomical modeling, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, rapid prototyping, RP manufacturing of tissue engineering scaffolds and computer-aided implantation.
Computer-aided tissue engineering can be used in scaffolds design and fabrication, computer-aided artificial tissue implantation. It is a new field on tissue engineering.