Composite Nanofibers Open Next Chapter in Orthopaedic Biomaterials, University of Pennsylvania Study  
8/8/2012 7:53:59 AM

Bioengineered replacements for tendons, ligaments, the meniscus of the knee, and other tissues require re-creation of the exquisite architecture of these tissues in three dimensions. These fibrous, collagen-based tissues located throughout the body have an ordered structure that gives them their robust ability to bear extreme mechanical loading.