Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications Book

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications


  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 178242105X

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Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications Excerpt :

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers with a thorough review of the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers and their applications. Part One covers the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications, while Part Two explores biosynthetic polymer coatings and surface modification. Subsequent sections discuss biosynthetic polymers for tissue engineering applications and how to conduct polymers for medical applications. Comprehensively covers all major medical applications of biosynthetic polymers Provides an overview of non-degradable and biodegradable biosynthetic polymers and their medical uses Presents a specific focus on coatings and surface modifications, biosynthetic hydrogels, particulate systems for gene and drug delivery, and conjugated conducting polymers

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications Book

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications


  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782421139

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Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications Excerpt :

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers with a thorough review of the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers and their applications. Part One covers the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications, while Part Two explores biosynthetic polymer coatings and surface modification. Subsequent sections discuss biosynthetic polymers for tissue engineering applications and how to conduct polymers for medical applications. Comprehensively covers all major medical applications of biosynthetic polymers Provides an overview of non-degradable and biodegradable biosynthetic polymers and their medical uses Presents a specific focus on coatings and surface modifications, biosynthetic hydrogels, particulate systems for gene and drug delivery, and conjugated conducting polymers

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications Book

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Giuseppe Perale
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 628
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081002667

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Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications: From Fundamentals to Translational Medicine provides readers with an overview of bioresorbable polymeric materials in the biomedical field. A useful resource for materials scientists in industry and academia, offering information on the fundamentals and considerations, synthesis and processing, and the clinical and R and D applications of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications. Focuses on biomedical applications of bioresorbable polymers Features a comprehensive range of topics including fundamentals, synthesis, processing, and applications Provides balanced coverage of the field with contributions from academia and industry Includes clinical and R and D applications of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications

Biodegradable Polyesters Book

Biodegradable Polyesters


  • Author : Stoyko Fakirov
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-04-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527656974

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Collating otherwise hard-to-get and recently acquired knowledge in one work, this is a comprehensive reference on the synthesis, properties, characterization, and applications of this eco-friendly class of plastics. A group of internationally renowned researchers offer their first-hand experience and knowledge, dealing exclusively with those biodegradable polyesters that have become increasingly important over the past two decades due to environmental concerns on the one hand and newly-devised applications in the biomedical field on the other. The result is an unparalleled overview for the industrial chemist and materials scientist, as well as for developers and researchers in industry and academia alike.

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications Book

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications


  • Author : Ajay Padsalgikar
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323371223

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Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications Excerpt :

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications enables designers of new cardiovascular medical devices to make decisions about the kind of plastics that can go into the manufacture of their device by explaining the property requirements of various applications in this area, including artificial valves, lead insulation, balloons, vascular grafts, and more. Enables designers to improve device performance and remain compliant with regulations by selecting the best material for each application Presents a range of applications, including artificial valves, stents, and vascular grafts Explains which materials can be used for each application, and why each is appropriate, thus assisting in the design of better tools and processes

Micro  and Nano containers for Smart Applications Book

Micro and Nano containers for Smart Applications


  • Author : Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-02-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 413
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811681462

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Micro and Nano containers for Smart Applications Excerpt :

This book comprehensively summarizes the recent achievements and trends in encapsulation of micro- and nanocontainers for applications in smart materials. It covers the fundamentals of processing and techniques for encapsulation with emphasis on preparation, properties, application, and future prospects of encapsulation process for smart applications in pharmaceuticals, textiles, biomedical, food packaging, composites, friction/wear, phase change materials, and coatings. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers, and students in the field of smart materials will benefit from this book.

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications Book

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Masoud Mozafari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128166048

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Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications presents novel techniques for the preparation and characterization of functionalized polymers, enabling researchers, scientists and engineers to understand and utilize their enhanced functionality in a range of cutting-edge biomedical applications. Provides systematic coverage of the major types of functional polymers, discussing their properties, preparation techniques and potential applications Presents new synthetic approaches alongside the very latest polymer processing and characterization methods Unlocks the potential of functional polymers to support ground-breaking techniques for drug and gene delivery, diagnostics, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers Book

Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers


  • Author : Xiang Cheng Zhang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081003930

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Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers: Materials and Properties provides a practical guide to the use of biodegradable and bioresorbable polymers for study, research, and applications within medicine. Fundamentals of the basic principles and science behind the use of biodegradable polymers in advanced research and in medical and pharmaceutical applications are presented, as are important new concepts and principles covering materials, properties, and computer modeling, providing the reader with useful tools that will aid their own research, product design, and development. Supported by practical application examples, the scope and contents of the book provide researchers with an important reference and knowledge-based educational and training aid on the basics and fundamentals of these important medical polymers. Provides a practical guide to the fundamentals, synthesis, and processing of bioresorbable polymers in medicine Contains comprehensive coverage of material properties, including unique insights into modeling degradation Written by an eclectic mix of international authors with experience in academia and industry

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications Book

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications


  • Author : Lígia Rodrigues
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081007464

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Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications Excerpt :

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications examines the inspiration of natural materials and their interpretation as modern biomaterials. With a strong focus on therapeutic and diagnostic applications, the book also examines the development and manipulation of bioinspired materials in regenerative medicine. The first set of chapters is heavily focused on bioinspired solutions for the delivery of drugs and therapeutics that also offer information on the fundamentals of these materials. Chapters in part two concentrate on bioinspired materials for diagnosis applications with a wide coverage of sensor and imaging systems With a broad coverage of the applications of bioinspired biomaterials, this book is a valuable resource for biomaterials researchers, clinicians, and scientists in academia and industry, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field. Explores how materials designed and produced with inspiration from nature can be used to enhance man-made biomaterials and medical devices Brings together the two fields of biomaterials and bioinspired materials Written by a world-class team of research scientists, engineers, and clinicians

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers Book
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Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers


  • Author : Abraham J. Domb
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-02-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 548
  • ISBN 10 : 1420049364

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Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers Excerpt :

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers, the seventh volume in the Drug Delivery and Targeting book series, provides a source manual for synthetic procedures, properties and applications of bioerodible polymers. The authors describe widely available materials such as polyactides, collagen and gelatin, as well as polymers of emerging importance, such as the genetically-engineered and elastin-based polymers which are either proprietary or in early stages of development. Section I addresses synthetic absorbable polymers, and Section 2 profiles natural, semi-synthetic and biosynthetic polymers. Section 3 discusses the surface characterization of degradable polymers, the modeling of biodegradation and non-medical polymers. This book is ideal for researchers from academia and industry as well as chemists, pharmacists and physicians who deal with biopolymers, drug delivery and targeting, bioengineering and implantable devices.

Conjugated Polymers for Next Generation Applications  Volume 1 Book

Conjugated Polymers for Next Generation Applications Volume 1


  • Author : Vijay Kumar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 614
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128236345

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Conjugated Polymers for Next Generation Applications Volume 1 Excerpt :

Conjugated Polymers for Next-Generation Applications, Volume One: Synthesis, Properties and Optoelectrochemical Devices describes the synthesis and characterization of varied conjugated polymeric materials and their key applications, including active electrode materials for electrochemical capacitors and lithium-ion batteries, along with new ideas of functional materials for next-generation high-energy batteries, a discussion of common design procedures, and the pros and cons of conjugated polymers for certain applications. The book’s emphasis lies in the underlying electronic properties of conjugated polymers, their characterization and analysis, and the evaluation of their effectiveness for utilization in energy and electronics applications. This book is ideal for researchers and practitioners in the area of materials science, chemistry and chemical engineering. Provides an overview of the synthesis and functionalization of conjugated polymers and their composites Reviews important photovoltaics applications of conjugated polymeric materials, including their use in energy storage, batteries and optoelectronic devices Discusses conjugated polymers and their application in electronics for sensing, bioelectronics, memory, and more

Multifunctional Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications Book

Multifunctional Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Ricardo A. Pires
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-05-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527347162

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Multifunctional Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications Comprehensive resource presenting a thorough overview of the biomedical applications of hydrogels This book provides an overview of the development and applications of the clinically relevant hydrogels that are used particularly in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and drug delivery. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it goes through the material from chemistry, materials science, biology, medicine, nanotechnology, and bioengineering points of view. Sample topics covered by the three well-qualified editors include: The design, functions, and developments of hydrogels Proteins and polysaccharides that mimic extracellular matrix Generation and applications of supramolecular hydrogels Design and functions of cell encapsulation systems Multifunctional Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications is a useful all-in-one reference work for materials scientists, polymer chemists, and bioengineers which provides a comprehensive, contemporary understanding of hydrogels and their applications targeting a wide variety of pathologies.

Conducting Polymers Book

Conducting Polymers


  • Author : Ram K. Gupta
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000564693

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Conducting polymers are versatile materials that possess both the unique properties of polymeric materials (elastic behavior, reversible deformation, flexibility, etc.) and the ability to conduct electricity with bulk conductivities comparable to those of metals and semiconductors. Conducting Polymers: Chemistries, Properties and Biomedical Applications provides current, state-of-the-art knowledge of conducting polymers and their composites for biomedical applications. This book covers the fundamentals of conducting polymers, strategies to modify the structure of conducting polymers to make them biocompatible, and their applications in various biomedical areas such as drug/gene delivery, tissue engineering, antimicrobial activities, biosensors, etc. FEATURES Covers the state-of-the-art progress on biodegradable conducting polymers for biomedical applications Presents synthesis, characterization, and applications of conducting polymers for various biomedical research Provides the fundamentals of biodegradation mechanisms and the role of conduction in biomedical devices Offers details of novel methods and advanced technologies used in biomedical applications using conducting polymers Highlights new directions for scientists, researchers, and students to better understand the chemistry, technologies, and applications of conducting polymers This book is essential reading for all academic and industrial researchers working in the fields of materials science, polymers, nanotechnology, and biomedical technology.

Medical Biosensors for Point of Care  POC  Applications Book

Medical Biosensors for Point of Care POC Applications


  • Author : Roger J Narayan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081000786

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Medical Biosensors for Point of Care (POC) Applications discusses advances in this important and emerging field which has the potential to transform patient diagnosis and care. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of medical biosensors for point-of-care applications. Chapters in part 2 go on to look at materials and fabrication of medical biosensors while the next part looks at different technologies and operational techniques. The final set of chapters provide an overview of the current applications of this technology. Traditionally medical diagnostics have been dependent on sophisticated technologies which only trained professionals were able to operate. Recent research has focused on creating point-of-care diagnostic tools. These biosensors are miniaturised, portable, and are designed to be used at the point-of-care by untrained individuals, providing real-time and remote health monitoring. Provides essential knowledge for designers and manufacturers of biosensors for point-of-care applications Provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals, materials, technologies, and applications of medical biosensors for point-of-care applications Includes contributions from leading international researchers with extensive experience in developing medical biosensors Discusses advances in this important and emerging field which has the potential to transform patient diagnosis and care

Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery Book

Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 810
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128179109

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Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery covers the fundamental principles, advanced methodologies and technologies employed by pharmaceutical scientists, researchers and pharmaceutical industries to transform a drug candidate or new chemical entity into a final administrable drug delivery system. The book also covers various approaches involved in optimizing the therapeutic performance of a biomolecule while designing its appropriate advanced formulation. Provides up-to-date information on translating the physicochemical properties of drugs into drug delivery systems Explores how drugs are administered via various routes, such as orally, parenterally, transdermally or through inhalation Contains extensive references and further reading for course and self-study