Degradation Rate of Bioresorbable Materials Book

Degradation Rate of Bioresorbable Materials


  • Author : F J Buchanan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-09-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845695033

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Degradation Rate of Bioresorbable Materials Book Description :

Bioresorbable materials are extensively used for a wide range of biomedical applications from drug delivery to fracture fixation, and may remain in the body for weeks, months or even years. Accurately predicting and evaluating the degradation rate of these materials is critical to their performance and the controlled release of bioactive agents. Degradation rate of bioresorbable materials provides a comprehensive review of the most important techniques in safely predicting and evaluating the degradation rate of polymer, ceramic and composite based biomaterials. Part one provides an introductory review of bioresorbable materials and the biological environment of the body. Chapters in Part two address degradation mechanisms of commonly used materials such as polymers and ceramics. This is followed by chapters on bioresorption test methods and modelling techniques in Part three. Part four discusses factors influencing bioresorbability such as sterilisation, porosity and host response. The final section reviews current clinical applications of bioresorbable materials. With its distinguished editor and multidisciplinary team of international contributors, Degradation rate of bioresorbable materials: prediction and evaluation provides a unique and valuable reference for biomaterials scientists, engineers and students as well as the medical community. Comprehensively reviews the most pertinent techniques in safely predicting and evaluating the degradation rate of bioresorbable materials Addresses degradation mechanisms of commonly used materials Discusses factors influencing bioresorbability such as sterilisation and host response

Biodegradation Book

Biodegradation


  • Author : Rolando Chamy
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2013-06-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535111542

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Biodegradation Book Description :

This book contains a collection of different biodegradation research activities where biological processes take place. The book has two main sections: A) Polymers and Surfactants Biodegradation and B) Biodegradation: Microbial Behaviour.

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices Book

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices


  • Author : J Pan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782420255

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Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices Book Description :

The use of bioresorbable polymers in stents, fixation devices and tissue engineering is revolutionising medicine. Both industry and academic researchers are interested in using computer modelling to replace some experiments which are costly and time consuming. This book provides readers with a comprehensive review of modelling polymers and polymeric medical devices as an alternative to practical experiments. Chapters in part one provide readers with an overview of the fundamentals of biodegradation. Part two looks at a wide range of degradation theories for bioresorbable polymers and devices. The final set of chapters look at advances in modelling biodegradation of bioresorbable polymers. This book is an essential guide to those concerned with replacing tests and experiments with modelling. Provides a comprehensive mathematical framework for computer modelling of polymers and polymeric medical devices that can significantly reduce the number of experiments needed. Reviews the fundamental methods of modelling degradation, and applies these to particular materials including amorphous bioresorbable polyesters, semicrystalline biodegradable polyesters, and composite materials made of biodegradable polyesters and triclcium phosphates

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 Book Description :

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

Degradation of Poly  lactide   based Biodegradable Materials Book

Degradation of Poly lactide based Biodegradable Materials


  • Author : Hideto Tsuji
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN 10 : 1604565020

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Degradation of Poly lactide based Biodegradable Materials Book Description :

Poly (lactide), i.e., poly (lactic acid) (PLA) is a biodegradable polyester produced from renewable resources. Due to its high mechanical performance and very low toxicity, PLA is utilised for biomedical, pharmaceutical, ecological, industrial, and commodity applications. PLA is susceptible to various types of degradation, such as hydrolytic degradation in the human body and the environment, biodegradation and photodegradation in the environment, and thermal degradation during processing. In biomedical and pharmaceutical applications, the hydrolytic degradation mechanism and rate are crucial factors for determining its performance. In contrast, in most of the environmental, industrial, and commodity applications, an accurate adjustment of the degradation rate as accurate as in biomedical and pharmaceutical applications is not required, or degradation during use can cause a reduction in material performance. However, for recycling PLA to its monomers, information on the mechanism and rate of hydrolytic degradation and thermal degradation at elevated temperatures is indispensable. This book deals with the hydrolytic degradation, biodegradation, thermal degradation, and photodegradation of PLA-based materials with different material factors and degradation conditions or environments.

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials  Biodegradable Materials Book

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Biodegradable Materials


  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-02-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119224389

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Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Biodegradable Materials Book Description :

The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 5th volume Handbook is solely focused on Biodegradable Materials. Some of the important topics include but not limited to: Rice husk and its composites; biodegradable composites based on thermoplastic starch and talc nanoparticles; recent progress in biocomposites of biodegradable polymer; microbial polyesters: production and market; biodegradable and bio absorbable materials for osteosynthesis applications; biodegradable polymers in tissue engineering; composites based on hydroxyapatite and biodegradable polylactide; biodegradable composites; development of membranes from bio-based materials and their applications; green biodegradable composites based on natural fibers; fully biodegradable all-cellulose composites; natural fiber composites with bio-derivative and/or degradable polymers; synthetic biodegradable polymers for bone tissue engineering; polysaccharides as green biodegradable platforms for building-up electroactive composite materials; biodegradable polymer blends and composites from seaweeds; biocomposites scaffolds derived from renewable resources for bone tissue repair ; pectin-based composites; recent advances in conductive composites based on biodegradable polymers for regenerative medicine applications; biosynthesis of PHAs and their biomedical applications; biodegradable soy protein isolate/poly (vinyl alcohol) packaging films and biodegradability of bio-based polymeric materials in natural environment.

Soft Material Enabled Electronics for Medicine  Healthcare  and Human Machine Interfaces Book

Soft Material Enabled Electronics for Medicine Healthcare and Human Machine Interfaces


  • Author : Jae-Woong Jeong
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039282821

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Soft Material Enabled Electronics for Medicine Healthcare and Human Machine Interfaces Book Description :

Soft material-enabled electronics offer distinct advantage, over conventional rigid and bulky devices, for numerous wearable and implantable applications. Soft materials allow for seamless integration with skin and tissues due to enhanced mechanical flexibility and stretchability. Wearable devices, such as sensors, offer continuous, real-time monitoring of biosignals and movements, which can be applied in rehabilitation and diagnostics, among other applications. Soft implantable electronics offer similar functionalities, but with improved compatibility with human tissues. Biodegradable soft implantable electronics are also being developed for transient monitoring, such as in the weeks following surgery. To further advance soft electronics, materials, integration strategies, and fabrication techniques are being developed. This paper reviews recent progress in these areas, toward the development of soft material-enabled electronics for medicine, healthcare, and human-machine interfaces.

Degradable Polymers Book

Degradable Polymers


  • Author : G. Scott
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 493
  • ISBN 10 : 1402007906

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Degradable Polymers Book Description :

The emphasis in degradable polymers has changed since the first edition of this book. Biomedical and agricultural applications remain important topics of scientific and commercial interest in the second edition. However, an increased emphasis on composting as a means of recovering value from wastes has led to a new impetus to understand how plastics degrade in the environment and the implication of this for international standards. Polymers based on renewable resources are also a major topic in this edition but the debate continues about their long-term sustainability and ecological advantages over degradable man-made polymers. Degradable Polymers will be of interest not only to academic and industrial scientists working on packaging, agricultural and medical applications of plastics but also to students of environmental science and legislators concerned with the effects of man-made materials in the environment.

Biodegradable Systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Book

Biodegradable Systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine


  • Author : Rui L. Reis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-11-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135494421

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Biodegradable Systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Book Description :

Conventional materials technology has yielded clear improvements in regenerative medicine. Ideally, however, a replacement material should mimic the living tissue mechanically, chemically, biologically and functionally. The use of tissue-engineered products based on novel biodegradable polymeric systems will lead to dramatic improvements in health

Biomaterials Book
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Biomaterials


  • Author : Joon Park
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-07-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387378800

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Biomaterials Book Description :

With sixty years of combined experience, the authors of this extensively revised book have learned to emphasize the fundamental materials science, structure-property relationships, and biological responses as a foundation for a wide array of biomaterials applications. This edition includes a new chapter on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, approximately 1900 references to additional reading, extensive tutorial materials on new developments in spinal implants and fixation techniques and theory. It also offers systematic coverage of orthopedic implants, and expanded treatment of ceramic materials and implants.

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications Book

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : L Yahia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857097057

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Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications Book Description :

Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are an emerging class of smart polymers which give scientists the ability to process the material into a permanent state and predefine a second temporary state which can be triggered by different stimuli. The changing chemistries of SMPs allows scientists to tailor important properties such as strength, stiffness, elasticity and expansion rate. Consequently SMPs are being increasingly used and developed for minimally invasive applications where the material can expand and develop post insertion. This book will provide readers with a comprehensive review of shape memory polymer technologies. Part 1 will discuss the fundamentals and mechanical aspects of SMPs. Chapters in part 2 will look at the range of technologies and materials available for scientific manipulation whilst the final set of chapters will review applications. Reviews the fundamentals of shape memory polymers with chapters focussing on the basic principles of the materials Comprehensive coverage of design and mechanical aspects of SMPs Expert analysis of the range of technologies and materials available for scientific manipulation

Surgical Techniques in Total Knee Arthroplasty and Alternative Procedures Book

Surgical Techniques in Total Knee Arthroplasty and Alternative Procedures


  • Author : Saverio Affatato
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-12-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782420385

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Surgical Techniques in Total Knee Arthroplasty and Alternative Procedures Book Description :

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is commonly considered to be a reliable procedure, with high implant survival rates at 10 to 15 years of follow-up. The goal of total knee replacement surgery is to relieve pain and obtain better knee function. This is achieved by ensuring correct patient selection, pre-operative deformity, implant design and accurate surgical techniques. This book covers a range of techniques for the realisation of functional joint motion and stability. The first part of the book will describe fundamentals in total knee arthroplasty and alternative procedures. The second half will look at surgical techniques and considerations whilst the final chapters will address future trends and challenges in the field of knee surgery. This book will be an essential reference for academics, orthopaedic surgeons, and those training in medicine, physiatry and rheumatology.

Biomedical Textiles for Orthopaedic and Surgical Applications Book

Biomedical Textiles for Orthopaedic and Surgical Applications


  • Author : Todd Blair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782420262

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Biomedical Textiles for Orthopaedic and Surgical Applications Book Description :

Recent concerns over the possible effects of metal-on-metal orthopaedic implants and the evolution of more natural structures made from fibre have made medical device manufacturers consider the potential of fibre. Textiles offer the potential to replace traditional materials with novel fibres which are more suitable for many load bearing applications. Orthopaedics, in particular, is embracing textile technology for repairing, replacing, and regenerating integral pieces of the skeletal system and its associated components. This important new book will provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the role biomedical textiles can play in the orthopaedic field. Chapters in part one will discuss the fundamentals of textiles for orthopaedic applications. Part two will cover textiles for implantable orthopaedic applications whilst the final set of chapters will discuss the role of textiles in orthopaedic tissue engineering. Provides a comprehensive overview of the role biomedical textiles can play in the orthopaedic field

Degradation of Implant Materials Book

Degradation of Implant Materials


  • Author : Noam Eliaz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-08-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 516
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461439424

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Degradation of Implant Materials Book Description :

This book reviews the current understanding of the mechanical, chemical and biological processes that are responsible for the degradation of a variety of implant materials. All 18 chapters will be written by internationally renowned experts to address both fundamental and practical aspects of research into the field. Different failure mechanisms such as corrosion, fatigue, and wear will be reviewed, together with experimental techniques for monitoring them, either in vitro or in vivo. Procedures for implant retrieval and analysis will be presented. A variety of biomaterials (stainless steels, titanium and its alloys, nitinol, magnesium alloys, polyethylene, biodegradable polymers, silicone gel, hydrogels, calcium phosphates) and medical devices (orthopedic and dental implants, stents, heart valves, breast implants) will be analyzed in detail. The book will serve as a broad reference source for graduate students and researchers studying biomedicine, corrosion, surface science, and electrochemistry.

Surface Modification of Magnesium and its Alloys for Biomedical Applications Book

Surface Modification of Magnesium and its Alloys for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-01-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782420828

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Surface Modification of Magnesium and its Alloys for Biomedical Applications Book Description :

Surface modification of magnesium and its alloys for biomedical applications: Biological interactions, mechanical properties and testing, the first of two volumes, is an essential guide on the use of magnesium as a degradable implant material. Due to their excellent biocompatibility and biodegradability, magnesium based degradable implants provide a viable option for the permanent metallic implants. This volume focuses on the fundamental concepts of surface modification of magnesium, its biological interactions, mechanical properties and, in vitro and in vivo testing. The contents of volume 1 is organized and presented in three parts. Part 1 reviews the fundamental aspects of surface modification of magnesium, including surface design, opportunities, challenges and its role in revolutionizing biodegradable biomaterials. Part 2 addresses the biological and mechanical properties covering an in vivo approach to the bioabsorbable behavior of magnesium alloys, mechanical integrity and, the effects of amino acids and proteins on the performance of surface modified magnesium. Part 3 delves in to testing and characterization, exploring the biocompatibility and effects on fatigue life alongside the primary characteristics of surface modified magnesium. All chapters are written by experts, this two volume series provides systematic and thorough coverage of all major modification technologies and coating types of magnesium and its alloys for biomedical applications. Expert analysis of the fundamentals in surface modification of magnesium and its alloys for biomedical applications Includes biological interactions and mechanical properties Focuses on testing and characterisation, as well as biocompatibility

Nanomedicine Book

Nanomedicine


  • Author : Thomas J Webster
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-10-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857096449

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Nanomedicine Book Description :

Nanotechnology is at the forefront of advances in medicine. Nanomedicine: Technologies and applications provides an important review of this exciting technology and its growing range of applications. After an introduction to nanomedicine, part one discusses key materials and their properties, including nanocrystalline metals and alloys, nanoporous gold and hydroxyapatite coatings. Part two goes on to review nanomedicine for therapeutics and imaging, before nanomedicine for soft tissue engineering is discussed in part three, including organ regeneration, skin grafts, nanotubes and self-assembled nanomaterials. Finally, nanomedicine for bone and cartilage tissue engineering is the focus of part four, with electrically active biocomposites as smart scaffolds investigated, as is cartilage and bone tissue engineering, regeneration and replacement. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Nanomedicine: Technologies and applications is an indispensable guide for all those involved in the research, development and application of this exciting technology, whilst providing a comprehensive introduction for students and academics interested in this field. Provides an important review of nanomedicine technology and its growing range of applications Discusses key nanomedicine materials and their properties, including nanocrystalline metals and alloys, nanoporous gold and hydroxyapatite coatings Reviews nanomedicine for therapeutics and imaging and nanomedicine for soft tissue engineering

Dental Implants   E Book Book

Dental Implants E Book


  • Author : Charles A. Babbush
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-03-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437726770

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Dental Implants E Book Book Description :

For coverage of cutting-edge techniques and procedures, Dental Implants: The Art and Science is your "go to" reference! This edition includes 20 new chapters and coverage of the latest advances and research from leading dental implant experts. Topics range from the business of dental implants and risk management to new treatment techniques such as Teeth In A Day® and Teeth In An HourTM, the All-on-4 concept, Piezoelectric bone surgery, the new NobelActiveTM implant, the use of dental implants in children, and more. Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and illustrations bring concepts to life and provide step-by-step visuals for surgical and prosthetic techniques. If you’re looking for a comprehensive, up-to-date resource you can trust, Dental Implants is the book you need! Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and line drawings help to clarify important concepts and provide step-by-step guidance for specific techniques. All aspects of both business and patient care are covered, including risk management, patient selection and master planning, radiographic evaluation, surgical techniques, postoperative care, maintenance, and dental hygiene. Highly-regarded lead author Charles A. Babbush, DDS, MScD, is one of the leading dental implant surgeons in the world and a highly regarded educator, speaker, and author. Expert contributors from all over the world describe the latest advances in implantology and represent the forefront of research.

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 Book Description :

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

An Introduction to Bioceramics Book

An Introduction to Bioceramics


  • Author : Larry L Hench
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 1993-10-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814504164

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An Introduction to Bioceramics Book Description :

Ceramic materials that are specially developed for use as medical and dental implants are termed bioceramics. They include alumina and zirconia, bioactive glasses, glass-ceramics, coatings and composites, hydroxyapatite and resorbable calcium phosphates, and radiotherapy glasses. This is the first textbook in a field which is growing rapidly in clinical applications including orthopedics, otolaryngology, maxillo-facial and plastic surgery, oral surgery, periodontology, and tumor therapy. Fourteen chapters, written by world experts, describe the processing, compositions, properties, surface chemistry, tissue response, and clinical applications. There are also chapters on characterization and quality assurance testing, and the procedures that must be followed to satisfy regulatory requirements. A forecast of the future needs of the field and Appendices that summarize the relevant standards and test methods complete this unique book. The purpose of the book is to summarize and synthesize the very large and disparate body of literature in the field. Thus, it is easy to use as a textbook for an undergraduate or first year graduate course, or short industrial course, or as a reference source. Contents:Introduction (L L Hench & J Wilson)The Use of Alumina & Zirconia in Surgical Implants (S F Hulbert)Bioactive Glasses (L L Hench & Ö Andersson)Bioactive Glasses: Clinical Applications (J Wilson et al.)A/W Glass-Ceramic: Processing and Properties (T Kokubo)A/W Glass Ceramic: Clinical Applications (T Yamamuro)Ceravital® Bioactive Glass-Ceramics (U M Gross et al.)Machineable and Phosphate Glass-Ceramics (W Höland & V Vogel)Dense Hydroxyapatite (R Z LeGeros & J P LeGeros)Porous Hydroxyapatite (E C Shors & R E Holmes)Stability of Calcium Phosphate Ceramics and Plasma Sprayed Coating (C P A T Klein et al.)Hydroxylapatite Coatings (W R Lacefield)Bioactive Glass Coatings (L L Hench & Ö Andersson)Pyrolytic Carbon Coatings (R H Dauskardt & R O Ritchie)Bioceramic Composites (P Duche

Innovations in Biomedical Engineering Book

Innovations in Biomedical Engineering


  • Author : Marek Gzik
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-10-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 393
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030521806

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Innovations in Biomedical Engineering Book Description :

This book presents a compact study on recent concepts and advances in biomedical engineering. The ongoing advancement of civilization and related technological innovations are increasingly affecting many aspects of our lives. These changes are also visible in the development and practical application of new methods for medical diagnosis and treatment, which in turn are closely linked to expanding knowledge of the functions of the human body. This development is possible primarily due to the increasing cooperation of scientists from various disciplines, and related activities are referred to as “biomedical engineering.” The combined efforts of doctors, physiotherapists and engineers from various fields of science have helped achieve dynamic advances in medicine that would have been impossible in the past. The reader will find here papers on biomaterials, biomechanics, as well as the use of information technology and engineering modeling methods in medicine. The respective papers will promote the development of biomedical engineering as a vital field of science, based on cooperation between doctors, physiotherapists and engineers. The editors would like to thank all the people who contributed to the creation of this book – both the authors, and those involved in technical aspects.