Handbook of Ionic Substituted Hydroxyapatites Book

Handbook of Ionic Substituted Hydroxyapatites

  • Author : Abdul Samad Khan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028353

Handbook of Ionic Substituted Hydroxyapatites Excerpt :

Handbook of Ionic Substituted Hydroxyapatites provides scientists and researchers with comprehensive information on the synthesis processes of hydroxyapatite, also explaining the application of substituted hydroxyapatite. The book's content is very structured and explanatory, starting with a detailed overview of biological apatite in bones and teeth, as well as a presentation of the analytical tools for hydroxyapatite. Bioceramics and the relative modern and emerging processing techniques are covered, as is 3-D printing, which has gained increasing importance within biomedical materials and in the use of hydroxyapatite in tissue engineering. Finally, the advantages and disadvantages of using ionic substitutions in clinical application are presented. Students and researchers in disciplines, such as Material Science, Ceramics, and Bioengineering will find this book to be very helpful in their work. It will also be a valuable resource for practitioners and surgeons in orthopedics, perio/implantology and maxillo-facial disciplines, and professionals working in R&D in ceramics and pharmaceuticals. Provides responses to the lack of scientific information about hydroxyapatites for biomedical applications Solves researchers’ issues regarding phase changes with respect to substituted ions and how these substitutions can alter/improve the properties of stoichiometric hydroxyapatite Explains modern clinical applications and the effects of apatites within biomedical applications Includes both the advantages and disadvantages of using ionic substitutions in clinical application

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine I Book

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine I

  • Author : Andy H. Choi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-01-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811674358

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine I Excerpt :

This book is part of a two-part volume book that highlights the latest advances in innovative bioceramics applied in the highly interdisciplinary area referred to as “translational medicine”. This volume covers the basic principles and techniques used in the manufacture of bioceramics and biocomposites for various biomedical applications including drug delivery, implantable bionics and the development of the cardiac pacemaker, and bone tissue engineering. Furthermore, self-healing materials have been attracting increasing interest in both engineering and medical applications during the past two decades. Self-healing hydrogels are particularly interesting because of their ability to repair structural damages and recover their original functions, specifically in tissue engineering.

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers Book

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers

  • Author : Aldo R. Boccaccini
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-10-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 888
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128205792

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers Excerpt :

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers, Third Edition is a valuable reference tool for both academic researchers and scientists involved in biomaterials or tissue engineering, including the areas of bone and soft-tissue reconstruction, repair and organ regeneration. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, this book reviews the latest research and advances in this thriving area and how they can be used to develop treatments for disease states. New sections cover nanobiomaterials, drug delivery, advanced imaging and MRI for tissue engineering, and characterization of vascularized scaffolds. Technology and research in the field of tissue engineering has drastically increased within the last few years to the extent that almost every tissue and organ of the human body could potentially be regenerated with the aid of biomaterials. Provides updated and new information on ceramic and polymer biomaterials for tissue engineering Presents readers with systematic coverage of the processing, characterization and modeling of each material Includes content that will be relevant to a range of readers, including biomedical engineers, materials scientists, and those interested in regenerative medicine

Biomaterials in Endodontics Book

Biomaterials in Endodontics

  • Author : Zohaib Khurshid
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128217450

Biomaterials in Endodontics Excerpt :

Biomaterials in Endodontics offers an up-to-date overview of endodontic biomaterials and their applications in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. This book details the key biomaterials used in clinical endodontics and the benefits and challenges of using these materials, from root canal obturation materials to alloys for endodontic files and hand instruments. Chapters also offer a unique insight into the regenerative applications of endodontic biomaterials, such as the use of stem cells and growth factors for bone regeneration. Biomaterials in Endodontics is a useful resource for researchers working in biomedical engineering, regenerative medicine, and materials science with an interest in dentistry and bone regeneration. This book is also a helpful guide for endodontists, dentists, dental scientists, and clinicians with an interest in biomaterials for endodontics. Details the latest innovations in materials used for endodontic procedures Offers a unique insight into regenerative applications of endodontic biomaterials Appeals to an interdisciplinary readership, combining materials science, regenerative medicine, and biomedical engineering approaches

Materials Development and Processing for Biomedical Applications Book

Materials Development and Processing for Biomedical Applications

  • Author : Savaş Kaya
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000552706

Materials Development and Processing for Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

Materials Development and Processing for Biomedical Applications focuses on various methods of manufacturing, surface modifications, and advancements in biomedical applications. This book examines in detail about five different aspects including, materials properties, development, processing, surface coatings, future perspectives and fabrication of advanced biomedical devices. Fundamental aspects are discussed to better understand the processing of various biomedical materials such as metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, etc. A wide range of surface treatments are covered in this book that will be helpful for the readers to understand the importance of surface treatments and their future perspectives. Additional Features Include: Examines various properties of biomedical materials at the beginning in several chapters which will enrich the fundamental knowledge of the readers. Discusses advancements in various fields of biomedical applications. Provides a glimpse of characterization techniques for the evaluation of material properties. Addresses biocompatibility, biocorrosion, and tribocorrosion. This book explores new and novel strategies for the development of materials and their biomedical applications. It will serve as a comprehensive resource for both students and scientists working in materials and biomedical sciences.

An Introduction To Biomaterials Science And Engineering Book

An Introduction To Biomaterials Science And Engineering

  • Author : A Sandeep Kranthi Kiran
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811228193

An Introduction To Biomaterials Science And Engineering Excerpt :

This book presents a broad scope of the field of biomaterials science and technology, focusing on theory, advances and applications. It is written for those who would like to develop their interest and knowledge towards biomaterials or materials science and engineering. All aspects of biomaterials science are thoroughly addressed, from basic principles of biomaterials, organs and medical devices to advanced topics such as tissue engineering, surface engineering, sterilization techniques, 3D printing and drug delivery systems. Readers are also introduced to major concepts of surface modification techniques, and potential applications of different classes of biomaterials. Multiple-choice questions at the end of every chapter will be helpful for students to test their understanding of each topic, with answers provided at the end of the book.Ultimately, this book offers a one-stop source of information on the essentials of biomaterials and engineering. It is useful both as an introduction and advanced reference on recent advances in the biomaterials field. Suitable readers include undergraduate and graduate students, especially those in Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering.

Dental Implants Book

Dental Implants

  • Author : Muhammad Sohail Zafar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128196274

Dental Implants Excerpt :

Dental Implants: Materials, Coatings, Surface Modifications and Interfaces with Oral Tissues provides readers with information on past and contemporary advances in the design and modification of dental implants to enhance osseointegration and biocompatibility. The book begins with a look at the current status of dental implants, materials and fabrication methods. Chapters then cover surface modification techniques and a variety of inorganic, organic and biological coatings. Final sections cover tissue-implant interfaces. Written by a multidisciplinary team of materials scientists, dental clinicians and implantologists, this book is an essential reference for materials scientists, dental practitioners and researchers and students in academia. Covers all aspects related to dental implants, including implant materials science, their fabrication, surface coatings and their clinical applications Provides detailed information on surface modification on surfaces coated with inorganic, organic and biological materials Discusses the modification of dental implants, including implant-bone interaction enhanced by coatings on dental implant surfaces Written by a multidisciplinary team of materials scientists, dental clinicians and Implantologists

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies Book

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies

  • Author : Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-03-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 554
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444632463

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies Excerpt :

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies: Fabrication Methods and Functional Properties reviews different fabrication methods and functional properties of modern coating technologies. The topics in this volume consist of nanocoatings by sol–gel processes for functionalization of polymer surfaces and textiles and mechanical fabrication methods of nanostructured surfaces such surface mechanical attrition treatment, polymer nanofabrications and its plasma processing, chemical vapor deposition of oxide materials at atmospheric pressure, conventional chemical vapor deposition process at atmospheric pressure, feasibility of atmospheric pressure, chemical vapor deposition process, Langmuir–Blodgett technique, flame pyrolysis, confined-plume chemical deposition, electrophoretic deposition, in vitro and in vivo particle coating for oral targeting and drug delivery, novel coatings to improve the performance of multilayer biopolymeric films for food packaging, corrosion protection by nanostructured coatings, tribological behavior of electroless coatings, effect of peening-based processes on tribological and mechanical behavior of bioimplant materials, improved efficiency of ceramic cutting tools in machining hardened steel with nanostructured multilayered coatings, incorporation of elastomeric secondary phase into epoxy matrix influences mechanical properties of epoxy coatings, enhancement of biocompatibility by coatings, porous hydroxyapatite–based coatings, and bionic colloidal crystal coatings.

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources Book

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources

  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 934
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323904803

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources Excerpt :

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals, production methods, processing techniques, characterization techniques, properties and applications of medical textile materials from natural resources. Medical textiles offer a variety of technical and functional properties valued in medical and healthcare sectors, often relating to hygiene. As medical textile products remain in close contact with the human body, the fibre must have characteristics such as biological compatibility, biological degradability, permeability and nontoxicity. Only materials from natural renewable sources have such characteristics. This book provides the latest information on a wide range of medical applications, from single suture and wound dressings, to implants and tissue scaffolds. It also offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties and applications of technical textiles for medical use. Explains the latest technologies related to fibre extraction from natural sources, chemical treatments, weave constructions, fabric finishes and coatings. Describes innovative applications of nanomaterials in the treatment of textile fabric and the utilization of carbohydrate polymers in the preparation of nanoparticles deposited in nonwoven fabrics. Helps product designers to find appropriate materials from natural resources with the characteristics of biodegradability, renewability, biocompatibility and nontoxicity.

Advanced Ceramic Materials Book

Advanced Ceramic Materials

  • Author : Mohsen Mhadhbi
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-05-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9781838812041

Advanced Ceramic Materials Excerpt :

This book examines exciting advancements in the field of ceramics, including nanotechnology, clean energy, and tribology as well as fundamental concepts like defects and structure. It is a comprehensive discussion on how today’s ceramics are processed and used in many of today’s critical technologies. It discusses current techniques for synthesizing durable and cost-effective ceramic components with biocompatibility, complexity, and high precision. This book is a comprehensive reference for researchers, engineers, dental clinicians, biologists, academics, and students interested in ceramics.



  • Publisher : Book Rivers
  • Release Date : 2022-04-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN 10 : 9789355153067


The field of dentistry is constantly changing with the introduction of new materials and techniques that resulted in good treatment outcome. The quest to search for an ideal material is never ending especially in the field of material sciences. Since the evolution of dentistry, various materials were introduced, formulated and applied both in vivo and in vitro and standardized in order to obtain maximum benefit from the material.1Bio-ceramics are amongst the recently introduced materials which have changed the face of dentistry

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility Book

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility

  • Author : Masoud Mozafari
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 758
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081029688

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility Excerpt :

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility is a systematic reference on host response to different biomaterials, taking into account their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. The book reviews recent progress in the design and study of biomaterials biocompatibility, along with current understanding on how to control immune system response. Sections provide the fundamental theories and challenges of biomaterials biocompatibility, the role of different biomaterials physicochemical surface properties on cell responses, cell responses to different physicochemical properties of polymers, ceramics, metals, carbons and nanomaterials, and biomaterials in different tissues, such as the cardiac, nervous system, cartilage and bone. This resource will be suitable for those working in the fields of materials science, regenerative engineering, medicine, medical devices and nanotechnology. Reviews the fundamental theories and challenges of biomaterials biocompatibility, including an overview of the standards and regulations Provides an overview on the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in host responses to biomaterials Systematically looks at cellular response and tissue response to a wide range of biomaterials, including polymers, metals, ceramics, alloys and nanomaterials

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook Book

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook

  • Author : Sam Zhang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439849989

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook Excerpt :

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set covers the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. Consisting of two volumes—Processing and Characterization and Applications—this handbook details the latest understanding of advances in the design and performance of biological and biomedical coatings, covering a vast array of material types, including bio-ceramics, polymers, glass, chitosan, and nanomaterials. Contributors delve into a wide range of novel techniques used in the manufacture and testing of clinical applications for coatings in the medical field, particularly in the emerging area of regenerative medicine. An exploration of the fundamentals elements of biological and biomedical coatings, the first volume, Processing and Characterization, addresses: Synthesis, fabrication, and characterization of nanocoatings The sol-gel method and electrophoretic deposition Thermal and plasma spraying Hydroxyapatite and organically modified coatings Bioceramics and bioactive glass-based coatings Hydrothermal crystallization and self-healing effects Physical and chemical vapor deposition Layered assembled polyelectrolyte films With chapters authored by world experts at the forefront of research in their respective areas, this timely set provides searing insights and practical information to explore a subject that is fundamental to the success of biotechnological pursuits.

Handbook of Bioceramics and Biocomposites Book

Handbook of Bioceramics and Biocomposites

  • Author : Iulian Vasile Antoniac
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1980
  • ISBN 10 : 3319124595

Handbook of Bioceramics and Biocomposites Excerpt :

This handbook describes several current trends in the development of bioceramics and biocomposites for clinical use in the repair, remodelling, and regeneration of bone tissue. Comprehensive coverage of these materials allows fundamental aspects of the science and engineering to be seen in close relation to the clinical performance of dental and orthopaedic implants. Bioceramics and biocomposites appear to be the most dynamic area of materials development for both tissue engineering and implantable medical devices. Almost all medical specialties will continue to benefit from these developments, but especially dentistry and orthopaedics. In this Handbook, leading researchers describe the use of bionanomaterials to create new functionalities when interfaced with biological molecules or structures. Also described are technologies for bioceramics and biocomposites processing in order to fabricate medical devices for clinical use. Another important section of the book is dedicated to tissue regeneration with development of new matrices. A targeted or personalized treatment device reduces drug consumption and treatment expenses, resulting in benefits to the patient and cost reductions for public health systems. This authoritative reference on the state-of-the-art in the development and use of bioceramics and biocomposites can also serve as the basis of instructional course lectures for audiences ranging from advanced undergraduate students to post-graduates in materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering.

The Rheumatology Handbook Book

The Rheumatology Handbook

  • Author : Margaret Callan
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Rheumatology
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848163218

The Rheumatology Handbook Excerpt :

The Rheumatology Handbook is a unique resource for medical students and non-specialist doctors. It represents a collaborative effort between specialists from major teaching hospitals within the UK and Ireland, with each chapter being edited by a different consultant rheumatologist with the relevant subspecialty interest. Written clearly and concisely and well illustrated, the book provides readers with the basic scientific information that they require to understand current concepts about the pathogenesis of rheumatological disease, and draws on recent research studies to give up-to-date information about investigation and treatment. It covers the full range of rheumatological conditions, from local degenerative problems to systemic immune-mediated disease. It includes a useful section on soft-tissue disorders and a practical guide to performing soft-tissue and joint injections; at the other end of the clinical spectrum, the rationale for and efficacy of novel treatments targeted at individual components of the immune response are well explained.