Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Hydrogels and Polymer based Scaffolds Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Hydrogels and Polymer based Scaffolds


  • Author : Alina-Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-03-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128169025

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Hydrogels and Polymer based Scaffolds Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Hydrogels and Polymer-Based Scaffolds discusses the use of a wide variety of hydrogels as bioactive scaffolds in regenerative medicine, including updates on innovative materials and their properties. Various types of currently investigated scaffolding materials and hydrogels are discussed, as is their future roles and applications, the main techniques for scaffold fabrication, and their characterization procedures. Readers will be able to use this book as a guide for the selection of the best materials for a specific application. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of hydrogels as bioactive scaffolds in regenerative medicine Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in biomaterials, and in related biomedical industries Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering


  • Author : Valentina Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-03-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028155

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Inorganic Micro- and Nanostructures presents recent, specific insights in new progress, along with new perspectives for inorganic micro- and nano-particles. The main focus of this book is on biomedical applications of these materials and how their biological properties are linked to various synthesis methods and their source of raw materials. Recent information regarding optimized synthesis methods to obtain improved nano- and microparticles for biomedical use, as well as the most important biomedical applications of these materials, such as the diagnosis and therapy of cancer, are highlighted in detail. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of inorganic micro- and nanostructures in bioengineering Presents novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in composites by companies, biomedical industries, and others Features at least 50% of its references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Organic Micro and Nanostructures Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Organic Micro and Nanostructures


  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 616
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128184349

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Organic Micro and Nanostructures Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Organic Micro- and Nanostructures provides an updated perspective on recent research regarding the use of organic particles in biomedical applications. The different types of organic micro- and nanostructures are discussed, as are innovative applications and new synthesis methods. As biomedical applications of organic micro- and nanostructures are very diverse and their impact on modern and future therapy, diagnosis and prophylaxis of diseases is huge, this book presents a timely resource on the topic. Users will find the latest information on cancer and gene therapy, diagnosis, drug delivery, green synthesis of nano- and microparticles, and much more. Provides knowledge of the range of organic micro- and nanostructures available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest biomedical materials Places a strong emphasis on the characterization, production and use of organic nanoparticles in biomedicine, such as gene therapy, DNA interaction and cancer management

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers


  • Author : Valentina Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-03-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 596
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128168752

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers presents the newest and most interesting approaches to intelligent polymer engineering in both current and future progress in biomedical sciences. Particular emphasis is placed on the properties needed for each selected polymer and how to increase their biomedical potential in varying applications, such as drug delivery and tissue engineering. These materials are intended for use in diagnoses, therapy and prophylaxis, but are also relatable to other biomedical related applications, such as sensors. Recent developments and future perspectives regarding their use in biomedicine are discussed in detail, making this book an ideal source on the topic. Highlights the most well-known applications of thermoset and thermoplastic polymers in biological and biomedical engineering Presents novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in materials for companies, those in biomedical industries, and others Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Bioactive Materials  Properties  and Applications Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Bioactive Materials Properties and Applications


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 616
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128184325

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Bioactive Materials Properties and Applications Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials, Properties, and Applications introduces the reader to a broad range of the different types of bioactive materials used in biomedical engineering. All the main types of bioactive materials are discussed, with an emphasis placed on their synthesis, properties, performance, and potential for biomedical applications. Key chapters on modeling and surface modification and methods provide the step-by-step information needed by researchers. Important applications of bioactive materials, such as drug delivery, cancer therapy and clinical dentistry are also highlighted in detail. Final sections look at future perspectives for bioactive materials in biomedical engineering. Provides a knowledge of the range of bioactive materials available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest bioactive materials, thus empowering readers to design innovative products and processes Covers methods and provides the detailed guidance needed by researchers to replicate key procedures and contribute to further research and discovery in this important field

Biomedical Materials Book

Biomedical Materials


  • Author : Roger Narayan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-06-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 566
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387848723

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Biomedical Materials Excerpt :

Biomedical Materials provides a comprehensive discussion of contemporary biomaterials research and development. Highlighting important topics associated with Engineering, Medicine and Surgery, this volume reaches a wide scope of professionals, researchers and graduate students involved with biomaterials. A pedagogical writing style and structure provides readers with an understanding of the fundamental concepts necessary to pursue research and industrial work on biomaterials, including characteristics of biomaterials, biological processes, biocompatibility, and applications of biomaterials in implants and medical instruments. Written by leading researchers in the field, this text book takes readers to the forefront of biomedical materials development, providing them with a taste of how the field is changing, while also serving as a useful reference to physicians and engineers.

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Biopolymer Fibers Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Biopolymer Fibers


  • Author : Valentina Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-03-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128168738

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Biopolymer Fibers Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Biopolymer Fibers discusses the use of biopolymer fibers in the development of biomedical applications. It provides a recent review of the main types of polymeric fibers and their impact in biomedicine and related fields. The development of different instruments, such as sensors, medical fibers, and textiles are discussed, along with how they greatly benefited by progress made in polymeric fibers. The book provides a comprehensive and updated reference on the latest research in the field of biopolymers and their composites in relation to medical applications. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the application and use of polymeric fibers in biomedical engineering that can be used by researchers, engineers and academics Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in biopolymers by companies, biomedical industries, and other sectors Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering


  • Author : Alina-Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-03-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128169100

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering highlights the impact of novel bioactive materials in both current applications and their potential in the future progress of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Tissue engineering is a well investigated and challenging bio-medical field, with promising perspectives to improve and support the quality of life in diseased patients. This book brings together the latest research findings regarding the design and versatility of bioactive materials and their potential in tissue engineering. In addition, recent progress in soft and hard tissue engineering is presented within the chapters of the book. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of bioactive materials in tissue engineering that can be used by researchers, engineers and academics Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in composites by companies, biomedical industries, and in related sectors Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Engineering Materials for Biomedical Applications Book

Engineering Materials for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Teoh Swee Hin
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2004-10-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814481649

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Engineering Materials for Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

The success of any implant or medical device depends very much on the biomaterial used. Synthetic materials (such as metals, polymers and composites) have made significant contributions to many established medical devices. The aim of this book is to provide a basic understanding on the engineering and processing aspects of biomaterials used in medical applications. Of paramount importance is the tripartite relationship between material properties, processing methods and design. As the target audiences cover a wide interdisciplinary field, each chapter is written with a detailed background so that audience of another discipline will be able to understand. For the more knowledgeable reader, a detailed list of references is included. Contents:Introduction to Biomaterials Engineering and Processing — An Overview (S H Teoh)Durability of Metallic Implant Materials (M Sumita & S H Teoh)Corrosion of Metallic Implants (D J Blackwood et al.)Surface Modification of Metallic Biomaterials (T Hanawa)Biorestorative Materials in Dentistry (A U J Yap)Bioceramics: An Introduction (B Ben-Nissan & G Pezzotti)Polymeric Hydrogels (J Li)Bioactive Ceramic-Polymer Composites for Tissue Replacement (M Wang)Composites in Biomedical Applications (Z M Huang & S Ramakrishna)New Methods and Materials in Prosthetics for Rehabilitation of Lower Limb Amputees (P V S Lee)Chitin-Based Biomaterials (E Khor) Readership: Undergraduates and postgraduates (in bioengineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, dental and orthopaedic departments), engineers, researchers, academics/lecturers and industrialists. Keywords:Biomaterials Engineering and Processing;Durability of Metallic Implants;Surface Modification;Dental Materials;Bioceramics;Polymeric Hydrogels;Composites;Prosthetics;ChitinKey Features:Contains detailed information on the latest biomaterials (such as polymers, metals, ceramics and composites ) used in medical devicesProvides a good understanding into the durability iss

Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications Book

Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Tamer Uyar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 444
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081022221

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Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

Electrospinning, an electro-hydrodynamic process, is a versatile and promising platform technology for the production of nanofibrous materials for tissue engineering and biomedical applications. Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications, examines the rapid development of electrospun materials for use in tissue engineering and biomedical applications. With a strong focus on fundamental materials science and engineering, this book also looks at successful technology transfers to the biomedical industry, highlighting biomedical products already on the market as well as the requirements to successfully commercialize electrospun materials for potential use in tissue engineering and biomedical areas. This book is a valuable resource for materials and biomedical scientists and engineers wishing to broaden their knowledge on the tissue engineering and biomedical applications of electrospun fibrous materials. Provides all-encompassing coverage of fundamental science, technology and industrial case studies Presents guidance on industrial scalability of electrospun biomaterials Written by a multidisciplinary team or researchers from academia and industry, offering a balanced viewpoint on the subject

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Bioactive Materials for Antimicrobial  Anticancer  and Gene Therapy Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Bioactive Materials for Antimicrobial Anticancer and Gene Therapy


  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128184363

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering Bioactive Materials for Antimicrobial Anticancer and Gene Therapy Excerpt :

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials for Antimicrobial, Anticancer, and Gene Therapy offers an up-to-date perspective on recent research findings regarding the application and use of these materials for disease treatment and prevention. Various types of currently investigated bioactive materials, including therapeutic nanostructures and antimicrobial hydrogels are discussed, as are their properties, impact and future role in therapeutic applications. The book will be extremely useful for new researchers who want to explore more information on the use of bioactive materials or for more experienced researchers who are interested in new trends and specific applications. Provides knowledge on the range of bioactive materials available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Contains detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest bioactive materials to empower readers to design innovative products and processes Presents a strong emphasis on chemistry and the physico-chemical characterization of these materials and their application in antimicrobial, anticancer and gene therapy

Lignin based Materials for Biomedical Applications Book

Lignin based Materials for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Patrícia Figueiredo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128203040

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Lignin based Materials for Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

Lignin-based Materials for Biomedical Applications: Preparation, Characterization, and Implementation explores the emerging area of lignin-based materials as a platform for advanced biomedical applications, guiding the reader from source through to implementation. The first part of the book introduces the basics of lignin, including extraction methods, chemical modifications, structure and composition, and properties that make lignin suitable for biomedical applications. In addition, structural characterization techniques are described in detail. The next chapters focus on the preparation of lignin-based materials for biomedical applications, presenting methodologies for lignin-based nanoparticles, hydrogels, aerogels, and nanofibers, and providing in-depth coverage of lignin-based materials with specific properties—including antioxidant properties, UV absorbing capability, antimicrobial properties, and colloidal particles with tailored properties—and applications, such as drug and gene delivery, and tissue engineering. Finally, future perspectives and possible new applications are considered. This is an essential reference for all those with an interest in lignin-based materials and their biomedical applications, including researchers and advanced students across bio-based polymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, biomaterials, nanotechnology, materials science and engineering, drug delivery, and biomedical engineering, as well as industrial R&D and scientists involved with bio-based polymers, specifically for biomedical applications. Unlocks the potential of lignin-based materials with advanced properties for cutting-edge applications in areas such as drug delivery, gene delivery and tissue engineering Presents state-of-the-art methodologies used in the development of lignin-based nanoparticles, hydrogels, aerogels and nanofibers Explains the fundamentals of lignin, including structure and composition, extraction and isolation methods, types and properties

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Absorbable Polymers Book

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Absorbable Polymers


  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128184165

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Absorbable Polymers provides a detailed and comprehensive review of recent progress in absorbable biopolymers and their impact on biomedical engineering. The book's main focus lies in their classification, processing, properties and performance, biocompatibility, and their applications in tissue engineering, drug delivery, bone repair and regenerative medicine. The most up-to-date methods used to obtain such polymers and how to improve their properties is discussed in detail. This book provides readers with a comprehensive and updated review of the latest research in the field of absorbable polymers for biomedical applications. Provides knowledge of the range of absorbable polymers currently available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest developments Includes a strong emphasis on chemistry and physico-chemical characterization of these materials and their application in biomedical engineering

Bio inspired Materials for Biomedical Engineering Book

Bio inspired Materials for Biomedical Engineering


  • Author : Anthony B. Brennan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 414
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118369364

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Bio inspired Materials for Biomedical Engineering Excerpt :

This book covers the latest bio-inspired materials synthesis techniques and biomedical applications that are advancing the field of tissue engineering. Bio-inspired concepts for biomedical engineering are at the forefront of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Scientists, engineers and physicians are working together to replicate the sophisticated hierarchical organization and adaptability found in nature and selected by evolution to recapitulate the cellular microenvironment. This book demonstrates the dramatic clinical breakthroughs that have been made in engineering all four of the major tissue types and modulating the immune system. Part I (Engineering Bio-inspired Material Microenvironments) covers Bio-inspired Presentation of Chemical Cues, Bio-inspired Presentation of Physical Cues, and Bio-inspired Integration of Natural Materials. Part II (Bio-inspired Tissue Engineering) addresses tissue engineering in epithelial tissue, muscle tissue, connective tissue, and the immune system.

Biomedical Product and Materials Evaluation Book

Biomedical Product and Materials Evaluation


  • Author : P.V. Mohanan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-01-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 806
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128241738

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Biomedical Product and Materials Evaluation Excerpt :

Biomedical Product and Materials Evaluation: Standards and Ethics provides a much-needed overview of the procedures, issues, standards and ethical issues in the early development of biomedical products. The book covers a range of key biomedical products, from 3D printed organs and blood derived products, to stem calls and decellularized tissue products. Each chapter reviews a single product type, associated materials, biomedical applications, proven development strategies, and potential challenges. The core focus of the book is on the standardization and ethical aspects of biomedical product development, with these elements addressed and discussed in chapters dedicated to product evaluation. This is a useful reference for academics, researchers and industry professionals in R&D groups with an interest in biomaterial research and production, as well as those working in the fields of biomedical engineering, biotechnology and toxicology. Covers a variety of biomedical products, including specific biomaterials, organs-on-chips, wound care products, combinational products, and more Delves into strategies and considerations for product evaluation, including cytotoxicity assays, microbial and blood compatibility studies Discusses standardization and ethical hurdles in biomedical product development and how to overcome them