New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare Book

New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare


  • Author : Elena P. Ivanova
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-02-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782422662

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New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare Excerpt :

New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare provides a concise summary of the latest developments in key types of biomaterials. The book begins with an overview of the use of biomaterials in contemporary healthcare and the process of developing novel biomaterials; the key issues and challenges associated with the design of complex implantable systems are also highlighted. The book then reviews the main materials used in functional biomaterials, particularly their properties and applications. Individual chapters focus on both natural and synthetic polymers, metallic biomaterials, and bio-inert and bioactive ceramics. Advances in processing technologies and our understanding of materials and their properties have made it possible for scientists and engineers to develop more sophisticated biomaterials with more targeted functionality. New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare provides an ideal one-volume summary of this important field that represents essential reading for scientists, engineers, and clinicians, and a useful reference text for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Provides a concise summary of the latest developments in key types of biomaterials Highlights key issues and challenges associated with the design of complex implantable systems Chapters focus on both natural and synthetic polymers, metallic biomaterials, and bio-inert and bioactive ceramics

Materials for Medical Application Book

Materials for Medical Application


  • Author : Robert B. Heimann
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-08-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 637
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110619249

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Materials for Medical Application Excerpt :

This book gives an introduction to the highly interdisciplinary field of biomaterials. It concisely summarizes properties, synthesis and modification of materials such as metals, ceramics, polymers or composites. Characterization, in vitro and in vivo testing as well as a selection of various applications are also part of this inevitable guide.

Functional Biomaterials Book

Functional Biomaterials


  • Author : Sougata Jana
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-04-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 522
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811671524

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Functional Biomaterials Excerpt :

This book explores in depth a wide range of functional biomaterials-based systems for drug, gene delivery, and biomedical aspects. The chapters cover newer technologies such as polymeric micelle, pH-responsive biomaterials, stimuli-responsive hydrogels, silk fibroin, inorganic biomaterials, synthetic biomaterials, 3D printed biomaterials, metallic biomaterials, ceramic and hybrid biomaterials. It also describes the theranostic approaches for cancer therapy, the biomaterials-based nanofibers scaffolds in tissue engineering, as well as the strategies applications of metallic biomaterials for the medical and dental prosthetic field. This newer and updated approach will be attractive for biomedical engineering students working on materials science in the development of novel drug delivery strategies. The book will be an important reference for researchers and professionals working on biomaterial research in the pharmaceutical and medical fields.

Functional Marine Biomaterials Book

Functional Marine Biomaterials


  • Author : Se-Kwon Kim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-06-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782420941

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Functional Marine Biomaterials Excerpt :

Functional Marine Biomaterials: Properties and Applications provides readers with the latest information on the diverse marine environment as a resource for many new substances, including biopolymers, bioceramics, and biominerals. As recent advances and funding has enabled scientists to begin harnessing many of these materials for biomedical applications from drug delivery to bone tissue engineering and biosensors, this important new text provides readers with a comprehensive review of these materials and their functional applications in the biomedical field. Chapters discuss the properties of the main classes of functional marine biomaterials, applications of marine products in tissue engineering, applications in drug delivery systems, and the role of marine derived materials in medical devices. Provides readers with the latest information on the diverse marine environment as a resource for many new substances, including biopolymers, bioceramics, and biominerals Presents a comprehensive review of these materials and their functional applications in the biomedical field Discusses the properties of the main classes of functional marine biomaterials, applications of marine products in tissue engineering, applications in drug delivery systems, and the role of marine derived materials in medical devices

Biomaterials and Medical Devices Book

Biomaterials and Medical Devices


  • Author : Ferdyansyah Mahyudin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319148458

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Biomaterials and Medical Devices Excerpt :

This book presents an introduction to biomaterials with the focus on the current development and future direction of biomaterials and medical devices research and development in Indonesia. It is the first biomaterials book written by selected academic and clinical experts experts on biomaterials and medical devices from various institutions and industries in Indonesia. It serves as a reference source for researchers starting new projects, for companies developing and marketing products and for governments setting new policies. Chapter one covers the fundamentals of biomaterials, types of biomaterials, their structures and properties and the relationship between them. Chapter two discusses unconventional processing of biomaterials including nano-hybrid organic-inorganic biomaterials. Chapter three addresses biocompatibility issues including in vitro cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, in vitro cell models, biocompatibility data and its related failure. Chapter four describes degradable biomaterial for medical implants, which include biodegradable polymers, biodegradable metals, degradation assessment techniques and future directions. Chapter five focuses on animal models for biomaterial research, ethics, care and use, implantation study and monitoring and studies on medical implants in animals in Indonesia. Chapter six covers biomimetic bioceramics, natural-based biocomposites and the latest research on natural-based biomaterials in Indonesia. Chapter seven describes recent advances in natural biomaterial from human and animal tissue, its processing and applications. Chapter eight discusses orthopedic applications of biomaterials focusing on most common problems in Indonesia, and surgical intervention and implants. Chapter nine describes biomaterials in dentistry and their development in Indonesia.

Wound Healing Biomaterials   Volume 2 Book

Wound Healing Biomaterials Volume 2


  • Author : Magnus Ă…gren
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081006061

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Wound Healing Biomaterials Volume 2 Excerpt :

Wound Healing Biomaterials: Volume Two, Functional Biomaterials discusses the types of wounds associated with trauma, illness, or surgery that can sometimes be extremely complex and difficult to heal. Consequently, there is a prominent drive for scientists and clinicians to find methods to heal wounds opening up a new area of research in biomaterials and the ways they can be applied to the challenges associated with wound care. Much research is now concerned with new therapies, regeneration methods, and the use of biomaterials that can assist in wound healing and alter healing responses. This book provides readers with a thorough review of the functional biomaterials used for wound healing, with chapters discussing the fundamentals of wound healing biomaterials, films for wound healing applications, polymer-based dressing for wound healing applications, and functional dressings for wound care. Includes more systematic and comprehensive coverage on the topic of wound care Provides thorough coverage of all specific therapies and biomaterials for wound healing Contains clear layout and organization that is carefully arranged with clear titles and comprehensive section headings Details specific sections on the fundamentals of wound healing biomaterials, films for wound healing applications, polymer-based dressing for wound healing applications, and more

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function Book

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function


  • Author : Kevin Kilgore
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782421092

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Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function Excerpt :

Research and developments in neuroprostheses are providing scientists with the potential to greatly improve the lives of individuals who have lost some function. Neuroprostheses can help restore or substitute motor and sensory functions which may have been damaged as a result of injury or disease. However, these minute implantable sensors also provide scientists with challenges. This important new book provides readers with a comprehensive review of neuroprostheses. Chapters in part one are concerned with the fundamentals of these devices. Part two looks at neuroprostheses for restoring sensory function whilst part three addresses neuroprostheses for restoring motor function. The final set of chapters discusses significant considerations concerning these sensors. Systematic and comprehensive coverage of neuroprostheses Covers the fundamentals of neuroprostheses, their application in restoring sensory and motor function and an analysis of the future trends Keen focus on industry needs in the field of biomaterials

Biomaterials and Medical Device   Associated Infections Book

Biomaterials and Medical Device Associated Infections


  • Author : L Barnes
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857097224

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Biomaterials and Medical Device Associated Infections Excerpt :

Despite advances in materials and sterilisation, patients who receive biomaterials of medical device implants are still at risk of developing an infection around the implantation site. This book reviews the fundamentals of biomaterials and medical device related infections and methods and materials for the treatment and prevention of infection. The first part of the book provides readers with an introduction to the topic including analyses of biofilms, diagnosis and treatment of infection, pathology and topography. The second part of the book discusses a range of established and novel technologies and materials which have been designed to prevent infection. Provides analysis of biofilms and their relevance to implant associated infections. Assesses technologies for controlling biofilms. Considers advantages and disadvantages of in vivo infection studies.

Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices Book

Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices


  • Author : Stephen F. Amato
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857099204

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Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices Excerpt :

All biomaterials and medical devices are subject to a long list of regulatory practises and policies which must be adhered to in order to receive clearance. This book provides readers with information on the systems in place in the USA and the rest of the world. Chapters focus on a series of procedures and policies including topics such as commercialization, clinical development, general good practise manufacturing and post market surveillance. Addresses global regulations and regulatory issues surrounding biomaterials and medical devices Especially useful for smaller companies who may not employ a full time vigilance professional Focuses on procedures and policies including risk management, intellectual protection, marketing authorisation, university patent licenses and general good practise manufacturing

Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Book

Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine


  • Author : Subhas Kundu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-03-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 582
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857097064

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Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Excerpt :

Silk is increasingly being used as a biomaterial for tissue engineering applications, as well as sutures, due to its unique mechanical and chemical properties. Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine discusses the properties of silk that make it useful for medical purposes and its applications in this area. Part one introduces silk biomaterials, discussing their fundamentals and how they are processed, and considering different types of silk biomaterials. Part two focuses on the properties and behavior of silk biomaterials and the implications of this for their applications in biomedicine. These chapters focus on topics including biodegradation, bio-response to silk sericin, and capillary growth behavior in porous silk films. Finally, part three discusses the applications of silk biomaterials for tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and biomedicine, with chapters on the use of silk biomaterials for vertebral, dental, dermal, and cardiac tissue engineering. Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine is an important resource for materials and tissue engineering scientists, R&D departments in industry and academia, and academics with an interest in the fields of biomaterials and tissue engineering. Discusses the properties and applications of silk for medical purposes Considers pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical applications

Biomineralization and Biomaterials Book

Biomineralization and Biomaterials


  • Author : Conrado Aparicio
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-09-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 482
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782423560

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Biomineralization and Biomaterials Excerpt :

Biomineralization is a natural process by which living organisms form minerals in association with organic biostructures to form hybrid biological materials such as bone, enamel, dentine and nacre among others. Scientists have researched the fundamentals of these processes and the unique structures and properties of the resulting mineralized tissues. Inspired by them, new biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine have been developed in recent years. Biomineralization and biomaterials: fundamentals and applications looks at the characteristics of these essential processes and natural materials and describes strategies and technologies to biomimetically design and produce biomaterials with improved biological performance. Provides a thorough overview of the biomineralization process Presents the most recent information on the natural process by which crystals in tissues form into inorganic structures such as bone, teeth, and other natural mineralized tissues Investigates methods for improving mineralization Explores new techniques that will help improve the biomimetic process

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1 Book

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1


  • Author : Jessica Amber Jennings
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081002575

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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1 Excerpt :

Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Volume 1, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently, chitosan is being developed for many biomedical functions, ranging from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene delivery. This book looks at the fundamentals of chitosan-based biomaterials. Contains specific focus on the techniques and technologies needed to develop chitosan for biomedical applications Presents a comprehensive treatment of the fundamentals Provides contributions from leading researchers with extensive experience in chitosan

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2 Book

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2


  • Author : Jessica Amber Jennings
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081002568

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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2 Excerpt :

Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, Volume 2, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently, chitosan is being developed for many biomedical functions, ranging from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene delivery. This book provides readers with a full coverage of the applications of chitosan-based biomaterials. Presents specific focus on tissue engineering and therapeutics Provides comprehensive treatment of all biomaterial applications of chitosan Contains contributions by leading researchers with extensive experience in the material

Laser Surface Modification of Biomaterials Book

Laser Surface Modification of Biomaterials


  • Author : Rui Vilar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081009420

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Laser Surface Modification of Biomaterials Excerpt :

Laser Surface Modification of Biomaterials: Techniques and Applications covers this expanding field, which has many potential applications, including biomaterials. Laser surface modification of biomaterials enables the production of hybrid materials with different functionality in the bulk as well as the thin, sub-micrometer surface layer. This book will provide readers with a comprehensive review of the technology and its applications. Chapters in Part 1 look at the techniques and considerations of laser surface modification, while Part 2 reviews laser surface modification techniques of the most important classes of biomaterials, with a final set of chapters discussing application specific laser surface modification. Offers a comprehensive review of laser surface modification techniques Presents recent developments, fundamentals, and progress in laser surface modification Reviews laser surface modification applications across a range of materials Emphasizes applications in biomaterials