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Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials

Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials
  • Author : Stuart L. Cooper
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 January 2016
  • ISBN : 0081006225
  • Pages : 718 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings together a thorough review of advances in the properties and applications of polyurethanes for biomedical applications. The first set of chapters in the book provides an important overview of the fundamentals of this material with chapters on properties and processing methods for polyurethane. Further sections cover significant uses such as their tissue engineering and vascular and drug delivery applications Written by an international team of leading authors, the book is a comprehensive and essential reference on this important biomaterial. Brings together in-depth coverage of an important material, essential for many advanced biomedical applications Connects the fundamentals of polyurethanes with state-of-the-art analysis of significant new applications, including tissue engineering and drug delivery Written by a team of highly knowledgeable authors with a range of professional and academic experience, overseen by an editor who is a leading expert in the field


Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials

Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials
  • Author : Stuart L. Cooper,Jianjun Guan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Polyurethane Biomaterials

Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings together a thorough review of advances in the properties and applications of polyurethanes for biomedical applications. The first set of chapters in the book provides an important overview of the fundamentals of this material with chapters on properties and processing methods for polyurethane. Further sections cover significant uses such as their tissue engineering and vascular and drug delivery applications Written by an international team of leading authors, the book is a comprehensive and essential reference


Novel Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

Novel Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Heung Jae Chun,Kwideok Park,Chun-Ho Kim,Gilson Khang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 October 2018
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This book explores in depth a wide range of new biomaterials that hold great promise for applications in regenerative medicine. The opening two sections are devoted to biomaterials designed to direct stem cell fate and regulate signaling pathways. Diverse novel functional biomaterials, including injectable nanocomposite hydrogels, electrosprayed nanoparticles, and waterborne polyurethane-based materials, are then discussed. The fourth section focuses on inorganic biomaterials, such as nanobioceramics, hydroxyapatite, and titanium dioxide. Finally, up-to-date information is provided on a wide range of smart


Polyurethanes in Biomedical Applications

Polyurethanes in Biomedical Applications
  • Author : NinaM.K. Lamba
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKPolyurethanes in Biomedical Applications

Polyurethanes in Biomedical Applications studies the use of polyurethanes in implanted medical devices. This analysis describes the concepts of polymer science, the manufacture of polyurethanes, and the biological responses to implant polyurethanes, reflecting the developments in biomaterials science and the interdisciplinary nature of bioengineering.


Polymeric Gels

Polymeric Gels
  • Author : Kunal Pal,Indranil Banerjee
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKPolymeric Gels

Polymeric Gels: Characterization, Properties and Biomedical Applications covers the fundamentals and applications of polymeric gels. Particular emphasis is given to their synthesis, properties and characteristics, with topics such as natural, synthetic, and smart polymeric gels, medical applications, and advancements in conductive and magnetic gels presented. The book covers the basics and applications of hydrogels, providing readers with a comprehensive guide on the types of polymeric gels used in the field of biomedical engineering. Provides guidance for decisions on the suitability


Advances in Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Advances in Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Anuj Tripathi,Jose Savio Melo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 January 2017
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This book highlights recent advances in the field of biomaterials design and the state of the art in biomaterials applications for biomedicine. Addressing key aspects of biomaterials, the book explores technological advances at multi-scale levels (macro, micro, and nano), which are used in applications related to cell and tissue regeneration. The book also discusses the future scope of bio-integrated systems. The contents are supplemented by illustrated examples, and schematics of molecular and cellular interactions with biomaterials/scaffolds are included to


Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century

Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : Xingdong Zhang,David Williams
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKDefinitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century

Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century is a review of key, critical biomaterial terms and definitions endorsed by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering. The topics and definitions discussed include those in general biomaterials and applications, biocompatibility, implantable and interventional devices, drug delivery systems, regenerative medicine and emerging biomaterials. The book reviews the discussion of these terms by leaders in the global biomaterials community and summarizes the agreed upon definitions. Provides readers with the official


Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers

Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers
  • Author : Sangamesh Kumbar,Cato Laurencin,Meng Deng
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 21 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKNatural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers

Polymers are important and attractive biomaterials for researchers and clinical applications due to the ease of tailoring their chemical, physical and biological properties for target devices. Due to this versatility they are rapidly replacing other classes of biomaterials such as ceramics or metals. As a result, the demand for biomedical polymers has grown exponentially and supports a diverse and highly monetized research community. Currently worth $1.2bn in 2009 (up from $650m in 2000), biomedical polymers are expected to achieve a CAGR of 9.8%


Biomaterials Science

Biomaterials Science
  • Author : Buddy D. Ratner,Allan S. Hoffman,Frederick J. Schoen,Jack E. Lemons
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 August 2004
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The second edition of this bestselling title provides the most up-to-date comprehensive review of all aspects of biomaterials science by providing a balanced, insightful approach to learning biomaterials. This reference integrates a historical perspective of materials engineering principles with biological interactions of biomaterials. Also provided within are regulatory and ethical issues in addition to future directions of the field, and a state-of-the-art update of medical and biotechnological applications. All aspects of biomaterials science are thoroughly addressed, from tissue engineering to


Biomaterials

Biomaterials
  • Author : Qizhi Chen,George Thouas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 December 2014
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Explores Biomedical Science from a Unique Perspective Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction is a definitive resource for students entering biomedical or bioengineering disciplines. This text offers a detailed exploration of engineering and materials science, and examines the boundary and relationship between the two. Based on the author’s course lecture notes and many years of research, it presents students with the knowledge needed to select and design biomaterials used in medical devices. Placing special emphasis on metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and composite


Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition

Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition
  • Author : Michael Szycher, Ph.D
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKSzycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition

A practical handbook rather than merely a chemistry reference, Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow compilation of crucial new information on polyurethane technology, which is irreplaceable in a wide range of applications. This new edition of a bestseller is an invaluable reference for technologists, marketers, suppliers, and academicians who require cutting-edge, commercially valuable data on the most advanced uses for polyurethane, one of the most important and complex specialty polymers. internationally recognized expert Dr. Michael Szycher updates


Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs

Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Neethu Ninan,Sneha Mohan,Elizabeth Francis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKNatural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs

Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs focuses on the recent advances in natural polymers, biopolymers, biomaterials, and their composites, blends, and IPNs. Biobased polymer blends and composites occupy a unique position in the dynamic world of new biomaterials. The growing need for lubricious coatings and surfaces in medical devices—an outcome of the move from invasive to noninvasive medicines/procedures—is playing a major role in the advancement of biomaterials technology. Natural polymers have attained their


Intelligent Polymers for Nanomedicine and Biotechnologies

Intelligent Polymers for Nanomedicine and Biotechnologies
  • Author : Magdalena Aflori
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKIntelligent Polymers for Nanomedicine and Biotechnologies

Almost all synthetic materials over time induce some level of inflammation and fibrosis. Therefore, even though the successes of biomaterials science in producing acceptable solutions to the problem of biocompatibility have been remarkable, there remains enormous opportunity for improvement. The goal is the development of intelligent materials that replicate and mimic the ability of tissues and biological materials to adapt and renew. This book describes the synthesis and the analysis of new smart polymeric materials and their practical implications in


Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites

Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Fengge Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Polymer Nanocomposites

The addition of nanoparticles to polymer composites has led to a new generation of composite materials with enhanced and novel properties. Advances in polymer nanocomposites reviews the main types of polymer nanocomposites and their applications. Part one reviews types of polymer nanocomposites according to fillers. Processing of carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and cellulose nanoparticles as functional fillers and reinforcement are discussed, alongside calcium carbonate and metal-polymer nanocomposites. Part two focuses on types of polymer nanocomposites according to


Plasma Surface Modification and Plasma Polymerization

Plasma Surface Modification and Plasma Polymerization
  • Author : Norihiro Inagaki
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 July 2014
GET THIS BOOKPlasma Surface Modification and Plasma Polymerization

In current materials R&D, high priority is given to surface modification techniques to achieve improved surface properties for specific applications requirements. Plasma treatment and polymerization are important technologies for this purpose. This book provides a basic and thorough presentation of this subject. This is probably the first book to cover plasma treatment and polymerization for the purpose of surface modification. Chemistry, processes and applications are detailed. More than 150 figures include numerous schematics which illustrate the chemistry and processes. More


Absorbable and Biodegradable Polymers

Absorbable and Biodegradable Polymers
  • Author : Shalaby W. Shalaby,Karen J.L. Burg
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 October 2003
GET THIS BOOKAbsorbable and Biodegradable Polymers

Interest in biodegradable and absorbable polymers is growing rapidly in large part because of their biomedical implant and drug delivery applications. This text illustrates creative approaches to custom designing unique, fiber-forming materials for equally unique applications. It includes an example of the development and application of a new absor