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New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare

New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Elena P. Ivanova
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 February 2014
  • ISBN : 1782422668
  • Pages : 244 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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


New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare

New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Elena P. Ivanova,Kateryna Bazaka,Roy J. Crawford
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 February 2014
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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

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Materials for Medical Application

Materials for Medical Application
  • Author : Robert B. Heimann
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 24 August 2020
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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.

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Biomaterials and Medical Devices

Biomaterials and Medical Devices
  • Author : Ferdyansyah Mahyudin,Hendra Hermawan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 February 2016
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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

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Functional Marine Biomaterials

Functional Marine Biomaterials
  • Author : Se-Kwon Kim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Marine Biomaterials

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

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Functional Biomaterials

Functional Biomaterials
  • Author : Sougata Jana,Subrata Jana
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 April 2022
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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

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Biomaterials and Medical Device - Associated Infections

Biomaterials and Medical Device - Associated Infections
  • Author : L Barnes,Ian Cooper
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 November 2014
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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

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Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices

Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices
  • Author : Stephen F. Amato,Robert M. Ezzell Jr
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKRegulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices

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

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Wound Healing Biomaterials - Volume 2

Wound Healing Biomaterials - Volume 2
  • Author : Magnus Ă…gren
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 May 2016
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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

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Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function
  • Author : Kevin Kilgore
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 February 2015
GET THIS BOOKImplantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function

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

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Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Subhas Kundu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 March 2014
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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

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Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare
  • Author : Jimmy Walker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 February 2014
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Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare brings an understanding of decontamination practices and the development of technologies for cleaning and control of infection to a wide audience interested in public health, including healthcare specialists, scientists, students or patients. Part one highlights the importance and history of decontamination in hospitals and healthcare before exploring the role of standards in decontamination, infection control in Europe, and future trends in the area. Part two focuses on decontamination practices in hospitals and healthcare. It considers

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Biomineralization and Biomaterials

Biomineralization and Biomaterials
  • Author : Conrado Aparicio,Maria Pau Ginebra
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2015
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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

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Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications

Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Hans J Griesser
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 19 February 2016
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Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications discusses the latest information on coatings, including their historic use by scientists who are looking to improve the properties and biological responses of the material-host interface. Thin films, in particular, are becoming more widely researched and used as an alternative to traditional sprayed coatings because they have a more uniform structure and therefore greater stability. This book provides readers with a comprehensive guide to thin film coatings and their application in the

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Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology
  • Author : Traian Chirila,Damien Harkin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 April 2016
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Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology, Second Edition, focuses on an aging population and the increasing instances of eye diseases. Biomaterials continue to be used for numerous medical devices for the restoration of eyesight, improving many patients’ quality of life. Consequently, biomaterials and regenerative medicine are becoming increasingly important to the advances of ophthalmology and optometry. This book provides readers with an updated and expanded look at the present status and future direction of biomaterials and regenerative medicine in this

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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2
  • Author : Jessica Amber Jennings,Joel David Bumgardner
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKChitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2

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

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