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Biomedical Materials By Roger Narayan

Biomedical Materials by Roger Narayan

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This comprehensive text on biomaterials research and development highlights topics associated with engineering, medicine, and surgery. It includes in-depth descriptions of the fundamental properties of metals, ceramics, and polymers used in medicine.

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Biomedical Materials by Roger Narayan

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.

Table of Contents

The Fundamental Properties of the Materials Used in Medicine and Dentistry.- Ceramics and Glasses.- Metallic Biomaterials.- Polymeric Biomaterials.- The Interaction Between Materials and Living Tissues.- Biomaterials: Processing, Characterization, and Applications.- Metal Corrosion.- Wear.- Inflammation, Carcinogenicity and Hypersensitivity.- Protein Interactions at Material Surfaces.- Sterility and Infection.- Biocompatibility Testing.- Applications of Polymers, Metals, and Ceramics in Medicine.- Biomaterials for Dental Applications.- Ophthalmic Biomaterials.- Hip Prosthesis.- Burn Dressing Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering.- Natural and Synthetic Polymeric Scaffolds.- BioMEMS.- Magnetic Particles for Biomedical Applications.- Specialized Fabrication Processes: Rapid Prototyping.- Manufacturing Issues.- Erratum.

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Biomedical Materials by Roger Narayan
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
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