Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials

Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials

Editor(s): R.J. Narayan, P.N. Kumta, W.R. Wagner

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470408476

Online ISBN: 9780470538357

DOI: 10.1002/9780470538357

About this Book

A collection of articles from the Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials symposium give insight into advances in biomedical and biomimetic materials. These selected articles cover such topics as scaffolds for tissue engineering, bioceramics, biomimetic materials, nanoparticles for medical diagnosis and treatment, and novel materials for drug delivery and biosensing.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Bioceramics

    1. Biotribological Characterization of the Bilayer System: HA/ZrO2 on 316LSS (pages 1–17)

      B. Bermúdez-Reyes, I. Espitia-Cabrera, J. Zárate-Medina, M. A. L. Hernández-Rodríguez, J.A. Ortega-Saenz, F.J. Espinoza-Beltrán and M.E. Contreras-García

  2. Part 2: Metallic Implant Materials

    1. Characterization of New Nickel-Titanium Wire for Rotary Endodontic Instruments (pages 47–57)

      William A. Brantley, Jie Liu, William A.T. Clark, Libor Kovarik, Caesar Buie, Masahiro Iijima, Satish B. Alapati and William Ben Johnson

    2. Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ti-6Al-4V for Biomedical and Related Applications Involving Rapid-Layer Powder Manufacturing (pages 71–82)

      L.E. Murr, S.M. Gaytan, S.A. Quinones, M.I. Lopez, A. Rodela, E.Y. Martinez, D.H. Hernandez, E. Martinez, D.A. Ramirez, F. Medina and R.B. Wicker

    3. Mechanical Properties of Implant Rods Made of Low-Modulus β-Type Titanium Alloy, Ti-29Nb-13Ta-4.6Zr, for Spinal Fixture (pages 83–90)

      Kengo Narita, Mitsuo Niinomi, Masaaki Nakai, Toshikazu Akahori, Harumi Tsutsumi, Kazuya Oribe, Takashi Tamura, Shinji Kozuka and Shizuma Sato

    4. Functionality of Porous Titanium Improved by Biopolymer Filling (pages 91–101)

      Mitsuo Niinomi, Masaaki Nakai, Toshikazu Akahori, Harumi Tsutsumi, Hideaki Yamanoi, Shinichi Itsuno, Naoki Haraguchi, Yoshinori Itoh, Tadashi Ogasawara, Takashi Onishi and Taku Shindoh

  3. Part 3: Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

    1. Fracture Forces in Femurs Implanted with PMMA (pages 103–113)

      Dan Dragomir-Daescu, Hilary E. Brown, Nadia Anguiano-Wehde, Sean McEligot, Michael J. Burke, Kevin E. Bennet, James T. Bronk and Mark E. Bolander

  4. Part 4: Surface Modification of Biomaterials

    1. Polysiloxane Coatings Containing Tethered Antimicrobial Moieties (pages 141–149)

      P. Majumdar, S.J. Stafslien, J. Daniels, E. Lee, N. Patel, N. Gubbins, C.J. Thorson and B.J. Chisholm

  5. Part 5: Materials For Drug Delivery

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