Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Editor(s): Bikramjit Basu, Dhirendra S. Katti, Ashok Kumar

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470193402

Online ISBN: 9780470891315

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315

About this Book

Enables readers to take full advantage of the latest advances in biomaterials and their applications.

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications reviews the latest biomaterials discoveries, enabling readers to take full advantage of the most recent findings in order to advance the biomaterials research and development. Reflecting the nature of biomaterials research, the book covers a broad range of disciplines, including such emerging topics as nanobiomaterials, interface tissue engineering, the latest manufacturing techniques, and new polymeric materials.

The book, a contributed work, features a team of renowned scientists, engineers, and clinicians from around the world whose expertise spans the many disciplines needed for successful biomaterials development. All readers will gain an improved understanding of the full range of disciplines and design methodologies that are used to develop biomaterials with the physical and biological properties needed for specific clinical applications.

Table of contents

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  1. Section I

    1. Chapter 2

      Fundamentals of Hydroxyapatite and Related Calcium Phosphates (pages 19–52)

      Racquel Zapanta LeGeros, Atsuo Ito, Kunio Ishikawa, Toshiro Sakae and John P. LeGeros

  2. Section II

    1. Chapter 8

      Introduction to Processing of Biomaterials (pages 243–276)

      Dhirendra S. Katti, Shaunak Pandya, Meghali Bora and Rakesh Mahida

    2. Chapter 10

      Functionally Graded All Ceramic HIP Joint (pages 323–356)

      Omer Van der Biest, Guy Anné, Kim Vanmeensel and Jef Vleugels

    3. Chapter 11

      Medical Devices Based on Bioinspired Ceramics (pages 357–409)

      Pío González, Julián Martínez-Fernández, Antonio R. de Arellano-López and Mrityunjay Singh

  3. Section III

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