8. Medical Miracles

  1. David W. Richerson

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118392317.ch8

The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition

The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Richerson, D. W. (2012) Medical Miracles, in The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118392317.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470638057

Online ISBN: 9781118392317

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Keywords:

  • medical miracles, LASIK and miniature telemetry transmitter;
  • ceramics for replacement and repair;
  • ceramics importance in the field of orthodontics;
  • alternatives to treating paralysis, and the neural array;
  • ceramic sensors into prostheses for “sense of touch”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ceramics for Replacement and Repair

  • Diagnostic Uses for Ceramics

  • Ceramics in Medical Treatment and Therapy

  • Overview: Medical Miracles Yet to Come