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Service characteristics of biomedical materials and implants [electronic resource] / Andrew W. Batchelor, Margam Chandrasekaran.

By: Batchelor, A. W. (Andrew W.).
Contributor(s): Chandrasekaran, Margam.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Series on biomaterials and bioengineering: 3.Publisher: London : Imperial College Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 242 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 1860945368 (electronic bk.); 9781860945366 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Implants, Artificial -- Materials | Biomedical materials | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Biomedical | MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice | MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology | MEDICAL -- Biotechnology | MEDICAL -- Lasers in MedicineGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Service characteristics of biomedical materials and implants.DDC classification: 610.28 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Physiological environment of the human body -- Ch. 3. Implantation and physiological responses to biomaterials -- Ch. 4. Orthopaedic prostheses -- Ch. 5. Cardiac, vascular and neural implants -- Ch. 6. Dental implants -- Ch. 7. Bioartificial pancreas and bioartificial liver -- Ch. 8. Implants and biomaterials for external bodily functions and cosmetic advantage -- Ch. 9. Tissue scaffolds -- Ch. 10. Physiological reactions to external support systems -- Ch. 11. Drug delivery systems -- Ch. 12. Physiological reaction to medical instrumentation and disposal of used biomaterials -- App. 1. Government and technical society standards for biomedical materials -- App. 2. Experimental apparatus to measure the service characteristics of implants.
Review: "This book collates information and provides a concise text on the performance of different materials used in devices and implants. The knowledge presented is critical for a biomedical engineer, especially for the purpose of selecting the right materials. In addition, topics such as allergies and infection, tissue scaffolds, and drug delivery are reviewed."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Physiological environment of the human body -- Ch. 3. Implantation and physiological responses to biomaterials -- Ch. 4. Orthopaedic prostheses -- Ch. 5. Cardiac, vascular and neural implants -- Ch. 6. Dental implants -- Ch. 7. Bioartificial pancreas and bioartificial liver -- Ch. 8. Implants and biomaterials for external bodily functions and cosmetic advantage -- Ch. 9. Tissue scaffolds -- Ch. 10. Physiological reactions to external support systems -- Ch. 11. Drug delivery systems -- Ch. 12. Physiological reaction to medical instrumentation and disposal of used biomaterials -- App. 1. Government and technical society standards for biomedical materials -- App. 2. Experimental apparatus to measure the service characteristics of implants.

"This book collates information and provides a concise text on the performance of different materials used in devices and implants. The knowledge presented is critical for a biomedical engineer, especially for the purpose of selecting the right materials. In addition, topics such as allergies and infection, tissue scaffolds, and drug delivery are reviewed."--BOOK JACKET.

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