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This book contains 18 papers from the Next Generation Biomaterials and Surface Properties of Biomaterials symposia held during the 2010 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T'10) meeting, October 17-21, 2010, Houston, Texas.
Carbon is strong, light weight, conductive and able to mimic natural materials within the body, making it ideal for several uses within biomedicine. Consequently a great deal of research and funding is being put into this interesting material with a view to increasing the variety of medical applications for which it is suitable. Diamond-based materials for biomedical applications offers readers the fundamental principles and novel applications of this versatile material.
Biomaterials work in contact with living matter and this gives a number of specific requirements for their surface properties, such as bioinertness or bioactivity, antibiofouling, and so on.
Today joint surgery is done using an established yet specialized technique known as hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) using metal-on-metal bearings. The hip resurfacing handbook is based on the experience of leading experts in the field and offers a comprehensive reference for all aspects of this important procedure.
There is a significant progress in the methods and materials employed in restorative dentistry especially because of the increasing demand for attractive and healthy teeth. Non-Metallic Biomaterials For Tooth Repair And Replacement highlights on the use of biomaterials for several applications in tooth repair and especially dental restoration.
The intention of this book was to provide the Reader, primarily graduate students and young researchers in materials engineering, bio(chem)physics, medical physics and biophysics, with a set of articles reviewing state-of-the art research and recent advancements in the field of photon-matter interaction for micro/nanomaterials synthesis and manipulation of properties of biological and inorganic materials at the atomic level. Photon-based nanoscience and related technologies have created exciting opportunities for the fabrication and characterization of nano(bio)material devices and systems, and it is expected to significantly contribute to the development of Nanobiophotonics and Nanomedicine.
The science of tribological phenomena in the human body is termed as medical tribology both those that occur in organ tissues and those that arise after implanting an artificial device, while biomaterials are inert substances designed to be incorporated into living systems.
Silicon Carbide Biotechnology provides not only the materials and biomedical engineering communities with a seminal reference book on SiC that they can use to further develop the technology, but to also provide a technology resource for medical doctors and practitioners who are hungry to identify and implement advanced engineering solutions to their everyday medical problems that currently lack long term, cost effective solutions.
Volume 1 of the multi-volume reference, BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology, focuses on synthetic nanodevices and the synthesis of nanomaterials and the generation of nanoscale features. The nanomaterials include polymeric microspheres and nanostructures, carbon nanotubes, silicon, silicon dioxide, and iron oxide. There is also a chapter on the characterization of critical nanostructures for bio applications such as nanochannels and nanopores. The second part involves hybrid synthetic-biomolecular nanodevices that utilize the self assembly properties of both biomolecules and synthetic materials. There is a chapter discussing the structure-function relations between biomolecular (protein) and inorganic interfaces. The third part gives the theoretical underpinning of bio nanodevices covering computation methods, informatics, and mechanics. These fundamentals are critical in designing the next generation nanodevices and also understanding the interaction between nanodevices and biological systems to enable more efficient in vitro and in vivo bio applications.
Discover how to take full advantage of nanoscale materials in the design and fabrication of leading-edge biomedical devices. The authors introduce you to a variety of possible clinical applications such as drug delivery, diagnostics, and cancer therapy.
Nanobiotechnology of Biomimetic Membranes describes the current state of research and development in biomimetic membranes for nanobiotechnology applications. The application areas in nanobiotechnology range from novel nanosensors, to novel methods for sorting and delivering bio-active moleculres, to novel drug-delivery systems. The success of these applications relies on a good understanding of the interaction and incorporation of macromoleculres in membranes and the fundamental properties of the membrane itself.
Inhalers signify a key turning point in the history of modern medicine especially because of its direct impact on health and life quality for millions. Inhaler devices: Fundamentals, design and drug delivery offers readers an introduction to the basics of inhaler technology, with a detailed discussion of the history of inhalers as well as a discussion on present research and development.
Implantable sensor systems offer an excellent potential for superior medical care and a high quality of life resulting in key players investing substantially in this exciting field. Implantable Sensor Systems For Medical Applications provides an extensive overview of the key technologies, major challenges and main issues with regards to the development and use of these devices in a variety of medical applications.
This comprehensive book provides up-to-date information on the developments in the field of biopolymers. Close attention has been paid to include all the important aspects that are necessary to understand the field.
Before implanting of biomaterials and medical devices, a complete testing in the laboratory is essential. The right analytical techniques are needed for testing. The latest methods for the analysis of structure, properties and behavior of biomaterials are discussed in the book Characterization Of Biomaterials
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