Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. Thanks to major advances in circulatory biomaterials and medical devices over the past few decades, many complications of this prevalent disease can be managed with great success for prolonged periods. Biomaterials and devices for the circulatory system reviews the latest developments in this important field and how they can be used to improve the success and safety in this industry. Part one discusses physiological responses to biomaterials with chapters on tissue response, blood interface and biocompatibility. Part two then reviews clinical applications including developments in valve technology, percutaneous valve replacement, bypass technologies and cardiovascular stents. Part three covers future developments in the field with topics such as nanomedicine, cardiac restoration therapy, biosensor technology in the treatment of cardiovascular disease and vascular tissue engineering. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors Biomaterials and devices for the circulatory system is a vital reference for those concerned with bioengineering, medical devices and clinicians within this critical field. Reviews the latest developments in this important field and how they can be used to improve success and safety in the industry Both current clinical advances as well as future innovation are assessed taking a progressive view of the role of biomaterials in medical applications An examination of the physiological responses to biomaterials features tissue responses to implanted materials and strategies to improve the biocompatibility of medical devices

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  • Author : Terence Gourlay
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 0857090550
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System

Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System
  • Author : Terence Gourlay,Richard A Black
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 October 2010
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Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. Thanks to major advances in circulatory biomaterials and medical devices over the past few decades, many complications of this prevalent disease can be managed with great success for prolonged periods. Biomaterials and devices for the circulatory system reviews the latest developments in this important field and how they can be used to improve the success and safety in this industry. Part one discusses physiological responses to

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  • Author : Lei Yang,Sarit Bhaduri,Thomas J. Webster
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
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Biomaterials in Translational Medicine delivers timely and detailed information on the latest advances in biomaterials and their role and impact in translational medicine. Key topics addressed include the properties and functions of these materials and how they might be applied for clinical diagnosis and treatment. Particular emphasis is placed on basic fundamentals, biomaterial formulations, design principles, fabrication techniques and transitioning bench-to-bed clinical applications. The book is an essential reference resource for researchers, clinicians, materials scientists, engineers and anyone involved in

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Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering
  • Author : L Hench,J. Jones
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 September 2005
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Maintaining quality of life in an ageing population is one of the great challenges of the 21st Century. This book summarises how this challenge is being met by multi-disciplinary developments of specialty biomaterials, devices, artificial organs and in-vitro growth of human cells as tissue engineered constructs. Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering is intended for use as a textbook in a one semester course for upper level BS, MS and Meng students. The 25 chapters are organized in five parts: Part

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The Artificial Heart
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Division of Health Care Services,Committee to Evaluate the Artificial Heart Program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1991
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A significant medical event is expected in 1992: the first human use of a fully implantable, long-term cardiac assist device. This timely volume reviews the artificial heart program-and in particular, the National Institutes of Health's major investment-raising important questions. The volume includes: Consideration of the artificial heart versus heart transplantation and other approaches to treating end-stage heart disease, keeping in mind the different outcomes and costs of these treatments. A look at human issues, including the number of people who may

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Biomaterials
  • Author : Rosario Pignatello,Teresa Musumeci
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 May 2018
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This contribution book collects five among reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary area of biomaterial synthesis and application. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can access the novel and ongoing potentialities of different synthetic and engineered biomaterials. Contributions reflect the fundamental studies, with a particular attention to the physico-chemical mechanical characterization of biomaterials, along with biocompatibility studies and potential clinical use. After an introductory chapter on the question of storage stability for biomaterial-based

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  • Author : Chih-Chang Chu,J. Anthony von Fraunhofer,Howard P. Greisler
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 May 2018
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"Virtually every wound, whether surgical or traumatic, needs to be closed to promote wound healing and prevent infection. Increasingly sophisticated and effective materials for the crucial surgical treatment of wound closure are being developed continuously. Keep up with the most recent research progress and future trends in this complex and rapidly changing field with Wound Closure Biomaterial and Devices. This state-of-the-art book provides detailed information and critical discussions on: ï

Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Engineering

Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Author : Robert W. Cahn
  • Publisher : Mit Press
  • Release : 01 October 1990
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The continuing rapid development of materials science and engineering is reflected in the 130 articles in this second update to the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Engineering. Of particular note are new articles in the expanding areas of composite materials, advanced and traditional ceramics, electronic and superconducting materials, elastomers and polymer applications, wood and paper, industrial minerals, materials characterization, surfaces and interfaces, fundamental physical metallurgy and metals processing, and production and fabrication.The articles are extensively cross-referenced and include