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

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Terence Gourlay
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 0857090550
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKBiomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System

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
GET THIS BOOKBiomaterials 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

Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications

Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Xiujun James Li,Yu Zhou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKMicrofluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications

Microfluidics or lab-on-a-chip (LOC) is an important technology suitable for numerous applications from drug delivery to tissue engineering. Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics and explores in detail a wide range of medical applications. The first part of the book reviews the fundamentals of microfluidic technologies for biomedical applications with chapters focussing on the materials and methods for microfabrication, microfluidic actuation mechanisms and digital microfluidic technologies. Chapters in part two examine applications in drug discovery and

Characterization of Biomaterials

Characterization of Biomaterials
  • Author : Ming H. Wu,Hengchu Cao
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 12 March 2013
GET THIS BOOKCharacterization of Biomaterials

The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and the vasculature. The physiology of the system is to circulate blood through the vasculature ensuring delivery of oxygen and vital nutrients to cells and organs in the body. Consequences of diseases disrupting normal cardiovascular function can be severe or fatal. Recent advancements in cardiovascular medicine have contributed significantly to improving life span and quality for patients by restoring normal cardiovascular function through the use of implantable devices. Examples of these cardiovascular implantable

Biomaterials and Medical Device - Associated Infections

Biomaterials and Medical Device - Associated Infections
  • Author : L Barnes,Ian Cooper
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKBiomaterials and Medical Device - Associated Infections

Despite advances in materials and sterilisation, patients who receive biomaterials of medical device implants are still at risk of developing an infection around the implantation site. This book reviews the fundamentals of biomaterials and medical device related infections and methods and materials for the treatment and prevention of infection. The first part of the book provides readers with an introduction to the topic including analyses of biofilms, diagnosis and treatment of infection, pathology and topography. The second part of the

Non-Metallic Biomaterials for Tooth Repair and Replacement

Non-Metallic Biomaterials for Tooth Repair and Replacement
  • Author : P Vallittu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKNon-Metallic Biomaterials for Tooth Repair and Replacement

As the demand for healthy, attractive teeth increases, the methods and materials employed in restorative dentistry have become progressively more advanced. Non-metallic biomaterials for tooth repair and replacement focuses on the use of biomaterials for a range of applications in tooth repair and, in particular, dental restoration. Part one reviews the structure, modification and repair of dental tissues. The properties of enamel and dentin and their role in adhesive dental restoration are discussed, along with biomineralization and biomimicry of tooth

Cardiovascular and Cardiac Therapeutic Devices

Cardiovascular and Cardiac Therapeutic Devices
  • Author : Thomas Franz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business
  • Release : 17 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKCardiovascular and Cardiac Therapeutic Devices

This volume focuses on latest research in therapeutic devices for cardiovascular, i.e. vascular and valvular and cardiac diseases. In the area of vascular therapies, aspects covered relate to latest research in small-diameter tissue-regenerative vascular grafts, one of the greatest persisting challenges in cardiovascular therapies, stent grafts and endovascular stents for percutaneous arterial interventions. Contributions on valvular therapies focus on tissue engineered and tissue regenerative prosthetic heart valves and valvular prostheses for trans-apical implantation including the challenges posed on the

Sterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices

Sterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices
  • Author : Sophie Lerouge,Anne Simmons
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 September 2012
GET THIS BOOKSterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices

The effective sterilisation of any material or device to be implanted in or used in close contact with the human body is essential for the elimination of harmful agents such as bacteria. Sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices reviews established and commonly used technologies alongside new and emerging processes. Following an introduction to the key concepts and challenges involved in sterilisation, the sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices using steam and dry heat, ionising radiation and ethylene oxide is reviewed.

Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications

Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Niklaus Baltzer,Thierry Copponnex
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 May 2014
GET THIS BOOKPrecious Metals for Biomedical Applications

Precious metals and semi-precious metals are used for an increasing number of medical applications due to the properties of these metals and their alloys. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications reviews the properties of precious metals and their resulting applications in medicine. Part one outlines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, discussing their useful properties, such as biocompatibility and corrosion resistance. Part two goes on to provide an overview of the applications of precious metals in biomedicine, including dental,

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility
  • Author : Masoud Mozafari
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 17 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility is a systematic reference on host response to different biomaterials, taking into account their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. The book reviews recent progress in the design and study of biomaterials biocompatibility, along with current understanding on how to control immune system response. Sections provide the fundamental theories and challenges of biomaterials biocompatibility, the role of different biomaterials physicochemical surface properties on cell responses, cell responses to different physicochemical properties of polymers, ceramics, metals, carbons and

Cardiovascular Biomaterials

Cardiovascular Biomaterials
  • Author : Garth W. Hastings
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKCardiovascular Biomaterials

Cardiovascular Biomaterials presents current research material developed by contributors from universities and professional laboratories in the UK, USA, Canada, and Germany.

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices
  • Author : J Pan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKModelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices

The use of bioresorbable polymers in stents, fixation devices and tissue engineering is revolutionising medicine. Both industry and academic researchers are interested in using computer modelling to replace some experiments which are costly and time consuming. This book provides readers with a comprehensive review of modelling polymers and polymeric medical devices as an alternative to practical experiments. Chapters in part one provide readers with an overview of the fundamentals of biodegradation. Part two looks at a wide range of degradation

Biocompatibility and Performance of Medical Devices

Biocompatibility and Performance of Medical Devices
  • Author : Jean-Pierre Boutrand
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 October 2012
GET THIS BOOKBiocompatibility and Performance of Medical Devices

Implant and device manufacturers are increasingly facing the challenge of proving that their products are safe and biocompatible, and that they will perform as expected. Biocompatibility and performance of medical devices provides an essential guide to the performance analysis of these vital devices. Part one introduces the key concepts and challenges faced in relation to biocompatibility in medical devices, with consideration of biological safety evaluation planning and biomechanical and biochemical compatibility in innovative biomaterials. Part two goes on to discuss

Functional Marine Biomaterials

Functional Marine Biomaterials
  • Author : Se-Kwon Kim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Marine Biomaterials

Functional Marine Biomaterials: Properties and Applications provides readers with the latest information on the diverse marine environment as a resource for many new substances, including biopolymers, bioceramics, and biominerals. As recent advances and funding has enabled scientists to begin harnessing many of these materials for biomedical applications from drug delivery to bone tissue engineering and biosensors, this important new text provides readers with a comprehensive review of these materials and their functional applications in the biomedical field. Chapters discuss the

Developments in Tissue Engineered and Regenerative Medicine Products

Developments in Tissue Engineered and Regenerative Medicine Products
  • Author : Joydeep Basu,John W Ludlow
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 April 2012
GET THIS BOOKDevelopments in Tissue Engineered and Regenerative Medicine Products

Developments in tissue engineered and regenerative medicine products summarizes recent developments in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine with an emphasis on commercialization and product development. Features of current cell therapy and tissue engineered products which have facilitated successful commercialization are emphasized and roadblocks to successful product development are also highlighted. Preclinical and clinical testing of tissue engineered and regenerative medicine products, regulatory, quality control, manufacturing issues, as well as generating and securing intellectual property and freedom to operate considerations are