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
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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

Minimized Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques and Technologies

Minimized Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques and Technologies
  • Author : Terence Gourlay,Serdar Gunaydin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 April 2012
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Traditional cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) techniques have suffered from a number of disadvantages including haemodilution, inflammation and post-operative bleeding. Minimised cardiopulmonary bypass techniques use developments in perfusion technology to significantly reduce foreign surface-blood interactions to make bypass simpler and safer. This important book reviews key developments and issues relating to this promising technology. Part one covers the broad range of CPB pathophysiology, including anticoagulant protocols, the impact of CPB circuit surfaces, optimal haemodilution levels, and the important issue of CPB-induced systemic

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications
  • Author : Ajay Padsalgikar
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 01 February 2017
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Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications enables designers of new cardiovascular medical devices to make decisions about the kind of plastics that can go into the manufacture of their device by explaining the property requirements of various applications in this area, including artificial valves, lead insulation, balloons, vascular grafts, and more. Enables designers to improve device performance and remain compliant with regulations by selecting the best material for each application Presents a range of applications, including artificial valves, stents,

Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications

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

Implantable Sensor Systems for Medical Applications

Implantable Sensor Systems for Medical Applications
  • Author : Andreas Inmann,Diana Hodgins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 January 2013
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Implantable sensor systems offer great potential for enhanced medical care and improved quality of life, consequently leading to major investment in this exciting field. Implantable sensor systems for medical applications provides a wide-ranging overview of the core technologies, key challenges and main issues related to the development and use of these devices in a diverse range of medical applications. Part one reviews the fundamentals of implantable systems, including materials and material-tissue interfaces, packaging and coatings, microassembly, electrode array design and

Characterization of Biomaterials

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

Medical Modelling

Medical Modelling
  • Author : Richard Bibb,Dominic Eggbeer,Abby Paterson
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 December 2014
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Medical modelling and the principles of medical imaging, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Rapid Prototyping (also known as Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing) are important techniques relating to various disciplines - from biomaterials engineering to surgery. Building on the success of the first edition, Medical Modelling: The application of Advanced Design and Rapid Prototyping techniques in medicine provides readers with a revised edition of the original text, along with key information on innovative imaging techniques, Rapid Prototyping technologies and case

Medical Devices

Medical Devices
  • Author : Seeram Ramakrishna,Lingling Tian,Charlene Wang,Susan Liao,Wee Eong Teo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 August 2015
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Medical Devices and Regulations: Standards and Practices will shed light on the importance of regulations and standards among all stakeholders, bioengineering designers, biomaterial scientists and researchers to enable development of future medical devices. Based on the authors’ practical experience, this book provides a concise, practical guide on key issues and processes in developing new medical devices to meet international regulatory requirements and standards. Provides readers with a global perspective on medical device regulations Concise and comprehensive information on how to

Inhaler Devices

Inhaler Devices
  • Author : Polina Prokopovich
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 April 2013
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Given their direct impact on the health and quality of life for millions, inhalers represent a major turning point in the history of modern medicine. Inhaler devices: Fundamentals, design and drug delivery provides readers with an introduction to the fundamentals of inhaler technology, with a comprehensive discussion of the history of inhalers as well as a discussion on current research and development. Part one discusses the fundamentals and development of inhaler devices as well as drug formulations for inhalers. The

Applications of Polyurethanes in Medical Devices

Applications of Polyurethanes in Medical Devices
  • Author : Ajay Padsalgikar
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 01 June 2022
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Applications of Polyurethanes in Medical Devices provides detailed coverage of polyurethane (PU) chemistry, processing and preparation for performant medical devices. Polyurethanes have found many uses in medical applications, due to their biocompatibility, biostability, physical properties, surface polarity, and the ability to suit the field of application. This book enables the reader to understand polyurethane and how this valuable material can be used in medical devices. Sections cover the chemistry, structure, and properties of polyurethane, with in-depth sections examining raw materials,

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices

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

Joining and Assembly of Medical Materials and Devices

Joining and Assembly of Medical Materials and Devices
  • Author : Y N Zhou,M D Breyen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 May 2013
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As medical devices become more intricate, with an increasing number of components made from a wide range of materials, it is important that they meet stringent requirements to ensure that they are safe to be implanted and will not be rejected by the human body. Joining and assembly of medical materials and devices provides a comprehensive overview of joining techniques for a range of medical materials and applications. Part one provides an introduction to medical devices and joining methods with

Bioengineering and Biomaterials in Ventricular Assist Devices

Bioengineering and Biomaterials in Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Author : Eduardo Guy Perpétuo Bock
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 October 2021
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Often associated with artificial hearts, ventricular assist devices (VADs) are blood pumps that can provide circulatory assistance to the left ventricle, the right ventricle, or both. Bioengineering and Biomaterials in Ventricular Assist Devices reviews constructive details of VADs and the biomaterials used in their development and support. FEATURES Establishes an area of intersection between engineering and medicine Shows process development from mechanical design to automation and control Discusses biofunctional materials, tribology in ceramic biomaterials, biosensors, and surface engineering and blood