Biomaterials for Artificial Organs

The worldwide demand for organ transplants far exceeds available donor organs. Consequently some patients die whilst waiting for a transplant. Synthetic alternatives are therefore imperative to improve the quality of, and in some cases, save people’s lives. Advances in biomaterials have generated a range of materials and devices for use either outside the body or through implantation to replace or assist functions which may have been lost through disease or injury. Biomaterials for artificial organs reviews the latest developments in biomaterials and investigates how they can be used to improve the quality and efficiency of artificial organs. Part one discusses commodity biomaterials including membranes for oxygenators and plasmafilters, titanium and cobalt chromium alloys for hips and knees, polymeric joint-bearing surfaces for total joint replacements, biomaterials for pacemakers, defibrillators and neurostimulators and mechanical and bioprosthetic heart valves. Part two goes on to investigate advanced and next generation biomaterials including small intestinal submucosa and other decullarized matrix biomaterials for tissue repair, new ceramics and composites for joint replacement surgery, biomaterials for improving the blood and tissue compatibility of total artificial hearts (TAH) and ventricular assist devices (VAD), nanostructured biomaterials for artificial tissues and organs and matrices for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors Biomaterials for artificial organs is an invaluable resource to researchers, scientists and academics concerned with the advancement of artificial organs. Reviews the latest developments in biomaterials and investigates how they can be used to improve the quality and efficiency of artificial organs Discusses commodity biomaterials including membranes for oxygenators and cobalt chromium alloys for hips and knees and polymeric joint-bearing surfaces for total joint replacements Further biomaterials utilised in pacemakers, defibrillators, neurostimulators and mechanical and bioprosthetic heart valve are also explored

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  • Author : Michael Lysaght
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 0857090844
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Biomaterials for Artificial Organs

Biomaterials for Artificial Organs
  • Author : Michael Lysaght,Thomas J Webster
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 December 2010
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The worldwide demand for organ transplants far exceeds available donor organs. Consequently some patients die whilst waiting for a transplant. Synthetic alternatives are therefore imperative to improve the quality of, and in some cases, save people’s lives. Advances in biomaterials have generated a range of materials and devices for use either outside the body or through implantation to replace or assist functions which may have been lost through disease or injury. Biomaterials for artificial organs reviews the latest developments

Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering

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

Biomaterials for Organ and Tissue Regeneration

Biomaterials for Organ and Tissue Regeneration
  • Author : Nihal Vrana,Helena Knopf-Marques,Julien Barthes
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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Biomaterials for Organ and Tissue Regeneration: New Technologies and Future Prospects examines the use of biomaterials in applications related to artificial tissues and organs. With a strong focus on fundamental and traditional tissue engineering strategies, the book also examines how emerging and enabling technologies are being developed and applied. Sections provide essential information on biomaterial, cell properties and cell types used in organ generation. A section on state-of-the-art in organ regeneration for clinical purposes is followed by a discussion on

Tissue Engineering for Artificial Organs

Tissue Engineering for Artificial Organs
  • Author : Anwarul Hasan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 April 2017
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A comprehensive overview of the latest achievements, trends, and the current state of the art of this important and rapidly expanding field. Clearly and logically structured, the first part of the book explores the fundamentals of tissue engineering, providing a separate chapter on each of the basic topics, including biomaterials stem cells, biosensors and bioreactors. The second part then follows a more applied approach, discussing various applications of tissue engineering, such as the replacement or repairing of skins, cartilages, livers

Stem Cells and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cells and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Marek J. Los,Andrzej Hudecki,Emilia Wiechec
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 November 2018
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Stem Cells and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine addresses the urgent need for a compact source of information on both the cellular and biomaterial aspects of regenerative medicine. By developing a mutual understanding between three separately functioning areas of science—medicine, the latest technology, and clinical economics—the volume encourages interdisciplinary relationships that will lead to solutions for the significant challenges faced by today's regenerative medicine. Users will find sections on the homeostatic balance created by apoptosis and proliferating tissue stem

Tissue Engineering Strategies for Organ Regeneration

Tissue Engineering Strategies for Organ Regeneration
  • Author : Naznin Sultana,Sanchita Bandyopadhyay-Ghosh,Chin Fhong Soon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 February 2020
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Tissue Engineering Strategies for Organ Regeneration addresses the existing and future trends of tissue engineering approaches for organ/tissue regeneration or repair. This book provides a comprehensive summary of the recent improvement of biomaterials used in scaffold-based tissue engineering, and the tools and different protocols needed to design tissues and organs. The chapters in this book provide the in-depth principles for many of the supporting and enabling technologies including the applications of BioMEMS devices in tissue engineering, and the combination

Regenerated Organs

Regenerated Organs
  • Author : Chandra P Sharma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 January 2021
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Regenerated Organs: Future Perspectives provides the translational-research aspects, currently lacking in existing literature, in this rapidly-moving field. The book is divided into six sections: Engineering Approaches, Cardiovascular System, Musculoskeletal Regeneration, Regenerative Neuroscience, Respiratory Research, a Future Outlook and Conclusions. Each chapter is multi-authored by international experts in each area. The book's primary audience is academic faculty and those in industry interested in translational research in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Additionally, this book is ideal for graduate students in the

Organ Manufacturing

Organ Manufacturing
  • Author : Xiaohong Wang
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 December 2015
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This is the first time that human organs, such as the heart, liver, kidney, stomach, uterus, skin, lung, pancreas and breast can be manufactured automatically and precisely for clinical transplantation, drug screening and metabolism model establishment. Headed by Professor Xiaohong Wang (also the founder and director) in the Center of Organ Manufacturing, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, this group has focused on organ manufacturing for over ten years. A series of technical bottleneck problems, such as vascular and nerve

Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering

Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering
  • Author : Swaminathan Sethuraman,Uma Maheswari Krishnan,Anuradha Subramanian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 October 2016
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Nanotechnology and high-end characterization techniques have highlighted the importance of the material choice for the success of tissue engineering. A paradigm shift has been seen from conventional passive materials as scaffolds to smart multi-functional materials that can mimic the complex intracellular milieu more effectively. This book presents a detailed overview of the rationale involved in the choice of materials for regeneration of different tissues and the future directions in this fascinating area of materials science with specific chapters on regulatory

Membrane Systems

Membrane Systems
  • Author : Loredana De Bartolo,Efrem Curcio,Enrico Drioli
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 12 June 2017
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Membrane processes today play a signifi cant role in the replacement therapy for acute and chronic organ failure diseases. Current extracorporeal blood purifi cation and oxygenation devices employ membranes acting as selective barriers for the removal of endogeneous and exogeneous toxins and for gas exchange, respectively. Additionally, membrane technology offers new interesting opportunities for the design of bioartificial livers, pancreas, kidneys, lungs etc. This book reviews the latest developments in membrane systems for bioartificial organs and regenerative medicine, investigates how

Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century

Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : Xingdong Zhang,David Williams
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKDefinitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century

Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century is a review of key, critical biomaterial terms and definitions endorsed by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering. The topics and definitions discussed include those in general biomaterials and applications, biocompatibility, implantable and interventional devices, drug delivery systems, regenerative medicine and emerging biomaterials. The book reviews the discussion of these terms by leaders in the global biomaterials community and summarizes the agreed upon definitions. Provides readers with the official

Peptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair

Peptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair
  • Author : Mario Barbosa,M Cristina L Martins
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 2017
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Peptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair highlights the various important considerations that go into biomaterial development, both in terms of fundamentals and applications. After covering a general introduction to protein and cell interactions with biomaterials, the book discusses proteins in biomaterials that mimic the extracellular matrix (ECM). The properties, fabrication and application of peptide biomaterials and protein-based biomaterials are discussed in addition to in vivo and in vitro studies. This book is a valuable resource for

Frontiers in Tissue Engineering

Frontiers in Tissue Engineering
  • Author : C.W. Patrick,A.G. Mikos,L.V. McIntire
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 February 1998
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Frontiers in Tissue Engineering is a carefully edited compilation of state-of-the-art contributions from an international authorship of experts in the diverse subjects that make up tissue engineering. A broad representation of the medical, scientific, industrial and regulatory community is detailed in the book. The work is an authoritative and comprehensive reference source for scientists and clinicians working in this emerging field. The book is divided into three parts: fundamentals and methods of tissue engineering, tissue engineering applied to specialised tissues,

Nano- and Biomaterials

Nano- and Biomaterials
  • Author : Zhypargul Abdullaeva
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 21 June 2017
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A comprehensive introduction to nano- and biomaterials shining light on the different research disciplines from various perspectives. The straightforward and well-structured concept is designed to cater for entrants as well as experienced researchers in the field of nanotechnology. The initial chapters introduce nanomaterials, their classification and synthesis techniques, while subsequent chapters discuss the various characterization tools as well as mechanical properties and their applications in biotechnological and biomedical fields. Further understanding of the topic is supported by case studies used