Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers with a thorough review of the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers and their applications. Part One covers the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications, while Part Two explores biosynthetic polymer coatings and surface modification. Subsequent sections discuss biosynthetic polymers for tissue engineering applications and how to conduct polymers for medical applications. Comprehensively covers all major medical applications of biosynthetic polymers Provides an overview of non-degradable and biodegradable biosynthetic polymers and their medical uses Presents a specific focus on coatings and surface modifications, biosynthetic hydrogels, particulate systems for gene and drug delivery, and conjugated conducting polymers

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  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 358 pages
  • ISBN : 1782421130
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications
  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren,Penny Martens,Rylie Green
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 November 2015
GET THIS BOOKBiosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers with a thorough review of the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers and their applications. Part One covers the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications, while Part Two explores biosynthetic polymer

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Giuseppe Perale,Jöns Hilborn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 24 August 2016
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Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications: From Fundamentals to Translational Medicine provides readers with an overview of bioresorbable polymeric materials in the biomedical field. A useful resource for materials scientists in industry and academia, offering information on the fundamentals and considerations, synthesis and processing, and the clinical and R and D applications of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications. Focuses on biomedical applications of bioresorbable polymers Features a comprehensive range of topics including fundamentals, synthesis, processing, and applications Provides balanced coverage of

Polymers for Tissue Engineering

Polymers for Tissue Engineering
  • Author : M. Molly S. Shoichet,Jay Abel Hubbell
  • Publisher : VSP
  • Release : 01 January 1998
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The articles included in this text highlight the important advances in polymer science that impact tissue engineering. The breadth of polymer science is well represented with the relevance of both polymer chemistry and morphology emphasized in terms of cell and tissue response.

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Masoud Mozafari,Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 June 2019
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Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications presents novel techniques for the preparation and characterization of functionalized polymers, enabling researchers, scientists and engineers to understand and utilize their enhanced functionality in a range of cutting-edge biomedical applications. Provides systematic coverage of the major types of functional polymers, discussing their properties, preparation techniques and potential applications Presents new synthetic approaches alongside the very latest polymer processing and characterization methods Unlocks the potential of functional polymers to support ground-breaking techniques for drug and

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications
  • Author : Lígia Rodrigues,Manuel Mota
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 24 September 2016
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Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications examines the inspiration of natural materials and their interpretation as modern biomaterials. With a strong focus on therapeutic and diagnostic applications, the book also examines the development and manipulation of bioinspired materials in regenerative medicine. The first set of chapters is heavily focused on bioinspired solutions for the delivery of drugs and therapeutics that also offer information on the fundamentals of these materials. Chapters in part two concentrate on bioinspired materials for diagnosis applications with

Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications

Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Hans J Griesser
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 19 February 2016
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Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications discusses the latest information on coatings, including their historic use by scientists who are looking to improve the properties and biological responses of the material-host interface. Thin films, in particular, are becoming more widely researched and used as an alternative to traditional sprayed coatings because they have a more uniform structure and therefore greater stability. This book provides readers with a comprehensive guide to thin film coatings and their application in the

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,

Medical Biosensors for Point of Care (POC) Applications

Medical Biosensors for Point of Care (POC) Applications
  • Author : Roger J Narayan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 21 August 2016
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Medical Biosensors for Point of Care (POC) Applications discusses advances in this important and emerging field which has the potential to transform patient diagnosis and care. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of medical biosensors for point-of-care applications. Chapters in part 2 go on to look at materials and fabrication of medical biosensors while the next part looks at different technologies and operational techniques. The final set of chapters provide an overview of the current applications of this technology. Traditionally medical diagnostics have

Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers

Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers
  • Author : Xiang Cheng Zhang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 22 September 2016
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Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers: Materials and Properties provides a practical guide to the use of biodegradable and bioresorbable polymers for study, research, and applications within medicine. Fundamentals of the basic principles and science behind the use of biodegradable polymers in advanced research and in medical and pharmaceutical applications are presented, as are important new concepts and principles covering materials, properties, and computer modeling, providing the reader with useful tools that will aid their own research,

Nanocomposites for Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration

Nanocomposites for Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration
  • Author : Huinan Liu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 February 2016
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Nanocomposites for Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration discusses the advanced biomaterials scientists are exploring for use as tools to mimic the structure of musculoskeletal tissues. Bone and other musculoskeletal tissues naturally have a nanocomposite structure, therefore nanocomposites are ideally suited as a material for replacing and regenerating these natural tissues. In addition, biological properties such as biointegration and the ability to tailor and dope the materials make them highly desirable for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration. Provides a comprehensive discussion on the design and

Materials for the Direct Restoration of Teeth

Materials for the Direct Restoration of Teeth
  • Author : John Nicholson,Beata Czarnecka
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 September 2016
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Materials for the Direct Restoration of Teeth focuses on the important role teeth play in our lives and how biomaterials scientists are ensuring that new dental materials are functional and esthetic. As research in the field is shifting away from traditional materials like metal, and towards more advanced materials, such as resins and ceramics, this book on the subject of modern materials for the direct repair of teeth provides readers with a comprehensive reference. The most pertinent modern dental materials

Hydrogels

Hydrogels
  • Author : Lacramioara Popa,Mihaela Violeta Ghica,Cristina Dinu-Pirvu
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 10 April 2019
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Hydrogels, as three-dimensional polymer networks, are able to retain a large amount of water in their swollen state. The biomedical application of hydrogels was initially hampered by the toxicity of cross-linking agents and the limitations of hydrogel formation under physiological conditions. However, emerging knowledge in polymer chemistry and an increased understanding of biological processes have resulted in the design of versatile materials and minimally invasive therapies.The novel but challenging properties of hydrogels are attracting the attention of researchers in

Alginates and Their Biomedical Applications

Alginates and Their Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Bernd H.A. Rehm,M. Fata Moradali
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 November 2017
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This book presents a comprehensive review of the latest advances in developing alginate-based biomaterials and derivatives as well as their biomedical and pharmaceutical applications. It covers the physiochemical properties of alginates, production and formulation methods, derivatizations and characterization methods, the fundamental work on optimizing alginate polymers for defined biomedical purposes as well as the scope and effectiveness of their applications in medicine and therapeutic approaches. The book brings together new concepts and advances in harnessing alginate-based biomaterials in combination with

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology
  • Author : Traian Chirila,Damien Harkin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 April 2016
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Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology, Second Edition, focuses on an aging population and the increasing instances of eye diseases. Biomaterials continue to be used for numerous medical devices for the restoration of eyesight, improving many patients’ quality of life. Consequently, biomaterials and regenerative medicine are becoming increasingly important to the advances of ophthalmology and optometry. This book provides readers with an updated and expanded look at the present status and future direction of biomaterials and regenerative medicine in this

Extracellular Matrix-derived Implants in Clinical Medicine

Extracellular Matrix-derived Implants in Clinical Medicine
  • Author : Daniel L Mooradian
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 May 2016
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Extracellular Matrix-Derived Implants in Clinical Medicine comprehensively covers the emergence of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine over the past few decades, along with discussions of continuous funding and research. The book provides a state-of-the-art review of this increasingly important technology and how it is translating from bench to bedside. Part One of the book looks at the historical use of human and animal tissues, focusing on the main application areas, including cardiovascular, hard and soft tissue engineering, and neurological, while