Cellular Response to Biomaterials

The response of cells to biomaterials is critical in medical devices. Traditionally inert biomaterials were used to minimise the reaction in cells in contact with the material. However, it has been realised that specific cell responses may be beneficial in such areas as encouraging adhesion, healing or cell multiplication. Cellular response to biomaterials discusses the response of cells to a wide range of biomaterials targeted at specific medical applications. Part one discusses cell responses to a variety of polymers and ceramics with chapters on such topics as degradable polymers and biocompatibility. Part two covers cell responses and regenerative medicine with coverage of themes such as vascular grafts, nerve repair and Bioglass®. Part three examines the effect of surfaces and proteins on cell response. Specific chapters review nano-engineered surfaces, the influence of plasma proteins on bone cell adhesion and surface modification of titanium implants. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, Cellular response to biomaterials is an essential read for those researching or studying medical devices in industry and academia. Examines the response of cells to a wide range of biomaterials targeted at specific medical applications Discusses cell responses and regenerative medicine with specific chapters on vascular grafts and nerve repair Assesses the effect of surfaces and proteins on cell response including the influence of plasma proteins on cell adhesion and surface modification of titanium implants

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  • Author : Lucy Di Silvio
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 648 pages
  • ISBN : 184569547X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Cellular Response to Biomaterials

Cellular Response to Biomaterials
  • Author : Lucy Di Silvio
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 December 2008
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The response of cells to biomaterials is critical in medical devices. Traditionally inert biomaterials were used to minimise the reaction in cells in contact with the material. However, it has been realised that specific cell responses may be beneficial in such areas as encouraging adhesion, healing or cell multiplication. Cellular response to biomaterials discusses the response of cells to a wide range of biomaterials targeted at specific medical applications. Part one discusses cell responses to a variety of polymers and

Host Response to Biomaterials

Host Response to Biomaterials
  • Author : Stephen F Badylak
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 May 2015
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Host Response to Biomaterials: The Impact of Host Response on Biomaterial Selection explains the various categories of biomaterials and their significance for clinical applications, focusing on the host response to each biomaterial. It is one of the first books to connect immunology and biomaterials with regard to host response. The text also explores the role of the immune system in host response, and covers the regulatory environment for biomaterials, along with the benefits of synthetic versus natural biomaterials, and the

Biomaterials and Immune Response

Biomaterials and Immune Response
  • Author : Nihal Engin Vrana
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 July 2018
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The interactions of the biomaterials with the host immune system is crucial for their functionality. This book aims to provide the reader with a better understanding of the role of the immune system in biomaterial applications. For this end, the book has dedicated chapters for i) explaining immune cells taking part in immune response to biomaterials/immune systems interface; ii) the effect of biomaterial shape, form and physicochemical properties on the response of immune system; iii) biofilm formation on implanted

The Immune Response to Implanted Materials and Devices

The Immune Response to Implanted Materials and Devices
  • Author : Bruna Corradetti
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 November 2016
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the cascade of events activated in the body following the implant of biomaterials and devices. It is one of the first books to shed light on the role of the host immune response on therapeutic efficacy, and reviews the state-of-the-art for both basic science and medical applications. The text examines advantages and disadvantages of the use of synthetic versus natural biomaterials. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of biomimicry in the development

Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation

Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation
  • Author : Giuseppe Orlando
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKRegenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation

Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation illustrates exactly how these two fields are coming together and can benefit one another. It discusses technologies being developed, methods being implemented, and which of these are the most promising. The text encompasses tissue engineering, biomaterial sciences, stem cell biology, and developmental biology, all from a transplant perspective. Organ systems considered include liver, renal, intestinal, pancreatic, and more. Leaders from both fields have contributed chapters, clearly illustrating that regenerative medicine and solid organ transplantation

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility
  • Author : Masoud Mozafari
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release : 01 June 2020
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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

Calcific Aortic Valve Disease

Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
  • Author : Elena Aikawa
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 12 June 2013
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Due to population aging, calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) has become the most common heart valve disease in Western countries. No therapies exist to slow this disease progression, and surgical valve replacement is the only effective treatment. Calcific Aortic Valve Disease covers the contemporary understanding of basic valve biology and the mechanisms of CAVD, provides novel insights into the genetics, proteomics, and metabolomics of CAVD, depicts new strategies in heart valve tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, and explores current treatment

Surface Modification of Biomaterials

Surface Modification of Biomaterials
  • Author : Rachel Williams
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 November 2010
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The surface modification of biomaterials plays a significant role in determining the outcome of biological-material interactions. With the appropriate modification a material’s surface can be tailored to improve biocompatibility, adhesion and cell interactions. Consequently surface modification is vital in the development and design of new biomaterials and medical devices. Surface modification of biomaterials reviews both established surface modifications and those still in the early stages of research and discusses how they can be used to optimise biological interactions and

Bio-Implant Interface

Bio-Implant Interface
  • Author : J.E. Ellingsen,S.P. Lyngstadaas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 29 April 2003
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Achieving good clinical outcomes with implanted biomaterials depends upon achieving optimal function, both mechanical and biological, which in turn depends upon integrating advances realized in biological science, material science, and tissue engineering. As these advances push back the frontiers of biomaterial medicine , the control and patterning

Bone Response to Dental Implant Materials

Bone Response to Dental Implant Materials
  • Author : Adriano Piattelli
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 27 October 2016
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Bone Response to Dental Implant Materials examines the oral environment and the challenges associated with dental biomaterials. Understanding different in vivo and in vitro responses is essential for engineers to successfully design and tailor implant materials which will withstand the different challenges of this unique environment. This comprehensive book reviews the fundamentals of bone responses in a variety of implant materials and presents strategies to tailor and control them. Presents a specific focus on the development and use of biomaterials

Cell and Material Interface

Cell and Material Interface
  • Author : Nihal Engin Vrana
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 September 2018
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A significant portion of biomedical applications necessitates the establishment of an interface between the cells of the patient and the components of the device. In many cases, such as in implants and engineered tissues, the interaction of the cells with the biomaterial is one of the main determinants of the success of the system. Cell and Material Interface: Advances in Tissue Engineering, Biosensor, Implant, and Imaging Technologies explores this interaction and its control at length scales ranging from the nano

Immunomodulatory Biomaterials

Immunomodulatory Biomaterials
  • Author : Stephen F. Badylak,Jennifer Elisseeff
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 July 2021
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Biomaterials have existed for millennia as mechanical replacement structures following disease or injury. Biomaterial design has changed markedly from structural support with an "inert” immune profile as the primary objective to designs that elicit an integrative local tissue response and a pro-repair immune cell phenotype. Immunomodulatory Biomaterials: Regulating the Immune Response with Biomaterials to Affect Clinical Outcome offers a single, comprehensive reference on biomaterials for modulation of the host response, for materials scientists, tissue engineers and those working in regenerative

Wound Healing Biomaterials - Volume 1

Wound Healing Biomaterials - Volume 1
  • Author : Magnus Ågren
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 03 June 2016
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Wound Healing Biomaterials: Volume One, Therapies and Regeneration discusses the types of wounds associated with trauma, illness, or surgery that can sometimes be extremely complex and difficult to heal. Consequently, there is a prominent drive for scientists and clinicians to find methods to heal these types of wounds, with science increasingly turning towards biomaterials to address these challenges. Much research is now concerned with new therapies, regeneration methods, and biomaterials to assist in wound healing and healing response. This book

Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Safety of Silicone Breast Implants
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 06 January 2000
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The Dow Corning case raised serious questions about the safety of silicone breast implants and about larger issues of medical device testing and patient education. Safety of Silicone Breast Implants presents a well-documented, thoughtful exploration of the safety of these devices, drawing conclusions from the available research base and suggesting further questions to be answered. This book also examines the sensitive issues surrounding women's decisions about implants. In reaching conclusions, the committee reviews: The history of the silicone breast implant

The Bone-biomaterial Interface

The Bone-biomaterial Interface
  • Author : John Edward Davies
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 May 1991
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Based on the proceedings of the Bone-Biomaterial Interface Workshop held in Toronto, Canada, December 1990, addresses the questions which have arisen during this period of evolution from inert to active materials in orthopedic, dental, and maxillofacial implants with specific reference to the bone-biomaterial interface. The seven parts of the volume reflect the seven sessions of the workshop, dealing with materials issues, protein adsorption, cell and tissue reactions, mechanical influences on interfacial biology, retrieval analysis, and the industrial context. Annotation copyrighted by