Sterilisation 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. A range of non-traditional sterilisation techniques, such as hydrogen peroxide gas plasma, ozone and steam formaldehyde, is then discussed together with research in sterilisation and decontamination of surfaces by plasma discharges. Sterilisation techniques for polymers, drug-device products and tissue allografts are then reviewed, together with antimicrobial coatings for ‘self-sterilisation’ and the challenge presented by prions and endotoxins in the sterilisation of reusable medical devices. The book concludes with a discussion of future trends in the sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices. With its distinguished editors and expert team of international contributors, Sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices is an essential reference for all materials scientists, engineers and researchers within the medical devices industry. It also provides a thorough overview for academics and clinicians working in this area. Reviews established and commonly used technologies alongside new and emerging processes Introduces and reviews the key concepts and challenges involved in sterilisation Discusses future trends in the sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices

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  • Author : Sophie Lerouge
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • ISBN : 0857096265
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices

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

Biomaterials and Medical Device - Associated Infections

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

Metals for Biomedical Devices

Metals for Biomedical Devices
  • Author : Mitsuo Niinomi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 March 2010
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Despite recent advances in medical devices using other materials, metallic implants are still one of the most commercially significant sectors of the industry. Given the widespread use of metals in medical devices, it is vital that the fundamentals and behaviour of this material are understood. Metals in biomedical devices reviews the latest techniques in metal processing methods and the behaviour of this important material. Initial chapters review the current status and selection of metals for biomedical devices. Chapters in part

Assurance of Sterility for Sensitive Combination Products and Materials

Assurance of Sterility for Sensitive Combination Products and Materials
  • Author : Byron J. Lambert,Stan Lam,Joyce M. Hansen,Trabue D. Bryans
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 December 2019
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Assurance of Sterility for Sensitive Combination Products and Materials: New Paradigms for the Next Generation of Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals discusses the medical device industry and existing challenges regarding the exciting new world of sensitive combination products (SCPs) and their terminal sterilization. This book reassesses the current assumptions to assure the patient’s best interests are met in the development of increasingly rigorous sterilization methods used to counteract MRSA and other 'super-bugs'. In addition, the book discusses the special challenges

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

Radiation Sterilization for Health Care Products

Radiation Sterilization for Health Care Products
  • Author : Barry P. Fairand
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 September 2001
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Focusing on how the radiation process works and how it is applied in sterilizing medical devices and healthcare products, this book provides the latest developments in radiation technology in the form of e-beams, gamma rays, and x-rays. It covers the design and operation of irradiators as well as factors that affect cost and efficiency. It offers readers practical insights on this critical step in healthcare product manufacturing, its current uses, and its related cost concerns. Bringing all the information into

Metals for Biomedical Devices

Metals for Biomedical Devices
  • Author : Mitsuo Niinomi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 17 May 2019
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Metals for Biomedical Devices, Second Edition, has been fully updated and builds upon the success of its first edition, discussing the latest techniques in metal processing methods and the behavior of this important material. Initial chapters review the current status and selection of metals for biomedical devices. Subsequent chapters cover mechanical behavior, degradation and testing, corrosion, wear testing and biocompatibility, the processing of metals for biomedical applications, including topics such as forging metals and alloys, surface treatment, coatings and sterilization.

Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare
  • Author : Jimmy Walker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 February 2014
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Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare brings an understanding of decontamination practices and the development of technologies for cleaning and control of infection to a wide audience interested in public health, including healthcare specialists, scientists, students or patients. Part one highlights the importance and history of decontamination in hospitals and healthcare before exploring the role of standards in decontamination, infection control in Europe, and future trends in the area. Part two focuses on decontamination practices in hospitals and healthcare. It considers

Biomaterials and Medical Tribology

Biomaterials and Medical Tribology
  • Author : J Paulo Davim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 July 2013
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Medical tribology can be defined as the science of tribological phenomena in the human body, both those that naturally occur in the tissues or organs and those that arise after implantation of an artificial device, while biomaterials are inert substances designed to be incorporated into living systems. Biomaterials and medical tribology brings together a collection of high quality articles and case studies focussing on new research and developments in these two important fields. The book provides details of the different

Mechanics of Biomaterials

Mechanics of Biomaterials
  • Author : Lisa A. Pruitt,Ayyana M. Chakravartula
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 20 October 2011
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Combining materials science, mechanics, implant design and clinical applications, this self-contained text provides a complete grounding to the field.

Bio-Tribocorrosion in Biomaterials and Medical Implants

Bio-Tribocorrosion in Biomaterials and Medical Implants
  • Author : Yu Yan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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During their service life, most biomaterials and medical implants are vulnerable to tribological damage. In addition, the environments in which they are placed are often corrosive. The combination of triobology, corrosion and the biological environment has been named ‘bio-tribocorrosion’. Understanding this complex phenomenon is critical to improving the design and service life of medical implants. This important book reviews recent key research in this area. After an introduction to the topography of bio-tribocorrosion, Part one discusses different types of tribocorrosion

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

Sterilization Validation and Routine Operation Handbook

Sterilization Validation and Routine Operation Handbook
  • Author : Anne F. Booth
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 September 1999
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Stringent regulations require you to validate sterilization processes and step-by-step guidelines are needed to develop and implement a suitable validation program. Sterilization Validation and Routine Operation Handbook: Ethylene Oxide is the best practical guide available for the validation of EtO process. The information provided complies with ANSI/AAMI/ISO 11135: 1994, Medical devices-Validation and routine control of ethylene oxide sterilization which is based on a standard developed by the European Standardization Committee (CEN) entitled EN 550, Sterilization of medical devices- Validation and routine

New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare

New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Elena P. Ivanova,Kateryna Bazaka,Roy J. Crawford
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 February 2014
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New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare provides a concise summary of the latest developments in key types of biomaterials. The book begins with an overview of the use of biomaterials in contemporary healthcare and the process of developing novel biomaterials; the key issues and challenges associated with the design of complex implantable systems are also highlighted. The book then reviews the main materials used in functional biomaterials, particularly their properties and applications. Individual chapters focus on both natural and

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