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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Biomaterials for artificial organs.
Cambridge, UK ; Philadelphia : Woodhead Pub., 2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Lysaght; Thomas J Webster
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Commodity biomaterials: 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; Mechanical and bioprosthetic heart valves in biomaterials for artificial organs. Part 2 Advanced and next generation biomaterials: 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; Matrices for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.|
|Series Title:||Woodhead Publishing in materials.|
Undoubtedly a useful resource, it would be well placed in the biotechnology section of any university library., Materials World