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Biomaterials science : an introduction to materials in medicine

Author: B D Ratner
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work introduces those new to the field of biomaterials to a subject that has profound impact on human health and considerable economic importance. Topics covered include the biology, the medical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Biomaterials science.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)606020123
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B D Ratner
ISBN: 0125824602 9780125824606 0125824610 9780125824613
OCLC Number: 34677281
Description: xi, 484 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Biomaterials Science: An Interdisciplinary Endeavor / Buddy D. Ratner --
Ch. 1. Properties of Materials --
1.1. Introduction / Jack E. Lemons --
1.2. Bulk Properties of Materials / Francis W. Cooke --
1.3. Surface Properties of Materials / Buddy D. Ratner --
Ch. 2. Classes of Materials Used in Medicine --
2.1. Introduction / Allan S. Hoffman --
2.2. Metals / John B. Brunski --
2.3. Polymers / Susan A. Visser, Robert W. Hergenrother and Stuart L. Cooper --
2.4. Hydrogels / Nikolaos A. Peppas --
2.5. Bioresorbable and Bioerodible Materials / Joachim Kohn and Robert Langer --
2.6. Ceramics, Glasses, and Glass-Ceramics / Larry L. Hench --
2.7. Natural Materials / Ioannis V. Yannas --
2.8. Composites / Harold Alexander --
2.9. Thin Films, Grafts, and Coatings / Buddy D. Ratner and Allan S. Hoffman --
2.10. Fabrics / Shalaby W. Shalaby --
2.11. Biologically Functional Materials / Allan S. Hoffman --
Ch. 3. Some Background Concepts --
3.1. Introduction / Buddy D. Ratner --
3.2. Proteins: Structure, Properties, and Adsorption to Surfaces / Thomas A. Horbett --
3.3. Cells: Their Surfaces and Interactions with Materials / Jeff M. Schakenraad --
3.4. Tissues / Frederick J. Schoen --
Ch. 4. Host Reactions to Biomaterials and Their Evaluation --
4.1. Introduction / Frederick J. Schoen --
4.2. Inflammation, Wound Healing, and the Foreign Body Response / James M. Anderson --
4.3. Immunology and the Complement System / Richard J. Johnson --
4.4. Systemic Toxicity and Hypersensitivity / Katharine Merritt --
4.5. Blood Coagulation and Blood-Materials Interactions / Stephen R. Hanson and Laurence A. Harker --
4.6. Tumorigenesis and Biomaterials / Frederick J. Schoen --
4.7. Implant-Associated Infection / Anthony G. Gristina and Paul T. Naylor --
Ch. 5. Testing Biomaterials.
Responsibility: edited by Buddy D. Ratner [and others].

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