Biomaterials in the Design and Reliability of Medical Devices / Edition 1

Biomaterials in the Design and Reliability of Medical Devices / Edition 1

by Michael N. Helmus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306476908

ISBN-13: 9780306476907

Pub. Date: 12/01/2002

Publisher: Springer US

This book highlights the responsibility of medical device designers and engineers to eliminate sites of failure and to test devices to demonstrate their ultimate safety and efficacy. It also evaluates biomaterials and their properties as related to the design and reliability of medical devices. The principles that are described are readily applicable to the

Overview

This book highlights the responsibility of medical device designers and engineers to eliminate sites of failure and to test devices to demonstrate their ultimate safety and efficacy. It also evaluates biomaterials and their properties as related to the design and reliability of medical devices. The principles that are described are readily applicable to the biomaterial scaffolds used for generating tissue-engineered constructs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306476907
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Overview and Introduction: Unique Aspects of Biomaterials in the Safety and Efficacy of Medical Implant Devices; M.N. Helmus. Standards and Guidelines for Biocompatibility for Medical Devices; S. Northup. Medical Device Regulation; B. Sall. Medical Device Testing; S. Northup. Failure Analysis: Learning for the Future from the Past; M.N. Helmus. Biomaterials Testing Issues in Small Business; R. Snyder. Tissue Engineering Constructs and Commercialization; K. Brockbank. Testing of Bioactive Biomaterial: A Case Study; K. Tweden.

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