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Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine / Edition 3
     

Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine / Edition 3

by Buddy D. Ratner
 

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ISBN-10: 0123746264

ISBN-13: 9780123746269

Pub. Date: 11/09/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Science

  • With over 29,000 copies sold, this is the most comprehensive coverage of principles and applications of all classes of biomaterials
  • Edited by four of the best-known figures in the biomaterials field today and fully endorsed and supported by the Society for Biomaterials
  • Fully revised and expanded, key new topics include: tissue

Overview

  • With over 29,000 copies sold, this is the most comprehensive coverage of principles and applications of all classes of biomaterials
  • Edited by four of the best-known figures in the biomaterials field today and fully endorsed and supported by the Society for Biomaterials
  • Fully revised and expanded, key new topics include: tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, new materials, and new clinical applications
  • New teaching and learning material includes: end of chapter exercises, case studies, downloadable image bank
  • This new edition is printed in full-color with high-quality artwork

The third edition of this renowned and best-selling title is the most comprehensive and up-to-date single text on all aspects of biomaterials science. It provides a balanced, insightful approach to both the learning of the science and technology of biomaterials, and acts as a key reference for practitioners who have involvement in the applications of materials in medicine.

This resource is ideal for undergraduate and graduate students, practitioners in biomedical engineering, life and biological sciences, materials, mechanical and engineering sciences, and medicine.

    • Over 29,000 copies sold, this is the most comprehensive coverage of principles and applications of all classes of biomaterials: ‘the only such text that currently covers this area comprehensively’ - Materials Today
    • Edited by four of the best-known figures in the biomaterials field today; fully endorsed and supported by the Society for Biomaterials
    • Fully revised and expanded, key new topics include of tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, and new clinical applications, with new teaching and learning material throughout, end of chapter exercises, assignments and case studies; and a downloadable image bank. The new edition is printed in full color throughout, with new high-quality artwork

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780123746269
    Publisher:
    Elsevier Science
    Publication date:
    11/09/2012
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    1573
    Sales rank:
    460,945
    Product dimensions:
    8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface

    How to Use This Text

    Introduction

    Part 1 Materials Science and Engineering

    Section 1.1 Properties of Materials

    Section 1.2 Classes of Materials Used in Medicine

    Part 2 Biology and Medicine

    Section 2.1 Some Background Concepts

    Section 2.2 Host Reactions to Biomaterials and Their Evaluation

    Section 2.3 Biological Testing of Biomaterials

    Section 2.4 Degradation of Materials in the Biological Environment

    Section 2.5 Applications of Biomaterials

    Section 2.6 Applications of Biomaterials in Functional Tissue Engineering

    Part 3 Practical Aspects of Biomaterials

    Section 3.1 Implants, Devices, and Biomaterials: Special Considerations

    Section 3.2 Voluntary Standards, Regulatory Compliance and Non-Technical Issues

    Part 4 Perspectives and Possibilities in Biomaterials Science

    Appendices

    Index

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