Description: This publication is dedicated to PMMA bone cement, including the various types available and their individual chemical and mechanical properties.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a reference on the various types of bone cement to help surgeons choose the most suitable type for their procedures.
Audience: Orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, and maxillofacial surgeons are the intended audience.
Features: Detailed information on chemical and mechanical properties of various types of bone cement is provided in this book.
Assessment: PMMA bone cement is commonly used in surgery in particular by orthopedic surgeons for joint replacement procedures. The long-term results are affected by the mechanical properties of the type of cement used. With this publication the author provides surgeons with a reference to help them choose the type of cement most suitable to the particular procedure being planned. It is helpful to have this book in an orthopedic library. It is a good reference; it should be available to orthopedic surgeons interested in joint replacement.