Integrated Biomaterials Science / Edition 1

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Overview

Integrated Biomaterials Science provides an intriguing insight into the world of biomaterials. It explores the materials and technology which have brought advances in new biomaterials, highlighting the way in which modern biology and medicine are synergistically linked to other key scientific disciplines-physics, chemistry, and engineering. In doing so, Integrated Biomaterials Science contains chapters on tissue engineering and gene therapy, standards and parameters of biomaterials, applications and interactions within the industrial world, as well as potential aspects of patent regulations.
Integrated Biomaterials Science serves as a comprehensive guide to understanding this dynamic field, yet is designed so that chapters may be read and understood independently, depending on the needs of the reader. Integrated Biomaterials Science is attractive to a broad audience interested in a deeper understanding of this evolving field, and serves as a key resource for researchers and students of biomaterials courses, providing all with an opportunity to probe further.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306466786
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/31/2002
  • Edition description: 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1037
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 2.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Rolando Barbucci is Director of the Interuniversity Research Center for Advanced Medical Systems (C.R.I.S.M.A) and Head of the Department of Chemical and Biosystem Sciences and Technologies at the University of Siena, Italy. A former President of the Interdivisional Group of Biomaterials (G.I.B.) of the Italian Chemical Society, he is an accomplished chemist and biomaterials scientist, with 5 patents and more than 250 publications to his credit. He has a deep interest in the integration and applications of biomaterials within this growing field spanning medicine, biology, chemistry, and bioengineering.
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Table of Contents

1. Biological materials; Y. Ikada. 2. Structure and properties of polymeric materials; W. Marconi, A. Piozzi. 3. Fundamental of polymeric composite materials; C. Migliaresi, A. Pegoretti. 4. Biodegradabile polymers; L. Fambri, et al. 5. Bioceramics and biological glasses; A. Krajewski, A. Ravaglioli. 6. Metallic materials; A. Cigada, et al. 7. Degradation processes on metallic surfaces; E. Angelini, et al. 8. Characterisation of biomaterials; D. Lyman. 9. Tissues; L. Ambrosio, et al. 10a. Soft tissue properties; L. Ambrosio, P.A. Netti. 10b. The eye; D. Lepore, et al. 10c. Articular cartilage; P.A. Netti, L. Ambrosio. 11. The mechanical and material properties of the intervertebral disc; R. Alkalay. 12. Soft tissue replacement; M. Santin, et al. 13. Mechanics of hard tissues; A. Natali, R.T. Hart. 14a. Joint replacement; G. Guida, D. Ronca. 14b. Hip joint replacement; G. Guida, D. Ronca. 14c. Knee joint replacement; G. Guida, D. Ronca. 14d. Elbow prosthesis; L. Celli. 14e. Shoulder prosthesis; L. Celli. 14f. Acrylic bone cements; M.-P. Ginebra, et al. 15. Mechanical properties of tooth structures; R. De Santis, et al. 16. Dental materials and implants; M.R. Pinasco, et al. 17. Materials/biological environment interactions; O. Petillo, et al. 18. Protein adsorption and cellular/tissue interactions; A. Magnani, et al. 19. Inflammatory response to polymeric materials; D. Labarre, M.-P. Carreno. 20. Inflammatory response to metals and ceramics; A. Pizzoferrato. 21. Biocompatibility and biological tests; A.M. Gatti, J.C. Knowles. 22. Infection and sterilisation; R. Giardino, N.N. Aldini. 23. Drug delivery system; F.M. Veronese, P. Caliceti. 24. Gene delivery as a new therapeutic approach; L. Vitiello, F.M. Veronese. 25. Tissue engineering; G. Abatangelo, et al. 26. Assist devices; G. Catapano. 27. Standards on biomaterials; M.V. Primiceri, S. Paci. 28. Biomaterials and patents; M.V. Primiceri.
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