Advances in Biomedical Polymers

Advances in Biomedical Polymers

by C.G. Gebelein

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461290223
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 08/11/2013
Series: Polymer Science and Technology , #35
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 405
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Regeneration of Sciatic Nerve Across 15mm Gap By Use of a Polymeric Template.- Temporary Wound Covering: Effect of Chemical Modification.- Custom Hade Silicone Implants in Facial Contour Reconstruction.- Themoplastic Chlorinated Polyethylene for Maxillofacial Prostheses.- Experience Over 10 Years With a New Implanting Polymer “Osteomesh” Used with Bone Grafts in Craniomaxillofacial Rehabilitation.- Polyphosphazine Fluoroelastomer (PNF) as a Permanent Soft Liner for Removable Dentures.- New Fluoropolymers for Potential Medical Applications.- The Evolution of Polyurethane Orthopaedic Polymeric Casting Systems.- Totally Resorbable High-Strength Composite Material.- Body Absorbable Osteosynthesis Devices.- Crosslinkable Polyesters for Biomedical Composites (1).- Synthesis and Properties of Polymers for Biodegradable Implants.- New Finger Joint Implantable Prosthesis in an Ex-Vivo Model: Biostereometric Studies.- Calcification of Polymeric Biomaterials in Long-Term Cardiovascular Uses.- Metal Ion Complexation of Poly(Ether)Urethanes.- Environmental Stress Cracking in Implanted Polyurethane Devices.- Metal Catalyzed Oxidative Degradation of Implanted Polyurethane Devices.- A Collagen-Dacron Composite Vascular Graft for Arterial Reconstructions.- Design and In Vitro Testing of Newly Made Bicomponent Knitted Fabrics for Vascular Surgery.- Sodium Neutralization in a Polyethylene Ionomer and Blood/Material Interactions in an InVivo Canine Model.- Surface Characteristics of Polyethylene Oxide-Polystyrene Multiblock Copolymers.- Fibrinogen/Platelet Interaction with PGI2 Analog-Heparin Immobilized Albuminated Polyurethane.- On the Blood Compatibility of a Heparin-Polyvinyl Alcohol Hydrogel.- New Heparinizable Materials: Surface Grafting of Poly (Amido Amine) Chains on Polyurethane.- The Synthesis of Some Potentially Blood Compatible Heparin-Like Polymeric Biomaterials.- Chitin and Chitosan for Use as a Novel Biomedical Material.- A Study of Liposome-Type Artificial Red Blood Cells Stabilized with Carboxymethyl Chitin.- Polymeric Platinol Derivative of Methotrexate for the Treatment of Virally Related Juvenile Diabetes.- Antibacterial and Antitumoral Activity of Selected Polyphosphonoanhydrides and Polyphosphoroanhydrides.- Elastomeric Polypeptide Biomaterials: Introduction of Hexapeptide Repeats (Hard Segments) in the Polypentapeptide.- Polymer Modification by Radiation Grafting in the Presence of Salt Additives and Its Application in Enzyme Immobilization.- Use of Organic Cosolvents for Enhanced Leaching of HEMA/MAA Copolymers.- Efficient Removal of Excess Inorganic Phosphate by Hemoperfusion.- Contributors.

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