Biomaterials: A Tantalus Experience

Biomaterials: A Tantalus Experience

by Jozef A. Helsen, Yannis Missirlis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642265877
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Perfect Human Machine.- The Failing Human Machine.- Corrosion.- Intoxicated by Implants?.- Zirconium and Other Newcomers.- Long Bones.- Layer by Layer.- Metal Implants Bound to Disappear.- A 7,000 Year Old Story: Ceramics.- Dental Materials.- The Perfect Prosthesis?.- Heart Valve Substitutes.- Tissue Engineering: Regenerative Medicine.- Water.- Closing Dinner Speech.

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