Fundamental Biomaterials: Ceramics

Fundamental Biomaterials: Ceramics


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ISBN-13: 9780081022030
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/06/2018
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Sabu Thomas is Professor of Polymer Science & Technology and Honorary Director of the International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is a prolific researcher, with 420 international papers, 6122 total citations, 2 patents, 18 books and a total of over 625 publications to his name, and is listed as one of the most productive researchers in India by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Prof. Thomas is a recognized authority in the field of polymer-based materials, and established the state-of-the-art lab in polymer science and nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University. He has been a visiting professor at many polymer research laboratories in Europe and Asia.

Preetha Balakrishnan is an INSPIRE doctoral Fellow. Her area of interest is Polymer Science incorporating Nano materials, and topic of research is Starch based nanocomposites at IIUCNN, M.G. University, Kottayam, in the group of Prof. Sabu Thomas.

Dr. M S Sreekala is an Assistant Professor in the Post Graduate Department of Chemistry at Sree Sankara College Kalady, India. Dr. Sreekala specialises in polymer engineering and has 14 years’ experience in the field. She serves as a reviewer for several international journals, including the Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology.

Table of Contents

1. Ceramic Biomaterials: An Introductory overview 2. Development of a Ceramic-Controlled Piezoelectric of Single Disc for Biomedical Applications 3. Ceramics as biomaterials for dental restoration 4. Ceramic biomaterials for tissue engineering 5. Inert ceramics 6. Bioactive glass ceramics 7. Bioceramics as drug delivery system 8. Bioceramics in orthopaedics 9. Mesoporous Ceramics as Drug Delivery Systems 10. Corrosion of Ceramic Materials 11. Nanostructural Bioceramics and applications 12. Bioactive Glass-Ceramic Scaffolds with High-Strength for Orthopedic Applications 13. Synthesis, Microstructure and Properties of High-Strength Porous Ceramics 14. Characterization and stability of bioactive ceramic composite material and bonding to bone 15. Optical behavior of current ceramic systems 16. Long-term clinical success of all-ceramic posterior restorations 17. Reducing the failure potential of ceramic-based restorations: Ceramic inlays, crowns, veneers, and bridges 18. Recent developments in restorative dental ceramics 19. Degradative effects of the biological environment on ceramics 20. Toxicity of Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

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