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Surface Engineered Surgical Tools and Medical Devices / Edition 1

Surface Engineered Surgical Tools and Medical Devices / Edition 1


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Surface Engineered Surgical Tools and Medical Devices / Edition 1

This book examines the interaction between nano tools and nano materials. It explains the use of appropriate tools in surgery for a variety of applications and provides a complete description of clinical procedures accompanied by photographs. Coverage also presents the latest developments in surface coatings technology such as chemical vapor deposition for use on complex cutting tools for biomedical applications.

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ISBN-13: 9780387270265
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 07/05/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 581
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Atomic Scale Machining of Surfaces.- Anodization: A Promising Nano-Modification Technique of Titanium-based Implants for Orthopedic Applications.- Titanium Dioxide Coatings in Medical Device Applications.- The Effect of Shape and Surface Modification on the Corrosion of Biomedical Nitinol Alloy Wires Exposed to Saline Solution.- Cardiovascular Interventional and Implantable Devices.- Surface Engineering Artificial Heart Valves to Improve Quality of Life and Lifetime using Modified Diamond-like Coatings.- Diamond Surgical Tools.- Dental Tool Technology.- Nanocrystalline Diamond: Deposition Routes and Clinical Applications.- Environmental Engineering Controls and Monitoring in Medical Device Manufacturing.- Biomaterial-Cell-Tissue Interactions In Surface Engineered Carbon-Based Biomedical Implants and Devices.- Applications of Carbon Nanotubes in Bio-Nanotechnology.- Bonelike Graft for Regenerative Bone Applications.- Machining Cancellous Bone Prior to Prosthetic Implantation.- Titanium and Titanium Alloy Applications in Medicine.

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