Surface Modification of Biomaterials: Methods Analysis and Applications

Surface Modification of Biomaterials: Methods Analysis and Applications

by Rachel Williams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857090768
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/25/2010
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Dr Rachel Williams is a reader in clinical engineering at the University of Liverpool, UK. She is well regarded for her biomaterials research particularly her work on ophthalmic biomaterials.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Surface modification techniques: Surface modification of biomaterials by plasma polymerisation; Surface modification of biomaterials by covalent binding of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG); Surface modification of biomaterials by heparinisation to improve blood compatibility; Surface modification of biomaterials by peptide functionalisation; Metal surface oxidation and surface interactions; Surface modification of biomaterials by calcium phosphate deposition; Biomaterial surface topography to control cellular response: Technologies, cell behaviour and biomedical applications. Part 2 Analytical techniques and applications: Techniques for analysing biomaterial surface chemistry; Techniques for analysing biomaterial surface structure, morphology and topography; Modifying biomaterial surfaces to optimise interactions with blood; Modifying biomaterials surfaces with bioactives to control infection; Modifying biomaterial surfaces to optimise interactions with soft tissues; Modifying biomaterial surfaces for the repair and regeneration of nerve cells; Modifying biomaterial surfaces to control stem cell growth and differentiation; Modifying biomaterial surfaces to optimise interactions with bone.

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