Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine

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Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Varvara Karagkiozaki, Stergios Logothetidis
Nanomedicine—the application of nanotechnology to health sciences—has the potential to address many important medical problems by exploiting the advanced physicochemical characteristics of nanostructured materials and devices. It can revolutionize conventional medicine by offering cutting-edge 
Published:
October 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Weimin Yang, Snigdha S. Babu
This book covers a variety of recent research on natural polymers, biomaterials, composites, and their applications. It provides valuable insights into the developments that arose with the merger between biological and polymeric materials that have led to many technological and commercial 
Published:
August 07, 2014
Editor(s):
Eric M. Brey
A Complex and Growing Field The study of vascularization in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) and its applications is an emerging field that could revolutionize medical approaches for organ and tissue replacement, reconstruction, and regeneration. Designed specifically for 
Published:
July 29, 2014
Author(s):
Paul H. King, Richard C. Fries, Arthur T. Johnson
Apply a Wide Variety of Design Processes to a Wide Category of Design Problems Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, Third Edition continues to provide a real-world approach to the design of biomedical engineering devices and/or systems. Bringing together information on the design and 
Published:
July 11, 2014
Editor(s):
Jukka Pekka Matinlinna
The book introduces the latest advances in dental materials and biomaterials science. It contains a comprehensive introduction and covers ceramic, metallic, and polymeric oral biomaterials. The contributing authors are from all over the world and are distinguished in their disciplines. A solid 
Published:
June 10, 2014
Editor(s):
Claudio Migliaresi, Antonella Motta
Scaffolds for tissue engineering are devices that exploit specific and complex physical and biological functions, in vitro or in vivo, and communicate through biochemical and physical signals with cells and, when implanted, with the body environment. Scaffolds are produced mainly with synthetic 
Published:
May 15, 2014
Editor(s):
Lijie Grace Zhang, Ali Khademhosseini, Thomas Webster
Tissue engineering aims to develop biological substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve damaged tissue and organ functionality. To date, numerous stem cells and biomaterials have been explored for a variety of tissue and organ regeneration. The challenge for existing stem cell–based techniques 
Published:
May 05, 2014
Author(s):
Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan
The development and application of assistive technology can help those with reduced abilities improve their quality of life and reduce their dependence on others. Written in layman’s terms, Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities provides research and information on 
Published:
February 21, 2014
Author(s):
Kevin L. Ong, Scott Lovald, Jonathan Black
Revised, expanded, and updated, Orthopaedic Biomaterials in Research and Practice, Second Edition introduces materials science and applies it to medical research and treatment. This book incorporates math and engineering, which makes it accessible to trainees and others working in the industry who 
Published:
February 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Martin Scholz
Successful biofunctional surface engineering will determine the future of medical devices such as orthopedic implants, stents, catheters, vaccine scaffolds, wound dressings, and extracorporeal circulation devices. Moreover, the biosensor and diagnostic chip technology will evolve rapidly due to the