February 6, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 328 Pages - 9 Color & 155 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138611474 - CAT# K389162
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The book covers theory, advances, and applications of biomaterials. It reviews fabrication and properties of different classes of biomaterials and biocompatibility and discusses nanotechnology. It details methods to characterize properties of biomaterials and how to tailor properties for different applications.
1. General Properties and Characterization Methods of Biomaterials. 2. Recent Advances in Biocompatibility. 3. Polymeric Based Biomaterials. 4. Ceramic Based Biomaterials. 5. Biocomposites as Implantable Biomaterials. 6. Biopolymers and Their Applications: With a Focus on Chitosan. 7. Surface Modification of Polymer Biomaterials. 8. Nano Approach: Applications in Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Systems. 9. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 10. Applications of Biomaterials in Hard Tissue Replacement. 11. Applications of Biomaterials in Soft Tissue Replacement. 12. Biomaterials in 3D Printing/ Bioprinting Techniques. 13. Applications of "Smart Polymers" as Biomaterials.