Encyclopedic Handbook of Biomaterials and Bioengineering: Part B: Applications 4V Set

1st Edition

Donald L. Wise

CRC Press
Published August 22, 1995
Reference - 3760 Pages
ISBN 9780824796495 - CAT# DK5321

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Summary

This encyclopedic reference provides exhaustive treatment of materials used in or on the human body, including collagen-based materials, ceramics, adhesives, membranes, coatings, films. Coverage is divided into two main sections, Materials and Applications, with two volumes devoted to each area. The work deals with important materials issues such as biocompatibility, tissue response, surface modification, controlled release, implant wear, and biodegradability. Exploring the varied applications, the contributors address bone repair, joint replacement, tissue response and growth, metal plates used in orthopedics, bone cements, and vascular, coronary, ocular, and dental applications.

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