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Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Sam Zhang
March 09, 2018

Hydroxyapatite coatings are of great importance in the biological and biomedical coatings fields, especially in the current era of nanotechnology and bioapplications. With a bonelike structure that promotes osseointegration, hydroxyapatite coating can be applied to otherwise bioinactive implants to...

Quality of Life Technology Handbook

Richard Schulz
March 09, 2018

A collaboration between leading scientists, practitioners, and researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this book is a comprehensive resource describing Quality of Life technologies and their development, evaluation, adoption, and commercialization. It takes an...

Orthopaedic Biomaterials in Research and Practice, Second Edition

Kevin L. Ong, Scott Lovald, Jonathan Black
March 09, 2018

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...

Biomechanics of Soft Tissues: Principles and Applications

Adil Al Mayah
March 05, 2018

This book addresses the need of practitioners and researchers in the biomedical sciences to better understand the principles of biomechanics of soft tissue. This book will thoroughly incorporate a number of applications and examples of biomechanics both from an engineering and clinical standpoint....

Hydrogels: Design, Synthesis and Application in Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine

Thakur Raghu Raj Singh, Garry Laverty, Ryan Donnelly
February 28, 2018

Hydrogels are crosslinked, macromolecular polymeric materials arranged in a three-dimensional network, which can absorb and retain large amounts of water. Hydrogels are commonly used in clinical practice and experimental medicine for a wide range of applications, including drug delivery, tissue...

Clinical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles

Nguyen TK Thanh
February 27, 2018

Offering the latest information in magnetic nanoparticle (MNP) research, this book builds upon the success of the first volume and provides an updated and comprehensive review, from synthesis, characterization, and biofunctionalization to clinical applications of MNPs, including the diagnosis and...

Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals

Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
February 26, 2018

Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition, sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it has served as a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to biomedical engineering....

Bionanotechnology: Principles and Applications

Anil Kumar Anal
February 16, 2018

This book deals with a subject of high interest and importance in all sectors, including biomedical, food, agriculture, energy, and environment. Biological systems are essential in nanotechnology, and many new applications are being developed by mimicking the natural systems. Approaching these...

Nanomagnetic Actuation in Biomedicine: Basic Principles and Applications

Jon Dobson, Carlos Rinaldi
January 05, 2018

The manipulation and control of cells and sub-cellular structures through magnetic nanoparticle-based actuation is a relatively new technique that has led to novel and exciting biomedical applications. Nanomagnetic actuation is being used in laboratory studies of stem cells to determine how these...

Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

Murugan Ramalingam, Seeram Ramakrishna, Serena Best
November 22, 2017

Work in the area of biomaterials and stem cell therapy has revealed great potential for many applications, from the treatment of localized defects and diseases to the repair and replacement of whole organs. Researchers have also begun to develop a better understanding of the cellular environment...

Materials Science of DNA

Jung-II Jin, James Grote
November 15, 2017

The field of materials science and technology has undergone revolutionary advances due to the development of novel analytical tools, functional materials, and multidisciplinary approaches to engineering. Additionally, theoretical predictions combined with increasingly improved models and...

Non-Invasive Instrumentation and Measurement in Medical Diagnosis, Second Edition

Robert B. Northrop
October 24, 2017

Non-Invasive Instrumentation and Measurement in Medical Diagnosis, Second Edition discusses NIMD as a rapidly growing, interdisciplinary field. The contents within this second edition text is derived from Professor Robert B. Northrop’s experience teaching for over 35 years in the Biomedical...