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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 August 2007
  • ISBN : 9781845693640
  • Page : 236 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Given the rapid development and use of biomaterials, it is becoming increasingly important to understand the structure, processing and properties of biomedical polymers and their medical applications. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, Biomedical Polymers reviews the latest research on this important group of biomaterials. The book discusses natural, synthetic, biodegradable and non bio-degradable polymers and their applications. Chapters review polymeric scaffolds for tissue engineering and drug delivery systems, the use of polymers in cell encapsulation, their role as replacement materials for heart valves and arteries, and their applications in joint replacement. The book also discusses the use of polymers in biosensor applications. Biomedical polymers is an essential reference for scientists and all those concerned with the development and use of this important group of biomaterials Reviews the latest research in this important group of biomaterials Discusses natural, synthetic, biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers and their applications Examines the use of biomedical polymers in such areas as drug delivery systems and cell encapsulation

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Biomedical Polymers

Biomedical Polymers
  • Author : Mike Jenkins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-08-06
  • ISBN : 9781845693640
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Given the rapid development and use of biomaterials, it is becoming increasingly important to understand the structure, processing and properties of biomedical polymers and their medical applications. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, Biomedical Polymers reviews the latest research on this important group of biomaterials. The book discusses natural, synthetic, biodegradable and non bio-degradable polymers and their applications. Chapters review polymeric scaffolds for tissue engineering and drug delivery systems, the use of polymers in cell encapsulation, their

Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers

Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers
  • Author : Sangamesh Kumbar,Cato Laurencin,Meng Deng
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • ISBN : 9780123972903
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Polymers are important and attractive biomaterials for researchers and clinical applications due to the ease of tailoring their chemical, physical and biological properties for target devices. Due to this versatility they are rapidly replacing other classes of biomaterials such as ceramics or metals. As a result, the demand for biomedical polymers has grown exponentially and supports a diverse and highly monetized research community. Currently worth $1.2bn in 2009 (up from $650m in 2000), biomedical polymers are expected to achieve a CAGR of 9.8%

Natural-Based Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Natural-Based Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Rui L. Reis,Nuno M. Neves,Joao F. Mano,Manuela E. Gomes,Alexandra P. Marques,Helena S. Azevedo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-08-15
  • ISBN : 9781845694814
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Polymers from natural sources are particularly useful as biomaterials and in regenerative medicine, given their similarity to the extracellular matrix and other polymers in the human body. This important book reviews the wealth of research on both tried and promising new natural-based biomedical polymers, together with their applications as implantable biomaterials, controlled-release carriers or scaffolds for tissue engineering. The first part of the book reviews the sources, processing and properties of natural-based polymers for biomedical applications. Part two describes how

Progress in Biomedical Polymers

Progress in Biomedical Polymers
  • Author : Charles G. Gebelein,Richard L. Dunn
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1990-07
  • ISBN : 0306435233
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Proceedings from the September 1988 meeting. The major emphasis is on new polymeric materials, and papers are grouped into sections on various applications: opthalmic; surgical, dental, and diagnostic; and controlled release and bioactive polymer applications. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Concise Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials

Concise Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials
  • Author : Munmaya Mishra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-16
  • ISBN : 9781351653039
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials presents new and selected content from the 11-volume Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials Encyclopedia. The carefully culled content includes groundbreaking work from the earlier published work as well as exclusive online material added since its publication in print. A diverse and global team of renowned scientists provide cutting edge information concerning polymers and polymeric biomaterials. Acknowledging the evolving nature of the field, the encyclopedia also features newly added content in areas

Durability and Reliability of Medical Polymers

Durability and Reliability of Medical Polymers
  • Author : Mike Jenkins,Artemis Stamboulis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-08-13
  • ISBN : 9780857096517
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Given the widespread use of polymers in medical devices, the durability and reliability of this material in use is an area of critical importance. Durability and reliability of medical polymers reviews the performance of both bioresorbable and non-bioresorbable medical polymers. Part one provides a review of the types and properties of bioresorbable medical polymers. The effect of molecular structure on properties is discussed, along with the processing of bioresorbable and other polymers for medical applications. Transport phenomena and the degradation

The 1996 Clemson University Conference on Medical Textiles and Biomedical Polymers and Materials

The 1996 Clemson University Conference on Medical Textiles and Biomedical Polymers and Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : PSU:000032952735
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Surface and Interfacial Aspects of Biomedical Polymers

Surface and Interfacial Aspects of Biomedical Polymers
  • Author : J.D. Andrade
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9781468486100
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This book is intended to provide a fundamental basis for the study of the interaction of polymers with living systems, biochemicals, and with aqueous solutions. The surface chemistry and physics of polymeric materials is a subject not normally covered to any significant extent in classical surface chemistry textbooks. Many of the assumptions of classical surface chemistry are invalid when applied to polymer surfaces. Surface properties of polymers are important in the development of medical devices and diagnostic products. Surface properties

Alginates

Alginates
  • Author : Md Saquib Hasnain,Amit Kumar Nayak
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780429657481
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This new volume explores the latest research on the use of alginate as a biopolymer in various biomedical applications and therapeutics. The uses of alginates and modified alginates discussed in this book include tissue regeneration, encapsulation and delivery of drugs, nucleic acid materials, proteins and peptides, genes, herbal therapeutic agents, nutraceuticals, and more. This book also describes the synthesis and characterizations of various alginate and modified alginate systems, such as hydrogels, gels, composites, nanoparticles, scaffolds, etc., used for the biomedical

Characterization of Polymeric Biomaterials

Characterization of Polymeric Biomaterials
  • Author : Maria Cristina Tanzi,Silvia Farè
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-06-20
  • ISBN : 9780081007433
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Characterization of Polymeric Biomaterials presents a comprehensive introduction on the topic before discussing the morphology and surface characterization of biomedical polymers. The structural, mechanical, and biological characterization is described in detail, followed by invaluable case studies of polymer biomaterial implants. With comprehensive coverage of both theoretical and experimental information, this title will provide scientists with an essential guide on the topic of these materials which are regularly used for clinical applications, such as implants and drug delivery devices. However, a

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : L Yahia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-19
  • ISBN : 9780857097057
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Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are an emerging class of smart polymers which give scientists the ability to process the material into a permanent state and predefine a second temporary state which can be triggered by different stimuli. The changing chemistries of SMPs allows scientists to tailor important properties such as strength, stiffness, elasticity and expansion rate. Consequently SMPs are being increasingly used and developed for minimally invasive applications where the material can expand and develop post insertion. This book will

Biomedical and Dental Applications of Polymers

Biomedical and Dental Applications of Polymers
  • Author : Charles Gebelein,F. Koblitz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • ISBN : 9781475795103
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The development and use of medical and dental materials are highly interdisciplinary endeavors which require expertise in chemistry, materials science, medicine and/or dentistry, mechanics and design engineering. The Symposium upon which this treatise is based was organized to bring members from these communities together to explore problems of mutual interest. The biomaterials which are used in medical or dental prostheses must not only exhibit structural stability and provide the desired function, but they must also perform over extended periods

Macroporous Polymers

Macroporous Polymers
  • Author : Bo Mattiasson,Ashok Kumar,Igor Yu. Galeaev
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-12-23
  • ISBN : 1420084623
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Macroporous polymers are rapidly becoming the material of choice for many tissue engineering, bioseparation, and bioprocessing applications. However, while important information is scattered about in many different publications, none, to date, have drawn this information together in user-friendly format, until now. Meeting the need for an accessible, organized resource, Macroporous Polymers: Production Properties and Biotechnological/Biomedical Applications supplies a systematic presentation of the production, characterization, and application of these polymers. The text discusses traditional methods of production, including phase separation

Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical Applications

Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Susheel Kalia,Luc Avérous
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-01-29
  • ISBN : 9781119117353
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This volume incorporates 13 contributions from renowned experts from the relevant research fields that are related biodegradable and biobased polymers and their environmental and biomedical applications. Specifically, the book highlights: Developments in polyhydroxyalkanoates applications in agriculture, biodegradable packaging material and biomedical field like drug delivery systems, implants, tissue engineering and scaffolds The synthesis and elaboration of cellulose microfibrils from sisal fibres for high performance engineering applications in various sectors such as the automotive and aerospace industries, or for building and construction

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications
  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren,Penny Martens,Rylie Green
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-23
  • ISBN : 9781782421139
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Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers with a thorough review of the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers and their applications. Part One covers the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications, while Part Two explores biosynthetic polymer