New functional biomaterials for medicine and healthcare

Ivanova, Elena P., Bazaka, Kateryna, and Crawford, Russell (2014) New functional biomaterials for medicine and healthcare. Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials, 67 . Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

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Abstract

The book begins with an overview of the use of biomaterials in contemporary healthcare and the process of developing novel biomaterials; the key issues and challenges associated with the design of complex implantable systems are also highlighted. The book then reviews the main materials used in functional biomaterials, particularly their properties and applications. Individual chapters focus on both natural and synthetic polymers, metallic biomaterials, and bio-inert and bioactive ceramics.

Item ID: 34289
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 978-1-78242-265-5
Keywords: biomaterials, bioceramics, biocomposites, biocompatible metals
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2014 04:13
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091205 Functional Materials @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering @ 100%
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