119 pages | 3 B/W Illus.
This title gives an overview of composites and biocomposites. It discusses the history of CaPO4/ /polymer biocomposites and hybrid biomaterials, as well as analyzing the latest developments in the field. It also covers bioactivity and biodegradation of CaPO4-based biomaterials.
1. Introduction. 2. General Information on Composites and Biocomposites. 3. Major Constituents. 4. Biocomposites and Hybrid Biomaterials Based on Calcium Orthophosphates. 5. Bioactivity and Biodegradation of Calcium Orthophosphate-Based Formulations. 6. Conclusion.