Explores Biomedical Science from a Unique PerspectiveBiomaterials: A Basic Introduction is a definitive resource for students entering biomedical or bioengineering disciplines. This text offers a detailed exploration of engineering and materials science, and examines the boundary and relationship between the two. Based on the author's course lectur
Part I. Biomaterials Science. Biomaterials Science and Engineering. Toxicity and Corrosion. Mechanical Properties of Biomaterials. Metallic Biomaterials in Orthopedic Implants. Metallic Biomaterials: Miscellaneous Others. Bioinert Ceramics. Bioactive and Bioresorbable Ceramics. Polymeric Biomaterials: Fundamentals. Bioinert Polymers. Bioresorbable Polymers. Composite Biomaterials. Part II. Medical Science. Medicine and Medical Science. Human Anatomy And Diseases I: Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, and Endocrine Systems. Human Anatomy And Diseases II: Cardiovascular System. Human Anatomy And Diseases III : Respiratory, Lymphatic, Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive Systems. Cells and Biomolecules. Histology and Tissue Properties I: Epithelial, Neuronal, and Muscle Tissue. Histology and Tissue Properties II: Connective Tissues. Immune System and Body Responses to Biomaterials. Evaluation of Biomaterials. Regulation of Medical Devices. Activities. Simple Questions in Class. Problems and Exercises. Bibliography. Index.