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Biomaterials

Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

Edited by Joyce Y. Wong, Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson

CRC Press

281 pages

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Description

Most current applications of biomaterials involve structural functions, even in those organs and systems that are not primarily structural in their nature, or very simple chemical or electrical functions. Complex chemical functions, such as those of the liver, and complex electrical or electrochemical functions, such as those of the brain and sense

Table of Contents

Metallic Biomaterials. Ceramic Biomaterials. Polymeric Biomaterials. Composite Biomaterials. Biodegradable Polymeric Biomaterials: An Updated Overview. Biologic Biomaterials: Tissue-Derived Biomaterials (Collagen). Biologic Biomaterials: Silk. Biofunctional Hydrogels. Soft Tissue Replacements. Hard Tissue Replacements.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science