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Biomaterials and Materials for Medicine
Innovations in Research, Devices, and Applications

Edited By

Jingan Li

ISBN 9780367753214
Published September 29, 2021 by CRC Press
384 Pages 51 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Biomaterials and Materials for Medicine: Innovations in Research, Devices, and Applications provides an application-oriented summary of innovations in this rapidly evolving field, offering a view of various directions in biomaterials and medical materials and their advanced uses.

  • Highlights vascular, orthopedic, skin tissue engineering, and nerve tissue engineering biomaterials, including the latest research on therapeutic devices and implants
  • Introduces special stent materials for palliative treatment of esophageal cancer and related technologies of surface modification
  • Discusses use of biomaterials and related designs in drug targeting and controlled release
  • Describes wearable biomedical devices, biomimetic materials, and micronscale and nanoscale biomaterials
  • Details the theoretical calculation and computer simulation of biomaterials as a complementary discipline with physical experimental science

This book is aimed at an interdisciplinary group of researchers working on development and application of biomaterials for medical applications in the fields of materials scientists, biomedical engineering, and medicine.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Cardiovascular Therapeutic Devices: Material and Fabrication Progress

Xiao Luo, Dan Zou, and Li Li

Chapter 2 Vascular Patches: Past and Future, Problems, and Solutions

Hualong Bai, Yanhua Xu, Hao He, Xin Li, Chang Shu, Jingan Li, Quancheng Kan, and Alan Dardik

Chapter 3 Biomaterials for Fabricating Vascularized Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering

Yonghong Fan, Yinhua Qin, Xinxin Li, Yuhao Wang, Youqian Xu, and Chuhong Zhu

Chapter 4 Biomaterials and Coatings for Artificial Hip Joints

Y. Ren

Chapter 5 Overview of Polymeric Biomaterials for Dental Applications

Zichen Wu, Xiaoxuan Lu, Xiaowei Wang, Xiangyang Li, and Jialong Chen

Chapter 6 Recent Progress of Hydrogel in Skin Tissue Engineering

Kun Zhang, Shuaimeng Guan, Longlong Cui, Jiankang Li, Jiaheng Liang, and Jingjing Su

Chapter 7 3D Printing in Nerve Regeneration

Guicai Li and Liling Zhang

Chapter 8 Progress in Biomaterials for Application of Esophageal Stents

Yachen Hou, Jingan Li, Aqeela Yasin, and Mujiahid Iqbal

Chapter 9 High-Performance Materials for Targeted and Controlled Drug Delivery Systems

Jinjie Zhang

Chapter 10 Wearable/Attachable Sensors and Biosensors

Jingwen Li, Haiyang Liu, and Yifeng Lei

Chapter 11 Micro/Nanobiomaterials

Shuo Wang

Chapter 12 Bioinspired Design for Medical Applications

Feng Wu

Chapter 13 Modeling and Simulation of Biomaterials

Zhe Fang, Yu Zhao and Hongyan Wang


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Jingan Li is Professor, School of Material Science and Engineering, Zhengzhou University, China.