Biomaterials science : an introduction to materials in medicine / edited by Buddy D. Ratner ... [et al.].

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  • Author(s): Ratner, B. D. (Buddy D.), 1947-
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Information:
    Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013.
  • Publication Date:
    2013
  • Physical Description:
    liii, 1519 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Publication Type:
    Book
  • Document Type:
    Bibliographies; Non-fiction
  • Subject Terms:
  • معلومة اضافية
    • Edition:
      3rd ed.
    • Content Notes:
      Preface -- How to Use This Text -- Introduction -- Part 1. Materials Science and Engineering -- Section 1.1. Properties of Materials -- Section 1.2. Classes of Materials Used in Medicine -- Part 2. Biology and Medicine -- Section 2.1. Some Background Concepts -- Section 2.2. Host Reactions to Biomaterials and Their Evaluation -- Section 2.3. Biological Testing of Biomaterials -- Section 2.4. Degradation of Materials in the Biological Environment -- Section 2.5. Applications of Biomaterials -- Section 2.6. Applications of Biomaterials in Functional Tissue Engineering -- Part 3. Practical Aspects of Biomaterials -- Section 3.1. Implants, Devices, and Biomaterials: Special Considerations -- Section 3.2. Voluntary Standards, Regulatory Compliance and Non-Technical Issues -- Appendix A: Properties of Biological Fluids -- Appendix B: Properties of Soft Materials -- Appendix C: Chemical Compositions of Metals Used for Implants -- Appendix D: The Biomaterials Literature.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
      6 7
    • ISBN:
      9780123746269 (hbk.)
      0123746264 (hbk.)
    • Accession Number:
      auc.41019