Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine

Editat de William R Wagner, Shelly E. Sakiyama-Elbert, Guigen Zhang, Michael J. Yaszemski
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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 24 Jul 2020

The revised edition of the renowned and bestselling title is the most comprehensive single text on all aspects of biomaterials science from principles to applications. Biomaterials Science, fourth edition, provides a balanced, insightful approach to both the learning of the science and technology of biomaterials and acts as the key reference for practitioners who are involved in the applications of materials in medicine. This new edition incorporates key updates to reflect the latest relevant research in the field, particularly in the applications section, which includes the latest in topics such as nanotechnology, robotic implantation, and biomaterials utilized in cancer research detection and therapy. Other additions include regenerative engineering, 3D printing, personalized medicine and organs on a chip. Translation from the lab to commercial products is emphasized with new content dedicated to medical device development, global issues related to translation, and issues of quality assurance and reimbursement. In response to customer feedback, the new edition also features consolidation of redundant material to ensure clarity and focus. Biomaterials Science, 4th edition is an important update to the best-selling text, vital to the biomaterials’ community.


  • The most comprehensive coverage of principles and applications of all classes of biomaterials
  • Edited and contributed by the best-known figures in the biomaterials field today; fully endorsed and supported by the Society for Biomaterials
  • Fully revised and updated to address issues of translation, nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, organs on chip, precision medicine and much more.
  • Online chapter exercises available for each chapter
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ISBN-13: 9780128161371
ISBN-10: 012816137X
Pagini: 1616
Dimensiuni: 216 x 276 x 53 mm
Greutate: 3.53 kg
Ediția: 4

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Materials science and engineering and Biomedical Engineering undergraduate & graduate students and post-docs, Academic and professional researchers in R&D and clinical practice. Also applicable to life and biological sciences and mechanical engineering.



Part 1: Materials Science and EngineeringSection 1.2 Properties of Materials
Section 1.3 Classes of Materials Used in Medicine
Section 1.4: Materials Processing
Part 2: Biology and Medicine
Section 2.1 Some Background Concepts
Section 2.2 Host Reaction to Biomaterials and Their Evaluation
Section 2.3 Characterization 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: The Medical Product Life Cycle
Appendix A: Properties of Biological Fluids
Appendix B: Properties of Soft Materials
Appendix C: Chemical Composition of Metals and Ceramics Used for Implants
Appendix D: The Biomaterials Literature
Appendix E: Assessment of Cell and Matrix Components in Tissues (Online only)