Handbook of Biomaterial Properties

Progress in the development of surgical implant materials has been hindered by the lack of basic information on the nature of the tissues, organs and systems being repaired or replaced. Materials' properties of living systems, whose study has been conducted largely under the rubric of tissue me...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Black, Jonathan (Editor), Hastings, Garth (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1998, 1998
Edition:1st ed. 1998
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • structures, properties and processing
  • 4 Biomedical elastomers
  • 5 Oxide bioceramics: inert ceramic materials in medicine and dentistry
  • 6 Properties of bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics
  • 7 Wear
  • 8 Degradation/resorption in bioactive ceramics in orthopaedics
  • 9 Corrosion of metallic implants
  • 10 Carbons
  • III
  • 1 General concepts of biocompatibility
  • 2 Soft tissue response
  • 3 Hard tissue response
  • 4 Immune response
  • 5 Cancer