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Bone Repair Biomaterials

Bone Repair Biomaterials (Hardback)

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Bone repair is a fundamental part of the rapidly expanding medical care sector and has benefited from many recent technological developments. With an increasing number of technologies available, it is vital that the correct technique is selected for specific clinical procedures. This unique book will provide a comprehensive review of the materials science, engineering principles and recent advances in this important area.The first part of the book reviews the fundamentals of bone repair and regeneration. Chapters in the second part discuss the science and properties of biomaterials used for bone repair such as metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. The final section of the book discusses clinical applications and considerations with chapters on such topics as orthopaedic surgery, tissue engineering, implant retrieval and ethics of bone repair biomaterials.With its distinguished editors and team of international contributors, Bone repair biomaterials is an invaluable reference for researchers and clinicians within the biomedical industry and academia.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical equipment & techniquesMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesBiomedical engineeringTechnicalMechanical engineering & materialsMaterials scienceTesting of materials Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Publication Date: 26/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9781845693855  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Professor Josep A. Planell is highly regarded for his biomedical research at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain. Dr. Serena Best is Reader in Ceramics and Medical Materials at the University of Cambridge, UK. Professor Damien Lacroix is highly regarded for his biomedical research at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain. Dr. Antonio Merolli is Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy and has worked extensively on in-vivo testing of biomaterials for bone repair.

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