Biomaterials: An Introduction

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Springer, Oct 29, 2010 - Medical - 564 pages
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With sixty years of combined experience, the authors of this extensively revised book have learned to emphasize the fundamental materials science, structure-property relationships, and biological responses as a foundation for a wide array of biomaterials applications. This edition includes a new chapter on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, approximately 1900 references to additional reading, extensive tutorial materials on new developments in spinal implants and fixation techniques and theory. It also offers systematic coverage of orthopedic implants, and expanded treatment of ceramic materials and implants.

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Joon Park is Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of Iowa. Rod Lakes is a Wisconsin Distinguished Professor at the University of Wisconsin, serving both the Department of Engineering Physics and the Department of Biomedical Engineering. More information about Dr. Lakes and his research can be found on his website: http: // lakes

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