Biological Performance of Materials: Fundamentals of Biocompatibility, Third Edition
A balanced approach to understanding the response of living tissues and systems to manufactured biomaterials and the effect of life processes on the properties and behaviour of successful and unsuccessful biomaterials. This third edition contains a glossary of specialized terms; discussion of the emerging area of tissue engineering; more sources; and more tables to additional generic biomaterials properties.
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MATERIAL RESPONSE FUNCTION AND DEGRADATION OF MATERIALS IN VIVO
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