Biomaterials Engineering and Devices: Human Applications: Volume 1: Fundamentals and Vascular and Carrier Applications
Donald L. Wise, Debra J. Trantolo, Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, Joseph D. Gresser, Mario V. Cattaneo
Humana Press, Aug 1, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 344 pages
Authoritative international experts comprehensively review many current state-of-the-art uses of polymers, metals, and ceramics in the human body. A veritable encyclopedia of valuable data and experience, this volume not only fully addresses the major issues of compatibility and functionality, but also provides a technical treatise on the design and evaluation of biomaterials for vascular application and on biomaterials as carriers for bioactive agents. A second volume, Biomaterials Engineering and Devices: Human Applications, Volume 2 is devoted to biomaterials for dental applications, bony biomaterials for grafting applications, and orthopedic fixtures and cements. Extensively illustrated and referenced, Biomaterials Engineering and Devices: Human Applications, Volume 1: Fundamentals and Vascular and Carrier Applications integrates for today's bioengineering professionals the basic science, engineering, and practical medical experience needed to meet the ever-growing demand for new and better biomaterials.
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