Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine

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Buddy D. Ratner, Allan S. Hoffman, Frederick J. Schoen
Elsevier, 1996 - Medical - 484 pages
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Biomaterials Scienceintroduces a subject that has profound impact on human health as well as considerable economic importance. The topics addressed include the biology, medical applications, markets, regulation, and ethical issues involved in biomaterials science. This spectrum of issues reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field. Those new to the field of biomaterials will appreciate the book's coverage of basic principles, while readers experienced in the area will benefit from the discussions of specific application areas. Key Features * Provides a strong, cohesive compilation unlike any other currently on the market * Covers the entire spectrum of biomaterials and their use in medicine * Contributions of leaders in the biomaterials field
 

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Contents

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MATERIALS SCIENCE
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Classes of Materials Used in Medicine
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Implant and Device Failure
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Perspectives and Possibilities
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