Wound Healing Biomaterials Volume 2

Author: Magnus Ågren
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081006063
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Wound Healing Biomaterials Volume 2 from the Author: Magnus Ågren. Wound Healing Biomaterials: Volume Two, Functional Biomaterials discusses the types of wounds associated with trauma, illness, or surgery that can sometimes be extremely complex and difficult to heal. Consequently, there is a prominent drive for scientists and clinicians to find methods to heal wounds opening up a new area of research in biomaterials and the ways they can be applied to the challenges associated with wound care. Much research is now concerned with new therapies, regeneration methods, and the use of biomaterials that can assist in wound healing and alter healing responses. This book provides readers with a thorough review of the functional biomaterials used for wound healing, with chapters discussing the fundamentals of wound healing biomaterials, films for wound healing applications, polymer-based dressing for wound healing applications, and functional dressings for wound care. Includes more systematic and comprehensive coverage on the topic of wound care Provides thorough coverage of all specific therapies and biomaterials for wound healing Contains clear layout and organization that is carefully arranged with clear titles and comprehensive section headings Details specific sections on the fundamentals of wound healing biomaterials, films for wound healing applications, polymer-based dressing for wound healing applications, and more

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2

Author: Jessica Amber Jennings
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081002564
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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2 from the Author: Jessica Amber Jennings. Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, Volume 2, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently, chitosan is being developed for many biomedical functions, ranging from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene delivery. This book provides readers with a full coverage of the applications of chitosan-based biomaterials. Presents specific focus on tissue engineering and therapeutics Provides comprehensive treatment of all biomaterial applications of chitosan Contains contributions by leading researchers with extensive experience in the material

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1

Author: Jessica Amber Jennings
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081002572
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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1 from the Author: Jessica Amber Jennings. Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Volume 1, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently, chitosan is being developed for many biomedical functions, ranging from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene delivery. This book looks at the fundamentals of chitosan-based biomaterials. Contains specific focus on the techniques and technologies needed to develop chitosan for biomedical applications Presents a comprehensive treatment of the fundamentals Provides contributions from leading researchers with extensive experience in chitosan

Biomaterials For Surgical Operation

Author: Shuko Suzuki
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1617795690
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Biomaterials For Surgical Operation from the Author: Shuko Suzuki. Biomaterials for Surgical Operation offers a review of the latest advances made in developing bioabsorbable devices for surgical operations which include surgical adhesives (sealants), barriers for the prevention of tissue adhesion, polymers for fractured bone fixation, growth factors for the promotion of wound healing, and sutures. Over the years, many descriptions of biomaterials have appeared in academic journals and books, but most of them have been devoted to limited clinical areas. This is in marked contrast with this volume which covers a wide range of bioabsorbable devices used in surgery from a practical point of view. The currently applied polymeric devices are critical in surgery, but all involve serious problems due to their poor performance. For instance, fibrin glue, the most widely used surgical sealant, can produce only a weak gel with low adhesive strength to tissues, accentuating the limited effectiveness of current treatment options. Likewise, the currently available barrier membranes cannot fully prevent tissue adhesion at the acceptable level and are, moreover, not easy to handle with endoscopes due to their poor mechanical properties. Biomaterials for Surgical Operation is aimed at those who are interested in expanding their knowledge of how the problems associated with the currently used devices for surgical operation can be solved. It primarily focuses on the absorbable biomaterials which are the main components of these medical devices.

Computational Methods In Biophysics Biomaterials Biotechnology And Medical Systems

Author: Cornelius T. Leondes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 9781402071102
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Computational Methods In Biophysics Biomaterials Biotechnology And Medical Systems from the Author: Cornelius T. Leondes. The cross-disciplinary pursuits between modern technology, their computations and applications to the human body have exploded because of rapid developments in computer technology and mathematical computational techniques. This four-volume set, Computational Methods in Biophysics, Biomaterials, Biotechnology and Medical Systems, represents the first multi-volume treatment of this significant subject on the international scene. The work is an indispensable reference source by leading researchers, and is essential reference work for academics, practitioners, students and researchers working with: *Computers in Medicine, *Science and Mathematics in Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Bioengineering, *Computational Biophysics. Volume Synopsis: Volume 1: Algorithm Techniques The first volume begins logically with algorithmic techniques and their application in medical imaging procedures Electrocardiography (ECG) and Magnetoencephalography (MEG): modeling techniques used in data rich biomechanics and biomedical environments; and specific coverage of artificial neural networks for rehabilitation and DNA sequence analysis. Volume 2: Computational Methods Volume 2 presents computational methods across a broad array of subjects, from bone implants and wound healing to temperature driven physiological reactions of arms and legs; from spatial pattern analysis and binocular fixation systems to telerobotic surgery; and computer design and manufacturing systems in biomedicine. Volume 3: Mathematical Analysis Methods This volume focuses on methods of mathematical analysis, starting with medical imaging. Then to biological modeling for applications to blood flow, neuranatomy and motion analysis of tumors and metastases; mathematical methods related to Doppler examination of the heart, blood pressure drugs and knee implants; and closing with biosignal interchange formats and boundary element methods for biological systems. Volume 4: Diagnostic Methods This volume presents a rich variety of diagnostic methods and techniques derived from results of the earlier volumes. From analytical to heuristic to modern methods of artificial intelligence, a significant summary is provided on the essential role computational methods play in medical systems.

Entscheidungen Bei Ungewi Heit

Author: Ralf Diedrich
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642524249
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Entscheidungen Bei Ungewi Heit from the Author: Ralf Diedrich. Neuere Entwicklungen der Entscheidungstheorie, die in der deutschsprachigen Literatur bislang noch kaum Beachtung fanden, sind Gegenstand dieses Buchs. Es geht um Alternativen zur subjektiven Erwartungsnutzentheorie, die der Erfassung intransitiver PrĂ€ferenzen und der BerĂŒcksichtigung von ErgebnisplausibilitĂ€ten, AmbiguitĂ€t, potentieller EnttĂ€uschung und potentiellem Bedauern dienen. Im Mittelpunkt steht ein axiomatischer Ansatz, der die Entwicklung leicht verstĂ€ndlicher Axiomensysteme und die Lösung einiger bislang noch ungelöster Axiomatisierungsprobleme erlaubt. Die ausfĂŒhrlich dargestellten Beweise sind in AnhĂ€nge zu den einzelnen Kapiteln ausgelagert.

Comprehensive Biomaterials

Author: Paul Ducheyne
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080552943
Size: 27.35 MB
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Comprehensive Biomaterials from the Author: Paul Ducheyne. Comprehensive Biomaterials brings together the myriad facets of biomaterials into one, major series of six edited volumes that would cover the field of biomaterials in a major, extensive fashion: Volume 1: Metallic, Ceramic and Polymeric Biomaterials Volume 2: Biologically Inspired and Biomolecular Materials Volume 3: Methods of Analysis Volume 4: Biocompatibility, Surface Engineering, and Delivery Of Drugs, Genes and Other Molecules Volume 5: Tissue and Organ Engineering Volume 6: Biomaterials and Clinical Use Experts from around the world in hundreds of related biomaterials areas have contributed to this publication, resulting in a continuum of rich information appropriate for many audiences. The work addresses the current status of nearly all biomaterials in the field, their strengths and weaknesses, their future prospects, appropriate analytical methods and testing, device applications and performance, emerging candidate materials as competitors and disruptive technologies, and strategic insights for those entering and operational in diverse biomaterials applications, research and development, regulatory management, and commercial aspects. From the outset, the goal was to review materials in the context of medical devices and tissue properties, biocompatibility and surface analysis, tissue engineering and controlled release. It was also the intent both, to focus on material properties from the perspectives of therapeutic and diagnostic use, and to address questions relevant to state-of-the-art research endeavors. Reviews the current status of nearly all biomaterials in the field by analyzing their strengths and weaknesses, performance as well as future prospects Presents appropriate analytical methods and testing procedures in addition to potential device applications Provides strategic insights for those working on diverse application areas such as R&D, regulatory management, and commercial development

Biologically Responsive Biomaterials For Tissue Engineering

Author: Iulian Antoniac
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461443288
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Biologically Responsive Biomaterials For Tissue Engineering from the Author: Iulian Antoniac. Developments in the area of biomaterials, bionanotechnology, tissue engineering, and medical devices are becoming the core of health care. Almost all medical specialties involve the use of biomaterials, and research plays a key role in the development of new and improved treatment modalities. This volume focuses on several current trends in tissue engineering, remodelling and regeneration. Leading researchers describe the use of nanomaterials to create new functionalities when interfaced with biological molecules or structures. In addition to coverage of basic science and engineering aspects, a range of applications in bionanotechnology are presented, including diagnostic devices, contrast agents, analytical tools, physical therapy applications, and vehicles for targeted drug delivery. The use of polymers, alloys, and composites, or a combination of these, for biomaterials applications in orthopaedics is also explored. These contributions represent essential reading for the biomaterials and biomedical engineering communities, and can serve as instructional course lectures targeted at graduate and post-graduate students.

Biomaterials In Hand Surgery

Author: Antonio Merolli
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9788847011953
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Biomaterials In Hand Surgery from the Author: Antonio Merolli. Biomaterials are used in many areas of medicine, particularly in surgery and d- tistry. In orthopedic surgery, total hip arthroplasty has been extremely successful, and has been called ‘the operation of the 20th century’. Total hip arthroplasty is r- tinely performed every day in most orthopedic departments. Over the last decades, many efforts have been made to better integrate the components within the recipient bones, to decrease the friction at the prosthetic interface, and to minimize wear. Minimally invasive procedures have been developed, and various designs are inte- ed to preserve as much as possible of the bone stock of young patients. By contrast, the clinical results have been less favorable after various hand and wrist joint replacements. Many early designs have failed, the clinical data of the current pr- theses are frequently quite limited, and there is often insufficient biomechanical information available, although trapezio-metacarpal arthroplasty in particular has become quite popular in recent years. In order to promote progress in hand and wrist arthroplasty, Antonio Merolli and Thomas J. Joyce have edited this lovely book, whose chapters discuss current research and recent advances in hand and wrist arthroplasty. The problems of metacarpophalangeal joint prostheses are particularly developed.

Biomaterials Science And Biocompatibility

Author: Frederick H. Silver
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387987118
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Biomaterials Science And Biocompatibility from the Author: Frederick H. Silver. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to describing the chemistry and physics of materials, their biocompatibility, and the consequences of implantation into the human body of devices made of these materials. The reader is introduced to the principles of polymer science and the study of metals, ceramics and composites as well as to the basic biology required to understand the nature of the host-transplant interface.