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Title Polymeric biomaterials. Vol. 1, Structure and function / founding editor, Severian Dumitriu ; editor, Valentin Popa
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 902 pages) : illustrations
Series Polymeric biomaterials ; v. 1
Contents Chapter 1 Synthesis and Fabrication of Polyesters as Biomaterials / Philippe Lecomte and Christine Jerome -- Chapter 2 Hydrogels Formed by Cross-Linked Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) / Gaio Paradossi -- Chapter 3 Development and Evaluation of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Hydrogels as a Component of Hybrid Artificial Tissues for Orthopedics Surgery Application / Masanori Kobayashi -- Chapter 4 Polyphosphazenes as Biomaterials / Meng Deng, Cato T. Laurencin, Harry R. Allcock, and Sangamesh G. Kumbar -- Chapter 5 Biodegradable Polymers as Drug Carrier Systems / Abraham J. Domb and Wahid Khan -- Chapter 6 Bioresorbable Hybrid Membranes for Bone Regeneration / Akiko Obata and Toshihiro Kasuga -- Chapter 7 Mucoadhesive Polymers: Basics, Strategies, and Future Trends / Andreas Bernkop-Schnurch -- Chapter 8 Biodegradable Polymeric/Ceramic Composite Scaffolds to Regenerate Bone Tissue / Catherine Gkioni, Sander Leeuwenburgh, and John Jansen -- Chapter 9 Amphiphilic Systems as Biomaterials Based on Chitin, Chitosan, and Their Derivatives / Jacques Desbrieres -- Chapter 10 Biomaterials of Natural Origin in Regenerative Medicine / Vijay Kumar Nandagiri, Valeria Chiono, Piergiorgio Gentile, Franco Maria Montevecchi, and Gianluca Ciardelli -- Chapter 11 Natural Polymers as Components of Blends for Biomedical Applications / Alina Sionkowska -- Chapter 12 Metal-Polymer Composite Biomaterials / Takao Hanawa
Chapter 13 Evolution of Current and Future Concepts of Biocompatibility Testing / Menno L.W. Knetsch -- Chapter 14 Biocompatibility of Elastomers / Dominique Chauvel-Lebret, Pascal Auroy, and Martine Bonnaure-Mallet -- Chapter 15 Preparation and Applications of Modulated Surface Energy Biomaterials / Blanca Vazquez, Luis M. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, Gema Rodriguez-Crespo, Juan Parra, Mar Fernandez, and Julio San Roman -- Chapter 16 Electrospinning for Regenerative Medicine / Toby D. Brown, Cedryck Vaquette, Dietmar W. Hutmacher, and Paul D. Dalton -- Chapter 17 Polymeric Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery of Bioactive Agents and Drugs / Cesare Errico, Alberto Dessy, Anna Maria Piras, and Federica Chiellini -- Chapter 18 Polymeric Materials Obtained through Biocatalysis / Florin Dan Irimie, Csaba Paizs, and Monica Ioana Tosa -- Chapter 19 Polymer-Based Colloidal Aggregates as a New Class of Drug Delivery Systems / Cesare Cametti -- Chapter 20 Photoresponsive Polymers for Control of Cell Bioassay Systems / Kimio Sumaru, Shinji Sugiura, Toshiyuki Takagi, and Toshiyuki Kanamori -- Chapter 21 Lignin in Biological Systems / Valentin I. Popa -- Chapter 22 Carbohydrate-Derived Self-Crosslinkable In Situ Gelable Hydrogels for Modulation of Wound Healing / Lihui Weng, Christine Falabella, and Weiliam Chen -- Chapter 23 Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery Applications of Polymers / E.C. Combe -- Chapter 24 Biomaterials as Platforms for Topical Administration of Therapeutic Agents in Cutaneous Wound Healing / Rhiannon Braund and Natalie J. Medlicott -- Chapter 25 Polymers for Artificial Joints / Masayuki Kyomoto, Toru Moro, and Kazuhiko Ishihara
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Biomedical materials -- Therapeutic use
Regenerative medicine -- Methodology
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology.
MEDICAL -- Biotechnology.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Lasers in Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Dumitriu, Severian, 1939- editor
Popa, Valentin I., editor
ISBN 1420094718
Other Titles Structure and function