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Editors: Jason B. Kendall
Book Description:
Biomaterials serve as synthetic or natural materials used to replace parts of living systems or to function contact with living tissue. Biomaterials are intended to interface with biological systems to evaluate, treat, augment or replace any tissue, organ or function of the body. A biomaterial is different from a biological material such as bone that is produced by a biological system. Artificial hips, vascular-stents, artificial pacemakers, and catheters are all made from different biomaterials and comprise different medical devices. This book presents new approaches to biomaterial development including multi-field bone remodeling, novel strategies for conferring antibacterial properties to bone cement, polyacrylonitrile-based biomaterials for enzyme immobilization and functionalized magnetic nanoparticles for tissue engineering from around the globe.

Table of Contents:
Preface

1. Mechanisms for the Interaction of Hemostatic Systems with Foreign Materials
(Thomas H. Fischer, Carr J. Smith and John Vournakis) pp. 1-19

2. Modulation of Cyclic Amp Production in Fibroblasts Attached to Substrata with Different Surface Chemistries
(E. Bergeron, E. Lord and M.E. Marquis et al., Univ. de Sherbrooke, Canada)pp. 21-36

3. The Behavior of Endothelial Cells in 3D Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications
(Amit Jairaman and Shan-hui Hsu, National Chung-Hsing Univ., Taiwan)pp. 37-66

4. Reasonable Polymers in Spinal Surgery
(T.U. Jiya, T.H. Smit and P.I.J.M. Wuisman, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam) pp. 67-91

5. Nanocrystalline apatite-based biomaterials: synthesis, processing and characterization
(D. Eichert, C. Drouet, H. Sfihi, C. Rey, C. Combes, Ensiacet, Toulouse, France) pp. 93-143

6. Structure Studies of Hydroxyapatite Based Biomaterials
(Th. Leventouri, Dept. of Physics & Center for Biological and Materials Physics, Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, Florida, USA)pp. 145-182

7. Strategies for Scaffold Vascularization in Tissue Engineering
(Thorsten Walles, Dept. of General, Visceral and Trauma Surgery, Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus, Germany and Heike Mertsching, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology, Stuttgart, Germany)pp. 183-203
Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007 - 4th Quarter
   ISBN: 1-60021-892-x
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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