Biomaterials and Biodegradable Polymers and Macromolecules: Current Research and Industrial Applications


  • F. Burny, University of Brussels, Service d'Orthopédie-Traumatologie, Hôpital Erasme, 808 Route de Lennik, B-1070 Bruxelles, Belgium;
  • A. Steinbûchel, Institute für Microbiologie, Westfälische Wilhems-University of Münster, Correnzstrasse 3, D-48149 Münster, Germany;


Book information

  • Published: December 1998
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-20516-2

Table of Contents

Biomaterials: a forecast for the future, Pages 1419-1423 Larry L. HenchAbstract | PDF (145 K) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The war against junk science: the use of expert panels in complex medical-legal scientific litigation, Pages 1425-1432 Joseph M. Price and Ellen S. RosenbergAbstract | PDF (98 K) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Science/industry: problematics of the European cooperative research in the biomaterials/biodevices area, Pages 1433-1440 R. DoddoliAbstract | PDF (337 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Adhesion of mammalian cells to polymer surfaces: from physical chemistry of surfaces to selective adhesion on defined patterns, Pages 1441-1445 J. -L. Dewez, J. -B. Lhoest, E. Detrait, V. Berger, C. C. Dupont-Gillain, L. -M. Vincent, Y. -J. Schneider, P. Bertrand and P. G. RouxhetAbstract | PDF (469 K) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Study of the interface reactions between cells and a biocompatible ceramic, Pages 1447-1450 P. Mengucci, G. Majni, A. De Benedittis, G. Biagini and M. Mattioli-BelmonteAbstract | PDF (323 K) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sintering of TCP├é┬┐TiO2 biocomposites: influence of secondary phases, Pages 1451-1454 Florence Caroff, Kyung-Sik Oh, Roger Famery and Philippe BochAbstract | PDF (482 K) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Materials selection and design for orthopaedic implants with improved long-term performance, Pages 1455-1459 Jos Vander Sloten, Luc Labey, Remi Van Audekercke and Georges Van der PerreAbstract | PDF (128 K) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tissues and bone adhesives├é┬┐├é┬┐historical aspects, Pages 1461-1466 M. Donkerwolcke, F. Burny and D. MusterAbstract | PDF (92 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Percutaneous microcrystalline chitosan application for sealing arterial puncture sites,Pages 1467-1471 A. Hoekstra, H. Struszczyk and O. Kivek├â┬ĄsAbstract | PDF (294 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Biphasic calcium phosphate concept applied to artificial bone, implant coating and injectable bone substitute, Pages 1473-1478 G. DaculsiAbstract | PDF (321 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Development of bioactive bone cement and its clinical applications, Pages 1479-1482 T. Yamamuro, T. Nakamura, H. Iida, K. Kawanabe, Y. Matsuda, K. Ido, J. Tamura and Y. SenahaAbstract | PDF (280 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Dissolution behaviour of calcium phosphate coatings obtained by laser ablation, Pages 1483-1487 L. Cl├â┬Ęries, J. M. Fern├â┬índez-Pradas, G. Sardin and J. L. MorenzaAbstract | PDF (467 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Y-TZP ceramics for artificial joint replacements, Pages 1489-1494 C. Piconi, W. Burger, H. G. Richter, A. Cittadini, G. Maccauro, V. Covacci, N. Bruzzese, G. A. Ricci and E. MarmoAbstract | PDF (797 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------In vitro corrosion of titanium, Pages 1495-1499 Roland Strietzel, Andreas H├â┬Âsch, Horst Kalbfleisch and Dieter BuchAbstract | PDF (308 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Synthesis and surface characterization of functionalized polylactide copolymer microparticles, Pages 1501-1505 Kenneth E. Gonsalves, Shuhua Jin and Marie-Isabelles BaratonAbstract | PDF (169 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Development of plasma-sprayed bioceramic coatings with bond coats based on titania and zirconia, Pages 1507-1511 H. Kurzweg, R. B. Heimann, T. Troczynski and M. L. Wayman--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Casted titanium for dental applications: an XPS and SEM study, Pages 1513-1515 A. M. Ferenczi, B. Demri, M. Moritz and D. MusterAbstract | PDF (273 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------A second generation of artificial cornea (Biokpro II)*1, Pages 1517-1522 Jean-Marc Legeais and Gilles RenardAbstract | PDF (1044 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Elaboration and evaluation of an intraoral controlled release delivering system, Pages 1523-1527 M. Diarra, G. Pourroy, D. Muster, M. Zingraff and C. BoymondAbstract | PDF (540 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Fluorinated materials for in vivo oxygen transport (blood substitutes), diagnosis and drug delivery, Pages 1529-1539 Jean G. Riess and Marie Pierre KrafftAbstract | PDF (279 K) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Study of dental materials by laser beam scanning, Pages 1541-1545 V. Fano, W. Y. Ma, I. Ortalli and K. PozelaAbstract | PDF (220 K)