Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780081026809, 9780081026816

Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials

2nd Edition

Editors: Chandra Sharma
eBook ISBN: 9780081026816
Paperback ISBN: 9780081026809
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 450
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Table of Contents

1. Biointegration: an introduction

Part 1 Soft tissue biointegration
2. Biocompatibility of engineered soft tissue created by stem cells
3. Replacement materials for facial reconstruction at the soft tissue–bone interface
4. Corneal tissue engineering
5. Tissue engineering for small-diameter vascular grafts
6. Stem cells for organ regeneration

Part 2 Tissue Regeneration
7. Regeneration of organs
8. Cardiac Regeneration
9. Tissue based products
10. Tendon regeneration
11. Dental regeneration

Part 3 Drug delivery
12. Materials facilitating protein drug delivery and vascularisation
13. Inorganic nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery
14. Alginate-based drug delivery devices
15. Functionalised nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery

Part 4 Design considerations
16. Biocompatibility of materials and its relevance to drug delivery and tissue engineering
17. Mechanisms of failure of medical implants during long-term use
18. Rapid prototyping in biomedical engineering: structural intricacies of biological materials


Description

Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials, Second Edition provides a unique and comprehensive review of recent techniques and research into material and tissue interaction and integration. New sections discuss soft tissue integration, with chapters on the biocompatibility of engineered stem cells, corneal tissue engineering, and vascular grafts. Other sections review tissue regeneration, inorganic nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery, alginate based drug delivery devices, and design considerations, with coverage of the biocompatibility of materials and their relevance to drug delivery and tissue engineering. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, this book is ideal for medical materials scientists and engineers in industry and academia.

Key Features

  • Provides a unique and comprehensive review of recent techniques and research into material and tissue interaction and integration
  • Discusses soft tissue biointegration, with chapters on the biocompatibility of engineered stem cells, corneal tissue engineering, vascular grafts and replacement materials for facial reconstruction
  • Includes new information on a variety of tissue regeneration techniques and applications

Readership

Researchers in industry and academa with interests in biomaterials and tissue engineering, students (both UG and PG), clinicians


Details

No. of pages:
450
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2020
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780081026816
Paperback ISBN:
9780081026809

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About the Editors

Chandra Sharma Editor

Chandra P. Sharma is Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, and Hon. Emeritus Professor, College of Biomedical Engineering & Applied Sciences, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Dr Sharma is former Senior Scientist and Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum and has been Head, Biosurface Technology Division, SCTIMST, Trivandrum from January 1980 to February 2014. He has also been Associate Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, and Associate Dean, PhD Affairs, SCTIMST Trivandrum.

Affiliations and Expertise

College of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Sciences, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu, Nepal