Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials, Properties and Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128184318

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials, Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Editors: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu Valentina Grumezescu
Paperback ISBN: 9780128184318
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st July 2019
Page Count: 540
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Description

Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials, Properties and Applications introduces the reader to a broad range of different types of bioactive materials used in biomedical engineering. All the main types of bioactive materials are discussed with emphasis on their synthesis, properties and performance, as well as their biomedical application potential. There are also key chapters on modelling and surface modification, and section devoted to methods, providing the step-by-step information needed by researchers. The most important applications of bioactive materials, such as drug delivery, cancer therapy and clinical dentistry are highlighted in detail. The book also looks at future perspectives for bioactive materials in biomedical engineering.

Key Features

  • Provides a knowledge of the range of bioactive materials available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions
  • Detailed information about current and proposed applications of the latest bioactive materials empowers readers to design innovative products and processes
  • A section covering methods provides the detailed guidance needed by researchers, to replicate key procedures and contribute to further research and discovery in this important field

Readership

Researchers and postgraduate students, industrial R&D, working in biomaterials, biomedical engineering, materials science, nanotechnology and biomaterials, medical and pharmaceutical companies

Table of Contents

1. Composites in Biomedical Engineering: novel approaches
2. Inorganic fibers for biomedical engineering applications
3. Hybrid Composites: A Revolutionary Trend in Biomedical Engineering
4. Inorganic and Organic-Inorganic Composite Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications: Synthesis Challenges for Enhanced Performance
5. Modelling in Composites and Biomedical Engineering
6. Characterisation of porous coatings obtained via Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation
7. Surface Modified Cellulose in Biomedical Engineering
8. Modification of biodegradable materials by natural biocidal agents
9. Matrix resistance stress reduction –prerequisite for achieving higher concentration of immobilized cells
10. Graphene: Promising Nano Platform for Biomedical Applications
11. Mesoporous bioactive glasses for biomedical composites
12. Fiber reinforced polymer: Applications in Biomedical engineering
13. Polymer matrix composites for rapid tooling in clinical dentistry
14. Nanofibres in Dental Restoration: Perspectives and Challenges
15. Clinical applications of bioactive materials
16. Co-delivery Nanoparticles of Anti-cancer Drugs and Nanomaterial
17. Silver nanoparticles as unique nano-drugs
18. Gold Nanostructures for Photothermal Therapy

Details

No. of pages:
540
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128184318

About the Editor

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry and Letters in Applied NanoBioScience and Co-Editor in Chief of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He is also a member of the Editoral Board for several other journals, including American Journal of Nanomaterials, Journal of Nanotechnology in Diagnosis and Treatment and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research. In addition, he has served as Guest Editor for several other established journals, including Elsevier’s International Journal of Pharmaceutics. He has published 17 books previously with Elsevier as well as over 150 peer reviewed papers and 20 book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

Valentina Grumezescu

Valentina Grumezescu is a Scientific Researcher at the National Institute for Lasers, Plasma & Radiation Physics, Magurele, Romania. She is an experienced researcher in the field of fabrication of biomedical thin coatings by laser processing. She has published over 40 research and review papers in the field of nanobiomaterials and several book chapters on the application of laser processing in biomedical field. She is also the assistant editor of the journal Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientific Researcher, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Magurele, Romania

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