Sterilisation of Tissues Using Ionising Radiations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855738386, 9781845690779

Sterilisation of Tissues Using Ionising Radiations

1st Edition

Editors: J F Kennedy Glyn O. Phillips P A Williams
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855738386
eBook ISBN: 9781845690779
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 6th May 2005
Page Count: 352
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Standards for tissue banks and for radiation sterilisation of tissues. Part 2 Methodology in the sterilisation and preservation of tissues. Part 3 Effect of radiation on bone, tissues and their components. Part 4 Viral aspects of tissue for transplantation. Part 5 Microbiological aspects of tissue for transplantation.


Description

Part 1 Standards for tissue banks and for radiation sterilisation of tissues. Part 2 Methodology in the sterilisation and preservation of tissues. Part 3 Effect of radiation on bone, tissues and their components. Part 4 Viral aspects of tissue for transplantation. Part 5 Microbiological aspects of tissue for transplantation.

Key Features

  • High-quality papers highlighting the most recent developments in this important area
  • Includes the full code of practice for the radiation sterilisation of tissues
  • Edited by a highly respected team of experts

Readership

Those working in tissue banks, transplant surgeons and the safety regulators


Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845690779
Hardcover ISBN:
9781855738386

Reviews

…a useful tool for tissue bankers, tissue recipients and donors as well as a supplement for transplant surgeons and students of medicine., Carbohydrate Polymers
…provides detailed information., Carbohydrate Polymers


About the Editors

J F Kennedy Editor

John F. Kennedy is Director of the Birmingham Carbohydrate and Protein Tehcnology Group, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham. He is Director of Chembiotech laboratories and is also Professor of Applied Chemistry at The North East Wales Institute of higher Education (NEWI). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Management, the Institute of Food Science and Technology and the Institute of Biology. He is also editor of the journal, Carbohydrate Polymers.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Birmingham

Glyn O. Phillips Editor

Glyn O. Phillips is Chairman of Phillips Hydrocolloids Research Ltd, UK. Glyn O. Phillips is a internationally renowned expert on hydrocolloids and food proteins. Along with Peter A. Williams he was the founder of the international journal Food Hydrocolloids, founding Directors of the Food Hydrocolloids Trust and the Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Phillips Hydrocolloid Research Ltd, UK

P A Williams Editor

Peter A. Williams is a director of the Centre for Water Soluble Polymers.

Affiliations and Expertise

The North East Wales Institute, UK