Surfaces and Interfaces for Biomaterials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855739307, 9781845690809

Surfaces and Interfaces for Biomaterials

1st Edition

Editors: Pankaj Vadgama
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855739307
eBook ISBN: 9781845690809
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 27th May 2005
Page Count: 824
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Forming methods: Fundamental properties of surfaces; Control of polymeric biomaterial surfaces; Organic thin film architectures: Fabrication and properties; Membranes and permeable films; Stable use of biosensors at the sample interface; Micro- and nanoscale surface patterning techniques for localising biomolecules and cells: The essence of nanobiotechnology. Part 2 Measurement, monitoring and characterisation: Surface spectroscopies; Surface microscopies; Nanoidentation; Surface plasmon resonance; Ellipsometry for optical surface study applications; Neutron reflection; Microgravimetry. Part 3 Surface interactions and in-vitro studies: Interaction between biomaterials and cell tissues; Blood flow dynamics and surface interactions; Cell guidance through surface cues; Controlled cell deposition techniques; Biofouling in membrane separation systems. Part 4 Surface interactions and in-vivo studies: Bioactive 3D scaffolds in regenerative medicine: The role of interface interactions; Intravascular drug delivery systems and devices: Interactions at biointerface; Surface degradation and microenvironmental outcomes; Microbial biofilms and clinical implants; Extracellular matrix molecules in vascular tissue engineering; Biomineralisation processes; On the topographical characterisation of biomaterial surfaces. Part 5 Appendices: Surface modification of polymers to enhance biocompatibility; Issues concerning the use of assays of cell adhesion to biomaterials; Protein adsorption to surfaces and interfaces.


Description

Part 1 Forming methods: Fundamental properties of surfaces; Control of polymeric biomaterial surfaces; Organic thin film architectures: Fabrication and properties; Membranes and permeable films; Stable use of biosensors at the sample interface; Micro- and nanoscale surface patterning techniques for localising biomolecules and cells: The essence of nanobiotechnology. Part 2 Measurement, monitoring and characterisation: Surface spectroscopies; Surface microscopies; Nanoidentation; Surface plasmon resonance; Ellipsometry for optical surface study applications; Neutron reflection; Microgravimetry. Part 3 Surface interactions and in-vitro studies: Interaction between biomaterials and cell tissues; Blood flow dynamics and surface interactions; Cell guidance through surface cues; Controlled cell deposition techniques; Biofouling in membrane separation systems. Part 4 Surface interactions and in-vivo studies: Bioactive 3D scaffolds in regenerative medicine: The role of interface interactions; Intravascular drug delivery systems and devices: Interactions at biointerface; Surface degradation and microenvironmental outcomes; Microbial biofilms and clinical implants; Extracellular matrix molecules in vascular tissue engineering; Biomineralisation processes; On the topographical characterisation of biomaterial surfaces. Part 5 Appendices: Surface modification of polymers to enhance biocompatibility; Issues concerning the use of assays of cell adhesion to biomaterials; Protein adsorption to surfaces and interfaces.

Key Features

  • Complete coverage on the fundamentals of surface structure and forming to biological and clinical outcomes
  • Includes reviews of key surface analytical techniques
  • Edited by a renowned expert and written by an international team of authors

Readership

Academics, materials researchers, materials engineers, clinicians, and other professionals concerned with biomaterials


Details

No. of pages:
824
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845690809
Hardcover ISBN:
9781855739307

About the Editors

Pankaj Vadgama Editor

P. Vadgama is Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials at Queen Mary, University of London.

Affiliations and Expertise

Queen Mary University of London, UK