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Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Implants

Characterization, Properties, and Applications

  • 1st Edition - October 3, 2023
  • Editors: Sabu Thomas, Abhimanyu Tharayil
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 9 6 9 0 - 7
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 9 6 9 1 - 4

Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Implants: Characterization, Properties, and Applications offers a comprehensive guide to the various polymers utilized in the developme… Read more

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Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Implants: Characterization, Properties, and Applications offers a comprehensive guide to the various polymers utilized in the development and application of biomedical implants. These materials possess unique properties which make them ideal for use in biomedical implants, including their high degree of flexibility, ease of fabrication, non-magnetic and radio transparent properties for medical imaging, and ease of engineering for biocompatibility. The book thoroughly reviews the properties, characterization and a broad range of applications of polymeric materials in biomedical implants, bringing all key information on this important topic together under a single reference.

The book's chapters cover vital topics for the development of polymeric biomedical implants, including biomaterial-tissue interactions, mechanical and surface property requirements for different implants, as well as market and ethical issues. This will be a useful reference for academics and researchers working in materials science, biomedical engineering, regenerative medicine and pharmacology, as well as R&D groups developing biomedical implants.