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Title Biomimetic, bioresponsive, and bioactive materials [electronic resource] : an introduction to integrating materials with tissues / edited by Matteo Santin, Gary Phillips.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.


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Description xiii, 233 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This comprehensive introduction to biomaterials discusses how materials are selected, designed, and modified for integration with living tissue. Biomaterials have applications in tissue engineering, medical devices, orthopedics, and other areas. This guide examines the physico-chemical properties of widely used biomaterials and cites examples of their uses in different clinical applications. Topics covered include soft and hard tissue replacement; biointeractive metals, polymers, and ceramics; and in vitro, in vivo, and ex vivo biocompatibility tests and clinical trials. This text is for students as well as professionals new to the field"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Biomimetic polymers.
Tissues -- Mechanical properties.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Santin, Matteo.
Phillips, Gary.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780470056714 (hardback)
9781118129876 (e-book)

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