Biomaterials and Medical Device Associated Infections

Written By L Barnes
Biomaterials and Medical Device   Associated Infections
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 November 2014
  • ISBN : 0857097229
  • Pages : 278 pages
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Download or read book entitled Biomaterials and Medical Device Associated Infections by author: L Barnes which was release on 21 November 2014 and published by Elsevier with total page 278 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Despite advances in materials and sterilisation, patients who receive biomaterials of medical device implants are still at risk of developing an infection around the implantation site. This book reviews the fundamentals of biomaterials and medical device related infections and methods and materials for the treatment and prevention of infection. The first part of the book provides readers with an introduction to the topic including analyses of biofilms, diagnosis and treatment of infection, pathology and topography. The second part of the book discusses a range of established and novel technologies and materials which have been designed to prevent infection. Provides analysis of biofilms and their relevance to implant associated infections. Assesses technologies for controlling biofilms. Considers advantages and disadvantages of in vivo infection studies.

Biomaterials and Medical Device Associated Infections

Biomaterials and Medical Device   Associated Infections
  • Author : L Barnes,Ian Cooper
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-21
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Despite advances in materials and sterilisation, patients who receive biomaterials of medical device implants are still at risk of developing an infection around the implantation site. This book reviews the fundamentals of biomaterials and medical device related infections and methods and materials for the treatment and prevention of infection. The ...

Biomaterials Associated Infection

Biomaterials Associated Infection
  • Author : Fintan Moriarty,Sebastian A.J. Zaat,Henk J. Busscher
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-09-29
  • Total pages : 566
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Biomaterials associated infection (BAI) is one of the most common complications associated with implantation of any biomaterial regardless of form or function. These infections usually involve bacterial colonization and biofilm formation on the biomaterial itself, rendering the infection impervious to antimicrobials and host defenses. In addition, it is becoming increasingly ...

Handbook of Polymer Applications in Medicine and Medical Devices

Handbook of Polymer Applications in Medicine and Medical Devices
  • Author : Paul Stoodley,Luanne Hall-Stoodley,Bill Costerton,Patrick DeMeo,Mark Shirtliff,Ellen Gawalt,Sandeep Kathju
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-12-05
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : The initial design criteria in the choice of indwelling materials for medical and dental purposes may be pragmatic, and based on the necessary mechanical properties required to fashion a functional device. Orthopedic implants require strong materials for weight-bearing, and articulating surfaces such as joints require durability and resistance to wear. ...

Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices

Regulatory Affairs for Biomaterials and Medical Devices
  • Author : Stephen F. Amato,Robert M. Ezzell Jr
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-27
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : All biomaterials and medical devices are subject to a long list of regulatory practises and policies which must be adhered to in order to receive clearance. This book provides readers with information on the systems in place in the USA and the rest of the world. Chapters focus on a ...

Biomaterial Related Infections

Biomaterial Related Infections
  • Author : Natália Martins,Célia F. Rodrigues
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-12-23
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : The use of medical devices (e.g., catheters, implants, and probes) is a common and essential part of medical care for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. However, these devices quite frequently lead to the incidence of infections due to the colonization of their abiotic surfaces by biofilm-growing microorganisms, which are ...

Biomaterials Associated Infection

Biomaterials Associated Infection
  • Author : T. Fintan Moriarty,Sebastian A.J. Zaat,Henk J. Busscher
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-09-29
  • Total pages : 566
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : With BAI being one of the most common complications associated with implantation of any biomaterial, this vital book features contributions from leaders in the field who address this critical problem in applying biomaterials research to clinical practice....

Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices

Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices
  • Author : Ying Deng,Wei Lv
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-10-24
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices: Infection and Control explores the increasing use of permanent and semi-permanent implants and indwelling medical devices. As an understanding of the growth and impact of biofilm formation on these medical devices and biomaterials is vital for protecting the health of the human host, this book ...

Medical Devices

Medical Devices
  • Author : Seeram Ramakrishna,Lingling Tian,Charlene Wang,Susan Liao,Wee Eong Teo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-18
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Medical Devices and Regulations: Standards and Practices will shed light on the importance of regulations and standards among all stakeholders, bioengineering designers, biomaterial scientists and researchers to enable development of future medical devices. Based on the authors’ practical experience, this book provides a concise, practical guide on key issues and ...

Biomaterials Science

Biomaterials Science
  • Author : Buddy D. Ratner
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 851
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : "... This reference integrates a historical perspective of materials engineering principles with biological interactions of biomaterials. Also provided within are regulatory and ethical issues in addition to future directions of the field, and a state-of-the-art update of medical and biotechnological applications. All aspects of biomaterials science are thoroughly addressed, from tissue ...

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology
  • Author : Traian Chirila,Damien Harkin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-23
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology, Second Edition, focuses on an aging population and the increasing instances of eye diseases. Biomaterials continue to be used for numerous medical devices for the restoration of eyesight, improving many patients’ quality of life. Consequently, biomaterials and regenerative medicine are becoming increasingly important to ...

Silver Nanocomposite Material as Antibacterial Coating on Indwelling Medical Devices Based Biomaterials

Silver Nanocomposite Material as Antibacterial Coating on Indwelling Medical Devices Based Biomaterials
  • Author : Zohra Khatoon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : The most common type of adverse events in healthcare in Canada reported by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) are nosocomial infections. Amongst nosocomial infections, implant associated infections have been reported to be most common. Despite having the implantation surgeries carefully performed, a small, but still considerable number of ...

Peptide Synthesis

Peptide Synthesis
  • Author : Jaya Varkey
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-12-18
  • Total pages : 118
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Peptide synthesis includes an array of techniques and procedures that enable the preparation of materials ranging from small peptides to large proteins. Many synthetic peptides have commercial and pharmaceutical applications, however, the synthesis of these peptides is a difficult task. This book addresses the common problems relating to the synthesis ...

Biofilm based Healthcare associated Infections

Biofilm based Healthcare associated Infections
  • Author : Gianfranco Donelli
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-11-10
  • Total pages : 195
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : The aim of this book is to provide readers with a wide overview of the main healthcare-associated infections caused by bacteria and fungi able to grow as biofilm. The recently acquired knowledge on the pivotal role played by biofilm-growing microorganisms in healthcare-related infections has given a new dynamic to detection, ...

Drug Device Combination Products

Drug Device Combination Products
  • Author : Andrew Lewis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-12-15
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Drug delivery systems represent a vast area of research and development within biomaterials and medicine and the demand for sophisticated drug delivery devices continues to drive novel product development. Advanced drug delivery devices can offer significant advantages over conventional drugs and devices alone, such as increased efficiency, improved performance and ...

Wound Healing Biomaterials Volume 1

Wound Healing Biomaterials   Volume 1
  • Author : Magnus Ågren
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-03
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 0857097229
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Summary : Wound Healing Biomaterials: Volume One, Therapies and Regeneration discusses the types of wounds associated with trauma, illness, or surgery that can sometimes be extremely complex and difficult to heal. Consequently, there is a prominent drive for scientists and clinicians to find methods to heal these types of wounds, with science ...