Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications

Written By Laura Poole-Warren
Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 November 2015
  • ISBN : 1782421130
  • Pages : 358 pages
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Download or read book entitled Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications by author: Laura Poole-Warren which was release on 23 November 2015 and published by Elsevier with total page 358 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers with a thorough review of the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers and their applications. Part One covers the fundamentals of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications, while Part Two explores biosynthetic polymer coatings and surface modification. Subsequent sections discuss biosynthetic polymers for tissue engineering applications and how to conduct polymers for medical applications. Comprehensively covers all major medical applications of biosynthetic polymers Provides an overview of non-degradable and biodegradable biosynthetic polymers and their medical uses Presents a specific focus on coatings and surface modifications, biosynthetic hydrogels, particulate systems for gene and drug delivery, and conjugated conducting polymers

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications

Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications
  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren,Penny Martens,Rylie Green
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-23
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers ...

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development
  • Author : Abraham J. Domb,Neeraj Kumar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-05-12
  • Total pages : 752
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : This book focuses on biodegradable polymers that are already in clinical use or under clinical development. Synthetic and natural polymers will be included. This excludes polymers that have been investigated and did not reach clinical development. The purpose of this book is to provide updated status of the polymers that ...

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Masoud Mozafari,Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-14
  • Total pages : 430
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications presents novel techniques for the preparation and characterization of functionalized polymers, enabling researchers, scientists and engineers to understand and utilize their enhanced functionality in a range of cutting-edge biomedical applications. Provides systematic coverage of the major types of functional polymers, discussing their properties, preparation ...

Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers

Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers
  • Author : Xiang Cheng Zhang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-22
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers: Materials and Properties provides a practical guide to the use of biodegradable and bioresorbable polymers for study, research, and applications within medicine. Fundamentals of the basic principles and science behind the use of biodegradable polymers in advanced research and in medical ...

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications

Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications
  • Author : Lígia Rodrigues,Manuel Mota
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-24
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications examines the inspiration of natural materials and their interpretation as modern biomaterials. With a strong focus on therapeutic and diagnostic applications, the book also examines the development and manipulation of bioinspired materials in regenerative medicine. The first set of chapters is heavily focused on bioinspired ...

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications
  • Author : Ajay Padsalgikar
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications enables designers of new cardiovascular medical devices to make decisions about the kind of plastics that can go into the manufacture of their device by explaining the property requirements of various applications in this area, including artificial valves, lead insulation, balloons, vascular grafts, ...

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers

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  • Author : Abraham J. Domb,Joseph Kost,David Wiseman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-02-04
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers, the seventh volume in the Drug Delivery and Targeting book series, provides a source manual for synthetic procedures, properties and applications of bioerodible polymers. The authors describe widely available materials such as polyactides, collagen and gelatin, as well as polymers of emerging importance, such as the ...

Medical Biosensors for Point of Care POC Applications

Medical Biosensors for Point of Care  POC  Applications
  • Author : Roger J Narayan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-21
  • Total pages : 316
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Medical Biosensors for Point of Care (POC) Applications discusses advances in this important and emerging field which has the potential to transform patient diagnosis and care. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of medical biosensors for point-of-care applications. Chapters in part 2 go on to look at materials and fabrication of medical biosensors ...

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Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Hans J Griesser
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-19
  • Total pages : 310
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications discusses the latest information on coatings, including their historic use by scientists who are looking to improve the properties and biological responses of the material-host interface. Thin films, in particular, are becoming more widely researched and used as an alternative to traditional ...

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology

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  • Author : Traian Chirila,Damien Harkin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-23
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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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 ...

Extracellular Matrix derived Implants in Clinical Medicine

Extracellular Matrix derived Implants in Clinical Medicine
  • Author : Daniel L Mooradian
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-18
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Extracellular Matrix-Derived Implants in Clinical Medicine comprehensively covers the emergence of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine over the past few decades, along with discussions of continuous funding and research. The book provides a state-of-the-art review of this increasingly important technology and how it is translating from bench to bedside. Part ...

Hydrogels

Hydrogels
  • Author : Lacramioara Popa,Mihaela Violeta Ghica,Cristina Dinu-Pirvu
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-04-10
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Hydrogels, as three-dimensional polymer networks, are able to retain a large amount of water in their swollen state. The biomedical application of hydrogels was initially hampered by the toxicity of cross-linking agents and the limitations of hydrogel formation under physiological conditions. However, emerging knowledge in polymer chemistry and an increased ...

Microbial Cellulose Biosynthesis Mechanisms and Medical Applications

Microbial Cellulose   Biosynthesis Mechanisms and Medical Applications
  • Author : Wilton R. Lustri
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Currently some principles of sustainability, eco-efficiency and green chemistry are guiding the development of a new generation of materials as an alternative to conventional polymers based on petroleum. Then, in the field of biodegradable polymers one of the most promising investigations is focused on the use of microbial cellulose (MC), ...

Reactive and Functional Polymers Volume One

Reactive and Functional Polymers Volume One
  • Author : Tomy J. Gutiérrez
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Total pages : 427
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Reactive and functional polymers are manufactured with the aim of improving the performance of unmodified polymers or providing functionality for different applications. These polymers are created mainly through chemical reactions, but there are other important modifications that can be carried out by physical alterations in order to obtain reactive and ...

Theory and Applications of Nonparenteral Nanomedicines

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  • Author : Prashant Kesharwani,Sebastien Taurin,Khaled Greish
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-12
  • Total pages : 540
  • ISBN : 1782421130
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Summary : Theory and Applications of Nonparenteral Nanomedicines presents thoroughly analysed data and results regarding the potential of nanomedicines conceived by diverse non-parenteral routes. In the context of nanotechnology-based approaches, various routes such as oral, pulmonary, transdermal, delivery and local administration of nanomedicine have been utilized for the delivery of nanomedicine. This ...