Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System

Written By Terence Gourlay
Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 October 2010
  • ISBN : 0857090550
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System written by Terence Gourlay which was release on 28 October 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. Thanks to major advances in circulatory biomaterials and medical devices over the past few decades, many complications of this prevalent disease can be managed with great success for prolonged periods. Biomaterials and devices for the circulatory system reviews the latest developments in this important field and how they can be used to improve the success and safety in this industry. Part one discusses physiological responses to biomaterials with chapters on tissue response, blood interface and biocompatibility. Part two then reviews clinical applications including developments in valve technology, percutaneous valve replacement, bypass technologies and cardiovascular stents. Part three covers future developments in the field with topics such as nanomedicine, cardiac restoration therapy, biosensor technology in the treatment of cardiovascular disease and vascular tissue engineering. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors Biomaterials and devices for the circulatory system is a vital reference for those concerned with bioengineering, medical devices and clinicians within this critical field. Reviews the latest developments in this important field and how they can be used to improve success and safety in the industry Both current clinical advances as well as future innovation are assessed taking a progressive view of the role of biomaterials in medical applications An examination of the physiological responses to biomaterials features tissue responses to implanted materials and strategies to improve the biocompatibility of medical devices

Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System

Biomaterials and Devices for the Circulatory System
  • Author : Terence Gourlay,Richard A Black
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-10-28
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. Thanks to major advances in circulatory biomaterials and medical devices over the past few decades, many complications of this prevalent disease can be managed with great success for prolonged periods. Biomaterials and devices for the circulatory ...

Characterization of Biomaterials

Characterization of Biomaterials
  • Author : Ming H. Wu,Hengchu Cao
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-03-12
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and the vasculature. The physiology of the system is to circulate blood through the vasculature ensuring delivery of oxygen and vital nutrients to cells and organs in the body. Consequences of diseases disrupting normal cardiovascular function can be severe or fatal. Recent advancements ...

Minimized Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques and Technologies

Minimized Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques and Technologies
  • Author : Terence Gourlay,Serdar Gunaydin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-04-19
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Traditional cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) techniques have suffered from a number of disadvantages including haemodilution, inflammation and post-operative bleeding. Minimised cardiopulmonary bypass techniques use developments in perfusion technology to significantly reduce foreign surface-blood interactions to make bypass simpler and safer. This important book reviews key developments and issues relating to this ...

Bioengineering and Biomaterials in Ventricular Assist Devices

Bioengineering and Biomaterials in Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Author : Eduardo Guy Perpétuo Bock
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-07
  • Total pages : 362
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Often associated with artificial hearts, ventricular assist devices (VADs) are blood pumps that can provide circulatory assistance to the left ventricle, the right ventricle, or both. Bioengineering and Biomaterials in Ventricular Assist Devices reviews constructive details of VADs and the biomaterials used in their development and support. FEATURES Establishes an ...

Inhaler Devices

Inhaler Devices
  • Author : Polina Prokopovich
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-04-23
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Given their direct impact on the health and quality of life for millions, inhalers represent a major turning point in the history of modern medicine. Inhaler devices: Fundamentals, design and drug delivery provides readers with an introduction to the fundamentals of inhaler technology, with a comprehensive discussion of the history ...

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 : 0857090550
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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 ...

Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications

Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Xiujun James Li,Yu Zhou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 676
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Microfluidics or lab-on-a-chip (LOC) is an important technology suitable for numerous applications from drug delivery to tissue engineering. Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics and explores in detail a wide range of medical applications. The first part of the book reviews the fundamentals of microfluidic technologies ...

Biocompatibility and Performance of Medical Devices

Biocompatibility and Performance of Medical Devices
  • Author : Jean-Pierre Boutrand
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21
  • Total pages : 586
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Biocompatibility and Performance of Medical Devices, Second Edition, provides an understanding of the biocompatibility and performance tests for ensuring that biomaterials and medical devices are safe and will perform as expected in the biological environment. Sections cover key concepts and challenges faced in relation to biocompatibility in medical devices, discuss ...

Joining and Assembly of Medical Materials and Devices

Joining and Assembly of Medical Materials and Devices
  • Author : Y N Zhou,M D Breyen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-05-31
  • Total pages : 574
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : As medical devices become more intricate, with an increasing number of components made from a wide range of materials, it is important that they meet stringent requirements to ensure that they are safe to be implanted and will not be rejected by the human body. Joining and assembly of medical ...

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 : 0857090550
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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, ...

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices

Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices
  • Author : J Pan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-24
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : The use of bioresorbable polymers in stents, fixation devices and tissue engineering is revolutionising medicine. Both industry and academic researchers are interested in using computer modelling to replace some experiments which are costly and time consuming. This book provides readers with a comprehensive review of modelling polymers and polymeric medical ...

Implantable Sensor Systems for Medical Applications

Implantable Sensor Systems for Medical Applications
  • Author : Andreas Inmann,Diana Hodgins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-02
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Implantable sensor systems offer great potential for enhanced medical care and improved quality of life, consequently leading to major investment in this exciting field. Implantable sensor systems for medical applications provides a wide-ranging overview of the core technologies, key challenges and main issues related to the development and use of ...

Joint Replacement Technology

Joint Replacement Technology
  • Author : P.A. Revell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-06-13
  • Total pages : 724
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : This second edition of Joint Replacement Technology provides a thoroughly updated review of recent developments in joint replacement technology. Joint replacement is a standard treatment for joint degradation and has improved the quality of life of millions of patients. Collaboration between clinicians and researchers is critical to its continued success ...

Developments in Tissue Engineered and Regenerative Medicine Products

Developments in Tissue Engineered and Regenerative Medicine Products
  • Author : Joydeep Basu,John W Ludlow
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-04-19
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Developments in tissue engineered and regenerative medicine products summarizes recent developments in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine with an emphasis on commercialization and product development. Features of current cell therapy and tissue engineered products which have facilitated successful commercialization are emphasized and roadblocks to successful product development are also highlighted. ...

The Hip Resurfacing Handbook

The Hip Resurfacing Handbook
  • Author : K De Smet,P. N. Campbell,C Van Der Straeten
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-04-22
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0857090550
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Summary : Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) using metal-on-metal bearings is an established but specialised technique in joint surgery. Based on the experience of leading experts in the field, The hip resurfacing handbook provides a comprehensive reference for all aspects of this important procedure. The first part of the book reviews and compares ...