Biomaterials for Spinal Surgery

Written By Luigi Ambrosio
Biomaterials for Spinal Surgery
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 March 2012
  • ISBN : 0857096192
  • Pages : 640 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biomaterials for Spinal Surgery written by Luigi Ambrosio which was release on 12 March 2012, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: There have been important developments in materials and therapies for the treatment of spinal conditions. Biomaterials for spinal surgery summarises this research and how it is being applied for the benefit of patients. After an introduction to the subject, part one reviews fundamental issues such as spinal conditions and their pathologies, spinal loads, modelling and osteobiologic agents in spinal surgery. Part two discusses the use of bone substitutes and artificial intervertebral discs whilst part three covers topics such as the use of injectable biomaterials like calcium phosphate for vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty as well as scoliosis implants. The final part of the book summarises developments in regenerative therapies such as the use of stem cells for intervertebral disc regeneration. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Biomaterials for spinal surgery is a standard reference for both those developing new biomaterials and therapies for spinal surgery and those using them in clinical practice. Summarises recent developments in materials and therapies for the treatment of spinal conditions and examines how it is being applied for the benefit of patients Reviews fundamental issues such as spinal conditions and their pathologies, spinal loads, modelling and osteobiologic agents in spinal surgery Discusses the use of bone substitutes and artificial intervertebral discs and covers topics such as the use of injectable biomaterials like calcium phosphate for vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty

Biomaterials for Spinal Surgery

Biomaterials for Spinal Surgery
  • Author : Luigi Ambrosio,Elizabeth Tanner
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : There have been important developments in materials and therapies for the treatment of spinal conditions. Biomaterials for spinal surgery summarises this research and how it is being applied for the benefit of patients. After an introduction to the subject, part one reviews fundamental issues such as spinal conditions and their ...

Bone Repair Biomaterials

Bone Repair Biomaterials
  • Author : Kendell Pawelec,J. A. Planell
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Bone Repair Biomaterials: Regeneration and Clinical Applications, Second Edition, provides comprehensive reviews on materials science, engineering principles and recent advances. Sections review the fundamentals of bone repair and regeneration, discuss the science and properties of biomaterials used for bone repair, including metals, ceramics, polymers and composites, and discuss clinical applications ...

The Use of Bone Substitutes in Spine Surgery

The Use of Bone Substitutes in Spine Surgery
  • Author : R. Gunzburg,M. Szpalski,N. Passuti,M. Aebi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Recent developments in surgical techniques have led to an increased demand for bone stock. Fusion enhancement, bone-void filling in tumor surgery and trauma are only a few examples. Autologous bone can be considered as the most successful bone graft material, and constitutes the accepted 'gold standard', as it combines all ...

Cells and Biomaterials for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration

Cells and Biomaterials for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration
  • Author : Sibylle Grad,Mauro Alini,David Eglin,Daisuke Sakai
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-04-04
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Disorders related to the intervertebral disc (IVD) are common causes of morbidity and of severe life quality deterioration. IVD degeneration, although in many cases asymptomatic, is often the origin of painful neck and back diseases. In Western societies IVD related pain and disability account for enormous health care costs as ...

Nano Biomaterials for the Delivery of Therapeutic and Biological Cues for Regenerative Medicine

Nano Biomaterials for the Delivery of Therapeutic and Biological Cues for Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Silvia Minardi,Hafiz M. N. Iqbal
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2022-02-21
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Download or read online Nano Biomaterials for the Delivery of Therapeutic and Biological Cues for Regenerative Medicine written by Silvia Minardi,Hafiz M. N. Iqbal, published by Frontiers Media SA which was released on 2022-02-21. Get Nano Biomaterials for the Delivery of Therapeutic and Biological Cues for Regenerative Medicine ...

Advances in Spinal Fusion

Advances in Spinal Fusion
  • Author : Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-10-21
  • Total pages : 842
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Advances in Spinal Fusion reveals a new generation of materials and devices for enhanced operations in spinal fusion. This reference showcases emerging research and technologies in areas such as biodegradable implants, drug delivery, stem cell isolation and transfection, cell encapsulation and immobilization, and the design of 2D and 3D scaffolds ...

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Author : H. Michael Mayer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-01-26
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Don’t miss it! The second, completely revised and expanded edition of the successful surgical manual on minimally invasive spine surgery includes 51 chapters (including more than 20 new chapters) covering all current minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery. A complete survey of all microsurgical and endoscopic techniques with a special focus ...

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine II

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine II
  • Author : Andy H. Choi,Besim Ben-Nissan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-12-21
  • Total pages : 269
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : This book is part of a two-part volume book that highlights the latest advances in innovative bioceramics applied in the highly interdisciplinary area referred to as “translational medicine”. This volume predominantly written by surgeons in the fields of craniomaxillofacial, orthopedics, and spinal surgery, examines the translation of innovative bioceramics and ...

PEEK Biomaterials Handbook

PEEK Biomaterials Handbook
  • Author : Steven M. Kurtz
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : PEEK biomaterials are currently used in thousands of spinal fusion patients around the world every year. Durability, biocompatibility and excellent resistance to aggressive sterilization procedures make PEEK a polymer of choice replacing metal in orthopedic implants, from spinal implants and hip replacements to finger joints and dental implants. This Handbook ...

Benzel s Spine Surgery E Book

Benzel s Spine Surgery E Book
  • Author : Michael P Steinmetz,Edward C. Benzel
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2016-06-29
  • Total pages : 2240
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : In the latest edition of Benzel’s Spine Surgery, renowned neurosurgery authority Dr. Edward C. Benzel, along with new editor Dr. Michael P. Steinmetz, deliver the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of spine surgery. Improved visuals and over 100 brand-new illustrations enhance your understanding of the text, while 26 new ...

Manual of Spine Surgery

Manual of Spine Surgery
  • Author : Uwe Vieweg,Frank Grochulla
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-22
  • Total pages : 405
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : The success of any spinal operation depends on good definition of the indications, consideration of the contraindications, technical and organizational factors, good operating technique and correct preoperative preparation and positioning of the patient. These points are presented in this book as clearly as possible and are illustrated with detailed high ...

Comprehensive Biomaterials

Comprehensive Biomaterials
  • Author : Paul Ducheyne,Kevin Healy,Dietmar W. Hutmacher,David W. Grainger,C. James Kirkpatrick
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-08-28
  • Total pages : 3672
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Comprehensive Biomaterials brings together the myriad facets of biomaterials into one, major series of six edited volumes that would cover the field of biomaterials in a major, extensive fashion: Volume 1: Metallic, Ceramic and Polymeric Biomaterials Volume 2: Biologically Inspired and Biomolecular Materials Volume 3: Methods of Analysis Volume 4: Biocompatibility, Surface Engineering, and ...

Cells and Biomaterials for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration

Cells and Biomaterials for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration
  • Author : Sibylle Grad,Mauro Alini,David Eglin,Daisuke Sakai
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-06-25
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Disorders related to the intervertebral disc (IVD) are common causes of morbidity and of severe life quality deterioration. IVD degeneration, although in many cases asymptomatic, is often the origin of painful neck and back diseases. In Western societies IVD related pain and disability account for enormous health care costs as ...

Comprehensive Biomaterials II

Comprehensive Biomaterials II
  • Author : Kevin Healy,Dietmar W. Hutmacher,David W. Grainger,C. James Kirkpatrick
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • Total pages : 4858
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Comprehensive Biomaterials II, Second Edition brings together the myriad facets of biomaterials into one expertly-written series of edited volumes. Articles address the current status of nearly all biomaterials in the field, their strengths and weaknesses, their future prospects, appropriate analytical methods and testing, device applications and performance, emerging candidate materials ...

Biomedical Textiles for Orthopaedic and Surgical Applications

Biomedical Textiles for Orthopaedic and Surgical Applications
  • Author : Todd Blair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-13
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857096192
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Summary : Recent concerns over the possible effects of metal-on-metal orthopaedic implants and the evolution of more natural structures made from fibre have made medical device manufacturers consider the potential of fibre. Textiles offer the potential to replace traditional materials with novel fibres which are more suitable for many load bearing applications. ...