Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications

Written By Niklaus Baltzer
Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 May 2014
  • ISBN : 0857099051
  • Pages : 236 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications written by Niklaus Baltzer which was release on 07 May 2014, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Precious metals and semi-precious metals are used for an increasing number of medical applications due to the properties of these metals and their alloys. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications reviews the properties of precious metals and their resulting applications in medicine. Part one outlines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, discussing their useful properties, such as biocompatibility and corrosion resistance. Part two goes on to provide an overview of the applications of precious metals in biomedicine, including dental, therapeutic, tissue engineering, and bioimaging applications. It discusses the advantages of the structure and properties of precious metals for these applications. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications is a key reference for material scientists and academics concerned with the properties and uses of these metals. Provides a useful review of this group of materials’ unique properties and applications Examines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, before looking at a wide range of applications of precious metals in medicine

Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications

Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Niklaus Baltzer,Thierry Copponnex
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-07
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Precious metals and semi-precious metals are used for an increasing number of medical applications due to the properties of these metals and their alloys. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications reviews the properties of precious metals and their resulting applications in medicine. Part one outlines the fundamentals of precious metals for ...

Structural Biomaterials

Structural Biomaterials
  • Author : Cuie Wen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-04-06
  • Total pages : 462
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Structural Biomaterials: Properties, Characteristics, and Selection serves as a single point of reference to digest current research and develop a deeper understanding in the field of biomaterials engineering. This book uses a materials-focused approach, allowing the reader to quickly access specific, detailed information on biomaterials characterization and selection. Relevant to ...

Hydroxyapatite HAp for Biomedical Applications

Hydroxyapatite  HAp  for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Michael Mucalo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-06
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Hydroxyapatite in the form of hydroxycarbonate apatite is the principal mineral component of bone tissue in mammals. In Bioceramics, it is classed as a bioactive material, which means bone tissue grows directly on it when placed in apposition without intervening fibrous tissue. Hydroxyapatite is hence commonly used as bone grafts, ...

Biomedical Applications of Metals

Biomedical Applications of Metals
  • Author : Mahendra Rai,Avinash P. Ingle,Serenella Medici
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-02-24
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Focused more specifically on the recent advances in applications of various metals and their complexes used in biomedicine, particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases. The editors give equal importance to other key aspects such as toxicological issues and safety concerns. The application of metals in the biomedical ...

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : L Yahia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-19
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are an emerging class of smart polymers which give scientists the ability to process the material into a permanent state and predefine a second temporary state which can be triggered by different stimuli. The changing chemistries of SMPs allows scientists to tailor important properties such as ...

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Giuseppe Perale,Jöns Hilborn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • Total pages : 628
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications: From Fundamentals to Translational Medicine provides readers with an overview of bioresorbable polymeric materials in the biomedical field. A useful resource for materials scientists in industry and academia, offering information on the fundamentals and considerations, synthesis and processing, and the clinical and R and D ...

Switchable and Responsive Surfaces and Materials for Biomedical Applications

Switchable and Responsive Surfaces and Materials for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Johnathan Zhang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Surface modification of biomaterials can ultimately determine whether a material is accepted or rejected from the human body, and a responsive surface can further make the material "smart" and "intelligent". Switchable and Responsive Surfaces and Materials for Biomedical Applications outlines synthetic and biological materials that are responsive under different stimuli, ...

Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications

Thin Film Coatings for Biomaterials and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Hans J Griesser
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-19
  • Total pages : 310
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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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 ...

Semiconducting Silicon Nanowires for Biomedical Applications

Semiconducting Silicon Nanowires for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : J.L. Coffer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-02-17
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Biomedical applications have benefited greatly from the increasing interest and research into semiconducting silicon nanowires. Semiconducting Silicon Nanowires for Biomedical Applications reviews the fabrication, properties, and applications of this emerging material. The book begins by reviewing the basics, as well as the growth, characterization, biocompatibility, and surface modification, of semiconducting ...

Surface Modification of Magnesium and its Alloys for Biomedical Applications

Surface Modification of Magnesium and its Alloys for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan,Il-Song Park,Min-Ho Lee
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-01-08
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Surface modification of magnesium and its alloys for biomedical applications: Biological interactions, mechanical properties and testing, the first of two volumes, is an essential guide on the use of magnesium as a degradable implant material. Due to their excellent biocompatibility and biodegradability, magnesium based degradable implants provide a viable option ...

Porous Silicon for Biomedical Applications

Porous Silicon for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Hélder A. Santos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • Total pages : 558
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Porous silicon has a range of properties, making it ideal for drug delivery, cancer therapy, and tissue engineering. Porous Silicon for Biomedical Applications provides a comprehensive review of this emerging nanostructured and biodegradable biomaterial. Chapters in part one focus on the fundamentals and properties of porous silicon for biomedical applications, ...

Metallic Biomaterials Processing and Medical Device Manufacturing

Metallic Biomaterials Processing and Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Author : Cuie Wen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • Total pages : 604
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Metallic Biomaterials Processing and Medical Device Manufacturing details the principles and practices of the technologies used in biomaterials processing and medical device manufacturing. The book reviews the main categories of metallic biomaterials and the essential considerations in design and manufacturing of medical devices. It bridges the gap between the designing ...

Biophotonics for Medical Applications

Biophotonics for Medical Applications
  • Author : Igor Meglinski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-06-29
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : Biophotonics for Medical Applications presents information on the interface between laser optics and cell biology/medicine. The book discusses the development and application of photonic techniques that aid the diagnosis and therapeutics of biological tissues in both healthy and diseased states. Chapters cover the fundamental technologies used in biophotonics and ...

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 : 0857099051
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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 ...

Noble and Precious Metals

Noble and Precious Metals
  • Author : Mohindar Seehra,Alan Bristow
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-07-04
  • Total pages : 430
  • ISBN : 0857099051
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Summary : The use of copper, silver, gold and platinum in jewelry as a measure of wealth is well known. This book contains 19 chapters written by international authors on other uses and applications of noble and precious metals (copper, silver, gold, platinum, palladium, iridium, osmium, rhodium, ruthenium, and rhenium). The topics covered ...