By Planell, Josep A
Bone fix is a basic a part of the quickly increasing treatment quarter and has benefited from many contemporary technological advancements. With progressively more applied sciences to be had, it is important that the proper strategy is chosen for particular scientific systems. This particular e-book will offer a finished overview of the fabrics technological know-how, engineering ideas and up to date advances during this important sector. the 1st a part of the publication experiences the basics of bone fix and regeneration. Chapters within the moment half talk about the technological know-how and houses of biomaterials used for bone fix reminiscent of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. the ultimate component to the booklet discusses scientific purposes and issues with chapters on such issues as orthopaedic surgical procedure, tissue engineering, implant retrieval and ethics of bone fix biomaterials. With its exclusive editors and group of foreign participants, Bone fix biomaterials is a useful reference for researchers and clinicians in the biomedical and academia. presents a complete assessment of the fabrics technology, engineering ideas and up to date advances during this vital areaReviews the basics of bone fix and regeneration addressing social, fiscal and medical challengesExamines the houses of biomaterials used for bone fix with particular chapters assessing metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. Read more...
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Although more evaluations on their anti-infection and safety properties are needed, nanostructured Se and Ag are promising materials for reducing bacterial attachment on prosthetic implants . 2 Drug delivery via nanostructured implants Although metals and alloys are popular orthopedic implant materials, they are usually not bioactive and do not exhibit any inherent bone-bonding capability. In order to improve new bone formation, reduce infection, and therefore increase implant lifetime in vivo, the strategy of combining drug delivery and implants via nanotechnology has been investigated.
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