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Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials



Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials

Roger Narayan (Editor), P. N. Kumta (Editor), W. R. Wagner (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-53834-0 August 2009 204 Pages


A collection of articles from the Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials symposium give insight into advances in biomedical and biomimetic materials. These selected articles cover such topics as scaffolds for tissue engineering, bioceramics, biomimetic materials, nanoparticles for medical diagnosis and treatment, and novel materials for drug delivery and biosensing.

Preface ix


Biotribological Characterization of the Bilayer System: HN/ZrO2 on 316LSS 3
B. Bermudez-Reyes, I. Espitia-Cabrera, J. Zarate-Medina, M. A. L. Hernandez-Rodrrguez, J. A. Ortega-Saenz, F. J. Espinoza-Beltran, and M. E. Contreras-Garcia

Bioinspired Ceramic Microstructures Prepared by Freezing of Suspensions 19
Qiang Fu, Mohamed N. Rahaman, B. Sonny Bal, and Fatih Dogan

Mechanical Properties Modeling of Porous Calcium Phosphates Ceramics 27
Frangois Pecqueux, Franck Tancret, Nathalie Payraudeau, and Jean-Michel Bouler

Bone Cement Reinforced with Zirconium Oxide Particles 39
H. H. Rodriguez and M. C. Piiia


Characterization of New Nickel-Titanium Wire for Rotary Endodontic Instruments 49
William A. Brantley, Jie Liu, William A.T. Clark, Libor Kovarik, Caesar Buie, Masahiro lijima Satish B. Alapati, and William Ben Johnson

Effect of Cold Work on the Behavior of NiTi Shape Memory Alloy 59
Mohamed Elwi Mitwally and Mahmoud Farag

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ti-6AI-4V for Biomedical and Related Applications Involving Rapid-Layer Powder Manufacturing 71
L. E. Murr, S. M. Gaytan, S. A. Quinones, M. I. Lopez, A. Rodela, E. Y. Martinez, D. H. Hernandez, E. Martinez, D. A. Rarnirez, F. Medina, and R. B. Wicker

Mechanical Properties of Implant Rods Made of Low-Modulus p-Type Titanium Alloy, Ti-29Nb-13Ta-4.6Zr, for Spinal Fixture 83
Kengo Narita, Mitsuo Niinomi, Masaaki Nakai, Toshikazu Akahori, Harumi Tsutsumi, Kazuya Oribe, Takashi Tamura, Shinji Kozuka, and Shizuma Sato

Functionality of Porous Titanium Improved by Biopolymer Filling 91
Mitsuo Niinomi, Masaaki Nakai, Toshikazu Akahori, Harumi Tsutsumi, Hideaki Yamanoi, Shinichi Itsuno, Naoki Haraguchi, Yoshinori Itoh, Tadashi Ogasawara, Takashi Onishi, and Taku Shindoh


Fracture Forces in Femurs Implanted with PMMA 105
Dan Dragomir-Daescu, Hilary E. Brown, Nadia Anguiano-Wehde, Sean McEligot, Michael J. Burke, Kevin E. Bennet, James T. Bronk, and Mark E. Bolander

Development, Synthesis and Characterization of Porous Biomaterial Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering 115
Kajal K. Mallick

Engineered Nanofibers with Stem Cells for Biomimetic Tissue Engineering 129
Seeram Ramakrishna, Susan Liao, Kun Ma, and Casey K. Chan

Preclinic Test of Collagen Membranes 135
B. Leon Mancilla and C. Piiia Barba


Polysiloxane Coatings Containing Tethered Antimicrobial Moieties 143
P. Majumdar, S. J. Stafslien, J. Daniels, E. Lee, N. Patel, N. Gubbins, C. J. Thorson, and B. J. Chisholm

High-Throughput Microbial Biofilm Assay for the Rapid Discovery of Antimicrobial Coatings and Materials for Biomedical Applications 151
S. Stafslien, B. Chisholm, P. Majurndar, J. Bahr, and J. Daniels

Chemical--Hydrothermal Combined Synthesis of Bioactive Ti02 and CaTiO, Films on Ti Surfaces 159
M. Veda, M. Ikeda, and M. Ogawa

Surface Modification of Hydroxyapatite: A Review 171
Otto C. Wilson, Jr.


Nanophase Hydroxyapatite in Biodegradable Polymer Composites as Novel Drug-Carrying Implants for Treating Bone Diseases at Targeted Sites 185
Huinan Liu and Thomas J. Webster

Author Index 193