Blood-Biomaterial Interactions and Coagulation.
Inflammation and Infection.
The Immune System and Inflammation.
Biomaterial Surface and the Physiological Environment.
Example 1: Opening Occluded Vessels: Vascular Grafts, Intimal Hyperplasia.
Example 2: Replacing Joints and Teeth.
Answers to Quiz Questions.
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