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Véronique Migonney (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-04367-6 October 2014 Wiley-ISTE 248 Pages


Discovered in the 20th century, biomaterials have contributed to many of the incredible scientific and technological advancements made in recent decades. This book introduces and details the tenets of biomaterials, their relevance in a various fields, practical applications of their products, and potential advancements of the years to come. A comprehensive resource, the text covers the reasons that certain properties of biomaterials contribute to specific applications, and students and researchers will appreciate this exhaustive textbook.

1. History of Biomaterials
Véronique Migonney

2. Definitions
Véronique Migonney

3. Materials Used in Biomaterial Applications
Géraldine Rohman

4. Biocompatibility and Norms
Véronique Migonney

5. Bioactive Polymers and Surfaces: A Solution for Implant Devices
Véronique Migonney

6. Functionalization of Biomaterials and Applications
Céline Falentin-Daudre

7. Biomaterial Structures for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement
Cédryck Vaquette

8. Animal Models for orthopedic applications of Tissue Engineering
Véronique Viateau, Adeline Decambron and Mathieu Manassero

9. Ceramic Materials for Dental Prostheses
Amélie Mainjot

10. Dental Adhesives
Mathieu A. Derbanne, Stéphane Le Goff and Jean-Pierre Attal

11. Glass Ionomer Cements: Application in Pediatric Dentistry
Elisabeth Dursun, Stéphane Le Goff and Jean-Pierre Attal