Biomaterials Science (3rd Ed.)
An Introduction to Materials in Medicine

Coordinators: Ratner Buddy D., Hoffman Allan S., Schoen Frederick J., Lemons Jack E.

Language: Anglais

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1056 p. · 21.6x27.6 cm · Hardback

The revised edition of this renowned and bestselling title is the most comprehensive single text on all aspects of biomaterials science. It provides a balanced, insightful approach to both the learning of the science and technology of biomaterials and acts as the key reference for practitioners who are involved in the applications of materials in medicine.

  • Over 29,000 copies sold, this is the most comprehensive coverage of principles and applications of all classes of biomaterials: "the only such text that currently covers this area comprehensively" - Materials Today
  • Edited by four of the best-known figures in the biomaterials field today; fully endorsed and supported by the Society for Biomaterials
  • Fully revised and expanded, key new topics include of tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, and new clinical applications, with new teaching and learning material throughout, case studies and a downloadable image bank


How to Use This Text


Part 1 Materials Science and Engineering

Section 1.1 Properties of Materials

Section 1.2 Classes of Materials Used in Medicine

Part 2 Biology and Medicine

Section 2.1 Some Background Concepts

Section 2.2 Host Reactions to Biomaterials and Their Evaluation

Section 2.3 Biological Testing of Biomaterials

Section 2.4 Degradation of Materials in the Biological Environment

Section 2.5 Applications of Biomaterials

Section 2.6 Applications of Biomaterials in Functional Tissue Engineering

Part 3 Practical Aspects of Biomaterials

Section 3.1 Implants, Devices, and Biomaterials: Special Considerations

Section 3.2 Voluntary Standards, Regulatory Compliance and Non-Technical Issues



Undergraduate and graduate students and practitioners in biomedical engineering, life and biological sciences, materials, mechanical and engineering sciences, and medicine.