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Nanotechnology-Enhanced Orthopedic Materials. Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials

  • ID: 3149032
  • Book
  • July 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 234 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Nanotechnology-Enhanced Orthopedic Materials provides the latest information on the emergence and rapid development of nanotechnology and the ways it has impacted almost every aspect of biomedical engineering.

This book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the field, focusing on the fabrication and applications of these materials, presenting updated, practical, and systematic knowledge on the synthesis, processing, and modification of nanomaterials, along with the rationale and methodology of applying such materials for orthopedic purposes.

Topics covered include a wide range of orthopedic material formulations, such as ceramics, metals, polymers, biomolecules, and self-assemblies. Final sections explore applications and future trends in nanotechnology-enhanced orthopedic materials.

- Details practical information on the fabrication and modification of new and traditional orthopedic materials- Analyzes a wide range of materials, designs, and applications of nanotechnology for orthopedics- Investigates future trends in the field, including sections on orthopedic materials with bacterial-inhibitory properties and novel materials for the control of immune and inflammatory responses

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Foreword Part One: Fundamentals of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials for Orthopedics 1. Fundamentals of Nanotechnology and Orthopedic Materials 2. Nanotechnology-Enhanced Metals and Alloys for Orthopedic Implants 3. Orthopedic Nanoceramics 4. Bioinspired Nanopolymers and Nanocomposites for Orthopedic Applications Part Two: Future Trends in Nanotechnology-Enhanced Orthopedic Materials 5. Carbon Nanostructures: New Materials for Orthopedic Applications 6. Self-Assembled Nanostructures for Bone Tissue Engineering 7. Nanotechnology Controlled Drug Delivery for Treating Bone Diseases 8. Frontiers in Nanotechnology-Enabled Orthopedic Materials 9. Safety of Nanotechnology-Enhanced Orthopedic Materials

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Yang, Lei
Professor, Orthopaedic Institute and the Department of Orthopaedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, Soochow University, China
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