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Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials. Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials

  • ID: 3451956
  • Book
  • January 2016
  • 718 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings together a thorough review of advances in the properties and applications of polyurethanes for biomedical applications. The first set of chapters in the book provides an important overview of the fundamentals of this material with chapters on properties and processing methods for polyurethane. Further sections cover significant uses such as their tissue engineering and vascular and drug delivery applications

Written by an international team of leading authors, the book is a comprehensive and essential reference on this important biomaterial.

  • Brings together in-depth coverage of an important material, essential for many advanced biomedical applications
  • Connects the fundamentals of polyurethanes with state-of-the-art analysis of significant new applications, including tissue engineering and drug delivery
  • Written by a team of highly knowledgeable authors with a range of professional and academic experience, overseen by an editor who is a leading expert in the field

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Part One: Chemistry, Processing and Applications of Polyurethane Biomaterials

1. Hierarchical Structure-Property Relationships of Segmented Polyurethanes

2. Surface Characterization Techniques for Polyurethane Biomaterials

3. Design of Biodegradable Polyurethanes and the Interaction of the Polymers and their Degradation By-Products within in vitro and in vivo environments

4. Biodegradable Elastomers using Urethane Chemistry

5. 3 D Printing of Polyurethane Biomaterials

6. Nanoparticle Induced Phenomena in Polyurethanes

7. Polyurethane Nanoparticles, a New Tool for Biomedical Applications?, Polyurethane Nanoparticles, a New Tool for Biomedical Applications?

8. Polyurethanes for Controlled Drug Delivery

9. Antibacterial Polyurethanes

Part Two: Polyurethanes for Vascular Applications

10. Regulating Blood Cell Adhesion via Surface Modification of Polyurethanes

11. Enhancing Polyurethane Blood Compatibility

12. Antimicrobial Polyurethanes for Intravascular Medical Devices

13. Polyurethanes for Cardiac Applicantions

14. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polyurethanes

15. Mechanical properties of polyurethane-based small-diameter vascular grafts

Part Three: Polyurethane Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

16. Polyurethanes for Bone Tissue Engineering

17. Antimicrobial Polyurethane Scaffolds

18. Interaction of Stem Cells with Polyurethane Scaffolds

19. Fibrous Polyurethane Scaffolds

20. Embolic Applications of Shape Memory Polyurethane Scaffolds

21. Scaffolds of Biodegradable Block Polyurethanes for Nerve Regeneration

22. Biodegradable Polyurethane Dermal Scaffolds
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Cooper, Stuart L.
Research interests: Polymer Science and Engineering, Properties of Polyurethanes and Ionomers, Polyurethane Biomaterials, Blood-Material Interactions, Tissue Engineering. Recently awarded AIChE Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering
Guan, Jianjun
Scaffolds, Hydrogels, Urea, Esters, Stem cells, Polyurethanes
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