Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications. Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials

  • ID: 3744402
  • Book
  • 628 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications: From Fundamentals to Translational Medicine provides readers with an overview of bioresorbable polymeric materials in the biomedical field. A useful resource for materials scientists in industry and academia, offering information on the fundamentals and considerations, synthesis and processing, and the clinical and R and D applications of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications.

  • Focuses on biomedical applications of bioresorbable polymers
  • Features a comprehensive range of topics including fundamentals, synthesis, processing, and applications
  • Provides balanced coverage of the field with contributions from academia and industry
  • Includes clinical and R and D applications of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications
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Part One. Fundamentals and considerations of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications

1. Introduction to bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications

2. Natural polymers: A source of inspiration

3. Bioresorbability of polymers: Chemistry, mechanisms, and modeling

4. The innate immune response: A key factor in biocompatibility

5. Form and function of resorbable materials-based medical devices

6. Quality management and safety of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications

7. Bringing bioresorbable polymers to market

Part Two. Synthesis and processing of bioresorbable polymeric materials for medical applications

8. Synthesis of bioresorbable polymers for medical applications

9. Processing and production of bioresorbable polymer scaffolds for tissue engineering

10. Synthesis and processing of hydrogels for medical applications

11. Bioresorbable polymer microparticles in the medical and pharmaceutical fields

12. Bioresorbable polymer nanoparticles in the medical and pharmaceutical fields: A promising field

13. Improving the pharmacodynamic and pharmacological profile of bioactive molecules using biopolymers

14. Click chemistry for improving properties of bioresorbable polymers for medical applications

15. Bioresorbable polymers for bioprinting applications

Part Three. Clinical and research and development (R&D) applications of bioresorbable polymers

16. Cell delivery for regenerative medicine by using bioresorbable polymers

17. Applications of bioresorbable polymers in the skeletal systems (cartilages, tendons, bones)

18. Applications of bioresorbable polymers in skin and eardrum

19. Bioresorbable polymers for next-generation cardiac scaffolds

20. Application of bioresorbable polymers in muscular system

21. Ocular applications of bioresorbable polymers-from basic research to clinical trials

22. Applications of bioresorbable polymers in the central nervous system

23. Engineering airways

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Perale, Giuseppe
Giuseppe Perale is currently Professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) and Head of the Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Technologies Laboratory at the Department of Innovative Technologies at SUPSI.
Hilborn, Jöns
Jöns Hilborn is the head of the Polymer Chemistry program at the Department of Materials Chemistry, Uppsala University in Sweden and President and co-founder of "Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society” (TERMIS)
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