Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Biopolymer Fibers discusses the use of biopolymer fibers in the development of biomedical applications. It provides a recent review of the main types of polymeric fibers and their impact in biomedicine and related fields. The development of different instruments, such as sensors, medical fibers, and textiles are discussed, along with how they greatly benefited by progress made in polymeric fibers. The book provides a comprehensive and updated reference on the latest research in the field of biopolymers and their composites in relation to medical applications.
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1. Polymer fibers in biomedical engineering 2. Organic-inorganic micro/nanofiber composites for biomedical applications 3. Polymer fiber-based biocomposites for medical sensing applications 4. Nanocomposite electrospun micro/nanofibers for biomedical applications 5. "Green polymeric electrospun fibers based on tree-gum hydrocolloids: fabrication, characterization and applications 6. Aramid fibers composites to innovative sustainable materials for biomedical applications 7. Bio-based nanocomposites: strategies of cellulose functionalization and tissue affinity studies 8. Polyethersulfone fiber 9. Spider silk fibers: synthesis, characterization, and related biomedical applications 10. Silk fiber composites in biomedical applications 11. Silk and silk fibroin-based biopolymeric composites and their biomedical applications 12. Keratin-based matrices from wool fibers and human hair 13. Polyhydroxybutyrate: development and applications as a biodegradable biotextile
Valentina Grumezescu is a Scientific Researcher at the National Institute for Lasers, Plasma & Radiation Physics, Magurele, Romania.
She is an experienced researcher in the field of fabrication of biomedical thin coatings by laser processing. She has published over 40 research and review papers in the field of nanobiomaterials and several book chapters on the application of laser processing in biomedical field. She is also the assistant editor of the journal Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry.
Alexandru Grumezescu Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science and Faculty of Medical Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania.
Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is a lecturer in the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, at the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. He is an experienced researcher and published editor in the field of nano and biostructures. He is the editor-in-chief of two international open access journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience. Dr. Grumezescu has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, authored nine books, and has served as an editor for more than 50 scholarly books.