Introduction to biomaterials

Edited by Donglu Shi 
World Scientific Press  January 2006  

Hardback  272  ISBN 9789812566270      £54.00
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of biomaterials including ceramics, metals, and polymers.

Researchers will benefit from the interdisciplinary perspectives of contributors in diverse areas such as orthopedics, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, materials science, tissue engineering and other related medical fields.

Both graduate and undergraduate students will find it a valuable reference on tissue engineering related topics, including biostructures and phase diagrams of complex systems, hard tissue prosthetics, novel biomaterials processing methods, and new materials-characterization techniques.

Of interest to researchers and university students in orthopedics, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, materials science and tissue engineering. Also serves as a graduate-level text in related areas.


  • Bioactive Ceramics and Metals:
  • Introduction to Bioceramics
  • Bioactive Ceramics: Structure, Synthesis, and Mechanical Properties
  • Bioceramic Processing
  • Coating of Hydroxyapatite onto Inner Pore Surfaces of the Reticulated Alumina
  • Properties and Characterization of Biomaterials
  • Bioactivity of Hydroxyapatite
  • Hydroxyapatite Deposition Mechanisms
  • Biomedical Metallic Materials
  • Polymeric Biomaterials:
  • Polymer Basics
  • Naturally Occurring Polymer Biomaterials
  • Synthetic Non-Biodegradable Polymers
  • Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers
  • Polymer Matrix Composite Biomaterials
  • Tissue Engineering: A New Era of Regenerative Medicine:
  • Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
  • Cells and Biomolecules for Tissue Engineering
  • Transport and Vascularization in Tissue Engineering
  • Host Response to Tissue Engineered Grafts
  • Other Important Issues and Future Challenges in Tissue Engineering
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