Bio-Glasses: An Introduction by Julian Jones,Alexis Clare PDF

By Julian Jones,Alexis Clare

ISBN-10: 0470711612

ISBN-13: 9780470711613

This new paintings is devoted to glasses and their editions which might be used as biomaterials to fix diseased and broken tissues. Bio-glasses are more advantageous to different biomaterials in lots of functions, akin to therapeutic bone through signaling stem cells to develop into bone cells.

  Key features: 

  • First publication on biomaterials to target bio-glasses
  • Edited via a number one authority on bio-glasses proficient through one in every of its inventors, Dr Larry Hench
  • Supported by means of the overseas fee on Glass (ICG)
  • Authored by way of individuals of the ICG Biomedical Glass Committee, with the objective of constructing a continuing textbook
  • Written in an obtainable variety to facilitate fast absorption of information
  • Covers every kind of glasses, their homes and purposes, and demonstrates how glass is an enticing development to present procedures
  • Of curiosity to the biomedical in addition to the fabrics technology community.

The e-book covers all kinds of glasses: conventional glasses, bioactive glasses, sol-gel glasses, phosphate glasses, glass-ceramics, composites and hybrids. along dialogue on how bio-glasses are made, their houses, and the explanations for his or her use, the authors additionally conceal their purposes in dentistry, bone regeneration and tissue engineering and melanoma remedy. Its good counsel describes the stairs had to take a brand new fabric from idea to sanatorium, protecting the necessities of patenting, scale-up, caliber coverage and FDA approval.

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