By Julian Jones,Alexis Clare

ISBN-10: 0470711612

ISBN-13: 9780470711613

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

  Key features: 

  • First e-book on biomaterials to target bio-glasses
  • Edited through a number one authority on bio-glasses informed by way of one among its inventors, Dr Larry Hench
  • Supported via the overseas fee on Glass (ICG)
  • Authored by means of contributors of the ICG Biomedical Glass Committee, with the objective of making a unbroken textbook
  • Written in an obtainable kind to facilitate quick absorption of information
  • Covers every kind of glasses, their houses 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 ebook 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 functions in dentistry, bone regeneration and tissue engineering and melanoma therapy. Its stable assistance describes the stairs had to take a brand new fabric from proposal to medical institution, overlaying the necessities of patenting, scale-up, caliber insurance and FDA approval.

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