Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials by Stuart L. Cooper, Jianjun Guan

By Stuart L. Cooper, Jianjun Guan

Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings jointly a radical evaluate of advances within the houses and purposes of polyurethanes for biomedical functions. the 1st set of chapters within the publication offers a tremendous review of the basics of this fabric with chapters on houses and processing equipment for polyurethane. additional sections conceal major makes use of comparable to their tissue engineering and vascular and drug supply applications

Written through a global staff of best authors, the e-book is a finished and crucial reference in this very important biomaterial.

  • Brings jointly in-depth insurance of a big fabric, crucial for lots of complex biomedical applications
  • Connects the basics of polyurethanes with cutting-edge research of important new functions, together with tissue engineering and drug delivery
  • Written by way of a workforce of hugely a professional authors with more than a few expert and educational adventure, overseen through an editor who's a number one specialist within the field

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33] Ma Z, et al. Biodegradable polyurethane ureas with variable polyester or polycarbonate soft segments: effects of crystallinity, molecular weight, and composition on mechanical properties. Biomacromolecules 2011;12(9):3265–74. [34] Stokes K, McVenes R. Polyurethane elastomer biostability. J Biomater Appl 1995; 9(4):321–54. [35] Wang Y, et al. Degradation studies on segmented polyurethanes prepared with poly (d, l-lactic acid) diol, hexamethylene diisocyanate and different chain extenders.

Biomaterials 2007;28:5407–17. [108] Tang Y, et al. Influence of surface morphology and chemistry on the enzyme catalyzed biodegradation of polycarbonate-urethanes. J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 2002;13(4):463–83. [109] Lendlein A, Langer R. Biodegradable, elastic shape-memory polymers for potential biomedical applications. Science 2002;296(5573):1673–6. Surface characterization techniques for polyurethane biomaterials 2 H. com Disclaimer: Mention of trade names or commercial products in this chapter is solely for the purpose of providing specific information and does not imply endorsement by Lubrizol Corp.

Influence of surface morphology and chemistry on the enzyme catalyzed biodegradation of polycarbonate-urethanes. J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 2002;13(4):463–83. [109] Lendlein A, Langer R. Biodegradable, elastic shape-memory polymers for potential biomedical applications. Science 2002;296(5573):1673–6. Surface characterization techniques for polyurethane biomaterials 2 H. com Disclaimer: Mention of trade names or commercial products in this chapter is solely for the purpose of providing specific information and does not imply endorsement by Lubrizol Corp.

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