Metallic and Ceramic Biomaterials: Current and Future Developments.- Polymers, Composites and Nano Biomaterials: Current and Future Developments.- Polyurethane Based Materials with Applications in Medical Devices.- Rapid Prototyping of Hydrogels to Guide Tissue Formation.- Engineered Scaffold Architecture Influences Soft Tissue Regeneration.- Customised Implants for Bone Replacement and Growth.- Direct Digital Manufacturing of Complex Dental Prostheses.- Digital Design and Fabrication in Dentistry.- The Development of an Artificial Finger Joint.- Computer-aided Development of Mega Endo-Prostheses.
Introduction to Bio-Materials.- Metallic and ceramic biomaterials: current & future developments.- Polyurethane based materials with applications in medical devices.- Rapid prototyping of hydrogels to guide tissue formation.- Engineered scaffold architecture influences soft tissue regeneration.- Customised implants for bone replacement and growth.- Direct digital manufacturing of complex dental prostheses.- Digital design and fabrication in dentistry.- The development of an artificial finger joint.- Computer-aided development of mega endoprostheses.
Rapid prototyping is used to design and develop medical devices and instrumentation. This book details research in rapid prototyping of bio-materials for medical applications. It provides a wide variety of examples of medical applications using rapid prototyping, including tissue engineering, dental applications, and bone replacement. Coverage also discusses the emergence of computer aided design in the development of prosthetic devices.
Summarizes state-of-the-art research in rapid prototyping of bio-materials for medical applications
Provides a wide variety of examples of medical applications using rapid prototyping, including tissue engineering, dental applications, and bone replacement
Addresses the issues involved with using solid freeform fabrication/rapid prototyping/layered manufacturing that is becoming very important in the biomaterials area
Discusses the emergence of computer aided design in the development of prosthetic devices