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Bioresorbable Polymers

Biomedical Applications

Ed. by Devine, Declan

Series:De Gruyter STEM

    77,95 € / $89.99 / £71.00*

    Paperback
    2nd Edition
    Publication Date:
    2019
    To be published:
    April 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-064056-4
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    Overview

    • Explores issues in conventional biodegradable polymer processing such as hydrolysis and plasticizing.
    • Describes alternative processing approaches such as rapid prototyping and micro-/nanofabrication.

    Aims and Scope

    Bioresorbable implants can be processed via conventional polymer processing methods such as extrusion, injection and compressing moulding, solvent spinning or casting. This book addresses issues and highlights recent advances in the use of biodegradable polymers. It is intended for researchers utilizing biodegradable polymers in areas from tissue engineering to controlled release of active pharmaceuticals, as well as industrial processors.

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xii, 140 pages
    30 Fig. 30 Tables
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Professional Book

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    Dr. Declan Devine, Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone, Ireland.

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