Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials

by Stuart L. Cooper & Jianjun Guan
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Publisher: Elsevier Science

Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials

Publication Date: January 23, 2016

ISBN: 9780081006221

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings together a thorough review of advances in the properties and applications of polyurethanes for biomedical applications. The first set of chapters in the book provides an important overview of the fundamentals of this material with chapters on properties and processing methods for polyurethane. Further sections cover significant uses such as their tissue engineering and vascular and drug delivery applications

Written by an international team of leading authors, the book is a comprehensive and essential reference on this important biomaterial.

  • Brings together in-depth coverage of an important material, essential for many advanced biomedical applications
  • Connects the fundamentals of polyurethanes with state-of-the-art analysis of significant new applications, including tissue engineering and drug delivery
  • Written by a team of highly knowledgeable authors with a range of professional and academic experience, overseen by an editor who is a leading expert in the field