Publisher description for Encyclopedia of biomaterials and biomedical engineering / edited by Gary E. Wnek, Gary L. Bowlin.

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Written by nearly 400 experts from diverse academic and applied domains, the Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering surveys the vanguard of biomaterials and biomedical engineering technologies utilizing biomaterials, uncovering current lines of research as well as innovative applications in tissue engineering, prosthetics, drug delivery, biosensors, and medical devices. This comprehensive two-volume contains more than 175 entries, nearly 9000 literature citations, 200 chemical structures and equations, and hundreds of illustrations and tables, with approximately 360 online-exclusive color graphics. Topics include artificial lungs and muscles, bone remodeling, and 3-D medical imaging.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Biomedical materials -- Encyclopedias.
Biomedical engineering -- Encyclopedias.
Biomat‚eriaux -- Encyclop‚edies.
G‚enie biom‚edical -- Encyclop‚edies.