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ISBN-13 9780136037835ISBN-10 0136037836
ISBN-10 0130097101ISBN-13 9780130097101
Author(s): J. S. Temenoff; A. G. Mikos
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 504

Intended for use in an introductory course on biomaterials, taught primarily in departments of biomedical engineering. The book covers classes of materials commonly used in biomedical applications, followed by coverage of the biocompatibility of those materials with the biological environment. Finally, it covers some in-depth applications of biomaterials. It does all of this with an overall emphasis on tissue engineering.