Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials: Ceramic by Roger Narayan, P. N. Kumta, W. R. Wagner

By Roger Narayan, P. N. Kumta, W. R. Wagner

A set of articles from the Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic fabrics symposium provide perception into advances in biomedical and biomimetic fabrics. those chosen articles hide such issues as scaffolds for tissue engineering, bioceramics, biomimetic fabrics, nanoparticles for scientific prognosis and remedy, and novel fabrics for drug supply and biosensing.

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M. Van der Waerden, J. A. Jansen “Use of Injectable Calcium-Phosphate Cement for the Fixation of Titanium Implants: an Experimental Study in Goats”. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. (Appl. ), 66B, (2003), 447-456. R. Constantz, I. C. Ison, M. T. Fulmer, R. D. Poser, S. T. Smith, Van Wagoner, J. A Goldstein, J. B. Jupiter, D. I. Rosenthal. “Skeletal Repair by in situ Formation of the Mineral Phase of Bone”. Science, 276, (1995), 1796-1799. 4E. Femandez, F. J. Gil, M. P. Ginebra, F. C. M. Driessens, J. A. Planell “Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement for Clinical Applications Part I: Solution Chemistry”.

Figure 6 . Microstructure of etched M-Wire obtained with an optical microscope. Bar = 10 pm. Advances in Biomedical and Biomimetic Materials .

Table 3 shows maximum effort applied to the cements and their injectability respect to the water. 05% for B. In B cement, the presence of the ZrO2 and a greater presence of a-TCP influence on the injectability. Table 3. Workability of the cements. 14 Figure 2 shows the yield strength for the cements at different times during the setting and hardening processes. The fiacture of cements was parallel to direction of load applied. The tendency of broken cement in compression is increased over time.

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