Summary and Info
With contributions from leading academics from around the world, this book reviews the range of bioceramics, their properties and range of clinical uses. It begins with discussions of structure, mechanical properties, and biological interactions. The book then reviews the fabrication, microstructure and properties of specific bioceramics and glasses, concentrating on the most promising materials. The final group of chapters covers the clinical applications of bioceramics in joint replacement, bone grafts, tissue engineering and dentistry. The book is a useful resource for biomaterials scientists and engineers, as well as for clinicians and the academic community.