Book 2007

Surface Engineered Surgical Tools and Medical Devices


ISBN: 978-0-387-27026-5 (Print) 978-0-387-27028-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Atomic Scale Machining of Surfaces

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-47

    Anodization: A Promising Nano-Modification Technique of Titanium-based Implants for Orthopedic Applications

  4. Chapter

    Pages 49-63

    Titanium Dioxide Coatings in Medical Device Applications

  5. Chapter

    Pages 65-81

    The Effect of Shape and Surface Modification on the Corrosion of Biomedical Nitinol Alloy Wires Exposed to Saline Solution

  6. Chapter

    Pages 83-97

    Cardiovascular Interventional and Implantable Devices

  7. Chapter

    Pages 99-139

    Surface Engineering Artificial Heart Valves to Improve Quality of Life and Lifetime using Modified Diamond-like Coatings

  8. Chapter

    Pages 141-199

    Diamond Surgical Tools

  9. Chapter

    Pages 201-239

    Dental Tool Technology

  10. Chapter

    Pages 241-271

    Nanocrystalline Diamond: Deposition Routes and Clinical Applications

  11. Chapter

    Pages 273-339

    Environmental Engineering Controls and Monitoring in Medical Device Manufacturing

  12. Chapter

    Pages 341-437

    Biomaterial-Cell-Tissue Interactions In Surface Engineered Carbon-Based Biomedical Implants and Devices

  13. Chapter

    Pages 439-475

    Applications of Carbon Nanotubes in Bio-Nanotechnology

  14. Chapter

    Pages 477-512

    Bonelike Graft for Regenerative Bone Applications

  15. Chapter

    Pages 513-531

    Machining Cancellous Bone Prior to Prosthetic Implantation

  16. Chapter

    Pages 533-576

    Titanium and Titanium Alloy Applications in Medicine

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 577-581