Book 2013

Biomaterials Associated Infection

Immunological Aspects and Antimicrobial Strategies

ISBN: 978-1-4614-1030-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-1031-7 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. The Pathogenesis of Medical Device associated Infection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Biomaterial-Associated Infection: A Perspective from the Clinic

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-56

      Staphylococcus epidermidis in Biomaterial-Associated Infections

    4. Chapter

      Pages 57-85

      Staphylococcal Virulence Factors

    5. Chapter

      Pages 87-105

      Propionibacterium acnes: An Emerging Pathogen in Biomaterial-Associated Infection

    6. Chapter

      Pages 107-117

      Bridging the Gap Between In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Biomaterial-Associated Infections

    7. Chapter

      Pages 119-149

      Biomaterial-Dependent Characteristics of the Foreign Body Response and S. epidermidis Biofilm Interactions

    8. Chapter

      Pages 151-173

      Dendritic Cell–Biomaterial Interactions: Implications for the Onset and Development of the Foreign Body Response

    9. Chapter

      Pages 175-207

      Tissue Colonization in Biomaterial-Associated Infection

    10. Chapter

      Pages 209-227

      Systemic Treatment Options for Medical Device-Associated Infection

    11. Chapter

      Pages 229-248

      Preventive Measures Against Transcutaneous Device Infections

    12. Chapter

      Pages 249-271

      Infections Associated with Implanted Dental Devices

    13. Chapter

      Pages 273-304

      Animal Models of Orthopedic Implant-Related Infection

  3. Biomaterial-based Strategies to Reduce Medical Device Associated Infection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

    2. Chapter

      Pages 307-354

      Antimicrobial Medical Devices in Preclinical Development and Clinical Use

    3. Chapter

      Pages 355-378

      Silver Containing Biomaterials

    4. Chapter

      Pages 379-404

      Quaternary Ammonium Compounds

    5. Chapter

      Pages 405-432

      Anti-adhesive and Antibacterial Polymer Brushes

  4. Clinical applications, case studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 433-433

    2. Chapter

      Pages 435-453

      Infection in Fracture Fixation: Device Design and Antibiotic Coatings Reduce Infection Rates

    3. Chapter

      Pages 455-483

      The Indwelling Bladder Catheter: Attempts to Prevent Infection and the Development of Bacterial Biofilms

    4. Chapter

      Pages 485-503

      Antimicrobial-Modified Vascular Catheters

    5. Chapter

      Pages 505-529

      Topical Antimicrobial-Containing Biomaterials for Peri-Implant Infections in the Oral Cavity

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