Orthopedic Biomaterials

Advances and Applications

  • Bingyun Li
  • Thomas Webster

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Nanotechnology and Biomimetics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tolou Shokuhfar, Emre Firlar, Mostafa Rezazadeh Shirdar, Mohammad Mahdi Taheri
      Pages 3-30
    3. Jason Kang, Krystal Hughes, Malcolm Xing, Bingyun Li
      Pages 63-83
    4. Karthik Tappa, Udayabhanu Jammalamadaka, David K. Mills
      Pages 85-108
    5. R. Portillo-Lara, E. Shirzaei Sani, N. Annabi
      Pages 109-139
    6. Xiao Yang
      Pages 141-165
    7. Yingchao Su, Yufeng Zheng, Liping Tang, Yi-Xian Qin, Donghui Zhu
      Pages 167-183
  3. Polymer Biomaterials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Madhura P. Nijsure, Vipuil Kishore
      Pages 187-224
    3. Derek E. Andreini, Zachary J. Werner, Christopher D. Bell, Malcolm Xing, Bingyun Li
      Pages 247-271
  4. Degradable Metal Biomaterials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Ke Yang, Lili Tan, Peng Wan, Xiaoming Yu, Zheng Ma
      Pages 275-309
    3. Yingchao Su, Yadong Wang, Liping Tang, Yufeng Zheng, Yi-Xian Qin, Donghui Zhu
      Pages 311-329
  5. Biomaterial Implants and Devices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-365
    2. Roche C. de Guzman
      Pages 367-398
    3. Bryant Heimbach, Mei Wei
      Pages 399-425
    4. Erik I. Waldorff, Samuel Fang, Nianli Zhang, Livia Visai, Marcello Imbriani, Emanuele Magalini et al.
      Pages 427-465
    5. Wenhao Wang, Kelvin W. K. Yeung
      Pages 495-545
    6. Adijat Omowumi Inyang, Tamer Abdalrahman, Christopher Leonard Vaughan
      Pages 547-568
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 605-621

About this book


This book covers the latest advances, applications, and challenges in orthopedic biomaterials. Topics covered include materials for orthopedic applications, including nanomaterials, biomimetic materials, calcium phosphates, polymers, biodegradable metals, bone grafts/implants, and biomaterial-mediated drug delivery. Absorbable orthopedic biomaterials and challenges related to orthopedic biomaterials are covered in detail. This is an ideal book for graduate and undergraduate students, researchers, and professionals working with orthopedic biomaterials and tissue engineering.


This book also:

Describes biodegradable metals for orthopedic applications, such as Zn-based medical implants

Thoroughly covers various materials for orthopedic applications, including absorbable orthopedic biomaterials with a focus on polymers

Details the state-of-the-art research on orthopedic nanomaterials and nanotechnology


3D orthopedic tissue engineering 3D printing for Orthopaedics Absorbable orthopaedic biomaterials Absorbable orthopaedic biomaterials polymers Antimicrobial peptides Bioceramic bioglass bone scaffolds Biodegradable metals implants Calcium phosphates Immunomodulation bone tissue engineering Materials orthopaedic applications Orthopaedic biomaterials technologies Orthopedic biomaterials tissue engineering Orthopaedic nanomaterials

Editors and affiliations

  • Bingyun Li
    • 1
  • Thomas Webster
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsSchool of Medicine, West Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA
  2. 2.Chemical EngineeringNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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