Cement Concept

  • Hamid Reza RezaieEmail author
  • Mohammad Hossein Esnaashary
  • Masoud Karfarma
  • Andreas Öchsner
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Bone cements as a typical kind of materials have been applied in many surgical procedures, such as augmentation of orthopedic implants, and filling of bone defects in the cranio-maxillofacial region or vertebral column. The cement has a long story, beyond its medical applications. Hence, to get familiar with the story, in this chapter, at first the general history of cement, since ancient time, is reviewed. Then, the application of cement in medical surgery, outstanding features of the cement, and effective parameters on these features are considered. Finally, advances in bone cement applications by combing with tissue engineering strategy are introduced.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hamid Reza Rezaie
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammad Hossein Esnaashary
    • 1
  • Masoud Karfarma
    • 1
  • Andreas Öchsner
    • 2
  1. 1.Ceramic and Biomaterial Division, Department of Engineering MaterialsIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran
  2. 2.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringEsslingen University of Applied SciencesEsslingen am NeckarGermany

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