Biomedical Polymers - An Introduction

  • Donald J. Lyman
Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (POLS, volume 8)

Abstract

During this last decade we have seen not only a large increase in the number of polymers being examined for biomedical uses, but more significantly, a great change in how these materials were characterized. Luckily, we no longer see papers in which, for example, the author simply said, “a plastic was implanted”; and we are seeing less data simply being reported as gross observations only.

Keywords

Steam Mold Amide Encapsulation Verse 

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Reference

  1. Lyman, D. J. and Seare, W. J., Jr., Ann. Rev. Mater. Sci. 4, 415 (1974).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald J. Lyman
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  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and Engineering Department of Surgery (Division of Artificial Organs)University of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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