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  • Repair and Regeneration of Ligaments, Tendons, and Joint Capsuleby William R. Walsh

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 222.74

    A comprehensive and authoritative review of the most important scientific and clinically relevant topics today in ligaments, tendons, and capsular biology, including their biomechanics and surgical reconstruction. The authors review the basic science of tendons in the hand and shoulder ligaments, the current clinical status of the shoulder and cruciate... more...

  • Physeal Injury Other Than Fractureby Hamlet A. Peterson

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 222.74

    Emphasizing etiology, diagnosis and treatment, this book assembles all the information on growth plate injuries into one readily accessible source. It has been collated with the aid of the unique resources of the American Mayo Clinic and its follow-up work. more...

  • Principles of Human Joint Replacementby Frederick F. Buechel; Michael J. Pappas

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 145.50

    Having designed several successful joint replacement systems, the authors here explain the basic principles and the clinical applications of joint replacements, conveying the knowledge they have accumulated during decades of research and experimentation. more...

  • Joint Replacement and Bone Resorptionby Arun Shanbhag; Harry E. Rubash; Joshua J. Jacobs

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 110.00

    This first guide devoted to this burgeoning topic, this authoritative reference presents the current understanding of the phenomenon of aseptic loosening of total joint replacements from the molecular and cellular mechanisms of periprosthetic bone loss to the clinical presentation and management strategies-reviewing the properties of ceramic, metal,... more...

  • Implantable Sensor Systems for Medical Applicationsby Andreas Inmann; Diana Hodgins

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 270.00

    Implantable sensor systems offer great potential for enhanced medical care and improved quality of life, consequently leading to major investment in this exciting field. Implantable sensor systems for medical applications provides a wide-ranging overview of the core technologies, key challenges and main issues related to the development and use of... more...

  • Bioactive Materials in Medicineby X. Zhao; J M Courtney; H Qian

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 225.00

    Bioactive materials play an increasingly important role in the biomaterials industry, and are used for a range of applications, including artificial organs, drug delivery systems, nanomedicine, and biosensors. Bioactive materials in medicine reviews the current status and ongoing development of bioactive materials for medical applications. Following... more...

  • Orthopaedic Bone Cementsby S Deb

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 285.00

    Bone cements are widely used in orthopaedic applications to anchor implants to existing bone, reconstruct bone and deliver bioactive agents to the body. With an increasing number of bone cements available, it is vital that the correct material is selected for specific clinical procedures. Orthopaedic bone cements reviews the most recent research in... more...

  • Advanced Textiles for Wound Careby Subbiyan Rajendran

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 255.00

    An important and growing area of the textile industry is the medical sector. The extent of this growth is due to constant improvements in both textile technology and medical procedures. This collection provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, explaining the importance and suitability of using textiles... more...

  • Joint Replacement Technologyby P. A. Revell

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 295.00

    This second edition of Joint Replacement Technology provides a thoroughly updated review of recent developments in joint replacement technology. Joint replacement is a standard treatment for joint degradation and has improved the quality of life of millions of patients. Collaboration between clinicians and researchers is critical to its continued... more...

  • The UHMWPE Handbookby Steven M. Kurtz

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 76.95

    Recently, the orthopedic industry developed new processing techniques (radiation crosslinking), which are expected to dramatically reduce wear and improve the longevity of hip implants beyond 10 years. This book describes the history and properties of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) used in artificial joints by describing its properties... more...