Biomaterials for Clinical Applications

Biomaterials for Clinical Applications

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Biomaterials for Clinical Applications is organized according to the World Health Organizationa€™s report of the top 11 causes of death worldwide, and lays out opportunities for both biomaterials scientists and physicians to tackle each of these leading contributors to mortality. The introductory chapter discusses the global burden of disease. Each of the subsequent eleven chapters focuses on a specific disease process, beginning with the leading cause of death worldwide, cardiovascular disease. The chapters start with describing diseases where clinical needs are most pressing, and then envisions how biomaterials can be designed to address these needs, instead of the more technologically centered approached favored by most books in the field. This book, then, should appeal to chemical engineers and bioengineers who are designing new biomaterials for drug delivery and vaccine delivery, as well as tissue engineering.Lung cancers, including tracheal and bronchial cancers, are the eighth leading cause of death worldwide. Globally, lung ... LLC 2010 Fig. 9.9 Schematic diagram of the corea€“shell architecture of a 9 Lung Cancer 9.1 Pathology of Lung Cancer.

Title:Biomaterials for Clinical Applications
Author:Sujata K. Bhatia
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-10-14


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