By Steven M. Kurtz
UHMWPE Biomaterials instruction manual, 3rd Edition, describes the technological know-how, improvement, houses, and alertness of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) utilized in man made joints. UHMWPE is now the cloth of selection for joint replacements, and is more and more getting used in fibers for sutures. This e-book is a one-stop reference for info in this complicated fabric, protecting either introductory subject matters and the main complex developments.
The 3rd version provides six new chapters on a number of themes, together with the newest in anti-oxidant applied sciences for stabilizing HXLPE and updated systematic stories of the medical literature for HXLPE in hips and knees. The e-book chronicles the increase and fall of all-metal hip implants, in addition to the elevated use of ceramic biomaterials and UHMWPE for this software. This e-book additionally brings orthopedic researchers and practitioners modern at the stabilization of UHMWPE with antioxidants, in addition to the alternatives of antioxidant to be had for practitioners.
The booklet additionally completely assesses the scientific functionality of HXLPE, in addition to substitute bearings in knee alternative and UHMWPE articulations with polyether ether ketone (PEEK).
Written and edited through the head specialists within the box of UHMWPE, this is often the one cutting-edge reference for pros, researchers, and clinicians operating with this fabric.
- The basically whole reference for execs, researchers, and clinicians operating with ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene biomaterials applied sciences for joint substitute and implants
- New variation comprises six new chapters on quite a lot of subject matters, together with the medical functionality of hugely crosslinked polyethylene (HXLPE) in hip and knee alternative, an outline of antioxidant stabilization for UHMWPE, and the scientific purposes of UHMWPE fibers
- State-of-the-art insurance of the newest UHMWPE expertise, orthopedic functions, biomaterial characterization, and engineering elements from well-known leaders within the field
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