This new edition of Bioactive glasses: materials, properties and applications provides revised, expanded and updated content, of the current status of this unique material, its properties, technologies and applications, suitable for those active in the biomaterials and bioengineering field. Eight new chapters cover material types, computational modelling, coatings and applications whilst chapters from the first edition have been revised in order to provide up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of developments in the field.
Chapters in part one deal with the materials and mechanical properties of bioactive glass, examining topics such as surface modification and cell interaction. Part two is focused on the applications of bioactive glasses, covering their uses in wound healing, maxillofacial surgery and bone tissue engineering, among other topics.
With its distinguished editor and expert team of international contributors, Bioactive glasses is an invaluable reference for researchers and scientists in the field of biomaterials, both in academia and in industry.
- Led by an expert editor with many years’ experience in academia and widely recognized as an international expert on bioactive glasses.
- Provides a detailed review of bioactive glasses, its properties, technologies and applications
- Comprehensively covers materials and mechanical properties of bioactive glass and its applications, including wound healing, maxillofacial surgery and bone tissue engineering