Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications
  • Release Date : 07 May 2014
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 236 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780857099051
  • ISBN 10 : 0857099051
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Synopsis : Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications written by Niklaus Baltzer, published by Elsevier which was released on 07 May 2014. Download Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Precious metals and semi-precious metals are used for an increasing number of medical applications due to the properties of these metals and their alloys. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications reviews the properties of precious metals and their resulting applications in medicine. Part one outlines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, discussing their useful properties, such as biocompatibility and corrosion resistance. Part two goes on to provide an overview of the applications of precious metals in biomedicine, including dental, therapeutic, tissue engineering, and bioimaging applications. It discusses the advantages of the structure and properties of precious metals for these applications. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications is a key reference for material scientists and academics concerned with the properties and uses of these metals. Provides a useful review of this group of materials’ unique properties and applications Examines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, before looking at a wide range of applications of precious metals in medicine