Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century is a review of key, critical biomaterial terms and definitions endorsed by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering. The topics and definitions discussed include those in general biomaterials and applications, biocompatibility, implantable and interventional devices, drug delivery systems, regenerative medicine and emerging biomaterials. The book reviews the discussion of these terms by leaders in the global biomaterials community and summarizes the agreed upon definitions.
Provides readers with the official definitions of critical biomaterials terms endorsed by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering
Includes the combined contributions from more than 50 global leaders in the biomaterials community
Updates terms based on the latest advances in clinical and scientific understanding and expanded scope of biomaterials science