Orthopaedic Bone Cements (Hardback)S. Deb (editor)
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With an increasing number of bone cements available, it is vital that the correct material is selected for specific clinical procedures. A review of the most recent research in this field, this book covers such topics as hip replacements, verteboplasty and wear particles and osteolysis. It reviews materials and types of cement such as acrylic, polymethylmethacrylate and calcium phosphate cements and address the mechanical properties of bone cements such as fracture toughness and dynamic creep. The book closes with an examination of methods to enhance the properties of bone cements such as antibiotic loaded bone cements and bioactive cements.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 771 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 28 mm
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