Polymers as Biomaterials [electronic resource] / edited by Shalaby W. Shalaby, Allan S. Hoffman, Buddy D. Ratner, Thomas A. Horbett
- Shalaby, Shalaby W.
- Boston, MA : Springer US, 1984.
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- Section A Materials & Properties -- Poly(?-Malic Acid) as a Source of Polyvalent Drug Carriers: Possible Effects of Hydrophobic Substituents in Aqueous Media -- Polypentapeptide of Elastin as an Elastomeric Biomaterial -- Development of Non-Thrombogenic Materials -- The Use of Polyacrylates in the Microencapsulation of Mammalian Cells -- Melt Spinning of Poly-L-Lactide and Hydrolysis of the Fiber In Vitro -- Some Morphological Investigations on an Absorbable Copolymer Biomaterial Based on Glycolic and Lactic Acid -- Structural Identification of CIS-Platinum II Polyhydrazines -- Flourescence in Polymers: 2-Diphenylacetyl-l, 3-Indanedione-l-Imine Derivatives in Polymer Matrices -- Section B Surface Characteristics -- An XPS and SEM Study of Polyurethane Surfaces: Experimental Considerations -- Polymer Surfaces Possessing Minimal Interaction with Blood Components -- Thermodynamic Assessment of Platelet Adhesion to Polyacrylamide Gels -- Section C Interaction with the Biologic Environment -- Reproducible Response of Certain Polymers to Changes in the Surrounding Environment -- Mechanism of the Biodegradation of Polycaprolactone -- Swelling Behavior of Glucose Sensitive Membranes -- Section D Biological Interactions with Polymeric Surfaces -- Selected Aspects of Cell and Molecular Biology of In Vivo Biocompatibility -- Molecular Design of Materials Having an Ability to Differentiate Lymphocyte Subpopulations -- Attachment of Staphylococci to Various Synthetic Polymers -- Blood Compatibility of Polyethylene and Oxidized Polyethylene in a Canine A-V Series Shunt: Relationship to Surface Properties -- Section E Drug Delivery Systems -- Polymer Based Drug Delivery: Magnetically Modulated and Bioerodible Systems -- Oral Sustained Release Drug Delivery System Using Polymer Film Composites -- Chemical Characterization of an Immobilized Heparin: Heparin — PVA -- Tumorcidal Activation and Kinetics of Ectoenzyme Production Elicited by Synthetic Polyanions -- Section F Hydrogels -- A Responsive Hydrogel as a Means of Preventing Calcification in Urological Prostheses -- Potassium Ion Transport Through Membranes in the Presence of Blood Components: Plasma Proteins -- Influence of Gel and Solute Structure on In Vitro and In Vivo Release Kinetics from Hydrogels -- Interaction Between Blood Components and Hydrogels with Poly(Oxyethylene) Chains -- Use of Methyl Cyanoacrylate (MCA) as a Sclerosing Agent in Female Sterilization: Effect of Inhibitors and Radioopaque Additives on MCA Polymerization In Vitro and on Oviduct Occlusion In Vivo in Rabbits.
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