Thin Calcium Phosphate Coatings for Medical Implants

Editors: León, Betty, Jansen, John (Eds.)

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  • First comprehensive review of the results achieved with thin calcium phosphate coatings on orthopedic and dental implants
  • Compares thin calcium phosphate coatings with thick coatings produced by current plasma-spraying techniques
  • Presents the state-of-the-art in the study of bioactive calcium phosphate coatings
  • Reviews novel methods of coating formation, physico-chemical properties, performance, and characterization techniques
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Thin calcium phosphate coatings of about 10 µm or less can improve the bone response in orthopedic and dental implants by overcoming the drawbacks of commercially successful, thick plasma-sprayed coatings. These alternative coatings have shown better adhesion to a variety of substrates and, because of their uniformity in structure and composition, greater stability in the biological environment. Thin Calcium Phosphate Coatings for Medical Implants presents a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the preparation, physico-chemical properties, and in vitro and in vivo performance of these bioactive coatings, including comparisons with thick plasma-sprayed techniques. Emphasis is also placed on the benefits of special characterization techniques for this type of thin coating. This book is an essential resource not only for biomaterials researchers and their students, but also for engineers in the design, development, and manufacture of medical implants.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Thin Calcium Phosphate Coatings for Medical Implants
Editors
  • Betty León
  • John Jansen
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-77719-1
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-77718-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-77718-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-2665-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 328
Number of Illustrations
200 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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