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Biomaterials (3 points)



Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The body environment and biocompatibility. Biocompatible materials. Properties of bone. Soft tissue replacement and implants. Materials selection, design, performance and degradation. Tissue-polymer interactions. Materials connected to the body - artificial hearts, mechanical circulatory assist devices, heart-lung machines, artificial kidneys etc. The monitoring of biomaterials in vivo.


Contact Hours: 25 lectures, tutorials and practical classes

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