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Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications Niklaus Baltzer

Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications

Niklaus Baltzer

Published June 19th 2014
ISBN : 9781306770927
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237 pages
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Precious metals and semi-precious metals are used for an increasing number of medical applications due to the properties of these metals and their alloys. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications reviews the properties of precious metals andMorePrecious metals and semi-precious metals are used for an increasing number of medical applications due to the properties of these metals and their alloys. Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications reviews the properties of precious metals and their resulting applications in medicine.Partone outlines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, discussing their useful properties, such as biocompatibility and corrosion resistance. Parttwogoes on to provide an overview of the applications of precious metals in biomedicine, including dental, therapeutic, tissue engineering, and bioimaging applications. It discusses the advantages of the structure and properties of precious metals for these applications.Precious Metals for Biomedical Applications is a key reference for material scientists and academics concerned with the properties and uses of these metals.Provides a useful review of this group of materials unique properties and applicationsExamines the fundamentals of precious metals for biomedical applications, before looking at a wide range of applications of precious metals in medicine