This is the first systematic text to appear on surgical implant materials. It provides a particularly lucid survey of relevant aspects of materials sciences together with a broad discussion of the applications of surgical materials. While there is considerable emphasis on orthopedic devices, other areas are not neglected, i.e., applications to cardiovascular, respiratory, and plastic surgery are also given. Two chapters are devoted t o the selection, design and production of implant materials.Highly recommend…
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