By Francesco Puoci
The publication offers an up to date review of the varied clinical functions of complex polymers. The e-book opens through providing vital historical past details on polymer chemistry and physicochemical characterization of polymers. This serves as crucial clinical aid for the next chapters, each one of that's dedicated to the purposes of polymers in a selected clinical area of expertise. The assurance is vast, encompassing orthopedics, ophthalmology, tissue engineering, surgical procedure, dentistry, oncology, drug supply, nephrology, wound dressing and therapeutic, and cardiology. the improvement of polymers that increase the biocompatibility of blood-contacting clinical units and the incorporation of polymers inside biosensors also are addressed. This publication is a wonderful advisor to the new advances in polymeric biomaterials and bridges the space among the study literature and conventional textbooks at the purposes of polymers in medicine.
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Each modification imparts a different biomedical or pharmaceutical application. For example, sulfated chitosan exhibits antioxidant activity [6, 7, 82, 83]. Chitin consists mostly of n-acetyl-d-glucosamine-unit. Most units are deacetylated to d-glucosamine-units during the preparations of chitosan. Chitosan is a linear polymer of β-d glucopyranose units characterized by a degree of deacetylation. It is structurally similar to cellulose, but it has –NHCOCH3 (acetamide groups) at C-2 position .
Advanced Polymers in Medicine by Francesco Puoci