Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices : Infection and Control Hardback
Edited by Ying (Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota, U Deng, Wei (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota, USA) Lv
Part of the Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials series
Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices: Infection and Control explores the increasing use of permanent and semi-permanent implants and indwelling medical devices.
As an understanding of the growth and impact of biofilm formation on these medical devices and biomaterials is vital for protecting the health of the human host, this book provides readers with a comprehensive treatise on biofilms and their relationship with medical devices, also reporting on infections and associated strategies for prevention.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 238 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
- Publication Date: 26/10/2016
- Category: Biomedical engineering
- ISBN: 9780081003824