In a carefully crafted, multidisciplinary, skillfully focused format, Polymers for Vascular and Urogenital Applications covers attributes of polymers used for vascular, urological, and gynecological materials. It provides a brief analysis of how the use of polymers in vascular and urogenital applications has evolved in the past five decades and out

chapter 1|4 pages

Introductory Notes

chapter 2|34 pages

Drug Delivery Systems for Vascular Disease Therapy

BySubbu Venkatraman, Kevin Keith, Yitzhak Rosen, Yingying Huang, Terry W. J. Steele, Frank Alexis

chapter 3|20 pages

Polymeric Biomaterials for Vascular Tissue Engineering

ByGeorge Fercana, Dan Simionescu

chapter 4|30 pages

Polymeric Materials for Vascular Grafts

ByShawn J. Peniston, Georgios T. Hilas

chapter 5|28 pages

Endovascular Stents

ByG. Lawrence Thatcher

chapter 6|12 pages

Nitric Oxide Delivery for Prevention of Restenosis

ByElizabeth A. Lipke, Lakeshia J. Taite, Jennifer L. West

chapter 7|12 pages

Clinical Uses and Applications of Ureteral Stents

ByBen H. Chew, Ryan F. Paterson, Dirk Lange

chapter 8|34 pages

Intravaginal Drug Delivery

ByJason M. Olbrich, Georgios T. Hilas, Waleed S. W. Shalaby

chapter 9|26 pages

Polymer-Based Scaffolds for Urinary Bladder Tissue Engineering

BySrikanth Sivaraman, Jiro Nagatomi

chapter 10|22 pages

Vascular and Urogenital Sealants and Blocks

ByM. Scott Taylor

chapter 11|24 pages

Materials and Polymers for Use in Surgical Simulation and Validation

ByDavid M. Kwartowitz