Polymers have emerged as one of the most innovative classes of materials in modern materials science, leading to new applications in medicine and pharmacy. This book offers a convincing and understandable approach to polymer biomaterial devices being used in various areas related to biomedical and pharmaceutical fields. The polymer materials finding application as biomaterials are discussed and described in detail pertaining to the areas of artificial implants, orthopedics, ocular devices, dental implants, drug delivery systems, burns and wounds.

chapter 2|18 pages

Polymers in Dental Applications

chapter 3|22 pages

Polymers in Orthopedic Devices

chapter 5|24 pages

Wound-Dressing Implants

chapter 7|24 pages

Ocular Implants

chapter 8|22 pages

Polymers in Cardiovascular Implants