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PEEK Biomaterials Handbook

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PEEK Biomaterials Handbook
Author: Steven M. Kurtz
ISBN 978-1-4377-4463-7

Published: 2012
306 pages

Price: $199.00 + S&H
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PART 1: PEEK Foundations, properties and behavior
1. Introduction to PAEK Biomaterials
2. Processing of PEEK
3. Blending and PEEK Composites
4. Morphology and Crystalline Architecture of Polyaryletherketones
5. Static Mechanical Behavior of PEEK
6. Fatigue and Fracture Behavior of PEEK
7. Chemical and Radiation Stability of PEEK: Implications for Device Sterilization
PART 2: Bioactive PEEK Materials
8. Biocompatibility of PEEK
9. Microbial Properties of PEEK Biomaterials
10. Thermal Plasma Spray Deposition of Titanium and Hydroxyapatite on PEEK Implants 
11. Plasma Surface Treatment of PEEK
12. HA/PEEK Biocomposites
13. Porosity in PEEK Marcus
PART 3: PEEK Applications in Medical Devices
14. Development and Clinical Performance of PEEK Intervertebral Cages
15. PEEK Biomaterials for Posterior Dynamic Stabilization of the Spine
16. PEEK Research for Trauma and Arthroscopy Applications
17. Development and Clinical Performance of PEEK Composite Hip Stems
18. Total Joint Arthroplasty Bearing Surfaces
19. Tribology of PEEK Biomaterials for Artificial Discs
20. FDA Regulation of PEEK Implants
Steven M. Kurtz, Ph.D., Director, Implant Research Center and Associate Professor, Drexel University; Research Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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