Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications (Plastics Design Library)

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications (Plastics Design Library)

By: Ajay Padsalgikar (author)Hardback

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Description

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications enables designers of new cardiovascular medical devices to make decisions about the kind of plastics that can go into the manufacture of their device by explaining the property requirements of various applications in this area, including artificial valves, lead insulation, balloons, vascular grafts, and more.

About Author

Ajay has a Ph.D. in polymer science from Clemson University, SC. He has spent the last 18 years working in the field of plastics and polyurethanes, 12 of which have been in the field of medical plastics. He has extensive experience in the application of polymers in the manufacture of medical devices in the cardiovascular field. As a Chief Scientific Officer at AorTech Biomaterials, Ajay worked with various medical device manufacturers in the cardiovascular space getting a first-hand feel of the devices and the important properties of plastics necessary in order to fulfil the requirements of the application. Currently, Ajay serves as a Chief Scientist at St. Jude Medical, one of world's leading companies in the manufacture of cardiovascular devices.

Contents

Part I: Plastics Materials in Medical Devices 1. Introduction to Plastics 2. Commodity Plastics in Cardiovascular Applications 3. Speciality Plastics in Cardiovascular Applications 4. Biological Properties of Plastics Part II Cardiovascular System: Structure, Assessment, and Diseases Part III Applications of Plastics in Cardiovascular Devices

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323358859
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 196
  • ID: 9780323358859
  • weight: 870
  • ISBN10: 0323358853

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