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Biocompatible Glasses

From Bone Regeneration to Cancer Treatment

  • Juliana Marchi


  • Focuses on the latest applications of bioglasses

  • Includes a special chapter on the history and evolution of bioglasses

  • Will also benefit dentists and ophthalmologists


Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 53)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Gurbinder Kaur, Steven Grant Waldrop, Vishal Kumar, Om Prakash Pandey, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
    Pages 19-47
  3. Antonio Carlos da Silva
    Pages 49-84
  4. Breno Rocha Barrioni, Agda Aline Rocha de Oliveira, Marivalda de Magalhães Pereira
    Pages 85-117
  5. Alfonso Pedone, Maria Cristina Menziani
    Pages 119-145
  6. Mengchao Shi, Jiang Chang, Chengtie Wu
    Pages 147-181
  7. Francesco Baino, Isabel Potestio
    Pages 227-248
  8. Renata Deliberato Aspasio, Roger Borges, Juliana Marchi
    Pages 249-265
  9. Oana Bretcanu, Iain Evans
    Pages 267-283
  10. Roger Borges, Karen Cristina Kai, Juliana Marchi
    Pages 285-315
  11. Vidya Krishnan
    Pages 317-336

About this book


This book focuses on the applications of bioglasses in the biomedical field. It starts with the history and evolution of bioglasses before moving on to the structure and percolation theory, and lastly investigating their current and potential future applications in various fields including dentistry, tissue engineering, bone regeneration, ophthalmology, and drug delivery. The chapters were written by a team of international experts in the field and will be of great interest not only to material scientists, but also to medical doctors and other health sector professionals.


Bioglass 45s5 Bioglass 8625 Bone Growth Bone Healing Bone Regeneration Drug Delivery Glass-Ceramics Tissue Engineering

Editors and affiliations

  • Juliana Marchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Ciências Naturais e HumanasUniversidade Federal do ABCSanto AndréBrazil

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