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Adhesion in Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Dental Fields

Edited by K.L. Mittal and F.M. Etzler
Series: Adhesion and Adhesives: Fundamental and Applied Aspects
Copyright: 2017   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781119323501  |  Hardcover  |  
420 pages | 113 illustrations
Price: $225 USD
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The only book to cover adhesion in pharmaceutical, biomedical and dental fields

This book will be of great interest and considerable importance in materials science, physics and chemistry and R&D personnel in pharmaceutical, biomedical and dental arenas as well as practicing doctors and advanced graduate students carrying out research in these three disciplines.

The phenomenon of adhesion is of cardinal importance in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and dental fields. A few eclectic examples will suffice to underscore the importance/relevance of adhesion in these three areas. For example, the adhesion between powdered solids is of crucial importance in tablet manufacture. The interaction between biodevices (e.g., stents, bio-implants) and body environment dictates the performance of such devices, and there is burgeoning research activity in modifying the surfaces of such implements to render them compatible with bodily components. In the field of dentistry, the modern trend is to shift from retaining of restorative materials by mechanical interlocking to adhesive bonding.
The book contains 15 chapters written by internationally-renowned subject matter experts and is divided into four parts: Part 1: General Topics; Part 2: Adhesion in Pharmaceutical Field; Part 3: Adhesion in Biomedical Field; and Part 4: Adhesion in Dental Field.
The topics covered include: Theories or mechanisms of adhesion; wettability of powders; role of surface free energy in tablet strength and powder flow behavior; mucoadhesive polymers for drug delivery systems; transdermal patches; skin adhesion in long-wear cosmetics; factors affecting microbial adhesion; biofouling and ways to mitigate it; adhesion of coatings on surgical tools and bio-implants; adhesion in fabrication of microarrays in clinical diagnostics; antibacterial polymers for dental adhesives and composites; evolution of dental adhesives; and testing of dental adhesive joints.

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Author / Editor Details
Kashmiri Lal Mittal was employed by the IBM Corporation from 1972 through 1993 Currently, he is teaching and consulting worldwide in the broad areas of adhesion as well as surface cleaning. He is the editor of more than 135 books and the Founding Editor of the journal Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives.

Frank Etzler earned his PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Miami. He is a Professor of Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmacy at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM).

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Table of Contents
Part 1 General Topics
1 Theories and Mechanisms of Adhesion in the Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Dental Fields
Douglas J. Gardner
2 Wettability of Powders
Emil Chibowski, Lucyna Holysz and Aleksandra Szczes
Part 2 Adhesion in the Pharmaceutical Field
3 Tablet Tensile Strength: Role of Surface Free Energy
Frank M. Etzler and Sorana Pisano
4 Role of Surface Free Energy in Powder Behavior and Tablet Strength
Changquan Calvin Sun
5 Mucoadhesive Polymers for Drug Delivery Systems 89
Inderbir Singh, Pravin Pawar, Ebunoluwa A. Sanusi and Oluwatoyin A. Odeku
6 Transdermal Patches: An Overview
Subham Banerjee
7 Film-Forming Technology and Skin Adhesion in Long-Wear Cosmetics
Hy Si Bui and Debra Coleman-Nally
Part 3 Adhesion in the Biomedical Field
8 Factors Affecting Microbial Adhesion
Klemen Bohinc, Martina Oder, Rok Fink, Karmen Godič Torkar, Goran Dražić and Peter Raspor
9 Factors Influencing Biofouling and Use of Polymeric Materials to Mitigate It
Elena Ozzello, Chiara Mollea, Francesca Bosco and Roberta Bongiovanni
10 Coatings on Surgical Tools and How to Promote Adhesion of Bio-Friendly Coatings on Their Surfaces
Sanjay Kumar, Pulak Bhushan and Shantanu Bhattacharya
11 Techniques for Deposition of Coatings with Enhanced Adhesion to Bio-Implants
Proma Bhattacharya and Sudarsan Neogi
12 Relevance of Adhesion in Fabrication of Microarrays in Clinical Diagnostics
Rishi Kant, Geeta Bhatt, Poonam Sundriyal and Shantanu Bhattacharya
Part 4 Adhesion in the Dental Field
13 Antibacterial Polymers for Dental Adhesives and Composites
Mary Anne S. Melo, Michael D. Weir, Fazel Fakhari, Lei Cheng, Ke Zhang, Fang Li, Xuedong Zhou, Yuxing Bai and Hockin H. K. Xu
14 Dental Adhesives: From Earlier Products to Bioactive and Smart Materials
Eliseu A. Münchow and Marco C. Bottino
15 Testing of Dental Adhesive Joints
Karl-Johan M. Söderholm

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