BM1303 Bio Materials and Artificial Organs Syllabus

BM1303 BIOMATERIALS AND ARTIFICIAL ORGANS 3 0 0 100

AIM
• To understand the properties of the Bio-compatible materials
• To study the different types of Biomaterials
• To study artificial organs made using tissue materials

OBJECTIVE
• To study the characteristics and classification of Biomaterials
• To study about the different metals and ceramics used as biomaterials
• To learn about polymeric materials and combinations that could be used as a tissue replacement implants
• To study the artificial organ developed using these materials

1. STRUCTURE OF BIO-MATERIALS AND BIO-COMPATIBILITY 9
Definition and classification of bio-materials, mechanical properties, visco elasticity, wound-healing process, body response to implants, blood compatibility.

2. IMPLANT MATERIALS 9
Metallic implant materials, stainless steels,co-based alloys, Ti-based alloys, ceramic implant materials, aluminum oxides, hydroxyapatite glass ceramics carbons, medical applications..

3. POLYMERIC IMPLANT MATERIALS 9
Polymerisation, polyolefin, polyamicles, Acryrilic, polymers, rubbers, high strength thermoplastics, medical applications.

4. TISSUE REPLACEMENT IMPLANTS 9
Soft-tissue replacements, sujtures, surgical tapes, adhesive, percutaneous and skin implants, maxillofacial augmentation, blood interfacing implants, hard tissue replacement implants, internal fracture fixation devices, joint replacements.

5. ARTIFICIAL ORGANS 9
Artificial Heart, Prosthetic Cardiac Valves, Limb prosthesis, Externally Powered limb Prosthesis, Dental Implants

TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOK
1. PARK J.B., “Biomaterials Science and Engineering”, Plenum Press, 1984.
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