Special Issue "Ceramics for Healthcare"

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A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Biomaterials".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2009)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Jérôme Chevalier
INSA Lyon, UMR CNRS 5510, 20 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne, Cedex, France
E-Mail: jerome.chevalier@insa-lyon.fr
Interests: ceramics; organic-inorganic composites; biomaterials; mechanical properties; Brittle fracture and fatigue

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

High-tech ceramics have always been associated to medical devices: they are used today for total hip replacement, heart valves, dental implants and restorations, bone fillers and scaffolds for tissue engineering. Ceramic particles and microspheres are also useful for the radiotherapy of cancers. This is the aim of this special issue to review current state of the art and new findings in the field of ceramics for orthopedic, dental, cardiovascular and cancer treatments. In addition to review papers written by leading scientists, manuscripts on new approaches to material design, processing and characterization, including in-vitro and in-vivo studies, on new compositions with improved properties or surface modification are welcome.

Prof. Dr. Jérôme Chevalier
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • Biomedical ceramics
  • Tissue engineering
  • Alumina
  • Zirconia
  • Calcium phosphate
  • Bioactive glasses
  • Scaffolds
  • Composites
  • Nano-particles

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p. 3867-3910
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Materials 2010, 3(7), 3867-3910; doi:10.3390/ma3073867
Received: 20 May 2010; Accepted: 29 June 2010 / Published: 6 July 2010
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p. 3700-3713
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Materials 2010, 3(6), 3700-3713; doi:10.3390/ma3063700
Received: 7 May 2010; Accepted: 17 June 2010 / Published: 19 June 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(5), 2975-2985; doi:10.3390/ma3052975
Received: 3 February 2010; in revised form: 3 April 2010 / Accepted: 12 April 2010 / Published: 28 April 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(3), 1913-1927; doi:10.3390/ma3031913
Received: 5 February 2010; in revised form: 24 February 2010 / Accepted: 16 March 2010 / Published: 17 March 2010
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p. 1138-1155
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 1138-1155; doi:10.3390/ma3021138
Received: 7 December 2009; in revised form: 29 January 2010 / Accepted: 9 February 2010 / Published: 10 February 2010
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p. 863-896
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 863-896; doi:10.3390/ma3020863
Received: 1 December 2009; in revised form: 26 January 2010 / Accepted: 28 January 2010 / Published: 1 February 2010
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p. 815-826
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 815-826; doi:10.3390/ma3020815
Received: 1 December 2009; in revised form: 17 January 2010 / Accepted: 27 January 2010 / Published: 29 January 2010
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p. 800-814
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 800-814; doi:10.3390/ma3020800
Received: 2 December 2009; in revised form: 21 January 2010 / Accepted: 25 January 2010 / Published: 28 January 2010
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p. 519-535
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 519-535; doi:10.3390/ma3010519
Received: 26 November 2009; in revised form: 12 January 2010 / Accepted: 15 January 2010 / Published: 18 January 2010
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p. 351-368
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 351-368; doi:10.3390/ma3010351
Received: 1 December 2009; in revised form: 5 January 2010 / Accepted: 7 January 2010 / Published: 11 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 76-96; doi:10.3390/ma3010076
Received: 1 December 2009; in revised form: 22 December 2009 / Accepted: 25 December 2009 / Published: 28 December 2009
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p. 26-47
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 26-47; doi:10.3390/ma3010026
Received: 1 December 2009; in revised form: 21 December 2009 / Accepted: 25 December 2009 / Published: 25 December 2009
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p. 48-63
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 48-63; doi:10.3390/ma3010048
Received: 30 November 2009; in revised form: 16 December 2009 / Accepted: 22 December 2009 / Published: 25 December 2009
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p. 1895-1907
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 1895-1907; doi:10.3390/ma2041895
Received: 19 October 2009; in revised form: 16 November 2009 / Accepted: 18 November 2009 / Published: 19 November 2009
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