Biomaterials

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Biomaterials

  1. 1. Biomaterials
  2. 2. Orthopedic Materials                      
  3. 3. Bioceramic Orthopedic Implants
  4. 4. Dental Ceramics
  5. 5. <ul><li>Dentistry without the needles or the drill! </li></ul><ul><li>Anesthesia normally not required </li></ul><ul><li>Caries can be selectively removed </li></ul>Laser Dentistry
  6. 6. <ul><li>Skin resurfacing </li></ul><ul><li>CO 2 laser </li></ul>Laser Dermatology Lip lines Before Port wine stains Before After After
  7. 7. Diagnostic Devices
  8. 8. Laser Heart Procedure <ul><li>1-2 hours vs. 4-6 hours for bypass surgery </li></ul>Heart muscle exposed. CO 2 laser ready. Approximately 20 to 40 channels (1mm wide) cut through the wall of the left ventricle. Blood is then forced from the left ventricle into the new channels, exposing ischemic areas to oxygenated blood and reducing angina symptoms.
  9. 9. Materials for Medicine: ABIOCOR Implantable Replacement Heart

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