Nanomedicine – 1st Edition – Elsevier

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Part I: Materials, properties and considerations

Chapter 1: Introduction to nanomedicine


1.1 Introduction: basic concepts of nanomedicine

1.2 Public perception of nanomedicine

1.3 Scientific principles and applications of nanomedicine

1.4 Future trends in nanomedicine

Chapter 2: Trends in nanomedicine


2.1 Introduction

2.2 The rise of nanomedicine

2.3 Diagnostics and medical records

2.4 Treatment

2.5 Future trends

Chapter 3: Biomedical nanocrystalline metals and alloys: structure, properties and applications


3.1 Introduction

3.2 Synthesis and structure of nanocrystalline metals and alloys

3.3 Properties of nanocrystalline metals and alloys

3.4 Biocompatibility of nanocrystalline metals and alloys

3.5 Applications of nanocrystalline metals and alloys

3.6 Future trends

3.7 Sources of further information and advice

Chapter 4: Nanoporous gold for biomedical applications: structure, properties and applications


4.1 Introduction

4.2 Medical applications

4.3 Biosensor applications

4.4 Alloy formation

4.5 Dealloying of goldsilver alloy

4.6 Mechanical properties of nanoporous gold

4.7 Electronic properties of nanoporous gold

4.8 Conclusions

Chapter 5: Hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings for biomaterials


5.1 Introduction

5.2 Hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings

5.3 HA coatings by plasma spraying

5.4 Properties of plasma-sprayed coatings

5.5 Biomimetic HA coatings

5.6 HA coatings by sol-gel deposition

5.7 Miscellaneous deposition techniques for HA coatings

5.8 Conclusions

5.9 Future trends

5.10 Acknowledgement

Part II: Nanomedicine for therapeutics and imaging

Chapter 6: Calcium phosphate-coated magnetic nanoparticles for treating bone diseases


6.1 Introduction

6.2 Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticle synthesis

6.3 Surface modification of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles

6.4 Characterization of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles

6.5 Biological applications of magnetic nanoparticles

6.6 Conclusions

6.7 Future trends

Chapter 7: Orthopedic carbon nanotube biosensors for controlled drug delivery


7.1 Introduction

7.2 Carbon nanotubes for electrochemical biosensing

7.3 Carbon nanotube-based in situ orthopedic implant sensors

7.4 Electrically controlled drug-delivery systems for infection and inflammation

7.5 Critical issues in developing in situ orthopedic implantable sensors and devices

7.6 Conclusions

Chapter 8: Nanostructured selenium anti-cancer coatings for orthopedic applications


8.1 Introduction

8.2 Selenium as an anti-cancer implant material

8.3 Nanostructured selenium coatings: a novel approach of using selenium to create anti-cancer biomaterials

8.4 In vitro biological assays for uncoated and selenium-coated metallic substrates

8.5 The effectiveness of titanium and stainless steel substrates

8.6 Coarse-grained Monte Carlo computer simulation of fibronectin adsorption on nanometer rough surfaces

8.7 Conclusions

Chapter 9: Nanoparticulate targeted drug delivery using peptides and proteins


9.1 Introduction

9.2 Peptides and proteins for targeted drug delivery

9.3 Drug-peptide conjugates

9.4 Peptide-functionalized drug delivery systems

9.5 Peptide-targeted drug delivery across the intestine

9.6 Peptide-targeted drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier (BBB)

9.7 Peptide-targeted drug delivery for cancer applications

9.8 Peptide-targeted drug delivery for the liver

9.9 Conclusions and future trends

Chapter 10: Nanotechnology for DNA and RNA delivery


10.1 Introduction to DNA and RNA delivery

10.2 Advanced DNA/RNA delivery approaches in nanotechnology

10.3 Nanomaterial applications for DNA/RNA delivery

10.4 Novel vaccines

10.5 Molecular probes and images

10.6 Conclusions and future trends

Chapter 11: Gold nanoshells for imaging and photothermal ablation of cancer


11.1 Introduction

11.2 The impact of cancer

11.3 Cancer biology

11.4 Nanotechnology and cancer treatment

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