Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
Year of Publication: 2016
Author(s) : Ying Deng, Wei Lv
Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices: Infection and Control explores the increasing use of permanent and semi-permanent implants and indwelling medical devices. As an understanding of the growth and impact of biofilm formation on these medical devices and biomaterials is vital for protecting the health of the human host, this book provides readers with a comprehensive treatise on biofilms and their relationship with medical devices, also reporting on infections and associated strategies for prevention.
• Provides useful information on the fundamentals of biofilm problems in medical devices
• Discusses biofilm problems in a range of medical devices
• Focuses on strategies for prevention of biofilm formation