Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Biomaterials (pour MX)

MSE-471

Lecturer(s) :

Bastings Maartje Martina Cornelia

Language:

English

Summary

The course introduces the main classes of biomaterials used in the medical field. The interactions with biological environment and the properties of implants are presented with examples in orthopaedics, dentistry and ocular fields. Introduction to regulatory aspects.

Content

Introduction : definition of biomaterials and biological environment.

Interactions with biological environment : biocompatibility, cytotoxicity, degradation, wear and corrosion.

Main classes of biomaterials and their properties (metals, polymers and ceramics/cements).

Orthopaedic implants : bone physiology and implants.

Dental implants : tooth physiology and implants.

Ocular implants : physiology and implants.

Stage of development of biomaterials.

Sterilization techniques.

Introduction to regulatory aspects.

Keywords

Biomaterials, biocompatibility, biofonctionality, implants.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Introduction to materials science

Recommended courses

Materials, metallurgy, polymer, ceramics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra and invited speakers

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures.

Search for information to prepare course.

Assessment methods

Written exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants No
Forum No

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14    MXF1
14-15    
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German