3D and 4D Printing in Biomedical Applications offers an authoritative guide to 3D and 4D printing technology in the biomedical and pharmaceutical arenas. With contributions from an international panel of academic scholars and industry experts, this book contains an overview of the topic and the most current research and innovations in pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. This important volume explores the process optimization, innovation process, engineering, and platform technology behind printed medicine.
In addition, information on biomedical developments include topics such as on shape memory polymers, 4D bio-fabrications and bone printing.
The book covers a wealth of relevant topics including information on the potential of 3D printing for pharmaceutical drug delivery, examines a new fabrication process, bio-scaffolding, and reviews the most current trends and challenges in biofabrication for 3D and 4D bioprinting. This vital resource:
-Offers a comprehensive guide to 3D and 4D printing technology in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields
-Includes information on the first 3D printing platform to get FDA approval for a pharmaceutical product
-Contains a review of the current 3D printed pharmaceutical products
-Presents recent advances of novel materials for 3D/4D printing and biomedical applications
Written for pharmaceutical chemists, medicinal chemists, biotechnologists, pharma engineers, 3D and 4D Printing in Biomedical Applications explores the key aspects of the printing of medical and pharmaceutical products and the challenges and advances associated with their development.