Pyrolytic Carbon

Authored by: Robert B. More , George Sines , Ling Ma , Jack C. Bokros

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120013951

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Abstract

Pyrolytic carbon (PyC) is material for long-term blood-contacting implants. This entry details the history, clinical trials, structure, and design analysis of pyrolytic carbon, and provided examples of its application.

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