Description of Toxicological Aspects of Medical Device Implants
Toxicological Aspects of Medical Device Implants provides comprehensive information on the use of medical implant and devices and the balance between the application of the devices in relation to any potential adverse effects. In order to ensure the safety and effectiveness of medical devices, many international policies, regulations, and standards have been established, and the book also discusses medical devices within this regulatory framework.
The book covers a broad range of disease topics and disease-specific implants and an interdisciplinary team of experts brings a wealth of information on implants used in various disease models and associated risk factors. Toxicological Aspects of Medical Device Implants is a comprehensive resource for toxicologists, biomedical engineers, immunologists, medical staff, regulators, and manufacturers working in the field who need to be aware of the potential toxicity and device management of such a wide variety of implants and devices and their health risks.
- Discusses the adverse toxicological effects of medical devices
- Covers a broad range of disease topics and disease specific implants
- Offers contributions from experts from across several disciplines
About the Author
Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam, PhD is currently a Senior Toxicologist at Avanos Medical in Alpharetta, Georgia. He was previously contracted as an SME – Biocompatibility at Baxter International, Inc. in Round Lake, IL, United States and at Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Sector.
Logesh Chokkalingam completed his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology. Also he has completed his Diploma in Tool and Die Making from NTTF, Specialized course in Design and Manufacturing of Press Tools, Injection Moulds and Jigs & Fixtures.
Pramila Bakthavachalam, PhD., FASC (AW), MRQA is a Technical Manager, Toxicology and Biocompatibility at HCL Technologies PVT Ltd. In Chennao, India. She is also on contract with Johnson & Johnson as Senior Toxicologist for Biocompatibility of Medical Devices.