Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Edited by Sajjad Haider

King Saud University


Adnan Haider

Yeungnam University, Korea, South

This new important book is a collection of research and review articles from different parts of the world discussing the dynamic and vibrant field of hydrogels. The articles are linking new findings and critically reviewing the fundamental concepts and principles that are making the base for innovation. Each chapter discusses the potential of hydrogels in diverse areas. These areas include tissue engineering, implants, controlled drug release, and oil reserve treatment. The book is offering an up-to-date knowledge of hydrogels to experienced as well as new researchers.

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HydrogelsEdited by Sajjad Haider

Published: August 1st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68817

ISBN: 978-1-78923-369-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-368-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-355-0

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

8240 Total Chapter Downloads

26 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations


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1. Decellularized ECM-Derived Hydrogels: Modification and Properties

By Jesús A. Claudio-Rizo, Jorge Delgado, Iraís A. Quintero-Ortega, José L. Mata-Mata and Birzabith Mendoza-Novelo


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2. Hydrogels Based on Polyvinylpyrrolidone Copolymers

By Oleh Suberlyak and Volodymyr Skorokhoda


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3. Superabsorbent

By Mohamed Mohamady Ghobashy


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4. Hydrogels Applied for Conformance-Improvement Treatment of Oil Reservoirs

By Fernanda G. C. Tessarolli, Ailton S. Gomes and Claudia R. E. Mansur


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5. Enhancement of Hydrogels’ Properties for Biomedical Applications: Latest Achievements

By Ángel Serrano-Aroca


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6. Hydrogels Fibers

By Javad Foroughi, Azadeh Mirabedini and Holly Warren


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7. Obtaining Hydrogels based on PVP/PVAL/Chitosan Containing Pseudoboehmite Nanoparticles for Application in Drugs

By Leila Figueiredo de Miranda, Kátia Lucia Gonçalves Cunha, Isabella Tereza Ferro Barbosa, Terezinha Jocelen Masson and Antonio Hortêncio Munhoz Junior


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8. Development of PVA/Fe3O4 as Smart Magnetic Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications

By Malik Anjelh Baqiya, Ahmad Taufiq, Sunaryono, Munaji, Dita Puspita Sari, Yanurita Dwihapsari and Darminto


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9. Hyaluronic-Based Antibacterial Hydrogel Coating for Implantable Biomaterials in Orthopedics and Trauma: From Basic Research to Clinical Applications

By Giammona Gaetano, Giovanna Pitarresi, Palumbo Fabio Salvatore, Maraldi Susanna, Scarponi Sara and Romanò Carlo Luca


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