2012

Degradation of Implant Materials

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-3941-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-3942-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-28

    Medical Implant Corrosion: Electrochemistry at Metallic Biomaterial Surfaces

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    Pages 29-55

    Degradation of Titanium and Its Alloys

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    Pages 57-78

    Degradation of Dental Implants

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    Pages 79-92

    In Vivo Aging and Corrosion Aspects of Dental Implants

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    Pages 93-109

    Biodegradable Metals

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    Pages 111-137

    Degradable and Bioactive Synthetic Composite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

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    Pages 139-172

    Biodegradation of Calcium Phosphate Cement Composites

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    Pages 173-194

    Enzyme-Promoted Degradation of Polymeric Matrices for Controlled Drug Delivery: Analytical Model and Numerical Simulations

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    Pages 195-252

    Degradation of Bioceramics

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    Pages 253-302

    Fundamentals of Tribology and the Use of Ferrography and Bio-Ferrography for Monitoring the Degradation of Natural and Artificial Joints

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    Pages 303-328

    Fatigue Failure of Materials for Medical Devices

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    Pages 329-345

    Hypersensitivity to Implant Debris

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    Pages 347-357

    Implant Infections and Infection-Resistant Materials

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    Pages 359-392

    Biomaterial Calcification: Mechanisms and Prevention

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    Pages 393-447

    Orthopedic Implant Retrieval and Failure Analysis

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    Pages 449-461

    The Use of Finite Element Analysis in Design, Life Prediction, and Failure Analysis of Biomaterials and Medical Devices

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    Pages 463-479

    Biological Safety Evaluation of Polymers

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    Pages 481-508

    Biological Responses to and Toxicity of Nanoscale Implant Materials

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 509-516