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Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics

  • K. de Groot
Part of the Strathclyde Bioengineering Seminars book series (KESE)

Abstract

Since Dreesman applied calcium sulphate (plaster of Paris) as a bone substitute in the last century (1894), interest in ceramics consisting of physiological salts has been increasing to a point where they are clinically applied in a growing number of surgical disciplines. Several review articles have appeared recently (de Groot, 1981; Jarcho, 1981) and it suffices therefore to mention that the two calcium phosphate minerals apatite and 8-whitlockite have been studied most.

Keywords

Compressive Strength Calcium Phosphate Neighbour Lymph Node Fatigue Failure Bone Substitute 
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