Characterization of Tissue Growth into Pellets and Partial Sections of Porous Porcelain and Titania Implanted in Bone
Porous titania and porous porcelain were selected for this investigation* because of their chemical inertness and ease of fabrication. Titanium metal implants have demonstrated a high degree of tissue tolerance1,2; these are certain to have maintained some oxide layer on the surface. Also, porcelain was shown to be non-toxic when implanted intramuscularly in rabbits3.
KeywordsTissue Growth Calcium Aluminate Nepheline Syenite Tissue Ingrowth Porous Titania
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