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The Suitability of Metals for Surgical Implants

  • H. Zitter

Abstract

Before taking a look at a particular group of materials, for example the metals, consideration should be given to the requirements that have to be met by implants in general. With respect to the manufacture of implants, the first requirement to be met is the workability of the material so as to provide a multitude of parts with, in some cases, complicated shapes.

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Tensile Property Corrosion Product Local Corrosion Corrosion Fatigue Metallic Implant 
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