The first key reference source of its kind to feature current information on biomedical applications for titanium and beta-titanium alloys.
30 comprehensive peer-reviewed papers from leading experts in the field have been divided into 7 major categories:
Processing and TI 6Al 4V -- 3 papers address the effects of titanium manufacturing and processing, with a particular focus on TI 6Al 4V.
New Alloys -- The distinct properties and advantages of several new titanium alloys are discussed in 5 papers.
Porous Coatings -- 3 papers focus on issues pertaining to the mechanical properties of porous coatings.
Corrosion, Laboratory Studies -- The basic principles of corrosion of titanium and its alloys are explored in four papers.
Fretting and Wear Testing -- 5 papers present the results of laboratory studies on fretting corrosion and wear of titanium.
Biological Issues -- Various biological responses to titanium are presented in six papers.
Clinical Experience -- Clinical experience with such procedures as total hip and knee replacement are among the studies included in 4 papers.
Important reference volume for industry professionals involved with the research, development, marketing and management of surgical implant devices; government personnel in related research and regulatory capacities; metallurgy and materials science researchers, and university professors and researchers in the biomedical implantfield.
Titanium Alloys as Implant Materials
Fraker A., Imam M.
Manufacturing Processes for Semi-Finished Titanium Biomedical Alloys
Davis R., Forbes Jones R.
Taguchi Experiment on the Mechanical Properties of Sintered Titanium 6-4
French C., Peterson R.
New Titanium Alloys to be Considered for Medical Implants
Ito A., Ito Y., Okazaki Y., Tateishi T.
Characterization of Ti-15Mo Beta Titanium Alloy for Orthopaedic Implant Applications
Disegi J., Mitchell D., Zardiackas L.
Microstructure and Properties of a New Beta Titanium Alloy, Ti-12Mo-6Zr-2Fe, Developed for Surgical Implants
Dumbleton J., Gustavson L., Wang K.
Optimization of Properties of Ti-15Mo-2.8Nb-3Al-0.2Si & Ti-15Mo-2.8Nb-0.2Si-.260 Beta Titanium Alloys for Application in Prosthetic Implants
Bhambri S., Gilbertson L., Shetty R.
Mechanical and Tribological Properties and Biocompatibility of Diffusion Hardened Ti-13Nb-13Zr — A New Titanium Alloy for Surgical Implants
Davidson J., FitzGerald T., Kovacs P., Mishra A., Poggie R.
Methods of Detecting and Predicting Microfracture in Titanium
Awerbuch J., Ducheyne P., Hollister S., Ko C., Kohn D., Snoeyink D.
Evaluation of the Corrosion Fatigue Behavior of Porous Coated Ti-6Al-4V
Hampel H., Piehler H.
A Novel Porous Coating Geometry to Improve the Fatigue Strength of Ti-6Al-4V Implant Alloy
Ducheyne P., Wolfarth D.
Chemical and Electrochemical Aspects of the Biocompatibility of Titanium and its Alloys
Davidson J., Kovacs P.
Passive Dissolution of Titanium in Biological Environments
Ducheyne P., Healy K.
Corrosion Behavior of Dental Casting Alloys Coupled with Titanium
Boyd J., Chohayeb A., Eichmiller F., Fraker A., Waterstrat R.
Titanium Oxide Film Fracture and Repassivation: The Effect of Potential, pH and Aeration
Buckley C., Gilbert J., Lautenschlager E.
Transitional Behavior in Ti-6Al-4v Fretting Corrosion
Ducheyne P., Smith B.
Effects of Material Combination, Surface Treatment, and Environment on Fretting Corrosion of Ti 6Al 4V
Brown S., Kawalec J., Merritt K., Montague A., Payer J.
Characterizing the Fretting Fatigue Behavior of Ti-6Al-4V in Modular Joints
Chandrasekaran V., Hoeppner D.
Wear of Titanium 6-4 Alloy in Laboratory Tests and in Retrieved Human Joint Replacements
Ebramzadeh E., McKellop H., Rostlund T., Sarmiento A.
The In Vitro Response to Participate Titanium Alloy
Haynes D., Howie D., Pearcy M., Rogers S.
Response of Titanium Surfaces to Simulated Biological Environments
Lucas L., Ong J., Prince C.
In Vitro Osteoblast Responses to cpTi and Ti-6Al-4V Alloy
Draughn R., Keller J., Stanford C., Wightman J.
Determination of In Vivo Titanium Release from a Non-Articulating Commercially Pure Titanium Implant
Bianco P., Cuckler J., Ducheyne P.
Clinical Studies on Titanium and Stainless Steel Plates (LC-DCP). A Comparative Evaluation
Baumgart F., Perren S., Pohler O., Rahn B., Ungersböck A.
Wear and Osteolysis in Relation to Prostheses Design and Materials
Howie D., McGee M.
A 3-Year Prospective Study of Serum Titanium Levels in Patients with Primary Total Hip Replacements
Black J., Galante J., Jacobs J., Paprosky W., Patterson L., Skipor A.
Retrieval Analysis of Ti-6Al-4V Miller-Galante Total Knee Replacements
Brown S., Goldberg V., Kraay M., Merritt K.
Paper ID: STP1272-EB