Medical Devices and Services

    Photon Spectrum behind Biological Shielding of the LVR-15 Research Reactor

    ASTM F2624-07—Evaluating an Alternate Fixture for Testing Extra Discal Motion Preserving Implants

    Early Instability with Mobile Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Series of Twenty-Five Cases

    31 Year Evolution of the Rotating-Platform Total Knee Replacment: Coping With “Spinout” and Wear

    Vertebrectomy Model for the Mechanical Assessment of Fusionless Scoliosis Growth Rods

    Kinematic Stability Evaluation of Spinal Fusion Devices by Synthetic FSU Model

    Wear Simulation of Total Disc Arthroplasties: Sensitivity to Device Design and Test Parameters

    The Use of a Single-Level Construct Model to Evaluate Nonmetallic “Flexible” Rods

    Symposium on Static and Dynamic Spinal Implants: Are We Evaluating Them Appropriately? Effect of Tightening Torque on ASTM F1798 Axial Gripping Capacity

    A Method to Test Anterior-Posterior Construct Shear Fatigue Based on the Vertebrectomy Model

    ASTM F2624—Evaluating Alternate Fixtures for Flexion/Extention, Lateral Bending, and Axial Rotation Testing of Extra Discal Motion Preserving Implants

    Rationale of a Test Setup with a Defined COR for Extra-Discal Motion-Preserving Implants with a Low Implant Stiffness

    Standard Testing Methods for Mobile Bearing Knees

    Wear of Mobile Bearing Knees: Is It Necessarily Less?

    Comparison of Two Bone Surrogates for Interbody Device Subsidence Testing

    Comparison of Daily Motion of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine to ASTM F2423-11 and ISO 18192-1.2011 Standard Testing

    In-Vitro Wear and Radiographic Analyses of High Flexion Posterior Stabilized Mobile- and Fixed-Bearing Knee Implants

    FEM Analysis of a DCP Implant on a Human Femoral Bone With a Fracture Gap

    Mobility and Contact Mechanics of a Rotating Platform Total Knee Replacement

    Primary Stability of a Dynamic Artificial Disc Tested in a Human Cadaveric Model

    The Incidence of Anterior Knee Pain and Crepitation After Total Knee Replacement: A Matched Pair Analysis between Rotating Platform and Fixed Bearing Posterior Stabilized Designs

    Utilizing Validated Computational Models to Predict Tibial Insert Abrasion in Mobile Bearing Knees: A Design Performance Standard

    Static Evaluation of Pedicle Screw Spinal Constructs to the ASTM Standard: A Comparison of Multiple Test Laboratories

    Development of a More Physiological Loading Protocol for Spine In Vitro Flexibility Testing

    Biomechanical Cyclical Loading on Cadaveric Cervical Spines in a Corpectomy Model

    Comparison of Self-Drilling and Self-Tapping Cervical Spine Screws Using ASTM F543-07

    Symposium on Static and Dynamic Spinal Implants: Are We Evaluating Them Appropriately?

    Fixture Variations When Evaluating ASTM F1717 Construct Stiffness: Pin Diameter and Material

    How Frequency Affects Fatigue Testing of an Artificial Disc With a Viscoelastic Polymer Core

    In Vitro Knee Wear, Kinematics, and Particle Morphology Among Different Bearing Geometries in a Mobile Bearing Knee System

    Derivation of Clinically Relevant Boundary Conditions Suitable for Evaluation of Chronic Impingement of Lumbar Total Disk Replacement: Application to Standard Development

    The Contribution of Mobile Bearing Knee Design in Optimizing Tibial Rotation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Wear Rate in a Series of Retrieved RP Knee Bearings

    Wear Advantage of a Rotating Bearing Knee–An In Vitro Study

    Spectrophotometric Determination of Iron in Pharmaceutical and Water Samples by Interacting with 5-(4-Nitrophenylazo) Salicylic Acid and Eosin

    Damage and Wear: An Important Distinction in Rotating Platform Knee Bearings

    Comparison of Mobile Bearing and Fixed Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes: A Review of the Literature

    Surface Hardening of an AISI D6 Cold Work Steel Using a Fiber Laser

    Wear of a Mobile Bearing Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement Prosthesis: A Comparison of In Vitro and In Vivo Wear Rates

    Acute Care in Cervical Spinal Cord Trauma with Long-Term Benefit: A Review

    Drug Delivery Properties of Six Nebulizer Systems

    Fatigue to Fracture: An Informative, Fast, and Reliable Approach for Assessing Medical Implant Durability

    Review of Multiaxis Fatigue Testing for Fatigue/Durability of Cardiovascular Medical Devices

    Hydrogen-Related Degradation of Mechanical Properties of Titanium and Titanium Alloys

    A Human Factors Evaluation of Stethoscopes

    Analysis of Endotoxin Residues on Cleaned Implant Materials

    Effects of Patient and Surgical Alignment Variables on Kinematics in TKR Simulation Under Force-Control

    Wear Scar Prediction Based on Wear Simulator Input Data—A Preliminary Artificial Neural Network Approach

    A Tracer Method to Determine Extremely Low Wear Rates of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene

    Basics of Polymeric Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

    The Effects of Load Soak Control on the Wear of UHMWPE at Various Hydration Levels in a Joint Simulation Study

    A Simulator Study of TKR Kinematics Using Modeled Soft-Tissue Constraint: Virtual Soft-Tissue Control for Knee Simulation

    Load Profile and Fluid Composition Influence the Soak Behavior of UHMWPE Implants

    Differences of the Mechanical Setup of Hip Simulators and Their Consequences on the Outcome of Hip Wear Testing

    Industrial Cleaning of Implants: Performance Validation of Cleaning Scheme

    Slip Velocity Direction Impacts Wear in Total Knee Arthropolasty

    Computational Wear Prediction of UHMWPE in Knee Replacements

    Retrieval Analysis of Total Disc Replacements: Implications for Standardized Wear Testing

    Estimation of the Osteolytic Potential of Noncrosslinked and Crosslinked Polyethylenes and Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Prostheses

    The Effects of Implant Temperature on Lubricant Protein Precipitation and Polyethylene Wear in Joint Simulation Studies

    Residue Analysis on Implants

    Validation of a Gravimetric Procedure for Recovery of Processing Materials from Porous Coated Metal Implants

    Parameters in Ultrasonic Cleaning for Implants and Other Critical Devices

    Surface Texture Analysis of Artificial Disks Wear-Tested under Different Conditions and Comparison to a Retrieved Implant

    Plasma Cleaning of a Commercially Available Hydroxyapatite-Coated External Fixation Pin by the Radio Frequency Glow Discharge Technique

    Analytical Methods and Acceptance Criteria for Cleaning Validation Protocols for Medical Devices

    Survey of Orthopedic Implant Cleanliness Test Methods

    Radio Frequency Plasma Treatment of PEEK Spinal Implants

    ASTM Activities for Assessing Cleanliness of Medical Devices

    Cleanliness Testing and Identification of Residues on Polymer Medical Devices

    The Case for a Voluntary National Healthcare Identifier

    Zirconium and Niobium Affect Human Osteoblasts, Fibroblasts, and Lymphocytes in a Similar Manner to More Traditional Implant Alloy Metals

    Metallurgical Attachment of a Porous Tantalum Foam to a Titanium Substrate for Orthopedic Applications

    Corrosion of Modular Titanium Alloy Stems in Cementless Hip Replacement

    Beta Titanium Alloy Processed for High Strength Orthopedic Applications

    Corrosion Resistance, Mechanical Properties, Fatigue Properties, and Tissue Response of Ti-15Zr-4Nb-4Ta Alloy

    Comparison of Stress Corrosion Cracking Characteristics of CP Ti, Ti-6Al-7Nb, Ti-6Al-4V, and Ti-15Mo

    Comparative Evaluations of Surface Characteristics of cp Titanium, Ti-6AI-4V and Ti-15Mo-2.8Nb-0.2Si (Timetal® 21SRx)

    Mechanical and Physical Properties of Titanium-12Molybdenum-6Zirconium-2Iron Beta Titanium Alloy

    Influence of Oxygen Content on the Mechanical Properties of Titanium-35Niobium-7Zirconium-5Tantalum Beta Titanium Alloy

    Effect of Aging Treatments on the Tensile Properties of Ti-35Nb-7Zr-5Ta-(0.06–0.7)O Alloys

    The Application of Ti-15Mo Beta Titanium Alloy in High Strength Structural Orthopaedic Applications

    Creation of Oxidized Zirconium Orthopaedic Implants

    Effect of Surface Reaction Layer on Three-Point Flexure Bond Strength of Resin Composite to Cast Ti and Ti-6Al-7Nb

    Comparison of the Corrosion Fatigue Characteristics of CP Ti-Grade 4, Ti-6Al-4V ELI, Ti-6Al-7Nb, and Ti-15Mo

    Comparison of Stress Corrosion Cracking and Corrosion Fatigue (Anodized and Non-Anodized Grade 4 CP Ti)

    Influence of Exposure Conditions on Bacterial Adhesion to Zirconium Alloys

    A Methodology to Fabricate Titanium and Stainless Steel Wear Debris for Experimental Use: A Comparison of Size, Shape, and Chemistry

    Mechanical Properties of Cast Ti-Fe-O-N Alloys

    Super Elastic Functional β Titanium Alloy with Low Young's Modulus for Biomedical Applications

    Understanding Polymeric Pads in Pre-CMP Conditioning

    Validated Microstructural Assessment of Femoral Heads

    Generalized Size and Shape Description of UHMWPE Wear Debris — A Comparison of Cross-Linked, Enhanced Fused, and Standard Polyethylene Particles

    Development of a Model for Testing Third Body Wear of UHMWPE Acetabular Components

    The Effects of Raw Material, Irradiation Dose, and Irradiation Source on Crosslinking of UHMWPE

    Multiaxial Fatigue Behavior of Oxidized and Unoxidized UHMWPE During Cyclic Small Punch Testing at Body Temperature

    Measurement of Pore Size and Porosity of Tissue Scaffolds

    Is There a Need for TEMP Standards? A Perspective from a Biomaterials Manufacturer

    Biomolecules in Tissue Engineered Medical Products (TEMPs): A Case Study of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rhBMP-2)

    Wear and Structural Fatigue Simulation of Crosslinked Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for Hip and Knee Bearing Applications

    Comparative Study of Bone Cell Culture Methods for Tissue Engineering Applications