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    Corrosion and Degradation of Implant Materials: Second Symposium

    Fraker AC, Griffin CD
    Published: 1985

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    An update of STP 684. Details new studies in vitro and in vivo of metals, polymers, and ceramic materials used in surgical implants. Subjects include aneurysm clip materials, fatigue ball-joint rods, electrochemical studies of dental alloys, arc plasma sprayed coatings, biocompatibility, biodegradation, risk management, performance standards, regulation, and litigation.

    Table of Contents



    Corrosion of Surgical Implant Alloys: A Few Basic Ideas

    Hydrogen Embrittlement of Zimaloy: A Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum Orthopedic Implant Alloy

    Properties and Characteristics of Cast, Wrought, and Powder Metallurgy (P/M) Processed Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum Implant Materials

    Study of Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility of Type 316L Stainless Steel In Vitro


    Studies of Stress-Corrosion Cracking Behavior of Surgical Implant Materials Using a Fracture Mechanics Approach

    Corrosion-Fatigue Performance of Hip Nails: The Influence of Materials Selection and Design

    Fretting Corrosion of Plates and Screws: An In Vitro Test Method

    Polarization Studies on Surgical-Grade Stainless Steels in Hanks' Physiological Solution

    Electropolishing Stainless Steel Implants

    In Vitro Studies of Aneurysm Clip Materials

    Fatigue of Ball-Joint Rods for External Fixation

    An Electrochemical Test for the Evaluation of Sulfide Tarnishing of Dental Alloys


    Mechanical Properties and Structure of Ti-6Al-4V with Graded-Porosity Coatings Applied by Plasma Spraying for Use in Orthopedic Implants

    Biological Effects of Corrosion Products from Metals

    Ultrastructural Examination of In Vitro and In Vivo Cells Exposed to Elements from Type 316L Stainless Steel

    Estimation of In Vivo Type 316L Stainless Steel Corrosion Rate from Blood Transport and Organ Accumulation Data

    Biocompatibility and an Enhanced Acute Inflammatory Phase Model

    Host Reaction to Silicone Implants: A Long-Term Clinical and Histopathological Study

    Biodurability Evaluation of Medical-Grade High-Performance Silicone Elastomer

    Degradation of Polyester Arterial Prostheses: A Physical or Chemical Mechanism?

    Surface Fissuring of Polyurethanes Following In Vivo Exposure

    In Vivo Degradation of a Polyurethane: Preclinical Studies

    Biodegradable Fracture Fixation Plates for Use in Maxillofacial Surgery

    Degradation and Wear of Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene

    Tricalcium Phosphate Biodegradable Ceramic

    Loosening of Well-Cemented Total-Hip Femoral Prosthesis Due to Creep of the Cement

    Retrieval Analyses of Total Joint Components from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Implant Retrieval Program

    Retrieval Analysis of Total Joint Replacement Components: A Six-Year Experience

    Performance Standards: Flexible Tool or Straight Jacket?

    Pluralistic Medical Device Risk Management: Standards, Regulation, and Litigation


    Committee: F04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP859-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4926-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0427-3