Work Item
ASTM WK38566

New Practice for Measuring Metal Ions in Blood Samples from Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients

1. Scope

The scope of the Committee shall be the development of standardized nomenclature and definitions of terms, test methods, recommended practices, guides, specifications and performance standards for medical and surgical materials and devices. The Committee will encourage research in this field and sponsor symposia, workshops and publications to facilitate the development of such standards. The Committee will promote liaison with other ASTM Committees and other organizations with mutual interests.

Keywords

musculoskeletal joint replacement; orthopedic device; metal-on-metal hip prosthesis; metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty; modular acetabular system; cobalt-28 % chromium-6 % molybdenum alloy; metal ions, ICP-MS

Rationale

None Provided

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

Details

Developed by Subcommittee: F04.22

Committee: F04

Staff Manager: Kathleen Chalfin

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 08-01-2012

Technical Contact: Leslie Gilbertson

Item: 001

Ballot: F04.22 (12-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 016

Ballot: F04 (15-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 003

Ballot: F04.22 (15-05)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F04.22 (16-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 003

Ballot: F04.22 (17-04)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution