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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001819
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...Abstract Abstract This article commences with a description of the prosthetic devices and implants used for internal fixation. It describes the complications related to implants and provides a list of major standards for orthopedic implant materials. The article illustrates the body environment...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001606
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... for redress. Analysis of Failed Implants Implant Device Materials Selection Finite-Element Analyses Summary and Conclusions References References 1. Muller M.E. , Allgower M. , Schneider R. , and Willenegger H. : Manual of Internal Fixation , 2nd ed. , Springer...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001664
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... against bending such devices. In fact, one manufacturer in their literature about this specific type of device, states: “Under no circumstances should the temporary internal fixation device be sharply bent, reverse bent, bent at a screw hole, notched or scratched” [ 17 , 18 ]. On preliminary visual...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001579
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
...), to 324,000 cycles per month (with 6 h motion per day). 6 Fatigue is a frequent cause of hip-fracture-fixation device failure. 7 In April 1999, a young patient received a stainless steel plate implant for a femoral fracture in the third medial left femur. Sixteen days later the patient was urgently...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001804
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... by international institutions such International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) [ 6 – 10 ]. Usually orthopedic implants used for bone fracture correction are composed of a plate with holes where screws are inserted for fixation...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048400
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
...Abstract Abstract Cerclage wire, which was used with two screws and washers for a tension band in a corrective internal fixation, was found broken at several points and corroded after nine months in service. The material was examined using energy-dispersive x-ray analysis and determined...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001801
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
.... orthopedic fixation device fracture surface damage titanium alloy notches roughness metallography fatigue crack growth rates ASTM F136 (alpha-beta titanium alloy) UNS R56401 Introduction The Harrington rod, developed in 1953 by Paul Harrington, a professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048405
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
.... The screws were used with a relatively rigid plate to treat a fracture complication in the upper end of the femur. The fatigue failures were explained by signs of unstable fixation revealed by radiographs. Surgical implants 316LR Fatigue fracture Fatigue fracture can occur on different thread...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048410
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
.... Investigation Discussion Reference Reference 1. Müller M.E. , Allgöwer M. , Schneider R. , and Willenegger H. , Manual of Internal Fixation , 2nd ed. , Springer Verlag , 1979 Selected Reference Selected Reference • Fatigue Failures , Failure Analysis...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048403
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
...Abstract Abstract During the internal fixation, the type 316LR stainless steel cortical bone screw failed. Extensive spiral deformation was revealed by the fracture surface. Dimple structure characteristic of a ductile failure mode was observed with dimples oriented uniformly in the deformation...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001803
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... . Selected references Selected references • Friction and Wear of Medical Implants and Prosthetic Devices , Materials for Medical Devices , Vol 23 , ASM Handbook , Narayan R.J. , Ed., ASM International , 2012 , p 187 – 195 . 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005678 • Drummond C.K...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001097
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... surgical implant. Applications Bone screws are used to fasten bone plates during the surgical implantation of fixation devices employed to maintain the shape of a reconstructed bone in fracture treatment of an injured patient or, in corrective surgery, to stabilize the sectioning and realignment...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... prior-β grain in initiation region. Bead-Tray Junctions Porous coatings have been developed for orthopedic use primarily to provide a space into which bone can grow and mineralize, locking the device into place. This is termed biological fixation. During loading, however, this porous network...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001690
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... of biocompatible implant materials, encouraging design optimization and medical device research. Presently, implant manufacturers and academic health care institutions in the U.S. are conducting implant retrieval and analysis on an ad hoc basis. 9 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001264
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... Manufacturers should never attempt to salvage this type of critical device by welding or any other procedure that might compromise its integrity. Repair welding Surgical implants 316L UNS S31603 Fatigue fracture Joining-related failures Background A “Jewett nail” hip implant failed after 2...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003562
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... on a high-purity aluminum cylinder Fig. 6 Surface tears caused by fretting damage when aluminum cylinders in Fig. 5 are extruded Fretting can occur also in certain orthopedic devices, particularly fracture fixation devices such as bone plates. These devices are used to hold together...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001802
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies , SMST Society, Inc. , Menlo Park, CA , 2004 , pp. 321 – 329 . Selected references Selected references • James B.A. , Medical Device Failure Analysis , Materials for Medical Devices , Vol 23 , ASM Handbook...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048413
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... for the clinical conditions. Selected Reference Selected Reference • Fatigue Failures , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 700 – 727 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003544 ...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 700 – 727 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003544 The plate seemed to be macroscopically intact. At higher magnification, fatigue cracks were apparent on the top surface of the small section of the plate ( Fig. 2a and b ) at the fifth screw hole indicated on Fig...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048420
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... of Corrosion , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 761 – 795 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548 • Fretting Wear Failures , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 922 – 940 10.31399/asm.hb.v11...