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Abstract

This article provides a summary of biocompatibility or biological response of metals, ceramics, and polymers used in medical implant, along with their clinical issues. The polymers include ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene, nonresorbable polymer, and resorbable polymers.

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Don Gibbons, 2012. "Introduction to Medical Implant Materials", Materials for Medical Devices, Roger J. Narayan

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