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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005674
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract Titanium and its alloys have been used extensively in a wide variety of implant applications, such as artificial heart pumps, pacemaker cases, heart valve parts, and load-bearing bone or hip joint replacements or bone splints. This article discusses the properties of titanium and its...
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By Matthew Donachie
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003168
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... articles; hemodialysis or hemoperfusion; blood tubing line; cardiac catheters; blood bags; artificial limb materials Polydimethylsiloxanes (silicone rubber, silastic) Plastic surgery implants; artificial heart; heart assist pump materials; atrioventricular shunts; finger-joint repair; impressing...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... most closely matches that of the optics. Because of its unique corrosion behavior, titanium is used extensively in prosthetic devices such as artificial heart pumps, pacemaker cases, heart-valve parts, and load-bearing bone or hip-joint replacements or bone splints. (In general, body fluids are...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005660
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... that require a PMA and challenge the “best” biomaterial selection include implanted cerebral stimulators, breast implants, replacement heart valves, and implantable pacemakers. Fig. 2 Conventional material requirements in orthopaedic applications. Source: Ref 8 Comments on the regulatory...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... and medical devices, clamps, artificial heart components, heart valves Polypropylene Sutures, hernia meshes, heart valves Poly-L-glycolic acid/poly-L-lactic acid Interference screws, suture anchors, meshes, and sutures Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) Contact lenses Polydimethyl...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... and natural/artificial), noise, dust, drafts, and thermal transmission. Glass block has an insulating value equivalent to 3.2 mm ( 1 8 in.) double glazed glass units or 305 mm (12 in.) of concrete. Other options available include insertion of fibrous material in the block for further...