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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 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 and its...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005657
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... redesign. The article examines the common failure modes, such as overload, fatigue, corrosion, hydrogen embrittlement, and fretting, of medical devices. The failure analysis of orthopedic implants, such as permanent prostheses and internal fixation devices, is described. The article reviews the failure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004205
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... A. , McDermott A.G. , and Yabsley R.H. , Analysis of a Lane-Plate Internal Fixation Device after 64 Years In Vivo , Can. J. Surg. , Vol 30 , 1987 , p 424 – 427 16. Cohen J. and Foultz W.S. , Failure of a Steinmann Pin Used for Intramedullary Fixation , J. Bone Joint Surg. , Vol...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005652
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
.... , On the Corrosion Products of Orthopedic Implants , J. Biomed. Mater. Res. , Vol 7 ( No. 4 ), 1973 , p 375 – 383 17. McAuley J.P. , Gow K.V. , Covert A. , McDermott A.G. , and Yabsley R.H. , Analysis of a Lane-Plate Internal Fixation Device after 64 Years in Vivo , Can. J...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005687
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... is a product of ASM International and Granta Design available by license online and as an in-house version. The material usage was gleaned from over 24,000 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Premarket notifications (510k), and USFDA Premarket Approvals...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003792
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... titanium alloys METALS AND ALLOYS have a diverse application in the medical field, particularly as implantable internal (in vivo) structural, load-bearing materials in devices for partial and total joint replacement, fracture fixation, and instruments. The field of metallography plays a significant...
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
... of Biomaterials ( Chester, England ), Elsevier, New York, 1986 2. Williams D.F. , On Mechanisms of Biocompatibility , Biomaterials , Vol 29 , 2008 , p 2941 – 2953 3. “Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices,” TC-194, International Organization for Standardization, 2009 , http...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005659
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... demonstrates the presence of a known toxic molecule, it is necessary to show that the amount which may be released into the patient, that is, dose, is below the toxicity threshold for the duration of the device. This includes both local and systemic ( Ref 2 ) effects. The International Organization...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005656
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... and Carbon Fiber Interbody Devices: An Experimental Study in Pigs , Spine J. , Vol 4 , 2004 , p 99 101. Zou X. , Li M. , Teng Q. , Xue N. , Egund M. , and Lind M. , Pedicle Screw Fixation Enhances Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Porous Tantalum Cages...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005675
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... material Same as sustainable and degradable materials Fixation to soft tissues Percutaneous devices Artificial cartilage or ligament (a) Because this material stimulates the formation of fibrous tissue or attachment, it is literally inadequate to denote it “inactive.” Some exceptions are known...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005673
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... resistance, and ease of cleaning—stainless steels are used for both medical implants and surgical tools. Table 1 shows common medical device applications for stainless steels. Table 1 Medical device applications for stainless steels Application Description(s) Bone screws and pins Internal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004207
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Films on Metallic Biomaterials , Proceedings of Materials and Processes from Medical Devices Conference , Shrivastava S. , Ed. ( Anaheim, CA ), ASM International , 2004 , p 139 – 143 106. Bearinger J.P. , Orme C.A. , and Gilbert J.L. , J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A , Vol 67...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004208
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... on the device can increase substantially. This may eventually lead to premature fatigue or CF failure of the device. Fracture Healing/Nonunion Though most bone fractures are treated by manipulation and plaster cast fixation ( Ref 8 ), often internal fixation devices are needed. Rigid stability...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005654
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
.... , Evaluation of Environmentally Assisted Crack Growth , Mechanical Testing and Evaluation , Vol 8 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2000 , p 612 – 648 17. Tencer A.F. , Biomaterials in the Fixation of Bone Fractures, Chapter 8 , Encylopedic Handbook of Biomaterials and Bioengineering...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005682
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract This article outlines some of the selection criteria for choosing an implant material for biomedical devices in orthopedic, dental, soft-tissue, and cardiovascular applications. It details the development of implants based on materials, such as metallic implants, ceramic implants...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005669
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Devices , ASM International , 2003 , p 33 , 34 7. Technical Data Sheet BZ2002, Allegheny Technologies, Monroe, NC, 2002 8. Kennedy R.L. , Pilliar R. , and Disegi J.A. , Ed., Cobalt-Base Alloys for Biomedical Applications , STP 1365, American Society for Testing Materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005655
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... reactions to the ceramic between the preferred test species (most commonly rats) and humans ( Ref 60 ). The set of international standards for biocompatibility testing (known as ISO 10993) was developed to provide a standardized list of required biocompatibility tests for biomedical devices prior...
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
... cages that become larger as the patient grows Implantable fixation devices such as bone screws, plates, rods, hooks, nails, cables, and staples Prosthetics for support of soft tissue Bone conduction hearing aids Reconstructive plate, mesh, and acrylic that supports broken bones or helps...
Book Chapter

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
... facility. Stainless steels are not sufficiently corrosion resistant for long-term use as an implant material. They find use as bone screws, bone plates, intramedullary rods, and other temporary fixation devices with a number of applicable ASTM specifications. For example, ASTM F 55 describes stainless...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005666
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... , 1994 , p 720 – 732 56. Savarino L. , Stea S. , Granchi D. , Visentin M. , Ciapetti G. , Donati M.E. et al. , Sister Chromatid Exchanges and Ion Release in Patients Wearing Fracture Fixation Devices , J. Biomed. Mater. Res. , Vol 50 ( No. 1 ), p 21 – 26...