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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005680
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
...Abstract Abstract Microjoining methods are commonly used to fabricate medical components and devices. This article describes key challenges involved during microjoining of medical device components. The primary mechanisms used in microjoining for medical device applications include...
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
... steels, martensitic stainless steels, ferritic stainless steels, precipitation-hardening stainless steels, and duplex stainless steels. It contains a table that lists common medical device applications for stainless steels. The article discusses the physical metallurgy and physical and mechanical...
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
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses the mechanisms of metal and alloy biocompatibility. It provides information on early testing and experience with metals in medical device applications. The article describes the response of implant and particulate materials to severe corrosion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005686
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... for use in human health risk assessments. Exhaustive extraction is applicable for the assessment of the safety of an implant device and to estimate the upper limits of the chemicals that could be released to the patient. Some potential extractables from medical device materials are water soluble...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
..., such as high-performance polymers for implants, tissue engineering, and bioresorbable polymers. bioresorbable polymers failure analysis high-performance polymers implants medical applications medical devices medical polymer selection medical polymers polymerization product life cycle tissue...
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
... composites dental applications drug-delivery systems endovascular devices glass knee implants medical device design metals nanomaterials natural materials neurostimulation ophthalmic applications orthopedic applications polymers stem cells total hip replacement urology THE FIELD...
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
... undesirable local or systemic effects in that host” ( Ref 2 ). The rigor with which the biocompatibility of a constituent biomaterial is tested is somewhat relative to the amount of exposure the biomaterial and the subsequent device application will have to the human body. In practice, medical equipment...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005672
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... types of curable adhesives used for medical device assemblies, including acrylics, cyanoacrylates, epoxies, urethanes, and silicones. Other forms of adhesives, such as hot melts, bioadhesives, and pressure-sensitive adhesives, are also discussed. The typical characteristics and applications...
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
... in typical medical device applications. Austenitic stainless steels are most susceptible to SCC when they are sensitized. However, ferritic and martensitic grades can also be sensitized. Sensitization in austenitic stainless steels involves precipitation of chromium carbides at the grain boundaries after...
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 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...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
...Abstract Abstract Bearing in mind the three-legged stool approach of device design/manufacturing, patient factors, and surgical technique, this article aims to inform the failure analyst of the metallurgical and materials engineering aspects of a medical device failure investigation. It focuses...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... required for different end-use markets such as electronics and telecommunications, medical, automotive, power hand tools, industries, and firearms. automotive applications electronics and telecommunications firearms medical applications metal injection molding power hand tools METAL...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005658
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... in the early 1970s ( Ref 10 ). The first application of Nitinol in medicine was as superelastic orthodontic archwires, which were sold extensively in the late 1970s. The first “for-sale,” agency-approved medical device was likely the Homer Mammalok, produced by Mitek Corporation ( Ref 11 ), and the first...
Book Chapter

By Sam Nasser
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005684
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... With respect to contemporary medical uses, tantalum is used in nearly every aspect of medical electronics, both in extracorporeal applications as well as implantable devices such as cardiac pacemakers, cochlear implants, and nerve stimulators. Outside of medical electronics, tantalum is used in small...
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
... for delivery to a medical 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...
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
...Abstract Abstract In the field of medical device development and testing, the corrosion of metallic parts can lead to significant adverse effects on the biocompatibility of the device. This article describes the mechanisms of metal and alloy biocompatibility. It reviews the response of implant...
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
... can provide such a vehicle. Examples of such polymers are polylactide-glycolides and polydioxanone for sutures, and polylactides for bone plates in orthopaedic and maxillofacial applications. The concept of a device that can change its shape when initiated by a signal, such as temperature or a pH...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004206
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... electrochemical behavior scratch test METALLIC BIOMATERIALS have been used for the past several decades in a wide array of applications spanning several medical and dental fields. Much early work in metallic biomaterials was performed in the dental community where gold alloys, dental amalgams, and base...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005653
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... alloys mechanically assisted corrosion mechanically assisted crevice corrosion metallic biomaterials scratch test surface characteristics titanium-base biomedical alloys METALLIC BIOMATERIALS have been used for the past several decades in a wide array of applications spanning several medical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006259
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... be hot worked and forged. These precious metals and their alloys find a wide range of applications in the jewelry, electrical contact, medical, aerospace, automotive, and many other advanced industries. The last two metals, ruthenium and osmium, have a hexagonal close-packed crystalline structure...