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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
...Abstract Abstract This article tabulates materials that are known to have been used in orthopaedic and/or cardiovascular medical devices. The materials are grouped as metals, ceramics and glasses, and synthetic polymers in order. These tables were compiled from the Medical Materials Database...
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
... polymers. biocompatibility ceramics medical implants metals nonresorbable polymers polymers resorbable polymers ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene IDEALLY, THE DESIGN AND MATERIALS of which an implant is fabricated should accomplish the defined clinical objective. The local tissue...
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
... biocompatibility issues of all implant materials. The terms biodegradatio n, bioerosion , bioabsorption , and bioresorption are all loosely coined in the medical world to indicate that the implant device would eventually disappear after being introduced into the body ( Ref 6 ). The successful use...
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.a0005660
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... of Nitinol. Adapted from Ref 43 Fig. 9 Basic principles of sensor operation Fig. 8 Interdisciplinary biosensor Fig. 2 Conventional material requirements in orthopaedic applications. Source: Ref 8 Fig. 1 Categorization of medical device technology Fig. 3...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.9781627081986
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
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
... infrared analysis medical devices polymeric biomaterials qualitative tests quantitative tests risk assessment thermal analysis CURRENTLY, there is a great deal of discussion about the merits of chemical and material characterization with regard to medical device biocompatibility. While it may...
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
...Abstract Abstract Polymers offer a wide range of choices for medical applications because of their versatility in properties and processing. This article provides an overview of polymeric materials and the characteristics that make them a unique class of materials. It describes the ways...
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
..., and an examination of several methods used to test the biocompatibility of ceramics. An exhaustive review of the range of ceramics in current use in medical applications is not discussed. Humans have sought to replace parts of the human body with foreign materials for at least 2000 years. However, the success...
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
... of biocompatible medical device adhesives are listed in a table. The article concludes with a section on the selection of materials for medical adhesives. acrylics adhesive bonding adhesive selection bioadhesives biocompatibility curing cyanoacrylates dentistry epoxies hot melts medical adhesives...
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
... steel stent that fractured from ultrasonic cleaning-induced fatigue Abstract Abstract This article focuses on the analysis of materials and mechanical- (or biomechanical-) based medical device failures. It reviews the failure analysis practices, including evidence receipt, cleaning...
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
... their melting points and increase ductility. Tantalum ceramics, notably the nitrides and carbides, are among the hardest of materials and are used in cutting tools in applications similar to tungsten carbide ( Ref 9 ). With regard to the medical applications of tantalum, its resistance to corrosion, coupled...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006018
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... systems, and for material substitution. They are also used in food enrichment, environmental remediation market, and magnetic, electrical, and medical application areas. This article reviews some of the diverse and emerging applications of ferrous and nonferrous powders. It also discusses the functions...
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
... improved the likelihood that metallic medical devices will be present in the physiological environment without significant corrosion and adverse consequences. It is almost universally true that metallic materials that are considered to be biocompatible or suitable for use in human implantation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004144
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... and knowledge of materials of construction to practical applications. The industries addressed are nuclear power, fossil and alternative fuel, land transportation, air transportation, microelectronics, chemical processing, pulp and paper, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and medical technology, petroleum...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...Desired properties for a rolling element bearing material Table 9 Desired properties for a rolling element bearing material Property Desired value Fracture toughness High, >5 MPa m (>4.5 ksi in. ) Hardness High, >1200 kg · mm −2 Elastic modulus...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005683
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
...Abstract Abstract The interaction of an implant with the human body environment may result in degradation of the implant, called corrosion. This article discusses the corrosion testing of metallic implants and implant materials. The corrosion environments for medical implants...
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
... joint design laser welding medical devices microjoining microresistance spot welding nitinol microscopic forceps pacemaker radioactive seed implant MICROJOINING METHODS are commonly used to fabricate medical components and devices. Various materials processing techniques, including welding...
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
... strength-to-weight ratio, radiopacity, and reduced modulus over traditionally used materials, have given medical device designers a new dimension and versatility that previously could not be obtained solely with metals or ceramics. The versatility of polymers means that they can be processed to have...
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
.... and Boretos J.W. , Biomaterials and the Future of Medical Devices , Med. Device Diag. Ind. , Vol 17 ( No. 4 ), 1995 , p 32 – 37 • Black M.M. et al. , Medical Applications of Biomaterials , Phys. Technol. , Vol 13 , 1982 , p 50 – 65 • Directory to Medical Materials , Med...