Bio tribocorrosion in biomaterials and medical implants
  • Release Date : 30 September 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 430 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128089958
  • ISBN 10 : 0128089954
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Synopsis : Bio tribocorrosion in biomaterials and medical implants written by Y. Yan, published by Elsevier Inc. Chapters which was released on 30 September 2013. Download Bio tribocorrosion in biomaterials and medical implants Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Total joint replacement (TJR), or joint arthroplasty, is a widely used surgical procedure in which the entire joint is removed and replaced with a prosthetic joint. The most common types of TJR are total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR). The improvement and development of safer, longer lasting and better functioning implants are essential. Recent reports of potential problems caused by ion release in metal-on-metal (MoM) TJRs resulting in the formation of pseudo-tumours therefore need to be properly investigated. This chapter provides an overview of the evolution of TJR, followed by a review of the issues and the science around ion release. The potential corrosion issues and bio-tribocorrosion processes which prevail in TJRs, including orthopaedic implant materials, load-bearing joint replacement materials tribocorrosion, and protein adsorption, are also discussed.