International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014

  • Chemical Immersion Coatings to Improve Biological Degradability of Magnesium Substrates for Potential Orthopaedic Applications

    Sridevi Brundavanam, Gérrard Eddy Jai Poinern, Derek Fawcett

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: 28 August 2014
    Accepted: 11 September 2014
    Published: 30 September 2014
    Abstract: Historically, cobalt-chromium, stainless steel and titanium alloys have been the main principal materials used in a variety of medical procedures for load-bearing implants in the body. Magnesium and magnesium-based alloys have the potential to be used as short-term structural support during the healing process of damaged hard tissues and diseased b... Show More