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Ti-15A1-33Nb (at.%) and T-21A1-29Nb (at.%) Alloys for Biomedical Implant Applications

Introduction Erosive bone diseases, such as osteoporosis, periodontitis, rheumatoid arthritis, hypercalcemia of malignancy and aseptic loosening are a growing medical problem which can lead to the need for replacement surgery with bone-replacement materials. Such materials must exhibit several characteristics in order to be successful, including...
Published: 9/27/2010   |   Inventor(s): Carl Boehlert
Keywords(s): Biocompatible, Bone, Implant, Metal Alloy, Nontoxic Category(s): Medical, Materials