Implant Material Specific Properties and Corrosion Testing Procedure: A Study

Rakesh Kumar*
Periodicity:August - October'2021

Abstract

Worldwide, the demand of biomedical implant among average males and females are rapidly increasing. As per the current statistics, in India approximately seventy million people are suffering from joint related issues and this rate is expected to rise. In addition, the global sale of orthopedic implants in 2003 alone was USD 8.7 billion and had been projected to have a yearly growth rate of 12.5%. The distinct implant materials such as 316L stainless steel, titanium and its alloy, cobalt-chrome alloy and instrument materials generally required improvement in surface characteristics in term of biological and mechanical properties. Knowledge of the various properties of the implant material, composition and biological response, such as corrosion, and the procedure for testing it using a specific electrolyte are very important for future researchers. This review focuses on different implant materials, their characteristics and chemistry, different types of implant corrosion, surface modification techniques, specific corrosion test procedures, future opportunities and challenges.

Keywords

Key words: Medical Devices, Chemical Composition, Materials, Corrosion, Corrosion Testing Procedure, Future Scope.

How to Cite this Article?

References

Purchase Instant Access

Single Article

North Americas,UK,
Middle East,Europe
India Rest of world
USD EUR INR USD-ROW
Pdf 35 35 200 20
Online 35 35 200 15
Pdf & Online 35 35 400 25

If you have access to this article please login to view the article or kindly login to purchase the article
Options for accessing this content:
  • If you would like institutional access to this content, please recommend the title to your librarian.
    Library Recommendation Form
  • If you already have i-manager's user account: Login above and proceed to purchase the article.
  • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.