Shape Memory Implants

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Shape memory alloy implants or "smart biomaterial" have already been used in humans for 20 years in selected countries. Restrictions in the use of biomaterials in living organisms being reduced throughout the world now the use of SMA implants continue to expand in the fields of vascular and orthopaedic surgery, minimally invasive surgery and drug delivery systems. This book is to provide a state of the art of SMA implants and devices. For the first time long-term clinical experiences and techniques of SMA ...

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Overview

Shape memory alloy implants or "smart biomaterial" have already been used in humans for 20 years in selected countries. Restrictions in the use of biomaterials in living organisms being reduced throughout the world now the use of SMA implants continue to expand in the fields of vascular and orthopaedic surgery, minimally invasive surgery and drug delivery systems. This book is to provide a state of the art of SMA implants and devices. For the first time long-term clinical experiences and techniques of SMA biocompatibility are presented.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540672296
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 349

Table of Contents

Basic Properties
Bioperformance of Shape-Memory Alloys
Processing and Quality Control of Binary NiTi Shape-Memory Alloys
Corrosion Resistance and Biocompatibility of Passivated NiTi
The High Damping Capacity of Shape-Memory Alloys
Physical and Biochemical Principles of the Application of TiNi-Based Alloys as Shape-Memory Implants
Porous NiTi as a Material for Bone Engineering
Ti-Ni-Mo Shape-Memory Alloys for Medical Applications
Orthopaedic Applications
Ti-Ni-Mo Shape-Memory Alloys for Medical Applications
The Surgical Correction of Scoliosis with Shape-Memory Metal
Shape-Memory Implants in Spinal Surgery: Long-Term Results (Experimental and Clinical Studies)
The Use of a Memory-Shape Staple in Cervical Anterior Fusion (about 100 Human Implantations)
The Double Compressive Nickel-Titanium Shape-Memory Staple in Foot Surgery
Orthodontic Applications
Corrosion Behavior of Ni-Ti Alloys in a Physiological Saline Solution
NiTi Alloys in Orthodontics
Clinical Application of Shape-Memory Alloys in Orthodontics
Orthodontic application of NiTi Shape-Memory Alloy in China
Progressive Damage Assessment of TiNi Endodontic Files
Endovascular Applications
Effects of Surface Modification Induced by Sterilization Processes on the Thrombogenicity of Nickel-Titanium Stents
X-Ray Endostenting Surgery of Vessels and Hollow Organs
Device of Extravasal Correction of the Function of Vein Valves Based on Nitinol Shape Memory and Its Clinical Application
Large-Caliber NiTi SMA Stents and Stent Grafts
Shape-Memory Alloy for Interventional Stenting in View of Its Development in China
Other Medical Applications
An Implantable Drug Delivery System Based on Shape-Memory Alloys
Subject Index
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