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Meeting 2016 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Advanced Materials in Dental and Orthopedic Applications
Presentation Title Mechanically Strong TiO2 Nanotubes for Hip Implants
Author(s) Sweetu B. Patel, Giovanni Francesco Solitro, Cortino Sukotjo, Christos Takoudis, Mathew T. Mathew, Farid Amirouche, Tolou Shokuhfar
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Sweetu B. Patel
Abstract Scope Surface modifications of titanium have been investigated widely to enhance the success rate of hip implants. The important factors that can affect the life span of implants include biocompatibility, corrosion and wear resistance, and mechanical stability. This study was designed to investigate the mechanical stability of TiO2 nanotubes (TNTs) during normal insertion into the simulant bone. Controlled mechanical insertion of TNTs decorated surface was performed to mimic the hip implant insertion and the survivability of nanotubes during the insertion. Beneficial factors of TNTs in terms of its nano-scale topography and drug reserving capability have been exploited widely. However, its stability during this mechanical impact is a clinical concern needs to be addressed. Therefore, the objectives of this study was to investigate the survivability of TNTs after insertion in simulant bone, to measure the amount of force required for insertion, and to calculate the interfacial stress and energy dissipated during insertion.
Proceedings Inclusion? Planned: A print-only volume


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Bioactivity and Mechanical Stability of Ti6Al4V Implant Superplastically Embedded with Hydroxyapatite (HA) in Rats
C-1: DMP1 Peptides Surface Modification of Titanium Implants
C-2: Evaluation of Dental Archwires Following Flex Bending Fatigue
C-3: Surface Chemistry Examination and Adhesion Testing of Chitosan Bonded to Titanium Using Biologically Compatible Solvents
C-4: Understanding Dental Pulp Stem Cells Response to Spider Silk
Dental and Orthopaedic Implants with Surface TiO2 Nanotubes for Enhanced Osseo-Integration
Development of Novel Beta Ti-Mo-Zr Alloys for Orthopedic Applications
Diagnostics and Dental Materials for Crack Mitigation in Natural Teeth
Effect of MMT Nanoparticle Clay on Flexural Properties of Polymer Based BisGMA/TEGDMA Resin
Examining the Effects of Three Biologically Compatible Solvents on the Behavior of Chitosan Bonded to Titanium
Improving the Compatibility of a Veneering Ceramic System Using a New Graded Interlayer Composition
In-Vivo Performance and Characterization of Nanostructured Orthopedic Surfaces
Interfacial Properties of Cellulose Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications
Mechanically Strong TiO2 Nanotubes for Hip Implants
Miniature Medical Implants from Nanostructured Titanium
Novel Approach for Manufacturing Technological Based Characterization of Residual Strength Behavior of Ceramic for Dental Applications
One-step Anodic Deposition of HA with Ag Nanoparticles on Titanium for Anti-bacterial and Bioactive Implant
Overview of Degradation Phenomena in Dentistry and Orthopedics
Polymeric Coating for Optimization of Drug Release from Drug-Loaded Surfaces
Processing, Microstructure Characterization and Biological Response of Cold Sprayed Biocomposite Coatings
Room Temperature Aging of Ti-Nb based Beta Alloys
Structural Characteristics and Mechanical Behavior of Selective Laser Sintered Porous Ti-6Mo Alloy for Biomedical Applications
Surface Amorphization of NiTi Alloy Induced by Ultrasonic Nanocrystal Surface Modification for Biomedical Applications
Surface Treatments and Dental Implant Infections
Tensile Mean Strain Effects on the Fatigue Behavior of Superelastic Nitinol
The Growing Orthopedic Infection Problem: Can Anything Stop It ?
The Improvement in Fatigue, Biocompatibility and Corrosion Resistance of Low Modulus Beta Titanium Alloy using UNSM & LSP
Thermal Stability and Structural Characteristics of Metastable Beta-type Ti-Nb Alloys for Implant Applications
Titania Nanotube Arrays as Interfaces for Neural Prostheses
Titanium Oxide Nano-bio Interactions: Repercussions in Health Effects
Vanadium Interactions in Biological Systems

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