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Meeting 2018 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications
Presentation Title Surface Modification of Biomaterials by Plasma-based Technology
Author(s) Paul K Chu
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Paul K Chu
Abstract Scope The interactions between biomaterials and biological tissues and fluids depends on the surface properties of the biomaterials and associated biological responses. However, biomaterials having the favorable bulk may not produce the pre-designed biological functions and surface modification is frequently performed. By using plasma-based technology, selected surface properties can be modified while the desirable bulk properties can be preserved. Plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition (PIII&D) is one of the widely used plasma-based surface treatment techniques for biomaterials and biomedical implants. The interface between biodegradable biomaterials and tissues and body fluids is dynamic and PIII&D offers the unique capability of tailoring the interfacial chemistry to ensure controlled degradation. In this distinguished invited presentation, recent research conducted in the Plasma Laboratory of City University of Hong Kong related to plasma treatment of biomaterials and biomedical devices, especially biodegradable ones, will be described.
Proceedings Inclusion? Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume

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Biocompatibility of Biodegradable Mg-Zn-Ca Metallic Glass
Biodegradable Borate Glass for Wound Healing and Bone Regeneration Implants via Boronizing
Biodegradable Mg-implants – Current Market Experiences
Biological Response of Surface Modified Mg-Sr Alloy for Orthopedic Applications
Comparative Study on Corrosion Behavior WE33 in Immersion and Polarization Influenced by Heat Treatment
Corrosion Properties of Mg-Ca-Gd Alloy Applied to Biodegradable Implants
Designing Polymeric Membranes for Medical Applications
Development of a Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold for Treating Coronary Artery Disease: A Case Study
Development of a New Biodegradable Surgical Clip Made of a Magnesium Alloy: Evaluation of its Safety and Tolerability for Canine Cholecystectomy
Development of Biodegradable Operative Zinc Clips for Ligation
Development of Porous and Biodegradable Hydroxyapatite/Mg Alloy Composite as Biodegradable Implants for Orthopaedic Applications
Effect of Additive Zinc on Mechanical Properties and Degradation Behavior of Magnesium
Fe-based Alloys: A New Class of High Strength Low-degradation Biodegradable Metals for Health Applications
Fundamentals of the Theory of Biodegradable Metals—Definition, Biodegradability and Biosafety Criteria and its Guidance on Material Design
Influence of Casting on Microstructure and Corrosion of Mg-Ca-Zn Alloys for Biomedical Application
Is Corrosion Fatique Relevant for Biodegradable Magnesium Implants?
Long Term Biocompatibility of Zinc and its Alloys for Absorbable Vascular Scaffolds
Mechanical and Corrosion Property Profile of Biodegradable, Open-porous Scaffolds Made of Sintered Magnesium Short Fibers
Mechanical Properties of Nanocrystalline Bioresorbable Fe-Mn Alloy
Metal Injection Molding (MIM) of Mg-alloys for Biomedical Applications
Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Zn-Ti alloys for Biodegradable Stent Applications
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Mg-Gd Alloys as Biodegradable Implant Materials
Microstructure Properties and In-vitro Degradation Behavior of the Bioresorbable Magnesium Alloy ZNdK100
Opportunities Offered by Zinc Alloys for Degradable Implants: Recent Trends and Developments
Osteosynthesis in a Growing Ovine Model using Bioresorbable Rare-earth-free Magnesium Screws
Osteosynthesis in an Osteoporotic Rat Model Using Magnesium-based Pins
Progress in Absorbable Wire Technology for Next Generation Devices
Resoloy – the Resorbable Mg Alloy for Stents
Study of Biodegradable Zn-Cu-based Alloys for Cardiovascular Stents Applications
Study on Polylactide-coconut Fibre for Biomedical Applications
Surface Modification of Biomaterials by Plasma-based Technology
The Preparation of a Mg-Zn-Nd Alloy Wire and its Potential Application in Medicine
Visualisation of Implant Failure by Synchrotron Tomography
Where Do We Stand on Development of Ideal Biodegradable Zinc Material for Vascular Stenting?

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