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Meeting 2018 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications
Presentation Title Progress in Absorbable Wire Technology for Next Generation Devices
Author(s) Adam J. Griebel, Jeremy Schaffer
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Adam J. Griebel
Abstract Scope Every single day, medical grade wire is used to save and mend thousands of lives worldwide, in devices ranging from bone cerclage cables to cerebral vascular aneurysm occluders. Typically, such devices are designed to be stable in the in vivo environment, with appropriate mechanical properties for the intended application. What if we could achieve dramatically better long-term outcomes through materials that remodel in complement to local tissue healing? Such is the promise of absorbable metals. Critically, properties that evolve with time complicate implant design, and the engineering experiments and resultant data needed to inform responsible design are demanding. Still, the value proposition is high, and the reward in better pediatric devices alone renders our efforts worthwhile. In this talk we explore research extending from 2009 to present in absorbable metallic wire, exploring the interplay between device application, materials selection, and processing. Target application areas include wire-based orthopedic and vascular devices.
Proceedings Inclusion? Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume

OTHER PAPERS PLANNED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM

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
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 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
H-1: Designing Polymeric Membranes for Medical Applications
H-2: Development of Biodegradable Operative Zinc Clips for Ligation
H-3: Long Term Biocompatibility of Zinc and its Alloys for Absorbable Vascular Scaffolds
H-4: Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Zn-Ti alloys for Biodegradable Stent Applications
Influence of Casting on Microstructure and Corrosion of Mg-Ca-Zn Alloys for Biomedical Application
Is Corrosion Fatique Relevant for Biodegradable Magnesium Implants?
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
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 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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