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Meeting 2018 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications
Sponsorship TMS Extraction and Processing Division
TMS: Materials Characterization Committee
Organizer(s) Jaroslaw Drelich, Michigan Technological University
Petra Maier, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund
Jan Seitz, Syntellix AG
Norbert Hort, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
Huinan Liu, University of California-Riverside
Scope To mitigate the long-term side effects associated with current corrosion-resistant implants, a new generation of bioabsorbable medical devices is currently being developed. Implants made of biodegradable materials are absorbed and excreted by the body after completing their temporary mechanical, scaffolding and biointegration functioning. Biochemical and mechanical attributes of all classes of materials including metals, ceramics and polymers are broadly explored by the scientific and industrial research and development laboratories for various clinical applications over the last two decades. The symposium will address this emerging multi-disciplinary field involving materials scientists and engineers working with biologists and medical personnel. Papers will be presented on all aspects relating to biodegradable-based implants including vascular, orthopedic, dental, tissue engineering, wound closure and other applications. This covers – but is not limited to – materials selection/development and their processing, surface treatments and modifications, in-vitro/in-vivo performance assessment and evaluation, as well as product design and certification.
Abstracts Due 07/16/2017
Proceedings Plan Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume
PRESENTATIONS APPROVED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM INCLUDE

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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