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Significance of Tribocorrosion in Biomedical Applications: Overview and Current Status
Recently, “tribocorrosion,” a research area combining the science of tribology and corrosion, has drawn attention from scientists and engineers belonging to a wide spectrum of research domains. ThisExpand
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Synergistic interactions between corrosion and wear at titanium‐based dental implant connections: A scoping review
Two-piece implant systems are mainly used in oral implantology involving an osseointegrated implant connected to an abutment, which supports prosthetic structures. It is well documented that theExpand
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On the construction of micro-abrasion maps for a steel/polymer couple in corrosive environments
There has been significant recent interest in the interactions of micro-abrasion in aqueous conditions, particularly when the environment is corrosive. This is due to the fact that there are manyExpand
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The role of nicotine, cotinine and caffeine on the electrochemical behavior and bacterial colonization to cp-Ti.
Although smoking promotes deleterious effect to bone healing, there is a lack of study investigating its role on the implant structure and biofilm growth. We hypothesized that nicotine, cotinine andExpand
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In vitro studies of multiwalled carbon nanotube/ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene nanocomposites with osteoblast-like MG63 cells.
Carbon nanotubes are highly versatile materials; new applications using them are continuously being developed. Special attention is being dedicated to the possible use of multiwalled carbon nanotubesExpand
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Thermally oxidized titania nanotubes enhance the corrosion resistance of Ti6Al4V.
The negative impact of in vivo corrosion of metallic biomedical implants remains a complex problem in the medical field. We aimed to determine the effects of electrochemical anodization (60V, 2h) andExpand
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Dominant Role of Molybdenum in the Electrochemical Deposition of Biological Macromolecules on Metallic Surfaces
The corrosion of CoCrMo, an alloy frequently used in orthopedic implants, was studied with an electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) in three physiologically relevant solutions. MassExpand
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Tribological characterisation of carbon nanotubes/ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene composites: the effect of sliding distance
The tribological characterisation of metal-on-polymer (MOP) or ceramic-on-polymer (COP) couple is required to prevent osteolysis and loosening of the prosthesis which leads to subsequent failure ofExpand
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Viscoelastic properties of electrochemically deposited protein/metal complexes.
The interfacial gelation of proteins at metallic surfaces was investigated with an electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance (QCM). When Cr electrodes were corroded in proteinaceous solutions, itExpand
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Adverse local and systemic effect of nanoparticles released from oral and cranio-maxillofacial implants
Abstract This chapter describes the adverse effects of degradation products such as ions and debris released from temporomandibular joint and dental implants during clinical performance. Cytotoxic,Expand
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