A review on the polymer properties of Hydrophilic , partially Degradable and Bioactive acrylic Cements ( HDBC )

  • Luciano F. Boesela, Rui L. Reisa
  • Published 2011
Acrylic bone cements were developed around 50 years ago for the fixation of hip prostheses during arthroplasty. Over the intervening years, a series of drawbacks have been disclosed that have fostered intensive research on the development of novel or alternative formulations to the standard acrylic cements. Here, we will review the development and… CONTINUE READING