Blood distribution of nickel, cobalt, and chromium following intramuscular injection into hamsters.

@article{Merritt1984BloodDO,
  title={Blood distribution of nickel, cobalt, and chromium following intramuscular injection into hamsters.},
  author={Katharine Merritt and Scott A Brown and Neil A. Sharkey},
  journal={Journal of biomedical materials research},
  year={1984},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={991-1004}
}
In vivo experiments were undertaken to study the transport of metal ions away from the intramuscular (IM) injection site and to study the binding of the metals to blood cells. Hamsters were injected intramuscularly with metal salts or with corrosion products generated by fretting corrosion of 316 LVM stainless steel or MP-35N plates and screws. The animals… CONTINUE READING