Mechanical insertion properties of calcium-phosphate implant coatings.


OBJECTIVES To investigate the influence of protein incorporation on the resistance of biomimetic calcium-phosphate coatings to the shear forces that are generated during implant insertion. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-eight standard (5 × 13 mm) Osseotite® implants were coated biomimetically with a layer of calcium phosphate, which either lacked or bore a… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2010.01916.x