Nonresorbable polymers in bone surgery.

@article{Eschbach2000NonresorbablePI,
  title={Nonresorbable polymers in bone surgery.},
  author={Lukas Eschbach},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 Suppl 4},
  pages={22-7}
}
Sufficient strength and stiffness, biocompatibility and long-term stability are important criteria that polymers have to fulfill for successful implant applications in bone surgery. An additional requirement is sterilization without degradation of the polymer properties. Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene is used as a carrier material in joint replacement components because of good wear and damping properties. Nevertheless, reduction of wear is still a major challenge in polyethylene… CONTINUE READING
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