Porous polymers for biological fixation.

Abstract

Porous polymers are recommended as coatings for femoral stems on the basis of their low modulus, which allows uniform distribution of stress to surrounding bone and the fabrication of more flexible stems by reducing the metallic cross section. Application of the porous polymer coating to the metallic substrate reduces metal ion release; the polymer coating… (More)

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@article{Spector1988PorousPF, title={Porous polymers for biological fixation.}, author={Michael Spector and Ide C. Heyligers and James Roland Roberson}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1988}, volume={235}, pages={207-19} }